On a weekday typical morning, Kimberly Stephenson would be sitting in her AP government or humanities class.
When kindergarten teacher Brynn Rooney sat down for a routine staff meeting Tuesday, she didn't expect to have a $250 check in her hands just minutes later.
The city of Santa Clarita is looking to make cuts from its 2010-2011 budget to avoid an $817,000 deficit, City Manager Ken Pulskamp said Tuesday night.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon has joined a chorus of critics calling on City Councilman Bob Kellar to apologize for his inflammatory remarks at a recent Valencia rally against amnesty for illegal immigrants.
Santa Clarita's Graffiti Task Force removed more tagging in 2009 than the previous year, even though there were fewer reported incidents, and fewer taggers are being arrested, according to a recent city report.
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Don Cuco Mexican Restaurant in Newhall will host a fundraiser from Feb. 8 to 11 to benefit the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The restaurant will donate 25 percent of sales to relief efforts. The restaurant is located at 24130 Lyons Avenue in Newhall. For more information, contact Gus Salazar or Jose Mendez at (661) 254-4874.
Spots are still available for community leaders and parents interested in participating in the SCV Education Foundation's Principal for a Day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 19.
Temple Beth Ami's Relay for Life Team will host a panel discussion about the BRCA gene mutation at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
More than 150 youngsters participated in the Y-Guides Pinewood Derby Race, sponsored by the SCV YMCA, on Sunday at Saugus High School.
A Santa Clarita man is due in court today for allegedly attacking his wife and threatening to kill the couple's dog, officials said.
Hart district board members on Wednesday will consider approving a proposed Hebrew-language charter school amid concerns the academy would focus on religion.
A proposed $200 rent hike for the low-income residents of Polynesian Mobile Home Park is about eight times more than is necessary, consultants hired by Santa Clarita said in a recent report.
As part of a settlement announced Thursday, the Santa Clarita Community College District has agreed to offer cumulative voting for board of trustees elections, pay $850,000 in plaintiffs' legal fees and take several measures to address allegations that its voting system violates Latino voters rights.
Michael Millar, a founding member of the Santa Clarita Arts Commission, will be the guest speaker Wednesday at the ArtTree Community Arts Center.
A truck pulling a horse trailer caught fire Thursday on Highway 14 near Agua Dulce but the blaze was quickly doused, halting any spread to nearby brush, a fire spokesman said.
One of six sworn Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officers accused of obstructing a federal investigation into the Los Angeles County jail system took the stand Thursday.
The driver of a big rig was killed Thursday after his truck jack-knifed on Interstate 5 near Pyramid Lake, spilling fuel and sparking a brush fire, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Santa Clarita will put out the welcome mat next year for athletes participating in the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015, billed by organizers as "the largest sports and humanitarian event anywhere in the world," officials announced Thursdsay.
Castaic's "mega passport facility" held its grand opening on Thursday, becoming the second such facility in Southern California to open its doors.
The College of the Canyons Job & Career Center will present its fifth annual CareerCampSCV event, providing students and community members with a rewarding, educational and extremely interesting day of career-themed speakers and workshops.
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On the heels of an overwhelmingly rejected contract offered to the instructors at College of the Canyons, the college's board of trustees approved raises for administrators Wednesday night in front of more than 100 angry, disappointed and frustrated faculty members.
Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials Wednesday night kicked off a series of six public information meetings aimed at explaining to residents per-household rate hikes officials say will be needed to pay for a new $130 million treatment project to remove chloride from wastewater dumped into the Santa Clara River.
College of the Canyons trustees announced publicly Wednesday what they presented in court last week: that the Santa Clarita Community College District is working toward a settlement to a lawsuit brought against the district alleging its election system violates minorities' voting rights.
Repairs may be needed on the Interstate 5 overpass where highly corrosive acid spilled from an overturned tanker truck Tuesday, a spokesman for Caltrans said Wednesday.
The worsening California drought has dropped levels so low in Castaic Lake that water has to be pumped uphill to get it to the treatment plant, officials said Wednesday.
A 64-year-old Santa Clarita Valley man was one of three men arrested in a joint forces sting operation targeting child predators, court and sheriff's officials announced this week.