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.
International athletes aren't the only ones who will get a glimpse of what China has to offer this year.
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, today's air quality for the Santa Clarita Valley was listed as unhealthy, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Officials advise anyone with heart disease, asthma or other respiratory disease to minimize outdoor activities throughout the day. Also, children with sensitive conditions attending ...
After a night's rest in the Santa Clarita Valley, cyclists competing in the annual Amgen Tour of California left town en mass Wednesday to completed the first half of the eight-day race in Santa Barbara.
Homicide detectives today were investigating the gunshot slaying of a man in Acton, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.
Snapshot for the week of 05/06/2013 to 05/12/2013
Good morning Saugus. I hope that the traffic congestion due to the Amgen Tour did not disrupt your travels too much yesterday. The Amgen Tour is a great event which brings a new experience and revenue to Santa Clarita.
Federal earthquake monitors reported an earthquake six miles south of Rancho Palos Verdes today at 1 p.m.
Washington, D.C. – Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following statement after the Senate voted 83 to 14 to pass the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA).
American Medical Response, the company that supplies the Santa Clarita Valley with ambulances, is providing CPR training sessions at three SCV locations next week during National Emergency Medical Services Week.
The following road closures are planned within the city of Santa Clarita today for the Amgen Tour of California as racers head out of town about noon on their way to Santa Barbara.
Local sanitation officials held their first of six public hearings in Castaic Tuesday night in an effort to gauge which plan they should pursue in reducing the amount of chloride discharged into the Santa Clara River.
Hundreds of cycling fans crowded along Magic Mountain Parkway Tuesday to watch some of the world's fastest cyclists cross the finish line for Day 3 of the Amgen Tour of California.
A Superior Court judge has handed a setback to planners of a large Sand Canyon-area development in a decision that environmental groups called a victory and the developer said dealt largely with technical issues.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the person(s) responsible for the vandalism of the Rancho Tesoro Recreation Center on May 11.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-SantaClarita, responded to the release of Governor Brown's 2013-14 revised budget proposal today, saying the Governor's budget clearly demonstrates the need to put students first.
Los Angeles County has over 2.2 million uninsured residents. A recent University of California study estimates that as many as 1.3 million of our them will remain uninsured after full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Interstate 5 was fully reopened to northbound traffic at 1 p.m. today after one lane remained closed down overnight due to a wildfire.