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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]
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COUNTY NEWS ARCHIVE
March 26: Tell Metro Your Transportation Needs
Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014

Metro invites you to a public hearing to explore unmet public transportation needs in the Santa Clarita Valley.   Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Starting at 10:00 a.m. Santa Clarita City Hall City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. Santa Clarita, CA  91355   Hearing will last until the final...

Newhall-Sierra Park & Ride Use Restricted During Upgrades
Monday, Feb 10, 2014

Over the next couple of weeks, the park and ride lot at Newhall Avenue and Sierra Highway behind the gas station, will be closed in phases to accommodate construction of parking improvements.  Improvements include asphalt, parking stall striping, lighting, and some landscaping. Our goal is to minimize...

Jan. 13: Certain Santa Clarita Transit Bus Stops Change
Thursday, Jan 9, 2014

Beginning January 13, 2014, due to the opening of the new McBean Park and Ride, all commuter routes will begin servicing the McBean Regional Transit Center. Two commuter stops have been removed: McBean Pkwy & Del Monte and McBean Pkwy & Ave Navarre. All other stops will be served. Also, beginning...

Civic-minded Students Encouraged to Apply for D.C. Trip
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013

Santa Clarita Transit is encouraging high school students who will be in their junior and senior year in fall 2013 to apply for a unique opportunity to participate in an all-expenses-paid, five-day trip to Washington, D.C., as part of the third annual American Public Transportation Association (APTA)...

Nov. 14-15: Tell City Your Public Transit Ideas
Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012

Residents are invited to join City of Santa Clarita Transit as it presents recommendations for the 2012 Transit Development Plan at two community workshops hosted this week. The final workshops will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Old Town Newhall Library and on Thursday, Nov. 15, at...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012

The City of Santa Clarita Transit Clarita is inviting community members to two public meetings on Wednesday, Oct. 10, and Thursday, Oct. 11, to discuss the future direction of local transit services. Residents are encouraged to review and share their ideas as the City works to update its Transit Development...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012

Join Santa Clarita Transit for a series of free community workshops where residents are invited to voice their opinion and help shape the future direction of public transit services in the Santa Clarita Valley.  The first of three community workshops will be held on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 3 p.m. and...

Friday, Jul 20, 2012

The City of Santa Clarita Transit will be adjusting transit fares effective Sunday, August 5, for local and commuter route bus passes.  Customers who take advantage of employee transit benefits from their employer should confirm that their benefits cover any upcoming fare changes. “The City is committed...

Friday, Jul 13, 2012

The City of Santa Clarita Transit will add additional service to one of its most popular commuter routes with the launch of its August schedules, effective Sunday, August 5. Transit will add a total of 11 weekday trips to the Santa Clarita/North Hollywood commuter route, with six new trips traveling...

Santa Clarita Transit Makes it Easy to Enjoy Summer
Friday, Jun 1, 2012

Frank Ferry With gas prices high, it’s a good time to check out mass transit options in and around our community. You may be surprised to learn that Santa Clarita Transit provides a wide range of transportation services for teens, families and seniors that save money, increase mobility options, reduce...

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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
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