More than 75 inmates at a Castaic jail got something they may not have expected when they were incarcerated. They got a graduation ceremony.
The MERIT program, from which the men were graduated Thursday, does more than help convicted domestic abuse and drug offenders, according to one of the program's teachers. It turns boys into men, he said.
When Eric Hisey turns on his ambulance's lights and siren to respond to an accident or injury, he knows firsthand how his patients feel entrusting their lives and well-being to emergency care.
Hisey, 22, of Newhall, began working for American Medical Response in Santa Clarita as an emergency medical technician after recovering from a critical neck injury he suffered in 2006.
Since the age of 5, Cristina Romero always has had a love of dance. Now 16, she is dancing as a member of the Grandeza Mexicana, a professional dance company based in Los Angeles. She started dancing as a member of the city of Santa Clarita's Ballet Folklorico at the Newhall Community Center.
Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company celebrates the depth and diversity of Mexican culture by presenting dynamic performances to audiences throughout Southern California with performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, both in Los Angeles.
The "For Lease" signs are hard to ignore, as they occupy what seems like almost every street corner in the Santa Clarita Valley where commercial buildings reside.
Robert "Bobby" Corrales, a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who was stationed at Santa Clarita Superior Court, died Thursday, April 23 at his home in Valencia following a long battle with acute myloid leukemia. Corrales, of Valencia, was 57.
Nine-year-old Brevin Borrowman rolled a paintbrush drenched with bright red paint over a color-faded curb at Castaic Lake on Saturday.
Thousands of people experienced the cowboy way of life Saturday when they packed Melody Ranch to take part in the 16th annual Cowboy Festival.
College of the Canyons trustees approved funding Wednesday for a new Cougar Stadium scoreboard, upgraded technology and construction expenses for the Valencia campus.
Terry Leonard never planned to go into the movie business.
Friday's arraignment hearing of Redmond O'Neal was postponed until Wednesday, Los Angeles County District Attorney spokeswoman Jane Robison said Friday. O'Neal is the son of actors Ryan O'Neal and Farrah Fawcett.
The late film legend Joel McCrea got his day in Newhall Friday, when city officials unveiled a plaque in his honor on Main Street's Walk of Western Stars.
The Saugus Swap Meet, Santa Clarita's open air market, will be open on Saturdays starting May 2.
Registered sex offenders could essentially be banned from living in Valencia if the Santa Clarita City Council approves an ordinance proposed on Tuesday's agenda.
On Friday, April 11, 2014, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies responded to a call for service regarding a theft. The female victim reported while shopping at a grocery store located on the 24200 block of Magic Mountain Parkway her wallet was stolen from her purse by an unknown suspect. The victim's purse was in a shopping cart in the upper basket area while she shopped inside the store. The victim was approached by a woman who asked her a couple of questions. She answered the questions and the woman walked away. Shortly after speaking with the woman ...
Hundreds of job-searchers attended Wednesday's Job & Career Fair at College of the Canyons, where more than 60 firms and agencies provided information about careers and accepted resumes.
A discussion about term limits for Santa Clarita City Council members nearly made it to the agenda for the council's next meeting.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted Wednesday night to tab two current junior high school principals to lead Valencia High School and West Ranch High School, beginning this summer.
Nissan of Valencia gave away more than $21,800 in gifts - ranging from scholarships to a 2014 Nissan Versa sedan - during its annual Nissan Car Giveaway this week for local Hart district 11th- and 12th-graders.
Ensuring the viability of the local economy was among the major goals stated by the eight men running to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress during a candidate forum this week at College of the Canyons.
Time may be winding down on his tenure in Congress, but Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Wednesday he remains concerned about the state of the nation's defense spending.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
The Santa Clarita City Council took a strong stand Tuesday against a state Assembly bill that would force all cities in California with at least 100,000 residents to break themselves into districts, eliminating at-large elections except in smaller cities.
Surrounded by dozens of friends, family members and supporters, Dante Acosta officially took the oath of office and joined the Santa Clarita City Council during a special meeting Tuesday.
Carousel Ranch, an equestrian center for disabled children in Agua Dulce, raised the roof Tuesday on a long-awaited covered riding arena for its students - just in time to beat the heat.
SACRAMENTO, CA - Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) is proud to announce that the Microsoft YouthSpark TEALS program will be implemented in five local high schools in the coming school year. TEALS, which stands for Technology Education and Literacy in Schools, bridges the gap between the shortage of skilled computer science graduates and the growing demand for computer science job opportunities by bringing technology professionals into local classrooms.
Two local water officials - one representing wholesale services and one representing retail - will be panelists Thursday for the L.A. Water Summit presented by the Building Industry Association of Southern California.
Jury selection is expected to begin in June in the case of a Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife, according to an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
Board members in the William S. Hart Union High School District are expected to tab the new principals of Valencia High School and West Ranch High School during their meeting Wednesday, according to officials.