Recorded incidences of violence in Los Angeles County jails have fallen substantially since 2007, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said Tuesday.
Bike racks at City Hall, public art at the McBean Regional Transit Center and a new website to house Santa Clarita's arts and cultural resources are all on tap for the city Arts Commission in the coming year.
A man was detained earlier this afternoon after allegedly stealing a car near Newhall Ranch Road, a sheriff's spokesman said.
A pedestrian was transported to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Friday night after suffering potential head trauma in a traffic collision near Interstate 5, according to a California Highway Patrol officer.
Officials from the California Highway Patrol shut down one lane of traffic on northbound Interstate 5 Saturday to retrieve a vehicle that went off the freeway Friday night, an officer said.
Gasoline prices across Southern California have soared in recent weeks, and further increases may be just around the corner, a petroleum analyst said Friday.
Valencia Water Company is challenging the California Public Utilities Commission's authority to decide whether the water retailer can be purchased by Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler, officials said Friday.
With dollops, dashes and a bit of dicing, 26 fourth-grade chefs whipped up a meal to feed more than 100 people at the Santa Clarita Valley School Food Service Agency on Thursday.
Despite a decrease in graffiti incidents in 2012 compared to 2011, Santa Clarita clean-up crews still removed an average of 17 graffiti tags per day last year, according to a city report released Thursday.
Champ, an English bulldog and one of the Santa Clarita Valley's own skateboarding "wonder dogs," died suddenly on Wednesday, his owner said today.
Parents, take note: A sweet gesture could turn into a sticky situation if you send your child to school with candy today.
A local petition against the proposed open-pit Cemex mine in Soledad Canyon collected 3,588 signatures and is now in the hands of federal legislators, a local group said Wednesday.
The Bridge to Home winter homeless shelter will stay at its location on Drayton Street in Saugus through 2016 after members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously to extend the shelter's lease and days of operation Tuesday night.
Participants in the 2013 Amgen Tour of California will race on some of Santa Clarita's major roadways in May, leaving city officials to work out how many road closures will be needed, if any.
The Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences dropped its appeal to win an elementary school charter from the Saugus Union School District, a spokesman said Tuesday.
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.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a juvenile suspected of brandishing a gun in Canyon Country on Friday, but a search of the area that shut down some roads failed to reveal a weapon, officials said.
An Academy Award winner, a character actor and a man described as radio's "first singing cowboy" were all inducted into the Walk of Western Stars in Newhall during a ceremony Thursday night.
A bill introduced Thursday to block the proposed Cemex sand and gravel mine in Canyon Country is not a "viable resolution" to the long-running dispute between the approved open-pit operation and local residents, a company spokeswoman said.
Longtime Hart district board member Paul Strickland announced Thursday that he is resigning from the board effective May 1.
Members of the Hart district governing board spared little time in tabbing "Castaic High School" as the name for the district's new school in Romero Canyon, but only after a discussion on how exactly to pronounce it.
A plan to build two new Interstate 5 carpool lanes using tolls to help with construction costs took a step toward reality Wednesday with a vote of a Metro committee.
For the second straight year, College of the Canyons plans to dramatically expand its course offerings for the summer session, an official said Wednesday.
Sheriff's Department patrols in unincorporated areas are expected to be fully funded under the county's recently proposed budget for 2013-14 fiscal year, a county official said Tuesday.
Three local junior high and high schools have been named California Distinguished Schools in recognition of the programs they have in place to close the gap between low-achieving and high-achieving students, according to the California Department of Education.