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2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]


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‘Sierra Incident’ Burns an Acre in Newhall
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

A fire has burned about an acre of brush alongside Sierra Highway between Placerita Canyon Road and Golden Valley Road in Newhall. Around 9:40 a.m. Monday, fire crews responded to the northbound side of Sierra Highway for two spot fires burning along the road, according to Marvin Lim, a spokesman for...

Sky Fire at 70% Containment; Magic Mountain to Reopen

Fire crews in Santa Clarita worked through the night to put out hot spots from the “Sky Fire,” which reached about 100 acres, according to LA County Fire Department officials. Around 8:30 a.m. Monday, the Sky Fire, located near The Old Road and Skyview Lane, reached 70 percent containment, officials...

Tow Truck Driver Killed on I-5 ID’d as Castaic Resident
Monday, Jun 3, 2019

The tow truck driver who was killed by a big rig in a hit-and-run incident Friday has been identified as Erwin Geremillo, 47, of Castaic. The crash happened shortly before 8:15 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-5, just south of Vista Del Lago Road in Castaic. Geremillo was pronounced dead at the scene. The...

Detectives Investigating 2 Home Invasions in Canyon Country
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Local detectives are investigating two home invasions reported in Canyon Country Wednesday evening. At approximately 9 p.m., deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a home on Blue Aspen Lane for initial reports of an attempted home invasion. Three male suspects are...

Castaic Woman Identified as Bicyclist Killed by Street Sweeper
Monday, May 20, 2019

A Castaic woman has been identified as the bicyclist who was killed by a street sweeper in Valencia early Sunday morning. On Sunday, just after midnight, a woman was riding her bike on Rye Canyon Road and Beale Court in Valencia when a street sweeper struck her from behind, according to Shirley Miller,...

Rain Triggers Separate Collisions Near Newhall Avenue Exit
Thursday, May 16, 2019

The rainy morning commute has caused two separate collisions near the Newhall Avenue exit and northbound Highway 14. Fire officials received a call around 7:45 a.m. regarding a silver vehicle that went over the side and hit the guardrail and another vehicle that rolled over, according to Marvin Lim,...

Firefighters Tranquilize Bear in Tree in Valencia
Friday, May 10, 2019

A bear found up a tree in a Valencia neighborhood Friday morning has been safely darted, harnessed and placed in a truck by firefighters. “He filled up the whole back of the pickup,” said resident Jan Lynch. “He was a big boy.” Firefighters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department used a ladder...

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2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies began setting up a perimeter in a Castaic neighborhood Wednesday after receiving reports of an escaped inmate from the Pitchess Detention Center.
Discarded Pitchess Jumpsuit Sparks Inmate Manhunt
College of the Canyons and the William S. Hart Union High School District have created the College and Career Access Pathways partnership to offer eight daytime college classes at high school campuses in the fall semester.
COC, Hart District Make College, Career Access Pathways Pact
Steve Simeone, Laurie Kilmartin and Jimmy Shubert will be the featured comedians at the 8th Annual “Comics for the Cause” fundraiser for The Youth Project at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Aug. 22.
Aug. 22: ‘Comics for a Cause’ to Benefit SCV Youth Project
Lindsey Scott Newhall will detail her experience as a Peace Corps volunteer Thursday, June 20, at the Stevenson Ranch Library.
June 20: Peace Corps Presentation with Lindsey Scott Newhall
A multi-agency fireworks safety press conference focusing on the danger of unlawful fireworks is set for Los Angeles County Fire Station 126 in Valencia on Wednesday, June 26, at 3 p.m.
June 26: Fireworks Safety Press Conference in Valencia
The Master's University women's basketball team has signed guards Olivia Prettyman and Kelsey Zelenski to their 2019-2020 recruiting class,
Prettyman, Zelenski Sign with TMU Women’s Basketball
College of the Canyons defensive back Raeshawn Roland will continue his playing career at the University of Montana after signing a National Letter of Intent with the Grizzlies football program.
COC’s Roland Signs NLI, Heads to Montana
After 18 months of planning and development, the new Ready to Work Academy at College of the Canyons officially launched Tuesday, for parents, staff and the academy’s inaugural class gathered in the college’s University Center for group orientation.
COC, Carousel Ranch Open Ready to Work Academy
When a group of Global Prep Academy students wanted to bridge the gap between the affluent and low-income families in the Santa Clarita community, the result was The Oasis, a project dedicated to collecting unused clothing and other donations to give back to those in need.
Oasis Student-Run Pop-Up Shop to Aid Locals in Need
While deputies continue to investigate reports of battery regarding incidents that allegedly took place Saturday at the Boots & Brews Country Music Festival in Central Park, festival organizers are following up on the matter as well.
Deputies Probe Reports of Battery at Boots & Brews
Though it might not always be evident, spending too much time in the sun, soaking up its harmful ultraviolet or UV rays can be harmful to the skin for kids, adults and seniors alike, which is why doctors are encouraging residents to protect themselves this summer.
SCV Dermatoligist Offers Summer Skin Care Tips
The Trump Administration argued in front of the Ninth Circuit's three judges Tuesday that the government is not required to give soap or toothbrushes to children apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border and can have them sleep on concrete floors in frigid, overcrowded cells, despite a settlement agreement that requires detainees be kept in “safe and sanitary” facilities.
Feds to Judges: Detained Kids ‘Safe, Sanitary’ Without Soap
To make sure your summer road trip is enjoyable, the California Highway Patrol reminds motorists that prevention and planning may take time up front, but can prevent trouble on summer road trips.
CHP Offers Cool Tips for Summer Road Trips
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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Stay Green Inc., a Southern California-based landscape industry leader, has once again been named to Lawn and Landscape Magazine's list of the Top 100 landscaping companies in North America.
Local Landscape Firm Named Among Nation’s Top 100
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom issued an apology Tuesday through executive order on behalf of California to California Native American Peoples for the many instances of violence, mistreatment and neglect inflicted upon California Native Americans throughout the state’s history.
Newsom Issues Apology for State’s Wrongdoings to Native Americans
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a proposal Tuesday by Board Chair Janice Hahn to explore master leasing agreements with motels across the County in order to use rooms as interim housing for chronically homeless individuals.
County to Explore Motel Leasing Agreements as Interim Housing for Homeless
LOS ANGELES (CN) – A report released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union blasted Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, finding she has only secured death penalty convictions against people of color since taking office in 2012.
ACLU Blasts Lacey Over Continued Pursuit of Death Penalty Despite Moratorium
While you’re starting to make your plans for Independence Day, don’t forget the Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade.
June 22: Deadline to Join SCV Fourth of July Parade
The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is rolling back into Valencia this Saturday, June 22, from 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
June 22: Hello Kitty Cafe Truck at Westfield Town Center
The following events are scheduled for the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce:
POP-Up Biz Expo, Patriots Luncheon, Empowering Women’s Lunch Coming Up at SCV Chamber
According to a recent report by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), homelessness in LA County has climbed 12 percent over the past year, in a dramatic reversal from a four percent decline the previous year. Homelessness has been a persistent issue in California, stymied by the lack of a comprehensive system-wide solution and resources.
CalArtian Easing LA’s Homeless Crisis One Bag at a Time
Recently, the Probation Reform and Implementation Team (PRIT) released comprehensive recommendations outlining its proposed authority and structure for the civilian Probation Oversight Commission (POC) for Los Angeles County’s Probation Department, the largest in the U.S. The proposal includes a call for subpoena power, authority to investigate complaints, and empowering former Probationers as community liaisons to serve as the County’s “eyes and ears.”
County Releases Recommendations for Civilian Oversight Commission