2008 GENERAL ELECTION Tuesday, Nov. 4 UPDATED: 3:45 p.m. Thursday PRESIDENTIAL 8:04 p.m. Tuesday: The Associated Press reports Sen. Barack Obama has won the presidential election. 8:16 p.m. Tuesday: Sen. John McCain concedes. ++++++++++++ PRESIDENTIAL Popular votes (Sen. John McCain & Sen. Barack Obama): 121,305,522 Republican: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.)/Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska) 56,785,572 (46% of the vote) Electoral votes: 162 Democratic: Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.)/Sen. Joe Biden (D-Delaware) 64,519,950 (53%) Electoral votes: 364 (270 ...
Two hate crimes in Saugus might turn out to be a prank performed by friends but detectives aren't laughing.
Officials from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission will visit College of the Canyons to review its registered nursing associate degree program for continuing accreditation.
The Newhall and Saugus school districts topped the Academic Performance Index (API) scores among elementary school districts in the Santa Clarita Valley, with scores of 882 and 852 respectively.
The Hart district shot up 13 points in the state's Academic Performance Index (API), exceeding the state's goal of 800 points with an overall district score of 804. Ten of the district's 17 schools also exceeded the state goal and almost every school noted significant growth over last year's API score, according to data released Thursday by the California Department of Education. "Districtwide that is right where we want to be - 804 is a ...
Christine Parr, an English Language Development teacher and coordinator at Placerita Junior High School, was named Teacher of the Year for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
A small truck or SUV struck and killed Michael Yant, a homeless man from Newhall, while was walking along the center divider on the eastbound side of Highway 126 late Monday, a CHP official said.
Canyon Country's two-year-old Jacob Fierro has leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant.
The regularly scheduled Santa Clarita City Council meeting for Tuesday has been cancelled due to the Veterans Day holiday. A special City Council meeting is scheduled for Nov. 19.
The Foundation for Children's Dental Health hosts a free dental clinic for local low-income children from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday in Canyon Country and Valencia. At no cost, Dr. Amy Monti of Adventure Dental in Canyon Country and Drs. Rose Kim and Kathleen Mulcahey of Valencia Children's Dental Group in Valencia will treat about 55 children who were identified through the foundation's dental screenings and who have no dental care access or ...
The city of Santa Clarita hosts a Veterans Day ceremony honoring veterans and military families at 11 a.m Tuesday at the Veterans Historical Plaza in downtown Newhall. The ceremony will begin with a two minute moment of silence as a sign of respect for those who have died in war. The changing of the flags will be done by the Knights of Columbus Santa Clarita Assembly and representatives from various armed services recruiting offices.
It was back to work on Wednesday for Republican Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, who won Tuesday's race against Democrat Carole Lutness for the 38th District.
A half-cent sales tax to improve transportation in Los Angeles County was among the measures approved by voters on Election Day.
"Cautiously optimistic" is how one school board member described his feelings after vote totals on Measure CF were announced Wednesday.
It's official - the Hart district's $300 million school bond measure passed with more than the minimum 55 percent of votes needed.
The American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout Thursday, a nationwide event aimed at encouraging citizens to kick the smoking habit. Santa Clarita Valley residents can find out how to kick the habit and help others quit, too - even if it's only for a day - by visiting cancer.org/smokeout.
Jeremy "Jerry" Ide Conklin, a longtime Santa Clarita Valley resident who led the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station from 1992 to 1994, has died due to complications from open heart surgery. He was 75.
Santa Clarita representatives and federal legislators testified Wednesday before a U.S. Senate sub-committee in the nation's capital in support for the most recent bill that would prevent development of the massive Cemex sand and gravel mine in Soledad Canyon.
A Caltrans worker was injured and taken to the hospital Wednesday following a two-truck collision on Interstate 5 just south of the Highway 126 overpass, fire and law enforcement officials said.
SANTA CLARITA-The College of the Canyons Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program will be accepting applications for the fall 2014 semester until Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
All the photos of the smiling couple on display Tuesday at Real Life Church - riding dirt bikes, swimming, tossing a baseball and riding horses - reminded hundreds of friends that the funeral service was a celebration of life.
Featuring expanded days of operation, Santa Clarita's homeless shelter is set to open Monday, according to officials.
County supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a contract for the Sheriff's Department to provide security at the Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park for another five years.
Readmond Memorial to be Unveiled tomorrow at Vasquez Rocks Interpretive Center
Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is hosting a series of meetings geared at giving residents the opportunity to share their thoughts and concerns about legislative issues.
The California State Sheriffs' Association Foundation (CSSAF) has recently been advised that citizens have received suspicious phone calls that appear to be coming from our number 916.375.8000. If you receive any suspicious calls DO NOT give out any personal information, such as social security number, bank account numbers, etc., and report these calls to your local law enforcement agency immediately.
SANTA CLARITA - Golden Valley High sophomore Elisa Pierre is a myth destroyer.
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife pleaded not guilty today to a charge of attempted murder, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
DALLAS (AP) - Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.
Santa Clarita's nonprofit sister cities program is getting involved in Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts, organizers said Monday, accepting checks or cash donations to provide medical supplies in the Philippines' hardest-hit area.