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. At about 11.20 a.m. Thursday, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested the man at a home in the 27000 block of Hidaway Ave. in Canyon Country and charged him with assault with a deadly weapon likely to cause great bodily injury. "We went to an address in Canyon Country for some kind of family disturbance, when ...
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. Agate Hill Lane and its slope, about four miles northeast of Vasquez Rocks, was dedicated to county plans for roadwork more than five years ago. But in that time, no work transpired. Supervisors reviewing a recommendation to give up on the easement were advised to consider that the road and easement "have not ...
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. The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District announced last week that its hunt for owners of the systems is under way. "We're still seeing chloride spikes out there," said district spokesman David Snyder, referring to levels of chloride observed in the regular monitoring of wastewater. "We feel there are between 400 and 500 out there who are still discharging chloride," he said. In ...
When you have to turn people away, it means you still have what they want. That's what happened at the William S. Hart Ranch and Museum recently, when two days of paving the access road to the Western star's home-turned-museum left people knocking at the door wanting more. "We did have quite a few people come to the park wanting to see the museum, and they couldn't," said museum tour guide Rachel Barnes. "And that ...
Drug trafficking, car theft and fly-by-night nightclubs are commonplace in the "run-down" neighborhood of North Las Vegas where a blood-stained Jeep belonging to murdered local woman Renata Klein was recovered, area residents said Thursday.
A man was robbed at gunpoint by three men Wednesday near the Santa Clarita Metrolink Station at Soledad Canyon Road and Commuter Way, a sheriff's spokesman said.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies Sean Caples and Patrick Ince say they didn't have time to think about it - they knew they had to enter the burning condominium because neighbors said a woman was inside.
SANTA CLARITA - One of two men arrested more than a year ago for robbing a local AT&T store at gunpoint was found guilty by a jury of 26 felony counts, according to the man who prosecuted the pair.
SANTA CLARITA - A second suspect - a woman - has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in the stabbing of a Newhall man last month, the sergeant in charge of the investigation said Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - A man who spent more than a dozen years cleaning shirts for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has been arrested for putting more than starch in laundry destined for the jail.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man charged in the alleged gang-related stabbing of a 20-year-old man four months ago has pleaded not guilty to felony attempted murder.
A Castaic man accused of spearing his pet dog and cat four months ago has yet to be arraigned on the felony charges against him, despite his failure to appear in court as promised and his recent arrest, according to court officials and court documents.
Four people, including two sheriff's deputies and a firefighter, were injured in a condominium complex fire in Canyon Country early Monday.
Commuter traffic was stopped briefly this morning when an SUV southbound on Highway 14 flipped in the fast lane in Canyon Country, according to emergency response officials.
It was cold sleeping overnight in a box as more than 400 participants in this year's Box City event found out early Sunday morning as they emerged from cardboard boxes in Bridgeport Park, event organizers said.
As they turned away from the wall Sunday, shaken and wet-eyed, some of the gray-haired serviceman who came to Santa Clarita and found the name of their friends engraved on the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall, also found solace in those who survived.
When they formed a conga line for the song 'We Are Family' it became strikingly clear that family is what it's all about at the annual LARC Ranch festivities.
There were 14 guests of honor at the opening ceremonies held for the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall on Thursday - but none of them were there.
SANTA CLARITA - Chibuzo Ikonte, a sophomore at Valencia High School and a promising member of its varsity basketball team, is doing well today after collapsing in the school's gymnasium Wednesday, prompting emergency heart defibrillation, school officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - A student at Valencia High School was treated by paramedics for cardiac arrest after apparently collapsing in the school gymnasium Wednesday afternoon, according to fire and law enforcement officials.