Karen Rathstone called her mother every day after arriving home from school. So when Joy Rathstone didn't hear from her 14-year-old daughter on Sept. 15, she feared the worst. "In my heart I feel like I am never going to see her again," the Valencia mother of five said tearfully. Karen (whose real name is not used in this story) was Rathstone's third child to disappear. Photos on Karen's My-Space and Photobucket pages lead Joy ...
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It was a tough choice for any kid deciding where to go first at the sixth annual Kid Expo in Canyon Country on Sunday. To the left, kids are cautiously reaching out to pet a long, checkered gopher snake. To the right, kids with glittery hearts painted on their cheeks are doing cartwheels on a mat.
Rose exhibitors and rose show visitors enjoyed over 600 blooms at the 15th annual rose show of the Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society Oct. 11 at William S. Hart Park.
If it weren't for the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter, Larry McElvany would have spent another Thursday night in a makeshift tent in a Canyon Country wash.
Officials for the Las Lomas project believe they can resurrect the moribund 5,500-home development despite a stop-work order, a failed lawsuit, a president's resignation and two cities' resistance.
Without chanting, yelling or holding up big signs, about 30 local same-sex-marriage supporters were confident their voices were heard Saturday night.
McGrath Elementary School was named a Title I-achieving school by State Superintendent of Instruction Jack O'Connell.
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The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and community volunteers transformed the College of the Canyons cafeteria into a decorative and bustling toy shop Saturday providing an opportunity for more than 500 less-fortunate parents to shop for holiday gifts for their children.
A 3.0-magnitude earthquake hit areas surrounding Santa Clarita at 9:17 a.m. Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's Web site.
With the help of a high-tech Valencia company, California's governor kicked off an apprenticeship program designed to provide war veterans with technical degrees and on-the-job training.
The city's Manufactured Home Rental Adjustment Panel approved a space rent increase for Parklane Mobile Estates in Canyon Country and gave the final approval to a pair of resolutions for rent hikes at two other Canyon Country mobile home parks.
Seven of the 13 Newhall Redevelopment Committee seats expire in January with the appointment process planned for February, a Santa Clarita city official said Tuesday.
PASADENA - Federal Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Anaheim and Santa Barbara and the federal-state Disaster Recovery Center in Sylmar closed Friday and will reopen at 1 p.m. Jan. 12 as outreach centers, disaster recovery officials said.
Los Angeles County supervisors agreed this week to spend $1 million to install new signs, markers, road striping and guardrails on Angeles Forest Highway near Acton.
Members of New Life in His Presence church will hold a $1 car wash Saturday in the Kmart shopping center at 23222 Valencia Boulevard in Valencia, organizers say.
A 19-year-old Newhall man arrested for indecent exposure near a Santa Clarita Valley school entered a plea of no contest to the charge against him Wednesday and was immediately sentenced to 30 days in jail, an official said.
SAN FERNANDO - Three men identified by prosecutors as Rollin 40s Crips gang members were ordered to stand trial Wednesday for a take-over bank robbery in Canyon Country last September.
A Valencia woman faces a felony hit-and-run charge today for allegedly hitting a bicyclist in Newhall on Friday, then leaving the scene, court papers show.
A little more than 9,000 College of the Canyons students are active users of the college's relatively new email system, a college official said Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - College of the Canyons Career Services will host a pair of Resume Rally events to help students and community members create, enhance and fine-tune their professional resumes in advance of the college's two upcoming Job & Career Fairs.
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