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1970 - SCV voters recall two Hart School Board members who won't let students circulate anti-Vietnam War petition [story]


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Sept. 3 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors
Monday, Sep 2, 2019

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has published the agenda for their Tuesday, Sept. 3 meeting starting at 1 p.m. The meeting will be streamed live here. Among other items, the Supervisors will consider: There will also be a closed session to consider the pending County of Los Angeles v. Sheriff...

New West Nile-Infected Mosquito Samples Found in LA, SFV
Friday, Aug 30, 2019

New positive samples of mosquitos infected with West Nile Virus has been discovered in Lakewood and Reseda, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District reported Friday. Mosquito samples infected with West Nile virus have been collected from 13 cities in the district so far in 2019. No infected...

Officials Remember Hall, Quinones 10 Years After Station Fire

Los Angeles County Fire Department officials and firefighters on Friday marked the 10th anniversary of the deaths of two firefighters who were battling the Station Fire. Here’s more from the LACoFD’s social media: “Ten years ago on Sunday, August 30, 2009, Los Angeles County Fire Captain...

Audit Finds Deep Failures at LA Homeless Agency
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, or LAHSA, the leading homeless agency tasked with connecting people living on the streets of Los Angeles to shelter and services, has failed to meet important goals and has become an inefficient reactive force to the homeless crisis, according...

Traveler with Measles Virus Visits LAX, Hollywood
Monday, Aug 26, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health wants to identify people who are at risk for the measles virus and may have been exposed to a non-resident person with measles who traveled to the county while infectious. Other people may have been exposed to measles since public locations were visited...

Court: Deputy Misconduct Info May be Shared with Prosecutors

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of allowing the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to release a list of deputy misconduct to the L.A. County District Attorney. This decision only allows limited information to be shared with the District Attorney’s Office for the purpose of...

Reinosa Case: Villanueva ‘Embarrassed,’ Lancaster Deputies ‘Angry’
Sunday, Aug 25, 2019

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva issued a statement Sunday afternoon about the investigation into Lancaster Station Deputy Angel Reinosa, 21, who claimed he’d been shot by a sniper Wednesday afternoon. At the time it was reported Reinosa’s life was saved because he’d been...

Metrolink Upgrades to Include More Double-Tracking in Saugus
Friday, Aug 23, 2019

Extending double-tracking and upgrading the Santa Clarita train station platform in Saugus are among the proposed infrastructure improvements to the Metrolink Antelope Valley Line approved by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority on July 25. The improvements include adding 1.6...

County Finds More West Nile Virus-Positive Mosquitos

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed seven additional samples of mosquitos testing positive for West Nile virus, or WNV. This brings the total number of samples positive for the virus within the district’s service area to 13 this year. The new positive samples were...

SB 1 Funding Allocates Nearly $315M to LA County Highway Projects
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $1.1 billion for a total of 133 State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) projects throughout California, including almost $994 million for 47 fix-it-first projects funded by Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road...

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1970 - SCV voters recall two Hart School Board members who won't let students circulate anti-Vietnam War petition [story]
1924 - SCV Deputy Ed Brown killed in shootout with Gus Le Brun [story]
Deputy Ed Brown
A bat left on a napkin on the doorstep of All Creatures Veterinary Center in Newhall on Tuesday has tested positive for rabies, the Department of Public Health reported Friday afternoon.
Rabid Bat Left at Veterinary Center in Newhall
Twenty-six years after Chris Beck left the diamond and etched his name in The Master's University baseball program's record books, his son, Jackson, will take the field for the Mustangs in 2020.
TMU Baseball Signs Jackson Beck, Son of Hall of Famer
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies detained an "uncooperative person" in Valencia Friday afternoon, according to station officials.
SCV Deputies Detain ‘Uncooperative Person’ in Valencia
College of the Canyons will look to rebound from its week one loss when the Cougars host Grossmont College in Week 2 action Saturday night in a non-conference contest.
Cougars Football Ready to Rebound in Week 2 vs. Grossmont
Despite having some chances, the College of the Canyons men's soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss to Moorpark College as the visiting Raiders were able to spoil the Cougars' 2019 home opener.
Canyons Falls 1-0 to Moorpark in Home Opener
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed three additional mosquito samples positive for West Nile virus have been collected in two new areas: Boyle Heights and Whittier.
West Nile Virus Confirmed in Boyle Heights, Whittier
The city of Santa Clarita will host the 25th Annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo on Saturday, September 21, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., starting at the Newhall Community Center located at 22421 Market Street.
Sept. 21: 25th Annual River Rally Cleanup
To help keep kids safe, the California Highway Patrol is joining its traffic safety partners throughout the state for Child Passenger Safety Week, which begins September 15 and concludes September 21 with National Seat Check Saturday.
CHP Preps for Child Passenger Safety Week
Senate Bill 153 has cleared the California Legislature and the industrial hemp bill will now go to Governor Gavin Newsom for final action, the bill's author, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Friday.
Wilk Hemp Industry Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk
The California Senate passed a robust consumer protection law Friday that limits the amount of interest payday lenders can charge their customers.
California Lawmakers OK Cap on Payday Lending Rates
It was a regular day at work for employees at Jimmy Dean’s in Valencia on Thursday until several customers and employees were witnesses to a suspicious man near the restaurant who was removing his clothes.
Witnesses Share What They Saw Before Thursday’s Shooting
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation of Thursday afternoon's deputy-involved shooting in Santa Clarita, according to an LASD update Thursday night.
Detectives Continue Deputy-Involved Shooting Investigation
With her bills approved by the Legislature, Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) announced the status of her 2019 legislative package Friday.
Smith Bills Update: Seven Passed, Four Already Signed
Moving to keep children off websites like Facebook and Instagram, California lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill barring social media companies from opening an account for anyone under the age of 13 without receiving parental consent.
California Moves to Keep Pre-Teens Off Social Media
Sebastian Barrales Raymundo of Santa Clarita was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday on charges of taking upskirt photos of four women, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Santa Clarita Man Charged with Taking Upskirt Photos
The California Legislature on Wednesday approved Senate Bill 206, the "Fair Pay to Play Act," authored by state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, and co-authored by Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita.
California Legislature OK’s SB 206, ‘Fair Pay to Play Act’
1964 - Fire fighters mop up after blaze in Bouquet Canyon that destroyed world's largest live oak tree [story]
fire
Longtime Agua Dulce resident Doreetha S. Daniels, who became the oldest person ever to graduate from College of the Canyons in June 2015 at age 99, died Sunday. She was 103. Services are pending.
Doreetha Daniels, COC’s Oldest Graduate, Dies at 103
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday the Latino Business Alliance Businesses of the Year Awards to Northeast Valley Health Corporation and Premier America Credit Union.
Chamber to Honor Northeast Valley Health Corporation, Premier America
As part of annual roadway improvements, the city of Santa Clarita will reconfigure two area streets to include a bicycle lane in both directions.
Road Improvements Scheduled for Plum Canyon Road, Smyth Drive
On Wednesday, Santa Clarita Sheriff’s COBRA detectives, assisted by deputies, detained several local high school students after learning about social media threats regarding committing acts of school violence.
Several Students Detained After Alleged Threats of School Violence
A suspect was shot by a local sheriff’s deputy in the Valencia Industrial Center Thursday, prompting a shutdown of the intersection of Rye Canyon Road and Stanford Avenue.
Suspect Shot, Killed in Reported Deputy-Involved Shooting