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1980 - Saugus Train Station relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
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Winds Set to Bring Elevated Fire Weather to SCV
Monday, May 10, 2021

Warmer weather and winds are set to return to the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday, bringing with them elevated fire weather conditions. Some light offshore wind flows, with gusts of up to 25-35 mph, are set to bring warmer temperatures and lower humidity to the area, according to National Weather Service...

Rain Forecasted for SCV; Snow Expected to Hit Grapevine
Thursday, Jan 16, 2020

Santa Clarita is expected to experience rainfall throughout Thursday, while the Grapevine could see a couple of inches of snow, according to officials with the National Weather Service “We’re expecting rain on Thursday, roughly a quarter-inch to 3 inches,” said Kathy Hoxsie, a NWS meteorologist....

Thanksgiving Storm System Moves on After Spinouts, Road Closures
Friday, Nov 29, 2019

The cold, the rain and snow seemed to have all been tailor-made for Thanksgiving, as the holiday storm system began lightening up on Friday. As the harsh weather conditions brought rain the day before Thanksgiving, the same system began moving out of the Santa Clarita Valley on Friday. “Right now,...

Rain Triggers Separate Collisions Near Newhall Avenue Exit
Thursday, May 16, 2019

The rainy morning commute has caused two separate collisions near the Newhall Avenue exit and northbound Highway 14. Fire officials received a call around 7:45 a.m. regarding a silver vehicle that went over the side and hit the guardrail and another vehicle that rolled over, according to Marvin Lim,...

Driving Safety Tips for Travelers Heading to Areas with Rain, Snow
Monday, Dec 24, 2018

The California Department of Transportation is alerting the traveling public that the National Weather Service is predicting rain, snow and high winds over the Christmas holiday. Caltrans is providing some helpful winter driving tips and information for areas of impact during the storms. Travel for...

Travel Advisory Issued for Southern California
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018

LOS ANGELES & VENTURA COUNTIES — With light to moderate rain expected Wednesday and Thursday in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, Caltrans District 7 is advising motorists to plan ahead and be extra cautious due to recent Southern California fires — Woolsey, Hill, South and Stone — because...

Stormy Weather Looms Over So Cal
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

Southern California is on track for a wet week, according to the National Weather Service. Rain began to fall Monday night and is expected through Wednesday as a system moves through the area. This storm is expected to produce light to moderate rainfall with totals generally ranging between 0.25 and...

So Cal Braces for Winter Storm
Thursday, Mar 1, 2018

An approaching storm system will bring rain and mountain snow to Southwest California late Thursday into Friday, with another disturbance keeping unsettled weather over the region later Friday through Saturday. Moderate to occasionally heavy rain will be possible at times, especially Thursday night into...

General Safety, Motorist Safety in Light of Heavy Storms
Friday, Feb 17, 2017

With the series of winter storms forecast throughout Los Angeles County and the storm currently hitting the Santa Clarita Valley, Los Angeles County residents are encouraged to continue being vigilant of in watching out for flooding, mudslides, and to be aware of any issues that may occur because of...

Rainstorm On its Way to SCV, Projected to Begin Thursday Night
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

A major storm is headed to the Santa Clarita Valley and the Southland, bringing concerns of flooding, mudslides, and putting residents in the Sand Fire on high alert. The storm is expected to hit Santa Clarita on Thursday night, with a 90% chance of rain forecasted for the evening. By early Friday morning,...

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Commuters should expect traffic delays in the Newhall Pass over the weekend, as Interstate 210 is set to be fully closed.
Interstate 210 Closure Expected to Cause Weekend Traffic Delays
The Santa Clarita City Council was excited to greet a live audience Tuesday evening at its first in-person regular meeting since March 2020, when state health orders pushed public meetings online.
Live Audience Returns to City Council Meeting
1980 - Saugus Train Station relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Saugus Train Station
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 11 new deaths and 260 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,153 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,153; Cases Remain Low In Those Experiencing Homelessness
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have appointed the first five Youth Commissioners to join Los Angeles County's first-ever Youth Commission.
County Supervisors Appoint First Youth Commissioners
The summer will be over but the eighth annual SCV Chili-Cook Off will heat up the fall with a Halloween Theme competition, to raise money for local charities.
SCV Chili Cook-Off Returns Oct. 28 With Halloween Theme
With pandemic restrictions lifted live theater performances are returning with this years Phoenix Festival.
Live Theatre Returns With Phoenix Festival
The Santa Clarita City Council voted Tuesday to oppose a state-appointed committee’s decision to move juvenile offenders to Camp Joseph Scott and Camp Kenyon Scudder in Saugus.
City Opposes State Plan To Move Juvenile Offenders To Saugus
The William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board approved a budget for the 2021-22 school year last week that details an $8.9 million deficit for the district.  
Hart Board Approves Budget, Faces $8.9 Mil. Deficit
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to extend the county’s rent eviction moratorium three months through Sept. 30 to allow residents more time to get back on their feet as the economy begins to return to pre-pandemic levels.
County Extends Eviction Moratorium Until September
1946, 11:20pm: William S. Hart, 81, dies at L.A.'s California Lutheran Hospital, leaving his Newhall home and 80-acre estate to L.A. County and his Hollywood home to L.A. City [story]
Hart dies
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