Local water officials want to increase the fees they charge developers in order to pay for capital projects needed to bring more water to more and more residents moving into Santa Clarita Valley.
Fast boats, white water, hot dogs and not a single pair of water skis in sight. The 4th Annual Wake Fest at Castaic Lake Sunday was all about having as much fun as one could possibly have on a single water board an hour's drive from the ocean. Chiseled tanned bodies, bikinis, boundless sunshine and the charcoal smell of barbecued burgers and dogs made the perfect summer day for more than 70 wake boarders, their ...
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 ...
A truck fully engulfed in flames shut down two lanes of Interstate 5 today for more than an hour near Smokey Bear Road, emergency response officials said.
Five people arrested for identity theft at a Stevenson Ranch hotel last month each entered a plea of not guilty in court Thursday, a court clerk said.
Firefighters responded to a half-acre brush fire near Agua Dulce today on the north side of Highway 14 just north Escondido Canyon Road, a fire official said. About 1 p.m., officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department were dispatched to a brush fire north of the highway's southbound lanes, said Inspector Scott Miller. "We had a report of four small spot fires in that location," he said. Officers with the California Highway Patrol reported ...
A preliminary hearing was set Wednesday for a young man described as a prolific graffiti vandal who allegedly spray-painted property across the Santa Clarita Valley 160 times, a court clerk said.
A 29-year-old man has been charged in the boating death of a young Russian man on Pyramid Lake last summer, court papers show.
In a bid to stave off more chloride fines levied by the state, local sanitation district officials Wednesday have released four proposals for reducing the amount of salt discharged into the Santa Clara River.
A woman whose body was found wrapped in a tarp and dumped at the side of San Francisquito Canyon Road two weeks ago does not appear to be the victim of foul play, the lead investigator said Tuesday.
An 8-year-old boy who lost consciousness after he fell from play structure at a Canyon Country elementary school was airlifted to a hospital in Los Angeles Tuesday morning, the school's principal said.
When Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials release their proposal Wednesday to remove chloride from the Santa Clara River, with it will come close to a million dollars of advising, polling, presenting and translating "engineer-speak" into English, organizers say.
A 29-year-old Hispanic man is recovering in the hospital Tuesday after being stabbed an estimated seven times in an alcohol-fueled altercation in Newhall Monday night, a sheriff's official said.
An alleged "bad call" at a flag football game resulted in misdemeanor battery charges filed against the teen who refereed the game and the coach of one of the teams, a sheriff's deputies said.
The thunderous roar and squeal that made the Saugus Speedway a local fixture in California for more than half a century has given way to the muffled sounds of bargain-hunters shuffling booth to booth at a swap meet that marked local legacy.
Three motorists reported property stolen - or had their cars vandalized in an attempted burglary - while their cars were parked at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, according to the incident log maintained by deputies of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Detectives in four jurisdictions are scrutinizing the actions of a woman suspected of being the so-called "blond scammer" - a woman believed at the center of a ring that stole wallets from shopping carts and impersonated credit card holders to obtain cash or expensive jewelry.
A West Ranch High School student was treated at the local hospital Thursday after another girl allegedly gave her pot-laced cookies to eat, a sheriff's official said.