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1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]


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County Extends SCV Heat Alert
Thursday, Jul 26, 2018

The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended a Heat Alert through Tuesday, July 31, for the following areas: Santa Clarita Valley Antelope Valley An Extreme Heat Warning has been extended through Friday, July 27, as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas: San Fernando Valley Pomona...

Heat Alert Continues for SCV
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued an Extreme Heat Warning as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas: San Fernando Valley – through Thursday, July 26 Pomona area – through Friday, July 27 A Heat Alert continues to be in effect for the following...

County Opens 3 Cooling Centers in SCV During Heat Wave
Friday, Jul 6, 2018

  Three cooling centers are now open in the Santa Clarita Valley for residents to get relief from the heatwave gripping Southern California, according to Los Angeles County public health officials. Overheated residents may cool off at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321; the...

Updated: SCV Heat Emergency Till Sunday, Heat Alert Through Tuesday
Friday, Sep 1, 2017

Updated: The L.A. County Department of Health’s heat and fire danger emergency alert for the Santa Clarita Valley has been extended to Sunday, September 3. The Health Department has also issued a high heat alert for the period from Sunday through Tuesday. Record-breaking heat is expected to continue...

Heat Wave Builds to Triple-Digits, Elevates Fire Danger
Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017

The National Weather Service and the L.A. County Department of Public Health have both issued excessive heat warnings for the Santa Clarita Valley and many other Southern California locales Wednesday morning as temperatures build this week toward triple digits. Temperatures will climb each day this week...

SCV Deputies Rescue Another Hot Dog from Car in Parking Lot
Thursday, Jun 22, 2017

As a heat wave gripped the Santa Clarita Valley, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies on Tuesday helped rescue another dog locked in a car in a local parking lot. It was the second hot dog rescued by deputies this week. About a dozen onlookers gathered around a silver, two-door Mercedes...

How to Keep Your Landscaping Healthy in a Heat Wave
Monday, Jun 19, 2017

With extreme hot temperatures forecast to continue in the Santa Clarita Valley for the next several days, Valencia Water Company (VWC) is encouraging customers to take special steps when watering their landscapes. “The best way to battle a heat wave is to be smart about how and when you irrigate your...

Heat Advisory Issued for SCV
Friday, Jun 16, 2017

The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the areas in Southern California, including the Santa Clarita Valley. The areas affected are: Antelope Valley from Saturday, June 17, to Tuesday, June 20. Additionally, a heat advisory is in effect...

Heat Wave, Elevated Fire Danger Hit Southern California
Monday, Jun 12, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued a hot weather alert for Southwestern California, warning of a heat wave with elevated fire danger Tuesday through early next week. Temperatures will increase significantly Tuesday and will continue to gradually rise into the 90s, likely reaching triple-digits by...

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Santa Clarita officials announced plans to file an amicus brief in support of an ongoing lawsuit to block Los Angeles County’s outdoor dining ban, which went into effect the day before Thanksgiving.
‘Draconian Behavior:’ City Council to Support Suit to Block Outdoor Dining Ban
Santa Clarita’s new Volunteer Hub at SantaClaritaVolunteers.com is a one-stop-shop that connects area nonprofit organizations and volunteers.
Need Volunteers? Want to Be One? Check City’s Volunteer Hub
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Critical Missing Person Unit detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Vlad Kravets.
Missing: Vlad Kravets, Last Seen in Valencia; Detectives Seek Public’s Help
In response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' 3-2 vote Tuesday allowing further COVID-19-related closures to take effect Wednesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger is calling for $10 million in federal CARES Act funding to be repurposed to aid impacted local businesses.
Barger Calls for $10M in CARES Act Funds for Businesses Hurt by COVID Restrictions
After declaring himself the winner of the 25th Congressional District or CA-25 race last week, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, continued his less-than-1% lead over opponent Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, after a Tuesday vote count update.
Election Update: Garcia Leads by 405 Votes in CA-25 Race
More than 130 California death row inmates received more than $400,000 in unemployment checks meant to help people during the pandemic — and they were not alone, according to prosecutors who announced the massive fraud scheme Tuesday.
Death Row Inmates Collect $400K-Plus in COVID Jobless Benefits Scam
During their regular meeting Tuesday, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved the proposed Castaic housing development of nearly 140 homes next to Castaic High School.
Supes OK Castaic Housing Project, Sheriff’s Station Funds
A federal judge found California’s ban on “offensive” personalized license plates unconstitutional Tuesday, ruling it constitutes viewpoint discrimination under the First Amendment.
Judge: ‘Offensive to Good Taste’ Rule for California License Plates Infringes Free Speech
A chilly Thanksgiving is in store for the Santa Clarita Valley as a cold-weather alert will be in effect Thursday and Friday due to National Weather Service forecasts of wind chill temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Mother Nature to Serve Up Chilly Thanksgiving in SCV
Westfield Valencia Town Center will still get a Costco with a gas station, but not the initially proposed luxury cinema and gym.
Cinema, Gym Cut from Costco Project at Westfield Valencia Town Center
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Following surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 51 new deaths - including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital - and 3,692 new cases of COVID-19.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Highest Number of Deaths Countywide Since September; 36th Death at Henry Mayo
With more than 60 years of combined experience, Alisha Fonder, Shawn Fonder and Amin Salari are very experienced in their field. Together, they founded Fonder-Salari, Inc. to share their knowledge, experience, innovative thought processes and quality outcomes with their clients.
New Construction Management, Consulting Firm Opens in SCV
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to uphold the Department of Public Health’s decision to halt dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars during Tuesday’s regular board meeting.
Supes Vote 3-2 to Temporarily Halt Outdoor Dining
In a pandemic information ecosystem where uplifting news can be scarce, the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture announced Monday $12 million in CARES Act funds have been awarded to 337 arts nonprofits - including a handful of organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley - suffering from COVID-19 business interruption and closures through its L.A. County COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund.
ESCAPE, Canyon Theatre Guild Among L.A. County Arts Nonprofits Awarded CARES Act Funding
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that informational meetings have been scheduled for the 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Non-profit organizations that serve lower-income residents of the City are invited to attend an informational meeting to learn more.
City Releases Schedule for Community Development Block Grant Meetings
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley produced its 2020 LUNAFEST film festival as a drive-in movie night on Sept. 26 at Castaic Lake.
Zonta Club Lauds LUNAFEST’s Drive-In Format
Santa Clarita City Council members are expected Tuesday to declare vacancies on several commissions and panels for those interested in applying to join the groups behind multiple construction projects, public art and other aspects that shape the City.
City Expected to Declare Several Commission Vacancies
The Santa Clarita Film Office has released the list of television productions currently taking place around the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 23 - Sunday, Nov. 29.
11 Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita Valley
The city of Santa Clarita has recently completed the installation of dark fiber at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) campus.
City Completes Dark Fiber Installation at CalArts
A detective seeking the man responsible for a 2017 stabbing murder near Pyramid Lake confirmed a suspect is in the custody of federal marshals Monday.
Murder Suspect in 2017 Pyramid Lake Stabbing Arrested
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
The SCV Chamber of Commerce announced their participation as a Neighborhood Champion during the 11th annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28, 2020, to help encourage residents to support small businesses.
SCV Chamber of Commerce to Participate in Small Business Saturday
Advantage Media Services, Inc. has partnered with the Val Verde Sheriff's Youth Activity League for the tenth year in a row to help give families in need a Thanksgiving meal through YAL's 'Adopt a Family' program.
AMS Fulfillment Employees ‘Adopt a Family’ for Thanksgiving