Ken Newton has heard it all during his 16 years as an elementary school teacher.
SANTA CLARITA - The middle of the Newhall roundabout will feature modest landscaping initially after Santa Clarita City Council members chose Tuesday to take a broader look at public art citywide.
SANTA CLARITA - State Assemblyman Jeff Gorell, R-Camarillo, has announced he plans to run for a congressional seat in Ventura County in 2014, a move that could create a ripple effect on the race to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress, as well.
Following a public hearing Tuesday, members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to move forward with plans to purchase and expand the Castaic Library site on Sloan Canyon Road.
SANTA CLARITA - After 10 years and almost 7,000 packages sent to more than 700 service men and women stationed overseas, the Hands and Hearts volunteer group will box up its last shipment at the end of this year.
All the ballots are counted and the results from recent board elections in the Santa Clarita Valley are largely unchanged from what was announced earlier this month.
Hart district officials are looking to shed a problem of rattlesnakes making their way onto school campuses by installing special fencing to keep the creatures out.
Those wishing to weigh in on a county proposal to purchase and expand the Castaic Library can do so during a public hearing at Tuesday's meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
SANTA CLARITA - A Castaic man has been sentenced to probation and ordered to complete a residential treatment program after stabbing his pet cat and dog with a spear last summer, killing both.
More than 10 cases of whooping cough have been reported at Santa Clarita Valley schools in recent weeks, leading officials to revisit the importance of vaccination as a preventive step to ward off the disease.
SANTA CLARITA - Going green has saved the Hart district a bundle in energy costs, according to figures released Wednesday night.
Santa Clarita representatives and federal legislators testified Wednesday before a U.S. Senate sub-committee in the nation's capital in support for the most recent bill that would prevent development of the massive Cemex sand and gravel mine in Soledad Canyon.
SANTA CLARITA - Chet Soule opened the book with practiced precision.
SIMI VALLEY - Some of the biggest players in the United States defense field gathered Saturday to talk over the economic and strategic challenges facing the military and how to ensure the nation's armed forces remain well-prepared and adequately funded through the next decade.
A proposed expansion for the landfill that handles the bulk of the Santa Clarita Valley's garbage failed the pass the smell test with most speakers during a public hearing Thursday night.
While changes to its board elections are on the horizon, the Hart district's superintendent said Thursday that community members do not need to worry about the direction of the district as a whole.
Thanks to California's open primary system, a forum scheduled Friday by a Democratic club in the Antelope Valley will feature a pair of Republican congressional candidates.
The question of whether to approve a controversial billboard deal between the city of Santa Clarita and Metro will be added to the county ballot for the upcoming general election in November, county supervisors decided Tuesday.
Despite a temporary roadblock in the form of limbless reptiles, officials with the county Department of Public Works hope to complete a planned bridge on Highway 126 on schedule.
Over the years, longtime resident and volunteer Harry Bell built deep ties in the Santa Clarita Valley through his history of service.
Some military veterans got a reel treat at Castaic Lake last weekend when trained anglers took them out for a day of fishing, fun and friendly competition in recognition of their service.
County supervisors are expected to vote Tuesday on whether to make around $280,000 in funding available for the purchase of land to be used as a wildlife corridor in the Agua Dulce area.
Whether the city of Santa Clarita can employ a relatively unknown voting system to settle its California Voting Rights Act lawsuit is set to be decided in court.
Newhall claims the lion's share of rabid bats found this year in the Santa Clarita Valley, with the fourth discovered there within the past week.
A 130-year-old photograph signed by a legendary Old West lawman is expected to fetch a fistful of dollars for a Valencia man.
Officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold a series of meetings - two locally - next month to discuss possible routes for the bullet train as it snakes its way through Southern California and potentially through the Santa Clarita Valley.
A Valencia man who worked as a bank teller in the Santa Clarita area faces four felony counts for allegedly stealing more than $24,000 from customers, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will hold a checkpoint Friday night to screen for drivers who may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol or operating their vehicles without a license.
With state officials looking to rein in water use in the midst of California's crippling drought, county supervisors voted Tuesday to put those state regulations in place countywide.