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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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Update: Road Rage in Castaic: Suspect Grabs Cop’s Gun, Shoots Him
Saturday, Oct 5, 2013

[L.A. County Sheriff] – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting investigation involving an off-duty La Habra police officer that occurred at approximately 5:15 AM Saturday (10/05/2013) on the Golden...

Girl Hurt in Crash with Suspected DUI Driver (Video)
Monday, May 27, 2013

Story and video from News Photos LA for SCVNews.com   A suspected drunk driver ran a red light and struck two vehicles Saturday night in Santa Clarita, sending a girl to the hospital. The crash occured at about 10:30 p.m. at Copper Hill Drive and Newhall Ranch Road. The offending driver of a blue...

Body Found in Canyon Country
Friday, Oct 26, 2012

Photo by Elliott Cohen A woman was found dead inside a car in Canyon Country Friday evening. Deputies responded to a 9-11 call that came in around 5:15 p.m. of a woman who was slumped over in a gold Nissan Sentra near Oak Springs Canyon Road and Livery Way in Canyon Country. According to the caller,...

Metrolink Train Hits Car Carrier in Newhall
Sunday, Oct 7, 2012

Photos: LASD A Metrolink train collided with a car carrier Saturday night, sending three people to the hospital with minor injuries. The crash occurred at about 9:40 p.m. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department identified the location as 23651 Pine Street, just south of the intersection of...

Firefighters Make Quick Work of Saugus Attic Blaze
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012

Los Angeles County firefighters may have prevented a house from burning down Tuesday in the 22500 block of Barcotta Drive in Saugus. Upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke coming the attic. The cause is undetermined, but a faulty attic fan appears to have been the culprit. No injuries to residents or firefighters...

Small Fire Erupts in Saugus Park; Teen Burned (Video)
Thursday, Sep 20, 2012

Photos & Video by Elliott Cohen / SCVNews.com A Saugus teenager is recovering tonight at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after sustaining facial burns at Pamplico Park. Authorities at the scene indicated the boy was playing with fireworks, but sheriff’s officials were not confirming it Thursday...

UPDATE: Sheriff Seeks ID of Pharmacy Burglar (Video)
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012

  [LASD] – On Monday September 3, 2012, between the hours of 1:14am and 1:16am, a male suspect rode a motorcycle into the parking lot of a pharmacy located on the 27800 block of Smyth Drive in Santa Clarita. The male suspect entered the pharmacy by carefully removing the window pane of the...

Stars Shine at Midnight Release of ‘Hunger Games’ DVD
Saturday, Aug 18, 2012

Jack Quaid (left) and Dayo Okeniyi pose for pictures and sign autographs at the Centre Pointe Walmart store. Photos by Elliott Cohen/SCVNews.com The stars came out Friday to the Centre Pointe Walmart store for the midnight release of “The Hunger Games” movie on DVD and Blu-ray. Santa Clarita...

Fire Blackens 2 Acres in Seco Canyon
Thursday, Jun 21, 2012

Photo & Video by Elliott Cohen / SCVNews.com Fire scorched two acres of brush Thursday evening in Saugus. The fire broke out around 6 p.m. under some Edison power lines east of Seco Canyon Road in an unincorporated section of the Santa Clarita Valley. Los Angeles County firefighters attacked the...

Crash Into Gas Meter Sparks Mobile Home Fire
Monday, May 28, 2012

A Canyon Country resident drove over gas meter late Sunday night at the Granada Villa Mobile Park in the 18500 block of Soledad Canyon Road, touching off a fire that totaled his car and partially engulfed a home. It took about 25 minutes and 20 firefighters to get the situation under control due to the...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Jan. 26: Board of Supervisors to Consider Restaurant Requirement Aimed at Curbing Waste
Despite signs that California’s latest and most damaging wave of the pandemic is subsiding, the state nonetheless sets a one-day record of 764 deaths on Friday.
COVID Death Rate Soars to New Daily Record in California
Claims of excessive force, retaliation, and other misconduct by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be probed during a C, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday.
California Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Probe of L.A. Sheriff’s Department
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 256 new deaths and 9,277 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported it's 107th death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 3 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; L.A. County Hospitalizations Decreased by 8%
When Dr. John Scaramella, a dental surgeon, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 1978, there were only 18 others in his field.
SCV Dental Surgeon Sells Practice After More than 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June.
L.A. County Library to Host Virtual Art Programs in Partnership with LACMA
The temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule will continue through Jan. 29 for customers in Santa Clarita after Waste Management requested an additional week for its modified schedule.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule an Additional Week
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a virtual regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, January 26, starting at 6 p.m.
Jan. 26: City Council Virtual Regular Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Julian Gomez as the assistant principal of Bowman High School.
Hart District Names Julian Gomez Assistant Principal
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will launch the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program on Jan. 28 and will begin accepting applications to help small businesses prevent further job loss and business closures.
L.A. County to Launch Small Business Stabilization Loan Program
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 3-1 Wednesday night to let athletic conditioning return to district campuses Jan. 27.
Hart District Votes 3-1 to Allow Return of Athletic Conditioning to Campuses
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCV Water) on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., to learn about and provide input on its Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP).
SCV Water Encouraging Public to Provide Input on Contingency Plan
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 262 new deaths, including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and 8,512 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, with 22,360 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Additional Death at Henry Mayo; 22,360 Total SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan issued the following statement Thursday advising providers that they can immediately resume the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was temporarily paused on Sunday due to possible allergic reactions.
State Says Moderna Vaccine Administration Can Resume Immediately
As winds began to die down in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters were able to increase containment on the Towsley Fire to 53% Thursday.
Firefighters Reach 53% Containment on Towsley Fire
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, is supporting the effort by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to address concerns of communities throughout Los Angeles County, which continue to experience ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) initiated by Southern California Edison (Edison).
Barger Supports Efforts in Limiting Power Shutoffs; Public Hearing Set
Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) is proud to announce “Survivor” as the theme for the 11th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala set to take place virtually on Saturday, Aug. 7.
Nominations Open for Annual Empowering HeArts Awards
The College of the Canyons School of Personal and Professional Learning was presented an Honorable Mention award by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2021 Exemplary Program Award.
COC Recognized for Personal, Professional Learning Program
The William S. Hart Union High School is looking for two new members to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. These members will serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.
Hart Seeking Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer.
Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
After a dayslong wind event hit the Santa Clarita Valley, most area residents power had been restored by Thursday morning.
SoCal Edison Restores Power to Most SCV Residents