Chester "Chet" Wilcox knows what it's like to lose everything. For years he lived in a trailer in Lake Hughes, renting a modest chunk of land in the small, tight-knit community. It may not have been much, but it was home for the Navy veteran. But then the Powerhouse Fire came. In an instant the place he called home, and the life he had built for himself there, was gone as the fast-moving wildfire roared ...
With three agencies in the Santa Clarita Valley facing California Voting Rights Act lawsuits, new attention is being paid to the wording of a law that was passed more than a decade ago.
The steady stream of Santa Clarita Valley incumbents seeking re-election to their board seats in November has continued over the past week, but some new faces are starting to make their intent to run known.
Four people were injured Saturday afternoon when a car crashed into a house in Canyon County, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
It was 2007 when the members of the Magno family saw their lives turn upside down. That's when one of the family's children, Brittany, was diagnosed with brain cancer. Her parents, Cheryl and Elm Magno, had to take long periods of time off of work to care for her. "Our two-income family turned into, at best, a one-income family," Elm Magno said Saturday. "Financially, times got tough." During the difficult months and years that followed, ...
State Sen. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, told about 30 Santa Clarita Valley residents that he's not in favor of creating districts throughout local municipalities to satisfy recent lawsuits over the California Voting Rights Act.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ruled against the city of Palmdale in a Voting Rights Act lawsuit alleging the city's at-large method of electing City Council members dilutes the ability of minority residents to elect candidates of their choice.
On a busy street corner in Valencia one man stood alone, holding aloft a large yellow sign, occasionally smiling in appreciation as drivers honked in support or flashed him a thumbs-up.
Agua Dulce resident Brandon Cangiano scans his eyes over the Santa Clarita Valley from his cockpit.
With time growing short to open its new elementary charter school in time for the fall, Einstein Academy officials have filed paperwork with the state saying they will locate a primary school and may locate a secondary school within the boundaries of the Castaic and Hart school districts.
Stevenson Ranch resident Gary E. Condie has resigned from the Hart district's Facilities Foundation after 15 years of service, he said Tuesday.
More than a year remains until voters will return to the polls to elect a member of Congress to represent the Santa Clarita Valley, but the two men who duked it out in last year's race already appear to be taking steps toward a rematch.
It's been almost a year since the Asmarians had their lives turned upside down. Almost a year since the family was torn up by the roots, forced to flee their home as violence and chaos reigned around them. Almost a year since the family members first arrived in the Santa Clarita Valley, where day by day the hope of a quick return to their home in Syria was replaced by the sinking suspicion that they ...
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College of the Canyons' Summer Institute wrapped up a session for junior high school students Friday as the annual summer-camp-style program again offers youngsters a chance to explore different career paths.
Santa Clarita's "Art Slam" series in Newhall saw uneven attendance this year, but a city official says he thinks lessons learned from the first year of programs will help make them more consistently popular next year.
College of the Canyons is one of six community colleges authorized to launch a pilot program to expand course offerings and potentially charge higher fees for classes. (Gov. Jerry Brown) has signed Assembly Bill 955, which allows six community colleges - COC, Crafton Hills College, Long Beach City College, Oxnard College, Pasadena City College and Solano Community College - to offer extension programs for credit. Extension programs allow classes offered at other educational institutions to ...
SANTA CLARITA - Want to try out for a role as an extra in an upcoming Disney film? Then lace up your shoes and get ready for your closeup.
SANTA CLARITA - Come Thursday, it will be time once again to drop, cover and hold on during the annual event meant to increase awareness of what to do when an earthquake strikes.
About 300 people turned out Saturday to learn more about sustainability during an event held at College of the Canyons.
Common ground was the name of the game for two incumbents running for re-election to the Newhall County Water District board that took part in a Saturday forum held by local media outlets at the SCVTV studio in Newhall.
While Hart district officials work to begin construction on the long-awaited Castaic High School, a citizens' group in the area still has a petition regarding the project pending in Superior Court.
SANTA CLARITA - A Castaic man faces six felony charges after allegedly plotting to kidnap his child from a house in Canyon Country, an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Friday.
SANTA CLARITA - Citing recent talks between Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican Congressional leaders, Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Friday he is hopeful the federal government can reopen as soon as Sunday or Monday, ending a shutdown about to head into its third week.
SANTA CLARITA - A man estranged from his family was arrested this week on suspicion of trying to kidnap his child from a Canyon Country home, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Newhall man released from jail early as a result of California's state prison realignment was arrested Thursday on suspicion of possessing drugs for sale, officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - At least one person was injured and a portion of the road was shut down after a car flipped over on Valencia Boulevard near McBean Parkway earlier today.
Organizers of events meant to dispose of old or obsolete electronics were told their low-tech method of getting the word out - banners hung streetside - violates Santa Clarita's sign ordinance.
Cloudy skies overhead finally meant some rainfall for the Santa Clarita Valley on Wednesday, with some areas receiving more than a tenth of an inch of precipitation, according to the National Weather Service.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night for a fund transfer to address the fact that money from the city's Open Space Preservation District fund was improperly used in the purchase of land in the Soledad Canyon area.