College of the Canyons' welding technology program was recently named as one of the best in California for preparing students to enter the professional manufacturing realm, according to an organization dedicated to improving and expanding the field.
LAKE HUGHES - When Holly Solberg came to visit Lake Hughes last weekend for a brief vacation, she expected to spend a relaxing time with her mother who lives in the area.
The race to fill the vacant seat on the William S. Hart Union High School District board got a little less crowded Tuesday when two candidates withdrew their names from consideration, according to a district spokeswoman.
County supervisors voted recently to move forward with a proposed ordinance that would give tax incentives to private property owners who accept historical designation for properties located in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.
Fourteen Santa Clarita Valley residents have thrown their hats in the ring to fill a vacancy on the governing board for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Santa Clarita land parcels that lie in areas designated as high-fire risk zones could be subject to new building and maintenance requirements in the near future, should the City Council give final approval to state-proposed changes for local fire-zone boundary maps.
While firefighters made progress toward containing the three-day-old Powerhouse Fire burning north of the Santa Clarita Valley, the blaze still grew to more than 5,000 acres in size as of Saturday night, according to officials.
During a ceremony that was at times celebratory and at times somber, a record number of students walked across the stage at College of the Canyons Friday morning to receive their associate-degree diplomas.
The principal of Arroyo Seco Junior High School, Rhondi Durand, was arrested this week for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Thursday.
Painting a house chartreuse with purple stripes will be more than a demonstration of bad taste - it'll be against the law, Santa Clarita City Council members decided this week.
With a unanimous vote, members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted Tuesday to approve rate increases for trash-collection services within the city.
"Do you want to see some of my legs?" asked Kevin D. Korenthal, a smile on his face.
Most local school districts will see fewer layoffs this year than originally expected, according to officials.
A trial date has been set for a Saugus man accused of strangling his girlfriend to death in 2011, an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said this week.
It all began with a package. The package arrived in the office of Saugus High School earlier this year filled with T-shirts, caps and individualized notes to teachers and staff members. "There were personal notes saying, 'We appreciate you. You don't even know who we are but we're so glad you're investing in the life of kids out there in California,'" said Saugus High School Principal Bill Bolde. But the decision to send the package ...
Cloudy skies overhead finally meant some rainfall for the Santa Clarita Valley on Wednesday, with some areas receiving more than a tenth of an inch of precipitation, according to the National Weather Service.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night for a fund transfer to address the fact that money from the city's Open Space Preservation District fund was improperly used in the purchase of land in the Soledad Canyon area.
An even dozen people are vying to fill a vacancy on the Hart district board and secure the four-year term that goes with it.
A Palmdale man accused of robbing a Newhall bank and leading police on a short chase last May was scheduled to stand trial later this month during a short court appearance Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Palmdale man accused of robbing a Newhall bank and leading police on a short chase last May was scheduled to stand trial later this month during a short court appearance Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Lisa Jordan readies herself as she takes a deep breath.
Plans to build a bond-funded auditorium and complete other improvement projects at Canyon High School are progressing, but some Hart district board members bristled at last week's meeting over a price tag estimated at more than $10 million.
Work has begun on a multimillion-dollar project to expand, resurface and add a median to a stretch of McBean Parkway in Valencia.
SANTA CLARITA - Firefighters from multiple agencies were able to quickly jump on and contain a brush fire that broke out in the Newhall Pass Saturday afternoon, holding it to about 15 acres, according to a fire official.
SANTA CLARITA - One northbound lane of Interstate 5 north of the Santa Clarita Valley is expected to be closed until late this morning while officials from the California Highway Patrol deal with a big rig that went off the side of the freeway.
SANTA CLARITA - Damaging Santa Ana winds swept through the Santa Clarita Valley on Friday, toppling trees, knocking down power lines and ripping street signs off their mounts.
SANTA CLARITA - It's time once again for the annual Fun in the Sun Chili Cook Off, but organizers are looking to kick it up a notch for this year.
SANTA CLARITA - Local school district officials are applauding a state effort to move away from traditional paper-and-pencil tests in favor of computer-based ones, saying the shift will help students become familiar with new national education standards that are expected to go into effect in the next few years.
In an effort to speed up construction on the Castaic High School project, members of the Hart district governing board approved an item Wednesday that will allow district officials and legal counsel to execute necessary documents and county forms and get board review and approval afterward.