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.
Directors on the local Sanitation District board want to hear from ratepayers Thursday night on a proposed sewer-rate increase.
Law enforcement officers, eager to get the jump on crime trends that crop up in particular areas, are redrawing the small-town image of the Santa Clarita Valley, the SCV's top cop said Monday.
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.
A man suspected of having snatched a cell phone and iPad from the Hyatt Regency Valencia hotel Monday morning was followed and arrested by sheriff's deputies a block away within a couple of minutes, said Sgt. Gary Miller of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Local sheriff's deputies were looking for two robbers who stole about $400 in clothing from a store inside the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall Sunday, a lieutenant said.
Expecting more than 3,000 people at this year's Thanksgiving feast in Newhall, the couple who started the holiday tradition have aligned with the South Valley Church as a way of dealing with the hundreds of donations they expect to receive.
They got dirty for clean water Sunday when runners took part in a fundraising mud run for Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines.
More than 400 runners turned out Sunday for the inaugural HandsOn Santa Clarita 5k/10k race at Six Flags Magic Mountain, and organizers said they couldn't be happier.
Those wishing to pay their respects to Anthony "Tony" Marincola, one of Santa Clarita Valley's most noted World War II veterans, are invited to attend his funeral service Saturday.
SANTA CLARITA - Six people were taken to the hospital Tuesday following a three-vehicle traffic collision in Saugus, a sheriff's deputy said.
Santa Clarita Valley's Filipino community was mobilizing Tuesday to provide aid to victims of Typhoon Haiyan - some knowing their families' homes were destroyed and others uncertain of their loved ones' survival.
SANTA CLARITA - A candlelight vigil to honor a local couple killed in a weekend traffic collision in Mojave is scheduled to take place tonight at Central Park, said one of the event organizers.
SANTA CLARITA - A 37-year-old man was found dead behind a strip mall in Saugus, a local sheriff's lieutenant said Tuesday.
A young local man and woman who were boyfriend and girlfriend died from injuries suffered in a three-vehicle traffic collision in Mojave, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Department said.
Local sheriff's deputies are looking for burglars who broke into a Newhall house Monday and stole three long barrel firearms, a lieutenant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
U.S. Army veteran Howard Watkins, of the 28th Army Division, parked his wheelchair next to the empty chairs reserved for Private First Class Anthony Marincola and his wife, Genevieve, during Monday's Veterans Day Ceremony in Newhall.
At the Santa Clarita Valley's last Memorial Day celebration, Private First Class Anthony "Tony" Marincola stood out from the crowd as the only one sporting a uniform as old as his, a decorated olive-green woolen US Army uniform.
Local environmentalists who saw their lawsuit challenging the purchase of Valencia Water Company tossed out recently say they are pressing ahead with their opposition to the controversial deal and are re-evaluating the situation.