As summer heat scorched the valley Thursday, an argument over a girl turned violent with one teen stabbed and a Canyon Country man in jail.
Around 1 p.m., a 17-year-old, whose name was not released, was involved in an argument with Elisha Brown, 18, outside the Starbucks coffee shop near the corner of Valencia Boulevard and The Old Road, according to sheriff's detectives.
Eco-friendly development will be a bigger focus for the city of Santa Clarita in the coming years, according to the new conservation and open space element of the draft general plan.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons unveiled its 2008-2009 season schedule Thursday, featuring more star power and doubling the number of performances over past seasons.
Less than 24 hours after a Saugus woman reported a bear lumbering through her backyard, another bruin was spotted late Monday night on Highway 14 just north of Sand Canyon Road. This time it didn't get away.
A 17-year-old boy was the victim of a strong-arm robbery early Tuesday morning at a Valencia gas station, sheriff's Lt. Tom Bryski said.
Congregation Beth Shalom will host a special service on Friday at 8 p.m. for the arrival of its new Torah, donated by congregants Marianne and David Simon in honor of Marianne's parents, Leonard and Nancy Marcus.
A mixed-media painting created by a recent Hart High School graduate will be on display in an alcove at the nation's Capitol for the next year as part of "An Artistic Discovery," a program sponsored by members of Congress to honor the artistic talent of America's youth.
Fundraising for the 2008 SCV Relay for Life topped half a million dollars this week, a local record for the event sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
Man breaks window at store, in patrol car
The teenage boy who was with former Golden Valley High School counselor Roselyn Hubbell when she was arrested last week was also arrested at the same time for possession of cocaine.
More than six months after they were convicted in a San Fernando courtroom for breaking into a Canyon Country home, mother-son duo Cynthia Brandon and Michael Lugo were formally sentenced Tuesday morning, court officials announced.
As the mercury continues to rise throughout the Santa Clarita Valley, local residents and their pets are looking for ways to cool down. Apparently, the local wildlife is also searching for ways to avoid the heat.
The Hart district's summer school program started bright and early at 7 a.m. Monday, with students enrolled in summer classes returning to school after just a one-week break.
"I guess one week was enough, but two would have been better," said Hart senior Ashley Larsen, who is attending summer school at West Ranch High School. "I haven't taken a physical science class yet, so I need to make up those credits - I didn't fail anything."
Las Lomas Land Co., LLC, filed a lawsuit Monday demanding the city of Los Angeles pay damages in excess of $100 million for the City Council's March 19 decision to strike down a housing development that would have brought 5,553 residential units to the steep hillsides near the Newhall Pass.
She's been an educator for 44 years - 20 of those in the Newhall School District - but Friday was the last day of teaching for Judi Hayward, who described her profession as "the best job in the world."
Hayward said goodbye to her sixth grade students and coworkers at Valencia Valley Elementary School last week before heading to her new home in Redondo Beach, where she will be closer to her family.
County health officials discovered a rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley last month, meaning two of the three found countywide so far this year have been in the SCV.
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday Assemblyman Scott Wilk's (R- Santa Clarita) bill requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to post on their web site the external peer review studies when a regional board imposes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) on a community, passed out of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials committee with a 7-0 vote.
The SCV Pregnancy Center (SCVPC) is excited to announce new HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) screenings for local residents. SCVPC is a licensed medical clinic, and the first 100 residents calling for a HIV screening receive the service free.
Fire crews work to knock down a quarter-acre brush fire alongside the south-bound Interstate 5 at McBean Parkway. The No. 3 and 4 southbound lanes were shut down briefly, but reopened at about 8 p.m., a CHP official said.
The Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, snaps back into action this May with the third installments of Art Slam, JAM Sessions and Senses.
Severe winds knocked down at least a dozen trees and tree limbs across the Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday, sending some crashing onto roads and created traffic hazards, city and fire officials said.
Attorneys for outdoor advertising interests sponsoring the Santa Clarita billboard petition drive have filed a cease-and-desist demand against the company they accuse of blocking signature gathering.
The discovery of a body inside a burning Newhall apartment is under investigation by homicide detectives and arson investigators, county fire and coroner officials said Tuesday.
Graduation rates in the William S. Hart Union High School District continued to far outpace the average rates in the county and the state, according to numbers released this week.
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved two bills in a package of legislation by committee chair Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to modernize California's water system.