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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon

Public Safety Concerns Prompt Cancellation of Santa Clarita Marathon
Monday, Jan 10, 2022

The city of Santa Clarita regretfully announces the cancellation of the 2022 Santa Clarita Marathon presented by Parkway Motorcars. The cancellation of the popular race is due to public safety concerns – including the shortage of ambulances, delayed response times and the rising number of COVID-19...

Angeles National Forest Closed One Week to All General Activity
Tuesday, Sep 8, 2020

The Angeles National Forest (ANF) is currently closed to all general activity through Monday, Sept 14. This includes all US Forest Service roads, trails, campgrounds and day-use sites. This is a temporary, one-week closure for public safety. The Forest closure went into effect Monday at 5:00 p.m. State...

Villanueva Says Proposed L.A. County Budget Cuts Threaten Public Safety
Sunday, Jun 28, 2020

Los Angeles County’s proposed budget cuts to the Sheriff’s Department — meant to address a $935 million shortfall in the wake of the pandemic — is a threat to public safety, according to a statement issued Saturday by Sheriff Alex Villanueva. “The budget cuts announced by county CEO Sachi...

L.A. County Extends Curfew
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2020

Los Angeles County has extended a curfew that will run Tuesday, June 2, at 6:00 p.m. through Wednesday, June 3 at 6:00 a.m. The curfew does not apply to individuals voting in Special Elections occurring today in the city of Commerce and in El Rancho Unified School District in Pico Rivera. In both elections,...

SCV Sheriff’s Station Limits Public Access to Lobby
Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

To protect the health of the public and personnel, and slow the rate of transmission of COVID-19, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is limiting access to its front lobby unless you are experiencing an emergent situation, for the remainder of the month of March. This does not apply to: •Regularly...

County Supervisor Kathryn Barger Meets with City Council
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council held a special meeting with Los Angeles County 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger Wednesday morning to touch bases on a variety of county issues involving the city. Open to the public, the meeting at Santa Clarita City Hall included discussions about implementation...

City Seeking Community Feedback on Public Safety Grant Proposal
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita is seeking community feedback on a public safety grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. All public comments must be received by 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. The city of Santa Clarita is eligible...

Smith Introduces 14 Bills for Current Sacramento Session
Monday, Mar 25, 2019

California 38th District Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) authored and submitted 14 bills prior to the Feb. 22 legislative submission deadline, tackling issues like education, human trafficking, and public safety. “I have also co-authored a number of bills which I am excited to support...

Feb. 28: Santa Clarita Valley Town Hall
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019

Make your voices heard. Come meet the Sheriff Civilian Oversight commissioners and leadership from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s station. Tell us how you feel about public safety in your community and your experience with the SCV Sheriff’s. Everyone is welcome. This town hall provides...

City Lauded for Drug Awareness Program, Employee Development
Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita has won two prestigious League of California Cities Helen Putnam Awards for Excellence in the category of Public Safety for the program Heroin Kills, and in the category of Internal Administration for its Employee Development program. City Councilwoman Marsha McLean accepted...

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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