Spring semester enrollment at College of the Canyons has crept up from last year, an increase officials attribute in part to increased course offerings made possible by Proposition 30.
A Democratic challenger has signed up to take on Republican and Santa Clarita Valley resident Scott Wilk in the 38th Assembly District, while Wilk says he will seek to keep his seat as he winds down his first two-year stint in the state Capitol's lower house.
Local pharmacist and Santa Clarita City Council candidate Moazzem Chowdhury faces a complaint filed last November alleging several violations at one of his pharmacies in Lancaster, according to the California Board of Pharmacy.
The California Office of Outdoor Advertising is planning to rescind two preliminary application approvals granted to a consulting company involved with the proposal to construct a digital billboard off Highway 14.
Two candidates - a political novice and local pharmacy owner, along with a water district board member - pulled in more than $10,000 in campaign contributions over January and February, pacing the field of those vying for a seat in April's Santa Clarita City Council election, according to recent campaign disclosures.
A controversial plan to replace 118 billboards in Santa Clarita with three electronic boards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways may be sidelined by a disagreement between the city and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
A local state assemblyman's trip to Eurasia costing thousands of dollars was the biggest gift item reported by any of the four Santa Clarita Valley representatives in the state Legislature, according to reports released recently by the California Fair Political Practices Commission.
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.
The battle over billboards in Santa Clarita is shaping up to be a big-money affair, according to financial disclosures on file with the city.
At the first note, the black-and-white blur springs to life.
Deputies at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic kept a solemn vigil Saturday in remembrance of one of their fallen comrades.
The funeral service for longtime community activist and volunteer Connie Worden-Roberts is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 23, according to her son.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon has introduced a bill that would create a national memorial to recognize the St. Francis Dam disaster - one of the deadliest events in California history.
Ask anyone who's been in the Santa Clarita Valley a while and they'll tell you: the fingerprints of Connie Worden-Roberts are all over the area.
County supervisors voted Tuesday to move forward with continuing efforts to muscle mussels out of Castaic and Pyramid lakes.
The Pasadena Unified School District has become the latest to file a lawsuit against the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District alleging the smaller district improperly approved a charter school outside of its boundaries.
A Palmdale woman was killed early this morning after the vehicle she was driving ran off Highway 14 near Agua Dulce Canyon Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.
With California in the midst of a whooping cough epidemic, and school bells set to sound throughout the Santa Clarita Valley next week, students and parents are urged to make sure immunizations are up to date.
Continuing into August, drivers in California - and throughout the Unites States - are seeing gas prices at some of their lowest levels in years, officials said Friday.
A pair of crashes blocked some northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 14 near Escondido Canyon Road for more than an hour Friday, the California Highway Patrol repoprted.
More than half of all rabid bats found in Los Angeles County have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to a county report issued this week.
Pavel Matustik picked up the pizza-carrying bag, a grin spreading across his face.
After five years at the helm of the Santa Clarita Valley's largest school district, Hart district Superintendent Rob Challinor announced plans this week to retire effective February 2015.