Placerita Canyon resident Rob Hall was the last of 11 candidates interviewed Wednesday to fill a vacant seat on the governing board for the William S. Hart Union High School District, but he came out on top after the five-hour process.
Santa Clarita's "Art Slam" series in Newhall saw uneven attendance this year, but a city official says he thinks lessons learned from the first year of programs will help make them more consistently popular next year.
College of the Canyons is one of six community colleges authorized to launch a pilot program to expand course offerings and potentially charge higher fees for classes.
SANTA CLARITA - Want to try out for a role as an extra in an upcoming Disney film? Then lace up your shoes and get ready for your closeup.
SANTA CLARITA - Come Thursday, it will be time once again to drop, cover and hold on during the annual event meant to increase awareness of what to do when an earthquake strikes.
About 300 people turned out Saturday to learn more about sustainability during an event held at College of the Canyons.
Common ground was the name of the game for two incumbents running for re-election to the Newhall County Water District board that took part in a Saturday forum held by local media outlets at the SCVTV studio in Newhall.
While Hart district officials work to begin construction on the long-awaited Castaic High School, a citizens' group in the area still has a petition regarding the project pending in Superior Court.
SANTA CLARITA - A Castaic man faces six felony charges after allegedly plotting to kidnap his child from a house in Canyon Country, an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Friday.
SANTA CLARITA - Citing recent talks between Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican Congressional leaders, Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Friday he is hopeful the federal government can reopen as soon as Sunday or Monday, ending a shutdown about to head into its third week.
SANTA CLARITA - A man estranged from his family was arrested this week on suspicion of trying to kidnap his child from a Canyon Country home, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Newhall man released from jail early as a result of California's state prison realignment was arrested Thursday on suspicion of possessing drugs for sale, officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - At least one person was injured and a portion of the road was shut down after a car flipped over on Valencia Boulevard near McBean Parkway earlier today.
Organizers of events meant to dispose of old or obsolete electronics were told their low-tech method of getting the word out - banners hung streetside - violates Santa Clarita's sign ordinance.
Cloudy skies overhead finally meant some rainfall for the Santa Clarita Valley on Wednesday, with some areas receiving more than a tenth of an inch of precipitation, according to the National Weather Service.
A 4-year-old child missing for several hours Friday in Castaic was found in a neighbor's pool, taken to the hospital but pronounced dead there.
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.