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1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [story]
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Santa Clarita Gearing Up for Fourth
Sunday, Jun 22, 2014

Independence Day is upon us, and the city of Santa Clarita has a series of events lined up for residents and patriots of all ages. The Fourth of July will begin with the SCV Rotary Club’s annual Pancake Breakfast in the Roger Dunn Parking lot on Main Street, from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Meals are $4 per...

Supervisors OK New Contract, Funding for Senior Center
Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014

[KHTS] – Thanks to a new contract with Los Angeles County, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center in Newhall will receive yearly government funding for another four years. At its Tuesday meeting, the county Board of Supervisors approved contracts for 24 organizations that participate in the Supportive...

SCV Crime Zone Reports, June 2-8
Friday, Jun 13, 2014

[KHTS] – The crime reports have come in for June 2-8 in Canyon Country, Castaic, Gorman, Saugus and Stevenson Ranch. This week, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies and CHP officers made multiple arrests and dealt with a toxic chemical spill. Several local suspects also appeared in...

E-Bar Manager Calls Cops on Employees
Thursday, Jun 12, 2014

[KHTS] – Deputies were called out to Elephant Bar in Valencia Tuesday, responding to management’s concerns. Deputies determined that no crime was being committed and left within 20 minutes. The Elephant Bar Restaurant on McBean Parkway closed for good Tuesday, according to former workers...

Another Rabid Bat Turns Up in Newhall
Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014

[KHTS] – The ninth rabid bat of the season has been found in Los Angeles County, Public Health officials reported Wednesday. The bat was found in Newhall, staggering around a residential patio. The resident covered the bat with a pool net and kept the family dog away from it until Animal Control...

Single Mothers Outreach Announces 2014 Honorees
Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014

[KHTS] – Six women will receive original artwork honoring their life stories this November as part of Single Mothers Outreach’s 5th annual Empowering HeARTS fundraiser. The event honors local women who have overcome obstacles or made a difference in the community by pairing them with local artists...

SUV Tumbles Down Hill; Woman Rescued
Monday, Jun 9, 2014

[KHTS] – A woman had to be extricated from her vehicle Monday afternoon after it went over the side of Vasquez Canyon Road into a ditch. The Sheriff’s Station Search and Rescue Team was called to assist with the incident. The volunteer unit met with Fire Department personnel, who arrived on scene...

Elephant Bar Shutting Down Thursday

[KHTS] – After nearly 13 years in the Santa Clarita Valley, the Elephant Bar Restaurant on McBean Parkway will close Thursday because there is “not enough traffic to sustain the business,” a spokeswoman for the company confirmed Monday. The restaurant, which serves a wide range of cocktails,...

Thursday: Info Session on High-Speed Rail at Hart Park
Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014

[KHTS] – Before drafting an environmental impact report for the Palmdale-to-Los Angeles section of the California High Speed Rail, the Rail Authority will conduct an open house at Hart Park on Thursday. The California High Speed Rail Authority is looking at a number of alignments for the 60-mile...

Golf Tournament Benefits SCV Youth Project
Thursday, May 29, 2014

[KHTS] – At the Tournament Players Club in Valencia, 125 golfers and supporters of the SCV Youth Project gathered for the inaugural Golf Classic on Thursday. The Youth Project hosts several fundraisers every year, including the popular Sweet Charity Cake Auction, Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em poker...

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1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [story]
Harry Carey
After nearly two decades serving College of the Canyons and its students, Dr. Barry Gribbons has agreed to become president of Los Angeles Valley College.
COC’s Gribbons Named President of LA Valley College
The Los Angeles County Probation Department's 2019 First Quarter Accomplishment Report is now available for viewing online.
County Probation Issues 2019 First Quarter Report
The University of Antelope Valley has promoted UAV baseball alumnus and three-year assistant coach Neal White to the position of Head Baseball Coach, effective immediately.
Neal White Promoted to Head Baseball Coach at UAV
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released a report Monday with findings that unlicensed cannabis dispensaries in LA County — in contrast to those that are licensed — pose health risks to consumers.
County Report Assesses Health Impact of Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensaries
College of the Canyons' 2018-19 season was another banner year for COC Athletics, with many highlights to recap, including the Men's Soccer Team's first Western State Conference championship.
COC Athletics 2018-2019 — Cougars by the Numbers
Following a crushing 17-5 defeat Saturday, the Lancaster Jethawks fell again to the San Jose Giants on Sunday evening by a score of 5-3 at The Hangar.
Lancaster Falls to San Jose Sunday
The San Jose Giants overwhelmed the JetHawks Saturday night, handing Lancaster a 17-5 crushing defeat at home at The Hangar.
JetHawks Lose Big to Giants Saturday
The Lancaster JetHawks got a fantastic start from Garrett Schilling to beat the Stockton Ports, 5-2, Friday night at The Hangar.
Schilling Shines in JetHawks Win Over Ports
After Los Angeles and Long Beach, Santa Clarita experienced the most growth in real estate and business property values of all 88 Los Angeles County cities, according to the 2019 Assessment Roll certified by County Assessor Jeff Prang and released Monday.
Assessor: LA County, SCV Property Values Grow to All-Time High
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce today announced it will host U.S. Representative Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) as part of its Current Affairs Forum series on Tuesday, July 30, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
July 30: SCV Chamber Current Affairs Forum with Hill
Before you travel abroad this summer, keep in mind that Medicare usually does not cover health care services or supplies while you’re traveling outside the United States.
Medicare and Foreign Travel | Commentary by Greg Dill
California Highway Patrol officers made three arrests on firearm charges in the early-morning hours Saturday that resulted from an alleged speeding violation, officials said.
CHP Arrests 3 on Firearm Charges in Acton
The nonprofit Friends of Hart Park will present Western star William S. Hart's 1919 silent classic "Square Deal Sanderson" in the 11th annual "Silents Under the Stars" screening at the park on Saturday, Aug. 10, starting at 6 p.m.
Aug. 10: ‘Silents Under the Stars’ to Screen William S. Hart Classic
With several local species of live rattlesnakes from the Santa Clarita Valley area, Redemption Road K9 held a rattlesnake avoidance seminar Saturday for about 35 local residents and their dogs.
Redemption Road K9’s Holds Rattlesnake Avoidance Seminar
After more than a decade, the Whittaker-Bermite cleanup reached a significant milestone this month as soil remediation efforts in contaminated areas are now complete, according to officials close to the matter.
Whittaker-Bermite Soil Cleanup Complete, Officials Report
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is investigating two additional confirmed measles cases in county residents.
Public Health Probing Additional Measles Cases
Air quality is very unhealthy Monday and will be unhealthy Tuesday for all individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to an updated alert from the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
SCV Air Quality Very Unhealthy Monday, Tuesday
Elected officials from cities and counties up and down coastal California agreed with state officials that sea-level rise as a result of climate change is “happening now.”
State, Local Interests Spar Over Sea-Level Rise
1891 - R.E. Nickel publishes area's first newspaper, The Acton Rooster [story]
Acton Rooster
1769 - Portolá party sets out from San Diego; first Europeans to "discover" Santa Clarita Valley 3½ weeks later [story]
Gaspar de Portola
1884 - Hardison & Stewart start drilling Star No. 1 oil well in Pico Canyon; later form Union Oil Co. [story]
Lyman Stewart
The Valencia Jazz & Blues Summer Concert Series continues Friday, July 12, with singer-guitarist and series favorite Jim Gibson live on Town Center Drive at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall.
July 12: Jim Gibson to Groove at Valencia Jazz & Blues
The Live Oak Manor rock arch, a landmark for Sierra Highway motorists for nine decades, was moved Friday for the third time in history – only about 75 feet from its old location and still visible from the road.
Iconic Rock Arch Returns to Sierra Highway Frontage