Valentine's Day came early to the Newhall Library on Saturday, as local residents gathered to make cards in support of troops stationed overseas as part of the "Hearts for Heroes" project.
One remaining unresolved element in the decade-in-the-making Santa Clarita Valley master plan for development could place large swaths of land under strict new development guidelines.
Health-industry professionals from around the Santa Clarita Valley gathered at the Valencia Industrial Center on Saturday to kick off a two-day festival promoting community wellness, fitness and awareness.
Valencia Water Co.'s takeover by another water company is on hold at least temporarily because the right paperwork wasn't filed, a state official ruled this week.
Santa Clarita's newest fire station officially opened for business with a flag-raising ceremony Friday morning.
Seven California Republicans, including one local representative, have signed on to sponsor a bill that would allow school employees to be designated "school marshals," giving them the ability to carry firearms on school grounds.
An ACLU report that claims school districts across the state - including Hart - aren't providing adequate English-language training is based on incomplete and inaccurate numbers, district officials said this week.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will hold a checkpoint within city limits on Feb. 8 to screen drivers who may be unlicensed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Law enforcement, medical and fire officials are currently locked in a bloody battle for donation dominance.
Sheriff's Department emergency response time is slower in unincorporated areas than in contract cities, a situation brought on, in part, by budget cuts that totaled more than $360 million in the last three years, officials say.
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority will conduct its biennial head count of the county's homeless population this week, culminating in a Thursday visit to the Santa Clarita Valley.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to give support to California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein's proposed assault weapons ban.
Members of Santa Clarita's special-needs hockey team took to the ice Saturday, first for a team fundraiser and then for their first-ever game.
The William S. Hart Union High School District hopes to have a name selected for the Castaic-area high school in the next few months.
While Gov. Jerry Brown has said his proposed budget will be a statewide boon for education, local district officials are still unsure whether they will be winners or losers should his proposal go into effect.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted in closed session Tuesday to reject a claim by Councilman TimBen Boydston where he alleged the city's tiered health benefit system was not properly adopted and caused him to lose out on almost $10,000 in compensation.
Santa Clarita Valley residents tired of taking a trek to Los Angeles or the San Fernando Valley for their shopping needs will soon be able to head north for an alternative.
Hart district officials are working to recoup credits from Southern California Edison for excess solar power the district has generated, a move an analyst estimates could be worth tens of thousands of dollars for the district.
SANTA CLARITA - In front of a crowd of hundreds Saturday night, Santa Clarita city officials lit up downtown Newhall to celebrate the holiday season.
The man who has served as the de facto chief of police for the Santa Clarita Valley since 2010 has announced he plans to retire next year, officials confirmed Friday.
Turnout for Tuesday's elections in the Santa Clarita Valley was fairly typical for off-year elections.
SANTA CLARITA - It wasn't quite Christmas in July, but thanks to the local Assistance League the holiday spirit came early for thousands of Santa Clarita Valley students this year.
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Hundreds of blooms were on full display as rose enthusiasts and experts from throughout California came together for the 20th annual "Wild West Roses" Rose Show and Art Exhibit, put on by the Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society in Newhall on Saturday.
Ten women who changed lives and shaped their communities were honored Saturday during the fourth annual Empowering HeArts Gala fundraiser at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons.
New development standards could be coming to one of Santa Clarita Valley's busiest thoroughfares, depending on what members of the public say they want to see, according to city officials.
Niki Hyer struggled somewhat Friday to push her cart up to the elevator at a dental office in Valencia.
California Institute of the Arts officials made the call Friday to shutter the college's campus in Valencia through the weekend in hopes of containing the spread of an illness that has left at least 16 students violently sick since Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Tuesday's off-year 2013 elections may lack the luster of those in even-numbered years, when high-profile races for governor or president are the main draws.
Negotiations between Los Angeles County officials and a union that represents more than 55,000 county workers broke down this week, raising the specter of a strike that could include social workers, librarians and nurses, among others.