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2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
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DUI Checkpoint Friday Night Inside City Limits
Thursday, Jun 19, 2014

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Station will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday June 20th, 2014, in the City of Santa Clarita between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number...

3 Arrests at CHP Checkpoint at Sand, Soledad
Monday, Jun 9, 2014

California Highway Patrol officers made three arrests Friday night when they conducted a DUI-driver’s license checkpoint in Sand Canyon, outside city of Santa Clarita limits. CHP officers screened 337 cars and made one DUI arrest and cited two unlicensed drivers at a checkpoint near the intersection...

DUI Checkpoint Friday Night Outside City Limits
Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014

[KHTS] – CHP officers from the Newhall area office will conduct a DUI checkpoint at a secret location in the unincorporated Santa Clarita Valley beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday and continuing until approximately 2:30 a.m. Saturday, California Highway Patrol officials announced Wednesday. Informational...

14 Arrested at 2 SCV Checkpoints
Sunday, Feb 23, 2014

File photo Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Santa Clarita Station, conducted two DUI/DL Checkpoints on Friday, Feb. 21, as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department commitment to public safety. These checkpoints were two of many that have been or will be conducted...

DUI Checkpoint Friday Night Inside City Limits
Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Station will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, February 21, in the City of Santa Clarita between the hours of 6 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number...

1 DUI Arrest at CHP Checkpoint, Sierra & Vasquez
Monday, Jan 27, 2014

[KHTS] – One person was arrested for driving under the influence and several citations were issued at a Friday-night checkpoint, said Officer John Lutz of the California Highway Patrol’s Newhall Area Office. The checkpoint began at 6:30 p.m. and lasted until 2:30 a.m. Saturday at Sierra Highway...

2 Arrests at Circle-J Checkpoint: 1 for Drinking, 1 for Pot
Saturday, Dec 21, 2013

File photo Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Santa Clarita Station conducted a DUI/DL Checkpoint on December, 20, 2013, as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department commitment to public safety. This checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be conducted...

Dec. 20: DUI Checkpoint Inside City Limits
Friday, Dec 20, 2013

[KHTS] – Deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are holding a DUI checkpoint Friday within city limits, said Sheriff’s Station Deputy Josh Dubin. The checkpoint will to take place within city limits, but deputies are not announcing the exact location ahead of time. The checkpoint...

County Getting $2.5 Mil. for DUI Checkpoints, Traffic Safety in FY2013-14
Thursday, Oct 3, 2013

File photo The county of Los Angeles is in line to receive $1.1 million in federal funding (via the state) and another $1.419 million from UC Berkeley for DUI checkpoints and other traffic safety measures in the unincorporated county areas for the current fiscal year. The county supervisors are scheduled...

2 Arrested for DUI at Circle-J Checkpoint
Saturday, Sep 14, 2013

File photo The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station conducted a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on Friday, Sept. 13, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. as part of the City of Santa Clarita’s commitment to traffic safety. This checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be conducted throughout the year...

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1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan
In a ruling of “power versus space … two great pillars of environmental sustainability,” open space won this week, a win for city officials — at a $5 million price.
City Must Pay $5 Million if Solar Panels are Demolished
The Tuesday meeting agenda for the Santa Clarita City Council has been released by officials. Beginning June 22, City Council meetings will return to a fully in-person format.
June 22: First In-Person City Council Regular Meeting
L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita City Council members were surprised this week by news of a state-appointed committee’s plan to move juvenile offenders to a pair of facilities in Saugus.
Plan to Place Juvenile Inmates in Saugus Facilities Raises Concerns
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable released a statement recognizing Juneteenth, which commemorates the freeing of enslaved African Americans in the Southern states of the United States of America.
SCV Human Relations Roundtable Releases Statement Recognizing Juneteenth
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed nine new deaths and 253 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,101 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Community to Celebrate Father’s Day, Juneteenth Safely; SCV Cases Total 28,101
College of the Canyons announced it will launch a first-of-its-kind Law Enforcement Technology program slated to begin in Fall 2021, that will focus on the emerging trends and potential applications for new technologies in criminal investigations and other law enforcement operations.
COC Launches New Law Enforcement Technology Program
The California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Technology announced today a new Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record for Californians.
State Launches New Digital Tool for Easy Access to COVID-19 Vaccine Record
As part of the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan update, the city of Santa Clarita will host a walking tour and pop-up booth at the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market on Saturday, June 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Invites the Community to Family-Friendly Walking Tour of Old Town Newhall
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