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Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon was confirmed as ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday, making him the strongest Republican voice on the committee, according to an aide.
The Newhall Area Dodgeball Squad took on all comers for the Western States Police & Fire Games Tuesday and managed to bring home the second-place trophy.
Police have arrested a San Fernando Valley man on suspicion of kidnapping an 18-year-old woman in North Hollywood and forcing her to drive to Newhall, where he raped her and stole her car.
A man who apparently overdosed on drugs during a standoff with sheriff's deputies last week at a Gorman motel has been jailed without bail and charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife.
A Santa Clarita sound studio hosted the Western States Police & Fire Games' boxing competition Tuesday.
Despite the lack of a state budget, Saugus Union School District board members Tuesday adopted its 2009-10 fiscal-year budget in the face of ongoing, deep cuts to education funding.
The Newhall School District board signed off on a roughly $57 million budget Tuesday, and expects to go back to the drawing board as state legislators trim more off California's long-overdue spending plan.
Through bake sales, ice-cream socials and donations, a group of dedicated parents and teachers are helping to keep the music alive at Newhall School District.
Sheriff's deputies arrested two men and placed five children in protective custody following a drug raid in Saugus earlier this week, authorities said.
Wayne King, the owner of Tiny's Submarine Sandwiches in Canyon Country, died Sunday after fighting a longtime battle with his illnesses. King was 72.
"He was a loving, caring, generous man who helped everybody," said daughter Teri King.
According to westside residents, Tuesday's governance meeting didn't live up to expectations.
Los Angeles County firefighters began a series of controlled burns Monday near the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic as part of a training exercise, a fire department spokeswoman said.
A reorganization by theme-park giant Six Flags Inc. by the end of the year after declaring bankruptcy Saturday seems entirely realistic, according to one Los Angeles economist.
Newhall and Saugus Union School District board members will face the possibilities of increased class sizes and funding reductions tonight as both districts decide on 2009-10 adopted budgets.
Saugus Union took a $2.1 million cut for the current fiscal year and planned a 2009-10 budget with a $3.3 million reduction, Superintendent Judy Fish said.
Peanuts, Cracker Jacks, skillful play and charitable programs are a few of the warm-hearted baseball fan's favorite things.
A bill from state Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, that would impose restrictions on charter schools seeking to locate outside the boundaries of the districts that charter them, is headed for the governor's desk, officials said Thursday.
Waste Management will not collect trash on Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day.
Metrolink commuter trains will run to downtown Los Angeles on Labor Day, but not on their regular schedules, Metrolink officials announced this week.
Southern California residents are expected to hit the road over the long Labor Day weekend in numbers not seen since 2008, according to projections from the Automobile Club of Southern California.
Mary Casamento couldn't have been more surprised when she learned there was a $20,000 reward for the capture of the man in the Simi Valley hotel room next to her who was making such a racket.
Hundreds of runners and volunteers will take part in the inaugural Be the Light 5K run/walk sponsored by A Light of Hope Support Center Inc. in Santa Clarita this Saturday.
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Come next spring, Colossus - Six Flags Magic Mountain's iconic wooden roller coaster - will be transformed into Twisted Colossus, the world's longest hybrid wood-and-steel coaster, Six Flags officials announced Thursday.
A San Fernando Superior Court judge Thursday set a date for possible jury selection to begin in the trial of three men accused of gunning down a Canyon Country man on Halloween three years ago.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers passed a key hurdle Thursday in imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.
Four years ago, when sheriff's, city and school officials realized the extent of heroin use among Santa Clarita teens, they launched a number of far-reaching initiatives to tackle the problem.
After being attacked twice within the span of a month while walking home, Canyon Country resident Barbara Kritzberg says she'll be prepared in case it happens again.