Metro officials are considering a new transportation tax measure on the Los Angeles County ballot in 2014 or 2016, a move that could speed up construction work for ongoing projects or allow the agency to approve new ones.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14).
SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Debra Bowen has announced that the proponents of a new initiative may begin collecting petition signatures for their measure.
Santa Clarita Valley residents will continue to enjoy mostly sunny skies and highs in the 70s through the weekend between Christmas and New Year's Day, National Weather Service forecasters said Thursday.
What 4-year-old Elijah Greene wanted most for Christmas was a snowman.
Aside from the decorations lining the wall and a tree standing in the corner of the dining hall, Christmas was a fairly typical day at Santa Clarita's homeless shelter in Saugus.
Editor's note: This is the first in an occasional series examining issues that face the Santa Clarita Valley in the year ahead.
Filming in Santa Clarita was a blockbuster success in 2013.
Stan Taub had no idea the minutia involved in becoming Santa Claus.
The term "Skid Row" unfortunately defines much of the downtown L.A. area. People live there. Families struggle there. Children are raised there.
SANTA CLARITA - More than 40 under-privileged local kids woke up this morning to find Santa brought them exactly what they asked for - thanks to more than three dozen students at West Ranch High School who call themselves Santa's Special Forces.
SANTA CLARITA - For years local resident Nancy Degan and her furry friend Cherries Jubilee, also known as Cherry the Miniature Horse, have spread their unique brand of holiday cheer throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - The Saugus Union School District has launched a survey to collect community feedback for a possible future bond measure, according to officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Rows of tables lined the cafeteria of Hart High School offering hot food, plates of cookies and deserts, as well as wrapped gifts prepared for families from throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - Universal Pictures has delayed the release of "Fast & Furious 7" for almost a year following the death of star Paul Walker with local businessman Roger Rodas in a fiery crash in Valencia.
Special Closure Note: Through late May 2014, a temporary bypass lane will be implemented on southbound I-5 between Smokey Bear Road and one mile south of Vista Del Lago Road while crews pave the two left lanes of southbound I-5.
Winds continued to buffet the Santa Clarita Valley throughout the day Wednesday, leading to a second straight day of uprooted trees and downed limbs, Santa Clarita city officials said.
Four local schools in three Santa Clarita Valley school districts are among those that have been named as California Distinguished Schools, state officials announced Wednesday.
Three people were arrested during a home probation check at a Canyon Country residence, including one on suspicion of elder abuse, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Wednesday.
County health officials discovered a rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley last month, meaning two of the three found countywide so far this year have been in the SCV.
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday Assemblyman Scott Wilk's (R- Santa Clarita) bill requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to post on their web site the external peer review studies when a regional board imposes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) on a community, passed out of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials committee with a 7-0 vote.
The SCV Pregnancy Center (SCVPC) is excited to announce new HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) screenings for local residents. SCVPC is a licensed medical clinic, and the first 100 residents calling for a HIV screening receive the service free.
Fire crews work to knock down a quarter-acre brush fire alongside the south-bound Interstate 5 at McBean Parkway. The No. 3 and 4 southbound lanes were shut down briefly, but reopened at about 8 p.m., a CHP official said.
The Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, snaps back into action this May with the third installments of Art Slam, JAM Sessions and Senses.
Severe winds knocked down at least a dozen trees and tree limbs across the Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday, sending some crashing onto roads and created traffic hazards, city and fire officials said.
Attorneys for outdoor advertising interests sponsoring the Santa Clarita billboard petition drive have filed a cease-and-desist demand against the company they accuse of blocking signature gathering.
The discovery of a body inside a burning Newhall apartment is under investigation by homicide detectives and arson investigators, county fire and coroner officials said Tuesday.
Graduation rates in the William S. Hart Union High School District continued to far outpace the average rates in the county and the state, according to numbers released this week.
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved two bills in a package of legislation by committee chair Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to modernize California's water system.
Shards of red, orange and yellow tile lined a 40-foot-long mural on the bike trail that parallels Creekside Road on Monday, forming a shining sun setting over green fields with blooming flowers - a community's hopeful reflection of itself.