The new 40,000-square-foot, $1.5-million Santa Clarita Skate Park holds its grand opening today at 3:30 p.m., but around 40 local skateboard enthusiasts scored a VIP preview shred session under sunny spring skies Thursday afternoon.
As a former professional baseball player for the Toronto Blue Jays, Dan Trujillo of Saugus was used to striking out once in a while. He didn't expect to get struck down with a heart problem in the prime of his life.
The bodies of several teenagers lay lifeless in the mangled wreck of a two-vehicle collision near a local high school. But on this day, it was only a drill.
One bar regular said Thursday that since the economy took a nosedive, he's tended to drink just a little bit less.
An argument reportedly turned physical Thursday when a Hart High School student on his way to school was hit on the head with a baseball bat.
A bankruptcy deal prompted a cease-fire in a water war over Valencia Water Company's 80,000 customers.
A travel agency's bankruptcy has left 58 Canyon High School choir students without meal money for their trip to Hawaii next week.
A Valencia man whose short film tells the story of two teenage boys growing up in Newhall won the prestigious Grand Jury Award at the South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies discovered another break-in and possible burglary in Fair Oaks Ranch Thursday afternoon while patrolling the neighborhood.
College of the Canyons hopes to make its Valencia and Canyon Country campuses smoke-free by the end of the spring semester, a college official said Wednesday.
Matthew Rubin, an eighth-grade science teacher at Castaic Middle School, has been named 2009 State Middle-Grades Educator of the Year by the California League of Middle Schools.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation hosts its Family Swap Meet on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, at William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321.
UCLA regional support group the Santa Clarita Bruins is offering $500 scholarships to high school seniors and College of the Canyons students accepted to UCLA.
With a series of local wine tasting events already dedicated to wine aficionados across the Santa Clarita Valley, next month the College of the Canyons Foundation Library Associates will present a unique beer-tasting experience as the latest installment of the "In Good Taste" series.
The Santa Clarita City Council agreed to set aside 3 1/2 acres on Golden Valley Road for a new courthouse and explore the possibility of forming a Santa Clarita Judicial District.
Santa Clarita Valley firefighters worked "delicately" to contain a small fire that broke out Thursday in the ceiling of the newly renovated gymnasium at The Master's College, a fire spokesman said.
Seven students from College of the Canyon's medical lab technician program will take part in a pinning ceremony tonight.
The Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers announced today that Philip Solomon is taking over as the new chief executive officer of the organization. Solomon has served as Samuel Dixon's chief operating officer for the past two years and has a long history working for non-profits.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna has been charged with California disability fraud.
MPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground.
Five teenage girls injured in a late-night crash last weekend, including a Canyon High School sophomore who remains in the hospital in intensive care, continue to improve, according to a spokeswoman for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Tuesday's primary election saw Republicans come out on top in two races to represent portions of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Assembly.
Veterans and their families are invited to apply for affordable housing in a new neighborhood to be located in Santa Clarita.
Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach police chief and former second in command of the Los Angeles Police Department, came very near to winning outright the Los Angeles County sheriff's post in Tuesday's election.
Following an "extensive investigation," a 27-year-old Canyon Country man was jailed Wednesday on $1.1 million bail after his arrest in connection with a Valentine's Day collision that killed another motorist.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - During the month of April, Los Angeles County D.I.S.A.R.M. officers conducted 1,011 searches and confiscated 28 weapons including 13 handguns, 1 assault rifle, 5 shotguns, and over $36 million in illegal drugs and drug money, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
A Santa Clarita Valley community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday evening in Newhall.
Statement from 25th Congressional District Democratic candidate Lee Rogers:
LOS ANGELES - 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, an attorney told a judge Wednesday in court.