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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A body has been found in the Los Angeles River north of downtown.
Although more than five inches of rain fell on the Santa Clarita Valley since mid-week, much more is needed to get us out of drought, according to the head of the local water distributor.
Paul Berkowitz of Valencia will receive his 15 seconds of fame this evening when the retired Vietnam War photographer appears in an episode of the "Raw War" military show.
California Institute of the Arts graduate Chris Buck won an Academy Award for his work as the writer and director of Disney's global hit "Frozen" in the category for best animated film on Sunday at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles.
For the third time in a two-month period, vandals broke into a Castaic Union School District classroom and trashed it, according to a report on file at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Sunday.
Santa Clarita is launching a retooled version of the "Thursdays at Newhall" event series next week, and one city official said he hopes changes to this year's version will draw heftier crowds to downtown Newhall.
The importance of art to the Santa Clarita community, and what the city can do to ensure arts efforts are properly developed and funded were among the topics discussed Saturday by Santa Clarita City Council candidates at a "Focus on the Arts" forum.
A lingering winter storm continued to drop, at times, heavy rain on the Santa Clarita Valley Saturday, with some areas getting upwards of an inch of rain from the latest winter storm.
When Gene Natali teaches high school students about money, he likes to give them two simple imaginary tasks.
Two homes were evacuated in the Powerhouse Fire burn area and mountain roads were shut down around the Santa Clarita Valley as a major storm blasted into Southern California on Friday.
Childhood pictures of Bryce Laspisa, the teen who went missing six months ago, greeted guests to the multipurpose room of Real Life Church on Friday for a small vigil of hope that the young man would be found.
Nearly 1,000 students crammed into Bridgeport Elementary School's multi-purpose room early Friday to celebrate reading with a lavish assembly that featured costumes, student performers and even a dog jumping through hoops.
SAN FRANCISCO, February 28, 2014 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has ordered investor-owned water companies to comply with Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.'s call for a 20 percent water use reduction statewide, as well as any future conservation directives from the Governor, as the state works together to support drought mitigation and relief efforts.
Tonight's Hart boys basketball CIF playoff game has been relocated to Foothill High School because of a gym leak at Tustin High School.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Fire Department swiftwater crews have rescued a man and two dogs from a tree in the surging Los Angeles River.