Mining and airborne dust in Soledad Canyon, along with a daily parade of gravel trucks on Highway 14, would likely become fixtures if an omnibus bill introduced by Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., goes off the rails in the Senate, according to the city official monitoring Santa Clarita's relationship with Washington, D.C.
Red roses and dark chocolate remain the valentines of choice for lovers in Santa Clarita Valley.
Ten-year-old Hunter Terry really does feel like he's a kid in a candy store since an estimated 111 million people worldwide saw him in a TV commercial that aired during the big game on Super Bowl Sunday.
It's been more than eight months since local United States Marine Corps Pfc. Jake William Suter died in Afghanistan, and military officials are still waiting for official word from their investigators as to how he died.
Parents of football players, saxophonists and swimmers - and any other students participating in school-related events after hours - might have to pay their own way to their respective events, a school official said Wednesday.
Kevin Malone, part owner of the Mercedes-Benz car dealership in Valencia, is suing his business partner Leonard Sage for allegedly breaching his trust when it came to managing the company.
Recent rules on earmarks are casting a cloud of doubt on Capitol Hill over the fate of two key projects pursued by the local water wholesaler: the ongoing cleanup of toxic salts in groundwater and a growing water recycling program.
Santa Clarita Valley's prep school for firefighters is heating up. There was a time five years ago when the William S. Hart Regional Occupational Program Fire Academy operated out of a pickup truck with no hoses, no water and just a firefighter with a vision and a couple of high school kids willing to listen. Now that ROP academy has established itself as the go-to place for serious young firefighters. It now has hoses - ...
A Washington state congressman sidelined the bill to ban mining in Soledad Canyon due to House earmark rules, and he's also committed to sinking a Senate omnibus bill that would spare the Santa Clarita Valley the proposed 56 million-ton open-pit mine.
If Trekkies are a testament to the success of Star Trek, then the appearance of at least one "Chappy" at Santa Clarita Valley's first ever ChaplinFest this weekend bodes well for organizers hoping to make it a tradition. Legendary cowboy movie star William S. Hart surely would have been proud to watch young and old show up at his park to honor not only one of his contemporaries, but one of the world's most ...
Blaming prohibitive new anti-earmark rules, the Santa Clarita Valley's congressman said Tuesday he will not introduce a new bill to ban mining in Soledad Canyon during this congressional session.
A police officer who lives in the Santa Clarita Valley and works in the San Fernando Valley was arrested Thursday night and charged with a felony for allegedly filing a false police report in connection with claims he had been shot in the chest. Los Angeles Unified School District Police Officer Jeffery Stenroos, 30, of Mayfair Drive in Valencia, was arrested by detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery Homicide Division at 6:30 p.m. ...
Despite recent heavy rains that swelled water levels, local water officials voted this week to keep out-of-town water reserves in their cache.
Local civilian Fire Chief Timothy John Ottman, who shot and killed himself while being investigated for allegations of wrongdoing, committed no crime, according to Ottman's relatives.
Water resource planners want the public to weigh in on their plan to turn part of the Castaic Lake Water Agency's back lot into a cost-saving field of solar panels.
SANTA CLARITA - The lawyer for a local group wanting affordable clean water has accused sanitation officials of shortchanging the public on recommending ways to reduce chloride contamination in the Santa Clara River.
Local sanitation officials unveiled their plan Monday for reducing chloride ending up in the Santa Clara River, explaining its effectiveness to a skeptical and suspicious audience.
SANTA CLARITA - Coroner's investigators are waiting for a DNA sample to arrive from Guatemala before they can confirm the identity of a woman whose body was found dumped at the side of San Francisquito Canyon Road six months ago, a coroner's spokesman said.
A man and a woman arrested in a Valencia drug raid three months ago have been arrested again at the same house and on the same charges, according to records released Monday by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
SANTA CLARITA - Local sheriff's detectives are actively working on a criminal investigation following the brief pursuit through Canyon Country this morning of a reckless driver, a sheriff's spokesman said.
A motorcycle rider injured in a traffic collision Sunday morning prompted California Highway Patrol officers to issue and staff advisory regarding thousands of Love Ride bikers travelling through the Santa Clarita Valley.
Hundreds of wine-lovers raised a glass in support of local businesses and in honor of women's health issues Sunday when they took part in the 6th annual Wine Affair hosted by Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley.
The 30th Annual Love Ride was an expression of love all around - love of music, love of bikes and the love of coming together on a beautiful day by the lake for a good cause.
The latest search for missing 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa involving family members working with volunteers with the Klaas Kids Foundation found no trace of the teen despite two days of searching, the boy's mother said.
SANTA CLARITA - Chip Foose, co-host of the car-makeover TV show "Overhaulin'," appeared at a luncheon at Centre Pointe on Wednesday to help raise money to honor fallen law enforcement officers.
SANTA CLARITA - A woman was cut in the face during a robbery attempt in Newhall late Tuesday, sparking a manhunt for two suspects believed responsible for that and two other robberies, according to fire and sheriff's officials.
SANTA CLARITA - A registered sex offender accused of annoying a young girl at a local department store has been ordered to stand trial for his alleged crime, court officials said Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Local sheriff's deputies were looking for the driver of a 1994 Nissan pickup truck Tuesday after he was seen stealing a bicycle from a home in Stevenson Ranch, a sheriff's lieutenant said.
City workers are gearing up to fight a tough plant that's taking over precious Santa Clarita Valley watershed.
SANTA CLARITA - An off-duty sheriff's deputy who allegedly fired his service weapon in the air after prankster kids rang his doorbell has been temporarily relieved of duty and is under investigation, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Monday.