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1848 - SCV becomes part of the United States with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo [treaty]
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

One Person Sustained Moderate Injuries After Vehicle Drives off Bridge on Soledad Canyon Road
Thursday, May 27, 2021

Katharine Lotze/The Signal (File photo). A vehicle drove over the side of a bridge on Soledad Canyon Road near Agua Dulce Canyon Road early Thursday morning. Los Angeles County Fire units arrived at 8:37 a.m. to find a vehicle in the Santa Clara River bed. “A vehicle drove over a bridge down about...

Coroner Identifies Woman Killed in State Route 14 Fatality
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020

Medical examiners with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified Murdewiyanti Finn, 48, of Lancaster, as the woman killed in a traffic collision on Highway 14 in Newhall Sunday evening. California Highway Patrol officers first responded to the two-vehicle crash on northbound Highway 14 around...

SCV Community Mourns 2 Teens Killed in Car Crash
Monday, Nov 25, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley community has begun to reach out by sharing words, time and resources with the families of two SCV teens who died in a car crash Wednesday. Both Sebastien “Bash” Gallegos, 18, of Castaic, and Eugene Oh, 18, of Valencia, were killed in Granada Hills Wednesday afternoon after...

Four-Vehicle Pile Up on State Route 14 Causes Injuries
Thursday, Apr 18, 2019

Close to a dozen people were hurt including four who were taken to the hospital following a four-vehicle pileup in the northbound lanes of Highway 14 near Via Princessa shortly after midnight. The multi-vehicle traffic collision happened about 15 minutes after midnight into Thursday when one of the vehicles...

Driver with Six Children in Vehicle Arrested, Booked on DUI After Collision
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two car collision that occurred on Sierra Highway and Placerita Canyon Road at approximately 4:20 p.m. Sunday. “Through their investigation the driver of one of the vehicles was given a breath alcohol test and he blew over the legal limit,”...

Santa Clarita Man Identified in Deadly Saugus Crash
Thursday, Jul 5, 2018

Photo from Andrew Straughan’s social media account. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies responded to a crash on Bouquet Canyon Road at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday night that left one person dead and injured several others. “The driver was changing lanes, when his vehicle struck another...

Two Injured in Rollover Car Crash off Golden Valley Road
Friday, Mar 30, 2018

Two people were injured in a single car roll-over crash Friday afternoon off of Golden Valley Road. The vehicle was traveling Northbound around 12:50 p.m. when a female driver took a drastic turn near Los Angeles County Fire Station 150, injuring her and a male passenger, according to Lt. Leo Bauer. The...

Deputies Investigating Hit-and-Run; Man With Gun
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017

A man with a gun ran from the scene of a car slammed into a utility box Tuesday afternoon, near Wendy’s on Bouquet Canyon Road, according to Sheriff’s Station officials. Read complete story [here].

Submit Names Now for Youth Grove Evening of Remembrance
Friday, May 5, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita is now accepting names of youth ages 24 and younger who lost their lives in traffic-related incidents for inclusion in the annual Youth Grove Evening of Remembrance. The event will be hosted at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at the Youth Grove at Central Park, located...

Widow Sues Driver’s Estate Over Bouquet Canyon Corvette Crash
Friday, Mar 11, 2016

An Agoura Hills woman who lost her husband in a fiery Corvette crash in Santa Clarita last April is now suing the estate of the driver’s family for negligence. Gayle Silva, 62, who lost her 69-year-old husband Ray Silva when the car he was riding in crashed into a tree, filed a lawsuit against...

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1848 - SCV becomes part of the United States with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo [treaty]
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
The College of the Canyons seeks qualified individuals to serve on the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee for a three-year term.
COC Seeks New Members for Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee
The L.A. County Department of Economic Opportunity announced the launch of their new Economic Opportunity Grant program for microbusinesses. 
More Than $54m in Grants Now Open for L.A. County’s Microbusinesses
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, along with his California Senate Republican colleagues, is urging the California Public Utilities Commission to immediately disburse a state credit to provide customers with relief on their high natural gas bills.
Senator Wilk Urges State Action to Reduce Burdens on High Natural Gas Bills
The Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station is officially out of all auto-theft protection clubs for giveaway.
UPDATE: Auto-Theft Prevention Clubs No Longer Available
February is American Heart Month and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is kicking off the month by highlighting several milestones of the hospital’s Roberta G. Veloz Cardiovascular Center.
Henry Mayo Kicks off American Heart Month by Recognizing a Year of Milestones
Spring is close, but February often brings unpredictable winter weather that can cause blood drive cancellations and make it difficult for donors to make it to their appointments safely. 
American Red Cross February Blood Drives in Santa Clarita
The CIF-SS is looking for an exceptional individual to become Commissioner of Athletics on or about July 5.
CIF Southern Section Seeking New Commissioner of Athletics
The College of the Canyons Athletics Department has announced its 2023 Hall of Fame class of inductees with the next Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony taking place under a reimagined event format on Wednesday, March 29 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center.
College of the Canyons Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
The Santa Clarita Valley Teacher Recruitment Fair will take place on Saturday, March 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rancho Pico Junior High School.
March 11: Santa Clarita Valley School Districts Holds Teacher Recruitment
Santa Clarita regularly tops lists as one of the safest cities in the country. This reputation is well-earned thanks to the hardworking men and women of our Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and the vigilance of our residents.
Message from the City Manager Ken Striplin | Maintaining Reputation as a Safe City
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,625 new cases countywide and 38 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Counts 38 New Cases
2015 - SCV native & 2007 Valencia High grad Shane Vereen's game-leading 11 catches help the New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX [story]
Shane Vereen
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today confirmed 56 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,946 new cases countywide and 70 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley since Saturday. Monday's COVID report from Los Angeles County Department of Public Health was delayed and included in today's reporting.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: One Additional Death Increases SCV Total to 540
The SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter co-chairs Melanie Meyer and Bonnie Teaford are proud to announce the theme for this year’s event will be “Springtime in Paris.”
April 29: SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter 2023
The William S. Hart Union High School District is proud to announce that it has received a $240,000 grant from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to assist classified employees in their pursuit of a teaching credential.
Hart District Awarded $240,000 for Teacher Credentialing Program
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will be giving away “The Club,” an auto theft prevention device, primarily for Santa Clarita Valley residents who own Kias or Hyundais. These vehicles are commonly stolen and by giving out Clubs, deputies hope to prevent vehicle theft and help #GuardThatAuto.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Giving Away Free Auto-Theft Prevention Clubs
The Free to Be Me Festival will be held Saturday, March 11, noon to 3 p.m. at the Canyon Country Community Center, 18410 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country, CA 91351.
March 11: Free to Be Me Festival at Canyon Country Community Center
The Santa Clarita Artists Association Plein Air Monthly Meet-Up will be held Friday, Feb. 17, 9 a.m. to noon at the Placerita Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall, CA 91321.
Feb. 17: SCAA Plein Air Monthly Meet-Up Open to the Public
The Baker Family Foundation and the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation have announced the launch of “The Big Idea SCV,” an entrepreneurial pitch contest for youths between the ages of 16-22. Young adults in the Santa Clarita Valley are invited to participate and “pitch” their business idea, product or service.
Baker Family Foundation, SCVEDC Launch ‘The Big Idea SCV’
A strong fourth quarter resulted in Santa Clarita Transit reporting its highest ridership figures since 2019. Santa Clarita Transit buses served a total of 2,290,658 riders in 2022, an increase of 38.6% from the year before.
Santa Clarita Transit Ridership for Total, Local Routes Near Pre-Pandemic Numbers
As I look back on 2022 and reflect on the progress we have made in our community, I could not be prouder. Last year we cut the ribbon on the city’s 36th park, Vista Canyon, which offers residents pickleball courts, a new playground and the historic Mitchell River House.
Cameron Smyth | Recharge in Our Open Space!
The Master's University baseball team scored 19 runs on 19 hits to win both games of a doubleheader Saturday, Jan. 28 against Bethesda 9-6 and 10-1 at Lou Herwaldt Stadium.
TMU Baseball Wins Both Games of Doubleheader
The nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence is seeking “Allies” to support Santa Clarita Valley youth who are aging out of the Los Angeles County foster care system.
FYI Seeks Volunteer Allies to be Paired with SCV Foster Youth