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.
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.