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With little discussion Tuesday night, the City Council extended Santa Clarita's power to use eminent domain for another 12 years.
Ninety-nine fifth-graders dressed up as social leaders and gave short reports on the historical figure they dressed as.
A construction project to add traffic roundabouts on both sides of Interstate 5 at the Hasley Canyon exit is a joint project of the California Department of Transportation and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works.
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 - A former Hart district board member who recently resigned due to a potential conflict of interest said Friday he is examining whether he might be able to return to the board.
SANTA CLARITA - Friday marked the second week since the disappearance near Castaic Lake of a 19-year-old teen, and a sheriff's Parks Bureau official said the department's hunt in the area has been called off.
SANTA CLARITA - The recent decision by the California Legislature to boost the state's minimum wage might be a boon to low-wage workers, but local businesses and advocacy groups say the economic consequences of the move could outweigh its benefits.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities have dismantled a large Los Angeles County homeless encampment, citing public safety threats.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a teenage girl.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - Four Southern California water agencies have sued a neighboring water company for allegedly extracting groundwater beyond its rights, and without paying for it.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California would become the latest state to grant immigrants who are in the country illegally the right to a driver's license under a bill that passed the Legislature late Thursday and that Gov. Jerry Brown supports.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - He could be getting a license plate, Charlie Brown.
SCV residents got the opportunity to donate blood to the American Red Cross at a blood drive Thursday in Newhall.