The fight in Afghanistan will be a battle of hearts and minds, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon said Tuesday during a news conference at his Santa Clarita Valley office.
For his first Halloween costume, 4-year-old Jonathan Morita insisted on dressing up as Confederate Civil War Gen. Robert E. Lee.
Splat! There goes another bug on the windshield.
Sheriff's detectives arrested a 22-year-old man suspected of killing his 18-year-old girlfriend after she was found strangled in the bedroom of her Canyon Country home late Sunday.
Before the new backpacks come out or the textbooks are handed around, local school officials already have a lesson for those soon to be back in the classroom: reduce the risk of spreading swine flu.
The William S. Hart Union High School District has scheduled a second series of public information meetings to cover proposed school boundary adjustments slated to take effect in August 2010. Adjustments are necessary to ease overcrowding in some area schools, while making better use of schools with declining enrollment.
The strains of "Mi Shebayrakh," a Jewish prayer of healing, rose on the morning air. Gentle hillsides and surrounding trees provided a serene setting for the Monday event commemorating a violent chapter in Jewish history in Southern California.
A program initiated by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich in response to the North Valley Jewish Community Center shooting has resulted in the confiscation of 5,812 weapons from convicted criminals in Los Angeles County since its inception in February 2000.
Newhall resident Peggy Taylor had an unexpected visit recently from some of her more unruly neighbors: three wayward coyotes came to her front door.
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Sheriff's detectives arrested a man suspected of killing his 18-year-old girlfriend in her Canyon Country home Sunday night.
Whenever Lisa Schindewolf taught her 30 art students at Placerita Junior High School how to make sculptures, she had to sit at one of the tables and have the students gather around to watch the step-by-step process.
A person was arrested for driving under the influence Sunday on the Northbound I-14 just north of Agua Dulce Canyon Road.
Sheriff's deputies arrested an alleged underage drunk driver about 6 a.m. Saturday after he took out some foliage with his vehicle.
Sheriff's deputies arrested three boys Saturday evening for vandalism after they were seen spray painting graffiti on a local wash wall.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
Plans for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters Arts and Sciences to open an elementary school at a property on Rye Canyon Road hit a roadblock Tuesday when members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted to deny an application for a necessary permit.
Marked by downy feathers and two curious, marble-like eyes, Edward the baby emu is set to be the friendliest emu on the farm.
The 80 or so attendees of a Santa Clarita City Council forum held Tuesday afternoon at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center sat in chairs on a floor scuffed, scratched and worn from use.
Fewer people in the Santa Clarita Valley are using heroin compared to the alarming numbers witnessed two years ago, local narcotics detectives said this week.
College of the Canyons' Humanities Department on Saturday will host a celebration of independent films that have ties to the Santa Clarita Valley.
SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced the proponent of a new initiative may begin collecting petition signatures for his measure.
Santa Clarita Water (SCWD), a division of Castaic Lake Water Agency (CLWA), received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award presented by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its FY 2013/14 Budget. To receive the award, the budget document must be rated "proficient" in all four categories, and the fourteen mandatory criteria within those categories, that demonstrate how well the budget serves as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide and a communications device. The award reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meet the highest principles of governmental ...
On Thursday, March 6th 2014, the City of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and Valencia High School officials will join in partnership to conduct the Every 15 Minutes program at Valencia High School.
The Santa Clarita Public Library invites residents to attend a FREE special evening with New York Times and international best-selling author Jamie Ford at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Old Town Newhall Library, located at 24500 Main Street.
A veteran Sheriff's Department official with experience in community-based policing has been named the new captain of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, it was announced Monday.
U.S. Forest Service officials are inviting off-road enthusiasts to weigh in on making their favorite off-road destinations a better place.
A lack of surveillance equipment and a concealed point of entry make Castaic Middle School an easy target for vandals, says the detective heading the probe into the school district's third case of vandalism in two months - and the second at Castaic Middle School.
Residents interested in joining the City of Santa Clarita's team of dedicated water safety professionals are invited to attend lifeguard tryouts on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center. All candidates must complete and submit an online application form in advance at Agency.GovernmentJobs.com/SantaClarita/ in order to be considered.
Santa Clarita Valley residents interested in a progress report on the Whittaker-Bermite site cleanup can catch a quarterly meeting on that topic Wednesday at City Hall.