Government officials monitoring the cleanup of nearly 1,000 acres of contaminated Whittaker-Bermite property in the heart of Santa Clarita could deem a portion of that land clean as early as February, an official said Wednesday.
A sudden, gusty rainstorm over Santa Clarita Valley was part of the reason a big-rig milk truck flipped on Interstate 5 near the Newhall Pass on Monday and contributed to more than a dozen traffic crashes Sunday night.
The probe into allegations of fraud and illegal building contracts handled by the Los Angeles County Fire Department - punctuated with the recent suicide of a local fire chief who oversaw local station construction - will not likely wrap up before year's end, the county's top claims investigator said.
A woman was hospitalized with serious injuries Monday after a California Highway Patrol officer, driving 90 mph on Interstate 5 in his patrol car to join a pursuit, slammed into the back of the SUV she was riding in, authorities said.
Close to a thousand acres in the heart of the Santa Clarita Valley are still uninhabitable - the soil still contaminated with traces of explosive material and the water still dirty with perchlorate. But city planners are happy today over a court settlement that will save them about $5 million in the long process to, one day, make it fit to live on.
A cold, wet low-pressure front on its way from Alaska to Santa Clarita Valley carries with it the threat of frost and rain this weekend and a reminder that winter is on its way.|
The spirit of giving shut down Main Street Thursday.
Before Don Ferguson tucked into his Thanksgiving Day dinner of mashed potatoes and turkey at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, two boys on the Valencia High School football team sat down at his table.
VAL VERDE - Thanksgiving in Val Verde has a lot to do with thanking the children who give back to their community.
Roger Hasper loves to feed people.
The state department responsible for delivering water to Santa Clarita Valley from Northern California has been charged $33,000 for discharging muddy, greasy water from Pyramid Lake, officials said Monday.
VENTURA - A Los Angeles County Fire Department chief who committed suicide in a Ventura County parking lot last month may have been under investigation for contract irregularities, a Ventura County coroner's official confirmed.
Heavy rains contributed to a freeway crash near Magic Mountain Parkway on Saturday that sent four people to hospital with minor injuries.
"Watch me pull an all-nighter out of my hat."
Some might expect Valencia High School choir students to sing for their dinner if they embarked on any sort of fundraising.
A woman was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries Monday after her car went over a cliff on Vasquez Canyon Road and plunged to the bottom of a 125-foot ravine.
SAN FERNANDO - Lance Anderson, the Canyon Country man accused of killing his wife and sister shortly before Christmas, appeared briefly in court Monday on two counts of murder.
A motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital Monday afternoon following a collision with a Santa Clarita city truck, according to emergency response crews.
SAN FERNANDO - A Stevenson Ranch woman accused of fatally injuring a motorcyclist with her car last August has been given 18 days to decide on a plea deal extended to her by prosecutors in April.
Three people were hurt, two of them taken to the hospital, following a multi-vehicle lunchtime crash today near an In-N-Out in the Santa Clarita Valley, a Fire Department spokesman said.
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his model wife has five more days to decide whether to accept a plea deal offered to him.
Less than a week after a joint forces crackdown on reckless driving reported on Bouquet Canyon Road, officers of the California Highway Patrol officers were called to the same area for similar reports of reckless driving, a CHP officer said.
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his model wife is expected to announce his decision today about a plea deal offered to him by prosecutors.
When 10-time All-Star and former Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey was asked to play first base back in 1973, Dodgers manager Walter "Smokey" Alston asked him if he had experience at the position.
The big winner of this year's SCV Magic Cup soccer tournament was, according to the mothers of hungry competing kids, local restaurants in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Detectives are investigating a bank robbery attempt Friday at the Valencia Promenade Plaza at one of Santa Clarita Valley's busiest intersections, according to bank and law enforcement sources.
Santa Clarita Valley firefighters worked "delicately" to contain a small fire that broke out Thursday in the ceiling of the newly renovated gymnasium at The Master's College, a fire spokesman said.
Five teenage girls injured in a late-night crash last weekend, including a Canyon High School sophomore who remains in the hospital in intensive care, continue to improve, according to a spokeswoman for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
LOS ANGELES - The Santa Clarita Community College District is working toward a settlement to a lawsuit brought against the district alleging its election system violates minorities' voting rights, an attorney told a judge Wednesday in court.
After a month-long investigation into the stabbing of a father and son outside a Newhall bar, Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detectives have arrested an affiliate of the outlawed Vagos Motorcycle Club on suspicion of attempted murder, a sheriff's spokesman said Tuesday.