The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors appointed Dean Efstathiou to the local water agency board Tuesday.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives will soon be moving into some new digs since the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a request for 9,500 square-feet in additional office space Tuesday.
A local Republican committee tabled motions to support - and not to support - the Hart district's $300-million bond measure on the Nov. 4 ballot.
It rolls on three wheels, seats two people and peers through the night with three headlights. The bed of the white "Xebra" electric truck doesn't contain any security equipment, just the 12 lead-acid batteries that keep the vehicle moving. It runs solely on electricity and it's Maxwell Security's way of saving money on gasoline and helping the environment. For the past two months, the private security company hummed through the blacktop jungles of the Santa ...
Lee Jennings is healing her community and honoring soldiers one brick at a time. The Military Commemorative Mound was designed to honor United States soldiers, Jennings said. The effort to build the mound went well beyond just honoring troops and pulled people from all parts of the community together, she said "I wanted to see some kind of dedication or tribute to servicemen," she said. The Agua Dulce Civic Association put togther the plan for ...
Veterans Day breakfast Thursday Canyon Springs Community School hosts its second annual Veterans Day celebration at 7:50 a.m. Thursday. The school is located at 19059 Vicci Street in Canyon Country. The Student Affairs Organization will award medals of citizenship to Mayor Bob Kellar and 13 other veterans. Breakfast will be served in the library from 7:20 to 7:40 a.m. Parent Academy night at Valencia High School Valencia High School hosts "Parent Academy" from 7 to ...
Planting trees was a "golden activity" for Emily Elam, a local Girl Scout and senior at Valencia High School.
Vino 100 is working with the Hunger Defense Fund on a monthlong food drive to feed the hungry.
Henry Gomez had an important job to do Tuesday. He manned the polls at Skyblue Mesa Elementary School in Canyon Country.
UPDATED 4:55 a.m. Wednesday: Democrat Hannah-Beth Jackson edged her opponent by 108 votes in the state Senate election, garnering 50.1 percent of the total vote with all 744 precincts reporting. Jackson picked up 153,106 votes while the tally for Tony Strickland was 152,998. Jackson challenged Strickland for the state Senate 19th District, a race without an incumbent. Strickland is a conservative Republican with experience in the state Assembly. Local Strickland supporters remained optimistic late Tuesday at Republican headquarters in ...
UPDATED 1:45 a.m. Wednesday: A Hart district school bond measure too close to call late Tuesday night appears to have won as of early Wednesday morning. With 71.96 percent of precincts reporting as of 1:15 a.m. Wednesday, more than 59 percent of the voters had approved Measure SA for the William S. Hart Union High School District. A 55 percent majority was required for passage. +++++++ "We are thrilled and we are very, very hopeful that it is ...
With Proposition 8 expected to appear on the November ballot, the definition of marriage has been at the center of a controversy in California.
Two local firefighters are among a group of 14 the Los Angeles County Fire Department is sending to the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast.
Perchlorate cleanup and new developer water fees are two issues topping the local water agency's agenda for the remainder of the year, said the agency's top official prior to an agenda-setting meeting Tuesday night.
A racist event that could have torn a Saugus neighborhood apart might bring it together. Nathan Sklar's sport utility vehicle was vandalized late Aug. 27. The vandals used shoe polish to draw a swastika and a penis on the rear window of the vehicle, he said. He used the incident as a chance to teach an important lesson. Sklar, who is Jewish, circulated letters Thursday warning his neighbors about the dangers of intolerance. He also ...
Washington, D.C. – Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), joined with 11 of her Senate colleagues on a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) urging the Commission to take the next steps needed to protect the 31 nuclear reactors in the U.S. that are similarly designed to the ones that melted down in Fukushima, Japan, nearly two years ago. The letter calls for NRC to ...
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
Winds are expected to ease off in the Santa Clarita Valley today following a day of high winds that caused some damage.
Today in the SCV
A 52-year-old Granada Hills man charged with trying to cash a forged check at a Valencia bank in January is now serving a three-year sentence.
Jumping over fences, Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies chased down and captured a burglary suspect Wednesday in Canyon Country.
The children of a former Valencia High School educator shot and killed in Woodland Hills on Valentine's Day are struggling with "the worst thing" imaginable as they make funeral arrangements for their mother.
It began with the light tapping of a foot against a stage, buttressed by fingers snapping.
A proposed low-income residential development that would house veterans and their families has cleared one hurdle: Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the project.
Former City Manager Ken Pulskamp will take the hot seat this year as the "roastee" for the 15th annual Elks Club roast to benefit the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers Inc., organizers announced Wednesday.
MISSION HILLS (Feb. 20, 2013) – Providence Holy Cross Medical Center received redesignation today as the Greater San Fernando Valley's only Magnet Hospital, the nation's highest recognition for nursing excellence.
A winter storm brought California much-needed rain and even a rare tornado, but the breadth and severity of snowfall in much of the state caught drivers by surprise and left hundreds stranded on mountain highways.
WASHINGTON- The Department of Defense today officially informed Congress of its intent to impose furloughs on the Department of Defense's entire civilian workforce as it copes with the automatic spending cuts known as "sequestration." The furlough program will go forward if sequestration is not avoided. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee made the following statement on the furloughs: