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.
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.
A proposal to eliminate 118 billboards on 62 structures throughout Santa Clarita in exchange for three electronic ones on Santa Clarita Valley freeways was blasted by some council candidates Thursday who likened the proposed electronic replacements to those in Sin City.
A Burbank man charged with two counts of murder following a wrong-way crash on State Route 14 that left two people dead in June has been ordered to stand trial, according to a spokesman from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
A new exhibit aimed at putting a face on the homeless population in the Santa Clarita Valley will go on display beginning Saturday at the Valencia Library.
Two high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District stand to lose decades of combined experience after this school year as two seasoned principals prepare to retire.
Unlike some recent semesters, when College of the Canyons officials scrambled to offer new courses for surging enrollment, the spring semester that began Feb. 10 still has openings available for students to take classes.
With Santa Clarita's current contract for red light cameras up for review this year, city officials say the program has had a marked effect on roadway safety.
Valencia resident Jennifer Calderon was in the process of giving life when she came face-to-face with death.
A 20-year-old man was seriously injured Friday afternoon in a traffic collision in Valencia, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
A camel escaped its pen in Acton on Friday and chased some residents, biting one in the head before it was recaptured and transported to an animal care facility in Lancaster.
Californians may pay less in state fuel taxes in the coming fiscal year, but that doesn't necessarily mean less pain at the pump come summertime, according to officials.
The state Attorney General's office has given the Saugus Union School District the green light to move ahead with proceedings that could officially remove Stephen Winkler from the board.
For Santa Clarita Valley resident Alfred Santos Jr., the journey to becoming postmaster of Los Angeles began largely by chance.