For the second straight year, College of the Canyons plans to dramatically expand its course offerings for the summer session, an official said Wednesday.
Sheriff's Department patrols in unincorporated areas are expected to be fully funded under the county's recently proposed budget for 2013-14 fiscal year, a county official said Tuesday.
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.
Editor's note: This is the first in an occasional series examining issues that face the Santa Clarita Valley in the year ahead.
SANTA CLARITA - The Saugus Union School District has launched a survey to collect community feedback for a possible future bond measure, according to officials.
Many of the people who walked into the Albertsons grocery store in Saugus Saturday morning were there to buy all the food necessary for a holiday meal.
A checkpoint set up Friday night in Saugus to catch those who may be driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol netted two DUI arrests, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Dominique De Fazio is no stranger to the stage.
The harmonious sounds of Christmas carollers, decked out in Western wear, filled the air as children and their parents lined up eagerly to see Old Saint Nick and Mrs. Claus on Saturday in Agua Dulce.
Carlyn, a local high school senior, began drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana with her friends.
The filing period for April's Santa Clarita City Council election opened Monday, and already eight people have pulled papers to run, according to officials.
Pete Fries knew it was time.
SANTA CLARITA - Two men, decked out in black gear and carrying fake guns, burst into The Learning Center on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons Wednesday, their entrance accompanied by the rattling sounds of gunfire piped in over the room's sound system.
The Newhall School District is seeking donations from parents and community members to move closer to its goal of providing a musical instrument for each of its students.
Changes have been made to the way the Castaic Animal Shelter handles some cases following a look into the death of a cat who some claimed was wrongly euthanized earlier this year, according to officials.
LAKE HUGHES - Santa Claus traded in his reindeer for wolves Saturday during a fundraising event held at Ranch Freedom in Lake Hughes.
A Canyon Country man who was charged with murder Friday in the shooting deaths of his wife and sister could face the death penalty if convicted, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office announced.
After months of being in limbo, a vacant board seat in the Santa Clarita Valley's largest school district was officially filled Wednesday night when Placerita Canyon resident Rob Hall took the oath of office.