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2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]

March 25: Animal Control to Check Licenses in AV, Lake Communities
Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016

Officers from the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control will be conducting field licensing enforcement in the unincorporated areas of Lancaster, Palmdale, Lake Hughes and Elizabeth Lake beginning on Friday, March 25, 2016. Field enforcement efforts are designed to ensure that residents’...

Disaster Loan Outreach Center Opened in AV in Light of October Flooding
Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015

File Photo The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services has partnered up with the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide relief to residents who recently suffered damages to their homes and property as a result of flooding last month. Based on a request from Senator Sharon Runner, R-Antelope...

Remains Found in Lake Hughes ID’d as Skull, Jawbone
Thursday, Nov 5, 2015

[KHTS] – Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate the human remains that were found in an extremely remote area of Pine Canyon, near the Upper Shake Campground in Lake Hughes on Saturday afternoon. Lt. Lewandowski with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau described the remains...

County to Pay $2 Mil. for MRCA to Buy 712 Acres in Lake Hughes; More Could Follow
Friday, Oct 16, 2015

Staff recommendation before the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015:   Subject: Approval of the recommended actions will allocate an amount not to exceed $2,012,000 in Specified Excess Funds, available to the Fifth Supervisorial District, to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority...

Unified Command Update on Flooding

Advisory (Friday 5:30 p.m.): West Lake Incident Update: LASD, LACOFire, LACo Public Works unified command:   On Thursday, October 15, 2015, a severe storm with flash floods caused road closures and damage to many private homes and businesses in the Antelope Valley, particularly the Lake Hughes community. The...

Antonovich Calls for State of Emergency in Flood Area

In the wake of severe weather yesterday that caused major flooding, mudslides and property damage in Northern Los Angeles County, Mayor Michael D. Antonovich will ask his colleagues on the Board of Supervisors to approve the proclamation of local emergency for the unincorporated communities of Quartz...

Major Flooding Leaves Residents in Shock
Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

Dozens were stranded and hundreds were left without power after a major storm hit communities in Lake Hughes on Thursday afternoon. Heavy rains pounded the area causing major mudslides and flooding near hillsides that had been left sparse after the Powerhouse Fire in 2013. “It was like a tornado,...

June 22: Firefighters Appreciation Day in Lake Hughes
Thursday, Jun 20, 2013

Shadowland Foundation is hosting a potluck picnic barbecue that’s open to the public to show the lake communities’ appreciation for firefighters who battled the recent Powerhouse Fire. The event will be held at Freedom Ranch, 18832 Pine Canyon Road in Lake Hughes. Shadowland Foundation is...

Powerhouse Fire: Thursday Updates
Thursday, Jun 6, 2013

Bottled water from the Red Cross is available to Hughes and Elizabeth Lake residents at the Rock Inn, which reopened about two hours after this photo was shot Sunday afternoon. Photo (c)SCVTV. Update Friday 5:45 p.m., CAL FIRE: 30,274 acres, 89 percent contained. Total of eight firefighters injured. Cooperating...

Lake Hughes, Elizabeth Residents: BOIL WATER Before Drinking It
Monday, Jun 3, 2013

L.A. County Department of Public Health urges residents of Lake Hughes and Lake Elizabeth to boil water before drinking it. Click on the notice to enlarge it.

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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