An event called the "Instrument Petting Zoo" was held at Wiley Canyon Elementary School in Newhall on Tuesday. Students were introduced to a variety of instruments in an effort to recruit them to the school's orchestra.
Having developed a reputation across the state as an institution where innovation can thrive, this spring College of the Canyons will take those efforts one step further with TEDxCollegeoftheCanyons taking place on April 18. Ideas worth spreading – that is the mission behind TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) and the independently organized, TEDx events that have been inspiring audiences. Held in Long Beach, Calif., the annual TED conference is traditionally focused around a central theme ...
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – A motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich directing the Chief Executive Officer to develop recommendations for streamlining and improving the provision of County services for the mentally ill homeless was unanimously approved.
A young man arrested on drug charges but described as a prolific graffiti vandal has been charged with a dozen felony counts of vandalism, authorities said Tuesday.
A Castaic man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and attempted homicide was in custody Tuesday after local sheriff's deputies arrested him following a brief pursuit.
SAN FERNANDO - Witnesses took the stand in San Fernando Superior Court on Tuesday to describe long moments of sheer terror as suspected gang members allegedly threatened and shouted at them during a Canyon Country bank robbery last fall.
County supervisors put a temporary hold Tuesday on a proposal to build a new downtown Los Angeles jail - with a price tag of almost $1 billion.
SACRAMENTO­– Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) attended a press conference this morning which introduced a series of bills to reform Prison Realignment in California. Assembly Bill 109 was passed by the California Legislature and signed by Governor Brown, taking effect in October, 2011.
Santa Clarita Valley home sales and prices continued their housing-slump recovery in February, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.
War deaths in Afghanistan number almost 2,100 young Americans lost since the U.S. entered that conflict in 2003. But most people are unaware that an even greater loss of young lives occurs every year on this nation's college campuses.
Community members are invited to submit their favorite local snapshots for the City of Santa Clarita's quarterly photography contest. The spring contest is currently underway and new submissions must be received by March 31, 2013 to qualify for a variety of cash prizes.
Rock Club meeting The Sierra Pelona Rock Club, a member of the California and American Federation of Mineralogical Societies Inc., holds its general club meetings, which are open to the public, at 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the clubhouse of the Greenbrier Mobile Estates East, 21301 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country. The scheduled program is rock hunting in the Santa Monica Mountains. Refreshments will be served. Info: www.sierrapelona.com. Signal tip ...
A team of at least two thieves looted a Saugus woman's purse, lifted her credit cards and, within 20 minutes, racked up a $4,300 tab at a local computer store after pulling a scam in a Stevenson Ranch clothing store.
A young man suspected of committing 160 acts of graffiti vandalism was booked Monday at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance, officials said.
About two dozen supporters joined City Council contender Dante Acosta on Monday to show support for his campaign on the steps of City Hall.
Hundreds of special-needs athletes from local junior high and high schools exchanged smiles, hugs and high-fives during the Fourth Annual Hart Games Track and Field Meet at Valencia High School on Wednesday.
The Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences began its fourth attempt to charter an elementary school in the Saugus Union School District with a public hearing Tuesday night.
New Assistant Sheriff Terri McDonald and Chief Ted Sexton Introduced On Monday, March 18, 2013 at Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau, Sheriff Lee Baca introduced Terri McDonald as the new Assistant Sheriff of Custody Division. She will have the responsibility of overseeing the largest jail system in the nation with nine custody and correctional facilities and over 18,000 inmates. In addition, Assistant Sheriff McDonald will supervise the Education Based Incarceration Bureau, which is an important component within ...
'Teen Scene Plugged-In' event