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.
(Sacramento) – Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) and Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) will co-author a measure on prevailing wage to increase middle-class jobs, sustain a skilled workforce, and ensure cost efficient and high quality public works projects. Senate Bill 7 would make charter cities eligible to receive or use state funds for a public works project only if the city has a policy of requiring contractors on all its municipal projects to comply ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck says the review of ex-officer Christopher Dorner's firing is under way, but it's too early to comment on the re-examination.
Santa Clarita Valley residents will be asleep for most of the latest winter storm expected to hit our area, a spokesman for the National Weather Service said today.
On Thursday, February 21st 2013, the City of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and Hart High School officials will join in partnership to conduct the Every 15 Minutes program at Hart High School.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2013. There are 315 days left in the year.
Vandals who hopped a North Valencia HOA pool fence last summer and dumped seven gallons of paint into the pool and hot tub, causing more than $300,000 damage, are still at large.
A very cold upper-level low pressure system originating from the Gulf of Alaska is predicted to bring thunderstorms, snow, hail and rain to Southern California on Tuesday and Wednesday.
A Valencia woman is safe and unharmed after she snubbed two would-be robbers who held her at gunpoint, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
A man seriously hurt when he was hit by two cars Friday had been running across the freeway at the time of the collision, an investigator with the California Highway Patrol reported.
Santa Clarita Valley fashion icon Margo Hudson has a new mission in life: clothes for a cause.
Carrie Stuart, a captain in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department who nearly died in a fiery two-car crash before Christmas, is out of the hospital and expected to make a full recovery, her daughter says.
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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