Five new bills aimed at protecting victims of sex offenders and society in general were signed into law Thursday, and are being received locally with cautious optimism.
A motorcyclist was taken by helicopter to hospital Thursday after crashing his dirt bike near a power plant at Castaic Lake.
Half a dozen people were arrested on drug charges in the Santa Clarita Valley overnight.
A Newhall woman who was a pioneer in aviation and the first member of World War II's Women Air Force Service Pilots was buried with military honors this week at Eternal Valley Memorial Park.
Testimony wrapped up Wednesday in the case of a man convicted in a Santa Clarita Valley murder that attorneys are trying to have overturned, an attorney said.
Los Angeles County supervisors adopted a redistricting plan this week that makes the fewest changes to existing districts to reflect 2010 Census numbers.
Tea party activist and "Enough is Enough" author Sharron Angle attended her first fundraiser in the Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday night at a golf club near Sand Canyon.
A Canyon Country man accused of killing his next-door neighbor after a long-standing feud was arraigned on murder and firearms offenses during a brief court appearance Tuesday.
A local sheriff's deputy ran after a suspect along Soledad Canyon Road and through a car wash this morning but eventually got his man, who turned out to be a 12-year-old boy.
State officials have barred a registered sex offender from the area around a victim's home and six other Santa Clarita Valley locations, including several houses of worship.
Native traditions celebrated at the 18th annual Hart of the West Pow Wow and Native American Craft Fair have become a local tradition, Santa Clarita Valley residents said Saturday during the first of the event's two days.
A long-festering feud between two neighbors in Canyon Country culminated Saturday in the shooting death of one and the felony arrest of the other.
A knife-wielding robber who reportedly slashed his victim's body and left him for dead on a Newhall street earlier this week was still on the loose Friday and being sought local detectives.
The head of a local Republican group says he fears Democrats may capitalize on a split Republican vote come November 2012.
An extra 10,000 "eBooks" are being added to the county library "eCollection," library officials say.
Everyone wants a puppy, no one wants an old dog - unless you happen to be Nancy Koch.
Four teenage girls were hurt – one with serious head injuries – when the driver of a Honda Accord apparently lost control of the car late Saturday night and slammed it into a light post on Newhall Ranch Road.
A Sunday morning truck fire on Interstate 5 sparked a small brush fire, just north of Pyramid Lake, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Four people, at least two of them juveniles, were injured and taken to the hospital Saturday night following a traffic collision on Newhall Ranch Road, where the road becomes Golden Valley Road, near the overpass that crosses Soledad Canyon Road, emergency response officials said.
There's no getting around the laws that protect endangered critters such as the unarmored threespine stickleback - even if you're one of a dozen state, county and local agencies seeking a solution to the water impasse in Bouquet Canyon.
Local sheriff's detectives are investigating reports of a possible child predator cruising the Santa Clarita Valley in a black BMW, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station spokesman said Thursday.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested three robbery suspects at gunpoint Wednesday who were sought in a Canyon Country purse-snatching, a spokesman said.
A motorcyclist was injured and taken to the hospital shortly after 11 a.m. today following a multi-vehicle crash in Saugus, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
A rat-infested Canyon Country "house of concern" where six people were arrested for various crimes over the past 18 months has been boarded up by order of city, county and law enforcement officials.
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife was offered a plea deal by prosecutors Tuesday and has until early June to consider the offer, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
A Valencia cyclist suffered a broken leg and other injuries last weekend after colliding with a car in Saugus, emergency response officials said Tuesday.
Prosecutors presented opening statements Tuesday in their case against six sworn Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officers - including a Valencia resident - accused of obstructing a federal investigation into the Los Angeles County jail system, a U,S. Attorney's Office spokesman said.
Opening day of Bonzai Pipelines, the "terrifying" new water slide attraction at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor amusement park, received a resounding two shaky thumbs up, according to its inaugural riders.
Every year, as witnessed Monday, more and more people turn out for the Memorial Day Tribute in the Santa Clarita Valley, meaning more and more people proudly stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their local veterans honored on that day.
Scores of Castaic Lake patrons expressed anger and frustration Sunday when they learned at the gate that there was no swimming allowed at the park.