A half-cent sales tax to improve transportation in Los Angeles County was among the measures approved by voters on Election Day.
"Cautiously optimistic" is how one school board member described his feelings after vote totals on Measure CF were announced Wednesday.
It's official - the Hart district's $300 million school bond measure passed with more than the minimum 55 percent of votes needed.
When it came to predicting a split vote on Proposition 8, the street corners of Santa Clarita said it all.
A day after the election, the Senate race between Democrat Hannah-Beth Jackson and Republican Tony Strickland for the 19th District remained heatedly undecided.
The auditorium at Newhall Elementary School, built in the 1940s and once used by William S. Hart to screen western movies, has been long underused because it is far from being a viable performance space.
Jeremiah Lasater sent a poignant message in the time it took to pull a trigger. Jeremiah's dad heard the message and vows to spread it the rest of his life. "He was saying, 'Dad, I'm tired of this. This needs to stop,'" said Jeff Lasater, Jeremiah's father. Jeremiah didn't utter those words. His actions spoke for him, Jeff said. Jeremiah, a 14-year-old freshman, shot himself in a bathroom at Vasquez High School Oct. 20. The ...
UPDATED 2:40 p.m. Wednesday: With 99.5 percent of 25,423 California precints reporting, Proposition 8, the measure to ban gay marriage in California, was leading with nearly 52 percent of the vote early Wednesday afternoon. The vote stands at 5,358,816 yes votes (52.5 percent) and 4,866,840 no votes (47.5 percent). The measure drew attention in Santa Clarita like no other statewide proposition, spilling onto the streets as protesters pro and con staged rallies almost nightly. The campaigns ...
California Highway Patrol officers nabbed 32 drunk drivers during the Labor Day weekend, officer John Lutz said. There were no fatalities on local roads, he said.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors appointed Dean Efstathiou to the local water agency board Tuesday.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives will soon be moving into some new digs since the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a request for 9,500 square-feet in additional office space Tuesday.
A local Republican committee tabled motions to support - and not to support - the Hart district's $300-million bond measure on the Nov. 4 ballot.
It rolls on three wheels, seats two people and peers through the night with three headlights. The bed of the white "Xebra" electric truck doesn't contain any security equipment, just the 12 lead-acid batteries that keep the vehicle moving. It runs solely on electricity and it's Maxwell Security's way of saving money on gasoline and helping the environment. For the past two months, the private security company hummed through the blacktop jungles of the Santa ...
Lee Jennings is healing her community and honoring soldiers one brick at a time. The Military Commemorative Mound was designed to honor United States soldiers, Jennings said. The effort to build the mound went well beyond just honoring troops and pulled people from all parts of the community together, she said "I wanted to see some kind of dedication or tribute to servicemen," she said. The Agua Dulce Civic Association put togther the plan for ...
Veterans Day breakfast Thursday Canyon Springs Community School hosts its second annual Veterans Day celebration at 7:50 a.m. Thursday. The school is located at 19059 Vicci Street in Canyon Country. The Student Affairs Organization will award medals of citizenship to Mayor Bob Kellar and 13 other veterans. Breakfast will be served in the library from 7:20 to 7:40 a.m. Parent Academy night at Valencia High School Valencia High School hosts "Parent Academy" from 7 to ...
SANTA CLARITA - About a dozen searchers combed an area of Castaic Lake's shoreline Monday pinpointed by a psychic who said she had a vision of missing teen Bryce Laspisa related to that area.
SANTA CLARITA - A former Los Angeles Police Department officer who was arrested in May for molesting two young girls in his Castaic home has pleaded no contest to two felony charges and been sentenced to three years in state prison.
A 20-year-old man who led law-enforcement officers on a chase from Palmdale through the Santa Clarita Valley and into Simi Valley last July has pleaded no contest to carjacking, a District Attorney's office spokeswoman said Monday.
A Newhall man arrested in connection with the theft of a purse from a car parked at a Santa Clarita shopping center in June pleaded no contest Monday to one count of receiving known stolen property, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey said today that her office has completed evaluations of approximately 40 percent of the 1,078 cases filed in Los Angeles County under Proposition 36, California's recently revised Three Strikes Law.
As a trauma surgeon at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, Ethiopia-born Dr. Gudata Hinika saves lives daily.
When it comes to playing in the mud, leave to a kid to get it done right.
The mother of a teenage boy missing for more than a week remains heartbroken as she awaits the outcome of an autopsy performed on the body of a man found burning Wednesday, she said.
A summertime invitation to the public to choose one of two works of art for the Newhall roundabout apparently hasn't yielded quite the reception that Santa Clarita city officials had hoped.
A brush fire sandwiched between the southbound and northbound lanes of Interstate 5 burned about five acres before it was extinguished Sunday, a Los Angeles County Fire Department official said.