Officials are examining how to overhaul and modernize Los Angeles County's voting system to bring it out of the 1960s and into the 21st century, perhaps eliminating the hurdles that prevented Santa Clarita Valley school districts and a water district from changing their election dates earlier this year.
The city of Santa Clarita has received a needed traffic study for the planned Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences elementary school on Rye Canyon Road, but it will still likely take weeks before the study can be reviewed or approved, according to officials.
What 4-year-old Elijah Greene wanted most for Christmas was a snowman.
Aside from the decorations lining the wall and a tree standing in the corner of the dining hall, Christmas was a fairly typical day at Santa Clarita's homeless shelter in Saugus.
Editor's note: This is the first in an occasional series examining issues that face the Santa Clarita Valley in the year ahead.
SANTA CLARITA - The Saugus Union School District has launched a survey to collect community feedback for a possible future bond measure, according to officials.
Many of the people who walked into the Albertsons grocery store in Saugus Saturday morning were there to buy all the food necessary for a holiday meal.
A checkpoint set up Friday night in Saugus to catch those who may be driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol netted two DUI arrests, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Dominique De Fazio is no stranger to the stage.
The harmonious sounds of Christmas carollers, decked out in Western wear, filled the air as children and their parents lined up eagerly to see Old Saint Nick and Mrs. Claus on Saturday in Agua Dulce.
Carlyn, a local high school senior, began drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana with her friends.
The filing period for April's Santa Clarita City Council election opened Monday, and already eight people have pulled papers to run, according to officials.
Pete Fries knew it was time.
SANTA CLARITA - Two men, decked out in black gear and carrying fake guns, burst into The Learning Center on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons Wednesday, their entrance accompanied by the rattling sounds of gunfire piped in over the room's sound system.
The Newhall School District is seeking donations from parents and community members to move closer to its goal of providing a musical instrument for each of its students.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted Tuesday night to approve rate increases for trash-collection services within the city.