Plans for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters Arts and Sciences to open an elementary school at a property on Rye Canyon Road hit a roadblock Tuesday when members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted to deny an application for a necessary permit.
Santa Clarita is launching a retooled version of the "Thursdays at Newhall" event series next week, and one city official said he hopes changes to this year's version will draw heftier crowds to downtown Newhall.
The importance of art to the Santa Clarita community, and what the city can do to ensure arts efforts are properly developed and funded were among the topics discussed Saturday by Santa Clarita City Council candidates at a "Focus on the Arts" forum.
Three potential new candidates, two of them local to the Santa Clarita Valley, have emerged in the race to replace Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, who announced earlier this year he will not run for re-election to the seat he has held for more than two decades.
In a move officials say will beautify Santa Clarita and some local businesses say will take away a valuable advertising resource, members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted 3-1 this week to move forward with a controversial proposal to remove many billboards in the city in exchange for construction of three digital billboards off Highway 14 and Interstate 5.
Three Republican state senators, including one who represents portions of the Santa Clarita Valley, have introduced a resolution calling for the expulsion of another senator who was recently convicted of perjury and voter fraud.
The California State Board of Equalization voted unanimously Tuesday to reduce the state's excise tax on gasoline by 3.5 cents per gallon, though that doesn't necessarily mean relief to the wallets of California drivers.
Sierra Vista Junior High School English teacher Robert Isquierdo, Jr., was not always the best student.
A controversial proposal to remove many of the billboards in Santa Clarita will be discussed Tuesday during a public hearing in front of the Santa Clarita City Council.
Should the city of Santa Clarita examine expanding its boundaries across Interstate 5? The consensus among City Council candidates is that it's a possibility worth exploring.
Though the temperature outside was downright balmy for February, the waters of Castaic Lake were still plenty chilly for those who plunged in Saturday as part of the Polar Plunge event to raise money for the Special Olympics.
A collision involving at least two vehicles has blocked one northbound lane on Highway 14 near Newhall Avenue, according to an official with the California Highway Patrol.
A Saugus man has won a judgment in his suit against a former school board candidate who allegedly contacted the man with an illegal campaign robocall before last November's election.
A collection of Santa Clarita Valley school children had their curiosity piqued this week as two local residents, who both work at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, gave them the scoop on the Curiosity Rover currently roaming the surface of Mars.
A trial date has been set for an Acton man accused of murder in the shooting death of a fellow Acton man following a dispute over a water truck last year, according to an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
Recreation was the order of the day Thursday as Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich outlined a number of amenities coming to the Santa Clarita Valley during his address at the annual State of the County Luncheon.
When the senior class for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences walked across the stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons Thursday night, they didn't just step into a new stage of their academic or professional lives - they blazed a trail for all those who follow them.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on Thursday blasted a recent political mailer that claimed a congressional candidate and state senator voted against veterans' benefits but voted to raise his own pay.
A bill from state Sen. Fran Pavley aimed at blocking charter schools from locating outside the boundaries of the districts that charter them was approved Wednesday by the state Senate.
Hours of discussion Tuesday led to another delay for a proposed cellular structure in the Santa Clarita Valley - this one in Valencia.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted Tuesday night to approve rate increases for trash-collection services within the city.
Congressional candidate and former state Sen. Tony Strickland has drawn some criticism for a campaign robocall touting his pro-gun views and received by voters the day after a killing rampage in Isla Vista last Friday.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge upheld the environmental review for phase 2 of the planned Newhall Ranch development, handing the developer another victory this year for the mammoth project.
The familiar look and feel of Santa Clarita's annual "Concerts in the Park" will have a familiar sound this year, as city officials have brought back a collection of popular acts to mark the 25th anniversary of the summer performance series.
A state legislator who represents portions of the Santa Clarita Valley has introduced a bill that would make changes to California's charter school law by blocking such schools from locating outside the district that charters them.
Santa Clarita Valley officials are ramping up a public safety campaign to encourage bicyclists, as well as pedestrians and motorists to be safer on the road, according to officials.
A community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday, June 5 in Newhall.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted Wednesday night to tab the new leaders for two of the district's junior high schools.