Perchlorate cleanup and new developer water fees are two issues topping the local water agency's agenda for the remainder of the year, said the agency's top official prior to an agenda-setting meeting Tuesday night.
A monster stands 200-feet tall in the north end of Valencia, towering over the gray-haired men and women who look up at it in wonder and anger.
The first meeting of Santa Clarita City Council was a collective "How I spent my summer vacation."
Some Valencia residents who chose to spend the latter part of their lives in Santa Clarita Valley, enjoying the view from their homes of sunsets setting over low rolling hills, vistas dotted with oaks and sycamores, didn't plan on taking in big black hydro-electric towers.
PALMDALE - A pleasant Sunday afternoon drive turned into a harrowing experience for a Quartz Hill family caught in the middle of gunfire that erupted on an open street.
Early morning commuters may want to sleep in a bit this week as workers demolishing the Hasley Canyon Bridge prompt the shut down of lanes in both directions.
Local water officials, as well as city and country decision-makers, have banded together to form a Drought Committee in response, in large part, to the deepening state-wide drought declared by the governor two months ago.
Elderly Stevenson Ranch folks shouldn't be living in a middle of a high fire hazard zone, say those opposed to a senior citizen complex slated to be built next to Towsley Canyon.
The Newhall County Water District is holding a special finance meeting tonight to review a report on post-employment benefits and other financial concerns.
Stevenson Ranch residents concerned about plans for a senior citizen complex next door to Towsley Canyon will have another opportunity to express their concerns publicly.
An elderly shopper outwitted a elusive gang of persistent wallet-lifting thieves at every turn recently in a harrowing aisle-to-aisle cross-store encounter.
History is being wiped out in Mentryville, one pepper tree at a time, says a man who grew up in the hilly historic area tucked away in a corner of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Two brothers arrested and released two years ago in connection with the beating and stabbing death of Mugsy's Bar owner Louis Campanelli have been arrested again for the same slaying, this time charged with first-degree murder.
On an early morning hike through Mentryville recently with Darryl Manzer, past the big house, the wrought-iron pen he said he built to contain pigs, the gray splintered and crumbling shed by the school, past the school itself and through wisps of swaying pepper-tree branches laden with clusters of peppers, it becomes clear that Manzer has done his research.
Experienced local insider water officials running for a seat at the Castaic Lake Water Agency have seen the numbers on water scarcity and say sound leadership is more important now than ever before.
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.