The Los Angeles County Fire Department has enacted a hiring freeze for nonessential personnel and slowed hiring of firefighters amid a widespread budget crisis, but expects to be able to maintain its current staffing levels, a spokesman said.
The transfer of Guantanamo Bay prison detainee Ahmed Ghailani to a prison in New York was strongly criticized today by Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon. Ghailani is an accused co-conspirator of the Aug. 7, 1998, U.S. Embassy bombings in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, that killed 234 people. In a statement issued Tuesday, McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, slammed the decision by President Barack Obama to begin transferring prisoners from Guantanamo Bay to the U.S.
Show your patriotic spirit this Flag Day by coming to the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Santa Clarita Lodge No. 2379 for dinner. Flag Day is Sunday the 14th. The Santa Clarita Elks Lodge No. 2379 opens its doors to the public with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, with the annual Flag Day Ceremony beginning at 8 p.m. Flag Retirement immediately follows. In addition, well known local singer Sharon Rose will provide entertainment in the lounge. Please call (661) 251-1500 for more information.
A vote on whether to annex new homes from an area of Castaic into the district is on the agenda for a Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District meeting today.
Valencia Valley Elementary School was transformed into the Newhall School District's very own museum Monday as thousands of kid-created works of art draped the walls of the elementary school during the district's second art show.
College of the Canyon administrators have cut 20 percent of the school's summer-session classes as the community college braces for a budget cut that could top $8 million, a college official said Tuesday.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon cleared another hurdle Tuesday in his bid to be the ranking Republican member of the House Armed Services Committee.
The City Council approved Tuesday the suggested members of a panel in charge of finding a local site for a recycling facility.
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Sulphur Springs School District will offer summer school only for its special education students, leaving the summer math and reading intervention program to be made up during the school year.
The Santa Clarita City Council is set to approve tonight a 13-seat committee to oversee the selection of a site for a much-needed materials recovery facility, or MRF (pronounced "murf").
One of Santa Clarita's prominent environmentalists will be kept from a seat on a committee charged with finding a site for a recycling facility because of her suits related to SCV development.
The City Council will consider renewing Santa Clarita's $18.5 million contract with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department tonight.
It's time to say goodbye to the trailers and fences and hello to Placerita Canyon Nature Center's fresh new environmentally friendly building.
The Hart district is proposing to shift school boundaries in three areas of the Santa Clarita Valley as a way to ease overcrowding in schools and increase enrollment at under-used schools, a Hart district spokeswoman said Monday.
Chiquita Canyon, an innovative local business that is also home to a 9.2 megawatt clean energy facility, and the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) celebrated their third annual Found Art Scholarship Program and announced the recipients of more than $8,000 in scholarship monies. The announcement – which was made at a gallery reception featuring more than a dozen artwork submissions – marks the third year of the highly successful art recognition program, which honors local art students.
Western wear took center stage during the Cowboy Couture Fashion Show held at The REP in Old Town Newhall Thursday night.
After six months of crunching numbers, writing grant proposals and negotiating with state agencies, Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials have released a proposed rate increase for local residents to foot the bill for removing salt from wastewater dumped into the Santa Clara River.
The Powerhouse Fire that scorched dozens of homes and charred more than 30,000 acres last summer got its name from the fact that it started near one of the powerhouses run by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in the Angeles National Forest.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted this week to support a bill from Santa Clarita Valley Assemblyman Scott Wilk that would inject an additional level of scientific review into the laws that govern pollution limitations in discharged water.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station sought the public's assistance Thursday in identifying a woman believed to be involved in a wallet theft from a Valencia store.
Hundreds of job-searchers attended Wednesday's Job & Career Fair at College of the Canyons, where more than 60 firms and agencies provided information about careers and accepted resumes.
A discussion about term limits for Santa Clarita City Council members nearly made it to the agenda for the council's next meeting.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted Wednesday night to tab two current junior high school principals to lead Valencia High School and West Ranch High School, beginning this summer.
Nissan of Valencia gave away more than $21,800 in gifts - ranging from scholarships to a 2014 Nissan Versa sedan - during its annual Nissan Car Giveaway this week for local Hart district 11th- and 12th-graders.