SANTA CLARITA - The sign out front still says Emblem Elementary School, but the newly reopened and rebranded Emblem Academy is quite a bit different than what existed when the school closed its doors more than two years ago.
SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley school districts are set to receive additional state funding to help cover the cost of implementing Common Core State Standards, new educational metrics that emphasize critical thinking and job and college preparation, the California Department of Education announced Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley pools were among the hundreds worldwide last June that splashed their way into smashing the world record for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson, an exercise meant to prevent drowning by teaching young children how to swim.
New fields are coming to Central Park in Saugus after the city agreed to allocate the green necessary to complete the project.
The summer season is winding down at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, with the water park set to cease weekday operation after Labor Day.
About 20 people rallied in Valencia Saturday afternoon to bring awareness to the issue of immigration reform and to try and get local Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to change his stance on the issue.
Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley has fully reopened following a crash this afternoon that closed three lanes of southbound Highway 14 near Newhall Avenue, according to an officer with the California Highway Patrol.
Homayoun Daryani was preparing the Persia Restaurant in Saugus for the usual lunch rush when he heard a sound.
The Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue team responded to Castaic Lake, where a car was apparently abandoned after running off Lake Hughes Road early Friday morning.
SANTA CLARITA - A lawyer involved in California Voting Rights Act lawsuits against municipal governments in the Santa Clarita Valley was one of about 30 people who joined in a forum-style discussion on the content and implications of the Voting Rights Act this week in Canyon Country.
SANTA CLARITA - Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday he believes President Barack Obama may have backed both himself and the nation into a corner by threatening to take military action against Syria.
SANTA CLARITA - Most Santa Clarita Valley school districts saw slight decreases in their Academic Performance Index scores released Thursday by the California Department of Education, but each continued to exceed the state average.
Hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley residents turned out Wednesday night to hear how to identify and prevent drug use during Santa Clarita's third annual "Heroin Kills" Symposium.
Saying they've received letters, emails and some complaints on the matter, members of the Santa Clarita City Council agreed Tuesday night to examine the art piece that will accompany the Newhall roundabout project at a future meeting.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to support efforts to update and restore a portion of the federal Voting Rights Act dealing with the voting rights of minority citizens.
The Santa Clarita City Council voted this week to ask the county for a "Measure S" or "Measure SC" designation on the November ballot for the controversial billboard referendum.
More than 100 people turned out Saturday for a series of performances at the inaugural Americana FolkFest at Rivendale Park in Towsley Canyon.
County supervisors signed off this week on a necessary step for the Saugus Union School District to move forward with a potential bond measure.
More than a month of ballot-counting since June's primary election did not result in any surprise switches or close calls, as the results reported from Election Day have largely held steady, according to results from the California Secretary of State's office.
The William S. Hart Union High School District won approval Wednesday for permits to grade the Castaic High School site, officials said.
Faced with a potential lawsuit over alleged violations of the California Voting Rights Act, the Newhall School District board voted this week to switch its elections to even-numbered years and adopt cumulative voting - if those moves are deemed legal.
The latest rabid bat to turn up in Los Angeles County was discovered last week in the garage of a Newhall home, one of the residents said Wednesday.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted Tuesday to approve plans for a senior housing project off Newhall Ranch Road.
Armed with a revenue stream in the form of cap-and-trade funds, officials with the California High-Speed Rail Authority are looking at accelerating a segment of the bullet train project from Burbank to Palmdale, which could pass through the Santa Clarita Valley.
Eyeing a potential spot on the November election ballot, officials in the Saugus Union School District are seeking approval from Los Angeles County to take a step toward a possible bond measure.An item on Tuesday's agenda for the Los Angeles County board of Supervisors is to authorize the district to proceed with the formation of a School Facilities Improvement District "within its boundaries for the authorization and issuance of bonds," according to the agenda.
The recently approved William S. Hart Union High School District budget includes funding for additional hiring, according to officials.
Using donated materials, workers Saturday installed a new driveway at a Canyon Country house where Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley provides services to those who are homeless.
Santa Clarita city officials are preparing to initiate proceedings aimed at cleaning up, or tearing down, a structure that used to house The Greens in Valencia, citing the derelict property's effects on the surrounding area.
The Saugus school board seat that used to be held by Stephen Winkler will be filled by appointment, board members decided this week.
A Stevenson Ranch woman accused of striking and fatally injuring a motorcyclist in August has pleaded no contest to one felony count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, according to a spokeswoman with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.