A small truck or SUV struck and killed Michael Yant, a homeless man from Newhall, while was walking along the center divider on the eastbound side of Highway 126 late Monday, a CHP official said.
Canyon Country's two-year-old Jacob Fierro has leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant.
The regularly scheduled Santa Clarita City Council meeting for Tuesday has been cancelled due to the Veterans Day holiday. A special City Council meeting is scheduled for Nov. 19.
The Foundation for Children's Dental Health hosts a free dental clinic for local low-income children from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday in Canyon Country and Valencia. At no cost, Dr. Amy Monti of Adventure Dental in Canyon Country and Drs. Rose Kim and Kathleen Mulcahey of Valencia Children's Dental Group in Valencia will treat about 55 children who were identified through the foundation's dental screenings and who have no dental care access or ...
The city of Santa Clarita hosts a Veterans Day ceremony honoring veterans and military families at 11 a.m Tuesday at the Veterans Historical Plaza in downtown Newhall. The ceremony will begin with a two minute moment of silence as a sign of respect for those who have died in war. The changing of the flags will be done by the Knights of Columbus Santa Clarita Assembly and representatives from various armed services recruiting offices.
It was back to work on Wednesday for Republican Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, who won Tuesday's race against Democrat Carole Lutness for the 38th District.
A half-cent sales tax to improve transportation in Los Angeles County was among the measures approved by voters on Election Day.
"Cautiously optimistic" is how one school board member described his feelings after vote totals on Measure CF were announced Wednesday.
It's official - the Hart district's $300 million school bond measure passed with more than the minimum 55 percent of votes needed.
When it came to predicting a split vote on Proposition 8, the street corners of Santa Clarita said it all.
A day after the election, the Senate race between Democrat Hannah-Beth Jackson and Republican Tony Strickland for the 19th District remained heatedly undecided.
The auditorium at Newhall Elementary School, built in the 1940s and once used by William S. Hart to screen western movies, has been long underused because it is far from being a viable performance space.
Jeremiah Lasater sent a poignant message in the time it took to pull a trigger. Jeremiah's dad heard the message and vows to spread it the rest of his life. "He was saying, 'Dad, I'm tired of this. This needs to stop,'" said Jeff Lasater, Jeremiah's father. Jeremiah didn't utter those words. His actions spoke for him, Jeff said. Jeremiah, a 14-year-old freshman, shot himself in a bathroom at Vasquez High School Oct. 20. The ...
UPDATED 2:40 p.m. Wednesday: With 99.5 percent of 25,423 California precints reporting, Proposition 8, the measure to ban gay marriage in California, was leading with nearly 52 percent of the vote early Wednesday afternoon. The vote stands at 5,358,816 yes votes (52.5 percent) and 4,866,840 no votes (47.5 percent). The measure drew attention in Santa Clarita like no other statewide proposition, spilling onto the streets as protesters pro and con staged rallies almost nightly. The campaigns ...
California Highway Patrol officers nabbed 32 drunk drivers during the Labor Day weekend, officer John Lutz said. There were no fatalities on local roads, he said.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – A motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich directing the Chief Executive Officer to develop recommendations for streamlining and improving the provision of County services for the mentally ill homeless was unanimously approved.
A young man arrested on drug charges but described as a prolific graffiti vandal has been charged with a dozen felony counts of vandalism, authorities said Tuesday.
A Castaic man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and attempted homicide was in custody Tuesday after local sheriff's deputies arrested him following a brief pursuit.
SAN FERNANDO - Witnesses took the stand in San Fernando Superior Court on Tuesday to describe long moments of sheer terror as suspected gang members allegedly threatened and shouted at them during a Canyon Country bank robbery last fall.
County supervisors put a temporary hold Tuesday on a proposal to build a new downtown Los Angeles jail - with a price tag of almost $1 billion.
SACRAMENTO­– Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) attended a press conference this morning which introduced a series of bills to reform Prison Realignment in California. Assembly Bill 109 was passed by the California Legislature and signed by Governor Brown, taking effect in October, 2011.
Santa Clarita Valley home sales and prices continued their housing-slump recovery in February, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.
War deaths in Afghanistan number almost 2,100 young Americans lost since the U.S. entered that conflict in 2003. But most people are unaware that an even greater loss of young lives occurs every year on this nation's college campuses.
Community members are invited to submit their favorite local snapshots for the City of Santa Clarita's quarterly photography contest. The spring contest is currently underway and new submissions must be received by March 31, 2013 to qualify for a variety of cash prizes.
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