Homayoun Daryani was preparing the Persia Restaurant in Saugus for the usual lunch rush when he heard a sound.
SANTA CLARITA - The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station conducted a DUI/Driver's License checkpoint on August 30, 2013 from 1800 to 0200 hours as part of the city of Santa Clarita's commitment to traffic safety. This checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be conducted throughout the year in Santa Clarita. The location of Friday's checkpoint was on Newhall Ranch Road and Grandview Drive.
Santa Clarita Elementary School Students hold up cards with pictures and names of food products such as tofu, plants such as oak trees, and man-made objects such as cars, as part of the Solar Science assembly at the school on Friday. The assembly, entitled "Where Does the Energy Come From," explained using cards and students lined up in a circle to show how the Sun's energy moves in an energy chain from plants to animals and finally down to humans and man-made products.
The Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue team responded to Castaic Lake, where a car was apparently abandoned after running off Lake Hughes Road early Friday morning.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing a truck lane on southbound I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14).
SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTES
SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley detectives were investigating a shooting Friday that involved an off-duty Baldwin Park reserve police officer and a hot-prowl burglar, a spokesman said.
The ninth rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley was found this week, meaning local discoveries now account for more than one-third of all rabid bats found in Los Angeles County.
SANTA CLARITA - A lawyer involved in California Voting Rights Act lawsuits against municipal governments in the Santa Clarita Valley was one of about 30 people who joined in a forum-style discussion on the content and implications of the Voting Rights Act this week in Canyon Country.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say they've linked a sixth killing to a former photographer facing a possible death sentence for the murders of four Northern California women.
Over 35 colleges and local businesses set up tables Thursday night at the Hispanic College and Career Fair in Santa Clarita. Held at Golden Valley High School, the second annual fair focused on one of the fastest-growing student populations, said Geni Peterson-Henry, coordinator of the event for the William S. Hart Union School District. The fair was open to all families in the district.
SANTA CLARITA - As fast food workers in Los Angeles and dozens of cities across the U.S. walked off the job Thursday in support of "living wages," a bill is making its way through the California Legislature to raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2018.
SANTA CLARITA - Homicide detectives called to a Newhall home Wednesday afternoon for a report of a body have determined the case was a suicide, a Sheriff's Department official said Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents have until midnight Friday to adopt a duck for the Rubber Ducky Regatta and to be eligible to win four Disneyland Parkhopper passes plus a $500 cash gift card in Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers' Early Duck drawing.
SANTA CLARITA - Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday he believes President Barack Obama may have backed both himself and the nation into a corner by threatening to take military action against Syria.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, a mainstay on the Santa Clarita Valley political stage for more than three decades, including a stint as Santa Clarita's mayor, has decided to retire from the Congressional seat he was first elected to in 1992.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, officially announced Thursday that he plans to retire from his seat in the 25th Congressional District and has endorsed Republican former state Sen. Tony Strickland to succeed him.
A baker's dozen candidates are expected to vie for the three seats open on the Santa Clarita City Council during April's election, according Wednesday's filings at Santa Clarita City Hall.
An 18-year-old Castaic man hit by a car while skateboarding across The Old Road in Stevenson Ranch has died of his injuries, officials said Wednesday.
A woman dubbed the "Blond Scammer" and suspected of identity thefts in two counties received a suspended sentence Wednesday for crimes committed in the Santa Clarita Valley last January.