ElectionsVote A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Thursday evening 12 miles from Petrolia, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:45 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1(more..)


ElectionsVote (dailynews.com) Ah, summertime in Woodland Hills … Oops. Wait a minute. It’s winter. But it sure didn’t feel like it on Thursday. For the second day in a row, Woodland Hills shatt(more..)


ElectionsVote (dailynews.com) With 19 influenza related deaths reported so far in Los Angeles County this season, public health officials offered some advice Wednesday: “Continue spreading holiday cheer and n(more..)


ElectionsVote Los Angeles County, CA – While alcohol-impaired driving remains the most serious problem on our roadways, the percentage of drivers in fatal crashes with other impairing substances in their syst(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) Not exactly sure when my taste for a vodka Martini - with Domaine De Canton Ginger liqueur instead of vermouth - switched to a gin Martini…but it did. Only problem was that eve(more..)


ElectionsVote A shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening nine miles from San Jose, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:32 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 mil(more..)


ElectionsVote (dailynews.com) Campers set up along the Rose Parade‘s route on New Year’s Eve won’t see a late night stream of hot rods, muscle cars and low riders cruising by this year because the(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Chris Sharp) Actually, I have four wishes.  The wish I could have the new year as a genie granting wishes instead as a tyrant demanding follow-through with the new year’s resolutions.&n(more..)


ElectionsVote Homicide investigators are continuing their investigation into the stabbing death of a female Hispanic adult.  The victim was discovered Sunday afternoon, December 24, 2017, at approximately 1:30(more..)


ElectionsVote To all of our loyal readers and those that are just discovering The SCV Beacon, a thoroughly independent publication, we wish you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Safe and (more..)


ElectionsVote Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. The work of veteran newsman Fra(more..)


ElectionsVote Clement Clarke Moore (1779 – 1863) wrote the poem “Twas the night before Christmas” also called “A Visit from St. Nicholas” in 1822. It is now the tradition in many Ameri(more..)


ElectionsVote (From mashable.com) For 63 years, the North American Aerospace Defense Command has been tracking Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, as he makes his way around the world delivering gifts to all the good boy(more..)


ElectionsVote Robert Frost (1874-1963) is considered the bard of New England. Casual readers sometimes overlook the depth of his poetry and its technical accomplishment. His apparently simple poems collected in vol(more..)


ElectionsVote Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, (1807-1882), was a graduate of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He was a Poet, critic, and Professor of English Literature at Harvard. Longfellow’s most famous po(more..)


ElectionsVote (Washington, DC) - One week after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to reverse the 2015 rule to reclassify broadband internet as a Title II Common Carrier service, Representative Steve(more..)


ElectionsVote The following crimes, as compiled by Deputy Kevin Duxbury, were reported last week in the West Ranch area:   12/17/17 Burglary (Vehicle):  25300 block The Old Road Person(s) unknown sma(more..)


ElectionsVote There is an unfortunate trend going on nationwide right now, which is resulting in a lot of people having things stolen from their vehicles.  Thieves are walking though residential areas, usually(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) I met a consulting client of mine at 9am in the morning this past month, he had something milky looking in his large coffee mug and proceeded to goad me into trying it. Hot Eggnog and(more..)


ElectionsVote On December 21, 2017, the House of Representatives approved of H.R. 4667, the Emergency Disaster Aid Package. Included in this bill are the provisions of H.R. 4397, the California Wildfire Disaster Ta(more..)


ElectionsVote Did you know the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) has a Residential Burglary/Robbery Task Force (RBRTF), which investigates the ever increasing residential burglary trends? A unit(more..)


ElectionsVote Dr. Dianne Van Hook, Chancellor of College of the Canyons, will join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors beginning in 2018.  In this role on the Chamber Board, Van Hoo(more..)


ElectionsVote Take precautions during clean-up following a fire. Ash, soot, dust, and other airborne particles may have been deposited inside and outside of homes and businesses. While ash from wildfires is relativ(more..)


ElectionsVote (dailynews.com) People who are “vulnerable” to cold weather should prepare for a plunge in temperature expected to set in this week in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys, Los Angel(more..)


ElectionsVote A water main break this morning forced the closures of two of the northbound lanes of Bouquet Canyon Road at Newhall Ranch Road. Just after 10 a.m. Tuesday morning a local contractor damaged one of Va(more..)