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.
Members of Santa Clarita's Vote by Mail Ballot Board have started work preparing ballots to be counted on Election Day Tuesday.
The Santa Clarita City Council election is a week away, but almost 8,000 people have already cast ballots, city officials said Tuesday.
County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a $4.2 million project for infrastructure improvement at the Del Valle Regional Emergency Training Center, a site in Castaic used to conduct firefighter training operations.
The clock may be ticking down toward the end of the Santa Clarita City Council race, but the campaigns to represent areas of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Legislature and Congress are just starting to ramp up.
A collection of emergency response personnel was on hand Saturday for an expo geared at informing Santa Clarita Valley residents about how they can be prepared in the event of an emergency or natural disaster.
Hundreds of veterans turned out Saturday for an event to thank them for their service and provide them the opportunity to receive free home improvement supplies.
With the city of Santa Clarita recently re-upping its contract with the company that provides its red light cameras, an old question has again emerged: Can you simply ignore the ticket you receive from one of the cameras?
Incumbents surged ahead in spending during the past month as the Santa Clarita City Council race neared the April 8 finish line, according to documents filed at City Hall this week.
While discussion has largely centered around whether the California High-Speed Rail project will result in trains running through or under portions of the Santa Clarita Valley, Santa Clarita City Council members this week threw their support behind another preposition: around.
The city of Santa Clarita has signed on to provide more than $29,000 in additional funding to the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center for the center's food and nutrition programs.
Santa Clarita City Council members have voted to extend the city's contract with Redflex Traffic Systems Inc., the company contracted to provide the city's red light cameras.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted Tuesday night to approve an agreement that will pay local company Edwards Outdoor Advertising up to $1.3 million to remove 47 of its billboard structures around the city.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted early Wednesday morning to approve moving forward with changing the city's election dates, as agreed upon to settle a lawsuit alleging that the city's election system violated the California Voting Rights Act.
Reflecting during his time as a member of the Santa Clarita City Council, Councilman Frank Ferry called the experience the "most enjoyable years that any person could ever hope for."
Santa Clarita City Council members will continue discussion of a controversial billboard-reduction proposal during Tuesday's meeting.