It's been a little more than three months since a stroke of President Barack Obama's pen designated the new San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. And officials say they've already begun to see some benefits.
Armed with clipboards, maps and flashlights, about 100 volunteers hit the streets of the Santa Clarita Valley this week in an attempt to document the local homeless population.
"Thursdays at Newhall," a Santa Clarita signature event aimed at getting people into downtown Newhall with arts and entertainment activities on Thursday nights, will return this year with a few changes in the schedule, city officials announced Thursday.
In a feat of recklessness that would have made "them Duke Boys" think twice, a driver eluded pursuit at Hart Park by driving around, through and over some of the historic properties in Heritage Junction.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted this week to move forward with an ordinance aimed at preserving the county's historic properties and sites, according to officials.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted Tuesday night to sign off on a number of pedestrian improvements in Newhall.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to join the call for the United States Postal Service to move the Newhall Post Office - now located in Stevenson Ranch - back to Newhall.
Bridge to Home is seeking volunteers to help tally the Santa Clarita Valley's homeless population later this week, according to officials.
Santa Clarita Valley school officials say they are cautiously optimistic about the possibility of additional funding from the state as part of Gov. Jerry Brown's latest budget proposal.
Republican Sharon Runner was the only candidate to file to run in the upcoming special election to fill the state Senate seat once held by Congressman Steve Knight, meaning the former Santa Clarita Valley representative appears to have a clear path back to the state Legislature three years after undergoing a double lung transplant.
At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero.
It may have been helpfully labeled "booby trap," and law enforcement had to take it seriously just in case, but the package found at a Newhall gas station Thursday night contained nothing.
Health officials are stressing the importance of vaccination in the wake of a recent measles outbreak that has left dozens of people nationwide ill with the potentially deadly disease - the majority in California.
A hearing to discuss plans for dividing the William S. Hart Union High School District into voting areas, jettisoning its at-large election system, drew little discussion at a school board meeting this week.
A hearing to discuss the William S. Hart Union High School District's proposed voting-area maps as the junior high and high school district moves away from at-large elections attracted only a handful of comments Wednesday night.
Responding to concerns about pushy panhandlers and in-your-face solicitors, Santa Clarita City Council members took steps this week to combat "aggressive solicitation."
A North Hollywood man convicted of killing a woman who fell from a moving vehicle onto the Foothill Freeway was sentenced Friday to 16 years to life in state prison, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
With Los Angeles County supervisors weighing the possibility of boosting the minimum wage from its current $9 an hour, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce held a town hall meeting Friday to discuss the possible effects of a wage hike.
About 50 residents turned out Wednesday night to discuss what they would like to see in a new Saugus library.
More than 30 years ago, Paxton Howard began what he calls the "most rewarding" job he's ever had.
The Saugus Union School District has became the latest agency in the Santa Clarita Valley to be sued over alleged violations of the California Voting Rights Act, according to court documents.
Santa Clarita City Council members held off on expanding the city's smoking policies to cover electronic cigarettes Tuesday night, saying they need more time to craft an appropriate policy.
Santa Clarita Valley Congressman Steve Knight released a letter Tuesday urging the Department of the Interior to take action in the immediate future to block development of the Cemex mine in Soledad Canyon.
Supervisors denied a request Tuesday from College of the Canyons to add its board elections to the county ballot after elections officials raised concerns with the college's planned shift to a new voting system.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee officially took aim at Santa Clarita Valley Congressman Steve Knight Tuesday, adding him to its list of vulnerable Republicans heading into the 2016 elections.
One person was taken to the hospital this afternoon after a reported vehicle-versus-pedestrian collision in Valencia, according to an official with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Update: Adds comment from High-Speed Rail Authority.
County supervisors will decide Tuesday whether to add College of the Canyons board elections to the county ballot, but the Santa Clarita Valley community college may face an uphill battle to gain approval for the shift.
Newhall School District officials will hold a pair of public hearings over the next two weeks to explain and get feedback on the recent decision to move to voting areas for its future school board elections.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to join the fight against the controversial California high-speed rail project and attend an "emergency" community meeting this evening to voice their opinions and concerns.