A small percentage of contaminated Whittaker-Bermite land may never be cleaned up enough to meet standards that allow for schools, homes or hospitals to be built there, city and state officials said this week.
Santa Clarita city planners are optimistic that the latest version of the Cemex bill, which Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., introduced to Congress on Thursday, will stand on its merits, offering a way out of the impasse between the city and the Mexican mining firm.
The local Economic Development Corp. wants the Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler to wait a year before it raises fees charged to land developers.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to include the complete date listed on Lombardi's letter. It is dated Feb. 16, 2010.
Water officials vow to continue treating local water as a scarce and precious resource even though the statewide drought is, according to Gov. Jerry Brown, officially over.
Corporations that make or use perchlorate are disputing the science behind a state study of the salt that says acceptable amounts in drinking water should be substantially reduced.
From morning prayers in a Canyon Country church to a sunny hillside on the other side of town where he was laid to rest, the last day of March in the Santa Clarita Valley was devoted to the memory of fallen U.S. Army Spc. Rudy A. Acosta.
Pregnant women in the Santa Clarita Valley need not worry about extremely low levels of perchlorate adversely affecting them or their unborn children, a Boston study examining four world cities concludes.
Voters would decide whether a city can pull out of a larger county library system and contract out the operation of its own system under legislation proposed by a Ventura County assemblyman.
A Santa Clarita Valley stuntman blazed his way into a world record book Sunday, having endured flames to his entire body for the longest time on record.
Assemblyman Jared Huffman said it's time state legislators consider pulling the power plug on regional water boards that enforce different standards on things such as chloride water levels.
Against the backdrop of a house-sized American flag, among veterans arriving in the uniforms of previous battles, it was clear at his candlelight vigil that Specialist Rudy A. Acosta was a respected and admired soldier for his country.
The inspiration and courage that came to define local fallen soldier Rudy A. Acosta will be formally recognized next week, when he will be honored posthumously with both the Purple Heart and Bronze Star medals, his father said Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO - I've been here before. I was here in Sacramento years ago with my daughter's fourth-grade class as it learned how state government works. I made a return trek up the coast Monday with more than 70 of Santa Clarita Valley's leading civic players. Here I am again - picking up where that same lesson left off. The state building is still the same. The governor is different, but I haven't seen him. Our ...
SACRAMENTO - State politicians got a busload of Santa Clarita Valley on Monday when more then 70 city delegates arrived, each with an agenda.
A Saugus man who works as a deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has been charged with assaulting a 19-year-old inmate in the back seat of a patrol car almost two years ago, according to the Los AngelesCounty District Attorney's office.
A 20-year-old Valencia woman was arraigned this week on a felony charge of hit and run causing injury or death following a collision with a bicyclist at a Newhall intersection last month, a District Attorney's spokeswoman said.
Crown Valley Road in Acton was a busy place this morning with traffic collisions reported on both the north and southbound lanes of Highway 14, emergency response officials said.
Quick-responding California Highway Patrol officers talked a young woman down from a freeway bridge Wednesday as she threatened to jump, a CHP spokesman said.
WHITTIER - Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District directors agreed Wednesday to pay $334,000 on public outreach as the district prepares to release a plan to reduce chloride in the Santa Clara River.
Four people were hurt, including a mother and her 9-year-old son, in a multi-vehicle crash on the southbound Highway 14 freeway near Via Princessa on Tuesday.
Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District directors are due to decide today whether to spend $334,000 on public outreach as the district prepares to release a plan for ridding the Santa Clara River of chloride.
On Nov. 21 last year, Laurel Slothower of Acton received the phone call that every parent dreads.
Winds approaching hurricane force whipped flames through brush in Saugus on Monday, prompting swift reaction from firefighters who halted the blaze after it blackened more than four acres in Bouquet Canyon.
Tickets for the Powerball lottery went on sale in California for the first time Monday, and the new game was a big hit with one Castaic cashier selling the tickets.
Property damage due to high wind is expected in the Santa Clarita Valley today as two intense wind systems collide, a weather specialist said.
Three people arrested recently for crimes allegedly committed at local Wal-Mart stores are expected to appear separately in court this month, charged with offenses including burglary, embezzlement and trespassing.
Five dozen inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center proudly took the jail's podium Thursday as the east facility's first graduating class from the Sheriff Department's newly launched Education Based Incarceration program.
Two College of the Canyons students spent their lunch hour in an elevator Thursday after the car got stuck, college officials said.
A suspected graffiti vandal was detained at gunpoint today after a brief foot chase in Valencia, a sheriff's spokesman said.