Fourth of July festivities in Santa Clarita got off to a syrupy start Thursday as hundreds gathered to enjoy some pancakes before the start of the city's annual parade.
California Highway Patrol officers temporarily shut down Interstate 5 in both directions near Parker Road in Castaic just before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday due to a man who was threatening to jump from the freeway overpass.
The city of Santa Clarita has been served with a lawsuit alleging its system for electing City Council members prevents Latino voters from having full access to the political process.
The Saugus Union School District board has voted to move forward with a special election to replace former board member Stephen Winkler, whose seat was vacated amid evidence he lives outside the district.
Nine rabid bats have been found in Los Angeles County so far this year, three of them in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to figures from the Los Angeles County Public Health Department.
Citing a need to address growing traffic concerns and the potential for short and long-term economic benefits, a partnership of state and county agencies is planning to break ground on a $50 million project to expand and reroute Highway 126 near the Valencia Commerce Center.
A 65-year-old truck driver has been arrested for felony hit and run after allegedly leaving the scene of a Saturday crash where a woman was struck and killed on northbound Highway 14, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A marked increase in the homeless population of Los Angeles County could further strain the limited resources available to address the issue, officials said Friday.
It's full speed ahead for the Newhall roundabout now that City Council members have voted to award the contracts necessary to begin work on the $2.2 million project.
The latest federal bill to halt the open-pit gravel mine in Soledad Canyon could represent the best chance Santa Clarita Valley residents have seen so far resolving the years-long effort to block the mine.
A pair of crashes on Highway 14 Saturday left one person dead, several injured and snarled traffic for hours near Agua Dulce, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Two vacant seats are up for grabs on the Castaic Area Town Council during a July special election, but only a few weeks remain for those who want to run.
Temperatures are not the only thing going up in California now that summer is here. The state's excise taxes on gasoline, already among the highest in the nation, will rise another 3.5 cents to settle at 39.5 cents per gallon effective Monday, an increase that will likely be passed on to those paying at the pump. The state's fuel tax is determined by the Board of Equalization, a five-member panel that oversees tax policy statewide. ...
About 60 Santa Clarita Valley residents rallied Wednesday in Valencia to celebrate a pair of Supreme Court decisions that paved the way for gay marriages to resume in California and also granted previously denied federal rights to gay couples.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council approved a pay raise for themselves this week that will total 3 percent a year for two years.
SANTA CLARITA - Officials at College of the Canyons have stepped up enforcement of existing rules barring some public use of the college's track, a move that has drawn the ire of some Santa Clarita Valley residents.
SANTA CLARITA - The threatening grey clouds in the sky overhead did little to dampen the spirits of the 1,700-plus who turned out for Santa Clarita's 19th annual River Rally event held to clean up the waterways that feed into the Santa Clara River.
The gentle twangs of country music float from the radio of a parked car in Canyon Country, interrupted here and there by the clanging of a spray paint can.
SANTA CLARITA - It's been about three months since the seat of Saugus district board member Stephen Winkler was declared vacant, but the decision to do so is still undergoing a lengthy state review.
A Hart district board seat remains in limbo after former and potentially future board member Chris Fall said he needs more time to decide on whether the potential conflict of interest that forced him from the board earlier this summer has been resolved.
Two schools in the Castaic Union School District will be under new leadership after members of the district board voted Thursday night to appoint a new principal for Castaic Middle School and an interim principal at Northlake Hills Elementary School.
A reported theft from a firearms manufacturer in Castaic led detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station to a Simi Valley man, who was arrested after dozens of firearms, grenades, tactical equipment and a counterfeit Los Angeles Police Department badge were allegedly found in his home, an official said Wednesday.
Almost 40 percent of offenders released under the state prison realignment program have been rearrested at least once, an official said Tuesday.
Many of those who are jailed for offenses such as kidnapping, manslaughter and child molestation in Los Angeles County are let free long before their sentences end as a result of overcrowding in local jails - a fact that has led county supervisors to examine alternative ways to house inmates.
SANTA CLARITA - The whir of a dentist drill cut through the warm afternoon air of the cramped mobile building in Saugus.
SANTA CLARITA - The end of the latest legislative session in California was a sprint to the finish line.
SANTA CLARITA - A popular kayaking and paddle-boarding spot on Castaic Lake will be shut down later this month as workers undertake a major project to renovate road and parking areas inside the park, officials announced recently.
SANTA CLARITA - Walter Lawrence "Larry" Thornton, beloved band teacher at Hart High School for two decades, died earlier this month after a battle with cancer.
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.