The average price of regular, unleaded gasoline shot up 17 cents a gallon from Thursday to Friday and stood at a statewide average of $4.48 a gallon Friday, with prices as high as $4.89 reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Construction at the Canyon Country Community Center is progressing on schedule, and city officials are hopeful the center will be ready to open in December or January, they said this week.
The average price of a gallon of gas in California soared to its highest level in four months, and as motorists fumed over prices Wednesday analysts said even larger increases may be on the way.
Los Angeles County supervisors took a step toward gaining more oversight of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department during their Tuesday meeting.
All rise, the Santa Clarita Community Court is now back in session.
College of the Canyons students signed up to vote and listened to candidate representatives Tuesday during a "meet and greet" with representatives of those whose names are on the Nov. 6 ballot.
With a cut of the ribbon and a roar of the crowd, the new Newhall Library officially opened its doors at 24500 Main St. on Saturday.
For the second year in a row, Valencia got jazzed up a little bit.
Several dozen community members gathered together on Saturday night in Central Park to commemorate the seventh Annual Evening of Remembrance and memorialize young people who died in traffic-related accidents in and around Santa Clarita.
At least six different businesses were hit by break-ins in and around Saugus last night, according to sheriff's officials.
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care & Control is having a party today, and anyone looking for a new furry friend is invited, county officials said.
Santa Clarita's recreation management software is getting a facelift, both in look and function, officials said Friday.
Addressing a Republican advocacy group, State Board of Equalization member George Runner didn't mince words Friday when describing the fiscal state of California.
Plans for the Newhall Ranch residential development project hit a snag this week as a Los Angeles Superior Court judge issued a preliminary ruling supporting allegations that the project does not do enough to protect endangered species in the area.
The Santa Clarita City Council approved the establishment of a 20-foot loading zone in front of the Egg Plantation at 24415 Walnut St. in Newhall. The loading zone will allow restaurant patrons to drop off guests prior to parking.
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.