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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]


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Suspects in Alleged Robberies from Mojave to SCV Arrested
Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

Lancaster Sheriff’s Station detectives in collaboration with the Lancaster Appreciation Program (LANCAP) arrested 4 suspects for armed robbery. On Tuesday, Oct. 15, detectives arrested an adult male and 3 male juveniles, all from Lancaster, for a string of crimes that occurred from Mojave to Santa...

Four Oakland Women Suspected of Robbing Town Center Store Arrested
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019

Four women suspected of robbing a store at the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall on Sunday, Oct. 13, at approximately 6:00 p.m., had a captured-and-booked ending, thanks to the combined efforts of Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies, California Highway Patrol troopers and eyewitnesses who provided...

Residents Reminded of Safety Measures Ahead of Possible Power Outage
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

Southern California Edison (SCE) recently advised that forecast fire weather conditions in Santa Clarita may lead to a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) of electrical lines Thursday, Oct. 10, and Friday, Oct. 11. The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is doing everything we can to be prepared...

Sheriff’s Reminder: 3-Day Limit on Street Parking
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials have reminded residents there’s a 72-hour limit on street parking, after Crime Prevention Unit deputies red-tagged more than half a dozen vehicles Tuesday. Here’s more from the station’s social media: “On Tuesday morning,...

Deputies Arrest 4 on Drug Charges, Outstanding Warrants
Monday, Oct 7, 2019

In separate stops in Castaic and Stevenson Ranch, deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested two men and two women on drug charges and for outstanding warrants on Friday. Here’s more from the station’s social media: “On Friday, October 4, around 4 a.m.,...

Deputies Nab Teens Sought in Golf Cart Theft
Friday, Oct 4, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies detained two juveniles Wednesday after the teens allegedly distracted maintenance workers at a Canyon Country apartment complex, and then brazenly stole the workers’ company-issued golf cart. The alleged theft occurred on the 18400 block of Jakes...

Citizen Tip Leads to Arrest for DUI in Stevenson Ranch

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested a Reseda woman in Stevenson Ranch Wednesday after receiving a citizen tip about a possible drunk driver. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “Deputies located a woman in a vehicle matching...

SFV Men Arrested on Street Racing, Weapon Charges, Warrants

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested two San Fernando Valley men on street racing and weapons charges as well as outstanding warrants in the Valencia Industrial Center late Monday night. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “Around midnight...

Arizona Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Valencia
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019

A man and woman from Arizona were arrested and cited, respectively, on drug charges following a patrol check by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies in Valencia Sunday night. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “A deputy was conducting patrol checks...

Detectives Ask Help to Find Plum Canyon Hit and Run Suspect
Monday, Sep 30, 2019

Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public’s help to find a suspect whose vehicle hit and seriously injured a pedestrian in Saugus early Friday morning. Here’s more from the station: “On Friday, September 27, 2019, at approximately 6:20...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Some people find the college financial aid process intimidating, if not overwhelming. But when it comes to completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as the FAFSA, the fear is misplaced.
Don’t Let Student Aid Filing Scare You | Commentary by Dr. Dianne Van Hook
1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
The National Weather Service on Friday afternoon issued a high wind watch for the Santa Clarita Valley from Saturday evening through Sunday morning.
High Wind Watch Saturday Night to Sunday Morning
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has published the agenda for their Tuesday, Oct. 22 meeting starting at 1 p.m.
Oct. 22 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors
The next regular meeting of the North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition Board of Directors is set for Monday, October 21, at 1 p.m.
Oct. 21: North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition Regular Meeting
Tickets are now on sale for the Youth Project's 13th Annual Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em fundraising poker tournament, to be held at the Valencia Country Club on Saturday, November 2, starting at 5 p.m.
Nov. 2: Youth Project ‘Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em Poker Tourney
Author Michele Singer Evans will sign her new book "Island of Zarada: The Larimar Quest" at Barnes & Noble in Valencia on Sunday, October 20 at 2 p.m., and the public is invited to join her.
Oct. 20: Michele Singer Evans Book Signing at Barnes & Noble
Construction has commenced at the new Orchard Medical Center on Orchard Village Road in Valencia, CBRE announced.
Walls Tilted Up for New Orchard Medical Center
Downed power lines in Newhall sparked a small fire and left more than 1,880 people without electricity, between Lyons Avenue and the southern edge of the Newhall Pass, Friday afternoon.
Downed Power Lines Spark Small Fire, Power Outage in Newhall
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored 16 student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 46th Student Academy Awards ceremony, held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills Thursday night.
AMPAS Honors Winners of 2019 Student Academy Awards
Local sheriff’s detectives, investigating the break-in last month of a home in Stevenson Ranch, tracked their suspect to Bakersfield where they arrested one man, seizing guns and drugs in the operation.
SCV Detectives Track Burglary Suspect to Bakersfield, Seize Guns, Drugs
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation’s William S. Hart Regional Park, in cooperation with the Friends of Hart Park, will present the Hart Bookstore & Collectors Flea Market at the Newhall park on Saturday, October 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Oct. 26: Collectors’ Flea Market at Hart Park
A Val Verde citizens’ group that sued the county over its decision to grant Chiquita Canyon Landfill an operating permit saw its case dismissed in court.
Court Tosses Val Verde Group’s Lawsuit Over Chiquita Canyon Landfill
Emergency road work to repair a water-damaged stretch of Newhall Ranch Road wrapped up Thursday evening about 7:45, city of Santa Clarita spokesperson Carrie Lujan said Friday morning.
Newhall Ranch Road Reopened After Water Main Break, Repairs
Saugus Union School District officials discussed how they once again increased scores on the statewide assessment testing over the previous year, and also how to close achievement gaps found in certain students.
Saugus School District Sees Improvement in State Test Scores
California is expected to experience a drier than average winter, according to an outlook published by federal climate experts Thursday.
Feds Predict Warmer, Drier Winter 2019-2020 for California
Amid a revived legal challenge over the storage of nuclear waste and public doubts over the safety of the decommissioning process of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, the California Coastal Commission unanimously approved demolition Thursday of the iconic Southern California nuclear power plant.
San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant OK’d for Demolition
Marking the 30th anniversary of the deadly Loma Prieta earthquake and its devastation to buildings, bridges, freeways and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, California officials on Thursday launched a long-awaited statewide warning system that will send cellphone alerts before earthquakes.
California Gets Earthquake Warning System 30 Years After Loma Prieta
1876 - Southern Pacific begins subdividing town of Newhall (original location at Bouquet Junction) [story]
Campton store
New Medicare Plan Finder tool helps you pick your Medicare plan online.
Pick Your Medicare Plan Online | Commentary by Greg Dill
David Kuck, who was hired as head coach by the Canyons Aquatic Club two years ago, is now suing the swim club for wrongful termination, alleging he was fired for blowing the whistle on crimes implicating the late child sex crimes suspect Jeremy Anderson.
Former Coach Sues Canyons Aquatic for Wrongful Termination
Preliminary, university-wide data shared by California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy P. White indicated that four- and six-year graduation rates for first-time students and two- and four-year rates for community college transfer students continue to increase and have reached all-time highs.
Study Indicates Grad Rates for First-Time, Transfer Students at All-Time Highs
Lancaster Sheriff's Station detectives in collaboration with the Lancaster Appreciation Program (LANCAP) arrested 4 suspects for armed robbery.
Suspects in Alleged Robberies from Mojave to SCV Arrested
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, who was serving as chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, died Thursday morning. He was 68.
Hill: Cummings ‘Friend, Adviser, Leader’