Under a blazing sun and temperatures in the low 90s, Santa Clarita Valley Dodgers fans turned out in force for the 32nd annual SCV Dodger Day celebration Sunday to participate in pre-game ceremonies on the field, where the boys in blue later scorched the Colorado Rockies 14-2 in front of a crowd numbering more than 40,000 people.
Hundreds of pink ribbons fluttered in the breeze Saturday as more than 750 breast-cancer survivors and supporters took steps to "de-feet" cancer at Circle of Hope's fifth annual Walk for Hope at Castaic Lake.
This week, Wednesday is more than hump day. It's the 39th observance of Earth Day. Observed around the world, Earth Day was founded by U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, D-Wisc., and coincided with the formation of the federal Environmental Protection Agency. In an article marking the 10-year anniversary of Earth Day, Nelson wrote that his main objective in planning it was to show the political leadership of the nation that there was broad and deep support ...
A Valencia woman believes that an attempt was made to victimize her 95-year-old mother in a scam masquarading as the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes.
Tiered water rates work under one simple premise - make wasting water so expensive that ratepayers have to conserve.
Nearly 1,000 students from Pico Canyon Elementary School received a hands-on lesson about conservation and recycling this week when the school launched its "Go Pico Green" program to celebrate Earth Day.
The SCV Blue Star Mothers Chapter #91 hosts a "Casino Night" fundraiser at the Newhall American Legion Hall tonight from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Singer and actress Camille Gray, an A-student at Rancho Pico Junior High School, has just been booked by the Los Angeles Dodgers to sing the National Anthem to kick off SCV Dodger Day festivities at Dodger Stadium Sunday.
For the Posners of Saugus, Calif., the fight to beat multiple sclerosis is a family affair. Karla Posner, 47, and one of her four children, Samantha, 17, both have MS, as it's more commonly known, a potentially crippling disease that attacks the central nervous system causing numbness and pain, but can be controlled with medication. Posner's older sister and one of her sisters-in-law also battle MS. "I say, 'I may have MS, but MS doesn't ...
A local teacher wants the Boy Scouts of America to be prepared for metal. The organization offers merit badges for plumbing, woodwork and coin collecting. So why not a merit badge for welding? Jack Compton, welding professor at College of the Canyons, is part of a committee initiated by the American Welding Society that plans to submit a curriculum to the Boy Scouts of America in the fall for a welding badge. "There's a great ...
A developer is hoping to transform an empty lot into the sort of project Santa Clarita officials say they want as part of Newhall's revitalization.
Four-time Olympic medalist Kim Rhode ejects a shell as she warms up for her exhibition of trick shooting at Carousel Ranch's How The West Was Won Trap Shoot fundraiser at Oaktree Gun Club on Friday. See Thursday's About Town for coverage of the event.
Partners organizing a valleywide marketing campaign expressed hopes Friday that the Castaic Chamber of Commerce would reconsider its decision not to participate.
While the stock and housing markets seem to be crawling out from under their respective rocks, local experts say unemployment rates will continue to climb.
Earth Day is officially Wednesday, but Santa Clarita gets a jump on it with today's Earth Day Festival and 22nd annual Arbor Day Celebration at Central Park in Saugus.
SANTA CLARITA - Route 66 restaurant in Canyon Country will hold a tribute to those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks during a special event Wednesday night.
SANTA CLARITA - Paradise Cove, a part of the lower lagoon at Castaic Lake, will be closed for a pair of two-day periods this month, according to county officials.
SANTA CLARITA - The body of a man found burning near Castaic Lake on Wednesday remained unidentified Thursday, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A Newhall man who was ordered to stand trial for murder in the stabbing death of another Newhall man in 2012 pleaded not guilty to the felony charge this week, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
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?"