They called it the "Newhall Incident." It was the worst massacre of police officers in the 80-year history of the California Highway Patrol, and possibly the worst in American history. It changed police procedure forever thereafter -- improved police training on how to approach a suspect, better weaponry, bullet proof vests -- saving the lives of many police officers in the line of duty.
The Cowboy Festival has won over even the most skeptical city slicker since it began calling Santa Clarita home 16 years ago. From art, music and movie enthusiasts to pint-sized buckaroos, seasoned history buffs and good old-fashioned western folks, the 2009 Cowboy Festival is sure to rope in even more lifelong fans with new attractions set to debut throughout the Festival from Wednesday, April 22 through Sunday, April 26.
Rio Norte Junior High School will send its Rio Norte Drum Line to its first competition in Aliso Viejo on March 14.
Looking for something fun, educational and FREE for the kids Friday night? The Santa Clarita Symphony has your ticket!
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- As thousands demonstrated outside Thursday, California Supreme Court justices weighed whether the electorate's decision to ban same-sex marriage was a denial of fundamental rights or within what one justice called the people's "very broad powers" to amend the state constitution.
SACRAMENTO -- Castaic Middle School is one of seven California schools redesignated as model middle schools in the Schools to WatchTM-Taking Center Stage (STW-TCS) program, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2009 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele announced today the appointment of California Republican Party (CRP) Chairman Ron Nehring to be the chair of the State Party Chairmen Committee.
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for local adults to volunteer at the 2009 Cowboy Festival, taking place across the city from Wednesday, April 22 through Sunday, April 26.
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for local teens to volunteer at the city's upcoming 2009 Cowboy Festival.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 5, 2009 (PRNewswire) -- Legendary punk rock icon, actor, author, TV host and self-described "graying foreign correspondent" Henry Rollins returns to the station where he got his start in radio, hosting a KCRW music show that will feature "a great mix of all kinds from all over from all time."
Santa Clarita Valley residents will soon be losing an hour of sleep for Daylight Savings Time. March 8 marks the date people will have to "spring forward" and adjust their clocks an hour ahead. The city of Santa Clarita reminds residents the time change is also a good opportunity to prepare their households for emergencies.
Those who hear authors speak about their latest books can help a local high school student go to college.
Reading and cooking - two essential skills - are taught at the same time in a way that's fun for Santa Clarita youth.
With local rainfall at normal levels, it just doesn't seem like we are really in a drought.
Mexico's biggest national security problem stems from its fight with drug cartels. Its domestic body count of nearly 6,000 people last year sounded the alarm. Prominently listed among the grizzly assassinations were gangsters, police, journalists, members of the military and government officials, plus a multitude of collateral victims.
NEW YORK (AP) - Monday's powerful tornado in suburban Oklahoma City loosely followed the path of a killer twister that slammed the region in May 1999.
Imagine for a moment a President of the United States who ignored warnings about an imminent terrorist threat that resulted in an attack that killed American citizens, then argued that we didn't need an investigation to figure out what went wrong.
KEN "Beer It Forward" is just one of the unique ideas presented at a sneak preview and tour of Wolf Creek Brewery on Thursday, May 16, 2013. You can buy a friend a beer (even if they are not present) and they will have up to sixty days to redeem. Wolf Creek Brewery is owned by the same owners of Wolf Creek Restaurant and Brewery, however, in this facility the focus is on producing and ...
ill Clinton, wearing a white toga and a crown of gold, sat in a garden while attractive women fed him grapes. President Obama, having just suffered the most devastating week of his presidency, sat nearby, seeking advice in the art of telling whoppers. Using the Socratic method of teaching, Clinton began to tutor his new student.
FRAZIER PARK (AP) - A fire that broke last week near Frazier Park has closed a state park and already has cost more than $6 million to fight.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - With speculation that Don Mattingly could be fired sometime this week, the Los Angeles Dodgers manager needed Clayton Kershaw to pitch well in the worst way.
When Trinity was founded, it only had Kindergarten through second grade and planning a prom was many years down the road.
May is Building Safety Month and the ideal time to tackle all of those home-improvement projects on your "to do" list before summer is in full swing.
A Los Angeles Police Department officer who lives in Castaic is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday on a child molestation charge, according to an LAPD spokesman and court documents.
A child was rushed to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital following an incident at a community pool today, officials said.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Antonio Banderas will play the charismatic miner known as "Super Mario," who in 2010 became the public face of 33 Chilean miners trapped deep underground for 69 days.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A van carrying church members returning from a California gathering careened off of a southern Illinois freeway and overturned several times Monday, killing five people and sending six others to hospitals, authorities said.
Ray Manzarek, a founding member of The Doors whose versatile and often haunting keyboards complimented Jim Morrison's gloomy baritone and helped set the mood for some of rock's most enduring songs, has died. He was 74.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Seth MacFarlane is too busy to host the Oscars in 2014.