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 ...
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council agreed this week to move forward with a long-standing plan for a traffic roundabout at a major
The old Saugus Speedway grandstands came tumbling down this week not out of disrespect for history, but out of respect for safety.
After some discussion, members of the Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved changes to their norms and procedures during their meeting this week.
SANTA CLARITA - A Castaic man has been sentenced to probation and ordered to complete a residential treatment program after stabbing his pet cat and dog with a spear last summer, killing both.
More than 10 cases of whooping cough have been reported at Santa Clarita Valley schools in recent weeks, leading officials to revisit the importance of vaccination as a preventive step to ward off the disease.
SANTA CLARITA - Going green has saved the Hart district a bundle in energy costs, according to figures released Wednesday night.
Santa Clarita representatives and federal legislators testified Wednesday before a U.S. Senate sub-committee in the nation's capital in support for the most recent bill that would prevent development of the massive Cemex sand and gravel mine in Soledad Canyon.
SANTA CLARITA - Chet Soule opened the book with practiced precision.
SIMI VALLEY - Some of the biggest players in the United States defense field gathered Saturday to talk over the economic and strategic challenges facing the military and how to ensure the nation's armed forces remain well-prepared and adequately funded through the next decade.
What makes good art and what makes that art fit into Santa Clarita?
More than 30 youngsters strapped on helmets, slipped on gloves and picked up sticks to take part in a free lacrosse clinic Saturday afternoon in West Creek Park.
The state has outlined a series of preliminary guidelines on how to regulate the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The final guidelines are slated to take effect in 2015.
A Santa Clarita City Council member touched off a tiff this week with a suggestion that some citizens are concerned about the security of ballots cast in city elections and that the city should beef up its security for those ballots as a result.
SANTA CLARITA - The discovery of a number of silvery legless lizards in Castaic has slowed construction work on Highway 126 to a crawl, officials said this week.
SANTA CLARITA - Following a line of public speakers demanding an apology from City Councilman Frank Ferry, Mayor Bob Kellar apologized Tuesday night for the councilman calling a citizen "poison" and "toxic."
Santa Clarita City Council members voted in closed session Tuesday to reject a claim by Councilman TimBen Boydston where he alleged the city's tiered health benefit system was not properly adopted and caused him to lose out on almost $10,000 in compensation.
Santa Clarita Valley residents tired of taking a trek to Los Angeles or the San Fernando Valley for their shopping needs will soon be able to head north for an alternative.