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.
What makes good art and what makes that art fit into Santa Clarita?
More than 30 youngsters strapped on helmets, slipped on gloves and picked up sticks to take part in a free lacrosse clinic Saturday afternoon in West Creek Park.
The state has outlined a series of preliminary guidelines on how to regulate the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The final guidelines are slated to take effect in 2015.
A Santa Clarita City Council member touched off a tiff this week with a suggestion that some citizens are concerned about the security of ballots cast in city elections and that the city should beef up its security for those ballots as a result.
SANTA CLARITA - The discovery of a number of silvery legless lizards in Castaic has slowed construction work on Highway 126 to a crawl, officials said this week.
SANTA CLARITA - Following a line of public speakers demanding an apology from City Councilman Frank Ferry, Mayor Bob Kellar apologized Tuesday night for the councilman calling a citizen "poison" and "toxic."
Santa Clarita City Council members voted in closed session Tuesday to reject a claim by Councilman TimBen Boydston where he alleged the city's tiered health benefit system was not properly adopted and caused him to lose out on almost $10,000 in compensation.
Santa Clarita Valley residents tired of taking a trek to Los Angeles or the San Fernando Valley for their shopping needs will soon be able to head north for an alternative.
Hart district officials are working to recoup credits from Southern California Edison for excess solar power the district has generated, a move an analyst estimates could be worth tens of thousands of dollars for the district.
SANTA CLARITA - In front of a crowd of hundreds Saturday night, Santa Clarita city officials lit up downtown Newhall to celebrate the holiday season.
The man who has served as the de facto chief of police for the Santa Clarita Valley since 2010 has announced he plans to retire next year, officials confirmed Friday.
Turnout for Tuesday's elections in the Santa Clarita Valley was fairly typical for off-year elections.
SANTA CLARITA - It wasn't quite Christmas in July, but thanks to the local Assistance League the holiday spirit came early for thousands of Santa Clarita Valley students this year.
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Following discussion on the role and form of art locally, Santa Clarita City Council members and Arts Commissioners gave the nod this week to moving forward with a master plan to take an overarching look at art in the community.
In addition to funding for capital improvements and services, the proposed Santa Clarita city budget includes funding for a number of new positions, city officials said this week.
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.