Caltrans kicked off a $26 million road improvement project on Friday that will benefit commuters traveling on Interstate 5 north of Castaic.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is setting up a local checkpoint tonight to stop people from driving under the influence.
The Santa Clarita Valley remains under an excessive heat watch today as temperatures are due to soar into triple digits with a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms.
A preliminary hearing is set to begin next month for a local man accused of vehicular manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend last year.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Thursday turned to the public for answers about who vandalized Castaic Middle School earlier this month.
Patricia McKeon, wife of U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, is running for the local Assembly seat in the California Legislature in November 2012, her spokesman said Thursday.
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The past few years have been tough for some people and nonprofit organizations that have been chasing a smaller pot of philanthropic dollars in the community.
"A shepherd leads the flock from the front; the one who leads from behind is the butcher!" - Anonymous
Thirty local teenagers are among the first students to enroll in the Hart district's new home-study program that launched this year.
A truck overturned on Interstate 5 on Thursday, killing the driver and spilling fuel and citrus across the southbound lanes, which were closed for a time.
H2scan Corp. of Valencia announced Tuesday two new hydrogen-analyzer models designed for use in highly contaminated environments.
Bayless Engineering recently closed on another new building, adjacent to the buildings currently occupied by Bayless Engineering and its Powder Coating Plus operations.
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Court officials are moving all felony cases out of the Santa Clarita Courthouse, and they may shut down part of the Valencia facility as part of a cost-cutting measure, authorities said Thursday.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three villages in northeastern Nigeria and the military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent, witnesses said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS (AP) - President Barack Obama said Thursday he "absolutely makes no apologies" for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fire tore through three townhouses on Staten Island early Thursday, injuring 34 people including two young children who were tossed out of a smoke-filled second-floor window into the arms of neighbors below, authorities and witnesses said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Danks and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three 14-year-old girls were hospitalized Wednesday after a car crashed into them at a North Hollywood crosswalk.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna has been charged with California disability fraud.
MPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.
Veterans and their families are invited to apply for affordable housing in a new neighborhood to be located in Santa Clarita.
Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach police chief and former second in command of the Los Angeles Police Department, came very near to winning outright the Los Angeles County sheriff's post in Tuesday's election.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A half dozen key lawmakers were struggling Wednesday to quickly craft a compromise bill to help veterans facing long appointment waits at VA hospitals and make it easier to fire administrators who covered up the delays.
THE THEATER - May gave us some great flicks in the form of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and "Maleficent," but June seems to be offering even more.
Following an "extensive investigation," a 27-year-old Canyon Country man was jailed Wednesday on $1.1 million bail after his arrest in connection with a Valentine's Day collision that killed another motorist.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The family of a pregnant American woman who went missing in Afghanistan in late 2012 with her Canadian husband received two videos last year in which the couple asked the U.S. government to help free them and their child from Taliban captors, The Associated Press has learned.