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1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
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Detectives Talk to Witness in Fatal Dec. 26 Hit-and-Run
Friday, Jan 13, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s detectives made contact with the man who witnessed the fatal hit-and-run that killed a 15 year old the day after Christmas. SCV Sheriff’s detectives continue their investigation into a hit-and-run that occurred on December 26, 2016 at approximately 8:40 p.m....

Help Wanted: To Find Hit-and-Run Killer
Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Services Detail – Santa Clarita Station are continuing their investigation into the felony hit and run that occurred on December 26, 2016, at approximately 8:40 pm, in the 27500 block of Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. The Hispanic male who was seen...

Ontario Man Identified as Victim in Fatal Highway 126 Crash
Thursday, Nov 24, 2016

Ventura County Coroner’s Office medical examiners identified the man killed in a fatal crash Tuesday afternoon near Piru. Patrick Scott, 25, of Ontario, was killed when his 2013 white Honda Civic, which was heading eastbound on Highway 126, just east of Main Street, around 3:50 p.m. Officers suspect...

9-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed After Getting Off Bus
Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016

A 9-year-old girl died Monday, after she was hit by a car in Newhall while crossing the street after getting off a city bus, officials said. The small child was departing the bus with a parent around 7:08 p.m., just before the intersection of the northbound lanes of Orchard Village Road, near Wiley Canyon...

Compton Sheriff’s Sgt. Killed in On-Duty Collision (Video)
Monday, Oct 24, 2016

Sergeant Alfonso Lopez was responding to an assistance request of a stolen vehicle pursuit today, Monday, October 24, 2016, when he collided into a fence at the intersection of Willowbrook Avenue and Myrrh Street in Compton.  With his friends by his side, performing life saving measures to save his...

County Sets Sights on Zero Traffic Fatalities
Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016

Supervisor Hilda Solis Traffic-related deaths are the fifth leading cause of premature death in Los Angeles County. In an effort to create safe streets and promote active lifestyles, the Board of Supervisors voted today to approve a motion by Chair Hilda L. Solis to implement a “Vision Zero Initiative”...

Motorist Hits, Kills Edison Worker in Lancaster
Friday, Sep 30, 2016

Traffic investigators from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station are investigating the circumstances of a fatal traffic collision involving a pedestrian, who was a Southern California Edison worker, and a vehicle.  The collision occurred on Avenue K west of 20th Street East, in the City of Lancaster. Preliminary...

Fillmore Man Killed in 126 Crash; 3 from SCV Come Out Alive
Friday, Sep 16, 2016

[Ventura CHP] – On Friday, Sept. 16, at 3:55 a.m., a fatal traffic collision occurred involving a white 2009 Volkswagen STI, a brown 2016 Ford F-250, and an orange 2014 Ford Fusion on State Route 126, west of Old Telegraph Road. A male driver, age 20 out of Fillmore, was driving a 2009 Volkswagen...

Motorcyclist Dies from Injuries in Crash on Sand Canyon
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016

Correction: Clarifies location of crash. A motorcyclist has died at the hospital following a crash on Sand Canyon Road in Canyon Country Wednesday morning. The crash occurred around 11 a.m., said California Highway Patrol Officer Josh Greengard. The motorcyclist was transported to Henry Mayo Newhall...

Woman Struck, Killed While Trying to Rescue Dog
Monday, Jul 25, 2016

Detectives are investigating the death of a woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle in the 17600 block of Sierra Highway, near the Salvation Army store in Canyon Country. The victim, a white female in her 40s, was trying to rescue her dog, which ran out into the street. The driver is cooperating...

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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 has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Interstate 5 Improvement Project Breaks Ground in Santa Clarita
Do you take the easy route with a bag and tissue paper because your wrapping job looks like a crumpled mess?
Learn How to Wrap Gifts Like a Pro Thanks to JCI Santa Clarita
Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday.
DMV Extending Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
We are in the home stretch of the holiday season. I hope you have made plans to safely celebrate with family and friends. I also want to encourage you to keep safety in mind when shopping for that perfect gift for your loved ones.
City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2021
La Mesa Junior High 8th graders will soon be building water bottle rockets as part of their science program, thanks to funding from California Credit Union through its Fall 2021 Teacher Grant program.
La Mesa Teacher Wins Fall 2021 Teacher Grant
Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control is celebrating the 'Paw"lidays by offering the gift of a new furry friend. 
Adoption Fees Waived Through End of the Year
Santa Clarita Artists Association is pleased to showcase an oil painting demo by Sharon Weaver on Feb. 21, 2022.
Artists Association Presents Oil Painting Showcase With Sharon Weaver
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has once again begun collecting toys as part of the Annual Holiday Toy Drive.
Sheriff Station Seeks Donations For 2021 Holiday Toy Drive
The Santa Clarita Public Library turning the page towards a new month with events and programs for all to enjoy.
Adventure Awaits At Public Library This December
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 18new deaths and 1,473 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,128 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Omicron Variant Detected in Northern California
Tune in for the premiere of the final episode and season 3 finale of SCVTV's music show -- Soundcheck -- showcasing the rock sounds of the dynamic duo Miss Britt & Woogie Wilcox, and acoustic stylings of CJ May in a live, on-location performance at the Rancho Camulos Museum that will be broadcast on all of SCVTV's platforms this Thursday.
Dec. 2: Soundcheck Presents Performances from Miss Britt & Woogie Wilcox, CJ May
It's December which means the return of the Santa Clarita International Film Festival's opening night is right around the corner. 
Santa Clarita International Film Festival’s Opening Night Coming Soon
For years, the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation has provided support to community’s schools, teachers and students through literacy programs, events, scholarships, grants and more.
Ten Reasons to Support the SCV Education Foundation on Giving Tuesday
It has been a true honor and a pleasure to serve as the Mayor of Santa Clarita this year.
Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – December 2021
The holidays are here and Santa Clarita transit is welcoming residents and visitors to join them on a Holiday Light Tour. 
Take A Seasonal Journey On the Holiday Light Tour
1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon
Join the Valley Industry Association Friday, Dec. 17, at 11:45 a.m., for its 2022 Board Installation Luncheon.
Wilk to Preside Over VIA’s 2022 Board Installation Luncheon
The Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation combats animal cruelty by paying for officer training, equipment, and supplies to enforce animal cruelty laws, rescue abused and neglected animals, and support prosecution of animal abusers.
County Animal Care, Control Seeking ‘Giving Tuesday’ Donations
The William S. Hart Union High School District has been awarded the National Empowered Seal for its commitment to whole-child education by EVERFI.
EVERFI Awards Hart District National Empowered Seal