Editor's note: This is the first in an occasional series examining issues that face the Santa Clarita Valley in the year ahead.
Filming in Santa Clarita was a blockbuster success in 2013.
Stan Taub had no idea the minutia involved in becoming Santa Claus.
The term "Skid Row" unfortunately defines much of the downtown L.A. area. People live there. Families struggle there. Children are raised there.
SANTA CLARITA - More than 40 under-privileged local kids woke up this morning to find Santa brought them exactly what they asked for - thanks to more than three dozen students at West Ranch High School who call themselves Santa's Special Forces.
SANTA CLARITA - For years local resident Nancy Degan and her furry friend Cherries Jubilee, also known as Cherry the Miniature Horse, have spread their unique brand of holiday cheer throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - The Saugus Union School District has launched a survey to collect community feedback for a possible future bond measure, according to officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Rows of tables lined the cafeteria of Hart High School offering hot food, plates of cookies and deserts, as well as wrapped gifts prepared for families from throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - Universal Pictures has delayed the release of "Fast & Furious 7" for almost a year following the death of star Paul Walker with local businessman Roger Rodas in a fiery crash in Valencia.
SANTA CLARITA - A big rig driver was trapped inside the truck when it crashed through a guardrail, flipped onto its side and was left dangling over a 300-foot-deep ravine early Monday near Castaic.
SANTA CLARITA - The body of a man pulled from the wreckage of a car found at the bottom of a ravine in the Angeles National Forest three months ago is that of a Burbank man reported missing in July, coroner's officials have confirmed.
SANTA CLARITA - Three men were arrested during the weekend for attempting to smuggle drugs and drug paraphernalia into Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic.
SANTA CLARITA - The Bernabe family from Jazmin's Bakery in Newhall sells about 6,000 tamales on an average month. But in December, that number triples to 20,000.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With the New Year just around the corner, the California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists of several new laws or changes to existing law that goes into effect in 2014. The following are summaries of some transportation-related laws that, unless otherwise stated, go into effect on January 1, 2014.
'Tis the season to be a polite, happy shopper joining thousands of others in the Santa Clarita Valley for the crush of last minute Christmas shopping - but then there's still two days of shopping left.
One man was injured and taken to the hospital Thursday after his truck left the southbound lanes of Highway 14 and crashed on an embankment, prompting about a dozen concerned witnesses to stop and hold his truck stationary, according to the emergency response officials.
Last night brought the third installment in this year's Art Slam series on Main Street in Newhall.