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.
To a round of applause from the audience, members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to move forward with a residential development project for veterans and their families within the city.
In a move longtime Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry likened to "poking the tiger," Councilman TimBen Boydston on Tuesday night questioned the legality of a 2009 city advertising campaign dubbed "Mayor Dude."
Los Angeles County supervisors agreed Tuesday to fund more Sheriff's Department patrols in unincorporated areas, a bid to close the gap between response times in county areas not inside cities and response time in areas within cities.
About 180 of the best and brightest mathematical minds in the Saugus Union School District gathered at Plum Canyon Elementary School for a number-crunching competition last weekend.
Members of the Santa Clarita City Council will decide Tuesday whether to move ahead with a pair of development projects that would add more than 400 new homes in the center of the city.
Randy Gilpin walked with a confident stride around the band room at Rancho Pico Junior High School on Friday.
Los Angeles County officials are continuing to investigate the death of a cat some say was wrongly euthanized at the Castaic Animal Shelter in February.
Summer break is shaping up to be a busy building season for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
The message Saturday was "pay it forward," and members of New Life in His Presence church weren't just delivering that message, they were living it - by way of a car wash.
The opening date for the long-planned Castaic-area high school may be pushed back to 2016, despite plans to open it a year earlier.
The financial aid system at College of the Canyons has been in place for less than a year, but some members of the school's student government are questioning the fees that go along with it.
A little more than 9,000 College of the Canyons students are active users of the college's relatively new email system, a college official said Wednesday.
The Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences began its fourth attempt to charter an elementary school in the Saugus Union School District with a public hearing Tuesday night.
A Castaic man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and attempted homicide was in custody Tuesday after local sheriff's deputies arrested him following a brief pursuit.
County supervisors put a temporary hold Tuesday on a proposal to build a new downtown Los Angeles jail - with a price tag of almost $1 billion.