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.
Dozens of prospective cheerleaders came together Saturday to learn the ropes from members of the Hart High School squad during the annual Cheer Spirit Day event in the school's gymnasium.
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.
SANTA CLARITA - The most recent Hart district board member to vacate his seat may still have a claim to it - depending on whether he wants it or not.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating two armed robberies in Newhall in the past week, trying to determine if the two are connected, an official said today.
Santa Clarita residents will find free plastic bags remain available at supermarkets in the city after the City Council voted against banning the environmentally controversial totes.
SANTA CLARITA - Talk about your powerful bite.
Santa Clarita City Council members said Tuesday they want the public to have more opportunities to weigh in before deciding what to put in the center of the Newhall roundabout.
SANTA CLARITA - The father of missing teenager Bryce Laspisa had his vehicle burglarized while searching for his son in Castaic Tuesday afternoon, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
SANTA CLARITA - The Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its school board, according to information posted on the district's website.
A figurine of baby Jesus that was taken away from a manger at Westfield Valencia Town Center earlier this week was found Wednesday afternoon inside the mall, according to a spokeswoman.
After 14 months of negotiations, the city of Santa Clarita has struck a labor deal that will give a 5 percent cost-of-living adjustment to 77 city employees, officials said Tuesday.
Saying she wants to continue the city's "forward momentum," City Councilwoman Laurene Weste took hold of the gavel as Santa Clarita's new mayor during a special council meeting Tuesday night.
Northbound lanes of Interstate 5 through the Grapevine were closed for hours Saturday after a winter snow storm blew through Southern California, dropping snow and rain in its wake.
Work has resumed on the project to add new lanes and lift Highway 126 traffic over Commerce Center Drive in Castaic, several weeks after the discovery of a number of legless lizards stymied work in the area.
A Saugus man is suing a former school board candidate over a campaign robocall he claims was illegally placed before last November's election.
Cold and rainy conditions did little to stem the flow of attendees to Santa Clarita's Literacy and Arts Festival at the Newhall Library on Saturday, with thousands turning out during the annual event.