Firefighters brought the sprawling Station Fire under greater control Thursday as investigators declared the blaze deliberately set and sheriff's detectives launched a homicide investigation.
Plans for the sprawling, Valencia-sized Newhall Ranch community call for filling in too much of the Santa Clara River and its tributaries, the Environmental Protection Agency said.
The public can weigh in on Santa Clarita Water Division's plan to convert to tiered water rates at the retailer's Wednesday board meeting.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Investigators launched a homicide investigation Thursday into the wildfire north of Los Angeles after determining that the gigantic blaze - which has killed two firefighters, scorched 226 square miles and destroyed dozens of homes - was set intentionally.
Pre-registration begins Friday for the Volcom Inc.'s Wild in the Parks skateboard contest tour, which rolls into the Santa Clarita Skate Park Sept. 19.
At least 90 percent of tenth-graders in the Hart district pass the California High School Exit Exam on the first try, according to 2008-09 state figures released Wednesday.
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Today is Wednesday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2009. There are 120 days left in the year.
Put to a vote Wednesday night, the response from a roomful of Valencia residents was clear - change the bicycle lanes on Decoro Drive.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies made their second pot-grow raid in less than a week Wednesday, netting more than 200 marijuana plants worth an estimated $530,000 in the unrelated busts.
ACTON - Scott Handley flipped a burger on his grill and slapped a slice of cheese on the patty, then surveyed his fire-desolated property along Aliso Canyon Road.
At least 90 percent of 10th-graders in the William S. Hart Union High School District passed the California High School Exit Exam on their first try, according to the 2008-09 figures released today by the California Department of Education.
County Supervisor Michael Antonovich criticized Los Angeles County public relations personnel Tuesday for failing to feed the public fire information through the county Web site during recent catastrophic wildfires.
A cloud cover coupled with an eerie haze of smoke and falling ash blotted out the sun over the Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday, dropping temperatures below the expected triple digits, experts said.
Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the death of Betty Brazil, a Santa Clarita Valley-born woman who was gunned down behind the Bob's Big Boy in Lakewood where she worked.
The state Department of Transportation is inviting cities and counties throughout California to submit projects to get people out of their cars and onto their bikes or their own two feet - and Santa Clarita is ready to comply.
Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials will tackle the topic of chloride removal from local wastewater Monday night during a meeting at Santa Clarita City Hall.
West Ranch High School senior Steven Clavijo was trying to get some sleep.
Hours of preparation came down to a 90-second mad dash during the annual "Eggstravaganza" Easter egg hunt Saturday at Central Park.
Tori Hughes, 6, left, and her sister Lexy, 9 carry their brother Liam, 4, to line up for a "family photo" in Stevenson Ranch on Friday as they join a group of an estimated 60 of the 120 West Ranch High School babies that have been born to faculty, teachers and administration since the school was started 10 years ago in Stevenson Ranch.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14).
Farmers and state water contractors who depend on the State Water Project - including the Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler - will receive slightly more than nothing from the project this year, state officials said Friday.
Money for candidates on both sides of the aisle has poured in during recent months for the race to represent the 25th District, including the Santa Clarita Valley, in Congress - setting the stage for a big-money showdown in the upcoming June primary.
A Palmdale man convicted of robbing a Newhall bank last May was sentenced to at least seven decades in state prison this week, court officials said Friday.
A Chevrolet Tahoe rolled over in a collision Friday at Valencia Boulevard and Rockwell Canyon Road in Valencia.
Santa Clarita's jobless rate settled back down to 5.3 percent in March - mirroring the December rate when retailers hired extra help for the holidays.
A 38-year-old Valencia man and leader in the Armenian Power gang could face almost 1,000 years in federal prison after being convicted on 57 criminal counts, officials with the U.S. Attorney's office said this week.
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook today for a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms in the Santa Clarita Valley and elsewhere around Southern California.
Dozens of teachers from schools across the Santa Clarita Valley were recognized for their dedication and service this week during the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation's annual Teacher Tribute.
Two more saddles on the Western Walk of Stars were unveiled Thursday night, with movie stars Charles Bronson and Steve McQueen being honored at a ceremony on Main Street in Newhall.