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.
A Canyon Country man charged in the stabbing of a 20-year-old man last May has been sentenced to nine years in state prison after pleading no contest to a charge of assault with a deadly weapon, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's station deputies have requested the public's assistance in locating a wheelchair stolen in Canyon Country residential burglar.
A 66-year-old truck driver arrested last summer for leaving the scene of a crash where a woman was struck and killed on northbound Highway 14 is now serving close to a year in jail after pleading no contest recently, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
Plans for the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters Arts and Sciences to open an elementary school at a property on Rye Canyon Road hit a roadblock Tuesday when members of the Santa Clarita Planning Commission voted to deny an application for a necessary permit.
Marked by downy feathers and two curious, marble-like eyes, Edward the baby emu is set to be the friendliest emu on the farm.
The 80 or so attendees of a Santa Clarita City Council forum held Tuesday afternoon at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center sat in chairs on a floor scuffed, scratched and worn from use.
Fewer people in the Santa Clarita Valley are using heroin compared to the alarming numbers witnessed two years ago, local narcotics detectives said this week.
College of the Canyons' Humanities Department on Saturday will host a celebration of independent films that have ties to the Santa Clarita Valley.
SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced the proponent of a new initiative may begin collecting petition signatures for his measure.
Santa Clarita Water (SCWD), a division of Castaic Lake Water Agency (CLWA), received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award presented by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its FY 2013/14 Budget. To receive the award, the budget document must be rated "proficient" in all four categories, and the fourteen mandatory criteria within those categories, that demonstrate how well the budget serves as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide and a communications device. The award reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meet the highest principles of governmental ...
On Thursday, March 6th 2014, the City of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and Valencia High School officials will join in partnership to conduct the Every 15 Minutes program at Valencia High School.
The Santa Clarita Public Library invites residents to attend a FREE special evening with New York Times and international best-selling author Jamie Ford at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Old Town Newhall Library, located at 24500 Main Street.
A veteran Sheriff's Department official with experience in community-based policing has been named the new captain of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, it was announced Monday.
U.S. Forest Service officials are inviting off-road enthusiasts to weigh in on making their favorite off-road destinations a better place.