Kristina Micunekova figured a student exchange program would improve her English. But the 16-year-old Slovakian didn't choose England as her exchange country. She came to California.
Christmas presents under the tree were quickly forgotten when soon-to-be-mom Arrika Hyman announced, "It's time!"
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Ashton Stoermer of Canyon Country was one among a few workers serving breakfast to a continuous crowd of hungry customers at the Valencia Boulevard Western Bagel shop on Thursday morning. He didn't mind working the 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. shift because his family celebrated Christmas the evening before.
It is all that remains of the 1908 Saugus schoolhouse, and the Saugus Union School District was hoping to have the old schoolhouse bell for its centennial celebration Sunday.
A shocking suicide might have divided a quiet, rural town. The two sides squared off at the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District board meeting Thursday night. One looked for answers in the suicide of Jeremiah Lasater, a 14-year-old Vasquez High School special education student who shot and killed himself in a school bathroom Monday. The other asked the community to move past the finger-pointing. "What if he came to school with a different mind set?" ...
CHATSWORTH - Family members, friends and teammates consoled each other with hugs at Friday's memorial service for Jeremiah Lasater at Crawford Mortuary.
A California Highway Patrol officer caught three men hunting a deer alongside Highway 14 near Golden Valley Road in Canyon Country on Friday morning.
The Saugus Union School District started out with one wooden schoolhouse in 1908 and over the past century has grown to 15 schools spread out across Saugus, Canyon Country and Valencia.
A trade group is challenging Measure S on November's ballot, saying water softener manufacturers are made a scapegoat for other agencies that dump salt into the Santa Clara River.
City increases street sweeping frequency The city of Santa Clarita is street sweeping on a weekly basis, up from every other week. This will continue until Jan. 2009. Residents are asked to remove vehicles form the street and to keep the streets clear of garden trimmings, trash, debris, and portable basketball courts. Call (661) 286-4098. Filipino-American Association anniversary The Filipino-American Association of Santa Clarita Valley will celebrate its Silver Anniversary at the Valencia Hyatt at ...
Santa Clarita Valley Republicans will come together this weekend for a rally from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Newhall Park, 24933 Newhall Avenue.
A showery Christmas Day kept local California Highway Patrols officers on their toes Thursday, but as of mid-afternoon, no collisions caused any serious injuries, said CHP Sgt. Rick Miler.
"They're obviously a big part of society, they've raised children, a lot of them are veterans, they're our grandparents and our parents," said Jorge Meza of Valencia. "We always remember the children and we never remember the elderly."
Dave Davis knows how stressful it can be waiting for a loved one to give birth. Davis is grandfather to seven grandchildren who were all born at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital. Another thing Davis knows about waiting for another grandchild to arrive, it's that the hospital's maternity services waiting room was in need of a facelift. But Davis isn't the type to complain. As owner of Davis Plastering, he is a doer. Davis, his ...
Members of the Saugus Union School District board voted 4-1 Tuesday night to declare Stephen Winkler's board seat vacant, saying he does not reside within the school district boundaries.
For the third time within four weeks, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will hold a drivers' checkpoint within the city limits to catch drivers who may be unlicensed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
A tense barricade situation in Canyon Country ended peacefully Tuesday following a five-hour standoff that resulted in the evacuation of some residents.
A 54-year-old Canyon Country man who allegedly drove the wrong way on Highway 14 Monday, causing a multi-car pileup that injured 13, has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at the time of the crash, a California Highway Patrol officer said Tuesday.
Local swimming pool jumped right into the fun Monday as worldwide participants sought to set a record for "the world's largest swimming lesson."
Santa Clarita, CA – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station/Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on June 20, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
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A man charged with murder in an Acton shooting has yet to be arraigned and no prosecutor has been assigned to the case a month after his arrest, a court official said Monday.
The issue of censured school board member Stephen Winkler's legal residency is expected be debated at the Saugus Union School District meeting Tuesday night. Some expect the board to fire him by declaring his seat vacant.
A boy about 4 years old was airlifted to a Los Angeles hospital Monday after suffering a seizure at his preschool, according to fire officials.
Dante Acosta - whose son Army Spc. Rudy A. Acosta was killed by a rogue gunman in Afghanistan two years ago - said Monday he is suing the security firm who hired the gunman.
Santa Clarita Valley residents could win an extra 30 days to debate their chloride options this week when the local sanitation district meets to discuss the extension Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - College of the Canyons Cougar Stadium will be temporarily closed effective Monday, June 17, as the college embarks on a several-weeks long artificial turf replacement and track resurfacing project.
In anticipation of a high-danger fire season Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich reminds residents preparing to celebrate the Fourth of July, that fireworks of any kind are illegal in Los Angeles County unincorporated communities and in many of its 88 cities.
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