Special education students don't always feel comfortable attending their school prom, so ASB students at Valencia High School are holding a prom just for them, complete with dinner, a DJ and dancing.
The "Magic of Disney" Prom will take place Saturday evening on the Valencia campus. Last year, only Valencia students were invited, but the response was so overwhelming that this year two more high schools, Canyon and Golden Valley, have received invitations, according to Valencia ASB Director Jeff Albert.
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With classes ranging from sushi-making to claymation creation, the city's selection of Parks and Recreation summer courses may have something to satisfy everyone's appetite.
New to the 500-course list this year include samurai swordsmanship and a Movin' Mommies class that teaches moms how to get toned up while pushing a stroller.
I just paid 70 stinking dollars to feed that gas-sucking minivan of ours. That's a seven (7) and a zero (0). I remember paying 35 bucks to fill the tank back in 2000 when we bought it new. And, on top of that,
Santa Clarita Valley schools continued to fare well in statewide testing results released this week.
The 2007 Base Academic Performance Index (API) report was released Wednesday, including rankings that allow comparisons between local schools and other schools statewide.
Firefighters rushed to contain a 10-acre brush fire burning in the U.S. National Forest, north of the Santa Clarita Valley and south of Elizabeth Lake on San Francisquito Canyon Road near Powerhouse Lateral 14 Wednesday afternoon.
After attending a budget workshop detailing the May revise of the governor's proposed state budget, Sue Guthrie, chief financial officer for the William S. Hart Union High School District is a bit more hopeful about next year's budget.
Aiming to address the readiness of and strain on America's military, both the House and Senate are considering the National Defense Authorization Act today, which may bring more than $7 million in defense spending to the Santa Clarita Valley for Fiscal Year 2009.
The House of Representatives' Armed Services Committee considered the bill last week, and it is on the legislative docket for a vote in the lower house today. Debate on the bill began Wednesday night.
You can expect to hear plenty of grunting from inside the College of the Canyons gymnasium this summer as young recruits continue training for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, despite a call this week for a formal review of the training that goes on there and at other academies.
What you won't see at the academy, however, are recruits adjusting their hair in the mirror or practising their smiles for TV cameras.
Three boys were arrested after they allegedly conspired to assault a fellow Valencia High School student and assaulted him with an aluminum baseball bat after school on Tuesday, sheriff's Lt. Tom Bryski said.
The attack took place shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Newhall Ranch Road and Dickason Drive, when a 16-year-old suspect allegedly spouted a racial comment and a gang name and then hit the victim on his head with the bat.
If anyone should actually ever attend a water meeting they can expect to be videotaped.
The Finance and Administrative Committee of the Castaic Lake Water Agency is going to recommend the agency's board of directors hire a video company to install cameras at four agency locations at a total cost of $330,000.
Applications are now available for the 77th annual Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade in downtown Newhall.
The parade attracts more than 3,000 participants and 25,000 spectators each year.
After educators, parents and teachers urged him to spare education from across-the-board budget cuts, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger unveiled a revised budget plan last week, calling for borrowing against future lottery sales in order to maintain minimum funding levels for K-14 education. The announcement of the revised budget coincided with California's "Day of the Teacher."
"The good part about the revise is that the governor is looking to fully fund Proposition 98," said Assemblyman Cameron Smyth. "I am pleased to see that the governor decided to increase funding for public education, ensuring that our schools receive the minimum guarantee under ...
The city and county will soon be offering transportation for families with patients staying at a San Fernando Valley skilled nursing facility in response to fears that the closure of the local transitional care unit will mean frequent trips outside of Santa Clarita to visit their loved ones.
The transitional care unit at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is set to close within two weeks and, although plans are in the works for a health care company to develop a new transitional care unit in Santa Clarita, it could take up to three years for those plans to come to ...
Firefighters rushed to contain a 15-acre brush fire burning in the U.S. National Forest, north of the Santa Clarita Valley and south of Elizabeth Lake on San Francisquito Canyon Road near Powerhouse Lateral 14 this afternoon.
Coach Carlos Bedolla arrived at 7:30 a.m. to set up cones and flags at Valencia Glen Park. On day four of the Kidz Love Soccer summer camp, he was worried that some kids would beat him to the park - again.
Continuing into August, drivers in California - and throughout the Unites States - are seeing gas prices at some of their lowest levels in years, officials said Friday.
A pair of crashes blocked some northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 14 near Escondido Canyon Road for more than an hour Friday, the California Highway Patrol repoprted.
The Hart School District is happy to announce two new assistant principals were selected for the 2014-15 school year. Jennifer Ambrose was appointed by the Hart District Governing Board at the regularly held July 16, 2014 and Matt Hinze was appointed at the August 6, 2014 meeting. Ambrose will serve at Golden Valley High School and Hinze is assigned to Sierra Vista Junior High School.
HONOLULU (AP) - Barely holding on to hurricane strength, Iselle's outer edges brought rain and wind to Hawaii on Thursday as it approached landfall, poised to become the first hurricane or tropical storm to hit the island chain in 22 years and whose path another hurricane closely followed.
Santa Clarita Valley residents who live within three local water districts are expected to get a chance to weigh in next week on plans for cutting water use in their districts.
A man who threatened some workers in Canyon Country with a screwdriver Thursday was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a brief hunt by deputies.
More than half of all rabid bats found in Los Angeles County have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to a county report issued this week.
Valencia High School teacher and head baseball coach Jared Snyder will not be among those returning to school when it re-opens next week, said a spokeswoman for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Pavel Matustik picked up the pizza-carrying bag, a grin spreading across his face.
After five years at the helm of the Santa Clarita Valley's largest school district, Hart district Superintendent Rob Challinor announced plans this week to retire effective February 2015.
A tractor-trailer hauling 20 tons of asphalt flipped on its side Thursday, spilling about five tons of its cargo onto the northbound lanes of the Interstate 5 truck route and prompting the complete shutdown of the route for more than three hours, fire and law enforcement officials said.
SAN FRANCISCO, August 7, 2014 -- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will hold a series of Public Participation Hearings throughout the state to hear directly from members of the public about cases at the CPUC related to electricity rates.
SACRAMENTO – Board of Equalization Member George Runner will host a telephone townhall for California's new car dealers on Thursday, August 14 at 10:00 a.m. The free event, co-hosted by the California New Car Dealers Association, will provide information on tax issues specific to the new car dealers industry, including interstate sales, rebates, warranty repair work and loaner vehicles.
The City of Santa Clarita's annual Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival is back and better than ever in 2014. The free, action-packed event will feature nonstop sports activities, interactive lessons, healthy food demonstrations and more from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 23 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.