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1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
Golden State Hospital

These are the Santa Clarita Valley’s Most Dangerous Roads
Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016

From 2011 to 2015, the top reason people were killed in traffic collisions was because of unsafe speed followed by unsafe turning movement, following too close, driving under the influence and failure to yield, according to California Highway Patrol reports. SCVTV reporters have complied a map of all...

County Officials Seek Solution for Bouquet Canyon
Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016

Supervisor Michael Antonovich is planning to propose a solution to issues stemming from the closure of Bouquet Canyon Road while the county continues to try to get permits to clean the creek. Antonovich has been working with the County Road Commissioner, who is head of the Department of Public Works,...

West Ranch Students Rally Around Assault Victim
Friday, Apr 22, 2016

  Students rallied Friday in support of a special needs student who was assaulted Thursday by another student at West Ranch High School. Disturbing video circulated on Twitter of a boy assaulting a special needs student during a break, while others looked on and laughed. On Friday, students showed...

Dante Acosta, NSD’s Christy Smith to Battle for 38th Assembly
Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016

Dante Acosta Santa Clarita City Councilman Dante Acosta, a Republican, and Newhall School Board member Christy Smith, a Democrat, are competing to fill the seat vacated by Republican Assemblyman Scott Wilk, who will attempt to move up to the state Senate. “I certainly didn’t intend on leaving...

Resident Held by Deputies After Allegedly Killing Intruder
Friday, Mar 11, 2016

LASD Update: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man that occurred on Friday, March 11, 2016. Homicide detectives have learned that on Friday, March 11, 2016, at approximately 9:10 p.m., Santa...

Man Confesses to Murdering Newhall Resident, Dumping Body
Friday, Feb 26, 2016

A man has allegedly confessed to shooting a man and leaving his body near Sand Canyon Road Wednesday night. David Aldana, 21, walked into the U.S. Port of Entry Customs Border Protection Office in San Ysidro on Wednesday night and claimed that he had killed a person in the Canyon Country area, according...

‘Whitewashed Bandit’ Arrested in Orange County
Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

Photo Courtesy FBI Los Angeles The man who was dubbed the “Whitewashed Bandit” after allegedly robbing a series of banks in Orange County and Valencia has been arrested. According to a tweet sent out by FBI Los Angeles Bureau, 35-year-old Brian Lee Bellman, of Bakersfield, was arrested by...

FBI Searching for Bank Robber Dubbed the ‘Whitewashed Bandit’
Monday, Feb 15, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed multiple Southern California banks last week, including one in Valencia. A tweet sent out by the FBI Los Angeles addressed a man dressed in all white, dubbed the “Whitewashed Bandit,” and asked the...

Deputy in Serious Condition After Responding to Domestic Violence Call
Thursday, Jan 21, 2016

A deputy was transported to the hospital after suffering severe head injuries during a domestic violence call early Thursday morning in Canyon Country. The incident occurred in the 26700 block of Isabella Parkway when a father held his children at knifepoint in a bedroom, according to Shirley Miller,...

One of SCV’s Most Wanted Arrested, One Still at Large
Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016

One of two men on the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s “Most Wanted” list turned himself in to deputies Tuesday night. David Rodriquez, 29, appeared in court Wednesday for a DUI charge after turning himself in Tuesday night, said SCV Sheriff’s Station PIO Shirley...

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1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
Golden State Hospital
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed the first death due to the West Nile virus for the 2021 season in Los Angeles County. The patient, a resident of the eastern region of Los Angeles County, was hospitalized and died from WNV-associated neuro-invasive disease.
Public Health Confirms First West Nile Virus Death of 2021
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 25 new deaths and 1,823 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,090 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that the Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be modified today to require vaccination verification or a negative test prior to entry to all mega-events and event venues by Oct. 7.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Health Officer Order on Vaccination Verification to be Issued in L.A. County; SCV Cases Total 35,090
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Wednesday that would require developers of various types of residential, commercial and industrial projects to provide public art in private developments in the amount of 1% of the building valuation or pay 1% of the building valuation toward a public art fund.
Supervisors Approve Art Fee for Developments, Barger Abstains
The Santa Clarita City Council received a brief report Tuesday about Camps Scott and Scudder, two Saugus facilities recommended by the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council’s Juvenile Justice Realignment Block Grant Ad-Hoc Subcommittee in May to become the new homes of violent juvenile offenders in Los Angeles County.
City Council Receives Update on Camps Scott, Scudder
A big-rig fire Friday afternoon rapidly grew to a 100-acre brush fire east of Interstate 5 at Vista del Lago Road.
100-Acre Fire Closes I-5 Ramps at Vista del Lago, 0% Contained
During Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 19 through 25, the California Highway Patrol will educate the public on the importance of ensuring children are riding in a properly fitted and installed child passenger safety seat.
CHP to Take Part in Safety Effort During Child Passenger Safety Week
The atmosphere on the outdoor patio of the Holiday Inn Express in Valencia was fun and lively during the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Latino Business Alliance’s Hispanic Heritage Month event Wednesday evening.
Latino Business Leaders Celebrate a Growing Community at Hispanic Heritage Month event
In the same week Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said they’ll be expanding the limitations on deputies drawing their AR-15’s in the field, some Santa Clarita Valley activists said they still want to see more changes to law enforcement policy
LASD to ‘Modify’ Rules for Deputies Drawing Weapons in the Field Following Inspector General’s Report
1879 - First official Newhall School building erected near Walnut & Ninth streets [story]
First Newhall School
CSUN President Erika D. Beck last week greeted the CSUN community — and welcomed students, faculty and staff returning to a partially reopened campus — in her annual Fall Welcome Address on Sept. 10.
CSUN President Sets Tone of Inspiration, Challenge in Welcome Address
One of the toughest decisions a pet owner can face is no longer being able to keep their beloved pet.
County Animal Care & Control Launches Resource for Rehoming Pets
Midway through the 2021 season, the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals girls’ volleyball team finds itself ranked No. 1 in CIF Southern Section Division 8.
CIF-SS Ranks Santa Clarita Christian Girls Volleyball No. 1
If the teams are still having trouble figuring out their schemes, right now would be a very good time to turn it around: Foothill League competition starts next week.
SCV High School Football Week Five Preview
Today’s blog is the third and final installment in a series in which I review how the Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control (DACC) has improved its operations over the past 20 years.
Marcia Mayeda Reflects on 20 Years at Animal Care & Control | Third in a Series
Well more than 100 people gathered at the Elks Lodge on Sierra Highway Saturday to enjoy time with friends and family — and raise funds for local charities — during the Elks’ Car & Bike Show.
Elks’ Car & Bike Show Raises Funds for Area Charities
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two additional deaths Thursday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 165 since the onset of the pandemic, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 164th, 165th Deaths; SCV Cases Total 35,022
1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [story]
Mitchell adobe
Students across L.A. County may soon have access to more mental health services with the expansion of the Community School Initiative. 
Student Mental Health Services Expansion To Be Explored County Wide
Supervisor Kathryn Barger has read a motion to accept a portion of Sloan Canyon Road near Castaic High School into the county system of highways in an effort to ensure roadway safety and prevent future crashes. 
Supervisor Barger To Address Sloan Canyon Traffic Safety
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 37 new deaths and 1,930 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,936 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Issues New Vaccine Order; 34,936 Total SCV Cases
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking for the scoop after multiple Baskin- Robbins ice cream shops were burglarized overnight Tuesday, including two locations in the Santa Clarita Valley.
2 Suspects Arrested In Connection To Baskin-Robbins Burglaries
The city of Santa Clarita invites non-profit organizations interested in learning more about the 2022 grant cycle of the Community Services and Arts Grants Program to a meeting on Thursday, Sept 23.
City Invites Non-Profits To Informational Meeting On Non-Profit Grant
The city of Santa Clarita is presenting the 2021 Parent Resource Symposium, titled “Social Media: The New Gateway Drug” later this month. 
Upcoming Parent Symposium To Show Dangers Of Social Media