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1936 - U.S. release of Silent Era's last feature, "Modern Times" with Charles Chaplin, partially shot in SCV [story]
Modern Times scene


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Officials ID Pedestrian Killed by Car on Sierra Highway
Friday, Apr 15, 2016

Jose Manuel Mendoza, 51, has been identified as the man who was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night on Sierra Highway near the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus. Arleta resident Jose Manuel Mendoza was pronounced dead at the scene of the single-vehicle crash in the 17100 block of...

Santa Clarita Man Killed in Glendale Traffic Collision Friday
Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016

Scot Gomez, 32, of Santa Clarita, was identified as the victim of a fatal traffic collision in Glendale early Friday morning. Read the full story [here].

Savaikie Family Sues City, State for Death of Teen
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

Wyatt Savaikie The family of Wyatt Savaikie has filed a lawsuit against the city of Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, the state of California, SoCal Edison and the 74-year-old driver of the vehicle that allegedly killed the Saugus teen. The family claims that a governmental body contributed to the...

No Charges Brought Against Dog Whisperer

The investigation into Cesar Millan has ended and no charges will be brought against the “Dog Whisperer,” officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care & Control announced Monday. Read the full story [here].

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Murder, Reckless Driving in Commerce Crash
Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016

A Whittier man who allegedly caused the fiery multi-vehicle crash that killed three people while street racing on the 5 Freeway pleaded not guilty on Wednesday. Read the full story [here].

Authorities ID Victim Killed in Saugus Crash

The 22-year-old man who was killed Monday night in a single-vehicle traffic collision in Saugus has been identified. Read the full story [here].

Suspect in Valencia Rape Case Pleads Not Guilty
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016

A 24-year-old Winnetka man pleaded not guilty Tuesday on rape charges. Etienne Juarez Rosas is facing four felony charges: one count of kidnapping to commit another crime, one count of forcible rape and two counts of sexual penetration by foreign object, said Sarah Ardalani, public information officer...

Man Fatally Struck by Metrolink Train in Canyon Country
Friday, Mar 25, 2016

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was hit by a train in Canyon Country this morning. The man, who has only been described as Hispanic and between the ages of 35 and 40, was hit by a train at approximately 8 a.m., near...

Kidnapping Suspect Pleads Not Guilty
Thursday, Mar 24, 2016

A 40-year-old who is suspected of kidnapping a toddler at knifepoint from an Agua Dulce home pleaded not guilty Wednesday. Thomas Dillingham is being charged with one count of kidnapping a victim under 14 with use of a knife allegation and one count of assault with a deadly weapon, a knife. Read the...

Castaic Jail Inmate Reportedly Died of Natural Causes
Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016

The inmate who died at the North County Correctional Facility in Castaic over the weekend “died a natural death,” according to Los Angeles County Homicide detectives. The man, who has yet to be identified, had a seizure at approximately 7:05 a.m. Sunday and was pronounced dead while being transported...

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Fry's Electronics, the consumer electronics retailer, announced Wednesday that it is going out of business after nearly 36 years.
Fry’s Electronics Closing All Its Stores
The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) announced Thursday the upcoming launch of the Los Angeles Online Dispute Resolution (LA-ODR) program, in collaboration with the Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County and its Dispute Resolution Program (DRP), and the Center for Conflict Resolution.
L.A. County Launches Program to Help Litigants Settle Cases Online
A former manager of the Valencia COVID-19 testing lab is being sued by the operator for breaching her contract after she accused the company of poor performance.
PerkinElmer Suing Whistleblower for Breach of Contract
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 132 new deaths and 2,072 new cases of COVID-19, with 25,990 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Nearing 26,000; L.A. County Reaches 100 MIS-C Cases in Children
Three hundred sixty-six feature films are eligible for the 2020 Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.
Academy Announces 366 Feature Films Eligible for 2020 Best Picture Oscar
Hannah Cumming is exactly the type of player Master's women's soccer head coach Curtis Lewis appreciates.
Hannah Cumming Signs with TMU
Santa Clarita City Council members declined Tuesday to administer $6.8 million in state rental assistance funds for eligible residents who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and let the state handle those dollars but approved creating a program for them with $6.3 million from the federal government.
Rental Aid Program Coming to Eligible Santa Clarita Residents Impacted by Pandemic
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold a special meeting virtually Friday, Feb. 26, at 2:00 p.m. 
Feb. 26: City Council Legislative Committee Virtual Special Meeting
As Los Angelenos envision their future — whether it’s housing, parks or wellness — there is much they can learn from the past.
CSUN Collaborates with Tataviam, Indigenous Communities to Create Virtual, Ecological History Map
Flair Cleaners, Southern California’s leading eco-friendly dry cleaner, is hosting its 6th Annual Flair Cares Food Drive, Hang Up Hunger, through March 31
Annual Flair Cares Food Drive Underway
Youth and adult sports leagues can resume outdoors in Los Angeles County, after the county’s Department of Public Health announced Wednesday the agency is aligning its protocols with the state’s.
L.A. County Allows for Return of Outdoor Youth, Adult Sports
One person was pronounced dead after a fiery traffic collision in Newhall on Wednesday.
Newhall Crash Leaves One Dead
1936 - U.S. release of Silent Era's last feature, "Modern Times" with Charles Chaplin, partially shot in SCV [story]
Modern Times scene
California State University, Northridge head tennis coach Gary Victor has announced the 2021 Matadors’ women's tennis schedule.
Matadors Set 2021 Women’s Tennis Schedule for March-May
Acclaimed guitarist, songwriter, record producer, and Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Mike Campbell, formerly a member of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, will be the first to host radio station 88.5-FM's new "Artist in Residence" series Saturday, February 27, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Feb. 27: Ex-Heartbreaker Mike Campbell to Host 88.5 FM’s First ‘Artist in Residence’ Show
In the wake of the Canadian Transport Ministry’s Interim Order extending the closure of Canadian ports and waters to passenger vessels, Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises has found it necessary to cancel three voyages:
Princess Cancels 3 Cruises as Canadian Ports Remain Closed
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to extend its eviction moratorium through June 30, 2021.
L.A. County Extends Eviction Moratorium through June 30
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s motion to explore ways to protect and support the rights of crime victims was unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
Supes Unanimously OK Barger Motion to Protect, Support Crime Victims
Programs at the Castaic Lake Recreation Area and pool are set to return after the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a motion to restore the budget for the county's Department of Parks and Recreation.
Castaic Lake, Pool Programs to Return as Supes Restore Parks & Rec Funding
The city of Santa Clarita has awarded a contract to the Los Angeles Kings and American Sports Entertainment Company (ASEC) for the operation of the city-owned ice rink, located at 27745 Smyth Drive in Valencia.
L.A. Kings, ASEC to Operate Former Ice Station Valencia Rink
The California Air Resources Board or CARB is not doing enough to measure and analyze whether its transportation programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are effective, the state auditor said in a report issued Tuesday.
California Auditor Demands CARB Prove Climate Programs Are Working
California Governor Gavin Newsom Tuesday signed into law a comprehensive six-bill relief package of immediate actions to speed needed relief to individuals, families, and businesses suffering the most significant economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Newsom Signs 6-Bill COVID-19 Relief Package to Aid Hard-Hit Californians
1993 - Jury awards Newhall Land $2.3 million for "Valencia" trademark infringement by Palmer apartments at Valle del Oro, Newhall [story]
Palmer Guilty