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.
Continuing into August, drivers in California - and throughout the Unites States - are seeing gas prices at some of their lowest levels in years, officials said Friday.
A pair of crashes blocked some northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 14 near Escondido Canyon Road for more than an hour Friday, the California Highway Patrol repoprted.
More than half of all rabid bats found in Los Angeles County have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to a county report issued this week.
Pavel Matustik picked up the pizza-carrying bag, a grin spreading across his face.
After five years at the helm of the Santa Clarita Valley's largest school district, Hart district Superintendent Rob Challinor announced plans this week to retire effective February 2015.
Faced with aging schools and continuing technology needs, members of the Saugus Union School District board have decided to put a $148 million bond measure up for a vote.
High-speed rail officials kicked off a series of public meetings Tuesday with a discussion of possible new routes for the bullet train as it makes its way from Palmdale to Burbank.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted down a proposal Tuesday that would have created a civilian oversight body for the county's scandal-plagued Sheriff's Department.
Citing a desire to keep the green going for county park and recreation projects, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to put a 30-year "parks tax" on the ballot in November.
In a handful of communities nationwide, voters can head to the polls and cast their votes for one candidate. Then they can vote for that candidate again. And maybe even again and again.
About 150 people turned out to the Newhall Library Saturday for the Santa Clarita premiere of a documentary highlighting the exploits, experiences and history of the "Harvey Girls."
A 130-year-old photograph resulted in a tidy windfall for a Valencia man this week - fetching more than $7,000 at auction.
The seventh rabid bat so far this year was found locally in the last week, meaning almost half of all rabid bats discovered in Los Angeles County in 2014 have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley.
PALMDALE - The two Republicans running to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress made their pitches and outlined their ideals Friday to a standing-room-only crowd ... of Democrats.
A 57-year-old Acton man was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in prison for shooting the owner of a water company to death during a dispute involving a water truck blocking a street.