Many offenders who would have gone to prison before the state passed its realignment law in 2011 - and thus would have spent a period on probation or parole after their sentences - are now released without any supervision because none is required after county incarceration, a county official said last week.
Officials from the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences have turned to Acton-Agua Dulce in their quest for an elementary charter school in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Saugus Union School District announced Friday that Chad Hammitt will join the district as its new assistant superintendent of human resources.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies have arrested two young men thought to be involved in a string of school burglaries committed during spring break, officials said Friday.
Los Angeles County's top transportation agency approved toll carpool lanes Thursday for Interstate 5 through the Santa Clarita Valley.
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.
A proposal to eliminate 118 billboards on 62 structures throughout Santa Clarita in exchange for three electronic ones on Santa Clarita Valley freeways was blasted by some council candidates Thursday who likened the proposed electronic replacements to those in Sin City.
A Burbank man charged with two counts of murder following a wrong-way crash on State Route 14 that left two people dead in June has been ordered to stand trial, according to a spokesman from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
A new exhibit aimed at putting a face on the homeless population in the Santa Clarita Valley will go on display beginning Saturday at the Valencia Library.
Two high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District stand to lose decades of combined experience after this school year as two seasoned principals prepare to retire.
Unlike some recent semesters, when College of the Canyons officials scrambled to offer new courses for surging enrollment, the spring semester that began Feb. 10 still has openings available for students to take classes.
With Santa Clarita's current contract for red light cameras up for review this year, city officials say the program has had a marked effect on roadway safety.
Valencia resident Jennifer Calderon was in the process of giving life when she came face-to-face with death.
A 20-year-old man was seriously injured Friday afternoon in a traffic collision in Valencia, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
A camel escaped its pen in Acton on Friday and chased some residents, biting one in the head before it was recaptured and transported to an animal care facility in Lancaster.
Californians may pay less in state fuel taxes in the coming fiscal year, but that doesn't necessarily mean less pain at the pump come summertime, according to officials.
The state Attorney General's office has given the Saugus Union School District the green light to move ahead with proceedings that could officially remove Stephen Winkler from the board.
For Santa Clarita Valley resident Alfred Santos Jr., the journey to becoming postmaster of Los Angeles began largely by chance.
Former state Sen. George Runner announced Tuesday he is planning to run for re-election to the California State Board of Equalization - the state's elected tax commission.
A veteran with ties to the Santa Clarita Valley has become the latest person to declare a run in California's 36th Assembly District, which narrowly fell into Democratic hands following the 2012 election.
Dozens of people turned out Saturday to get information on available resources for seniors at the 2014 Golden Years Expo and Senior Health Fair at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia.