In the past six months since the William S. Hart Union High School District board decided to take a closer look at the Rasmussen-Romero high school site in Castaic, we have learned lots of things about this site. Mainly that it has more problems than a Charlie Sheen YouTube Video.
As the nuclear disaster in Fukushima continues to unfold, communities all over the world are rethinking the safety of their own nuclear facilities. California is no exception. With two nuclear plants, San Onofre, near San Clemente, and Diablo Canyon, in Avila Beach, both located near earthquake faults - questions and concerns are abound.
SOS Entertainment has been servicing Santa Clarita's entertainment scene for 10 years as a production company.
If you paid someone to care for your child, spouse or dependent last year, you may be able to claim the child and dependent care credit on your federal income-tax return. Below are 10 things the IRS wants you to know about claiming a credit for child and dependent-care expenses.
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Kern County Sheriff's officials hope toxicology results will reveal how an 18-year-old Valencia High School student died this week, officials said Wednesday.
For the first time ever, West Ranch High School's dance team received first-place awards for its Intermediate, Officers, Character and Small Jazz dances during its five-week-long competition season.
Stevenson Ranch Elementary School fourth-grader Cole Costello recently won first place in the Newhall School District Spelling Bee. A couple of weeks earlier, Cole competed against fourth-, fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders in the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee, when he tied for fourth place. His next competition is today. Cole will be competing in the Los Angeles County Spelling Bee.
Girls, are you in need of a prom dress? Well, you're in luck, because Canyon High School's National Honor Society has an ongoing, student-run project called Operation Cinderella.
A man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly struggled with gas-station workers while trying to make off with beer, officials said Tuesday.
Local nonprofit leaders can sign up for College of the Canyons' seventh annual Meet the Grant Makers fundraising seminar and panel discussion April 6. The presentation from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. will include representatives from various foundations speaking about grant proposals and funding requests.
Cyclists of Santa Clarita Valley are tuning up their bikes and getting back in shape in preparation for the largest local cycling event of the year: the third annual Santa Clarita Century Ride & Family Fun Event.
Rioux Park walking group
"Are children's rights protected in the United States?"
County supervisors approved a motion supporting state legislation that would require cities to gain voter approval before withdrawing from a county library system during their meeting Tuesday.
Popular opinion has it that there's a dearth of good parents in movies to promote values and provide strong examples for the rising generation.
HAPPY CAMP (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) - The first of August dawned as a day of promise for the Mahmoum clan and thousands of other Palestinians stuck in United Nations shelters in Rafah - thanks to a temporary cease-fire with Israel they could go home for three days.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's finance minister says his country and other regional powers should work together to rebuild the Gaza Strip and disarm Hamas militants that rule the territory.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, following U.S. airstrikes against the Sunni militants' positions, officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been united by one thing: the killing of Michael Brown.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has "secured" a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.
OS ANGELES (AP) - A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack got the crowd jumping, and Imagine Dragons closed out the evening.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone.
HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) - A pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago was still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
Originally built as part of the Valencia master plan, and designed as Santa Clarita's truly first work, live, walk residential homes, The Madison apartments are now being readied for sale as condominiums – their original intended use.