A picture of Alanna and Gennelle Dedek hangs near the bottom of the stairs in their parents' Canyon Country home.
It seemed a perfectly normal summer day July 29, 2013, as Melissa Urban of Castaic left work. Like many working moms, she still had plenty to do, starting with picking up her 17-month-old daughter, Kennedy, from child care, and later delivering dinner to her laid-up boss.
Santa Clarita Valley residents have a number of options for remembrance and recreation this Memorial Day.
A boy approaches Mary Ann Fragodt at Hart High School's annual Art Show on Thursday and asks if she is the art teacher.
West Ranch High School astronomy teacher Christine Hirst is directing some of her approximately 90 students as they scatter across two blue tarps in the school's amphitheater, working to put the final touches on a weather balloon tethered to a cosmic-dust collector and two Styrofoam boxes.
Nine-year-old Jacob Zheng emerges from a back room at Ocean Seafood Buffet in Valencia. He wears a multi-colored button-up shirt and shorts. It's a Monday night so the buffet his family opened in January isn't nearly as full as it will be on the weekend.
Ray and Sandy Cook of Mission Viejo settled onto a bench outside the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall to people-watch.
Two of the Foothill League's best pitchers faced off at Saugus High on Thursday, but the game didn't play out like a pitchers' duel.
As exciting as it will be to host a portion of a world-wide race, Santa Clarita drivers out-and-about early Sunday morning will need to strategically plan their routes.
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The Hart High girls volleyball team might have set itself apart from two other Foothill League teams that finished behind league champion Valencia High last season.
Two floods - one in the Santa Clarita Valley - occurred 2,500 miles and 39 years apart. But both resulted from failed dams and both devastated their regions: one killing more than 2,000 people, and the other roughly 600.
It's a nonleague match and very early in the season, but Valencia girls tennis won a very significant match on Wednesday.
Seven-year-old Noah Visconti was the first person to bring Iron Man to his knees. That's what his uncles tell people, anyway.
Roughly 50 people crammed into Rising Sun Karate in Stevenson Ranch on Sunday to welcome home their karate kid.
A woman was killed and eight other people injured today in a three-vehicle collision on the northbound Interstate 5 in Castaic, a California Highway Patrol spokeswoman said.
The condition of the College of the Canyons football player injured in the two-vehicle crash that killed two of his teammates has been upgraded from critical to serious, a spokeswoman for Providence Holy Cross Medical Center said Sunday.
Peanuts, Cracker Jacks, skillful play and charitable programs are a few of the warm-hearted baseball fan's favorite things.
The College of the Canyons fall semester began Monday with a promise of the largest schedule of classes in school history - 51,000 seats open for students.
A College of the Canyons football player involved in a two-vehicle crash in Sylmar that killed two of his teammates remained in critical condition Monday, a hospital spokeswoman said.
At 72 years of age, Paul Berry has made it to the big leagues.
Traversing the 35 miles from the Santa Clarita Valley to Dodger Stadium, and back again, can be a challenge.
U.S. Marine combat veteran Joshua Rivers says a marine isn't thinking about the American flag, apple pie, or even their mother when bullets are flying overhead. They think instead about the man or woman next to them, the one they've lived with, drank with, played with for the previous one, two, or 10 years.
Santa Claus impersonator Al Hodek hosted a few visitors as he waited, in his engine-powered sleigh on wheels, to ride in Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade for the fifth time on Friday.
When talking about the Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade's "Pooper Scooper" contest, it may be best to avoid all puns.
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