The last thing Junior Taylor wants to believe is that nearly two and a half years ago, his daughter was beaten to death by her husband in their suburban Castaic home.
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Dry winds from the northeast paired with a blazing heat wave this week create prime conditions for fires in the Santa Clarita Valley, weather and fire experts said.
Sawdust flew off of electric saws and into the hair of several California Highway Patrol officers from the Newhall division.
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More gang graffiti has been spotted over the summer months in Newhall, Canyon Country and Saugus, while tagging in other areas has been on the decline, city officials said.
With the flames from the Station Fire dying down, the U.S. Forest Service's job is shifting from putting out the blaze to assessing its impact and rebuilding.
There's still room at the table for tonight's Silver Horseshoe Saloon fundraiser for the Old Town Newhall Association, group manager Suzie Szabo said.
After a string of drug-related charges, Farrah Fawcett's son Redmond O'Neal pleaded no contest Friday to felony drug possession and was sentenced to a drug treatment program, probation and a suspended prison sentence, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
With Friday's delivery of a long-awaited report on annexation of the Santa Clarita Valley's unincorporated communities, the debate over governing options enters a new phase next week.
An appeals court this week blocked a developer's effort to build a mini-city in the hills above Newhall Pass.
Angela Fisher has gone to Our Lady of Perpetual Help's carnival since she was 9. Now, the 14-year-old volunteers in hopes that she can provide the same sense of fun that she felt as a younger child.
As part of a settlement announced Thursday, the Santa Clarita Community College District has agreed to offer cumulative voting for board of trustees elections, pay $850,000 in plaintiffs' legal fees and take several measures to address allegations that its voting system violates Latino voters rights.
Michael Millar, a founding member of the Santa Clarita Arts Commission, will be the guest speaker Wednesday at the ArtTree Community Arts Center.
A truck pulling a horse trailer caught fire Thursday on Highway 14 near Agua Dulce but the blaze was quickly doused, halting any spread to nearby brush, a fire spokesman said.
One of six sworn Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officers accused of obstructing a federal investigation into the Los Angeles County jail system took the stand Thursday.
The driver of a big rig was killed Thursday after his truck jack-knifed on Interstate 5 near Pyramid Lake, spilling fuel and sparking a brush fire, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Santa Clarita will put out the welcome mat next year for athletes participating in the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015, billed by organizers as "the largest sports and humanitarian event anywhere in the world," officials announced Thursdsay.
Castaic's "mega passport facility" held its grand opening on Thursday, becoming the second such facility in Southern California to open its doors.
The College of the Canyons Job & Career Center will present its fifth annual CareerCampSCV event, providing students and community members with a rewarding, educational and extremely interesting day of career-themed speakers and workshops.
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On the heels of an overwhelmingly rejected contract offered to the instructors at College of the Canyons, the college's board of trustees approved raises for administrators Wednesday night in front of more than 100 angry, disappointed and frustrated faculty members.
Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials Wednesday night kicked off a series of six public information meetings aimed at explaining to residents per-household rate hikes officials say will be needed to pay for a new $130 million treatment project to remove chloride from wastewater dumped into the Santa Clara River.
College of the Canyons trustees announced publicly Wednesday what they presented in court last week: that the Santa Clarita Community College District is working toward a settlement to a lawsuit brought against the district alleging its election system violates minorities' voting rights.
Repairs may be needed on the Interstate 5 overpass where highly corrosive acid spilled from an overturned tanker truck Tuesday, a spokesman for Caltrans said Wednesday.
The worsening California drought has dropped levels so low in Castaic Lake that water has to be pumped uphill to get it to the treatment plant, officials said Wednesday.
A 64-year-old Santa Clarita Valley man was one of three men arrested in a joint forces sting operation targeting child predators, court and sheriff's officials announced this week.