Trial by fire became trial by water Thursday night when more than 70 young lifeguards jumped into the darkened waters of Castaic Lake and began swimming a mile to shore.
Sheriff's deputies were able to arrest a suspected thief in Canyon Country after a resident tipped them off, according to a Friday report.
Rising fuel and food prices are affecting everyone these days - even elementary school kids will feel the crunch as they fork over another quarter each day for their school lunch this fall.
Hevad Rain Khan kept his mouth shut as he walked away from his seat at the No Limit Hold'em World Championship at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
They may have worn blue, but the inmate-backed band at Pitchess Detention Center did not have a case of the blues Friday morning, as ContraBand filled the air with songs of love and happiness to celebrate the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.
A Palmdale man was killed early Friday morning in a crash on Highway 14 near Vasquez Rocks, officials said.
Who would have thought Afghanistan would be a five-minute drive from Central Park?
One Hart High student, two Canyon High students, and four Golden Valley students were awarded their diplomas after completing the necessary credits during summer school on Friday morning.
They served in several military campaigns worldwide. Now they want to serve their communities.
SAN FERNANDO - The mother of a newborn girl found dead in a trash bin appeared Thursday morning in a San Fernando courthouse for a pretrial conference, only to have the judge reschedule the hearing for July 23 in Department G.
Come Nov. 4, voters will be asked to decide on a $300 million Proposition 39 general obligation bond election to provide funds for the Hart district.
A U.S. Senate panel took testimony Wednesday on bipartisan legislation that would protect nearly 475,000 acres of wilderness in California's Eastern Sierra and San Gabriel Mountains.
There were pleas. There were tears. In the end, Hart district officials decided to save a little more than $450,000 by eliminating five jobs.
Two people were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a Lexus RX300 cut across eastbound lanes of Highway 126, causing a six-vehicle pileup that backed up traffic for nearly an hour.
The Hart district had 696 dropouts in 2006-07, and 511 of those dropped out of one charter school, Opportunities For Learning.
SANTA CLARITA - The storm forecast to hit Southern California this evening is a cold one and is expected to lower snow levels to 4,000 feet on Saturday, National Weather Service forecasters said today in a hazardous weather outlook.
SANTA CLARITA - Organizers of the Winter Magic & Lighted Boat Parade scheduled at Castaic Lake on Saturday have canceled the event, citing "pending weather conditions."
Students at Saugus High School took part in the Every 15 Minutes program on Thursday.