Class sizes would increase to 39 students in local high schools, and the counselor-to-student ratio would jump to 1 to 400, under an agreement reached by Hart district officials and teachers.
Firefighters brought the sprawling Station Fire under greater control Thursday as investigators declared the blaze deliberately set and sheriff's detectives launched a homicide investigation.
Plans for the sprawling, Valencia-sized Newhall Ranch community call for filling in too much of the Santa Clara River and its tributaries, the Environmental Protection Agency said.
The public can weigh in on Santa Clarita Water Division's plan to convert to tiered water rates at the retailer's Wednesday board meeting.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Investigators launched a homicide investigation Thursday into the wildfire north of Los Angeles after determining that the gigantic blaze - which has killed two firefighters, scorched 226 square miles and destroyed dozens of homes - was set intentionally.
Pre-registration begins Friday for the Volcom Inc.'s Wild in the Parks skateboard contest tour, which rolls into the Santa Clarita Skate Park Sept. 19.
At least 90 percent of tenth-graders in the Hart district pass the California High School Exit Exam on the first try, according to 2008-09 state figures released Wednesday.
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Today is Wednesday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2009. There are 120 days left in the year.
Put to a vote Wednesday night, the response from a roomful of Valencia residents was clear - change the bicycle lanes on Decoro Drive.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies made their second pot-grow raid in less than a week Wednesday, netting more than 200 marijuana plants worth an estimated $530,000 in the unrelated busts.
ACTON - Scott Handley flipped a burger on his grill and slapped a slice of cheese on the patty, then surveyed his fire-desolated property along Aliso Canyon Road.
At least 90 percent of 10th-graders in the William S. Hart Union High School District passed the California High School Exit Exam on their first try, according to the 2008-09 figures released today by the California Department of Education.
County Supervisor Michael Antonovich criticized Los Angeles County public relations personnel Tuesday for failing to feed the public fire information through the county Web site during recent catastrophic wildfires.
Thousands of people were schooled on how to reduce their impact on the environment during Santa Clarita's annual Earth Arbor Day at Central Park on Saturday.
As election returns rolled in during last Tuesday's challenger-heavy Santa Clarita City Council race, a pattern emerged: The two incumbents were comfortably out front, and a pack of two to five challengers was clumped behind them in a race for the third seat so close that its results won't be known, at the earliest, until the last ballot is counted this Tuesday.
ORLAND, Calif. - A tractor-trailer already was on fire as it came across a median and crashed into a tour bus, killing 10 people, according to a couple whose car was sideswiped by the big rig.
City officials will hold a ceremony Thursday to induct film legends Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson into the Walk of Western Stars in Newhall.
The Santa Clarita Public Library Bag Sale carries into the weekend, with plenty of selections for book lovers to peruse on Saturday.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14).
At least some of the women believed to have stolen $20,000 in merchandise from a Valencia sunglasses store last month may have been arrested earlier this month in Camarillo, Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's officials said Friday.
A West Ranch High School student was among the survivors aboard a Humboldt State Unversity-bound bus hit by a FedEx truck, killing 10 and injuring at least 30 in Northern California.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State regulators for the first time have linked earthquake activity in eastern Ohio to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing unsuccessfully for a drilling ban.
SACRAMENTO-In an effort to support the construction of more multimodal local streets and roads, Caltrans today endorsed National Association of City Transportation Officials' (NACTO) guidelines that include innovations such as buffered bike lanes and improved pedestrian walkways.
The first of Thursday's@Newhall's JAM Sessions kicked off with some Balinese marching music on Main Street Thursday night.
The murder trial of three young men was postponed Thursday to another day - almost two and a half years after a "good Samaritan" was gunned down trying to stop a robbery.
A man registered as a sex offender in Ventura was allegedly found living in Stevenson Ranch this week and arrested for failing to register in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies asked for the public's help this week in finding at least eight women suspected of stealing about $20,000 in merchandise from a local sunglass store.
Investigators with the county coroner's office are trying to determine the cause and manner of death for a man found dead in his car in a store parking lot in Canyon Country, a spokesman said Thursday.