WASHINGTON (AP) - Talking tougher by the hour, livid Democrats confronted beleaguered insurance giant AIG with an ultimatum Tuesday: Give back $165 million in post-bailout bonuses or watch Congress tax it away with emergency legislation.
Republicans declared the Democrats were hardly blameless, accusing them of standing by while the bonus deal was cemented and suggesting that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner could and should have done more. While the White House expressed confidence in Geithner, it was clearly placing the responsibility for how the matter was handled on his shoulders.
A broken gas main forced the Los Angeles County Fire Department to shut down Placerita Canyon Road between Sierra Highway and Choke Cherry Lane today, and may force the evacuation of 10 homes.
The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office today identified Stephanie Lynn Baker as the victim killed in a weekend crash on San Francisquito Road.
The Hart district board will decide Wednesday whether to change the graduation dress code policy to allow high school seniors to wear military uniforms, instead of the traditional cap and gown, during the ceremony.
Accused psychedelic mushroom dealer David Dunnell's preliminary hearing was delayed, while charges against his alleged accomplice Arfana Hubbard were dropped Monday, a court official said.
Just days short of the first day of spring, the valley's winter homeless shelter served its last breakfast and closed its doors for another season.
Friday was the last day of operations at the post office that had been open in downtown Castaic for the last half-century.
A motorcyclist who allegedly fled from California Highway Patrol officers on Sierra Highway Friday will enter a plea to two charges in Santa Clarita Superior Court today, a court official said.
Without free child care, Maggie Leyva could not afford to work part-time.
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The Santa Clarita Water Division solved a mystery Monday - the mystery of the leaking water on Robin Crest Court in Canyon Country.
The Hart district board will appoint nine members of the Measure SA oversight committee Wednesday, but there's lingering concern over how much input the group will have.
Pico Canyon Elementary School students celebrate cultural diversity throughout the month of March.
After a half-century at the same place, a change of address is in order for the Castaic Post Office.
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission giveth - and come Tuesday night it may taketh away.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local artists to explore the world of public art from a business perspective with a free Panel Discussion on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library, located at 24500 Main Street. No RSVP is required to attend.
A bill that would strike the traditional definition of marriage from California law was approved by the state Senate this week after the U.S. and state supreme courts allowed same-sex unions to resume last year.
Several high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District received national rankings this year, according to U.S. News and World Report.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs in April, the most in two years, the strongest evidence to date that the economy is picking up after a brutal winter slowed growth.
Celebrate Bike Safety Month this May with the City of Santa Clarita's FREE Hit the Trail community bike ride, presented by Total Financial Solutions, on Saturday, May 10. The family-friendly ride and rally will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon at Bridgeport Park.
As exciting as it will be to host a portion of a world-wide race, Santa Clarita drivers out-and-about early Sunday morning will need to strategically plan their routes.
The Board of Equalizationopened its newest office in Santa Clarita on Magic Mountain Parkway and Tourney Road in April.
One man was injured and taken to the hospital Thursday after his truck left the southbound lanes of Highway 14 and crashed on an embankment, prompting about a dozen concerned witnesses to stop and hold his truck stationary, according to the emergency response officials.
Last night brought the third installment in this year's Art Slam series on Main Street in Newhall.