By Matthew Renda
(CN) – With rain finally headed toward Southern California this week, the state’s worst wildfire season ever may finally end if precipitation snuffs out what’s left of the largest fire in California history still smoldering in the back country.
The complete containment of the last...
In a continuing effort to efficiently work with partnering governmental agencies to ensure safety for the residents, business partners and animals in the areas we serve, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department acts as the Regional Mutual Aid Area Coordinator.
In preparation for potential hazards...
Creek Fire Mandatory evacuations are issued for the following areas to approximately 300 residences (homes, not residents as previously posted) : Kagel Canyon, Lopez Canyon, and Little Tujunga Canyon.
Fish Fire Mandatory Evacuations in the area of Brookridge Road and Mel Canyon Road, in the city of Duarte...
Washington—Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala D. Harris (both D-Calif.) Thursday called on President Trump to declare the Southern California wildfires a major disaster and make federal assistance available to wildfire victims.
“We strongly support Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s request for a...
Ralphs Grocery Company will collect donations at check stands in all of its supermarkets to help the victims, families and communities in Southern California affected by the recent wildfires, the company announced today.
Customers can support the relief efforts to bring aid to victims of the wildfires...
Castaic Elementary School is collecting gently used children’s clothing and toys for the victims of the Creek Fire in Sylmar.
“We have had an overwhelming response of donations,” said Principal Stephanie Beach. “So much so, we’ve had to open up a second drop-off point at...
The county and city of Los Angeles will open a local assistance center for victims of the recent wildfires on Tuesday, December 12 that will operate daily through Saturday, December 16.
On Tuesday through Friday, the center will open at noon and the last entry will be at 8 p.m.
On Saturday, doors will...
The Rye Fire is 93 percent contained and the Creek Fire is 95 percent contained, according to a Sunday evening update from CalFire and the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
The Rye Fire stands at 6,049 acres burned. No evacuations or road closures are in effect.
One firefighter was injured,...
CalFire and the Los Angeles County Fire Department updated residents on the status of the Rye Fire and Creek Fire, as well as evacuation locations and road closures as of Friday at 6 p.m.
County and local firefighters, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies, along with other police agencies, county...
Wildfires are currently devastating regions of Southern California – with hundreds of thousands of acres destroyed and people displaced – from Ventura County to San Diego.
United Way of Greater Los Angeles has set up the Southern California Wildfire Fund to help victims of these fires rebuild their...
Newhall resident Daniel Bradley, a Vietnam veteran and Gold Star son, had the chance to fly to Washington, D.C., to attend a reception at the White House Sunday to honor Gold Star families and their loved ones who’ve died in service.
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, advocating for the thousands of constituents still in the queue waiting for their unemployment benefits, is urging Governor Gavin Newsom to rethink a two-week pause on new EDD claims.
William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Sunday Santa Clarita Valley public junior highs and high schools will not reopen in October, pushing the potential timeline for partial reopening to Nov. 13.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 34 new deaths and 1,401 new cases of COVID-19, with 6,048 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 24th COVID-related death to date.
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits, various public facilities located throughout the County, including Stevenson Ranch Library, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers.
Foster youth in Santa Clarita have a new, dedicated place to study and receive homework help and tutoring. The local Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) organization has created The Study Place in response to the transition to online learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
As part of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s Education to End Hate initiative, California school districts and charter schools have begun applying for mini-grants now available to support educator training in the areas of anti-racism and bias.
With the 2020 SCV Walk to End Alzheimer’s quickly approaching on Saturday, October 3, the planning committee and the California Southland Chapter Alzheimer’s Association would like to update everyone regarding the Walk Day events.
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is proud to announce it has received $40,000 from the Walt Disney Company to provide increased access to youth sports, play opportunities and physical activity for kids and families and is launching a new Pop-Up and Play Mobile Recreation Program.
Economic development services for arts-oriented small businesses, galleries and more are on the priority list for the 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan, a report Santa Clarita City Council members reviewed Tuesday.