According to Diversity Coordinator Greg Lee, teachers and administrators in the Hart district are trained to be sensitive to the needs of gay and lesbian students. However, the president of the Santa Clarita PFLAG chapter says that while the district has made progress, he still feels more could be done.
Dave McEachern, president of the local Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays chapter and a former teacher in the William S. Hart Union High School District, said that despite the district's efforts, there are still incidents of harassment toward gays and lesbians on district campuses.
SAN FERNANDO - Prosecutors began their closing arguments Monday in the murder trial of a Canyon Country woman accused of killing her husband, focusing on "contradictory statements" she had made to investigators.
About 60 paramedics and emergency medical technicians working in the Santa Clarita Valley are preparing to go on strike beginning May 2, a union official said late Monday afternoon.
From earthquakes to floods, Santa Clarita city officials will outline what they think will be the biggest threats to public safety at a study session tonight.
About a year and a half ago, Alex Reza started planting American flags in his front lawn as of silent protest against the war in Iraq.
Last week, his display apparently provoked a silent crime.
From earthquakes to floods, Santa Clarita city officials will outline what they think will be the biggest threats to public safety at a study session Tuesday night.
With April being recognized as national "Autism Awareness Month," the final countdown is on to the 2008 "Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness and Social Inclusion Concert."
A Valencia man is in jail after reportedly brandishing a pellet rifle outside a pizza parlor.
A West Ranch High School senior has been given the opportunity to follow her dream of having a medical career after being accepted into the USC Baccalaureate/MD program.
Parents seeking a Christian education for their high school-age children have two options in the Santa Clarita Valley: Santa Clarita Christian School, which has been around for 26 years, and Trinity High School, which is part of Trinity Classical Academy and will open next fall with only a freshman class.
Trinity is about to break ground on a new campus with NorthPark Community Church in Valencia and will offer a classical education, including the study of Latin, while Santa Clarita Christian in Canyon Country offers a more traditional curriculum, compatible with local public schools.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC will offer an improv for actors master class taught by The Second City Touring Company from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, the same day that The Second City is to perform at the performing arts center at 8 p.m.
Up to five people will be allowed to participate in the class on a first-come, first-served basis.
The board of directors of the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project has elected new members for the local nonprofit group's executive committee.
The following officers were elected: John Musella of the Newhall Land and Farming Co., president; Kelly Bruno of the National Health Foundation, vice president; Brian Koegle of Poole and Shaffery, secretary; and Tom Hough, CPA, treasurer.
One year later, no arrests have been made in the murder of a local school teacher, though investigators are hopeful.
LaWana Clary, 50, was found bludgeoned to death in her Castaic home on April 5, 2007.
The southbound Interstate 5 truck route lanes will be closed during the day from Monday through Friday this week while the California Department of Transportation replaces slabs damaged in the truck tunnel fire in October.
A motorcyclist collided with another vehicle on Bouquet Canyon Road Sunday about 2:22 p.m.
Extra firefighters and extra equipment were rolled out in the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday due in part to the Colby Fire in Glendora.
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at approximately 10:05am deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call for service regarding a 42-year-old male who was possibly suicidal. A short time later, the man's vehicle was located (parked) at Sierra Highway and Newhall Avenue. Deputies had reason to believe the man was now traveling on foot headed into an off road / rural area to possibly commit suicide.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, a mainstay on the Santa Clarita Valley political stage for more than three decades, including a stint as Santa Clarita's mayor, has decided to retire from the Congressional seat he was first elected to in 1992.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, officially announced Thursday that he plans to retire from his seat in the 25th Congressional District and has endorsed Republican former state Sen. Tony Strickland to succeed him.
A baker's dozen candidates are expected to vie for the three seats open on the Santa Clarita City Council during April's election, according Wednesday's filings at Santa Clarita City Hall.
An 18-year-old Castaic man hit by a car while skateboarding across The Old Road in Stevenson Ranch has died of his injuries, officials said Wednesday.
A woman dubbed the "Blond Scammer" and suspected of identity thefts in two counties received a suspended sentence Wednesday for crimes committed in the Santa Clarita Valley last January.