Jody Miller didn't have time to think Friday night. "When I heard the LAPD coming through on loud speakers screaming we needed to leave, we just grabbed what we could," she said. The Millers are one of more than 600 families evacuated Friday because of the Sayre Fire. The Millers live in the Oak Ridge Mobile Home Park which was ravaged by fire, Miller said. Her home survived the fire, but sustained major smoke damage. ...
Charlie Chang suffered a stroke in January that paralyzed his left side. He spent nearly two months at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital under the care of nurses and doctors who monitored his conditions until his release at the end of February. A team of occupational and physical therapists pushed him to work through the pain so he could move his arms and walk. He continues to undergo outpatient treatment with the therapists. Chang, 53, ...
A nonconforming sign will be the topic of discussion during the Santa Clarita Planning Commission's meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at City Hall, 23920 Valencia Boulevard.
The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation named Santa Clarita the most business-friendly city in the county among cities with populations of more than 50,000 at its 13th annual Eddy Awards on Monday.
It's back to the drawing board for the director of a small, private school who was hoping to relocate the campus from Valencia to a private home in Castaic.
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.
As local prep sports wrap up their winter competitions and look toward spring, student musicians in the Hart district get together for their own version of all-star teams - the junior high and senior high school honor bands.
Canyon Country-East, Zone 8, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snap Shot 02/11/2013 – 02/17/2013.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) introduced a Senate Joint Resolution to urge the President and Congress to avert federal spending cuts known as "sequestration" on the Senate Floor.
Coroner's investigators released the name Friday of a 6-year-old girl who died after being found not breathing in a Canyon Country home this week.
Santa Clarita Valley residents are invited to a free concert this Saturday benefiting the Santa Clarita Valley homeless shelter.
SANTA CLARITA - The Santa Clarita Community College District's 'AA' Bond Ratings have been reaffirmed by two independent financial ratings firms - Standard & Poor's and Fitch - in advance of the college's upcoming bond refunding, scheduled to take place later this month. In addition, the college's $20.4 million in outstanding certificates of participation (COPs) received an affirmed 'AA-' status.
Placerita Junior High School will host a "Run for Gold" benefit this Sunday to raise funds for the William S. Hart Union High School District WiSH Foundation.
Facing a $100 million funding gap and potentially decades of construction, county transportation officials are exploring the possibility of using per-mile tolls to fund two new carpool lanes on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
A Las Vegas man is waiting to hear from local investigators about the traffic collision that claimed the life of his daughter three weeks ago, he said Thursday.