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S.C.V. History
July 3
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

New Report Details Rail Role in State Economy
Friday, Aug 18, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Caltrans has released “Rail and the California Economy,” a research report investigating how the state’s vast passenger and freight rail system contributes to California’s economy, as well as an overview of opportunities for rail to address the state’s needs and challenges...

April 27: SCV Senior Center Holds Presentation on Transcontinental Railroad
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017

Join Professor Lissa Brassfield for a fascinating presentation on the Transcontinental Railroad on Thursday, April 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center. A railroad linking America’s east and west coasts had been a dream almost since the steam locomotive made its first appearance...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012

[Caltrans] – The California Department of Transportation on behalf of the departments of transportation from Illinois, Michigan, and Missouri issued a Notice of Intent to Award to Sumitomo Corporation of America on Wednesady to design, build, and deliver 130 bi-level passenger rail cars for use...

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

On April 27, the Metrolink Board of Directors directed staff to initiate a public outreach process for a potential systemwide fare increase to help close an existing $13 million funding gap for the Fiscal Year 2012-13 budget and Metrolink’s proposed Title VI Service Delivery Policy. The public...

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

[Caltrans] – Caltrans, BNSF Railway, and Amtrak announced the groundbreaking Tuesday of a $38 million rail project that will add 3.8 additional miles of track to the Los Angeles area, increasing efficiency and rail capacity. The project is fully-funded by an American Recovery & Reinvestment...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012

In this episode: Nonprofit SAFE launches online petition to block the Cemex mining project in Soledad Canyon; Blown tire causes car to plunge down embankment, igniting fire and killing the driver. Plus: City of Santa Clarita cuts red ribbon opening extension of Newhall Metrolink parking lot and recreational...

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