William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board President Gloria Mercado-Fortine wants the district to take a look at its policy toward campus volunteers.
Despite a near-record number of foreclosures in Santa Clarita Valley, residents of Canyon Country are now bracing themselves for more than 2,420 new homes expected to arrive with a handful of newly-approved housing developments. And, if you count the developments that are pending - and many Canyon Country residents are - the population of Canyon Country will mushroom to include more than 3,800 new residents in the next few years. A hot and humid ...
When he said the Santa Clarita high Thursday was 108 degrees, Stuart Seto with the National Weather Service was quick to point out that temperatures are recorded in the shade.
Something will be missing from the Hart High School campus this fall. No longer will students hear the rumble of Campus Supervisor Vincent Renteria's Road King Classic Harley Davidson motorcycle, which let everyone know he was coming as he rode onto campus to park in his reserved spot by the school office. A popular fixture at Hart High, Renteria died June 10 after a 3 1/2-year battle with brain cancer. He was 46. "Vincent was ...
Three men were arrested in Valencia late Wednesday evening when deputies found two pounds of methamphetamine - roughly $20,000 worth - in their vehicle, sheriff's Sgt. Phil Morris said.
If county District Attorney Steve Cooley continues to succeed in criminal trials, he may soon be out of a job. That may not be such a bad problem to have for the county's top attorney, whose responsibility is to represent the interests of the public in proving that alleged criminals actually committed the crimes they were charged with.
It started with sports massages, investigators say. That, they say, was Kevin Thomas' way of gaining the trust of high school girls he allegedly sexually assaulted. The 40-year-old coach, arrested last week for allegedly assaulting a female San Fernando Valley student, was also giving lessons to three girls on the Canyon High School basketball team, a Hart district official said Wednesday. "We have verified that three Canyon girls were being coached by (Kevin Thomas) at ...
Crime in Santa Clarita Valley was down overall last year, but a peek into the details reveals an increase in several categories.
A College of the Canyons teacher had the chance to share his knowledge with students abroad recently as he traveled to the Republic of Georgia to teach a seminar on tourism.
Adding to air quality woes in the Santa Clarita Valley this week, the heat wave is on as triple-digit temperatures are expected to add to the discomfort through the weekend.
From biological warfare to bomb attacks, local health officials prepared for the worst case scenarios Wednesday at a training session at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
Sink a putt, save a life. That mantra will be on the minds of local golfers Monday, as the Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Team is hosting a golf tournament at The Tournament Player's Club in Valencia. Monday's golf fundraiser will help the team promote safety in local mountains and outdoor recreational facilities. Funds raised at the event on the fairway will benefit the Search and Rescue Team, which is staffed by local volunteers ...
With summer right around the corner and the temperature heating up, car washes throughout the Santa Clarita Valley will be busy as motorists seek to shine their steel.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has added four new hospital beds to a medical surgical unit, hospital officials announced this week.
A fundraiser to benefit a Valencia man who became a double amputee and needs a handicap accessible van is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight at a park in Valencia. Tim Howard, a 47-year old father of 8-year-old twin girls, suffered a stroke on Thanksgiving Day and was released from the hospital this week. Tickets are $5 each and the fundraiser will feature a band, comedian and vendors at Chesebrough County Park in ...
When it comes to playing in the mud, leave to a kid to get it done right.
The mother of a teenage boy missing for more than a week remains heartbroken as she awaits the outcome of an autopsy performed on the body of a man found burning Wednesday, she said.
A summertime invitation to the public to choose one of two works of art for the Newhall roundabout apparently hasn't yielded quite the reception that Santa Clarita city officials had hoped.
A brush fire sandwiched between the southbound and northbound lanes of Interstate 5 burned about five acres before it was extinguished Sunday, a Los Angeles County Fire Department official said.
An autopsy on a body found burning near Castaic Lake may have been performed Saturday, but no new information regarding the possible identity of the body has been released, according to officials.
The Ever-Changing Wall, a giant photographic mural conceived by the local ARTree Community Arts Center, has returned to Newhall.
Residents of the Santa Clarita Valley have several options Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Of eight homeless service zones in Los Angeles County, the one that encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley has the second-highest growth in those who have no place to live, according to numbers recently released by county officials.
Three decades after the Canyon Cowboys won the school's first CIF title, former head coach Harry Welch and members of the 1983 CIF Northwestern Conference championship team reunited on the Cowboys' field Saturday at Canyon High School.