While two Republican candidates have already announced they will seek the local Assembly seat in the 2012 election, the two Republican senators who represent the Santa Clarita Valley are more quietly going about campaigns for re-election.
Paul Strickland, who on Tuesday announced his candidacy for Assembly in the November 2012 election, has taken a leave of absence without pay from his position as aide to Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, it was announced today.
County supervisors unanimously rejected a proposal for the state to release to the Probation Department mentally ill probationers without providing mental health records in advance.
County supervisors on Tuesday approved the first phase of a regional sports complex in Castaic.
Paul B. Strickland formally announced Tuesday he is running in November 2012 for the California 38th District Assembly seat, a position currently held by his boss, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth.
Nearly a year after the Chiquita Canyon Landfill near Val Verde began turning methane into clean, renewable energy, the site is becoming a local green industry model.
Ricky Marenghi and D.J. Lynch went looking for a job at the 27th annual SCV Community Expo on Saturday - and they weren't the only ones.
From fifes, drums and curly white wigs to aged and personally signed copies of the Constitution of the United States, Saturday was a step back in time for the residents of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The annual River Rally cleanup drew hundreds of participants on Saturday, and the event's veterans said they believe it was the largest turnout yet.
Scott Wilk hasn't formally announced he's running for Assembly in November 2012, but a number of local elected leaders lined up Friday to say they're rallying behind him.
Local stuntman Jayson Dumenigo can now say he survived being set ablaze longer than any human being on record.
Local sheriff's deputies pursued a stolen car for a short time through Valencia this morning, but called off the chase due to restrictions placed on such pursuits.
Local detectives arrested a man Thursday in connection with a June crash that sent a car careening into a Newhall gas station, toppling the canopy, destroying two pumps and starting a fire.
About 150 people turned out to support the memory of Santa Clarita Valley's young chess champion, Sean Reader, and to contribute to a fund set up in his name.
The seven-year plan to clean up groundwater on the contaminated Whittaker-Bermite site will be tweaked according to comments made by concerned Santa Clarita Valley residents, according to the state agency monitoring the cleanup.
Local sheriff's deputies investigating recent robberies reported on bike paths in Canyon Country have arrested one juvenile and are looking for another youth following raids on two locations today, according to a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Jenna Marie Coleman, found dead in a jail cell Saturday, appears to be Santa Clarita Valley's latest heroin-related casualty, according to a sergeant with the local sheriff's narcotics section.
The victim of a fatal boating accident on Pyramid Lake Sunday has been identified as 52-year-old Rick Tanovan, of West Covina, as the lake search for his friend, continues, according to county sheriff and coroner officials.
One juror was replaced with an alternate today as deliberations entered their second week in the trial of six Sheriff's Department sworn personnel accused of obstructing the FBI in its investigation of jail wrongdoing.
A woman was injured and taken to the hospital Sunday after a motorist allegedly hit her car as she was getting something out of the vehicle, an investigator with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Traffic Section said.
A motorist survived a harrowing plunge of more than 100-foot down a ravine in Agua Dulce Sunday, according to law enforcement and fire officials.
When it comes to disaster preparedness, the folks at the Santa Clarita Amateur Radio Club are the ones law enforcement and fire officials look to for keeping the lines of communication open and Sunday was their day to prove it.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies have broken up a homeless encampment in the Santa Clara River wash near Bouquet Creek and Valencia Boulevard, arresting some of the denizens, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Thursday.
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.