Sears Re-Opens Stores in Burbank, CA, and Union Gap, WashingtonHerbie J PilatoNewsBreak Contributor
Retail theft suspects who hit Features store on Black Friday sought by sheriff's detectivesGolden Gate MediaNewsBreak Contributor
'A despicable act of hate,' Suspect arrested in random hate crime attack of elderly victim, cops sayGolden Gate MediaNewsBreak Contributor
Look-into this restaurant menu and their special Chilaquiles in Burbank, CAEdgard AedoNewsBreak Contributor
Detectives seek gas thieves who damaged work truck's tank when siphoning fuelGolden Gate MediaNewsBreak Contributor
Carole Lutness | Too Much Lawlessness on SCV Streets
Another death on our Santa Clarita streets. We have a crisis all over this country with the slaughter of pedestrians and bikers and we need to call it for what it is. As a victim of out-of-control, lawless driving that resulted in my having to close my business five years ago and live with a daily struggle to stay out of a wheelchair, I am acutely aware of the speeding, reckless driving, failure to obey traffic laws and indifference of our city to take this problem seriously.
Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants in Santa Clarita
Welcome to the world of hole-in-the-wall restaurants in Santa Clarita! In this article, we will take you on a journey to discover some hidden culinary treasures in this vibrant city. Santa Clarita, California, is home to a large amount of these charming and unassuming eateries, each with its unique character and flavors.
Weekly Safety Report: Carjacking, Assault, and High-Speed Pursuit in Santa Clarita
This week in Santa Clarita, California, there were three notable incidents. First, a carjacking suspect was apprehended in Valencia after a lengthy pursuit that originated in Fontana. Second, an elderly person was physically assaulted multiple times by a Canyon Country man, resulting in hospitalization. Lastly, a high-speed pursuit ended in Santa Clarita as police apprehended an armed carjacking suspect who had led law enforcement on a chase from Fontana.
Beale's Cut | Look At This!
Discover the fascinating history of Beale's Cut, the original route connecting the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys. Learn about the treacherous Fremont Pass, the remarkable engineering feats of the 1850s, and how this passage was transformed over time. Next time you're stuck in traffic, remember the challenges of the past!
LASD Training Center Explosion
On October 10th, 2023 a training accident occurred at Pitches Training Center in Castaic. This accident was the result of a fire that broke out in a trailer that was used for firing training. Investigators could not get close to the scene because of the fire still raging inside where there was ammunition being stored.
Carjacking Suspect Apprehended by K-9 Unit After High-Speed Chase Ends in Valencia
• A carjacking suspect was apprehended in Valencia with the help of a K-9 unit after a lengthy pursuit that started in Fontana. • The suspect allegedly carjacked an individual at gunpoint at a gas station and was later located by the Fontana Police Department. The suspect then led the police on a chase through Los Angeles and into Santa Clarita.
Have Yourself a Merry Little REAL ID
The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is encouraging Californians to get their REAL ID online to travel within the United States starting in 2025. More than 16.7 million now have a REAL ID – an increase of 123,850 from the previous month, according to California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) data. “There is no ...
"South Fire" in California Starts Under Strong Winds
The South Fire is burning on South Mountain in Ventura County, CA, west of Santa Clarita near the small town of Santa Paula. The fire has grown to 2,944 acres at last update. The fire is burning towards the Santa Clara River. Air crews are on the scene to assist...
Three SCV locations experiencing active COVID-19 outbreaks
Three Santa Clarita Valley settings have been identified by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health as sites experiencing active COVID-19 as of Thursday: Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia, North County Correctional Facility in Castaic and Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic. An outbreak is defined as three or...
Santa Clarita's Wakefield Winter Wonderland Tradition Returns with Dazzling Holiday Lights
Experience the dazzling display of holiday lights at the Wakefield Winter Wonderland in Santa Clarita. This decades-long tradition brings joy to families with its creative themes and a special donation tree for the local Boys and Girls Club. A must-visit Southern California Winter Wonderland!
Santa Clarita Gears Up for Southern California Edison's Year-Long Roadworks on Lyons Avenue
Starting Monday, commuters bracing for a slower ride on Lyons Avenue should start mapping alternate routes as Southern California Edison kicks off an upgrade project that's expected to last well into the next year. The much-needed electric system overhaul will see lane closures along a stretch from Railroad Avenue to Wiley Canyon Road, putting motorists in a squeeze as the utility and its contractor, HotLine Construction Inc., install underground vaults and conduits.
GoFundMe for Valencia mom who died in fiery crash floods with support
“What is more impactful than a card?” city of Thousand Oaks employee Michelle McMurtry asked herself. Starting a GoFundMe to raise thousands of dollars in support of her coworker Carlos Contreras as he and his family grieve the loss of Cynthia Campana – a wife, mother, daughter and sister.
Historic Ridge Route preservation group gets green light to begin restoration work
Interstate 5 may be the eight-lane behemoth that cuts seamlessly through California's rugged mountain ranges like a hot knife through butter. But the locally famous Ridge Route, which opened in 1915, did it the old-fashioned way — with 4½ inches of steel-reinforced concrete beneath your tires, 10-inch high curbs, wooden guardrails and, for the carsickness-prone, 697 turns on the route between Castaic and Gorman.
These santa clarita, CA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around santa clarita.
Gracie Strong Foundation Hosts Fifth Annual Caroling Event
To honor the life of Gracie Anne Muehlberger, who was senselessly taken away in the Saugus shooting, the Gracie Strong Foundation held its fifth annual Caroling with Gracie event. “Gracie was really big into Christmas caroling and on Christmas Eve she would always grab a bunch of friends and go caroling,” said Bryan Muehlberger—Gracie’s father. ...
Pedestrian Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle In Canyon Country
A pedestrian was transported to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle Friday morning in Canyon Country. Around 9:40 a.m. Friday, first responders received reports of a traffic collision involving a pedestrian on Soledad Canyon Road near Kenroy Avenue in Canyon Country, said Christian Reynoso, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. ...
SCV to face high winds, ordered to prepare for fire weather
The excitement of the upcoming holidays does not preclude caution as the National Weather Service has issued alerts about two hazardous weather conditions for the Santa Clarita Valley this weekend: a fire weather watch and a high wind warning. The fire weather watch is in effect from Saturday morning at...
Launch of the Valley Current: Bringing a Voice to the Valley Community
We are thrilled to share some exciting news with you— the launch of our very first sister publication, the Valley Current! As loyal readers of the Westside Current, we wanted you to be the first to know about this expansion of our community-driven news model. Just as we have...
All About Finney’s
Finney’s Crafthouse and Kitchen is a family owned business. The first Finney’s was established in 2016 by Greg FineFrock. His last name is pronounced as ‘FinneyFrock’ which is where the restaurant got its name from. With so many different food options to choose from, this is the perfect place for families to visit! The restaurant has been in the FineFrock family for 7 years now.
Dr. Gene Dorio | Homelessness Continues to Rise
Thank you to Jonathan Kraut for his revealing Nov. 28 column, “Real Homeless Solutions Not Sought.” Indeed, despite politicians touting they are effectively housing those who are homeless, the number coming into homelessness continues to rise. Getting into the weeds of the statistics alluded to by Jonathan Kraut, the number of homeless in the age group 55 and older increased 16%, while for veterans the number increased 25%!