WASHINGTON (AP) - After months of struggle, House Democrats rolled out sweeping legislation Thursday to extend health care coverage to millions who lack it and create a new option of government-run insurance.
The Wednesday pre-trial conference of a 20-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing and running over a Canyon Country man with his car and stabbing and hitting with his car a second man was postponed to later this year, officials said.
A Superior Court judge postponed the Wednesday preliminary hearing of a Canyon Country man accused of hitting and killing a bicyclist while driving drunk to later this year, officials said.
John Abrams performed magic tricks and delivered an anti-drugs message to children at Santa Clarita Elementary School on Tuesday.
The city's redevelopment agency is finalizing the largest purchase of land it has ever made in downtown Newhall, officials said.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats reached agreement Wednesday on key elements of a health care bill that would vastly alter America's medical landscape, requiring virtually universal sign-ups and establishing a new government-run insurance option for millions.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi planned a formal announcement Thursday morning in front of the Capitol. Lawmakers said the legislation could be up for a vote on the House floor next week.
The Walt Disney Co. on Wednesday proposed a 56-acre production studio - including a dozen soundstages - on property it has long owned in the Santa Clarita Valley, predicting $533 million economic boost to the region.
LOS ANGELES - County officials on Tuesday said they have only enough swine flu vaccine to immunize a tiny fraction of those in the high-risk group, forcing them to scrap plans for a Santa Clarita Valley vaccination clinic this month.
Ian Lamont, Publisher of The Signal newspaper, hosted a luncheon to honor The Signal's 51 most influential people in the Santa Clarita Valley at Salt Creek Grille on Tuesday.
Santa Clarita Valley resident Myrna Condie, who was recently named California Mother of the Year, was recognized by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
Aiming to boost Santa Clarita's economy, the city has taken preliminary steps to make available $13,270,000 in federal bonds to local businesses.
LOS ANGELES - The county Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed to use $363 million in bonds to meet budget shortfalls caused when the state ripped away county property tax revenue to balance its own budget this summer.
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.