Half the school districts in the Santa Clarita Valley will not hold their regularly scheduled elections in November because few challengers filed to run, a county official said this week.
Santa Clarita Valley residents turned out in force Wednesday night for an open-house-style forum to discuss, learn about and in some cases criticize a city proposal to link Dockweiler Drive with Lyons Avenue.
About 30 people gathered outside the Santa Clarita Valley office of Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, Wednesday to urge him to support expanded gun control measures, such as background checks.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Deputy Tim Ferrone paced back and forth Saturday, his eyes scrutinizing the about 20 children seated at desks in front of him.
Thousands of people turned out Saturday to run, jump, throw, shoot, paddle, swim and swing at the Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival held at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
The passage of the state budget, and with it sweeping changes to how the state school system is funded, has left some local districts facing revenue projections markedly different than originally expected.
Two people were injured, one of them seriously, after their vehicle overturned off Interstate 5 near Parker Road in Castaic on Saturday afternoon, according to a California Highway Patrol Officer.
Maybe cats really do have nine lives, or at least two.
SANTA CLARITA - Citing conflict of interest concerns, the newest Hart district board member resigned his board seat Friday, two months after being appointed.
SANTA CLARITA - Jack has his beanstalk, but Valencia resident Sandi Cates has a sunflower that may just about match it.
SANTA CLARITA - It was noisy chaos outside Rancho Pico Junior High School this morning as students shrieked and ran to greet each other, exchanging high-fives and hugs, as junior and senior high schools started a new year in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - Two of the largest charter schools in the Santa Clarita Valley had mixed results in some subject areas of state standardized tests, but officials at the schools say such scores are only a portion of their means for measuring student performance.
Santa Clarita has received the go-ahead to annex more than 200 acres of undeveloped land near Sand Canyon, a move a city official says will bring more open space and potential residential development into the city.
SANTA CLARITA - Forget gorillas. The time has come to put gibbons in the mist.
SANTA CLARITA - California has enshrined certain rights for transgender students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker room they choose.
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.
Though the temperature outside was downright balmy for February, the waters of Castaic Lake were still plenty chilly for those who plunged in Saturday as part of the Polar Plunge event to raise money for the Special Olympics.
A collision involving at least two vehicles has blocked one northbound lane on Highway 14 near Newhall Avenue, according to an official with the California Highway Patrol.
A Saugus man has won a judgment in his suit against a former school board candidate who allegedly contacted the man with an illegal campaign robocall before last November's election.