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1925 - Newhall School Board announces meeting to determine fate of 3rd consecutive Newhall School at Lyons & Kansas Street (it was cut up and turned into homes) [story]
Newhall School

Barger Opposes Proposed Amendment to Remove Elected Sheriff
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2022

L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Fifth District. | File photo. Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, issued the following statement Tuesday regarding her lone opposing vote on a proposed Charter Amendment that would shift authority from the voters to...

July 20: SCV Sheriff’s Station Hosting Coffee with a Cop

Click on photo to enlarge flyer. Ready for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station upcoming “Coffee with a Cop?” Well save the date! Join deputies from the local station for coffee Wednesday, July 20, between 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., at Corner Bakery, located at in 24290 Valencia Boulevard...

Message from City Manager Ken Striplin
Monday, Jul 4, 2022

Fourth of July Safety The spectacular sights and sounds of fireworks are synonymous with the Fourth of July. This year, please leave the fireworks to the professionals and take in the amazing City show that will light up the skies over Westfield Valencia Town Center. As a reminder, all fireworks are...

Person Killed After Being Struck by Metrolink Train
Monday, Jun 20, 2022

L.A. County Sheriff’s Station Department deputies and L.A. County Fire Department personnel investigate the scene of a fatal pedestrian versus train collision in Newhall. Chris Torres / The Signal Courtesy of The Signal. A person was killed Monday after being struck by a train in Newhall, according...

Sheriff Villanueva Begins Operation Safe Travel
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva held a press conference Tuesday to announce a new initiative to keep the public safe while they ride the Metro system. Within the last six months, there have been several crimes in the Metro system including people pushed on train tracks, unprovoked attacks...

SCV Sheriff’s Station Participates in Annual LASD Memorial Torch Relay Run
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station personnel participated in the annual Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Memorial Torch Relay Run honoring fallen officers throughout the nation. SCV Deputies received the torch at Deputy Jake Kuredjian’s memorial in Stevenson Ranch and completed five...

Captain Justin Diez to Address SCV Safety at VIA’s March Luncheon
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2022

Join Valley Industry Association as it returns to in-person programming on Tuesday, March 15, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, with a discussion highlighting SCV Safety: Trends, Issues and Solutions. VIA is honored to host Captain Justin Diez of the Los Angeles County...

Officials Confirm No Shots Fired Near Sierra Vista
Thursday, Feb 10, 2022

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station provided an update on the incident that occurred on the 19400 block of Soledad Canyon Road. Initial reports were of possible gunshots in the area near Sierra Vista Jr. High School. Update from SCV Sheriff’s Station below. 4 p.m. update: SCV Sheriffs...

L.A. County Asks Judge to Hold Villanueva in Contempt
Thursday, Jan 13, 2022

By Hillel Aron (CN) — The county of Los Angeles asked a judge to hold Sheriff Alex Villanueva in contempt for ignoring three subpoenas issued by the Civilian Oversight Commission last fall, in a court filing on Wednesday. The commission ordered Sheriff Villanueva to testify on two different topics:...

Homicide Detectives Search Chiquita Canyon for Missing Woman
Monday, Nov 29, 2021

Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division searched the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Monday to investigate the disappearance of Heidi Planck, who was reported missing by her ex-husband on Oct. 20, 2021. On Oct. 29, 2021, Robbery-Homicide Division assumed investigative...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1925 - Newhall School Board announces meeting to determine fate of 3rd consecutive Newhall School at Lyons & Kansas Street (it was cut up and turned into homes) [story]
Newhall School
Two long-time William S. Hart Union High School District football coaches, Mike Herrington and Harry Welch, have been named to the inaugural class of the new California High School Football Hall of Fame.
Herrington, Welch Named to California High School Football Hall of Fame
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,535 new cases countywide and 55 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Testing Remains Key to Slowing Spread
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary will host the 2022 Bingo or Bust on Thursday, Oct. 6 starting at 6 p.m. to benefit the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center on the campus of Henry Mayo in Valencia.
Oct. 6: Bingo or Bust Fundraiser to Support the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center
Daniel Suárez dreams of “cruising” through the next few regular season races as well as the upcoming 10-race NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs on his way to capturing the championship title in 2022.
Princess Cruises Will Sponsor Trackhouse Racing in NASCAR Cup Series
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and Girl Scouts of the USA announced the new Raspberry Rally cookie will join the nationwide lineup for the 2023 Girl Scout Cookie season. The thin, crispy cookie is a “sister” cookie to the beloved Thin Mints, infused with raspberry flavor instead of mint and dipped in the same chocolaty coating.
New Cookie, Raspberry Rally, Joins Girl Scout Lineup in 2023 Season
Aiming to empower the region’s next generation of environmental leaders, the county of Los Angeles today issued a call for young adults to serve on its inaugural Youth Climate Commission.
Inaugural L.A. County Youth Climate Commission Seeks Youth Leaders
The Valley Industry Association has a keen interest in our local, state and federal elected officials. The Santa Clarita City Council Candidates Forum will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia, CA 91355.
Aug. 25: VIA Santa Clarita City Council Candidates Forum
The slate of candidates set to run this November for three seats on the Santa Clarita City Council has been finalized after the deadline to file passed on Friday.
Nine Candidates Set to Run in November for Three City Council Seats
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 13 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
West Nile Virus Update: Six More Areas in County Report Positive Samples
William S. Hart Union High School Superintendent Mike Kuhlman informed school district families on the evening of Aug. 15 that an additional layer of security protocols will be added in the school district effective Monday, Aug. 22.
Hart District to Add Firearm Detection Canine Unit to Safety Protocols
1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
Battle of Palmdale
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the RR/CC has completed the examination and verification of all 715,833 petition signatures submitted for the recall of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón.
Gascón Recall Efforts Fail
CSUN defeated the University of San Diego 1-0 Sunday night in the men's soccer exhibition opener for both clubs at Torero Stadium. 
Matadors Shut Out San Diego 1-0 in Exhibition Opener
The Women's Council of Realtors SCV Network held their election for officers on Aug. 11, along with their annual member and sponsor appreciation night.
Women’s Council of Realtors SCV Elects New Officers
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning with a closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Aug. 17: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: SUSD Regular Board Meeting
Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley will hold their third annual golf tournament beginning noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Oct. 24: Family Promise SCV Annual Golf Tournament
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will open its first primary care practice on the hospital campus on Monday, Aug. 15.
Henry Mayo Opens First Primary Care Practice on Hospital Campus
Heads Up! The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station urge parents to practice "safe pedestrian skills."
Parents Urged to Practice Back-to-School Safety
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 266 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 26 deaths and 10,025 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 88,000; Deaths Total 493
(CN) — In drought-ridden California's history, megafloods have occurred about every century. Not often, but from a geological standpoint they're not rare.
Study Shows Climate Change Increasing Risk of California Megaflood
1849 - Eight-pound gold nugget found in San Feliciano Canyon (Val Verde/Piru area) [story]