Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon was confirmed as ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday, making him the strongest Republican voice on the committee, according to an aide.
The Newhall Area Dodgeball Squad took on all comers for the Western States Police & Fire Games Tuesday and managed to bring home the second-place trophy.
Police have arrested a San Fernando Valley man on suspicion of kidnapping an 18-year-old woman in North Hollywood and forcing her to drive to Newhall, where he raped her and stole her car.
A man who apparently overdosed on drugs during a standoff with sheriff's deputies last week at a Gorman motel has been jailed without bail and charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife.
A Santa Clarita sound studio hosted the Western States Police & Fire Games' boxing competition Tuesday.
Despite the lack of a state budget, Saugus Union School District board members Tuesday adopted its 2009-10 fiscal-year budget in the face of ongoing, deep cuts to education funding.
The Newhall School District board signed off on a roughly $57 million budget Tuesday, and expects to go back to the drawing board as state legislators trim more off California's long-overdue spending plan.
Through bake sales, ice-cream socials and donations, a group of dedicated parents and teachers are helping to keep the music alive at Newhall School District.
Sheriff's deputies arrested two men and placed five children in protective custody following a drug raid in Saugus earlier this week, authorities said.
Wayne King, the owner of Tiny's Submarine Sandwiches in Canyon Country, died Sunday after fighting a longtime battle with his illnesses. King was 72.
"He was a loving, caring, generous man who helped everybody," said daughter Teri King.
According to westside residents, Tuesday's governance meeting didn't live up to expectations.
Los Angeles County firefighters began a series of controlled burns Monday near the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic as part of a training exercise, a fire department spokeswoman said.
A reorganization by theme-park giant Six Flags Inc. by the end of the year after declaring bankruptcy Saturday seems entirely realistic, according to one Los Angeles economist.
Newhall and Saugus Union School District board members will face the possibilities of increased class sizes and funding reductions tonight as both districts decide on 2009-10 adopted budgets.
Saugus Union took a $2.1 million cut for the current fiscal year and planned a 2009-10 budget with a $3.3 million reduction, Superintendent Judy Fish said.
In a cost-cutting move, Castaic Union School District has reduced its 2009 summer school program following a 4-1 vote by board members Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.
Four years ago, when sheriff's, city and school officials realized the extent of heroin use among Santa Clarita teens, they launched a number of far-reaching initiatives to tackle the problem.
After being attacked twice within the span of a month while walking home, Canyon Country resident Barbara Kritzberg says she'll be prepared in case it happens again.
California lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown said Wednesday they have reached a deal that would offer $330 million a year in tax credits for Hollywood film productions over five years.
After allegedly arranging to meet a teen in Santa Clarita for sex, a 44-year-old Anaheim man was instead greeted by Special Victims Bureau investigators, who arrested him on suspicion of having an illegal yearlong relationship with the alleged victim, an investigator said Wednesday.
A 45-year-old "walk-on" soccer coach at West Ranch High School was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, Hart district officials confirmed Wednesday.
On August 17, 2014, deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded to a residence located within the unincorporated area of Santa Clarita (Westridge / Valencia). The victim reported she was contacted by her credit card company regarding a suspicious transaction. Deputies began the investigation and contacted station detectives.
Two Santa Clarita hotels, Holiday Inn Express and the Best Western sitting side-by-side off the I-5 freeway at Magic Mountain Parkway, have been sold for $21 million.
California community college system officials outlined lofty goals Wednesday to markedly increase the number of students who successfully complete a community college program.
College of the Canyons graduate Jessie Warme has been named a recipient of the 2014 Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer Scholarship, joining a select group of just 10 community college students from across the nation to receive this prestigious award.
A 20-year-old gang member from Canyon Country who was charged with attempted murder for stabbing a man in 2013 has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge and sentenced to seven years in prison, a prosecution spokesman said Wednesday.
Continuity was the name of the game this week as Santa Clarita City Council members largely elected to appoint familiar faces to sit on a selection of city commissions.
After being hit by a car on Bouquet Canyon Road, the Saugus butterfly sculpture - the object of both criticism and admiration - is due to make a triumphant return in September, according to a Santa Clarita city official.
The City of Santa Clarita will host three public comment meetings to discuss draft updates to Santa Clarita Municipal Code 6.02, which pertains to Manufactured Home Park Rent Adjustment Procedures. The meetings are open to all mobile home park residents, park owners, park managers, and the general public. Meetings will be hosted by City staff on September 2, 3 and 4, 2014 at convenient locations around Santa Clarita.
Ahead of the upcoming SCV high school football season, Saugus nabbed a victory - by winning the 5th annual SCV Burrito Bowl.