"As a tireless volunteer, a professional staffer and party chairwoman, Jane was a strong and consistent force in the advancement of Republican values, causes and candidates for many years," said Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on the passing of Jane Barnett, Los Angeles County Republican Party Chair from 2009 to 2011.
Students in the Hart district continued to outperform their peers in Los Angeles County and statewide in standardized tests measuring proficiency in math, science, history and language arts, according to state Department of Education figures released Thursday.
Most of the students at Santa Clarita Valley's four elementary school districts scored proficient in state-mandated subjects on standardized tests given late last school year, according to numbers released Thursday from the state Department of Education.
A Burbank man charged with two counts of murder in the wrong-way crash that killed two people last month hobbled into court on crutches Thursday and pleaded not guilty to the charges, a Los Angeles County District Attorney prosecutor said.
A local flag football coach was sentenced to 10 days in Los Angeles County jail Thursday after pleading no contest to battery of a sports official, in this case a 17-year-old teen referee, court officials said.
Cole Hartman, the 8-year-old boy who died after being found face-down and submerged in a water-filled washing machine, was remembered Thursday as a "beautiful, sweet boy" by friends now organizing fundraisers for his grieving family.
With one day left to apply to run for elected office in the Santa Clarita Valley in November, a longtime educator has decided to join the race for a board seat in the Newhall School District.
A Palmdale sheriff's deputy facing multiple felony charges, including sexual penetration under the color of authority and rape under fear or duress, has pleaded not guilty to the charges, District Attorney's officials said.
Two of the three new rabid bats discovered in Los Angeles County recently have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley, meaning local cases now amount to almost half of all rabid bats found in the county so far this year.
Last week in Zone 4, the following Part 1 crimes occurred:
Two Hart School District teachers have been promoted to junior high school assistant principal positions and one additional junior high assistant principal position has been filled with a newcomer to the Santa Clarita Valley. The district's Governing Board approved the appointments at its Aug. 7 meeting, and the new positions are expected to be effective immediately.
Valencia, CA, August 7--In an open letter to President Obama and Congress, a committee of 164 university presidents and chancellors asserted that closing the nation's "innovation deficit" must be a national priority. With innovation at a premium, the arts provide the creative component needed for technological and entrepreneurial progress. Reflecting this reality, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), long in the forefront of leading-edge arts and technology, has developed an interdisciplinary Digital Arts Minor for undergraduates. The program launches in Fall 2013.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station
Stepping in as your new Newhall, Zone 6 Deputy, I'll give a quick introduction. My name is Danial Dantice, I have almost 22 years of experience on the Sheriff's Department, 7 of which were on teams similar to the Santa Clarita Crime Prevention Unit/Zone Deputy. I have been working a nighttime patrol unit in the Newhall/Valencia area since my arrival at Santa Clarita Station almost a year ago. I will be working closely with the other CPU Zone leaders, patrol deputies, and station detectives to assist the community in crime prevention and problem solving.
Members of the Hart district board reviewed proposed changes that would lessen some of the restrictions the district's transfer policy during their meeting Wednesday night.
A 35-year-old woman in Newhall was pushed to the ground Wednesday morning by a purse-snatcher who ran with her purse to a waiting dark-colored sedan driven by a woman, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
After 14 months of negotiations, the city of Santa Clarita has struck a labor deal that will give a 5 percent cost-of-living adjustment to 77 city employees, officials said Tuesday.
Saying she wants to continue the city's "forward momentum," City Councilwoman Laurene Weste took hold of the gavel as Santa Clarita's new mayor during a special council meeting Tuesday night.
SANTA CLARITA - A 16-year-old skateboarder was injured Tuesday and taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after a collision with a car at a busy Canyon Country intersection.
Burglars looted and trashed a small church in Val Verde during the weekend, stealing its sound system and a modest offering, ripping up Bibles in an apparent frenzied search for valuables.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
Michael Vaccaro commutes every day from North Hollywood to the Santa Clarita Valley and he puts in long hours once he gets here working as district sales manager for a department store.