VAN NUYS - With a deafening roar the enormous aircraft came to life.
Despite a crowd of people who have said they will run for Santa Clarita City Council in 2014, only a few candidates have raised significant amounts of money for the campaign, according to documents filed with the City Clerk's office.
The Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley marked its 30th anniversary of providing education, intervention and prevention with a ceremony in Newhall Saturday.
The ambitious expansion plan for Disney's Golden Oak Ranch in Placerita Canyon will go before the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors during the board's meeting next week.
SANTA CLARITA - The city of Santa Clarita's annual Concerts in the Park series wrapped up in spastic fashion Saturday as thousands of people danced and grooved to the music of The Spazmatics, a 1980s and new wave tribute band.
Santa Clarita Valley detectives hope the public can help them identify a man they want to question in connection with two burglaries, one of them a "hot prowl" case, in the hills above Placerita Canyon this week.
More than 100 were in attendance Friday as the Action Family Foundation held a candlelight vigil to mark International Overdose Awareness Day, a remembrance event for those who have died from drug overdoses.
VALENCIA - Experts in threat assessment and emergency outreach met with about 40 members of the Santa Clarita Valley community during a forum Thursday night to discuss how to prevent school and community violence.
SANTA CLARITA - Lanes of a road near Valencia High School were closed most of Thursday after a water main broke, fracturing pavement and temporarily flooding the area, according to officials.
Half the school districts in the Santa Clarita Valley will not hold their regularly scheduled elections in November because few challengers filed to run, a county official said this week.
Santa Clarita Valley residents turned out in force Wednesday night for an open-house-style forum to discuss, learn about and in some cases criticize a city proposal to link Dockweiler Drive with Lyons Avenue.
About 30 people gathered outside the Santa Clarita Valley office of Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, Wednesday to urge him to support expanded gun control measures, such as background checks.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Deputy Tim Ferrone paced back and forth Saturday, his eyes scrutinizing the about 20 children seated at desks in front of him.
Thousands of people turned out Saturday to run, jump, throw, shoot, paddle, swim and swing at the Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival held at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
The passage of the state budget, and with it sweeping changes to how the state school system is funded, has left some local districts facing revenue projections markedly different than originally expected.
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.
Some candidates for Santa Clarita City Council may have improperly used the city seal on campaign mailers that were sent out to members of the public.
Two reputed gang members convicted of robbing a bank in Canyon Country before leading police on a wild chase down Los Angeles freeways to downtown, where they tossed money from their fleeing car, were sentenced Friday to lengthy prison terms.