The falafel was cooked on Sunday at the SCV Jewish Food and Cultural Festival at College of the Canyons and weighed in at 52.8 pounds, more than double the current record.
A group of teachers and parents wave to passing cars on Valencia Boulevard in front of City Hall in Santa Clarita on Friday. The group was protesting state budget cuts to education. Nearly 80 Santa Clarita Valley teachers have been laid off this year as local educators prepare for another year of funding cuts from the state. In recent years, local school districts have been forced to shorten the school year, increase class sizes and cut programs.
The Valley Industrial Association hosted a business-to-business reception at the Valencia Gateway Center in Valencia on Wednesday.
A duck stands on the dock at the boat launch ramp of the Castaic Lakes upper lake, where 50 mile-an-hour winds whipped up 2-foot swells and kept all boats off the lake on Tuesday.
Krista Taylor, top, of Fun and Discovery Entertainment creates a huge bubble over Josh Jiru, 4, a preschool student in one of six special day class at Leona Cox Community School in Canyon Country.
The dance training at Live Oak and Castaic elementary schools was arranged in partnership with the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
California poppies bloom along The Old Road near Magic Mountain Parkway on Thursday. With clear and sunny skies expected all week, they are likely to soon have plenty of company.
Rancho Pico Junior High School eighth-graders Jason Taw-Say, middle, and Michael Petras, right, measure the diameter of an apple pie Michael and his mother baked for Pi Day on Monday. The students' at the Stevenson Ranch school were assigned the task of using existing math skills to visualize how pi works to find the circumference of a circle.
A total of 694 Valencia High School graduates walked Friday at College of the Canyons in Valencia. Student James Edwards represented his class-of which 125 students graduated with honors-as the speaker. Photos by Dan Watson.
Elizabeth Hopp and Steve Sturgeon were named the Santa Clarita Valley Woman of the Year and Man of the Year, respectively, at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Friday evening.
Santa Clarita Valley International charter school hosted Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on Wednesday as the Los Angeles County elected official toured the school.
Local residents participate in the "Go Green, Get Green" recycled art contest during the Art Slam event held on Main Street in Newhall on Thursday night.
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