Valentine's Day came early to the Newhall Library on Saturday, as local residents gathered to make cards in support of troops stationed overseas as part of the "Hearts for Heroes" project.
One remaining unresolved element in the decade-in-the-making Santa Clarita Valley master plan for development could place large swaths of land under strict new development guidelines.
Health-industry professionals from around the Santa Clarita Valley gathered at the Valencia Industrial Center on Saturday to kick off a two-day festival promoting community wellness, fitness and awareness.
Valencia Water Co.'s takeover by another water company is on hold at least temporarily because the right paperwork wasn't filed, a state official ruled this week.
Santa Clarita's newest fire station officially opened for business with a flag-raising ceremony Friday morning.
Seven California Republicans, including one local representative, have signed on to sponsor a bill that would allow school employees to be designated "school marshals," giving them the ability to carry firearms on school grounds.
An ACLU report that claims school districts across the state - including Hart - aren't providing adequate English-language training is based on incomplete and inaccurate numbers, district officials said this week.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will hold a checkpoint within city limits on Feb. 8 to screen drivers who may be unlicensed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Law enforcement, medical and fire officials are currently locked in a bloody battle for donation dominance.
Sheriff's Department emergency response time is slower in unincorporated areas than in contract cities, a situation brought on, in part, by budget cuts that totaled more than $360 million in the last three years, officials say.
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority will conduct its biennial head count of the county's homeless population this week, culminating in a Thursday visit to the Santa Clarita Valley.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to give support to California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein's proposed assault weapons ban.
Members of Santa Clarita's special-needs hockey team took to the ice Saturday, first for a team fundraiser and then for their first-ever game.
The William S. Hart Union High School District hopes to have a name selected for the Castaic-area high school in the next few months.
While Gov. Jerry Brown has said his proposed budget will be a statewide boon for education, local district officials are still unsure whether they will be winners or losers should his proposal go into effect.
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."