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.
Following discussion on the role and form of art locally, Santa Clarita City Council members and Arts Commissioners gave the nod this week to moving forward with a master plan to take an overarching look at art in the community.
In addition to funding for capital improvements and services, the proposed Santa Clarita city budget includes funding for a number of new positions, city officials said this week.
City officials painted a rosy picture of Santa Clarita's projected budget for the next fiscal year during a meeting Tuesday night, calling it balanced and conservative while also containing funding for a variety of needed projects around the city.
While legislative options to resolve the longstanding Cemex mine issue remain ongoing, two Santa Clarita Valley representatives are urging local Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to try a different tactic to halt the mine.
Santa Clarita City Council members and city commissioners will meet Tuesday for a joint study session to discuss the state of the city's budget.
After a month of signature-gathering, blocking and more than a few arrests, Monday marks the deadline that a billboard referendum petition must be turned in to the Santa Clarita City Clerk's office.
A bill from a Santa Clarita Valley legislator that would ensure emergency responders have access to an "antidote" that can help reverse some of the effects of heroin and prescription pill overdoses is currently making its way through the state Senate.
In a bid to avoid a lawsuit and increase voter involvement, Santa Clarita has agreed to change its city elections to November starting in 2016. But the change could cause additional wrinkles in the voting process, according to a county elections official.
Several high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District received national rankings this year, according to U.S. News and World Report.