Kern County Sheriff's officials hope toxicology results will reveal how an 18-year-old Valencia High School student died this week, officials said Wednesday.
For the first time ever, West Ranch High School's dance team received first-place awards for its Intermediate, Officers, Character and Small Jazz dances during its five-week-long competition season.
Stevenson Ranch Elementary School fourth-grader Cole Costello recently won first place in the Newhall School District Spelling Bee. A couple of weeks earlier, Cole competed against fourth-, fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders in the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee, when he tied for fourth place. His next competition is today. Cole will be competing in the Los Angeles County Spelling Bee.
Girls, are you in need of a prom dress? Well, you're in luck, because Canyon High School's National Honor Society has an ongoing, student-run project called Operation Cinderella.
A man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly struggled with gas-station workers while trying to make off with beer, officials said Tuesday.
Local nonprofit leaders can sign up for College of the Canyons' seventh annual Meet the Grant Makers fundraising seminar and panel discussion April 6. The presentation from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. will include representatives from various foundations speaking about grant proposals and funding requests.
Cyclists of Santa Clarita Valley are tuning up their bikes and getting back in shape in preparation for the largest local cycling event of the year: the third annual Santa Clarita Century Ride & Family Fun Event.
Rioux Park walking group
"Are children's rights protected in the United States?"
County supervisors approved a motion supporting state legislation that would require cities to gain voter approval before withdrawing from a county library system during their meeting Tuesday.
The proposal from state and federal legislators to scale back future pensions, wages and entitlement for government employees would certainly posses more credibility if it also applied in these same matters for the legislators.
Spring is full of celebrations and rich traditions that bring the family around the table for special meals. A savory leg of lamb or a dish with succulent lamb loin chops is a delicious way to enjoy a flavorful meal, no matter the occasion.
The body of a man believed to be a transient was found in a Canyon Country ravine Tuesday, Sgt. Derrick Ballentine of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
Spring can and should be viewed as a time of renewal and growth. As the winter of our economic recession slowly melts away, organizations that have weathered the storm should focus on developing a plan that is both strategic and agile.
The March 13 letter by Rev. Jay ("'There will be no outcasts in this church'") and the online comments that followed should, in my opinion, be required reading in American government classes to impress upon students the importance of our First Amendment.
A six-member L.A. congressional delegation tried to hit one out of the park this week in the long-simmering debate over TV access to Dodger games, but the effort ran afoul of the DirecTV team.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police say a pedestrian was critically injured when a stolen minivan fled from police, ran a red light and crashed into a taxi cab.
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy who got separated from his group while hiking at Kings Canyon National Park in Central California has been found.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An arraignment has been postponed for four teens charged with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student from China.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A broken water main near the UCLA campus spewed water some 30 feet in the air Tuesday, stranding cars and people in underground parking structures and covering parts of campus in ankle-deep water, including the athletic field and the outside of Pauley Pavilion, the school's famed basketball arena.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A California man who disappeared after refusing treatment for tuberculosis, which can be contagious and spreads by coughing or sneezing, was found and arrested on charges of refusing to comply with health officials, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Parents want their children to grow up happy, healthy and perfect. There's nothing wrong with that, of course, unless it means putting unfair expectations on children or not holding them accountable for their actions. And while all parents try their best to make sure their children have good childhoods, aren't overindulged and have appropriate amounts of discipline and rewards no one is perfect. Parents will make mistakes (I know, I have) and they'll learn how to be better as time goes by. (Ever notice how differently parents tend to raise youngest children as opposed to oldest children ...
Last week, the following Part 1 crime occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.
County supervisors agreed Tuesday to set aside money that will go toward buying property to be used as a wildlife corridor in Agua Dulce.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys are taking it easy with Tony Romo's back.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown turned his focus to education and energy Tuesday on the second day of a trip to Mexico, but talk about immigration reform remained high on his agenda.
NEW YORK (AP) - The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
Biologic drugmaker Amgen said Tuesday that it will lay off 12 percent to 15 percent of its worldwide workforce and close four sites, even as it reported very strong second-quarter results that trounced Wall Street expectations.