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.
A Valencia man suspected of being the driver in hit-and-run crash that knocked a pedestrian 50 feet into the air was on probation for a theft conviction at the time of the collision, a Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said Thursday.
The lone charge against a Canyon Country woman for the attempted murder of a Newhall man was dismissed this week, a District Attorney's Office spokesman said Wednesday.
The suspicious-looking vest that sparked Monday's four-hour bomb scare in Valencia did exactly what it was supposed to do - mimic a "suicide vest" - because it was a movie prop stolen from a Santa Clarita Valley home, a sheriff's spokesman said Wednesday.
A man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of domestic assault after he was pulled over by more than a dozen sheriff's deputies for erratic driving.
A man arrested for parental abduction after he was found in Louisiana with his daughter, a 2-year-old Castaic girl missing for two months, is now serving a 92-day sentence in Los Angeles County jail, a D.A. spokesman said Tuesday.
The contents of a suspicious-looking package that included a "suicide vest" fastened with protruding wires was being studied Tuesday after a bomb scare that shut down a Valencia shopping center.
Sheriff's Department bomb squad deputies shut down a shopping center between Delmonte Drive and Valencia Boulevard near McBean Parkway Monday after they discovered two suspicious packages - one in a car parked at the center and another in a bush in the same parking lot - according to officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Members of the Castaic Union School District decided Monday night they need more information about by-district elections and California's Voting Rights Act before they discuss the possibility of changing the district's at-large election system.
Three burglars who tried to break into a Castaic home and then hid from sheriff's deputies in an empty Westridge hot tub and trash can were out of hot water with homeowners this week.
One of the three robbery suspects arrested in a series of Canyon Country bike path crimes had been previously sentenced to half a year in county jail and was out on parole, a spokesman said Monday.
They just don't make 'em like they used to.
An 18-year-old man who just graduated from Valencia High School died Wednesday following a two-car collision on San Francisquito Canyon Road, authorities said Thursday.
From the time he held a 3-inch toy version of the Batmobile in his tiny hands as a kid, Ernie Lepore knew he had to own and drive a Batmobile replica.
Two people were injured and taken to the hospital Wednesday following a two-car crash on San Francisquito Canyon Road, according to inspectors with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
While beer brewed with local water may turn out a little funky due to miniscule amounts of metal, the drinking water in the Santa Clarita Valley is safe, clean and problem-free, according to a California Department of Public Health report released Wednesday.