The Santa Clarita City Council moved ahead with plans to increase its open space this week, signaling to the county it is interested in 62 acres of land set to go on the auction block.
LOS ANGELES - After years of planning, months of discussion, more than 2 million mailers, two public hearings and hundreds of public speakers, county supervisors Tuesday voted to send the proposal for a "Clean Water, Clean Beaches" storm water cleanup fee back to the drawing board.
With the deadline to introduce legislation now in the rearview mirror, state representatives for the Santa Clarita Valley have outlined their political goals for the coming year.
About two years after opening in Central Park, the Community Gardens of Santa Clarita are looking to grow yet again, according to city officials.
Once a month, local magicians gather at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley in Newhall to teach children how to turn mundane items like playing cards and rubber bands into arcane illusions.
Close to 300 community members were weighed, measured and screened at the Jo Anne Darcy Library on Saturday during the Canyon Country Community Health Fair.
As supervisors prepare to hold a second public hearing on the county's proposed storm water cleanup fee, a Santa Clarita official said it appears the county fee would be added on top of the existing city fee that serves the same purpose.
Chloride, high-speed rail and gun rights were all topics of discussion during a town hall meeting held Friday by Sen. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, at the Santa Clarita Activities Center.
Even with cloudy skies overhead, hundreds of people turned out for Santa Clarita's inaugural "Art Slam" this week in Newhall.
The family of a 19-year-old Master's College freshman who died during a beach outing last summer has sued the college for wrongful death, according to court documents.
Despite sufficient cash to build a new library in Stevenson Ranch - and the Los Angeles County Library system's determination to do so - plans are stalled as the search for a site continues.
With a unanimous vote Wednesday night, members of the Hart district board selected Ben Rodriguez to serve as the district's chief operations officer.
A small but vocal crowd turned out Wednesday night to hear a presentation about the city of Santa Clarita's plans to construct two new multiuse fields and additional parking spaces at Central Park.
Thirty employees in the Newhall School District and the Saugus Union School District have been put on notice that they may be laid off before the beginning of next school year.
On Tuesday, Santa Clarita city staffers propped an orange "Road Work Ahead" sign against a wall in the multi-purpose room at Fair Oaks Ranch Community School.
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.
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.