Santa Clarita officials are fond of reciting what they say is part of the city's budget philosophy: Decisions made in good times are more important than the decisions made during bad times.
A year after local water czars unveiled their drought action plan in the face of stark water shortages, they this week Tuesday to news of deepening drought and diminishing reservoirs.
A standing-room-only crowd turned out at a special board meeting this week to demand answers about the Castaic Union School District's plans to remedy an estimated $4.1 million budget shortfall.
Though he may no longer have a seat in the U.S. Capitol building, former Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon isn't straying from Washington, D.C., for his next gig.
A staff member and athletic coach at Albert Einstein's Santa Clarita Valley secondary school has been fired from his job as an investigation into his alleged "inappropriate behavior" was handed over to the LAPD's Sexually Exploited Child Unit, Juvenile Division, sources said.
Updates with not guilty plea entered.
A Northridge woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury following a traffic collision on Highway 14 that sent a 56-year-old Palmdale woman to the hospital with injuries.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein (both D-CA) today sent a letter asking California Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley and other appropriate state officials to reconsider California's policy on vaccine exemptions. More than 100 people in 14 states have contracted the measles due to an outbreak that originated in California.
All three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library will host a range of engaging and interactive programming in February to celebrate "Heart Month" and Chinese Lunar New Year. The following events are FREE and open to readers of all ages:
A few months after the failure of a proposed parks tax, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to kick-start a big-picture survey of the county's parks and recreation resources and needs.
Plans are in the works for developers to carry some of the burden for capturing stormwater in Santa Clarita as city officials work to meet state expectations for water conservation, local water officials heard Tuesday.
A report of armed men holding a hostage in a Saugus home brought Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies to the scene Tuesday, but it was soon determined to be a false alarm.
The Santa Clarita Community College District's Measure M community oversight committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit of the college's Measure M general obligation bond funds.
Los Angeles County supervisors approved millions of dollars in funding Tuesday that will go toward building an Olympic-sized swimming pool in Castaic.
County prosecutors want more information from investigators before deciding whether charges should be filed against "Power Rangers" actor Ricardo Medina Jr., a District Attorney's Office said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the U.S. Forest Service warned Tuesday of an "above average" fire season that could cost the agency more than $1 billion and require shifting funds from programs designed to prevent wildfires.
A father and his two children lost their home in a condominium fire last week, but a nearby resident is determined to set things right - with a little help from friends and neighbors.
James M. Gibson, superintendent of the financially troubled Castaic Union School District, has been placed on "paid non-disciplinary administrative leave," a member of the district board said Tuesday.
County supervisors voted this week to support a bill that would automatically register eligible residents to vote when they apply for, or renew, their driver's licenses.
An 87-year-old Granada Hills man died Tuesday after crashing his motorcycle on Interstate 5 near Pyramid Lake, the investigating California Highway Patrol officer said.
In an act of apparent road rage Tuesday, one woman pointed a gun at another woman while both drove through Valencia, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to award a contract for construction work at the Orchard Arms county housing complex in Valencia.
The United States Postal Service is looking to move the Newhall Post Office - currently located in Stevenson Ranch - back to Newhall, officials announced Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif – California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has announced Saugus High School is being recognized as a California Gold Ribbon School for 2015.
LOS ANGELES (May 5, 2015) – An unparalleled list of riders is preparing to compete in the unprecedented three-day women's road race as part of the 2015 Amgen Tour of California. In addition to the invitational time trial competitors announced earlier [insert link], the 84 cyclists representing 14 teams will kick off the women's road race May 8 in South Lake Tahoe, concluding in Sacramento May 10 as the men begin their 8-day event (full team rosters attached).
LOS ANGELES (May 5, 2015) – On May 10 outside the State Capitol building in Sacramento, 144 cyclists from 18 elite professional teams will line up to begin eight days of fierce competition in the 2015 Amgen Tour of California. Only one among the field of world, national and Olympic champions will be crowned the victor at the race's conclusion in Pasadena May 17 (full roster attached).
Pastor Rafael Cruz, father of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, inspired more than 500 people at the Higher Vision Church Monday night when he explained "what is right with America."
Van Nuys – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close all lanes of I-405 on the following dates to install loop detectors:
Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Monday he'll be seeking re-election to the 38th Assembly District, saying his second term in office has moved him beyond the orientation phase of state politics.
While water supplies remain on the "front burner" heading into the fourth summer of an extended drought, Castaic Lake Water District officials are also eyeing a source for more electric power.