Local jailers plan to re-open all closed facilities at Castaic's Pitchess Detention Center in light of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this week aimed at alleviating overcrowding in state prisons.
Residents of a Newhall mobile home park have safety concerns today following a Friday night fire that claimed the life of their friend and neighbor.
A 29-year-old day laborer from Newhall was arrested Sunday on suspicion of kidnapping and molesting a child who is under 14 years old, sheriff's officials said today.
The buzz phrase among local water officials these days is "20 by 2020."
A library for Stevenson Ranch, a new boat ramp for Castaic, a half-dozen new fire stations for the Santa Clarita Valley and a new courthouse - possibly at Castaic Junction - were among the projects outlined Wednesday by Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich at a luncheon attended by many local community leaders.
The public is expected to weigh in today on plans to develop three dozen industrial lots on what was once the chosen site for a Castaic high school.
State Sen. Tony Strickland, R-Moorpark, wants to make state agencies such as the regional water board accountable to the people.
Burglary-squad detectives are still looking for the man suspected of stealing a truck and sparking an all-day standoff in Newhall on Wednesday.
The city bus pulled up in front of 10 black barrels set evenly apart along two straight lines.
High-speed trains zipping in and out of the Santa Clarita Valley would be a boon to the people who live and work here, chamber leaders say.
Despite unified pleas from local residents to keep the Santa Clarita Valley within the same state elective district, early reports indicate the commission drawing new lines for Assembly and state Senate districts which may split up the valley.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors in Sacramento approved a recommendation Thursday to prepare a conceptual study that would examine the possibility of a Grapevine-alignment alternative route which would follow Interstate 5 - and possibly have a station in the Santa Clarita Valley after all.
The California High Speed Rail Authority board will consider today studying a Grapevine-alignment alternate route, which would bring the multibillion-dollar train down the Grapevine and through the Santa Clarita Valley, with a possible station located in the vicinity, too.
Former state Sen. George Runner, R-Antelope Valley, says now that he's been elected to one of the state's tax boards, he enjoys fighting for taxpayers involved in disputes with the government.
LANCASTER - State commissioners working to redraw California's electoral map asked local residents Sunday, the second day of their information-gathering tour, to describe the Santa Clarita Valley's growth.
SAN FERNANDO - Lance Anderson, the Canyon Country man accused of killing his wife and sister shortly before Christmas, appeared briefly in court Monday on two counts of murder.
A motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital Monday afternoon following a collision with a Santa Clarita city truck, according to emergency response crews.
SAN FERNANDO - A Stevenson Ranch woman accused of fatally injuring a motorcyclist with her car last August has been given 18 days to decide on a plea deal extended to her by prosecutors in April.
Three people were hurt, two of them taken to the hospital, following a multi-vehicle lunchtime crash today near an In-N-Out in the Santa Clarita Valley, a Fire Department spokesman said.
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his model wife has five more days to decide whether to accept a plea deal offered to him.
Less than a week after a joint forces crackdown on reckless driving reported on Bouquet Canyon Road, officers of the California Highway Patrol officers were called to the same area for similar reports of reckless driving, a CHP officer said.
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his model wife is expected to announce his decision today about a plea deal offered to him by prosecutors.
When 10-time All-Star and former Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey was asked to play first base back in 1973, Dodgers manager Walter "Smokey" Alston asked him if he had experience at the position.
The big winner of this year's SCV Magic Cup soccer tournament was, according to the mothers of hungry competing kids, local restaurants in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Detectives are investigating a bank robbery attempt Friday at the Valencia Promenade Plaza at one of Santa Clarita Valley's busiest intersections, according to bank and law enforcement sources.
Santa Clarita Valley firefighters worked "delicately" to contain a small fire that broke out Thursday in the ceiling of the newly renovated gymnasium at The Master's College, a fire spokesman said.
Five teenage girls injured in a late-night crash last weekend, including a Canyon High School sophomore who remains in the hospital in intensive care, continue to improve, according to a spokeswoman for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
LOS ANGELES - The Santa Clarita Community College District is working toward a settlement to a lawsuit brought against the district alleging its election system violates minorities' voting rights, an attorney told a judge Wednesday in court.
After a month-long investigation into the stabbing of a father and son outside a Newhall bar, Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives have arrested an affiliate of the outlawed Vagos Motorcycle Club on suspicion of attempted murder, a sheriff's spokesman said Tuesday.
A woman was injured and taken to the hospital Tuesday following a two-car traffic collision on Highway 14 near Golden Valley Road, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.