Trial by fire became trial by water Thursday night when more than 70 young lifeguards jumped into the darkened waters of Castaic Lake and began swimming a mile to shore.
Sheriff's deputies were able to arrest a suspected thief in Canyon Country after a resident tipped them off, according to a Friday report.
Rising fuel and food prices are affecting everyone these days - even elementary school kids will feel the crunch as they fork over another quarter each day for their school lunch this fall.
Hevad Rain Khan kept his mouth shut as he walked away from his seat at the No Limit Hold'em World Championship at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
They may have worn blue, but the inmate-backed band at Pitchess Detention Center did not have a case of the blues Friday morning, as ContraBand filled the air with songs of love and happiness to celebrate the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.
A Palmdale man was killed early Friday morning in a crash on Highway 14 near Vasquez Rocks, officials said.
Who would have thought Afghanistan would be a five-minute drive from Central Park?
One Hart High student, two Canyon High students, and four Golden Valley students were awarded their diplomas after completing the necessary credits during summer school on Friday morning.
They served in several military campaigns worldwide. Now they want to serve their communities.
SAN FERNANDO - The mother of a newborn girl found dead in a trash bin appeared Thursday morning in a San Fernando courthouse for a pretrial conference, only to have the judge reschedule the hearing for July 23 in Department G.
Come Nov. 4, voters will be asked to decide on a $300 million Proposition 39 general obligation bond election to provide funds for the Hart district.
A U.S. Senate panel took testimony Wednesday on bipartisan legislation that would protect nearly 475,000 acres of wilderness in California's Eastern Sierra and San Gabriel Mountains.
There were pleas. There were tears. In the end, Hart district officials decided to save a little more than $450,000 by eliminating five jobs.
Two people were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a Lexus RX300 cut across eastbound lanes of Highway 126, causing a six-vehicle pileup that backed up traffic for nearly an hour.
The Hart district had 696 dropouts in 2006-07, and 511 of those dropped out of one charter school, Opportunities For Learning.
MannKind Corp. of Santa Clarita announced Monday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has extended by three months the review period of its ultra-rapid-acting diabetes treatment.
A man being beaten up during a street fight in Canyon Country attempted to flee the scene in his vehicle and ran into a crowd of people, injuring a woman, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy said Monday.
With new, technologically demanding standardized tests on the horizon, Santa Clarita Valley school districts have worked for months, or even years, to prepare their technology infrastructures, teachers and students for the shift, officials said last week.
A Newhall woman was injured and rushed to the hospital with lacerations to her head and neck, a local sheriff's deputy said Monday.
School bullies are suspected in the "egging" of a house and a car in Valencia last week, according to a report filed by a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputy who responded to the incident.
Samsung, one of the world's leading electronics companies, has selected Santa Clarita to open its new research and development lab, setting its sights on becoming an audio systems powerhouse.
When Gabriel Magdaleno was a kid, he enjoyed accompanying his grandfather to the Van Nuys General Motors plant, where Camaros and Firebirds were then built.
Working to restore public trust was among the top priorities stated Saturday by a selection of the candidates running to be the new sheriff of Los Angeles County.
In what has become a monthly occurrence this year, vandals illegally entered Castaic Union School District classrooms recently, damaged property and, in the most recent case, rifled through the desks of at least two teachers, according to a report on file at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Sunday.
With longtime Santa Clarita Valley Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, set to depart this year from the seat he has held for more than two decades, three men made their cases to succeed him during a candidate forum Saturday.
Some of the Santa Clarita Valley's most dedicated volunteers were recognized for their service Saturday during an international-themed party at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
A temporary quick fix to the Bouquet Canyon water impasse is under way, but a more permanent solution that would allow the creek to flow freely appears stymied for now, officials from various agencies said.
Dozens of youngsters donned their chef hats Friday for an up-close look on how to prepare a healthy meal.
Some candidates for Santa Clarita City Council may have improperly used the city seal on campaign mailers that were sent out to members of the public.
A Santa Clara Superior Court judge ruled Friday that a serial rapist who admitted to attacking dozens of women could potentially reside at a home in an unincorporated area near Palmdale, according to officials.