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1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
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COUNTY NEWS ARCHIVE
New Online System for County Permits
Friday, Aug 1, 2014

From multimillion dollar construction projects to adding a room on a single-family home, submitting building plans to LA County Public Works is now just a click away. Public Works recently launched its electronic building plan check system to include unincorporated area communities within the Antelope...

Legless Lizards Hold Up County’s 126 Bridge Project
Thursday, Nov 14, 2013

A legless lizard. This one showed up recently in Placerita Canyon State Park. Photos by Ron Kraus (Placerita Canyon Nature Center Associates). [KHTS] – The unexpected sighting of a North American legless lizard halted construction of an overpass for Highway 126 in the Santa Clarita Valley, a county...

Newhall Land Buying County a $100K Bike Path Sweeper
Thursday, Jun 6, 2013

The sweeper might look something like this. County supervisors are set to accept a $100,000 donation from The Newhall Land and Farming Co. on Tuesday for a bike path sweeper that the county will use in the Santa Clarita Valley. According to a report from county Public Works Director Gail Farber, Newhall...

Road Improvements OK’d for Big Pines Highway
Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013

The Board of Supervisors approved roadway reconstruction and retaining wall improvements on Big Pines Highway and a roadway seal coating on 42nd Street West in Quartz Hill, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced Tuesday. The roadway seal coating on 42nd Street West is jurisdictionally shared by the...

Traffic Controls in Store for West Creek School Area
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012

The Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to approve a number of traffic controls Tuesday that should deter speeding and increase visibility around the West Creek Academy elementary school in Valencia. Public Works Director Gail Farber is proposing the following speed limits, stop signs or -lights,...

County Plans New Study of SCV River Flooding
Thursday, Nov 29, 2012

Truck stuck in the mud on Sierra Highway when the Mint Canyon Creek overflowed (part of the Santa Clara River Watershed) during the El Nino weather event of February 1998. Photo by Gary Thornhill/SCVHistory.com. Sure it looks dry most of the time, but it’s a desert stream, after all, and sometimes...

New Guardrails, Safety Features for Angeles Forest Highway
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012

L.A. County Public Works will install new guardrails and make other improvements Angeles Forest Highway in the Acton area if the Board of Supervisors approves the million-dollar construction project Tuesday. Plans have been afoot to improve the roadway for two years, when the county applied for federal...

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Angeles Forest Highway will be closed to through traffic for five days next month between Aliso Canyon Road and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road to allow for a road reconstruction project. The closure will be in effect from Monday, June 4 at 7 a.m. until Friday, June 8 at 5 p.m. The work, approved by the...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012

The entire length of Vasquez Canyon Road between Bouquet Canyon Road to Sierra Highway is closed for a resurfacing project that began Monday night, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. County road crews are resurfacing the road over a three-week period that started April 14....

Monday, Apr 23, 2012

The entire length of Vasquez Canyon Road is closed Monday night from Bouquet Canyon Road to Sierra Highway, according to a 9:30 p.m. alert from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. County road crews are resurfacing the road over a three-week period that started April 14. Most days, one...

LATEST TWEETS
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 39 new deaths and 1,165 new cases of COVID-19, with 5,933 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 790,640 Cases Statewide, 5,933 SCV Cases
The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.
Pac-12 to Resume Football, Basketball, Winter Sports Seasons
One of Zach Schroeder's greatest strengths as The Master's University's men's and women's cross country coach is his ability to map out an athlete's season in advance and then adjust on the fly, fine-tuning workouts so the runner performs best in the season's biggest moments. 
Mustangs Cross Country Adjusting to 2020 Scheduling Changes
When Scott Schauer opened the Santa Clarita Soccer Center nearly 26 years ago, he did it for a love of the sport.
Santa Clarita Soccer Center Says Goodbye
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Canyon Country man on suspicion of annoying or molesting a child with priors.
Canyon Country Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Molestation
Air quality will be unhealthy in the Santa Clarita Valley for sensitive groups/individuals Friday, Sept. 25, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
SCV Air Quality Unhealthy for Sensitive Individuals Friday
California Highway Patrol officers seized about 100 pounds of marijuana in five different trash bags after a traffic stop in Interstate 5 early Thursday morning.
CHP Newhall Seizes 100 Pounds of Marijuana
For Anthony Lawson, a junior at California State University, Northridge majoring in psychology, among the benefits of receiving one of the California State University’s top student honors, is the opportunity it presents to share his family’s story and to remind others that, regardless of the obstacles they face, they have the strength to persevere and succeed.
CSUN Psychology Student Named 2020 Reed Scholar (Video)
Santa Clarita-based landscaping firm Stay Green Inc. has been recognized in a national, industry-wide competition, bringing home awards for its employee safety practices.
Santa Clarita-Based Stay Green Recognized Nationally for Employee Safety
Update as of 1:45 p.m.: Thanks to the assistance from the media and public, the family of this unknown patient was located and reunited with their loved one.
UPDATE: L.A. County Announces Unidentified Patient Reunited with Family
Part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Academy Aperture 2025 equity and inclusion initiative, “Academy Dialogues: It Starts With Us” is a new series of virtual panels, with conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, history, opportunity and the art of filmmaking.
Academy’s Newest Dialogue Tackles Representation in Casting
(CN) — Californians will decide the fate of two ballot measures this November that could significantly expand voting rights for some 50,000 parolees and hundreds of thousands of 17-year-olds.
California Ballot Measures Could Expand Voting Rights for Parolees, 17-Year-Olds
Saugus Union School District governing board members voted recently to start the paperwork to submit a waiver request to allow in-person classes once L.A. County Public Health officials approve.
Saugus Union Begins School Waiver Process
Santa Clarita City Council members approved the issuance of $15 million in bonds to finance the costs of buying a 93,000-square-foot ice rink, as well as approved funding for the Committee on Aging and extended a three-year lease for The Main.
City Council OKs $14.2M Ice Rink Bonds, The MAIN Lease Extended
Investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk missing person David Scott Sasser from Santa Clarita.
LASD Seeks Public’s Help Locating At-Risk Santa Clarita Man Last Seen in Las Vegas
Ahead of a statewide ban on all flavored-tobacco products, local law enforcement, education and health experts opened Wednesday a virtual discussion surrounding the dangers of teen vaping and urged parents to take action.
Parents Urged to Open Dialogue With Teens About Vaping Dangers
1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
Sanford Lyon
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 31 new deaths and 1,265 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with a total of 5,892 cases in the SCV.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Progress in Key Indicators Countywide; 5,892 Total SCV Cases
One person died Wednesday in Castaic after a vehicle fell off the southbound side of Interstate 5, plunging 400 feet down below.
Motorist Killed After Car Plunges 400 Feet Off Interstate 5
L.A. County Parks invites all girls ages 11-18 to join us for the 5th annual iMatter: Girls Empowerment Conference, an annual tradition that encourages girls to turn up the volume on their own voices and believe in a life of possibilities by building their confidence, exploring pathways to college, and expanding their career goals.
Registration Now Open for L.A. County’s Girls Empowerment Virtual Conference
Begin your journey towards completing the Run Santa Clarita virtual race series, compete against your friends and family on Bingo Night and celebrate the start of ARTober as the city of Santa Clarita stages new online and virtual events in October.
City Staging New Virtual October Events
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Andrew Ghassemi and Matt Sreden, commercial real estate brokers with Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., are pleased to have represented the seller and buyer in the off-market sale of Valencia Atrium, an institutional quality Class-A, three-story, office building located in Valencia.
Santa Clarita-Based Spectrum Real Estate Closes $15M Valencia Atrium Sale
SACRAMENTO, (CN) — Rekindling the state’s fight against climate change after a spate of monumental wildfires have left Californians breathing ash and smoke for weeks, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday outlawed the sale of new gas and diesel cars starting in 2035.
California Banning New Gas, Diesel Vehicle Sales by 2035
Now is the time to get involved in the first-ever virtual Soup for the Soul, coming up on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. and Help our Neighbors Build a Bridge to Home this Holiday Season.
Annual Soup for the Soul Fundraiser to Kick-Off Virtually