Congregation Beth Shalom will host a special service on Friday at 8 p.m. for the arrival of its new Torah, donated by congregants Marianne and David Simon in honor of Marianne's parents, Leonard and Nancy Marcus.
A mixed-media painting created by a recent Hart High School graduate will be on display in an alcove at the nation's Capitol for the next year as part of "An Artistic Discovery," a program sponsored by members of Congress to honor the artistic talent of America's youth.
Fundraising for the 2008 SCV Relay for Life topped half a million dollars this week, a local record for the event sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
Man breaks window at store, in patrol car A Canyon Country man was arrested on burglary and assault charges Saturday morning, after he allegedly assaulted his roommate and reportedly broke the front glass door of a liquor store on Soledad Canyon Road, according to officials. Edward Gilhooley, 19, allegedly broke into Canyon Liquor Store in Canyon Country and apparently took liquor and cigarettes. After deputies arrested him and placed him in the back seat of ...
The teenage boy who was with former Golden Valley High School counselor Roselyn Hubbell when she was arrested last week was also arrested at the same time for possession of cocaine.
More than six months after they were convicted in a San Fernando courtroom for breaking into a Canyon Country home, mother-son duo Cynthia Brandon and Michael Lugo were formally sentenced Tuesday morning, court officials announced.
As the mercury continues to rise throughout the Santa Clarita Valley, local residents and their pets are looking for ways to cool down. Apparently, the local wildlife is also searching for ways to avoid the heat.
The Hart district's summer school program started bright and early at 7 a.m. Monday, with students enrolled in summer classes returning to school after just a one-week break. "I guess one week was enough, but two would have been better," said Hart senior Ashley Larsen, who is attending summer school at West Ranch High School. "I haven't taken a physical science class yet, so I need to make up those credits - I didn't fail anything."
Las Lomas Land Co., LLC, filed a lawsuit Monday demanding the city of Los Angeles pay damages in excess of $100 million for the City Council's March 19 decision to strike down a housing development that would have brought 5,553 residential units to the steep hillsides near the Newhall Pass.
She's been an educator for 44 years - 20 of those in the Newhall School District - but Friday was the last day of teaching for Judi Hayward, who described her profession as "the best job in the world." Hayward said goodbye to her sixth grade students and coworkers at Valencia Valley Elementary School last week before heading to her new home in Redondo Beach, where she will be closer to her family.
The Hart District's Yes I Can program for students with and without special needs has been invited to set up a booth to sell merchandise on Southern California stops of the Vans Warped Tour.
Rothwell sentenced to 16 years to life A Valencia woman was sentenced Friday to 16 years to life in prison after she was convicted for killing an 18-year-old man in at the Huntington Beach Hotel in 2006, officials announced Monday. Samantha Elizabeth Rothwell, 21, was convicted in a Santa Ana courthouse in April of murdering Walter Rivas on Aug. 15, 2006, after he said he "saw God." Rothwell responded that she was the devil, and ...
A total of eight spots will be open on the city's two commissions and audit panel in July and applications are due to City Hall by Friday.
Fewer homes built in Santa Clarita mean fewer taps being turned on, which now means less money for the Castaic Lake Water Agency.
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley reached "unhealthy" status today, according to a reported released by the South Coast Air Quality Management District. However, no official reason was released as to why the air quality was listed as unhealthy.
January home sales in the Santa Clarita Valley rose 2.1 percent from the same month a year ago, and the number of sales was the highest recorded since 2007, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
A preliminary hearing is expected to get under way Monday for two men described as street racers charged with murder in a fatal crash that killed a friend, a court clerk said Thursday.
A burglar spotted running from a Castaic house with a laptop in his hands prompted sheriff's deputies to scour an area near Parker Road and The Old Road Thursday afternoon, a sheriff's spokesman said.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) introduced a series of bills this week focused on the aerospace industry in California.
Washington, D.C. – Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), joined with 11 of her Senate colleagues on a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) urging the Commission to take the next steps needed to protect the 31 nuclear reactors in the U.S. that are similarly designed to the ones that melted down in Fukushima, Japan, nearly two years ago. The letter calls for NRC to ...
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
Winds are expected to ease off in the Santa Clarita Valley today following a day of high winds that caused some damage.
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