Ensuring the viability of the local economy was among the major goals stated by the eight men running to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress during a candidate forum this week at College of the Canyons.
Time may be winding down on his tenure in Congress, but Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Wednesday he remains concerned about the state of the nation's defense spending.
Surrounded by dozens of friends, family members and supporters, Dante Acosta officially took the oath of office and joined the Santa Clarita City Council during a special meeting Tuesday.
Jury selection is expected to begin in June in the case of a Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife, according to an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
Board members in the William S. Hart Union High School District are expected to tab the new principals of Valencia High School and West Ranch High School during their meeting Wednesday, according to officials.
A bill that would require some cities, including Santa Clarita, to change their election systems to ones that are district-based has been introduced in the state Assembly and is scheduled for a committee hearing this week, officials said Monday.
"I know at times I alienate people," says City Councilman Frank Ferry. "People aren't neutral about me."
West Ranch High School senior Steven Clavijo was trying to get some sleep.
Money for candidates on both sides of the aisle has poured in during recent months for the race to represent the 25th District, including the Santa Clarita Valley, in Congress - setting the stage for a big-money showdown in the upcoming June primary.
Dozens of teachers from schools across the Santa Clarita Valley were recognized for their dedication and service this week during the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation's annual Teacher Tribute.
Members of the College of the Canyons Board of Trustees voted this week to lend their support to a state Senate bill that would establish a pilot program allowing some community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees.
A Metro committee opted Thursday to hold off on a controversial plan for digital billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways, awaiting the results of a signature-gathering drive to put the measure to a public vote.
With the economy continuing to improve, transportation officials are examining a change in the way they plan to finance a project that will build two new toll carpool lanes on Interstate 5 through the Santa Clarita Valley.
All 13 candidates running for a seat on the Santa Clarita City Council this year saw their vote totals increase during Tuesday's ballot count, but the order in which they finished did not change from that of election night.
The ballots are cast, the numbers are crunched, the results are in and Dante Acosta is the new member of the Santa Clarita City Council.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station sought the public's assistance Thursday in identifying a woman believed to be involved in a wallet theft from a Valencia store.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted Wednesday night to tab two current junior high school principals to lead Valencia High School and West Ranch High School, beginning this summer.