The House of Representatives passed a housing rescue bill on Thursday, providing $300 billion in refinanced mortgages for struggling homeowners.
The president has signed off on a bill that could lead to expanding the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to include the Rim of the Valley Corridor - quadrupling the size of the recreation area.
Whether or not the EPA moves to limit the amount of a rocket fuel additive in drinking water won't affect the efforts already under way to remove the cancer-causing chemical from Santa Clarita groundwater, a local water official says. Responding to news out of Washington that the Environmental Protection Agency is unlikely to take action to rid drinking water of a toxic rocket fuel byproduct, Dan Masnada, general manager of the Castaic Lake Water Agency, ...
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station in the Santa Clarita Civic Center at the corner of Magic Mountain Parkway and Valencia Boulevard opened its doors 36 years ago on May 8, 1972.
A Palmdale man is in custody after allegedly attempting to kidnap a 15-year-old girl at a Canyon Country bus stop last week, officials said on Thursday.
The city's been pushing for a little extra pride this week, leading up to Saturday. It's Pride Week, a weeklong series of community involvement events that started Sunday and wraps up with Graffiti Wipe Out Day this Saturday. Saturday's event starts at 8 a.m. and lasts until noon, grouping volunteers into teams to paint over graffiti around the city. The city will be providing cleanup materials, and city staff will be coordinating and supervising the ...
The Frazier Park area is gearing up for a chance to stop and smell the flowers. Pine Mountain Club's 26th annual Lilac Festival is set for May 17-18, featuring music, arts and crafts, food and children's activities.
'High School Musical" was a huge hit for Disney, and now some local homeschooled students are hoping that their "homeschool musical" will generate just as much appreciation from Santa Clarita audiences.
It was man versus crowd Tuesday night, as Barnes & Noble in Valencia was packed with shoppers waiting for a chance to meet British adventurer Bear Grylls. The host of Discovery Channel's "Man Vs Wild" was in town to sign copies of his latest book, "Man Vs Wild: Survival Techniques from the Most Dangerous Places on Earth."
A decorated World War II veteran who served with the United States Marines and fought at the battle of Iwo Jima no longer owes the Department of Veterans Affairs almost $4,000 in overpayments after U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon championed his case and won. Retired Staff Sergeant Carl Diekman of the U.S. Marines 5th Division was sitting in an armchair by the phone inside his mobile home in Canyon Country on Tuesday when the phone rang shortly after 2:30 p.m.
Interstate 5 near Hasley Canyon Road in Castaic will be closed tonight and Thursday night between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. while a county Public Works crew works on the south portion of the Hasley Canyon Bridge. On Wednesday, southbound traffic will be re-routed at the Lake Hughes Road off-ramp and traffic will proceed south on The Old Road to the southbound I-5 on-ramp just north of Rye Canyon. On Thursday, northbound traffic will exit ...
The transitional care unit at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is scheduled to close by June 5, a hospital spokeswoman said Tuesday. The 27-bed unit that houses mostly seniors recovering from their hospital stay will be converted to a 27-bed general medical surgical unit by the end of summer.
A Newhall traffic stop ended with three local residents arrested for allegedly having stolen the car and using it in several burglaries. Christopher Morejon, 20, of Canyon Country, Jaspreet Bassi, 29, of Newhall and Jacquelyn Hiner, 21, of Castaic, were arrested Friday night on Sierra Highway near the intersection of Placerita Canyon Road, according to a sheriff's report.
Like most career day events, Bouquet Canyon Elementary School's featured presentations by local professionals. However, somewhere along the way there was also a fistfight.
Several juniors and seniors stepped off the bus at Valencia High School after a memorable prom night on Saturday evening, only to find that their vehicles were broken into, according to Becky Shoberg, whose son attended the prom and whose truck was vandalized at the school. Officials at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station confirmed the report.
All of Santa Clarita Valley's public school districts have voted in recent weeks to change the dates of their school board elections from odd-numbered to even-numbered years.
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.