Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials took a woman into custody after an hourslong standoff situation with the allegedly armed woman suspected of having a mental illness in a Castaic mobile home park.
A longtime Santa Clarita Valley woman praised for decades of community building and her key role in the city's formation, Connie Worden-Roberts died Tuesday at 5:50 p.m. in Canyon Country of an illness, according to family members. She was 83. Nearly 100 longtime Santa Clarita Valley residents and officials were on hand as Worden-Roberts was given a key to the city of Santa Clarita and a Lifetime Achievement Award on May 16.
Cory Allen Flenory, 27, is facing one count each of mayhem and vandalism over $400, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, and a fifth count of domestic violence from an unrelated incident, according to Los Angeles County Superior Court documents.
Santa Clarita Valley water agency officials gathered Tuesday to discuss conservation measures facing Santa Clarita Valley water ratepayers. The restrictions have a 270-day trigger, Cole said, meaning the restrictions would be evaluated again at that time based on the rainfall levels. The revenues from fines are up to the discretion of the respective water retailer, Cole said, but NCWD intended to put the money back into conservation programs.
About 90 Santa Clarita Valley residents put away the mouse and meme Sunday night for FoodieFest14, turning a Facebook group into a community potluck feast for all walks of SCV life. “Really, it was just about getting everybody together to share with each other and bond over what is possibly the greatest bonding element, which is food,” said Todd Wilson, one of the lead organizers of the event and an “admin” for the Facebook page “Santa Clarita Foodies.” The event was hosted at the Wolf Creek Brewery Tasting Room inside the Mann Biomedical Park in Santa Clarita from 6-9:30 p.m., and entertainment was provided by Corner Pocket, a band invited by local musician and member Jason McKay.