With a wife, two kids and part-time job, local seminary student Chris Esparza can't imagine having to pay the interest on his private student loan while still attending school.
The death of a man who was killed by a Metrolink train Tuesday night was ruled a suicide by the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office Wednesday.
A juvenile who may be connected to as many as 19 separate tagging incidents in the Santa Clarita Valley, including 11 businesses vandalized in the early morning hours on Wednesday, was arrested Wednesday.
Would-be kidnapper Cesar Galvan pleaded guilty to attempted kidnapping Wednesday and will face sentencing on May 22.
A proposal to add more minimum days at Placerita Junior High School and alter the class schedule at Saugus High School to give teachers more collaboration time failed after William S. Hart Union High School board members Wednesday questioned the impact the new schedules would have on students and families.
UPDATED WEDNESDAY 1:45 p.m.: The Los Angles County Coroner's Office called the incident where a man laid on the tracks in front of an oncoming Metrolink train a suicide Wednesday. Metrolink train 215, traveling between Los Angeles and Lancaster, struck the man shortly after 6 p.m. on Tuesday near Oak Spring Canyon Road. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The Coroner's office still can't identify the victim, Lt. Fred Corral said. "He is ...
The SCV School & Business Alliance is looking for local business and community leaders who can serve as presenters for Discovering Careers 2009, the Santa Clarita Valley's hands-on career exploration program, planned for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 25 at College of the Canyons.
The Canyon Country Library presents a visual and educational exhibit about the Santa Clara River during library hours from Monday, April 6 to Monday, May 4. An opening reception will be held on Monday, April 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. which will include a wildlife exhibit and refreshments. The exhibit is hosted by the city of Santa Clarita, South Coast Wildlands and Visual Journeys, and the Santa Clara River Trustee Council.
California Institute of the Arts will host a forum titled "American Jihad: God, War and & Peace in the Age of Terrorism" to discuss the nature of jihad and religion's contribution to war and peace.
Figures from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services show an increase of $1 million for welfare and food stamps for children of illegal immigrants in February 2009, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Look out, menacing economy - elementary students are gearing up for some serious business. Sixth-grader Tyler Cole, of Fair Oaks Ranch Community School, spent months learning what it takes to own a game store. "'Game Star' is a game company - we sell games and systems, you can also rent the games and sell them to the store," said Tyler, who has his business pitch down pat. Tyler is one of hundreds of Sulphur Springs ...
That's not a misprint on your receipt and it's not an April Fools' joke, either. Sales tax in Los Angeles County went up to 9.25 percent today, part of a move to drum up more dollars for the state.
Their motto: "If your dog can poop it, we can scoop it." For 10 years, Canyon Country couple Tim and Maria Stone have travelled the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys, teaming up to clean the messes of hundreds of pups. When others can't quite understand why they do this job, Tim Stone asks, "why not?" "People hire other people to clean their home, clean their pool ... so, why not?" he said. "It's just ...
For two years, Mint Canyon Community School student Yesenia Batres struggled to understand her teacher.
A Canyon High School classroom prank went awry last week and launched a multi-pronged investigation Tuesday, according to a school official.
SANTA CLARITA - Those wno knew him say Valencia business owner Roger Rodas was the kind of person you wanted to be friends with.
SANTA CLARITA - Speed contributed to the death of "Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, investigators have said, but those who work in the area of the crash said Monday speeding cars are commonplace there.
Republican and former state Sen. Tony Strickland has filed paperwork to run in the 25th Congressional District, which encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley and is currently represented by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors following the resignation of former Director Peter Kavounas.
Roads in a mostly industrial area of Santa Clarita were closed shortly after 7 p.m. today so a private memorial could be held at the location where "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, were killed Saturday.
It's not Christmas yet, but a Santa Clarita woman is scheduled to receive a life-saving gift from her sister this week: a kidney.
SANTA CLARITA - The Porsche in which actor Paul Walker and his friends were killed Saturday was traveling alone at a high rate of speed Saturday when it crashed in a fiery collision with two trees and a lamp post that left the car as little more than rubble, sheriff's officials said today.
Local artists will display their artwork for the second time this year during "Art in the Alley" Saturday in downtown Newhall.
Colorful spinning dreidels, freshly cooked latkes and the sounds of Hanukkah songs filled the courtyard at the Valencia Town Center Mall Sunday evening for the community menorah lighting.
Ken Newton has heard it all during his 16 years as an elementary school teacher.
Official identification of the bodies believed to be actor Paul Walker and Valencia business owner Roger Rodas could take days, an investigator from the Los Angeles County Coroner's office said Sunday.
SANTA CLARITA - Tributes have been coming in from colleagues of actor Paul Walker who was killed Saturday in Valencia in a fiery crash of a sports car.
At midnight Sunday morning, hours after the death of actor Paul Walker made worldwide news, people came to the accident site on Hercules Street in Valencia where the "Fast and the Furious" star and another man died in a fiery one-car accident.
Owls, snakes, turtles and other critters awed dozens of visitors at Placerita Canyon Nature Center's "Native Live Animal Presentation" on Saturday in Newhall.
More than 350 people crowded the memorial service for a beloved Canyon High School and Brigham Young University football player Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canyon Country.