Santa Clarita land parcels that lie in areas designated as high-fire risk zones could be subject to new building and maintenance requirements in the near future, should the City Council give final approval to state-proposed changes for local fire-zone boundary maps.
While firefighters made progress toward containing the three-day-old Powerhouse Fire burning north of the Santa Clarita Valley, the blaze still grew to more than 5,000 acres in size as of Saturday night, according to officials.
During a ceremony that was at times celebratory and at times somber, a record number of students walked across the stage at College of the Canyons Friday morning to receive their associate-degree diplomas.
The principal of Arroyo Seco Junior High School, Rhondi Durand, was arrested this week for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official said Thursday.
Painting a house chartreuse with purple stripes will be more than a demonstration of bad taste - it'll be against the law, Santa Clarita City Council members decided this week.
With a unanimous vote, members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted Tuesday to approve rate increases for trash-collection services within the city.
"Do you want to see some of my legs?" asked Kevin D. Korenthal, a smile on his face.
Most local school districts will see fewer layoffs this year than originally expected, according to officials.
A trial date has been set for a Saugus man accused of strangling his girlfriend to death in 2011, an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said this week.
It all began with a package.
The Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences finally gained approval for its long-sought elementary school in the Santa Clarita Valley last week.
A portion of Newhall Avenue remains closed after a contractor doing work in the area of William S. Hart Park in Newhall struck an underground natural gas pipeline Thursday afternoon, according to a representative from the Southern California Gas Company.
Thursday marked the second time in as many weeks that a brush fire broke out and temporarily burned in the direction of homes in Castaic.
College of the Canyons administrator Ryan Theule has agreed to continue on as dean at the college's Canyon Country campus, the school announced Thursday.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are asking for help in locating victims who may have been misled by an accused burglar who allegedly claimed to be a member of the Disney family, according to a news release.
A proposed expansion for the landfill that handles the bulk of the Santa Clarita Valley's garbage failed the pass the smell test with most speakers during a public hearing Thursday night.
While changes to its board elections are on the horizon, the Hart district's superintendent said Thursday that community members do not need to worry about the direction of the district as a whole.
Thanks to California's open primary system, a forum scheduled Friday by a Democratic club in the Antelope Valley will feature a pair of Republican congressional candidates.
The question of whether to approve a controversial billboard deal between the city of Santa Clarita and Metro will be added to the county ballot for the upcoming general election in November, county supervisors decided Tuesday.
Despite a temporary roadblock in the form of limbless reptiles, officials with the county Department of Public Works hope to complete a planned bridge on Highway 126 on schedule.
Over the years, longtime resident and volunteer Harry Bell built deep ties in the Santa Clarita Valley through his history of service.
Some military veterans got a reel treat at Castaic Lake last weekend when trained anglers took them out for a day of fishing, fun and friendly competition in recognition of their service.
County supervisors are expected to vote Tuesday on whether to make around $280,000 in funding available for the purchase of land to be used as a wildlife corridor in the Agua Dulce area.
Whether the city of Santa Clarita can employ a relatively unknown voting system to settle its California Voting Rights Act lawsuit is set to be decided in court.
Newhall claims the lion's share of rabid bats found this year in the Santa Clarita Valley, with the fourth discovered there within the past week.
A 130-year-old photograph signed by a legendary Old West lawman is expected to fetch a fistful of dollars for a Valencia man.
Officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold a series of meetings - two locally - next month to discuss possible routes for the bullet train as it snakes its way through Southern California and potentially through the Santa Clarita Valley.
A Valencia man who worked as a bank teller in the Santa Clarita area faces four felony counts for allegedly stealing more than $24,000 from customers, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will hold a checkpoint Friday night to screen for drivers who may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol or operating their vehicles without a license.
With state officials looking to rein in water use in the midst of California's crippling drought, county supervisors voted Tuesday to put those state regulations in place countywide.