Though the country's fall from the so-called fiscal cliff proved to be short lived, about three-fourths of Americans will still see their taxes rise this year, according to estimates.
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.
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.
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.