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1984 - NTSB revises probable cause of 1982 "Twilight Zone" deaths after director John Landis appeals [story]
John Landis

Sept. 21: County to Host Prepareathon Seminar in SCV
Thursday, Sep 7, 2017

The destruction and aftermath Hurricane Harvey left reminds Los Angeles County that the time is now to prepare before the disaster strikes. For the past eight years, and in continuing the efforts to educate, train and prepare residents, businesses, houses of worship, and whole communities for emergencies...

LACoFD Offers Tips for Flood Management
Monday, Jan 23, 2017

As rainstorms hit the Santa Clarita Valley and L.A. County, it is important to continue planning and preparing for the increased potential of flooding, mudslides and debris run-off. The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) urges residents living in areas prone to debris flow and mudslides to be...

Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory in Effect for SCV, Burn Areas
Thursday, Jan 12, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch and Flood advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley and recent burn areas across Los Angeles County. While the Flood Advisory is expected to be lifted around 2:15 p.m., the Flash Flood Watch will be in effect until about 9 p.m. Thursday night. NWS...

Flooding Prompts Evac of Mobile Homes in Burn Area
Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016

Photo Courtesy Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Residential streets in Crescent Valley Mobile Estates were overrun by mud and water on Wednesday afternoon prompting the evacuation of 10 residents. The residents were taken to the Newhall Community Center located on Market Street and will not...

Flash Flood Warning Issued For Santa Clarita

Photo: The Calgrove Burn area, which is currently at risk of flash flooding, is located directly behind Crescent Valley Mobile Estates.  The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for northwestern Los Angeles County including the Calgrove...

Magic Mountain Shuts Down Due to Storms

[KHTS] – Six Flags Magic Mountain closed its gates Wednesday due to the series of storms that have been hitting the Santa Clarita Valley. The theme park was closed “due to inclement weather” on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the park’s Twitter and website. “We make the decision in...

Calgrove Burn Area Weathers Storms
Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016

Storms swept through the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday causing some flooding and mudslides in areas that were scorched by the Calgrove Fire last June. About $1 million was spent on the installation of temporary post-fire debris relief measures in the Calgrove burn area over the past few months. This included...

El Nino Flooding Prompts Park, Road Closures

File Photo A series of forecasted storms have prompted officials to close multiple recreation areas and roads to ensure public safety with the predicted heavy rain in a series of winter storms. Rowher Flats and Drinkwater Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) areas are closed. As are the South Fork, Big Rock, Gould...

Disaster Loan Outreach Center Opened in AV in Light of October Flooding
Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015

File Photo The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services has partnered up with the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide relief to residents who recently suffered damages to their homes and property as a result of flooding last month. Based on a request from Senator Sharon Runner, R-Antelope...

Unified Command Update on Flooding
Friday, Oct 16, 2015

Advisory (Friday 5:30 p.m.): West Lake Incident Update: LASD, LACOFire, LACo Public Works unified command:   On Thursday, October 15, 2015, a severe storm with flash floods caused road closures and damage to many private homes and businesses in the Antelope Valley, particularly the Lake Hughes community. The...

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Melody Ranch is once again suing Placerita Canyon Corp., a mutual-benefit corporation that owns and operates an electronic gate in Placerita Canyon to prevent thru traffic from entering the Newhall enclave.
UPDATE: Melody Ranch Files 2nd Lawsuit Over Placerita Canyon Gate
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,296 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 39 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases Total 306,327, with 7,306 in SCV
The California Highway Patrol celebrated a socially distanced graduation ceremony for its 77 new officers who graduated with more hands-on experience than any class in Academy history.
CHP Welcomes New Officers with Real-Life Experience
The city of Santa Clarita announced the third and final edition of the family-friendly Parks Passport Adventure which is set to run throughout the month of November.
Santa Clarita Announces Final Parks Passport Adventure
Governor Gavin Newsom visited Valencia Friday to announce the opening of an innovative new laboratory built by PerkinElmer that will increase California’s COVID-19 testing capacity, reduce test turnaround time and create hundreds of new California jobs.
Newsom in Valencia as PerkinElmer Opens New COVID-19 Testing Lab
For the second year in a row, College of the Canyons will host an International Forum on Youth on November 16-19, 2020.
Nov. 16-19: COC to Host International Forum on Youth
The Southern California football community is mourning the loss of Jim Bonds, 51, a former Hart High School and UCLA quarterback who died on Wednesday after a battle with multiple myeloma.
Former Hart High QB Jim Bonds Dies at 51; Football Community Mourns Loss
It was double, double, toil and trouble as All Hallow's Eve neared in the Santa Clarita Valley, with residents continuing to provide Halloween haunts around every corner in the midst of the pandemic.
SCV Continues to Scare Up its Halloween Haunts
The Saugus Union School District board voted Tuesday night to suspend its child development program due to constraints placed on the district by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saugus School District Suspends Child Development Program
A Santa Clarita man and his Northridge-based business partner were arrested on federal charges Thursday in a relief fraud case alleging the two fraudulently obtained more than $1.95 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans.
Santa Clarita Man Arrested in $1.9M COVID-19 Relief Fraud Case
A Los Angeles County assessor’s report on all 88 cities in Los Angeles County showed Santa Clarita property continues to be among the county’s most valuable.
Santa Clarita Property Valued at $37.2B, 5th on County List of Cities
1984 - NTSB revises probable cause of 1982 "Twilight Zone" deaths after director John Landis appeals [story]
John Landis
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths, including the 74th death in the Santa Clarita Valley and 1,745 new cases of COVID-19, including 7,267 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 74th SCV Death; Local Cases Total 7,267
The city of Santa Clarita will be holding a public hearing at the Tuesday, Nov. 10, City Council meeting to consider the transfer of 32,230 square feet of vacant land, at no cost, to Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley (FPofSCV).
Nov. 10: Public Hearing to Consider Property Transfer to Family Promise
Are you ready to save the day and bring outlaws to justice in a virtual escape room? Are you and your family ready to test your knowledge on Tacos & Trivia Night?
City Announces November Virtual Events
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present a public artist talk with Brooke Sauer to accompany her solo virtual exhibition “Out in the Blue” Monday, Nov. 9, at 2:30 p.m.
Nov. 9: COC Art Gallery Hosting Public Artist Talk with Brooke Sauer
The Santa Clarita Artists Association held its 31st Annual Art Classic virtually on Oct. 17, 2020.
SCAA Releases Art Classic 2020 Winners List
A gunshot victim survived his injuries and the suspect remained at large Thursday following a shooting near a liquor store in Canyon Country Wednesday night.
Suspect in Canyon Country Shooting Still at Large
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SCV-GSA) on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 4:00 p.m., to learn about and to provide input on plans to sustain our water supply.
Nov. 4: SCV Groundwater Sustainability Plan Online Workshop
The California State University Board of Trustees has appointed Erika D. Beck, Ph.D., to serve as president of California State University, Northridge. Beck currently serves as president of California State University Channel Islands.
CSUN Appoints Erika D. Beck as Next President
LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
SACRAMENTO – Californians age 70 and older with a noncommercial driver’s license are now eligible to renew online or by mail, eliminating the need to visit a California Department of Motor Vehicles office.
Seniors Can Now Renew Driver’s Licenses Online
1932 - Highway 99 completed through Weldon Canyon, bypassing Ridge Route [story]
Hwy 99
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,351 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 18 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases Near 1,200 Per Day, 18 New SCV Cases