The dropout data released recently by the California Department of Education is misleading and places Opportunities For Learning charter school in an undeserved bad light, according to OFL Deputy Superintendent Bill Toomey.
The investment company behind Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's controversial expansion plans spent $30,000 to help elect Santa Clarita City Councilwoman Laurie Ender - a vocal proponent of the hospital's plans - new financial disclosure records show.
A home check quickly became a coroner's investigation Friday as sheriff's deputies found the badly decomposed body of a Canyon Country woman in her bedroom.
Standing in front of her nine students, Avery Roemer grabbed a handful of white rice and spread the sticky grains across the dried square of seaweed.
The Saugus Union School District will receive $1.4 million in funding from the Enhancing Education Through Technology Competitive Grant program, which is part of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
Filming of some scenes for a feature film wrapped up Thursday at West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch.
Peachland Elementary School and Old Orchard Elementary will have new principals this year. Sarah Johnson will head Peachland Elementary School, and Sandra Reveles will take over at Old Orchard Elementary, school board members agreed earlier this summer. Johnson is currently assistant principal at Newhall Elementary School and has taught in Los Angeles Unified School District and Newhall in years past. Reveles is currently assistant principal of Dr. J. Michael McGrath Elementary, having worked in Los ...
City and county planners will host a public meeting Monday to discuss potential environmental impacts related to the One Valley, One Vision general plan.
One person went to the hospital after a Thursday afternoon pileup that involved four vehicles. Around 12:30 p.m. deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded to a collision on McBean Parkway near Avenue Scott. Officials said there were four cars and six people involved, and one woman was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital to be treated for minor neck injuries. There were no other reported injuries. Officials on scene said that ...
U.S. Rep Howard "Buck" McKeon has a new legislative aide and a new coordinator of new media at his office in Washington, D.C.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital officials are hoping that a few scoops of ice cream will leave area residents with a good taste in their mouths as the public hearing date for the hospital's controversial expansion plans nears.
For artists and/or bands who still need a video in order to enter the "SCV Rock Star" contest, videographer Brandon Blair and his Artistry Productions are offering a special deal.
An average of 10 people a day in Santa Clarita Valley were charged under the new "hands free" cell phone law passed a month ago, officials reported Thursday.
Two measures aimed at imposing federal standards for perchlorate in drinking water passed a key Senate committee, Sen. Barbara Boxer said Thursday.
Thursday was just a training day for the sheriff's deputies, but when the shots were fired at Arroyo Seco Junior High School, it was about as surreal as the real thing.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies arrested a man who allegedly shot his father in the head late Thursday night in Canyon Country thanks to a tip supplied by a citizen, a sheriff's spokesman said.
The Women Empowerment Build for Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys attracted a sold-out crowd Saturday.
With a ceremony that was at times somber and celebratory, the Santa Clarita Valley's annual Relay for Life event to raise money and awareness for cancer research kicked off Saturday morning in Central Park.
Carrying signs that read, "No More Cages" and "Education not incarceration," about 50 people lined the intersection of The Old Road and Biscailuz Drive in Castaic to protest a potential expansion of the Pitchess Detention Center.
A brush fire that scorched more than 700 acres in Castaic is now completely contained, according to officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
As is typical of the California Institute of the Arts, the school's graduation ceremony Friday was anything but ordinary.
Santa Clarita's April jobless rate fell to 5.7 percent, a drop from 6.1 percent in March, according to statistics released Friday.
With no new schools planned for the foreseeable future, the Hart district is taking steps to shutter the nonprofit foundation set up to manage land purchases and development, according to officials.
Sacramento– California is slated to be the first state in the nation to provide voter registration through a Health Benefit Exchange similar to "Motor Voter" registration through the DMV. Last year, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 35, authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), which expands voter registration by requiring that California come into full compliance with the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA), commonly known as Motor Voter. The new law became effective January ...
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich released today the attached letter from the Federal Aviation Administration announcing that it will no longer close Los Angeles County's air traffic control towers. Congress passed the "Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013" act which allows the FAA to transfer funding from other accounts to keep the nation's 149 contract towers open.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station detectives are asking for public assistance in locating a man who allegedly shot his father in the head late Thursday night in Canyon Country.
The Paseo Club in Valencia will host a free tennis festival Saturday as part of United States Tennis Professionals Association's "Tennis Across America" month in May.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to close the lanes, ramps and connectors listed below as part of a $100.1 million pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. Closures are subject to change.
Santa Clarita and local government officials recognized 16 local students as Santa Clarita Valley "teen heroes" Thursday night for their courage and determination in the face of adversity.
Two California Public Utilities Commission hearings about a proposed Valencia Water Company rate hike drew more complaints Thursday about the firm's takeover by another water district than about higher water bills.