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1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
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Review: Tony-Winning ‘Book of Mormon’ Musical Makes Critic a Believer
Saturday, Sep 15, 2012

Jared Gertner as Elder Cunningham When my kids were growing up, our house was very popular. We allowed MTV when other parents in the neighborhood hesitated and when a stop-motion cartoon named “South Park” hit the airwaves of Comedy Central, we let anyone who was in the house – heck, we went out...

Habitat Helps Stevenson Ranch Hero for 9/11
Thursday, Sep 13, 2012

The family of Army veteran Tom McDivitt got a little help Tuesday from volunteers with Habitat For Heroes, who were there to do some painting, carpentry, and general maintenance of their Stevenson Ranch home. McDivitt is the primary caregiver for his wife, Stacy and their four children, as well as a...

CC Bank of America Robbed; 3 Caught, 1 At Large (Video)
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012

LASD Press Release, Wednesday 11:46 p.m.: On Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at approximately 10:08 a.m., three males entered the Bank of America on the 19000 block of Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country, and carried out an armed takeover bank robbery. A fourth suspect was waiting in a getaway car. The suspects...

Monday, Sep 10, 2012

Don’t blame the dog. That rotten smell isn’t coming from the garbage or a broken gas main.  It’s a sea breeze of the undesirable kind. According to the Air Quality Management District, the smell is the natural result of a number of things, but it seems to be emanating from the Salton Sea, carried...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012

UPDATED 1:30 p.m. Monday An early morning accident on the southbound I-5 took the lives of two people and sent four others to the hospital, including three children who were airlifted to Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles. According to the Fort Tejon office of the California Highway Patrol, an unidentified...

Hantavirus, Rabies, West Nile Still Top Cautionary List
Friday, Aug 31, 2012

It may be back to school time and the end of summertime vacations, but it’s also time to step up awareness of the things out there that can hurt us – like diseases passed from animals and insects to humans and their consequences. The incidents of West Nile Virus continue to climb, while more rabid...

Henry Mayo Collects Teddy Bears for Kids in ER
Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012

When a child comes into the emergency room at any hospital, it’s a scary place. Between the lights and noise and activity, plus being sick or injured, the ER can be an overwhelming place. Nearly 9,000 children are brought to the ER at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital every year and the hospital...

City Manager Ken Pulskamp Announces Retirement
Monday, Aug 27, 2012

Ken Pulskamp Saying that becoming a cowboy poet “is within the realm of possibilities,” Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Pulskamp has announced his retirement, effective in December. “This is just a good time for me,” he said. His two daughters are grown and moved away, and the list of accomplishments...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2012

The southbound I-5 transition road to the northbound State Route 14 is closed for the investigation of a suicide. The closure is expected to last four hours. A male adult stopped his car shortly after 2:30 p.m. on the transition road of the southbound I-5 to the northbound SR-14 and shot himself. The...

Master’s Student, Ex WRHS, Killed in Freak Accident at Beach

Paul Mingyu Sang A popular Stevenson Ranch student was accidentally killed Wednesday when the sides of a sand hole collapsed and buried him. Paul Mingyu Sang, 19, a graduate of West Ranch High School and a freshman at The Masters College, was on a school-organized trip to the beach in Oxnard with several...

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1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
general store
1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
flooding
A strong fourth quarter turned a close game into The Master's University favor as the women's basketball team defeated the Hope International Royals 75-61 Thursday night in the first round of the GSAC Championship Tournament being played in Atherton, Calif.
Lady Mustangs Move on to GSAC Tourney Semis
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting artists to submit artwork to be considered for upcoming exhibitions.
City Seeking Artists, Artwork for Upcoming Exhibitions
MONTEREY PARK — No. 20 College of the Canyons suffered a 93-78 loss at No. 13 East L.A. College in the opening round of the 3C2A Southern California Regional Playoffs on Wednesday to see its season come to a close.
Season Ends for Lady Cougs Basketball
Eccentric relatives, love, mystery, family secrets and maybe even murder.
Mayor Cameron Smyth | “The Woman in the Castello”
VENTURA — College of the Canyons bounced back into the win column in a big way with a shortened 16-1 road victory at Ventura College on Tuesday, snapping a four-game losing streak in the process.
Lady Cougs Snap Four-Game Losing Streak
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a study session Wednesday, March 6, at 5 p.m., to discuss the proposed Sunridge development by Urban West, which would be located at the site commonly known as the Whittaker-Bermite property.
6,550 New Homes Planned for Center of City
California Institute of the Arts alum and School of Film/Video special faculty Nelson Carlos De Los Santos Arias (Film/Video MFA 14) won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 2024 Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale) on Feb. 24 for his feature film, "Pepe."
CalArts Alum Wins Silver Bear Best Director at Berlin Film Festival
Applications are now available for California Credit Union’s Summer Internship Program for local high school seniors and college students.
Applications Now Available for CA Credit Union’s Summer Internship
The William S. Hart Union High School District will host its annual Honor Band Concert Saturday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m., at the Hart High School Auditorium.
March 2: Annual Hart District Honor Band Concert
Light snow fell Thursday as state workers began the third snow survey of the season.
Upcoming Storm Could Boost California Snowpack Above Normal
1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
ribbon cutting
The Master's University announced Kaleb Lowery was named co-Player of the Year in the conference and Ty Harper was named All-Golden State Athletic Conference in men's basketball for the 2023-24 season.
TMU’s Lowery Earns Co-Player of the Year; Harper Named All-GSAC
College of the Canyons student-athletes Aaliyah Garcia (women's basketball) and Jerome Hughes (men's track & field) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Feb. 19-24.
COC Names Aaliyah Garcia, Jerome Hughes Athletes of the Week
SCV Water invites the community to learn more about the Agency’s 5-year Strategic Plan through a special virtual presentation on Monday, March 25, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
March 25: SCV Water Five-Year Strategic Plan Webinar
Rancho Pico and Rio Norte Junior High schools were named among the 293 middle and high schools that have been selected for the prestigious 2024 California Distinguished Schools Program, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Thursday.
Rancho Pico, Rio Norte Named Among California Distinguished Schools
Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra is preparing for an outstanding year in 2024.
Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra Announces New Venue, Performances
The Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station Off-Highway Vehicle Team was created nearly 20 years ago to help address off-highway vehicle violations.
Public Encouraged to Comment, Review Off-Highway Vehicle Grant
As we travel onward into 2024, our City continues to remain resilient and steadfast in its commitment to meeting our residents’ needs and preserving our exceptional quality of life.
Marsha McLean | Santa Clarita’s Reliable Transit Alternatives
This week, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, and co-authored by Supervisor  Lindsey P. Horvath that mobilizes the County’s advocacy on behalf of homeowners who are struggling to get or keep their insurance coverage due to wildfire threat. 
Supes Seek Investigation of Home Insurance Providers’ Policies
SCV Water was recently awarded a $2 million grant under the Bureau of Reclamation’s FY 2023 WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant Program.
SCV Water’s New $2M Grant to Support Conservation Programs
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces Another Round of SR-14 Lane Closures
1964 - Lifelong SCV resident Harry S. Chacanaca dies; buried at Ruiz Cemetery [cemetery census]
grave marker
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