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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
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Shoplifting Suspect Arrested at Target Golden Valley
Monday, Jan 13, 2020

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a shoplifting suspect at the Target on Golden Valley Road, after the investigation of an unrelated call Sunday. Deputies received a call just before 5 p.m. regarding unattended children in a vehicle parked in a lot at The Plaza at Golden Valley shopping center Sunday evening,...

Advisory: High Wind, Icy Roads Through Tuesday
Monday, Dec 30, 2019

Meteorologists with the National Weather Service are advising the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding communities to take precautions for high winds and icy roads over the next couple nights. Winds from the north to northeast reaching gusts up to 50 mph are expected to pass through Southern California,...

Vehicle Strikes Child Pedestrian Near Jakes Way Bus Stop
Wednesday, Dec 18, 2019

A child pedestrian was reportedly struck by a vehicle near a school bus stop near the Park Sierra community on Jakes Way Wednesday morning. This is the third pedestrian hit by a vehicle in less than two weeks, and the second child struck in 10 days. The scene was witnessed by multiple commuters, at the...

Woman Arrested for Alleged Walmart Thefts
Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a woman who was allegedly recognized by loss-prevention staff on suspicion of possible prior thefts at the Walmart on The Old Road in Stevenson Ranch, officials said Tuesday. Store staff contacted the SCV Sheriff’s Station regarding a woman...

SCV Deputies Investigate Theft at Vons in Canyon Country
Monday, Dec 9, 2019

A grocery store theft turned into a struggle when a group of suspects, believed to be teens or young adults, tried to steal alcohol from Vons in Canyon Country on Sunday. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to the Sand Canyon Plaza at the intersection of Sand Canyon Road and Soledad...

Child Struck by Vehicle in Crosswalk near Bridgeport Elementary

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating a report of a child struck in the crosswalk by a vehicle making a left hand turn onto Newhall Ranch Road, near Grandview Drive and Bridgeport Elementary School, on Monday. Several drivers on the road at the time of the collision...

Jackknifed Big Rig Prompts Hard Closure of I-5
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

A driver of a big rig truck on southbound Interstate 5 jackknifed Tuesday morning, according to California Highway Patrol officers. CHP Officer Eric Preissman of the Newhall-area office said the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 would be closed for two hours after a hard closure was implemented around...

One Detained in Bizarre I-5 Freeway Disturbance
Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies detained a man Wednesday who reportedly threatened to jump from a freeway overpass, after a reported disturbance on an out-of-town bus trip. California Highway Patrol officers were alerted to a disturbance inside a bus Wednesday morning on the Interstate...

Sulphur Springs Union School District Announces Tick Fire Closures
Monday, Oct 28, 2019

Sulphur Springs Union School District officials announced schools will be closed starting Monday, Oct, 28, due to the Tick Fire that burned homes in Canyon Country. School district officials sent out emails and phone calls Sunday to alert parents that four schools will stay closed for one week. Families...

Oct. 30: Tick Fire Assistance Center to Open in Santa Clarita

Residents affected by the recent Tick Fire, which has burned more than 4,600 acres as of Monday, began to slowly repopulate the area, along with assistance from local, county and state agencies. The L.A. County Fire Department is asking residents to stay prepared by keeping food and water available during...

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On Sunday, theater luminaries recognized achievements in Broadway at the 74th Tony Awards at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City, after more than a year delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CalArtian’s Lighting Design for Moulin Rouge! The Musical Earns Him First Tony
One person died Monday after an RV hopped over a curb and crashed into the Santa Clara River bed in Canyon Country, according to officials.
One Person Dead After RV Crashes into Santa Clara River Bed
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Monday announced the 168th death from COVID-19, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 168th Death; SCV Cases Total 35,692
College of the Canyons quarterback Tooni Ikahihifo tossed two fourth quarter touchdowns and the Cougars' defense forced a pair of turnovers as No. 5 Canyons defeated visiting No. 21 Palomar College on Saturday.
Two 4th Quarter TDs Lead Canyons Past Palomar 42-30
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Sept. 27 - Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘This Sucks,’ ‘NCIS: L.A.,’ ‘Dollface,’ Nine Other Productions
A Hart High School student confessed after a threat to the school was found Friday afternoon written inside a campus restroom, Principal Jason d’Autremont informed parents via email Monday.
Hart High Parents Notified of Threat to School, Student Confesses
Princess Cruises sailed guests from the Port of Los Angeles Saturday, marking the first cruise vacation departure from San Pedro since the cruise industry’s pause in operations early last year.
Grand Princess Becomes First Ship to Set Sail from Port of L.A. Since 2020 Operations Pause
One person was transported to the hospital after a reported stabbing in Canyon Country overnight.
One Person Sent to Hospital After Reported Canyon Country Stabbing
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Motor Vehicles reminds customers that it will never ask for personal information related to driver’s license number, Social Security number or financial information through text or unsolicited phone calls or email.
Californians Warned of DMV Text Message Scams
2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Clampitt fire
After news reports detailing sexual assault allegations against a Newhall massage therapist on Sept. 2, a half-dozen additional victims have come forward, according to sheriff’s investigators.
Additional Victims Come Forward in Newhall Massage Therapist Sexual Assault Investigation
Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, welcomed news of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s veto of Assembly Bill 616 on Wednesday.
Newsom Vetoes Agricultural Worker Union Elections Bill Opposed by Wilk
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,524 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that eligible Los Angeles County residents can begin receiving their booster doses at any of the hundreds of sites offering the Pfizer vaccine.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Announces Pfizer Booster Available to Eligible Residents; 35,524 Total SCV Cases
Yair Haimoff, SIOR and Randy Cude of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., are pleased to announce a recent 71,874-square-foot ground lease located in Valencia, CA.
Spectrum CRE Completes Ground Lease with Tenant In-N-Out Burgers
Los Angeles County announced it is now administering Pfizer booster third doses after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in several population groups. The CDC also recommended a booster dose for those in high-risk occupational and institutional settings.
County Begins Administering Pfizer Booster to Eligible Residents
1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
Sanford Lyon
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital are once again urging those eligible to get vaccinated, as the hospital is experiencing a marked influx of COVID-19 patients, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said Thursday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Hospital Admittance Up 50%; SCV Cases Total 35,477
A “significant amount of smoke” from the Windy and KNP Complex fires northeast of Bakersfield in the Sequoia National Forest have entered the Los Angeles area, according to a Thursday morning tweet from the U.S. National Weather Service Los Angeles.
Hazy SCV Skies from Sequoia Forest Fires
Spookiness is on its way to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
Scarecrow Alley Coming to Old Town Newhall
The Chiquita Canyon Landfill Technical Advisory Committee met Wednesday afternoon to discuss updates at the Val Verde landfill.
Chiquita Canyon Landfill Health Report Nearing Final Process
Following a record-breaking event in 2020 – Soup for the Soul will once again be presented virtually in 2021.
Tickets Now on Sale for Bridge to Home’s 2021 Soup for the Soul Virtual Fundraiser
The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Evening of Remembrance event will occur on Wednesday, Sept. 29, beginning with a Walk of Remembrance at 6:15 p.m., followed by the program at 6:45 p.m.
Community Invited to Annual Evening of Remembrance
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