A home check quickly became a coroner's investigation Friday as sheriff's deputies found the badly decomposed body of a Canyon Country woman in her bedroom.
Standing in front of her nine students, Avery Roemer grabbed a handful of white rice and spread the sticky grains across the dried square of seaweed.
The Saugus Union School District will receive $1.4 million in funding from the Enhancing Education Through Technology Competitive Grant program, which is part of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
Filming of some scenes for a feature film wrapped up Thursday at West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch.
Peachland Elementary School and Old Orchard Elementary will have new principals this year.
City and county planners will host a public meeting Monday to discuss potential environmental impacts related to the One Valley, One Vision general plan.
One person went to the hospital after a Thursday afternoon pileup that involved four vehicles.
U.S. Rep Howard "Buck" McKeon has a new legislative aide and a new coordinator of new media at his office in Washington, D.C.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital officials are hoping that a few scoops of ice cream will leave area residents with a good taste in their mouths as the public hearing date for the hospital's controversial expansion plans nears.
For artists and/or bands who still need a video in order to enter the "SCV Rock Star" contest, videographer Brandon Blair and his Artistry Productions are offering a special deal.
An average of 10 people a day in Santa Clarita Valley were charged under the new "hands free" cell phone law passed a month ago, officials reported Thursday.
Two measures aimed at imposing federal standards for perchlorate in drinking water passed a key Senate committee, Sen. Barbara Boxer said Thursday.
Thursday was just a training day for the sheriff's deputies, but when the shots were fired at Arroyo Seco Junior High School, it was about as surreal as the real thing.
A multi-million dollar modernization of Placerita Junior High School began this month as part of the Hart district's effort to renovate its campuses using funds from Measure V.
Dr. Surisham Dhillon has been named the new medical director of rehabilitation services at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, hospital officials announced this week.
Newhall claims the lion's share of rabid bats found this year in the Santa Clarita Valley, with the fourth discovered there within the past week.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reminding pet owners that it's against the law to leave their animals in their vehicles during the dog days of summer.
Santa Clarita workers are braving the heat this afternoon to turn a block of Canyon Country into a beach - with everything but the ocean.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - With temperatures expected to rise in Los Angeles County this weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) advises residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by using insect repellent and removing dirty, stagnant water around the home.
Gorman - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the week of July 28 to August 2, 2014, as part of a pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. More information about the project is here.
A 130-year-old photograph signed by a legendary Old West lawman is expected to fetch a fistful of dollars for a Valencia man.
If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
California has a message for cities and homeowner associations that persist in fining residents for not watering their lawns during the drought: back off.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
Baby Violeta Martinez was just learning to walk when Tuesday's fatal crash in Acton claimed the lives of her parents, relatives of the orphaned girl said Thursday.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
Editor's note: Corrects that bar beating occurred last year/
Firefighters from both the county and the U.S. Forest Service jumped on a small brush fire north of Castaic Thursday, a spokesman for the U.S. Forest Service said.