Eighth-grade teacher Connie Howard gave her students something to think about this semester as she and several other teachers at Placerita Junior High and Old Orchard Elementary schools combined to teach interactive creative writing to more than 100 students.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station assisted in "arresting" more than 40 local business executives Wednesday to raise money for the local chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
The Pet Assistance Foundation will offer pet photos with Santa to benefit low-cost spay and neutering from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Pet Stop, at 16522 Soledad Canyon Road. On Dec. 13, the foundation will be at Pet Supply from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 26831 Bouquet Canyon Road. Photo packages start at $10. For more information call (661) 260-3140.
Rocky, a poodle mix, smiles at the camera after Margie Hathaway, the owner of Dog Gone Fancy mobile pet grooming salon, finishes grooming him.
Dozens of local mobile home park residents packed City Hall Wednesday night to plea with the city's Manufactured Home Rental Adjustment Panel to accept their appeals against a proposed rent hike at two local mobile home parks.
Kelly Kinney hopes her two Thursday morning interviews are her last - at least for a while.
A handful of "health care heroes" were acknowledged by colleagues as they posed for a snapshot against the fully decked Christmas tree at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon.
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McGrath Elementary School students plastered their little faces against the windows watching a sheriff's helicopter make an emergency landing behind the school Wednesday, a school employee said.
City staff will make a presentation on the proposed process Burrtec Waste Industries will go through in order to find a location for its materials recovery facility, also known as an MRF during the City Council Waste Diversion Subcommittee meeting at 2 p.m. today at City Hall.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons and Santa Clarita school districts launched a new kindergarten through 12th-grade arts education program designed to use the college's cultural and community resources to expose students to the visual and performing arts.
The Soledad Canyon Mine Act (H.R. 5887) remains stuck in committee without a hearing as the 110th Congress' second session comes to a close, and representatives are focused on the nation's financial crisis.
Those looking for extra income should be wary.
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Just two days after the dust from "Black Friday" settled in stores across the country, shoppers took part in "Cyber Monday," what is supposed to be the online shopping realm's take on the year's busiest shopping day.
A Canyon Country businessman will face charges of attempted, willful, deliberate and premeditated murder and solicitation of murder after allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife.
SANTA CLARITA - Sheriff's deputies responded to the Target department store in Valencia about noon Thursday on initial reports of a burglary.
It's on, scheduled in Newhall this Saturday, a chance for local kids and their families to explore, play, see, create and hear about the arts and literacy in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in anticipation of a reported public memorial for actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Ongoing parking restrictions and lane closures will remain in place and will be enforced.
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.
George Runner announced this week that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind L.A. County residents of the National Weather Service's (NWS) current weather advisory for the Los Angeles area. Freezing temperatures are predicted by NWS for the Antelope Valley and other parts of Los Angeles County. The freeze warning remains in effect until 10:00 p.m. Friday evening. Minimum temperatures of 12 to 22 degrees are expected Thursday morning and Friday morning in the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale.
Eight of the declared candidates for Santa Clarita's next City Council election in April gathered Wednesday morning in Canyon Country for a review forum sponsored by the Santa Clarita Valley branch of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
Even the most basic questions were difficult to comprehend.