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.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board will determine what to name the long-planned Castaic-area high school during their meeting Wednesday night.
Two local elementary schools have received Title I Academic Achievement Awards for their work in closing the achievement gaps between students, state officials announced Tuesday.
The fields of Santa Clarita Central Park got even greener Saturday as the city hosted its annual Earth Arbor Day celebration.
Hundreds of Cub Scouts from in and around the Santa Clarita Valley ran, jumped, swung, caught and crawled during Saturday's annual Cub Scout Cup event.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host another checkpoint to catch drivers who may be unlicensed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol next week.
Due to 1960s technology, Santa Clarita Valley school districts' efforts to swap election years in a bid to draw more voters may not be possible, county officials said.
Three men were arrested Saturday afternoon after allegedly stealing more than $950 worth of metal from an old refinery in Newhall, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
A field of 72 interested artists was whittled down this week to six, one of whom will construct a public art piece to be displayed in the roundabout planned for Newhall.
Despite reports to the contrary, Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has no plans to retire at the end of his term in 2014, a spokeswoman said Friday.
A bill that would have allowed students to gain college credit by taking state-regulated proficiency tests has been put on hold until next year, its sponsor said Thursday.
Students at College of the Canyons are statistically more likely to receive a degree or certificate, or to successfully transfer to a four-year institution, than their peers at other state community colleges, according to data released this week by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office.
A television, computers and projectors are among the items taken from two Hart district schools following break-ins last week, a district official said Thursday.
Five Santa Clarita Valley schools were broken into, burglarized or vandalized last week during spring break, school officials said Tuesday.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve $600,000 of funding for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation over the next three years, but only after adding additional review into the agreement.
Dozens of law-enforcement personnel from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will head out this weekend to participate in a 120-mile race across the desert and state line to Las Vegas.