For the second straight year, College of the Canyons plans to dramatically expand its course offerings for the summer session, an official said Wednesday.
Sheriff's Department patrols in unincorporated areas are expected to be fully funded under the county's recently proposed budget for 2013-14 fiscal year, a county official said Tuesday.
Three local junior high and high schools have been named California Distinguished Schools in recognition of the programs they have in place to close the gap between low-achieving and high-achieving students, according to the California Department of Education.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board will determine what to name the long-planned Castaic-area high school during their meeting Wednesday night.
Two local elementary schools have received Title I Academic Achievement Awards for their work in closing the achievement gaps between students, state officials announced Tuesday.
The fields of Santa Clarita Central Park got even greener Saturday as the city hosted its annual Earth Arbor Day celebration.
Hundreds of Cub Scouts from in and around the Santa Clarita Valley ran, jumped, swung, caught and crawled during Saturday's annual Cub Scout Cup event.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host another checkpoint to catch drivers who may be unlicensed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol next week.
Due to 1960s technology, Santa Clarita Valley school districts' efforts to swap election years in a bid to draw more voters may not be possible, county officials said.
Three men were arrested Saturday afternoon after allegedly stealing more than $950 worth of metal from an old refinery in Newhall, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
A field of 72 interested artists was whittled down this week to six, one of whom will construct a public art piece to be displayed in the roundabout planned for Newhall.
Despite reports to the contrary, Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has no plans to retire at the end of his term in 2014, a spokeswoman said Friday.
A bill that would have allowed students to gain college credit by taking state-regulated proficiency tests has been put on hold until next year, its sponsor said Thursday.
Students at College of the Canyons are statistically more likely to receive a degree or certificate, or to successfully transfer to a four-year institution, than their peers at other state community colleges, according to data released this week by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office.
A television, computers and projectors are among the items taken from two Hart district schools following break-ins last week, a district official said Thursday.
A figurine of baby Jesus that was taken away from a manger at Westfield Valencia Town Center earlier this week was found Wednesday afternoon inside the mall, according to a spokeswoman.
After 14 months of negotiations, the city of Santa Clarita has struck a labor deal that will give a 5 percent cost-of-living adjustment to 77 city employees, officials said Tuesday.
Saying she wants to continue the city's "forward momentum," City Councilwoman Laurene Weste took hold of the gavel as Santa Clarita's new mayor during a special council meeting Tuesday night.
Northbound lanes of Interstate 5 through the Grapevine were closed for hours Saturday after a winter snow storm blew through Southern California, dropping snow and rain in its wake.
Work has resumed on the project to add new lanes and lift Highway 126 traffic over Commerce Center Drive in Castaic, several weeks after the discovery of a number of legless lizards stymied work in the area.
A Saugus man is suing a former school board candidate over a campaign robocall he claims was illegally placed before last November's election.
Cold and rainy conditions did little to stem the flow of attendees to Santa Clarita's Literacy and Arts Festival at the Newhall Library on Saturday, with thousands turning out during the annual event.