header image

[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

Inside
Weather
Santa Clarita CA
Sunny
Sunny
74°F
 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
June 30
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]
Loncie Tucker


COUNTY NEWS ARCHIVE
Public Health Confirms Community Transmission of Monkeypox in L.A. County
Friday, Jun 24, 2022

Los Angeles County Public Health has confirmed local transmission of monkeypox in L.A. County, as some of the more recent of the 22 cases of monkeypox in L.A. County thus far have no history of international or out-of-state travel. There have been no hospitalizations or deaths. Anyone can get and...

L.A. County Public Health Warns Public of Contaminated Ecstasy Pills
Tuesday, Jun 7, 2022

Los Angeles County Public Health is warning parents and school officials of a large number of ecstasy pills laced with fentanyl that have entered the Los Angeles drug market. The warning comes as three Santa Monica Unified School District students recover from an overdose after taking drugs contaminated...

L.A. County Public Health Confirms No Suspected Cases of Monkeypox
Monday, May 30, 2022

Los Angeles County Public Health confirms that risk of monkeypox in L.A. County remains very low with no suspected or confirmed cases in L.A. County. Currently there are over 200 confirmed cases of monkeypox across 20 countries. This includes nine confirmed cases in the United States, one of which is...

Hart District Parents Voice Concern Over Public Health Orders
Thursday, Oct 7, 2021

On the same day a letter was sent to them arguing that masks and vaccines lead to “child abuse” and discrimination, William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members heard from a group of parents Wednesday night criticizing the district’s adherence to public health orders from...

L.A. County Holds Parent Town Hall to Discuss COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children
Thursday, May 20, 2021

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer. Courtesy The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health held a COVID-19 vaccination town hall for parents Tuesday night to update the public about the vaccine information for children. Debra Duardo, superintendent of Los Angeles...

Report Finds Drug Overdose Leading Cause of Death Among County’s Homeless
Thursday, Jan 7, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced Tuesday deaths amongst people experiencing homelessness (PEH) increased to a record 1,267 in 2019 and drug overdose was the leading cause with the greatest increase. In 2018, there were 1,114 deaths among people experiencing homelessness. This...

Health Advisory Issued for Private Gatherings, Public Celebrations
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020

Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH is issuing a Health Advisory for private gatherings and public celebrations advising Los Angeles County residents that the potential risk of COVID-19 transmission at such celebrations is high based on the increasing rate of COVID-19 community transmission...

Complaints in SCV Rise; What Happens When Businesses Don’t Comply?
Friday, Jul 24, 2020

Complaints about Santa Clarita Valley businesses not complying with COVID-19 safety measures have increased to more than 200 over the past two months, according to Los Angeles County Public Health, which broke down Thursday what happens when businesses fail to comply. Between June 1 and July 13, Public...

Beach Water Advisory Extended Until Sunday
Thursday, Dec 26, 2019

Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents who are planning to visit Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers. Bacteria, chemicals, debris,...

County Health Officials Propose Tobacco Retail Policy, Law Changes to Protect Youth
Friday, Feb 15, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health advocates for stronger policy and ordinances of tobacco retailing to protect local youth and decrease the prevalence of tobacco use among youth across the county. A recent report shows a surge in the use of tobacco and nicotine products among youth...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
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]
Loncie Tucker
1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
Colossus under construction
1926 - Film director Mel Brooks born in Brooklyn; shot "Blazing Saddles" at Vasquez Rocks and "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" in Sand Canyon [story]
Mel Brooks
SCVNews.com