VAN NUYS - Candidates vying for a seat in the state's 27th Senate District squared off against each other today for the first time this election.
A man found dead in a car in Canyon Country on Sunday afternoon is believed to have been the boyfriend of a woman living in the area, officials said Monday.
A motorcyclist and member of a reggae/rock band was treated at the scene of a near-collision today, and sheriff's deputies were searching for the SUV whose driver cut him off on a Valencia street.
Local detectives are still trying to find burglars suspected in at least three in recent incidents in which glass windows were smashed with rocks, and money and consumable items were taken.
"Carmageddon II" - the sequel - is coming to one of the nation's most crowded freeways, and authorities are hoping its subtitle won't be "The Traffic Strikes Back."
Editor's note: One of a series on candidates in this November's election.
Firefighters battling a brush fire near Gorman since Saturday had it under control by noon Sunday, an official with the Angeles National Forest reports.
A 3-year-old girl who drowned in a Canyon Country pool Friday night has been identified as a resident of Valencia, a coroner's official said.
A congressional bill introduced Friday by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, calls on the federal government to study what's necessary for a land swap that would block a giant sand and gravel mine in Canyon Country.
A Stevenson Ranch hotel was held up at gunpoint Friday morning, but the robber escaped, officials said.
The 21-year-old Valencia man who was arrested on suspicion of threatening to murder children earlier this week was released on bail Thursday.
Jury selection began Thursday in the case of an Agua Dulce man accused of being intoxicated and killing his neighbor with his car.
A 21-year-old Valencia High School graduate was charged Wednesday with felony possession of an illegal weapon after his arrest for sending "suspicious emails to an ESPN website."
After more than a decade of addressing water and environmental concerns, officials at Newhall Land Development Inc. announced Tuesday they have received a green light from the regional water board to proceed with Newhall Ranch.
Staunch local Republican Bob Haueter is chomping at the bit for a chance to help turn the Democratic tide in California this coming election.
High winds and low humidity whipped up a brush fire at a homeless encampment Sunday afternoon, prompting firefighters to get a quick jump on it, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials.
The thunderous noise of fighter jets "buzzing" some Santa Clarita Valley homes Wednesday night turns out to be the byproduct of presidential protection during Barack Obama's visit to Los Angeles.
The release Wednesday of a video surveillance image depicting a suspect wanted in connection with the theft of ammunition from a local gun club has produced tips from the public that are now being pursued by detectives, a deputy said.
Of the eight people arrested during 10 days of signature-gathering at local stores only one has been prosecuted, found guilty and sentenced to three days in jail, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
Investigators with the county coroner's office have closed their case on 8-year-old Cole Hartman - the Santa Clarita Valley youngster found face-down and submerged in a water-filled washing machine last summer - without declaring the autistic boy's death an accident, suicide or homicide.
A man arrested on Interstate 5 Wednesday on suspicion of transporting drugs kicked out the rear window of the cruiser he was placed in and ran across the entire freeway to escape sheriff's deputies, officials said.
An Azusa man initially charged with seven offenses has been sentenced to 38 months in state prison after pleading no contest to just two of the charges - evading an officer and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
For water company customers who respond "How much is that?" when told to reduce consumption by 20 percent, Valencia Water Company says it has the exact answer.
Reports of a student in possession of a gun near Sierra Vista Junior High School Tuesday prompted swift response by local sheriff's deputies, but no weapon was found, school and law enforcement sources said.
Lunchtime traffic was tied up on Creekside Road at Valencia Boulevard today following a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
A week after finding the body of a man inside a burning Newhall apartment, investigators with the county Coroner's Department have still to identify the victim, a department spokesman said Monday.
After estimating the number of signatures on 15 of 28 boxes of billboard petitions turned in at City Hall today, Santa Clarita city officials declared a minimim number of signatures had been collected to send the issue up to the next level: verification of those signatures by Los Angeles County officials.
Santa Clarita is 'sweet' according to thousands who attended the 26th annual Taste of the Town event in Valencia Sunday.
In the dead of the night, more than 1,100 runners gathered at Westfield Valencia Town Center to compete in an event embraced simultaneously by runners in 35 cities around the world, all to raise money for research into spinal cord injury.
One man was injured and taken to the hospital Thursday after his truck left the southbound lanes of Highway 14 and crashed on an embankment, prompting about a dozen concerned witnesses to stop and hold his truck stationary, according to the emergency response officials.