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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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Feb. 22: Volunteers Needed for 2022 Greater L.A. Homeless Count
Friday, Feb 18, 2022

The city of Santa Clarita is partnering with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and the local non-profit Bridge to Home for the 2022 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count on Feb. 22. This annual census counts our neighbors currently experiencing unsheltered homelessness. The data received from...

Volunteers Sought for Homeless Count in SCV
Friday, Jan 7, 2022

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority officials and volunteers will conduct the annual 2022 homeless count Jan. 25-27, the first since 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic that canceled the count in 2021. Nearly 200 volunteers are sought to identify and count the homeless population in the Santa Clarita...

Cold Weather Alert Extended Through Tuesday in SCV
Friday, Dec 17, 2021

The Los Angeles County Health Officer is extending a Cold Weather Alert in Santa Clarita through Tuesday, Dec. 21 due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures and wind chill’s below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Affected areas include: – Santa Clarita Valley – Saturday,...

Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
Thursday, Dec 9, 2021

The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Affected areas include: – Santa Clarita Valley: Friday,...

Super 8 Motel to Resume Regular Operations
Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021

The Super 8 motel in Canyon Country will no longer serve as a temporary shelter for homeless people after May 31. Bridge to Home operates the location through Project Roomkey – a statewide effort to house the homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic. The hotel began operating as a Project Roomkey location...

L.A. County Provides Storm Safety Tips, Shelter Information
Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021

The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management urged all residents in the Los Angeles County area to keep safe during the recent storm and offered helpful tips about how to do so. The Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority is also offering weather-activated shelters through March 12. “Rainfall...

County Seeking Community Input for 2021-2022 Action Plan
Thursday, Nov 19, 2020

The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) held a virtual Community Meeting recently for residents of the unincorporated Los Angeles County and participating agency recipients. The meeting collected input for the County’s 2021-2022 Action Plan and included presentations relating to homelessness,...

Santa Clarita Task Force Keeping Homeless Count Separate
Thursday, Sep 17, 2020

Following a summer hiatus, the Santa Clarita homeless task force met Wednesday to discuss the 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count for the first time since its release — and concluded that keeping a separate local count may be the solution to an apparent undercount of local homeless in the countywide...

2020 Homeless Count Reports Decrease in SCV Homelessness
Thursday, Jul 30, 2020

Last month, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) released the countywide results of their annual point in time homeless count revealing a 12.7% increase in people experiencing homelessness in 2020. On Tuesday, LAHSA has released the community-level data for individual cities in Los Angeles...

County Plans to Secure 15,000 Hotel Rooms in Massive Public Health Effort
Saturday, Apr 11, 2020

The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) and a network of service providers for people experiencing homelessness are leading the rapid expansion of its interim shelter system in a massive public health effort that aims to bring as many people as...

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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
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
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