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.
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.
Newhall County Water District officials have pulled the plug on a tiered water rate structure initially designed to encourage ratepayers to conserve water.
A Canyon Country businessman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife, who's a model, faces nine years in prison after pleading no contest to attempted murder Friday.
A truck pulling a horse trailer caught fire Thursday on Highway 14 near Agua Dulce but the blaze was quickly doused, halting any spread to nearby brush, a fire spokesman said.
One of six sworn Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officers accused of obstructing a federal investigation into the Los Angeles County jail system took the stand Thursday.
The driver of a big rig was killed Thursday after his truck jack-knifed on Interstate 5 near Pyramid Lake, spilling fuel and sparking a brush fire, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
On the heels of an overwhelmingly rejected contract offered to the instructors at College of the Canyons, the college's board of trustees approved raises for administrators Wednesday night in front of more than 100 angry, disappointed and frustrated faculty members.
College of the Canyons trustees announced publicly Wednesday what they presented in court last week: that the Santa Clarita Community College District is working toward a settlement to a lawsuit brought against the district alleging its election system violates minorities' voting rights.
A 64-year-old Santa Clarita Valley man was one of three men arrested in a joint forces sting operation targeting child predators, court and sheriff's officials announced this week.
A Valencia man arrested last month on suspicion he wounded a woman in her eye during a road rage incident pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges filed against him.
A Valencia man faces a charge of hit and run causing serious injury or death after he allegedly left the scene of a traffic collision in which a 42-year-old man suffered serious injuries, spokesmen for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Tuesday.
A tanker truck took a freeway off-ramp too fast Tuesday morning, flipped onto its side and spewed 50-70 gallons of a highly corrosive liquid onto the Highway 126 overpass over Interstate 5.
Four people were hurt, rescued and taken to the hospital Monday in three separate collisions around the Santa Clarita Valley.
Members of the union representing instructors at College of the Canyons have rejected a contract from the Santa Clarita Community College District administration, marking the first time in two decades the full-time faculty has voted down a proposed contract.
A woman was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries Monday after her car went over a cliff on Vasquez Canyon Road and plunged to the bottom of a 125-foot ravine.
SAN FERNANDO - Lance Anderson, the Canyon Country man accused of killing his wife and sister shortly before Christmas, appeared briefly in court Monday on two counts of murder.