Sheriff's Department bomb squad deputies shut down a shopping center between Delmonte Drive and Valencia Boulevard near McBean Parkway Monday after they discovered two suspicious packages - one in a car parked at the center and another in a bush in the same parking lot - according to officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
U.S. Forest Service officials released a brief statement Monday citing "electrical power lines creating a competent ignition source" as the cause of the Powerhouse Fire, which started May 30, 2013, and charred more than 30,000 acres.
Members of the Castaic Union School District decided Monday night they need more information about by-district elections and California's Voting Rights Act before they discuss the possibility of changing the district's at-large election system.
Three burglars who tried to break into a Castaic home and then hid from sheriff's deputies in an empty Westridge hot tub and trash can were out of hot water with homeowners this week.
Former Los Angeles Kings player and current radio analyst Daryl Evans is hosting a youth hockey mini-camp from Monday through this Wednesday at the Valencia Ice Station.
One of the three robbery suspects arrested in a series of Canyon Country bike path crimes had been previously sentenced to half a year in county jail and was out on parole, a spokesman said Monday.
U.S. Forest Service officials released a brief statement Monday citing "electrical power lines creating a competent ignition source" as the cause of the Powerhouse Fire, which started May 30, 2013 and charred more than 30,000 acres.
Kids squealed with delight as junior lifeguard instructors Tyler Miller and Alex Anthony tossed them off the dock at the Castaic Lagoon.
The City of Santa Clarita is accepting names of youth ages 24 and younger who lost their lives in traffic-related incidents, for inclusion in the Annual Youth Grove Evening of Remembrance. The event will be hosted at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the Youth Grove at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of June 22-28, 2014, as part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14). More information about the project is here.
As the only white guy seated in the horn section of a segregated, otherwise all-black Army Band at Camp Reynolds in Pennsylvania during World War II, Dirk Fischer stood out. Musically, however, he was a perfect fit.
Faced with the possibility of a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit, members of the Castaic Union School District board will discuss whether to change the district's at-large system for electing board members during a meeting Monday night.
They just don't make 'em like they used to.
Santa Clarita City Council members will discuss whether to repeal a controversial billboard ordinance or put the matter to a public vote during their meeting Tuesday.
Families and deputies enjoyed games, barbecue and shooting lessons at the annual 999 for Kids Summer Showdown BBQ Competition in Castaic on Saturday.
SAN FERNANDO - The 2011 Halloween killing of good Samaritan Alejandro Sanchez-Torrez came at the tail end of a 4-day crime spree allegedly punctuated by gunpoint intimidation, violence and a street fight showdown that ended in gunfire, jurors heard last week as the murder trial of three young men got underway.
Plans for the 185-acre Vista Canyon residential and commercial development near Sand Canyon, projected to be complete around 2020, call for an element unique to the Santa Clarita Valley.
Santa Clarita City Council members are set to vote Tuesday on whether to purchase a property to develop a permanent home for the Canyon Country Community Center.
Lisa Craig's smile lights up the room when you ask her about her job.
The 70th annual Our Lady of Perpetual Help Barbecue Fair drew thousands to its rides, shows, games and, of course, its barbecue.
A package of bills signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown and aimed at protecting California's groundwater supplies is being hailed as a much-needed step forward for a state seized by drought.
Free kettle corn and hot dogs, carnival-style games, toy prizes and raffles - it truly was a Day for Kids on Saturday at Newhall Park.
Santa Clarita's unemployment rate ticked downward ever so slightly in August and continues to be lower than both the state and county jobless rates, according to numbers released by the state's Employment Development Department.
Community members volunteered to trudge through the sand of the Santa Clara River to pick up trash and debris Saturday morning at the 20th annual River Rally Clean-up and Environmental Expo.
After a 10-month, 442 million mile interplanetary journey, a NASA spacecraft was scheduled to enter orbit around Mars on Sunday, according to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church celebrates 70 years of annual barbecues in the Santa Clarita Valley all weekend long as a busy schedule of activities crams the calendar today and Sunday.
One Sunday morning Kirk and Kasey Morales listened to a message at church calling on families to get involved in foster care. The couple had a blended family of six children when they first began considering adoption.
Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill by a Santa Clarita Valley legislator that would have placed restrictions on charter schools seeking to locate outside the boundaries of the district that authorizes them, citing concerns that the bill could force existing charter schools to relocate.
Junior high school students in the Santa Clarita Valley rummaged through shelves and racks of the Kohl's retail store in Valencia for some back-to-school shopping this week - made possible with help from Assistance League Santa Clarita.
Caltrans will repave State Route 138 in Palmdale between 165th Street East and Avenue S, officials said Friday.