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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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L.A. County to Deploy Mental Health Crisis Response Teams Across Metro System
Friday, May 27, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced on May 26 they have entered into an agreement for Mental Health to pilot the provision of comprehensive crisis response services to individuals experiencing mental health crises...

Metro Allocates $9.57M for SCV Street Improvements
Friday, Jun 25, 2021

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority allocated $9.57 million to the city of Santa Clarita Thursday morning for street improvements. The city has budgeted to use the state Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds to support the 2021-22 Supplemental Overlay and Slurry Seal Program,...

Metro to Provide City with about $1M in Pandemic Relief Funds
Friday, Apr 23, 2021

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) approved Thursday distributing federal coronavirus relief funds for highway infrastructure programs to Los Angeles County and the county’s 88 cities, including Santa Clarita. The city will receive $1,035,968 of the $47.5 million...

Interstate 5 Widening, Improvements May Start This Summer
Tuesday, Mar 23, 2021

Construction on the Interstate 5 corridor in the Santa Clarita Valley may start as early as this summer, pending approval from Metro’s board of directors Thursday. The $679 million project is meant to accommodate for expected population growth, according to a Metro report on the project. The report...

City Expected to Discuss L.A. County’s Proposed Freeway Toll Program
Tuesday, Feb 9, 2021

Santa Clarita City Council members are expected Tuesday to look into a traffic study that proposes to implement a freeway toll program for drivers during peak hours in Los Angeles County. Last year, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or Metro, started its traffic reduction...

LASD Lt. Marc Lucio Named Captain of Transit Services Bureau
Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has selected Marc A. Lucio as Captain of the Transit Services Bureau, the agency tasked with providing police services to Metro buses, trains and properties throughout the county. Lucio began his law enforcement career in 1992 as a reserve...

McLean Urges Metro Board to Review Antelope Valley Line Study
Friday, Jul 19, 2019

Speaking before the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Planning and Programming Committee on July 17, Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean (pictured) advocated for the Antelope Valley Line Study to be presented to the full Metro Board. McLean urged the committee members to recommend...

New 2028 LA Olympics Budget Jumps to Nearly $7 Billion
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

By Nathan Solis The city of Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, and a new budget summary released by the local organizing committee Tuesday says the games will cost nearly $7 billion to put on. A 2017 estimate pegged the cost of hosting the games at approximately $5.3 billion. The...

Feds Grant $47M for I-5 HOV, Truck Lanes in SCV
Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will receive a $47 million Infrastructure For Rebuilding America grant to relieve the traffic congestion on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley, Representative Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) announced Tuesday night. According to the...

High-Speed Rail Authority, Metro to Fund Santa Fe Springs Overpass
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The California High-Speed Rail Authority and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced today the approval of a joint funding agreement that allocates $76.7 million in Proposition 1A bond funds toward the Rosecrans Avenue/Marquardt Avenue Grade Separation Project...

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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
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1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
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1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
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