A 60-year-old woman hanged herself in a holding cell in the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station over the weekend, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.
The AARP Driver Safety Program has set its teaching schedule at the SCV Senior Center for the second half of 2009.
Los Angeles County has contributed $1 million from a trust fund toward the purchase of an additional 800 acres of land in Elsmere Canyon.
Health-care officials are split over the Community Choice Act, a federal bill designed to open up more long-term health-care options for the elderly and disabled. The bill is currently before two separate congressional committees.
A high school being planned for construction near the Valencia Commerce Center has hit some unexpected bumps. One of them is a covenant saying a school cannot be built on the property where the school was expected to be sited.
As a breeze rustled through the canyons at the east end of Santa Clarita on Tuesday afternoon, the city's parks director strolled across the two house-sized concrete pads that have been the focus of so much attention in the city's latest open-space purchase.
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Three people were injured and traffic slowed to a crawl for more than an hour Tuesday when a one car collided with another and flipped over on southbound Interstate 5, CHP Officer Michelle Esposito said.
The unity of the Canyon High School class of 2009 rippled through its Tuesday night graduation ceremony.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, Brazil (AP) -- An airplane seat, a fuel slick and pieces of white debris scattered over three miles of open ocean marked the site in the mid-Atlantic on Tuesday where Air France Flight 447 plunged to its doom, Brazil's defense minister said.
Brazilian military pilots spotted the wreckage, sad reminders bobbing on waves, in the ocean 400 miles (640 kilometers) northeast of these islands off Brazil's coast. The plane carrying 228 people vanished Sunday about four hours into its flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris.
Horseman, calf-roper and motion picture bulldogger cowboy Phil Rawlins, a longtime Placerita Canyon resident and a 2007 Walk of Western Stars inductee, died at his home Thursday. He was 79.
Senator George Runner, R-Antelope Valley, created Senate Joint Resolution 9 to urge the president and members of Congress to ensure that no terrorist or suspected terrorist detained at Guantanamo Bay is permitted to enter California.
The arraignment of accused car-jacker Styles Johnson was postponed to 8:30 a.m. June 12 at Santa Clarita Superior Court, Department 1.
Coroner's investigators are expected to perform an autopsy today on a charred body found in the Angeles National Forest north of Castaic.
A sixth-grade student at Skyblue Mesa Elementary School and a Sierra Vista Junior High School staff member both have been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus, known as swine flu, school officials said Monday.
Samsung, one of the world's leading electronics companies, has selected Santa Clarita to open its new research and development lab, setting its sights on becoming an audio systems powerhouse.
When Gabriel Magdaleno was a kid, he enjoyed accompanying his grandfather to the Van Nuys General Motors plant, where Camaros and Firebirds were then built.
Working to restore public trust was among the top priorities stated Saturday by a selection of the candidates running to be the new sheriff of Los Angeles County.
In what has become a monthly occurrence this year, vandals illegally entered Castaic Union School District classrooms recently, damaged property and, in the most recent case, rifled through the desks of at least two teachers, according to a report on file at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Sunday.
With longtime Santa Clarita Valley Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, set to depart this year from the seat he has held for more than two decades, three men made their cases to succeed him during a candidate forum Saturday.
Some of the Santa Clarita Valley's most dedicated volunteers were recognized for their service Saturday during an international-themed party at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
A temporary quick fix to the Bouquet Canyon water impasse is under way, but a more permanent solution that would allow the creek to flow freely appears stymied for now, officials from various agencies said.
Dozens of youngsters donned their chef hats Friday for an up-close look on how to prepare a healthy meal.
Some candidates for Santa Clarita City Council may have improperly used the city seal on campaign mailers that were sent out to members of the public.
A Santa Clara Superior Court judge ruled Friday that a serial rapist who admitted to attacking dozens of women could potentially reside at a home in an unincorporated area near Palmdale, according to officials.
Two reputed gang members convicted of robbing a bank in Canyon Country before leading police on a wild chase down Los Angeles freeways to downtown, where they tossed money from their fleeing car, were sentenced Friday to lengthy prison terms.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig has been scratched from the starting lineup after arriving late for the Los Angeles Dodgers' home opener.
People were saying, "cheese" in Newhall Thursday night, but not for the camera.
New regulations set to go in effect this fall at College of the Canyons and all state community colleges means it's more important than ever for prospective students to get an early start on registration, an official said Thursday.
A bill approved nearly unanimously by the Assembly on Thursday would protect people in homeowner associations from retribution if they take steps to reduce water use for landscaping.