When a local single mom notified Single Mothers Outreach last week that she is $32.57 behind on her electric bill, the charity's volunteers wished they could help.
An elderly shopper outwitted a elusive gang of persistent wallet-lifting thieves at every turn recently in a harrowing aisle-to-aisle cross-store encounter.
Standing at a podium to address reporters with the Interstate 5-Highway 14 split as a backdrop, CHP Newhall Station Capt. Mark Odle marked the ceremonial groundbreaking Monday of a new elevated carpool lane in the Newhall Pass.
Russian troops were scheduled to pull out of the Republic of Georgia Monday, but according to an e-mail from former College of the Canyons student and Georgia resident Natalie Mchedlishvili, they didn't appear to be leaving much behind.
History is being wiped out in Mentryville, one pepper tree at a time, says a man who grew up in the hilly historic area tucked away in a corner of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Firefighters extinguished a small grease fire at a Canyon Country restaurant early Monday evening, according to Capt. Scott Greenhouse of L.A. County Fire Station 107.
With a crowd of around 1,000 people watching, Sgt. Tony Arnold of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department stood before the microphone and, one by one, read the names of 26 fallen officers.
Portions of Valencia Boulevard will be closed for the next two months beginning Monday while the Castaic Lake Water Agency progresses on a major pipeline construction project.
The Hart High School cheerleaders want to share their school spirit - plus some of their cheer and dance routines - with young aspiring cheerleaders ages 5 to 14.
Santa Clarita officials are just one bridge away from completing the 8 1/2-mile cross-valley connector roadway, and construction is expected to begin within four months, a city official said last week.
On an early morning hike through Mentryville recently with Darryl Manzer, past the big house, the wrought-iron pen he said he built to contain pigs, the gray splintered and crumbling shed by the school, past the school itself and through wisps of swaying pepper-tree branches laden with clusters of peppers, it becomes clear that Manzer has done his research.
Looking back, Karan never anticipated being homeless in Santa Clarita. Her situation grew out of a string of problems: The long-term relationship with her boyfriend with whom she lived abruptly ended; her medical conditions worsened and led to a stay in the hospital; she couldn't find a steady job to support herself. It seemed as if the problems would turn into daily obstacles: Friends can only help for so long. Unemployment checks aren't enough. The ...
It's a program that educates human resource managers on ways to reduce workplace violence. It's an outreach initiative that represents the first time law enforcement and private businesses have teamed up in the name of crime prevention. And it's a program designed to give Santa Clarita Valley businesses the opportunity to network with each other, the city and the SCV Sheriff's Station.
Experienced local insider water officials running for a seat at the Castaic Lake Water Agency have seen the numbers on water scarcity and say sound leadership is more important now than ever before.
City officials are calling on you to "build" the new library planned for downtown Newhall.
Almost a month after the Hart district board voted to effectively shutter the foundation charged with managing the district's land holdings, the foundation's president says he believes the organization has yet to live out its useful life.
It's time to rearrange your storage shed, move the Christmas tree aside and pull out the American flag for proud display Friday, which is Flag Day. City workers were putting up hundreds of flags today that will line Lyons Avenue and Soledad Canyon Road for Flag Day 2013.
A "very cute" 2-month-old tabby kitten left in a box inside a car in Valencia Thursday has found a new home, a county animal control officer said.
Investigators with the county coroner's office have identified the body of a man found in Saugus on Tuesday as that of 61-year-old Victor Beres of Saugus, a spokesman for the office said Wednesday.
A man who was hit on the head with a pipe and stabbed Monday night in Canyon Country is expected to live, according to deputies at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Two reputed gang members were charged today with murder and attempted murder and a third man was charged with being an accessory in connection with a shooting on Tuesday near Santa Monica College, the District Attorney's Office announced.
This week, Newhall (Zone 6) had six reported part one crimes. Those six crimes consisted of two commercial burglaries, one vehicle burglary, two petty thefts, and one report of a stolen vehicle.
What was reported to local sheriff's deputies as a fight involving 20 to 30 people turned out to a verbal dispute, a sheriff's deputy said.
Canyon Country East, Zone 8, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snap Shot 06/03/2013 – 06/09/2013.
SANTA CLARITA - The College of the Canyons Health & Wellness Center and the Child and Family Center of Santa Clarita will host a free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training event designed to provide students and community members with the tools and training needed to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance abuse.
The City of Santa Clarita invites youth ages 5-12 to enjoy summer break with eight weeks of fun at Summer Blast starting Monday, June 17, 2013 through Friday, August 9, 2013. Program operating hours are Monday through Friday, from 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Newhall Community Center located at 22421 Market Street. Summer blast is also available at the Canyon Country Community Center.
Santa Clarita Valley Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, will hold a town hall meeting Saturday along with fellow Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, to discuss the issue of chloride in the Santa Clara River.
A traffic collision involving a gasoline tanker and a cement truck on Highway 14 near Placerita Canyon Road tied up traffic for more than three hours Wednesday, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.
Investigators with the county coroner's office are trying to get in touch with the family of a 61-year-old man whose body was found in Saugus, a spokesman for the office said Wednesday.
Saugus Union School District board member Stephen Winkler remains defiant in the face of mounting criticism over controversial online posts that have been attributed to him.