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Rabbi Howard Siegel, second from left, leads Kol Nidre, the evening service that begins Yom Kippur, with Congregation Beth Shalom at Oak Hills Elementary School in Stevenson Ranch on Friday. Yom Kippur completes the annual period known in Judaism as the High Holy Days or Yamim Nora'im.
This past Saturday, children, families and community leaders joined together to experience homelessness for one night and raise money to help needy families as part of the second Box City benefit for Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley.
Rush hour traffic on Highway 14 slowed between the Soledad Canyon Road and the Sand Canyon Road exits after two cars collided in the northbound carpool lane during afternoon rush hour Friday.
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Sacramento - Every year in California firefighters respond to residential structure fires that take lives and inflict millions of dollars in damage.
California high school seniors have until Oct. 15 to apply for the 2011 Dreamers Challenge contest and scholarship.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced today that it has completed a status review of the Tehachapi slender salamander (Batrachoseps stebbinsi) and has determined it does not warrant listing as a threatened or endangered species under the Endangered Species Act.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians a $1 million grant to address the educational achievement of American Indian high school students throughout Los Angeles County.
Circus Vargas has brought the Big One back to the Santa Clarita Valley, with big heart, big laughs, big talent and big fun. The is at the Westfield Valencia Town Center through Monday, Oct. 17.
The College of the Canyons theatre department is inviting all community members to don their favorite 1920s era costumes and take part in the opening night celebration of the song and dance extravaganza "The Drowsy Chaperone" on Friday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
Golden Valley senior running back Earl Johnson took the handoff, burst through the line and sprinted 43 yards up the middle for a touchdown.
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In light of the two recent car crashes in the same spot on Lake Hughes Road, it's hard to ignore that some of our roads aren't as safe as could be.
So, I'm sitting here, putting together this column, enjoying Rick Braun, a trumpeter who plays in such a blatantly sexy way. Before Saturday night, I had no idea who he was.
It's unlikely softball purists would have been satisfied with the way things ended between defending Foothill League champion West Ranch and title-contender Saugus on Tuesday. But the Wildcats aren't about to complain.
Call it the forgotten victory – Valencia 91, Hart 79, March 22, 2006.
SACRAMENTO, CA - Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) is proud to announce that the Microsoft YouthSpark TEALS program will be implemented in five local high schools in the coming school year. TEALS, which stands for Technology Education and Literacy in Schools, bridges the gap between the shortage of skilled computer science graduates and the growing demand for computer science job opportunities by bringing technology professionals into local classrooms.
Two local water officials - one representing wholesale services and one representing retail - will be panelists Thursday for the L.A. Water Summit presented by the Building Industry Association of Southern California.
Santa Clarita, CA – The City of Santa Clarita saw a significant decline in Part One and Grand Theft Auto crimes during the first three months of 2014 compared to 2013, according to a preliminary report filed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A bird rescue organization says a pelican found with its pouch slashed will undergo surgery in Southern California.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say guns, badges and other items belonging to San Diego-area law enforcement personnel were stolen during a weekend charity football game in Los Angeles.
SANTA CLARITA - The Associated Student Government (ASG) at College of the Canyons is inviting all students and community members to a public candidate forum with the eight individuals seeking election to California's 25th Congressional District.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Gunmen in South Sudan who targeted civilians including children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies, many of them in a mosque and a hospital, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the country said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes, hit al-Qaida militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen officials said was an assault on a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern mountains. The government said 55 militants were killed so far.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for the pro-Western Ukrainian government. Russia in turn accused authorities in Kiev of flagrantly violating the pact and declared their actions would not stand.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport's tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii - a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation's airline fleet.
A signature-gatherer outside a local Walmart, arrested for battery after allegedly punching someone in the hand last weekend, has been identified as a woman from Illinois, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.