The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors appointed Dean Efstathiou to the local water agency board Tuesday.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives will soon be moving into some new digs since the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a request for 9,500 square-feet in additional office space Tuesday.
A local Republican committee tabled motions to support - and not to support - the Hart district's $300-million bond measure on the Nov. 4 ballot.
It rolls on three wheels, seats two people and peers through the night with three headlights. The bed of the white "Xebra" electric truck doesn't contain any security equipment, just the 12 lead-acid batteries that keep the vehicle moving. It runs solely on electricity and it's Maxwell Security's way of saving money on gasoline and helping the environment. For the past two months, the private security company hummed through the blacktop jungles of the Santa ...
Lee Jennings is healing her community and honoring soldiers one brick at a time. The Military Commemorative Mound was designed to honor United States soldiers, Jennings said. The effort to build the mound went well beyond just honoring troops and pulled people from all parts of the community together, she said "I wanted to see some kind of dedication or tribute to servicemen," she said. The Agua Dulce Civic Association put togther the plan for ...
Veterans Day breakfast Thursday Canyon Springs Community School hosts its second annual Veterans Day celebration at 7:50 a.m. Thursday. The school is located at 19059 Vicci Street in Canyon Country. The Student Affairs Organization will award medals of citizenship to Mayor Bob Kellar and 13 other veterans. Breakfast will be served in the library from 7:20 to 7:40 a.m. Parent Academy night at Valencia High School Valencia High School hosts "Parent Academy" from 7 to ...
Planting trees was a "golden activity" for Emily Elam, a local Girl Scout and senior at Valencia High School.
Vino 100 is working with the Hunger Defense Fund on a monthlong food drive to feed the hungry.
Henry Gomez had an important job to do Tuesday. He manned the polls at Skyblue Mesa Elementary School in Canyon Country.
UPDATED 4:55 a.m. Wednesday: Democrat Hannah-Beth Jackson edged her opponent by 108 votes in the state Senate election, garnering 50.1 percent of the total vote with all 744 precincts reporting. Jackson picked up 153,106 votes while the tally for Tony Strickland was 152,998. Jackson challenged Strickland for the state Senate 19th District, a race without an incumbent. Strickland is a conservative Republican with experience in the state Assembly. Local Strickland supporters remained optimistic late Tuesday at Republican headquarters in ...
UPDATED 1:45 a.m. Wednesday: A Hart district school bond measure too close to call late Tuesday night appears to have won as of early Wednesday morning. With 71.96 percent of precincts reporting as of 1:15 a.m. Wednesday, more than 59 percent of the voters had approved Measure SA for the William S. Hart Union High School District. A 55 percent majority was required for passage. +++++++ "We are thrilled and we are very, very hopeful that it is ...
With Proposition 8 expected to appear on the November ballot, the definition of marriage has been at the center of a controversy in California.
Two local firefighters are among a group of 14 the Los Angeles County Fire Department is sending to the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast.
Perchlorate cleanup and new developer water fees are two issues topping the local water agency's agenda for the remainder of the year, said the agency's top official prior to an agenda-setting meeting Tuesday night.
A racist event that could have torn a Saugus neighborhood apart might bring it together. Nathan Sklar's sport utility vehicle was vandalized late Aug. 27. The vandals used shoe polish to draw a swastika and a penis on the rear window of the vehicle, he said. He used the incident as a chance to teach an important lesson. Sklar, who is Jewish, circulated letters Thursday warning his neighbors about the dangers of intolerance. He also ...
With no new schools planned for the foreseeable future, the Hart district is taking steps to shutter the nonprofit foundation set up to manage land purchases and development, according to officials.
Sacramento– California is slated to be the first state in the nation to provide voter registration through a Health Benefit Exchange similar to "Motor Voter" registration through the DMV. Last year, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 35, authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), which expands voter registration by requiring that California come into full compliance with the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA), commonly known as Motor Voter. The new law became effective January ...
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich released today the attached letter from the Federal Aviation Administration announcing that it will no longer close Los Angeles County's air traffic control towers. Congress passed the "Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013" act which allows the FAA to transfer funding from other accounts to keep the nation's 149 contract towers open.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station detectives are asking for public assistance in locating a man who allegedly shot his father in the head late Thursday night in Canyon Country.
The Paseo Club in Valencia will host a free tennis festival Saturday as part of United States Tennis Professionals Association's "Tennis Across America" month in May.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to close the lanes, ramps and connectors listed below as part of a $100.1 million pavement improvement project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line. Closures are subject to change.
Santa Clarita and local government officials recognized 16 local students as Santa Clarita Valley "teen heroes" Thursday night for their courage and determination in the face of adversity.
Two California Public Utilities Commission hearings about a proposed Valencia Water Company rate hike drew more complaints Thursday about the firm's takeover by another water district than about higher water bills.
Flair Cleaners, a family owned business with a location in Valencia, has launched its third annual Flair Care Package Drive in conjunction with the USO of Greater Los Angeles for care packages to be sent to troops.
Princess Cruises held an event Thursday to honor veterans and note the company's selection as a commemorative partner in the nationwide effort to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War this year.
The Santa Clarita and San Fernando charter of Habitat for Humanity will join in the 2013 Women Empowerment Build this Saturday, which will focus on female veterans and those who have experienced loss during wartime.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Thursday that a recent series of controversial topics, such as the inquiry into a terrorist attack on a U.S. embassy in Libya and the investigation into why the Internal Revenue Service applied additional scrutiny to conservative groups, are dominating the discussion on Capitol Hill.
A roaming pit bull that ripped the leg off of a smaller dog in Canyon Country is expected to be humanely killed, a county official said Thursday.
Two lanes of southbound Interstate 5 near Hasley Canyon Road were closed for almost three hours Thursday afternoon after two big rigs collided, blocking traffic and scattering debris in the area, a California Highway Patrol official said.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board will appoint someone to replace former board member Paul Strickland, rather than holding a special election for the seat.