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LASD Selected to Participate in MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge
Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department is proud to announce that Los Angeles County has been selected as one of 20 national sites to participate in the MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge.   L.A. County was chosen following a highly competitive selection process that drew applications...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, May 14, 2015
Thursday, May 14, 2015

A fourth grade teacher at Castaic Elementary School has been arrested for suspected child molestation. The second in command of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has been indicted on obstruction of justice charges. The Amgen tour of California rolled through the Santa Clarita Valley this afternoon...

Two Arrested on Felony Charges at Valencia Country Club
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

[KHTS] – Two men were arrested on felony charges Wednesday night for golf course vandalism, after they were allegedly seen riding a dirt bike onto a Valencia Country Club golf course. Kyle Costa, 21, and Kyle Porter, 18, of Santa Clarita, were arrested after Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station...

Sheriff’s Station Releases Crime Reports, Oct. 13-19
Friday, Oct 24, 2014

[KHTS] – The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies have released the crime reports for the week of Oct. 13-19. Family members found a relative who was reported missing last week in an overturned car down an Acton embankment, officials said Monday. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station...

Deputies Provide Crime Reports, Halloween Safety Tips
Saturday, Oct 18, 2014

[KHTS] – The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies have released the crime reports for the week of Oct. 6-12. A man was killed while running across the Interstate 5 freeway Sunday night, California Highway Patrol officers said Monday. He was identified and the next of kin was notified,...

How Santa Clarita Funds Its Crime Fighters
Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita City Council members are set to approve Tuesday a new five-year contract likely to include more than $21 million of service from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which is the major funding mechanism for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. Determining...

New Captain’s Outreach Campaign Continues This Week
Monday, Apr 14, 2014

[News Release] – The City of Santa Clarita will host an Open House Meet and Greet to introduce the community to Captain Roosevelt Johnson, Santa Clarita’s new Chief of Police. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 16, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Century Room at City Hall, located at 23920...

Residents Share Coffee With the Captain
Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita residents took an opportunity to meet with Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s StationCapt. Roosevelt Johnson and Deputy Jonathan Wilson on Wednesday for Coffee with the Captain. Coffee with the Captain is a series of meetings Johnson is holding throughout the community...

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1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCV Water) on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., to learn about and provide input on its Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP).
SCV Water Encouraging Public to Provide Input on Contingency Plan
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 262 new deaths, including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and 8,512 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, with 22,360 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Additional Death at Henry Mayo; 22,360 Total SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan issued the following statement Thursday advising providers that they can immediately resume the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was temporarily paused on Sunday due to possible allergic reactions.
State Says Moderna Vaccine Administration Can Resume Immediately
As winds began to die down in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters were able to increase containment on the Towsley Fire to 53% Thursday.
Firefighters Reach 53% Containment on Towsley Fire
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, is supporting the effort by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to address concerns of communities throughout Los Angeles County, which continue to experience ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) initiated by Southern California Edison (Edison).
Barger Supports Efforts in Limiting Power Shutoffs; Public Hearing Set
Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) is proud to announce “Survivor” as the theme for the 11th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala set to take place virtually on Saturday, Aug. 7.
Nominations Open for Annual Empowering HeArts Awards
The College of the Canyons School of Personal and Professional Learning was presented an Honorable Mention award by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2021 Exemplary Program Award.
COC Recognized for Personal, Professional Learning Program
The William S. Hart Union High School is looking for two new members to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. These members will serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.
Hart Seeking Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer.
Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
After a dayslong wind event hit the Santa Clarita Valley, most area residents power had been restored by Thursday morning.
SoCal Edison Restores Power to Most SCV Residents
The Los Angeles County Coroner-Medical Examiner’s Office identified Carlos Salgado-Ruiz, 35, of Santa Clarita, as the pedestrian killed after being struck by a vehicle in Saugus Wednesday night.
Pedestrian Killed in Saugus Hit-and-Run Identified
SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, introduced a bill Thursday that will allow individuals to be convicted for hate crimes.
Lackey Introduces Hate Crime Bill
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 262 new deaths and 6,492 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the county's rollout of an extremely limited vaccine supply continues at Dodger Stadium and five supersites including Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 22,232; Vaccines in ‘Extremely Limited Supply’
In what some hailed as the most important speech at an inauguration in modern American history, President Joe Biden called for a new era of unity and healing as he pledged to bring an end to the pandemic that has dramatically altered the lives of every American while leading the restoration of a battered economy.
Biden Inauguration: ‘This Is Democracy’ – President Calls for Unity in Inaugural Address
Almost directly after taking the oath as President of the United States, Joe Biden on his first day in office is expected to reverse a number of his predecessor’s policies and federal agency standards.
Biden’s Busy First Day: Action on COVID-19, Climate, Racial Equality
California Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) was unanimously selected as Senate Republican Leader-elect, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) announced Wednesday.
Wilk Named California Senate Republican Leader-Elect
Concluding with his oath to faithfully uphold and defend the U.S. Constitution, Joseph R. Biden became the 46th president of the United States at noon Wednesday.
New President Inaugurated: White House Changes Hands at Critical Moment in History
The Los Angeles County Public Health Department opened the Six Flags Magic Mountain vaccination site Tuesday, one of the five larger vaccination sites opened this week in conjunction with the Fire Department and other agencies.
Magic Mountain Opens Vaccination Site, Aims to Administer More Than 2K Doses a Day
California fired back on the Trump administration’s eleventh-hour attempt to gut the Endangered Species Act before the president left office Wednesday.
California Leads Charge Against Parting Gut of Endangered Species Act
After nearly a year of lockdowns, social distancing, widespread infection, and COVID-19-related death in Los Angeles, residents are preparing for the next chapter of the pandemic: vaccination distribution.
L.A. County Health Officials Address Challenges to Vaccination Distribution
California’s holiday COVID-19 wave appears to have crested, with state officials announcing Tuesday that hospitalizations and new infections are starting to decrease for the first time in weeks.
Officials: California’s Holiday COVID-19 Wave Appears to Have Crested
As coronavirus cases spiked to record highs and spurred statewide lockdowns this past summer, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Legislature have scrambled to devise a COVID-19 aid plan for the state’s nearly $10 billion share of federal CARES Act funding.
California Leaders Blasted for Giving Less COVID-19 Aid to Small Communities