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.
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.
A Newhall man was sentenced to more than a decade in state prison after pleading no contest this week to a charge of attempted murder.