header image

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

Inside
Weather
Santa Clarita CA
Mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
62°F
 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
September 26
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4


LOCAL NEWS
Tips for Staying Warm this Winter
Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016

The County Health Officer is extending a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures through Thursday, December 29. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. “Children, the elderly, and people with disabilities or special medical...

Flash Flood, Landslide Warning Issued for Santa Clarita
Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

Truck stuck in the mud on Sierra Highway when the Mint Canyon Creek overflowed (part of the Santa Clara River Watershed) during the El Nino weather event of February 1998. Photo by Gary Thornhill/SCVHistory.com. A flash flood warning has been issued for the Santa Clarita Valley for Friday between the...

Santa Ana Winds Prompt Red Flag Warning for SCV
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

A red flag warning has been issued for the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas due to wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour until Thursday morning. In addition to the high winds, a combination of conditions are creating a high fire danger. The National Weather Service released this warning today:...

Temps to Remain in 100s; Stay Cool With These Tips
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

A heat wave has hit the Santa Clarita Valley and the surrounding areas. Firefighters are advising locals to beat the heat and stay safe with some suggestions on what to do when temps hit over 100 degrees. With a heat index above 100 degrees through Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service,...

Get Ready for Rain this Weekend with Tips from the City
Friday, Apr 8, 2016

Rain fall is expected Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The city’s webpage “Ready for Rain” at Santa-Clarita.com/ReadyforRain provides El Niño weather updates, tips, FAQs, related resources and emergency alert sign-ups.  

City Prepares for El Niño, Advises Residents to do Same
Monday, Nov 16, 2015

A strong El Niño weather pattern is forecasted this winter that will likely bring heavy rainfall to Southern California. Check out the city’s Ready for Rain website. Be El Niño Ready, here’s what you can do: Before: Keep emergency supplies on hand, such as a flashlight, water, food, first aid...

A Cold Weather Alert Issued for L.A. County
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015

The County Interim Health Officer is extending a Cold Weather Alert for the Antelope Valley area due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures through the weekend, Sunday, Nov. 15. A current Cold Weather Alert is still in effect for Los Angeles County Mountain areas until Wednesday,...

Heat Alert Issued for SCV, SFV, SGV Through Friday
Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015

A heat alert has been issued for the San Fernando Valley, East San Gabriel Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, San Gabriel Valley, and Los Angeles Basin from Wednesday, August 26 through Friday, August 28. The Los Angeles County Health Officer has declared a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast...

LA County Deptartment of Public Health Extends Cooling Center Hours
Friday, Aug 14, 2015

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announces extended cooling center hours for this weekend’s high temperatures. There is a Heat Alert issued through Sunday, August 16 in the following areas: -San Fernando Valley -Santa Clarita Valley -All San Gabriel Valleys -Los Angeles Basin -Antelope...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, May 7, 2015
Thursday, May 7, 2015

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of a man wanted in connection with Wednesday nights fatal shooting. The High Speed Rail Authority is holding an open house on June 1 for Santa Clarita residents. Palmdale officials have agreed to pay millions and withdraw their appeal...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 34 new deaths and 1,401 new cases of COVID-19, with 6,048 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 24th COVID-related death to date.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 24th Death at Henry Mayo; SCV Surpasses 6,000 Total Cases
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits, various public facilities located throughout the County, including Stevenson Ranch Library, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers.
Stevenson Ranch Library to Serve as Emergency Cooling Center
The 2020 census is underway and it is your civic duty to participate, but beware of scammers using this opportunity to steal your personal information.
Residents Warned of 2020 Census Scam
The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold a virtual study session via Zoom, Thursday, Oct 1, at 4:00 p.m.
Oct. 1: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
Foster youth in Santa Clarita have a new, dedicated place to study and receive homework help and tutoring. The local Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) organization has created The Study Place in response to the transition to online learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
FYI Debuts New ‘Study Place’ for Local Foster Youth to Support Online Learning
As part of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s Education to End Hate initiative, California school districts and charter schools have begun applying for mini-grants now available to support educator training in the areas of anti-racism and bias.
Thurmond Announces Mini Grants Available to Provide Anti-Racism, Anti-Bias Educator Training
A crash involving multiple motorcycles Friday afternoon prompted a SigAlert on the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in the Stevenson Ranch area, according to first responders.
Multi-Motorycle Crash Prompts SigAlert on SB I-5
With the 2020 SCV Walk to End Alzheimer’s quickly approaching on Saturday, October 3, the planning committee and the California Southland Chapter Alzheimer’s Association would like to update everyone regarding the Walk Day events.
Oct. 3: 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Presents Hybrid Event, Drive-By ‘Promise Flower’ Display
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is proud to announce it has received $40,000 from the Walt Disney Company to provide increased access to youth sports, play opportunities and physical activity for kids and families and is launching a new Pop-Up and Play Mobile Recreation Program.
City Receives Funding to Support Youth Sports, Access to Play
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley beginning Sunday, Sept. 27 - Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Heat Alert Issued for SCV Beginning Sunday
Economic development services for arts-oriented small businesses, galleries and more are on the priority list for the 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan, a report Santa Clarita City Council members reviewed Tuesday.
City Council Reviews Priority List for 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan
The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region announces that current closure orders and fire prohibitions in California have been extended.
Forest Service Extends Closures at Angeles, Los Padres National Forests
SCV Water's Engineering and Operations Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 1: SCV Water’s Engineering & Operations Committee Teleconference Meeting
Valencia High Principal Pete Getz sent an alert out to the school’s families on Wednesday evening, regarding a report of a possible on-campus threat.
Possible On-Campus Threat Shuts Down Valencia High School
A former Cougar News reporter and College of the Canyons student was arrested in Kentucky Wednesday night while covering the Louisville protests that erupted after a grand jury’s decision not to issue a murder indictment against the officers in the Breonna Taylor case.
Former COC Student Reporter Arrested While Covering Louisville Protests
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Clampitt fire
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 39 new deaths and 1,165 new cases of COVID-19, with 5,933 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 790,640 Cases Statewide, 5,933 SCV Cases
The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.
Pac-12 to Resume Football, Basketball, Winter Sports Seasons
One of Zach Schroeder's greatest strengths as The Master's University's men's and women's cross country coach is his ability to map out an athlete's season in advance and then adjust on the fly, fine-tuning workouts so the runner performs best in the season's biggest moments. 
Mustangs Cross Country Adjusting to 2020 Scheduling Changes
When Scott Schauer opened the Santa Clarita Soccer Center nearly 26 years ago, he did it for a love of the sport.
Santa Clarita Soccer Center Says Goodbye
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Canyon Country man on suspicion of annoying or molesting a child with priors.
Canyon Country Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Molestation
Air quality will be unhealthy in the Santa Clarita Valley for sensitive groups/individuals Friday, Sept. 25, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
SCV Air Quality Unhealthy for Sensitive Individuals Friday