UPDATED 8:30 p.m.: A male pedestrian standing on the railroad tracks was struck and killed by a Metrolink train at approximately 6:05 p.m. today, according to sheriff's officials. Deputies are interviewing some of the 240 passengers aboard the five-car train, which remains stopped in an isolated area of Canyon Country about 100 feet north of the railroad overpass at Oak Springs Canyon Road, about half a mile north of Sand Canyon Road. The man was struck on the ...
A man robbed Art's Liquor Store at gunpoint today, fleeing with the clerk wallet and money from the register, a sheriff's official said.
The Valencia High School varsity dance team won three national titles, including the National Sweepstakes Award, during competition last weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center.
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Hart High School cheerleaders brought home top honors from the USA Nationals High School Spirit Competition held over the weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center. The junior varsity cheer squad took third place place in the Large Junior Varsity Show Cheer Intermediate Division and the varsity squad won for the Large Varsity Show Cheer Advanced Division.
Tobacco users face a double hit as a 1 percent state sales-tax increase and the single largest federal tobacco tax hike both take effect Wednesday.
Mushroom dealer David Dunnell pleaded guilty to felony possession of hallucinogenic drugs and was sentenced to 90 days in county jail in Santa Clarita Superior Court Monday.
When you motor up the driveway to Blum Ranch, the frenetic pace of Santa Clarita seems a world away.
The William S. Hart Union High School District board will decide Wednesday whether to green-light a $10.5 million modernization project at Sierra Vista Junior High School.
It's official. With the stroke of a pen, President Barack Obama signed into law Monday a sweeping bill protecting more than 2 million acres of American wilderness.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies are looking for witnesses to a Friday night traffic collision that sent a pedestrian to the hospital in critical condition.
While College of the Canyons has seen plenty of massive construction of late, it's also made several improvements to its Student Center, a college administrator said.
Dalpho Brazil still clings to the sweater her daughter Betty Brazil bought in 1961. "I usually wear it for church and family reunions," Dalpho said, as she clutched the heirloom close. The blue sweater is one of the few physical things Dalpho has left of her daughter Betty, who was killed Sept. 2, 1966, in the parking lot of Bob's Big Boy in Lakewood. Betty Brazil was 21 years old. Her death was initially deemed ...
College of the Canyons student Beverly Axen hoisted a textbook in front of College of the Canyons trustees.
What does fruit do when no one is around? It's a question 14-year-old Aidan Juttner wanted to answer. When Juttner was in sixth grade at Highlands Elementary School, she wrote a poem about what fruits do when people aren't watching. It was all part of the school's Young Authors Day, during which students present stories and poems they have brainstormed and written themselves. At the time, the poem was just another homework assignment. But when ...
A Newhall man arrested in connection with the theft of a purse from a car parked at a Santa Clarita shopping center in June pleaded no contest Monday to one count of receiving known stolen property, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey said today that her office has completed evaluations of approximately 40 percent of the 1,078 cases filed in Los Angeles County under Proposition 36, California's recently revised Three Strikes Law.
As a trauma surgeon at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, Ethiopia-born Dr. Gudata Hinika saves lives daily.
When it comes to playing in the mud, leave to a kid to get it done right.
The mother of a teenage boy missing for more than a week remains heartbroken as she awaits the outcome of an autopsy performed on the body of a man found burning Wednesday, she said.
A summertime invitation to the public to choose one of two works of art for the Newhall roundabout apparently hasn't yielded quite the reception that Santa Clarita city officials had hoped.
A brush fire sandwiched between the southbound and northbound lanes of Interstate 5 burned about five acres before it was extinguished Sunday, a Los Angeles County Fire Department official said.
An autopsy on a body found burning near Castaic Lake may have been performed Saturday, but no new information regarding the possible identity of the body has been released, according to officials.
The Ever-Changing Wall, a giant photographic mural conceived by the local ARTree Community Arts Center, has returned to Newhall.
Residents of the Santa Clarita Valley have several options Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Of eight homeless service zones in Los Angeles County, the one that encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley has the second-highest growth in those who have no place to live, according to numbers recently released by county officials.
Three decades after the Canyon Cowboys won the school's first CIF title, former head coach Harry Welch and members of the 1983 CIF Northwestern Conference championship team reunited on the Cowboys' field Saturday at Canyon High School.