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1984 - NTSB revises probable cause of 1982 "Twilight Zone" deaths after director John Landis appeals [story]
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CHP Aims to Reduce Distracted Teen Driving
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Traffic collisions are the leading cause of death among teenagers, which is why the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is continuing its partnership with Impact Teen Drivers (ITD). The traffic safety partners share the common goal of reducing the number of traffic collisions and teen traffic-related...

CHP Wins $700K Grant for GEARS Motorcycle Safety Program
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

Through a $700,000 federal grant, the California Highway Patrol has developed the Get Educated and Ride Safe II campaign, or GEARS II, to promote motorcycle safety and awareness. Each year more motorcycles are ridden on California’s roadways, and the GEARS II goal is to reduce the number of crashes...

Aug. 22: LASD Bicycle, Pedestrian Safety Push in SCV
Monday, Aug 19, 2019

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will take part in a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation on Thursday, August 22, between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. The operation is designed to educate bicyclists, drivers and pedestrians on traffic laws, rules and responsibilities. Deputies...

LASD Joins National ‘Drive Sober’ Campaign
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019

As summer comes to a close, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is asking drivers to stay sober and not get behind the wheel after drinking or using drugs that impact one’s ability to drive safely. The LASD is joining law enforcement agencies across the country in the “Drive Sober...

23 People Arrested in SCV During Memorial Day Weekend
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

A Canyon Country man arrested after a crash sent a woman and a small child to the hospital was one of nearly two dozen motorists charged with suspicion of DUI in the Santa Clarita Valley this past Memorial Day weekend. At least 18 arrests were made by officers at the Newhall Station of the California...

Sheriff’s Deputies to Kick Off Summer with Holiday DUI Enforcement
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Memorial Day Weekend is a time many spend with family and friends for outdoor activities but is also what is considered the start of California’s 100 dangerous days of summer on roadways between the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. During this time of busy summer travel, the Los Angeles County...

May 27: ‘Heads Up’ Bike, Pedestrian Safety Push in SCV

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies will take part in a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation in the city of Santa Clarita on Monday, May 27, between 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. The operation will be aimed at educating bicyclists, drivers and pedestrians on traffic laws, rules and responsibilities....

CHP Cites Nearly 20K California Drivers for Cell Phone Use in April
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Sacramento – Despite a statewide public education campaign about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Highway Patrol issued 19,850 citations during April to drivers who violated the state’s hands-free cell phone laws. This total represents a 3.6 percent increase from April 2018. As part...

May 6: LASD Motorcycle Safety Push in SCV
Friday, May 3, 2019

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will have extra deputies out on patrol in the city of Santa Clarita on Monday, May 6, between the hours of 5 a.m. and 5 p.m., looking for violations made by drivers and motorcyclists that increase the risk of crashes. The motorcycle safety enforcement operation...

More than 770 Citations Issued During Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department cited 773 drivers for violating California’s hands-free cell phone law as part of a larger effort to educate the public on the dangers of distracted driving. “April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and it is important for drivers to understand the...

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Melody Ranch is once again suing Placerita Canyon Corp., a mutual-benefit corporation that owns and operates an electronic gate in Placerita Canyon to prevent thru traffic from entering the Newhall enclave.
Melody Ranch Files 2nd Lawsuit Over Placerita Canyon Gate
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,296 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 39 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases Total 306,327, with 7,306 in SCV
The California Highway Patrol celebrated a socially distanced graduation ceremony for its 77 new officers who graduated with more hands-on experience than any class in Academy history.
CHP Welcomes New Officers with Real-Life Experience
The city of Santa Clarita announced the third and final edition of the family-friendly Parks Passport Adventure which is set to run throughout the month of November.
Santa Clarita Announces Final Parks Passport Adventure
Governor Gavin Newsom visited Valencia Friday to announce the opening of an innovative new laboratory built by PerkinElmer that will increase California’s COVID-19 testing capacity, reduce test turnaround time and create hundreds of new California jobs.
Newsom in Valencia as PerkinElmer Opens New COVID-19 Testing Lab
For the second year in a row, College of the Canyons will host an International Forum on Youth on November 16-19, 2020.
Nov. 16-19: COC to Host International Forum on Youth
The Southern California football community is mourning the loss of Jim Bonds, 51, a former Hart High School and UCLA quarterback who died on Wednesday after a battle with multiple myeloma.
Former Hart High QB Jim Bonds Dies at 51; Football Community Mourns Loss
It was double, double, toil and trouble as All Hallow's Eve neared in the Santa Clarita Valley, with residents continuing to provide Halloween haunts around every corner in the midst of the pandemic.
SCV Continues to Scare Up its Halloween Haunts
The Saugus Union School District board voted Tuesday night to suspend its child development program due to constraints placed on the district by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saugus School District Suspends Child Development Program
A Santa Clarita man and his Northridge-based business partner were arrested on federal charges Thursday in a relief fraud case alleging the two fraudulently obtained more than $1.95 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans.
Santa Clarita Man Arrested in $1.9M COVID-19 Relief Fraud Case
A Los Angeles County assessor’s report on all 88 cities in Los Angeles County showed Santa Clarita property continues to be among the county’s most valuable.
Santa Clarita Property Valued at $37.2B, 5th on County List of Cities
1984 - NTSB revises probable cause of 1982 "Twilight Zone" deaths after director John Landis appeals [story]
John Landis
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths, including the 74th death in the Santa Clarita Valley and 1,745 new cases of COVID-19, including 7,267 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 74th SCV Death; Local Cases Total 7,267
The city of Santa Clarita will be holding a public hearing at the Tuesday, Nov. 10, City Council meeting to consider the transfer of 32,230 square feet of vacant land, at no cost, to Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley (FPofSCV).
Nov. 10: Public Hearing to Consider Property Transfer to Family Promise
Are you ready to save the day and bring outlaws to justice in a virtual escape room? Are you and your family ready to test your knowledge on Tacos & Trivia Night?
City Announces November Virtual Events
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present a public artist talk with Brooke Sauer to accompany her solo virtual exhibition “Out in the Blue” Monday, Nov. 9, at 2:30 p.m.
Nov. 9: COC Art Gallery Hosting Public Artist Talk with Brooke Sauer
The Santa Clarita Artists Association held its 31st Annual Art Classic virtually on Oct. 17, 2020.
SCAA Releases Art Classic 2020 Winners List
A gunshot victim survived his injuries and the suspect remained at large Thursday following a shooting near a liquor store in Canyon Country Wednesday night.
Suspect in Canyon Country Shooting Still at Large
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SCV-GSA) on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 4:00 p.m., to learn about and to provide input on plans to sustain our water supply.
Nov. 4: SCV Groundwater Sustainability Plan Online Workshop
The California State University Board of Trustees has appointed Erika D. Beck, Ph.D., to serve as president of California State University, Northridge. Beck currently serves as president of California State University Channel Islands.
CSUN Appoints Erika D. Beck as Next President
LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
SACRAMENTO – Californians age 70 and older with a noncommercial driver’s license are now eligible to renew online or by mail, eliminating the need to visit a California Department of Motor Vehicles office.
Seniors Can Now Renew Driver’s Licenses Online
1932 - Highway 99 completed through Weldon Canyon, bypassing Ridge Route [story]
Hwy 99
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,351 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 18 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases Near 1,200 Per Day, 18 New SCV Cases