Santa Clarita residents got taken for a ride Tuesday morning when a magnitude 5.4 earthquake centered some 60 miles away sent shock waves throughout the Los Angeles region.
Who needs a mock scenario to test a disaster preparedness plan when you have a 5.4 earthquake to test your resources, people and protocol?
UPDATED 6:05 p.m. An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit Southern California Tuesday at 11:42:15 a.m. The quake was centered two miles southwest of Chino Hills, and 8.5 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The USGS also recorded an aftershock three miles south-southeast of neighboring Diamond Bar measuring 3.8 just three and a half minutes later, and a 3.6 aftershock centered two miles south-southwest of Chino Hills at 1:40 p.m. Initial reports of a 5.8 shake were downgraded ...
A Canyon Country woman walking her Chihuahua was attacked by two pit bulls Tuesday morning, leaving her with puncture wounds on her neck and a broken finger.
The attorney for Roselyn Hubbell appeared at Newhall Municipal Court Monday requesting a continuation of the pre-trial hearing for the former Golden Valley High School counselor. The case was continued until Aug. 19.
The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission is expected to approve the Lyons Canyon Ranch development Wednesday.
A proposed housing project backed up for a while over concerns about sewer capacity is moving ahead with final zoning approval expected today.
Local commuters will soon have another incentive to buckle up with a buddy. Two car pool lanes will be added to the Newhall Pass within about four years, a California Department of Transportation spokeswoman said Monday. State workers began preliminary work this month to construct an elevated two-lane connector that will bridge the car pool lanes on Interstate 5 and Highway 14. The elevated lanes will begin just east of Balboa Boulevard and will splinter ...
The Los Angeles County Coroner has identified the motorcyclist killed early Saturday morning as Thomas Mark Ryan, 51, of Canyon Country.
On the heels of news that a toddler was found dead inside a family vehicle comes word from the county health officer warning people not to leave children, old people or pets inside vehicles.
Placerita Canyon residents living near The Master's College are encouraged to attend a public hearing Tuesday where planning commissioners will discuss the environmental effects of the college's 10-year expansion plans.
Investigators with the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station are this week investigating an apparent hate crime in Canyon Country which, according to the official report, exhibits an obscure reference to the Confederacy.
It may look like a sign of the times, but the closure of the Power Chrysler Jeep location at 23923 Creekside Road in Valencia is really about better customer service, according to the general manager.
With a nod to Dublin's finest, tribute band Hollywood U2 rocked a crowd of about 5,500 Saturday night at Central Park, in the fourth event of Santa Clarita's summer 2008 Concerts in the Park series.
A man in his 50s was killed early Saturday morning after being involved in a solo motorcycle collision, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
A Canyon Country man who shot and killed his neighbor following a vicious seven-year feud has been sentenced to 64 years to life in prison.
A Santa Clarita Valley brush fire that was initially reported as two separate blazes was doused by Los Angeles County firefighters in the Valencia Industrial Center today.
SANTA CLARITA-Imagine what it would be like to wander around the streets of Havana with a camera, capturing scenes of everyday life in Cuba: the bustling squares, majestic cathedrals, iconic cigar shops and "Yank tanks," the classic American cars that still zoom down Cuban roads as vestiges of a bygone era.
Vandals defaced HOA complex structures with racist slogans and anti-Semitic symbols during the weekend in Saugus, prompting a probe by local sheriff's detectives, a manager for the property said Monday.
The following road closures are planned within the city of Santa Clarita Tuesday and Wednesday for the Amgen Tour of California.
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You might call today the kick-off of Bicycle Week in the Santa Clarita Valley.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - One of James Holmes' lawyers asked a judge on Monday to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity in the Colorado theater shootings. Such a plea is seen as his best hope of avoiding the death penalty in the killings of 12 people at a packed midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora. Changing the plea still carries risks for Holmes but moving in that direction ...
Smoke from a controlled burn near Hasley Canyon alarmed some Castaic residents this morning, a Fire Department spokesman said.
Even as state and national economic conditions continue to improve, Santa Clarita's proposed budget for next year will actually shrink a bit, City Manager Ken Striplin said at a recent budget study session.
While the planned California high-speed rail isn't expected to arrive in the Santa Clarita Valley for 20 to 30 years, homeowners are already being held hostage to what some call a boondoggle and others say is a step into the modern transportation era for the state, some local residents say.
About 90 contestants raced, roped and rode in the Antelope Valley Youth Rodeo Association Junoir Rodeo on Sunday at JPK Arena in Agua Dulce.
Graduation season has begun in the Santa Clarita Valley, but one recent ceremony was unique: all the graduates arrived in diapers.