SAN FERNANDO - For the second time in just over a month, the attorney representing a local man charged in the death of his girlfriend was granted more time for tests relating to the girl's death nearly a year and a half ago.
U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, says he was unaware he was on a special VIP list when Countrywide Financial Corp. allegedly shaved hundreds of dollars off the cost of his 1998 refinancing loan.
Sen. Tony Strickland, R-Moorpark, officially declared his candidacy Tuesday for the newly drawn 26th Congressional District seat, which takes in part of the Santa Clarita Valley's West Side.
Administrators at a Valencia-area preschool are awaiting soil test results this week after state officials monitoring the cleanup of a nearby dry cleaner traced contaminated soil to its property line.
Following a week of speculation, Sen. Tony Strickland, R-Moorpark, is expected to announce Tuesday that he will run for the 26th Congressional District seat.
A Ventura County congressman's announcement that he will not seek re-election could trigger a domino effect and change careers for at least two locally elected politicians.
SAN FERNANDO - Three young men facing murder charges in the death of a Canyon Country man on Halloween entered not-guilty pleas in San Fernando Superior Court on Monday.
The year 2011 saw the death of U.S. Army Spc. Rudy A. Acosta, of Canyon Country, shot in Afghanistan by a rogue security-firm recruit hired to protect American soldiers.
Beginning Sunday, smaller grocery stores, pharmacies, convenience stores and food marts in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County are not allowed to distribute single-use plastic bags.
An investigation into the death of Army Spc. Rudy A. Acosta of Santa Clarita and the rogue private security firm recruit who killed him was completed by the United States military eight months ago but never sent to Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, the man who demanded the probe.
The young woman sentenced last month in connection with the 2010 Independence Day traffic death of a Newhall mother of three is out of jail.
The father of Army Spc. Rudy A. Acosta, killed earlier this year by a rogue Afghan national recruited by military contractors, is still awaiting a promised response to his questions about federal government contracting practices, he said Wednesday.
As expected, Laurie Ender was named Santa Clarita's mayor for 2012.
Four of Hart High School's chess players defeated opponents from four western states in Irvine on the weekend to emerge the Western champions at the 2011 National Youth Action Chess Championships.
Nearly an inch of rain fell in parts of the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, sending cars skidding on rain-slicked roads but causing no major injuries or reports of property damage, officials said.
Acts of vandalism and a fire believed to be deliberately set at Castaic Middle School over the weekend are currently being investigated by local sheriff's detectives, school and sheriff officials said.
A sobriety checkpoint set up in Canyon Country by the California Highway Patrol Friday night resulted in one arrest and four misdemeanor citations, a CHP spokesman said.
Local sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who allegedly punched a woman, pulled her by the hair, "stomped" on her and threw her dog, according to a report filed by the deputy who responded to the attack.
They roared with excitement at the race track Sunday as scores of young drivers competed for trophies.
At first, it seemed someone may have confused the converted mailbox in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station with the Valencia Library book drop-off bin around the corner.
Diehard cyclist Mike Rose bicycled across America to see his cousin in the Santa Clarita Valley - and now that the visit's almost over he's going back home, cycling across America again.
The mother of a 2-year-old girl missing more than two months in an apparent abduction by the girl's father said she's worried new information about the case might prompt him to hurt her.
Children texting, "sexting" and otherwise communicating via handheld device should be encouraged to talk, listen and engage in face-to-face, real-time dialogue with their parents, a local psychotherapist said Wednesday.