A teacher at West Ranch High School is on administrative leave while school officials investigate allegations that the teacher had inappropriate contact with a student. The Hart high school district's human resources director, Rochelle Neal, said she could not confirm the teacher's identity Monday, citing the need to protect the privacy and identities of both parties.
Two local men died in separate traffic collisions this weekend. Antonio Galvan Jr., 28, of Stevenson Ranch, was killed when his vehicle overturned on Interstate 5 south of the Newhall Pass early Sunday morning.
For many high school graduates in the Santa Clarita Valley, College of the Canyons is often the college of convenience - a two-year academic institution located in Valencia that offers affordable alternatives to earning a degree or certificate and gaining an advantage in the workplace. Though it is understood that College of the Canyons does not attract students exclusively from the Santa Clarita Valley, many would not expect students from halfway around the world to attend.
The College of the Canyons Community and Continuing Education department will host a Recognition Reception honoring students from the college's Emeritus College and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs on Monday. The evening's events will include a photo power-point presentation chronicling the 2007-08 school year and a special awards ceremony to recognize the Student of the Year honorees from both the Emeritus College and ESL programs. Student of the Month, Honorable Mention Student and ...
As the editor of The Smoke Signal, Hart High School's student newspaper, Waseem Salahi stayed involved in student events during his senior year, but at the same time managed to earn the highest GPA at his school.
He has a community, a hospital, an avenue, a foundation and a company named for him, so it should come as no surprise that there is also a school district and an elementary school in Santa Clarita named for Henry Mayo Newhall. Newhall traveled to San Francisco from his home in Saugus, Mass., in 1850, too late to strike it rich in the gold mines as he had planned, according to a biography provided by ...
Two juveniles hospitalized for Ecstasy A 13 and 14-year-old were transported to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital for treatment on Friday around 11:20 p.m. after reportedly using the drug Ecstasy during a junior high school graduation function at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, according to Sgt. Deborah Miller of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Gorman gas station receives bomb threat A gas station near Gorman received a bomb threat Friday around 6:20 p.m., ...
A 22-year-old man was reportedly stabbed in the chest or torso area Saturday evening in the Cordova Estates Mobile Home park. According to Lt. Mark Hershey of the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station, the incident occurred around 8:00 p.m. in the 27300 block of Sierra Highway. The motive for the stabbing is unknown, but Hershey said it may be gang-related. A suspect is currently being sought by deputies. The victim was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall ...
More than 50 fans of dog behavior specialist Cesar Millan lined up at a Valencia bistro Saturday to catch the Dog Whisperer during a book signing. Millan, a Santa Clarita resident, is currently in the midst of bringing his Dog Psychology Center to the local area as a means of educating dog owners about caring for their pets.
Within a year, GPS technology will bring interactive electronic maps to some of the city's bus stops to give bus riders real-time updates on how long they will need to wait for their bus. The Santa Clarita City Council this week gave the green light to hire New Zealand-based consultant Connexionz to install a transit information network on the city's entire 81-vehicle fleet.
Thousands of individuals impacted by cancer gathered at Central Park on Saturday for the record-setting 10th annual Santa Clarita Valley Relay for Life. The American Cancer Society sponsored event, known as "A Passport to Hope," included 109 teams, plus dozens of visitors and volunteers, to fight for the cause and raise money for research, according to Candy Spahr, one of the three event chairpersons.
Local water officials have renewed their contract with a San Francisco consulting firm despite an 11th hour increase of 67 percent in the company's last bill and concerns voiced by one board member about "routine work" continually being farmed out to experts.
'Dog Whisperer' visiting Valencia Bistro today Dog behavior specialist Cesar Millan will appear for a book signing at Off Broadway Bistro today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Millan is the host of "The Dog Whisperer" on the National Geographic Channel, and is also known for his Dog Psychology Center. Off Broadway Bistro is located at 23928 Summerhill Lane in Valencia. E-waste recycling planned at school A free e-waste recycling service will be provided to ...
The College of the Canyons Center for Applied Competitive Technologies has won the 2007-2008 Exemplary Innovation Award by the California Community College's Economic and Workforce Development program.
It's been a long time coming, but alternative schools like Bowman High School finally got the recognition they deserve when state legislators named the month of May Educational Options Month.
With breezy conditions expected to blow into town tonight, the National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas.
At least one man was arrested during a series of parole and probation compliance checks Friday morning, a sheriff's official said.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, was placed firmly in the crosshairs of the nonprofit advocacy group Organizing for Action on Friday after the group rolled out an advertising campaign urging the congressman to support new gun-control measures.
The economic recovery still has a way to go before total household income rises to pre-recession levels, but recovery is occurring, economic experts said during a Santa Clarita Valley conference this week.
The Agua Dulce Women's Club will host a fish fry on Friday, March 8, as a fundraiser for club outreach in the community.
All of Santa Clarita Valley's public school districts have voted in recent weeks to change the dates of their school board elections from odd-numbered to even-numbered years.
As local prep sports wrap up their winter competitions and look toward spring, student musicians in the Hart district get together for their own version of all-star teams - the junior high and senior high school honor bands.
Canyon Country-East, Zone 8, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snap Shot 02/11/2013 – 02/17/2013.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) introduced a Senate Joint Resolution to urge the President and Congress to avert federal spending cuts known as "sequestration" on the Senate Floor.
Coroner's investigators released the name Friday of a 6-year-old girl who died after being found not breathing in a Canyon Country home this week.
Santa Clarita Valley residents are invited to a free concert this Saturday benefiting the Santa Clarita Valley homeless shelter.
SANTA CLARITA - The Santa Clarita Community College District's 'AA' Bond Ratings have been reaffirmed by two independent financial ratings firms - Standard & Poor's and Fitch - in advance of the college's upcoming bond refunding, scheduled to take place later this month. In addition, the college's $20.4 million in outstanding certificates of participation (COPs) received an affirmed 'AA-' status.
Placerita Junior High School will host a "Run for Gold" benefit this Sunday to raise funds for the William S. Hart Union High School District WiSH Foundation.
Facing a $100 million funding gap and potentially decades of construction, county transportation officials are exploring the possibility of using per-mile tolls to fund two new carpool lanes on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
A Las Vegas man is waiting to hear from local investigators about the traffic collision that claimed the life of his daughter three weeks ago, he said Thursday.