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.
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.
The Santa Clarita Valley's representatives in the state Legislature split along party lines in a recent effort to petition Congress to hold a constitutional convention regarding the controversial Citizens United Supreme Court case.
Come November, Santa Clarita voters will take to the polls for the city's first-ever public referendum - in this case to decide the future of a controversial billboard ordinance.
Santa Clarita City Council members gave final approval Tuesday night to a $191.5 million city budget for the next fiscal year, with money set aside to help address the city's aging infrastructure and fund a series of capital projects.
Ruling in favor of the Saugus Union School District, a judge has determined that ousted school board member Stephen Winkler is not eligible to hold his seat, district officials said Tuesday.
Faced with the possibility of a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit, members of the Castaic Union School District board will discuss whether to change the district's at-large system for electing board members during a meeting Monday night.
Santa Clarita City Council members will discuss whether to repeal a controversial billboard ordinance or put the matter to a public vote during their meeting Tuesday.
Citing financial concerns, Los Angeles County education officials in recent weeks have put on hold approval of some charter schools previously OK'd by the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District.
About 130 young football players turned out Saturday to learn the ropes from a collection of professionals during a football camp conducted by Valencia High School graduate and current New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen.