Many of those who are jailed for offenses such as kidnapping, manslaughter and child molestation in Los Angeles County are let free long before their sentences end as a result of overcrowding in local jails - a fact that has led county supervisors to examine alternative ways to house inmates.
SANTA CLARITA - The whir of a dentist drill cut through the warm afternoon air of the cramped mobile building in Saugus.
SANTA CLARITA - The end of the latest legislative session in California was a sprint to the finish line.
SANTA CLARITA - A popular kayaking and paddle-boarding spot on Castaic Lake will be shut down later this month as workers undertake a major project to renovate road and parking areas inside the park, officials announced recently.
Dozens of prospective cheerleaders came together Saturday to learn the ropes from members of the Hart High School squad during the annual Cheer Spirit Day event in the school's gymnasium.
SANTA CLARITA - Walter Lawrence "Larry" Thornton, beloved band teacher at Hart High School for two decades, died earlier this month after a battle with cancer.
SANTA CLARITA - A former Hart district board member who recently resigned due to a potential conflict of interest said Friday he is examining whether he might be able to return to the board.
SANTA CLARITA - The most recent Hart district board member to vacate his seat may still have a claim to it - depending on whether he wants it or not.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has been sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to lewd conduct on a child earlier this week, according to officials.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are investigating two armed robberies in Newhall in the past week, trying to determine if the two are connected, an official said today.
Santa Clarita residents will find free plastic bags remain available at supermarkets in the city after the City Council voted against banning the environmentally controversial totes.
SANTA CLARITA - Talk about your powerful bite.
Santa Clarita City Council members said Tuesday they want the public to have more opportunities to weigh in before deciding what to put in the center of the Newhall roundabout.
SANTA CLARITA - The father of missing teenager Bryce Laspisa had his vehicle burglarized while searching for his son in Castaic Tuesday afternoon, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
SANTA CLARITA - The Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its school board, according to information posted on the district's website.
Recreation was the order of the day Thursday as Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich outlined a number of amenities coming to the Santa Clarita Valley during his address at the annual State of the County Luncheon.
When the senior class for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences walked across the stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons Thursday night, they didn't just step into a new stage of their academic or professional lives - they blazed a trail for all those who follow them.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on Thursday blasted a recent political mailer that claimed a congressional candidate and state senator voted against veterans' benefits but voted to raise his own pay.
A bill from state Sen. Fran Pavley aimed at blocking charter schools from locating outside the boundaries of the districts that charter them was approved Wednesday by the state Senate.
Hours of discussion Tuesday led to another delay for a proposed cellular structure in the Santa Clarita Valley - this one in Valencia.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted Tuesday night to approve rate increases for trash-collection services within the city.
Congressional candidate and former state Sen. Tony Strickland has drawn some criticism for a campaign robocall touting his pro-gun views and received by voters the day after a killing rampage in Isla Vista last Friday.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge upheld the environmental review for phase 2 of the planned Newhall Ranch development, handing the developer another victory this year for the mammoth project.
The familiar look and feel of Santa Clarita's annual "Concerts in the Park" will have a familiar sound this year, as city officials have brought back a collection of popular acts to mark the 25th anniversary of the summer performance series.
A state legislator who represents portions of the Santa Clarita Valley has introduced a bill that would make changes to California's charter school law by blocking such schools from locating outside the district that charters them.
Santa Clarita Valley officials are ramping up a public safety campaign to encourage bicyclists, as well as pedestrians and motorists to be safer on the road, according to officials.
A community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday, June 5 in Newhall.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted Wednesday night to tab the new leaders for two of the district's junior high schools.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to purchase property near the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area, a popular hiking, equestrian and filming location in Agua Dulce.
The Santa Clarita Valley Facilities Foundation is winding down after 16 years of work that included development of the Golden Valley High School site.