Matthew Shenoda has been named assistant provost for equity and diversity at California Institute of the Arts.
As July 4 approaches, local and state authorities are warning residents not to set off fireworks of their own.
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As state lawmakers in Sacramento struggled Thursday to solve a $24 billion budget gap, a group of sign-toting protesters chastised local Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and other Republicans for demanding deep cuts to services rather than tax hikes.
Senior year started to look like a touchdown for Samuel Ramirez and his United States Naval Academy dreams.
Sulphur Springs School District will increase class sizes in kindergarten and third grades next school year in a bid to meet reduced state revenue, a district official said Thursday.
Hart district's school board adopted a $178 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year Wednesday, but a $14 million deficit projected for the 2010-11 budget year could mean a rejection from the Los Angeles County Office of Education.
Valencia High School Principal Paul Priesz received the William S. Hart Union High School District's Valuing Diversity Award for the 2008-09 school year.
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Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon was named Free Enterprise Legislator of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors on Wednesday.
It's the month for teachers at Una Mas. The Canyon Country eatery is giving one free meal each to teachers through the end of the month.
The annual Piru Creek cleanup and picnic lunch/BBQ is Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., startinsg at Frenchman's Flat. Sponsored by the Community Hiking Club, Friends of the River, the Santa Clarita Casting Club, and the Federation of Fly Fishers Southwest Council, the cleanup is designed to remove litter and other micro-trash from the creek and its banks.
For all the Santa Claritans who have fantasized about outrunning the cops: Today's your chance.
The development of a Santa Clarita arts commission moved forward this week, but not without some heated discussion.
While educators continue waiting for the state to come up with a budget, College of the Canyons' governing board on Wednesday approved a tentative $175.4 million budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year.
A 45-year-old Valencia man pointed a gun at someone and was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon just before midnight Saturday, a Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputy said Monday.
The Santa Clarita Public Library's periodic Bag Sale is on this week, meaning members of the community can fill up specific bags with used books at a cost of just $7 - including the bag.
MannKind Corp. of Santa Clarita announced Monday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has extended by three months the review period of its ultra-rapid-acting diabetes treatment.
A man being beaten up during a street fight in Canyon Country attempted to flee the scene in his vehicle and ran into a crowd of people, injuring a woman, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy said Monday.
With new, technologically demanding standardized tests on the horizon, Santa Clarita Valley school districts have worked for months, or even years, to prepare their technology infrastructures, teachers and students for the shift, officials said last week.
A Newhall woman was injured and rushed to the hospital with lacerations to her head and neck, a local sheriff's deputy said Monday.
School bullies are suspected in the "egging" of a house and a car in Valencia last week, according to a report filed by a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputy who responded to the incident.
Samsung, one of the world's leading electronics companies, has selected Santa Clarita to open its new research and development lab, setting its sights on becoming an audio systems powerhouse.
When Gabriel Magdaleno was a kid, he enjoyed accompanying his grandfather to the Van Nuys General Motors plant, where Camaros and Firebirds were then built.
Working to restore public trust was among the top priorities stated Saturday by a selection of the candidates running to be the new sheriff of Los Angeles County.
In what has become a monthly occurrence this year, vandals illegally entered Castaic Union School District classrooms recently, damaged property and, in the most recent case, rifled through the desks of at least two teachers, according to a report on file at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Sunday.
With longtime Santa Clarita Valley Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, set to depart this year from the seat he has held for more than two decades, three men made their cases to succeed him during a candidate forum Saturday.
Some of the Santa Clarita Valley's most dedicated volunteers were recognized for their service Saturday during an international-themed party at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
A temporary quick fix to the Bouquet Canyon water impasse is under way, but a more permanent solution that would allow the creek to flow freely appears stymied for now, officials from various agencies said.
Dozens of youngsters donned their chef hats Friday for an up-close look on how to prepare a healthy meal.