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1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
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Frazier Park Woman Charged with Felony Narcotics Sales
Friday, Dec 27, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a woman only identified as a Frazier Park resident on felony narcotics charges at a Newhall Park and Ride lot Monday night. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “If you’re sitting in your vehicle at...

Tujunga Man Arrested on Drug, Weapons Charges in Canyon Country
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Tujunga man on weapons and drug charges after finding him asleep in his car while parked in Canyon Country on Saturday. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “On Saturday morning, concerned citizens...

Duo Accused of Possessing Drugs, Counterfeit Cash
Monday, Jul 1, 2019

A man and a woman from Thousand Oaks were arrested in the Santa Clarita Valley Friday afternoon during a traffic stop, accused of possessing drugs and counterfeit money. The individuals were arrested shortly after 4 p.m. Friday on suspicion of drug possession and possessing counterfeit $100 bills. On...

Suspect Charged with Possession of Stun Gun, Burglary Tools, Heroin
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy arrested a man in Valencia on multiple charges alleging he was in possession of a stun gun, burglary tools and heroin on Monday. Here’s the story from the station’s social media: “If you’re a convicted felon, you’re not allowed...

AV Man Arrested on Multiple Charges in Canyon Country
Friday, Oct 12, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested an Antelope Valley man on multiple charges after a traffic stop in Canyon Country. Here’s the story from the station’s social media: “‘The car is not mine, I just borrowed it…’: A deputy on patrol in Canyon Country...

SCV Crime Beat: Drug, Parole Violation Arrests; Possible Suicide; Target Practice; Library Vandalism
Monday, Apr 30, 2018

Between Thursday and Sunday, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested two men for drugs and other charges, a parolee-at-large and a felon with a gun, helped a possibly suicidal man, and responded to vandalism at the Valencia Post Office. Here are the stories from the station’s...

SCV Crime Beat: Arrests for Heroin, Meth, Homemade Gun
Monday, Apr 23, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Pine Mountain man on weapons and drug charges Thursday, an out-of-town resident for alleged possession of methamphetamine and a zip gun Friday night, and two locals for alleged possession of heroin for sale on Saturday morning. Here are...

SCV SAT Deputies Arrest 3 on Drug Charges, Outstanding Warrant
Monday, Jan 15, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Assignment Team deputies arrested three people in Canyon Country last week on drug charges, with one arrestee also the subject of an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant, according to a post on the station’s official social media. Here’s...

3 Arrested for Methamphetamine, Heroin Possession
Friday, Jan 12, 2018

Three adult suspects got a “wake-up call” by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies early Thursday morning, and wound up in jail for possession of methamphetamine and heroin. Here’s the story from the station’s official social media: The suspects, who were in their...

Elite LASD Drug Enforcement Team Disrupts Cartel Operations
Friday, Dec 15, 2017

In the wake of a heroin and opioid epidemic spreading across our nation, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announces the results of an elite and specialized drug enforcement team. Since 2012, the LASD Domestic Highway Enforcement Team has quietly dedicated itself to disrupting the operations...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
SCV Water ongoing communication efforts surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals were honored with a PRism Award from the Public Relations Society of America – Los Angeles Chapter (PRSA-LA).
SCV Water’s PFAS Community Outreach Earns Top Honors
What is the most effective way for the city of Santa Clarita to allocate Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding?
Residents Encouraged to Provide Input on 2021-22 Community Needs Survey
Licensed in 1980, Randal G. Winter Construction is proudly celebrating their 40th year in business.
Santa Clarita-Based Randal G. Winter Construction Celebrates 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday the highest number of new COVID-19 cases and people hospitalized with COVID-19 that L.A. County has ever experienced throughout the pandemic.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Highest One-Day Increase Countywide to Date, SCV Surpasses 9,900 Cases
In an effort to assist restaurants affected by the COVID-19 restrictions, Los Angeles County will launch the Keep L.A. County Dining Grant Program on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 12:00 a.m.
L.A. County Launches Grant Program for Restaurants Affected by COVID-19 Restrictions
Registration is underway for the College of the Canyons winter session, which boasts more than 300 class sections.
COC’s Winter 2021 Semester Registration Underway
The Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation announced Monday Alina Bokde as the department’s Chief Deputy Director.
Alina Bokde Appointed New Chief Deputy Director for L.A. County Parks
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking to attain more local control of the development of accessory dwelling units through a proposed update of its development code and an ordinance.
Planning Commission Scheduled to Discuss Amendments to Accessory Dwelling Units
Bringing‌ ‌to‌ ‌life‌ ‌the‌ ‌national‌ ‌conversation‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌trials‌ ‌and‌ ‌tribulations‌ ‌of‌ ‌2020,‌ the College ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Canyons‌ ‌Theatre‌ ‌Department‌ will present its ‌devised‌ ‌production‌ ‌“Virtuality: the 2020 Tournaments,”‌ ‌on December 4-5.
COC Theatre Department Presents Pandemic-Themed Production
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. (SDFHC) in partnership with Assemblywoman Christy Smith, Sunkist Growers, and Forester’s Financial donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans, and of course Sunkist citrus for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event held Friday, Nov. 20
Patients, Local Veterans Treated to Samuel Dixon’s Annual Turkey Giveaway
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) is launching its year-end giving campaign Tuesday, Dec. 1, which is “Giving Tuesday,” the global day of generosity.
Local Nonprofit Launches Year-End Giving Campaign Benefiting Foster Youth
If you are looking to get into the holiday spirit this month, I encourage you to visit Old Town Newhall.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2020
Knowing the need would be great over the holiday, the William S. Hart Union High School District, in partnership with the District’s food service management company – Sodexo, distributed 39,420 meals on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving to families at each campus.
Hart District, Sodexo Partner to Provide More than 39,000 Holiday Meals
1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday reported 17 new deaths and 5,150 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 38th fatality, and new Health Officer restrictions take effect.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 38th Death at Henry Mayo; County Cases Surge Past 400K
Democratic candidate Christy Smith on Monday conceded her loss in the 25th District Congressional race to incumbent Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita.
Christy Smith Concedes to Mike Garcia in CA-25 Congressional Race
A cold-weather alert will be in effect in the Santa Clarita Valley Friday and Saturday due to a National Weather Service wind chill forecast of temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Wind Chill Forecast Prompts SCV Cold Weather Alert Friday, Saturday
To help equip parents for success during the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita and Education Consultant Renee Marshall are teaming up to bring the community another DFY in SCV virtual Parent Engagement Workshop on Wednesday, December 2, at 7 p.m.
Dec. 2: DFY in SCV Parent Workshop on ‘A Zooming World’
A proposed Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion is among the items on the Santa Clarita Planning Commission's agenda for its next regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 1 starting at 6 p.m.
Dec. 1: Proposed Henry Mayo Hospital Expansion on Planning Panel Agenda
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 14 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, Nov. 30:
14 Productions Filming in SCV This Week
As the holidays approach, local nonprofit support group Prayer Angels for the Military is seeking donations and assistance in sending holiday care packages to hometown troops away from home.
Prayer Angels Seeking Donations for Holiday Care Packages to SCV Soldiers
Though the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to close again, the Marazzito family won't be stopped from holding their annual toy drive.
SCV Restaurants Hosting Annual Toy Drive for Kids in Need
2013 - Actor Paul Walker ("Fast & Furious" movies) dies in a fiery car crash in the Valencia Industrial Center. [story]
Paul Walker
1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days