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County Report Assesses Health Impact of Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensaries
Monday, Jul 15, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released a health report Monday with findings that unlicensed cannabis dispensaries in LA County — in contrast to those that are licensed — are overconcentrated in areas already burdened with health disadvantages and engage in business practices...

Assessor: LA County, SCV Property Values Grow to All-Time High

After Los Angeles and Long Beach, Santa Clarita experienced the most growth in real estate and business property values of all 88 Los Angeles County cities, according to the 2019 Assessment Roll certified by County Assessor Jeff Prang and released Monday. Santa Clarita’s 2019 assessed values are...

Public Health Probing Additional Measles Cases

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is investigating two additional confirmed measles cases in county residents. These cases are linked to two cases reported earlier this month, which together account for a four-case outbreak involving a close social group. Public Health has not identified...

July 16 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors
Friday, Jul 12, 2019

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has published the agenda for their Tuesday, July 16 meeting starting at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be streamed live here. July 16 meeting agenda highlights follow (see the full agenda here): Presentations & Proclamations: * Greg Kahwajian, in recognition...

Villanueva Rips ICE Deportations, Says He’s Unaware of FBI Probe

In separate statements Thursday afternoon, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva ripped the federal ICE deportations of undocumented immigrants slated to begin Sunday and said he was not aware of any FBI probe into Sheriff’s Department subgroups, as reported earlier Thursday by the Los Angeles...

County Public Health Recognized as Local Health Department of the Year
Thursday, Jul 11, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) was recognized as the Local Health Department of the Year Award by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). This year’s theme of “Improving Public and Private Partnerships” honors Public Health’s...

County Opposes Proposed Rule Blocking Housing Aid for Undocumented Immigrants
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019

The Los Angeles County Development Authority has called on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to rescind its Proposed Rule: Housing and Community Development Act of 1980: Verification of Eligible Status (Proposed Rule). If implemented, the Proposed Rule would prohibit undocumented...

Supes OK Aid to Families of People Killed by Deputies

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion Tuesday to establish the Family Assistance Program to support families following an in-custody death or fatal use of force. This motion is based upon work done by the Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission. “We were all moved by...

Supes OK ‘Enhanced’ Response in High-Risk Fire Areas

Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday in favor of a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Hilda Solis for enhanced proactive fire response in high-risk areas by partnering with the county’s emergency services departments, Sheriff’s homeless outreach service teams, the L.A. Homeless Services...

Aug. 4: ‘Keeping Chickens Healthy’ Workshop at Hart Hall

The California Department of Food & Agriculture will host a “Keeping Our Chickens Healthy” workshop at Hart Hall in William S. Hart Regional Park in Newhall on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. At the free workshop, Hart Park Animal Keeper Rachael Komulainen will discuss several...

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The Placerita Canyon Nature Center opened its doors to Nikki Dail on Sunday to talk about her travels through Belize.
NCA Board Member Talks About Her Journey Through Belize
A shoplifting suspect was also arrested on a felony drug possession charge after deputies allegedly discovered narcotics on him at the Sheriff’s Station.
Shoplifting Suspect Charged with Felony Drug Possession
The city of Santa Clarita and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works will co-host a pair of advanced Smart Gardening Workshops at two local Santa Clarita Library branches in August and September.
City Libraries to Host Smart Gardening Workshops
Taylor Snyder went deep in his second straight game, and Lucas Gilbreath set a season-high for strikeouts, but the JetHawks fell to the San Jose Giants, 4-3, on Sunday evening in San Jose.
Gilbreath Strikeouts Hit Season High in JetHawks Loss
TV series, reality shows and music videos are among the productions now filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka “Hollywood North” the week of July 22-28.
Now Filming in SCV: TV Series, Reality Shows, Music Videos
The First Peoples Fund and the Pukúu Cultural Community Services coordinated to bring the two-day Native Artist Professional Development Training course for indigenous artists to California Institute of the Arts on Friday and Saturday.
Indigenous Artists Receive Professional Training at CalArts
Casey Golden and Taylor Snyder hit home runs, but a San Jose Giants six-run sixth inning carried them to a win over the JetHawks, 10-4, on Saturday night at Excite Ballpark.
Big Sixth for Giants Sinks Golden, JetHawks
The JetHawks jumped on the Stockton Ports early with nine runs in the first inning, and starter Ryan Rolison threw six-scoreless frames in an 11-0 win on Friday night at Banner Island Ballpark.
Rolison Wins After JetHawks Put Up 9 in First
Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library will host a free event featuring best-selling nonfiction author Larry Loftis at the Old Town Newhall Library on Thursday, Aug. 1, at 6 p.m.
Aug. 1: Celebrated Spy Novelist Larry Loftis at Newhall Library
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.
Lake Hughes Woman Charged with Attempted Murder
On the day Bridge to Home received major funding to provide homeless services in the Santa Clarita Valley year around, representatives from the nonprofit organization joined SCV Sheriff's Station deputies in an outreach effort Friday.
Bridge to Home, SCV Deputies Team for Homeless Outreach
2000 - Historic Larinan house in Pico Canyon burns down [story]
Larinan house burning
1952 - 7.5-magnitude Kern County earthquake devastates Tehachapi; damage spread from San Diego to Las Vegas [story]
quake map
2001 - Then-Assemblyman George Runner introduces legislation to memorialize the historic Ridge Route. Enacted Oct. 4. [story]
Ridge Route
CalArtians are nominated for the 71st Emmy Awards in numerous categories this year, including Acting, Picture Editing, Lighting Design, Production Design, Sound Editing and Animation.
CalArtians Nominated for 2019 Emmy Awards
Bridge to Home, the primary homeless services provider in the Santa Clarita Valley, has secured a Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority contract in the amount of $840,000 which will fund three-quarters of the annual cost of providing 60 beds, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Bridge to Home Secures $840K Toward Year-Round Operations
The Valley Industry Association’s Advocacy Committee has been in hot pursuit following the changes, amendments and carve-outs of Assembly Bill 5, which passed the California Assembly floor on May 29, and the Senate’s Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee on July 10.
Establishing Carve-Outs for Assembly Bill 5, the ‘Gig-Work’ Bill
The Santa Clarita Public Library will celebrate the end of its 2019 Summer Reading Program with a free event called the “Stellar Finale with Guest Performer: BubbleMania!” at the Old Town Newhall branch on Saturday, July 27, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
July 27: Library to Wrap Summer Reading Program with ‘BubbleMania’
Matt Hearn picked up two hits to extend his hitting streak to 16 games, but the JetHawks lost, 9-1, to the Stockton Ports on Thursday night at Banner Island Ballpark.
Hearn Extends Streak in JetHawks Loss to Ports
Los Angeles County has agreed to its largest-ever largest payout -- $53 million -- to settle a 2010 class-action lawsuit over strip search practices of prisoners at the Sheriff’s Department’s Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood.
LA County OK’s $53M Settlement in Jail Strip Search Suit
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is investigating a confirmed case of measles in a county resident that is linked to four cases reported earlier this month.
Public Health Investigates Another Case of Measles
Speaking before the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Planning and Programming Committee on July 17, Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean advocated for the Antelope Valley Line Study to be presented to the full Metro Board.
McLean Urges Metro Board to Review Antelope Valley Line Study
A neighbor dispute over yard work ended with one man allegedly ramming his neighbor’s trailer with a tractor, resulting in his arrest on suspicion of making criminal threats and vandalism.
Valencia Man Accused of Ramming Tractor, Threatening Neighbor
A jury trial is slated to begin next month for L.A. rapper Blueface, who was arrested in connection with an alleged vehicle-to-vehicle shooting in Newhall last fall.
Jury Trial for Rapper Blueface Set for Aug. 16