The volume of household waste in the United States increases about 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The California Highway Patrol's wind advisory will remain in effect as dangerous winds whip along Interstate 5, a CHP official said.
Amid dire predictions of poor holiday sales, several local retailers are armed with optimism and hoping the deals they offer today on "Black Friday" will give them an edge.
A passenger sitting in a pickup truck waiting for the light to change at a busy Newhall intersection Friday suddenly found himself locked in a life-and-death struggle with an armed robber.
The California Parole, Probation and Correctional Association named state Sen. George Runner, R-Antelope Valley, the legislator of the year during an award luncheon at the Claremont Hotel in Berkeley.
Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar said he will recommend tearing down the new Benz Road traffic diverter after Saugus residents exploded in protest this week saying the diverter messes up the neighborhood traffic pattern.|
Newhall hosts Street Art Fair Old Town Newhall will host the fourth Street Art Festival on Main Street, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. This free outdoor event is open to the public. Many different art forms and cultural dance performances will be featured. Visitors can create their own "Crazy Hat," watch short films, or try some pastel art. Free parking is available at the Newhall ...
"Uh-oh, I think I'm in trouble," said Mayor Bob Kellar as he shook hands with his fifth- and sixth-grade opponents in a quiz competition designed to show off the advanced technology at the new Golden Oak Elementary School in Canyon Country.
Here's how the whole Thanksgiving Day thing works: You give. It's that simple, says the man who runs a bicycle shop in Newhall and who, once a year, feeds as many people as he can. "Matthew 25:35 tells you what to do," Roger Hasper said between hugs given by men and women, old people and children, who stopped to thank him personally. "I'm not a smart man. I just know how to take directions," he ...
No TV station carried the great Santa Clarita Turkey Bowl on Thanksgiving Day, and that suited a dozen sweaty traditionalists just fine.
Police patrolling the waters of Castaic Lake are doubling their presence with the addition of a second patrol boat.
If you've felt moved to donate household items to recent fire victims who were left with nothing but ashes, the state of California can help you do so with a click of the mouse.
In Los Angeles, Gil Garcetti's name is often associated with politics and cracking down on crime.
The Orangeline Maglev Development Authority Board of Directors unanimously voted to appoint Santa Clarita Councilwoman Marsha McLean as vice chair for the authority for 2009.
Placerita J.H. hosts robotics competition Placerita Junior High hosts its 6th annual FIRST Lego League Robotics competition on Nov. 15 at Six Flags Magic Mountain. "FIRST, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, is an organization which designs accessible, innovative programs to motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math. The program builds confidence, knowledge, and life skills" said the publicity coordinator for the event, Bonnie Shepard. ...
A Canyon Country man accused of killing his father Thursday was to be arraigned in court Monday morning on the felony charge of murder, court papers show.
A motorcyclist was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Monday morning following a traffic collision in Valencia, an emergency response official said.
Rebates are available to Santa Clarita Valley residents this spring on high-efficiency washing machines and electric-powered lawnmowers under deals offered through government agencies.
Santa Clarita City Council members have heartily endorsed the Boxer-Feinstein bill to block the proposed open-pit sand and gravel mine in Canyon Country but turned thumbs-down to a bill that would open up public spaces to use by the homeless at any time.
More than 1,000 people turned out for the annual Arthritis Walk at Six Flags Magic Mountain Sunday morning, many of them children.
Two multi-car crashes involving five vehicles injured at least seven people and caused a backup on the northbound Highway 14.
A multi-vehicle crash in Newhall stalled southbound traffic on Railroad Avenue Sunday afternoon, officials said.
Officials with the County Coroner's office have identified the Canyon Country man shot and killed Thursday as 53-year-old Juan Mejia.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies arrested a man who allegedly shot his father in the head late Thursday night in Canyon Country thanks to a tip supplied by a citizen, a sheriff's spokesman said.
The Women Empowerment Build for Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys attracted a sold-out crowd Saturday.
With a ceremony that was at times somber and celebratory, the Santa Clarita Valley's annual Relay for Life event to raise money and awareness for cancer research kicked off Saturday morning in Central Park.
Carrying signs that read, "No More Cages" and "Education not incarceration," about 50 people lined the intersection of The Old Road and Biscailuz Drive in Castaic to protest a potential expansion of the Pitchess Detention Center.
A brush fire that scorched more than 700 acres in Castaic is now completely contained, according to officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
As is typical of the California Institute of the Arts, the school's graduation ceremony Friday was anything but ordinary.
Santa Clarita's April jobless rate fell to 5.7 percent, a drop from 6.1 percent in March, according to statistics released Friday.