Emblem Elementary School will have a new look, a new emphasis, a new principal and potentially a new name when it opens its doors for the 2013-2014 school year.
Longtime William S. Hart Union High School District board member Gloria Mercado-Fortine announced Wednesday that she plans to seek a seat on the Santa Clarita City Council in 2014.
Most criminals turned over to Los Angeles County by the state are classified high- or very-high-risk offenders, a far cry from projections made before the transfer occurred, a county official said Tuesday.
With the long-proposed Castaic high school project moving closer to reality, the William S. Hart Union High School District board will now look to answer the age-old question: What's in a name?
Exuberant dancers gyrated to drum beats in the Santa Clarita Valley recently as the Kalakeke Pacific Island Dance Company hosted its second Tahitian dance competition.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will hear two updates related to the ongoing public safety realignment process during their meeting Tuesday.
Andrew Samson and Christian Brannon, childhood friends who live on the same street in Valencia, spent countless hours over the past several weeks building a trebuchet in Brannon's backyard.
Hundreds of people cried, laughed and did a bit of both at the same time during Saturday morning's memorial service celebrating the life of Sarah Alarid, whose body was found Jan. 9 after an extensive search.
Deputies in the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested one person for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during a checkpoint Friday night.
Newhall Land Development Inc. has failed in its bid to remove the judge who ruled that Newhall Ranch needs further environmental review.
Valencia Water Company customers will see their rates increase by at least 11 percent in 2014 under a proposal submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission.
Local school officials are eyeing curriculum changes that will take the focus away from memorization and place it on analysis and application.
Several hundred Valencia High School students came face-to-face with the dangers of texting while driving on Thursday.
A small brush fire in Canyon Country near Soledad Canyon Road and Stone Crest Drive charred about one acre before being extinguished this morning, a fire official confirmed.
Several local districts have revamped their safety procedures in the aftermath of December's shooting that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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.
SANTA CLARITA - The end of the latest legislative session in California was a sprint to the finish line.
SANTA CLARITA - A popular kayaking and paddle-boarding spot on Castaic Lake will be shut down later this month as workers undertake a major project to renovate road and parking areas inside the park, officials announced recently.
SANTA CLARITA - Walter Lawrence "Larry" Thornton, beloved band teacher at Hart High School for two decades, died earlier this month after a battle with cancer.
SANTA CLARITA - A former Hart district board member who recently resigned due to a potential conflict of interest said Friday he is examining whether he might be able to return to the board.
SANTA CLARITA - The most recent Hart district board member to vacate his seat may still have a claim to it - depending on whether he wants it or not.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.