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1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
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Public Hearing Sat. on 138 Corridor Improvement Project
Friday, Aug 26, 2016

NOTE: SCVNews received the following communication from LA Metro on Aug. 26, AFTER the Aug. 25 public hearing was held.   Review the Draft EIR/EIS and join us at a Public Hearing The Draft Environmental Impact Report/Statement (Draft EIR/EIS) for the Northwest 138 Corridor Improvement Project...

May 2, 4: Public Meetings on Highway 138 Corridor Plan
Thursday, Apr 16, 2015

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) are conducting an environmental study for the Northwest 138 Corridor Improvement Project. This study covers a 36-mile segment of State Route 138 extending from Interstate 5 ...

Scoping Meetings Slated for 138 Corridor Improvements
Thursday, Feb 20, 2014

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority  and the California Department of Transportation are formally initiating studies for the Northwest 138 Corridor Improvement Project. This study covers the SR-138 Corridor between the I-5 and SR-14 and will expand on the recommendations from...

Update on Pearblossom Highway Widening
Friday, Oct 5, 2012

[Caltrans] – The California Department of Transportation will work on SR-138 daily Monday, Oct. 8, through Friday, Oct. 12.  In Segment 5 (Little Rock), from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., between 77th Street East and 82nd Street East  and 85th  Street East to 87th Street East, the work will take place in...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012

UPDATED 1:30 p.m. Monday An early morning accident on the southbound I-5 took the lives of two people and sent four others to the hospital, including three children who were airlifted to Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles. According to the Fort Tejon office of the California Highway Patrol, an unidentified...

Antonovich to Caltrans: Improve 138 Immediately
Friday, Jul 20, 2012

Michael D. Antonovich [Supervisor Mike Antonovich] – In the wake of a $31.5 million verdict against Caltrans for failure to remedy the dangerous condition on State Route 138 that led to an accident that severely injured a man and his wife, MTA Chairman Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich called on...

Thursday, Mar 15, 2012

Caltrans will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Friday in Littlerock to mark the beginning of construction on an $11.6 million Pearblossom Highway (SR-138) widening project. New pavement, traffic signals, striping and sidewalks will be added to a 2-mile stretch of the highway between Avenue T in Littlerock...

Monday, Dec 19, 2011

Low visibility and relatively high speeds on curvy stretches of State Route 138 from Interstate 5 to Palmdale and beyond can be a lethal combination, and Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich wants Caltrans to do something about it. “(It) is considered one of the most dangerous stretches of state highway,...

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1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
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