Thousands of people turned out Saturday to run, jump, throw, shoot, paddle, swim and swing at the Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival held at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
The passage of the state budget, and with it sweeping changes to how the state school system is funded, has left some local districts facing revenue projections markedly different than originally expected.
Two people were injured, one of them seriously, after their vehicle overturned off Interstate 5 near Parker Road in Castaic on Saturday afternoon, according to a California Highway Patrol Officer.
Maybe cats really do have nine lives, or at least two.
SANTA CLARITA - Citing conflict of interest concerns, the newest Hart district board member resigned his board seat Friday, two months after being appointed.
SANTA CLARITA - Jack has his beanstalk, but Valencia resident Sandi Cates has a sunflower that may just about match it.
SANTA CLARITA - It was noisy chaos outside Rancho Pico Junior High School this morning as students shrieked and ran to greet each other, exchanging high-fives and hugs, as junior and senior high schools started a new year in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - Two of the largest charter schools in the Santa Clarita Valley had mixed results in some subject areas of state standardized tests, but officials at the schools say such scores are only a portion of their means for measuring student performance.
Santa Clarita has received the go-ahead to annex more than 200 acres of undeveloped land near Sand Canyon, a move a city official says will bring more open space and potential residential development into the city.
SANTA CLARITA - Forget gorillas. The time has come to put gibbons in the mist.
SANTA CLARITA - California has enshrined certain rights for transgender students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker room they choose.
SANTA CLARITA - The diesel roar of a school bus cut through the early morning air.
Several new candidates joined the race for local offices in the Santa Clarita Valley just ahead of Friday's nomination deadline, but incumbents in two of the larger districts in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unchallenged in November, county records show.
The Hart district will see about $2.7 million less in revenue than originally projected this year, a revision officials say is a result of new state guidelines.
The Bee Fire that broke out Friday afternoon north of the Santa Clarita Valley had burned 100 acres as of Saturday evening but did not appear to grow during the day, according to an official with the Angeles National Forest.
In a bid to avoid a lawsuit and increase voter involvement, Santa Clarita has agreed to change its city elections to November starting in 2016. But the change could cause additional wrinkles in the voting process, according to a county elections official.
Several high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District received national rankings this year, according to U.S. News and World Report.
The city of Santa Clarita added more than 4,000 residents from January 2013 to January of this year and remains the third-largest city in Los Angeles County, according to state figures unveiled this week.
Approximately 300 people gathered early Thursday morning for the annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast - an event that included time for both reflection and prayer and laughter from a keynote address by a man dubbed by some as "God's Comic."
Four local schools in three Santa Clarita Valley school districts are among those that have been named as California Distinguished Schools, state officials announced Wednesday.
Three people were arrested during a home probation check at a Canyon Country residence, including one on suspicion of elder abuse, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Wednesday.