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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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Supes Approve Motion to Help Emancipated Youth Transition to Life on Their Own
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion that aims to enhance the self-sufficiency of emancipating foster youth. The board motion, authored by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich along with Supervisor Shelia Kuehl, directs further county agency collaboration under the leadership...

Judge Deems Cross on LA County Seal Unconstitutional
Friday, Apr 8, 2016

The cross in the shown in the red circle above the San Gabriel Mission has been deemed unconstitutional. A handful of Southern California religious leaders won a victory Thursday to bar the LA County Board of Supervisors from putting a Latin cross back on the county seal. U.S. District Judge Christina...

Antonovich Says Homeless Strategy Must Emphasize Mental Health Services
Friday, Jan 8, 2016

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has again declared that any strategy to address the homelessness problem must emphasize mental health services. “Mental illness continues to be a major factor contributing to the homelessness problem,” said Antonovich. “Addressing the issue requires strong linkages...

Supes Proclaim Homeowner’s Exemption Awareness Month
Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have proclaimed January as Homeowners’ Exemption Awareness Month in a unanimous vote earlier this week. The Homeowners’ Exemption is part of a broader campaign by the Los Angeles County Assessor to raise awareness about property tax savings available for...

California State Parks to Kick off New Year with First Day Hikes
Monday, Dec 21, 2015

This New Year’s Day 2016, California State Parks will kick off the 4th annual First Day Hikes, planned at more than 40 parks across the state. The First Day Hikes are a signature event designed to offer visitors the opportunity to connect to their parks and nature for recreation, and to promote a healthy...

SCV Wildlife Federation to Get Grant Award Approved for New Water Trailer
Monday, Nov 9, 2015

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are slated to approve a grant award during Tuesday’s meeting which will allow the Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation to buy a new trailer. According to the L.A. County Board of Supervisors agenda item summary, the Fish...

L.A. County Warns of Online Holiday Shopping Risks with Safety Tips
Friday, Nov 6, 2015

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is warning holiday shoppers about the dangers online with shopping safety tips. November is here and many of us will begin our holiday shopping. Due to the convenience thousands of individuals will shop online. Shopping online is great especially if you...

Santa Clarita Ranked 20th Best City to Live In

The city of Santa Clarita was named America’s 20th best city to live in by the recently released 24/7 Wall St.’s “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live.” Considering 550 cities that the U.S. Census Bureau reported as having more than 65,000 residents in 2014, the 24/7 Wall St. report placed...

County Supes Appoint New Executive Director for Office of Child Protection
Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has appointed Judge Michael Nash to be the Executive Director of the Office of Child Protection. “Judge Michael Nash has stood up for abused and neglected children throughout his career and even in his retirement,” Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said. “I...

Los Angeles County Supes Approve Historic Preservation Ordinance
Monday, Nov 2, 2015

Los Angeles County is pleased to announce the County’s first historic preservation ordinance is now official. The Board of Supervisors approved the ordinance on Jan. 27, 2015 and it became effective on Oct. 1, 2015. “Our cultural and historic resources define the character of our communities across...

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