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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]
Hart-Wyatt Earp

Deputy Saves Three in Pyramid Lake Boating Incident
Monday, Mar 31, 2014

[News Release] – On Sunday at Pyramid Lake, the observant actions of a Parks Bureau Marine Patrol Deputy potentially saved the lives of a five-year-old child, his father and another adult. The deputy was patrolling Pyramid Lake when he saw three people on a kayak in the main channel struggling...

Weekend Operation: Both Boats and Boaters Must be Dry
Thursday, Jun 21, 2012

Now that the weather has turned the public’s fancy to boating, inspectors at Castaic, Pyramid and Piru Lake are busy making sure that boaters are being safe – no boating under the influence, or “BUI” – and that their boats are free of quagga and zebra mussels, invasive species that are wreaking...

3 SCV Sisters Rescued at Pyramid Lake – Sort of?
Friday, Mar 23, 2012

Three sisters from Canyon Country were rescued from Pyramid Lake Friday afternoon and treated for hypothermia. Or were they? According to a statement from the Parks Bureau of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, at 12:30 p.m., deputies observed three females, ages 21, 19 and 11, attempting...

Thursday, Dec 29, 2011

Los Angeles County and USDA Forest Service fire fighters made quick work of a brush fire that broke out shortly before noon Thursday in the mountains above Santa Clarita. The fire was located in a remote area north of Pyramid Lake and east of Interstate 5. Fire fighters accessed the burn area primarily...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011
Thursday, Dec 1, 2011

In this episode: Hart High freshman football violates CIF rule against transfers; High winds prompt state of emergency in Los Angeles County; Workers burned in flash fire at Santa Clarita chemical plant. Also: Capsized boaters rescued on Lake Pyramid; Local weather outlook. SCV Sports: Foothill League...

Deputies Rescue Capsized Boaters at Pyramid

[L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept.] – Two men caught by surprise Wednesday when sudden high winds knocked them into the chilly waters of Pyramid Lake in northern Los Angeles County. They treaded water without life jackets for 90 minutes in chilly waters as they clung to their small boat caught...

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