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1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Crews Expect Water Main Break Cleanup Done by Friday Night
Friday, Aug 30, 2019

Construction crews expect to have water main break cleanup work completed at Newhall Ranch and Bouquet Canyon by Friday evening, according to workers on the scene of a massive road repair Friday morning that caused significant traffic delays during the morning commute. The water main break flooded the...

Deputies: No Gun Found at Concerts in the Park
Monday, Aug 12, 2019

Responding to errant reports on social media involving someone who allegedly had a gun at Concerts in the Park, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials reported it was a false alarm Monday. “Deputies did respond to (Central Park on Saturday Night),” said Shirley Miller, spokeswoman for...

Santa Clarita Woman Struck, Killed by Train in Canyon Country
Friday, Aug 9, 2019

Coroner’s officials identified a pedestrian fatally struck by a Metrolink passenger train in Canyon Country late Thursday night. Jasmine Owens Taira, 30, of Santa Clarita, was killed in the collision, according to Sarah Ardalani, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. The...

Shoplifting Suspect Charged with Felony Drug Possession
Monday, Jul 22, 2019

A shoplifting suspect was also arrested on a felony drug possession charge after deputies allegedly discovered narcotics on him at the Sheriff’s Station. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of shoplifting Friday around 6:15 p.m. at the Westfield Valencia Town Center,...

Lake Hughes Woman Charged with Attempted Murder

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Lake Hughes woman on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting Sunday, according to Sheriff’s Station arrest records. Briana Amber Ramos, 37, who did not have an occupation listed in the Sheriff’s Department arrest records, was taken...

1 Dead, 1 Seriously Injured after Late-Night Big-Rig Crash
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019

California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal collision late Wednesday evening that left a Central Valley man dead in a big rig truck and a passenger in the truck with major injuries. The crash happened around 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, when a 2009 Peterbilt tractor trailer heading southbound...

CHP Arrests 3 on Firearm Charges in Acton
Monday, Jul 15, 2019

California Highway Patrol officers made three arrests on firearm charges in the early-morning hours Saturday that resulted from an alleged speeding violation, officials said. CHP officers reported a car allegedly “fluctuating between 85 and 95 mph,” according to Josh Greengard, spokesman for the...

Deputies Seek Man After Standoff in Canyon Country
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019

A man is being sought by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies after a lengthy standoff situation at a Canyon Country home Tuesday, which started after a dog was shot and killed in a home. Deputies responded to a report of a possible domestic violence incident and set up a containment...

Fourth Air Quality May be ‘Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups’
Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019

The Fourth of July weather forecast calls for temperatures in the mid- to upper-80s and clear skies, although in the evening, fireworks might affect air quality, according to officials. Those participating in the local Fourth of July 5k/10k run-walk don’t necessarily need to be concerned, as the air...

Bear, Cub Spotted in Castaic Neighborhood

Santa Clarita Valley deputies responded to yet another “bear in the backyard” sighting Wednesday, as a “mother bear and her cub” were seen in a Castaic neighborhood. “Deputy (Pete) Romo is on scene there right now and watching the situation,” said Shirley Miller, spokeswoman for the SCV Sheriff’s...

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The College of the Canyons "Canyons Promise" free tuition program for new students is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year.
COC’s Canyons Promise Program Now Accepting Applications
College of the Canyons and California State University, Northridge business accounting students are participating in the federal government’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, clinic, providing free tax preparation and filing for low-to-moderate-income taxpayers.
COC, CSUN Students to Provide Free Tax Preparation
Mike Jaffe, who started as a volunteer and then became a member of the board of directors for the nonprofit Michael Hoefflin Foundation, was recently appointed interim executive director, he said Monday.
Hoefflin Foundation Names Jaffe Interim Executive Director
Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission approved plans Tuesday for the proposed Patios Connection project at Westfield Valencia Town Center, which includes the city’s second Costco and several other new businesses.
Planning Commission OKs Patios Connection Project at Town Center
The city of Santa Clarita may conduct an inspection of the property containing the 2.5 acres of solar panels on a Canyon Country hillside to help determine whether or not property owners complied with permits, according to a court ruling Tuesday.
Court OK’s City Inspection of Solar Panels at Canyon View Estates
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger to develop recommendations to enhance and expand access to substance abuse prevention and treatment services.
Supes Call for More Access to Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment
Detectives with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s Career Offenders, Burglary, Robbery, Assault team, or COBRA, are conducting an attempted murder investigation after a fight broke out Thursday near a 7-Eleven in Canyon Country.
Two Arrested in Connection with Attempted Murder Investigation
It didn’t take long for Gavin Newsom to dive head-first into a political water fight that has bedeviled a long list of capable and successful California governors.
Newsom Dives Into Decades-Long California Water Fight
Many Santa Clarita Valley residents felt a small jolt Tuesday night as the U.S. Geological Survey reported a magnitude-3.6 earthquake centered about 2.5 miles north-northeast of Granada Hills.
SCV Nudged by Small Magnitude-3.6 Granada Hills Quake
A Newhall man died and three more Santa Clarita Valley residents suffered injuries in a rollover crash in a remote area of San Luis Obispo County Saturday night.
Newhall Man Dies, 3 from SCV Hurt in San Luis Obispo Rollover Crash
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to demand the awarding of two World Series titles to the LA Dodgers in the wake of a sign-stealing scandal currently rocking Major League Baseball.
Sign-Stealing Scandal: LA Leaders Demand World Series Pennants for Dodgers
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Castaic Union School District, in partnership with the Castaic Elementary School Parent Teacher Association, will be hosting a “Be Kind to Your Community” event at Castaic Lake (lower lake), Saturday, Jan. 25, and the entire community is invited.
Jan. 25: Team Up to Clean Up Castaic Lake
Arson investigators have said the Tick Fire is not currently considered part of a criminal investigation.
Tick Fire Not Part of Criminal Investigation
Residents and visitors rely on Santa Clarita Transit to get where they need to go, and riders will soon be able to expand their transit opportunities, thanks to the new bus transfer station at the Vista Canyon development located south of the 14 Freeway.
Jan. 27: Vista Canyon Bus Transfer Center Groundbreaking
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a Business Meeting Wednesday, Jan 22, starting with a closed session at 3:30 p.m. and followed by an open session at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 22: Santa Clarita Community College District Business Meeting
A woman and a man were both arrested on Sunday on charges related to an attempted murder investigation.
Canyon Country Woman,  Newhall Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charges
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday the creation of a new NonProfit Council designed specifically for local 501c(3) nonprofits who are members of the Chamber to keep our local non-profits on the forefront in charitable giving, advocacy and regulations.
SCV Chamber Announces Launch of Nonprofit Council
LOS ANGELES – The second annual Los Angeles Kings Festival – in which Kings Season Ticket members and fans can meet the entire Kings team – will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27, at Staples Center.
Feb. 27: LA Kings Festival
A multivehicle traffic collision on Highway 14 resulted in all southbound lanes closed for more than two hours Monday night.
Multi-vehicle Collision Prompts Closure of State Route 14
Back in the 1960s, there weren’t any special education programs in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Hansen Family Continues Making Impact with SCV’s Special Needs Community
Castaic Union School District is excited to announce that online Kindergarten enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year is now open.
Castaic Union Kindergarten Enrollment Now Open
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
Scott Newhall
SCVTV is thrilled to announce a new show for you and about you — SCVTV’s Community Corner. The new show will be televised Fridays beginning January 23, 2020, on the SCVTV channels: Spectrum Channel 20, AT&T U-verse Channel 99, and online at SCVTV.com.
SCVTV Announces New Program, ‘SCVTV’s Community Corner’