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The Sheriff's Department's annual Fun in the Sun Chili Cook-off fundraiser will kick off Oct. 2, with dozens of cooks vying for the top honor, as well as other awards in culinary skills, booth decoration and team spirit.
Strong winds and low humidity expected this weekend have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a fire weather watch for Saturday evening through Monday evening.
Keyboard Galleria Music Center's GigMasterz program for young musicians hosts its end-session gig at Route 66 Classic Grill in Canyon Country on Sunday, Sept. 26 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
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Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating an incident of assault with a deadly weapon (vehicle) and criminal threats that occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 4:20 p.m.
Designed to help students make the connection between their educational goals and the multitude of career options potentially available to them, the first College2Career Day on College of the Canyons' main campus in Valencia is set for Saturday, Oct. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
College of the Canyons will host its fall Star Party from 7-9 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the school's Canyon Country campus. The event will feature Dr. David Ciardi and Dr. Kevin Grazier of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory who will present a short lesson about Jupiter. Visitors will also be able to view the planet through telescopes. Food will be sold on campus and a portion of the concession sales will go to the Dr. Ram Manvi Memorial scholarship fund. The event will take place at the Carl A. Rasmussen Amphitheater, 17200 Sierra Highway in Canyon Country. For ...
College-bound students can now sign up for College Week Live as part of free online event on Oct. 7 showcasing all of the University of California campuses. Families can get tips on preparing for college admissions tests, writing a application essay and the interview admissions process. Families can speak directly with admissions experts, get information on scholarships and how to pay for college and take virtual tours of campus. The website is located at www.CollegeWeekLive.com.
Boys and girls ages 6 to 15 are invited to attend Santa Clarita's annual Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 25 at Central Park. Each participant will be allowed one punt, pass and kick, and points will be tallied and reported to the winner following the competition. The winner will have an opportunity to advance to the Punt, Pass and Kick Competition Sectional Competition in October, where the selected winner from sectionals will then continue on to the Team Championships at an upcoming Chargers game in November and December. For ...
The city of Santa Clarita and the Blue Ribbon Task Force will host "Teen Scene: Yikes! A Teenager Lives In My House!" from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency Valencia's Grand Ballroom. The free event is meant to help parents understand and guide their teenagers in the best directions possible for today's world. Among the speakers will be Tyler Durman and Detective Dan Finn of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. The hotel is located at 24500 Town Center Drive in Valencia. For more information, call Tess Simgen at (661) 250-3708 or go to ...
Visitors who want to fish and hike Angeles National Forest won't have to pay Saturday, Sept. 25.
The 3rd Annual Castaic Days Outdoor Festival gets underway this weekend with a variety of amphibious events at the Castaic Lake Recreational Area.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center and Aerotek Inc. will host a job recruitment event from 10 a.m. to noon today.
A 45-year-old Los Angeles Police Department officer died at a hospital Saturday - two days after suffering what authorities said was a brain aneurysm while driving off-duty in her hometown of Valencia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire spreading in Northern California has forced hundreds of people to flee and destroyed five homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Saturday.
A pair of checkpoints set up Friday night to check for drivers who may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs resulted in 16 arrests in Santa Clarita, according to officials.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel agreed Saturday to extend a 12-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war by four hours, a Cabinet minister said. In Gaza, a health official said the Palestinian death toll in 19 days of fighting had surpassed 1,000.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - State transportation officials are reserving the right to install toll lanes on a notoriously congested section of Interstate 405 in Orange County, but local officials aren't happy.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.
A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky.