LOS ANGELES - A proposed development that would uproot 162 oak trees for family and senior housing, which has drawn the ire of nearby residents, is one giant step closer to becoming a reality.
A suspect broke down the door of a Canyon Country home Tuesday, putting local residents on high alert, according to a homeowner.
The 2009 Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Expo is slated for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10, at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20880 Centre Pointe Pkwy., Canyon Country 91351.
Canyon High School teacher Andy Smith is putting a new face on fiction geared to teenage boys.
Santa Clarita Valley residents will avoid mandatory water rationing at least through 2009, a water official said Monday.
Reports that Lennar Corp. may buy back at least some of The Newhall Land and Farming Company is good news for the 125-year-old development firm that built Valencia, a spokeswoman said Monday.
Santa Clarita's unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percent to 6.8 percent from January to February, while Los Angeles County's rate during the same time period neared 11 percent, according to the California's Employment Development Department.
The auditoriums at Golden Valley and West Ranch high schools should be ready for student use by fall 2009, according to the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Rosedell Elementary teacher Kevin McGroary has received a $500 grant from the Target Field Trip Grants Program toward a field trip for his sixth-grade class. The grant covers transportation, supplies and equipment, resource materials and entry fees. Target's program aims to provide teachers with field trip funds to replace funds lost due to budget cuts.
The city of Santa Clarita's Development Process Advisory Committee voted to remove its Stormdrain Transfer Deposit Fee to reduce the expenses of local businesses. The omitted fees will make city-based projects affordable for businesses. The decision to remove the fee stems from the city's acknowledgement of the economic hardships of local businesses.
More than 200 students, many toting backpacks and holding candles, trudged nearly two miles from Canyon High School to First Christian Church, where they shared memories of Nicholas Wayne Pruett.
Santa Clarita saw its worst drop in sales tax revenue ever in the fourth quarter of 2008 - a 15 percent plummet from the same period the year prior.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies are warning residents about money transfer scams after a Castaic grandmother reported on Monday that a con man under the guise of her grandson bilked her out of $4,800, Sgt. Dan Peacock said.
Newhall School District will take back 45 of the 109 pink slips it sent to teachers and administrators and will take a look at increasing class sizes to meet a $2.4 million budget shortfall, district officials said Monday.
Choice Plasencia resolved to take action when she found out her fifth-grade teacher at North Park Elementary School had received a layoff notice.
Washington, D.C. - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, made the following statement in observance of the twelfth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks:
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Santa Clarita City Council members said Tuesday they want the public to have more opportunities to weigh in before deciding what to put in the center of the Newhall roundabout.
SANTA CLARITA - The father of missing teenager Bryce Laspisa had his vehicle burglarized while searching for his son in Castaic Tuesday afternoon, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
SANTA CLARITA - At least 10 volunteers spent Tuesday searching for missing 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa without luck, one of the searchers said.
The following Santa Clarita Valley events are scheduled Wednesday in observance of Patriot Day and the Day of Service and Remembrance:
SANTA CLARITA - A Fontana man has pleaded no contest to a felony count of driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a collision last March that injured a woman, a Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - The Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its school board, according to information posted on the district's website.
Los Angeles County supervisors approved a lease agreement Tuesday to open a new county library at a shopping center in Stevenson Ranch.
SANTA CLARITA - A motorcyclist was injured and taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon following a traffic collision in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 amid the ongoing freeway construction near Gavin Canyon, emergency response officials said.
SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate gave final approval Tuesday to Senate Bill 145 by Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills), which would raise the maximum penalty for the most serious child pornography offenses. The bill, which was approved unanimously, will be sent to the governor.
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SANTA CLARITA -- Providence Medical Institute Santa Clarita, a full-service physician practice and urgent care center, is expanding to meet the needs of the growing community.