Local Government

The L.A. County Regional Planning Commission approved the Sterling Ranch project this week, a housing development that’s been years in the making in Val Verde, just northwest of the Valencia Commerce Center.  

County OKs Sterling Ranch with 3 conditions  

County supervisors Tuesday approved Sterling Ranch Estates, a 222-home planned community slated for Val Verde, on three conditions, during an appeal hearing.  Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger authored a read-in

City OKs $322M budget 

The city’s annual budget surpassed the $300-million mark Tuesday, with City Manager Ken Striplin calling the $322 million spending plan a far cry from one of the city’s first budgets,

Lite continues to lead in election funds

The pool of candidates running for three open seats on the Santa Clarita City Council this year filed new paperwork last week revealing the amounts they have fundraised over the

George Gascón. Photo courtesy of the District Attorney's Office.

Report: D.A.’s victim advocacy unit to be disbanded

The deputy district attorneys and advocates who work in the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office and provide victims’ families with updates regarding a suspect’s possible parole were informed Tuesday that

Supes vote to revamp county homelessness programs

By Jim Holt  Senior Investigative Reporter  L.A. County supervisors voted in favor Tuesday of streamlining funding for homeless services, and voted 3-2 for creating a new county entity that would