A hiker completed the 2,655-mile Pacific Crest Trail this week at the Canadian border in Washington, finishing in less than 60 days and claiming a speed record.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing a truck lane on southbound I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14).
"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
Work has resumed on the project to add new lanes and lift Highway 126 traffic over Commerce Center Drive in Castaic, several weeks after the discovery of a number of legless lizards stymied work in the area.
A Saugus man is suing a former school board candidate over a campaign robocall he claims was illegally placed before last November's election.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
Cold and rainy conditions did little to stem the flow of attendees to Santa Clarita's Literacy and Arts Festival at the Newhall Library on Saturday, with thousands turning out during the annual event.
"Pearl Harbor was bombed this morning on this day of December 7th, 1941. Japanese bombers made a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Guam and other United States possessions in the Pacific."
Jeff Preach kicked off the Castaic Santa Float parade for his family and neighbors 24 years ago.
Friends and family members gathered at Real Life Church on Friday to celebrate the life of Jeremy "Jerry" Ide Conklin, a man described as a true friend and an inspiring leader.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes, it's worth some trouble with the law.
The Metropolitan Water District has scheduled a monument unveiling Monday to honor the 17 men killed in a tunnel explosion in Sylmar on June 24, 1971.
Due to a storm forecast for this Saturday, Dec. 7, Signal Multimedia is postponing its Holiday Lights tour until Friday, Dec. 13 beginning at 5 p.m. That night Signal staff will judge light displays that have been entered online at signalscv.com/lights. Deadline for submissions has been extended until Dec. 11.
SANTA CLARITA - The storm forecast to hit Southern California this evening is a cold one and is expected to lower snow levels to 4,000 feet on Saturday, National Weather Service forecasters said today in a hazardous weather outlook.
SANTA CLARITA - Organizers of the Winter Magic & Lighted Boat Parade scheduled at Castaic Lake on Saturday have canceled the event, citing "pending weather conditions."
Students at Saugus High School took part in the Every 15 Minutes program on Thursday.