Santa Clarita City Council members appointed four new members and four incumbents to the city's three commissions and panels Tuesday night.
A child was hospitalized after being hit by a car in Canyon Country Wednesday evening, according to the Sheriff's department.
The amphitheater at College of the Canyons' Canyon Country campus will be named for Carl A. Rasmussen, a longtime community member with a penchant for spouting interesting quotations.
It's a battle of books versus trees when it comes to guessing what will bring the biggest benefits to aging downtown Newhall.
Santa Clarita Valley is faring better than the rest of California as the statewide drought proclaimed a month ago by the governor continues to deepen, according to weather and water experts.
Burned body still unidentified A man who was found dead and burned on Briggs Road near Agua Dulce Canyon Road in Agua Dulce is still listed by the county Coroner's Office as John Doe. The coroner's office is unsure when the remains will be identified; investigators are trying to use dental records to positively identify the man. The body was found near a Pontiac van on July 1, after it reportedly burst into flames. Officials ...
The fireworks might be over, but the dust from the Fourth of July has yet to settle. With sweltering temperatures expected to heat up the Santa Clarita Valley this week, Monday's air quality for the Santa Clarita Valley was listed as unhealthy for "sensitive groups," according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The air quality is expected to be unhealthy for sensitive groups today as well. Last weekend's firework shows may have contributed ...
As July 4 fireworks entertained tens of thousands of people throughout the Santa Clarita Valley, local law enforcement was trying to ensure that the local entertainment was safe.
Want a piece of McBean Parkway? It could soon be in your hands. Beginning this week, Santa Clarita city officials will hand out 200 old street signs to local nonprofit groups to sell or auction off to help them raise a little extra cash. Since last year, city workers have switched out the small green street signs with big, blue shiny ones at the city's biggest intersections. The old signs were posted by the county ...
Conservation? What conservation? Santa Clarita Valley residents are using more water instead of less since local water officials asked them to start conserving two months ago, according to the latest figures tallied by the Santa Clarita Water Co. In its monthly water sales report prepared for its parent company, the Castaic Lake Water Agency, the local water purveyor reported an increase in water sales over the same period last year and a steady increase every ...
The Newhall School District has snagged more than $600,000 to help the state narrow down the best practices teachers should use when instructing English language learners.
Expect to shell out an extra dollar the next time you pay your property taxes. The city's open space tax is going up $1 per unit, bringing the assessment rate for a single-family residence to $26 annually. The tax pays for Santa Clarita's Open Space Preservation District, which annually collects from property owners in the city to fund the purchasing of undeveloped land in the Santa Clarita Valley to preserve as open space. Voters approved ...
For the past year, Santa Clarita has been in the "zone" and in that period, a little more than 40 businesses have taken advantage of some serious savings.
The body of a Northern California man was found burned in his vehicle Sunday morning on Interstate 5 near Smokey Bear Road, according to officials.
The presidential election may be four months away, but those throughout the Santa Clarita Valley who are politically inclined do not have to wait until Nov. 4 to participate in what may be a historic vote. Instead, they can start as soon as this weekend.
SANTA CLARITA - Greetings of "Shana Tova" could be heard throughout the Hyatt Valencia on Thursday as nearly 1,000 Jews from the surrounding communities celebrated a major holiday.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has pleaded not guilty to charges of animal slaughter and cruelty a little over a year after he was sentenced on similar charges and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher."
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East:
SACRAMENTO-New amendments to pending legislation call for allowing far more students to participate in field testing of new computer-based assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards this school year and suspending the use of most STAR tests, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, State Board of Education President Michael Kirst, and Assemblymember Susan Bonilla jointly announced today.
SANTA CLARITA - A multi-vehicle crash on the southbound interchange between Highway 14 and Interstate 5 this morning prompted swift response from emergency crews.
This week in Zone-4 Saugus we again only had two reported Part-1 Crimes. There was a commercial burglary to a business in the 26200 block of Bouquet Canyon Road between Sunday, 08/23/13 and Wednesday, 08/26/13. Unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to the storage at the location and stole two solar blankets.
Nearly 5,400 firefighters continue to battle six major wildfires burning across California. While a majority of the large wildfires are burning on federal land, CAL FIRE and local fire departments continue to support the US Forest Service.
Shield HealthCare in Santa Clarita announced its 13th annual story contest "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?"