Officials are examining how to overhaul and modernize Los Angeles County's voting system to bring it out of the 1960s and into the 21st century, perhaps eliminating the hurdles that prevented Santa Clarita Valley school districts and a water district from changing their election dates earlier this year.
The city of Santa Clarita has received a needed traffic study for the planned Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences elementary school on Rye Canyon Road, but it will still likely take weeks before the study can be reviewed or approved, according to officials.
What 4-year-old Elijah Greene wanted most for Christmas was a snowman.
Aside from the decorations lining the wall and a tree standing in the corner of the dining hall, Christmas was a fairly typical day at Santa Clarita's homeless shelter in Saugus.
Editor's note: This is the first in an occasional series examining issues that face the Santa Clarita Valley in the year ahead.
SANTA CLARITA - The Saugus Union School District has launched a survey to collect community feedback for a possible future bond measure, according to officials.
Many of the people who walked into the Albertsons grocery store in Saugus Saturday morning were there to buy all the food necessary for a holiday meal.
A checkpoint set up Friday night in Saugus to catch those who may be driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol netted two DUI arrests, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Dominique De Fazio is no stranger to the stage.
The harmonious sounds of Christmas carollers, decked out in Western wear, filled the air as children and their parents lined up eagerly to see Old Saint Nick and Mrs. Claus on Saturday in Agua Dulce.
Carlyn, a local high school senior, began drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana with her friends.
The filing period for April's Santa Clarita City Council election opened Monday, and already eight people have pulled papers to run, according to officials.
Pete Fries knew it was time.
SANTA CLARITA - Two men, decked out in black gear and carrying fake guns, burst into The Learning Center on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons Wednesday, their entrance accompanied by the rattling sounds of gunfire piped in over the room's sound system.
The Newhall School District is seeking donations from parents and community members to move closer to its goal of providing a musical instrument for each of its students.
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.
Officials are investigating what led a small plane to crash in Agua Dulce, downing power lines in the area and sending two people to the hospital.
A small plane crashed into brush-covered terrain in Agua Dulce on Friday, seriously injuring its two occupants and knocking down power lines.
Wrestling is set to make its way back into the Hart district, after members of the district board voted this week to adopt wrestling as a self-sustaining interscholastic sport.
A Santa Clarita Valley resident has filed a lawsuit against a former political candidate, alleging the candidate made illegal robocalls to his cellphone.
County supervisors voted Tuesday to move forward with a contract that would provide more than $160,000 to the organization that runs the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, money the center will use to provide care management services, according to officials.
Hart district officials have pushed back the projected opening date for long-awaited Castaic High School another year as they work to get necessary permits.
In an event that was equal parts graduation ceremony and birthday party, families gathered Saturday at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital for the neonatal intensive care unit's two-year reunion.
Santa Clarita City Council members decided Tuesday to move forward with the proposed $191.5 million budget city budget for the next fiscal year and schedule it for adoption later this month.