Whether or not the EPA moves to limit the amount of a rocket fuel additive in drinking water won't affect the efforts already under way to remove the cancer-causing chemical from Santa Clarita groundwater, a local water official says. Responding to news out of Washington that the Environmental Protection Agency is unlikely to take action to rid drinking water of a toxic rocket fuel byproduct, Dan Masnada, general manager of the Castaic Lake Water Agency, ...
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station in the Santa Clarita Civic Center at the corner of Magic Mountain Parkway and Valencia Boulevard opened its doors 36 years ago on May 8, 1972.
A Palmdale man is in custody after allegedly attempting to kidnap a 15-year-old girl at a Canyon Country bus stop last week, officials said on Thursday.
The city's been pushing for a little extra pride this week, leading up to Saturday. It's Pride Week, a weeklong series of community involvement events that started Sunday and wraps up with Graffiti Wipe Out Day this Saturday. Saturday's event starts at 8 a.m. and lasts until noon, grouping volunteers into teams to paint over graffiti around the city. The city will be providing cleanup materials, and city staff will be coordinating and supervising the ...
The Frazier Park area is gearing up for a chance to stop and smell the flowers. Pine Mountain Club's 26th annual Lilac Festival is set for May 17-18, featuring music, arts and crafts, food and children's activities.
'High School Musical" was a huge hit for Disney, and now some local homeschooled students are hoping that their "homeschool musical" will generate just as much appreciation from Santa Clarita audiences.
It was man versus crowd Tuesday night, as Barnes & Noble in Valencia was packed with shoppers waiting for a chance to meet British adventurer Bear Grylls. The host of Discovery Channel's "Man Vs Wild" was in town to sign copies of his latest book, "Man Vs Wild: Survival Techniques from the Most Dangerous Places on Earth."
A decorated World War II veteran who served with the United States Marines and fought at the battle of Iwo Jima no longer owes the Department of Veterans Affairs almost $4,000 in overpayments after U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon championed his case and won. Retired Staff Sergeant Carl Diekman of the U.S. Marines 5th Division was sitting in an armchair by the phone inside his mobile home in Canyon Country on Tuesday when the phone rang shortly after 2:30 p.m.
Interstate 5 near Hasley Canyon Road in Castaic will be closed tonight and Thursday night between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. while a county Public Works crew works on the south portion of the Hasley Canyon Bridge. On Wednesday, southbound traffic will be re-routed at the Lake Hughes Road off-ramp and traffic will proceed south on The Old Road to the southbound I-5 on-ramp just north of Rye Canyon. On Thursday, northbound traffic will exit ...
The transitional care unit at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is scheduled to close by June 5, a hospital spokeswoman said Tuesday. The 27-bed unit that houses mostly seniors recovering from their hospital stay will be converted to a 27-bed general medical surgical unit by the end of summer.
A Newhall traffic stop ended with three local residents arrested for allegedly having stolen the car and using it in several burglaries. Christopher Morejon, 20, of Canyon Country, Jaspreet Bassi, 29, of Newhall and Jacquelyn Hiner, 21, of Castaic, were arrested Friday night on Sierra Highway near the intersection of Placerita Canyon Road, according to a sheriff's report.
Like most career day events, Bouquet Canyon Elementary School's featured presentations by local professionals. However, somewhere along the way there was also a fistfight.
Several juniors and seniors stepped off the bus at Valencia High School after a memorable prom night on Saturday evening, only to find that their vehicles were broken into, according to Becky Shoberg, whose son attended the prom and whose truck was vandalized at the school. Officials at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station confirmed the report.
A 21-year-old woman was sentenced to eight years in state prison on Monday morning, less than two months after she was found guilty of sexually assaulting an 11-month-old girl she was baby-sitting in a Canyon Country home. San Fernando Superior Court judge Harvey Giss sentenced Amy Sigala to the maximum sentence allowable under state law. In March, a jury found Sigala guilty of two of three charges brought against her in connection with the Aug. ...
Between May 12 and June 1, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will push for drivers and passengers to wear their seat belts as part of its "Click it or Ticket" campaign for California's occupant protection laws. As part of the three-week campaign, deputies will "aggressively enforce" seat belt laws for all vehicle occupants in order to help California achieve "the highest seat belt use rate in the nation."
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.