It was around 9:30 p.m. Monday night when a Walgreens employee saw the makings of a bull session outside the Castaic store.
Dave Spencer still recalls the miraculous birth of Faith, the newest foal at his Sand Canyon property.
The five members of the citizen panel formed to oversee the Open Space Preservation District will be sworn in Wednesday at the panel's first meeting.
Northlake Hills Elementary School is hosting its 2nd annual blood drive Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Residents of Sand Canyon should not have been alarmed when they saw a mountain lion, a Russian brown bear or a bobcat in a backyard of a home on Cliffie Way on Sunday afternoon. Despite recent reports of mountain lion sightings in the area, these exotic wildlife animals were part of a traveling exhibit and invited to the large backyard to put on a show for more than 200 spectators.
Brought to Sand Canyon by Kimberly Sylvester-Malzahn and Jeff Lee, the wildlife show provided attendees, which included over 60 young children, with a first-hand look at animals rarely seen in ...
Two men were arrested in Castaic shortly after 3 a.m. on Sunday morning, after deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station discovered large amounts of methamphetamines and a weapon inside a vehicle parked on Lake Hughes Road, according to Lt. Tom Bryski.
Jimmy Beserra, 27, and Antonio Duran, 25, were in custody after deputies saw them in a parked vehicle at the 31000 block of Lake Hughes Road with several beer cans on top of their trunk. When deputies came up to the vehicle - which was occupied by Beserra, Duran and two other men - they allegedley smelled ...
Tuesday will mark the international celebration of Earth Day, which gives local residents the chance to promote environmental awareness and maintain a green lifestyle.
Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel, leader of the Community Hiking Club, sees educational opportunities for not only youngsters, but entire families.
They may be a blues band, but no one was singing the blues on Sunday afternoon at The Londoner Pub in Canyon Country. Quite the contrary, the Alan Wright Blues Band cast a spell on its audience - all in the name of Jay Spell, who survived a bout with esophageal cancer.
The 62-year-old blind keyboardist, originally from Myrtle Beach, S.C., calls the stage at the Canyon Country pub 'home.' As Alan Wright performed vocals and a trio of instruments created harmonic melodies behind him, Spell, who now lives in Canyon Country, razzled and dazzled on stage.
The nearly 2,000 visitors to the 2008 Emergency Expo wanted to learn one thing: How to prepare their home, family and pets for just about any type of disaster.
The 16th annual expo, sponsored by the city of Santa Clarita, brought in nearly 80 exhibitors to showcase their products, emergency kits and expertise.
Downtown Newhall is in the midst of a major change that could ultimately lead to a complete transformation of the entire area.
By establishing an arts and entertainment district filled up eclectic shops and fun destinations, the city hopes to establish an "Old Town Newhall" that will one day set its own trend.
The Education Resources Institute, the oldest and largest nonprofit guarantor of private education loans in the country has filed for bankruptcy protection in Boston while it reorganizes, listing debt of as much as $1 billion and assets of more than $1 billion in its Chapter 11 petition.
This action was necessary as the nation's ongoing credit woes continue to cause unprecedented volatility in the student loan market and immense hardships on loan-related companies. Difficulties in financing the securitization of private education loans, along with a rise in borrower defaults and delinquencies brought on by a slow economy, have adversely ...
The jury in the trial of Esperanza Castro had not reached verdict by late Friday afternoon and deliberations were set to continue Monday, a court official said.
Attorneys for both sides remain on call.
From street name changes to a switch in businesses, downtown Newhall is beginning to see the product of the city's plans to transform the aging area into a visitor-friendly, historic old town.
Two years from now, downtown Newhall will likely see Main Street lined with trees and old-fashioned street lamps, a traffic circle at the south end of the street, new retail centers and a new library under construction.
The workers union representing 60 Santa Clarita Valley paramedics and emergency medical technicians announced this week it will be moving up its planned strike date from May 2 to April 28 after some of the American Medical Response employees reported encountering negativity on the part of their management staff.
The reports led the union to file an unfair labor practice complaint against AMR, according to Matthew Levy, national director of the International Association of EMTs and Paramedics. Levy said the reports originated in the Lancaster office.
Just four and a half years after opening its doors, Northlake Hills Elementary School has joined the ranks of other outstanding schools in the state by being named a 2008 California Distinguished School.
Bob Brauneisen, principal of the Castaic school, said the success of the school can be attributed to several components, and praised the school's great families, PTA support and well-trained staff.
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.