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 police say a 60-year-old man has been booked for investigation of murder in the shooting deaths of his dementia-stricken wife in Canyon Country and his sister, who was in a vegetative state at a nursing home in North Hills.
Lance Holger Anderson - the friendly quiet new 60-year-old neighbor who moved into the condominiums on Claudette Street less than half a year ago - delivered a Christmas tree to the woman who lives across from his condo, the woman told reporters Wednesday.
A figurine of baby Jesus that was taken away from a manger at Westfield Valencia Town Center earlier this week was found Wednesday afternoon inside the mall, according to a spokeswoman.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
A 35-year-old woman in Newhall was pushed to the ground Wednesday morning by a purse-snatcher who ran with her purse to a waiting dark-colored sedan driven by a woman, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
After 14 months of negotiations, the city of Santa Clarita has struck a labor deal that will give a 5 percent cost-of-living adjustment to 77 city employees, officials said Tuesday.
Saying she wants to continue the city's "forward momentum," City Councilwoman Laurene Weste took hold of the gavel as Santa Clarita's new mayor during a special council meeting Tuesday night.
SANTA CLARITA - A 16-year-old skateboarder was injured Tuesday and taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after a collision with a car at a busy Canyon Country intersection.
Burglars looted and trashed a small church in Val Verde during the weekend, stealing its sound system and a modest offering, ripping up Bibles in an apparent frenzied search for valuables.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
Michael Vaccaro commutes every day from North Hollywood to the Santa Clarita Valley and he puts in long hours once he gets here working as district sales manager for a department store.