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July 3
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 Sheriff Transit Services Bureau Heightens Deployment
Tuesday, Apr 12, 2022

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Transit Services Bureau is closely monitoring the events surrounding the Brooklyn, New York subway shootings on Tuesday morning, April 12. The department has issued the following press release: “Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those effected...

Murakami Promoted to LASD Undersheriff
Monday, Mar 25, 2019

Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Captain Timothy K. Murakami has been promoted to Undersheriff, according to a news release from the LASD’s Information Bureau. As Undersheriff, Murakami will supervise three assistant sheriffs who represent a majority of the department, including patrol,...

New 2019 Laws: Moving Violations, Juvenile Justice, Licensing
Monday, Dec 31, 2018

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has compiled a list of new laws taking effect in 2019 that may affect county residents. Moving violation-related laws Adults 18 or older will be allowed to ride electric scooters without a helmet. The new law also increases the speed limit for scooters from...

Authorities Seek ID of Suspected Wallet Thief
Friday, May 25, 2018

Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department and Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are asking the public’s help in identifying a man and a possible accomplice suspected of stealing a wallet from a woman’s purse at a Santa Clarita grocery store. Here’s the story from the...

Applications Now Open for Sheriff Department’s Next VIDA Session
Monday, Jan 15, 2018

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department’s Vital Intervention and Directional Alternatives, or VIDA, program for young people ages 11-17 is now accepting applications for the SCV Sheriff Station’s next 16-week session starting in February. Here’s the story from the station’s...

SCV Sheriff’s Detectives Investigating Suspected Bicycle Theft
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is investigating the suspected theft of a bicycle, which is currently in the custody of the Sheriff’s Department. Investigators believe the bicycle, which is very similar to the one depicted in the attached photograph, was stolen on or about May 20, 2017,...

Read on! Elementary Students Meet Their LASD e-Pals
Monday, May 29, 2017

After five months of communication in a program designed to encourage elementary-age school children to read and write, a group of students and their Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department correspondents finally met in person at George Washington Carver Elementary School on Friday, May 26. In an effort...

LASD, SCV Search and Rescue Looking for Missing Boy
Monday, Apr 24, 2017

Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Detail are working together with South Pasadena Police Department in seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing critical child, Andressian, Aramazd Jr. Andressian, Aramazd Jr. He was last seen on Saturday, April...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
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]
Hart-Wyatt Earp
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