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March 4
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High

Fans Flock to Central Park for Tributefest
Saturday, May 12, 2012

People from all over Southern California flocked to the 3rd annual Tributefest head on Saturday at Central Park. This 11-hour fest featured cover bands for artists such as Elton John, Tom Petty, Beatles, Journey, Rolling Stones, U2, Queen and the Police. Each band performed a one-hour set, covering top...

Driver Injured as He Knocks Out Power in Saugus
Monday, Apr 23, 2012

Photos by Elliott Cohen / SCVNews.com - Click images to enlarge A Lancaster man is in stable condition following a collision Monday afternoon on Bouquet Canyon Road in Saugus. Witnesses said the driver, Jason O’Keefe, 24, was traveling eastbound on Bouquet at Shadow Valley Lane, north of David...

SCV Robbery Suspects Caught in Hyde Park
Friday, Mar 16, 2012

The stolen car in which the suspects fled. Photo by Elliott Cohen for SCVNews.com Two men sought in connection with an armed robbery Friday night in Santa Clarita have been apprehended at a motel in the Hyde Park district of Los Angeles. The men, described as black males, one of whom was wearing an “NY”...

Motorcyclist Killed on San Francisquito Canyon
Saturday, Feb 25, 2012

A 24-year-old Leona Valley man was killed Saturday morning when he lost control of his motorcycle on southbound San Francisquito Canyon Road. Officer Monica Posada of the California Highway Patrol identified the victim as Leonard Rohaley II. According to the CHP report, Rohaley was riding a 2006 Yamaha...

State Parole Agent Shot, Wounded in Lake View Terrace
Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012

SEE UPDATED STORY => http://scvnews.com/?p=24186 —— UPDATE 4:25 p.m.: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies have apprehended one possible  suspect and are detaining a second man in connection with the shooting Wednesday of a state parole agent in Lake View Terrace. A man who loosely...

Brush Fire Quickly Contained on Newhall Ranch Road
Sunday, Jan 1, 2012

Los Angeles County firefighters made quick work of a brush fire that broke out Sunday afternoon just north of Newhall Ranch Road in the middle of Santa Clarita. The fire was reported just before 1:30 p.m. in an area of brush and trees northeast of the intersection of Newhall Ranch and Hillsborough Parkway....

Family Injured as Blown Tire Causes Rollover Crash
Saturday, Dec 31, 2011

Photos by Elliott Cohen for SCVNews.com | Click to Enlarge A family from Los Angeles is recovering after a Saturday morning crash on the 14 Freeway at Sand Canyon Road. The family’s Ford Explorer Sport was traveling northbound on the freeway when the the left front tire apparently blew out. The...

Suspect On Loose After Disabling Stolen Car
Monday, Dec 26, 2011

A suspect is on the loose in Newhall after rendering his stolen car undriveable Monday morning in Newhall. The suspect is identified only as a Hispanic male of average height and weight, about 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds, age unknown. Sgt. Sam Soehnel of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station said...

Saugus Man Totals Car in Commerce Center
Saturday, Dec 24, 2011

A 23-year-old Saugus man is in stable condition following a high-speed solo collision Saturday morning in the Valencia Commerce Center. Witnesses said the man’s silver Toyota Celica was traveling southbound on Commerce Center Drive near Witherspoon Parkway at about 10:20 a.m. when the driver lost...

Body of Man, 53, Found at Valencia Gas Station
Friday, Dec 23, 2011

Employees at the Chevron gas station on Bouquet Canyon and Newhall Ranch roads in Valencia found the body of an unidentified 53-year-old man lying on the ground Friday morning at about 8:15 a.m. The man was unresponsive and bleeding from the head. Fire Department paramedics and sheriff deputies arrived...

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1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
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]
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