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1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
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SCV NewsBreak for Friday, January 12, 2018
Friday, Jan 12, 2018

Three adult suspects wound up in jail Thursday morning after deputies found them sleeping in a vehicle.  Beginning January 22, California residents will have the choice to apply for a REAL-ID drivers license or ID card.  The newest Jersey Mikes offered free subs with a minimum donation to WiSH during...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

A 21-year-old man accused of stabbing a Sheriff’s detective in Canyon Country on Monday has been charged with attempted murder. After 48 years as an educator, Saugus Union School District Superintendent Joan Lucid, has announced that she will retire at the end of the school year. Road closures in the...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, January 8, 2018
Monday, Jan 8, 2018

A local deputy is recovering after being stabbed by a 21-year-old suspect in Canyon Country Monday morning. Santa Clarita City Council will consider purchasing 176 acres of property that has been slated for development in San Francisquito Canyon. Volunteers are needed to help count the Santa Clarita...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, January 5, 2018
Friday, Jan 5, 2018

LASD Homicide Bureau Detectives are continuing their investigation into the shooting death of four individuals in Saugus. LASD is reminding drivers that there are different DUI offenses through their “Driving While High Means DUI” campaign. The SCV Chamber of Commerce’s 84th annual Awards and...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, December 22, 2017
Friday, Dec 22, 2017

A Canyon Country man who fatally shot a houseguest and then fled to New York has been sentenced to 28 years and four months in state prison. CHP is set to begin their Maximum Enforcement Period at 6 p.m. on Friday. While you’re prepping your holiday meals this weekend, do not forget a few safety tips....

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, December 18, 2017
Monday, Dec 18, 2017

Before there was a city of Santa Clarita, there was Bobbie Trueblood Davis. Heads up, there’s going to be some construction on the I-5 starting Wednesday. Members of the Safe School Ambassador’s Club at Canyon High School helped bring holiday joy to lives of fellow students. The SCV Chamber of Commerce...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, December 11, 2017
Monday, Dec 11, 2017

The SCV Sheriff’s Station sent out an all-points bulletin about a male kitten stolen from his cage at the Shelter Hope Pet Shop at the Valencia Town Center. If your property was damaged by the Creek, Rye, or Skirball Fires, the county and city of Los Angeles have set up a hotline for you to report...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017

L.A. County firefighters have been battling a fire in Rye Canyon Loop since 10:00 Tuesday morning. As the Rye Fire continues to scorch the west side of Santa Clarita, road closures and evacuations have impacted drivers, residents, and even students. LA County firefighters are also urging people to learn...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, December 4, 2017
Monday, Dec 4, 2017

Deputies arrested four after a series of coincidences. Castaic Lake lit up with the sights of the holiday season. The Placerita Canyon Nature Center held their annual Holiday Craft Fair, where families decorated their own wreaths and yule logs to take home for the holidays. Santa Clarita braced itself...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, December 1, 2017
Friday, Dec 1, 2017

Five adults and two children are now displaced after their house caught fire Friday afternoon. As the holiday season kicks off, the city of Santa Clarita is warning residents to remain vigilant about potential hazards to stay safe this season. Army Aviation Hall of Fame inductee General Richard A. Cody...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
The MAIN is set to host eight weeks of free virtual productions from around the world from Jan. 22 through March 12 via Zoom for the Stage on Screen Theatre Fest's International Edition of online theatre.
Jan. 22-March 12: The Main’s Stage On Screen Theatre Fest Goes International
1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
Henry M. Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 287 new deaths and 17,323 new cases of COVID-19, with 20,918 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: County Surpasses 13,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 20,918
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced Thursday the opening of its COVID-19 vaccine-distribution site, with the goal of vaccinating nearly 500 people a day.
Henry Mayo Announces Opening of COVID-19 Vaccine-Distribution Site
L.A. County Parks can help you achieve your New Year’s goals while bringing L.A. vibes into virtual classes.
Registration Open for L.A. County Parks’ Online Classes
Join the Santa Clarita Artists Association's first meeting of 2021, which will take place virtually Monday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 18: Artist Virginia Kamhi to Demonstrate Pastel Techniques
Get ready to get your game on Sunday, March 14, as Soroptimist International of Valencia presents their annual fundraiser to benefit the Soroptimist’s Dream Programs: Live Your Dream and Dream It, Be It.
March 14: ‘Games for a Cause’ Benefiting Soroptimist’s Dream Program
As the COVID-19 surge has continued to overwhelm hospitals over the past couple of months, it has also dramatically impacted the mortuaries where many of the pandemic’s victims end up.
Eternal Valley Struggles to Keep Up With Demand as COVID-19 Surges
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 4-1 to suspend small cohorts returning to campus through Feb. 8.
Hart District Votes 4-1 to Suspend Return to Campus Until February
The Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regional areas fell under a red flag warning, prompting Southern California Edison to monitor more than 28,000 of its customers for potential power shutoffs through the remainder of the week.
SoCal Edison Considering Power Shutoffs Amid Red Flag Warning Conditions
California State Parks is seeking to hire ten Visitor Services Park Aides for the 2021 spring Antelope Valley poppy season.
Poppy Reserve Hiring Seasonal Park Aides
1988 - One-month-old Santa Clarita City Council votes to form Planning Commission [minutes]
meeting minutes
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 14,564 new cases and 281 new deaths due to COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported another two new COVID-19 fatalities.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 2 More People Dead at Henry Mayo; County Workplace Cases Surge
Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, announced Wednesday he voted against impeaching President Donald Trump while the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives voted to impeach the president for “high crimes and misdemeanors” related to last week’s violent breach at the U.S. Capitol.
Garcia Votes to Oppose Second Trump Impeachment by House
President Donald Trump spent his single term touting the exceptionalism of his presidency but the distinction that may well define his legacy happened Wednesday as the House voted to impeach him, again, this time for incitement of insurrection and by a vote of 232–197.
Trump Impeached by House for ‘Incitement of Insurrection’
California health officials are reshuffling priorities to allow anyone older than the age of 65 to receive COVID-19 vaccines, as demand among healthcare workers continues to decrease.
California Opening Up COVID-19 Vaccines to People 65 and Older
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Human Relations Roundtable, will launch the inaugural MLK Service Celebration on Monday, January 18, Martin Luther King Day in the United States.
Jan. 18: Santa Clarita to Launch ‘MLK Service Celebration’ on MLK Day
Central Park is set to house two colorful obelisks as a memorial to two of the teenagers who died during the Saugus High School shooting in November 2019, following unanimous approval Tuesday from the Santa Clarita City Council.
City Council OK’s Memorial at Central Park Honoring Saugus High Shooting Victims
The William S. Hart Union High School District has put a “pause” on a handful of literary classics after receiving concerns from both parents and students regarding their content.
Hart District Puts ‘Pause’ on Literary Classics Due to Parent, Student Concerns
Cemex, the international mining company proposing a massive sand and gravel mine on Santa Clarita’s eastern border in Soledad Canyon, is fighting back against a new question raised on the court’s subject-matter jurisdiction in its legal challenge to the federal government’s termination of its mining contracts.
Cemex Challenges Court with Argument Over Jurisdiction
The Salvation Army Santa Clarita Valley Corps is hosting a food drive this coming week, as its food pantry is critically low on food.
Salvation Army SCV Hosting Food Drive, Seeks Donations
1847 - Gen. Andres Pico (as in Pico Canyon) surrenders to Col. John C. Fremont, effectively ending the war between U.S. and Mexico [story]
treaty table
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 288 new deaths, including two additional deaths at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and 11,994 new cases of COVID-19, with 20,338 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 2 Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo; County Experiencing 230 Deaths Per Day
L.A. County Library announced Tuesday that it reached a record-breaking 3,109,225 digital book checkouts via OverDrive in 2020 - a 34 percent increase from 2019 - making it one of the top 15 public library systems worldwide for total annual digital circulation.
L.A. County Library Sets Record with More than 3 Million Digital Book Checkouts