Just before midnight Friday, Wil Maxham lay awake, terrified that his phone would ring.
The College of the Canyons Fine and Performing Arts division will host its 2009 "ARTstART Festival" on Friday, May 15 to Sunday, May 17 at the Valencia campus. The festival will celebrate the aesthetic achievements of its students and COC's artistic offerings and facilities.
Musician Tom Rush and the trio The Lovell Sisters will play at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons at 2 p.m. on May 16.
Canyon Country resident Pamela Dilworth never collected comic books - that was until Barack Obama became president.
Local families will soon be able to take part in Project Lifesaver, a program designed to keep children with special needs and patients with dementia from wandering and becoming lost.
"Project Lifesaver is a nation-wide program and it really was a program that started to help families find their children or loved ones if they were to wander off," said Kevin Tonoian, the city's technology services manager.
Several children left Gavin Espinosa's ATA Martial Arts studio on Saturday feeling more empowered to flee an unknown stranger should one ever approach them.
"I learned all about how to become really safe and to know the difference between good and bad strangers," said 10-year-old Haley Lohrli, of Valencia. "I learned how to get away from people in a bad situation."
High-school students who are job-hunting this summer are finding the hunt isn't an easy one. One Valencia High School student who has been out looking said he's applied to "a million places" for a summer job.
While that was an exaggeration, Peter Stenquist wasn't embellishing when he expressed his disappointment over the matter.
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Santa Barbara's disastrous Jesusita Fire has sparked concerns in the Santa Clarita Valley about the return of fire season and the need to be prepared, a County fire spokesman said.
The Jesusita Fire destroyed or damaged 75 homes and burned 3,500 acres, forcing more than 20,000 people to be evacuated as of Friday. The newest wildfire to ravage California reignited the push for fire preparedness by Los Angeles County fire officials.
To all the hard working moms in the Santa Clarita Valley I hope you received breakfast in bed and a gift certificate to a wonderful spa. That's what I'm holding out for!
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested Edgar Zuniga, of Sylmar, early Saturday morning for carrying a concealed weapon and possessing drugs, Lt. Mark Hershey said. Zuniga, 29, was standing on a center divider on Bouquet Canyon Road around 3:30 a.m. while his Chevrolet car was stopped in the number two lane on Bouquet Canyon. Road. near Camargo Drive. When the deputy approached Zuniga, he noticed a white sock hanging from the suspect's pant pocket.
With just 13 days to go, the countdown is on for the sixth annual "Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness and Social Inclusion Concert" Saturday, May 23 at the Golden Valley High School outdoor amphitheater in Newhall.
In addition to picking new city council members next April, local voters may decide whether to add "In God We Trust" to the Santa Clarita logo.
A 35-year-old woman in Newhall was pushed to the ground Wednesday morning by a purse-snatcher who ran with her purse to a waiting dark-colored sedan driven by a woman, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
After 14 months of negotiations, the city of Santa Clarita has struck a labor deal that will give a 5 percent cost-of-living adjustment to 77 city employees, officials said Tuesday.
Saying she wants to continue the city's "forward momentum," City Councilwoman Laurene Weste took hold of the gavel as Santa Clarita's new mayor during a special council meeting Tuesday night.
SANTA CLARITA - A 16-year-old skateboarder was injured Tuesday and taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after a collision with a car at a busy Canyon Country intersection.
Burglars looted and trashed a small church in Val Verde during the weekend, stealing its sound system and a modest offering, ripping up Bibles in an apparent frenzied search for valuables.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
Michael Vaccaro commutes every day from North Hollywood to the Santa Clarita Valley and he puts in long hours once he gets here working as district sales manager for a department store.