LANCASTER - The possibility of a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit was the center of a town hall discussion in Lancaster Tuesday night, where residents and members of a city committee discussed ways to avoid the kind of litigation that has been filed against both the city of Palmdale and the city of Santa Clarita.
After four separate petitions, three appeals to the county and months of sometimes-contentious rhetoric, the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences was dealt another blow Tuesday to its plan to open an elementary school within the boundaries of the Saugus Union School District.
Santa Clarita was ranked in the middle of the pack in a fiscal health review of cities in Los Angeles County, but a city official said the methodology for the report does not provide a complete picture of Santa Clarita's financial state.
Hundreds of people from inside and outside the Santa Clarita Valley turned out Saturday afternoon to check out a collection of more than 100 import cars and raise money for the local YMCA.
Most members of the Hart high school district class of 2013 believe they were well prepared for life after high school, and many plan to attend community college this year, according to the results of a survey of graduating seniors released last week.
Summer still has seven weeks to go, but for public school students in the Santa Clarita Valley, summer vacation is over next week. It's back-to-school time in all five districts that serve kindergarten through 12th grades.
A 14-year-old Santa Clarita Valley girl who went missing earlier this week was found Friday evening, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
The planned opening date for the Einstein Academy elementary school in the Santa Clarita Valley will be delayed as school officials seek proper permits to resume construction, according to a post on the school's website.
A Valencia man who created a local and national buzz last year for allegedly threatening children in an online chat room received probation after pleading no contest today to one felony count of possessing an assault weapon, said a spokeswoman from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
Valencia resident Bruce Fox has decided to withdraw his candidacy for the Saugus Union School District board, citing uncertainty around a potential new job.
Santa Clarita city officials have ordered construction work halted on the long-awaited Santa Clarita Valley elementary school for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences, saying the school failed to obtain necessary permits.
County supervisors have agreed to add $1 million to the money set aside last year to complete a modern spay and neuter center at the Castaic Animal Care Center.
The fifth rabid bat of 2013 has been found in the Santa Clarita Valley, Los Angeles County health department officials confirmed Wednesday.
Around 70 people turned out to discuss, debate and learn about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, during a town hall meeting sponsored by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, Tuesday night at the Santa Clarita Activities Center.
Chester "Chet" Wilcox knows what it's like to lose everything.
The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta is not sustainable in its current state, and the Bay Delta Conservation Plan is a viable option to ensure the continuing availability of a large portion of the Santa Clarita Valley's water supply, an expert said Friday.
Another rabid bat has turned up locally, this one in Canyon Country, bringing the total found year-to-date in the Santa Clarita Valley to five.
Instead of waiting for a law firm to draw a line in the sand, members of the Hart district governing board voted this week to draw some lines of their own and move forward with splitting the Santa Clarita Valley's largest school district into separate voting districts.
The fundraising gap between two Republicans duking it out to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress has continued to grow, financial filings show, with one candidate raising more than $1 million more than his opponent over the life of the campaign.
Another Santa Clarita Valley school district plans to move to district-based elections after Hart district board members voted Wednesday night to move toward changing their election system.
Sixteen candidates will be interviewed Friday to determine who will fill the vacant seat on the Saugus Union School District board.
A damaged insulator and visible signs of arcing on a power line conductor found near where the Powerhouse Fire started are among the reasons the blaze was determined to be caused by power lines, according to a report released Tuesday.
The Santa Clarita City Council has endorsed a federal resolution that could improve services in the Angeles National Forest and aid in the battle to keep the Cemex mine out of the northeast Santa Clarita Valley.
Two people who were on the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Monday when a tree fell across its tracks have sued the park.
Faced with a small number of applicants for openings on several city commissions, Santa Clarita City Council members decided this week to extend the application process with the hope of attracting more candidate interest.
Santa Clarita City Council members took a stand this week to oppose a bill working its way through the state Legislature that would provide paid sick days to employees in California who work for 30 or more days in a calendar year.
The Santa Clarita City Council voted this week to ask the county for a "Measure S" or "Measure SC" designation on the November ballot for the controversial billboard referendum.
More than 100 people turned out Saturday for a series of performances at the inaugural Americana FolkFest at Rivendale Park in Towsley Canyon.
County supervisors signed off this week on a necessary step for the Saugus Union School District to move forward with a potential bond measure.
More than a month of ballot-counting since June's primary election did not result in any surprise switches or close calls, as the results reported from Election Day have largely held steady, according to results from the California Secretary of State's office.