Striking a pose can earn pooches or cats treats and raise money for charities and local animal shelters.
The California Department of Transportation will close up to two lanes of southbound Interstate 5 from Lyons Avenue to Calgrove Boulevard, as well as the southbound Interstate 5 on- and off-ramps at Lyons Avenue and Calgrove Boulevard, as follows:
A man died after being struck by an oncoming vehicle as he crossed highway lanes by foot to deal with an initial collision on Saturday morning along Interstate 5 just south of Highway 138, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Adrian Garcia.
College of the Canyons turned history into a lesson on election night. The college's Radio, Television and Film 225 Advanced TV Production class hosted a three-hour broadcast covering the Tuesday's historic election from Time-Warner's Channel 20 Community Access Center. The coverage was a first of its kind for the college and the evening was a success, instructor Dave Brill said. "This coverage was two months in the planning and involved over 30 RTVF students, alumni, ...
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's deputies arrested two alleged gang members, 22-year-old Randy Ramirez and a 17-year-old juvenile, for assault with a deadly weapon in front of a Jack in the Box restaurant in Canyon Country Saturday evening.
How would you like a trash dump in your backyard? Or a chemical plant next to your child's school? Or 10,000 more cars on the road you take to the grocery store?
In response to the Oct. 20 story "One valley, one water supplier," we ask: Is bigger really better?
Is your lawn a slacker? We mean that in the nicest possible way. It's not like your lawn sits on the couch and plays video games all day. But don't let it fool you into thinking it is working as hard now as it was this summer. Did you know your lawn is only "working" when the sun is out? In other words, as the days got longer in early summer, your grass received more ...
Dear Brayden Jay: You came into the world on Nov. 1, 2008, exactly 20 years after the birth of your Uncle Chip. Poppa appreciates this since it makes it easy to remember the birthday! I view your baby pictures available on the Internet and see the determined look of your mother, our beautiful and intelligent second daughter, and feel the great joy at the second grandchild brought into the world. Our children and grandchildren provide ...
Tree leaves have changed colors and fallen to the ground, but fall did not officially start until the fall festival at First Presbyterian Church in Newhall.
Symphony celebrates anniversary The Santa Clarita Symphony celebrates its 5-year anniversary with a classical and jazz performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. "An Evening with Bryan Pezzone and Friends" features crossover classical and jazz music in an improvisational style. Purchase tickets at www.scsymphony.com or call (661) 362-5304. Hikers lose way in Mentryville Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue were sent after two hikers stuck on a ridge ...
Veterans Day was first incorporated by President Wilson as Armistice Day in 1919 at the end of World War I. The implementation of an armistice, which is a temporary cessation of hostilities, came with the final peace treaty, the infamous Treaty of Versailles, which was signed in 1919 between the Allies and Germany at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of November 1918. President Wilson said when he proclaimed the first Armistice Day, "To ...
Now that we as a nation have elected a black man to the highest office in the land, can we finally say good-bye to affirmative action policies? No longer can the color of one's skin be used as an excuse for personal shortcomings.
I was deeply saddened by the on-campus suicide of 14-year old Jeremiah Lasater. My sadness quickly turned to anger when I read about the emotional torture this child endured in front of everybody on the campus of Vasquez High School. Shame on the school board officials, teachers, parents and yes, the students at Vasquez High who either created or acquiesced to the environment at school that Jeremiah had to endure.
Why are all of the schools in Castaic except Live Oak Elementary built at the top of dead-end roads? These seem to be the most wasteful possible. Very few students can ride a bike or walk to these campuses; they all have to be dropped off and picked up. That's two trips up and two trips down every school day, adding vehicle emissions and wear and tear.
It's not Christmas yet, but a Santa Clarita woman is scheduled to receive a life-saving gift from her sister this week: a kidney.
Palmdale was ordered to hold a new election for City Council members next year after a Superior Court judge concluded there was discrimination against black and Latino voters in November citywide races.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve Sarkisian was named the head coach at Southern California on Monday, leaving Washington to return to the Trojans' storied football program for another run at national titles.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A woman who allegedly offered topless hairstyling services in northern Colorado faces criminal charges. But police say the problem isn't cutting hair without a top. It's cutting hair without a license.
HONOLULU (AP) - A kayak fisherman died Monday after a shark attack off Maui, local officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer during an attack at Los Angeles International Airport last month is scheduled to make his first court appearance Wednesday.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A 14-year-old student flashed a pellet gun inside an Ohio high school, setting off a lockdown and short standoff Monday in a hallway before he was taken into custody and charged, police and a witness said.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or brake trouble was still unclear, he said.
SANTA CLARITA - The Porsche in which actor Paul Walker and his friends were killed Saturday was traveling alone at a high rate of speed Saturday when it crashed in a fiery collision with two trees and a lamp post that left the car as little more than rubble, sheriff's officials said today.
NEW YORK (AP) - Investigators mined the data recorders Monday and sought to question the engineer and conductor for clues to why a commuter train jumped the tracks along a sharp curve, killing four passengers.
With the celebration of Thanksgiving and the nature of the holiday season thankfully there were only two reported Part-1 crimes. The first was a theft from a boat in the 22300 block of Festividad Drive between November 20th and November 25th. Someone cut the cover of the victim's boat and stole over $1,900 worth of equipment.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's the day of the online deal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On game days in Thermal, where date farms and desert surroundings evoke the Middle East and nearby communities have names like Mecca and Oasis, fans cheer a high school team known as the Arabs.
BOSTON (AP) - Doctors are reporting an epidemic - of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new federal numbers show.
Local artists will display their artwork for the second time this year during "Art in the Alley" Saturday in downtown Newhall.