Some of the empty library shelves at Golden Oak Elementary School are now full of hardcovers and paperbacks, classics and picture books - everything a young student would want to read from Nancy Drew to SpongeBob SquarePants - thanks to the students at Sulphur Springs Elementary School. Sulphur Springs students held a book drive last week, collecting more than 1,300 books for Sulphur Springs School District's newest school, which opens next fall in Canyon Country. ...
Local gasoline prices were only a few cents from the $4-dollar-a-gallon mark for regular unleaded heading into this weekend, and at least one expert said he doesn't see a halt to skyrocketing prices until the end of the year. According to a gas-price survey compiled by Randy Cressall, owner of Valencia Auto Spa, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded stood at $3.93, up four cents from last week's average, late Thursday.
Joy Klepfer loved teaching so much. Even when she found out she had cancer; even when she lost all her hair and had to wear a hat; even when she had to miss school for chemotherapy treatments, she kept on teaching almost up until her death last November. On Friday, North Park Elementary School dedicated a memorial garden to Klepfer, as a tribute to the teacher, wife, mother and friend who touched the hearts of ...
More than 1,500 students ages five to 20 years old converged on College of the Canyons for the first "Discovering Careers-2008," a hands-on career exploration event featuring exhibitors representing a broad spectrum of technical career fields. The students attended the April 26 event to find out what people do in a multitude of careers, and businesses did not disappoint them.
If you drink a liter of water on any hot day this summer, drink nine deciliters instead. If you water your lawn for 10 minutes, turn the sprinkler off after nine minutes.
There were prayers for unity and prayers for peace. In several languages, members of the Santa Clarita Valley Interfaith Council celebrated the National Day of Prayer outside of Santa Clarita City Hall on Thursday and joined in praying for the local community.
The Yes I Can students of the William S. Hart High School District are throwing a fundraiser at Mountasia from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. today to help cover costs of the students' May 10 Summer Meltdown concert at Golden Valley High's outdoor amphitheater.
College of the Canyons will showcase its engineering, computer science, surveying, construction management and computer networking departments in an open house on Tuesday.
City officials are encouraging residents to "Keep Santa Clarita Clean" during the month of May and the city is kicking off the effort with Pride Week, beginning Sunday and ending May 10.
Shortly after 12:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon, a Santa Clarita transit bus collided with a William S. Hart Union High School District school bus on Newhall Avenue in Newhall, according to the California Highway Patrol. There were 30 children on the school bus at the time of the traffic collision.
Two mountain lions were spotted near the 21300 block of Oakriver Lane of Newhall shortly after 5 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, according to officials at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Just days after ambulance drivers and medics walked off the job, paramedics and emergency medical technicians agreed to a new agreement on Thursday morning, ending a three-day strike. With the strike officially over, normal paramedic and EMT service will resume throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
Everyone except the mayor joined in prayer at the fourth annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast in Valencia on Thursday. From town council presidents to water district board members, mayors by every stretch of the definition gathered to pray for guidance on the National Day of Prayer.
Instead of walking out of school to protest the nation's immigration laws Thursday, Latino students at Golden Valley High School decided to send a more positive message this year. Students in Christina van Langenberg's American government class for English language learners set up a walk-through gallery in the school's library, showcasing the contributions of Latino Americans to society and describing themselves, their career goals and their experiences as immigrants.
Despite speculation throughout the financial community that the Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s owner is on the verge of bankruptcy, officials with the Valencia builder remained tight-lipped this week. "There's been lots of speculation," Newhall Land spokeswoman Marlee Lauffer said Wednesday. "The owners of our company ... are still in discussions."
More than 120 of the Santa Clarita Valley's movers and shakers learned about the importance of water Tuesday during a luncheon of the Valley Industry Association of Santa Clarita.
The still-rugged beauty of the Santa Clarita Valley provides a natural appeal for motorcyclists. For the past six years, chapter 101 of the legendary Boozefighters Motorcycle Club has enjoyed our rural spirit and open roads by making Canyon Country their home.
Arizona prosecutors have wrapped up their case against a Newhall woman charged with two counts of second-degree murder for allegedly killing two children with her car near the Arizona state line in 2011, a court official said.
Two men identified as street racers charged with murder in connection with a fatal crash that claimed the life of their friend a year ago allegedly drove more than 100 miles an hour, on the wrong side of the road and made unsafe lane changes during their alleged "speed contest," according to details of the grand jury indictment filed against them.
An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday to charges he molested two young girls he allegedly lured to his Castaic home on Saturday, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
More than 120 of the Santa Clarita Valley's movers and shakers learned about the importance of water Tuesday during a luncheon at the Valley Industry Association of Santa Clarita.
An early morning crash between a car and a big rig snarled traffic on Highway 14 for almost 10 hours Tuesday, according to officials with the California Highway Patrol.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating an alleged "poking" incident during an argument at last week's meeting of the Santa Clarita City Council.
A Canyon Country man accused of killing his father Thursday was arraigned in court Monday on the felony charge of murder, court papers show.
Close to three dozen local sheriff's deputies walked and cycled in honor of their fallen fellow officers Saturday.
A brush fire burning near Gorman swelled to 10 acres from 2 acres in less than an hour Monday, an emergency response official said.
FRAZIER PARK (AP) - A fire that broke last week near Frazier Park has closed a state park and already has cost more than $6 million to fight.
White Ribbon Week in the Santa Clarita Valley kicked off Monday at West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch.
Investigators with the Los Angeles County Coroner's office believe they've identified the woman whose body was found wrapped in a tarp and dumped at the side of San Francisquito Canyon Road last month, a coroner's spokesman said.
A Los Angeles Police Department officer who lives in Castaic is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday on a child molestation charge, according to an LAPD spokesman and court documents.