WASHINGTON (AP) - Calling it an "imperfect" bill, President Barack Obama signed a $410 billion spending package Wednesday that includes billions in earmarks like those he promised to curb in last year's campaign. He insisted the bill must signal an "end to the old way of doing business."
The massive measure supporting federal agencies through the fall contains nearly 8,000 pet projects, earmarked by sponsors though denounced by critics.
The Saugus Union School District board approved laying off 35 full-time teachers and increasing K-3 class sizes by two or three students Tuesday night as the district grapples with a $3 million deficit for the 2009-10 fiscal year.
On Thursday, gastroenterologist Dr. Michael C. Jean from Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will present information on "Colorectal Cancer: Prevention, Detection & Treatment," from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 and 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
Sheriff's officials are warning students to be extra vigilant walking to and from school following the third attack on a Santa Clarita Valley student this year.
Kim Fields' eyes widened and her voice rose an octave as she read "Gingerbread Baby" aloud to a group of children at the Valencia Borders bookstore.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is worried that accepting federal stimulus funding could ultimately leave costs for program mandates in the hands of Los Angeles County taxpayers.
The U.S. Attorney's Office charged a Princess Cruises crew member with aggravated sexual abuse Tuesday. If convicted, the charge could carry a life sentence.
Pink-clad teachers will pack intersections throughout the Santa Clarita Valley on Friday, part of a statewide protest against layoff notices being sent to instructors because of state budget cuts.
As the face of downtown Newhall changes, so too may that of its advisory committee.
Watch your step. The City Council on Tuesday approved a revised municipal code allowing bicycles to be ridden on Santa Clarita sidewalks.
People are calling it a miracle.
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Chabad of the Santa Clarita Valley hosts a community-wide Purim bash at The Plaza Banquet Facility in Newhall tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Graduating seniors who have attended local schools for at least seven years have a chance at winning scholarship funds for college.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies are looking for the suspect who stole components to a credit card reader at the Shell gas station in Stevenson Ranch.
Thousands of viewers watched April 25 as KTLA Early Edition news anchor and Stevenson Ranch resident Chris Schauble wept into the shoulder of his birth mother, her hand gently hovering over his head as she whispered in his ear.
A community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday, June 5 in Newhall.
Top-producing commercial real estate brokers in the Santa Clarita Valley were recognized by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In an overwhelming vote, the House moved the U.S. closer to ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records Thursday, the most significant demonstration to date of leaker Edward Snowden's impact on the debate over privacy versus security.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted Wednesday night to tab the new leaders for two of the district's junior high schools.
A dinner out turned into a proposal via a flash mob dance number outside a Valencia restaurant Wednesday evening.
Jury selection began Wednesday in the trial of a Valencia man named as a central figure in a corruptions probe involving the Los Angeles County jail system.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will stage a checkpoint to screen for drivers who may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol or operating their vehicles without a license on Friday.
Two local sheriff's deputies were injured, and one was taken to the hospital, Wednesday morning when their cruiser and a glass company truck collided in Castaic.
A 28-year-old Valencia man was charged Wednesday for an alleged road rage incident in Stevenson Ranch Saturday in which a woman suffered a serious injury to her eye. The suspect, if convicted, could face multiple life terms in state prison, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
The Valencia Town Center will be filled with the sound of live jazz and blues with the return of the Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series.
The jury trial of a local registered sex offender accused of annoying a young girl at a local department store is expected to begin in three weeks, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Santa Clarita's popular summertime tradition, 'Concerts in the Park,' presented by First Entertainment Credit Union. The City of Santa Clarita is orchestrating an unforgettable lineup for the 2014 series that's guaranteed to bring audiences to their feet all night long. The free, annual concert series kicks off at Central Park on July 12 at 7:00 p.m.