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1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham

Crime Blotter: SCV Deputies Arrest 7 in Separate Incidents
Monday, Jan 28, 2019

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested seven people in the SCV on various felonies and misdemeanors between Thursday and Sunday morning. Here’s a roundup from the station’s social media: “Keeping our local probationers in check (is) a joint effort between...

Crime Blotter: Vandalism, Grand Theft Auto, Burglary in Newhall
Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018

Here is the Newhall (Zone 6) Public Safety and Crime Information Report for Oct. 29, – Nov. 11, 2018: 10/29/18 Vandalism, Petty Theft: Newhall Avenue / Sierra Highway Person(s) unknown punched a hole in the gas tank of the victim’s vehicle and stole an unknown amount of gasoline. Total loss...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Grand Theft Auto, Vehicle Burglary in Valencia

Here is the Valencia (Zone 5) Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of Nov. 19 – Nov. 25, 2018: 11/19/18, Monday Petty Theft: 28000 block of Avenue Crocker An unknown suspect siphoned gas from two vehicles near the location. 11/20/18, Tuesday Grand Theft Auto: 27000 block...

Crime Blotter: Vehicle Burglary, Petty Theft, Burglary in Stevenson Ranch
Thursday, Aug 23, 2018

Here is the Stevenson Ranch (Zone 3) Public Safety Report for the week of Aug. 13-19: 08/19/18 Burglary (Vehicle): 24300 The Old Road Person(s) unknown smashed the rear passenger window of the victim’s vehicle and stole her purse containing her wallet, white iPhone 8, black iPhone 8, gold ring with...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Grand Theft Auto, Burglary in Saugus

Here is the Crime Information and Public Safety Report for Saugus (Zone 4) for the week of Aug. 13 – Aug. 19: 8/10/18 Petty theft – 21800 Chisholm Place The victim reported her debit card was stolen and used for purchases at a local business. 8/10/18 Petty Theft / Vandalism – 21900...

Crime Blotter: Domestic Assault, Petty Theft, Sexual Assault in Castaic/Val Verde

Here is the Crime Information and Public Safety Report for Castaic / Val Verde (Zone 2) for the week of August 13 – 19: 8/16/18 Domestic Assault- 32000 block of Green Hill Drive. A verbal argument turned physical during a child visit. One party reported being attacked by the...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Commercial Burglary in Newhall
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018

Here is the Newhall Public Safety and Crime Information Report for July 30, 2018 – Aug. 5, 2018: 07/30/18 Petty Theft – 24300 block Newhall Avenue The suspect stole the victim’s Milwaukee brand power drill. 07/31/18 Petty Theft – 24100 block Lyons Avenue The suspect selected store...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Vehicle Burglary, Grand Theft Auto in Stevenson Ranch
Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018

Here is the Stevenson Ranch Public Safety and Crime Information Report for July 2 – July 22: 07/02/18 Petty Theft – 24900 block Pico Cyn Road Person(s) unknown forced entry into the victim’s locker and stole items. 07/03/18 Vehicle Burglary – 25300 block The Old Road Person(s) unknown forced...

Crime Blotter: Grand Theft Auto, Robbery in Newhall
Friday, Jun 15, 2018

Deputy Betsy Shackelford The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Newhall (Zone 6) for crimes reported from May 14, 2018 – June 3, 2018. 05/14/18 Residential Burglary – 24900 blk Wheeler Road Suspect entered home and took...

Crime Blotter: Grand Theft Auto, Petty Theft, Shoplifting in Valencia
Monday, Apr 23, 2018

Here is the Valencia (Zone 5) Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the Week of April 9-15: 04/09/18, Monday Grand Theft Auto- 24800 block of Anza Drive 2008 Ford F-350 4-door, white, was stolen from above location Grand Theft – 24000 block of Del Monte Drive An unknown male walked into...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
The Los Angeles County Probation Department is the recipient of a one-year, $356,615.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to monitor high-risk, repeat DUI offenders.
County Probation Receives Grant to Monitor High-Risk DUI Offenders
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new regional stay-at-home order Thursday, aimed at getting residents to stay home as much as possible in areas hardest hit by the COVID-19 surge for at least three weeks, with L.A. County on track to be placed under the order in the coming days.
New Regional Stay-at-Home Order Issued for California
JCI Santa Clarita, a premier young professional organization in the community, is partnering with our local WiSH Education Foundation to present the First Annual Virtual WiSH Run starting Friday, Jan. 1 - Saturday, Jan 9.
JCI Santa Clarita, WiSH Foundation Partner for Inaugural Virtual WiSH Run
(CN) — Real estate developers who promised to fund a nonprofit dedicated to preserving 90% of a 270,000-acre property north of Los Angeles are violating a 12-year-old pact by cutting their quarterly conservation payments, environmental groups claim in a new lawsuit.
Tejon Ranch Accused of Violating Pact to Fund Conservation
The city of Santa Clarita encourages interested residents to apply for several positions serving on the Arts Commission; the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission; the Planning Commission; and the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability and Audit Panel (FAAP).
Santa Clarita Seeking Local Residents for Appointment Vacancies
GreenPal, an app that connects homeowners with local, vetted lawn care professionals, is launching this week in Santa Clarita.
GreenPal Lawn Mowing App Launches in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation (SCVEF) is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a virtual Teacher Tribute on Friday, Dec. 4, at 4:00 p.m.
Dec. 4: SCV Education Foundation’s Virtual Teacher Tribute
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 40 new deaths and 5,987 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the total number of Santa Clarita Valley residents diagnosed with the virus topped 10,000.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Record Hospitalizations in L.A. County; SCV Total Cases Top 10K
In response to the current surge of COVID-19 cases, the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is suspending in-person outdoor programs in accordance with the county's Nov. 30 "Safer At Home" Health Officer Order to stop the spread of COVID-19.
L.A. County Parks Halt In-Person Outdoor Programs Due to COVID-19 Surge
The California Interscholastic Federation or CIF has postponed youth sports competitions including championship events until at least Jan. 1, due to the surge in COVID-19 cases statewide.
CIF Postpones Education-Based Athletics into 2021
California Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) and more than 50 other lawmakers are demanding answers from Bank of America surrounding the state Employment Development Department’s latest problem: the freezing and draining of unemployment benefits in EDD accounts.
Lawmakers Demand Answers from Bank of America on Draining of EDD Accounts
Noah Michael Englerth of Castaic has been missing a month, and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating him.
Missing: Noah Englerth of Castaic; LASD Asks Public’s Help
With a multiday Red Flag warning issued throughout Southern California, multiple parts of the Santa Clarita Valley remained under consideration for power shutoffs Wednesday.
SCE Warns of Power Shutoffs, State Readies Fire Resources
Santa Ana winds are forecast to return this week, bringing another fire weather watch to the Santa Clarita Valley after thousands across the region faced power shutoffs on Thanksgiving.
Santa Ana Winds Return, SCV Under Fire Weather Watch
A spokesman for the William S. Hart Union High School District confirmed Tuesday a food services worker “participating in meal service on (Nov. 23-24) at Golden Valley High School has since tested positive for COVID-19.”
Hart District Confirms GVHS Food Worker Diagnosed with COVD-19
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
SCV Water ongoing communication efforts surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals were honored with a PRism Award from the Public Relations Society of America – Los Angeles Chapter (PRSA-LA).
SCV Water’s PFAS Community Outreach Earns Top Honors
What is the most effective way for the city of Santa Clarita to allocate Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding?
Residents Encouraged to Provide Input on 2021-22 Community Needs Survey
Licensed in 1980, Randal G. Winter Construction is proudly celebrating their 40th year in business.
Santa Clarita-Based Randal G. Winter Construction Celebrates 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday the highest number of new COVID-19 cases and people hospitalized with COVID-19 that L.A. County has ever experienced throughout the pandemic.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Highest One-Day Increase Countywide to Date, SCV Surpasses 9,900 Cases
In an effort to assist restaurants affected by the COVID-19 restrictions, Los Angeles County will launch the Keep L.A. County Dining Grant Program on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 12:00 a.m.
L.A. County Launches Grant Program for Restaurants Affected by COVID-19 Restrictions
Registration is underway for the College of the Canyons winter session, which boasts more than 300 class sections.
COC’s Winter 2021 Semester Registration Underway
The Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation announced Monday Alina Bokde as the department’s Chief Deputy Director.
Alina Bokde Appointed New Chief Deputy Director for L.A. County Parks