SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley school districts are set to receive additional state funding to help cover the cost of implementing Common Core State Standards, new educational metrics that emphasize critical thinking and job and college preparation, the California Department of Education announced Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Santa Clarita Valley pools were among the hundreds worldwide last June that splashed their way into smashing the world record for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson, an exercise meant to prevent drowning by teaching young children how to swim.
New fields are coming to Central Park in Saugus after the city agreed to allocate the green necessary to complete the project.
The summer season is winding down at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, with the water park set to cease weekday operation after Labor Day.
About 20 people rallied in Valencia Saturday afternoon to bring awareness to the issue of immigration reform and to try and get local Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to change his stance on the issue.
Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley has fully reopened following a crash this afternoon that closed three lanes of southbound Highway 14 near Newhall Avenue, according to an officer with the California Highway Patrol.
Homayoun Daryani was preparing the Persia Restaurant in Saugus for the usual lunch rush when he heard a sound.
The Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue team responded to Castaic Lake, where a car was apparently abandoned after running off Lake Hughes Road early Friday morning.
SANTA CLARITA - A lawyer involved in California Voting Rights Act lawsuits against municipal governments in the Santa Clarita Valley was one of about 30 people who joined in a forum-style discussion on the content and implications of the Voting Rights Act this week in Canyon Country.
SANTA CLARITA - Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday he believes President Barack Obama may have backed both himself and the nation into a corner by threatening to take military action against Syria.
SANTA CLARITA - Most Santa Clarita Valley school districts saw slight decreases in their Academic Performance Index scores released Thursday by the California Department of Education, but each continued to exceed the state average.
Hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley residents turned out Wednesday night to hear how to identify and prevent drug use during Santa Clarita's third annual "Heroin Kills" Symposium.
Saying they've received letters, emails and some complaints on the matter, members of the Santa Clarita City Council agreed Tuesday night to examine the art piece that will accompany the Newhall roundabout project at a future meeting.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to support efforts to update and restore a portion of the federal Voting Rights Act dealing with the voting rights of minority citizens.
SANTA CLARITA - One person was injured and transported to the hospital after a vehicle ran off the northbound side of Highway 14 near Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country on Monday, according to officials.
SANTA CLARITA - After an hour-long forum with the five candidates vying for seats on the Saugus district board Thursday night, the Saugus Teachers Association decided to endorse the three incumbents up for re-election in November.
SANTA CLARITA - Facing an influx of inmates as a result of state prison realignment, supervisors are looking outside the borders of Los Angeles County to house some of the county's criminals.
SANTA CLARITA - Bolstered by passage of the Proposition 30 tax hikes in November, College of the Canyons is projecting a budget increase this year, though officials say that even with the increase the college's budget is still below what it was before the recession.
Chris Fall has decided to give up his claim to a seat on the Hart district board, ending a saga that began in August with Fall's resignation from the board over a potential conflict of interest.
Hundreds of people flocked to Valencia's Bridgeport Park Saturday to take part in the first Santa Clarita Walk to End Alzheimer's event, put on by the Alzheimer's Association to raise money for and awareness about the disease.
SANTA CLARITA - Officials at College of the Canyons have stepped up enforcement of existing rules barring some public use of the college's track, a move that has drawn the ire of some Santa Clarita Valley residents.
SANTA CLARITA - The threatening grey clouds in the sky overhead did little to dampen the spirits of the 1,700-plus who turned out for Santa Clarita's 19th annual River Rally event held to clean up the waterways that feed into the Santa Clara River.
The gentle twangs of country music float from the radio of a parked car in Canyon Country, interrupted here and there by the clanging of a spray paint can.
SANTA CLARITA - It's been about three months since the seat of Saugus district board member Stephen Winkler was declared vacant, but the decision to do so is still undergoing a lengthy state review.
A Hart district board seat remains in limbo after former and potentially future board member Chris Fall said he needs more time to decide on whether the potential conflict of interest that forced him from the board earlier this summer has been resolved.
Two schools in the Castaic Union School District will be under new leadership after members of the district board voted Thursday night to appoint a new principal for Castaic Middle School and an interim principal at Northlake Hills Elementary School.
A reported theft from a firearms manufacturer in Castaic led detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station to a Simi Valley man, who was arrested after dozens of firearms, grenades, tactical equipment and a counterfeit Los Angeles Police Department badge were allegedly found in his home, an official said Wednesday.
Almost 40 percent of offenders released under the state prison realignment program have been rearrested at least once, an official said Tuesday.
Many of those who are jailed for offenses such as kidnapping, manslaughter and child molestation in Los Angeles County are let free long before their sentences end as a result of overcrowding in local jails - a fact that has led county supervisors to examine alternative ways to house inmates.
SANTA CLARITA - The whir of a dentist drill cut through the warm afternoon air of the cramped mobile building in Saugus.