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.
County officials boosted the cost of fire protection for Santa Clarita Valley property owners this week by a little less than $5 a year.
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.
A woman and two men have been arrested on suspicion of manufacturing "honey oil" - a potent form of hash oil - at a Canyon Country residence, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Internal Affairs lieutenant testified Tuesday he ran a separate investigation that focused on an FBI agent while the FBI conducted its civil rights probe at Men's Central Jail in 2011.
The prime suspect in the near-fatal stabbing of a local man 16 years ago has been added to the FBI's fugitive profile website, a spokeswoman for the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Monday.
Investigators with the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office have identified the Sun Valley man killed last week after his big rig jack-knifed on Interstate 5 near Pyramid Lake.
Detectives are investigating two recent reports of identity theft whereby thieves used personal information stolen from Santa Claria Valley residents to buy unapproved items, according to incidents reported by deputies at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.