The importance of promoting business and economic growth was a main topic discussed by four candidates running to represent the 36th Assembly District during a forum put on by Santa Clarita Valley media outlets last weekend.
The intrigue of an open seat and a guaranteed new council member apparently didn't translate to increased voter interest, as voter participation in Tuesday's Santa Clarita City Council election was lower than the last election in 2012, according to numbers released by the city this week.
The race for the Santa Clarita City Council seat formerly occupied by Frank Ferry is expected to be decided Tuesday - a week after the election was held.
Thousands of people were schooled on how to reduce their impact on the environment during Santa Clarita's annual Earth Arbor Day at Central Park on Saturday.
As election returns rolled in during last Tuesday's challenger-heavy Santa Clarita City Council race, a pattern emerged: The two incumbents were comfortably out front, and a pack of two to five challengers was clumped behind them in a race for the third seat so close that its results won't be known, at the earliest, until the last ballot is counted this Tuesday.
Gasoline prices in California have crept upward in recent weeks, but national analysts say a summertime spike may not be on the road ahead for drivers.
With more than 900 ballots still uncounted following Tuesday's Santa Clarita City Council election, the new face on the council was undetermined Wednesday and could remain so until next Tuesday, city officials said Wednesday.
Up to five candidates were still jockeying for a third seat on the Santa Clarita City Council on Wednesday - and they're not likely to learn the results of the election until next Tuesday.
Santa Clarita voters returned two incumbents to office Tuesday following a long-fought City Council race, but the third seat's new occupant remained uncertain late into the night of ballot-counting, according to unofficial results from the city.
With new, technologically demanding standardized tests on the horizon, Santa Clarita Valley school districts have worked for months, or even years, to prepare their technology infrastructures, teachers and students for the shift, officials said last week.
Working to restore public trust was among the top priorities stated Saturday by a selection of the candidates running to be the new sheriff of Los Angeles County.
With longtime Santa Clarita Valley Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, set to depart this year from the seat he has held for more than two decades, three men made their cases to succeed him during a candidate forum Saturday.
Some candidates for Santa Clarita City Council may have improperly used the city seal on campaign mailers that were sent out to members of the public.
Two reputed gang members convicted of robbing a bank in Canyon Country before leading police on a wild chase down Los Angeles freeways to downtown, where they tossed money from their fleeing car, were sentenced Friday to lengthy prison terms.
New regulations set to go in effect this fall at College of the Canyons and all state community colleges means it's more important than ever for prospective students to get an early start on registration, an official said Thursday.
City officials painted a rosy picture of Santa Clarita's projected budget for the next fiscal year during a meeting Tuesday night, calling it balanced and conservative while also containing funding for a variety of needed projects around the city.
While legislative options to resolve the longstanding Cemex mine issue remain ongoing, two Santa Clarita Valley representatives are urging local Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to try a different tactic to halt the mine.
Santa Clarita City Council members and city commissioners will meet Tuesday for a joint study session to discuss the state of the city's budget.
After a month of signature-gathering, blocking and more than a few arrests, Monday marks the deadline that a billboard referendum petition must be turned in to the Santa Clarita City Clerk's office.
A bill from a Santa Clarita Valley legislator that would ensure emergency responders have access to an "antidote" that can help reverse some of the effects of heroin and prescription pill overdoses is currently making its way through the state Senate.
In a bid to avoid a lawsuit and increase voter involvement, Santa Clarita has agreed to change its city elections to November starting in 2016. But the change could cause additional wrinkles in the voting process, according to a county elections official.
Several high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District received national rankings this year, according to U.S. News and World Report.
The city of Santa Clarita added more than 4,000 residents from January 2013 to January of this year and remains the third-largest city in Los Angeles County, according to state figures unveiled this week.
Approximately 300 people gathered early Thursday morning for the annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast - an event that included time for both reflection and prayer and laughter from a keynote address by a man dubbed by some as "God's Comic."
Four local schools in three Santa Clarita Valley school districts are among those that have been named as California Distinguished Schools, state officials announced Wednesday.
Three people were arrested during a home probation check at a Canyon Country residence, including one on suspicion of elder abuse, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Wednesday.
Now that two upcoming vacancies have been filled in the high school leadership of the William S. Hart Union High School District, new principals must be hired in the junior high school ranks.
The Powerhouse Fire that scorched dozens of homes and charred more than 30,000 acres last summer got its name from the fact that it started near one of the powerhouses run by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in the Angeles National Forest.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted this week to support a bill from Santa Clarita Valley Assemblyman Scott Wilk that would inject an additional level of scientific review into the laws that govern pollution limitations in discharged water.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station sought the public's assistance Thursday in identifying a woman believed to be involved in a wallet theft from a Valencia store.