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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.
More than 200 students, many toting backpacks and holding candles, trudged nearly two miles from Canyon High School to First Christian Church, where they shared memories of Nicholas Wayne Pruett.
LOS ANGELES - In observance of Labor Day, Metrolink will not operate service on Monday, Sept. 1, with the exception of two round-trip trains on the Antelope Valley Line. The special Metrolink service will run from Lancaster to Los Angeles Union Station and back.
This fall, 16 graduates from the College of the Canyons and William S. Hart Union High School District's Upward Bound program will begin their first semester of college after completing the college preparatory program that helps empower students to graduate from high school and pursue their education at a college or university.
Santa Clarita's emergency preparedness czar says Sunday's Napa earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale is a reminder to residents that the Santa Clarita Valley could be hit any time with a devastating earthquake or fire.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black."
The College of the Canyons fall semester began Monday with a promise of the largest schedule of classes in school history - 51,000 seats open for students.
Jim Ventress, retired Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley leader for 37 years, received a commendation letter from President Barack Obama on Monday during a surprise ceremony at Santa Clarita City Hall.
Median prices and home sales softened in July as the number of Santa Clarita Valley homes listed for sale shot up nearly 50 percent over the prior year, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Monday.
Santa Clarita Central Park is bigger and better than ever after the completion of Phase III of the Park's Master Plan. Today, the Santa Clarita City Council and Castaic Lake Water Agency's Board of Directors hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the project.
Shortly after 8:30 a.m. today, an officer assigned to the West Valley Area office spotted a black Ford Explorer with paper plates traveling in excess of 100 miles per hour eastbound on U.S. 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills. The officer attempted to stop the driver but he failed to yield and began to elude the officer. Due to the dangerous speed of the suspect driver CHP immediately requested the assistance of an LAPD airship as other CHP units joined the pursuit. At one point during the pursuit the suspect driver appeared to aim the vehicle at a ...
A College of the Canyons football player involved in a two-vehicle crash in Sylmar that killed two of his teammates remained in critical condition Monday, a hospital spokeswoman said.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 – Donate Life California announces the Pink Dot Plate featuring the pink "DONOR" dot is now called the Donate Life Plate and features the blue and green Donate Life logo, the national symbol for organ, eye and tissue donation. Reservations for this license plate are immediately available at www.DonateLifePlate.org.
Graders are expected to be on site and moving earth at Castaic High School within the next few weeks, according to officials with the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Heart of the West is the biggest annual fundraiser for Carousel Ranch, a nonprofit dedicated to providing therapy for disabled children through horseback riding.
The floor of the German Autohaus body shop garage in Newhall is littered with what you would expect - a crankshaft here, an engine block there.
A 3-year-old boy was airlifted to Children's Hospital Los Angeles Sunday evening after falling into a pool in Valencia, according to a sergeant at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.