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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Van Nuys Man Arrested in Newhall on Weapons, Drugs, Burglary Tools Charges
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020

A Special Assignment Team deputy from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested a 30-year-old Van Nuys man on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges Tuesday. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “On Tuesday, June 16, around 5 p.m. an SAT team deputy...

Detectives Seek Help to Find At-Risk Man Last Seen in Valencia
Friday, Jun 5, 2020

June 15 UPDATE: Detectives reported that Mr. Aguilera had been located in East Los Angeles and has been reunited with his family. Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit seek the public’s assistance in locating Hector Aguilera, a 64-year-old Hispanic man....

Sheriff Outlines Effects on Staffing with $400M Less in Budget
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

During his weekly virtual press conference on Wednesday, May 27, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva outlined why staffing levels matter and how he views being provided an inadequate budget affects staffing. With a proposed budget falling $400 million short, Villanueva illustrated how lopsided...

SCV Sheriff’s Station Giving Away ‘The Club’ for Certain Honda Models
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will be giving away “The Club,” an auto theft prevention device, for residents who have the vehicles listed below. These are commonly stolen vehicles and by giving out Clubs, deputies hope to prevent vehicle theft in the city. In order to receive a Club...

May 27: LASD Bike, Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Push in SCV
Monday, May 25, 2020

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will conduct a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation in the Santa Clarita area on Wednesday, May 27, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. The operation is aimed at keeping people who need to go out to exercise or run essential errands safe. While the COVID-19...

LASD Reminding Motorists to Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend Responsibly
Thursday, May 21, 2020

This weekend is Memorial Day Weekend, and as we slowly travel down the road to reopening, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department encourages everyone to listen to advice from public health officials and be responsible during these trying times. To help protect you and your family, the Los Angeles...

LASD Sheriff Uncovers Inmate Plot to Spread COVID-19 in Jail
Monday, May 11, 2020

Since realizing COVID-19 was underway, headed into our lives, facilities, jails, and daily operations, Sheriff Alex Villanueva directed Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department employees to take precautionary measures for everyone’s protection. Custody is a particularly unique environment in which...

Citizen Tip Leads to Capture of Attempted Murder Suspect
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

A tip from a citizen led to the capture and arrest of Noah Becerra, a 20-year-old man sought by Santa Clarita Valley-based sheriff’s detectives for attempted murder charges. Here’s more of the story from the SCV Sheriff’s Station’s social media: “The Santa Clarita Valley...

Villanueva: Violent Crimes Down 10%; 3 COVID-Related Citations, 55 Arrests
Monday, May 4, 2020

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced a 10% total decline in violent crimes compared to 2019, with a decrease of 4% in criminal homicides and a 33% drop in rapes reported. During a press conference Monday broadcast from the Sherman Block Building in Los Angeles, Villanueva said property...

Two Men Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Mail from Saugus Neighborhood
Thursday, Apr 30, 2020

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested two men for allegedly stealing mail from a Saugus neighborhood. The following report is from the Station’s social media page. Two men arrested for mail theft. Around 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday, a resident called the station reporting...

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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Los Angeles County Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 58 new deaths and 2,428 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with people younger than 50 years old accounting for 71% of the new cases.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Younger People Continue to Drive New Infections
A plume of smoke visible on what appears to be the north end of the Santa Clarita Valley Wednesday afternoon is the result of a fire in Lake Hughes.
‘Lake Fire’ Grows to 10K Acres in Lake Hughes
As most schools across California begin a new school year under distance learning, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on Wednesday commended the around-the-clock dedication of educators, families, and students.
California Schools Chief Lauds Back-to-Learning Efforts
The contract for the body-worn camera program that will ensure greater accountability of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has been finalized, enabling the department to now order cameras and equipment at its discretion as of Wednesday.
L.A. County Finalizes Body-Worn Camera Contract
The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture has awarded more than $4.8 million in arts grants for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
L.A. County Awards More than $4M in Arts Grants
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center reached another milestone this week when it surpassed 100,000 meals prepared and delivered in the SCV since March 13, as the COVID-19 pandemic began in the United States.
SCV Senior Center Serves More than 100K Meals Since March
The Music Center on Tuesday launched a new digital series called "For the Love of L.A.," designed to celebrate the creativity of Los Angeles and support L.A.-based artists representing the disciplines of music, dance, visual culture and more.
The Music Center Launches ‘For the Love of L.A.’
Los Angeles County Superior Court Presiding Judge Kevin C. Brazile executed a General Order Monday to extend court trial dates in Civil, Family, Probate, Juvenile and Criminal Divisions of the Court.
L.A. County Presiding Judge Again Extends Court Trial Dates
If you're voting in Los Angeles County this November, you'll soon have more options on how to cast your ballot.
Voting in L.A. County this November? Know Your Options
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for the Santa Clarita Valley and most of Southern California to be in effect from Friday morning through Monday evening.
Excessive Heat Warning Called for This Weekend in SCV, SoCal
The new 2020 Census deadline is approaching on September 30, and Los Angeles County officials remind residents that it's important that EVERYONE is counted, including all children who live with you.
Be Counted in U.S. Census by New September 30 Deadline
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will review its policy and training for the use of assault rifles, following the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station's response to an assault report and felony stop Friday in Canyon Country, where three teenagers were detained at gunpoint, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
SCV Incident Prompts Review of LASD Rifle Deployment Policy
Without downloading an app, millions of Californians and even tourists will automatically receive earthquake early warnings to their Android cellphones under a deal announced Tuesday by Google and the state.
Google Adding California Quake Early Warnings to Android Phones
1944 - Newhall Refinery on Sierra Highway destroyed by fire (then rebuilt) [watch film]
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Los Angeles County reaches a somber milestone as deaths from COVID-19 surpass 5,000, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday.
L.A. County Reaches Grim Milestone: More than 5,000 COVID-19 Deaths
In a back-to-school day unlike any other before it, the first group of Santa Clarita Valley K-12 students and teachers returned to the classroom via a distance learning format Tuesday.
SCV Teachers, Students Return to Virtual Classrooms
SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 CEO Group voted unanimously to postpone all sport competitions through the end of the 2020 calendar year.
Pac-12 Conference Postpones All Sports Through 2020
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has released a statement regarding a recent incident involving deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station - an incident, which was recorded by bystanders, and has since gone viral.
Barger Releases Statement Regarding Incident Involving SCV Deputies
(CN) — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden selected California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate Tuesday, upholding a debate promise to pick a woman to round out his ticket.
Biden Taps California Senator Kamala Harris as Running Mate
The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced the award of $38 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Recovery Assistance grants to 14 Revolving Loan Funds (RLF) grantees, including the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA).
L.A. County Secures $10.9M CARES Act Grant
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies rushed to a Canyon Country shopping center parking lot Tuesday after receiving a call from a man who said he had shot someone in a vehicle.
Deputies Respond to Possible Shooting in Canyon Country
Circle of Hope has announced their 16th annual signature Tea fundraiser, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, will feature something new and different with an internationally themed dinner and program.
Oct. 3: Circle of Hope Semi-Virtual Tea Fundraiser
Los Angeles County Chief Executive Officer Sachi A. Hamai, who agreed to temporarily postpone her retirement to help lead the County through the initial phase of the COVID-19 emergency, announced that she will retire at the end of August 2020.
L.A. County CEO Announces New Retirement Date