The Santa Clarita Valley has been known as a breeding ground for athletic talent. Many of its great athletes have been on display at stadiums and arenas across the country. But in August 2012, an international audience got to see the SCV's bright talent on the grandest stage - the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The SCV had four athletes who grew up in the area in the games (sprinter Allyson Felix, runner Alysia Montano, ...
Representatives from the William S. Hart Union High School District and a local advocacy group have held a series of meetings recently trying to avoid a lawsuit the group has threatened to file over the proposed high school in Castaic, according to district officials.
Hats off to the more than 60 first graders in three classes at Sulphur Springs Elementary School in Canyon Country who sang carols for their parents decked out in various styles of head wear during a holiday assembly.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested two for driving under the influence at a checkpoint in Valencia Friday night.
Blankets of love Hand made blankets, throws, quilts and afghans are being requested from the community for several efforts of caring and comfort for the holidays. SCV homeless, seniors and veterans will be presented with these gifts and some will be going out to our troops in Afghanistan and wounded warriors. Cash donations accepted to cover shipping costs can be made to: Prayer Angels for the Military, 21609 Old Orchard Road, Newhall, or through PayPal ...
It was an "intergenerational" Christmas celebration, said Julie Calderon, Newhall Community Center supervisor.
A 100-year-old tradition is still going strong in the Santa Clarita Valley, as 75 local letters to Santa were answered by area residents this year at the U.S. Postal Service's Processing and Distribution Center in Santa Clarita.
If local traffic collisions this past year could be summed up in two words, they would have to be: speed kills.
Westfield notified the city of Santa Clarita's planning commission a week ago that it wants to move forward with a discussion about planning changes it requested to locate a Walmart Neighborhood Market at the Valencia Town Center, said a spokesman for the city on Friday.
A decade after California launched its Amber Alert system it now joins some 30 other states by launching a Silver Alert program Jan. 1, 2013.
Local unemployment numbers for November came out Friday, along with national, state and county numbers. All four indicators dropped in November.
San Fernando Valley – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes and ramps of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) as part of a $121 million improvement project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes in each direction along I-5 between SR-170 to Buena Vista Street. Closures are subject to change. Detours will be signed.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's jobless rate dipped below 10 percent last month for the first time since the recession began, the state announced Friday, signaling that the state's economy may have finally turned the corner.
Washington, D.C.- Thursday, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon praised the passage of S. 925, legislation naming a peak in the Eastern Sierra in honor of Andrea Mead Lawrence, a local hero in the Mammoth Mountain area. S.925 is a companion bill to Congressman McKeon's House version, H.R. 1818 and passed last night by a vote of 408-7. This bill is now headed to President Obama's desk for signature into law.
A former California Department of Corrections official has been named assistant sheriff in charge of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Custody Division.
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.