Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to establish a 50 mph speed limit on Golden Valley Road between Dorothy Street and Plum Canyon Road.
A Castaic man who strangled his stepfather while the two were traveling on Interstate 5 was determined to be not guilty by reason of insanity on Tuesday, a court official confirmed.
A 68-year-old man accused of failing to remain at the scene of a fatal car-versus-pedestrian collision in Valencia last February entered a plea of no contest Tuesday, capping almost a year of court appearances.
A car crashed through a fence and plunged down a 50-foot embankment Tuesday in Canyon Country, rolling over and injuring its driver who was trapped inside, officials said.
The Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival - the winter event that for seven years showcased professional independent and student productions - will not be held in 2013, an organizer announced today.
SACRAMENTO – Caltrans announced today that Karla Sutliff has been appointed as California's Chief Engineer - the first woman to be appointed to the position.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's burglary detectives have arrested a Saugus woman on reports she was stealing packages off her neighbors' porches, officials reported today.
Dick's Sporting Goods has announced it has suspended sales of modern sporting rifles from its stores nationwide because of the Connecticut elementary school shootings.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has suffered a stroke and was in intensive care at a Baghdad hospital Tuesday, injecting new uncertainty into the country's political future a year after the U.S. military left.
A section of Lake Hughes Road in Castaic was closed to traffic Tuesday morning after utility wire were reported to be draped low across lanes, the California Highway Patrol confirmed.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With holiday celebrations in full swing, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is preparing for increased enforcement throughout the heavy travel period to help ensure safety on the road. The CHP is reminding travelers to play by the rules behind the wheel: buckle up, adhere to the posted speed limit, avoid distractions behind the wheel, and never drive while impaired.
Today in the SCV Poetry workshop Spend a day writing poetry and improving existing poems! This one-day poetry seminar is creative writing meets group private tutoring. You can bring up to three poems in for supportive and constructive critique. You'll benefit from Sanora's poetic brilliance and her insights into your poetry to help you hone it into its best possible version. The first part of the day is spent getting creative and writing new poems ...
More sheriff's deputies were patrolling near Santa Clarita Valley schools on Monday, and fewer students were in some classes, reflecting the profound local impact of Friday's school shooting in Connecticut.
About 20 Girl Scouts delivered hand-made "comfort cards" to seniors at Sunrise Senior Living in Valencia on Monday, part of a bid to ensure no local senior is forgotten this holiday season.
Trinity Clasical Academy students recently hosted a young chess celebrity - soon to be a worldwide celebrity, thanks to a contract with the Walt Disney Co.
A former California Department of Corrections official has been named assistant sheriff in charge of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Custody Division.
Los Angeles County supervisors agreed this week to spend $1 million to install new signs, markers, road striping and guardrails on Angeles Forest Highway near Acton.
Members of New Life in His Presence church will hold a $1 car wash Saturday in the Kmart shopping center at 23222 Valencia Boulevard in Valencia, organizers say.
A 19-year-old Newhall man arrested for indecent exposure near a Santa Clarita Valley school entered a plea of no contest to the charge against him Wednesday and was immediately sentenced to 30 days in jail, an official said.
SAN FERNANDO - Three men identified by prosecutors as Rollin 40s Crips gang members were ordered to stand trial Wednesday for a take-over bank robbery in Canyon Country last September.
A Valencia woman faces a felony hit-and-run charge today for allegedly hitting a bicyclist in Newhall on Friday, then leaving the scene, court papers show.
A little more than 9,000 College of the Canyons students are active users of the college's relatively new email system, a college official said Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - College of the Canyons Career Services will host a pair of Resume Rally events to help students and community members create, enhance and fine-tune their professional resumes in advance of the college's two upcoming Job & Career Fairs.
Hundreds of special-needs athletes from local junior high and high schools exchanged smiles, hugs and high-fives during the Fourth Annual Hart Games Track and Field Meet at Valencia High School on Wednesday.
The Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences began its fourth attempt to charter an elementary school in the Saugus Union School District with a public hearing Tuesday night.
New Assistant Sheriff Terri McDonald and Chief Ted Sexton Introduced On Monday, March 18, 2013 at Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau, Sheriff Lee Baca introduced Terri McDonald as the new Assistant Sheriff of Custody Division. She will have the responsibility of overseeing the largest jail system in the nation with nine custody and correctional facilities and over 18,000 inmates. In addition, Assistant Sheriff McDonald will supervise the Education Based Incarceration Bureau, which is an important component within ...
'Teen Scene Plugged-In' event
An event called the "Instrument Petting Zoo" was held at Wiley Canyon Elementary School in Newhall on Tuesday. Students were introduced to a variety of instruments in an effort to recruit them to the school's orchestra.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – A motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich directing the Chief Executive Officer to develop recommendations for streamlining and improving the provision of County services for the mentally ill homeless was unanimously approved.