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.
Eyeing a potential spot on the November election ballot, officials in the Saugus Union School District are seeking approval from Los Angeles County to take a step toward a possible bond measure.An item on Tuesday's agenda for the Los Angeles County board of Supervisors is to authorize the district to proceed with the formation of a School Facilities Improvement District "within its boundaries for the authorization and issuance of bonds," according to the agenda.
The recently approved William S. Hart Union High School District budget includes funding for additional hiring, according to officials.
Using donated materials, workers Saturday installed a new driveway at a Canyon Country house where Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley provides services to those who are homeless.
Santa Clarita city officials are preparing to initiate proceedings aimed at cleaning up, or tearing down, a structure that used to house The Greens in Valencia, citing the derelict property's effects on the surrounding area.
The Saugus school board seat that used to be held by Stephen Winkler will be filled by appointment, board members decided this week.
A Stevenson Ranch woman accused of striking and fatally injuring a motorcyclist in August has pleaded no contest to one felony count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, according to a spokeswoman with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
A Newhall man was sentenced to more than a decade in state prison after pleading no contest this week to a charge of attempted murder.
The Santa Clarita Valley's representatives in the state Legislature split along party lines in a recent effort to petition Congress to hold a constitutional convention regarding the controversial Citizens United Supreme Court case.
Come November, Santa Clarita voters will take to the polls for the city's first-ever public referendum - in this case to decide the future of a controversial billboard ordinance.
Santa Clarita City Council members gave final approval Tuesday night to a $191.5 million city budget for the next fiscal year, with money set aside to help address the city's aging infrastructure and fund a series of capital projects.
Ruling in favor of the Saugus Union School District, a judge has determined that ousted school board member Stephen Winkler is not eligible to hold his seat, district officials said Tuesday.
Faced with the possibility of a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit, members of the Castaic Union School District board will discuss whether to change the district's at-large system for electing board members during a meeting Monday night.
Santa Clarita City Council members will discuss whether to repeal a controversial billboard ordinance or put the matter to a public vote during their meeting Tuesday.
Citing financial concerns, Los Angeles County education officials in recent weeks have put on hold approval of some charter schools previously OK'd by the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District.
About 130 young football players turned out Saturday to learn the ropes from a collection of professionals during a football camp conducted by Valencia High School graduate and current New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen.