In Southern California, gloom generally seizes the day in June, though on Father's Day Sunday, it was the perfect day to be a prune - in a swimming pool filled with laughter and family bonding.
Two pieces of federal legislation aimed at protecting nearly 14,000 acres of local wilderness and resolving the decades-long dispute between the city of Santa Clarita and Cemex were officially endorsed by the city council this week, bringing both bills one step closer to enactment.
Created through a bipartisan congressional effort spearheaded by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, both the Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act and the Soledad Canyon Mine Act will have significant impact in the Santa Clarita Valley if approved.
While crime was up approximately 8 percent in Santa Clarita, the city still ranks among the 10 safest cities in California.
Nearly 20 recent graduates from the Santa Clarita Valley and nearby cities were honored by U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon on Saturday during the congressman's annual academy luncheon, which offers appreciation and support to the graduates as they prepare to enter United States service academies or preparatory schools.
For what is essentially a members-only amateur golf event, there were several plotlines on Saturday at The Classic at Valencia Country Club.
The pincer of skyrocketing gasoline prices and rising food prices has the American family in a vise, many economists say.
In one room, Saugus resident Lisa Jenkins and her daughter, Erin, teamed with Jenkins' sister Mandy Shaw of Montrose to renew the more than 40-year-old walls of the Newhall home with a fresh coat of white paint.
Her documentary about the experiences of a Japanese-American during World War II won a state competition over Mother's Day weekend, and now sixth-grader Jessica Resnick is hoping to win a national competition over Father's Day weekend.
With an empty agenda, the Santa Clarita Planning Commission has canceled its meeting Tuesday. The next regular Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 1 in the Council Chambers of City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
An ex-Golden Valley High School counselor who quit during an investigation into alleged improper relations with a student was arrested this week trying to check into a San Fernando Valley hotel with an underage boy, a sheriff's official said Friday.
Roselyn Hubbell, 33, was arrested Tuesday on felony charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and child endangerment and was booked at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Hubbell was released on $50,000 bond.
A 21-year-old woman who had been found guilty of sexually assaulting an 11-month-old girl she was baby-sitting in a Canyon Country home was ordered Friday to pay about $10,000 in restitution.
Santa Clarita Valley was a hot movie location back when Tom Mix was shooting at bad guys and a its still hot movie location with CSI, 24 and NCIS agents shooting at bad guys.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded Friday morning to two calls from residents reporting bear sightings in the wash area near the 28000 block of Placerview Trail and the 28000 block of North High Ridge Drive in Saugus.
When Harini Kompella wants to visit her high school alma mater, all she has to do is walk over to her computer and point and click.
The 17-year-old Canyon Country resident recently graduated from Insight School of California-Los Angeles, a public cybercharter high school that just opened last fall.
Santa Clarita planners will explain Tuesday what they plan to do help protect local natural resources as developments continue to sprout on the valley's surrounding hillsides.
At a Planning Commission study session, city planners will present the draft Conservation and Open Space Element of the One Valley One Vision plan, the joint county-city valleywide general plan that will likely be adopted in spring 2009.
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.