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S.C.V. History
July 2
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon

County Parks, Open Space Announce 2021 Grant Award Winners
Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022

The Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District announced grant awards totaling over $26 million for park development across Los Angeles County, completing the first-ever cycle of three Measure A competitive grant programs. The grant programs were released on April 30 of last year as part...

L.A. County’s Lake Lifeguard Test Being Held in Castaic
Thursday, Feb 10, 2022

This weekend, L.A. County Lake Lifeguards continues its search for potential new lifeguard candidates for the 2022 season with the Lake Lifeguard Test on Sunday, Feb. 13, at Castaic Aquatic Center. (There will also be a test on Saturday Feb. 12, at Arcadia Park Pool). Applicants must fill out the online...

Bench Warrant Issued For Sloan Canyon Hit And Run Suspect
Wednesday, Nov 10, 2021

A bench warrant was issued for the driver in a Sloan Canyon Road hit-and-run investigation after he reportedly failed to appear in court on Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials. The driver, 19-year-old Raymond Perez, has been accused of one misdemeanor count of hit and run causing property damage in...

Metro Discusses Plans for I-5 Construction
Friday, Oct 29, 2021

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority informed the public Wednesday evening on the details surrounding the new Interstate 5 construction project occurring between State Route 14 and Parker Road in Castaic over the next handful of years. Officials said the plan is designed to...

Aircraft Crash-Lands Near Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic
Tuesday, Sep 14, 2021

By Emily Alvarenga & Caleb Lunetta Signal Senior Staff Writers Reports of an aircraft crash landing at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic prompted a full response from law enforcement and first responders Tuesday, with initial reports indicating the plane’s occupants were not injured. The...

Route Fire Grows to 400 Acres Near Interstate 5 at Templin Hwy, 0% Contained
Saturday, Sep 11, 2021

This article was last updated at 9:21 p.m. on September 11, 2021, by SCVNews staff. Firefighters are expected to continue to battle the Route Fire through the night after it reached 400 acres on Saturday, shutting down both sides of the I-5 freeway into the evening, according to officials with Angeles...

Family of Man Killed in Deputy-Involved Shooting Near Templin Highway Ask For Answers
Friday, Aug 20, 2021

The family of the suspect killed in a deputy-involved shooting north of Castaic last week has criticized the handling of the case, while investigators say they’re following standard procedure. Early Friday, a GoFundMe page was set up to support the family members of Adrian Sanchez, 34, of Long Beach....

Castaic Education Foundation Welcome Wagon to Tour Castaic Community, Visit Students
Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021

The Castaic Education Foundation Welcome Wagon announced it will be touring the Castaic community on Monday, Aug. 4, and Friday, Aug. 6 to visit students and their families as the first day of school closes in. Principals, administrators and board members have expressed their excitement about getting...

Supes Approve Acton Commercial Center, Castaic Nonprofit’s Lease
Friday, Jul 16, 2021

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve tentative maps for a new commercial center in Acton. The center, which includes a 3,300-square-foot restaurant with drive-thru services, a 6,000-square-foot retail building and an accessory storage structure, is set to be located on...

Three More Overdoses Reported at Pitchess Detention Center
Monday, Jun 21, 2021

Three additional Pitchess Detention Center inmates were transported to the hospital following suspected drug-related overdoses Monday. This incident follows reports that Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel had transported more than a half-dozen inmates from the facilities two weeks prior for...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker