Chester "Chet" Wilcox knows what it's like to lose everything.
With three agencies in the Santa Clarita Valley facing California Voting Rights Act lawsuits, new attention is being paid to the wording of a law that was passed more than a decade ago.
The steady stream of Santa Clarita Valley incumbents seeking re-election to their board seats in November has continued over the past week, but some new faces are starting to make their intent to run known.
Four people were injured Saturday afternoon when a car crashed into a house in Canyon County, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
It was 2007 when the members of the Magno family saw their lives turn upside down.
State Sen. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, told about 30 Santa Clarita Valley residents that he's not in favor of creating districts throughout local municipalities to satisfy recent lawsuits over the California Voting Rights Act.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ruled against the city of Palmdale in a Voting Rights Act lawsuit alleging the city's at-large method of electing City Council members dilutes the ability of minority residents to elect candidates of their choice.
On a busy street corner in Valencia one man stood alone, holding aloft a large yellow sign, occasionally smiling in appreciation as drivers honked in support or flashed him a thumbs-up.
Agua Dulce resident Brandon Cangiano scans his eyes over the Santa Clarita Valley from his cockpit.
With time growing short to open its new elementary charter school in time for the fall, Einstein Academy officials have filed paperwork with the state saying they will locate a primary school and may locate a secondary school within the boundaries of the Castaic and Hart school districts.
Stevenson Ranch resident Gary E. Condie has resigned from the Hart district's Facilities Foundation after 15 years of service, he said Tuesday.
More than a year remains until voters will return to the polls to elect a member of Congress to represent the Santa Clarita Valley, but the two men who duked it out in last year's race already appear to be taking steps toward a rematch.
It's been almost a year since the Asmarians had their lives turned upside down.
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College of the Canyons' Summer Institute wrapped up a session for junior high school students Friday as the annual summer-camp-style program again offers youngsters a chance to explore different career paths.
Following discussion on the role and form of art locally, Santa Clarita City Council members and Arts Commissioners gave the nod this week to moving forward with a master plan to take an overarching look at art in the community.
In addition to funding for capital improvements and services, the proposed Santa Clarita city budget includes funding for a number of new positions, city officials said this week.
City officials painted a rosy picture of Santa Clarita's projected budget for the next fiscal year during a meeting Tuesday night, calling it balanced and conservative while also containing funding for a variety of needed projects around the city.
While legislative options to resolve the longstanding Cemex mine issue remain ongoing, two Santa Clarita Valley representatives are urging local Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to try a different tactic to halt the mine.
Santa Clarita City Council members and city commissioners will meet Tuesday for a joint study session to discuss the state of the city's budget.
After a month of signature-gathering, blocking and more than a few arrests, Monday marks the deadline that a billboard referendum petition must be turned in to the Santa Clarita City Clerk's office.
A bill from a Santa Clarita Valley legislator that would ensure emergency responders have access to an "antidote" that can help reverse some of the effects of heroin and prescription pill overdoses is currently making its way through the state Senate.
In a bid to avoid a lawsuit and increase voter involvement, Santa Clarita has agreed to change its city elections to November starting in 2016. But the change could cause additional wrinkles in the voting process, according to a county elections official.
Several high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District received national rankings this year, according to U.S. News and World Report.