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.
SANTA CLARITA - On the heels of two consecutive years of record low precipitation, early 2014 indicators - among them dwindling snow packs and continuing rainfall shortages - have water officials bracing for a third dry year in California.
Castaic Sports Complex holds line dancing for all ages every Monday and Wednesday throughout the year.
The City of Santa Clarita will construct a new landscaped median on Railroad Avenue between 13th Street and Oak Ridge Drive as part of the Railroad Avenue Beautification Project. Construction will begin in February 2014 and complete in June 2014, with the majority of the roadwork conducted between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
A Red Flag warning remains in effect in the Santa Clarita Valley through 4 p.m. today as Santa Ana winds and low relative humidity combine to create a high fire danger, National Weather Service forecasters say.
A public hearing will be held Tuesday in front of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission to discuss a proposal to construct three new electronic billboards in Santa Clarita in exchange for eliminating more than half of the billboards currently up around the city.
A 19-year-old man stopped for jaywalking who asked the sheriff's deputy for a ride ended up being charged with possessing metal knuckles, according to a sheriff's report filed at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
More details have emerged about the vicious attack of a man robbed of his wallet in Newhall the day after Christmas, documents maintained at the local sheriff's station show.
Final crime numbers for 2013 won't be available until later this year, but one Part I crime showed a marked increase in the Santa Clarita Valley in late-year reports: burglaries.
Patrons of a Castaic coffee shop enjoyed a tastier experience Sunday afternoon when West Ranch High School art students unveiled what they've been working on at a show dubbed simply, the 2014 Art Exhibition.
A shed fire in Newhall Saturday night kept firefighters busy for more than three hours, a fire official said.
After more than a decade wrangling with state water regulators and downstream farmers over the levels of chloride in the Santa Clara River, Santa Clarita Valley residents will be footing the bill to inject the salty substance under ground.
Sacramento, CA – In an effort to save lives and eliminate dangerous behind-the-wheel distractions like talking, texting, or browsing on a cell phone, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), and more than 200 law enforcement agencies across the state today announced high visibility enforcement operations during April's National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
SACRAMENTO – The Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to protect children from domestic abusers during court proceedings and after offenders are released from prison or jail.
Hundreds came out to Real Life Church in Valencia on Monday to honor and remember local firefighter Paul Cooke, who died suddenly on March 18.
Two workshops for parents of teens will be held this month by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's "J-Team" to educate parents about the dangers and misconceptions associated with drugs and social media, officials announced this week.
A Saugus family's home was red-tagged Monday after a tree blew over onto it, Santa Clarita and fire officials said.
The mother of a local man stabbed to death in New Mexico in 2012 says she forgives her son's killer because that is what her son would have done.
Bright sunshine and sparkling waters were an enticing draw Sunday on Pyramid Lake, but combined with gusty winds and inexperience, they proved nearly fatal for three boaters.
The clock may be ticking down toward the end of the Santa Clarita City Council race, but the campaigns to represent areas of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Legislature and Congress are just starting to ramp up.
Directors of the Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler have agreed to extend for another year a free water sprinkler program credited with conserving about 10 percent of water used by the average single-family household - one "smart sprinkler" at a time.
A 44-year-old Santa Clarita Valley man died this weekend after his SUV rolled backward down a hillside in the Rowher Flats Off-Highway Vehicle area in Canyon Country, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Two dogs left stranded on the highway Sunday morning after the pickup truck they were in crashed and sent the driver to the hospital are "doing well" at the Castaic Animal Care Center, a center spokesman said.
From the time she was a little girl running barefoot through the woods, bringing wounded animals home to mend, Gentle Barn founder Ellie Laks has made it her mission to care for animals, she said, and now she's put her journey in writing.
Sparks from the broken axel of a vehicle towing a boat may have started a small brush fire in Castaic Sunday afternoon, according to emergency response crews.
A motorcyclist was injured and taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital on Sunday following a traffic collision near Gorman involving the motorcycle and a truck, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
A collection of emergency response personnel was on hand Saturday for an expo geared at informing Santa Clarita Valley residents about how they can be prepared in the event of an emergency or natural disaster.