Though the country's fall from the so-called fiscal cliff proved to be short lived, the truce agreed to by Republicans and Democrats this week will still result in tax increases for about three-fourths of Americans, according to estimates.
Local Republican Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon said there are two ways of looking at Tuesday's deal to pull the country off the "fiscal cliff": as a tax increase for wealthy Americans or as a tax cut for the majority of the country.
After two years of attempts to get approval for an elementary school charter in the Santa Clarita Valley, the Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences has turned to the Los Angeles County Board of Education.
No drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during Saturday's 8-hour checkpoint run by the California Highway Patrol, according to an officer.
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.
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.
The Santa Clarita Valley's representatives in the state Legislature split along party lines in a recent effort to petition Congress to hold a constitutional convention regarding the controversial Citizens United Supreme Court case.
Come November, Santa Clarita voters will take to the polls for the city's first-ever public referendum - in this case to decide the future of a controversial billboard ordinance.
Santa Clarita City Council members gave final approval Tuesday night to a $191.5 million city budget for the next fiscal year, with money set aside to help address the city's aging infrastructure and fund a series of capital projects.
Ruling in favor of the Saugus Union School District, a judge has determined that ousted school board member Stephen Winkler is not eligible to hold his seat, district officials said Tuesday.
Faced with the possibility of a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit, members of the Castaic Union School District board will discuss whether to change the district's at-large system for electing board members during a meeting Monday night.
Santa Clarita City Council members will discuss whether to repeal a controversial billboard ordinance or put the matter to a public vote during their meeting Tuesday.
Citing financial concerns, Los Angeles County education officials in recent weeks have put on hold approval of some charter schools previously OK'd by the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District.
About 130 young football players turned out Saturday to learn the ropes from a collection of professionals during a football camp conducted by Valencia High School graduate and current New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen.
Officials are investigating what led a small plane to crash in Agua Dulce, downing power lines in the area and sending two people to the hospital.
A small plane crashed into brush-covered terrain in Agua Dulce on Friday, seriously injuring its two occupants and knocking down power lines.