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1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]


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Connie Marsh Cold Case Warms, Then Cools
Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019

When Detective Richard Lopez was recently handed an old photo carried around these past 45 years by CalArts students who remember with fondness their friend and fellow student artist Connie Marsh, there was a flicker of hope in the “cold case.” Lopez, who works for the Los Angeles County Sheriff...

Duo Accused of Possessing Drugs, Counterfeit Cash
Monday, Jul 1, 2019

A man and a woman from Thousand Oaks were arrested in the Santa Clarita Valley Friday afternoon during a traffic stop, accused of possessing drugs and counterfeit money. The individuals were arrested shortly after 4 p.m. Friday on suspicion of drug possession and possessing counterfeit $100 bills. On...

Parents Upset Over Homeless Woman Approaching Kids
Friday, Jun 28, 2019

A local woman is causing a stir among Santa Clarita Valley parents by approaching babies and toddlers, talking to them and, at times, reaching out to touch them, ultimately sparking a response by sheriff’s deputies. In one case, widely reported on social media, the woman allegedly walked up to a carload...

Child Airlifted in Valencia After Suffering Head Injury
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

Child with head injury airlifted in Valencia A child suffering a head injury was airlifted from an open spot behind Kaiser Permanente on Tourney Road at noon Thursday. Paramedics were called to the area of Tourney Road, just north of Valencia Boulevard at 11:25 a.m. “This was a call for a head injury,”...

Three SCV Outages Leave 3,900 Without Power
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019

At least 3,900 people were left without electricity Wednesday afternoon as a result of three outages reported by Southern California Edison. “At 1:23 p.m., we had an outage that affected 3594 customers,” Edison spokeswoman Susan Cox said. At 3 p.m., power was restored to some, but at least 2,156...

Ash, Ella Reunited: Dog Sold by Ex Returned
Monday, Jun 24, 2019

The spiteful ex-boyfriend was dead wrong when he told Ashley Farley she would never see her beloved Pomeranian pup “Ella” again after informing her that he sold the dog while she was at work. On Wednesday, after scores of media outlets carried the story of Ella being sold on Craigslist, the dog buyers...

Truck Hauling Furniture Catches Fire, Spills Oil
Friday, Jun 21, 2019

A furniture-hauling truck caught fire as it made its way through the Grapevine on Friday morning, spilling about 10 gallons of engine oil and prompting a response by firefighters specially trained in handling hazardous materials. Shortly after 4:20 a.m., the cab of a semi hauling furniture along the...

Boots and Brews Battery Reports Explained

Sheriff’s officials shared details Thursday about complaints filed by women earlier in the week alleging they were accosted Saturday during the Boots & Brews Country Music Festival in Central Park. On Monday, two women went to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and filed reports of battery. On...

Pending Arrest on Pedophile Charges, SCV Swim Coach Dies
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019

Update: SCV swim coach Jeremy Anderson died in a hospital while awaiting extradition to the United States. The cause of death has not been released. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department statement follows: In December 2017, detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Special...

Ex-Boyfriend Sells Owner’s Pup on Craigslist

Breaking up comes typically with some pain, but not usually the sort suffered by Ashley Farley — who returned home from work to learn her boyfriend had sold her dog. The ex-boyfriend’s parting words to Farley in the abrupt unexpected breakup were: “You’re never going to see her again.” Farley...

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1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]
The Public Outreach and Legislation Committee of the SCV Water Agency is scheduled to meet on Thursday, July 18, at 5:30 p.m.
July 18: SCV Water’s Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Join Valley Industry Association (VIA) for its inaugural "Christmas in July" joint mixer with JCI Santa Clarita (the Jaycees) on Thursday, July 25, at 5:30 p.m.
July 25: ‘Christmas in July’ Joint Mixer with VIA, JCI Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita’s local artists Zony Gordon and Bonny Butler will be the featured artists at the “Two of Us” art exhibition featuring latest Watercolor & Mixed Media artworks.
SCV Artists to Hold ‘Two of Us’ Exhibit at Fast Frame Gallery
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) revealed 42 new badges Tuesday exclusively for girls in grades K–12 that allow them to make their own choices about how they want to experience and influence the world.
Girl Scouts Unveils 42 New Badges Aimed to Empower Girls
On Saturday, July 20, the band Prussia will cool down Central Park with some funk, blues and soul.
North Hollywood-Based Band Prussia to Make Concerts in the Park Debut
The San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative meeting will take place Thursday, July 25, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
July 25: San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative Meeting
Cruise guests ready to travel through time and space need to look no further than Princess Cruises newest ships – Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess – to experience Phantom Bridge, a world’s first game combining digital and physical elements for the ultimate immersive escape room.
Princess Cruises Newest Ships to Offer Immersive Escape Room
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will take place Wednesday, July 17, at 7:00 p.m. (with a Closed Session beginning at 5:45 p.m.)
July 17: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee Meeting (CCAC) will take place Wednesday, July 17, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., at the Mint Canyon Moose Lodge Family Center Banquet Room.
July 17: Canyon Country Advisory Committee Meeting
LANCASTER – The JetHawks came to tie the game four times before finally taking the lead in a 6-5 win over the San Jose Giants Monday night at The Hangar. Matt McLaughlin drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning.
JetHawks Rally Against Giants to Take Series Finale
Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management, will partner with the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) for a Wildfire Preparedness Town Hall Meeting in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Smith Partners with LACoFD, LASD for Wildfire Preparedness Town Hall
SACRAMENTO – Last week, Assemblyman Tom Lackey’s, (R-Palmdale), bill to prevent driving while high (AB 127) was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Lackey Bill to Prevent Driving While High Signed into Law
A family recently targeted by a prank 911 call is voicing displeasure with swatting and Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies in a complaint filed less than 24 hours after the family was handcuffed on its front lawn.
Stevenson Ranch Resident Alleges Misconduct by SCV Deputies
1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [story]
Harry Carey
After nearly two decades serving College of the Canyons and its students, Dr. Barry Gribbons has agreed to become president of Los Angeles Valley College.
COC’s Gribbons Named President of LA Valley College
The Los Angeles County Probation Department's 2019 First Quarter Accomplishment Report is now available for viewing online.
County Probation Issues 2019 First Quarter Report
The University of Antelope Valley has promoted UAV baseball alumnus and three-year assistant coach Neal White to the position of Head Baseball Coach, effective immediately.
Neal White Promoted to Head Baseball Coach at UAV
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released a report Monday with findings that unlicensed cannabis dispensaries in LA County — in contrast to those that are licensed — pose health risks to consumers.
County Report Assesses Health Impact of Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensaries
College of the Canyons' 2018-19 season was another banner year for COC Athletics, with many highlights to recap, including the Men's Soccer Team's first Western State Conference championship.
COC Athletics 2018-2019 — Cougars by the Numbers
Following a crushing 17-5 defeat Saturday, the Lancaster Jethawks fell again to the San Jose Giants on Sunday evening by a score of 5-3 at The Hangar.
Lancaster Falls to San Jose Sunday
The San Jose Giants overwhelmed the JetHawks Saturday night, handing Lancaster a 17-5 crushing defeat at home at The Hangar.
JetHawks Lose Big to Giants Saturday
The Lancaster JetHawks got a fantastic start from Garrett Schilling to beat the Stockton Ports, 5-2, Friday night at The Hangar.
Schilling Shines in JetHawks Win Over Ports
After Los Angeles and Long Beach, Santa Clarita experienced the most growth in real estate and business property values of all 88 Los Angeles County cities, according to the 2019 Assessment Roll certified by County Assessor Jeff Prang and released Monday.
Assessor: LA County, SCV Property Values Grow to All-Time High