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.
Continuing into August, drivers in California - and throughout the Unites States - are seeing gas prices at some of their lowest levels in years, officials said Friday.
A pair of crashes blocked some northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 14 near Escondido Canyon Road for more than an hour Friday, the California Highway Patrol repoprted.
More than half of all rabid bats found in Los Angeles County have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to a county report issued this week.
Pavel Matustik picked up the pizza-carrying bag, a grin spreading across his face.
After five years at the helm of the Santa Clarita Valley's largest school district, Hart district Superintendent Rob Challinor announced plans this week to retire effective February 2015.
Faced with aging schools and continuing technology needs, members of the Saugus Union School District board have decided to put a $148 million bond measure up for a vote.
High-speed rail officials kicked off a series of public meetings Tuesday with a discussion of possible new routes for the bullet train as it makes its way from Palmdale to Burbank.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted down a proposal Tuesday that would have created a civilian oversight body for the county's scandal-plagued Sheriff's Department.
Citing a desire to keep the green going for county park and recreation projects, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to put a 30-year "parks tax" on the ballot in November.
In a handful of communities nationwide, voters can head to the polls and cast their votes for one candidate. Then they can vote for that candidate again. And maybe even again and again.
About 150 people turned out to the Newhall Library Saturday for the Santa Clarita premiere of a documentary highlighting the exploits, experiences and history of the "Harvey Girls."
A 130-year-old photograph resulted in a tidy windfall for a Valencia man this week - fetching more than $7,000 at auction.
The seventh rabid bat so far this year was found locally in the last week, meaning almost half of all rabid bats discovered in Los Angeles County in 2014 have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley.
PALMDALE - The two Republicans running to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress made their pitches and outlined their ideals Friday to a standing-room-only crowd ... of Democrats.
A 57-year-old Acton man was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in prison for shooting the owner of a water company to death during a dispute involving a water truck blocking a street.