The dog days of summer came early to Santa Clarita's Central Park this year as thousands of residents and their four-legged friends turned out for the first Rock, Walk and Wag event, put on by the Angel Dogs Foundation.
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.
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.
Armed with rollers, brushes and paint, workers from Allbright 1-800-Painting worked to bring some color into the lives of a Canyon Country family Saturday as part of the company's annual "Paint it Forward" charity event.
An energetic crowd turned out at Central Park Saturday to kick off the annual Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley event to raise money and awareness for cancer research.
A crowd of about 75 friends, well-wishers and Santa Clarita Valley officials packed into William S. Hart Park Friday to praise to one of Santa Clarita's "founding mothers" - Connie Worden-Roberts.
A trial is scheduled to begin in June in the case of a lawsuit against the Santa Clarita Community College District alleging violations of the California Voting Rights Act.
A shuffling of Santa Clarita City Council committee assignments as a result of a newly elected councilman resulted in some hurt feelings at Tuesday night's meeting.
Candidates running to replace the Santa Clarita Valley's longtime congressman come from a variety of different professional and personal backgrounds, but each said Wednesday it's his experience that makes him qualified for office.
With a number of terms set to expire this summer, a collection of seats on Santa Clarita commissions are set to become open for application, according to city officials.
New sports fields are currently under construction at Central Park in Saugus. But Santa Clarita city officials are eyeing more improvements at the location under their proposed spending plan for the 2014-15 fiscal year.