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


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Air Quality Advisory Issued for Parts of Los Angeles County
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

Air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the San Fernando Valley on Tuesday, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast. Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, advises people living or working in the San Fernando Valley areas with...

County Parks Summer Pool Season Underway

The County Department of Parks and Recreation (LA County Parks) kicked off its summer pool season Saturday, June 8, with the opening of twenty-nine pools for free recreational swimming. LA County Parks also released its special events and 2019 summer program guide, P&R Magazine. The LA County Parks...

County Public Defender Reaches Out to Help Homeless
Friday, Jun 7, 2019

The man with eyes that revealed his painful past stood amid a crowded homeless encampment on S. Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, talking to an LA County deputy public defender. The LA County Public Defender’s Homeless Outreach Unit is setting the stage for his rebound. An owner of two businesses —...

Confirmed Measles Case Traveled Through LAX in Late May

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is assessing a non-resident measles case that traveled through Los Angeles International Airport in late May while infectious, officials said Friday. Public Health officials are also looking to identify others who are at risk for measles and may have...

June 13: LA County Vector Control District Meeting

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District’s Board of Trustees will hold its next regular meeting on Thursday, June 13 starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the District Office, 12545 Florence Ave., Santa Fe Springs 90670. To view the agenda online, click here.

June 11 Meeting Agenda: LA County Board of Supervisors
Thursday, Jun 6, 2019

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has released its June 11 meeting agenda. Starting at 9:30 a.m., the meeting will be streamed live here June 11 meeting agenda highlights follow (see the full agenda here): Presentations & Proclamations: * LA Barber College and Changing Paths, in recognition...

County Expands Commitment to All-Gender Restrooms Including Ongoing Capitol Projects
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

Photo credit Wikipedia. The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to expand its commitment to making all-gender restrooms increasingly available in County owned and leased buildings. The County has already converted 4,200 single occupancy restrooms to all-gender restrooms. Tuesday’s motion, authored...

LA County Homelessness Up 12%

By Nathan Solis and Martin Macias Jr LOS ANGELES (CN) – The homeless population is growing faster than the rate people can be housed, according to the sobering point-in-time county report released Tuesday by Los Angeles County officials. The homeless population grew by 12% with 59,000 people living...

Supes Approve Pilot Program that Offers Storage for Homeless Individuals
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

The Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger directing county agencies to explore a pilot storage program for homeless individuals, similar to Orange County and San Diego. “Having a place to store their belongings reduces public health and safety risks by reducing...

Barger’s Typhoid Prevention Plan Approved by Supes

In light of a recent case of typhoid fever contracted by an LAPD officer, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger to direct the Department of Public Health to investigate and report back with a countywide communicable disease prevention and intervention plan. “Under...

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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