Plans to build a deep well injection site in Westridge were abandoned Monday after Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation Board members Laurene Weste and Marsha McLean announced they were siding with fellow board member Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich in moving the deep well site away from the Santa Clarita Valley's West side.
U.S. Forest Service officials are inviting off-road enthusiasts to help them make off-roading better and safer by taking part in a public comment period over the next month.
Santa Clarita Valley's West Side residents plan to keep up the pressure this week to avoid a deep well injection site in their neighborhoods - even as Sanitation District officials are already searching for an alternative to the disposal aspect of the valley's chloride-reduction plan approved a year and a half ago.
Heavy sudden rain, punctuated by lightning strikes, late Sunday afternoon is suspected to have played a role in four local traffic collisions that sent two people to the hospital and in the "precautionary" landing of a helicopter nearly hit by lightning, weather and emergency response officials said.
Following an extended period of psychiatric assessment, a Castaic woman accused of killing her elderly father has been found competent to stand trial on a charge of murder, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
About 100 kids turned out for the Purim Carnival held at Temple Beth Ami Sunday, taking part in games, music and storytelling.
Hazardous material crews mopped up about 75 gallons of spilled diesel fuel early Sunday morning after a big rig crashed into a concrete divider in the Newhall Pass, according to emergency response officials.
From toxic chemical disposal to touching off earthquakes, plans for a deep well injection site on the Santa Clarita Valley's West Side has touched off fears among residents of the area for the safety of their families and the security of their homes.
Adds name, court appearance of suspect
At least three people, including two children, were injured and taken to the hospital Wednesday following a multi-vehicle traffic collision in Newhall, according to a witness and emergency response officials.
Coroner's office provides home town of victim.
The Placerita Canyon Nature Center officially entered a new era Wednesday as county officials unveiled renovations that elevate the Santa Clarita Valley fixture to museum status.
Three and a half years ago, Joe Clopton broke "pretty much every bone in his body" when his car plunged into a ravine near the Valencia Boulevard off-ramp at Interstate 5.
A man registered as a sex offender in Ventura but found living in Stevenson Ranch last year was sentenced Tuesday to 32 months in state prison.
A motorist who allegedly rear-ended an ambulance in Newhall on Tuesday was injured and taken to the hospital by a California Highway Patrol officer before being charged, a CHP spokesman said.
A man whose body was found inside an abandoned car on Golden Valley Road is not believed to be from the Santa Clarita Valley, the homicide detective handling the case said Monday.
Friends of Motown Records legend Smokey Robinson joined the celebrated singer Monday for a round of golf in Valencia, raising money for one of California's oldest social service providers.
A Canyon Country man arrested last week on suspicion of attempted kidnapping has pleaded not guilty to three lesser criminal charges, including spousal assault, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Monday.
Homicide detectives are investigating the discovery of a man's body inside the trunk of a car found stopped on Golden Valley Road in Canyon Country Sunday morning, according to emergency response officials.
Should our local sanitation district officials start considering "outside the box" solutions to the Santa Clarita Valley's costly chloride problem, which has been dogging the area for years? A few local leaders think so.
While state water regulators have talked a lot recently about what they want from water agencies, local water officials talked this week about the millions of dollars in grant money they expect from the state.
As the summer nears and the drought deepens, local water officials find themselves dipping deeper into the bank of water they've been saving, according to officials at the Castaic Lake Water Agency.
An hour-long overnight car chase from Santa Monica ended with a spike strike laid down on Magic Mountain Parkway and with the pursued car hobbling into the local sheriff's station on deflated tires, a sergeant with the California Highway Patrol said.
The 25-year-old woman who was found bludgeoned to death in her Newhall apartment Sunday was working to develop a signature clothing line with her husband of two months, who is charged in relation to the incident.
Local environmentalists are appealing a recent court decision that ruled against their lawsuit claiming the purchase of Valencia Water Company by the Castaic Lake Water Agency was illegal.
A Canyon Country man convicted last month for meeting a minor for lewd purposes has been placed on five years of probation and told to register as a sex offender, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday.
A car plunged down a shallow ravine from Interstate 5 in the Newhall Pass on Tuesday, injuring the driver who was taken to the hospital after firefighters pulled him from the wreckage, a fire spokesman said.
Moving day may have proved problematic for at least one motorist Tuesday morning after a room's worth of furniture was found dumped on a West Side road.
Local veterans were remembered in Memorial Day ceremonies Monday against the backdrop of Arlington National Cemetery's 150th anniversary.
Courtney Arvizu was bludgeoned to death, a homicide detective said, noting her husband remains the sole suspect arrested on suspicion he killed her.