U.S. Air Force Col. Leo Thorsness was held as a prisoner of war for six years in North Vietnam and spent much of the first three years enduring torture sessions bracketed by extensive stints in solitary confinement.
Local artists and county officials joined forces Saturday for an art show and exhibit at William S. Hart Park to celebrate Black History Month.
About 120 participants jumped at the opportunity to participate in the 2013 "Make it Count" International Skate Contest Series competition held Saturday at the Santa Clarita Skate Park.
With one million-dollar project virtually completed, the William S. Hart Park in Newhall will turn its attention to another beginning Monday, according to the park's superintendent.
Interstate 5 through the Grapevine reopened shortly after midnight after wintery weather forced closures on the freeway for the second time in as many months.
The man who pleaded no contest to stealing money from the Canyon Country Athletic Association while serving as its treasurer was sentenced to four years, four months in county jail Friday.
Standing in his office Friday, Saugus High School Principal Bill Bolde held up an old copy of the school's yearbook.
At least 24 vehicles collided on Interstate 5 and four people were injured Friday as snow fell in the Grapevine area, shutting down California's main north-south artery.
The California Highway Patrol has shut down Interstate 5 in both directions through the Grapevine due to heavy snow in the area, an official confirmed.
The Castaic Education Foundation turned fun into funds at its annual Sweethearts for Education Wine-Tasting Fundraiser Thursday night at Salt Creek Grille in Valencia.
If the county OKs it, elections for the Santa Clarita Valley's junior high and high school district will shift from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years.
Santa Clarita residents talked with city staff, examined brochures and two raised a stink at the first in a series of public town-hall meetings Wednesday night at Newhall Elementary School.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted unanimously Wednesday night to deny a petition to open a new seventh- and eighth-grade charter school in the district.
Some money should go to the dogs, two Santa Clarita city commission members said during this week's study session on the 2013-14 city budget.
While several members of the Santa Clarita City Council expressed support for the idea of splitting up Los Angeles County during a special study session, they also expressed reservation with the city expending resources to lead the charge.
Once a month, local magicians gather at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley in Newhall to teach children how to turn mundane items like playing cards and rubber bands into arcane illusions.
Close to 300 community members were weighed, measured and screened at the Jo Anne Darcy Library on Saturday during the Canyon Country Community Health Fair.
As supervisors prepare to hold a second public hearing on the county's proposed storm water cleanup fee, a Santa Clarita official said it appears the county fee would be added on top of the existing city fee that serves the same purpose.
Chloride, high-speed rail and gun rights were all topics of discussion during a town hall meeting held Friday by Sen. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, at the Santa Clarita Activities Center.
Even with cloudy skies overhead, hundreds of people turned out for Santa Clarita's inaugural "Art Slam" this week in Newhall.
The family of a 19-year-old Master's College freshman who died during a beach outing last summer has sued the college for wrongful death, according to court documents.
Despite sufficient cash to build a new library in Stevenson Ranch - and the Los Angeles County Library system's determination to do so - plans are stalled as the search for a site continues.
With a unanimous vote Wednesday night, members of the Hart district board selected Ben Rodriguez to serve as the district's chief operations officer.
A small but vocal crowd turned out Wednesday night to hear a presentation about the city of Santa Clarita's plans to construct two new multiuse fields and additional parking spaces at Central Park.
Thirty employees in the Newhall School District and the Saugus Union School District have been put on notice that they may be laid off before the beginning of next school year.
On Tuesday, Santa Clarita city staffers propped an orange "Road Work Ahead" sign against a wall in the multi-purpose room at Fair Oaks Ranch Community School.
The Hart district has secured funding for some of its top-priority projects, including the construction of the Castaic-area high school and building new auditoriums at Saugus and Canyon high schools.
More than 2,000 convicted criminals released under Los Angeles County Probation Department supervision due to realignment have slipped supervision and are missing, officials said Tuesday.
Two-thirds of respondents in a Hart district online survey said the district's proposed high school in Castaic should be named, simply, Castaic High School, a district spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar will hold the second in a series of town hall meetings Tuesday night in Canyon Country.