The City of Santa Clarita is fighting a $280,250 water fine over chloride levels handed to the local sanitation district by state water quality assessors last month.
More than a month after the Nov. 6 election, Democratic Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, can finally rest assured that he will remain in office after his opponent halted a recount effort Thursday.
A Castaic man who strangled his stepfather while the two were traveling on Interstate 5 and who was determined to be not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday has been sentenced to a state mental hospital, a court official confirmed.
A 68-year-old man who entered a plea of no contest Tuesday to the felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident has been ordered to undergo a 90-day review in state prison, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office confirmed.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Even though California's seat belt requirement was put into law more than a quarter-of-a-century ago, there are some drivers and passengers who still resist the few seconds it takes to safely buckle up, or they may not properly secure a child in a car seat.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon made the following floor statement on reconciliation:
Commit Crime? - Not in the Santa Clarita Valley! Santa Clarita Sheriffs made a list of probationers and parolees in 2012 and they're checking it twice to find out who's naughty and nice - No time off for Santa Clarita Deputy Sheriffs during the holidays. Deputies from the Santa Clarita Sheriffs Station Special Assignment Team (S.A.T.), Juvenile Intervention Team (J-Team), Crime Prevention Unit (CPU), along with station COBRA Detectives conducted a twenty four location parole ...
Falling asleep at the wheel is suspected in a single-car rollover crash early Thursday morning that left one man slightly injured, a local sheriff's sergeant said.
Answering the call by the National PTA and the Connecticut PTSA, SCV-based Karma Talent Management is partnering with C.A.R.E. Learning Academy, to make snowflakes for the new Sandy Hook Elementary School location. These Parent/Teacher Associations have requested that children across the country create paper snowflakes to decorate "every inch" of their new elementary school location, where a "winter wonderland" will greet the students as they start school at brand new location. C.A.R.E. Learning Academy's goal ...
More than 400 cars passed through the parking lot of the Santa Clarita United Methodist Church on Bouquet Canyon last weekend to experience one of the valley's longest-standing Christmas traditions, the church's annual living nativity.
Dean Hendrix-Davis, captain of the basketball team at Canyon High School, said Wednesday he remembers driving through a roadside fence but recalls nothing about his 50-foot plunge down an embankment.
As the horror of the Newtown, Conn., shooting results in nationwide calls for more mental health resources, a local agency is planning to offer special training on "mental health first aid" next year.
Officials in the Castaic Union School District are hoping to sell the first $10 million of Measure QS bonds by March, providing needed funding for projects district wide.
A series of new driving laws are set to go into effect at the beginning of next year, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Felony and repeat misdemeanor DUI offenders are over represented in traffic crashes involving alcohol or other drugs, often with tragic results. The Los Angeles Probation Department will be making sure that these worst-of-the-worst offenders are complying with all court orders by means of a new traffic safety grant. The $268,000 grant was awarded by the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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.
A young man arrested on drug charges but described as a prolific graffiti vandal has been charged with a dozen felony counts of vandalism, authorities said Tuesday.
A Castaic man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and attempted homicide was in custody Tuesday after local sheriff's deputies arrested him following a brief pursuit.
SAN FERNANDO - Witnesses took the stand in San Fernando Superior Court on Tuesday to describe long moments of sheer terror as suspected gang members allegedly threatened and shouted at them during a Canyon Country bank robbery last fall.
County supervisors put a temporary hold Tuesday on a proposal to build a new downtown Los Angeles jail - with a price tag of almost $1 billion.
SACRAMENTO­– Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) attended a press conference this morning which introduced a series of bills to reform Prison Realignment in California. Assembly Bill 109 was passed by the California Legislature and signed by Governor Brown, taking effect in October, 2011.
Santa Clarita Valley home sales and prices continued their housing-slump recovery in February, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.
War deaths in Afghanistan number almost 2,100 young Americans lost since the U.S. entered that conflict in 2003. But most people are unaware that an even greater loss of young lives occurs every year on this nation's college campuses.
Community members are invited to submit their favorite local snapshots for the City of Santa Clarita's quarterly photography contest. The spring contest is currently underway and new submissions must be received by March 31, 2013 to qualify for a variety of cash prizes.
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