Local legislators are largely applauding Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed 2013-14 spending plan, which forecasts a budget surplus for the next fiscal year and increases state funding to education.
Robert Angel and his daughter, Marlen, ate breakfast in the parking lot of the Carl's Jr. restaurant off Parker Road in Castaic Friday morning.
Interstate 5 over the Grapevine was reopened to traffic by 9:30 a.m. today after an overnight closure due to snow and ice on California's major north-south thoroughfare.
Schools stand to regain some state funding lost during a series of recession-driven cuts under the budget proposal unveiled Thursday by California Gov. Jerry Brown.
For the second time today, the California Highway Patrol has closed Interstate 5 over the Grapevine due to snowy and icy conditions, an official confirmed.
Santa Clarita City Council members agreed to set aside as much as $20,000 to take a close look at Los Angeles County's proposed storm-water cleanup fee.
A man was transported to the hospital after falling 25 feet off an embankment Wednesday in the Haskell Canyon open space.
California Highway Patrol officers reopened all lanes of the northbound Interstate 5 freeway today after a car fire shut down some of the lanes and stalled traffic.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to reject Councilman TimBen Boydston's attempt to return the city to a formal mayoral rotation system, as opposed to the majority-vote system that is in place.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted to approve revisions to the city's long-contested historic preservation ordinance at their meeting Tuesday.
College of the Canyons will consider 13 candidates to fill the open seat on its Board of Trustees, a school official said Tuesday.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a countywide study on ways to lessen instances of gun violence.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is pushing for a countywide examination of school safety plans in the aftermath of December's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut that left more than two dozen dead.
Carl Boyer, one of Santa Clarita's founding fathers and among its earliest mayors, is again launching a campaign to break up Los Angeles County.
The financial outlooks for Santa Clarita's elementary school districts remain cautiously optimistic, according to officials.
More than 100 people turned out Saturday for a series of performances at the inaugural Americana FolkFest at Rivendale Park in Towsley Canyon.
County supervisors signed off this week on a necessary step for the Saugus Union School District to move forward with a potential bond measure.
More than a month of ballot-counting since June's primary election did not result in any surprise switches or close calls, as the results reported from Election Day have largely held steady, according to results from the California Secretary of State's office.
The William S. Hart Union High School District won approval Wednesday for permits to grade the Castaic High School site, officials said.
Faced with a potential lawsuit over alleged violations of the California Voting Rights Act, the Newhall School District board voted this week to switch its elections to even-numbered years and adopt cumulative voting - if those moves are deemed legal.
The latest rabid bat to turn up in Los Angeles County was discovered last week in the garage of a Newhall home, one of the residents said Wednesday.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted Tuesday to approve plans for a senior housing project off Newhall Ranch Road.
Armed with a revenue stream in the form of cap-and-trade funds, officials with the California High-Speed Rail Authority are looking at accelerating a segment of the bullet train project from Burbank to Palmdale, which could pass through the Santa Clarita Valley.
Eyeing a potential spot on the November election ballot, officials in the Saugus Union School District are seeking approval from Los Angeles County to take a step toward a possible bond measure.An item on Tuesday's agenda for the Los Angeles County board of Supervisors is to authorize the district to proceed with the formation of a School Facilities Improvement District "within its boundaries for the authorization and issuance of bonds," according to the agenda.
The recently approved William S. Hart Union High School District budget includes funding for additional hiring, according to officials.
Using donated materials, workers Saturday installed a new driveway at a Canyon Country house where Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley provides services to those who are homeless.
Santa Clarita city officials are preparing to initiate proceedings aimed at cleaning up, or tearing down, a structure that used to house The Greens in Valencia, citing the derelict property's effects on the surrounding area.
The Saugus school board seat that used to be held by Stephen Winkler will be filled by appointment, board members decided this week.
A Stevenson Ranch woman accused of striking and fatally injuring a motorcyclist in August has pleaded no contest to one felony count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, according to a spokeswoman with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
A Newhall man was sentenced to more than a decade in state prison after pleading no contest this week to a charge of attempted murder.