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.
Many of those who are jailed for offenses such as kidnapping, manslaughter and child molestation in Los Angeles County are let free long before their sentences end as a result of overcrowding in local jails - a fact that has led county supervisors to examine alternative ways to house inmates.
SANTA CLARITA - The whir of a dentist drill cut through the warm afternoon air of the cramped mobile building in Saugus.
SANTA CLARITA - The end of the latest legislative session in California was a sprint to the finish line.
SANTA CLARITA - A popular kayaking and paddle-boarding spot on Castaic Lake will be shut down later this month as workers undertake a major project to renovate road and parking areas inside the park, officials announced recently.
Dozens of prospective cheerleaders came together Saturday to learn the ropes from members of the Hart High School squad during the annual Cheer Spirit Day event in the school's gymnasium.
SANTA CLARITA - Walter Lawrence "Larry" Thornton, beloved band teacher at Hart High School for two decades, died earlier this month after a battle with cancer.
SANTA CLARITA - A former Hart district board member who recently resigned due to a potential conflict of interest said Friday he is examining whether he might be able to return to the board.
SANTA CLARITA - The most recent Hart district board member to vacate his seat may still have a claim to it - depending on whether he wants it or not.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.
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.
A collection of Santa Clarita Valley school children had their curiosity piqued this week as two local residents, who both work at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, gave them the scoop on the Curiosity Rover currently roaming the surface of Mars.
A trial date has been set for an Acton man accused of murder in the shooting death of a fellow Acton man following a dispute over a water truck last year, according to an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.