Hikers, bicyclists and horseback riders in and around the Santa Clarita Valley soon may have a new place to enjoy their favorite activities if the Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday approves the purchase of more than 1,000 acres of land in the Soledad Canyon area.
Air pollution in the Santa Clarita Valley has been declining during the past 10 years, and residents are experiencing about 34 percent fewer days of unhealthy air in 2011 than in 2002, air quality officials say.
The Santa Clarita City Council is scheduled to decide Tuesday if people who place signs - including political ones - in public rights-of-way should pay city-imposed fines if they want to pick up their signs. Councilman TimBen Boydston said Friday he was concerned the rule might infringe on political free speech. Only incumbents were briefed on the existing sign ordinance, leaving challengers at a disadvantage, he said. "I want to make sure the playing field ...
After gas prices rose in May, pain at the pump is starting to ease as multiple gas stations in the Santa Clarita Valley showed prices declining Thursday.
A special Santa Clarita City Council meeting is scheduled Monday for Santa Clarita Valley residents interested in learning more about the proposed high speed rail train - which would pass through the Sand Canyon area on its route between the Bay Area and Los Angeles. The proposed bullet train would pass close to Sand Canyon schools and homes on its leg between Sylmar and Palmdale. Last month, the California High Speed Rail Authority board approved ...
The Santa Clarita Valley's two county central committees - both Republican and Democrat - will both see some changes after Tuesday's election, with two familiar faces - Bob and Lynn Haueter - preparing to leave the Los Angeles County Republican 38th District Central Committee after failing to gather enough votes to make the committee.
Los Angeles County may make a number of temporary positions permanent this week - spending nearly $91 million - in the hopes of recruiting employees to work with offenders recently transferred from state to county control. But state funding for the next fiscal year isn't guaranteed yet as the state continues mulling its budget. In the realignment bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown in April 2011, control of lower-level offenders - including non-serious, ...
At least 100 Santa Clarita Valley residents peered up at the sky through special solar glasses or solar safe telescopes as they watched Venus pass between the Earth and the sun for the last time in 105 years Tuesday afternoon.
The second rare celestial event within a few weeks will occur Tuesday afternoon as Venus passes between the Earth and the Sun.
The size of Santa Clarita's dedicated open space has tripled since its open space district was founded in 2007 - and chances are it may gain another 2,000 acres soon, according to city officials.
Santa Clarita Valley residents who love to explore Angeles National Forest - and who want to give their two cents on how the land should be used - are invited to attend a meeting at an Acton ranger station today.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $1 million list of repairs Tuesday for the William S. Hart Regional Park in Newhall. The improvements are separate from a $1 million upgrade approved for the park entrance in April. That project will replace the existing chain link fence with wrought iron and stucco masonry, add irrigation and landscaping at the pedestrian and vehicle access points, and pave and align the road at the staff ...
It was a steep walk up a hill for more than 1,000 Santa Clarita Valley residents who attended a Memorial Day ceremony at Eternal Valley Memorial and Mortuary in Newhall on Monday, but none of the attendees seemed to mind the trip as they honored those who died protecting their country and families.
Cpl. Sam Spiegel may have served overseas in England in World War II, but he's modest about his time in the United States Army Air Force, saying that others were worse off than he was.
Santa Clarita residents using parks, recreation and community services will see slight increases in their fees, and some Santa Clarita businesses may see increases to their business license fees within the next year as the city adjusts user fees to cost of services.