Fire Chief Daryl Osby will ask the Board of Supervisors Tuesday to authorize him to spend up to $8.5 million annually for five years continue leasing CL-415 SuperScoopers from the Quebec government.
The county has been leasing firefighting aircraft from Quebec for 22 years. Lately it has been leasing...
Southern California fire officials agree: The ongoing drought will have a major effect on this year’s fire season.
“Our concern … is that this unprecedented drought means that we are expecting a volatile fire season this year,” Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby said at the annual Region...
Declaring a “new era of testing accountability and fairness” at the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACFD), Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby unveiled a new Fire Fighter Trainee written examination that is being given to more than 4,500 applicants Thursday and Friday at the Pomona Fairplex.
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Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby urges residents to remove dry and brittle Christmas trees from their homes to avoid any fire danger.
“We’re now into the second week of the new year, so any Christmas trees still set up inside homes presents a serious fire danger,” he said.
Fire Chief Daryl Osby is asking the Board of Supervisors to let him go out and spend $5 million on new fire trucks.
Ladder trucks and water pumpers are usually good for about 15 years of front-line service, and it’s time for some replacements.
Osby is looking to buy two of the big quint-type ladder/fire...
Download the strategic plan [here].
[LACo FD] – The Los Angeles County Fire Department has published Engineering our Future, a strategic plan to address the Department’s goals and priorities in its desire to provide more effective emergency services to the millions of residents its...
[LACo Fire] – County of Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Chief Daryl Osby advises business owners and employees to be on the lookout for phony “fire inspectors.”
Businesses throughout Los Angeles County and across the state have been targeted by scam artists who wear official-looking “uniforms”...
Sonia Quinones, who turns 3 on Saturday, hugs mom, Loressa. Sonia was born three weeks after her father lost his life fighting the Station Fire. Photos: SCVTV/SCVNews.com
Family, friends and colleagues gathered Wednesday to remember two fallen firefighters who died during the Station Fire in 2009. Captain...
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, Fire Chief Daryl Osby and other county officials will participate Wednesday in the dedication of a section of State Route 14 in honor of two firefighters who lost their lives during the 2009 Station Fire – the largest wildfire in Los Angeles County history.
The Soraya, located at the California State University, Northridge campus, announced it is celebrating both its 10th Anniversary and its reopening with a special gift of five free concerts to welcome back and thank its loyal audience.
Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board member BJ Atkins told The Signal Thursday he has delayed his plan to resign from the board, due to construction delays on a house he is building outside of the agency’s jurisdiction.
As the cleanup of close to 1,000 acres of contaminated soil and water at Whittaker-Bermite comes to a close, and while lawyers in bankruptcy court hundreds of miles from the site slice through litigation so that one day stores or homes can be built there, the land itself is reverting to the way it was long before the dynamite makers made a mess of it, where the deer — if not the antelope — and other critters play, marking a robust return of wildlife.
Newhall School District board members voted unanimously Tuesday to ask the California Department of Public Health to provide new face-covering guidance to give the district discretion over whether to make masks optional.
With the 2021 Tokyo Olympics getting underway, the final rosters are set and athletes across the country are ready to begin competition and represent the USA at today’s Opening Ceremony — including some of the Santa Clarita Valley’s own elite athletes.
The city of Santa Clarita is calling all Recycle Heroes! The city announced it is inviting residents to participate in a citywide social media contest where residents create their own TikTok video themed after the city’s Recycle Hero campaign, which encourages residents to recycle right.
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, has authored a motion to create a Blue-Ribbon Commission on Homelessness that, if approved, will provide guidance and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on reforms to solve the homelessness crisis throughout Los Angeles County.
The Child and Family Center of Santa Clarita was one of 63 nonprofits receiving part of the $750,000 in grant awards from the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, as a part of the County's Community Impact Arts Grant (CIAG) program.
After several fires in the Santa Clarita Valley this past week, everyone from utility representatives to fire officials to meteorologists is reminding residents that, due to unusually dry weather during fire season, they should have their Ready! Set! Go! plans ready to go.
Mayor Bill Miranda spoke directly with the committee recommending the transfer of violent juvenile offenders to Camps Scott and Scudder on Wednesday, saying the move required more environmental impact reports and public outreach.