header image

[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

Inside
Weather
Santa Clarita CA
Cloudy
Cloudy
50°F
 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
January 23
1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
HH Jackson


LOCAL NEWS
Dec. 12 – 16: CalTrans Set to Close Portions of I-5 near Magic Mountain Parkway
Friday, Dec 9, 2016

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close portions of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between the Hollywood Freeway (SR-170) and the Kern County line as part of a sign replacement project. The following schedule will be in effect, weather permitting, and subject to change: Monday,...

Ontario Man Identified as Victim in Fatal Highway 126 Crash
Thursday, Nov 24, 2016

Ventura County Coroner’s Office medical examiners identified the man killed in a fatal crash Tuesday afternoon near Piru. Patrick Scott, 25, of Ontario, was killed when his 2013 white Honda Civic, which was heading eastbound on Highway 126, just east of Main Street, around 3:50 p.m. Officers suspect...

Bouquet Section Closed for Safety; Vasquez Reopens in 2 Weeks
Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

Nobody is blocked off and no homes are located within the Bouquet Canyon Road closure area, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich’s planning deputy said Thursday. “There’s a set of gates, one on the south side and two on north, with no homes in between. It’s all vacant land,” Edel Vizcarra said....

One Arrested After High Speed Chase Ends in Valencia
Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016

A man was arrested after leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high speed chase from the Fort Tejon area to Valencia on the southbound side of Interstate 5. The driver of the turquoise Dodge Caravan reached speeds of 100 miles per hour, according to CHP Officer Eric Priessman. He was finally...

Oct. 17-21: CHP to Remind Motorists of School Bus Safety
Friday, Oct 14, 2016

File Photo The California Highway Patrol will be observing National School Bus Safety Week on October 17 to 21 to raise awareness about school bus safety for motorists, parents, teachers, and students. The school year is in full swing and so is the increase of school buses on our roadways. Over...

1 Transported to Hospital Following Crash
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016

A car struck a motorcycle at the intersection of Wiley Canyon Road and Orchard Village Road on Wednesday afternoon resulting in one person being taken to a local hospital. The crash occurred at 2:36 p.m. and deputies were on the scene only a minute later, said Sgt. Dan Peacock of the Santa Clarita Valley...

Commuters Warned of Lane Closures on Whites and Soledad Due to Road Rehab Project
Thursday, Sep 22, 2016

The intersection at Whites Canyon Road and Soledad Canyon Road will experience nighttime and early morning lane closures from 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., on Monday, September 26, 2016 and Tuesday, September 27, 2016 due to construction for the Road Rehab Project. Detour signs will be placed the night of closures...

Rock Spill on SR-14 Claims Life of Motorcyclist

CHP officials are investigating the death of a Littlerock man after a dump truck lost six tons of gravel on the northbound side of Highway 14 near Sand Canyon Road. Keith Earl Worley, 59, was killed when nearly six tons of rock spilled out the back of a truck and across all southbound lanes on Highway...

Five-Car Pileup on Freeway Sends 1 to Hospital
Friday, Aug 26, 2016

A five-car crash left one man in the hospital with minor injuries and three lanes on the northbound side of State Route 14 shut down early Friday. The crash occurred at 3:37 a.m. when a 2004 Toyota lost control causing it to slam into a bridge abutment before ending up facing the wrong way on the...

Fundraiser Planned for Funeral of Man Killed in Newhall Hit-and-Run
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

Local law enforcement and family members of a man who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Newhall are still searching for answers. Mariano Sanchez, 51, died in a hospital five hours after he was hit and his family is also holding a funeral fundraiser Sunday 9 a.m. at Newhall Park, where people can attend...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
HH Jackson
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]
Diseno map
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