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


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Wilk’s 2nd Try at High-Speed Rail Accountability Dies in Committee
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016

A measure from Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, which aimed improve the accountability of our state agencies failed to pass the Assembly Committee on Accountability and Administrative Review. Assembly Bill 1566 was supposed to be able to improve the accountability of state agencies specifically...

Wilk Bill Would Require Agency Managers to Vouch for Financial Reports
Monday, Jan 4, 2016

Assemblyman Scott Wilk [Scott Wilk] – Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, introduced Assembly Bill 1566 Monday, which will help improve the accountability of our state agencies, specifically surrounding the recent actions of the California High Speed Rail Authority. This past October, the...

High-Speed Rail Authority Prepares for Technical, Environmental Tests
Friday, Dec 4, 2015

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is making progress in implementing the high-speed rail, specifically in the section from Palmdale to Burbank. Earlier this year, Los Angeles County Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Sheila Kuehl, along with Los Angeles Councilman Felipe Fuentes, submitted...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, December 3, 2015
Thursday, Dec 3, 2015

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is releasing updates on the progress of the project. Students at Saugus High School got a look into the damaging effects of drunk driving. The Antelope Valley Indian Museum will hold an old-time country Christmas celebration. Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is prepping...

The People Deserve the Truth About High Speed Rail

The High Speed Rail Project is the largest state public works project in the nation’s history and the people deserve to know the truth about its actual cost and if the system is going to be able to deliver the promises guaranteed in 2008’s Proposition 1A. Prop 1A promised a system that stretched...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015

Henry David Flores from Mendocino County was identified as the man found dead in the trunk of his car on Sunday morning. A 15-year-old Santa Clarita teen finally admitted to posting shooting threats aimed at high school students via social media a year ago. A woman with ties to Santa Clarita has gone...

High Speed Rail Meeting to be Held June 1
Friday, May 15, 2015

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is now conducting community meetings providing current information on the alternatives under consideration along the Palmdale to Burbank project section. This is one of the last opportunities to advocate directly to the High-Speed Rail Authority regarding our...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

Two men suspected of committing multiple crimes Tuesday afternoon were arrested by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Deputies. The Saugus Union School District is being sued by a local man alleging its at-large elections violate the California Voting Rights Act. Over 1,500 Santa Clarita Valley...

Formal High-Speed Rail Meetings Slated for August
Thursday, Jul 24, 2014

[KHTS] – California High-Speed Rail Authority officials are hosting several public meetings for the first high-speed rail system in the United States. The California high-speed rail will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create...

High Speed Rail: Transformative Intermodality?
Friday, Jun 6, 2014

Sometime in the early 1980s when I was stationed at Mare Island Naval Shipyard up north in Vallejo, we came up with what we called a “buzz phrase generator.” It consisted of three columns of 10 words each. Each row of words was numbered 1 through 10. The idea was that you could pick three numbers...

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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
Los Angeles County is offering a number of resources to help families and seniors with meal assistance during the holiday season.
L.A. County Offering Meal Assistance to Families and Seniors