Gadi Galater didn't have what most people would call a normal childhood. He was raised in northern Israel, close to the border of Syria and Lebanon, during the 1960s and '70s.
In a recent community survey about a proposed high-speed train that would pass through the eastern Santa Clarita Valley, hundreds of Acton and Agua Dulce residents said they disapproved of the project.
Gas prices throughout the Santa Clarita Valley appear to be leveling off before the Fourth of July, while gas prices throughout the state are continuing their rapid decline, according to figures from gasoline price-tracking websites.
Hart district officials are expected to release their draft environmental impact report early this month for the much-anticipated and -debated Castaic area high school.
A small fire in a Canyon Country center median prompted a quick response from two good Samaritans Friday afternoon, according to a witness and fire officials.
Under the hot morning sun, teenagers hacked brush with weed whackers and axes. Others down the hill scraped the dirt and remaining weeds with shovels and rake-like tools, smoothing the trail to allow hikers, bicyclists and horses to pass.
Graduation rates rose and dropout rates dropped for students at William S. Hart Union High School District, according to new data released by the California Department of Education on Wednesday.
The $24.53 billion Los Angeles County budget approved by supervisors this week includes funding for several projects around the Santa Clarita Valley - including a new Stevenson Ranch library and grants for a new women's jail at Pitchess, as well as new exhibits at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center.
Children with disabilities will have more opportunities to participate in Santa Clarita parks and recreation programs through the city's "inclusion program" after the City Council accepted a grant Tuesday night.
The new Newhall Library will receive $250,000 for new books, CDs and DVDs after the Santa Clarita City Council approved funding the new materials at its Tuesday night meeting.
Los Angeles County supervisors approved a $24.53 billion budget for the county Tuesday - along with a 65-cent-an-hour raise for in-home support services employees which held up budget negotiations Monday.
The new Newhall Library may receive $250,000 for new books, CDs and DVDs if the Santa Clarita City Council approves funding the new materials at its meeting Tuesday night.
Children with disabilities may be able to have more opportunities to participate in Santa Clarita parks and recreation programs through the city's "inclusion program."
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set to begin deliberations today on its $24.53 billion proposed budget, which includes funding for 640 new positions because of state prisoner transfers to counties.
Two mosquitoes collected in Newhall tested positive for West Nile virus this week, and officials are warning residents to take precautions against mosquito bites this summer.