SACRAMENTO-State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today that the State Board of Education approved anchor standards for English-language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects (ELA and Literacy). This completes California's adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) that spell out clearly the broad skills students need to succeed in college and careers.
On Sunday, February 24th 2013, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 27500 block of Whites Canyon Road in the City of Santa Clarita in regards to a robbery that had just occurred. The victim reported that while walking through a parking lot he was approached by a group of males who surrounded him. One of the males displayed a handgun and demanded the victim's property along with making reference to the fact that he was a criminal street gang member.
Los Angeles County, CA - As St. Patrick's Day approaches, the Avoid the 100 (law enforcement agencies) DUI Task Force Coordinators from all area law enforcement agencies are urging motorists to plan a safe ride home and never get behind the wheel drunk or drugged. During this holiday, police, Sheriff, and CHP throughout Los Angeles County will be on high alert, cracking down on drunk drivers as part of its Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over public safety campaign.
Today is Wednesday, March 13, the 72nd day of 2013. There are 293 days left in the year. On this date in the SCV: In 1983, four sheriff's deputies who shot an armed man were deemed justified after it was proven that Antonio Urenda fired shots first, in his girlfriend's Santa Clarita home, and then at the deputies who gave chase. Today's Highlight in History: On March 13, 1933, banks in the U.S. began to ...
Artist George Rodrigue, born and raised in the heart of Cajun country in southern Louisiana, delighted students at North Park Elementary School Tuesday with impromptu drawings and a brief look at his influences and artwork through the years. He was greeted by student works inspired by his famous "Blue Dog" series of paintings.
LOS ANGELES - After years of planning, months of discussion, more than 2 million mailers, two public hearings and hundreds of public speakers, county supervisors Tuesday voted to send the proposal for a "Clean Water, Clean Beaches" storm water cleanup fee back to the drawing board.
A California man accused of stabbing a Valencia man to death last summer in New Mexico is scheduled to appear in court there Monday charged with second-degree murder, court officials said.
Musicians and community members interested in building a career in the music industry are invite to join the City of Santa Clarita and musician Toddrick Spalding for a free Professional Artists Workshop on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Century Room at City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich cast the lone "no" vote on a motion by Supervisors Molina and Knabe to close the protest hearing and look into putting the tax measure on the ballot in 2014.
LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2013 – Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, in a joint motion with Supervisor Gloria Molina, today put forth a motion to stop the Clean Water, Clean Beaches initiative in its current form and work with stakeholders to develop a new measure that addresses the concerns voiced by the public over the last several months. The Board also asked for quarterly progress reports and a target election date of June or ...
The alleged accomplice of the blond scammer - who stalks other women at grocery stores, steals their wallets and uses their IDs - appeared briefly in court Tuesday, a court clerk said.
A young man is dead today from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - The COC theatre department will present playwright Eric Bogosian's gritty, but comedic, drama "subUrbia" for one weekend March 27-30 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) Black Box Theater.
SACRAMENTO – According to George Runner, the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association today formally served the California State Board of Equalization, Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and Department of Justice with a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state's "Fire Prevention Fee."
WASHINGTON (AP) - The military has stopped production of a new medal for remote warfare troops - drone operators and cyber warfighters - as it considers complaints from veterans and lawmakers over the award, which was ranked higher than traditional combat medals like the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
A tense barricade situation in Canyon Country today ended when the case was handed over to the parole officer of the man holed up in the house, Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's officials said.
Santa Clarita, CA – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station/Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on June 20, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
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A man charged with murder in an Acton shooting has yet to be arraigned and no prosecutor has been assigned to the case a month after his arrest, a court official said Monday.
The issue of censured school board member Stephen Winkler's legal residency is expected be debated at the Saugus Union School District meeting Tuesday night. Some expect the board to fire him by declaring his seat vacant.
A boy about 4 years old was airlifted to a Los Angeles hospital Monday after suffering a seizure at his preschool, according to fire officials.
Dante Acosta - whose son Army Spc. Rudy A. Acosta was killed by a rogue gunman in Afghanistan two years ago - said Monday he is suing the security firm who hired the gunman.
Santa Clarita Valley residents could win an extra 30 days to debate their chloride options this week when the local sanitation district meets to discuss the extension Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - College of the Canyons Cougar Stadium will be temporarily closed effective Monday, June 17, as the college embarks on a several-weeks long artificial turf replacement and track resurfacing project.
In anticipation of a high-danger fire season Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich reminds residents preparing to celebrate the Fourth of July, that fireworks of any kind are illegal in Los Angeles County unincorporated communities and in many of its 88 cities.
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Sacramento, Calif. – The California Department of General Services (DGS) today announced the successful sale of the state's Los Angeles Civic Center parcel. The approximately 1.9 acre surplus state property, located at 1st St. and Broadway, was sold to the City of Los Angeles for approximately $7.5 million. The Los Angeles City Board of Recreation and Parks plans to turn the property into a park, as it currently sits adjacent to "Grand Park" in Los ...
Bolstered by funds from the recent Proposition 30 sales and income tax hikes, College of the Canyons has added a new summer school session with more than 100 courses to its catalog.
Standing at attention, Master Sgt. David Stratton of the Young Marines fought a smile of pride and shook his father's hand as he graduated from the Santa Clarita Valley unit of the national coed organization.
What better way to spend Father's Day than to run with your 11-year-old son on a Sunday morning, only to hobble breathless over the finish line after him?