The drivers of a car and a motorcycle suffered moderate and minor injuries, respectively, in a collision at the intersection of McBean Parkway and Decoro Drive about 1:20 p.m. Friday, according to the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's Lt. Bill Weiss.
A brush fire scorched 20 acres of land in east Lancaster.
Hart High School's student government handed out bracelets to classmates Friday as a way to remember the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The bracelets read "9/11 Never Forget," and students were encouraged to wear them throughout the day.
SIMI VALLEY - The Golden Valley football team didn't want to make the same mistakes against Royal of Simi Valley that it did in its season-opening loss to Simi Valley.
The first confirmed bird infected with West Nile virus in the Santa Clarita Valley this year was found in Valencia, a vector control official said Friday.
A suspected drunken driver traveling against traffic on Rye Canyon Road near Avenue Stanford struck another driver, injuring both parties, about 2:54 p.m., according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials.
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Los Angeles County will premiere three short films by local youth from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Blue Ribbon Task Force invite community teens and parents to attend the 2011 Teen Scene Unplugged: Navigating the Teenage Years from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Golden Valley High School.
The Santa Clarita Jazz Festival comes to the beautiful Valencia Country Club on Friday, Sept. 30 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 1, from noon to 10 p.m. An Ultimate Promotion Production, brought to you by Good Neighbor Pharmacy, the Friday night event will feature performances by high school jazz bands, local talent and special guests. The top-flight jazz event on Saturday features performances by award-winning recording artists including Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber, Diane Schurr, Rick Braun and Everette Harp.
Sometimes, it seems like the different branches of government are about as skilled in communicating as those twin baby boys in the YouTube video titled "Talking Twin Babies." (You ought to check it out. It's hilarious.)
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - A federal appeals court revived on Friday a New York woman's lawsuit against a Southern California museum to return two 16th century paintings seized by Nazis during World War II.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - A federal agency has agreed to restore temporary buffer zones for spraying several common agricultural pesticides along salmon streams in Oregon, California and Washington while it continues work on a permanent rule.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Same-sex couples began getting married in Wisconsin on Friday shortly after a federal judge struck down the state's gay marriage ban and despite confusion over the effect of the ruling.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Pinch-hitter Stephen Vogt singled in the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, Saugus graduate Tommy Milone pitched six strong innings, and the Oakland Athletics won 4-3 over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.
To encourage residents of Castaic/West Ranch to enjoy the surf, sand, and surroundings at Santa Monica Beach, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will once again sponsor the Summer Beach Bus.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - That feel-good moment in the Rose Garden seems like a long time ago. Just a week after the president announced that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had been freed in Afghanistan, details emerging about the soldier, the deal and how the rescue came together are only adding to the list of questions.
The California Supreme Court has ruled the red-light camera evidence against a Southern California woman, who challenged a traffic ticket based on camera photos and video, was adequately authenticated and there is no need to adopt stricter evidence rules for red-light camera violations.
Petitions that sought to block a plan for digital billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing older billboards in the center of town have qualified for a referendum, officials said Friday.
Elementary school enrollment deadlines are just weeks away and it's crunch time on getting your child into the right school.
LONDON (AP) - Government snooping into phone networks is extensive worldwide, one of the world's largest cellphone companies revealed Friday, saying that several countries demand direct access to its networks without warrant or prior notice.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - A man wielding an assault rifle, explosives and supplies to take hostages opened fire outside a Georgia courthouse Friday, wounding a deputy before he was killed in a shootout with officers, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The American Film Institute's celebration of Jane Fonda was like a who's who of Hollywood women.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The faulty General Motors ignition switches blamed for dozens of crashes, some fatal, aren't the only reason a moving car can suddenly stall. It happened to Bill Van Tassel a couple of weeks ago, as he was steering his Mazda Miata around a turn on an Interstate onramp.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.