A sudden, gusty rainstorm over Santa Clarita Valley was part of the reason a big-rig milk truck flipped on Interstate 5 near the Newhall Pass on Monday and contributed to more than a dozen traffic crashes Sunday night.
The probe into allegations of fraud and illegal building contracts handled by the Los Angeles County Fire Department - punctuated with the recent suicide of a local fire chief who oversaw local station construction - will not likely wrap up before year's end, the county's top claims investigator said.
A woman was hospitalized with serious injuries Monday after a California Highway Patrol officer, driving 90 mph on Interstate 5 in his patrol car to join a pursuit, slammed into the back of the SUV she was riding in, authorities said.
Close to a thousand acres in the heart of the Santa Clarita Valley are still uninhabitable - the soil still contaminated with traces of explosive material and the water still dirty with perchlorate. But city planners are happy today over a court settlement that will save them about $5 million in the long process to, one day, make it fit to live on.
A cold, wet low-pressure front on its way from Alaska to Santa Clarita Valley carries with it the threat of frost and rain this weekend and a reminder that winter is on its way.|
The spirit of giving shut down Main Street Thursday. What began five years ago as a Thanksgiving Day dinner at the back of a Newhall bike shop mushroomed to embrace more than a thousand people this Thanksgiving Day, shutting down Main Street in Newhall to traffic for a couple of hours. A simple one or two plates of turkey and mashed potatoes shared back in 2006 evolved this year into a food line stretching down ...
Before Don Ferguson tucked into his Thanksgiving Day dinner of mashed potatoes and turkey at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, two boys on the Valencia High School football team sat down at his table.
VAL VERDE - Thanksgiving in Val Verde has a lot to do with thanking the children who give back to their community.
Roger Hasper loves to feed people. On Thanksgiving Day, as he's done every year for the past five years, he's expecting to feed more people than he's ever fed before. "Every year, it doubles," he said. "Last year, we saw about 450 people - so we're looking at nine-ish (hundred) this year." On Thursday, he and a small band of community helpers will be serving up Thanksgiving dinner to whoever wants one beginning at about ...
The state department responsible for delivering water to Santa Clarita Valley from Northern California has been charged $33,000 for discharging muddy, greasy water from Pyramid Lake, officials said Monday.
VENTURA - A Los Angeles County Fire Department chief who committed suicide in a Ventura County parking lot last month may have been under investigation for contract irregularities, a Ventura County coroner's official confirmed.
Heavy rains contributed to a freeway crash near Magic Mountain Parkway on Saturday that sent four people to hospital with minor injuries.
"Watch me pull an all-nighter out of my hat." That's the claim magician Lincoln Bond pressed into action Friday afternoon when he embarked on a bid to break the world record for the longest continual magic show. At 4 p.m. Saturday, Bond received a standing ovation from about 50 people - including pensioners with white hair and preschoolers in pigtails - when he made his last handkerchief disappear at the 24-hour mark. Despite the rain, ...
Some might expect Valencia High School choir students to sing for their dinner if they embarked on any sort of fundraising.
Regional planners pulled the plug Tuesday on permits to build close to a dozen houses on at least 10 lots across Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man convicted last year of animal cruelty and dubbed the "Backyard Butcher" has been found guilty of the same offense and sentenced to three years in state prison, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - Retired California Highway Patrol Commissioner Harold Sullivan celebrated his 101st birthday Thursday with his pals and peers at the CHP's Newhall Station.
The manhunt for a suspected kidnapper wanted in the abduction of a woman in the Santa Clarita Valley culminated Wednesday morning with deputies finding the victim in Sunland.
SANTA CLARITA - A woman was taken to the hospital Wednesday with injuries suffered in a Newhall traffic collision involving a motorcycle and minivan, fire and sheriff's officials said.
A local sheriff's deputy responding to a burglary call was injured in a single-vehicle crash in front of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia.
SANTA CLARITA - A woman was taken to the hospital from a house fire near Friendly Valley on Tuesday morning, officials said.
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.