A 27-year-old woman who attended Saugus High School was sentenced Thursday to two consecutive terms of 25 years to life in state prison for the fatal shooting of her mother, a onetime teaching assistant in the Hart School District.
Deputy District Attorney Sharon Ransom said Laura L. Purviance pleaded...
Note: Victim Caroline Purviance, 61, of Woodland Hills, was a special education teaching assistant for the William S. Hart Union High School District. She worked for the district from March 1999 to January 2004. She was hired at Valencia High School as an instructional assistant; she also worked at Saugus...
Caroline Sue Purviance (Nielsen)
Laura Purviance, 24, of Woodland Hills, will be back in court April 17, after appearing in Van Nuys at Los Angeles Superior Court on charges that she murdered her mother.
Purviance is still in custody after bail was set at $2 million.
Purviance has yet to file a plea...
Caroline Sue Purviance (Nielsen)
Laura Purviance, 24, of Woodland Hills, was arrested in Oregon last week after she allegedly fatally shot her mother, a former Hart district teacher, in her Woodland Hills home.
Caroline Purviance, 61, of Woodland Hills, who was a special education for the William S....
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 1,202 new cases of COVID-19 and 60 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,681 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 79 more than reported Monday.
Smart phone cameras are invaluable in documenting truth and facts, in case they might be disputed in the future. All of us, including police or looters, should be aware you might be captured on someone’s phone committing a crime.
Westfield Valencia Town Center officials said Tuesday they’re moving back the mall’s reopening as a precaution due to protests throughout Los Angeles County following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
The Valley Industry Association (VIA) is launching Breakfast Club, a member-exclusive program designed to provide a business coaching experience to working professionals delivered by industry experts and professional speakers on a wide range of topics.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond responded Monday to the death of George Floyd by calling on communities across the state and nation to take action to dismantle institutional racism and inequities in public schools.
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger has extended a countywide curfew for all unincorporated and incorporated areas including the city of Santa Clarita from Monday at 6 p.m. through 6 a.m. Tuesday.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 978 new cases of COVID-19 and 22 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,602 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 55 more than reported Sunday.
Four Santa Clarita Valley business leaders recently thanked the heroic front-line healthcare heroes at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital by picking up the tab for a Salt Creek Grille gourmet buffet lunch for the 80 doctors, nurses and staff in the hospital’s ED and COVID unit.
The College of the Canyons Class of 2020 is truly unlike any other in the college’s 50-year history. They danced in their living rooms, and got hands-on nursing experience at a coronavirus testing site.