Many offenders who would have gone to prison before the state passed its realignment law in 2011 - and thus would have spent a period on probation or parole after their sentences - are now released without any supervision because none is required after county incarceration, a county official said last week.
Officials from the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences have turned to Acton-Agua Dulce in their quest for an elementary charter school in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Saugus Union School District announced Friday that Chad Hammitt will join the district as its new assistant superintendent of human resources.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies have arrested two young men thought to be involved in a string of school burglaries committed during spring break, officials said Friday.
Los Angeles County's top transportation agency approved toll carpool lanes Thursday for Interstate 5 through the Santa Clarita Valley.
During the past winter, use of the Santa Clarita Valley homeless shelter tapered off slightly compared to the previous year, though the shelter was still full to capacity on the average night, an official said Thursday.
Citing widespread programming, financial and comprehensiveness issues, members of the Saugus Union School District board voted 3-1 Tuesday night to deny a petition from the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences to open an elementary school in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Members of the Assembly Higher Education Committee have approved a bill by a local legislator that he says would give more flexibility to community colleges to spend money on academic support staff such as counselors and librarians.
About 150 people turned out Saturday to take part in an event geared at promoting athletics and awareness for those who have suffered spinal cord injuries.
Claiming victories in other school districts, officials with the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences await a Saugus Union School District vote Tuesday night on their fourth attempt to win an elementary-school charter from Saugus.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council are set to review state legislation that would grant additional protections to those who are homeless, bar the state from changing the payment schedule for redevelopment funds and change the way cities calculate their recycling.
The Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio is no stranger to crowds of people decked out in boots, spurs or Stetson hats, but plenty of new faces turned out at the studio Saturday to take part in the 20th annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival.
A brush fire blackened 5 to 7 acres of land in Stevenson Ranch Saturday afternoon, according to an official with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Los Angeles County officials are working with representatives from the Guatemalan Consulate to determine the identity of a woman whose body was found off San Francisquito Canyon Road more than a week ago, a spokesman said Friday.
Three Santa Clarita Valley residents - Flo Lawrence, Nadiya Littlewarrior and Frank Willard - were honored as Los Angeles County Volunteers of the Year during a ceremony this week.
Progress continues on the project to widen the McBean Parkway Bridge in Santa Clarita near the Valencia Post Office, officials said Wednesday.
In what was described as but one of many necessary discussions, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, and a large crowd gathered in Santa Clarita City Hall Tuesday to discuss the idea of creating a wilderness area near Castaic.
An extended deadline for citizens to apply for seats on several city commissions has yielded the desired results: More applications.
Standing in front of one of the few buildings to survive the wall of water when the St. Francis Dam collapsed 86 years ago, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, announced Tuesday his bid for a memorial for one of the worst disasters in California history.
The ballot arguments for and against a much-discussed measure on the November ballot involving digital billboards in Santa Clarita have been posted on the city's website.
The battle over billboards in Santa Clarita is shaping up to be a big-money affair, according to financial disclosures on file with the city.
At the first note, the black-and-white blur springs to life.
Deputies at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic kept a solemn vigil Saturday in remembrance of one of their fallen comrades.
The funeral service for longtime community activist and volunteer Connie Worden-Roberts is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 23, according to her son.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon has introduced a bill that would create a national memorial to recognize the St. Francis Dam disaster - one of the deadliest events in California history.
Ask anyone who's been in the Santa Clarita Valley a while and they'll tell you: the fingerprints of Connie Worden-Roberts are all over the area.
County supervisors voted Tuesday to move forward with continuing efforts to muscle mussels out of Castaic and Pyramid lakes.
The Pasadena Unified School District has become the latest to file a lawsuit against the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District alleging the smaller district improperly approved a charter school outside of its boundaries.
A Palmdale woman was killed early this morning after the vehicle she was driving ran off Highway 14 near Agua Dulce Canyon Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.
With California in the midst of a whooping cough epidemic, and school bells set to sound throughout the Santa Clarita Valley next week, students and parents are urged to make sure immunizations are up to date.