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.
SANTA CLARITA - Chet Soule opened the book with practiced precision.
SIMI VALLEY - Some of the biggest players in the United States defense field gathered Saturday to talk over the economic and strategic challenges facing the military and how to ensure the nation's armed forces remain well-prepared and adequately funded through the next decade.
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.
Faced with aging schools and continuing technology needs, members of the Saugus Union School District board have decided to put a $148 million bond measure up for a vote.
High-speed rail officials kicked off a series of public meetings Tuesday with a discussion of possible new routes for the bullet train as it makes its way from Palmdale to Burbank.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted down a proposal Tuesday that would have created a civilian oversight body for the county's scandal-plagued Sheriff's Department.
Citing a desire to keep the green going for county park and recreation projects, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to put a 30-year "parks tax" on the ballot in November.
In a handful of communities nationwide, voters can head to the polls and cast their votes for one candidate. Then they can vote for that candidate again. And maybe even again and again.
About 150 people turned out to the Newhall Library Saturday for the Santa Clarita premiere of a documentary highlighting the exploits, experiences and history of the "Harvey Girls."
A 130-year-old photograph resulted in a tidy windfall for a Valencia man this week - fetching more than $7,000 at auction.
The seventh rabid bat so far this year was found locally in the last week, meaning almost half of all rabid bats discovered in Los Angeles County in 2014 have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley.
PALMDALE - The two Republicans running to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress made their pitches and outlined their ideals Friday to a standing-room-only crowd ... of Democrats.
A 57-year-old Acton man was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in prison for shooting the owner of a water company to death during a dispute involving a water truck blocking a street.