SANTA CLARITA - Speed contributed to the death of "Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, local businessman Roger Rodas, investigators have said, but those who work in the area of the crash said Monday speeding cars are commonplace there.
Republican and former state Sen. Tony Strickland has filed paperwork to run in the 25th Congressional District, which encompasses the Santa Clarita Valley and is currently represented by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon.
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.
A bill from state Sen. Fran Pavley aimed at blocking charter schools from locating outside the boundaries of the districts that charter them was approved Wednesday by the state Senate.
Hours of discussion Tuesday led to another delay for a proposed cellular structure in the Santa Clarita Valley - this one in Valencia.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted Tuesday night to approve rate increases for trash-collection services within the city.
Congressional candidate and former state Sen. Tony Strickland has drawn some criticism for a campaign robocall touting his pro-gun views and received by voters the day after a killing rampage in Isla Vista last Friday.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge upheld the environmental review for phase 2 of the planned Newhall Ranch development, handing the developer another victory this year for the mammoth project.
The familiar look and feel of Santa Clarita's annual "Concerts in the Park" will have a familiar sound this year, as city officials have brought back a collection of popular acts to mark the 25th anniversary of the summer performance series.
A state legislator who represents portions of the Santa Clarita Valley has introduced a bill that would make changes to California's charter school law by blocking such schools from locating outside the district that charters them.
Santa Clarita Valley officials are ramping up a public safety campaign to encourage bicyclists, as well as pedestrians and motorists to be safer on the road, according to officials.
A community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday, June 5 in Newhall.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted Wednesday night to tab the new leaders for two of the district's junior high schools.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to purchase property near the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area, a popular hiking, equestrian and filming location in Agua Dulce.
The Santa Clarita Valley Facilities Foundation is winding down after 16 years of work that included development of the Golden Valley High School site.
Armed with rollers, brushes and paint, workers from Allbright 1-800-Painting worked to bring some color into the lives of a Canyon Country family Saturday as part of the company's annual "Paint it Forward" charity event.
An energetic crowd turned out at Central Park Saturday to kick off the annual Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley event to raise money and awareness for cancer research.
A crowd of about 75 friends, well-wishers and Santa Clarita Valley officials packed into William S. Hart Park Friday to praise to one of Santa Clarita's "founding mothers" - Connie Worden-Roberts.