The Newhall Library - the planned building the city hopes will become the $25 million focal point of downtown - is going to be built using recycled trash bags and sawdust.
After outgoing Mayor Frank Ferry handed the gavel to new Mayor Laurene Weste, the Santa Clarita City Council expanded the city's budget by $30 million, and set aside more than $2 million to fund the second phase of streetscaping in Old Town Newhall.
Santa Clarita Valley residents can expect frosty weather and more storms this week, weather officials said today.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After days of secret talks, Senate Democrats tentatively agreed Tuesday night to drop a government-run insurance option from sweeping health care legislation, several officials said, a concession to party moderates whose votes are critical to passage of President Barack Obama's top domestic priority.
In its place, officials said Democrats had tentatively settled on a private insurance arrangement to be supervised by the federal agency that oversees the system through which lawmakers purchase coverage.
Two men accused of being involved in an auto-theft ring in Canyon Country earlier were sentenced today after they accepted plea deals from prosecutors in October, officials said.
A third defendant is scheduled to face trial, officials added.
A man and a woman suspected are due in court in Santa Clarita today after allegedly snatching a purse and leading deputies on a search in Canyon Country on Sunday, officials said.
Local low-income adults and children will receive free computers and toys from the Santa Clarita Valley Service Center Wednesday, authorities said.
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A Sunland man is due in court today after he allegedly kidnapped a Saugus woman he was dating and drove her around for several hours against her will over the weekend, authorities said.
Severe budget cuts to the Hart district have led officials to consider starting a fundraising nonprofit to pay for academic programs and cutting up to a week off of the school year.
Nine goats and two sheep evicted from Six Flags Magic Mountain found a new home at an Acton animal sanctuary Monday.
A storm pounded the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, dumping nearly an inch of rain on the area and bringing snow to the surrounding mountains, prompting officials to close the Grapevine.
Vasquez Canyon Road will be closed Tuesday for several hours for construction, officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration took a major step Monday toward imposing the first federal limits on climate-changing pollution from cars, power plants and factories, declaring there was compelling scientific evidence that global warming from man-made greenhouse gases endangers Americans' health.
The announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency was clearly timed to build momentum toward an agreement at the international conference on climate change that opened Monday in Copenhagen, Denmark. It signaled the administration was prepared to push ahead for significant controls in the U.S. if Congress doesn't act first on its own.
A Canyon Country man accused of killing a bicyclist while driving drunk is scheduled to appear in court Thursday for a preliminary hearing in his vehicular manslaughter and murder case.
A truck pulling a horse trailer caught fire Thursday on Highway 14 near Agua Dulce but the blaze was quickly doused, halting any spread to nearby brush, a fire spokesman said.
One of six sworn Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officers accused of obstructing a federal investigation into the Los Angeles County jail system took the stand Thursday.
The driver of a big rig was killed Thursday after his truck jack-knifed on Interstate 5 near Pyramid Lake, spilling fuel and sparking a brush fire, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Santa Clarita will put out the welcome mat next year for athletes participating in the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015, billed by organizers as "the largest sports and humanitarian event anywhere in the world," officials announced Thursdsay.
Castaic's "mega passport facility" held its grand opening on Thursday, becoming the second such facility in Southern California to open its doors.
The College of the Canyons Job & Career Center will present its fifth annual CareerCampSCV event, providing students and community members with a rewarding, educational and extremely interesting day of career-themed speakers and workshops.
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On the heels of an overwhelmingly rejected contract offered to the instructors at College of the Canyons, the college's board of trustees approved raises for administrators Wednesday night in front of more than 100 angry, disappointed and frustrated faculty members.
Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials Wednesday night kicked off a series of six public information meetings aimed at explaining to residents per-household rate hikes officials say will be needed to pay for a new $130 million treatment project to remove chloride from wastewater dumped into the Santa Clara River.
College of the Canyons trustees announced publicly Wednesday what they presented in court last week: that the Santa Clarita Community College District is working toward a settlement to a lawsuit brought against the district alleging its election system violates minorities' voting rights.
Repairs may be needed on the Interstate 5 overpass where highly corrosive acid spilled from an overturned tanker truck Tuesday, a spokesman for Caltrans said Wednesday.
The worsening California drought has dropped levels so low in Castaic Lake that water has to be pumped uphill to get it to the treatment plant, officials said Wednesday.
A 64-year-old Santa Clarita Valley man was one of three men arrested in a joint forces sting operation targeting child predators, court and sheriff's officials announced this week.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell invites families to experience the benefits of nature by participating in the annual National Get Outdoors Day, Saturday (June 14). Also known as "GO Day," it is a "fee free" day in the Angeles National Forest.
Santa Clarita City Council members decided Tuesday to move forward with the proposed $191.5 million budget city budget for the next fiscal year and schedule it for adoption later this month.