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S.C.V. History
July 2
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon

City Adds Three More Movie Ranches to Overlay Zone
Thursday, Oct 16, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley officials have annexed three more movie ranches into city’s Movie Ranch Overlay Zone. The city has annexed three additional movie ranches into its Movie Ranch Overlay Zone (MROZ), including Blue Cloud Movie Ranch, 50’s Town, and Veluzat Movie Ranch, according to...

Family Raises $5,000-Plus Honoring Late Son
Monday, Apr 28, 2014

[KHTS] – A Santa Clarita family raised more than $5,000 at the annual Donate Life Run/Walk in honor of their son, Cory Tarrant, who died after a motocross crash in 2012, family members said Monday. A group of about 60 friends and family members participated in the walk Saturday as part of Cory’s...

Finding the Positive
Sunday, Apr 27, 2014

I’m back in Cadiz, Ky., where my ex-wife is slowly succumbing to brain cancer. I hate that word: CANCER. I think all of us hate that word. At least with hospice and controlled pain medications she isn’t suffering. The quality of her life sucks, but now it is just a waiting game. Our prayers have...

Are You Ready for West Nile Season?
Monday, Apr 21, 2014

[News Release] – Everything residents learned last year about West Nile virus and mosquitoes will be put to the test again this year, warned the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District. To ensure residents stay diligent, the District is partnering with the Mosquito & Vector Control...

Mr. SCV to Talk SCV History at Rancho Camulos
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014

[News Release] – John Boston, award winning humorist, historian, and writer will launch this historic presentations and music series on April 12th, at high noon at the Rancho Camulos Museum and National Historic Landmark. Winner of a Will Rogers Lifetime Achievement Award, “Mr. Santa Clarita’s”...

Newhall Park-and-Ride Closing for Repaving
Monday, Mar 31, 2014

[Santa Clarita Transit] – Over the past couple of weeks, we have been working on upgrades to the Park and Ride lot located at the corner of Newhall Avenue and Sierra Highway behind the gas station.  All preliminary work has been completed and we are now moving onto the paving phase of our project. On...

VIA Computer Systems Get a Boost

[News Release] – The Valley Industry Association (VIA) has taken a huge leap in productivity, after a corporate gift from California United Bank enabled the purchase of new computer equipment for VIA offices.  The gift helped cover the purchase of dual laptops, docking stations, desktop keyboards...

SCV Company To Market Cannabis Products in Colorado
Friday, Mar 28, 2014

[NEWS RELEASE] – Valencia-based USEI Cannabis Initiatives Corp, a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of U.S. Energy Initiatives Corporation, Inc. (otc pink:USEI) (pinksheets:USEI) — USEI announces today that it has successfully negotiated terms with a Washington product producer that will propagate...

Seminar to Highlight Risk Management for Nonprofits

NEWS RELEASE – Please join us for a seminar targeting two important risks that nonprofits need to manage properly. First, Howard Miller of L/B/W Insurance & Financial Services will explain risks and responsibilities of holding data such as employee records, donors’ financial information,...

Submission Period Open for McKeon’s Student Art Contest

NEWS RELEASE – Each year Congressman Buck McKeon invites high school aged students in the 25th Congressional District to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. Sponsored by the Congressional Institute, students from around the country are encouraged to put their artistic skills...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker