If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and threatening to arrest you for failing to appear for jury duty, hang up - it's a scam, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It's "Up, up and away" time in Santa Paula this weekend as the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival launches with a "balloon glow," entertainment and other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
California has a message for cities and homeowner associations that persist in fining residents for not watering their lawns during the drought: back off.
Two of the three winners of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Youth Essay Contest were from the Santa Clarita Valley, officials announced this week.
Baby Violeta Martinez was just learning to walk when Tuesday's fatal crash in Acton claimed the lives of her parents, relatives of the orphaned girl said Thursday.
The nonprofit Children's Bureau is inviting individuals and couples to become "resource families," caring for children during the reunification process with their parents.
Editor's note: Corrects that bar beating occurred last year/
Firefighters from both the county and the U.S. Forest Service jumped on a small brush fire north of Castaic Thursday, a spokesman for the U.S. Forest Service said.
Officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold a series of meetings - two locally - next month to discuss possible routes for the bullet train as it snakes its way through Southern California and potentially through the Santa Clarita Valley.
Two convicted bandits who robbed Santa Clarita Valley residents at knife-point for their cellphones and wallets last fall have been sentenced to prison, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes.
A yearlong expansion of Santa Clarita's largest park is nearly complete, city officials said Wednesday.
Detectives made their latest drug pinch easily Wednesday when the drug bust came to them for a change.
A baby girl pulled from the wreckage of a Highway 14 crash that killed her parents suffered major injuries - including some broken bones - but was recovering Wednesday, law enforcement officers said.
A Valencia man who worked as a bank teller in the Santa Clarita area faces four felony counts for allegedly stealing more than $24,000 from customers, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
A shotgun-wielding robber demanded Xanax from a Newhall pharmacy Thursday then escaped on foot with the drugs by running into a nearby neighborhood.
Halloween is just around the corner and most families are excited and eager to participate in the long standing tradition of children dressing in costumes and walking door-to-door throughout the community to get treats. While we are eager to observe this tradition, here is an important statistic to keep in mind; children are four times more likely to be struck by a car on Halloween night than any other night of the year.
A brawl videotaped at Valencia High School following a football game has resulted in disciplinary actions against seven students, while one student was cited for allegedly making criminal threats, school and sheriff's officials said Thursday.
Officials at Fair Oaks Ranch Community School unveiled a plaque Thursday honoring and recognizing Superintendent Robert Nolet for his more than three decades at the helm of the Sulphur Springs School District.
SAN FERNANDO - Lawyers representing three young men accused of killing "good Samaritan" Alejandro Sanchez-Torrez on Halloween three years ago argued in court Thursday that evidence against their clients is scant and witnesses are questionable.
Two local congressional candidates put a spin on records, both their own and each other's, during a debate hosted Thursday by the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies surrounded a house and were searching Thursday afternoon for a suspect who robbed a Walgreens in Santa Clarita, officials said.
Amargosa voles, small rodents that inhabit rare marshes of the Mojave Desert, have faced dire circumstances in recent years. Loss of habitat, extreme drought and climate change brought this subspecies of the California vole to near extinction, leaving only a few hundred clinging to existence. It is now one of the most critically endangered mammals in North America. Its luck may be changing with the birth of the first set of pups from a new captive breeding program at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
Closing arguments were presented Wednesday in the month-long murder trial of three young men accused of killing good Samaritan Alejandro Sanchez-Torrez on Halloween three years ago.
Sheriff's deputies are investigating a Friday night fight at Valencia High School that was caught on video and posted on social media, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Wednesday.
Kim Baljet says she can remember the names of her teachers over the years.
The flooding last week of nine Santa Clarita Valley homes left residents homeless while insurance agents continue to assess the damage, residents and water officials said Wednesday.
The annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival - consistently among the city's more popular events - may have a new home in 2015, officials said Wednesday.
Wells Fargo recently donated thousands of dollars to several Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit organizations, according to a news release.
In a sure sign that the holidays are fast approaching: Lights are once again going up in Newhall.