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1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
Chevy Chase and Magic Mountain crew

Two-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down SR-14; 2 Kids Airlifted
Thursday, Mar 1, 2018

A two-vehicle crash involving a big-rig on State Route 14 in Agua Dulce, injured four people, including two children, according to officials at the California Highway Patrol. The crash between a Silver Camry and a big-rig occurred Thursday morning and caused the shutdown of SR-14, as the two children,...

1 Killed, 2 Injured in Collision on Highway 126
Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

A collision on Highway 126 near Piru Wednesday afternoon claimed the life of a Santa Barbara woman and injured two other people including a man from Castaic. California Highway Patrol officials said the collision occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. in front of Rancho Camulos Museum when an eastbound...

Crash Kills One on The Old Road
Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

One person was killed in a traffic collision with a big-rig Tuesday morning on the Old Road, according to CHP records. Read complete story [HERE].

San Francisquito Road Collision Leads to Major Injuries
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

Two people have been hospitalized with major injuries after a collision on San Francisquito Wednesday night. San Francisquito Road was reduced to one lane for a couple of hours after a car traveling northbound, at a high-rate of speed, collided with a vehicle traveling the opposite direction, according...

Firefighters Extricate Trapped Person After Early Morning Collision

The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to a traffic collision at Bouquet Canyon and Plum Canyon Roads early Thursday morning. According to Fire Department PIO Vanessa Lozano, firefighters arrived at the scene approximately 1:00 a.m. and found one person trapped inside a vehicle. The person...

Victim in Friday’s Fatal Collision Identified
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Medical examiners identified Tuesday the victim in a fatal head-on crash that took place Friday. Lori Lopez, of Santa Clarita, who would have turned 51 today, was killed after her silver sedan collided with a truck at the intersection of Haskell Canyon Road and Bob White Circle. For the full story, click...

LAPD Motorcyclist in “Serious” Condition after Tuesday’s I-5 Collision
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) motorcyclist that collided with a truck on Interstate 5 in the early hours of Tuesday morning is recovering at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, a spokesman said. Officer Dan Boka, a 20-year veteran of the LAPD, is reportedly in “serious” condition after sustaining...

Man Killed in Fatal Head-On Collision Identified
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Medical examiners identified the victim in the May 5 fatal head-on collision in Valencia. Wyatt Hillsdale, 24, of Hemet, was killed when the black Chevrolet Suburban he was driving collided with a GMC SUV. For the full story, click [here].

Man Killed on Highway 14 After Tire Comes Off Car
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

CHP officers are investigating what they currently suspect might have been a tragic accident in Santa Clarita on Wednesday, which led to the death of a driver on Highway 14. “A tire came off another vehicle,” said Officer Priessman of the California Highway Patrol, on the southbound lanes of Highway...

Detectives Investigating Fatal Copper Hill Collision as Possible DUI
Monday, May 8, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley detectives might have to wait weeks to find out whether a fatal head-on collision was caused by drugs or alcohol, as medical examiners work to notify next of kin, officials said Monday. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating the fatal crash on Copper...

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Trent Norkus is excited to join TMU Men's Volleyball and play alongside his older brother Brett, a starting middle blocker for the Mustangs.
TMU Men’s Volleyball Adding Another Norkus to Roster
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
L.A. County Development Authority’s New Website Goes Live
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley through Sunday, Aug. 1.
SCV Heat Alert Extended Until Sunday
Following a year of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita’s wildly popular SENSES block parties will make their triumphant return to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
SENSES Block Parties Returning to Old Town Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches near Dockweiler and El Segundo to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Water Use Warning Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
Chevy Chase and Magic Mountain crew
Local business leaders are gathering to celebrate Santa Clarita Valley Day Aug. 14 with an inaugural job fair and boutique expo.
SCV Day Celebrates With Job Fair, Boutique Expo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 15 new deaths and 2,454 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,668 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,668 With One Additional Death; L.A. County Urges Workers To Get Vaccinated, Wear Masks
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for public feedback on a public safety grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program.
City Seeks Public Input On Public Safety Grant Proposal
The California Department of Public Health has updated their guidance for face coverings statewide, aligning it with the mandates that L.A. County and the CDC calling for the public to wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. 
California Public Health Updates Statewide Mask Guidelines
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a substitute motion authored by Kathryn Barger and Hilda L. Solis, in response to the proposed motion by Holly Mitchell and Shelia Kuehl that would move forward with the placement of youth realigned from the Department of Juvenile Justice and the L.A. County Probation system, specifically at Camps Scott and Scudder in Santa Clarita. 
Board of Supervisors Approves Alternative Approach For Juvenile Justice
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and coauthored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to create a Blue Ribbon Commission on Homelessness to assess existing structures and systems and provide recommendations on reforms that will help Los Angeles County and its 88 cities solve homelessness.
Barger’s Blue Ribbon Homelessness Commission Gets Board Approval
The inaugural Cars Under the Stars car show brought together families and car enthusiasts Saturday night to raise funds for the WiSH Education Foundation.
WiSH Cars Under The Stars Show Supports Hart Students
A hearing for Senate Bill 520, authored by Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, was cancelled by Wilk last month. 
Hearing For Anti-CEMEX Bill Pushed To January
1938 - Newhall Tunnel cut away, replaced by Sierra Highway [story]
Sierra Highway
The California State University announced Tuesday that it will require faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
California State University Implementing COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Fall 2021
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 15 new deaths and 2,067 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,581 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,581; L.A. County’s Case Rates Increasing Across All Adult Age Groups
Lauren Park's work ethic in midfield will seamlessly fit in with the Mustangs' style of play.
Former Saugus High Midfielder Lauren Park Signs with TMU
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking public feedback on a new, permanent public art piece which will be displayed at the nearly-completed Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
City Seeking Community Input for New SCV Sheriff’s Station Art Piece
First responders were called to a report of a shooting involving an employee of the L.A. County Sheriff‘s Department in Valencia on Tuesday morning, sending at least one person to the hospital.
LASD Employee Reportedly Involved in Shooting that Sent One to Hospital
Gov. Gavin Newsom was recently in Los Angeles to sign bipartisan legislation that expands California’s film/TV tax credit program with an additional $330 million over two years, including $150 million targeted specifically at promoting new soundstage development and workforce diversity.
Newsom Signs Bipartisan Bill Expanding State’s Film/TV Tax Credit
Not sure what plants to use in your landscape? We have taken the guess work out by identifying the top 30 plants that look beautiful and grow well in the SCV.
SCV Water’s Upcoming Virtual Gardening Class to Highlight SCV’s Top 30 Plants for Landscaping
SACRAMENTO - State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced that Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties have been awarded more than $60 million to help provide services for the homeless.
Wilk Announces L.A. County Awarded Millions to Assist with Homelessness
1876 - 223-foot Soledad train tunnel completed; last tunnel on line linking L.A. & S.F. [story]