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.
Local water and gas officials said Thursday the brine-injection wells that are part of stepped-up natural-gas extraction in the Santa Clarita Valley do not affect the levels of salt in the Santa Clara River watershed.
Blood found in the car belonging to murdered Canyon Country resident Renata Klein and her missing husband, Dusan, is not human blood, a homicide detective confirmed today. Sgt. Robert Martindale, lead investigator in the case for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, confirmed reports out of North Las Vegas that Dusan Klein's vehicle, found Sunday abandoned in a North Las Vegas strip mall parking lot, showed evidence of blood inside it. "Blood was found in ...
In an effort to avoid being hit with hefty water fines by the state, local sanitation officials have presented state officials with a brand new plan on how to reduce chloride ending up in the Santa Clara River watershed.
The Canyon Country woman who disappeared mysteriously with her husband, and whose body was found earlier this month in the Angeles National Forest, died of asphyxiation, The Signal learned Tuesday.
Two passengers injured in a Colorado River boating accident that claimed the life of a Canyon Country woman remain in an Arizona hospital with major injuries, a spokesman for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said.
SANTA CLARITA - A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning following a collision with an SUV on Highway 14 near Sierra Highway in Canyon Country, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
SANTA CLARITA - At least 10 volunteers spent Tuesday searching for missing 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa without luck, one of the searchers said.
SANTA CLARITA - A Fontana man has pleaded no contest to a felony count of driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a collision last March that injured a woman, a Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Damage to the Interstate 5 bridge that spans Magic Mountain Parkway forced highway workers to close down three of the four southbound lanes Monday between 5:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Caltrans workers confirmed. Traffic remained backed up to the Hasley Canyon Road exit for most of the morning as residents from Castaic and Stevenson Ranch trying to get to work joined the interstate's truck traffic and travelers trying to squeeze through in ...
As a trauma surgeon at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, Ethiopia-born Dr. Gudata Hinika saves lives daily.
When it comes to playing in the mud, leave to a kid to get it done right.
The mother of a teenage boy missing for more than a week remains heartbroken as she awaits the outcome of an autopsy performed on the body of a man found burning Wednesday, she said.
A brush fire sandwiched between the southbound and northbound lanes of Interstate 5 burned about five acres before it was extinguished Sunday, a Los Angeles County Fire Department official said.