More than 75 inmates at a Castaic jail got something they may not have expected when they were incarcerated. They got a graduation ceremony.
The MERIT program, from which the men were graduated Thursday, does more than help convicted domestic abuse and drug offenders, according to one of the program's teachers. It turns boys into men, he said.
When Eric Hisey turns on his ambulance's lights and siren to respond to an accident or injury, he knows firsthand how his patients feel entrusting their lives and well-being to emergency care.
Hisey, 22, of Newhall, began working for American Medical Response in Santa Clarita as an emergency medical technician after recovering from a critical neck injury he suffered in 2006.
Since the age of 5, Cristina Romero always has had a love of dance. Now 16, she is dancing as a member of the Grandeza Mexicana, a professional dance company based in Los Angeles. She started dancing as a member of the city of Santa Clarita's Ballet Folklorico at the Newhall Community Center.
Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company celebrates the depth and diversity of Mexican culture by presenting dynamic performances to audiences throughout Southern California with performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, both in Los Angeles.
The "For Lease" signs are hard to ignore, as they occupy what seems like almost every street corner in the Santa Clarita Valley where commercial buildings reside.
Robert "Bobby" Corrales, a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who was stationed at Santa Clarita Superior Court, died Thursday, April 23 at his home in Valencia following a long battle with acute myloid leukemia. Corrales, of Valencia, was 57.
Nine-year-old Brevin Borrowman rolled a paintbrush drenched with bright red paint over a color-faded curb at Castaic Lake on Saturday.
Thousands of people experienced the cowboy way of life Saturday when they packed Melody Ranch to take part in the 16th annual Cowboy Festival.
College of the Canyons trustees approved funding Wednesday for a new Cougar Stadium scoreboard, upgraded technology and construction expenses for the Valencia campus.
Terry Leonard never planned to go into the movie business.
Friday's arraignment hearing of Redmond O'Neal was postponed until Wednesday, Los Angeles County District Attorney spokeswoman Jane Robison said Friday. O'Neal is the son of actors Ryan O'Neal and Farrah Fawcett.
The late film legend Joel McCrea got his day in Newhall Friday, when city officials unveiled a plaque in his honor on Main Street's Walk of Western Stars.
The Saugus Swap Meet, Santa Clarita's open air market, will be open on Saturdays starting May 2.
Registered sex offenders could essentially be banned from living in Valencia if the Santa Clarita City Council approves an ordinance proposed on Tuesday's agenda.
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.