Santa Clarita is considering buying the "Ferrari" of environmental consultants to create a plan to meet state goals on reducing greenhouse gases, a city planner said Monday.
There's a lid for every pot, the old adage goes. Sometimes, however, finding an odd-shaped lid for an odd-shaped pot proves to be a difficult task. Such is the story of the Castaic Lake Water Agency, the Santa Clarita Water Division - which it owns - and the person who juggles finances between the two who apparently has no equal in California. On Wednesday, the agency's directors unveiled the results of an arduous summerlong search ...
Government officials monitoring the cleanup of nearly 1,000 acres of contaminated Whittaker-Bermite property in the heart of Santa Clarita could deem a portion of that land clean as early as February, an official said Wednesday.
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.
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.
Of all the chores and challenges Chuck Morris has encountered bringing the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to the Santa Clarita Valley, the most difficult task may be reining in emotions.
SANTA CLARITA - A Burbank man charged with two counts of murder in the wrong-way crash that killed two people last June failed to appear in court as ordered Wednesday, according to the prosecutor handling the case.
The Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday approved a $95,000 plan to illuminate close to 100 trees and erect a 23-foot-tall Christmas tree at the Newhall Library.
SANTA CLARITA - Five people charged with identity theft after their arrests last March at a Stevenson Ranch hotel were handed sentences ranging from probation to prison time after entering pleas of no contest, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Tuesday.