Benz Road winds lazily through one of the many picturesque canyons in the Santa Clarita Valley. The Saugus street is bordered by solidly middle-class homes featuring mature trees that cast shade on green lawns; the smell of wet grass wafts on light breezes.
The chances of Canyon High School senior Nate Sparks living are drastically reduced if a bone marrow donor is not found soon.
A good idea became a great community outreach as nearly 200 parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers and administrators attended elementary school with their kids for an evening class on how to comprehend reading.
Another William S. Hart from Santa Clarita could end up famous, but this time for the wrong reasons.
Spirit Club International will host a cheer competition Sunday at Canyon High School, 9300 Nadal St. in Canyon Country.
City of Santa Clarita Marketing and Economic Development Manager Jason Crawford will speak on the city's participation with film and tourism at the next Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce quarterly membership luncheon, set for 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the Hyatt Valencia.
Flat on his back. Three times in a row.
The recent actions of some of those who voted No on 8 have led to some blatant examples of hypocrisy.
Thanks to the years of long, tireless efforts by David Gauny and Smart Growth SCV, we have a much better expansion of the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital campus than originally proposed.
Exactly how long is the road to a CIF championship? For Cardinal head coach Garrick Moss, the road began in 2002. It was that year that he, along with coordinators John Stone and John Sanna, began building a football legacy at Santa Clarita Christian.
Grace Baptist Church is offering a "Surviving the Holidays" gathering for people who are grieving during the holidays at 7 p.m., Wednesday in room 220.
The day before Thanksgiving, Rob Klein of Saugus was picking up Cool Whip from the grocery store when he noticed a woman purchasing frozen TV dinners for her family's Thanksgiving dinner.
Friendly Valley service Sunday
Some people were born organized and then there are those of us who struggle with organizing every year at this time. It seems that it's always at the end of the year when that little annoying bug begins nudging you to clear things up and start the new year organized.
Each year around this time I devote a column to the Santa Clarita Chapter of Pet Assistance Foundation. I do it because I love dogs (and other pets), and I wholly support the good work that Pet Assistance does, including its seasonal tradition of more than 15 years, Pet Photos with Santa. I hope that you'll embrace that cause as well.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two Los Angeles merchants described as chronic counterfeiters have been fined more than $26 million and permanently barred from the downtown Fashion District.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A cement truck smashed into a pickup truck Friday, killing an off-duty Los Angeles police detective on the same steep road where another truck accident killed an LAPD policeman two months ago.
This summer thousands of local children will attend Vacation Bible School (VBS) programs across the valley. In preparation for that, a team of talented movie industry professionals are hard at work on a special project for the VBS program at Christ Lutheran Church.
Mother's Day is great, don't get me wrong. However, as much as I love flowers and homemade paperclip pots, there are ways that my family can make me feel special every day of the year. Whether it's acknowledgement from a teenage child, inclusion from adult kids or a father teaching his children respect for their mother, all children have something to give their moms. Here are 10 things I would love to receive from my children, no matter their stage of life.
There are a lot of theories as to why dear old mom almost never holds a principal role in animated films. Since the market is pretty much dominated by Disney and Disney/Pixar, the story of Walt Disney's mother and her untimely death have made some wonder if the role of mom has been intentionally downgraded over the years. (I'll wait while you Google that. Done? Sad, right?)
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 36 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Oklahoma City Thunder outplayed the Los Angeles Clippers in the fourth quarter for a 118-112 victory Friday night and a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal.
The Hart Indians weren't about to give the Golden Valley Grizzlies another chance to ruin their Foothill League title chances.
Three L.A. County Fire engine companies responded to a traffic collision between a Honda Civic and Federal Express truck that rolled on its side on Rye Canyon Road at Avenue Scott in Valencia on Friday afternoon. Hazardous Materials Task Force 150 responded when it was reported that the truck may had been transporting hazardous materials. Later it was determined that the materials had not leaked. Minor injuries were reported at the scene but no one was transported to the hospital. Rye Canyon Road was closed between Avenue Scott and Avenue Stanford for more than an hour during the incident.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are seeking the identity of a female who they believe was an upskirt photo victim, station officials said this week.
Hundreds of students sat on the grass in front of Placerita Junior High School on Friday listening to a man in baggy red pants and a cap with a yellow tassel.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - After a week of futility, authorities appeared no closer Friday to finding a state fire battalion chief being sought in the stabbing death of his girlfriend inside their home near Sacramento.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Ninety-seven-year-old World War II hero and former Olympian Louis Zamperini was named grand marshal of the 2015 Rose Parade on Friday.
The 2014 Amgen Tour of California stage bicycle race will shut down some roads around the Santa Clarita Valley when it rolls through town next week, Santa Clarita officials said Friday.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Rene Lima-Marin's wife told her two young sons their father had to go to work the night in January when a team of police officers led her husband away in handcuffs.
Only one out of four Foothill League volleyball playoff teams will play a home match in the first round.