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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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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...

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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families