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Santa Clarita Valley

    Pasadena School District Sues Acton-Agua Dulce Over Charter Schools

    Pasadena school district officials, following the lead of a Santa Clarita Valley school district, is suing the Acton Agua Dulce Unified School District over charter school approvals, Pasadena Unified officials said Wednesday. “We want to make sure that families considering enrolling their children at SCALE Academy know that the school is being sued,” said Scott Phelps, PUSD school board president. “There is a real possibility that SCALE Academy will be shut down by the court for illegally operating outside of AADUSD and within Pasadena Unified boundaries.” The school flatly denied any wrongdoing in a statement from Lawrence Wynder, director for SCALE Academy.

    Men Accused In Paul Walker Porsche Theft Plead No Contest

    Two defendants pleaded no contest to stealing a vehicle part from the Porsche driven by Paul Walker in his fatal crash last November, officials said Wednesday.

    Hart District To Look At Forest Service Partnership For ROP

    Hart district officials are set to look at a new “cooperative effort” with the U.S. Forest Service to offer an educational opportunity for high school students

    Santa Clarita Valley Murder Suspect Has Trial Delayed

    A Santa Clarita Valley murder suspect from Canyon Country is expected to have a hearing Sept. 2 regarding allegations he shot his father in the home they shared

    Possible 'Bombshell Bandit' Bank Robbery Suspect Caught After 3-State Chase

    Ed.Note: This is a breaking news story and more information will be added as it becomes available.

    Murderer Gets 40-Year Sentence In 2013 Acton Shooting

    A Santa Clarita Valley man received a 40-year sentence Friday for the second-degree murder of Christopher Demyen, as several family members provided tearful testimony Friday at his killer’s sentencing in Lancaster.Scott Shipley, 57, of Acton, was found guilty back in April, after a brief trial. “I think that the verdict reached by the jury was the correct and just verdict and the sentence that the defendant received was just,” said Tom Trainor, deputy district attorney for Los Angeles County. "While no sentence can ever bring Demyen back to his family, this can hopefully provide them with some finality in this chapter of their life."

    Hart District Superintendent Makes Statement On Election Changes

    Hart district Superintendent Rob Challinor sent a message to the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday, saying while the district is changing to area-based elections, “It will not alter the way the district is governed.” Hart district officials decided to move to districts with a 4-1 vote July 16 because the change provided officials with a “safe harbor” from a potential lawsuit, said Hart district governing board President Steve Sturgeon. “The CVRA has promoted a great deal of legal action and policy discussion throughout the state,” Challinor said. “The Hart board took this proactive step to avoid a potential legal challenge and to honor the law’s intention, which is to ensure that minority groups are not denied the opportunity to elect candidates and/or pass measures of their choice.”

    Chiquita Canyon's Val Verde Landfill Plan To Be Discussed In Castaic

    Chiquita Canyon landfill expansion plans will be discussed Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex, giving Santa Clarita Valley residents having a chance to express concern or support for the proposed expansion landfill’s project. The landfill's proposal, which would double the waste footprint of the facility, has come under criticism from Val Verde residents living near the dump. One Val Verde association claimed dozens have complained, and another group considered the landfill “a good neighbor.”

    Valencia Sex Offender Takes 12-Year Plea Deal In Child Annoyance Case

    A Valencia sex offender facing the possibility of life in prison if convicted took a last-minute plea deal, the prosecutor said Thursday.


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    Santa Clarita Water Officials Draft Water Use Restrictions

    Santa Clarita Valley Water Committee officials drafted a Water Action Plan expected to impact when lawns can be watered and how cars could be washed, officials said Thursday.