The state's controversial prison realignment program is now more than two years old, and the man charged with overseeing the Los Angeles County Probation Department said he would like to see more offenders divide their sentence time between custody and formal supervision.
SANTA CLARITA - More than half a dozen local high school marching band musicians will be proudly marching in the 2014 Rose Parade on Wednesday, having been chosen for the Tournament of Roses Honor Band
Fresh-water mussels that can cause millions of dollars in waterway and pipeline damage have invaded Lake Piru, putting park officials at nearby Castaic Lake on heightened alert, state and county officials said Monday.
LOS ANGELES, December 30, 2013– Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe is pleased to announce the County's Safe Surrender Program celebrated success for the ninth time this year with the report of a safely surrendered newborn baby boy. This most recent safe surrender occurred on December 29, 2013 at a hospital in Valencia.
San Fernando Valley – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes and ramps of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) as part of a $121 million improvement project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes in each direction along I-5 between SR-170 to Buena Vista Street. Closures are subject to change. Detours will be signed.
Smiling Frog Pediatric Dentistry in Valencia will be holding a clothing drive through the month of January for children who are being helped by Single Mothers Outreach, a Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit organization.
ARCADIA, Calif.-New Year's Eve holiday visitors to the Angeles National Forest need to leave their fireworks at home, officials advise.
Officials hope to soon cut the ribbon on a project that demonstrates a new level of commitment to America's veterans: a low-cost housing development allowing vets and their families to own their own homes in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - A garage fire at a Canyon Country home Monday caused an estimated $20,000 damage, fire and law enforcement officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - What are your New Year's resolutions for 2014? Do you plan to lose weight, improve your education, get out of debt or learn a foreign language?
A Red Flag warning for gusty winds and high fire hazard remains in effect until 10 a.m. today in the Santa Clarita Valley.
A 33-year-old woman faces battery charges after allegedly assaulting a worker at the Santa Clarita Valley homeless shelter, local Sheriff's Station documents show.
A Christmas Eve party in a Canyon Country neighborhood ended with a barricaded suspect surrendering to police Christmas Day, according to a report filed at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Sunday.
A small army of workers has launched its battle against one of the Santa Clarita Valley's toughest adversaries.
For Santa Clarita Valley resident Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel, the journey began in 1993 following a trek up Mt. Everest.
Decked in pink hard hats and purple shirts, approximately 300 people turned out Saturday to help build homes for veterans and their families in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Following discussion on the role and form of art locally, Santa Clarita City Council members and Arts Commissioners gave the nod this week to moving forward with a master plan to take an overarching look at art in the community.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are seeking the identity of a female who they believe was an upskirt photo victim, station officials said this week.
Hundreds of students sat on the grass in front of Placerita Junior High School on Friday listening to a man in baggy red pants and a cap with a yellow tassel.
The 2014 Amgen Tour of California stage bicycle race will shut down some roads around the Santa Clarita Valley when it rolls through town next week, Santa Clarita officials said Friday.
A man who escaped custody Wednesday by kicking out a window of a sheriff's cruiser and bolting across Interstate 5 has been found and arrested following a late-night search Thursday, according to a lieutenant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
In addition to funding for capital improvements and services, the proposed Santa Clarita city budget includes funding for a number of new positions, city officials said this week.
The thunderous noise of fighter jets "buzzing" some Santa Clarita Valley homes Wednesday night turns out to be the byproduct of presidential protection during Barack Obama's visit to Los Angeles.
Detectives are seeking the identity of a female who they believe was an upskirt photo victim. Once the victim is identified this case will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office for filing consideration and prosecution. The unknown female left the location without making a purchase, and probably does not even know she was a victim.
The release Wednesday of a video surveillance image depicting a suspect wanted in connection with the theft of ammunition from a local gun club has produced tips from the public that are now being pursued by detectives, a deputy said.
Of the eight people arrested during 10 days of signature-gathering at local stores only one has been prosecuted, found guilty and sentenced to three days in jail, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
Santa Clarita Valley residents will receive mailed notices within the next few weeks about proposed rate hikes in their sewage fees following a vote by the local Sanitation District board Wednesday night.
Investigators with the county coroner's office have closed their case on 8-year-old Cole Hartman - the Santa Clarita Valley youngster found face-down and submerged in a water-filled washing machine last summer - without declaring the autistic boy's death an accident, suicide or homicide.
Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Child & Family Center have accepted the retirement of the center's CEO, Darrell Paulk, effective Sept. 1.
A man arrested on Interstate 5 Wednesday on suspicion of transporting drugs kicked out the rear window of the cruiser he was placed in and ran across the entire freeway to escape sheriff's deputies, officials said.