WASHINGTON (AP) - Just about everyone thinking about running for president is kicking it into gear now, slowpokes included.
More than 70 kids gathered Easter eggs at Summit Park on Sunday as part of the YMCA's Egg-stravaganza event.
The intrigue of an open seat and a guaranteed new council member apparently didn't translate to increased voter interest, as voter participation in Tuesday's Santa Clarita City Council election was lower than the last election in 2012, according to numbers released by the city this week.
Thousands of runners got down and dirty Sunday as they competed in the annual Merrell Down & Dirty Obstacle Race at Castaic Lake.
A half-acre of "heavy brush" in the Santa Clara River wash near the corner of Valencia Boulevard and Cinema Drive prompted swift action from county firefighters, who knocked the fire down in less than 20 minutes, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Six people including three children were "critically injured" and airlifted to the hospital Sunday following a two-vehicle crash near Gorman, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Driver fatigue is suspected to have played a part in a single-car crash near Agua Dulce Saturday night that claimed the life of a Palmdale man, according to the California Highway Patrol officer investigating the incident.
The race for the Santa Clarita City Council seat formerly occupied by Frank Ferry is expected to be decided Tuesday - a week after the election was held.
Thousands of people hauled obsolete electronics, unneeded paint and flammable liquids to College of the Canyons on Saturday to take part in an event meant to rid them of the household materials considered too dangerous to go into the normal trash.
Higher Vision Church will celebrate Easter the same day as everyone else, but it's joining with another Castaic-area church in throwing a party the day before.
Santa Clarita is inviting residents to a "meet and greet' for the new Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station captain Wednesday at City Hall.
Thousands of people were schooled on how to reduce their impact on the environment during Santa Clarita's annual Earth Arbor Day at Central Park on Saturday.
As election returns rolled in during last Tuesday's challenger-heavy Santa Clarita City Council race, a pattern emerged: The two incumbents were comfortably out front, and a pack of two to five challengers was clumped behind them in a race for the third seat so close that its results won't be known, at the earliest, until the last ballot is counted this Tuesday.
ORLAND, Calif. - A tractor-trailer already was on fire as it came across a median and crashed into a tour bus, killing 10 people, according to a couple whose car was sideswiped by the big rig.
City officials will hold a ceremony Thursday to induct film legends Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson into the Walk of Western Stars in Newhall.
As California's drought deepens, the Castaic Lake Water Agency is hosting a symposium Friday for Santa Clarita Valley residents to learn about problems getting water to Southern California - and what they might do about it.
Thieves made off with a $5,000 cheese-melting oven from an Italian restaurant in Stevenson Ranch, according to a report on file Sunday at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
In the cycle of drug popularity, the newest "high" in town may be a highly potent form of marijuana hash oil that goes by the names "honey oil," "honey wax," "earwax," "butter," "shatter" or "dabs" - to name a few.
As the cleanup of nearly 1,000 acres of contaminated soil and the air above it continues in the heart of the Santa Clarita Valley, with much of the cleansing infrastructure in place, crews are now poised to implement its water decontamination plan.
Editor's note: This version corrects the previous, which incorrectly stated the agency to which he referred in his "cheap shot" quote.
A Newhall eye doctor never saw it coming.
The Santa Clarita City Council has petitioned to appoint a receiver for a boarded-up Canyon Country house whose legal owner they have been unable to locate.
Legislation touted by Santa Clarita Valley lawmakers that would create tax credits for the aerospace industry and that also includes other tax incentives apparently designed to benefit electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. has received Gov. Jerry Brown's signature.
The Santa Clarita City Council has endorsed a federal resolution that could improve services in the Angeles National Forest and aid in the battle to keep the Cemex mine out of the northeast Santa Clarita Valley.
The old adage about the early bird and the worm wasn't lost on the thousands of people like Canyon Country residents Julio and Martha Luna who arrived hours before the 7 p.m. start of the kickoff performance of Santa Clarita's 25th annual Concerts in the Park series.
Sheriff's officials said Saturday they were investigating a cache of hundreds of packages of concentrated cannabis known as "honey wax" discovered after a routine traffic stop in Castaic.
Twenty knives, cutting boards and towels sat neatly in front of 20 hopeful sushi chefs taking part in a sushi-making class on Saturday at Canyon Country Park.
"For those who have put their lives on the line for our country, freedom has a special meaning that many may never know," Santa Clarita Valley businessman Fred Arnold told nearly 200 Thursday at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's Patriots Luncheon.
People dance and enjoy the music of the beach music band Hodads at the Valencia Marketplace amphitheater on Friday.
Workers from SOS Entertainment set up the stage for Concerts in the Park, which begins Saturday with DSB, a Journey tribute band, in Central Park at 7 p.m.