City bus riders may notice slight improvements in bus services when a new transit contractor comes on board in August, a Santa Clarita transit official said Thursday.
The City Council approved switching to a new contractor to manage, operate and maintain the city's transit services. The council approved a three-year, $49 million contract with MV Transportation. The proposal was $3.5 million less than the proposal by the current contractor, yet provided staffing increases.
Gold shovels hit the gravel Thursday as city officials kicked off a $25 million expansion of the Santa Clarita Sports Complex in Canyon Country.
Expect to pay a few bucks more to the cashier at City Hall beginning July 1.
A dog that was allegedly struck by his owner with a shovel Saturday was euthanized, officials confirmed Thursday.
Matthew Lantzy, 30, of Saugus struck his pit bull on its head several times with a shovel in his backyard, fracturing its skull, a Sheriff's Department report said.
When they wrote a Dr. Seuss-style story about their school mascot, a group of kindergartners at Canyon Spring Elementary School never dreamed they would win grand prize in a competition that included students up to the eighth grade level.
The William S. Hart Union High School District has received a $152,000 grant to expand emergency preparedness programs for local schools.
Mechanics advise an auto checkup once every three months. And that's how often Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital holds its quarterly "Care for Your Heart" Health Fair for members of the community to receive free heart checkups from the hospital's health professionals.
The next fair takes place Friday from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Community Center.
A Canyon High School volunteer football coach has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female student at an L.A. Unified School District high school where the coach is employed.
Kevin Thomas, 40, an assistant football coach and special education teacher's assistant at Birmingham High School in the San Fernando Valley, was arrested Tuesday. Thomas had also been coaching the Canyon Cowboy varsity defense as a volunteer for the past several weeks.
The bright yellow fliers papering telephone poles and tucked into store windows all over Saugus look deceptively cheerful, sporting a picture of a cute Dachshund.
Traffic problems on a residential street in Saugus are turning neighbor against neighbor and neighbors against the city.
Santa Clarita city officials this week presented the City Council with survey results showing most residents did not want any further traffic restrictions on Benz Road, which sits between Copper Hill Drive and Bouquet Canyon Road in the northeast corner of the city, offering a narrow, residential-street connection between two major thoroughfares.
Newhall Land officials are breathing a sigh of relief today now that an East Coast bankruptcy court has given its parent company permission to keep the lights on - at least until the end of the month.
Don't be alarmed if you see flames and smoke billowing from a site near the intersection of Seco Canyon Road and Copper Hill Drive this afternoon.
Parents of children who qualify for free meals during the school year sometimes have a hard time providing meals during the summer months, but thanks to the Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency, those summertime meals are covered.
Violent crime was down in the city of Santa Clarita last year, but the number of crimes was up a little over 8 percent, according to statistics released by the FBI on Tuesday.
Sacramento – May 1, 2014 – Kicking off National Bike Month, the League of American Bicyclists has released its latest ranking of Bicycle Friendly States. In the seventh annual assessment, California achieved a #9 ranking nationally, an increase of ten ranks from last year and receiving 53.7 points out of 100.
Eighth graders at Rancho Pico Junior High School in Stevenson Ranch got an out-of-this-world lesson Wednesday during the Shuttle Simulator Project.
Special Closure Note: Through late May 2014, a temporary bypass lane will be implemented on southbound I-5 between Smokey Bear Road and one mile south of Vista Del Lago Road while crews pave the two left lanes of southbound I-5.
Winds continued to buffet the Santa Clarita Valley throughout the day Wednesday, leading to a second straight day of uprooted trees and downed limbs, Santa Clarita city officials said.
Four local schools in three Santa Clarita Valley school districts are among those that have been named as California Distinguished Schools, state officials announced Wednesday.
Three people were arrested during a home probation check at a Canyon Country residence, including one on suspicion of elder abuse, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Wednesday.
County health officials discovered a rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley last month, meaning two of the three found countywide so far this year have been in the SCV.
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday Assemblyman Scott Wilk's (R- Santa Clarita) bill requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to post on their web site the external peer review studies when a regional board imposes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) on a community, passed out of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials committee with a 7-0 vote.
The SCV Pregnancy Center (SCVPC) is excited to announce new HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) screenings for local residents. SCVPC is a licensed medical clinic, and the first 100 residents calling for a HIV screening receive the service free.
Fire crews work to knock down a quarter-acre brush fire alongside the south-bound Interstate 5 at McBean Parkway. The No. 3 and 4 southbound lanes were shut down briefly, but reopened at about 8 p.m., a CHP official said.
The Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, snaps back into action this May with the third installments of Art Slam, JAM Sessions and Senses.