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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]

Petty Theft, Grand Theft Reported in Castaic, Val Verde
Friday, Nov 23, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Castaic / Val Verde (Zone 2) for the week of October 29, 2018 to November 4, 2018: 10/29/18 Petty Theft- 28000 block of Oak Hill Court The victim reported a ‘Milwaukee’ vacuum...

Crime Blotter: Vehicle Burglary, Theft in Saugus
Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017

Saugus Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 03/13/17 – 03/19/17. 03/13/17 Vehicle Burglary – 29000 block of Cedar Glen Court A suspect shattered the rear window of the victim’s vehicle. The suspect was seen by a witness and later apprehended by Santa Clarita Station Deputies....

Crime Blotter: Burglary, Theft in Canyon Country

Canyon Country Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the week of March 13-19, 2017. 03/13/17 Vehicle Burglary- 30000 block of Arline Street Person(s) unknown removed a skylight to his trailer and made entry. The victim stated nothing was taken. Vehicle Burglary- 20000 block of Jacana Court Person(s)...

Crime Blotter: Burglaries, Assault in Canyon Country
Monday, Mar 20, 2017

Crime Information and Public Safety Report for Canyon Country: March 6, 2017 – March 12, 2017 03/06/17 Attempt Carjacking- 21700 block of Golden Triangle Road One suspect was arrested when he opened the victim’s vehicle passenger door and leaned inside. The victim stated the suspect saw her...

Crime Blotter: Petty Thefts in Stevenson Ranch
Friday, Feb 24, 2017

Stevenson Ranch Crime Report: Week of 02/13/17- 02/18/17 02/13/17 Burglary – 25500 blk Hardy Place Person(s) unknown entered the victim’s garage and stole his set of golf clubs and a turkey fryer. The victim stated that his garage was locked. There were no signs of forced entry. Petty Theft /...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Residential Burglary in Saugus
Thursday, Feb 9, 2017

Saugus, Zone 4, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 01/30/17 to 02/05/17. Hello citizens of Saugus. Here is your weekly safety and cime report. 01/29/17 Petty Theft from Unlocked Vehicle – 22500 block of Hob Court An unknown suspect stole the victim’s backpack from his...

Crime Blotter: Grand Theft, Petty Theft in Newhall
Friday, Jan 20, 2017

Newhall Crime and Public Safety Report for Week of 01/09/17- 01/15/17 01/09/17 Grand Theft – 25000 block Wiley Canyon Road Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s 2008 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck, silver in color, while parked in the driveway of the location. 01/10/17 Grand Theft –...

Crime Blotter: Assault, Petty Theft in Castaic/ Val Verde
Friday, Jan 6, 2017

Castaic / Val Verde (Zone 2) Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the week of December 26, 2016 – January 1, 2017 12/26/16 Petty Theft- 28000 block of Royal Road The victim reported the face plate to their “Alpine” stereo was stolen from their unlocked vehicle. The crime occurred...

Crime Blotter: Burglary, Vehicle Theft in Canyon Country East
Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017

Crime Information and Public Safety Report for Canyon Country-East (Zone 8): Week of December 19th and December 25th 12/19/16 Burglary-27500 block of Marta Lane An unknown suspect stole the victim’s power tools from the garage. The items stolen were a gray “Skill” saw, “Milwaukee” impact gun,...

Crime Blotter: Grand Theft, Arson in Newhall

Newhall Zone 6 – Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 12/19/16 to 12/25/16. The following crimes are currently being investigated by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives: 12/23/16 Grand Theft – 23600 Newhall Ave., Newhall. Person(s) unknown stole the...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
As Los Angeles County hurtles to another severe stay-at-home lockdown due to a post-holiday COVID-19 surge, attorneys and renters want eviction trials and other court hearings to be put on hold because they say courtrooms are too crowded.
L.A. County Renters, Attorneys Demand Suspension of Evictions
The city of Santa Clarita on Friday announced the 16 community members selected to be part of the revamped Human Relations Roundtable.
City Names 16 Community Members to Human Relations Roundtable
Citing COVID-19 related health and safety concerns posed to student-athletes, coaches, and support staff, College of the Canyons teams will not participate in the upcoming California Community College Athletic Association Spring I 2021 season.
COC Nixes Competing in Delayed Fall Sports Season
The Santa Clarita City Council will swear in two Council members and choose the new mayor for 2021 in a special meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, December 8, starting at 5 p.m.
Dec. 8: Santa Clarita to Swear in New City Council Members, Choose Mayor
Cheryl Anne “Cheri” Fleming, 69, of Valencia, passed away from natural causes on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, following a brief illness resulting from a brain aneurysm.
Dec. 11: Services for Community Leader Cheri Fleming to be Live-Streamed
Los Angeles County launched a new COVID-19 home test collection program Friday which allows certain county residents to do free testing from the comfort of their own homes.
L.A. County Launches COVID-19 Home Test Collection Pilot
As a vaccine for COVID-19 edges closer, 60% of Americans say they will take it when it becomes available but a full 21% say they will not, the Pew Research Center reported Thursday.
Vaccine Trust Is Up, Pew Finds, Along With Attitudes on Masks
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is working to swiftly resolve technical issues that have temporarily downed the "Keep L.A. County Dining" program application portal, which saw a surge of thousands of applicants.
Applicants Surge Crashes ‘Keep L.A. County Dining’ Portal
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health again confirms the highest daily number of new cases and people hospitalized with COVID-19.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations Continue to Surge; 10,201 Total SCV Cases
Are your plants growing slower than you would like? Feeling a little frustrated? The health of your plants depends on the soil they’re planted in and the fertilizer you use to help them grow!
SCV Water Takes On Proper Soils, Fertilizers at Next Virtual Gardening Class
After imposing a temporary ban on outdoor dining, Los Angeles County health officials have to prove in court how it poses a significant risk for COVID-19 transmission, according to a county judge’s ruling Wednesday.
L.A. County Ordered to Provide Proof Outdoor Dining Poses COVID-19 Risks
Some Santa Clarita Valley residents were without power Thursday morning, while others remained under consideration for power shut-offs amid Red Flag conditions.
Red Flag Conditions Prompt SCV Power-Shutoffs
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