Polynesian Mobile Home Park resident Betty Jepsen, 70, rolled into City Hall on Wednesday night hoping for a final decision on a possible $200 rent hike that she said she wouldn't be able to pay.
In the fundraising run-up to Santa Clarita's City Council election in April, the three incumbents are more than $10,000 ahead of all but one challenger, according to figures released this week.
The city of Santa Clarita is looking to make cuts from its 2010-2011 budget to avoid an $817,000 deficit, City Manager Ken Pulskamp said Tuesday night.
A proposed $200 rent hike for the low-income residents of Polynesian Mobile Home Park is about eight times more than is necessary, consultants hired by Santa Clarita said in a recent report.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is seeking city approval to subdivide 21 acres on its property - a preliminary step before building a new parking structure and office building, hospital officials said.
Santa Clarita is spending up to $30,000 for a report to determine the possibility of building a conference center in the city.
Two teenagers received serious injuries to their faces and heads after their car crashed into a telephone pole in Newhall on Tuesday afternoon, sheriff's officials said.
Santa Clarita city officials approved plans for a $32 million out-patient medical facility in Canyon Country that would provide easier access to medical services for residents on the east side of the Santa Clarita Valley when it is completed sometime in 2013.
In the hours leading up to Tuesday night's Santa Clarita City Council meeting, the outside of City Hall was turned into an emotional powder keg as Minutemen groups and immigrant support groups clashed - a culmination after more than a week's worth of controversy over Councilman Bob Kellar's comments at an anti-illegal immigration rally.
Two men - including a possible Canyon High School student - were in critical condition after their car crashed into a power pole on Sierra Highway in Newhall on Tuesday afternoon, officials said.
In the wake of Councilman Bob Kellar's controversial speech at a rally against illegal immigration last week, some groups and candidates for Santa Clarita City Council plan to protest or support him at Tuesday night's council meeting.
The Santa Clarita City Council will decide Tuesday on projects that could save millions of gallons of sprinkler water - and hundreds of thousands of dollars - and pump thousands more gallons to the Newhall Library construction site.
A Santa Clarita city councilman's fiery speech at a rally against illegal immigration has drawn praise and criticism from those on either side of one of the most divisive issues in national politics.
Joshuah Gilman, 9, woke up to go to school about two weeks ago. Something was different that morning. The autistic boy's father wasn't there like he normally was, urging him to get ready for class. Joshuah thought his dad was just sleeping in. An hour went by, and he finally walked into his father's bedroom. "His skin looked ugly," Joshuah said. "His eyes were closed. His lips were black. "It was very scary. I was all ...
About 70 people grilled three City Council candidates Wednesday night and listened to their plans for Santa Clarita.