Who needs a mock scenario to test a disaster preparedness plan when you have a 5.4 earthquake to test your resources, people and protocol?
UPDATED 6:05 p.m. An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit Southern California Tuesday at 11:42:15 a.m. The quake was centered two miles southwest of Chino Hills, and 8.5 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The USGS also recorded an aftershock three miles south-southeast of neighboring Diamond Bar measuring 3.8 just three and a half minutes later, and a 3.6 aftershock centered two miles south-southwest of Chino Hills at 1:40 p.m. Initial reports of a 5.8 shake were downgraded ...
A Canyon Country woman walking her Chihuahua was attacked by two pit bulls Tuesday morning, leaving her with puncture wounds on her neck and a broken finger.
The attorney for Roselyn Hubbell appeared at Newhall Municipal Court Monday requesting a continuation of the pre-trial hearing for the former Golden Valley High School counselor. The case was continued until Aug. 19.
The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission is expected to approve the Lyons Canyon Ranch development Wednesday.
A proposed housing project backed up for a while over concerns about sewer capacity is moving ahead with final zoning approval expected today.
Local commuters will soon have another incentive to buckle up with a buddy. Two car pool lanes will be added to the Newhall Pass within about four years, a California Department of Transportation spokeswoman said Monday. State workers began preliminary work this month to construct an elevated two-lane connector that will bridge the car pool lanes on Interstate 5 and Highway 14. The elevated lanes will begin just east of Balboa Boulevard and will splinter ...
The Los Angeles County Coroner has identified the motorcyclist killed early Saturday morning as Thomas Mark Ryan, 51, of Canyon Country.
On the heels of news that a toddler was found dead inside a family vehicle comes word from the county health officer warning people not to leave children, old people or pets inside vehicles.
Placerita Canyon residents living near The Master's College are encouraged to attend a public hearing Tuesday where planning commissioners will discuss the environmental effects of the college's 10-year expansion plans.
Investigators with the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station are this week investigating an apparent hate crime in Canyon Country which, according to the official report, exhibits an obscure reference to the Confederacy.
It may look like a sign of the times, but the closure of the Power Chrysler Jeep location at 23923 Creekside Road in Valencia is really about better customer service, according to the general manager.
With a nod to Dublin's finest, tribute band Hollywood U2 rocked a crowd of about 5,500 Saturday night at Central Park, in the fourth event of Santa Clarita's summer 2008 Concerts in the Park series.
A man in his 50s was killed early Saturday morning after being involved in a solo motorcycle collision, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Michael Parker, 44, was arrested Friday night around 10:10 p.m. after allegedly getting into a confrontation with a bouncer at Salt Creek Grille in Valencia, Sgt. Deborah Miller of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said. Miller said the man was intoxicated and, at one point, tried to run away, but fell over.
An armed robber held up a Newhall bank this morning leading local sheriff's deputies on a chase to Sand Canyon where they arrested a suspect, a sheriff's official said.
A total of 694 Valencia High School graduates walked Friday at College of the Canyons in Valencia. Student James Edwards represented his class-of which 125 students graduated with honors-as the speaker. Photos by Dan Watson.
A trial date has been set for a Saugus man accused of strangling his girlfriend to death in 2011, an official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said this week.
It all began with a package.
The Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences finally gained approval for its long-sought elementary school in the Santa Clarita Valley last week.
The president of a local advocacy group said this week's decision by the Boy Scouts of America to reverse a long-standing policy barring gay children from joining is a step in the right direction, but more must be done for the scouts to be completely inclusive.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to close the lanes listed below as part of a $72 million project that is constructing a truck lane on southbound I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14). Ramp closures will be staggered. Detours will be signed. No unusual levels of dust, noise or vibration are expected. Closures are subject to change.
A portion of Newhall Avenue remains closed after a contractor doing work in the area of William S. Hart Park in Newhall struck an underground natural gas pipeline Thursday afternoon, according to a representative from the Southern California Gas Company.
Thursday marked the second time in as many weeks that a brush fire broke out and temporarily burned in the direction of homes in Castaic.
College of the Canyons administrator Ryan Theule has agreed to continue on as dean at the college's Canyon Country campus, the school announced Thursday.
Valencia indoor trampoline park Jump 5150 is helping to raise money for Brain Cancer Awareness Month by holding a fundraiser Friday.
Earlier this month, the Southern California Association of Governments recognized the city of Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County with a sustainability award for the joint general plan known as "One Valley, One Vision."
A 19-year-old man is in custody charged with attempted murder for the Tuesday night stabbing of another man in Canyon Country in what appears to be a gang-related incident, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are asking for help in locating victims who may have been misled by an accused burglar who allegedly claimed to be a member of the Disney family, according to a news release.
Karla Brada, whose boyfriend stands accused of killing her, was the victim of murder and died of asphyxiation, according to a medical examiner with the county coroner's office.