Local school officials are eyeing curriculum changes that will take the focus away from memorization and place it on analysis and application.
Several hundred Valencia High School students came face-to-face with the dangers of texting while driving on Thursday.
A small brush fire in Canyon Country near Soledad Canyon Road and Stone Crest Drive charred about one acre before being extinguished this morning, a fire official confirmed.
Several local districts have revamped their safety procedures in the aftermath of December's shooting that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission have voted to move forward with two planned cellular communications projects in the city.
LOS ANGELES - After a public hearing that spanned more than four hours Tuesday, members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to continue a protest period for the proposed Clean Water, Clean Beaches measure.
In a close vote, College of the Canyons trustees appointed former Newhall Land Development Inc. executive Steve Zimmer to the Board of Trustees during a special meeting Monday.
A county agency has OK'd another annexation by the city of Santa Clarita, the latest in a recent string of expansions that have added thousands of acres and new residents to the city.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Tuesday to discuss a controversial measure that would assess a fee on all properties in the county to fund storm water cleanup efforts.
Almost 100 community members gathered at Santa Clarita City Hall Saturday for an awareness walk to educate citizens about California's new 911 Good Samaritan Law.
A two-car collision closed the-on ramp of Calgrove Boulevard to southbound Interstate 5 for about an hour Saturday, according to an official.
More than 100 community members, city staffers and officials braved chilly weather this morning to attend the grand opening of Santa Clarita's new Canyon Country Community Center.
Local AYSO soccer groups are tired of jousting for space to schedule games and ready to lobby for a state-of-the-art field complex on par with those in Camarillo and Lancaster.
Local legislators are largely applauding Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed 2013-14 spending plan, which forecasts a budget surplus for the next fiscal year and increases state funding to education.
Robert Angel and his daughter, Marlen, ate breakfast in the parking lot of the Carl's Jr. restaurant off Parker Road in Castaic Friday morning.
New regulations set to go in effect this fall at College of the Canyons and all state community colleges means it's more important than ever for prospective students to get an early start on registration, an official said Thursday.
More than 2,000 students in the William S. Hart Union High School District are expected to take part in career exploration and training courses during this school year, officials said this week.
It's a common sight during election season: local intersections dotted with signs offering advice to passersby on which candidate they should vote for.
Members of Santa Clarita's Vote by Mail Ballot Board have started work preparing ballots to be counted on Election Day Tuesday.
The Santa Clarita City Council election is a week away, but almost 8,000 people have already cast ballots, city officials said Tuesday.
County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a $4.2 million project for infrastructure improvement at the Del Valle Regional Emergency Training Center, a site in Castaic used to conduct firefighter training operations.
The clock may be ticking down toward the end of the Santa Clarita City Council race, but the campaigns to represent areas of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Legislature and Congress are just starting to ramp up.
A collection of emergency response personnel was on hand Saturday for an expo geared at informing Santa Clarita Valley residents about how they can be prepared in the event of an emergency or natural disaster.
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.