Two candidates on opposite sides of the aisle confirmed to The Signal Friday they are planning to run to represent a state Assembly district that takes in portions of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Among his major accomplishments during 11 terms in Congress are successfully blocking a massive landfill planned for the Santa Clarita Valley and securing funds for construction of the cross-valley connector, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon. R-Santa Clarita, said in an interview with The Signal.
By Luke Money
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, a mainstay on the Santa Clarita Valley political stage for more than three decades, including a stint as Santa Clarita's mayor, has decided to retire from the Congressional seat he was first elected to in 1992.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, officially announced Thursday that he plans to retire from his seat in the 25th Congressional District and has endorsed Republican former state Sen. Tony Strickland to succeed him.
A baker's dozen candidates are expected to vie for the three seats open on the Santa Clarita City Council during April's election, according Wednesday's filings at Santa Clarita City Hall.
Los Angeles County officials want the same ability the state has to send excess prisoners to private jails.
Supervisors want it to be lights, camera, action for filming in Los Angeles County.
By his own admission, local resident Keith A. Oberg is a "goofy creator."
Should Santa Clarita officials add another layer of security for ballots cast in City Council races by placing cameras to watch areas where those ballots are stored?
Did you know you need a permit from the city to install a new water heater?
The city of Santa Clarita has unveiled a new mobile phone app to spotlight its system of hiking and areas of open space trails, adding to a growing collection of mobile offerings from the city.
A man was stabbed to death in Canyon Country late Friday night in what detectives say may have been a gang-related incident.
Santa Clarita city workers received an average total wage of $31,115 in 2012, according to a recently released survey of local government workers' pay prompted by the city of Bell scandal.
With longtime Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry electing not to run, the deadline to register for April's City Council race has been extended until Wednesday, officials said Friday.
Money for candidates on both sides of the aisle has poured in during recent months for the race to represent the 25th District, including the Santa Clarita Valley, in Congress - setting the stage for a big-money showdown in the upcoming June primary.
Dozens of teachers from schools across the Santa Clarita Valley were recognized for their dedication and service this week during the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation's annual Teacher Tribute.
Members of the College of the Canyons Board of Trustees voted this week to lend their support to a state Senate bill that would establish a pilot program allowing some community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees.
A Metro committee opted Thursday to hold off on a controversial plan for digital billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways, awaiting the results of a signature-gathering drive to put the measure to a public vote.
With the economy continuing to improve, transportation officials are examining a change in the way they plan to finance a project that will build two new toll carpool lanes on Interstate 5 through the Santa Clarita Valley.
All 13 candidates running for a seat on the Santa Clarita City Council this year saw their vote totals increase during Tuesday's ballot count, but the order in which they finished did not change from that of election night.
The ballots are cast, the numbers are crunched, the results are in and Dante Acosta is the new member of the Santa Clarita City Council.
The importance of promoting business and economic growth was a main topic discussed by four candidates running to represent the 36th Assembly District during a forum put on by Santa Clarita Valley media outlets last weekend.
The intrigue of an open seat and a guaranteed new council member apparently didn't translate to increased voter interest, as voter participation in Tuesday's Santa Clarita City Council election was lower than the last election in 2012, according to numbers released by the city this week.
The race for the Santa Clarita City Council seat formerly occupied by Frank Ferry is expected to be decided Tuesday - a week after the election was held.
Thousands of people were schooled on how to reduce their impact on the environment during Santa Clarita's annual Earth Arbor Day at Central Park on Saturday.
As election returns rolled in during last Tuesday's challenger-heavy Santa Clarita City Council race, a pattern emerged: The two incumbents were comfortably out front, and a pack of two to five challengers was clumped behind them in a race for the third seat so close that its results won't be known, at the earliest, until the last ballot is counted this Tuesday.
Gasoline prices in California have crept upward in recent weeks, but national analysts say a summertime spike may not be on the road ahead for drivers.
With more than 900 ballots still uncounted following Tuesday's Santa Clarita City Council election, the new face on the council was undetermined Wednesday and could remain so until next Tuesday, city officials said Wednesday.
Up to five candidates were still jockeying for a third seat on the Santa Clarita City Council on Wednesday - and they're not likely to learn the results of the election until next Tuesday.