The two formerly perchlorate-tainted Saugus wells shut down for more than a decade should be pumping fresh, clean drinking water for more than 30,000 customers of the Newhall County Water District by April, said the newly elected president of the water district that owns them.
County officials extended a permit Tuesday for a Bakersfield woman who continues her struggle to build a hotel on the main road to Castaic Lake despite the county's ongoing road repairs and a sagging economy.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon wants to jump-start the economy by supporting a tax credit for new-car buyers.
R.J. Kelly and Peter Kavounas hold the two top posts at the Castaic Lake Water Agency after its board of directors named them president and vice-president respectively Monday night.
Santa Clarita Valley residents overwhelmingly returned sitting board members to the Castaic Lake Water Agency during Tuesday's election, early returns indicated.
A local measure on water softeners and a county measure on a utility tax appeared headed for victory in Tuesday's election, but another county measure that would increase sales tax for mass transit was too close to call.
Local homeowners could be fined $1,000 and hauled in front of the District Attorney if they keep their salt-rendering water softeners. But enforcing the law might be tough, said the man who has to enforce it.
No student in Santa Clarita Valley will be taught comprehensive sexual health education, which includes teaching about alternative marriage, regardless of the vote on Proposition 8, local educators said.
One man was shot in the chest and another stabbed multiple times in separate Canyon Country incidents on the first day of the new year, officials said.
Two dozen brave swimmers made a splash at the third-annual Glacier Slide Polar Bear Swim Thursday.
A man charged with four theft-related felonies for allegedly using his girlfriend's credit card to run up thousands of dollars in purchases is going straight to trial without a preliminary hearing.
Families looking for an exciting non-scary Halloween event can find one in Canyon Country where a couple just finished building an elaborate pirate ship.
One plucky developer is trying to push through red tape to build 16 homes in Acton near 38 homes that are in foreclosure.
New home construction is slow, but local water officials are pressing forward with six work projects that require changes to pipelines, treatment plants and pumping stations in anticipation of a massive increase in demand for water over the next 20 years.
Yeah, it's funny - until someone loses an election. Funny, that is, for local presidential candidate Stephen Thomas, who actually seems to make sense on issues that don't involve flatulence, infomercials and "noogies." "If elected, I promise to do absolutely nothing," he said. Thomas, a 38-year-old married Valencia man with a 9-year-old daughter, is running for president, and he is on the campaign trail drumming up support. He urges anyone swayed by his promise to ...
As a trauma surgeon at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, Ethiopia-born Dr. Gudata Hinika saves lives daily.
When it comes to playing in the mud, leave to a kid to get it done right.
The mother of a teenage boy missing for more than a week remains heartbroken as she awaits the outcome of an autopsy performed on the body of a man found burning Wednesday, she said.
A brush fire sandwiched between the southbound and northbound lanes of Interstate 5 burned about five acres before it was extinguished Sunday, a Los Angeles County Fire Department official said.
A Santa Clarita man was arrested this week on suspicion he concealed the whereabouts of a 17-year-old girl struggling with drug abuse, a local sheriff's deputy said Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - The body of a man found burning near Castaic Lake on Wednesday remained unidentified Thursday, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A Newhall man who was ordered to stand trial for murder in the stabbing death of another Newhall man in 2012 pleaded not guilty to the felony charge this week, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man has pleaded not guilty to charges of animal slaughter and cruelty a little over a year after he was sentenced on similar charges and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher."
SANTA CLARITA - A multi-vehicle crash on the southbound interchange between Highway 14 and Interstate 5 this morning prompted swift response from emergency crews.