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Kern County Sheriff's officials hope toxicology results will reveal how an 18-year-old Valencia High School student died this week, officials said Wednesday.
For the first time ever, West Ranch High School's dance team received first-place awards for its Intermediate, Officers, Character and Small Jazz dances during its five-week-long competition season.
Stevenson Ranch Elementary School fourth-grader Cole Costello recently won first place in the Newhall School District Spelling Bee. A couple of weeks earlier, Cole competed against fourth-, fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders in the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee, when he tied for fourth place. His next competition is today. Cole will be competing in the Los Angeles County Spelling Bee.
Girls, are you in need of a prom dress? Well, you're in luck, because Canyon High School's National Honor Society has an ongoing, student-run project called Operation Cinderella.
A man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly struggled with gas-station workers while trying to make off with beer, officials said Tuesday.
Local nonprofit leaders can sign up for College of the Canyons' seventh annual Meet the Grant Makers fundraising seminar and panel discussion April 6. The presentation from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. will include representatives from various foundations speaking about grant proposals and funding requests.
Cyclists of Santa Clarita Valley are tuning up their bikes and getting back in shape in preparation for the largest local cycling event of the year: the third annual Santa Clarita Century Ride & Family Fun Event.
Rioux Park walking group
"Are children's rights protected in the United States?"
County supervisors approved a motion supporting state legislation that would require cities to gain voter approval before withdrawing from a county library system during their meeting Tuesday.
The proposal from state and federal legislators to scale back future pensions, wages and entitlement for government employees would certainly posses more credibility if it also applied in these same matters for the legislators.
Spring is full of celebrations and rich traditions that bring the family around the table for special meals. A savory leg of lamb or a dish with succulent lamb loin chops is a delicious way to enjoy a flavorful meal, no matter the occasion.
The body of a man believed to be a transient was found in a Canyon Country ravine Tuesday, Sgt. Derrick Ballentine of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
Spring can and should be viewed as a time of renewal and growth. As the winter of our economic recession slowly melts away, organizations that have weathered the storm should focus on developing a plan that is both strategic and agile.
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.
First, we must acknowledge that fighting or arguing exists in most marriages. The couples who don't have any arguments are likely in denial. Or one partner is simply far too submissive and that is not a happy situation for her or him. Let's be clear, there is nothing wrong with a healthy disagreement. However, there are some types of disagreeing that end up in verbal battles that can do serious damage if not dealt with correctly.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A huge new paperwork headache for the government could also be jeopardizing coverage for some of the millions of people who just got health insurance under President Barack Obama'slaw.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The language he once was punished for speaking in school became Chester Nez's primary weapon in World War II.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - During the month of April, Los Angeles County D.I.S.A.R.M. officers conducted 1,011 searches and confiscated 28 weapons including 13 handguns, 1 assault rifle, 5 shotguns, and over $36 million in illegal drugs and drug money, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Getting your child ready for college may seem a little bit overwhelming, at first. By taking one step at a time, the process can be more manageable and less stressful for both of you. Here are 11 tips to help you be successful.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don't call it a comeback.
We all go through times when we feel worn down. As parents, spouses and family members, we're often left feeling like we have too many obligations and not enough of ourselves to go around. When you find yourself needing a pick-me-up, meditation is a great place to turn. However, many people shy away from the idea of meditation thinking that it only involves bendable yogis chanting "om" over and over. You can make meditation work in your life, after learning about what style of meditation will work for you.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, who is seeking an unprecedented fourth term in November.