Local school officials are eyeing curriculum changes that will take the focus away from memorization and place it on analysis and application.
Several hundred Valencia High School students came face-to-face with the dangers of texting while driving on Thursday.
A small brush fire in Canyon Country near Soledad Canyon Road and Stone Crest Drive charred about one acre before being extinguished this morning, a fire official confirmed.
Several local districts have revamped their safety procedures in the aftermath of December's shooting that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission have voted to move forward with two planned cellular communications projects in the city.
LOS ANGELES - After a public hearing that spanned more than four hours Tuesday, members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to continue a protest period for the proposed Clean Water, Clean Beaches measure.
In a close vote, College of the Canyons trustees appointed former Newhall Land Development Inc. executive Steve Zimmer to the Board of Trustees during a special meeting Monday.
A county agency has OK'd another annexation by the city of Santa Clarita, the latest in a recent string of expansions that have added thousands of acres and new residents to the city.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Tuesday to discuss a controversial measure that would assess a fee on all properties in the county to fund storm water cleanup efforts.
Almost 100 community members gathered at Santa Clarita City Hall Saturday for an awareness walk to educate citizens about California's new 911 Good Samaritan Law.
A two-car collision closed the-on ramp of Calgrove Boulevard to southbound Interstate 5 for about an hour Saturday, according to an official.
More than 100 community members, city staffers and officials braved chilly weather this morning to attend the grand opening of Santa Clarita's new Canyon Country Community Center.
Local AYSO soccer groups are tired of jousting for space to schedule games and ready to lobby for a state-of-the-art field complex on par with those in Camarillo and Lancaster.
Local legislators are largely applauding Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed 2013-14 spending plan, which forecasts a budget surplus for the next fiscal year and increases state funding to education.
Robert Angel and his daughter, Marlen, ate breakfast in the parking lot of the Carl's Jr. restaurant off Parker Road in Castaic Friday morning.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted Wednesday night to tab two current junior high school principals to lead Valencia High School and West Ranch High School, beginning this summer.
Ensuring the viability of the local economy was among the major goals stated by the eight men running to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress during a candidate forum this week at College of the Canyons.
Time may be winding down on his tenure in Congress, but Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Wednesday he remains concerned about the state of the nation's defense spending.
Surrounded by dozens of friends, family members and supporters, Dante Acosta officially took the oath of office and joined the Santa Clarita City Council during a special meeting Tuesday.
Jury selection is expected to begin in June in the case of a Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife, according to an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
Board members in the William S. Hart Union High School District are expected to tab the new principals of Valencia High School and West Ranch High School during their meeting Wednesday, according to officials.
A bill that would require some cities, including Santa Clarita, to change their election systems to ones that are district-based has been introduced in the state Assembly and is scheduled for a committee hearing this week, officials said Monday.
"I know at times I alienate people," says City Councilman Frank Ferry. "People aren't neutral about me."
West Ranch High School senior Steven Clavijo was trying to get some sleep.
Money for candidates on both sides of the aisle has poured in during recent months for the race to represent the 25th District, including the Santa Clarita Valley, in Congress - setting the stage for a big-money showdown in the upcoming June primary.
Dozens of teachers from schools across the Santa Clarita Valley were recognized for their dedication and service this week during the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation's annual Teacher Tribute.
Members of the College of the Canyons Board of Trustees voted this week to lend their support to a state Senate bill that would establish a pilot program allowing some community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees.
A Metro committee opted Thursday to hold off on a controversial plan for digital billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways, awaiting the results of a signature-gathering drive to put the measure to a public vote.
With the economy continuing to improve, transportation officials are examining a change in the way they plan to finance a project that will build two new toll carpool lanes on Interstate 5 through the Santa Clarita Valley.
All 13 candidates running for a seat on the Santa Clarita City Council this year saw their vote totals increase during Tuesday's ballot count, but the order in which they finished did not change from that of election night.