As the economy slumps and unemployment rises in California, much of the Santa Clarita Valley's economic strength stems from its schools and colleges.
One thing's for sure: Rio Norte Junior High School student Paige Vasseur knows how to spell "perseverance."
For those who'd like to get a jump on celebrating Earth Day later this month, Earth Hour tonight provides an early opportunity.
The Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station is teaming up with the Domestic Violence Center of SCV to knock down domestic violence at Valencia Lanes on Sunday.
A preliminary hearing is set for Wednesday in San Fernando Superior Court for a Palmdale man accused of trying to kidnap a Santa Clarita girl last spring.
The city of Santa Clarita unveiled its new $1.5 million, 40-000-square-foot skate park Friday, drawing hundreds of anxious kids who couldn't wait to put wheels to concrete.
Hasley Canyon Dental Group will host a free barbecue for the community from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday outside its office at 29655
Puzzle Zoo and Picture People are teaming up to give a special gift today and Sunday. Guests can have their pictures taken for free with Iron Man at Picture People, located in the Westfield Valencia Town Center. Picture sizes are available in 8 x 10 or 10 x 13. Guests can take their free pictures and present them at Puzzle Zoo, just two doors down from Picture People, for 15-percent off their entire purchase.
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A Valencia High School graduate took home a top honor from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation for directing the music video of a local electronica band.
"One man's junk is another man's treasure." In the recycling business, that saying couldn't be truer. To Gerri McCorkle, Jan Fear and Corinn Miklosovic - members of the volunteer group the GRANDS - the axiom symbolizes a novel way to spruce up the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center. Members of the GRANDS, an acronym that stands for "Giving Respect and Nurturing to Deserving Seniors," are planning a special e-waste recycling event Sunday from 9 a.m. ...
Sheriff's deputies have stepped up patrols in the Fair Oaks Ranch area of Canyon Country following a string of bold burglaries in the areas, but residents say they don't know if that's enough.
As a sales tax hike looms next week, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth held a news conference Friday to support a measure offering tax breaks for energy-efficient home, office and commercial products.
As a breeze swirled around the hills and birds circled above Friday, a small crowd of nature lovers gathered east of Santa Clarita to hear their congressman extol the sweeping wilderness bill passed by Congress this week.
The College of the Canyons Jazz Band's Spring Concert, featuring the Studio Ensemble big band and the lab jazz band, takes the Main Stage of the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC tonight at 7:30 p.m.
SANTA CLARITA - A long-discussed library in Stevenson Ranch could soon become reality if county supervisors sign off on a lease agreement to house it.
SANTA CLARITA - Greetings of "Shana Tova" could be heard throughout the Hyatt Valencia on Thursday as nearly 1,000 Jews from the surrounding communities celebrated a major holiday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has pleaded not guilty to charges of animal slaughter and cruelty a little over a year after he was sentenced on similar charges and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher."
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East:
SACRAMENTO-New amendments to pending legislation call for allowing far more students to participate in field testing of new computer-based assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards this school year and suspending the use of most STAR tests, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, State Board of Education President Michael Kirst, and Assemblymember Susan Bonilla jointly announced today.
SANTA CLARITA - A multi-vehicle crash on the southbound interchange between Highway 14 and Interstate 5 this morning prompted swift response from emergency crews.
This week in Zone-4 Saugus we again only had two reported Part-1 Crimes. There was a commercial burglary to a business in the 26200 block of Bouquet Canyon Road between Sunday, 08/23/13 and Wednesday, 08/26/13. Unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to the storage at the location and stole two solar blankets.
Nearly 5,400 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. While a majority of the large wildfires are burning on federal land, CAL FIRE and local fire departments continue to support the US Forest Service.
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"