The Hart district governing board approved an agreement with the Hart District Teachers Association this week, putting the district's 2008-09 budget back into the black. The two groups had to come to an agreement on the wording of a Memorandum of Understanding by Wednesday's meeting of the William S.
Antoinette and Elizabeth Peterson got a special surprise during their school assembly Thursday morning when their father, U.S. Navy Petty Officer First Class Travis Peterson stepped up to the microphone to lead the Pledge of Allegiance. The Mountainview fourth-graders - and twin sisters - were under the impression that their dad was still in Afghanistan, where he has been deployed since July.
Transit officials are hoping to ease the morning commute out of Santa Clarita Valley. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for today to mark the completion of 6.2 miles of carpool lanes on the Interstate 5, from the Newhall Pass south to Highway 118. The ceremony is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the Los Angeles County Assessor's Office, located at 13800 Balboa Blvd.
The Castaic School District is hosting its fourth annual golf tournament at the Vista Valencia Golf Course today in order to raise funds for student programs.
Members of the Kiwanis Club's local chapter will be collecting donations for the SCV Food Pantry at Whole Foods Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Gas prices in the Santa Clarita Valley have remained steady over the past week as the average cost for a gallon of regular unleaded sits at $3.64, according to a weekly gas survey.
SAN FERNANDO - The man who lived in Ramon Castro's home and had an affair with his wife testified on Thursday that Esperanza Castro threatened to kill her husband if "another woman took her place in the house." Thursday's testimony contradicts what Esperanza Castro told detectives during her initial interview the day after Ramon Castro was killed. In a tense day where both attorneys voiced several objections, the murder trial against Esperanza Castro resumed on ...
The murder trial against Esperanza Castro resumes today after an eight-day recess. Judge Burt Pines, who called the recess for administrative reasons, sent the jurors home after they heard testimony on behalf of the prosecution on March 25. Esperanza Castro is on trial for murdering her husband, Ramon Castro, who was found dead in his pickup truck under a Highway 14 overpass on Sierra Highway on March 23, 2006. The night before, Esperanza Castro had ...
Deputies were searching Wednesday evening for two men who committed an armed robbery in a parking lot outside a convenience store in Saugus. The robbery occurred shortly after 9:45 p.m. Tuesday at the 7-Eleven located on the corner of Bouquet Canyon Road and Urbandale Avenue.
Thirty-eight years after four CHP officers died in a shootout, officials are gathering Friday to dedicate a stretch of Interstate 5 in their memory. It was the night of April 6, 1970, when California Highway Patrol officers Roger Gore and Walt Frago got a call about two men brandishing a gun near Jay's Coffee Shop close to the intersection of The Old Road and Magic Mountain Parkway.
For the first time since it opened 30 years ago, the dog kennels at the Castaic Animal Shelter are getting a makeover. A private donor provided the funds to allow for substantial refurbishment of the 48 cages that house the dogs, shelter manager Karen Stepp said.
The Old Road is now the synchronized road. County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich met with representatives of Castaic and West Ranch on Wednesday to flip the switch on synchronized traffic signals along the western road that runs parallel to Interstate 5.
Sierra Vista Junior High School is hosting a fitness expo Friday to showcase to the community its new physical education curriculum and commitment to health and fitness.
The world just got smaller Wednesday with the first ever bus ride to LA/Palmdale Regional Airport from Canyon Country.
Santa Clarita City Council candidate Bob Spierer has picked up an endorsement from Los Angeles County Firefighters Local 1014, who join the Association of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs and other groups in backing the former sheriff's captain.
More than 100 home-bound seniors gave second helpings of "thank you" to the men and women who brought them not just one Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, but a second turkey dinner for the next day as well - plus dessert.
If you set the table, they will come.
Before lining up for rides, many lined up with boxes and bags of donations Wednesday for the 11th Annual Bag-A-Ticket holiday food drive at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
No one begs Santa Claus for cheaper gasoline. Yet falling gas prices are shaping up as an unexpected gift for drivers - and for people on their holiday shopping lists.
The outlook for those traveling for the holiday weekend has gotten a little brighter recently as the blustery, rainy Thanksgiving initially forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley is now expected to be slightly less gloomy, a weather official said.
There was no turkey on the Walker dinner table on Thanksgiving 1946 - but there was pork roast, and a fresh-picked watercress salad and, of course, beans.
SANTA CLARITA - The middle of the Newhall roundabout will feature modest landscaping initially after Santa Clarita City Council members chose Tuesday to take a broader look at public art citywide.
SANTA CLARITA - The Santa Clarita Valley has a new neighborhood of residents eager to cash in on Black Friday discounts and get their hands on the latest tech toys.
Hundreds of Val Verde residents came out to chow down on an estimated 450 meals at the 15th annual Val Verde Thanksgiving Feast presented by Real Life Church and held at the Val Verde Community Center on Tuesday.
Volunteers at the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry handed out 400 free Thanksgiving turkeys to SCV residents in Newhall on Tuesday.
A December public hearing to determine the housing location for serial rapist Christopher Evans Hubbart has been canceled, according to officials.
With a unanimous vote Tuesday, members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to certify the county's November election results, officially allowing a series of incumbents and a new face to take board seats in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - A 38-year-old Canyon Country man arrested twice in the last five months has been sentenced two years in prison after pleading no contest to a charge of possession of a firearm by a felon, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - State Assemblyman Jeff Gorell, R-Camarillo, has announced he plans to run for a congressional seat in Ventura County in 2014, a move that could create a ripple effect on the race to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress, as well.
The recovery in the Santa Clarita Valley housing market remained gradual but steady, according to new numbers released Tuesday by the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.