It seemed apocalyptic. A year ago, fire trucks raced across the Santa Clarita Valley. Helicopters and air tankers strafed in, dropping water and bright red retardant. And smoke billowed thickly into the sky. The 2007 fires left an indelible mark in SCV history. With two fires burning just over the hills from Santa Clarita Valley last week, the memories of the 2007 fires seemed that much fresher, said Luke Claus, assistant fire chief for Los ...
The Los Angeles County Fire Department picked the perfect time to host a fire expo. Fire Station No. 124 in Stevenson Ranch hosted the Living in The Fire Zone expo Saturday. The event drew several hundred people and outperformed expectations, a fire official said. That's not a stretch considering the recent fire media coverage. "We've always had fires since I lived here. We came to see what's out there in the form of fire protection," ...
If all goes as planned, up to 20 people will determine a location for Burrtec Waste Inc.'s required materials recovery facility.
The Heritage Haunt Pumpkin Festival entertained all ages of boys and ghouls on Saturday at William S. Hart Park. A day of family friendly activities were offered from a pumpkin carving contest and bug shows to a behind the scenes tour of the haunted maze, "Curse of the Ghoul Mines."
Four thousand rubber duckies raced across Castaic Lake on Saturday. The cheerful event marked the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, Inc. sixth annual Rubber Ducky Regatta on Saturday. The little, yellow, floating creatures raised $20,000 for the clinics and created a crowd of fans. "I heard someone say this is the cutest fundraiser in town," said Adele Macpherson, a board member for the centers. The Samuel Dixon centers provide health care to under-insured and uninsured ...
Temple Beth Ami's youngest preschool students are learning an important lesson early in life.
Two special performances of the Nutcracker were shown to 800 Newhall elementary school fourth-graders, thanks to the Santa Clarita Ballet Company's annual youth outreach program.
First Word "Bottom line is, folks, no child should have to go through this." Orange County, Florida Sheriff Kevin Beary, on discovery of the remains of 3-year-old Caylee Anthony Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 20, the 355th day of 2008. There are 11 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 20, 1803, the Louisiana Purchase was completed as ownership of the territory was formally transferred from France to the ...
Two alleged BB-gun snipers facing felony charges, including assault with a deadly weapon, used a laser scope and a BB gun that looks like a fully automatic AR-15 assault rifle, according to deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
After frustrating highway closures due to rough weather conditions since Wednesday, sunny skies should keep commuters happy - and dry - through the weekend.
Business owners in and around Westfield Valencia Town Center were surprised Friday by news of a protest scheduled tonight outside their doors.
UPDATED 5:25 p.m. Friday: All freeways in and out of the Santa Clarita Valley are open today. Northbound Bouquet Canyon Road is now open to Bouquet Reservoir north of Vasquez Canyon Road, but remains closed from there to Lake Elizabeth, according to Santa Clarita Valley and Antelope Valley CHP officers.
The Samuel Dixon Award was presented to the District by the Boys & Girls Club. The Governing Board recognized West Ranch and Hart high schools for their Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association state championship awards.
William S. Hart Union High School District teachers want smaller class sizes and more leave for teachers who are adoptive parents, according to a proposal submitted to the school board.
Carlos Vega unscrewed the thin metal door to access a maze of colored wires, grids and electrical equipment neatly organized in the box.
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