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1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
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One Arrest Made after Brief Pursuit in Santa Clarita
Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

A brief pursuit in the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday lead to one suspect in custody, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials. The chase began at about 4:30 p.m. on Newhall Ranch Road, the driver reportedly collided with two vehicles during the pursuit. Injuries are unknown at this time...

SCV Sheriff’s Deputies, Detectives Conduct Nighttime Commercial Burglary Suppression
Thursday, May 25, 2017

During a nighttime operation, SCV Sheriffs deputies and detectives made contact with several individuals which resulted in three arrests for warrants and narcotics related offenses. No commercial burglaries occurred during the hours of the operation. Over the last few months, there have been multiple...

LASD: Suspect Caught Attempting to Burglarize Off-duty Deputy’s Garage
Monday, May 15, 2017

A suspect attempted to burglarize an off-duty deputy’s Stevenson Ranch garage, in the early hours of Monday morning. Nicholas Ryan Hernandez, 19, was under the influence when he attempted to break into the home of an off-duty deputy at 5:05 a.m. — leading to an altercation, according to Los Angeles...

SCV Sheriff’s Detectives Seek Owner of Bike
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the owner of a bicycle. A “Bianchi” bicycle, white and red in color, was recovered on Thursday, April 29, 2017 around 3:30 p.m. on 15th Street, Newhall. If you are the owner of this bicycle, or if you know...

LASD Motor Deputies Target SCV Distracted Drivers
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

If you think you see more motor deputies on the roads of SCV- you’re correct. The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station now has a motorcycle detail of five deputies and one sergeant. According to Motor Sergeant William Lynch, the Motor Units has a mission – to significantly reduce traffic collisions,...

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Arson in Newhall
Monday, Apr 17, 2017

SCV Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man who was allegedly using a cigarette lighter to set brush on fire on Sunday night. On Sunday night, SCV Sheriff’s deputies responded to a brush fire near 4th Street and Race Street. A man was allegedly using a cigarette lighter to set brush on fire in...

Update: 11-Year-Old Found
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017

The 11 year old boy who went missing early Tuesday morning was found. The SCV Sheriff’s Station reported that Nicholas Estrada “was spotted by an alert community member around 12:30 p.m. in the Avenue Scott area of Valencia. The individual contacted the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s...

Public Help Needed in Identifying Suspect in Robbery of Pregnant Woman
Thursday, Mar 9, 2017

On March 3, 2017, at approximately 10:25 a.m., a woman, eight months pregnant, was robbed at a Canyon Country convenience store located on the 18200 block of Soledad Canyon Road. The 23-year-old victim was attempting to make a money order purchase. During the transaction, the victim placed cash on the...

Armed Suspects Sought After Alleged Valencia Carjacking
Monday, Feb 20, 2017

Two suspects are sought after allegedly carjacking a man at gunpoint in Valencia on Sunday, according to Sheriff’s Station officials. The suspects, a male and a female, were headed northbound on Tourney Road near Valencia Country Club, where their vehicle hit a curb. For the full story, click [here].

Flash Flood Advisory, High Wind Warnings Still in Effect
Friday, Feb 17, 2017

A Flood Advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service. Over the next few hours, the rainfall intensity is expected to increase. Stay away from washes and rivers and avoid driving through canyons, where there is a high possibility of rock and debris flows. Minor mud and debris flows are possible...

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1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 23 new deaths and 2,773 new positive cases of COVID-19, including 56 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 296,821 L.A. County Cases, 7,000 in SCV
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced a major injection of new Homekey funding made possible by the Legislature to expand and support the state program, helping thousands of families experiencing or at risk of homelessness find permanent, long-term housing solutions.
Sixth Round of ‘Homekey’ Funding Includes $24M for L.A. County
The Santa Clarita City Council has posted its agenda for a regular meeting in Council Chambers at City Hall on Tuesday, October 27.
Oct. 27 Meeting Agenda: Santa Clarita City Council
The city of Santa Clarita has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
City of Santa Clarita Earns National Financial Reporting Award
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host a National Drug Takeback Day event on Saturday, October 24, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Oct. 24: SCV Sheriff’s Station to Host Drug Takeback Day
City of Santa Clarita officials delivered the 2020 State of the City event Thursday in true COVID-19-era format: virtually, while shining a light on local essential workers who have toiled tirelessly since the onset of the pandemic.
Santa Clarita 2020 ‘State of the City’ Highlights Resilience Amid Challenges
Governor Gavin Newsom has announced the retirement of California Highway Patrol Commissioner Warren Stanley, and the appointment of Deputy Commissioner Amanda Ray to succeed Stanley.
CHP’s Stanley to Retire; Governor Names Amanda Ray New Commissioner
A new state law set to take effect in January requires employers to provide notice of workplace COVID-19 exposure, and Santa Clarita Valley business leaders are urging local businesses to review their health and safety procedures now.
COVID-19 Exposure: SCV Business Leaders Weigh in on AB 685
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy arrested a woman and a male parolee on felony drug and weapons charges in Valencia earlier this week.
Parolee, Woman Arrested in Valencia on Felony Drug, Weapon Charges
1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
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California State University, Northridge will be home to one of the 1,000 vote centers across Los Angeles County that are open to the county’s voters in the days before the Nov. 3 presidential election.
CSUN to Serve as L.A. County Vote Center Beginning Oct. 24
Los Angeles County residents who lost their home or sustained other losses due to the recent Bobcat Wildfire may now apply to receive federal assistance.
FEMA Application Now Open for L.A. County Residents Affected by Bobcat Fire
Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector Keith Knox and County Assessor Jeffrey Prang are alerting the public to a property tax scam under the guise of COVID-19 that has been reported to a District Office of the Assessor.
County Officials Warning Residents of COVID-19 Property Tax Scam
Los Angeles County is providing a second opportunity for financial assistance to businesses that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and have been allowed to reopen by the State, but ordered to remain closed by the County of Los Angeles Health Officer Order as of Sept. 4, 2020.
L.A. County Announces Second Round of Funding for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 18 new deaths and 3,600 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, including 6,944 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley and a new fatality in the city of Santa Clarita.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 73rd SCV Death; Local Cases Up to 6,944
SCV Water is undertaking multiple planning efforts designed to effectively manage the water supply for our customers, ensuring they have access to reliable water today and tomorrow.
SCV Water Undertaking Multiple Planning Efforts to Enhance Water Reliability
With L.A. County’s Project Roomkey coming close to an end, Bridge to Home officials announced Thursday a new initiative to house more than two dozen local homeless individuals, but it will require help from the community
Bridge to Home’s New Initiative Pledges to House 30 Homeless People by January 5
Santa Clarita Artists Association will hold its last virtual oil workshop of the year on Sunday, Nov. 15, from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., with Rich Gallego, entitled, "Using a Modified Zorn Palette to Create Harmonious Landscapes."
Nov. 15: Last SCAA Virtual Oil Painting Workshop of 2020 with Rich Gallego
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center will host a virtual open house event on Friday, Oct. 30 for prospective students interested in earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree through the center’s partner institutions.
Oct. 30: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center Virtual Open House
Santa Clarita homeless task force members are exploring options to start a local overnight parking program akin to those in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.
SCV Homeless Task Force Exploring Overnight Parking Options
The William S. Hart Union High School District will likely not return to campus until January, Superintendent Mike Kuhlman said during the district’s governing board meeting Wednesday.
Hart District Looks to January Reopening
Los Angeles County Public Works and Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts will host a free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Recycling Roundup, Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at Val Verde Park.
Oct. 24: Free Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Roundup
California theme parks are considering legal action to receive permission to reopen, following state guidelines announced Tuesday that keep venues such as Six Flags Magic Mountain closed for an unknown amount of time.
California Theme Parks Consider Legal Action Over State’s Reopening Plan