A local water retailer plans to make potholes, not fix them. And it's going to spend close to $50,000 for a special pothole-making machine. The good news is that the potholes promise to save Santa Clarita Valley residents thousands of dollars. "Normally, we'd have a crew of about five, roping off an area, bringing in a backhoe and digging a large hole to find a pipe, and that takes a lot of time," said Stephen ...
Two formerly perchlorate-tainted Saugus wells shut down for more than a decade should be pumping fresh, clean drinking water for Santa Clarita rate payers this spring, local water officials said.
Lee Ryan will drop to the floor right there in the bread aisle of Ralph's if it means bringing attention to earthquake preparedness.
A local scholarship program called the High School Water Challenge is not about swimming, diving or even getting wet.
Local water officials put the last piece of their overall water supply puzzle in place Monday when they agreed to replace the Sand Canyon Reservoir's dirt road with a paved one.
Castaic residents saw the faces of their newly elected local representatives Wednesday when the results of the Nov. 8 town council election were announced.
Inmates staged a relatively calm - and apparently unprovoked - riot at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic causing minor injuries to one deputy and one inmate Friday.
Michelle Vasquez staples paper feathers to a paper head dress, puts it on and takes her place at the head of a tablecloth stretched out on the floor in front of her.
Hart district officials are focusing on a short list of four possible sites for the long-awaited Castaic high school, a school board member said Thursday.
The Valencia High School Choir is scheduled to sing for the Pope at the Vatican in June 2009. Vatican officials selected Valencia from competing choirs around the world.
Cleanup at the Whittaker-Bermite site is proceeding as planned, Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar told a luncheon group Wednesday.
The fish are foul and the mosquitoes are multiplying. Ash from the Sayre Fire choked the county's supply of mosquito-killing fish to death. Los Angeles County officials use the fish to fight the spread of deadly West Nile Virus. The fishes' pond in Sylmar is reduced to a body of water in need of protection from mosquitoes. "Our pond with all the mosquito fish was covered in ash," said Truc Dever, spokeswoman for the Greater ...
Cleanup at the 996-acre Whittaker-Bermite site could come to screeching halt if the company funding the project declares bankruptcy, as many fear.
SYLMAR - Gail Smith stood in line with her neighbors, waiting to tour her burned-out Sylmar neighborhood Monday.
UPDATED 8:50 Monday: Sayre Fire by the numbers: * 64% contained * 11,207 acres burned * 1,301 firefighters assigned to fire * 500 mobile homes destroyed, nine single-family dwellings destroyed, 15 damaged * 10 commercial buildings destroyed * 104 outbuildings at Oliveview Hospital destroyed, including the child care center Air quality: The Air Quality Management District urges people to exercise caution and avoid unnecessary outdoor activities in any area directly impacted by smoke. This includes portions of ...
An armed robber held up a Newhall bank this morning leading local sheriff's deputies on a chase to Sand Canyon where they arrested a suspect, a sheriff's official said.
A Los Angeles Unified School District teacher, who lives in Valencia, has pleaded not guilty to charges of possessing child pornography, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
A 19-year-old man is in custody charged with attempted murder for the Tuesday night stabbing of another man in Canyon Country in what appears to be a gang-related incident, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
Karla Brada, whose boyfriend stands accused of killing her, was the victim of murder and died of asphyxiation, according to a medical examiner with the county coroner's office.
An Arizona jury has found a Newhall woman guilty on all criminal counts including two counts of second-degree murder in connection with a fatal 2011 crash near the Arizona state line that claimed the lives of two children, a court official said.
More than 120 of the Santa Clarita Valley's movers and shakers learned about the importance of water Tuesday during a luncheon of the Valley Industry Association of Santa Clarita.
Arizona prosecutors have wrapped up their case against a Newhall woman charged with two counts of second-degree murder for allegedly killing two children with her car near the Arizona state line in 2011, a court official said.
Two men identified as street racers charged with murder in connection with a fatal crash that claimed the life of their friend a year ago allegedly drove more than 100 miles an hour, on the wrong side of the road and made unsafe lane changes during their alleged "speed contest," according to details of the grand jury indictment filed against them.
An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday to charges he molested two young girls he allegedly lured to his Castaic home on Saturday, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
More than 120 of the Santa Clarita Valley's movers and shakers learned about the importance of water Tuesday during a luncheon at the Valley Industry Association of Santa Clarita.
A Canyon Country man accused of killing his father Thursday was arraigned in court Monday on the felony charge of murder, court papers show.
Close to three dozen local sheriff's deputies walked and cycled in honor of their fallen fellow officers Saturday.
A brush fire burning near Gorman swelled to 10 acres from 2 acres in less than an hour Monday, an emergency response official said.
Investigators with the Los Angeles County Coroner's office believe they've identified the woman whose body was found wrapped in a tarp and dumped at the side of San Francisquito Canyon Road last month, a coroner's spokesman said.
Two men identified as street racers charged with murder in connection with a fatal crash that claimed the life of their friend a year ago are going straight to trial without a preliminary hearing following a grand jury indictment in the case, a spokeswoman for prosecutors said.