As temperatures climb to triple digits through the weekend, local fire stations will keep staff ramped up in preparation for any major flareups.
"We are inching toward fire season, that's for sure," said Luke Claus, assistant fire chief for the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas. "The temperatures are expected to go up this week. It is very dry and drying out."
A man shot his ex-wife and then himself in Valencia on Monday night, gravely wounding himself and leaving her injured but in stable condition, sheriff's deputies said.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Bob Kellar has officially given his support to Michael Cruz in his November bid to become director of the Newhall County Water District.
At first glance, Sherryan Lima doesn't look the part of grass-roots political organizer.
After a summerlong trial period, George Thomas may get the go-ahead to keep having weekly bike nights at his Route 66 Classic Grill in Canyon Country.
State Superintendent Jack O'Connell toured Placerita Junior High School on Monday to learn about the school's efforts to improve standardized test scores and get a glimpse of the newly-modernized campus.
College of the Canyons started its semester Monday expecting its highest enrollment ever, but because of heavy cuts to the class schedule, students packed 90 percent of the classes and filled wait lists.
The William S. Hart Union High School District has proposed shuffling school boundaries in three areas of the Santa Clarita Valley to relieve overcrowding at junior high and high schools.
The Santa Clarita Valley Special Education Local Plan Area is encouraging parents who have a child who may have special needs to contact their local school district office.
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When Steve Silvers drives from Canyon Country to Valencia, he tries to avoid the Bouquet Canyon Road junction.
Nearly two years after the unsolved slaying of a 17-year-old in Newhall, a trial set for Friday will determine whether sheriff's deputies who stopped a relative driving him to the hospital contributed to the teen's death.
Moments after signing up for a library card at the Valencia Library, Bobbi Bina hauled off seven books, free of charge.
A grass-roots group determined to reboot California's political system is being accused by local politicians as being nothing more than a left-wing group bent on raising taxes.
About 30 kids in white T-shirts and green shorts stood up straight Saturday after a grueling uphill run and did their best not to attract the wrath of the shouting Marines who were inspecting them.
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting residents to become its water police: to report when and where they spot broken city-owned sprinkler heads geysering water or other city watering systems wasting the precious liquid.
The ballot arguments for and against a much-discussed measure on the November ballot involving digital billboards in Santa Clarita have been posted on the city's website.
The battle over billboards in Santa Clarita is shaping up to be a big-money affair, according to financial disclosures on file with the city.
At the first note, the black-and-white blur springs to life.
Beginning Sept. 2, the Los Angeles County public library system is restoring service hours at branches where they were cut in 2009-2010, officials announced.
As divorce rates remain high and marriage rates low, some suggest rethinking the institution and proposing trial runs, which would allow spouses to end their marriage without a divorce after two years if they aren't satisfied.
A 15-year-old Canyon Country boy was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of posting threats against students online through Instagram, following a swift and overwhelming response by sheriff's deputies to calls from "hundreds" of concerned parents, according to parents and local deputies.
Investigators with the Los Angeles County Coroners Department have identified the man found with his throat slit inside a Valencia business's bathroom Thursday as a 41-year-old Hispanic man, a Department spokesman said Sunday.
A 15-year-old Canyon Country boy was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of posting threats against students online through Instagram, officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
Community members drank, ate and toasted at the Vine 2 Wine Classic benefitting Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit Circle of Hope at California Institute of the Arts in Valencia on Saturday.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that extends a $420 million state tax credit to aerospace giant Northrop Grumman Corp. after approving a similar deal for its competitor, Lockheed Martin Corp.
A mattress in the road triggered a traffic accident Saturday night at the northbound Interstate 5 Freeway connector road to the northbound 405 Freeway, the California Highway Patrol said.
Is this the end of the line for Colossus?
Deputies at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic kept a solemn vigil Saturday in remembrance of one of their fallen comrades.
On the last day that the iconic Colossus roller coaster is open to the public, members of the "Save Colossus!" group made one final attempt at preserving the 125-foot-tall wooden coaster.