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July 5
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]

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...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]
1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade
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