Class sizes would increase to 39 students in local high schools, and the counselor-to-student ratio would jump to 1 to 400, under an agreement reached by Hart district officials and teachers.
Firefighters brought the sprawling Station Fire under greater control Thursday as investigators declared the blaze deliberately set and sheriff's detectives launched a homicide investigation.
Plans for the sprawling, Valencia-sized Newhall Ranch community call for filling in too much of the Santa Clara River and its tributaries, the Environmental Protection Agency said.
The public can weigh in on Santa Clarita Water Division's plan to convert to tiered water rates at the retailer's Wednesday board meeting.
Thursday, Sept. 4, 12 noon update:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Investigators launched a homicide investigation Thursday into the wildfire north of Los Angeles after determining that the gigantic blaze - which has killed two firefighters, scorched 226 square miles and destroyed dozens of homes - was set intentionally.
Pre-registration begins Friday for the Volcom Inc.'s Wild in the Parks skateboard contest tour, which rolls into the Santa Clarita Skate Park Sept. 19.
At least 90 percent of tenth-graders in the Hart district pass the California High School Exit Exam on the first try, according to 2008-09 state figures released Wednesday.
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Today is Wednesday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2009. There are 120 days left in the year.
Put to a vote Wednesday night, the response from a roomful of Valencia residents was clear - change the bicycle lanes on Decoro Drive.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies made their second pot-grow raid in less than a week Wednesday, netting more than 200 marijuana plants worth an estimated $530,000 in the unrelated busts.
ACTON - Scott Handley flipped a burger on his grill and slapped a slice of cheese on the patty, then surveyed his fire-desolated property along Aliso Canyon Road.
At least 90 percent of 10th-graders in the William S. Hart Union High School District passed the California High School Exit Exam on their first try, according to the 2008-09 figures released today by the California Department of Education.
County Supervisor Michael Antonovich criticized Los Angeles County public relations personnel Tuesday for failing to feed the public fire information through the county Web site during recent catastrophic wildfires.
Connie Worden-Roberts, the Santa Clarita Valley volunteer powerhouse who helped establish the city and create many of the amenities residents know today, died Tuesday following a long illness. She was 83.
It was back to school Tuesday, at least at five Newhall School District campuses, and if the mood at Dr. Michael McGrath Elementary School was any indication, it'll be a good year.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – On a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion instructing the Inspector General to review and analyze a sample of Sheriff's closed cases and report back to the Board on the accuracy of their classification of crimes in 30 days.
County supervisors voted Tuesday to move forward with continuing efforts to muscle mussels out of Castaic and Pyramid lakes.
A Valencia man arrested in May on suspicion he wounded a woman in her eye during a road rage incident has been ordered to stand trial on the charges filed against him.
A man was critically injured and taken to the hospital with second- and third-degree burns Tuesday after fire broke out in a boat parked at a Canyon Country residence, spreading to a travel trailer parked next to it.
(Santa Clarita, CA) – Newhall resident Stephen Daniels is proud to announce his candidacy for the Castaic Lake Water Agency Board of Directors after officially filing his paperwork on Friday, August 8. Daniels is seeking to represent Division 2.
Acton residents sent a message loud and clear to California High-Speed Rail Authority officials Monday night: we don't want your stinking train.
The Master's College professor Dr. William Varner tells students the same thing every year: The question is not if you go to Israel, but when.
(Santa Clarita, CA) – Santa Clarita resident Stacy Fortner is proud to announce her candidacy for the Castaic Lake Water Agency Board of Directors after officially filing her paperwork on Friday, August 8. Fortner is seeking an at-large position on the CLWA governing board.
MannKind Corporation, the Valencia firm that won FDA approval for an inhalation medicine for diabetes, has entered into a licensing agreement for global distribution of the medication, company officials announced Monday.
Worried the dogs might chase and attack again, county animal control officers scoured the Santa Clara River wash Monday searching for a pair of pit bulls, a spokeswoman said.
A failed underground cable is being blamed for a power outage that left more than 2,800 Santa Clarita Valley residents without electricity for more than three hours early Monday.
Three men listed as transients from Santa Clarita have been arrested on suspicion of running a pot-growing operation in the hills near Templin Highway,