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1945 - PFC Johnny Cordova of Castaic killed in action on Okinawa [story]
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Calgrove Burn Area Weathers Storms
Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016

Storms swept through the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday causing some flooding and mudslides in areas that were scorched by the Calgrove Fire last June. About $1 million was spent on the installation of temporary post-fire debris relief measures in the Calgrove burn area over the past few months. This included...

Supes OK Funds for Flood Control in Calgrove Fire Area
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

Photo: LACo Fire [KHTS] – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to authorize the installation temporary measures to ward off flooding in the Calgrove Fire area. Public Works Director Gail Farber, as Chief Engineer of the L.A. County Flood Control District, will use Public Works...

Supes to Authorize $1 Mil. for Flood Control Measures in Calgrove Fire Area
Friday, Aug 7, 2015

Board Agenda, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015: This action is to authorize the Chief Engineer of the Los Angeles County Flood Control District or her designee to proceed with installation of temporary postfire debris mitigation measures in the area burned by the June 2015 Calgrove Fire (Santa Clarita area) using...

Authorities Give Up on Finding Cause of Calgrove Fire
Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

Detectives have closed the books on the 415-acre Calgrove fire without determining what caused it. “The cause is undetermined and there will be no further investigation,” said Sgt. Craig Anderson of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Arson and Explosives Detail, adding that sheriff detectives...

Hart Museum Back to Normal After Calgrove Fire
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015

The William S. Hart Museum has reopened after the Calgrove Fire threatened the property and prompted the evacuation of the major artifacts. According to the museum website, the museum is open to the public starting today and will continue with its regular summer hours – Wednesday through Sundays...

Calgrove Fire Lessons
Thursday, Jul 2, 2015

The recent Calgrove Fire, which began June 24 and burned more than 400 acres, provides an opportunity to thank the residents of Santa Clarita as well as an opportunity to share lessons learned. With fire surrounding many homes and flame lengths up to 100 feet, many were able to see first-hand the serious...

Hart-ifacts Evacuated for Calgrove Fire
Monday, Jun 29, 2015

The Calgrove Fire shut down the William S. Hart Museum last week, and it has yet to be reopened as of Monday afternoon. “The smoke smell has dissipated from within the mansion, and the collections will be returning this week to the mansion,” said museum administrator Margi Bertram.  “We...

Avoid Strenuous Activity Including Exercise During Fire
Thursday, Jun 25, 2015

[LACo Public Health] – According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District smoke from the fire in Santa Clarita Valley has caused poor air quality that affects all individuals in Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas. The Los Angeles County Interim Health Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser,...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015

ED NOTE: WED 7:15PM ‪#‎CalgroveFire‬ holding at 200 acres with 25% containment… Streets that are closed will remain closed until at least 8:30PM Two fires broke out in the Santa Clarita Valley on Wednesday afternoon burning over 100 acres off the 5 and 14 freeways. Santa Clarita Sheriffs...

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1945 - PFC Johnny Cordova of Castaic killed in action on Okinawa [story]
Johnny Cordova
The Board of Directors approved a five-year schedule of changes to SCV Water’s rate structure on Tues, June 15
SCV Water Announces New Rate Changes And Charges
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas.
Health Officer Issues Heat Alert To Last Through Saturday
The SCV Education Foundation awarded six Hart High School District seniors $10,000 scholarships.
SCV Education Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today eight new deaths and 249 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,074 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Starts New Vaccine Sweepstakes; 28,074 Total SCV Cases
Santa Clarita Public Library is inviting kids to have fun in the sun with music, movement and bubbles, with the "Bubbles and Bops" event. 
SCV Public Library’s ‘Bubbles And Bops’ Adds More Days, Parks
SCV for Change is scheduled to host a Juneteenth event Saturday evening at Central Park featuring live music, a chalk art walk, tie dye station and raffle. 
Juneteenth Picnic Set For Saturday At Central Park
SCV Water’s quick and proactive response to removing per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in its groundwater supply received top honors as the Best Environmental Project from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – High Desert Branch.
SCV Water Honored for PFAS Water Treatment Plant
I began working for my local veterinarian when I was in high school and remained at that job until I left for college.
Herd Immunity Isn’t Just For Humans I Marcia Mayeda
With restrictions easing in California and LA County, The Santa Clarita City Council is returning to fully in-person meetings starting with the meeting scheduled for Tues, June 22 at 6 p.m. 
City Council to Resume In Person Public Participation
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission unanimously approved five single-story apartment units Tuesday for low-income single mothers and their children in Newhall.
Commission Approves Single Mother Housing
First responders, family and friends gathered Thursday to celebrate the life and service of firefighter Tory Carlon, who was shot and killed at Fire Station 81 in Agua Dulce June 1.
‘Your Legacy Will Live On’: Community Vigil Honors Firefighter Tory Carlon
1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
William Chormicle
The city of Santa Clarita’s tourism advisory board held its quarterly meeting Tuesday to hear updates on the city’s tourism advertising, special events and other economic development updates. 
City Tourism Board Hears Recent Economic Development Efforts
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today five new deaths and 226 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,068 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Updates Travel Guidelines; 28,068 Total SCV Cases
In a combination of extreme heat, low humidity, and record draught conditions Angeles National Forest fire danger level is being raised to "Very High" effective July 16. 
Angeles Forest Fire Danger Raised To Very High
As summer temps are rising The Cube, Ice and Entertainment Center is opening public skating sessions. 
The Cube Opens Public Ice Skating Sessions
The first annual "Cars Under the Stars" is coming to The Westfield Town Center for the benefit of the WiSh foundation. 
“Cars Under The Stars” Debuts In July
College of the Canyons will be the only community college in the state to offer a Low Observable, stealth, coatings application program, this fall.
College Of The Canyons: First In State To Launch Low Observable Training Program
Santa Clarita city officials announced Railroad Avenue will be getting the rehab treatment starting next week.
City to Refurbish Railroad Avenue
Governor Gavin Newsom visited Six Flags Magic Mountain Wednesday to celebrate the state’s reopening.
Newsom Visits Magic Mountain As State Reopens
Firefighters returned to the scene of an earlier balcony fire at a Newhall apartment complex Tuesday night after the fire reignited. 
Firefighters Put Out Second Fire at Newhall Apartment Complex
A man who was arrested in connection with an alleged road rage incident that ended with deputies using their tasers has reportedly been arrested five times since March 2020.
Suspect Connected to Road-Rage Investigation Arrested Five Times Since Last March
Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation of the circumstance surrounding an unknown cause of death in Canyon Country, officials said Wednesday. 
LASD Update Info Regarding Body Found Near Camp Plenty Tuesday