After years of continued budget cuts, local school districts seem set to get some financial relief after voters approved Proposition 30 in November.
While some western states had a milder-than-normal fire season in 2012, the number of acres burned by wildfires in California was almost seven times that of 2011, statistics show.
The Committee on Ethics for the U.S. House of Representatives has ruled legislators did not receive improper benefits while enrolled in the "VIP" loan unit of the Countrywide Financial Corporation, according to a statement released this week.
A big rig crashed into a wall on northbound Highway 14 in the area of Golden Valley Road at approximately 1:50 p.m. today, according to reports from the California Highway Patrol.
After about four years of construction, the California Department of Transportation has officially opened a carpool lane connector between Interstate 5 and state Route 14.
A former Acton resident has been sentenced to almost 18 months in jail after failing to repay thousands of dollars in county fines accrued as a result of the demolition of the elaborate structure he dubbed "Phonehenge West."
A collision between two big rigs today at 5:58 a.m., forced the closure of the truck lane on southbound Interstate 5 north of Interstate 210, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A Canyon Country man who was struck on his bicycle Saturday is still in serious condition and has been experiencing some problems moving his arms, his wife said Tuesday.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department should implement most of the recommendations from the Citizens' Commission on Jail Violence within the next 90 days, according to a report.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said it has been "frustrating to try and get anything done" in a divisive and clashing U.S. Congress over the last year.
Representatives from the William S. Hart Union High School District and a local advocacy group have held a series of meetings recently trying to avoid a lawsuit the group has threatened to file over the proposed high school in Castaic, according to district officials.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested two for driving under the influence at a checkpoint in Valencia Friday night.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., announced that she intends to introduce legislation implementing a nationwide ban on the purchase, transfer, manufacturing or importation of guns defined as assault weapons.
More than a month after the Nov. 6 election, Democratic Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, can finally rest assured that he will remain in office after his opponent halted a recount effort Thursday.
As the horror of the Newtown, Conn., shooting results in nationwide calls for more mental health resources, a local agency is planning to offer special training on "mental health first aid" next year.
By Luke Money
New crossing guards may be on the way for four local elementary schools, depending on the outcome of some city studies, Santa Clarita city officials say.
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation is scheduled to ask the Santa Clarita City Council for three years of renewed funding during Tuesday night's meeting.
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.
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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.