Though he retired today after about 40 years in the fire service, Los Angeles County Fire Department Assistant Chief Bill Niccum said his most important job still awaits him: that of a full-time father and husband.
The Santa Clarita Valley's proposed new courthouse - and with it a new Sheriff's Station under one plan - are on indefinite hold, a state agency has decided.
Los Angeles County officials have finalized an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to extend reforms at county juvenile probation camps that were set to expire this month.
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon and his Democratic opponent, Dr. Lee Rogers, have both far exceeded 2010 levels of spending in their race to represent California's 25th Congressional District.
Of the eight state candidates who are vying to represent parts of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Legislature, none has raised or spent more than Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Santa Monica, who is running for re-election to the redrawn 27th State Senate District.
A passerby discovered the body of a woman slumped over the steering wheel inside a locked car in Canyon Country, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials said Saturday.
Santa Clarita Valley residents flocked to Valencia's Bridgeport Park on Saturday for the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers' 10th annual Rubber Ducky Festival.
Over the protests of some citizens, the Santa Clarita City Council voted this week to move forward with additional study on a plan to link Dockweiler Drive with Lyons Avenue.
Some of the Santa Clarita Valley's major thoroughfares will see speed limit increases soon, Santa Clarita City Council members agreed this week.
The College of the Canyons officially marked the completion of its Valencia campus library expansion project during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday.
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously reaffirmed the city's two-tier health benefit system for city employees and council members on Tuesday.
A father has vowed to continue his dead son's quest to subdivide a two-acre plot in Placerita Canyon, despite the Santa Clarita Planning Commission's decision to deny the land split.
The city of Santa Clarita has changed the hours for some of the facilities at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex on Centre Pointe Parkway.
Two candidates - a political novice and local pharmacy owner, along with a water district board member - pulled in more than $10,000 in campaign contributions over January and February, pacing the field of those vying for a seat in April's Santa Clarita City Council election, according to recent campaign disclosures.
A controversial plan to replace 118 billboards in Santa Clarita with three electronic boards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways may be sidelined by a disagreement between the city and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
A local state assemblyman's trip to Eurasia costing thousands of dollars was the biggest gift item reported by any of the four Santa Clarita Valley representatives in the state Legislature, according to reports released recently by the California Fair Political Practices Commission.
Plans for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters Arts and Sciences to open an elementary school at a property on Rye Canyon Road hit a roadblock Tuesday when members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted to deny an application for a necessary permit.
Santa Clarita is launching a retooled version of the "Thursdays at Newhall" event series next week, and one city official said he hopes changes to this year's version will draw heftier crowds to downtown Newhall.
The importance of art to the Santa Clarita community, and what the city can do to ensure arts efforts are properly developed and funded were among the topics discussed Saturday by Santa Clarita City Council candidates at a "Focus on the Arts" forum.
Three potential new candidates, two of them local to the Santa Clarita Valley, have emerged in the race to replace Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, who announced earlier this year he will not run for re-election to the seat he has held for more than two decades.
In a move officials say will beautify Santa Clarita and some local businesses say will take away a valuable advertising resource, members of the Santa Clarita City Council voted 3-1 this week to move forward with a controversial proposal to remove many billboards in the city in exchange for construction of three digital billboards off Highway 14 and Interstate 5.
Three Republican state senators, including one who represents portions of the Santa Clarita Valley, have introduced a resolution calling for the expulsion of another senator who was recently convicted of perjury and voter fraud.
The California State Board of Equalization voted unanimously Tuesday to reduce the state's excise tax on gasoline by 3.5 cents per gallon, though that doesn't necessarily mean relief to the wallets of California drivers.
Sierra Vista Junior High School English teacher Robert Isquierdo, Jr., was not always the best student.
A controversial proposal to remove many of the billboards in Santa Clarita will be discussed Tuesday during a public hearing in front of the Santa Clarita City Council.
Should the city of Santa Clarita examine expanding its boundaries across Interstate 5? The consensus among City Council candidates is that it's a possibility worth exploring.
Though the temperature outside was downright balmy for February, the waters of Castaic Lake were still plenty chilly for those who plunged in Saturday as part of the Polar Plunge event to raise money for the Special Olympics.
A collision involving at least two vehicles has blocked one northbound lane on Highway 14 near Newhall Avenue, according to an official with the California Highway Patrol.