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,...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 34 new deaths and 1,401 new cases of COVID-19, with 6,048 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 24th COVID-related death to date.
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits, various public facilities located throughout the County, including Stevenson Ranch Library, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers.
Foster youth in Santa Clarita have a new, dedicated place to study and receive homework help and tutoring. The local Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) organization has created The Study Place in response to the transition to online learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
As part of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s Education to End Hate initiative, California school districts and charter schools have begun applying for mini-grants now available to support educator training in the areas of anti-racism and bias.
With the 2020 SCV Walk to End Alzheimer’s quickly approaching on Saturday, October 3, the planning committee and the California Southland Chapter Alzheimer’s Association would like to update everyone regarding the Walk Day events.
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is proud to announce it has received $40,000 from the Walt Disney Company to provide increased access to youth sports, play opportunities and physical activity for kids and families and is launching a new Pop-Up and Play Mobile Recreation Program.
Economic development services for arts-oriented small businesses, galleries and more are on the priority list for the 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan, a report Santa Clarita City Council members reviewed Tuesday.
A former Cougar News reporter and College of the Canyons student was arrested in Kentucky Wednesday night while covering the Louisville protests that erupted after a grand jury’s decision not to issue a murder indictment against the officers in the Breonna Taylor case.
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.
One of Zach Schroeder's greatest strengths as The Master's University's men's and women's cross country coach is his ability to map out an athlete's season in advance and then adjust on the fly, fine-tuning workouts so the runner performs best in the season's biggest moments.