A brush fire burning north of the Santa Clarita Valley shut down San Francisquito Canyon Road late Friday afternoon and scorched 80 acres after erupting near where the Powerhouse Fire started in late May.
Hart and Saugus high school were among 242 schools statewide that could face discipline this year after students were found to have posted pictures of standardized test materials online, according to officials from the California Department of Education.
Students in the Hart district continued to outperform their peers in Los Angeles County and statewide in standardized tests measuring proficiency in math, science, history and language arts, according to state Department of Education figures released Thursday.
Most of the students at Santa Clarita Valley's four elementary school districts scored proficient in state-mandated subjects on standardized tests given late last school year, according to numbers released Thursday from the state Department of Education.
With one day left to apply to run for elected office in the Santa Clarita Valley in November, a longtime educator has decided to join the race for a board seat in the Newhall School District.
Members of the Hart district board reviewed proposed changes that would lessen some of the restrictions the district's transfer policy during their meeting Wednesday night.
The midday sun Wednesday shone on a collection of brass instruments stacked carefully on the sidelines of the football field at West Ranch High School.
A lawyer who won a Superior Court decision against Palmdale for holding at-large elections, which he says violates the California Voting Rights Act, is trying to block the city's scheduled November City Council election.
Members of the Hart district governing board will discuss changes to the district's student transfer policy during their meeting tonight.
LANCASTER - The possibility of a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit was the center of a town hall discussion in Lancaster Tuesday night, where residents and members of a city committee discussed ways to avoid the kind of litigation that has been filed against both the city of Palmdale and the city of Santa Clarita.
After four separate petitions, three appeals to the county and months of sometimes-contentious rhetoric, the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences was dealt another blow Tuesday to its plan to open an elementary school within the boundaries of the Saugus Union School District.
Santa Clarita was ranked in the middle of the pack in a fiscal health review of cities in Los Angeles County, but a city official said the methodology for the report does not provide a complete picture of Santa Clarita's financial state.
Hundreds of people from inside and outside the Santa Clarita Valley turned out Saturday afternoon to check out a collection of more than 100 import cars and raise money for the local YMCA.
Most members of the Hart high school district class of 2013 believe they were well prepared for life after high school, and many plan to attend community college this year, according to the results of a survey of graduating seniors released last week.
Summer still has seven weeks to go, but for public school students in the Santa Clarita Valley, summer vacation is over next week. It's back-to-school time in all five districts that serve kindergarten through 12th grades.
Hundreds of veterans turned out Saturday for an event to thank them for their service and provide them the opportunity to receive free home improvement supplies.
With the city of Santa Clarita recently re-upping its contract with the company that provides its red light cameras, an old question has again emerged: Can you simply ignore the ticket you receive from one of the cameras?
Incumbents surged ahead in spending during the past month as the Santa Clarita City Council race neared the April 8 finish line, according to documents filed at City Hall this week.
While discussion has largely centered around whether the California High-Speed Rail project will result in trains running through or under portions of the Santa Clarita Valley, Santa Clarita City Council members this week threw their support behind another preposition: around.
The city of Santa Clarita has signed on to provide more than $29,000 in additional funding to the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center for the center's food and nutrition programs.
Santa Clarita City Council members have voted to extend the city's contract with Redflex Traffic Systems Inc., the company contracted to provide the city's red light cameras.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted Tuesday night to approve an agreement that will pay local company Edwards Outdoor Advertising up to $1.3 million to remove 47 of its billboard structures around the city.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted early Wednesday morning to approve moving forward with changing the city's election dates, as agreed upon to settle a lawsuit alleging that the city's election system violated the California Voting Rights Act.
Reflecting during his time as a member of the Santa Clarita City Council, Councilman Frank Ferry called the experience the "most enjoyable years that any person could ever hope for."
Santa Clarita City Council members will continue discussion of a controversial billboard-reduction proposal during Tuesday's meeting.
Organizers and officials with Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley held a kickoff event Saturday aimed at promoting awareness for the large annual event, which raises money to fund cancer research.
A Democratic challenger has signed up to take on Republican and Santa Clarita Valley resident Scott Wilk in the 38th Assembly District, while Wilk says he will seek to keep his seat as he winds down his first two-year stint in the state Capitol's lower house.
The Sulphur Springs School District will split itself into voting districts and pay more than $144,000 in plaintiff's attorneys' fees and costs as part of an agreement to settle a lawsuit alleging California Voting Rights Act violations, according to a settlement agreement.
Spending Saturday morning at school may not seem like fun to some, but those hours added up to a good time for the approximately 180 students who participated in the Saugus Union School District's Math Field Day at Plum Canyon Elementary School.
A 4-year-old child missing for several hours Friday in Castaic was found in a neighbor's pool, taken to the hospital but pronounced dead there.