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.
A Saugus man has won a judgment in his suit against a former school board candidate who allegedly contacted the man with an illegal campaign robocall before last November's election.
A collection of Santa Clarita Valley school children had their curiosity piqued this week as two local residents, who both work at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, gave them the scoop on the Curiosity Rover currently roaming the surface of Mars.
A trial date has been set for an Acton man accused of murder in the shooting death of a fellow Acton man following a dispute over a water truck last year, according to an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
A proposal to eliminate 118 billboards on 62 structures throughout Santa Clarita in exchange for three electronic ones on Santa Clarita Valley freeways was blasted by some council candidates Thursday who likened the proposed electronic replacements to those in Sin City.
A Burbank man charged with two counts of murder following a wrong-way crash on State Route 14 that left two people dead in June has been ordered to stand trial, according to a spokesman from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
A new exhibit aimed at putting a face on the homeless population in the Santa Clarita Valley will go on display beginning Saturday at the Valencia Library.
Two high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District stand to lose decades of combined experience after this school year as two seasoned principals prepare to retire.
Unlike some recent semesters, when College of the Canyons officials scrambled to offer new courses for surging enrollment, the spring semester that began Feb. 10 still has openings available for students to take classes.
With Santa Clarita's current contract for red light cameras up for review this year, city officials say the program has had a marked effect on roadway safety.
Valencia resident Jennifer Calderon was in the process of giving life when she came face-to-face with death.
A 20-year-old man was seriously injured Friday afternoon in a traffic collision in Valencia, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
A camel escaped its pen in Acton on Friday and chased some residents, biting one in the head before it was recaptured and transported to an animal care facility in Lancaster.
Californians may pay less in state fuel taxes in the coming fiscal year, but that doesn't necessarily mean less pain at the pump come summertime, according to officials.
The state Attorney General's office has given the Saugus Union School District the green light to move ahead with proceedings that could officially remove Stephen Winkler from the board.
For Santa Clarita Valley resident Alfred Santos Jr., the journey to becoming postmaster of Los Angeles began largely by chance.