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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson arrives at Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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Crime Blotter: Theft and Burglary in Stevenson Ranch
Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016

Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3, Public Safety Report for the week of 12/19/16 to 12/25/16. 12/20/16 Petty Theft – 25300 The Old Road Person(s) unknown stole the front and rear left side rims and tires from the victim’s vehicle. 12/19/16 Petty Theft – 25700 Perlman Place Person(s) unknown stole...

Crime Blotter: Arson, Grand Theft in Newhall

Newhall: Zone 6 – Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 12/19/16 to 12/25/16 The following crimes are currently being investigated by Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station detectives: 12/23/16 Grand Theft – 23600 Newhall Ave., Newhall. Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s...

Crime Blotter: Stabbing in Saugus

Saugus Zone 4, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 12/16/16 – 12/25/16. 12/27/16 Assault with a Deadly Weapon – Seco Canyon Road/Ash Creek Road A male adult was running on Seco Canyon Road near Santa Clarita Park, when an unknown male suspect stabbed the victim once in...

Apartment Fire in Canyon Country Leaves 2 Families without Homes
Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

An apartment fire displaced two families early Tuesday morning, firefighters said, after a blaze left a pair of homes “gutted.” The fire was reported by a resident at 27345 Sumac Court in Canyon Country around 12:34 a.m., according to Supervisor Pickett of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Read...

Thieves Targeting Good Samaritans in Charity Scam
Friday, Dec 9, 2016

Next time you plan on donating to a charity make sure the money is going to the right cause and not into a crook’s pocket. In the charity scam, con artists prey on people who are generous with their money and are looking to contribute to an organization. There are two kinds of charity scams. So-called...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, November 7, 2016
Monday, Nov 7, 2016

A Canyon Country man was sentenced to 10 years in state prison for hitting and killing a beloved teacher back May. All of the election hype is coming to a close Tuesday night and COC Cougar News is bringing it home with a live election show right here on SCVTV. Hundreds of people honored the dead at...

Out of 480 Cities, City Ranks 21st in Retail
Thursday, Sep 29, 2016

The California Retail Survey, which compares retail sales activity for each of California’s 58 counties and 480 cities, ranked the city of Santa Clarita 21st in retail sales in the recently released 2016 California Retail Survey. Santa Clarita was ranked higher than Beverly Hills, Burbank, and Pasadena...

Sept. 24: Rowing Competition to Benefit LAPD Officer Diagnosed with Cancer
Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

The CrossFit SCV community is pulling for one of their own: Miriam Alvarado, a CrossFit athlete and Los Angeles police officer, has been diagnosed with cancer, and her CrossFit family is staging a marathon rowing event to raise funds to support her battle. A few months ago, Alvarado began experiencing...

Infant Found in Pool, Rushed to Hospital
Monday, Aug 22, 2016

A 19-month-old boy was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital after he was found in a pool around 4:58 p.m. in Canyon Country, according to Sgt. Brian Allen of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. Los Angeles County Fire Department emergency personnel were on scene shortly thereafter and transported...

Officer Taken to Hospital After Hit-and-Run Crash
Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

A motorcycle officer was taken to a local hospital after being struck by a car in a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 5 early Wednesday. The crash happened near Hasley Canyon around 9:30 a.m. and caused the shut down of the No. 4 lane until about 10:45 a.m., according to CHP traffic reports. Information...

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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson arrives at Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Jan. 26: Board of Supervisors to Consider Restaurant Requirement Aimed at Curbing Waste
Despite signs that California’s latest and most damaging wave of the pandemic is subsiding, the state nonetheless sets a one-day record of 764 deaths on Friday.
COVID Death Rate Soars to New Daily Record in California
Claims of excessive force, retaliation, and other misconduct by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be probed during a C, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday.
California Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Probe of L.A. Sheriff’s Department
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 256 new deaths and 9,277 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported it's 107th death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 3 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; L.A. County Hospitalizations Decreased by 8%
When Dr. John Scaramella, a dental surgeon, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 1978, there were only 18 others in his field.
SCV Dental Surgeon Sells Practice After More than 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June.
L.A. County Library to Host Virtual Art Programs in Partnership with LACMA
The temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule will continue through Jan. 29 for customers in Santa Clarita after Waste Management requested an additional week for its modified schedule.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule an Additional Week
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a virtual regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, January 26, starting at 6 p.m.
Jan. 26: City Council Virtual Regular Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Julian Gomez as the assistant principal of Bowman High School.
Hart District Names Julian Gomez Assistant Principal
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will launch the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program on Jan. 28 and will begin accepting applications to help small businesses prevent further job loss and business closures.
L.A. County to Launch Small Business Stabilization Loan Program
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 3-1 Wednesday night to let athletic conditioning return to district campuses Jan. 27.
Hart District Votes 3-1 to Allow Return of Athletic Conditioning to Campuses
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCV Water) on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., to learn about and provide input on its Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP).
SCV Water Encouraging Public to Provide Input on Contingency Plan
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 262 new deaths, including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and 8,512 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, with 22,360 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Additional Death at Henry Mayo; 22,360 Total SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan issued the following statement Thursday advising providers that they can immediately resume the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was temporarily paused on Sunday due to possible allergic reactions.
State Says Moderna Vaccine Administration Can Resume Immediately
As winds began to die down in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters were able to increase containment on the Towsley Fire to 53% Thursday.
Firefighters Reach 53% Containment on Towsley Fire
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, is supporting the effort by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to address concerns of communities throughout Los Angeles County, which continue to experience ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) initiated by Southern California Edison (Edison).
Barger Supports Efforts in Limiting Power Shutoffs; Public Hearing Set
Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) is proud to announce “Survivor” as the theme for the 11th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala set to take place virtually on Saturday, Aug. 7.
Nominations Open for Annual Empowering HeArts Awards
The College of the Canyons School of Personal and Professional Learning was presented an Honorable Mention award by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2021 Exemplary Program Award.
COC Recognized for Personal, Professional Learning Program
The William S. Hart Union High School is looking for two new members to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. These members will serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.
Hart Seeking Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer.
Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
After a dayslong wind event hit the Santa Clarita Valley, most area residents power had been restored by Thursday morning.
SoCal Edison Restores Power to Most SCV Residents
The Los Angeles County Coroner-Medical Examiner’s Office identified Carlos Salgado-Ruiz, 35, of Santa Clarita, as the pedestrian killed after being struck by a vehicle in Saugus Wednesday night.
Pedestrian Killed in Saugus Hit-and-Run Identified