More than 100 were in attendance Friday as the Action Family Foundation held a candlelight vigil to mark International Overdose Awareness Day, a remembrance event for those who have died from drug overdoses.
SANTA CLARITA - Services are scheduled Saturday for Doris May Boydston, a longtime Santa Clarita Valley resident and mother of a Santa Clarita City Councilman and a Valencia High School teacher.
A preliminary hearing date has been set in the case of the "blond scammer," a woman who was allegedly part of a ring that stole wallets from women and impersonated credit card holders to obtain cash or expensive jewelry.
SANTA CLARITA - Two lanes of the southbound Interstate 5 were closed down for about five hours Friday morning in Newhall, along with the Pico Canyon Road off-ramp, due to a collision and fuel spill, California Highway Patrol officials said.
A mosquito in Newhall and a dead bird found in Santa Clarita have tested positive for West Nile virus, marking the fourth time this year viral activity has been confirmed in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line.
The eighth rabid bat discovered in the Santa Clarita Valley was found clinging to the side of a garage in Santa Clarita, county officials said.
Arleta - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes and a direct HOV lane connector at the I-5/SR-170 interchange. Ramp closures will be staggered. Detours will be signed. Closures are subject to change.
SANTA CLARITA - A cyclist struck by a car more than a month ago remains under hospital care for serious spinal injuries, friends and others said this week.
SANTA CLARITA - Southbound lanes on Dickason Drive near Valencia High School have reopened following an overnight closure to repair damaged caused by a water main break.
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian troops and opposition fighters clashed Friday during fierce battles in suburbs of the Syrian capital where the opposition claims a chemical weapons attack this week killed more than 130 people, activists said.
On Wednesday, August 14, 2013, a residential "hot prowl" burglary was reported from the 21600 block of Parvin Drive in the City of Santa Clarita. This crime reportedly occurred between midnight and 7:00am.
VALENCIA - Experts in threat assessment and emergency outreach met with about 40 members of the Santa Clarita Valley community during a forum Thursday night to discuss how to prevent school and community violence.
SANTA CLARITA - Lanes of a road near Valencia High School were closed most of Thursday after a water main broke, fracturing pavement and temporarily flooding the area, according to officials.
Half the school districts in the Santa Clarita Valley will not hold their regularly scheduled elections in November because few challengers filed to run, a county official said this week.
Volunteers at the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry handed out 400 free Thanksgiving turkeys to SCV residents in Newhall on Tuesday.
A December public hearing to determine the housing location for serial rapist Christopher Evans Hubbart has been canceled, according to officials.
With a unanimous vote Tuesday, members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to certify the county's November election results, officially allowing a series of incumbents and a new face to take board seats in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - A 38-year-old Canyon Country man arrested twice in the last five months has been sentenced two years in prison after pleading no contest to a charge of possession of a firearm by a felon, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - State Assemblyman Jeff Gorell, R-Camarillo, has announced he plans to run for a congressional seat in Ventura County in 2014, a move that could create a ripple effect on the race to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress, as well.
The recovery in the Santa Clarita Valley housing market remained gradual but steady, according to new numbers released Tuesday by the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
SANTA CLARITA - A stolen car found at the bottom of a 200-foot ravine in the Angeles National Forest off Sand Canyon Road will be left where it is, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said Tuesday after tow truck drivers convinced the CHP it was too difficult to retrieve.
Following a public hearing Tuesday, members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to move forward with plans to purchase and expand the Castaic Library site on Sloan Canyon Road.
A 27-year-old Palmdale man has been sentenced to six consecutive life terms plus 182 years in prison for his role in a string of armed robberies of electronics stores in the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys, a D.A. spokeswoman said Monday.
Santa Clarita Valley travelers who hit the road Wednesday night or any time on Thanksgiving Day are being advised to leave during off traffic times and allow extra travel time because the holiday is due to arrive with rain.
SANTA CLARITA - It's that time of the year again. Signal Multimedia is in search of the brightest and best decorated houses around the Santa Clarita Valley this holiday season.
SANTA CLARITA - After 10 years and almost 7,000 packages sent to more than 700 service men and women stationed overseas, the Hands and Hearts volunteer group will box up its last shipment at the end of this year.
SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTES THIS WEEK
Flair Cleaners will begin its 11th annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive on Friday, collecting gently used or new clothing and shoes to be delivered to Helping Hands for the Blind, St. Vincent de Paul's Thrift Store and the National Council of Jewish Women Thrift Shop.
All the ballots are counted and the results from recent board elections in the Santa Clarita Valley are largely unchanged from what was announced earlier this month.