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S.C.V. History
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]
Hart-Wyatt Earp

CHLA Becomes Largest Pediatrician Network in Los Angeles
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and the CHLA Health Network announced today the launch of the CHLA Health Network, a group of more than 100 general pediatricians in 26 practices throughout Los Angeles who have affiliated with CHLA to improve care for children across Southern California. The...

County Minimum Wage Hike Now in Effect
Friday, Jul 1, 2016

The new law that requires businesses in unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County to pay their employees a minimum wage of $10.50 an hour goes into effect today. Under the law, businesses with 26 or more employees must pay a minimum wage of $10.50 an hour to workers who work at least two hours in a...

Attorney General Informs Police Agencies of Renters’ Rights
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued an information bulletin to California law enforcement agencies to reinforce integral eviction procedures under the California Homeowner Bill of Rights. Under current California law, occupants of a foreclosed property who are not named in eviction documents –...

Judge Reinstates Social Worker Involved in Child Abuse Case
Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016

Los Angeles County will reinstate a social worker that reportedly negligently approved the closure of a child abuse case after a judge denied a motion to stay the order of Civil Service Commission. At a hearing on the reinstatement of Supervising Social Worker Greg Merritt, a judge denied a motion by...

County Improves Regional Planning Website
Monday, Jan 11, 2016

The Department of Regional Planning has improved its web portal, “EPIC-LA”, in an effort to enhance customer service by reducing costs and making the application and permitting system process easier. The improved system provides a comprehensive approach to land entitlement processing and code enforcement,...

Santa Clarita City Council Backs Garcetti for 2024 L.A. Olympics Bid
Monday, Nov 30, 2015

The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved the decision to send a letter of support for Los Angeles to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games at its meeting on Tuesday night. On Sept. 1, 2015, the Los Angeles City Council voted for Mayor Eric Garcetti to execute agreements for the 2024 Olympic bid,...

L.A. City Council Says No to Smokeless Tobacco at Sports Venues; Dodgers Support Ban
Tuesday, Sep 8, 2015

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday (14-0) to end the use of smokeless tobacco products at all baseball fields and other athletic venues in Los Angeles, both to set the right example for America’s youth and for the health of the players. As the Dodgers look to win the 2015 National...

L.A. City, Your Dump-On-SCV Days Are Numbered
Sunday, Nov 17, 2013

Darryl Manzer Leon Worden recently wrote on Facebook:   “If I had the time – sadly I don’t – I would write a column about how sick I am of L.A. city and water officials after a whole week of hearing them hail William Mulholland as a hero, without ever ONCE even MENTIONING that...

Future Exhibit at Natural History Museum to Explore L.A.’s Cultural Transformation
Friday, Jan 13, 2012

In December 2012, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County will open “Becoming Los Angeles” (working title) in a permanent hall that illustrates the city’s transformation by exploring its cultural and ecological histories — and illuminating their interconnectedness. Powerful storytelling,...

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