After 6-year-old Hannah Vera of Valencia drops off her baby sister for daycare, her mind is trained on school. Thoughts of friends, recess, math and her teacher swirl in her mind as she prepares for another day of first grade at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Newhall.
For many years, the city of Santa Clarita ranked within the top-five safest cities in the country for its size.
My wife, 5-year-old son and I passed a water fountain, and sure enough my boy wanted a coin so he could make a wish. This wasn't your typical fountain for wishing. It was a drinking fountain.
With California state government spending reportedly jumping some $20 billion in the past four years, Democrats in the Legislature are reportedly seeking to triple automobile registration fees that could cost $1,000 per family.
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Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's station are seeking suspects in a reported armed robbery of a resident in the 23000 block of Fresca Drive in Saugus, according to Sgt. Derrick Valentine.
Leaders of Smart Growth SCV, which campaigned for modifications to the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital expansion plan, will not file a lawsuit over the plan's approval, they announced late Friday.
Dennis Franklin pleaded guilty to forgery and identity-theft charges in San Fernando Superior Court on Tuesday. Franklin's crime spree included eight victims and more than 20 banks between San Diego and Sacramento, according to a sheriff's statement.
City Clerk Sharon Dawson swears in Frank Ferry as Santa Clarita mayor for 2009 during a Santa Clarita City Council organizational meeting Tuesday. Councilwoman Laurene Weste was appointed mayor pro tem.
As the change of seasons turns the nights chilly in the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita launches its "Season of Diversity" program, which runs through February.
Since 1970, at least one college student has died each year because of an initiation rite gone wrong, USA Today reported on Jan. 12. That figure doesn't address the number of students who suffer physical and psychological injuries.
GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire in the suburbs of Los Angeles was a smoldering shadow of its former self, but hundreds of residents of a foothill neighborhood remained evacuated and extremely dangerous fire conditions were expected to last well into Saturday.
ESCALON, Calif. (AP) - The soaring value of California's nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.
When the 6.7 magnitude Northridge earthquake struck on the morning of Jan. 17, 1994, it was a very different world in terms of communications and news reporting.
Hart High boys basketball head coach Tom Kelly made sure there was no letdown against Saugus.
The Canyon Cowboys boys basketball team made only two baskets in the fourth quarter.
Just when it looked like the Canyon Cowboys and West Ranch Wildcats were headed for a draw on Friday night at Canyon High School, the Cowboys' Vanessa Quintero changed everything on one strike.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tightening the reins on the nation's sweeping surveillance operations, President Barack Obama on Friday ordered new limits on the way intelligence officials access phone records from hundreds of millions of Americans - and moved toward eventually stripping the massive data collection from the government's hands.
By most standards, Kayla Tinucci, 17, was an average high school student. She attends Canyon High and is involved in several extra curricular clubs, including the National Honors Society and the Key Club. Planning for the future and college were her top priorities, that is until a few years ago.
Seventy sixth-graders at Santa Clarita Elementary School tested their aeronautics skills Friday with rockets made out of 2-liter soda bottles.
NEW YORK (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 32 points, Jamal Crawford added 29, and the Los Angeles Clippers opened a seven-game road trip with their fifth straight victory, 109-95 over the New York Knicks on Friday night.
Naming a baby can be hard. It takes thought, diplomacy and apparently, according to an almost dad, it takes crowdsourcing from the Internet.
A man and a woman were arrested this week on suspicion of attempted murder, sheriff's officials reported Friday.
Asia Bibi was getting water one day in 2009 when a handful of her Pakistani neighbors objected to the Christian mother of five sharing the well with them. Sharing water with a Christian contaminated the well, the Muslim women said. When Bibi spoke back, they accused her of blaspheming the Prophet Muhammad.
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