SANTA CLARITA - Residents have until midnight Friday to adopt a duck for the Rubber Ducky Regatta and to be eligible to win four Disneyland Parkhopper passes plus a $500 cash gift card in Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers' Early Duck drawing.
SANTA CLARITA - Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday he believes President Barack Obama may have backed both himself and the nation into a corner by threatening to take military action against Syria.
A woman was killed on the eastbound 210 freeway early Thursday, prompting a homicide investigation that shut down lanes for nine hours, snarling morning commuter traffic from the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - Most Santa Clarita Valley school districts saw slight decreases in their Academic Performance Index scores released Thursday by the California Department of Education, but each continued to exceed the state average.
SANTA CLARITA - An Azusa man caught allegedly driving under the influence was treated at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after he struggled with arresting California Highway Patrol officers and suffered facial injuries late Wednesday, a CHP sergeant said today.
Nearly 9,300 firefighters continue to battle 10 active major wildfires burning across California. The Deer Fire, burning in Tehama County, and the American Fire, burning in Placer County, are both estimated to be fully contained later today. In Northern California temperatures are expected to begin warming back up and could hamper firefighter's efforts. In Southern California the fire potential remains light to moderate thanks to isolated thunderstorms.
Hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley residents turned out Wednesday night to hear how to identify and prevent drug use during Santa Clarita's third annual "Heroin Kills" Symposium.
SANTA CLARITA - The Public Broadcasting System has reached out to College of the Canyons to screen some of its Point of View documentaries at the Valencia campus's auditorium, Humanities Division Dean Jennifer Brezina said this week.
SANTA CLARITA - Several universities and colleges will be represented Thursday as the Hart district holds its second annual Hispanic College and Career Fair.
SANTA CLARITA - A discussion on the content of the 2001 California Voting Rights Act featuring some local elected officials will be held Thursday night in Canyon Country.
California Highway Patrol officials are investigating the theft this week of multiple tactical weapons from a vehicle in Stevenson Ranch, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Officials from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department responded today to a report of a dead body found in the 24300 block of Cross Street in Newhall.
A new substation housing what sheriff's officials call one of the largest and most sophisticated camera monitoring systems on the West Coast is now up and running at Castaic Lake.
Saying they've received letters, emails and some complaints on the matter, members of the Santa Clarita City Council agreed Tuesday night to examine the art piece that will accompany the Newhall roundabout project at a future meeting.
SANTA CLARITA - On a 4-0 vote, Los Angeles County supervisors approved a expansion to Disney's Golden Oak Ranch in Placerita Canyon - a project expected to add thousands of jobs and millions of dollars to the Santa Clarita Valley economy.
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?"