Los Angeles County Fire Department officials know the winter holidays are a time for celebration, which means more cooking, home decorating, entertaining and an increased risk of fire.
Wednesday's forecast called for gusty winds, heavy rain and hail that put travelers on alert but did not deter Santa Claus as he made his rounds through the Santa Clarita Valley on Christmas Eve.
Santa Clarita City Hall Closed on Christmas. Open on Friday. College of the Canyons Closed through Jan. 5. On Jan. 2, essential offices such as admissions, assessment, bookstore, and a few other offices will be open for limited hours. Specific hours for individual offices are posted at: www.canyons.edu/Offices/PIO/hours.html. U.S. Postal Service No deliveries on Christmas and New Year's Day The Federal Emergency Management Agency Telephone registration service for the California wildfires disasters will ...
Imagine being able to lose weight and feed the hungry at the same time. For six weeks, members who participated in the Weight Watchers "Lose for Good" campaign did just that. For every pound lost, many members of the Newhall branch donated an equal amount to the SCV Food Pantry. "It's very hard when you're trying to lose weight to physically see it," said Leah Pollack of Santa Clarita. "To see the physical representation by ...
Single Mothers Outreach seeks participants Single Mothers Outreach is looking for local groups and families interested in adopting single parent families for the holiday season as part of its annual Adopt-a-Family Holiday Program. Families selected to be adopted are student-parents carrying at least six units in school, parents who are actively participating in Single Mothers Outreach like skills-oriented growth programs or new clients in 2008. Almost 130 families qualify. Families and organizations interested in helping ...
A woman in a plush white bathrobe leisurely looks over her balcony at beautiful rolling green hills and a professionally designed golf course called Los Valles.
Bullying happens in the classroom, on the playground and online. It poisons the learning process, discourages students from attending school and can even drive people to commit suicide, a local school official said Wednesday. The California Student Survey showed 31 percent of 11th-grade students were victims of harassment during a 12-month period in 2005 and 2006, according to the California Attorney General's Office Web site. But incidents of bullying are more numerous, said Chuck Nichols, ...
Continuing an upward trend in sales that started in April, 55 percent more homes were sold in the Santa Clarita Valley compared with December 2007, according to the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
Two local community organizations filed a lawsuit Monday against the city of Santa Clarita asking for guarantees that hospital officials will build the 120-bed hospital tower.
Two local waste management companies joined forces, but the merger means selling the Chiquita Canyon Landfill, a company official said.
Battered women often seek emotional and physical shelter from fists, angry words and abusive partners at the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley in Newhall.
Accused identity-thief William Schaeffler got a holiday reprieve in his court proceedings, according to a court official.
The Department of Motor Vehicles reminded motorists of several new laws effective in 2009. Among the legislation was AB2241, which limits the issuance of temporary operating permits to those with vehicles yet to pass a smog check. The law called for a $50 fee for one 60-day temporary operating permit only if the vehicle was tested at a smog station and failed. "This new law ensures that vehicles on our highways are properly registered and ...
Dylan Olivas, 3, plays at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Tuesday. Olivas was taken to the emergency room Friday night for appendicitis and underwent surgery Saturday. He will be released in time to spend Christmas with his family.
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Sacramento, Calif. – The California Department of General Services (DGS) today announced the successful sale of the state's Los Angeles Civic Center parcel. The approximately 1.9 acre surplus state property, located at 1st St. and Broadway, was sold to the City of Los Angeles for approximately $7.5 million. The Los Angeles City Board of Recreation and Parks plans to turn the property into a park, as it currently sits adjacent to "Grand Park" in Los ...
Bolstered by funds from the recent Proposition 30 sales and income tax hikes, College of the Canyons has added a new summer school session with more than 100 courses to its catalog.
Standing at attention, Master Sgt. David Stratton of the Young Marines fought a smile of pride and shook his father's hand as he graduated from the Santa Clarita Valley unit of the national coed organization.
What better way to spend Father's Day than to run with your 11-year-old son on a Sunday morning, only to hobble breathless over the finish line after him?
Firefighters knocked down a brush fire near the Paradise Ranch Mobile Home Park in less than two hours Sunday afternoon thanks to a swift cooperative effort between two local fire agencies, a fire station captain said.
One person was injured in a motorcycle crash east of Quail Lake Sunday morning, prompting fire officials to dispatch a rescue helicopter to the scene near Lake Hughes, a Fire Department official said.
About 50 people packed into a meeting room at the Santa Clarita Activities Center Saturday for a town hall meeting on the ongoing chloride compliance issue held by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita.
Central Park became a parking lot Saturday as a variety of vehicles from emergency responders and local companies were lined up and on display for the first "Touch-A-Truck" event to benefit the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
Firefighters attended to a small fire that charred brush near the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 north of Castaic Road in Castaic on Saturday.
The city roads department will shut down a street in Newhall this week to improve curbs, gutters and sidewalks and add wheelchair accessibility to the area.
When Santa Clarita Valley residents turn on their taps, the water that comes out is rated A-quality - clean and problem-free.
While questions continue to swirl about the legal address of censured Saugus Union School District board member Stephen Winkler, those issues may not be enough to remove him from office, an official said Friday.
Something is changing with today's young fathers. By their own accounts, by their wives' testimony, and according to time-use studies and other statistics, more men are doing more around the house - from packing school lunches and doing laundry to getting up in the middle of the night with a screaming infant.
For the fifth year in a row, Children's Hospital Los Angeles has been named to the honor roll of the nation's "best" children's hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report rankings released this week.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station have arrested two men believed to be behind a string of vehicle burglaries over the past month in the Bridgeport area of Valencia, a detective said Friday.