Mission View Public School plans to add a kindergarten through sixth-grade home-study program and establish a permanent learning center as a way to meet the needs of home-study families in the Santa Clarita Valley, a school official said Tuesday.
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"Yes, I am upset that I might not have a classroom in which to teach come August, but I'm even more upset by what it's doing to the future of our state and country." - Melissa Valencia, teacher (Click here for story)
With little discussion Tuesday night, the City Council extended Santa Clarita's power to use eminent domain for another 12 years.
A construction project to add traffic roundabouts on both sides of Interstate 5 at the Hasley Canyon exit is a joint project of the California Department of Transportation and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works.
LOS ANGELES - A proposed development that would uproot 162 oak trees for family and senior housing, which has drawn the ire of nearby residents, is one giant step closer to becoming a reality.
A suspect broke down the door of a Canyon Country home Tuesday, putting local residents on high alert, according to a homeowner.
The 2009 Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Expo is slated for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10, at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20880 Centre Pointe Pkwy., Canyon Country 91351.
Canyon High School teacher Andy Smith is putting a new face on fiction geared to teenage boys.
Santa Clarita Valley residents will avoid mandatory water rationing at least through 2009, a water official said Monday.
Reports that Lennar Corp. may buy back at least some of The Newhall Land and Farming Company is good news for the 125-year-old development firm that built Valencia, a spokeswoman said Monday.
Santa Clarita's unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percent to 6.8 percent from January to February, while Los Angeles County's rate during the same time period neared 11 percent, according to the California's Employment Development Department.
The auditoriums at Golden Valley and West Ranch high schools should be ready for student use by fall 2009, according to the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Rosedell Elementary teacher Kevin McGroary has received a $500 grant from the Target Field Trip Grants Program toward a field trip for his sixth-grade class. The grant covers transportation, supplies and equipment, resource materials and entry fees. Target's program aims to provide teachers with field trip funds to replace funds lost due to budget cuts.
The city of Santa Clarita's Development Process Advisory Committee voted to remove its Stormdrain Transfer Deposit Fee to reduce the expenses of local businesses. The omitted fees will make city-based projects affordable for businesses. The decision to remove the fee stems from the city's acknowledgement of the economic hardships of local businesses.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY - AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA TO IMPACT LOCAL ROADS ON MAY 16 & 17 (FRI & SAT)
Special Closure Note – Memorial Day Weekend: To assist motorists in reaching their destinations as quickly and easily as possible over Memorial Day weekend, four lanes of southbound I-5 will be OPEN from May 23, 2014, at 5 a.m. through May 27, 2014, at 5 a.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki says he is "as mad as hell" over allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at a Phoenix veterans hospital.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Amy Miner says her late husband's fight did not end when he left the war.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) - Nine wildfires covering more than 14 square miles scorched San Diego County on Wednesday, forcing thousands to flee their homes and prompting the closures of a college campus and Legoland California. No major injuries were reported.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A bill to make California the first in the nation to impose a statewide ban on plastic bags at certain retailers passed a key legislative committee on Wednesday, but the legislation faces staunch opposition from bag manufacturers working to stem a flood of local bans meant to end clutter in landfills and beaches.
A shoplifter who grappled with a security guard at a Santa Clarita clothing store Wednesday got away with about $50 worth of merchandise, sheriff's officials said.
Los Angeles County fire officials upped firefighter staffing countywide and extended a fire danger warning into Thursday, preparing for the crescendo of the current Southern California heat wave.
A trial is scheduled to begin in June in the case of a lawsuit against the Santa Clarita Community College District alleging violations of the California Voting Rights Act.
A shuffling of Santa Clarita City Council committee assignments as a result of a newly elected councilman resulted in some hurt feelings at Tuesday night's meeting.
A 20-year-old man found guilty in December of spray-painting sexually explicit graffiti on at least three vehicles and a Valencia home was placed on three years probation Wednesday after serving 28 days in jail, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Candidates running to replace the Santa Clarita Valley's longtime congressman come from a variety of different professional and personal backgrounds, but each said Wednesday it's his experience that makes him qualified for office.
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R- Santa Clarita, had two bills pass the Assembly Appropriations committee; each bill receiving unanimous support.
New sports fields are currently under construction at Central Park in Saugus. But Santa Clarita city officials are eyeing more improvements at the location under their proposed spending plan for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
California's tax windfall lifted Gov. Jerry Brown's spending plan to a record level Tuesday, but the Democratic governor cautioned that the surplus is needed for higher-than-expected health care costs and an underfunded teachers' pension system.