Special Closure Note – Memorial Day Weekend: To assist motorists in reaching their destinations as quickly and easily as possible over Memorial Day weekend, four lanes of southbound I-5 will be OPEN from May 23, 2014, at 5 a.m. through May 27, 2014, at 5 a.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki says he is "as mad as hell" over allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at a Phoenix veterans hospital.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Amy Miner says her late husband's fight did not end when he left the war.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) - Nine wildfires covering more than 14 square miles scorched San Diego County on Wednesday, forcing thousands to flee their homes and prompting the closures of a college campus and Legoland California. No major injuries were reported.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A bill to make California the first in the nation to impose a statewide ban on plastic bags at certain retailers passed a key legislative committee on Wednesday, but the legislation faces staunch opposition from bag manufacturers working to stem a flood of local bans meant to end clutter in landfills and beaches.
A shoplifter who grappled with a security guard at a Santa Clarita clothing store Wednesday got away with about $50 worth of merchandise, sheriff's officials said.
Los Angeles County fire officials upped firefighter staffing countywide and extended a fire danger warning into Thursday, preparing for the crescendo of the current Southern California heat wave.
A trial is scheduled to begin in June in the case of a lawsuit against the Santa Clarita Community College District alleging violations of the California Voting Rights Act.
A shuffling of Santa Clarita City Council committee assignments as a result of a newly elected councilman resulted in some hurt feelings at Tuesday night's meeting.
A 20-year-old man found guilty in December of spray-painting sexually explicit graffiti on at least three vehicles and a Valencia home was placed on three years probation Wednesday after serving 28 days in jail, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Candidates running to replace the Santa Clarita Valley's longtime congressman come from a variety of different professional and personal backgrounds, but each said Wednesday it's his experience that makes him qualified for office.
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R- Santa Clarita, had two bills pass the Assembly Appropriations committee; each bill receiving unanimous support.
New sports fields are currently under construction at Central Park in Saugus. But Santa Clarita city officials are eyeing more improvements at the location under their proposed spending plan for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
California's tax windfall lifted Gov. Jerry Brown's spending plan to a record level Tuesday, but the Democratic governor cautioned that the surplus is needed for higher-than-expected health care costs and an underfunded teachers' pension system.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies acting on a tip have arrested the man they believe is the gun club burglar, recovering all the loot stolen from a Newhall gun club - except a bottle of water, a sheriff's deputy said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna has been charged with California disability fraud.
MPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground.
Five teenage girls injured in a late-night crash last weekend, including a Canyon High School sophomore who remains in the hospital in intensive care, continue to improve, according to a spokeswoman for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Tuesday's primary election saw Republicans come out on top in two races to represent portions of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Assembly.
Veterans and their families are invited to apply for affordable housing in a new neighborhood to be located in Santa Clarita.
Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach police chief and former second in command of the Los Angeles Police Department, came very near to winning outright the Los Angeles County sheriff's post in Tuesday's election.
Following an "extensive investigation," a 27-year-old Canyon Country man was jailed Wednesday on $1.1 million bail after his arrest in connection with a Valentine's Day collision that killed another motorist.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - During the month of April, Los Angeles County D.I.S.A.R.M. officers conducted 1,011 searches and confiscated 28 weapons including 13 handguns, 1 assault rifle, 5 shotguns, and over $36 million in illegal drugs and drug money, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
A Santa Clarita Valley community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday evening in Newhall.
Statement from 25th Congressional District Democratic candidate Lee Rogers:
LOS ANGELES - The Santa Clarita Community College District is working toward a settlement to a lawsuit brought against the district alleging its election system violates minorities' voting rights, an attorney told a judge Wednesday in court.
The Santa Clarita Public Library is trying to keep kids reading over the summer with the "Paws to Read" summer reading program.
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The city of Santa Clarita is seeking the public's feedback on a grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice's Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program. Under the JAG program, the city is eligible to receive $26,749.
Regardless of the outcome of November's general election, the Santa Clarita Valley will continue to be represented in Congress by a Republican, after a former state legislator and a current state legislator came out on top of the field in Tuesday's primary election.