In a recent study performed by HF& H Consultants LLC of Newport Beach, the city of Santa Clarita was shown to have the lowest commercial waste collection services among Los Angeles County's 88 cities, with a rate of $67.04 per month for weekly three cubic yard bin collection service.
Santa Clarita's Democratic Alliance for Action (DAA) will host a January meeting on Thursday, Jan. 28 starting at 7 p.m. at Vincenzo's Pizza, 24504 1/2 Lyons Ave., Newhall 91321.
Margaret Mead, a much-loved conservationist, once said: "Never doubt that a few committed individuals can change the world.
Lisa Smith, a wife, mother, daughter, sister, cousin, neighbor and wonderful friend to so many here in the Saugus and Valencia communities, passed away recently with her loving family at her side.
Newhall School District will join the federally funded Race to the Top program following a 4-1 vote by board members Wednesday.
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At the stroke of midnight, The Phantom of the Opera appeared among the masked revelers and the ghosts of theater past as they toasted the New Year in grand style at the fourth annual Carnivale di Venezia at the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall.
This is not a letter to make front-page news, but it's from a very proud mother, father, grandmother and grandfather.
We now enter the fifth season of the year - tax season. The New Year has started and Uncle Sam wants you to settle up your taxes for last year.
The fifth annual Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival will entertain families at the Repertory East Playhouse in Old Town Newhall, starting on Friday, Jan. 8, and running through Sunday, Jan. 10.
SACRAMENTO - California State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) responded to today's State of the State address given by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger:
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host their next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
SACRAMENTO - California Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement today after Governor Schwarzenegger presented his annual State of the State address to the Legislature:
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) has joined Democrats and Republicans in passing bipartisan education reforms that will make California more competitive to receive up to $700 million in "Race to the Top" funds, calling the plan an important step forward that will empower parents and help the state improve its failing schools.
"Last night's bipartisan vote is a victory for parents, students, and taxpayers who want to improve the quality of our public schools," said Smyth. "This legislation makes California more competitive for Race to the Top dollars and allows us to continue working closely with the Obama ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge has blocked a marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles and ordered organizers to shut down their business.
In observance of Labor Day, public school and public services such as U.S. mail and government and court offices will be shut down Monday.
Editor's note: The following story corrects an earlier version posted Aug. 23 that incorrectly said what the 'ice bucket challenge' money would be used for. All proceeds from the ice bucket challenge for Cary Dermer went to the ALS Association.
SAN RAMON, Mexico (AP) - The lumbering freight train known as "The Beast," a key part of the route for migrants heading north to the United States, rolled to an abrupt, unscheduled stop in the black of midnight.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California is on the verge of regulating groundwater for the first time under legislation headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A woman in her 90s and a man in his 70s died after fire burned a condominium building in Encino, fire officials said Friday.
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SACRAMENTO (AP) - Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - High surf generated by a former hurricane in the eastern Pacific rolled onto Southern California beaches again Thursday, showing signs of diminishing but still bringing warnings of possible property damage and dangerous rip currents.
DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) - The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.