I want to take a moment to respond to the April 20 letter to the editor, "Troops deserve more community support."
The branches of my family tree stretch from Jackson, Calif., to Jason, N.C., even though none of my relatives (that I know of) live in either of those places.
Peanut Joe, or PJ, is a 6 year old, super cute, scruffy boy with an under-bite to die for.
On April 30, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and thousands of volunteers across the state worked together during the annual Mormon Helping Hands Day. The day is designated by the Mormon church to work together with city officials and help with hundreds of service projects.
This past Sunday, 13 churches across the Santa Clarita Valley suspended their normal Sunday-morning services to join the Million Meals Marathon.
Some of the most heartbreaking images from natural disasters, such as the recent devastating tsunami in Japan, include those of dogs and cats separated from their owners.
A former sheriff's deputy who worked at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic pled not guilty Friday to charges that he committed sex acts with a 16-year-old girl, officials said.
Cycling is a great way to enjoy our community and support a healthy, active lifestyle. On May 14, the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus, in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita, will host a community bike ride and gourmet food truck festival.
Pardee Homes introduced its LivingSmart homes at Fair Oaks Ranch on Friday. The new-home development was hailed as one of the greenest of its kind in the state, if not the country.
Shelley Hann is well-known for her dedicated service to the Santa Clarita Valley community through such organizations as the Soroptimists International of Greater SCV, Santa Clarita Child and Family Center, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Guild and others.
A brushfire scorched almost an acre of grass on Friday between the Polynesian Mobile Home Park and Mobil Gas Station on Newhall Avenue, authorities said.
The city of Santa Clarita has opened online, mail-in and walk-in registration for the 2011 Camp Clarita Summer Program.
Local businesses of all sizes are invited to sign-up to participate in the city of Santa Clarita's eighth annual Bike to Work Day Challenge on Thursday, May 19.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA says it will appoint a chief executive officer to supervise the Los Angeles Clippers' operations.
DALLAS (AP) - A bungled execution in Oklahoma in which the condemned prisoner writhed and moaned as he received a lethal injection outraged death-penalty opponents, invited court challenges and attracted worldwide attention.
HONOLULU (AP) - The 15-year-old boy who survived a 5½-hour flight from California to Hawaii in a jet's wheel well has left the state, an official said late Friday.
Proposition 41 on the June ballot asks California voters whether $600 million in existing veterans bonds should be redirected to build, renovate and acquire apartments and multifamily housing for low-income veterans.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters have made progress overnight against a wildfire that forced the evacuation of about 1,600 foothill homes east of Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Handsome, debonair and blessed with a distinguished voice that reflected his real-life prep school upbringing, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. seemed born to play the television roles that made him famous, that of hip Hollywood detective and brilliant G-man.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles police officer has been killed in a hit-and-run crash with an SUV.
The Canyon Cowboys baseball team has endured its fair share of struggles this season, but it wasn't about to hand Golden Valley its first league win of the season on Friday afternoon at Canyon High School.
Hart Indians shortstop Nick Valaika redeemed himself in a big way in the series finale against West Ranch.
Paul and Barbara Condon tend to the succulent plants hanging in pots in a portion of their vertical garden complete with fountain and irrigation system, extending the length of 30-foot stucco wall at the back of the home in Newhall, thus making creative use of limited space for planting with difficult lighting which extends to a 10X30 foot, common area along a walkway leading to their back patio. Their garden is one of nine gardens available for viewing on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5p.m. as part of the Memorial Garden Tour to benefit the Cole William Larsen ...
Author Gregory Orfalea will be discussing his book "Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California" on Saturday, May 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
After some uncertainty Friday, Santa Clarita city officials announced the billboard referendum petition must be turned in to the Santa Clarita City Clerk by 5:30 p.m. Monday.
If time is a measure of love, work has to be at the top of the list. But should it?
The Bank of Santa Clarita's net earnings for the first quarter of 2014 were $248,000, representing a growth of 6 percent over the amount netted in the same period of 2013, the bank reported this week.