Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has proposed a countywide task force charged with addressing the problem of sex trafficking of minors in the foster care system.
After more than two years of setbacks, delays and rescheduling, Saugus Union School District officials estimate the work at Emblem Elementary School is now 85 percent complete.
Long lines and chilly weather did little to dampen the enthusiasm of local shoppers as stores opened their doors for Black Friday sales.
While their sponsors remain officially optimistic, two congressional bills to halt a giant open-pit mine in Canyon Country appear to be dead in the water - at least in their current forms - as the 112th Congress wraps up.
Erum Jones calls her position as the new principal of Rancho Pico Junior High School a "dream come true."
Buoyed by the recent school bond successes of two other local school districts, members of the Saugus Union School District board are considering a districtwide bond measure.
A two-vehicle crash in Acton injured three people Wednesday and sent at least one person to the hospital, according to officials.
It's not just Black Friday anymore. Call it Sooty Sunday, Murky Monday or Tenebrific Tuesday.
To Tom Cole, Santa Clarita's new community development director, his job presents an opportunity to apply his efforts toward making the Santa Clarita Valley a better place to work and live.
Local school district officials report they're pleased at the passage of Proposition 30 this month, but they warn it will not be a magic cure-all for the fiscal woes of local schools.
While the Bruins and the Trojans battled at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, smaller, generally good-natured clashes were waged between their respective fans in sports bars and restaurants around the state - and the Santa Clarita Valley was no exception.
Two lanes of the northbound Interstate 5 just north of Lyons Avenue were closed for hours Saturday as crews worked to remove an overturned garbage truck there.
A three-car crash in Canyon Country killed one and seriously injured two others early this morning, according to a California Highway Patrol official.
While less than one-third of students statewide were in good physical shape according to state fitness tests, the results locally were a bit rosier, according to numbers released this week.
Residents of Acton and Agua Dulce cited safety, environmental and community concerns during a meeting Wednesday night held to raise awareness about the local impacts of California's proposed high-speed rail project.
Additional parking and a designated performance area for artists were among the more popular suggestions for what the city of Santa Clarita should do with the Rivendale open space area during a public meeting Saturday.
Spirits were both high and freely flowing Saturday at Bridgeport Marketplace in Valencia for the Third Annual Santa Clarita Wine Fest.
The governing boards for both the Saugus Union School District and the Newhall School District are set to vote Tuesday night on recommendations to send out the preliminary layoff notices to dozens of certificated employees.
After a meeting with representatives from the California High Speed Rail Authority, Santa Clarita city officials express confidence that progress has been made on a long-held city goal to make the bullet train completely underground as it winds its way through Canyon Country.
Hundreds of high school students descended on College of the Canyons Friday to set the stage for the Hart district's annual theater competition this weekend.
A woman was temporarily trapped in her car after a traffic collision in Valencia earlier today, a sheriff's spokesman said.
A 60-year-old man suffered a broken leg after being struck by a car in Saugus earlier today, a sheriff's spokesman said.
Californians' pain at the pump may get a little more potent after members of the state Board of Equalization voted Thursday to raise the state's fuel tax by 3.5 cents per gallon.
Sixteen teachers in the Sulphur Springs School District have been put on notice that they may not be teaching in the Canyon Country school district next year, district officials said Thursday.
Several cat-lovers are requesting Los Angeles County officials investigate the euthanasia of a cat at the Castaic Animal Care Center last weekend, alleging the act was misguided and unnecessary.
Plans for a new park near Bridgeport Marketplace are set to move forward after a unanimous vote by the Santa Clarita City Council.
California is due to lose about $87.6 million in funding for primary and secondary education, along with $1.6 million in law-enforcement grants, if the sequestration ax falls on Friday, White House officials say.
A new conference center in Santa Clarita could cost the city $2 million a year to finance, on top of the estimated cost of more than $20 million to build the facility itself, according to estimates presented Tuesday.
The city of Santa Clarita has followed Frank Oviedo throughout his professional career.
Visitors to the Santa Clarita YMCA got a taste of the royal treatment Saturday night.