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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
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Santa Clarita City, Media Partners Announce Fourth of July Patriotic Tour
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020

With bunting displayed on awnings and windowsills, American flags proudly waving along City streets and the unmistakable smells of barbecue and apple pie wafting through neighborhoods, the Fourth of July in Santa Clarita is a holiday with festivities that are not to be missed. Although the traditional...

June 22: Deadline to Join SCV Fourth of July Parade
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019

While you’re starting to make your plans for Independence Day, don’t forget the Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade. It’s a nearly 90-year-old community tradition with thousands of participants and spectators celebrating on streets of Old Town Newhall. The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth...

Budman Donates Vast Signal Photo Archive to Historical Society
Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019

The owner of the Santa Clarita Valley Signal newspaper has donated the entire Signal Photo Archive – an estimated 1 million individual negatives, prints and digital images documenting the goings-on in the SCV from at least the 1960s to the early 2000s – to the nonprofit Santa Clarita Valley...

Newhall Liquor Store Robbed, SCVTV Channel 20 Interrupted
Thursday, Jan 31, 2019

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s station are investigating a break-in at a Newhall liquor store Thursday morning. In addition to the break-in, broadcast cable wires for a neighboring community access television station were cut. Jarnail Singh, owner of Dooly’s Liquor &...

SCV Hoops Finale Returns to SCVTV
Friday, Mar 25, 2016

The SCV Hoops Finale returns to SCVTV as senior girls and boys basketball players from around Santa Clarita converge on the basketball floor at Hart High School to showcase their stuff. The event will benefit the WiSH Education Foundation with proceeds from the ticket sales being donated to the program. Halftime...

Newhall Standoff Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to Ten Counts
Sunday, Dec 20, 2015

A Newhall man who allegedly led Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies on a manhunt in February pleaded not guilty to ten counts Monday, said officials with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Photo Courtesy of News Source LA Jesse Tucker, 30, pleaded not guilty to nine felony...

Dec. 19-20-24: KHTS AM-1220 to Air Special Holiday Radio Show
Friday, Dec 18, 2015

In a nod to the days when families would gather together in front of the fireplace with cups of hot cocoa to listen to their favorite radio station’s holiday entertainment, KHTS AM-1220 will be broadcasting a special holiday radio show called “The Santa Interviews.” Families can tune in Saturday,...

Suspect in Custody After Starting Brush Fire by Arroyo Seco Junior High School
Tuesday, Dec 15, 2015

A boy has been detained at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station for unintentionally starting a fire behind Arroyo Seco Junior High School on Tuesday afternoon. The boy, who is around 14 years old, is believed to have not started the fire deliberately, but rather out of “reckless nature”,...

OutWest Concert Series: September 24
Friday, Sep 18, 2015

The OutWest Concert Series, presented by SCVTV, is back again with An Evening with Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements on Thursday, September 24. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will start at 8 p.m. at the Repertory East Playhouse on Main Street in Old Town Newhall. Admittance prices are $20 and...

Kelso Succeeds Perez as Manager of SCVTV
Monday, Apr 6, 2015

SCVTV announced this week the hiring of a new production manager, Kristofer Kelso, who will be taking the reins of Santa Clarita’s only local television station this month. Kelso will succeed Megan Perez, who has held the top SCVTV staff position since the TV station came under nonprofit management...

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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Santa Clarita Public Library officials have announced the return of their popular annual reading program, "One Story One City," with a delicious new book selection.
Santa Clarita Library Opens 2021 ‘One Story One City’ Reading Program with ‘Eat Joy’
Caltrans officials announced shortly before noon on Wednesday that the Grapevine had reopened for through traffic with California Highway Patrol escorts.
Grapevine Reopened with CHP Escorts After Latest Storm
BioSolar, Inc. (OTC: BSRC), a Santa Clarita-based developer of green energy technologies, announced Sunday that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with a single institutional investor to purchase in a private placement offering 83,333,334 shares of common stock (or common stock equivalents in lieu thereof) and warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 83,333,334 shares of common stock.
BioSolar Rebrands as NewHydrogen Inc., Places $5M Private Offering
Nearly a year into a pandemic that gobbled up millions of jobs and caused double-digit jobless rates, California's Employment Development Department is still mired one of the largest — and most costly — bureaucratic failures in state history.
Audit Slams California Employment Department Over Pandemic Failings
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors learned Tuesday there are four legal options for removing county Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who has been accused of a lack of leadership and obstructing oversight, among other issues.
Supes Hear Options for Removing Villanueva; Barger in Firm Opposition
California Public Utilities Commission members asked Southern California Edison officials to address the power company’s “mistakes” and “operational gaps” that led to widespread power shutoffs over the past few months, during a webcast meeting Tuesday.
State Officials Grill SoCal Edison About ‘Mistakes,’ ‘Operational Gaps’ During Power Shutoffs
Raymond Magana of Santa Clarita pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal criminal charge that he fraudulently obtained more than $1 million in Paycheck Protection Program or PPP loans for his sham companies by submitting fake tax documents and fraudulent employee information.
Raymond Magana of Santa Clarita Pleads Guilty to Fraud After Receiving $1M in PPP Loans
On Tuesday, California's non-partisan State Auditor released the results of an audit of the Employment Development Department or EDD originally called for by members of the Senate Republican Caucus last summer.
Scathing California EDD Audit Prompts Bipartisan Call for Response
On behalf of more than two dozen partner agencies, Assistant Director in Charge Kristi K. Johnson of the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office announced the results of "Operation Lost Angels,” an initiative which began on January 11 and recently culminated in the recovery of 33 children.
Multi-Agency ‘Operation Lost Angels’ Recovers 33 Missing Children
1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley took part in the “Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” campaign from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10, 2020.
Zonta Club’s 16 Days of Activism Receives Proclamation from City
One year ago (Tuesday), the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced its first case of the novel coronavirus.
L.A. County COVID-19 One Year Later: 15,592 Deaths; 1,085,044 Total Cases
With COVID-19 vaccine appointments booked at Los Angeles County sites through the end of the week, Public Health officials assured those who received their first dose are guaranteed their second — but confusion over the scheduling process prompted officials to clarify the situation Tuesday.
Confusion on Second Dose Scheduling Prompts County Officials to Offer Clarity
CBRE announced the sale of Sierra Crest Center, a neighborhood retail and office center in Santa Clarita, to a joint venture group for $9.9 million.
Sierra Crest Retail Center Sold for $9.9 Million
Built in the 19th century, the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall played a pivotal role in the early development of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Newhall’s Pioneer Oil Refinery Recognized as Historic Site
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a video/teleconferencing special meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, Jan. 27, beginning with a closed session at 4:00 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 27: Santa Clarita Community College District Virtual Special Meeting
Five Point Holdings, LLC recently announced the sale of additional homesites at its Valencia community, previously known as Newhall Ranch, and the lineup of homebuilders for the first phase of the community.
Five Point Holdings Sells Nearly 500 New Homesites in Valencia
As COVID-19 vaccination continues for health care workers and those over 65, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday California is looking to prioritize the next phases of vaccination efforts by age, rather than occupation.
California May Switch to Age-Based COVID-19 Vaccination System
Tejon Ranch Co. declared victory for its 8,000-acre Grapevine mixed-use development after a Kern County Superior Court judge ruled against an Arizona-based environmental group that dubbed the project “damaging.”
Judge Rules Against Environmentalists Over Grapevine Development
In 2019, Valencia High School student, Pedro Roman, was diagnosed with Leukemia. After one long and hard-fought year, Roman is now in remission due to the success of his latest treatment.
Jan. 30: Community Blood Drive for Valencia High’s Pedro Roman
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
California Public Health officials lifted the regional Stay at Home Order statewide on Monday as Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 43 new deaths and 6,642 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported five new deaths on Saturday and Monday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup; 5 New Deaths at Henry Mayo as State Lifts Stay-at-Home Order
Los Angeles County is set to align its health order with California's by the end of the week, as the state lifted its regional stay-at-home order statewide Monday, green-lighting the reopening of in-person outside dining and hair and nail salons, among other businesses.
L.A. County to Align with State, Lift ‘Safer at Home’ Order by End of Week
Officials with the California Department of Public Health on Monday ordered the Regional Stay at Home Order lifted for all regions statewide, including the three regions that had still been under the order – San Joaquin Valley, Bay Area, and Southern California.
California Stay At Home Order Lifted for All Regions Including SoCal