Henry Gomez had an important job to do Tuesday. He manned the polls at Skyblue Mesa Elementary School in Canyon Country.
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With Proposition 8 expected to appear on the November ballot, the definition of marriage has been at the center of a controversy in California.
Two local firefighters are among a group of 14 the Los Angeles County Fire Department is sending to the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast.
Perchlorate cleanup and new developer water fees are two issues topping the local water agency's agenda for the remainder of the year, said the agency's top official prior to an agenda-setting meeting Tuesday night.
A racist event that could have torn a Saugus neighborhood apart might bring it together.
As Santa Clarita children head back to school, the Hart district also wants to give their parents a chance to experience life in the classroom during its Back-to-School Night events.
So far, Saturday's "Fun in the Sun Chili Cookoff" has raised $17,000 for the Special Olympics Santa Clarita and Heads Up Therapy on Horseback, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Gerri McCorkle, one of the event's coordinators.
The Santa Clarita Bruins, an alumni support group of the UCLA Alumni Association, has awarded six scholarships to UCLA-bound students from the Santa Clarita Valley.
Canyon High School history teacher and author Andrew Smith will sign copies of his new book, "Ghost Medicine," at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble in Valencia.
Residents in Saugus spent Monday asking why someone would scrawl swastikas and a racial slur on a pickup truck on Woodside Drive.
Gunshots were fired in Canyon Country as an exchange between two sets of alleged gang members turned violent, sheriff's Sgt. Ron Price said Monday.
With traffic backed up on Interstate 5 marking the end of the Labor Day weekend, some people beat the traffic and stretched their holiday weekend a few hours longer.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A body has been found in the Los Angeles River north of downtown.
Although more than five inches of rain fell on the Santa Clarita Valley since mid-week, much more is needed to get us out of drought, according to the head of the local water distributor.
Paul Berkowitz of Valencia will receive his 15 seconds of fame this evening when the retired Vietnam War photographer appears in an episode of the "Raw War" military show.
California Institute of the Arts graduate Chris Buck won an Academy Award for his work as the writer and director of Disney's global hit "Frozen" in the category for best animated film on Sunday at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles.
For the third time in a two-month period, vandals broke into a Castaic Union School District classroom and trashed it, according to a report on file at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Sunday.
Santa Clarita is launching a retooled version of the "Thursdays at Newhall" event series next week, and one city official said he hopes changes to this year's version will draw heftier crowds to downtown Newhall.
The importance of art to the Santa Clarita community, and what the city can do to ensure arts efforts are properly developed and funded were among the topics discussed Saturday by Santa Clarita City Council candidates at a "Focus on the Arts" forum.
A lingering winter storm continued to drop, at times, heavy rain on the Santa Clarita Valley Saturday, with some areas getting upwards of an inch of rain from the latest winter storm.
When Gene Natali teaches high school students about money, he likes to give them two simple imaginary tasks.
Two homes were evacuated in the Powerhouse Fire burn area and mountain roads were shut down around the Santa Clarita Valley as a major storm blasted into Southern California on Friday.
Childhood pictures of Bryce Laspisa, the teen who went missing six months ago, greeted guests to the multipurpose room of Real Life Church on Friday for a small vigil of hope that the young man would be found.
Nearly 1,000 students crammed into Bridgeport Elementary School's multi-purpose room early Friday to celebrate reading with a lavish assembly that featured costumes, student performers and even a dog jumping through hoops.