Three local junior high and high schools have been named California Distinguished Schools in recognition of the programs they have in place to close the gap between low-achieving and high-achieving students, according to the California Department of Education.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board will determine what to name the long-planned Castaic-area high school during their meeting Wednesday night.
Two local elementary schools have received Title I Academic Achievement Awards for their work in closing the achievement gaps between students, state officials announced Tuesday.
The fields of Santa Clarita Central Park got even greener Saturday as the city hosted its annual Earth Arbor Day celebration.
Hundreds of Cub Scouts from in and around the Santa Clarita Valley ran, jumped, swung, caught and crawled during Saturday's annual Cub Scout Cup event.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host another checkpoint to catch drivers who may be unlicensed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol next week.
Due to 1960s technology, Santa Clarita Valley school districts' efforts to swap election years in a bid to draw more voters may not be possible, county officials said.
Three men were arrested Saturday afternoon after allegedly stealing more than $950 worth of metal from an old refinery in Newhall, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
A field of 72 interested artists was whittled down this week to six, one of whom will construct a public art piece to be displayed in the roundabout planned for Newhall.
Despite reports to the contrary, Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has no plans to retire at the end of his term in 2014, a spokeswoman said Friday.
A bill that would have allowed students to gain college credit by taking state-regulated proficiency tests has been put on hold until next year, its sponsor said Thursday.
Students at College of the Canyons are statistically more likely to receive a degree or certificate, or to successfully transfer to a four-year institution, than their peers at other state community colleges, according to data released this week by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office.
A television, computers and projectors are among the items taken from two Hart district schools following break-ins last week, a district official said Thursday.
Five Santa Clarita Valley schools were broken into, burglarized or vandalized last week during spring break, school officials said Tuesday.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve $600,000 of funding for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation over the next three years, but only after adding additional review into the agreement.
A bill from a Santa Clarita Valley legislator that would ensure emergency responders have access to an "antidote" that can help reverse some of the effects of heroin and prescription pill overdoses is currently making its way through the state Senate.
In a bid to avoid a lawsuit and increase voter involvement, Santa Clarita has agreed to change its city elections to November starting in 2016. But the change could cause additional wrinkles in the voting process, according to a county elections official.
Several high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District received national rankings this year, according to U.S. News and World Report.
The city of Santa Clarita added more than 4,000 residents from January 2013 to January of this year and remains the third-largest city in Los Angeles County, according to state figures unveiled this week.
Approximately 300 people gathered early Thursday morning for the annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast - an event that included time for both reflection and prayer and laughter from a keynote address by a man dubbed by some as "God's Comic."
Four local schools in three Santa Clarita Valley school districts are among those that have been named as California Distinguished Schools, state officials announced Wednesday.
Three people were arrested during a home probation check at a Canyon Country residence, including one on suspicion of elder abuse, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Wednesday.
Now that two upcoming vacancies have been filled in the high school leadership of the William S. Hart Union High School District, new principals must be hired in the junior high school ranks.
The Powerhouse Fire that scorched dozens of homes and charred more than 30,000 acres last summer got its name from the fact that it started near one of the powerhouses run by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in the Angeles National Forest.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted this week to support a bill from Santa Clarita Valley Assemblyman Scott Wilk that would inject an additional level of scientific review into the laws that govern pollution limitations in discharged water.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station sought the public's assistance Thursday in identifying a woman believed to be involved in a wallet theft from a Valencia store.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted Wednesday night to tab two current junior high school principals to lead Valencia High School and West Ranch High School, beginning this summer.
Ensuring the viability of the local economy was among the major goals stated by the eight men running to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress during a candidate forum this week at College of the Canyons.
Time may be winding down on his tenure in Congress, but Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Wednesday he remains concerned about the state of the nation's defense spending.
Surrounded by dozens of friends, family members and supporters, Dante Acosta officially took the oath of office and joined the Santa Clarita City Council during a special meeting Tuesday.