As he enters his third term as Santa Clarita's mayor, Bob Kellar says little, fundamentally, has changed since he was first elected to the City Council 12 years ago.
A punctured gas main in Valencia prompted the evacuation of three homes near West Hills Drive on Tuesday morning, a local fire captain said.
County supervisors voted Tuesday to make $479,000 available to buy 31 acres of open space to augment Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park in Agua Dulce.
In front of a raucous standing-room-only crowd of family, friends and well-wishers, nursing students celebrated their graduation Saturday in the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
The dispute over environmental effects of the proposed Newhall Ranch development has focused on a fight between the developer and the judge who ruled more environmental studies were required before bulldozers could move in.
As the sun set over the Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, a crowd of about 35 people gathered to mark the beginning of Hanukkah with the lighting of a menorah in Stevenson Ranch.
As Los Angeles County looks to levy a new fee to clean up water carried off during storms, some local property owners say the county is getting carried away with the magnitude of the proposed fees.
A vehicle veered onto a sidewalk and hit a female pedestrian in Valencia around 11 a.m. today, according to sheriff's officials.
As the new state legislative session starts up, local representatives are taking on leadership roles in representative committees.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission cleared one hurdle this week in the city's attempt to expand its park offerings in Valencia, but the project remains far from a done deal.
A fee that could cost local property owners up to $82 a year is set for a public hearing and vote early next year unless the county receives widespread written opposition to the proposal.
Bob Cochran has announced he is retiring after 20 years as the chief of staff for Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon.
"Obamacare," the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, could seriously cut into funding for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services and the people it serves, supervisors heard in a report Tuesday.
Democrat Steve Fox's victory in California's 36th Assembly District took many by surprise - including him.
Monday marks the day when those elected or reelected in November's elections will be sworn into office.
Two candidates - a political novice and local pharmacy owner, along with a water district board member - pulled in more than $10,000 in campaign contributions over January and February, pacing the field of those vying for a seat in April's Santa Clarita City Council election, according to recent campaign disclosures.
A controversial plan to replace 118 billboards in Santa Clarita with three electronic boards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways may be sidelined by a disagreement between the city and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
A local state assemblyman's trip to Eurasia costing thousands of dollars was the biggest gift item reported by any of the four Santa Clarita Valley representatives in the state Legislature, according to reports released recently by the California Fair Political Practices Commission.
Plans for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters Arts and Sciences to open an elementary school at a property on Rye Canyon Road hit a roadblock Tuesday when members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted to deny an application for a necessary permit.
Santa Clarita is launching a retooled version of the "Thursdays at Newhall" event series next week, and one city official said he hopes changes to this year's version will draw heftier crowds to downtown Newhall.
The importance of art to the Santa Clarita community, and what the city can do to ensure arts efforts are properly developed and funded were among the topics discussed Saturday by Santa Clarita City Council candidates at a "Focus on the Arts" forum.
Three potential new candidates, two of them local to the Santa Clarita Valley, have emerged in the race to replace Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, who announced earlier this year he will not run for re-election to the seat he has held for more than two decades.
In a move officials say will beautify Santa Clarita and some local businesses say will take away a valuable advertising resource, members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted 3-1 this week to move forward with a controversial proposal to remove many billboards in the city in exchange for construction of three digital billboards off Highway 14 and Interstate 5.
Three Republican state senators, including one who represents portions of the Santa Clarita Valley, have introduced a resolution calling for the expulsion of another senator who was recently convicted of perjury and voter fraud.
The California State Board of Equalization voted unanimously Tuesday to reduce the state's excise tax on gasoline by 3.5 cents per gallon, though that doesn't necessarily mean relief to the wallets of California drivers.
Sierra Vista Junior High School English teacher Robert Isquierdo, Jr., was not always the best student.
A controversial proposal to remove many of the billboards in Santa Clarita will be discussed Tuesday during a public hearing in front of the Santa Clarita City Council.
Should the city of Santa Clarita examine expanding its boundaries across Interstate 5? The consensus among City Council candidates is that it's a possibility worth exploring.
Though the temperature outside was downright balmy for February, the waters of Castaic Lake were still plenty chilly for those who plunged in Saturday as part of the Polar Plunge event to raise money for the Special Olympics.
A collision involving at least two vehicles has blocked one northbound lane on Highway 14 near Newhall Avenue, according to an official with the California Highway Patrol.