Why did the geese cross the road? To get to a lake on the other side.
A flock of Canadian geese, and a few ducks, waddle across the 10-lane Newhall Ranch Road at McBean Parkway a few times a day to get from one lake to another. Some drivers honk their car horns and swerve, while others screech to a halt to block traffic.
Diane Hamburger, who has been a science teacher at Saugus High School since 1989, has been named the school's new assistant principal.
The William. S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board confirmed the appointment at Wednesday's meeting, and it will be effective July 1. Hamburger attended the meeting with her husband, Mark, their daughter, Nicole, and their twin sons, Jonathan and Jason.
When Wendy Langhans leads a small band of hikers back from a night hike through Towsley Canyon, she stops halfway down the trail and points across The Old Road to a place in the dark, under the stars.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department has renewed a contract with Canada for two firefighting SuperScooper airplanes during this year's fire season, an official announced today.
Sales of existing single-family homes in the Santa Clarita Valley continued their rebound in May with more than 200 homes closing escrow, according to a Thursday report from the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
Despite the improvement for single-family home sales, condominium sales remain slow while the inventory of homes for sale is dropping and inching closer towards a balanced market between buyers and sellers.
A survey commissioned by the Hart district found that 65 percent of Santa Clarita Valley voters would be likely to vote for a bond measure that could potentially pay for new facilities, including a high school in Castaic, if the measure is placed on the November ballot.
The survey has a 5 percent margin of error, but only 55 percent approval is required to pass the $300 million Proposition 39 facilities bond.
From carnival rides to on stage performances and even a series of live animal shows, the Valley Fair opened its gates to the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday, giving local families an opportunity to relax and have fun.
The fair, which continues through Sunday at the Saugus Speedway, is expected to draw between 30,000 and 40,000 visitors all weekend long and is sponsored by the State of California 51st District Agricultural Association.
Some may have been a little offended at first, but with music and barbecue smoke in the air and a wealth of advice at their fingertips, Canyon Country neighbors set up their folding chairs and went along with the party.
The city of Santa Clarita threw an Extreme Neighborhood Makeover block party Thursday night, an event for code enforcement officers and other city officials to work with 130 Canyon Country homeowners whose properties have fallen into a state of disrepair.
Over the past two days, anyone who walked outside in the valley likely noticed the sky appeared hazier than normal. Thank a lack of "June gloom" for that extra haze.
For the second straight day, the South Coast Air Quality Management District declared the air quality in the SCV as unhealthy for sensitive individuals Thursday. The district also forecast unhealthy air quality for today.
Women throughout the Santa Clarita Valley interested in becoming a sheriff's deputy will have a chance to see if they are qualified at a recruitment fair Saturday.
Border control will be the theme Saturday during the "Honor America" rally at the Santa Clarita Valley Civic Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Eligible nursing students who need financial assistance to help pay for college still have a few days to apply for the 2007-08 academic year State Nursing Assumption Program of Loans for Education programs.
If you like to see stuff blown up into a kaleidoscope of brilliantly colored bits and hear the ba-BOOM! of big explosions, but are smart enough to let the pros handle the pyrotechnics, the Santa Clarita Valley is the place to be after dark on the Fourth of July.
A 25-year-old Canyon Country man was killed Wednesday morning in Acton after his car was broadsided by another vehicle, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The Valley Fair opens today at the Saugus Speedway.
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A lack of surveillance equipment and a concealed point of entry make Castaic Middle School an easy target for vandals, says the detective heading the probe into the school district's third case of vandalism in two months - and the second at Castaic Middle School.
Residents interested in joining the City of Santa Clarita's team of dedicated water safety professionals are invited to attend lifeguard tryouts on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center. All candidates must complete and submit an online application form in advance at Agency.GovernmentJobs.com/SantaClarita/ in order to be considered.
Santa Clarita Valley residents interested in a progress report on the Whittaker-Bermite site cleanup can catch a quarterly meeting on that topic Wednesday at City Hall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A body has been found in the Los Angeles River north of downtown.
Although more than five inches of rain fell on the Santa Clarita Valley since mid-week, much more is needed to get us out of drought, according to the head of the local water distributor.
Paul Berkowitz of Valencia will receive his 15 seconds of fame this evening when the retired Vietnam War photographer appears in an episode of the "Raw War" military show.
California Institute of the Arts graduate Chris Buck won an Academy Award for his work as the writer and director of Disney's global hit "Frozen" in the category for best animated film on Sunday at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles.
For the third time in a two-month period, vandals broke into a Castaic Union School District classroom and trashed it, according to a report on file at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Sunday.
Santa Clarita is launching a retooled version of the "Thursdays at Newhall" event series next week, and one city official said he hopes changes to this year's version will draw heftier crowds to downtown Newhall.
The importance of art to the Santa Clarita community, and what the city can do to ensure arts efforts are properly developed and funded were among the topics discussed Saturday by Santa Clarita City Council candidates at a "Focus on the Arts" forum.
A lingering winter storm continued to drop, at times, heavy rain on the Santa Clarita Valley Saturday, with some areas getting upwards of an inch of rain from the latest winter storm.
When Gene Natali teaches high school students about money, he likes to give them two simple imaginary tasks.
Two homes were evacuated in the Powerhouse Fire burn area and mountain roads were shut down around the Santa Clarita Valley as a major storm blasted into Southern California on Friday.
Childhood pictures of Bryce Laspisa, the teen who went missing six months ago, greeted guests to the multipurpose room of Real Life Church on Friday for a small vigil of hope that the young man would be found.
Nearly 1,000 students crammed into Bridgeport Elementary School's multi-purpose room early Friday to celebrate reading with a lavish assembly that featured costumes, student performers and even a dog jumping through hoops.