Stevenson Ranch residents, shocked to learn a senior citizens housing project is about to become a done deal, are preparing their arguments and questions for the last scheduled public meeting on the plan.
Trial by fire became trial by water Thursday night when more than 70 young lifeguards jumped into the darkened waters of Castaic Lake and began swimming a mile to shore.
Who would have thought Afghanistan would be a five-minute drive from Central Park? Answer: More than 100 soldiers and "future soldiers" taking part in war games at the Blue Cloud Movie Ranch Saturday. Using toy guns weighing and responding much like their real model counterparts - firing biodegradeable BB pellets - about 80 men, two women and at least one "enemy" boy endured almost triple digit temperatures Saturday to stage a mock battle overlooking Lombardi ...
DEATH VALLEY - Cheryl Zwarkowski would have stopped running 135 miles and started crying a million tears if pressed to explain her performance, she said.
DEATH VALLEY - A wiry Victorville ultra-marathon runner, now competing in a 135-mile foot race through Death Valley, credits the Santa Clarita Marathon with having helped her accomplish some of her running goals.
The thirst for Northern Californian water began long before the statewide drought declared by the Governor last month.
Start off small like a wee green pea shoot and grow to become an oak-sized beacon of green living - that's the Ed Begley Jr., way.
Snow falls on the rocky crest of Kettle Rock in Northern California, 500 miles from Santa Clarita.
Even though gas prices are at an all-time high, consumer confidence wanes and the U.S. dollar drops, sometimes love just trumps all other considerations.
Santa Clarita residents who just can't live without their water softeners are the only ones standing in the way of avocado and strawberry growers trying to eliminate chloride from the Santa Clara River watershed.
Like tributaries of a river, local water agencies are coming together this week to forge a plan for better management of the Santa Clara River and to elicit state grant money to do the job.
Santa Clarita Valley is faring better than the rest of California as the statewide drought proclaimed a month ago by the governor continues to deepen, according to weather and water experts.
Conservation? What conservation? Santa Clarita Valley residents are using more water instead of less since local water officials asked them to start conserving two months ago, according to the latest figures tallied by the Santa Clarita Water Co. In its monthly water sales report prepared for its parent company, the Castaic Lake Water Agency, the local water purveyor reported an increase in water sales over the same period last year and a steady increase every ...
Sipping lemonade under the recycled roof was sweet. Nestled in the shade of several towering oak trees on Cross Street, off that winding extension of Market Street that meanders through the older section of Santa Clarita, sits the totally sustainable home of B.J. Atkins. In contrast to the history here and the oak roots so big and old and strong that they push up every neighbor's lawn, the Atkins home is on the cutting edge ...
Thirteen big old oak trees will have the summer to do what big old oak trees do. In the fall, however, developers of a senior citizen community planned for the west side of Santa Clarita are expected to work with a tree specialist to decide what's best for the environmentally protected heritage oaks. Some of the trees, perhaps all, may be dug up and planted somewhere else on or near the Lyons Canyon Ranch project, ...
SANTA CLARITA - A woman allegedly punched a sheriff's deputy in the face during a traffic stop Thursday and was pepper-sprayed before fleeing in her car down Interstate 5 and finally being arrested at gunpoint in Castaic, officials said.
The chloride-reducing plan chosen by local sanitation district officials in the 11th hour last week is moderately more expensive than Phase 1 of the initial plan chosen but vastly cheaper than its second phase, according to a review of the district's projected costs.
SANTA CLARITA - Fire in the bathroom of a Canyon Country mobile home Wednesday sent one person to the hospital with undisclosed injuries, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
SANTA CLARITA - California Institute of the Arts reopened Wednesday following four days of scrubbing and sanitizing to rid its Valencia campus of a virus that sickened more than 60 people.
California Institute of the Arts officials are reopening the institute Wednesday morning following four days of scrubbing and sanitizing in a bid to rid the campus of a bug that sickened at least 16 people.
SANTA CLARITA - A judge Tuesday rescheduled a court hearing to next year in the case of three young men charged with murdering a "good Samaritan" on Halloween in 2011.
SANTA CLARITA - A man was injured and taken to the hospital this morning after a trash truck northbound on Interstate 5 left the freeway and went down an embankment in Valencia, officials said.
As part of the ongoing effort to reduce jail overcrowding, more than 500 Los Angeles County inmates now in custody are slated to be transferred to county "fire suppression" camps beginning Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.
Criminal cases in two counties against a woman suspected of being the so-called "blond scammer" - one in a ring of thieves who lifted women's wallets from shopping carts and immediately charged expensive items on their credit cards - have been put off until the new year.
More than 3,200 runners turned out for the Santa Clarita Marathon Sunday, some running 26 miles, others half of that and still others meandering behind Mayor Bob Kellar.
A two-year-old girl was rushed to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Sunday morning after she was reported unconscious at a soccer game in Newhall, said officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
SANTA CLARITA - A 20-year-old Valencia man was sentenced to more than six months in jail Thursday for driving his car drunk while towing a friend on a skateboard - and then crashing.
Sheriff's deputies arrested two people at gunpoint in Val Verde on Thursday after locating what they believed was a stolen car, a lieutenant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
SANTA CLARITA - Two years after a "good Samaritan" was shot and killed on Halloween 2011 as his trick-or-treating son looked on, the three young men charged with his murder have yet to stand trial.
SANTA CLARITA - One man was killed and another critically injured Wednesday in two separate collisions involving bicyclists and trucks in the Santa Clarita Valley.