Matthew Shenoda has been named assistant provost for equity and diversity at California Institute of the Arts.
As July 4 approaches, local and state authorities are warning residents not to set off fireworks of their own.
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As state lawmakers in Sacramento struggled Thursday to solve a $24 billion budget gap, a group of sign-toting protesters chastised local Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and other Republicans for demanding deep cuts to services rather than tax hikes.
Senior year started to look like a touchdown for Samuel Ramirez and his United States Naval Academy dreams.
Sulphur Springs School District will increase class sizes in kindergarten and third grades next school year in a bid to meet reduced state revenue, a district official said Thursday.
Hart district's school board adopted a $178 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year Wednesday, but a $14 million deficit projected for the 2010-11 budget year could mean a rejection from the Los Angeles County Office of Education.
Valencia High School Principal Paul Priesz received the William S. Hart Union High School District's Valuing Diversity Award for the 2008-09 school year.
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Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon was named Free Enterprise Legislator of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors on Wednesday.
It's the month for teachers at Una Mas. The Canyon Country eatery is giving one free meal each to teachers through the end of the month.
The annual Piru Creek cleanup and picnic lunch/BBQ is Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., startinsg at Frenchman's Flat. Sponsored by the Community Hiking Club, Friends of the River, the Santa Clarita Casting Club, and the Federation of Fly Fishers Southwest Council, the cleanup is designed to remove litter and other micro-trash from the creek and its banks.
For all the Santa Claritans who have fantasized about outrunning the cops: Today's your chance.
The development of a Santa Clarita arts commission moved forward this week, but not without some heated discussion.
While educators continue waiting for the state to come up with a budget, College of the Canyons' governing board on Wednesday approved a tentative $175.4 million budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year.
A Bay Area couple traveling southbound on Interstate 5 pulled two adults out of a shattered SUV that was involved in a high-speed crash, then told stories and prayed for the couple's 16-year-old daughter when they couldn't get her out of the crumpled vehicle, one of the rescuers said Monday.
The importance of promoting business and economic growth was a main topic discussed by four candidates running to represent the 36th Assembly District during a forum put on by Santa Clarita Valley media outlets last weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just about everyone thinking about running for president is kicking it into gear now, slowpokes included.
More than 70 kids gathered Easter eggs at Summit Park on Sunday as part of the YMCA's Egg-stravaganza event.
The intrigue of an open seat and a guaranteed new council member apparently didn't translate to increased voter interest, as voter participation in Tuesday's Santa Clarita City Council election was lower than the last election in 2012, according to numbers released by the city this week.
Thousands of runners got down and dirty Sunday as they competed in the annual Merrell Down & Dirty Obstacle Race at Castaic Lake.
A half-acre of "heavy brush" in the Santa Clara River wash near the corner of Valencia Boulevard and Cinema Drive prompted swift action from county firefighters, who knocked the fire down in less than 20 minutes, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Six people including three children were "critically injured" and airlifted to the hospital Sunday following a two-vehicle crash near Gorman, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Driver fatigue is suspected to have played a part in a single-car crash near Agua Dulce Saturday night that claimed the life of a Palmdale man, according to the California Highway Patrol officer investigating the incident.
The race for the Santa Clarita City Council seat formerly occupied by Frank Ferry is expected to be decided Tuesday - a week after the election was held.
Thousands of people hauled obsolete electronics, unneeded paint and flammable liquids to College of the Canyons on Saturday to take part in an event meant to rid them of the household materials considered too dangerous to go into the normal trash.
Higher Vision Church will celebrate Easter the same day as everyone else, but it's joining with another Castaic-area church in throwing a party the day before.
Santa Clarita is inviting residents to a "meet and greet' for the new Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station captain Wednesday at City Hall.
Thousands of people were schooled on how to reduce their impact on the environment during Santa Clarita's annual Earth Arbor Day at Central Park on Saturday.
As election returns rolled in during last Tuesday's challenger-heavy Santa Clarita City Council race, a pattern emerged: The two incumbents were comfortably out front, and a pack of two to five challengers was clumped behind them in a race for the third seat so close that its results won't be known, at the earliest, until the last ballot is counted this Tuesday.