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.
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.
The fields of Santa Clarita Central Park got even greener Saturday as the city hosted its annual Earth Arbor Day celebration.
Hundreds of Cub Scouts from in and around the Santa Clarita Valley ran, jumped, swung, caught and crawled during Saturday's annual Cub Scout Cup event.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host another checkpoint to catch drivers who may be unlicensed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol next week.
Due to 1960s technology, Santa Clarita Valley school districts' efforts to swap election years in a bid to draw more voters may not be possible, county officials said.
Three men were arrested Saturday afternoon after allegedly stealing more than $950 worth of metal from an old refinery in Newhall, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
A field of 72 interested artists was whittled down this week to six, one of whom will construct a public art piece to be displayed in the roundabout planned for Newhall.
Despite reports to the contrary, Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has no plans to retire at the end of his term in 2014, a spokeswoman said Friday.
A bill that would have allowed students to gain college credit by taking state-regulated proficiency tests has been put on hold until next year, its sponsor said Thursday.
Students at College of the Canyons are statistically more likely to receive a degree or certificate, or to successfully transfer to a four-year institution, than their peers at other state community colleges, according to data released this week by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office.
A television, computers and projectors are among the items taken from two Hart district schools following break-ins last week, a district official said Thursday.
Five Santa Clarita Valley schools were broken into, burglarized or vandalized last week during spring break, school officials said Tuesday.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve $600,000 of funding for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation over the next three years, but only after adding additional review into the agreement.
Dozens of law-enforcement personnel from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will head out this weekend to participate in a 120-mile race across the desert and state line to Las Vegas.