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1975 - Henry Mayo Newhall (Memorial) Hospital opens with 100 beds [story]
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North Fire Stands at 640 Acres; All Evacuations Lifted
Thursday, Apr 29, 2021

The North Fire, which erupted shortly before 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Castaic, currently stands at 640 acres (downgraded from 650) and 25 percent containment, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. All evacuations were lifted by 10:00 p.m. Wednesday. LACoFD said crews will face high temperatures,...

Lackey at Home in Palmdale Recovering from COVID-19
Friday, Jul 17, 2020

California Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale) is recovering at his home in Palmdale after more than a week in the hospital due to COVID-19. Lackey, 61, was hospitalized at Palmdale on Sunday, July 5 with COVID-related complications, George Andrews, his chief of staff, reported on Wednesday. “He’s...

Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 1,071 New Cases in L.A. County, Total 2,762 Cases in SCV
Monday, Jun 15, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 1,071 new cases of COVID-19 and 19 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 2,762 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 1 more local case than reported Sunday. In the SCV, 26 people have...

Sunday COVID-19 Roundup: 102 New Cases in SCV, 63,844 Total Countywide
Sunday, Jun 7, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Sunday confirmed 1,523 new cases of COVID-19 and 25 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 2,203 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 102 more than reported Saturday. The high number of cases is due...

Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 131 New SCV Cases, Another Fatality
Friday, Jun 5, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 1,445 new cases of COVID-19 and 36 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and the 22nd death in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began. The latest SCV resident to die lived in the city of Santa Clarita, according to Public...

Hart District Disavows Ties to Former Coach
Thursday, Jun 4, 2020

William S. Hart Union High School District sent an email to parents regarding a social media post by a former Saugus High School volunteer football coach, in which “target practice” was mentioned in reference to the Santa Clarita protest Thursday. Saugus resident Tony Moore, owner of Moore...

Stabbing Incidents in Newhall Leave 1 Dead; Detectives Investigating
Sunday, May 17, 2020

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are investigating the stabbing death of a man in Newhall on Friday at approximately 11:33 p.m. Santa Clarita Valley photojournalist Ryan Gilley of Two8nine Media reported from the scene: “Deputies first got a call for an assault...

SCV Traffic Woes Continue as Foothill Boulevard Remains Closed
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019

Story and photos by Jason M. Jones Traffic in and out of the Santa Clarita Valley remained snarled this week, in part due to the continued closure of Foothill Boulevard, stretching from its intersection at Sierra Highway to Balboa Boulevard in Sylmar. As of 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, barriers were still...

SCV Deputies Cite 3 for Public Drinking in Newhall
Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Several patrol units from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station seen traveling on Railroad Avenue toward Highway 14 just after 4 p.m. Friday were out to apprehend “three male blacks,” according to Det. O’Brian, the watch commander. Further details would not be available until...

Malfunctioning A/C Unit Prompts Evacuation on Avenue Crocker
Monday, Sep 10, 2018

A two-story commercial building in the Valencia Industrial Center was evacuated for approximately half an hour Monday morning as Los Angeles County firefighters searched for the cause of smoke inside the building. Firefighters arrived at 28309 Avenue Crocker at 9:37 a.m. and determined a malfunctioning...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley beginning Wednesday, Aug. 4.
LA County Health Officer Issues Heat Alert for SCV Beginning Wednesday
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is inviting the public to provide input to help inform future planning and funding to address regional and rural park and recreation needs.
Countywide Effort Encourages Residents to Help Identify Regional, Rural Park Needs
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is now offering Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), a cutting-edge minimally-invasive procedure to replace narrowed aortic valves that fail to properly open.
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Acquires TAVR Technology
Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Striplin has been recognized with the 2021 Award for Career Excellence in Memory of Mark E. Keane, a prestigious award given to one honoree each year from nominations of city managers across the country and around the globe.
City Manager Recognized With International Award of Excellence
As you drive around Santa Clarita, do you ever wonder what work is being done at your neighborhood park? Or when the new Sheriff’s Station will be complete? Maybe you want to go ice skating at The Cube or find out what issues are going before the City Council. There are several ways you can discover what’s going on in your city.
City Manager Ken Striplin: Connect With Your City
1975 - Henry Mayo Newhall (Memorial) Hospital opens with 100 beds [story]
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Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported an additional death on Monday, bringing the total of COVID-19 related deaths to 153, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Officials Report 153rd Death; Urge Those Eligible to Get Vaccinated
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to announce the return of the Summer Book Bag Sale!
Aug. 7-15: Friends of Santa Clarita Library Hosting Summer Book Bag Sale
Rancho Camulos Museum has launched a new visitor experience at the Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark, "Last Sundays at the Landmark."
Rancho Camulos Launches ‘Last Sundays at the Landmark’
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 11 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Aug. 2 - Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘NCIS,’ ‘Leviathan,’ ‘MTV Cribs International,’ 8 More Productions
Registration Now Open for River Rally Volunteers
Registration Now Open for River Rally Volunteers
Mission Valley Bancorp announced Monday a net income of $1.6 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2021, compared to net income of $398 thousand, or $0.12 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2020.
Mission Valley Bank Releases 2Q Earnings
Saugus High School graduate Abbey Weitzeil anchored Team USA to a silver medal in the women’s 4×100 medley relay in her final swim of the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
Saugus High Alumna Abbey Weitzeil Anchors Relay Team to Silver
Santa Clarita is known throughout the state and the nation as a beautiful, safe community.
Mayor Miranda’s August Message: Enjoy All that Santa Clarita Is Offering This Summer
The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold its Regular Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 4, beginning with a closed session at 6:00 p.m., followed immediately with open session at 7:00 p.m.
Hart District Returning to In-Person Meetings; Public May Now Attend
Do you believe in magic? Then join The MAIN, located at 24266 Main Street in Newhall, for “Enchanted: An Evening of Magic” on Friday, Aug. 20, at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets Now Available for ‘Enchanted: An Evening of Magic’ at The MAIN
Majestic Princess returned to Seattle on Sunday, concluding its sailing to Alaska and marking the first successful United States voyage for Princess Cruises following the extended pause in operations.
Princess Cruises Concludes First Successful Voyage Following Operations Pause
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced Saturday morning that she’s planning to introduce a motion requiring all county employees “to get the vaccine or face weekly COVID testing.”
Hahn Announces Plan to Propose Vaccine Mandate for L.A. County Employees
1935 - Newhall deputy Archie Carter sentenced to 1 year in jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor after his wife fatally shot his 20-year-old mistress (the age of majority was 21). [story]
Archie Carter
1963 - Leona Cox Community School breaks ground in Canyon Country [story]
Leona Cox
1939 - Recording artist, music promoter and longtime Sand Canyon resident Cliffie Stone marries singer Dorothy Darling in Hollywood [story]
Cliffie Stone
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday five new deaths and 3,606 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,884 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,884; L.A. County Continues Efforts Vaccinating Homeless
SACRAMENTO (CN) — California voters are anxious about the intensifying drought and dwindling water supply and nearly 80% believe climate change is fueling the fast start to the wildfire season, according to a statewide poll released Wednesday.
New Poll Finds Water Shortages, Drought are Californians’ Biggest Environmental Concerns
With a heavy heart, Gibbon Conservation Center announced that Chris Roderick, long-time GCC Board Member, passed away on July 24, 2021.
Longtime Gibbon Center Board Member Chris Roderick Dies at 74