It started with sports massages, investigators say. That, they say, was Kevin Thomas' way of gaining the trust of high school girls he allegedly sexually assaulted. The 40-year-old coach, arrested last week for allegedly assaulting a female San Fernando Valley student, was also giving lessons to three girls on the Canyon High School basketball team, a Hart district official said Wednesday. "We have verified that three Canyon girls were being coached by (Kevin Thomas) at ...
Crime in Santa Clarita Valley was down overall last year, but a peek into the details reveals an increase in several categories.
A College of the Canyons teacher had the chance to share his knowledge with students abroad recently as he traveled to the Republic of Georgia to teach a seminar on tourism.
Adding to air quality woes in the Santa Clarita Valley this week, the heat wave is on as triple-digit temperatures are expected to add to the discomfort through the weekend.
From biological warfare to bomb attacks, local health officials prepared for the worst case scenarios Wednesday at a training session at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
Sink a putt, save a life. That mantra will be on the minds of local golfers Monday, as the Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Team is hosting a golf tournament at The Tournament Player's Club in Valencia. Monday's golf fundraiser will help the team promote safety in local mountains and outdoor recreational facilities. Funds raised at the event on the fairway will benefit the Search and Rescue Team, which is staffed by local volunteers ...
With summer right around the corner and the temperature heating up, car washes throughout the Santa Clarita Valley will be busy as motorists seek to shine their steel.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has added four new hospital beds to a medical surgical unit, hospital officials announced this week.
A fundraiser to benefit a Valencia man who became a double amputee and needs a handicap accessible van is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight at a park in Valencia. Tim Howard, a 47-year old father of 8-year-old twin girls, suffered a stroke on Thanksgiving Day and was released from the hospital this week. Tickets are $5 each and the fundraiser will feature a band, comedian and vendors at Chesebrough County Park in ...
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the Santa Clarita Valley effective until 8 p.m. Saturday due to the high temperatures and low humidity.
As summer heat scorched the valley Thursday, an argument over a girl turned violent with one teen stabbed and a Canyon Country man in jail. Around 1 p.m., a 17-year-old, whose name was not released, was involved in an argument with Elisha Brown, 18, outside the Starbucks coffee shop near the corner of Valencia Boulevard and The Old Road, according to sheriff's detectives.
Eco-friendly development will be a bigger focus for the city of Santa Clarita in the coming years, according to the new conservation and open space element of the draft general plan.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons unveiled its 2008-2009 season schedule Thursday, featuring more star power and doubling the number of performances over past seasons.
Less than 24 hours after a Saugus woman reported a bear lumbering through her backyard, another bruin was spotted late Monday night on Highway 14 just north of Sand Canyon Road. This time it didn't get away.
A 17-year-old boy was the victim of a strong-arm robbery early Tuesday morning at a Valencia gas station, sheriff's Lt. Tom Bryski said.
A preliminary hearing is expected to get under way Monday for two men described as street racers charged with murder in a fatal crash that killed a friend, a court clerk said Thursday.
A burglar spotted running from a Castaic house with a laptop in his hands prompted sheriff's deputies to scour an area near Parker Road and The Old Road Thursday afternoon, a sheriff's spokesman said.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) introduced a series of bills this week focused on the aerospace industry in California.
Washington, D.C. – Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), joined with 11 of her Senate colleagues on a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) urging the Commission to take the next steps needed to protect the 31 nuclear reactors in the U.S. that are similarly designed to the ones that melted down in Fukushima, Japan, nearly two years ago. The letter calls for NRC to ...
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
Winds are expected to ease off in the Santa Clarita Valley today following a day of high winds that caused some damage.
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