The buzz phrase among local water officials these days is "20 by 2020."
A library for Stevenson Ranch, a new boat ramp for Castaic, a half-dozen new fire stations for the Santa Clarita Valley and a new courthouse - possibly at Castaic Junction - were among the projects outlined Wednesday by Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich at a luncheon attended by many local community leaders.
The public is expected to weigh in today on plans to develop three dozen industrial lots on what was once the chosen site for a Castaic high school.
State Sen. Tony Strickland, R-Moorpark, wants to make state agencies such as the regional water board accountable to the people.
Burglary-squad detectives are still looking for the man suspected of stealing a truck and sparking an all-day standoff in Newhall on Wednesday.
The city bus pulled up in front of 10 black barrels set evenly apart along two straight lines.
High-speed trains zipping in and out of the Santa Clarita Valley would be a boon to the people who live and work here, chamber leaders say.
Despite unified pleas from local residents to keep the Santa Clarita Valley within the same state elective district, early reports indicate the commission drawing new lines for Assembly and state Senate districts which may split up the valley.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors in Sacramento approved a recommendation Thursday to prepare a conceptual study that would examine the possibility of a Grapevine-alignment alternative route which would follow Interstate 5 - and possibly have a station in the Santa Clarita Valley after all.
The California High Speed Rail Authority board will consider today studying a Grapevine-alignment alternate route, which would bring the multibillion-dollar train down the Grapevine and through the Santa Clarita Valley, with a possible station located in the vicinity, too.
Former state Sen. George Runner, R-Antelope Valley, says now that he's been elected to one of the state's tax boards, he enjoys fighting for taxpayers involved in disputes with the government.
LANCASTER - State commissioners working to redraw California's electoral map asked local residents Sunday, the second day of their information-gathering tour, to describe the Santa Clarita Valley's growth.
SAN FERNANDO - Santa Clarita Valley residents described their community as the "orphan" no one is talking about - or even thinking about - to the California Redistricting Commission on Saturday during the first of two meetings set to gather local input from the region.
Brothers Christopher and Ralph Rosas, both of Canyon Country, were found guilty of murder this week for stabbing and bludgeoning to death Chris Rosas' business partner inside the Canyon Country bar they owned together.
Santa Clarita Valley residents live next to the nation's dirtiest air polluter, according to the American Lung Association in its annual report on air quality.
Acts of vandalism and a fire believed to be deliberately set at Castaic Middle School over the weekend are currently being investigated by local sheriff's detectives, school and sheriff officials said.
A sobriety checkpoint set up in Canyon Country by the California Highway Patrol Friday night resulted in one arrest and four misdemeanor citations, a CHP spokesman said.
Local sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who allegedly punched a woman, pulled her by the hair, "stomped" on her and threw her dog, according to a report filed by the deputy who responded to the attack.
They roared with excitement at the race track Sunday as scores of young drivers competed for trophies.
At first, it seemed someone may have confused the converted mailbox in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station with the Valencia Library book drop-off bin around the corner.
Diehard cyclist Mike Rose bicycled across America to see his cousin in the Santa Clarita Valley - and now that the visit's almost over he's going back home, cycling across America again.
The mother of a 2-year-old girl missing more than two months in an apparent abduction by the girl's father said she's worried new information about the case might prompt him to hurt her.
Children texting, "sexting" and otherwise communicating via handheld device should be encouraged to talk, listen and engage in face-to-face, real-time dialogue with their parents, a local psychotherapist said Wednesday.