Two men wearing matching white T-shirts stood amid the sparsely lit playground equipment at Valencia Meadows Park in the darkness.
Valentine's Day came early to the Newhall Library on Saturday, as local residents gathered to make cards in support of troops stationed overseas as part of the "Hearts for Heroes" project.
One remaining unresolved element in the decade-in-the-making Santa Clarita Valley master plan for development could place large swaths of land under strict new development guidelines.
Health-industry professionals from around the Santa Clarita Valley gathered at the Valencia Industrial Center on Saturday to kick off a two-day festival promoting community wellness, fitness and awareness.
Valencia Water Co.'s takeover by another water company is on hold at least temporarily because the right paperwork wasn't filed, a state official ruled this week.
Santa Clarita's newest fire station officially opened for business with a flag-raising ceremony Friday morning.
Seven California Republicans, including one local representative, have signed on to sponsor a bill that would allow school employees to be designated "school marshals," giving them the ability to carry firearms on school grounds.
An ACLU report that claims school districts across the state - including Hart - aren't providing adequate English-language training is based on incomplete and inaccurate numbers, district officials said this week.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will hold a checkpoint within city limits on Feb. 8 to screen drivers who may be unlicensed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Law enforcement, medical and fire officials are currently locked in a bloody battle for donation dominance.
Sheriff's Department emergency response time is slower in unincorporated areas than in contract cities, a situation brought on, in part, by budget cuts that totaled more than $360 million in the last three years, officials say.
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority will conduct its biennial head count of the county's homeless population this week, culminating in a Thursday visit to the Santa Clarita Valley.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to give support to California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein's proposed assault weapons ban.
Members of Santa Clarita's special-needs hockey team took to the ice Saturday, first for a team fundraiser and then for their first-ever game.
The William S. Hart Union High School District hopes to have a name selected for the Castaic-area high school in the next few months.
The Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio is no stranger to crowds of people decked out in boots, spurs or Stetson hats, but plenty of new faces turned out at the studio Saturday to take part in the 20th annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival.
A brush fire blackened 5 to 7 acres of land in Stevenson Ranch Saturday afternoon, according to an official with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Los Angeles County officials are working with representatives from the Guatemalan Consulate to determine the identity of a woman whose body was found off San Francisquito Canyon Road more than a week ago, a spokesman said Friday.
Three Santa Clarita Valley residents - Flo Lawrence, Nadiya Littlewarrior and Frank Willard - were honored as Los Angeles County Volunteers of the Year during a ceremony this week.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a juvenile suspected of brandishing a gun in Canyon Country on Friday, but a search of the area that shut down some roads failed to reveal a weapon, officials said.
An Academy Award winner, a character actor and a man described as radio's "first singing cowboy" were all inducted into the Walk of Western Stars in Newhall during a ceremony Thursday night.
A bill introduced Thursday to block the proposed Cemex sand and gravel mine in Canyon Country is not a "viable resolution" to the long-running dispute between the approved open-pit operation and local residents, a company spokeswoman said.
Longtime Hart district board member Paul Strickland announced Thursday that he is resigning from the board effective May 1.
Members of the Hart district governing board spared little time in tabbing "Castaic High School" as the name for the district's new school in Romero Canyon, but only after a discussion on how exactly to pronounce it.
A plan to build two new Interstate 5 carpool lanes using tolls to help with construction costs took a step toward reality Wednesday with a vote of a Metro committee.
For the second straight year, College of the Canyons plans to dramatically expand its course offerings for the summer session, an official said Wednesday.
Sheriff's Department patrols in unincorporated areas are expected to be fully funded under the county's recently proposed budget for 2013-14 fiscal year, a county official said Tuesday.
Three local junior high and high schools have been named California Distinguished Schools in recognition of the programs they have in place to close the gap between low-achieving and high-achieving students, according to the California Department of Education.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board will determine what to name the long-planned Castaic-area high school during their meeting Wednesday night.
Two local elementary schools have received Title I Academic Achievement Awards for their work in closing the achievement gaps between students, state officials announced Tuesday.