Two local men died in separate traffic collisions this weekend. Antonio Galvan Jr., 28, of Stevenson Ranch, was killed when his vehicle overturned on Interstate 5 south of the Newhall Pass early Sunday morning.
For many high school graduates in the Santa Clarita Valley, College of the Canyons is often the college of convenience - a two-year academic institution located in Valencia that offers affordable alternatives to earning a degree or certificate and gaining an advantage in the workplace. Though it is understood that College of the Canyons does not attract students exclusively from the Santa Clarita Valley, many would not expect students from halfway around the world to attend.
The College of the Canyons Community and Continuing Education department will host a Recognition Reception honoring students from the college's Emeritus College and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs on Monday. The evening's events will include a photo power-point presentation chronicling the 2007-08 school year and a special awards ceremony to recognize the Student of the Year honorees from both the Emeritus College and ESL programs. Student of the Month, Honorable Mention Student and ...
As the editor of The Smoke Signal, Hart High School's student newspaper, Waseem Salahi stayed involved in student events during his senior year, but at the same time managed to earn the highest GPA at his school.
He has a community, a hospital, an avenue, a foundation and a company named for him, so it should come as no surprise that there is also a school district and an elementary school in Santa Clarita named for Henry Mayo Newhall. Newhall traveled to San Francisco from his home in Saugus, Mass., in 1850, too late to strike it rich in the gold mines as he had planned, according to a biography provided by ...
Two juveniles hospitalized for Ecstasy A 13 and 14-year-old were transported to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital for treatment on Friday around 11:20 p.m. after reportedly using the drug Ecstasy during a junior high school graduation function at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, according to Sgt. Deborah Miller of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Gorman gas station receives bomb threat A gas station near Gorman received a bomb threat Friday around 6:20 p.m., ...
A 22-year-old man was reportedly stabbed in the chest or torso area Saturday evening in the Cordova Estates Mobile Home park. According to Lt. Mark Hershey of the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station, the incident occurred around 8:00 p.m. in the 27300 block of Sierra Highway. The motive for the stabbing is unknown, but Hershey said it may be gang-related. A suspect is currently being sought by deputies. The victim was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall ...
More than 50 fans of dog behavior specialist Cesar Millan lined up at a Valencia bistro Saturday to catch the Dog Whisperer during a book signing. Millan, a Santa Clarita resident, is currently in the midst of bringing his Dog Psychology Center to the local area as a means of educating dog owners about caring for their pets.
Within a year, GPS technology will bring interactive electronic maps to some of the city's bus stops to give bus riders real-time updates on how long they will need to wait for their bus. The Santa Clarita City Council this week gave the green light to hire New Zealand-based consultant Connexionz to install a transit information network on the city's entire 81-vehicle fleet.
Thousands of individuals impacted by cancer gathered at Central Park on Saturday for the record-setting 10th annual Santa Clarita Valley Relay for Life. The American Cancer Society sponsored event, known as "A Passport to Hope," included 109 teams, plus dozens of visitors and volunteers, to fight for the cause and raise money for research, according to Candy Spahr, one of the three event chairpersons.
Local water officials have renewed their contract with a San Francisco consulting firm despite an 11th hour increase of 67 percent in the company's last bill and concerns voiced by one board member about "routine work" continually being farmed out to experts.
'Dog Whisperer' visiting Valencia Bistro today Dog behavior specialist Cesar Millan will appear for a book signing at Off Broadway Bistro today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Millan is the host of "The Dog Whisperer" on the National Geographic Channel, and is also known for his Dog Psychology Center. Off Broadway Bistro is located at 23928 Summerhill Lane in Valencia. E-waste recycling planned at school A free e-waste recycling service will be provided to ...
The College of the Canyons Center for Applied Competitive Technologies has won the 2007-2008 Exemplary Innovation Award by the California Community College's Economic and Workforce Development program.
It's been a long time coming, but alternative schools like Bowman High School finally got the recognition they deserve when state legislators named the month of May Educational Options Month.
A Bakersfield woman died and two other people suffered injuries after the car in which they were traveling crashed into a drainage ditch near Gorman Friday morning.
Thirty-five days ago, a dejected Hart Indians football team walked off the field at College of the Canyons after a stunning loss to the Valencia Vikings.
An 18-year old man has been arrested after allegedly stealing a part of a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that was wrecked following a crash that left both Valencia businessman Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker dead last weekend, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
With thousands of people pledging to turn out Sunday for a memorial to honor Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Valencia last weekend, a local church has offered up its parking lot to accommodate some of the crowd.
A Canyon Country businessman will face charges of attempted, willful, deliberate and premeditated murder and solicitation of murder after allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife.
SANTA CLARITA - Sheriff's deputies responded to the Target department store in Valencia about noon Thursday on initial reports of a burglary.
It's on, scheduled in Newhall this Saturday, a chance for local kids and their families to explore, play, see, create and hear about the arts and literacy in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in anticipation of a reported public memorial for actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Ongoing parking restrictions and lane closures will remain in place and will be enforced.
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.
George Runner announced this week that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind L.A. County residents of the National Weather Service's (NWS) current weather advisory for the Los Angeles area. Freezing temperatures are predicted by NWS for the Antelope Valley and other parts of Los Angeles County. The freeze warning remains in effect until 10:00 p.m. Friday evening. Minimum temperatures of 12 to 22 degrees are expected Thursday morning and Friday morning ...
Eight of the declared candidates for Santa Clarita's next City Council election in April gathered Wednesday morning in Canyon Country for a review forum sponsored by the Santa Clarita Valley branch of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
Even the most basic questions were difficult to comprehend.
SANTA CLARITA - Dr. Patrick Robert Robbie, a longtime volunteer at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 80.
Widespread hard freezes are expected tonight and Thursday night as frigid weather hits the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, including coastal plains that are usually immune to frosty conditions, National Weather Service forecasters said.