Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has proposed a countywide task force charged with addressing the problem of sex trafficking of minors in the foster care system.
After more than two years of setbacks, delays and rescheduling, Saugus Union School District officials estimate the work at Emblem Elementary School is now 85 percent complete.
Long lines and chilly weather did little to dampen the enthusiasm of local shoppers as stores opened their doors for Black Friday sales.
While their sponsors remain officially optimistic, two congressional bills to halt a giant open-pit mine in Canyon Country appear to be dead in the water - at least in their current forms - as the 112th Congress wraps up.
Erum Jones calls her position as the new principal of Rancho Pico Junior High School a "dream come true."
Buoyed by the recent school bond successes of two other local school districts, members of the Saugus Union School District board are considering a districtwide bond measure.
A two-vehicle crash in Acton injured three people Wednesday and sent at least one person to the hospital, according to officials.
It's not just Black Friday anymore. Call it Sooty Sunday, Murky Monday or Tenebrific Tuesday.
To Tom Cole, Santa Clarita's new community development director, his job presents an opportunity to apply his efforts toward making the Santa Clarita Valley a better place to work and live.
Local school district officials report they're pleased at the passage of Proposition 30 this month, but they warn it will not be a magic cure-all for the fiscal woes of local schools.
While the Bruins and the Trojans battled at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, smaller, generally good-natured clashes were waged between their respective fans in sports bars and restaurants around the state - and the Santa Clarita Valley was no exception.
Two lanes of the northbound Interstate 5 just north of Lyons Avenue were closed for hours Saturday as crews worked to remove an overturned garbage truck there.
A three-car crash in Canyon Country killed one and seriously injured two others early this morning, according to a California Highway Patrol official.
While less than one-third of students statewide were in good physical shape according to state fitness tests, the results locally were a bit rosier, according to numbers released this week.
Residents of Acton and Agua Dulce cited safety, environmental and community concerns during a meeting Wednesday night held to raise awareness about the local impacts of California's proposed high-speed rail project.
SANTA CLARITA - Following a line of public speakers demanding an apology from City Councilman Frank Ferry, Mayor Bob Kellar apologized Tuesday night for the councilman calling a citizen "poison" and "toxic."
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.