Local water activists are saddened today now that a proposed law promising to slow development through tougher conditions set on groundwater assessment has been struck down in Sacramento.
Assembly Bill AB2046 requires water suppliers such as the Castaic Lake Water Agency to submit to the state the quantity and quality of groundwater being assessed in relation to supplying that water ultimately to an identified group, such as a 500-unit housing development.
This is the second in a series of six interviews with the Hart District's top graduates.
The 27-bed Transitional Care Unit at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has closed, a hospital official said Tuesday.
Every year, high school seniors walk across a stage to collect their high school diplomas.
Bridgeport Elementary, Castaic Middle School and Saugus High School were the winners of the month-long Be Cool to My School Test-Drive Rally that ended Sunday.
In 1980, Michael D. Antonovich did something that has not been done since - unseated an incumbent county supervisor.
Today, as voters head to the ballot box, Antonovich hopes he will not be unseated and that the electorate of the fifth supervisorial district will keep him in office for another term.
A teacher at West Ranch High School is on administrative leave while school officials investigate allegations that the teacher had inappropriate contact with a student.
The Hart high school district's human resources director, Rochelle Neal, said she could not confirm the teacher's identity Monday, citing the need to protect the privacy and identities of both parties.
Two local men died in separate traffic collisions this weekend.
Antonio Galvan Jr., 28, of Stevenson Ranch, was killed when his vehicle overturned on Interstate 5 south of the Newhall Pass early Sunday morning.
For many high school graduates in the Santa Clarita Valley, College of the Canyons is often the college of convenience - a two-year academic institution located in Valencia that offers affordable alternatives to earning a degree or certificate and gaining an advantage in the workplace.
Though it is understood that College of the Canyons does not attract students exclusively from the Santa Clarita Valley, many would not expect students from halfway around the world to attend.
The College of the Canyons Community and Continuing Education department will host a Recognition Reception honoring students from the college's Emeritus College and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs on Monday.
The evening's events will include a photo power-point presentation chronicling the 2007-08 school year and a special awards ceremony to recognize the Student of the Year honorees from both the Emeritus College and ESL programs. Student of the Month, Honorable Mention Student and Perfect Attendance Student honorees from throughout the school year will also be recognized.
As the editor of The Smoke Signal, Hart High School's student newspaper, Waseem Salahi stayed involved in student events during his senior year, but at the same time managed to earn the highest GPA at his school.
He has a community, a hospital, an avenue, a foundation and a company named for him, so it should come as no surprise that there is also a school district and an elementary school in Santa Clarita named for Henry Mayo Newhall.
Newhall traveled to San Francisco from his home in Saugus, Mass., in 1850, too late to strike it rich in the gold mines as he had planned, according to a biography provided by the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation. Instead, Newhall opened up an auctioneering and import/export business, with the first auction featuring most of his possessions including ...
Two juveniles hospitalized for Ecstasy
A 22-year-old man was reportedly stabbed in the chest or torso area Saturday evening in the Cordova Estates Mobile Home park. According to Lt. Mark Hershey of the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station, the incident occurred around 8:00 p.m. in the 27300 block of Sierra Highway. The motive for the stabbing is unknown, but Hershey said it may be gang-related. A suspect is currently being sought by deputies. The victim was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital where he is reportedly being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
More than 50 fans of dog behavior specialist Cesar Millan lined up at a Valencia bistro Saturday to catch the Dog Whisperer during a book signing.
Millan, a Santa Clarita resident, is currently in the midst of bringing his Dog Psychology Center to the local area as a means of educating dog owners about caring for their pets.
Santa Clarita Valley homeless shelter officials have considered a number of possible permanent locations for the shelter and are considering a bid to keep it right where it is, a board member said Tuesday.
On Sunday, May 25, 2014 a robbery was reported to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Deputies. The robbery occurred at 12:05 am in the area of Sierra Highway and Via Princessa. The victim reportedly was riding his bicycle on the path close to the wash area when he was surrounded by eight males. One of the males pulled out a handgun and pointed it at him. The males then stole the victim's wallet, backpack, cell phone, and credit cards. This robbery occurred just after another robbery was reported earlier that same evening, at the same location with ...
Residents are being cautioned to expect traffic delays along Lyons Avenue this summer as a wide stretch of one of the Santa Clarita Valley's most-traveled thoroughfares will be undergoing work as part of Santa Clarita's street maintenance program.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to award a contract for construction of an upgraded fire station in Castaic.
Santa Clarita Valley legislators mostly split along party lines Monday in reviewing the state's new $108 billion budget for the coming fiscal year, the highest spending plan ever passed for the Golden State.
A picture of Alanna and Gennelle Dedek hangs near the bottom of the stairs in their parents' Canyon Country home.
As the United States Men's National Soccer Team scored during the first minute Monday, Greg Montgomery, visiting Santa Clarita from San Antonio, Texas, on business, was at BJ's Restaurant in Valencia to watch it.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote Tuesday on an upgraded fire station for Castaic.
The prime suspect in the near-fatal stabbing of a local man 16 years ago has been added to the FBI's fugitive profile website, a spokeswoman for the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Monday.
The Music Makers PTA will present a check for $35,500 to the Newhall School District school board Tuesday night to support the district's music program.
Investigators with the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office have identified the Sun Valley man killed last week after his big rig jack-knifed on Interstate 5 near Pyramid Lake.
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With school out and outdoor activities beckoning, Santa Clarita Valley residents may find unwelcome guests at their backyard barbecues or birthday parties in the park: rattlesnakes.
Detectives are investigating two recent reports of identity theft whereby thieves used personal information stolen from Santa Claria Valley residents to buy unapproved items, according to incidents reported by deputies at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
After emerging from a three-month coma in the fall of 1986, doctors told motorcycle crash victim Tony Martinez he would never have kids and never walk again.