As the cloud of dirt clears on this Santa Clarita Valley ranch, the door of the pickup truck swings open and out steps royalty that is unmistakable - the sequins, the tiara, the sash.
A Castaic man was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly raping his girlfriend, according to sheriff's Lt. Tom Byski.
The morning commute on Sierra Highway was a bit tougher Thursday morning, when both directions of the artery road were shut down due to a transformer fire and hazardous material spill.
Santa Clarita Valley is pregnant with a new community. The characteristics of that community - its name, its size, incorporated, not incorporated, a mix of other community profiles - are all still be realized. What's important, according to county and local politicians, is that residents will be the determining parents of that new community - whatever shape and character it takes on. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors took the next step ...
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law a bill that allows homeowners to install solar energy and solar water heating systems even if their homeowners' association or common interest development rules prohibit such installations.
As the summer marches on and the mercury rises, so does the threat of fire in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has a new vice president on board. Larry R. Kidd began work Tuesday as the vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer. "Larry is a tremendous asset and the perfect person to join our leadership team," hospital CEO Roger Seaver said in a statement. "His strong background and dynamic leadership skills will provide tremendous value as we continue to improve the patient experience and create the ideal ...
A San Fernando Valley congressman announced Tuesday he is co-sponsoring a federal bill that would prevent large-scale mining in Soledad Canyon.
The Hart district will purchase 129 portable classrooms that it has been leasing from the state, most of which are currently in use, as the state retires from the business of leasing out portable classrooms.
After months of agonizing cuts to the Hart district budget - in excess of $10 million - the district governing board has voted to adopt a budget for the 2008/09 school year.
Santa Clarita traffic engineers are scratching their heads to decide what to do about a flock of jaywalking Canadian geese that have been ruffling feathers of motorists forced to slam their brakes or swerve around the large birds.
When 37-year-old Dianne Van Hook accepted the position of Superintendent-President of College of the Canyons on July 1, 1988, she became the youngest person to hold that position in California, and one of only five women to serve in that position at the district level.
The days of simultaneously chatting on a cellphone and driving a vehicle formally became history today in California. Unless, of course, you have a hands-free earpiece.
The Newhall Land and Farming Co. and 20 other debtors listed in a bankruptcy petition filed earlier this month by LandSource Communities Development LLC are settling in for a long court case.
Firefighters rushed to battle two simultaneous fires Tuesday morning, including one that burned uphill through thick brush toward several ranch-style homes in Sand Canyon.
Despite the swift efforts by emergency crews, a 6-year-old girl died Thursday in Canyon Country after she was found not breathing in a home, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
The Santa Clarita Local Organizing Committee for the 2013 Amgen Tour of California announced that volunteer opportunities for the professional cycling road race are now posted online at Santa-Clarita.com/TourOfCA. Volunteers looking for an opportunity to participate in the eighth annual, high-profile race can apply online for positions including course marshal, security, media relations and medical control. The 2013 Amgen Tour of California is scheduled to stop in the City of Santa Clarita Tuesday, May ...
January home sales in the Santa Clarita Valley rose 2.1 percent from the same month a year ago, and the number of sales was the highest recorded since 2007, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
A preliminary hearing is expected to get under way Monday for two men described as street racers charged with murder in a fatal crash that killed a friend, a court clerk said Thursday.
A burglar spotted running from a Castaic house with a laptop in his hands prompted sheriff's deputies to scour an area near Parker Road and The Old Road Thursday afternoon, a sheriff's spokesman said.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) introduced a series of bills this week focused on the aerospace industry in California.
Washington, D.C. – Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), joined with 11 of her Senate colleagues on a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) urging the Commission to take the next steps needed to protect the 31 nuclear reactors in the U.S. that are similarly designed to the ones that melted down in Fukushima, Japan, nearly two years ago. The letter calls for NRC to ...
West Ranch High School Wildcat Band, Orchestra, and Colorguard will host a Goodwill "Stuff the Truck" fundraiser on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita is accepting applications for vendors to participate in the Earth Arbor Day Festival in April.
Winds are expected to ease off in the Santa Clarita Valley today following a day of high winds that caused some damage.
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