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1938 - Newhall Tunnel cut away, replaced by Sierra Highway [story]
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COUNTY NEWS ARCHIVE
Help Wanted: To Find Woman Missing for 1 Year
Friday, Jun 24, 2016

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a woman who’s been missing for a year. Around 4:00 AM on Thursday, May 19, 2015 was the last time 27-year-old Monique Figueroa was seen when she left her home, located in the 7200 block...

Castaic, Littlerock to Get New Tot Lots
Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014

[Supv. Antonovich] – A half-million dollars in specialized playground equipment for the Castaic Sports Complex and Jackie Robinson Park was approved by the Board of Supervisors on a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. North East Trees (NET) will develop and construct the small playgrounds...

Nonprofit Org. to Build Tot Lots in Castaic, Littlerock
Wednesday, Jan 1, 2014

Cudahy River Park before and after North East Trees rehabilitated it. If the county supervisors say OK Tuesday, an L.A.-area nonprofit organization that benefits underprivileged children will build tot lots (play areas for kids 5 and under) at the Castaic Sports Complex and Jackie Robinson Park in Littlerock,...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, May 30, 2013
Thursday, May 30, 2013

In this episode: Smoky skies loomed over Santa Clarita Thursday afternoon after a fire broke out in San Francisquito Canyon just before 4 o’clock; The principal of Arroyo Seco Junior High School was arrested on a DUI charge after she reportedly crashed into a parked car Wednesday night; The owner...

Woman Killed By Dogs in AV Identified
Friday, May 10, 2013

The victim who was found being mauled by dogs at 116th Street East and Avenue S, Littlerock, on May 9, 2013, has been identified as 63-year-old Littlerock resident Pamela Marie Devitt. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office will determine the cause of her death. After an extensive search with the...

Weekly Sched.: Highway 138 Construction Comes to Littlerock, Llano
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012

[Caltrans] – The California Department of Transportation will work on SR-138 daily Monday, Nov. 5, through Friday, Nov. 9. In Segment 5 (Littlerock), from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m., between 77th Street East and 82nd Street East and 85th Street East to 87th Street East, the work will take place in the center...

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A hearing for Senate Bill 520, authored by Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, was cancelled by Wilk last month. 
Hearing For Anti-CEMEX Bill Pushed To January
1938 - Newhall Tunnel cut away, replaced by Sierra Highway [story]
Sierra Highway
The California State University announced Tuesday that it will require faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
California State University Implementing COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Fall 2021
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 15 new deaths and 2,067 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,581 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,581; L.A. County’s Case Rates Increasing Across All Adult Age Groups
Lauren Park's work ethic in midfield will seamlessly fit in with the Mustangs' style of play.
Former Saugus High Midfielder Lauren Park Signs with TMU
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking public feedback on a new, permanent public art piece which will be displayed at the nearly-completed Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
City Seeking Community Input for New SCV Sheriff’s Station Art Piece
First responders were called to a report of a shooting involving an employee of the L.A. County Sheriff‘s Department in Valencia on Tuesday morning, sending at least one person to the hospital.
LASD Employee Reportedly Involved in Shooting that Sent One to Hospital
Gov. Gavin Newsom was recently in Los Angeles to sign bipartisan legislation that expands California’s film/TV tax credit program with an additional $330 million over two years, including $150 million targeted specifically at promoting new soundstage development and workforce diversity.
Newsom Signs Bipartisan Bill Expanding State’s Film/TV Tax Credit
Not sure what plants to use in your landscape? We have taken the guess work out by identifying the top 30 plants that look beautiful and grow well in the SCV.
SCV Water’s Upcoming Virtual Gardening Class to Highlight SCV’s Top 30 Plants for Landscaping
SACRAMENTO - State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced that Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties have been awarded more than $60 million to help provide services for the homeless.
Wilk Announces L.A. County Awarded Millions to Assist with Homelessness
1876 - 223-foot Soledad train tunnel completed; last tunnel on line linking L.A. & S.F. [story]
tunnel
Pandemic-related problems were among the top ten complaints made to state and local consumer agencies in 2020, according to an annual survey by the Consumer Federation of America.
Consumer Federation of America Announces Nation’s Top 10 Consumer Complaints Made in 2020
The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs Center for Financial Empowerment announced the release of "Get Ahead L.A.," a free online service dedicated to safely guiding Los Angeles County residents to financial resources.
County Announces ‘Get Ahead LA,’ Free Online Financial Resources
College of the Canyons announced it will host a weeklong Fall Rush event Aug. 2 to 6 to assist new students with the registration process.
Aug. 2-6: COC to Host ‘Fall Rush’ Event, Offer Express Registration to New Students
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported eight productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley the week of Monday, July 26 - Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood, ‘The Rookie,’ 6 More Productions
Mosquito samples collected from mosquito traps in three Los Angeles County cities tested positive for the West Nile virus, officials confirmed Thursday.
Officials Confirm Positive West Nile Virus Mosquito Samples in LA County
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board of directors felt assured in their agency’s water quality after receiving a presentation Tuesday night about the agency’s 2021 Consumer Confidence Report released in early June.
Water Board Expresses Confidence in SCV Water Quality
Olympic swimmer and Saugus High School graduate Abbey Weitzeil took home a bronze medal at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics Saturday.
SCV Native Abbey Weitzeil Wins Bronze Medal at Tokyo Olympics
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed four new deaths and 1,966 new cases of COVID-19, with 29,518 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: COVID-Related Hospitalizations in LA County Nearly Doubled in 2 Weeks; SCV Cases Total 29,518
California state and health care employees will soon be required to show proof of vaccination or be regularly tested as part of a new vaccine verification program announced by state officials Monday, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced six additional COVID-19 patients were admitted over the weekend.
State Employees, Health Care Workers Required to Show Proof of Vaccination or Get Regular Testing
The city of Santa Clarita announced a free household hazardous and e-waste collection event on Saturday, July 31, at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station where residents are welcome to dispose of unwanted hazardous waste from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
July 31: City to Host Free Hazardous Waste Drive-Thru Collection Event
1870 - Armantha Thibaudeau, community leader during early 20th Century and co-founder of chamber of commerce, born in Kentucky [story]
Armantha Thibaudeau
1915 - Pioneer Juan Batista Suraco buried in a family graveyard, currently unmarked, in Bouquet Canyon near Benz Road [story]
Suraco family
1864 - Walker/Reynier family patriarch Jean Joseph Reynier, then 15, arrives in Sand Canyon from France; eventually homesteads 1,200 acres [story]
Joseph Reynier