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

Sheriff Search & Rescue Teams Practice Swift-Water Rescue
Monday, Oct 5, 2015

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s eight search-and-rescue (SAR) teams are training and planning for the anticipated El Nino storms predicted for L.A. County. Last weekend 36 SAR specialists trained for swift-water rescue response.  The focus was land-based operations which primarily deal with how to...

2 Hikers, Dog Rescued Sunday Near Templin
Monday, Aug 17, 2015

The Santa Clarita Sheriff Search and Rescue team hiked into a remote area and located two missing hikers and their dog on Sunday at about 2:30 p.m. A 46-year-old female and a 17-year-old male had both been overcome with heat related problems in a mountainous area near Templin Hwy, Castaic, Santa Clarita...

Deputy Hikes Miles to Rescue Boy, 11, in Haskell Canyon
Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

Deputy Adam Lagabed Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station deputies and the Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Team responded to a call about a child who was stuck on an approximate eight foot high ledge along the Haskell Canyon Trail, and was afraid to come down. At approximately 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday,...

Got What it Takes to Join SCV Search & Rescue?
Sunday, Jun 29, 2014

Attend a Search and Rescue Information Session Old Town Newhall Library Community Room Thursday, Aug. 7, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.   The Santa Clarita Search and Rescue Team is a volunteer group formed to promote safety in the mountains and outdoor recreational areas used by the people of the community. The...

Sept. 9: Golf for SCV Search & Rescue
Monday, Aug 12, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Team is a volunteer group formed to assist the Sheriff of Los Angeles County in search and rescue operations or any other governmental agency upon request. They also promote wilderness recreation safety for the people of our community. The SCV Search & Rescue...

Daring Creek Rescue in Pyramid Gorge Saves Stranded Hunter
Monday, Nov 12, 2012

SCV Search & Rescue team member crosses the swift-water creek during the rescue operation. [LASD] – The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team was called out Sunday at 5 p.m. to assist a hunter who was unable to get out of the Frenchman Flats in Pyramid River gorge area. The...

Search & Rescue Team Makes Early Exit from Jailhouse to Save Towsley Hiker
Sunday, Oct 28, 2012

SCV Search & Rescue runs a zip line at Sunday’s Haunted Jailhouse at the local Sheriff’s Station. [LASD] – The Santa Clarita Search and Rescue team is made up of highly trained individuals from all walks of life. Their backgrounds range from school teachers to contractors, from...

SCV Search & Rescue Hunts Down Driver Who Fled from 126 Crash Scene
Monday, Aug 27, 2012

[LASD] – Members of the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Search & Rescue team assisted the California Highway Patrol in locating the driver of a single-vehicle rollover collision that occurred Sunday afternoon on Highway 126 just east of the Ventura County line. When Los Angeles County Fire and CHP...

Sept. 17: Hit the Links for SCV Search and Rescue
Monday, Aug 13, 2012

[LASD] – The Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Team is a volunteer group formed to assist the Sheriff of Los Angeles County in search and rescue operations or any other governmental agency upon request. They also promote wilderness recreation safety for the people of our community. The SCV...

Deputies Scour Hills Betwixt Sunland, Acton for Missing Hiker
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012

Ertug Ergun [LASD] – On Friday, June 22, 2012, at approx. 2:30 PM, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies from Crescenta Valley Station, along with U.S. Department of Forestry personnel checked the license plate of a vehicle found parked in the Stonyvale Picnic area parking lot of the Angeles...

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]
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