At a time when it seems no one is building much of anything anywhere, Castaic is getting a new neighborhood - or at least the green light to build one.
A recently introduced bill calling for a statewide chloride standard is already opposed by agriculture interests eager to sit down and talk before it becomes law, a local lawmaker said this week.
If a groundhog wakes up after sleeping all winter and alerts the world to more winter when it sees its shadow, what does it mean when a tortoise sleeps all winter, opens its eyes and goes back to sleep?
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital administrators are abandoning their "team nursing" program and introducing a more intimate model that allows nurses more time with fewer patients, hospital officials announced Thursday.
Water, water everywhere. That's the ecstatic sentiment voiced by Santa Clarita Valley's leading water man on hearing news the state is sending us more state water. "We're in fantastic shape," said Dan Masnada, general manager of the Castaic Lake Water Agency which contracts with the state to receive water from Northern California. "We have more than enough water to meet our needs," Masnada said Thursday. On Wednesday, the state Department of Water Resources said contractors ...
Santa Clarita city staff members are hoping for a chance to appear before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee so it can weigh in on the importance of the Cemex bill, officials said Wednesday.
Failed talks between doctors and administrators at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital have necessitated both parties meet with a mediator next week, the hospital's CEO said Tuesday.
Registered nurses at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital have scheduled a candlelight vigil for next week to draw attention to their concerns about "team nursing," one of the hospital's staffing strategies, a nurse representative said Monday.
The most popular thing about the trees of City of Santa Clarita Earth Arbor Day Festival 2011 appeared to be the shade they provided to hundreds turning out for the environment.
A completed application form sits on the desk of local water official B. J. Atkins. It's his written request for appointment to a seat on the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board. Atkins is on the fence about whether to mail it off to Sacramento for Gov. Jerry Brown's consideration. "I'm looking at what it takes in terms of time," he said. "I have a meeting (Wednesday night), a meeting Thursday. Every week, there's ...
Steve and Lisa Arakaki have worked hard all their lives - Steve toiling in the produce section of the neighborhood store, arranging oranges and limes, Lisa delivering bread for the Oroweat Baking Co.
A petition protesting "team nursing" and signed by more than 100 nurses at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital was sent to administrators last month, but a spokesman for the nurses said Friday no response has been received.
Imagine going to bed healthy and happy only to wake up the next morning a completely different person.
Sewer rates are likely going up, following a decision by the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District board of directors Thursday night.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital switches to a new housekeeping and food-preparation service next month, changing subcontractors after more than 10 years with the same firm.
SANTA CLARITA - Relatives of a missing Burbank man whose car was found Sunday in a remote section of the Angeles National Forest will have to wait about two months to find out if the bones found next to the crash site belonged to their loved one.
SANTA CLARITA - A man and a woman found sleeping in a stolen van were arrested at gunpoint in Stevenson Ranch on Tuesday, a sergeant said.
SANTA CLARITA - The body of a Castaic woman who went missing last month has been found in the desert near California City, a spokeswoman for the Kern County coroner's office said Monday.
SANTA CLARITA - The sister of a Burbank man missing since July said Monday she fears the body found near a crashed car in the Angeles National Forest is that of her brother.
SANTA CLARITA - Detectives probing the Sunday night stabbing of a man in Newhall suspect the victim's car was intentionally rammed by that of his attacker, who stabbed him after the collision, according to local sheriff's officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Prosecutors presented their case Monday against a Canyon Country man charged with attempted murder in the alleged gang-related stabbing of a 20-year-old man four months ago, a court official said.
SANTA CLARITA - Coming off a summer of public comment about plans to reduce chloride in the Santa Clara River, local sanitation district officials say they have one concrete action they can take that will reduce the river's saltiness: crack down on scofflaws who are still harboring water softeners.
A car discovered at the bottom of a ravine along the Angeles Crest Highway on Sunday could be a clue in the mystery of a Burbank man who disappeared July 20, officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - A bicyclist was injured on a winding Santa Clarita Valley canyon road Sunday following a traffic collision with a car, a Fire Department inspector said.
SANTA CLARITA - A preliminary hearing has been set for a Valencia registered sex offender accused of following and videotaping young girls at stores in the Santa Clarita Valley, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A convicted murderer facing four felony counts of rape in the alleged attack last June on an unconscious woman was charged with an additional felony count Thursday, the prosecutor said.
The body of a man found burning near Castaic Lake last week was not that of a missing Orange County teenager who disappeared in the area Aug. 30, a homicide detective said Wednesday.
A man selling his SUV was kicked out of the car by a thief posing as a test-driving buyer Wednesday, prompting an immediate search for the lone suspect, a local sheriff's lieutenant said.
SANTA CLARITA - Whether they were packing boxes, painting wall or signing posters, scores of local volunteers got busy Wednesday honoring the 9/11 first responders in recognition of the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
SANTA CLARITA - A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning following a collision with an SUV on Highway 14 near Sierra Highway in Canyon Country, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.