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.
The importance of promoting business and economic growth was a main topic discussed by four candidates running to represent the 36th Assembly District during a forum put on by Santa Clarita Valley media outlets last weekend.
The intrigue of an open seat and a guaranteed new council member apparently didn't translate to increased voter interest, as voter participation in Tuesday's Santa Clarita City Council election was lower than the last election in 2012, according to numbers released by the city this week.
The race for the Santa Clarita City Council seat formerly occupied by Frank Ferry is expected to be decided Tuesday - a week after the election was held.
Thousands of people were schooled on how to reduce their impact on the environment during Santa Clarita's annual Earth Arbor Day at Central Park on Saturday.
As election returns rolled in during last Tuesday's challenger-heavy Santa Clarita City Council race, a pattern emerged: The two incumbents were comfortably out front, and a pack of two to five challengers was clumped behind them in a race for the third seat so close that its results won't be known, at the earliest, until the last ballot is counted this Tuesday.
Gasoline prices in California have crept upward in recent weeks, but national analysts say a summertime spike may not be on the road ahead for drivers.
With more than 900 ballots still uncounted following Tuesday's Santa Clarita City Council election, the new face on the council was undetermined Wednesday and could remain so until next Tuesday, city officials said Wednesday.
Up to five candidates were still jockeying for a third seat on the Santa Clarita City Council on Wednesday - and they're not likely to learn the results of the election until next Tuesday.
Santa Clarita voters returned two incumbents to office Tuesday following a long-fought City Council race, but the third seat's new occupant remained uncertain late into the night of ballot-counting, according to unofficial results from the city.
With new, technologically demanding standardized tests on the horizon, Santa Clarita Valley school districts have worked for months, or even years, to prepare their technology infrastructures, teachers and students for the shift, officials said last week.
Working to restore public trust was among the top priorities stated Saturday by a selection of the candidates running to be the new sheriff of Los Angeles County.
With longtime Santa Clarita Valley Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, set to depart this year from the seat he has held for more than two decades, three men made their cases to succeed him during a candidate forum Saturday.
County supervisors voted Tuesday to move forward with a contract that would provide more than $160,000 to the organization that runs the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, money the center will use to provide care management services, according to officials.
Hart district officials have pushed back the projected opening date for long-awaited Castaic High School another year as they work to get necessary permits.
In an event that was equal parts graduation ceremony and birthday party, families gathered Saturday at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital for the neonatal intensive care unit's two-year reunion.
Santa Clarita City Council members decided Tuesday to move forward with the proposed $191.5 million budget city budget for the next fiscal year and schedule it for adoption later this month.
For more than three decades, the Santa Clarita Valley's Sulphur Springs School District has grown, changed and adapted under the watchful eye of Superintendent Robert Nolet.
The Newhall School District has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District's approval of a charter school from the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences.
In an achievement that's been years in the making, 29 students at Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School became the first in the school's history to receive their diplomas Friday.
More than 1,300 students at College of the Canyons were urged to look forward and write the next chapter in their lives' stories Friday as they donned their caps and gowns to celebrate commencement.
Around 90 people turned out Thursday night for a community meeting to hear the latest updates on the California High-Speed Rail project and discuss the routes being considered as the bullet train makes its way from Palmdale to Los Angeles, which includes potential routes through the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday's primary election saw Republicans come out on top in two races to represent portions of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Assembly.
Regardless of the outcome of November's general election, the Santa Clarita Valley will continue to be represented in Congress by a Republican, after a former state legislator and a current state legislator came out on top of the field in Tuesday's primary election.