Despite the glowing performance of the Hart district and the College of the Canyons, all is not well with education.
When athletics and extra-curricular courses are supported in public schools, we all benefit in some way. And our valley has some big-time student accomplishments to hang its hat on.
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High winds pummeled parts of Southern California this week, prompting a county official and some city officials to declare a state of emergency; but by Thursday night, the Santa Clarita Valley had avoided most of the damage.
Tuesday, Dec. 6
Deputies responded to a report of a hit-and-run collision at Bouquet Canyon Road and Seco Canyon Road when a car hit a man riding a bicycle at 5:20 p.m. today.
The Old West Masonic Lodge will host "Breakfast with Santa" on Saturday, with each child receiving hot breakfast, a toy and a picture with Santa during the event.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has been named one of nine baby-friendly hospitals in Los Angeles County for November 2011.
The woman sentenced less than a month ago in connection with the 2010 Independence Day traffic death of a Newhall mother of three will be home for Christmas, a prosecutor said Thursday.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center are holding their annual flu shot clinic today from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Senior Center, 22900 Market Street in Newhall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Wildlife WayStation has come to the rescue of more than 76,000 wild animals in the last 35 years. Now it is the sanctuary that needs rescuing.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An attorney representing some of the arrested Occupy L.A. activists says the detainees are being punished with high bail amounts and were treated harshly after their arrests.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are giving up a perk that had been unique among state legislators nationwide - taxpayer-subsidized vehicles.
A 34-year-old unemployed Canyon Country man was arrested Wednesday for assaulting another man with a clay pot and is being held in a Los Angeles County jail on $30,000 bail, county records said today.
The following recalls have been announced:
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani police are clashing with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister's residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks of demonstrations.
Red and gold pompoms sat on tables at Big Wangs in Valencia on Saturday. A flag, of the same color, hung underneath one of several flat-screen TVs that were broadcasting games on the first Saturday of the 2014 college football season.
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Trojans' head coach.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine military chief says more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his porn star ex-girlfriend and then fled to California.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.
BEIRUT (AP) - Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Downtown Los Angeles is ready for its inaugural outdoor music festival Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues.
BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) - Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) - Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was hospitalized in serious but stable condition Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale.
ATLANTA (AP) - Two candidates officially live with their parents. One rents a room from a contributor. Another won and lost elections in one state, then moved to another in a bid to get back into the U.S. Senate.