Most criminals turned over to Los Angeles County by the state are classified high- or very-high-risk offenders, a far cry from projections made before the transfer occurred, a county official said Tuesday.
With the long-proposed Castaic high school project moving closer to reality, the William S. Hart Union High School District board will now look to answer the age-old question: What's in a name?
Exuberant dancers gyrated to drum beats in the Santa Clarita Valley recently as the Kalakeke Pacific Island Dance Company hosted its second Tahitian dance competition.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will hear two updates related to the ongoing public safety realignment process during their meeting Tuesday.
Andrew Samson and Christian Brannon, childhood friends who live on the same street in Valencia, spent countless hours over the past several weeks building a trebuchet in Brannon's backyard.
Hundreds of people cried, laughed and did a bit of both at the same time during Saturday morning's memorial service celebrating the life of Sarah Alarid, whose body was found Jan. 9 after an extensive search.
Deputies in the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested one person for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during a checkpoint Friday night.
Newhall Land Development Inc. has failed in its bid to remove the judge who ruled that Newhall Ranch needs further environmental review.
Valencia Water Company customers will see their rates increase by at least 11 percent in 2014 under a proposal submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission.
Local school officials are eyeing curriculum changes that will take the focus away from memorization and place it on analysis and application.
Several hundred Valencia High School students came face-to-face with the dangers of texting while driving on Thursday.
A small brush fire in Canyon Country near Soledad Canyon Road and Stone Crest Drive charred about one acre before being extinguished this morning, a fire official confirmed.
Several local districts have revamped their safety procedures in the aftermath of December's shooting that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission have voted to move forward with two planned cellular communications projects in the city.
LOS ANGELES - After a public hearing that spanned more than four hours Tuesday, members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to continue a protest period for the proposed Clean Water, Clean Beaches measure.
A trial date has been set for an Acton man accused of murder in the shooting death of a fellow Acton man following a dispute over a water truck last year, according to an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
A proposal to eliminate 118 billboards on 62 structures throughout Santa Clarita in exchange for three electronic ones on Santa Clarita Valley freeways was blasted by some council candidates Thursday who likened the proposed electronic replacements to those in Sin City.
A Burbank man charged with two counts of murder following a wrong-way crash on State Route 14 that left two people dead in June has been ordered to stand trial, according to a spokesman from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
A new exhibit aimed at putting a face on the homeless population in the Santa Clarita Valley will go on display beginning Saturday at the Valencia Library.
Two high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District stand to lose decades of combined experience after this school year as two seasoned principals prepare to retire.
Unlike some recent semesters, when College of the Canyons officials scrambled to offer new courses for surging enrollment, the spring semester that began Feb. 10 still has openings available for students to take classes.
With Santa Clarita's current contract for red light cameras up for review this year, city officials say the program has had a marked effect on roadway safety.
Valencia resident Jennifer Calderon was in the process of giving life when she came face-to-face with death.
A 20-year-old man was seriously injured Friday afternoon in a traffic collision in Valencia, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
A camel escaped its pen in Acton on Friday and chased some residents, biting one in the head before it was recaptured and transported to an animal care facility in Lancaster.
Californians may pay less in state fuel taxes in the coming fiscal year, but that doesn't necessarily mean less pain at the pump come summertime, according to officials.
The state Attorney General's office has given the Saugus Union School District the green light to move ahead with proceedings that could officially remove Stephen Winkler from the board.
For Santa Clarita Valley resident Alfred Santos Jr., the journey to becoming postmaster of Los Angeles began largely by chance.
Former state Sen. George Runner announced Tuesday he is planning to run for re-election to the California State Board of Equalization - the state's elected tax commission.
A veteran with ties to the Santa Clarita Valley has become the latest person to declare a run in California's 36th Assembly District, which narrowly fell into Democratic hands following the 2012 election.