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.
Editor's note: This is the first in an occasional series examining issues that face the Santa Clarita Valley in the year ahead.
SANTA CLARITA - The Saugus Union School District has launched a survey to collect community feedback for a possible future bond measure, according to officials.
Many of the people who walked into the Albertsons grocery store in Saugus Saturday morning were there to buy all the food necessary for a holiday meal.
A checkpoint set up Friday night in Saugus to catch those who may be driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol netted two DUI arrests, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Dominique De Fazio is no stranger to the stage.
The harmonious sounds of Christmas carollers, decked out in Western wear, filled the air as children and their parents lined up eagerly to see Old Saint Nick and Mrs. Claus on Saturday in Agua Dulce.
Carlyn, a local high school senior, began drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana with her friends.
The filing period for April's Santa Clarita City Council election opened Monday, and already eight people have pulled papers to run, according to officials.
Pete Fries knew it was time.
SANTA CLARITA - Two men, decked out in black gear and carrying fake guns, burst into The Learning Center on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons Wednesday, their entrance accompanied by the rattling sounds of gunfire piped in over the room's sound system.
The Newhall School District is seeking donations from parents and community members to move closer to its goal of providing a musical instrument for each of its students.
Changes have been made to the way the Castaic Animal Shelter handles some cases following a look into the death of a cat who some claimed was wrongly euthanized earlier this year, according to officials.
LAKE HUGHES - Santa Claus traded in his reindeer for wolves Saturday during a fundraising event held at Ranch Freedom in Lake Hughes.
A Canyon Country man who was charged with murder Friday in the shooting deaths of his wife and sister could face the death penalty if convicted, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office announced.
After months of being in limbo, a vacant board seat in the Santa Clarita Valley's largest school district was officially filled Wednesday night when Placerita Canyon resident Rob Hall took the oath of office.