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SCV Rabid Bat Count Continues to Rise
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

[KHTS] – The total number of rabid bats reported in the Santa Clarita Valley this year has risen to 18 after three more cases were discovered during the month of September, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Department of Health. Mexican free-tailed bat | Courtesy Evelyne Vandersande The...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, August 25, 2014
Monday, Aug 25, 2014

A Texarkana lawyer who is seeking compensation for victims of ex-Pastor Tony Alamo will likely be going after his Santa Clarita properties in October. When students at Charles Helmers elementary were asked to donate Chunks of Change to help fight ALS, they didn’t hold back. Phase three of Santa Clarita...

Santa Clarita Leads the County in Rabid Bat Discoveries

[KHTS] Santa Clarita continues to be the leader in rabies in the Los Angeles County area with another rabid bat that has been found in Newhall on Friday, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials report. More than 20 rabid bats have been found across the Los Angeles County area with 13...

Third Rabid Bat of Season Found in Newhall
Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014

[KHTS] – The third rabid bat of the season was reported by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials in April. This time, one showed up at a residence in Newhall. The bat was seen in the daytime, hanging on a wall outside of a residence. It flew away but was later found on the...

Season’s First Rabid Bat Turns Up in Agua Dulce
Friday, Mar 7, 2014

Mexican free-tailed bat (the kind we have in SCV) | Courtesy Evelyne Vandersande Blame the unseasonably warm weather. Blame the spirit of Bela Lugosi. Just don’t blame us. Rabies season got off to an early start this year. Los Angeles County’s first rabid bat of 2014 turned up in February in...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, November 8, 2013
Friday, Nov 8, 2013

In this episode: An official with the state’s Attorney General’s Office says an opinion on whether the Saugus school board can legally proceed with their removal of Stephen Winkler is expected in 4 to 6 weeks; Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Captain has announced his retirement. Also: Just...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, October 11, 2013
Friday, Oct 11, 2013

In this episode: Dino Guglielmelli, 52, of Canyon Country is being held without bail after begin accused of hiring a hitman to kill his wife; A wrong-way driver who injured 11 people in a June crash on State Route 14 has been sentenced to seven years in prison; The latest rabid bat to turn up in Los...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, August 8, 2013
Thursday, Aug 8, 2013

In this episode: Local school officials are touting the latest STAR test results; Two more rabid bats are found in the Santa Clarita Valley bringing the annual total to seven in the SCV. Also: A Burbank man charged with murder after he allegedly drove the wrong way on SR-14 killing two people pleaded...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday July 31, 2013
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013

In this episode: The Santa Clarita Valley has 1/3 of the 15 rabies cases reported in L.A. County since May; The largest traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall is coming to Santa Clarita for four days in September. Also: A Palmdale Sheriff’s Station deputy from Valencia will be back in court...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, July 18, 2013
Thursday, Jul 18, 2013

In this episode: Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives have released the name of a suspect they’re looking for in connection with Valencia garage thefts that occurred in April; A saugus family is without their dog tonight because it’s being quarantined for observation after it was...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 5 new deaths and 172 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,144 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,144; L.A. County Cases Among Pregnant Women Drop
Varun Ramanan, a freshman at Academy of the Canyons, is hosting a virtual talent show Saturday, July 24, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. to help raise funds for India's COVID-19 relief efforts.
AOC Freshman Hosting Virtual Talent Show Benefiting India’s COVID-19 Relief
Los Angeles County Public Works was lauded this week for outstanding work in civil engineering and public infrastructure, including the Bouquet Canyon Road project, from local branches of the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Public Works Association.
L.A. County Recognized for Civil Engineering, Bouquet Canyon Road Project
Beginning Saturday, July 3, residents can once again board Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus to travel to Santa Monica on Saturdays and Sundays.
Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus Returns July 3
The Trinity Classical Knights (15-4) are the new 5-A state champions after defeating the San Fernando Tigers (10-1), 49-33 Saturday night in San Fernando.
Trinity Girls Basketball Brings Home State Championship
A big-rig fire that broke out late Tuesday morning spread to nearby brush on the side of northbound lanes on Interstate 5.
Big-Rig Fire Spreads to Brush, Snarls I-5 Traffic
1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
Vasquez Rocks
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed three new deaths and 124 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,130 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Explains Current Cal/OSHA Workplace Guidance; 28,130 Total SCV Cases
Nine College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees.
Edison Awards Fire Technology Scholarships to COC Students
Three additional Pitchess Detention Center inmates were transported to the hospital following suspected drug-related overdoses Monday.
Three More Overdoses Reported at Pitchess Detention Center
The Department of Motor Vehicles announced it is offering eligible Californians a free REAL ID upgrade for a limited time for anyone who received a driver's license or identification card during the pandemic.
DMV Offers Free REAL ID Upgrade for Eligible Californians
The California Highway Patrol is partnering with 11 other highway patrols, state patrols and state police agencies for the Western States Traffic Safety Coalition traffic safety campaign beginning Friday, giving motorists “a dozen reasons not to speed.”
Traffic Safety Campaign Puts Speeding Drivers on Notice
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has launched its summer campaign, “One Less Mosquito, One Less Worry” during National Mosquito Control Awareness Week to encourage residents to make mosquito control a part of their daily routine.
Vector Control Encourages Residents to Make Mosquitoes and Their Bites ‘One Less Worry’ This Summer
The movie “Babylon,” directed by an Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle, is set to film near the Santa Clarita Valley in July, with the film’s casting in search of local residents to play extras.
Extras Needed for ‘Babylon’ Movie Filming Near SCV
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 21-27, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Noisy,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘ACS Impeachment,’ 7 More Productions
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will discuss Tuesday a strategy to address workplace trauma in the L.A. County Fire Department.
Fire Station 81 Shooting Prompts County Review of Firefighter Trauma
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Monday sentenced Matthew “James” Dorsey to 34.5 years in state prison for the stabbing murder of his estranged wife, Michelle Dorsey.
Estranged Husband Gets 34.5 Years for Michelle Dorsey’s Murder
1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
Ernie Hickson
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
Legacy
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan
In a ruling of “power versus space … two great pillars of environmental sustainability,” open space won this week, a win for city officials — at a $5 million price.
City Must Pay $5 Million If Solar Panels Are Demolished