Members of the Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team are combing the wash near Live Oak Springs Road in Castaic, where scent dogs picked up a possible scent from Brigette Kennemore, an 18-year-old Valencia High student who went missing Monday, Oct. 26.
The dogs were in the area Friday, beginning their quest where Kennemore was last seen when she got off a Santa Clarita Transit bus at Cambridge Avenue and Hasley Canyon Road.
Five suspects - one adult and four juveniles - were taken into custody this afternoon for residential burglary after an alert neighbor saw them inside a vacant home and called deputies.
Deputies responded to a residence in the Cordova Mobile Home Park on Sierra Highway near Soledad Canyon Road and set up a containment after the neighbor said he saw up to four male juveniles inside the house.
My favorite holiday is Halloween because it offers three things that other holidays don't: It's an excuse to dress up as whatever you want (for guys this especially awesome considering how girls' costumes are.)
The decorating is way better than Christmas because rather than going "Griswold" on your house you get to go "CSI."
Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar has been named the NHL's First Star of the Week for the week ending on October 25, the Kings and the NHL announced today. Former King and current Montreal Canadiens left wing Mike Cammalleri was named the league's Second Star and San Jose Sharks center Patrick Marleau was named the league's Third Star.
This year, thanks to a calendrical coincidence, Santa Claritans will get a little extra buffer against the alarm clock waiting on the other side of Halloween festivities. At 2 a.m. on November 1, clocks throughout the Pacific time zone will revert to 1 a.m., bringing Daylight Saving Time (DST) to an end in preparation for lengthening winter nights.
A million-dollar federal grant is helping the California Highway Patrol nip drinking and driving in the bud, with the money funding California's Designated Driver Program through August 2010.
"There's no excuse for operating a vehicle after you've been drinking," said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow. "Not only is it against the law, you're putting your life and the lives of fellow motorists at risk every time you do."
People hoping to get their seasonal flu shots started lining up at 6 a.m. today at College of the Canyons for its annual drive-thru flu shot clinic. Aside from a few traffic snags with the number of people eager to roll up their sleeves, things went pretty smoothly.