St. Stephen's Episcopal Church is hosting a blood drive today from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to help replenish and stock the blood bank at the UCLA Medical Center, where some of the victims of Friday's Metrolink train crash remain hospitalized.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station hosts a town hall meeting to "take a bite out of crime" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the City Council Chambers of City Hall. Topics include crime prevention, neighborhood watch, vacation checks and other safety issues. City Hall is located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
More than half the people who work in the valley can't afford to live here. That's the challenge facing local civic leaders who want to keep Santa Clarita Valley's economy stable. "Over 50 percent of the 40,000 employees employed in the Valencia Industrial Center don't live in Santa Clarita," said Julie Weith, Valley Industrial Association chairwoman. Her figures do not include the number of retail workers, teachers and skilled laborers who don't live locally because ...
Cleanup at the 996-acre Whittaker-Bermite site could come to screeching halt if the company funding the project declares bankruptcy, as many fear.
Three Hart High School students found a Valencia man drenched in blood and stabbed to death in the front seat of his car Tuesday in a driveway on Undine Road, a sheriff's official said.
A tractor trailer slammed into a sport utility vehicle before plunging 75 feet down the embankment near Highway 14 and Agua Dulce Canyon Road on Tuesday, trapping the trucker in his inverted cab, a CHP official said.
Firefighters from several departments spent most of Monday cutting a fire break and planning a backfire near Placerita Canyon Road east of Highway 14.
SYLMAR - Gail Smith stood in line with her neighbors, waiting to tour her burned-out Sylmar neighborhood Monday.
Brent Bollar stood atop a freshly plowed fire break in the rugged Placerita Canyon Monday watching dozers punch through the forest and snapping pictures of planes dropping fire retardant on wayward flames from the Sayre Fire.
Santa Clarita city's free emergency text messaging service experienced a sizable subscriber increase since the Sayre Fire began Friday.
West Ranch High School Senior Ashley Mc Sorley was choking on a strawberry-flavored Pixy Stix while watching "2001: A Space Odyssey" during her science fiction appreciation class when she darted from her chair and into the hallway just before lunch Friday.
UPDATED 8:50 Monday: Sayre Fire by the numbers: * 64% contained * 11,207 acres burned * 1,301 firefighters assigned to fire * 500 mobile homes destroyed, nine single-family dwellings destroyed, 15 damaged * 10 commercial buildings destroyed * 104 outbuildings at Oliveview Hospital destroyed, including the child care center Air quality: The Air Quality Management District urges people to exercise caution and avoid unnecessary outdoor activities in any area directly impacted by smoke. This includes portions of ...
As the Sayre Fire rages on, Santa Clarita city officials remain on high alert and in constant communication with fire and public safety officials through the Emergency Operation Center at City Hall.
Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District Acton-Agua Dulce schools are unaffected by smoke at this time and are under no inclement weather condition. If smoke drifts to the Acton-Agua Dulce area, school officials may make changes during the day. Castaic Union School District Schools in the Castaic Union School District are restricting outside activities today and checking individual schools for smoke-related problems in the air and heating systems, said Jamie Garcia, district director of facilities. Newhall ...
If plans to build Castaic High School on the NorthLake site seemed remote before, the outlook appears bleaker now that the company backing its developer declared bankuptcy.
The city of Santa Clarita went 3-D to teach students how to prevent pollution at the Newhall Library one day last week.
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Commuters returning to work Tuesday after the long weekend and contemplating a short cut through the Angeles National Forest - you may want to think twice.
County firefighters jumped on a brush fire in Canyon Country Sunday, extinguishing it quickly and containing it to a quarter acre.
A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital Sunday after he crashed his bike in Stevenson Ranch, Fire Department sources confirmed.
A motorist walked away from a crash today after his van blew a tire on the freeway, then plunged 100 feet down a ravine, a fire official confirmed.
A motorist is being sought today after driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 in Castaic Friday night causing two on-coming cars to collide, sending four people to the hospital, an investigator with the California Highway Patrol said.
Today is Sunday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2013. There are 317 days left in the year.
Those who showed up recently for a reunion of Vietnam veterans at the Valencia home of Bill Reynolds brought with them a storehouse of compelling stories - of sacrifice, dedication and loss.
Reading aloud went to the dogs Saturday at the Newhall Library.
Bike racks at City Hall, public art at the McBean Regional Transit Center and a new website to house Santa Clarita's arts and cultural resources are all on tap for the city Arts Commission in the coming year.
Officials from the California Highway Patrol shut down one lane of traffic on northbound Interstate 5 on Saturday to retrieve a vehicle that went off the freeway Friday night, an officer said.
A man was detained earlier this afternoon after allegedly stealing a car near Newhall Ranch Road, a sheriff's spokesman said.
A pedestrian was transported to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Friday night after suffering potential head trauma in a traffic collision near Interstate 5, according to a California Highway Patrol officer.
Officials from the California Highway Patrol shut down one lane of traffic on northbound Interstate 5 Saturday to retrieve a vehicle that went off the freeway Friday night, an officer said.