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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

SoCal’s ICU Capacity Continues to Plunge
Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020

The Southern California region’s intensive care unit capacity continued its decline Tuesday, dropping to just 1.7%. Though the region’s stay-at-home order is set to expire Dec. 28, unless the ICU capacity improves and returns to the 15% threshold, it is likely the region will remain under the order,...

Newsom to Impose Limited Stay at Home Order
Thursday, Nov 19, 2020

File photo. California Governor Gavin Newsom. SACRAMENTO – In light of an unprecedented, rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced Thursday a limited Stay at Home Order requiring generally that non-essential work,...

County’s Animal Care & Control Recognized for COVID-19 Response

The California State Association of Counties (CSAC) recently announced the recipients of its 2020 Challenge Awards spotlighting the most innovative programs developed and implemented by California counties. The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) is honored to have won a Merit...

L.A. County Creates Free WiFi Locator
Thursday, Oct 8, 2020

Los Angeles County knows how important internet access is in the digital age. With an ongoing pandemic, more people are working and attending school virtually. The County also understand that not everyone has affordable, reliable internet access available to them. That’s why the County has created...

L.A. County Announces Reopening Timeline for Shopping Malls, Nail Salons
Thursday, Oct 1, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, in consultation with the Board of Supervisors, will revise the Health Officer Order to allow for limited in-door operations at nail salons and shopping malls, outdoor operations for cardrooms, re-opening of outside playgrounds and the school waiver...

Breweries, Wineries Can Reopen Outdoors Countywide Next Week
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to allow breweries and wineries to resume outdoor operations in one week. Under the state’s guidelines, counties in the state’s most restrictive tier, like L.A. County, can operate wineries outdoors only with modifications, while bars, breweries...

Barger Motion to Begin School Waiver Reopening Process Approved by Supes

The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and coauthored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that will enable elementary schools to begin applying for a waiver to reopen grades TK-2 in schools, prioritizing schools with a high number of low-income students. “The closure of schools...

Saugus Union Begins School Waiver Process
Thursday, Sep 24, 2020

Saugus Union School District governing board members voted recently to start the paperwork to submit a waiver request to allow in-person classes once L.A. County Public Health officials approve. The vote at last week’s board meeting was unanimous. It clears the way for district staff to begin the process...

Registration Now Open for City’s ‘Run Santa Clarita’ Virtual Race Series
Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020

You’ve spent hours outside this summer, racking up countless miles on off-street trails, sidewalks and paseos, but are all those miles just a number sitting in your fitness tracker? If so, now is your chance to turn your mileage into rewards by registering for the city of Santa Clarita’s Run Santa...

Newsom Inks Extension of Paid Family Leave Bill
Thursday, Sep 17, 2020

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Thursday ensuring millions more Californians can utilize Paid Family Leave benefits they pay for without the fear of job loss. SB 1383 was developed through the Paid Family Leave Task Force convened by the Administration last year and builds on previous...

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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