Tenth story in "The Big Picture," The Signal's series on plans for growth in the Santa Clarita Valley. Today we look at water, and why some officials think one agency should handle the SCV's water supplies. Click here for the rest of the stories.
Officials for the Las Lomas project believe they can resurrect the moribund 5,500-home development despite a stop-work order, a failed lawsuit, a president's resignation and two cities' resistance.
Two alleged BB-gun snipers facing felony charges, including assault with a deadly weapon, used a laser scope and a BB gun that looks like a fully automatic AR-15 assault rifle, according to deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
VAN NUYS - A Superior Court judge Friday ordered former high school teacher Kevin Lamont Thomas, accused of performing lewd acts with teenage girls, to stop communicating with his alleged victims from jail.
Many rain-soaked and shivering Santa Clarita Valley residents thawing out from Wednesday's snowstorm turned their attention to plants and trees exposed to freezing temperatures.
Rubin Villalobos, 41, of Saugus was killed at 5:50 a.m. after his 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee hit a patch of black ice and rolled over the southbound San Fernando Road offramp onto Highway 14, said Officer John Lutz of the California Highway Patrol.
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A plan filed in a bankruptcy court could lead to the sale of several high-profile SCV properties. Barclays Bank proposed a liquidation plan to turn all assets owned by LandSource Communities Development LLC into cash to pay its biggest creditors, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware heard this week.
The long-awaited Castaic high school will be built near the Sterling Gateway industrial complex, Castaic Area Town Council members heard Wednesday night.
A 27-year-old Agua Dulce man was killed after his truck went off the highway and struck a metal pole, a wooden fence, a storage container and a tree late Monday.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, pursues two "personal" bills in Washington - the Cemex bill and the Wilderness bill - despite the rigors and dynamics of an unfolding election, he says.
Local sheriff's deputies arrested an alleged BB-gun sniper they believe shot about three dozen windows out of businesses and moving cars since September.
A judge tossed out a lawsuit filed by developers representing the stalled Las Lomas project which would have built 5,500 homes into the hillside on The Old Road.
An expert in toxic groundwater cleanups will mediate cost-related disputes that might arise during the continuing cleanup of the Whittaker-Bermite site.
Clean pre-softened water conveyed to 400 select homeowners in Copper Hill through an experimental process is drawing worldwide attention, says the man who brought the ground-breaking technology to the Santa Clarita Valley.
James Hellwig, better known as former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior, has died, the WWE said. He was 54.
Voter turnout for Tuesday's 2014 Santa Clarita City Council election was heavier than normal for at least some precincts during the day, poll workers said Tuesday, though others reported an average or light turnout.
The directors of Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler, Castaic Lake Water Agency, are likely to spend as much time on lawsuits at Wednesday night's meeting as they are on water issues.
Firefighters wasted no time extinguishing a "spot fire" near Highway 14 just north of Escondido Canyon Road Tuesday, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
A man being beaten up during a street fight in Canyon Country attempted to flee the scene in his vehicle and ran into a crowd of people, injuring a woman, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy said Monday.
A Newhall woman was injured and rushed to the hospital with lacerations to her head and neck, a local sheriff's deputy said Monday.
School bullies are suspected in the "egging" of a house and a car in Valencia last week, according to a report filed by a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputy who responded to the incident.
In what has become a monthly occurrence this year, vandals illegally entered Castaic Union School District classrooms recently, damaged property and, in the most recent case, rifled through the desks of at least two teachers, according to a report on file at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Sunday.
A temporary quick fix to the Bouquet Canyon water impasse is under way, but a more permanent solution that would allow the creek to flow freely appears stymied for now, officials from various agencies said.
A bill approved nearly unanimously by the Assembly on Thursday would protect people in homeowner associations from retribution if they take steps to reduce water use for landscaping.
Jury selection is scheduled to begin next month for a Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Thursday.
The four-story-tall pine tree that fell on one Saugus house this week, smashing through its roof, and threatened a second home became firewood on Wednesday.
A Saugus family's home was red-tagged Monday after a tree blew over onto it, Santa Clarita and fire officials said.
Directors of the Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler have agreed to extend for another year a free water sprinkler program credited with conserving about 10 percent of water used by the average single-family household - one "smart sprinkler" at a time.
A 44-year-old Santa Clarita Valley man died this weekend after his SUV rolled backward down a hillside in the Rowher Flats Off-Highway Vehicle area in Canyon Country, according to the California Highway Patrol.