Members of the Santa Clarita City Council approved a pay raise for themselves this week that will total 3 percent a year for two years.
Santa Clarita Valley residents will rally today to celebrate a pair of Supreme Court decisions that paved the way for gay marriages to resume in California and also granted previously denied federal rights to gay couples.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night to give final approval to the city's $180.6 million budget, which city officials have praised as balanced and conservative.
LOS ANGELES - After hours of public hearings, hundreds of speakers and months of discussions, county supervisors said Tuesday they still do not have the information they need to move forward with a fee for cleaning up water runoff.
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After months of planning and discussion, the controversial measure that would assess a per-parcel fee on all property owners in Los Angeles County to clean up storm water will be back before county supervisors Tuesday.
While officials in Los Angeles County wrangled earlier this year over how to levy a fee to fund storm water cleanup efforts, Santa Clarita and some other cities asked to be exempt from having the fees imposed because they already had programs in place to address the matter.
Santa Clarita City Council members will vote Tuesday on whether to ratify a 3 percent pay raise for each of the next two years, boosting council salaries by a total of almost $104 a month beginning in 2014.
LAKE HUGHES - With hills blackened by the Powerhouse Fire looming nearby, a few dozen people gathered in Lake Hughes Saturday for a lunch event to thank the firefighters who battled the blaze.
One of the two California Republican Assembly chapters in the Santa Clarita Valley was shuttered Saturday after it was alleged that its charter was granted in violation of the governing group's bylaws.
One person was killed and four others injured after a three-car crash caused by a vehicle apparently traveling the wrong way on northbound Highway 14 near Escondido Canyon Road early Saturday morning.
The William S. Hart Union High School District will look to restore next school year's schedule to the full 180 days that students attended before massive budget cuts, board members agreed this week.
Backed by a shower of blue-silver confetti and the opening riff of Europe's "The Final Countdown" the Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park officially launched the newest addition to the Santa Clarita Valley skyline, dubbed "Full Throttle," on Friday.
After taking his oath of office, Valencia resident Chris Fall said Wednesday that he is "pumped" to officially join the William S. Hart Union High School District board.
LOS ANGELES - An ambitious expansion plan for Disney's Golden Oak movie ranch in Placerita Canyon received unanimous approval Wednesday from the Los Angeles Regional Planning Commission.
More than a month of ballot-counting since June's primary election did not result in any surprise switches or close calls, as the results reported from Election Day have largely held steady, according to results from the California Secretary of State's office.
The William S. Hart Union High School District won approval Wednesday for permits to grade the Castaic High School site, officials said.
Faced with a potential lawsuit over alleged violations of the California Voting Rights Act, the Newhall School District board voted this week to switch its elections to even-numbered years and adopt cumulative voting - if those moves are deemed legal.
The latest rabid bat to turn up in Los Angeles County was discovered last week in the garage of a Newhall home, one of the residents said Wednesday.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted Tuesday to approve plans for a senior housing project off Newhall Ranch Road.
Armed with a revenue stream in the form of cap-and-trade funds, officials with the California High-Speed Rail Authority are looking at accelerating a segment of the bullet train project from Burbank to Palmdale, which could pass through the Santa Clarita Valley.
Eyeing a potential spot on the November election ballot, officials in the Saugus Union School District are seeking approval from Los Angeles County to take a step toward a possible bond measure.An item on Tuesday's agenda for the Los Angeles County board of Supervisors is to authorize the district to proceed with the formation of a School Facilities Improvement District "within its boundaries for the authorization and issuance of bonds," according to the agenda.
The recently approved William S. Hart Union High School District budget includes funding for additional hiring, according to officials.
Using donated materials, workers Saturday installed a new driveway at a Canyon Country house where Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley provides services to those who are homeless.
Santa Clarita city officials are preparing to initiate proceedings aimed at cleaning up, or tearing down, a structure that used to house The Greens in Valencia, citing the derelict property's effects on the surrounding area.
The Saugus school board seat that used to be held by Stephen Winkler will be filled by appointment, board members decided this week.
A Stevenson Ranch woman accused of striking and fatally injuring a motorcyclist in August has pleaded no contest to one felony count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, according to a spokeswoman with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
A Newhall man was sentenced to more than a decade in state prison after pleading no contest this week to a charge of attempted murder.
The Santa Clarita Valley's representatives in the state Legislature split along party lines in a recent effort to petition Congress to hold a constitutional convention regarding the controversial Citizens United Supreme Court case.
Come November, Santa Clarita voters will take to the polls for the city's first-ever public referendum - in this case to decide the future of a controversial billboard ordinance.