Adding to air quality woes in the Santa Clarita Valley this week, the heat wave is on as triple-digit temperatures are expected to add to the discomfort through the weekend.
From biological warfare to bomb attacks, local health officials prepared for the worst case scenarios Wednesday at a training session at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
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With summer right around the corner and the temperature heating up, car washes throughout the Santa Clarita Valley will be busy as motorists seek to shine their steel.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has added four new hospital beds to a medical surgical unit, hospital officials announced this week.
A fundraiser to benefit a Valencia man who became a double amputee and needs a handicap accessible van is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight at a park in Valencia. Tim Howard, a 47-year old father of 8-year-old twin girls, suffered a stroke on Thanksgiving Day and was released from the hospital this week. Tickets are $5 each and the fundraiser will feature a band, comedian and vendors at Chesebrough County Park in Valencia. For more information, contact Kami Carlson at (661) 305-7098.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the Santa Clarita Valley effective until 8 p.m. Saturday due to the high temperatures and low humidity.
As summer heat scorched the valley Thursday, an argument over a girl turned violent with one teen stabbed and a Canyon Country man in jail.
Around 1 p.m., a 17-year-old, whose name was not released, was involved in an argument with Elisha Brown, 18, outside the Starbucks coffee shop near the corner of Valencia Boulevard and The Old Road, according to sheriff's detectives.
Eco-friendly development will be a bigger focus for the city of Santa Clarita in the coming years, according to the new conservation and open space element of the draft general plan.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons unveiled its 2008-2009 season schedule Thursday, featuring more star power and doubling the number of performances over past seasons.
Less than 24 hours after a Saugus woman reported a bear lumbering through her backyard, another bruin was spotted late Monday night on Highway 14 just north of Sand Canyon Road. This time it didn't get away.
A 17-year-old boy was the victim of a strong-arm robbery early Tuesday morning at a Valencia gas station, sheriff's Lt. Tom Bryski said.
Congregation Beth Shalom will host a special service on Friday at 8 p.m. for the arrival of its new Torah, donated by congregants Marianne and David Simon in honor of Marianne's parents, Leonard and Nancy Marcus.
A mixed-media painting created by a recent Hart High School graduate will be on display in an alcove at the nation's Capitol for the next year as part of "An Artistic Discovery," a program sponsored by members of Congress to honor the artistic talent of America's youth.
Fundraising for the 2008 SCV Relay for Life topped half a million dollars this week, a local record for the event sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
Six people including three children were "critically injured" and airlifted to the hospital Sunday following a two-vehicle crash near Gorman, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
Driver fatigue is suspected to have played a part in a single-car crash near Agua Dulce Saturday night that claimed the life of a Palmdale man, according to the California Highway Patrol officer investigating the incident.
The race for the Santa Clarita City Council seat formerly occupied by Frank Ferry is expected to be decided Tuesday - a week after the election was held.
Thousands of people hauled obsolete electronics, unneeded paint and flammable liquids to College of the Canyons on Saturday to take part in an event meant to rid them of the household materials considered too dangerous to go into the normal trash.
Higher Vision Church will celebrate Easter the same day as everyone else, but it's joining with another Castaic-area church in throwing a party the day before.
Santa Clarita is inviting residents to a "meet and greet' for the new Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station captain Wednesday at City Hall.
Thousands of people were schooled on how to reduce their impact on the environment during Santa Clarita's annual Earth Arbor Day at Central Park on Saturday.
As election returns rolled in during last Tuesday's challenger-heavy Santa Clarita City Council race, a pattern emerged: The two incumbents were comfortably out front, and a pack of two to five challengers was clumped behind them in a race for the third seat so close that its results won't be known, at the earliest, until the last ballot is counted this Tuesday.
ORLAND, Calif. - A tractor-trailer already was on fire as it came across a median and crashed into a tour bus, killing 10 people, according to a couple whose car was sideswiped by the big rig.
City officials will hold a ceremony Thursday to induct film legends Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson into the Walk of Western Stars in Newhall.
The Santa Clarita Public Library Bag Sale carries into the weekend, with plenty of selections for book lovers to peruse on Saturday.
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).
At least some of the women believed to have stolen $20,000 in merchandise from a Valencia sunglasses store last month may have been arrested earlier this month in Camarillo, Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's officials said Friday.
A West Ranch High School student was among the survivors aboard a Humboldt State Unversity-bound bus hit by a FedEx truck, killing 10 and injuring at least 30 in Northern California.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State regulators for the first time have linked earthquake activity in eastern Ohio to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing unsuccessfully for a drilling ban.