Longtime William S. Hart Union High School District board member Gloria Mercado-Fortine announced Wednesday that she plans to seek a seat on the Santa Clarita City Council in 2014.
Most criminals turned over to Los Angeles County by the state are classified high- or very-high-risk offenders, a far cry from projections made before the transfer occurred, a county official said Tuesday.
With the long-proposed Castaic high school project moving closer to reality, the William S. Hart Union High School District board will now look to answer the age-old question: What's in a name?
Exuberant dancers gyrated to drum beats in the Santa Clarita Valley recently as the Kalakeke Pacific Island Dance Company hosted its second Tahitian dance competition.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will hear two updates related to the ongoing public safety realignment process during their meeting Tuesday.
Andrew Samson and Christian Brannon, childhood friends who live on the same street in Valencia, spent countless hours over the past several weeks building a trebuchet in Brannon's backyard.
Hundreds of people cried, laughed and did a bit of both at the same time during Saturday morning's memorial service celebrating the life of Sarah Alarid, whose body was found Jan. 9 after an extensive search.
Deputies in the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested one person for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during a checkpoint Friday night.
Newhall Land Development Inc. has failed in its bid to remove the judge who ruled that Newhall Ranch needs further environmental review.
Valencia Water Company customers will see their rates increase by at least 11 percent in 2014 under a proposal submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission.
Local school officials are eyeing curriculum changes that will take the focus away from memorization and place it on analysis and application.
Several hundred Valencia High School students came face-to-face with the dangers of texting while driving on Thursday.
A small brush fire in Canyon Country near Soledad Canyon Road and Stone Crest Drive charred about one acre before being extinguished this morning, a fire official confirmed.
Several local districts have revamped their safety procedures in the aftermath of December's shooting that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission have voted to move forward with two planned cellular communications projects in the city.
A Castaic man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and attempted homicide was in custody Tuesday after local sheriff's deputies arrested him following a brief pursuit.
County supervisors put a temporary hold Tuesday on a proposal to build a new downtown Los Angeles jail - with a price tag of almost $1 billion.
More theaters, additional restaurants and open-air art galleries are all possibilities in the goal of turning downtown Newhall into Santa Clarita's arts and entertainment capital, according to members of the city's Arts Commission.
On Tuesday, the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences is scheduled to begin its fourth attempt to win a charter for an elementary school from the Saugus Union School District.
The 2014 Santa Clarita City Council race got even more crowded Saturday when former Congressional candidate Dante Acosta and longtime Canyon Country Advisory Committee Chair Alan Ferdman announced their intentions to run.
Megan Mestas can still remember her first meeting as a member of the Hart district governing board.
Firefighters quickly doused an apartment fire that broke out in a second-story unit on the 18000 block of Saratoga Way in Canyon Country early this morning.
Add local resident Dante Acosta to the ever-growing list of candidates for Santa Clarita City Council.
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The Santa Clarita City Council race got even more crowded Saturday when longtime Canyon Country Advisory Committee Chair Alan Ferdman announced his intent to run.
Dozens of people sought information on the city's proposed $2 million traffic roundabout during a two-hour public open house Thursday night in Newhall.
Members of the Castaic Union School District board have named the seven people who will serve on the Measure QS Citizens Oversight Committee.
The Santa Clarita City Council moved ahead with plans to increase its open space this week, signaling to the county it is interested in 62 acres of land set to go on the auction block.
LOS ANGELES - After years of planning, months of discussion, more than 2 million mailers, two public hearings and hundreds of public speakers, county supervisors Tuesday voted to send the proposal for a "Clean Water, Clean Beaches" storm water cleanup fee back to the drawing board.
With the deadline to introduce legislation now in the rearview mirror, state representatives for the Santa Clarita Valley have outlined their political goals for the coming year.