Despite a decrease in graffiti incidents in 2012 compared to 2011, Santa Clarita clean-up crews still removed an average of 17 graffiti tags per day last year, according to a city report released Thursday.
Champ, an English bulldog and one of the Santa Clarita Valley's own skateboarding "wonder dogs," died suddenly on Wednesday, his owner said today.
Parents, take note: A sweet gesture could turn into a sticky situation if you send your child to school with candy today.
A local petition against the proposed open-pit Cemex mine in Soledad Canyon collected 3,588 signatures and is now in the hands of federal legislators, a local group said Wednesday.
The Bridge to Home winter homeless shelter will stay at its location on Drayton Street in Saugus through 2016 after members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously to extend the shelter's lease and days of operation Tuesday night.
Participants in the 2013 Amgen Tour of California will race on some of Santa Clarita's major roadways in May, leaving city officials to work out how many road closures will be needed, if any.
The Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences dropped its appeal to win an elementary school charter from the Saugus Union School District, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Officials from the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences plan to ask the Los Angeles County Board of Education to delay its decision in Einstein's latest attempt to gain approval for an elementary school charter in Santa Clarita, according to a statement released on the academy's website.
U.S. Air Force Col. Leo Thorsness was held as a prisoner of war for six years in North Vietnam and spent much of the first three years enduring torture sessions bracketed by extensive stints in solitary confinement.
Local artists and county officials joined forces Saturday for an art show and exhibit at William S. Hart Park to celebrate Black History Month.
About 120 participants jumped at the opportunity to participate in the 2013 "Make it Count" International Skate Contest Series competition held Saturday at the Santa Clarita Skate Park.
With one million-dollar project virtually completed, the William S. Hart Park in Newhall will turn its attention to another beginning Monday, according to the park's superintendent.
Interstate 5 through the Grapevine reopened shortly after midnight after wintery weather forced closures on the freeway for the second time in as many months.
The man who pleaded no contest to stealing money from the Canyon Country Athletic Association while serving as its treasurer was sentenced to four years, four months in county jail Friday.
Standing in his office Friday, Saugus High School Principal Bill Bolde held up an old copy of the school's yearbook.
SANTA CLARITA - Speed contributed to the death of "Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, investigators have said, but those who work in the area of the crash said Monday speeding cars are commonplace there.
Republican and former state Sen. Tony Strickland has filed paperwork to run in the 25th Congressional District, which encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley and is currently represented by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon.
Ken Newton has heard it all during his 16 years as an elementary school teacher.
SANTA CLARITA - The middle of the Newhall roundabout will feature modest landscaping initially after Santa Clarita City Council members chose Tuesday to take a broader look at public art citywide.
SANTA CLARITA - State Assemblyman Jeff Gorell, R-Camarillo, has announced he plans to run for a congressional seat in Ventura County in 2014, a move that could create a ripple effect on the race to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress, as well.
Following a public hearing Tuesday, members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to move forward with plans to purchase and expand the Castaic Library site on Sloan Canyon Road.
SANTA CLARITA - After 10 years and almost 7,000 packages sent to more than 700 service men and women stationed overseas, the Hands and Hearts volunteer group will box up its last shipment at the end of this year.
All the ballots are counted and the results from recent board elections in the Santa Clarita Valley are largely unchanged from what was announced earlier this month.
Hart district officials are looking to shed a problem of rattlesnakes making their way onto school campuses by installing special fencing to keep the creatures out.
Those wishing to weigh in on a county proposal to purchase and expand the Castaic Library can do so during a public hearing at Tuesday's meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
SANTA CLARITA - A Castaic man has been sentenced to probation and ordered to complete a residential treatment program after stabbing his pet cat and dog with a spear last summer, killing both.
More than 10 cases of whooping cough have been reported at Santa Clarita Valley schools in recent weeks, leading officials to revisit the importance of vaccination as a preventive step to ward off the disease.
SANTA CLARITA - Going green has saved the Hart district a bundle in energy costs, according to figures released Wednesday night.
Santa Clarita representatives and federal legislators testified Wednesday before a U.S. Senate sub-committee in the nation's capital in support for the most recent bill that would prevent development of the massive Cemex sand and gravel mine in Soledad Canyon.