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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


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2 Arrested on Separate Drug Charges
Friday, Apr 6, 2018

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested a man for allegedly possessing a stolen motorcycle and narcotics and a woman for an outstanding warrant and drugs in two separate incidents Wednesday. Here are the stories from the station’s Facebook page: “The Crime...

Gang Member Arrested for Warrant, Weapon in Castaic
Friday, Mar 30, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a man described as a gang member on a no-bail warrant during a probation search in Castaic Friday morning. Here’s the story from the station’s Facebook page: “Crime Prevention Unit deputies conducted a probation search...

New SCV Crime Prevention Unit Sergeant Checks In
Monday, Mar 26, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has a new Crime Prevention Unit leader, Sgt. Dan Dantice, in charge of the deputies responsible for the station’s eight service zones in the SCV. Dantice has been with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for more than 26 years. If his...

SCV Sheriff’s Station Deputies Target Crime in Castaic
Friday, Mar 2, 2018

Continuing our ongoing partnership with the community to address public safety concerns, a proactive patrol was conducted Thursday night in the unincorporated area of Castaic by a team of 11 deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s Crime Prevention Unit, COBRA team, and...

SCV Sheriff’s Deputies Check Up on Canyon Country Probationers
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station’s Crime Prevention Unit and Crime Impact Team joined up to conduct probation searches on Tuesday. Here’s a report from the station: We’ve seen an upswing in residential burglaries and grand theft autos reported in the Canyon Country...

SCV Deputies Arrest 2 in Neenach Probation Search
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

Crime Prevention Unit deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station conducted probation searches in several locations Wednesday, and arrested two people for outstanding warrants, according to the station’s social media. Deputies made the arrests in Neenach area of northern L.A....

Crime Blotter: Residential, Vehicle Burglaries, Grand Theft Auto in Saugus
Thursday, Sep 7, 2017

Here is the Saugus Zone 4, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot 08/21/17 – 08/27/17: 08/22/17 Residential Burglary – 40900 block of Via Vista Street An unknown suspect entered the location through an upstairs sliding glass door during day time hours. The victim was unsure if anything...

Crime Blotter: Grand Theft, Burglary in Newhall

Here is the Newhall (Zone 6) Update, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for the week of 08/21/17 to 08/27/17: Crime Prevention Unit The following crimes are currently being investigated by Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station detectives: 08/21/17, Monday Grand Theft – 23600 Newhall...

Crime Blotter: Commercial Burglary, Petty Theft, Shoplifting in Valencia

Here is the Valencia (Zone 5) Update, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for the week of 08/21/2017 to 08/27/2017: Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Prevention Unit Monday 08/21/17 A commercial burglary occurred near the 27000 block of Newhall Ranch Road. Suspect(s)...

SCV Sheriff’s Captain, Deputies Combat Crime Zone by Zone
Monday, Jun 19, 2017

Since Captain Robert Lewis assumed command of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station in April 2017, he has been researching and analyzing the services the station provides to the community it serves and working to identify ways the station can best...

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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
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]
tunnel
Pandemic-related problems were among the top ten complaints made to state and local consumer agencies in 2020, according to an annual survey by the Consumer Federation of America.
Consumer Federation of America Announces Nation’s Top 10 Consumer Complaints Made in 2020