Residents drop off household hazardous waste at drive-thru

More than 1,200 cars passed through the Via Princessa Metrolink parking lot Saturday for the hazardous household waste and e-waste drive-thru event hosted by the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts and the city of

Fires ignite in Gorman

Two fires ignited north of the Santa Clarita Valley near Gorman Saturday afternoon.   The Hungry Fire was the larger of the two at 320 acres as of

Supervisor to propose vaccine mandate for county employees

Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced Saturday morning that she’s planning to introduce a motion requiring all county employees “to get the vaccine or face weekly COVID testing.”  Hahn plans to introduce the

Fire burns half acre near Metrolink station

A fire under the Whites Canyon Bridge near the via Princess Metrolink Station burned a half-acre Saturday afternoon before being quickly extinguished.  All but one responding firefighting unit had been

Valladares opens nominations for Hispanic Heritage Month honorees

During Hispanic Heritage Month this year, Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, will recognize constituents of Hispanic-descent who have contributed to their community in the 38th Assembly District.  The monthlong celebration of Hispanic heritage starts Sept.

COVID-19 cases in homeless population rising

The Los Angeles County Public Health Department reported Friday that the COVID-19 case rate among the county’s homeless population increased in parallel with the overall rate for the rest of

COVID-19 transmission rate still a concern

COVID-19 transmission is now at the high level in Los Angeles County — though the rate of increase of new cases has slowed compared to last week, according to county Public Health

County sets heat alert for SCV through Sunday

The Los Angeles County Public Health Officer on Thursday issued a heat alert for the Santa Clarita Valley through Sunday, Aug. 1, due to the forecast of high temperatures.  The National Weather

Hill ordered to pay more attorney’s fees

A judge ordered former Rep. Katie Hill, D-Agua Dulce, to pay the attorney’s fees of Salem Media Group, one of the defendants in a case she brought against several parties over the

USA Swimming meet kicks off in Santa Clarita

Hundreds of swimmers and their supporters from across the western United States journeyed to the center of the city Wednesday to enjoy the first day of the four-day USA Swimming Futures Championships, hosted by Canyons Aquatic Club at

Water board to discuss remote public participation

The board of directors of the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will review two options Tuesday for allowing remote public participation to continue during its regular and committee meetings when the board

Lackey runs for 5th term in Assembly

Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, is running for reelection to the seat he currently occupies in the 36th Assembly District. He said he has drawn on his life experiences during his service