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.
The Placerita Canyon Nature Center and Natural Area has a new face. This face doesn't have a beak or feathers, and it doesn't pull inside a shell when it perceives danger. The face belongs to the center's new regional park Superintendent Russell M. Kimura. He has taken the helm of Santa Clarita Valley's oldest natural area. After 25 years of park experience working under sunny Southern California skies, Kimura knows the one thing that makes ...
More than 40 Romero Canyon residents opposed to having a high school built on the Castaic site already selected by the local school board want the board members to look at an alternate site that they say is more accessible.
If living with hard water is driving you crazy, then having to wait for it as it dribbles out of the tap might just be the last straw.
Los Angeles detectives are still looking for the car that struck and killed the father of a local sportscaster.
Just when you dig through the closet to find your hat and mittens so you can make another snowman, it's time to find your shorts and sunglasses.
The investigator looking into allegations of fraud and illegal building contracts handled by the Los Angeles County Fire Department says her findings will be published on a Los Angeles County website, possibly as early as April.
Local water officials responding to a drop in revenue - due to a drop in land development - want to increase the fees they charge developers to pay for projects like new pipelines.
Following a blustery weekend in the Santa Clarita Valley, residents are likely to find themselves stepping over snapped branches and wind-swept debris today but without the strong winds that rattled windows and put things in motion.
Employees of a Stevenson Ranch cellphone store found it easy to describe the man who ripped a demonstration iPhone off its stand in October and ran out the door.
A Las Vegas man is waiting to hear from local investigators about the traffic collision that claimed the life of his daughter three weeks ago, he said Thursday.
A 15-year-old boy injured a week ago when his bicycle and an SUV collided on a Valencia street remains in the hospital, a local sheriff's deputy said this week.
Funeral arrangements for a former Santa Clarita Valley high school educator shot and killed in Woodland Hills on Valentine's Day are to be held in Pasadena, two of the victim's daughters said Thursday.
A preliminary hearing is expected to get under way Monday for two men described as street racers charged with murder in a fatal crash that killed a friend, a court clerk said Thursday.
Winds are expected to ease off in the Santa Clarita Valley today following a day of high winds that caused some damage.