After more than two years of setbacks, delays and rescheduling, Saugus Union School District officials estimate the work at Emblem Elementary School is now 85 percent complete.
Long lines and chilly weather did little to dampen the enthusiasm of local shoppers as stores opened their doors for Black Friday sales.
While their sponsors remain officially optimistic, two congressional bills to halt a giant open-pit mine in Canyon Country appear to be dead in the water - at least in their current forms - as the 112th Congress wraps up.
Erum Jones calls her position as the new principal of Rancho Pico Junior High School a "dream come true."
Buoyed by the recent school bond successes of two other local school districts, members of the Saugus Union School District board are considering a districtwide bond measure.
A two-vehicle crash in Acton injured three people Wednesday and sent at least one person to the hospital, according to officials.
It's not just Black Friday anymore. Call it Sooty Sunday, Murky Monday or Tenebrific Tuesday.
To Tom Cole, Santa Clarita's new community development director, his job presents an opportunity to apply his efforts toward making the Santa Clarita Valley a better place to work and live.
Local school district officials report they're pleased at the passage of Proposition 30 this month, but they warn it will not be a magic cure-all for the fiscal woes of local schools.
While the Bruins and the Trojans battled at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, smaller, generally good-natured clashes were waged between their respective fans in sports bars and restaurants around the state - and the Santa Clarita Valley was no exception.
Two lanes of the northbound Interstate 5 just north of Lyons Avenue were closed for hours Saturday as crews worked to remove an overturned garbage truck there.
A three-car crash in Canyon Country killed one and seriously injured two others early this morning, according to a California Highway Patrol official.
While less than one-third of students statewide were in good physical shape according to state fitness tests, the results locally were a bit rosier, according to numbers released this week.
Residents of Acton and Agua Dulce cited safety, environmental and community concerns during a meeting Wednesday night held to raise awareness about the local impacts of California's proposed high-speed rail project.
Board members with a San Diego County school district agreed this week to issue a charter for Albert Einstein Academy for Arts, Letters and Sciences to begin operating schools at all grade levels within their district. Einstein plans to open a kindergarten-6th grade school and a 7th-12th grade school in the Alpine Union School District in San Diego County for the 2013-2014 school year, Jeffrey Shapiro, executive director of the Einstein Academy's foundation, said ...
A summertime invitation to the public to choose one of two works of art for the Newhall roundabout apparently hasn't yielded quite the reception that Santa Clarita city officials had hoped.
The Ever-Changing Wall, a giant photographic mural conceived by the local ARTree Community Arts Center, has returned to Newhall.
Of eight homeless service zones in Los Angeles County, the one that encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley has the second-highest growth in those who have no place to live, according to numbers recently released by county officials.
With the status of its permanent new home still uncertain, the long-awaited elementary school for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences will use temporary facilities in Acton and Agua Dulce on its first day of classes Monday.
SANTA CLARITA - A week after he first disappeared, apparently near Castaic Lake, 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa remains missing - and the identity of a body found burning in the area this week remains unknown, officials said Friday.