Futbol Club Santa Clarita’s Storm soccer team beat Real San Jose 2-1 in the 91st minute of play Saturday with a penalty kick. As the Fullerton Rangers came away with a tie against Sonoma, the Storm (4-2-1) leapfrogged over the Rangers to take second place.
It was in the end of the first 45 minutes of play when Storm defender Gregory Quintero received a pass from Alex Harlley and gave the team a 1-0 lead going into halftime.
It took just one minute into the second half for San Jose to come back with a goal of their own when midfielder Bronil Koochoie took a pass form Omar Valdez and shot the ball past Storm Keeper Steven Rodriguez.
The score remained tied until the last minute of stoppage time (91st min.) when Storm midfielder Wayne Lampart was fouled in the box and a penalty kick was awarded. Andres Bueno took the kick and gave the Storm the lead and the win.
Storm is now 4-2-1 (international style scoring) with 14 points in second place in the Southwest Conference of the National Premier Soccer League.
Next Up: Storm faces the Bay Area Ambassadors Sat., May 26, at 4 p.m. at Hart High School in Newhall.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a proposal Tuesday by Board Chair Janice Hahn to explore master leasing agreements with motels across the County in order to use rooms as interim housing for chronically homeless individuals.
According to a recent report by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), homelessness in LA County has climbed 12 percent over the past year, in a dramatic reversal from a four percent decline the previous year. Homelessness has been a persistent issue in California, stymied by the lack of a comprehensive system-wide solution and resources.
Recently, the Probation Reform and Implementation Team (PRIT) released comprehensive recommendations outlining its proposed authority and structure for the civilian Probation Oversight Commission (POC) for Los Angeles County’s Probation Department, the largest in the U.S. The proposal includes a call for subpoena power, authority to investigate complaints, and empowering former Probationers as community liaisons to serve as the County’s “eyes and ears.”
The Santa Clarita Public Library is looking for a fun and friendly team of volunteers to help out during the Summer Reading Program, taking place now through July 27 at all Santa Clarita Public Library branches.
This weekend, The Power Plant, a leading contemporary visual art gallery in Toronto, Canada, opens If you end up with the story you started with, then you're not listening along the way, by artist Mario Pfeifer (Film/Video 09).
Officials working on the construction of Castaic High School believe they’ll be able to meet the deadline to open the school, just days after it was revealed the school site was without gas piping and hookups weeks before opening.