After years of continued budget cuts, local school districts seem set to get some financial relief after voters approved Proposition 30 in November.
While some western states had a milder-than-normal fire season in 2012, the number of acres burned by wildfires in California was almost seven times that of 2011, statistics show.
The Committee on Ethics for the U.S. House of Representatives has ruled legislators did not receive improper benefits while enrolled in the "VIP" loan unit of the Countrywide Financial Corporation, according to a statement released this week.
A big rig crashed into a wall on northbound Highway 14 in the area of Golden Valley Road at approximately 1:50 p.m. today, according to reports from the California Highway Patrol.
After about four years of construction, the California Department of Transportation has officially opened a carpool lane connector between Interstate 5 and state Route 14.
A former Acton resident has been sentenced to almost 18 months in jail after failing to repay thousands of dollars in county fines accrued as a result of the demolition of the elaborate structure he dubbed "Phonehenge West."
A collision between two big rigs today at 5:58 a.m., forced the closure of the truck lane on southbound Interstate 5 north of Interstate 210, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A Canyon Country man who was struck on his bicycle Saturday is still in serious condition and has been experiencing some problems moving his arms, his wife said Tuesday.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department should implement most of the recommendations from the Citizens' Commission on Jail Violence within the next 90 days, according to a report.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said it has been "frustrating to try and get anything done" in a divisive and clashing U.S. Congress over the last year.
Representatives from the William S. Hart Union High School District and a local advocacy group have held a series of meetings recently trying to avoid a lawsuit the group has threatened to file over the proposed high school in Castaic, according to district officials.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested two for driving under the influence at a checkpoint in Valencia Friday night.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., announced that she intends to introduce legislation implementing a nationwide ban on the purchase, transfer, manufacturing or importation of guns defined as assault weapons.
More than a month after the Nov. 6 election, Democratic Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, can finally rest assured that he will remain in office after his opponent halted a recount effort Thursday.
As the horror of the Newtown, Conn., shooting results in nationwide calls for more mental health resources, a local agency is planning to offer special training on "mental health first aid" next year.
The state has outlined a series of preliminary guidelines on how to regulate the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The final guidelines are slated to take effect in 2015.
A Santa Clarita City Council member touched off a tiff this week with a suggestion that some citizens are concerned about the security of ballots cast in city elections and that the city should beef up its security for those ballots as a result.
SANTA CLARITA - The discovery of a number of silvery legless lizards in Castaic has slowed construction work on Highway 126 to a crawl, officials said this week.
SANTA CLARITA - Following a line of public speakers demanding an apology from City Councilman Frank Ferry, Mayor Bob Kellar apologized Tuesday night for the councilman calling a citizen "poison" and "toxic."
Santa Clarita City Council members voted in closed session Tuesday to reject a claim by Councilman TimBen Boydston where he alleged the city's tiered health benefit system was not properly adopted and caused him to lose out on almost $10,000 in compensation.
Santa Clarita Valley residents tired of taking a trek to Los Angeles or the San Fernando Valley for their shopping needs will soon be able to head north for an alternative.
Hart district officials are working to recoup credits from Southern California Edison for excess solar power the district has generated, a move an analyst estimates could be worth tens of thousands of dollars for the district.
SANTA CLARITA - In front of a crowd of hundreds Saturday night, Santa Clarita city officials lit up downtown Newhall to celebrate the holiday season.
The man who has served as the de facto chief of police for the Santa Clarita Valley since 2010 has announced he plans to retire next year, officials confirmed Friday.
Turnout for Tuesday's elections in the Santa Clarita Valley was fairly typical for off-year elections.
SANTA CLARITA - It wasn't quite Christmas in July, but thanks to the local Assistance League the holiday spirit came early for thousands of Santa Clarita Valley students this year.
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Hundreds of blooms were on full display as rose enthusiasts and experts from throughout California came together for the 20th annual "Wild West Roses" Rose Show and Art Exhibit, put on by the Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society in Newhall on Saturday.
Ten women who changed lives and shaped their communities were honored Saturday during the fourth annual Empowering HeArts Gala fundraiser at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons.
New development standards could be coming to one of Santa Clarita Valley's busiest thoroughfares, depending on what members of the public say they want to see, according to city officials.