SACRAMENTO -- California joins other states nationwide in recognizing Thursday, Jan. 13 as National AMBER Alert Awareness Day, a day to acknowledge the collaborative efforts and successes of the AMBER Alert program to assist in the recovery of abducted children.
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously agreed to join the Inland Library Network, a collaboration of eight independent library systems totaling 76 branches, allowing for more than one million unique titles to be available to Santa Clarita library visitors.
In February the College of the Canyons theatre department will hold a pair of open auditions for students and community members interested in participating in either the department's spring production of "Death of a Salesman" or the college's annual New Works Festival (NWF).
The murder trial of a woman accused of killing her 5-year-old daughter six years ago is scheduled to be heard in San Fernando Superior Court on Jan. 24.
William S. Hart Union High School District district board member Joe Messina said Tuesday has asked the school district's legal counsel to review information about conflict-of-interest concerns involving fellow board member Gloria Mercado-Fortine.
When snow fell in the Santa Clarita Valley recently, what foods did you crave while mesmerized by the novelty of watching little white puffs floating from the sky? My tummy demanded chili and cornbread, so I made a very unique Italian artichoke chili and some eggnog corn muffins. (Hey, I had left over holiday eggnog that I had to use up).
Students and teachers at Pinetree Community School in Canyon Country were welcomed back to school Monday with a visit from large street-safety signs.
I am appalled by the letter written to Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, on behalf of the Santa Clarita City Council. I find it reprehensible that the letter claims to represent the City Council, yet fails to actually represent the opinions of all council members.
Jerry Machado from J&J Towing of Santa Clarita received the American Towman ACE Award for achievement of service performance.Recipients of the award are nominated by the nation's major motor clubs and dispatch center, including the National Automobile Club and GEICO.
Up until last month, members of the Association of Women Entrepreneurs became part of the organization by joining as a chapter in cities where the association existed.
One day after Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot at a Tucson supermarket, aides for Sarah Palin defended Palin's militant rhetoric, saying Palin's crosshairs map targeting Democrats had nothing to do with violence.
Many savvy business leaders like to start a new year by reflecting on the past 12 months and planning for the four quarters ahead.
The insane and cold-blooded attack murdering 21 innocent Christians at a church in Alexandria, Egypt is a horrific beginning to 2011.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Emergency Network of Los Angeles are conducting disaster plan training for faith based and nonprofit organizations. The training is scheduled for on Saturday, Feb. 5 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Taliban fighters attacked several Pakistani military posts along the Afghan border Saturday, sparking an hourslong gun battle that included Pakistan launching airstrikes into Afghanistan, authorities said. Pakistan said soldiers killed 16 militants, while Afghan officials said the airstrikes killed five civilians.
A $40 million settlement has been completed that will pay college football and basketball players dating to 2003 for the use of their likenesses in NCAA-branded videogames.
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The American man who launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops grew up in Central Florida and attended several colleges in the state before dropping out and moving abroad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters are alarmed by a string of corruption scandals in Sacramento, but most feel any wrongdoing is not widespread, a poll indicated Saturday.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson confirms that FBI agents investigating insider trading approached him after a round at the Memorial tournament. He says he is cooperating and has done nothing wrong.
Nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria. A pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by her family for marrying the man she loved. Widespread rape in many war zones. And in California, a murderous rampage by a disturbed young man who had depicted sorority members as a prime target.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.
Sport Chalet Valencia will host a free fishing seminar led by fishing professionals this upcoming Tuesday.
The California Department of Transportation will close lanes on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley next week as part of a truck lanes improvement project that began in mid-2012.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As governors, businesses and environmentalists brace for new limits on power plant pollution, President Barack Obama is casting his unprecedented effort to curb greenhouse gases as essential to protect the health and wellbeing of children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who accosted Brad Pitt on a red carpet pleaded no contest to battery Friday and was ordered to stay away from the actor and Hollywood red carpet events.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday granted a daughter of ailing radio personality Casey Kasem regular visits after she raised concerns about his well-being.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Beset by growing evidence of patient delays and cover-ups, embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned from President Barack Obama's Cabinet Friday, taking the blame for what he decried as a "lack of integrity" in the sprawling health care system for the nation's military veterans.