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1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
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Detectives Investigating Alleged Stevenson Ranch Armed Robbery
Sunday, Mar 22, 2020

One person was shot during an alleged armed robbery in a Stevenson Ranch home Saturday evening. Los Angeles County Fire Department officials responded to reports of one person who was reportedly shot at a home on the 24700 block of Bracken Lane, according to spokeswoman Cheryl Sims. Just after 5:30 p.m.,...

SCV Markets Open Early for Seniors, Higher-risk Shoppers (Update)
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020

Several SCV markets are now opening their doors early or otherwise providing special shopping hours for seniors and other high-risk customers. In Los Angeles County, there have been 292 cases of COVID-19, with six cases located in the SCV as of Friday night. The Centers for Disease and Control has...

SCV Religious Community Switches to Online-based Services

As of Sunday, March 15, religious centers throughout the Santa Clarita Valley fully transitioned from in-person services and meetings to online, to adhere to social distancing regulations enforced by state and county officials to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Santa Clarita residents watched their...

SCV Saturday: Henry Mayo Confirms 2 New Cases, Restricts Visitors

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed two additional COVID-19 cases in the Santa Clarita Valley Saturday afternoon, which resulted in one patient being hospitalized. “We’ve had two more positives,” Henry Mayo spokesman Patrick Moody said in a text message. “We’ve had a total of five...

Fourth, Fifth COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in SCV
Thursday, Mar 19, 2020

Two additional COVID-19 cases in the Santa Clarita Valley were confirmed Thursday afternoon bringing the citywide total to five, according to Los Angeles County Public Health officials. On the Public Health department’s website, it lists where all 231 cases are located. As of Thursday, a total of 5...

Castaic Area Town Council Suspends Meeting, Special Election
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020

The Castaic Area Town Council is postponing its special election that was scheduled for Saturday and their monthly meeting that was scheduled for Wednesday. “The special election for Region 5 has been postponed due to the coronavirus, or COVID-19,” said Bob Lewis, Castaic Area Town Council president....

Henry Mayo Confirms SCV’s 2nd COVID-19 Case

The second positive test in the Santa Clarita Valley for the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, has been confirmed by Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials Saturday morning. “We do have a second positive (case),” said Patrick Moody, spokesman for Henry Mayo. “Same as before, the patient is not here.” On...

Plane Crash in Newhall Kills 2
Friday, Mar 13, 2020

Two people were killed in an aircraft crash in Newhall on Friday, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials confirmed. Fire officials received a call of an aircraft crash at 2:55 p.m. Friday and located the plane at 5:12 p.m. Two people were confirmed dead on arrival, according to Marvin Lim, spokesman...

City Council Agenda: Concrete Repairs, Newhall Crossings, Via Princessa Extension
Monday, Mar 9, 2020

The Santa Clarita City Council agenda for Tuesday’s regular 6 p.m. meeting includes discussion of its annual concrete rehabilitation program, the final steps of the Newhall Crossings project and Via Princessa’s roadway extension. A special meeting will precede at 4:30 p.m., a closed session for...

Minor With Reported Head Injury Airlifted
Thursday, Mar 5, 2020

A minor was airlifted from Canyon Country to a local trauma center for a reported head injury Thursday morning, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials. Fire initially received the call at 8:11 a.m. and were on the scene at 8:17 a.m., according to fire Supervisor Leslie Lua. “There...

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1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
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SCV Water ongoing communication efforts surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals were honored with a PRism Award from the Public Relations Society of America – Los Angeles Chapter (PRSA-LA).
SCV Water’s PFAS Community Outreach Earns Top Honors
What is the most effective way for the city of Santa Clarita to allocate Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding?
Residents Encouraged to Provide Input on 2021-22 Community Needs Survey
Licensed in 1980, Randal G. Winter Construction is proudly celebrating their 40th year in business.
Santa Clarita-Based Randal G. Winter Construction Celebrates 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday the highest number of new COVID-19 cases and people hospitalized with COVID-19 that L.A. County has ever experienced throughout the pandemic.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Highest One-Day Increase Countywide to Date, SCV Surpasses 9,900 Cases
In an effort to assist restaurants affected by the COVID-19 restrictions, Los Angeles County will launch the Keep L.A. County Dining Grant Program on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 12:00 a.m.
L.A. County Launches Grant Program for Restaurants Affected by COVID-19 Restrictions
Registration is underway for the College of the Canyons winter session, which boasts more than 300 class sections.
COC’s Winter 2021 Semester Registration Underway
The Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation announced Monday Alina Bokde as the department’s Chief Deputy Director.
Alina Bokde Appointed New Chief Deputy Director for L.A. County Parks
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking to attain more local control of the development of accessory dwelling units through a proposed update of its development code and an ordinance.
Planning Commission Scheduled to Discuss Amendments to Accessory Dwelling Units
Bringing‌ ‌to‌ ‌life‌ ‌the‌ ‌national‌ ‌conversation‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌trials‌ ‌and‌ ‌tribulations‌ ‌of‌ ‌2020,‌ the College ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Canyons‌ ‌Theatre‌ ‌Department‌ will present its ‌devised‌ ‌production‌ ‌“Virtuality: the 2020 Tournaments,”‌ ‌on December 4-5.
COC Theatre Department Presents Pandemic-Themed Production
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. (SDFHC) in partnership with Assemblywoman Christy Smith, Sunkist Growers, and Forester’s Financial donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans, and of course Sunkist citrus for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event held Friday, Nov. 20
Patients, Local Veterans Treated to Samuel Dixon’s Annual Turkey Giveaway
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) is launching its year-end giving campaign Tuesday, Dec. 1, which is “Giving Tuesday,” the global day of generosity.
Local Nonprofit Launches Year-End Giving Campaign Benefiting Foster Youth
If you are looking to get into the holiday spirit this month, I encourage you to visit Old Town Newhall.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2020
Knowing the need would be great over the holiday, the William S. Hart Union High School District, in partnership with the District’s food service management company – Sodexo, distributed 39,420 meals on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving to families at each campus.
Hart District, Sodexo Partner to Provide More than 39,000 Holiday Meals
1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday reported 17 new deaths and 5,150 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 38th fatality, and new Health Officer restrictions take effect.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 38th Death at Henry Mayo; County Cases Surge Past 400K
Democratic candidate Christy Smith on Monday conceded her loss in the 25th District Congressional race to incumbent Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita.
Christy Smith Concedes to Mike Garcia in CA-25 Congressional Race
A cold-weather alert will be in effect in the Santa Clarita Valley Friday and Saturday due to a National Weather Service wind chill forecast of temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Wind Chill Forecast Prompts SCV Cold Weather Alert Friday, Saturday
To help equip parents for success during the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita and Education Consultant Renee Marshall are teaming up to bring the community another DFY in SCV virtual Parent Engagement Workshop on Wednesday, December 2, at 7 p.m.
Dec. 2: DFY in SCV Parent Workshop on ‘A Zooming World’
A proposed Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion is among the items on the Santa Clarita Planning Commission's agenda for its next regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 1 starting at 6 p.m.
Dec. 1: Proposed Henry Mayo Hospital Expansion on Planning Panel Agenda
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 14 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, Nov. 30:
14 Productions Filming in SCV This Week
As the holidays approach, local nonprofit support group Prayer Angels for the Military is seeking donations and assistance in sending holiday care packages to hometown troops away from home.
Prayer Angels Seeking Donations for Holiday Care Packages to SCV Soldiers
Though the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to close again, the Marazzito family won't be stopped from holding their annual toy drive.
SCV Restaurants Hosting Annual Toy Drive for Kids in Need
2013 - Actor Paul Walker ("Fast & Furious" movies) dies in a fiery car crash in the Valencia Industrial Center. [story]
Paul Walker