For the first time in decades of polling, a majority of Americans said they favor legalizing marijuana in a survey released this week by the Pew Research Center.
Traffic interruptions during the 2013 Amgen Tour of California will be unavoidable, Santa Clarita city officials said Thursday, adding they will limit drivers' inconvenience as much as possible.
Representatives from a local ironworkers union protested outside Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital this week, saying a new construction project on the hospital campus employs non-union workers.
The suspect in the Santa Clarita Valley's lone 2012 murder case was ordered Thursday to face a preliminary hearing in San Fernando Superior Court.
Traffic remained slow at 11:30 a.m. today on northbound Interstate 5 after a pair of crashes temporarily closed freeway lanes, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
SAN FERNANDO - Three men suspected in the takeover-style heist of a Canyon Country bank last summer pleaded not guilty to all charges in San Fernando Superior Court Wednesday.
Evy Warshawski used to want to be on the stage.
A man and woman from Texas were arrested earlier today on a roadway near Castaic Lake park for allegedly transporting about four pounds of marijuana, according to a deputy from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
The U.S. Forest Service is considering a proposal that would expand protected wilderness areas in the Angeles National Forest, but it could also prohibit mountain biking on about 20 miles of trails near Castaic, an official said Tuesday.
Gas prices in and around Los Angeles have fallen by about 23 cents a gallon in the last month, offering what one analyst called a "sigh of relief" after prices hit a high so far this year of $4.30 a gallon in late February.
A Valencia man suspected of a string of burglaries at Westfield Valencia Town Center was arrested sipping a beer at Castaic Lake park, a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy said Tuesday.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today to endorse a bill from state Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, that would require additional study on the potential environmental impacts of the hydraulic fracturing drilling process, also known as fracking.
Despite recent questions raised by City Councilman TimBen Boydston, the county District Attorney's office decided long ago not to investigate Santa Clarita's 2009 "Mayor Dude" advertising campaign featuring then-Mayor Frank Ferry, an official said Monday.
The Santa Clarita Valley emergency winter shelter has shut its doors for the last time this season, but some of the services offered over the winter will continue for the shelter's clients, an official said Monday.
When the rebranded Emblem Academy (formerly Emblem Elementary School) opens its doors in the fall, it will do so with an inaugural class of close to 600 students, about 40 percent of them transfers from other Saugus district schools, the school's principal said last week.
Plans for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters Arts and Sciences to open an elementary school at a property on Rye Canyon Road hit a roadblock Tuesday when members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted to deny an application for a necessary permit.
Santa Clarita is launching a retooled version of the "Thursdays at Newhall" event series next week, and one city official said he hopes changes to this year's version will draw heftier crowds to downtown Newhall.
The importance of art to the Santa Clarita community, and what the city can do to ensure arts efforts are properly developed and funded were among the topics discussed Saturday by Santa Clarita City Council candidates at a "Focus on the Arts" forum.
Three potential new candidates, two of them local to the Santa Clarita Valley, have emerged in the race to replace Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, who announced earlier this year he will not run for re-election to the seat he has held for more than two decades.
In a move officials say will beautify Santa Clarita and some local businesses say will take away a valuable advertising resource, members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted 3-1 this week to move forward with a controversial proposal to remove many billboards in the city in exchange for construction of three digital billboards off Highway 14 and Interstate 5.
Three Republican state senators, including one who represents portions of the Santa Clarita Valley, have introduced a resolution calling for the expulsion of another senator who was recently convicted of perjury and voter fraud.
The California State Board of Equalization voted unanimously Tuesday to reduce the state's excise tax on gasoline by 3.5 cents per gallon, though that doesn't necessarily mean relief to the wallets of California drivers.
Sierra Vista Junior High School English teacher Robert Isquierdo, Jr., was not always the best student.
A controversial proposal to remove many of the billboards in Santa Clarita will be discussed Tuesday during a public hearing in front of the Santa Clarita City Council.
Should the city of Santa Clarita examine expanding its boundaries across Interstate 5? The consensus among City Council candidates is that it's a possibility worth exploring.
Though the temperature outside was downright balmy for February, the waters of Castaic Lake were still plenty chilly for those who plunged in Saturday as part of the Polar Plunge event to raise money for the Special Olympics.
A collision involving at least two vehicles has blocked one northbound lane on Highway 14 near Newhall Avenue, according to an official with the California Highway Patrol.
A Saugus man has won a judgment in his suit against a former school board candidate who allegedly contacted the man with an illegal campaign robocall before last November's election.
A collection of Santa Clarita Valley school children had their curiosity piqued this week as two local residents, who both work at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, gave them the scoop on the Curiosity Rover currently roaming the surface of Mars.
A trial date has been set for an Acton man accused of murder in the shooting death of a fellow Acton man following a dispute over a water truck last year, according to an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.