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June 15
1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station

CHP Awarded Federal Grant For Pedestrian, Cyclist Safety
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2023

The California Highway Patrol was awarded a federal grant to support its yearlong education and enforcement efforts to help improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety throughout the state. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety, Education, Enforcement, and Awareness Program II, which continues through Sept....

SCV Deputies Investigating Traffic Collision Involving a Pedestrian
Wednesday, Jul 13, 2022

SCV deputies responded to Bouquet Canyon Road and Soledad Canyon Road in Saugus regarding a traffic collision involving a pedestrian that occurred on Tuesday at approximately 9:15am. Upon arrival, deputies learned a male adult, 69 years old, had pulled into a local gas station.  As the male exited his...

Caltrans Ask Public Input For Pedestrian, Cyclist Draft Plan
Wednesday, Mar 9, 2022

Caltrans is looking for public input on its draft Active Transportation Plan, which identifies locations for bicycle and pedestrian improvements on the state highway system across Los Angeles and Ventura counties. “Today we must plan and build a transportation system that incorporates alternative means...

Caltrans Encourages Community to Help Protect Walkers During National Pedestrian Safety Month
Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021

Safety is always Caltrans’ top priority, and with the annual National Pedestrian Safety Month taking place in October, the department is stepping up its efforts to enhance safety and educate the public on how to keep pedestrians safe. “Pedestrians lose their lives on California’s roads every...

Child Struck by Car Near Sierra Vista Junior High
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020

Santa Clarita first responders were called to the scene of a vehicle versus pedestrian collision on Tuesday after a child was struck near Sierra Vista Junior High School. Lt. James Royal of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station confirmed the victim was a child and they are treating the collision...

Caltrans Adopts State Bicycle, Pedestrian Plan
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Caltrans has adopted California’s first statewide bicycle and pedestrian plan, Toward an Active California, which lays out policies and actions to support active modes of transportation. This achieves the department’s ambitious goals to double walking and triple bicycling trips by 2020, and reduce...

SCV Sheriff’s Deputies Cite 37 Motorists in Effort to Improve Pedestrian Safety
Friday, Mar 3, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Traffic Sergeant Scott Shoemaker said Thursday that 37 citations were issued during a sting operation to catch drivers violating crosswalk safety laws. “The purpose of the operation was to enhance public safety and the awareness of drivers and pedestrians,”...

Teen Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Sierra Highway Identified
Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016

On Monday, Dec. 26 at approximately 8:40 p.m., an unknown vehicle struck and killed Desiree Renee Lawson, a 15-year-old suspected runaway from the San Fernando Valley, who was in the roadway, in the 27500 block of Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. The suspect vehicle then fled the location. Read KHTS AM...

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle, Transported to Hospital
Thursday, Nov 5, 2015

A man is in a medically induced coma after a vehicle struck him Wednesday night at around 6 p.m., according to Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Department officials. The incident happened at West Creekside Road and Auto Center Drive after residents reported seeing a person face down on the ground between...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, November 22, 2013
Friday, Nov 22, 2013

In this episode: The 72-year-old pedestrian who was struck and killed by a minivan earlier this week has been identified as Marlin George Stowers of Valencia by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office; The residents of Santa Clarita have spoken: A majority of them want the city to spend zero dollars...

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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
The Acton Agua Dulce Arts Council is calling for entries for its upcoming “Endless Summer” exhibit at the TAADAA Art Gallery, located in Acton.
Acton Agua Dulce Arts Council Issues Call for Entries
Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence recently held a “Celebration of Everything,” its annual event appreciating the many volunteers who make such a difference in the lives of Santa Clarita Valley foster youth and celebrating 18 youth for education milestones.
FYI Holds Annual ‘Celebration of Everything’
Between Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health experienced a phishing attack in which a hacker was able to gain log-in credentials of 53 Public Health employees through a phishing email, compromising the personal information of more than 200,000 individuals.
Public Health Responds to Privacy Breach
As the Santa Clarita Valley officially welcome hot summer weather, the city of Santa Clarita, county of Los Angeles and public safety officials are urging residents to keep their families, pets and properties safe from wildfires this season.
June 21: Summer Fire Risks Highlighted at Safety Press Conference
The Fourth Annual Win Place Home Cabaret Fundraiser will be held Saturday, June 22 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Win Place Home, 16257 Lost Canyon Road, Canyon Country, CA, 91387.
June 22: Fourth Annual Win Place Home Cabaret Fundraiser
The city of Santa Clarita has announced a partial road closure for Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16 on the Copper Hill bridge. The westbound lanes on the Copper Hill Bridge will be closed for temporary striping, demolition and construction.
June 15-16: Partial Road Closure Copper Hill Bridge
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Santa Clarita Valley Station is calling all motivated youth aged 14-20 to become a member of the LASD Sheriff Explorer Program.
LASD Sheriff Explorer Program is Open to Youth 14-20
The Valley Industry Association will present its annual VIA Bash 2024 with the theme "Color My World", Friday, Oct. 18 with cocktails beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, CA 91355.
Oct. 18: ‘Color My World’ VIA Bash 2024
The Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency has announced it is serving free meals to students under the Seamless Summer Option now through Aug. 2.
SCV School Food Services Agency Offers Free Summer Meals
The Santa Clarita Artists Association’s Gallery will showcase a free reception of the art show, "Rhythm & Soul" which will be held on Saturday, June 22, 5-8 p.m. located at the SCAA Gallery, 22508 6th St., Old Town Newhall, 91321.
June 22: SCAA Gallery to Host ‘Rhythm & Soul’ Reception
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, June 18, at 6 p.m., in City Hall's Council Chambers at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
June 18: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
A new Vallarta Supermarkets headquarters location will open in the Santa Clarita Valley.
New Vallarta Supermarkets Office Headquarters in SCV
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
It is disturbing and unfortunate that children ages one to four have the highest drowning rate.
Marsha McLean | Dive into Water Safety!
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Public Outreach and Legislation Committee will hold a meeting Thursday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m., in the Engineering Services Section Boardroom, 26521 Summit Circle in Santa Clarita.
June 20: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Nycote Laboratories Corporation, a leading provider of advanced coatings solutions, is proud to announce a significant expansion with the purchase of a modern detached industrial building in Santa Clarita.
Nycote Labs Expands Operations with New Santa Clarita Headquarters
SCV Water, with the help of consultant A&N Technical Services, is set to develop SCV Water’s first Water Use Efficiency Strategic Plan.
SCV Water Developing Efficiency Plan to Aid Conservation Goals
Fonder-Salari, a Santa Clarita-based construction management firm, and Beverly Hills Unified School District as the distinguished Owner, have been recognized for their exemplary leadership in the modernization of the historic El Rodeo Elementary School.
Santa Clarita-Based Construction Firm Honored for Leadership
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee has extended the deadline to enter the parade to Wednesday, June 19. The committee is seeking entries from the commumity for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade.
June 19: Deadline to Enter SCV Fourth of July Parade
Dave Caldwell, the play-by-play voice of The Master's University athletic department for more than a decade and the school's sports information director for the last two, earned a significant distinction this month.
GSAC Names TMU’s Dave Caldwell Sports Information Director of the Year
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — California lawmakers on Thursday passed the state budget for fiscal year 2024-25, meeting a key legislative deadline after months of facing a massive deficit
California Lawmakers Pass $293 Billion Budget
LOS ANGELES (CN) — California’s insurance commissioner on Wednesday said his office is pushing forward with regulatory reform, pointing to new requirements he said will lead to more policies in wildfire-prone areas.
State Insurance Commissioner Reveals Changes for Wildfire-Prone Areas
Longtime California State University, Northridge lecturer and pioneering civil rights activist, the Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., has died, at the age of 95.
CSUN Remembers Lecturer, Civil Rights Icon James M. Lawson