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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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Firefighters Respond to Castaic Brush Fire
Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021

By Emily Alvarenga & Caleb Lunetta Signal Staff Writers Firefighters battled a brush fire in Castaic Wednesday afternoon, but had to restrict their ground attack due to the fire’s proximity to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department bomb squad training facility. The brush fire was first...

Strong Winds Fuel Towsley Canyon Fire
Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021

A brush fire quickly spread near Towsley Canyon on Tuesday afternoon, with initial reports indicating it had grown by 50 acres within a half-hour. The call was received by the first responders at 1:27 p.m. on the 24000 block of The Old Road. “We received a report of flames and smoke coming from an...

Canyon Country Fire Threatens Structures

As winds continue to whip through the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters are battling another brush fire in Canyon Country where structures may be threatened. Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel responded to reports of a brush fire on the 28100 block of Whites Canyon Road, near Todd Longshore...

Suspect Arrested in Newhall Fire Arson Investigation
Monday, Oct 5, 2020

A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy on patrol over the weekend recognized and arrested a suspect sought for questioning in the ongoing investigation for an alleged arson in Newhall that was reported Friday. Firefighters quickly contained a small brush fire that reached a quarter-acre blaze...

South Fire in Castaic Shuts Down Southbound I-5
Monday, Sep 7, 2020

Firefighters responded to the South Fire, a vehicle fire that spread to brush in Castaic, on Monday morning, shutting down parts of Interstate 5. Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel first responded to a vehicle fire on southbound Interstate 5, north of Lake Hughes Road, just before 9 a.m., according...

Update: Forward Progress on #TexasFire Stopped at 10% Containment
Thursday, Aug 6, 2020

A 150-acre brush fire in Saugus prompted road closures and evacuations Thursday afternoon. The fire received the moniker #TexasFire, due to its proximity to the Texas Canyon Ranger Station, and Angeles National Forest officials took the lead in battling the blaze, with the L.A. County Fire Department...

Post Fire Held at 120 Acres, Continues to Slow Traffic on Interstate 5
Monday, Aug 3, 2020

A fast-moving brush fire dubbed the Post Fire scorched more than 100 acres in Gorman Sunday night, while parts of northbound Interstate 5 and Highway 138 remained closed Monday morning. A flyover conducted Monday morning showed that while the fire was thought to have burned approximately 200 acres,...

Ridge Fire in Gorman Scorches 320 Acres, at 40% Containment
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020

The Ridge Fire in Gorman that erupted Monday afternoon grew to 320 acres and remained 40% containment Tuesday morning, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials. “(Firefighters) are expecting the brush fire to increase (in acreage) throughout the day,” said Fire Department Supervisor...

Twain Fire in Stevenson Ranch Held to 3 Acres, Forward Progress Stopped
Thursday, Jul 2, 2020

Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel were called to the scene of a brush fire in Stevenson Ranch on Thursday. The fire was first reported at 1:03 p.m., near the intersection of Kavenagh Lane and Twain Place. The preliminary report on the fire was that it was 1 acre in size, heading uphill in...

Rowher Fire in Agua Dulce at 50% Containment, Reaches 625 Acres Overnight

The fast-spreading Rowher Fire in Agua Dulce reached about 625 acres overnight, with approximately 50% containment, according to Maria Grycan, a spokeswoman for the L.A. County Fire Department. On Thursday morning, the fire was mapped by aircraft, while more than 400 personnel, a majority from the Angeles...

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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
Bonelli
For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities
1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana