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1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]


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County Mails Out More than 5 Million Newly Designed Sample Ballots
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) began mailing 5,477,007 newly designed Sample Ballots to voters for the March 3 Presidential Primary Election. The Sample Ballot contains critical election information on the new voting experience, step by step instructions on how to vote,...

Registrar Sends Info on Crossover Ballots for Primary Election
Monday, Dec 23, 2019

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk began mailing 762,582 information notices earlier this month to registered No Party Preference voters (or NPP voters) about requesting party crossover ballots for the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election. The notices provide details on how...

County Adds Community Meetings on 2020 Vote Centers
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The second round of vote center community meetings will kick off on Thursday, May 2, Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced Wednesday. The office will host 34 community meetings across Los Angeles County, focusing on the 2020 vote centers and the new “Voting...

Registrar’s 7th Ballot Count Update for Nov. 6 Election: 51K to Go
Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan posted his seventh ballot counting update for the Nov. 6 General Election on Wednesday afternoon. The update includes 51,933 ballots processed since Election Night, consisting of Vote by Mail and Provisional ballots. The total election...

Registrar Posts Fifth Ballot Tally for Nov. 6 General Election
Monday, Nov 26, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the fifth ballot counting update for the Nov. 6 General Election on Friday afternoon. Friday’s update includes 75,313 ballots processed since Election Night, consisting of Vote by Mail and Provisional ballots. The total...

County Election Semi-Official Tally: 38 Percent Turnout, Final Count Underway
Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced semi-official results for the Nov. 6 General Election on Wednesday morning. A total of 1,975,855 ballots were processed and counted, with 38 percent of eligible registered voters casting ballots. View and download election results...

County Issues Sample Ballot Booklets for Nov. 6 General Election
Friday, Sep 28, 2018

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk has begun mailing 5,159,215 sample ballot booklets to voters for the Nov. 6, 2018 general election. Sample Ballot booklets contain important election information, including candidates and measures that will appear on the ballot. The back cover of...

County Registrar: Estimated 500K Primary Ballots Still to be Processed
Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan reported an initial estimate of 503,490 outstanding ballots to be processed during the 30-day Official Election Canvass period. The initial estimate includes Provisional and Vote by Mail ballots collected at the polls, as well as Vote by...

LA County Registrar Partners with Lyft, Uber for Election Day
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced Uber and Lyft will now be featured on the RR/CC’s online Polling Place Locator tool, enabling voters to easily request a ride directly from the locator tool to their polling place on Election Day, June 5. The Polling Place...

Still Time Left to Request Vote by Mail Ballot
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan reminds voters in Los Angeles County that Tuesday, May 29, at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline to request a Vote by Mail (VBM) ballot. As of today, the RR/CC has issued 2,285,560 Vote by Mail ballots. Voters can request a Vote by Mail...

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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 49 new deaths and 4,311 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide since Tuesday, including 96 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, as Henry Mayo on Wednesday afternoon reported its second death this week.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 2nd Death at Henry Mayo This Week; SCV Cases Total 9,230
Santa Clarita officials announced plans to file an amicus brief in support of an ongoing lawsuit to block Los Angeles County’s outdoor dining ban, which went into effect the day before Thanksgiving.
‘Draconian Behavior:’ City Council to Support Suit to Block Outdoor Dining Ban
Santa Clarita’s new Volunteer Hub at SantaClaritaVolunteers.com is a one-stop-shop that connects area nonprofit organizations and volunteers.
Need Volunteers? Want to Be One? Check City’s Volunteer Hub
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Critical Missing Person Unit detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Vlad Kravets.
Found: Vlad Kravets, Last Seen in Valencia; Detectives Sought Public’s Help
In response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' 3-2 vote Tuesday allowing further COVID-19-related closures to take effect Wednesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger is calling for $10 million in federal CARES Act funding to be repurposed to aid impacted local businesses.
Barger Calls for $10M in CARES Act Funds for Businesses Hurt by COVID Restrictions
After declaring himself the winner of the 25th Congressional District or CA-25 race last week, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, continued his less-than-1% lead over opponent Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, after a Tuesday vote count update.
Election Update: Garcia Leads by 405 Votes in CA-25 Race
More than 130 California death row inmates received more than $400,000 in unemployment checks meant to help people during the pandemic — and they were not alone, according to prosecutors who announced the massive fraud scheme Tuesday.
Death Row Inmates Collect $400K-Plus in COVID Jobless Benefits Scam
During their regular meeting Tuesday, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved the proposed Castaic housing development of nearly 140 homes next to Castaic High School.
Supes OK Castaic Housing Project, Sheriff’s Station Funds
A federal judge found California’s ban on “offensive” personalized license plates unconstitutional Tuesday, ruling it constitutes viewpoint discrimination under the First Amendment.
Judge: ‘Offensive to Good Taste’ Rule for California License Plates Infringes Free Speech
A chilly Thanksgiving is in store for the Santa Clarita Valley as a cold-weather alert will be in effect Thursday and Friday due to National Weather Service forecasts of wind chill temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Mother Nature to Serve Up Chilly Thanksgiving in SCV
Westfield Valencia Town Center will still get a Costco with a gas station, but not the initially proposed luxury cinema and gym.
Cinema, Gym Cut from Costco Project at Westfield Valencia Town Center
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Following surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 51 new deaths - including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital - and 3,692 new cases of COVID-19.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Highest Number of Deaths Countywide Since September; 36th Death at Henry Mayo
With more than 60 years of combined experience, Alisha Fonder, Shawn Fonder and Amin Salari are very experienced in their field. Together, they founded Fonder-Salari, Inc. to share their knowledge, experience, innovative thought processes and quality outcomes with their clients.
New Construction Management, Consulting Firm Opens in SCV
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to uphold the Department of Public Health’s decision to halt dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars during Tuesday’s regular board meeting.
Supes Vote 3-2 to Temporarily Halt Outdoor Dining
In a pandemic information ecosystem where uplifting news can be scarce, the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture announced Monday $12 million in CARES Act funds have been awarded to 337 arts nonprofits - including a handful of organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley - suffering from COVID-19 business interruption and closures through its L.A. County COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund.
ESCAPE, Canyon Theatre Guild Among L.A. County Arts Nonprofits Awarded CARES Act Funding
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that informational meetings have been scheduled for the 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Non-profit organizations that serve lower-income residents of the City are invited to attend an informational meeting to learn more.
City Releases Schedule for Community Development Block Grant Meetings
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley produced its 2020 LUNAFEST film festival as a drive-in movie night on Sept. 26 at Castaic Lake.
Zonta Club Lauds LUNAFEST’s Drive-In Format
Santa Clarita City Council members are expected Tuesday to declare vacancies on several commissions and panels for those interested in applying to join the groups behind multiple construction projects, public art and other aspects that shape the City.
City Expected to Declare Several Commission Vacancies
The Santa Clarita Film Office has released the list of television productions currently taking place around the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 23 - Sunday, Nov. 29.
11 Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita Valley
The city of Santa Clarita has recently completed the installation of dark fiber at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) campus.
City Completes Dark Fiber Installation at CalArts
A detective seeking the man responsible for a 2017 stabbing murder near Pyramid Lake confirmed a suspect is in the custody of federal marshals Monday.
Murder Suspect in 2017 Pyramid Lake Stabbing Arrested
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall