Hundreds of pink ribbons fluttered in the breeze Saturday as more than 750 breast-cancer survivors and supporters took steps to "de-feet" cancer at Circle of Hope's fifth annual Walk for Hope at Castaic Lake.
This week, Wednesday is more than hump day. It's the 39th observance of Earth Day. Observed around the world, Earth Day was founded by U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, D-Wisc., and coincided with the formation of the federal Environmental Protection Agency. In an article marking the 10-year anniversary of Earth Day, Nelson wrote that his main objective in planning it was to show the political leadership of the nation that there was broad and deep support ...
A Valencia woman believes that an attempt was made to victimize her 95-year-old mother in a scam masquarading as the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes.
Tiered water rates work under one simple premise - make wasting water so expensive that ratepayers have to conserve.
Nearly 1,000 students from Pico Canyon Elementary School received a hands-on lesson about conservation and recycling this week when the school launched its "Go Pico Green" program to celebrate Earth Day.
The SCV Blue Star Mothers Chapter #91 hosts a "Casino Night" fundraiser at the Newhall American Legion Hall tonight from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Singer and actress Camille Gray, an A-student at Rancho Pico Junior High School, has just been booked by the Los Angeles Dodgers to sing the National Anthem to kick off SCV Dodger Day festivities at Dodger Stadium Sunday.
For the Posners of Saugus, Calif., the fight to beat multiple sclerosis is a family affair. Karla Posner, 47, and one of her four children, Samantha, 17, both have MS, as it's more commonly known, a potentially crippling disease that attacks the central nervous system causing numbness and pain, but can be controlled with medication. Posner's older sister and one of her sisters-in-law also battle MS. "I say, 'I may have MS, but MS doesn't ...
A local teacher wants the Boy Scouts of America to be prepared for metal. The organization offers merit badges for plumbing, woodwork and coin collecting. So why not a merit badge for welding? Jack Compton, welding professor at College of the Canyons, is part of a committee initiated by the American Welding Society that plans to submit a curriculum to the Boy Scouts of America in the fall for a welding badge. "There's a great ...
A developer is hoping to transform an empty lot into the sort of project Santa Clarita officials say they want as part of Newhall's revitalization.
Four-time Olympic medalist Kim Rhode ejects a shell as she warms up for her exhibition of trick shooting at Carousel Ranch's How The West Was Won Trap Shoot fundraiser at Oaktree Gun Club on Friday. See Thursday's About Town for coverage of the event.
Partners organizing a valleywide marketing campaign expressed hopes Friday that the Castaic Chamber of Commerce would reconsider its decision not to participate.
While the stock and housing markets seem to be crawling out from under their respective rocks, local experts say unemployment rates will continue to climb.
Earth Day is officially Wednesday, but Santa Clarita gets a jump on it with today's Earth Day Festival and 22nd annual Arbor Day Celebration at Central Park in Saugus.
Two men took off with $300 after holding up a Saugus gas station with a knife early Thursday morning.
SANTA CLARITA - Summer doesn't end until Sept. 21, and Saturday's forecast is for a high of 100 degrees.
SANTA CLARITA - A Lancaster man has been arrested in connection with a series of residential burglaries in the Santa Clarita Valley, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station spokesman said Friday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Valencia cat has been quarantined out of concern that it was exposed to a rabid bat found outside its home, county health officials reported.
SANTA CLARITA - A Newhall child was transported to the hospital today after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to an official with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
SANTA CLARITA - A week after he first disappeared, apparently near Castaic Lake, 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa remains missing - and the identity of a body found burning in the area this week remains unknown, officials said Friday.
Over 4,700 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. Yesterday two where contained and two more sparked in Modoc County. The Rim Fire burning near and in Yosemite National Park has now burned 246,350 acres (385 square miles) and is 80% contained. The Rim Fire continues to actively burn and is now the 3rd largest wildfire in California's recorded history. See the Top 20 list. Now that the threat to the State ...
The monthly Art SLAM series in Old Town Newhall went Hollywood last night with Film SLAM.