Name: Don Henry Age: 53 Profession: C.E.O. Boston-Henry Co. Inc. Personal Background Agua Dulce resident for 35 years, currently serving two-year term as Town Council Member. Committee Chair of the water stewardship committee. What is/are the most important issues? One of the most pressing issues facing our community is L.A. County Well Yield and Water Quality Test procedures and regulations which the majority of homeowners would not be able to pass. Not because a particular ...
Name: Carole Lutness Age: 66 Profession: Health care professional Personal Background As chair of the "Healthcare for All" and Clean Elections committees, I was involved in ethics reform which led to the new City Council Lobbyist Registration requirement. What is/are the most important issues? We must strengthen our economy with better government oversight of financial institutions, a balanced budget and the creation of new "green" jobs, restore our schools to be No. 1 one again ...
Name: Howard P. "Buck" McKeon Age: 70 Profession: Congressman Personal Background I moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 1964. My involvement in our community has included serving on the board of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, elected the first mayor of Santa Clarita and since 1992 Congressman representing the 25th Congressional District. My wife Patricia and I have been married for 46 years. What is/are the most important issues? Stem the tide of illegal ...
Name: Ronald "RJ" Kelly Profession: Tax and finance Personal Background Married with two sons. I moved here in 1978. Over the years I have been involved in many of our local orgazinations including the VFW, ELKS, past director of the SCV Chamber of Commerce and the School and Business Aliance. What is/are the most important issues? Our water board has been facing many issues in the past couple of years and more will come. Water ...
Name: Cameron Smyth Age: 37 Profession: State Assemblyman Personal Background A lifelong resident of Newhall, I and my wife Lena continue to raise our sons in Santa Clarita. Prior to the Assembly, I served six years as Councilman/Mayor of Santa Clarita, while operating my own consulting business. What is/are the most important issues? We must make every effort to turn the economy of California around. That means we must encourage new clean industry to remain ...
Name: Bruce McFarland Age: 60 Profession: Computer consultant/ teacher Personal Background A 30-year Santa Clarita Valley resident, Hart High graduate, city pioneer and small business owner. Founding member or officer: SC Human Relations Forum, SCV Ethics Alliance, SCV Arts Alliance, two computer clubs. Active in: Boys and Girls Club, SCV Pet Assistance, Magazine of Santa Clarita technology writing, The Signal political commentary writing. What is/are the most important issues? I want to get Castaic kids ...
Name: Hannah-Beth Jackson Age: 58 Profession: Educator Personal Background Hannah-Beth Jackson served six years in the state Assembly. An attorney and former prosecutor, she advocated to improve public education, increase public safety, improve access to health care, protect the environment and protect the rights of consumers. After serving in the Assembly, she taught at UC Santa Barbara. What is/are the most important issues? The collapse of the sub-prime lending market has produced a credit crunch ...
Family, friends, and more than one hundred uniformed deputies gathered to mourn the death and celebrate the life of Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputy Randy Hamson on Friday.
Alisa Johnson Behar was only a junior at Saugus High School when she discovered that her true calling was working with animals.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will temporarily and intermittently close several local intersections today between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., due to the funeral procession and motorcade for Deputy Randy Hamson.
A 29-year-old Saugus resident was charged with raping two women in Pasadena and threatening them with a box cutter, according to a Los Angeles District Attorney's press release.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's deputies arrested a juvenile male allegedly armed with an automatic assault weapon Tuesday afternoon at the Metrolink Station on Soledad Canyon Road, a sheriff's official said.
A serene pathway leading to three wooden benches surrounded by butterfly houses and trees overlooks Castaic Lake and serves as a memorial to beloved Castaic community member Tracy Jara and a tribute to his surviving family members.
Marathon runner Tracy McKinney, of Saugus, baked old-style Norwegian butter cookies for four hours this holiday season. This was the first year the 29-year-old took up the long-standing family tradition passed down from her beloved great aunt Betty just before the elderly cancer patient died in July.
The New Year arrives early today in Valencia and will look like 58, 59, 60 on Skip Newhall's special time display.
A man seriously hurt when he was hit by two cars Friday had been running across the freeway at the time of the collision, an investigator with the California Highway Patrol reported.
Santa Clarita Valley fashion icon Margo Hudson has a new mission in life: clothes for a cause.
Carrie Stuart, a captain in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department who nearly died in a fiery two-car crash before Christmas, is out of the hospital and expected to make a full recovery, her daughter says.
The city of Santa Clarita went 3-D to teach students how to prevent pollution at the Newhall Library one day last week.
SCV Mindful Meditation Group
Commuters returning to work Tuesday after the long weekend and contemplating a short cut through the Angeles National Forest - you may want to think twice.
County firefighters jumped on a brush fire in Canyon Country Sunday, extinguishing it quickly and containing it to a quarter acre.
A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital Sunday after he crashed his bike in Stevenson Ranch, Fire Department sources confirmed.
A motorist walked away from a crash today after his van blew a tire on the freeway, then plunged 100 feet down a ravine, a fire official confirmed.
A motorist is being sought today after driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 in Castaic Friday night causing two on-coming cars to collide, sending four people to the hospital, an investigator with the California Highway Patrol said.
Today is Sunday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2013. There are 317 days left in the year.
Those who showed up recently for a reunion of Vietnam veterans at the Valencia home of Bill Reynolds brought with them a storehouse of compelling stories - of sacrifice, dedication and loss.
Reading aloud went to the dogs Saturday at the Newhall Library.
Bike racks at City Hall, public art at the McBean Regional Transit Center and a new website to house Santa Clarita's arts and cultural resources are all on tap for the city Arts Commission in the coming year.
Officials from the California Highway Patrol shut down one lane of traffic on northbound Interstate 5 on Saturday to retrieve a vehicle that went off the freeway Friday night, an officer said.