WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has voted to set aside more than 2 million acres in nine states as protected wilderness - from California's Sierra Nevada mountains to the Jefferson National Forest in Virginia.
The legislation, which opponents, mostly Republicans, called a "land grab" that would block energy development on vast swaths of federal land, is on its way to President Barack Obama for his likely signature.
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society screens the Fab Four in their 1964 smash hit comedy "A Hard Day's Night" on Saturday, April 4. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the film rolls at dusk.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a free Enterprise Zone Breakfast today from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita City Council Chambers.
Students from California Institute of the Arts will participate in an art exhibit entitled "Jeunes Talents," hosted by Maison de la France and showcasing photography from the students' recent trip to France.
The 2009 Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Expo is slated for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10, at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20880 Centre Pointe Pkwy., Canyon Country 91351.
Players in the city of Santa Clarita's Youth Basketball Program competed in the winter league championships at Hart High School on March 14.
Jose Cruz's funeral is scheduled for today at 9 a.m. at the San Fernando Mission, according to a Canyon High School official.
A woman driving a black Jeep Cherokee collided with a fire hydrant Tuesday at the intersection of Newhall Avenue and 8th street, sending a geyser of water shooting hundreds of feet into the air for more than 30 minutes.
A mid-day attempted burglary and the vandalized front door of a Canyon Country home put residents on the lookout Tuesday, according to a homeowner in the area.
Mission View Public School plans to add a kindergarten through sixth-grade home-study program and establish a permanent learning center as a way to meet the needs of home-study families in the Santa Clarita Valley, a school official said Tuesday.
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With little discussion Tuesday night, the City Council extended Santa Clarita's power to use eminent domain for another 12 years.
A construction project to add traffic roundabouts on both sides of Interstate 5 at the Hasley Canyon exit is a joint project of the California Department of Transportation and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works.
LOS ANGELES - A proposed development that would uproot 162 oak trees for family and senior housing, which has drawn the ire of nearby residents, is one giant step closer to becoming a reality.
On Friday, March 7th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, a full road closure will be in effect on Del Monte Drive between Benito Court and El Paseo Drive. The temporary closure is required to allow for the removal and subsequent replacement of an existing timber pedestrian bridge crossing Del Monte Drive.
Hundreds got in line at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Wednesday to brave the flavors of 44 chilis during the 2nd Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off.
Newly appointed Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Capt. Roosevelt Johnson wants to preserve Santa Clarita Valley's reputation as one of the safest communities in the country, he said Wednesday during an interview at the Sheriff's Station.
A 66-year-old truck driver arrested last summer for leaving the scene of a crash where a woman was struck and killed is now serving close to a year in jail, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Wednesday.
A local state assemblyman's trip to Eurasia costing thousands of dollars was the biggest gift item reported by any of the four Santa Clarita Valley representatives in the state Legislature, according to reports released recently by the California Fair Political Practices Commission.
The 29 nominees for the 2014 Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year were presented at a gala "Paparazzi Party" this week to be recognized for their achievements as community volunteers.
One of the Santa Clarita Valley's senior living communities, Summerhill Villa, has been sold, according to an executive with realty firm CBRE's Senior Housing Services Group.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station requested the public's assistance Wednesday in locating a custom wheelchair stolen in a residential burglary on Feb. 24.
On Monday, February 24, 2014, a report was made at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station regarding a residential burglary. This burglary incident occurred on the 27900 block of Tyler Lane in the Canyon Country area in the City of Santa Clarita.
A Canyon Country man charged in the stabbing of a 20-year-old man last May has been sentenced to nine years in state prison after pleading no contest to a charge of assault with a deadly weapon, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's station deputies have requested the public's assistance in locating a wheelchair stolen in Canyon Country residential burglar.
A 66-year-old truck driver arrested last summer for leaving the scene of a crash where a woman was struck and killed on northbound Highway 14 is now serving close to a year in jail after pleading no contest recently, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
Plans for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters Arts and Sciences to open an elementary school at a property on Rye Canyon Road hit a roadblock Tuesday when members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted to deny an application for a necessary permit.
Marked by downy feathers and two curious, marble-like eyes, Edward the baby emu is set to be the friendliest emu on the farm.