Placerita Canyon Natural Area and Nature Center's relatively new superintendent, Ranger Frank Hoffman, and a group of recreation services leaders presented a live, interactive and educational animal show to several Nature Center visitors on Saturday.
An ambulance transported Los Angeles Police Department officer Sheldon Williams to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after he collided with multiple vehicles on his motorcycle along Highway 14 just north of San Fernando Road Saturday afternoon.
After a Placerita Canyon manhunt that lasted more than an hour, a Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Special Enforcement Bureau canine captured suspect Ryan Ogden of Tujunga as he hid in some brush Saturday night.
Concussions, fractured arms, shoulder injuries, sprained ankles and broken noses? Bring it on. Today's cheerleaders do more than just stand on the sidelines at a football game and lead the crowd in cheers for the team - although that's a big part of their role. They're also highly skilled athletes that train hard and travel to competitions of their own. "I think they're starting to get more respect, but I don't think people understand what ...
At least five local families plan to keep their kids home from school Monday as part of a grassroots effort to punish a teachers' union for its opposition to Proposition 8, one father said.
UPDATED 11:15 p.m. Sunday: The current Red Flag Warning has been extended again, through 8 p.m. Monday, a week after the original warning was issued, according to today's National Weather Service update. Humidity in single-digits and temperatures in the low 90s are expected Monday in the Santa Clarita Valley, moderating to the mid-90s later in the week. The service again blames the warm, dry air mass parked in the atmosphere over Southern California since last Monday. County fire officials and crews remain ...
A man and a woman were in custody Saturday after robbing two people in Saugus and hijacking their car, sheriff's officials said.
Eight shots fired in Canyon Country Gunfire erupted on a Canyon Country street Friday night, but no one was injured, a Sheriff's Department official said. The shooting occurred following an exchange between the occupant or occupants of a gray Toyota Tacoma pickup truck and at least one resident of a home on Cedarcreek, an observer said. The pickup's occupant fired at the home at least eight times. A car parked in front of the home ...
More than 1,000 volunteers transformed parts of the valley for the better during HandsOn Santa Clarita's eighth annual Make a Difference Day on Saturday.
A body-shop owner, cameraman, pipe fitter, electronics firm owner and others gathered bright and early Saturday at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Two dozen happy LETMESAIL members and chaperones shared an exciting afternoon recently when they traveled to Burbank's NBC Studios to watch a live taping of "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a Health & Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 31 at College of the Canyons.
As Santa Clarita's unemployment rate edges past 5 percent, officials at two local employment centers are registering more job seekers looking for permanent work in a tightening economy.
Becky and Matt Christensen walked into Sports Chalet in Stevenson Ranch on Friday with a return; unexpectedly, they walked out with more than $300 worth of ski wear.
The cold front that stole like a Grinch into the Santa Clarita Valley behind Christmas rains will linger until Sunday, delivering a two-punch combination of chilly days and freezing nights, a National Weather Service meteorologist said Friday.
The Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences began its fourth attempt to charter an elementary school in the Saugus Union School District with a public hearing Tuesday night.
New Assistant Sheriff Terri McDonald and Chief Ted Sexton Introduced On Monday, March 18, 2013 at Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau, Sheriff Lee Baca introduced Terri McDonald as the new Assistant Sheriff of Custody Division. She will have the responsibility of overseeing the largest jail system in the nation with nine custody and correctional facilities and over 18,000 inmates. In addition, Assistant Sheriff McDonald will supervise the Education Based Incarceration Bureau, which is an important component within ...
'Teen Scene Plugged-In' event
An event called the "Instrument Petting Zoo" was held at Wiley Canyon Elementary School in Newhall on Tuesday. Students were introduced to a variety of instruments in an effort to recruit them to the school's orchestra.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – A motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich directing the Chief Executive Officer to develop recommendations for streamlining and improving the provision of County services for the mentally ill homeless was unanimously approved.
A young man arrested on drug charges but described as a prolific graffiti vandal has been charged with a dozen felony counts of vandalism, authorities said Tuesday.
A Castaic man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and attempted homicide was in custody Tuesday after local sheriff's deputies arrested him following a brief pursuit.
SAN FERNANDO - Witnesses took the stand in San Fernando Superior Court on Tuesday to describe long moments of sheer terror as suspected gang members allegedly threatened and shouted at them during a Canyon Country bank robbery last fall.
County supervisors put a temporary hold Tuesday on a proposal to build a new downtown Los Angeles jail - with a price tag of almost $1 billion.
SACRAMENTO­– Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) attended a press conference this morning which introduced a series of bills to reform Prison Realignment in California. Assembly Bill 109 was passed by the California Legislature and signed by Governor Brown, taking effect in October, 2011.
Santa Clarita Valley home sales and prices continued their housing-slump recovery in February, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.
War deaths in Afghanistan number almost 2,100 young Americans lost since the U.S. entered that conflict in 2003. But most people are unaware that an even greater loss of young lives occurs every year on this nation's college campuses.
Community members are invited to submit their favorite local snapshots for the City of Santa Clarita's quarterly photography contest. The spring contest is currently underway and new submissions must be received by March 31, 2013 to qualify for a variety of cash prizes.
Rock Club meeting