College of the Canyons hopes to make its Valencia and Canyon Country campuses smoke-free by the end of the spring semester, a college official said Wednesday.
Matthew Rubin, an eighth-grade science teacher at Castaic Middle School, has been named 2009 State Middle-Grades Educator of the Year by the California League of Middle Schools.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation hosts its Family Swap Meet on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, at William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321.
UCLA regional support group the Santa Clarita Bruins is offering $500 scholarships to high school seniors and College of the Canyons students accepted to UCLA.
With a series of local wine tasting events already dedicated to wine aficionados across the Santa Clarita Valley, next month the College of the Canyons Foundation Library Associates will present a unique beer-tasting experience as the latest installment of the "In Good Taste" series.
The Santa Clarita City Council agreed to set aside 3 1/2 acres on Golden Valley Road for a new courthouse and explore the possibility of forming a Santa Clarita Judicial District.
Carousel Ranch will continue operating its equestrian therapy program for nearly 100 disabled children - thanks to a unanimous vote by county supervisors this week.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies visited five Santa Clarita Valley homes early Wednesday and arrested one man during a countywide sweep to check on individuals released on probation.
Congress approved a bill Wednesday to preserve more than 2 million acres of wilderness in nine states, including 40,000 acres in Southern California and 14,000 acres near Agua Dulce.
Four men were behind bars Wednesday in a string of recent residential burglaries, including one in which a garage door was kicked open and a TV, computers and a video game system stolen.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has voted to set aside more than 2 million acres in nine states as protected wilderness - from California's Sierra Nevada mountains to the Jefferson National Forest in Virginia.
The legislation, which opponents, mostly Republicans, called a "land grab" that would block energy development on vast swaths of federal land, is on its way to President Barack Obama for his likely signature.
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society screens the Fab Four in their 1964 smash hit comedy "A Hard Day's Night" on Saturday, April 4. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the film rolls at dusk.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a free Enterprise Zone Breakfast today from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita City Council Chambers.
Students from California Institute of the Arts will participate in an art exhibit entitled "Jeunes Talents," hosted by Maison de la France and showcasing photography from the students' recent trip to France.
Michael Vaccaro commutes every day from North Hollywood to the Santa Clarita Valley and he puts in long hours once he gets here working as district sales manager for a department store.
High winds buffeted the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, toppling at least two trees and sending deputies scrambling to respond to residential burglar alarms in several neighborhoods.
SANTA CLARITA - Two robberies were reported in a six-hour period in Newhall late Sunday and early Monday, and investigators say they may be linked.
Two men have been charged with stealing wreckage of the car in which "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, Valencia businessman Roger Rodas, died in a fiery crash in the Santa Clarita Valley on Nov. 30.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
SANTA CLARITA - One woman was injured and taken to the hospital this morning following a four-car crash near the Valencia post office on McBean Parkway.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
A multi-vehicle crash in Saugus Sunday morning ended with one of the vehicles flipped onto its roof.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.