SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California will have no choice but to move 4,000 more inmates to private prisons in other states if federal judges refuse to postpone a court-ordered population cap, state Corrections Secretary Jeffrey Beard said Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - A motorcyclist who reportedly fled an attempted traffic stop on Soledad Canyon Road crashed his bike Wednesday near the intersection of Camp Plenty Road and was transported to the hospital, according to officials.
Twenty-one volunteers, many of whom are retired from various professions, turned out this week for the first class to train as a docent for the Placerita Canyon Nature Center and Natural Area.
SANTA CLARITA - A small brush fire in the Saugus area was quickly knocked down Wednesday morning by firefighters.
Members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted Tuesday to recommend the City Council approve a proposal to work with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to remove many of Santa Clarita's billboards, even as some advertising companies said the move would damage their businesses.
Sheriff's Department Parks Bureau deputies arrested three suspects and recovered property that may have been stolen in nine separate burglaries in Castaic, officials reported Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Amid controversy over federal probes that led to the indictment of 18 sworn officers, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced Tuesday he is retiring.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles freeway underpass shut down nearly six months ago by a fiery tanker truck crash will reopen this week.
The Walt Disney Company's plan to boost filming at its Golden Oak movie ranch in Placerita Canyon sailed over another hurdle Tuesday as the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved permits for the proposal.
SANTA CLARITA - Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to put a Christian cross back on the county seal almost a decade after it was removed amid threats of a lawsuit.
A record number of film permits were issued last year in Santa Clarita - more than in any previous year, according to the city's film office.
SACRAMENTO – Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez appointed Assemblyman Scott Wilk to the Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization and to the Select Committee on Campus Climate.
SANTA CLARITA - As rumors of his expected retirement abound this morning, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has scheduled a news conference in Los Angeles.
John S. Fuller, a longtime Santa Clarita Valley resident who helped found Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, and who guided California Institute of the Arts through its recovery from the Northridge earthquake, died on Friday. He was 80.
New structures, new technology and new staff are combining at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital these days to provide new services at the Santa Clarita Valley's only hospital.
Special Closure Note: Through late May 2014, a temporary bypass lane will be implemented on southbound I-5 between Smokey Bear Road and one mile south of Vista Del Lago Road while crews pave the two left lanes of southbound I-5.
Winds continued to buffet the Santa Clarita Valley throughout the day Wednesday, leading to a second straight day of uprooted trees and downed limbs, Santa Clarita city officials said.
Four local schools in three Santa Clarita Valley school districts are among those that have been named as California Distinguished Schools, state officials announced Wednesday.
Three people were arrested during a home probation check at a Canyon Country residence, including one on suspicion of elder abuse, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Wednesday.
County health officials discovered a rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley last month, meaning two of the three found countywide so far this year have been in the SCV.
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday Assemblyman Scott Wilk's (R- Santa Clarita) bill requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to post on their web site the external peer review studies when a regional board imposes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) on a community, passed out of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials committee with a 7-0 vote.
The SCV Pregnancy Center (SCVPC) is excited to announce new HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) screenings for local residents. SCVPC is a licensed medical clinic, and the first 100 residents calling for a HIV screening receive the service free.
Fire crews work to knock down a quarter-acre brush fire alongside the south-bound Interstate 5 at McBean Parkway. The No. 3 and 4 southbound lanes were shut down briefly, but reopened at about 8 p.m., a CHP official said.
The Thursdays @ Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, snaps back into action this May with the third installments of Art Slam, JAM Sessions and Senses.