According to the school history on the Hart High School Web site, actor and director William S. Hart was very touched by the board of education naming both the school district and the first school after him - despite the fact that he had suggested the school be named after Civil War General John Fremont. The district was actually originally given the title "Santa Clarita High School District," but the name was soon changed to ...
The City of Santa Clarita is having a block party. Before you start putting your barbecue in the trunk and your drinks on ice, however, be aware that the party is open only to those who live in a particular neighborhood, specially chosen by City officials.
Keep them busy at the Boys & Girls Club Babysitters cost too much. Why not enroll your kids in the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley for only $24 a year? Summer programs have just started at the Newhall, Val Verde and Sierra Vista locations, with days starting at 11 a.m. and ending at 7 p.m. And if you really want a day of peace, enroll your kids in an extended care program from 7 ...
In this heat, humans are not the only living beings seeking cooler ground. Last week, it was a bear trying to take a swim. This morning, a mountain lion was apparently thirsty.
Since breaking the $4 point just a month ago, the price of gas in the Santa Clarita Valley has continued its rapid rise and one local analyst believes that it will soon hit $5 a gallon.
Got a problem in Saugus? Newhall's got your back. At least that's the goal of a new citizens coalition that consolidates about 10 neighborhood groups into one to make some noise at City Hall. "It is very enlightening to find out that you are not alone," said former Santa Clarita City Councilman TimBen Boydston, who created the group. "The goal is to lend mutual support to other groups that are in the coalition so that ...
Come July 1, it's time to hang up and drive. On that day, a new wireless telephone law will go into effect, restricting the use of mobile phones while driving. Under the new law, no driver may hold a mobile phone to his ear or affix his fingers on the phone's key pad. Many a time, in the midst of our commutes, we have glanced at the car next to us, and our eyes notice ...
At first glance, it looks like a standard part of the car: a tall black cylinder that fits neatly in the back of a car's front bumper.
A Santa Clarita man was arrested Saturday after allegedly backing over two people in a Saugus parking lot and fleeing the scene.
Friday was the deadline to apply for a position on the Santa Clarita Planning Commission, the Parks, Recreation and Services Commission and the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability and Audit Panel. Members of the Santa Clarita City Council will select from the pool of applicants in July to appoint or reappoint the open seats.
Interested in teaching English to foreign language speakers? Earning a Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) Certificate is easier than ever. The College of the Canyons Interim University Center is making a TESOL certificate program available through a series of UCLA extension courses.
Twenty-five percent of foster children in California are placed in special education, 75 percent function below grade level, and 83 percent are held back by third grade. To offset those statistics, Los Angeles Universal Preschool has launched a community-benefit program to enroll children that live in foster care or in the care of relatives other than their parents into high-quality preschools at no cost.
About 120 Shakespeare and theater fans gathered at William S. Hart Park on Saturday to enjoy "The Taming of the Shrew," part of this year's Shakespeare in the Park series.
Temperatures in the Santa Clarita Valley are expected to cool off a little bit today as last week's blistering heat wave passes.
Gather the family, a blanket, a picnic dinner and head for William S. Hart Park this weekend or next for a free performance of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew."
SANTA CLARITA - The body of a man found burning near Castaic Lake on Wednesday remained unidentified Thursday, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A Newhall man who was ordered to stand trial for murder in the stabbing death of another Newhall man in 2012 pleaded not guilty to the felony charge this week, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A long-discussed library in Stevenson Ranch could soon become reality if county supervisors sign off on a lease agreement to house it.
SANTA CLARITA - Greetings of "Shana Tova" could be heard throughout the Hyatt Valencia on Thursday as nearly 1,000 Jews from the surrounding communities celebrated a major holiday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has pleaded not guilty to charges of animal slaughter and cruelty a little over a year after he was sentenced on similar charges and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher."
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East:
SACRAMENTO-New amendments to pending legislation call for allowing far more students to participate in field testing of new computer-based assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards this school year and suspending the use of most STAR tests, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, State Board of Education President Michael Kirst, and Assemblymember Susan Bonilla jointly announced today.
SANTA CLARITA - A multi-vehicle crash on the southbound interchange between Highway 14 and Interstate 5 this morning prompted swift response from emergency crews.
This week in Zone-4 Saugus we again only had two reported Part-1 Crimes. There was a commercial burglary to a business in the 26200 block of Bouquet Canyon Road between Sunday, 08/23/13 and Wednesday, 08/26/13. Unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to the storage at the location and stole two solar blankets.
Nearly 5,400 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. While a majority of the large wildfires are burning on federal land, CAL FIRE and local fire departments continue to support the US Forest Service.
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"