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1968 - Saugus resident Elizabeth Evans struck by bullet meant for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy [story]
Elizabeth Evans

Supes to Consider 5 More Years of Renting SuperScoopers
Friday, Jul 29, 2016

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...

Osby: Expect a Volatile Fire Season
Thursday, Jun 18, 2015

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...

Osby Unveils New Firefighter Test, Sanctions for Cheating
Thursday, Mar 19, 2015

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. The written...

Christmas Tree Fire Prompts Reminder from County Fire Chief
Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015

Chief Daryl Osby 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. Tuesday...

Fire Chief Requesting 2 New Quints, 7 Pumpers
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012

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...

Fire Department Publishes Strategic Plan
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012

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...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2012

[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”...

14 Freeway Interchange Named for Fallen Firefighters
Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012

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...

SR-14 Interchange Being Dedicated Wednesday to Fallen Firefighters
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012

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. Through...

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Halfway to Home is hosting a special adoption event on Saturday, July 22, with @zoomroom_santaclarita from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Halfway to Home Hosting SCV Dog Rescue Adoption, Fundraising Event
The Santa Clarita Water Agency recently released its newest sustainable landscape resource, Garden Smarter.
SCV Water Launches Sustainable Landscape Resource
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled full freeway closures on the northbound and southbound State Rout 14 / Antelope Valley Freeway between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Full Closures
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, June 6, beginning with closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
June 6: SUSD Regular Meeting
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, June 5 - Sunday, June 11.
Nine Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita
Last weekend marked the Fifth District's 25th annual Tribute to Veterans and Military Families, featuring the theme "A Family Tradition."
Keeping Up With Kathryn Barger | Tribute to Veterans
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit L.A. County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing and playing in ocean waters.
Ocean Water Advisory Issued for L.A. County Beaches
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating Christy Lee Anderson.
Public’s Help Needed in Locating Missing Valencia Woman
On Saturday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department celebrated 78 young men and women who completed a 14-week “Scouts of America - Learning for life,” Certified Sheriff’s Explorer Academy at S.T.A.R.S. Center in Whittier.
LASD Celebrates Explorer Academy Graduates
Shelter Animals Count, the most trusted and current source for animal sheltering data, spotlights a trend in dog euthanasia from the newly-released Intake and Outcome Data Analysis report for Q1 2023.
Study Shows Rise in Shelter Dog Admissions
1968 - Saugus resident Elizabeth Evans struck by bullet meant for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy [story]
Elizabeth Evans
1925 - Newhall Constable Jack Pilcher killed in the line of duty in handgun accident [story]
Jack Pilcher
1855 - Ship leaves New York harbor bound for Tunis to acquire animals for the United States Camel Corps [story]
Camel Corps
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will meet on Thursday, June 8 at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd. First Floor,  Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
June 8: Arts Commission Meets to Review Master Plan, Public Art
Raising the Curtain Foundation, through their Grand Ovation program, honored Jim Sudik and Paco Vela on Thursday, June 1 by naming the dressing rooms at the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts after the duo.
Sudik, Vela Honored by Raising the Curtain Foundation
The Santa Clarita Library's annual Summer Reading challenge will kick off on June 12. The event, sponsored by Friends of the Santa Clarita Public Library, will boast the theme "Find Your Voice!"
June 12: Summer Reading Program Kicks Off
Join instructor Katie Pinto at Bouquet Canyon Park on Tuesday, June 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for a fun and interactive Hula Hoop class for adults and seniors.
June 20: Hula Hoop Yoga at Bouquet Canyon Park
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will meet June 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd. First Floor, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
June 6: Planning Commission Hearings on Soccer Field, Warehouse
City Cinemas in the Park will screen the film "The Little Rascals" on June 23 at 8:30 p.m. The film will be shown in Newhall Park, 24923 Newhall Ave., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
June 23: ‘The Little Rascals’ Film at Newhall Park
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking artwork for an upcoming exhibit located in the First Floor Gallery of City Hall. This art exhibition is seeking artwork depicting the theme of "Pop Culture."
Call for Artists for Theme of Pop Culture
By now you have no doubt heard about the waste hauler transition coming to the city of Santa Clarita. Beginning July 1, all residents in our city will begin the process of switching over to Burrtec Waste Industries for their trash service.
Ken Striplin | Let’s Talk Trash!
California State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo (D-Chatsworth) successfully passed eight bills off the Assembly Floor, bringing her total number of bills now in the Senate to 11. Notably, more than half of her bills received bipartisan support.
Schiavo’s 11 Bills Advance Off Assembly Floor, Head to Senate
In collaboration with the Saugus Unified School District, the city of Santa Clarita is excited to announce playground construction plans for Northbridge Park. The project aims to provide recreational space for Charles Helmers Elementary School students and the surrounding Northbridge community. Construction is scheduled to begin this summer.
Northbridge Park Playground Enhancements
1945 - Local residents vote 432-2 to approve $300,000 bond measure to build SCV's first high school [story]
Hart High