The William S. Hart Union High School District has a four-year drop-out rate of 10.5 percent for the 2007-08 school year, according to state figures released Tuesday, significantly lower than its drop-out rates for the previous years.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency's $116 million-cash reserve currently dwarfs those of many local municipalities, but a series of capital improvement projects will drain every dollar from the fund during the next 25 years, a Water Agency official said.
Before big-rig trucks make the treacherous climb into the Grapevine, someone's got to make sure they aren't about to fall apart or lose control.
Newhall Coffee Roasting Company sealed a major deal with Sam's Club warehouse stores and as a result, the company will send 40,000 packets of ground java to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan this month.
Frozen yogurt might just be the new ice cream - at least if you talk to the right groups of young and health-conscious people.
Amendment of a 22-year-old land-use plan that would allow the development of 165 condominiums in Canyon Country is up for a vote today by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
The Newhall County Water District plans to break ground for a lean, green new administration building on Wednesday.
Debbie Pepe remembers riding her bike as a kid to William S. Hart Park to see the bison. Now, years later, Pepe gets to feed, entertain and take care of the massive, hairy beasts as they graze 25 acres of open land and canyons at William S. Hart Park. Hart Park, which covers 265 acres in Newhall, is home to 15 bison ranging in age from one year to 20 years old, said Joyce Fitzpatrick, ...
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger tried to drum up support Monday for the flagging propositions on May's special election ballot, but the 20 or so city officials who made up his audience were not real receptive to the message.
The Castaic Education Foundation is giving more than 1,000 Castaic Middle School students a chance to fold origami cranes, play Bunco and solve logic problems all with the hope of raising money for the school.
Just before midnight Friday, Wil Maxham lay awake, terrified that his phone would ring. The 70-year-old Saugus man spent the evening rushing his dog, Ebony, to animal hospitals seeking treatment for the animal after a rattlesnake in his back yard sunk its fangs into the little black terrier mix's nose. None of the veterinarians he visited had the expensive antivenin that could have counteracted the snake's powerful toxins. So he left Ebony at an emergency ...
The College of the Canyons Fine and Performing Arts division will host its 2009 "ARTstART Festival" on Friday, May 15 to Sunday, May 17 at the Valencia campus. The festival will celebrate the aesthetic achievements of its students and COC's artistic offerings and facilities.
Musician Tom Rush and the trio The Lovell Sisters will play at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons at 2 p.m. on May 16.
Canyon Country resident Pamela Dilworth never collected comic books - that was until Barack Obama became president.
Local families will soon be able to take part in Project Lifesaver, a program designed to keep children with special needs and patients with dementia from wandering and becoming lost. "Project Lifesaver is a nation-wide program and it really was a program that started to help families find their children or loved ones if they were to wander off," said Kevin Tonoian, the city's technology services manager.
SANTA CLARITA - The Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its school board, according to information posted on the district's website.
Los Angeles County supervisors approved a lease agreement Tuesday to open a new county library at a shopping center in Stevenson Ranch.
SANTA CLARITA - A motorcyclist was injured and taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon following a traffic collision in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 amid the ongoing freeway construction near Gavin Canyon, emergency response officials said.
SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate gave final approval Tuesday to Senate Bill 145 by Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills), which would raise the maximum penalty for the most serious child pornography offenses. The bill, which was approved unanimously, will be sent to the governor.
This past weekend I appeared on CNN's State of the Union to discuss the ongoing situation in Syria.
SANTA CLARITA -- Providence Medical Institute Santa Clarita, a full-service physician practice and urgent care center, is expanding to meet the needs of the growing community.