As the new state legislative session starts up, local representatives are taking on leadership roles in representative committees.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission cleared one hurdle this week in the city's attempt to expand its park offerings in Valencia, but the project remains far from a done deal.
A fee that could cost local property owners up to $82 a year is set for a public hearing and vote early next year unless the county receives widespread written opposition to the proposal.
Bob Cochran has announced he is retiring after 20 years as the chief of staff for Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon.
"Obamacare," the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, could seriously cut into funding for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services and the people it serves, supervisors heard in a report Tuesday.
Democrat Steve Fox's victory in California's 36th Assembly District took many by surprise - including him.
Monday marks the day when those elected or reelected in November's elections will be sworn into office.
The county has agreed to sell about 9,000 square feet of undeveloped land to a local firm so the company can move ahead with proposed residential and commercial developments in Castaic.
The ominous rain clouds overhead did nothing to dampen the spirits of those attending Santa Clarita's Literacy and Arts Festival on Saturday.
A vehicle collided with a light pole at the Golden Valley Road off ramp of southbound state Route 14 earlier this afternoon, possibly exposing live electrical wires for a time, according to officials.
The College of the Canyons Alumni Hall of Fame welcomed three new faces into its ranks during an induction ceremony Friday at the college's Valencia campus.
The day before opening its doors to the Santa Clarita Valley's homeless population, Bridge to Home welcomed the community at large for an open house event Friday evening.
Assemblyman-elect Scott Wilk has announced his resignation from the Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees, which will take effect Monday.
The Los Angeles County Office of Education has scheduled Dec. 11 as the date the Albert Einstein Academy of Letters, Arts and Sciences will appeal the denial of its elementary school charter.
Members of the Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission voted Thursday to approve Santa Clarita's annexation of the North Copper Hill area.
Whether the city of Santa Clarita can employ a relatively unknown voting system to settle its California Voting Rights Act lawsuit is set to be decided in court.
Newhall claims the lion's share of rabid bats found this year in the Santa Clarita Valley, with the fourth discovered there within the past week.
A 130-year-old photograph signed by a legendary Old West lawman is expected to fetch a fistful of dollars for a Valencia man.
Officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold a series of meetings - two locally - next month to discuss possible routes for the bullet train as it snakes its way through Southern California and potentially through the Santa Clarita Valley.
A Valencia man who worked as a bank teller in the Santa Clarita area faces four felony counts for allegedly stealing more than $24,000 from customers, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will hold a checkpoint Friday night to screen for drivers who may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol or operating their vehicles without a license.
With state officials looking to rein in water use in the midst of California's crippling drought, county supervisors voted Tuesday to put those state regulations in place countywide.
One person was taken away in an ambulance Tuesday afternoon following a motorcycle crash on Bouquet Canyon Road near Soledad Canyon Road.
The landfill that handles the bulk of the Santa Clarita Valley's garbage is eyeing an expansion that would double the amount of trash it can take in a given day.
Most people would not be too happy about a train running through their yard, but it suits the Sweer household in Saugus just fine.
Valencia Boulevard served as both the metaphorical and literal dividing line on the issue of illegal immigration and the recent border surge this weekend, as demonstrators on both sides of the issue turned out to state their positions on Saturday.
An apparent detonated blasting cap was reported in Valencia Friday, prompting an investigation from local deputies.
The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta is not sustainable in its current state, and the Bay Delta Conservation Plan is a viable option to ensure the continuing availability of a large portion of the Santa Clarita Valley's water supply, an expert said Friday.
Another rabid bat has turned up locally, this one in Canyon Country, bringing the total found year-to-date in the Santa Clarita Valley to five.
Instead of waiting for a law firm to draw a line in the sand, members of the Hart district governing board voted this week to draw some lines of their own and move forward with splitting the Santa Clarita Valley's largest school district into separate voting districts.