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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
Acton hotel fire

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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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
Acton hotel fire
Thirty-five percent of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence.
Zonta Club SCV Speaks Out Against Gender-Based Violence
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, is excited to announce that a series of Learn to Swim Scholarships will be made available for the Learn to Swim Program at Castaic Aquatic Center this upcoming Winter and Spring Season
L.A. County Opens Winter, Spring Scholarship Swim Programs at Castaic Aquatic Center
The new Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, located at 26201 Golden Valley Road, was unveiled Monday.
LASD, Local Officials Unveil New SCV Sheriff’s Station
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Monday announced an additional death, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths since the onset of the pandemic to 175, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 175th Death; SCV Cases Total 36,756
The Valencia High School Marching Band and Color Guard is holding the 9th Annual Pride of the Vikings Field Tournament at the Valencia High School Stadium, Saturday, Oct. 23, at 3:30 p.m.
Pride of the Vikings Field Tournament Returns to Valencia High School
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the five productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Oct. 18 - Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021:
Filming in SCV This Week Includes Three TV Shows, One Commercial, One Feature
Each time the MB2 Entertainment owners — who happen to be not only business leaders but also two longtime Santa Clarita Valley residents — drove past the Mountasia Family Fun Center, they felt a pull to revitalize the SCV staple.
MB2 Entertainment Bringing Fun Back to Former Mountasia Property
A 67-yard touchdown from Saugus Centurions (7-1, 3-0) quarterback Brady Welch to running back Jacob Faraldo blew the gates open in the 42-7 win against the Golden Valley Grizzlies (3-4, 1-2) on Friday.
Cents Trounce Grizzlies 42-7
The Hart Indians (2-6, 1-2) completed the comeback over Valencia (3-4, 1-2) scoring 14 unanswered points in the final two minutes of regulation and overtime for the 27-21 win.
Hart Stuns Valencia in OT 27-21
Amy Green was a young woman when she fell into a cycle of abuse that began with a relationship with the wrong man and led her to an addiction to heroin.
Purple Palooza 5K Walk Brings Awareness to Domestic Violence
SACRAMENTO – Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the United States. In fact, the chance of a teen being involved in a crash is highest during their first two years of driving.
CHP’s ‘Start Smart’ Course Encourages Safe Driving Practices For Teens
1876 - Southern Pacific begins subdividing town of Newhall (original location at Bouquet Junction) [story]
Campton store
1837 - Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear at El Tejon [story]
Peter LaBeck
1853 - Sarah Gifford, community leader and wife of Newhall's first railroad station agent, born in England [story]
Sarah Gifford
The Saugus-based Camp Scott was placed on a short list of potential future sites for the county’s violent youth and young adult offenders, officials said Friday.
Camp Scott Placed on Short List for Future Juvenile, Young Adult Offenders
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 24 new deaths and 1,229 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,615 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Announces Recommendation for Johnson & Johnson Booster Dose; SCV Cases Total 36,615
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday calling for more local control over zoning laws and land use.
City Approves Resolution Asking for More Local Land Use Zoning Control
After Colleen Shaffer was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999, she decided she wanted to help others who were on the same uncertain journey she was on — so she hosted a tea party in her backyard where supporters showed up for her and on behalf of cancer patients.
Circle of Hope Hosts 17th Annual Tea Party Fundraiser to Support Cancer Patients
Women and men gathered on top of Old Town Newhall’s parking structure Thursday for an evening of drinks and recognition of local leaders in the film industry as part of Zonta’s women’s film festival, Lunafest.
Zonta’s Lunafest Empowers Women Through Filmmaking
On Oct. 15, Princess Cruises marked the return to service of the cruise line’s third ship in the U.S. – Emerald Princess – departing from the Port of Los Angeles on a 15-day Panama Canal cruise to Ft. Lauderdale.
Emerald Princess Debuts as Fifth Princess Ship to Return to Cruise Vacation Service
Two out of five league games have been completed as the Foothill League inches closer to the CIF playoffs. The Saugus Centurions and the West Ranch Wildcats remain the only unbeaten teams, setting up for a showdown in the coming weeks, which may decide the Foothill League champion.
Week Nine Football Preview
Foothill League girls golfers tested their skills Wednesday at The Oaks Club at Valencia, which is considered one of the longer courses in the league, and the West Ranch Wildcats still prevailed, pulling some of their best numbers from the entire season.
West Ranch Girls Golf Wins Fifth League Match in a Row
In a red carpet event held at the Laemmle Theatres in Newhall, Square Zero Films filmmakers and NAACP Santa Clarita members celebrated the world premiere of the sports documentary “SCRUM.”
NAACP Santa Clarita, Square Zero Films Celebrate World Premiere of ‘SCRUM’