LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To improve successful outcomes for young people in foster care, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to support Assembly Bill 2131 (D-Bass). This legislation would reverse cuts to the State's counties by Governor Schwarzenegger to balance the State budget and restore $17 million dollars in state foster care funding to Los Angeles County.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host their next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 16 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a special Open House event on Tuesday, March 9 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to celebrate the grand opening of its new Permit Center and the community is invited to attend.
The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to sign up to participate in a night of murder, mayhem and fun with an excursion to a Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show. Attendees will arrive at the city's Sports Complex Activities Center by 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 1 to be whisked away to Los Angeles for a night of superb food, spooky mystery and great fun.
Mark your calendars for funnyman Mark Eddie, who will be headlining a benefit comedy show at Congregation Beth Shalom on Saturday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Eddie's show, which includes two special opening acts, are on sale now at $20.
The ultra-popular Junior High Summer Institute (JSI) at College of the Canyons will return for its third season July 5-30, providing a fun, and educationally stimulating, atmosphere where students can learn, play and grow.
GLENDALE, Calif. -- The Love Ride, cancelled last year because of a challenging economy, is planning to start again in fall 2011.
On Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, members of the Southern California High Tech Task Force served three search warrants after arresting three prolific identity thieves as part of a four year investigation dubbed "Operation Big Skim."
Huntington Beach, Calif. - Hollywood Entertainment Museum (HEM) announced today the continuation of the auction of its prized collection in an effort to save its media arts high school program for at-risk kids.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - John Daly was so irritated that a Florida newspaper wrote about his PGA Tour disciplinary file that he referred to the writer as a "jerk" on Twitter and posted the writer's cell phone number for his followers to call.
In honor of the Week of the Young Child, College of the Canyons and the Southern California Valley Association for the Education of Young Children (SCVAEYC) will host the seventh annual "Play Day" on Saturday, April 17, offering free, developmentally appropriate activities for children in the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host the 26th Annual All School Dance from 7-11 p.m. on Friday at Six Flags Magic Mountain. The event is open to local students in grades eight through 12. The evening will include food, music and raffle prizes. "Batman: The Ride" will be open for unlimited rides. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the back gate. Bring a student ID. For more information, call Detective Dan Finn at (661) 799-5153.
To try and bring high-speed Google internet to Santa Clarita, officials are asking residents to upload videos to the city's Web site explaining how they would use faster Internet speeds. Google is conducting a nationwide search for test cities that could use the faster Internet service.
In marketing it's called "negative space." That is, the space that's not expressly part of a graphic image that communicates a marketing message as forcefully as the image itself.
Canyon High School students were treated to inspirational speeches from Hart district Superintendent Jaime Castellanos and Canyon senior Justin Wilson on Thursday as part of the school's Overcome, Believe & Achieve speaking series.
Farmers and state water contractors who depend on the State Water Project - including the Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler - will receive slightly more than nothing from the project this year, state officials said Friday.
A Palmdale man convicted of robbing a Newhall bank last May was sentenced to at least seven decades in state prison this week, court officials said Friday.
A Chevrolet Tahoe rolled over in a collision Friday at Valencia Boulevard and Rockwell Canyon Road in Valencia.
A 38-year-old Valencia man and leader in the Armenian Power gang could face almost 1,000 years in federal prison after being convicted on 57 criminal counts, officials with the U.S. Attorney's office said this week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for a shooting that wounded four people outside a Halloween party on the University of Southern California campus in 2012.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former diplomat on the FBI's Most Wanted list suspected of bludgeoning five family members to death with a hammer nearly 40 years ago in Maryland has Southern California roots and may be in the region, authorities said.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook today for a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms in the Santa Clarita Valley and elsewhere around Southern California.
SACRAMENTO – Caltrans is asking cities and counties throughout California to submit applications for projects that promote biking and walking that will vie for a share of $360 million in federal and state funding from the state's new Active Transportation Program – the nation's largest.
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.
MIAMI (AP) - The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.
Gene Autry is best known as "America's favorite singing cowboy." He is an American legend, former Santa Clarita Valley resident, and the only entertainer to have five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
California is home to world class universities and technology giants such as Amgen, Google and Facebook. But our most famous industry that we export throughout the globe is television and film.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident.