A survey of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital patients taken in 2009 shows the local hospital ranks about average in terms of patient satisfaction.
Rushing to the aid of wounded SWAT officers, rescuing victims of an airplane crash and saving the life a motorcycle crash victim are the stories behind four local men honored for their bravery.
Think of it as the Oscars of environmental design. Santa Clarita Valley's oldest, and now national award-winning, Placerita Canyon Nature Center and Natural Area takes center stage today at the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting, where center officials are expected to receive one of the country's highest certification for environmental design. The 40-year-old, recently renovated building on Placerita Canyon Road in Newhall is the first building owned by Los Angeles County to garner ...
The Castaic Lake Water Agency won its fifth consecutive award for having prepared an exceptional budget this year.
It was like an outdoor rock festival where the rock stars were burgers and fries. Parking was jammed, security guards in tight black T-shirts buzzed, and still crowds kept coming to Central Park on Saturday for the Santa Clarita Food Truck Festival. They came in strollers pushed by young parents and on crutches. Many came with foldable chairs strapped to their backs ready to make a day out of sampling gourmet food from specialty trucks ...
About 50 polar plungers ran into Castaic Lake Saturday and ran shivering back onto land, proud to have helped raise money for local athletes competing in the Special Olympics.
It looked like snow, it felt like snow, and whatever it was that covered parts of Santa Clarita Valley Saturday certainly seemed like winter.
How are you feeling? Close to 70 participants manning booths at the 2011 third annual Chamber of Commerce Health & Wellness Fair at College of the Canyons had an answer for that question Saturday. Visitors could test everything health-related from their balance to the adequacy of their medical coverage - the name of the wellness game was to make sure they were on the path to good health. Hundreds squeezed shoulder-to-shoulder between tables displaying pastel-colored ...
Learning what our troops need and watching schools being built were just a couple of the observations U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, shared with reporters Friday about his recent visit to Afghanistan.
A change in the makeup of voting members on the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital board of directors has raised complaints from doctors, while directors defended the move as bringing the board into compliance with corporate structure.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency board voted Wednesday in favor of having consultants devise a model for calculating chloride content in water arriving here from Northern California.
He's hopped freight trains, fought in World War II, wrote poetry and sold paintings for thousands of dollars.
The cost of removing salty chloride from the Santa Clara River may not be as high as first feared.
A half-dozen former inmates from the local jail spent the weekend slogging through the mud in a remote rainy area near the Angeles National Forest.
When the Cemex land-swap bill goes before the 112th Congress, Washington legislators can look west to Nevada or Virginia for proof that similar bills adopted more than 10 years ago continue to work effectively, according to public officials reached in those states.
Local environmentalists who saw their lawsuit challenging the purchase of Valencia Water Company tossed out recently are pressing ahead with their opposition to the controversial deal and are re-evaluating the situation, a spokesman for the group said Thursday.
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.