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The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, in conjunction with the city of Santa Clarita and Concerts in the Park, will host "National Night Out Against Crime" at Central Park on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Schools in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District are preparing for an influx of just over 23,000 students when the fall semester opens on Thursday, Aug. 12.
A new high school to serve students in the Castaic area moved a step closer to reality this week, as the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board approved three consultant contracts to conduct environmental and geological studies on the chosen Romero Canyon site.
Santa Clarita Valley resident Brandon Maddux will host a fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 19121 Dalton St., Newhall 91321.
NEW YORK CITY, Aug. 4 -- Lindsey Hinebaugh of Saugus, California has joined Teach for America, the national corps of top college graduates who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools in low-income communities.
The city of Santa Clarita invites the community to meet new Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Captain Paul Becker at a special open house event on Thursday, Aug. 19 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355, in the first floor Century Room.
Los Angeles County - County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has called for Angeles Forest Highway to be renamed in honor of Captain Tedmund D. "Ted" Hall and Firefighter Specialist Arnaldo "Arnie" Quinones, Los Angeles County firefighters who died battling the Station Fire in 2009.
The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Wednesday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jerry Rice was the 16th name called in the 1985 NFL draft. Emmitt Smith saw 16 players selected before he was taken in 1990.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A judge struck down California's same-sex marriage ban as an unconstitutional violation of gay couples' civil rights, but a pending appeal of the landmark ruling could prevent gay weddings from resuming in the state any time soon.
Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker overturned the voter-approved ban known as Proposition 8 Wednesday, declaring that limiting marriage to a man and a woman serves no legitimate purpose and is an "artifact" rooted in "unfounded stereotypes and prejudices."
A man from Los Angeles was arrested Saturday in Newhall for making his BB gun look like a real gun, authorities said Tuesday.
Two men have been arrested after stealing 100 lottery tickets from the Vallarta Supermarket in Newhall, authorities said.
There was a cheerful camp spirit among the nearly 300 people from the Antelope and Santa Clarita valleys who drove up to Lake Hughes for the "Turtle Beach Bar-B-Q" to benefit the Painted Turtle Camp.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Protesters demanding more power for Ukraine's regions stormed the government building in Luhansk with baseball bats Tuesday, seizing control of a key site in one of the largest cities in Ukraine's troubled east.
Fire crews work to knock down a quarter-acre brush fire alongside the south-bound Interstate 5 at McBean Parkway. The No. 3 and 4 southbound lanes were shut down briefly, but reopened at about 8 p.m., a CHP official said.
The Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, snaps back into action this May with the third installments of Art Slam, JAM Sessions and Senses.
LONDON (AP) - British actor Bob Hoskins, whose varied career ranged from noir drama "Mona Lisa" to animated fantasy "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" has died aged 71.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and Alabama Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Every time a bartender at trendy Los Angeles fusion eatery Luna Park squeezes a shot of lime into a drink these days, owner Peter Kohtz says he winces a little.
Gusty Santa Ana winds, unseasonably high temperatures and low relative humidity are bringing wildfire concerns to Southern California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court seemed wary Tuesday of allowing police unbridled freedom to search through cellphones of people they arrest, taking on a new issue of privacy in the face of rapidly changing technology.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix will pay Verizon Communications to help clear up some of the congestion that has been bogging down its Internet video service.
If you are one of the millions of Americans receiving a refund this year, following are several ways to put your refund to work.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers returned to an energized Staples Center and beat the Golden State Warriors 113-103 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.
This will probably be a long week for Foothill League swimmers, as they look ahead to next week's Foothill League prelims and finals where, quite literally, anything might happen.
Time off can give players a chance to recuperate.