Longtime William S. Hart Union High School District board member Gloria Mercado-Fortine announced Wednesday that she plans to seek a seat on the Santa Clarita City Council in 2014.
Most criminals turned over to Los Angeles County by the state are classified high- or very-high-risk offenders, a far cry from projections made before the transfer occurred, a county official said Tuesday.
With the long-proposed Castaic high school project moving closer to reality, the William S. Hart Union High School District board will now look to answer the age-old question: What's in a name?
Exuberant dancers gyrated to drum beats in the Santa Clarita Valley recently as the Kalakeke Pacific Island Dance Company hosted its second Tahitian dance competition.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will hear two updates related to the ongoing public safety realignment process during their meeting Tuesday.
Andrew Samson and Christian Brannon, childhood friends who live on the same street in Valencia, spent countless hours over the past several weeks building a trebuchet in Brannon's backyard.
Hundreds of people cried, laughed and did a bit of both at the same time during Saturday morning's memorial service celebrating the life of Sarah Alarid, whose body was found Jan. 9 after an extensive search.
Deputies in the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested one person for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during a checkpoint Friday night.
Newhall Land Development Inc. has failed in its bid to remove the judge who ruled that Newhall Ranch needs further environmental review.
Valencia Water Company customers will see their rates increase by at least 11 percent in 2014 under a proposal submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission.
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.
About two years after opening in Central Park, the Community Gardens of Santa Clarita are looking to grow yet again, according to city officials.
Once a month, local magicians gather at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley in Newhall to teach children how to turn mundane items like playing cards and rubber bands into arcane illusions.
Close to 300 community members were weighed, measured and screened at the Jo Anne Darcy Library on Saturday during the Canyon Country Community Health Fair.
As supervisors prepare to hold a second public hearing on the county's proposed storm water cleanup fee, a Santa Clarita official said it appears the county fee would be added on top of the existing city fee that serves the same purpose.
Chloride, high-speed rail and gun rights were all topics of discussion during a town hall meeting held Friday by Sen. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, at the Santa Clarita Activities Center.
Even with cloudy skies overhead, hundreds of people turned out for Santa Clarita's inaugural "Art Slam" this week in Newhall.
The family of a 19-year-old Master's College freshman who died during a beach outing last summer has sued the college for wrongful death, according to court documents.
Despite sufficient cash to build a new library in Stevenson Ranch - and the Los Angeles County Library system's determination to do so - plans are stalled as the search for a site continues.
With a unanimous vote Wednesday night, members of the Hart district board selected Ben Rodriguez to serve as the district's chief operations officer.
A small but vocal crowd turned out Wednesday night to hear a presentation about the city of Santa Clarita's plans to construct two new multiuse fields and additional parking spaces at Central Park.
Thirty employees in the Newhall School District and the Saugus Union School District have been put on notice that they may be laid off before the beginning of next school year.
On Tuesday, Santa Clarita city staffers propped an orange "Road Work Ahead" sign against a wall in the multi-purpose room at Fair Oaks Ranch Community School.
The Hart district has secured funding for some of its top-priority projects, including the construction of the Castaic-area high school and building new auditoriums at Saugus and Canyon high schools.
More than 2,000 convicted criminals released under Los Angeles County Probation Department supervision due to realignment have slipped supervision and are missing, officials said Tuesday.
Two-thirds of respondents in a Hart district online survey said the district's proposed high school in Castaic should be named, simply, Castaic High School, a district spokeswoman said Tuesday.