The Santa Clarita Valley is expected to sizzle this week as temperatures hover around triple digits.
A big brown bear broke Jon Woodard's bike in half, but all things considered, the avid 61-year-old cyclist says he's lucky to be alive.
A 47-year-old man was in custody Friday for allegedly throwing a small ax at his wife.
A Superior Court judge saddled with the "impossible" task of dividing a maximum of $200 million among scores of victims in the fatal 2008 Metrolink crash was praised for his grace and humanity Thursday by two local lawyers who represented many of the injured train passengers.
Local water officials firmed up the Santa Clarita Valley's commitment to recycled water Wednesday with plans to expand the master plan for recycling and begin the process at the Saugus Water Reclamation Plant.
Commissioners overwhelmed by feedback on proposed new electoral lines have abandoned Thursday's deadline to release another round of maps and seek more public comments.
Flanked by horseback riders poised on the edge of Haskell Canyon, Santa Clarita city officials unveiled more than 500 acres of open space at the eastern edge of Santa Clarita Valley's northern perimeter Monday.
Despite concerns raised online and in local media reports over implications of the gas company's stepped-up drilling near Interstate 5, no hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," is taking place there, a SoCalGas spokeswoman said.
A debt-managing deal hammered out last month by local water officials has been used to save a local water district $2.4 million - a savings they say could be passed on to ratepayers.
A Quartz Hill man faced a felony charge Thursday in connection with a boating crash at Pyramid Lake that injured two people and killed a dog.
Owners of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill were a step closer Wednesday to producing "green energy" by marketing the methane that's produced as a natural byproduct of the landfill.
County supervisors abandoned plans for an easement on an Agua Dulce road this week after five years of inactivity on the proposal.
Grocery-bag options are no longer a simple matter of "paper or plastic" for local consumers as the county's plastic-bag ban targets some local supermarkets and not others.
Officials are coming down hard on owners of salt-generating illegal water softener systems.
When you have to turn people away, it means you still have what they want.
A Saugus woman who turned herself in for a hit-and-run collision that allegedly happened a year a half ago has pleaded not guilty to the charge filed against her, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
The mother, father and younger sister of a young Valencia man who died from injuries suffered in a traffic collision Friday are living moment to moment, struggling with their loss, his mother said Monday.
Two tiny brush fires consumed close to 10 acres Sunday morning near Templin Highway, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
The California Public Utilities Commission is expected to sideline itself in the dispute over Castaic Lake Water Agency's takeover of Valencia Water Company, making civil court the venue for further action.
"Water cops" patrolling the streets looking for illegal water use. Fines on residents overusing water. Temporary water shutoff; flow regulators installed on homes.
SAN FERNANDO - A 47-year-old Lancaster man took the witness stand Thursday and described the head-to-toe injuries he suffered in a wrong-way-driver collision last summer that killed the other two occupants of his vehicle.
Many Bouquet Canyon residents' wells are literally running dry, a crisis water officials attribute more to the condition of Bouquet Canyon Creek than to the current drought.
A 26-year-old Valencia man arrested on sex charges for crimes allegedly committed in St. Louis, Missouri, worked part-time at a Santa Clarita Valley church, officials confirmed Wednesday.
A thief trying to steal a catalytic converter in Canyon Country on Tuesday was surprised by the car's owner and failed to grab the device, then got into a hit-and-run collision trying to flee the scene, sheriff's officials said.
A woman was detained at gunpoint in Valencia for driving a stolen car she bought off Craigslist - the first of two incidents Tuesday in which Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies drew their guns on suspects.
Coroner's investigators were awaiting the results of toxicology tests to determine if drugs, alcohol or any other chemicals played a role in the death of Steven Burke Pettersen, who was shot dead by sheriff's deputies Jan. 30 after allegedly advancing on them with a knife.
A 16-year-old Ojai boy who died in a motorcycle crash at a Canyon Country off-road vehicle park Sunday was being remembered Monday as a caring and fun-loving young man who pursued a number outdoor activities.
Several Santa Clarita Valley schools have been burglarized and vandalized over the past month in a series of attacks that investigators believe are unrelated, officials said Monday.
More than a year after a suspect was arrested in 2012's only Santa Clarita Valley murder, jury selection was set to begin Monday but was abruptly postponed due to a change in defense lawyers, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
More than 200 volunteers contributed to this warm and fuzzy story Sunday when they turned out in force to make "warm and fuzzy" blankets for children requiring surgery around the world.