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Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon was confirmed as ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday, making him the strongest Republican voice on the committee, according to an aide.
The Newhall Area Dodgeball Squad took on all comers for the Western States Police & Fire Games Tuesday and managed to bring home the second-place trophy.
Police have arrested a San Fernando Valley man on suspicion of kidnapping an 18-year-old woman in North Hollywood and forcing her to drive to Newhall, where he raped her and stole her car.
A man who apparently overdosed on drugs during a standoff with sheriff's deputies last week at a Gorman motel has been jailed without bail and charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife.
A Santa Clarita sound studio hosted the Western States Police & Fire Games' boxing competition Tuesday.
Despite the lack of a state budget, Saugus Union School District board members Tuesday adopted its 2009-10 fiscal-year budget in the face of ongoing, deep cuts to education funding.
The Newhall School District board signed off on a roughly $57 million budget Tuesday, and expects to go back to the drawing board as state legislators trim more off California's long-overdue spending plan.
Through bake sales, ice-cream socials and donations, a group of dedicated parents and teachers are helping to keep the music alive at Newhall School District.
Sheriff's deputies arrested two men and placed five children in protective custody following a drug raid in Saugus earlier this week, authorities said.
Wayne King, the owner of Tiny's Submarine Sandwiches in Canyon Country, died Sunday after fighting a longtime battle with his illnesses. King was 72.
"He was a loving, caring, generous man who helped everybody," said daughter Teri King.
According to westside residents, Tuesday's governance meeting didn't live up to expectations.
Los Angeles County firefighters began a series of controlled burns Monday near the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic as part of a training exercise, a fire department spokeswoman said.
A reorganization by theme-park giant Six Flags Inc. by the end of the year after declaring bankruptcy Saturday seems entirely realistic, according to one Los Angeles economist.
Newhall and Saugus Union School District board members will face the possibilities of increased class sizes and funding reductions tonight as both districts decide on 2009-10 adopted budgets.
Saugus Union took a $2.1 million cut for the current fiscal year and planned a 2009-10 budget with a $3.3 million reduction, Superintendent Judy Fish said.
Sacramento, CA – A state commission today denied the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District's claim that the state-mandated chloride (salt) limit for recycled water discharged to the Santa Clara River is unfunded and reimbursable under the state constitution.
SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, testified in front of the Commission on State Mandates Board today in response to the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Board Test Claim for the Upper Santa Clara River Chloride requirements being imposed on the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District. Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste and Santa Clarita City Councilmember TimBen Boydston also joined Assemblyman Wilk.
SANTA CLARITA - The football stadiums at Canyon and Valencia high schools will receive new turf in time for the fall season. and Saugus High School will sport two new tennis courts, Hart district school board members decided this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican leaders overwhelmingly voted Friday to shorten their presidential selection process in an attempt to minimize damage from GOP candidates attacking each other.
Diehard cyclist Mike Rose bicycled across America to see his cousin in the Santa Clarita Valley - and now that the visit's almost over he's going back home, cycling across America again.
The "aah-oooh-gah" of a 1931 Ford Model A horn sounded over the arrival bells of a Metrolink train Thursday as a small parade of vintage cars made the first circle around the controversial Newhall roundabout, opened following a brief ceremony in front of William S. Hart Park.