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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...

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Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan
In a ruling of “power versus space … two great pillars of environmental sustainability,” open space won this week, a win for city officials — at a $5 million price.
City Must Pay $5 Million if Solar Panels are Demolished
The Tuesday meeting agenda for the Santa Clarita City Council has been released by officials. Beginning June 22, City Council meetings will return to a fully in-person format.
June 22: First In-Person City Council Regular Meeting
L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita City Council members were surprised this week by news of a state-appointed committee’s plan to move juvenile offenders to a pair of facilities in Saugus.
Plan to Place Juvenile Inmates in Saugus Facilities Raises Concerns
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable released a statement recognizing Juneteenth, which commemorates the freeing of enslaved African Americans in the Southern states of the United States of America.
SCV Human Relations Roundtable Releases Statement Recognizing Juneteenth
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed nine new deaths and 253 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,101 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Community to Celebrate Father’s Day, Juneteenth Safely; SCV Cases Total 28,101
College of the Canyons announced it will launch a first-of-its-kind Law Enforcement Technology program slated to begin in Fall 2021, that will focus on the emerging trends and potential applications for new technologies in criminal investigations and other law enforcement operations.
COC Launches New Law Enforcement Technology Program
The California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Technology announced today a new Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record for Californians.
State Launches New Digital Tool for Easy Access to COVID-19 Vaccine Record
As part of the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan update, the city of Santa Clarita will host a walking tour and pop-up booth at the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market on Saturday, June 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Invites the Community to Family-Friendly Walking Tour of Old Town Newhall
1945 - PFC Johnny Cordova of Castaic killed in action on Okinawa [story]
Johnny Cordova
The Board of Directors approved a five-year schedule of changes to SCV Water’s rate structure on Tues, June 15
SCV Water Announces New Rate Changes And Charges
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas.
Health Officer Issues Heat Alert To Last Through Saturday
The SCV Education Foundation awarded six Hart High School District seniors $10,000 scholarships.
SCV Education Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today eight new deaths and 249 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,074 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Starts New Vaccine Sweepstakes; 28,074 Total SCV Cases
Santa Clarita Public Library is inviting kids to have fun in the sun with music, movement and bubbles, with the "Bubbles and Bops" event. 
SCV Public Library’s ‘Bubbles And Bops’ Adds More Days, Parks
SCV for Change is scheduled to host a Juneteenth event Saturday evening at Central Park featuring live music, a chalk art walk, tie dye station and raffle. 
Juneteenth Picnic Set For Saturday At Central Park
SCV Water’s quick and proactive response to removing per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in its groundwater supply received top honors as the Best Environmental Project from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – High Desert Branch.
SCV Water Honored for PFAS Water Treatment Plant
I began working for my local veterinarian when I was in high school and remained at that job until I left for college.
Herd Immunity Isn’t Just For Humans I Marcia Mayeda
With restrictions easing in California and LA County, The Santa Clarita City Council is returning to fully in-person meetings starting with the meeting scheduled for Tues, June 22 at 6 p.m. 
City Council to Resume In-Person Public Participation
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission unanimously approved five single-story apartment units Tuesday for low-income single mothers and their children in Newhall.
Commission Approves Single Mother Housing
First responders, family and friends gathered Thursday to celebrate the life and service of firefighter Tory Carlon, who was shot and killed at Fire Station 81 in Agua Dulce June 1.
‘Your Legacy Will Live On’: Community Vigil Honors Firefighter Tory Carlon