Planning Commission chairman Mike Berger said Friday that after serving for 10 years on the Planning Commission, he will not be serving another term when his seat expires in July.
"I don't want to get stale. I want to walk away in my prime," he said.
Anyone living near Market Street in Newhall may have been tempted to walk into the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Sunday morning when they heard the inviting melodic harmonies emanating from its main hall.
The artist - and the audience taking in the music - would have been more than welcoming to the curious passers-by who may have wandered in to enjoy the melodies of Kim Acuna. Acuna performed several songs for the Unitarian Universalist congregation of Santa Clarita Valley, which meets in the senior center.
Commercial and residential trash rates may go up nearly 4 percent in July if the City Council approves an amendment to the franchises for the two local trash haulers.
With council approval, the companies would be able to raise their rates up to 3.95 percent for one year beginning July 1.
Amid an ailing economy, the city's sales tax revenue dipped .6 percent in the last three months of 2007 compared to the same time period in 2006, according to data released by the city on Friday.
"This is a difficult time for many business sectors, for government and for the economy," city Treasurer Darren Hernandez said in a statement. "It is more important than ever to shop within the city of Santa Clarita and support our local businesses."
It may have been overcast and chilly, but that did not prevent Whole Foods Market in Valencia from welcoming the warmer temperatures of summer with a Memorial Day barbecue Sunday.
For two days the market broke out its grills during their Kickoff to Summer Memorial Weekend Barbecue in the parking lot in front of the store, as a steady stream of patrons visited the makeshift outdoor patio to enjoy free hot dogs and hamburgers.
If you ace your sixth grade math test at Pinetree Elementary School, you probably shouldn't celebrate by giving your best friend a big hug.
The vote's not in yet on whether a high-five would be appropriate.
A woman driving a minivan with two children ended up in Castaic Creek while driving on State Route 126 into Santa Clarita on Sunday afternoon. All three were airlifted to UCLA Medical Center by the county Fire Dept.
"Go out and find a veteran today, and thank him or her," said Jason "Spike" Zigler, a Santa Clarita Valley and Frazier Park resident and talented young videographer who returned home this spring after a nearly two-year hitch in the U.S. Army.
A Bakersfield resident was killed early Saturday morning after a traffic collision on Interstate 5.
Newhall Coffee Roasting Company showed support for Memorial Day by donating 80,000 packages of its Patriot Blend coffee to U.S. Armed Forces serving overseas.
With a rifle slung over his right shoulder and a bullet-proof vest shielding his chest, Sam Hanson walked with his eight-Marine unit through a dusty marketplace in Fallujah, not expecting much to happen.
When the Big One hits Santa Clarita some will likely die, many will be injured and many buildings will be destroyed.
Santa Clarita Valley residents have the opportunity to observe Memorial Day in several ways today and Monday.
With its mile-long trail, flowing water and major tenants, Bridgeport Marketplace is gearing up to become the next shopping destination for the Santa Clarita Valley.
Nearly 50 local law enforcement members and supporters took part in the 31st Annual Memorial Torch Run Relay Saturday evening to honor Los Angeles County peace officers who lost their lives while on duty.
Five people were transported to the hospital following an early-afternoon collision today on Railroad Avenue near Drayton Street that involved a vehicle from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, according to officials.
A man nearly killed 16 years ago when he was viciously stabbed in his Newhall home called a local sheriff's lieutenant recently with a simple message for investigators, said Deputy Josh Dubin.
A pair of checkpoints to screen for drivers who may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol or driving without a license netted 18 arrests, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Santa Clarita Valley residents have a number of options for remembrance and recreation this Memorial Day.