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.
Saturday's Santa Ana winds that whipped through the Santa Clarita Valley did not appear to cause as much damage as Friday, but officials were kept plenty busy after a brush fire broke out in the Newhall Pass.
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.
SANTA CLARITA - Members of the Hart district board voted Wednesday to approve a one-year agreement with the Hart District Teachers Association that includes a full restoration of the school year, additional professional development days and a one-time payment for this academic year.
SANTA CLARITA - The California Department of Transportation is implementing a series of road closures until Friday as a result of a $14 million project to repave and rehabilitate Interstate 5 from Highway 14 to Highway 126.
Last Wednesday started as a typical day in the sports medicine classroom at Valencia High School.
Lancaster resident Evan Thomas, a retired Air Force officer and test pilot, announced Tuesday he plans to challenge longtime incumbent Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress.
SANTA CLARITA - A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled this week that Palmdale cannot hold its scheduled City Council elections in November.
Construction still has yet to begin on the site of Castaic High School, but officials from the Hart district remain optimistic that the school will be ready to open by its targeted date of August 2016.
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.
A figurine of baby Jesus that was taken away from a manger at Westfield Valencia Town Center earlier this week was found Wednesday afternoon inside the mall, according to a spokeswoman.