The Powerhouse Fire that scorched dozens of homes and charred more than 30,000 acres last summer got its name from the fact that it started near one of the powerhouses run by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in the Angeles National Forest.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted this week to support a bill from Santa Clarita Valley Assemblyman Scott Wilk that would inject an additional level of scientific review into the laws that govern pollution limitations in discharged water.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station sought the public's assistance Thursday in identifying a woman believed to be involved in a wallet theft from a Valencia store.
Hundreds of job-searchers attended Wednesday's Job & Career Fair at College of the Canyons, where more than 60 firms and agencies provided information about careers and accepted resumes.
A discussion about term limits for Santa Clarita City Council members nearly made it to the agenda for the council's next meeting.
Members of the William S. Hart Union High School District board voted Wednesday night to tab two current junior high school principals to lead Valencia High School and West Ranch High School, beginning this summer.
Nissan of Valencia gave away more than $21,800 in gifts - ranging from scholarships to a 2014 Nissan Versa sedan - during its annual Nissan Car Giveaway this week for local Hart district 11th- and 12th-graders.
Ensuring the viability of the local economy was among the major goals stated by the eight men running to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Congress during a candidate forum this week at College of the Canyons.
Time may be winding down on his tenure in Congress, but Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said Wednesday he remains concerned about the state of the nation's defense spending.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
The Santa Clarita City Council took a strong stand Tuesday against a state Assembly bill that would force all cities in California with at least 100,000 residents to break themselves into districts, eliminating at-large elections except in smaller cities.
Surrounded by dozens of friends, family members and supporters, Dante Acosta officially took the oath of office and joined the Santa Clarita City Council during a special meeting Tuesday.
Carousel Ranch, an equestrian center for disabled children in Agua Dulce, raised the roof Tuesday on a long-awaited covered riding arena for its students - just in time to beat the heat.
SACRAMENTO, CA - Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) is proud to announce that the Microsoft YouthSpark TEALS program will be implemented in five local high schools in the coming school year. TEALS, which stands for Technology Education and Literacy in Schools, bridges the gap between the shortage of skilled computer science graduates and the growing demand for computer science job opportunities by bringing technology professionals into local classrooms.
Two local water officials - one representing wholesale services and one representing retail - will be panelists Thursday for the L.A. Water Summit presented by the Building Industry Association of Southern California.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's Capt. Roosevelt Johnson told local business leaders Tuesday he wants to have one of his investigators give them a training session on cyber crime.
County supervisors voted Tuesday to implement Laura's Law - a law that allows counties to pursue court-ordered assisted outpatient treatment for individuals suffering from mental illnesses.
No criminal charges are expected in a single-car crash last May that left five teenage girls injured, one seriously, according to a traffic collision investigator with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
A 22-year-old Newhall man has been arrested on suspicion he sent "harmful matter" to a minor, according to a detective with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
An overturned vehicle temporarily blocked northbound lanes on Interstate 5 near Lyons Avenue shortly after noon, casuing traffic to back up to Highway 14 for a time, according to reports from the California Highway Patrol.
Voters can forget the traditional Republican-Democratic match-ups in at least seven California congressional districts come November - including the one representing the Santa Clarita Valley.
Traversing the 35 miles from the Santa Clarita Valley to Dodger Stadium, and back again, can be a challenge.
A landscaping crew extinguished what authorities believe was a deliberately set brush fire near an apartment building in Canyon Country on Monday, preventing its spread up a dry canyon, a fire official said.
Golden Valley High School student Jennifer Kong was awarded first place for her entry in the "Congressional Art Competition: An Artistic Discovery."
From a black-and-white poster, Johnny Cash solemnly surveys the work bench strewn with colorful, exotic woods.
As California's drought deepens, the Castaic Lake Water Agency is hosting a symposium Friday for Santa Clarita Valley residents to learn about problems getting water to Southern California - and what they might do about it.
Thieves made off with a $5,000 cheese-melting oven from an Italian restaurant in Stevenson Ranch, according to a report on file Sunday at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
In the cycle of drug popularity, the newest "high" in town may be a highly potent form of marijuana hash oil that goes by the names "honey oil," "honey wax," "earwax," "butter," "shatter" or "dabs" - to name a few.
As the cleanup of nearly 1,000 acres of contaminated soil and the air above it continues in the heart of the Santa Clarita Valley, with much of the cleansing infrastructure in place, crews are now poised to implement its water decontamination plan.
Editor's note: This version corrects the previous, which incorrectly stated the agency to which he referred in his "cheap shot" quote.