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.
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.
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.
"Watch me pull an all-nighter out of my hat."
Some might expect Valencia High School choir students to sing for their dinner if they embarked on any sort of fundraising.
Regional planners pulled the plug Tuesday on permits to build close to a dozen houses on at least 10 lots across Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys.
All around the room at the Belcaro Community Grove House on Thursday were photos of smiling young Americans.
Chief Warrant Officer Thomas Whitlock Jones folds up a crease-battered map of Vietnam that drapes his kitchen table in Canyon Country.
The little drummer boy statue at Veterans Historical Plaza has been getting a lot of visitors in recent weeks, and on Veterans Day, it is surely not going to be alone.
With "Ho ho ho" in the rear-view mirror but "Happy New Year" ahead, you might already be wondering what to do with that dried-out, needle-dropping Christmas tree that's drooping in the living room.
The city of Santa Clarita has won a national environmental award for a project to restore the only unchanneled stretch of Bouquet Creek within city limits, officials announced Thursday.
SANTA CLARITA - More than 40 under-privileged local kids woke up this morning to find Santa brought them exactly what they asked for - thanks to more than three dozen students at West Ranch High School who call themselves Santa's Special Forces.
SANTA CLARITA - A big rig driver was trapped inside the truck when it crashed through a guardrail, flipped onto its side and was left dangling over a 300-foot-deep ravine early Monday near Castaic.
'Tis the season to be a polite, happy shopper joining thousands of others in the Santa Clarita Valley for the crush of last minute Christmas shopping - but then there's still two days of shopping left.
More than 120 bicyclists surprised local cyclist Kevin Korenthal Sunday when they rallied around him on the one-year anniversary of an accident that almost killed him.
More than 180 kids got a chance to meet Santa and go home with a gift or two Sunday at the annual Michael Hoefflin Foundation & Golden Valley High School Holiday Party for Kids with Cancer.
Do you want fries with that accident?
SANTA CLARITA - A Valencia man arrested three times in the last six months - picking up charges for burglary and drug possession - was arrested a fourth time this week, a prosecutor's spokesman said.
A Sheriff's Department lieutenant who lives in Santa Clarita has been identified as a central figure in a corruptions probe involving the Los Angeles County jail system.
SANTA CLARITA - A well-loved and highly respected local fire captain who died of cancer this month was honored Wednesday at a memorial service followed by a funeral procession across the Santa Clarita Valley.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife pleaded not guilty today to charges of attempted murder and solicitation of murder, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A funeral procession Wednesday morning for Fire Captain John David Mazzocco, from Grace Baptist Church to Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, is expected to stop traffic at intersections along its route, according to local fire and sheriff's officials.
Thousands of parishioners were filled with the sound of Christmas Sunday as Grace Baptist Church capped its three-day Christmas festival of song.
SANTA CLARITA - In Grinch-like fashion, thieves made off with more than 100 Christmas trees from a Newhall nursery during the weekend, one of the company's managers said Monday.