Dozens of community members were on hand Saturday evening in Central Park in Saugus for the eighth annual Evening of Remembrance, which is meant to remember young people who died in traffic incidents in and around the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - The low thunder of a drum beat cuts through the air.
SANTA CLARITA - After an hour-long forum with the five candidates vying for seats on the Saugus district board Thursday night, the Saugus Teachers Association decided to endorse the three incumbents up for re-election in November.
SANTA CLARITA - Facing an influx of inmates as a result of state prison realignment, supervisors are looking outside the borders of Los Angeles County to house some of the county's criminals.
SANTA CLARITA - Bolstered by passage of the Proposition 30 tax hikes in November, College of the Canyons is projecting a budget increase this year, though officials say that even with the increase the college's budget is still below what it was before the recession.
Chris Fall has decided to give up his claim to a seat on the Hart district board, ending a saga that began in August with Fall's resignation from the board over a potential conflict of interest.
Hundreds of people flocked to Valencia's Bridgeport Park Saturday to take part in the first Santa Clarita Walk to End Alzheimer's event, put on by the Alzheimer's Association to raise money for and awareness about the disease.
SANTA CLARITA - Officials at College of the Canyons have stepped up enforcement of existing rules barring some public use of the college's track, a move that has drawn the ire of some Santa Clarita Valley residents.
SANTA CLARITA - The threatening grey clouds in the sky overhead did little to dampen the spirits of the 1,700-plus who turned out for Santa Clarita's 19th annual River Rally event held to clean up the waterways that feed into the Santa Clara River.
The gentle twangs of country music float from the radio of a parked car in Canyon Country, interrupted here and there by the clanging of a spray paint can.
SANTA CLARITA - It's been about three months since the seat of Saugus district board member Stephen Winkler was declared vacant, but the decision to do so is still undergoing a lengthy state review.
A Hart district board seat remains in limbo after former and potentially future board member Chris Fall said he needs more time to decide on whether the potential conflict of interest that forced him from the board earlier this summer has been resolved.
Two schools in the Castaic Union School District will be under new leadership after members of the district board voted Thursday night to appoint a new principal for Castaic Middle School and an interim principal at Northlake Hills Elementary School.
A reported theft from a firearms manufacturer in Castaic led detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station to a Simi Valley man, who was arrested after dozens of firearms, grenades, tactical equipment and a counterfeit Los Angeles Police Department badge were allegedly found in his home, an official said Wednesday.
Almost 40 percent of offenders released under the state prison realignment program have been rearrested at least once, an official said Tuesday.
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.
Sierra Vista Junior High School English teacher Robert Isquierdo, Jr., was not always the best student.
A controversial proposal to remove many of the billboards in Santa Clarita will be discussed Tuesday during a public hearing in front of the Santa Clarita City Council.
Should the city of Santa Clarita examine expanding its boundaries across Interstate 5? The consensus among City Council candidates is that it's a possibility worth exploring.