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1970 - SCV voters recall two Hart School Board members who won't let students circulate anti-Vietnam War petition [story]


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Officials: Missing Woman’s Unoccupied Car Was Hit by Train
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

Search-and-rescue workers combed the rugged terrain near Lang Station on Wednesday, where an unoccupied car was hit by a train the night before, looking for the car’s owner, Nakita Marie Monkhouse, who was reported missing early Wednesday. Monkhouse, 31, a Canyon Country resident who suffers from...

Big Rig Fire Sparks Small Brush Fire in Newhall Pass
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019

A burning big rig sparked a small brush fire mid-afternoon Tuesday near Weldon Canyon and where Interstate 5 connects with Highway 14, in the Newhall Pass. Shortly after 3:45 p.m., a semi caught fire on the I-5 overpass near Weldon Canyon and by 4 p.m. firefighters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department...

Former Master’s Employee Charged with 4 Counts of Secretly Taking Indecent Photos

A former employee of The Master’s University was charged Tuesday with four counts of secretly videotaping or photographing the body or undergarments of four unsuspecting women. Prosecutors with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed a four-page misdemeanor complaint against Sebastian...

Man Allegedly Found Naked, Yelling, Arrested in Saugus
Monday, Sep 9, 2019

Some residents in the Saugus neighborhood near Willow Court were awakened early Saturday morning to the sounds of a naked man allegedly screaming and banging on doors. About 2:20 a.m. Saturday, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to reports of an indecent exposure call...

16 of 19 Weekend DUI Arrests Had Prior DUI Convictions
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

All but three of the 19 DUI arrests made over the long weekend in the Santa Clarita Valley involved motorists who were previously convicted of driving while intoxicated. From Friday to Monday, officers with the Newhall-area Office of the California Highway Patrol and deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley...

Closing Arguments Due Monday in Child Sex Case Retrial
Friday, Aug 23, 2019

A year after jurors failed to reach a verdict in the case of a former Disney executive charged with engaging in lewd acts with a child, a brand new jury is scheduled to hear closing arguments in the man’s retrial on the same charges. Jonathan Blake Heely, 60, of Santa Clarita, was held to answer Feb....

Fire Engulfs Motorhome Near Bouquet, Texas Canyon Roads
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

Firefighters saved a hilltop house from burning down Thursday as fire from a fully engulfed nearby motorhome spread to the brush and swept up the hillside. The fire broke out about 12:10 p.m, on a rural property off of Bouquet Canyon Road near Texas Canyon Road. “We saved the house but not the mobile...

Body of Man Found on Newhall Bike Path
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

Natural causes are suspected in the death of a man whose body was found Wednesday on a bike path in Newhall, near the South Fork Trail. Deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to reports of a body found on a bike path. “This was an adult male who was found (dead) on the...

Thibault Facing Multiple Charges in Deadly Wrong-Way Crash

A preliminary hearing got underway Wednesday for Nicole Danielle Thibault, a Santa Clarita Valley woman facing multiple criminal charges, including murder, in connection with a fatal wrong-way traffic collision in January 2018. Thibault, 28, appeared in Los Angeles County Superior Court for the beginning...

No DUI Arrests in SCV Sobriety Checkpoint
Monday, Aug 19, 2019

Not a single motorist was arrested for impaired driving during Friday’s DUI checkpoint carried out by the California Highway Patrol, despite 400 drivers stopped. “During our recent DUI checkpoint on The Old Road at Constitution Avenue, officers contacted almost 400 individual vehicles and issued...

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1970 - SCV voters recall two Hart School Board members who won't let students circulate anti-Vietnam War petition [story]
1924 - SCV Deputy Ed Brown killed in shootout with Gus Le Brun [story]
Deputy Ed Brown
A bat left on a napkin on the doorstep of All Creatures Veterinary Center in Newhall on Tuesday has tested positive for rabies, the Department of Public Health reported Friday afternoon.
Rabid Bat Left at Veterinary Center in Newhall
Twenty-six years after Chris Beck left the diamond and etched his name in The Master's University baseball program's record books, his son, Jackson, will take the field for the Mustangs in 2020.
TMU Baseball Signs Jackson Beck, Son of Hall of Famer
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies detained an "uncooperative person" in Valencia Friday afternoon, according to station officials.
SCV Deputies Detain ‘Uncooperative Person’ in Valencia
College of the Canyons will look to rebound from its week one loss when the Cougars host Grossmont College in Week 2 action Saturday night in a non-conference contest.
Cougars Football Ready to Rebound in Week 2 vs. Grossmont
Despite having some chances, the College of the Canyons men's soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss to Moorpark College as the visiting Raiders were able to spoil the Cougars' 2019 home opener.
Canyons Falls 1-0 to Moorpark in Home Opener
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed three additional mosquito samples positive for West Nile virus have been collected in two new areas: Boyle Heights and Whittier.
West Nile Virus Confirmed in Boyle Heights, Whittier
The city of Santa Clarita will host the 25th Annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo on Saturday, September 21, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., starting at the Newhall Community Center located at 22421 Market Street.
Sept. 21: 25th Annual River Rally Cleanup
To help keep kids safe, the California Highway Patrol is joining its traffic safety partners throughout the state for Child Passenger Safety Week, which begins September 15 and concludes September 21 with National Seat Check Saturday.
CHP Preps for Child Passenger Safety Week
Senate Bill 153 has cleared the California Legislature and the industrial hemp bill will now go to Governor Gavin Newsom for final action, the bill's author, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Friday.
Wilk Hemp Industry Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk
The California Senate passed a robust consumer protection law Friday that limits the amount of interest payday lenders can charge their customers.
California Lawmakers OK Cap on Payday Lending Rates
It was a regular day at work for employees at Jimmy Dean’s in Valencia on Thursday until several customers and employees were witnesses to a suspicious man near the restaurant who was removing his clothes.
Witnesses Share What They Saw Before Thursday’s Shooting
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation of Thursday afternoon's deputy-involved shooting in Santa Clarita, according to an LASD update Thursday night.
Detectives Continue Deputy-Involved Shooting Investigation
With her bills approved by the Legislature, Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) announced the status of her 2019 legislative package Friday.
Smith Bills Update: Seven Passed, Four Already Signed
Moving to keep children off websites like Facebook and Instagram, California lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill barring social media companies from opening an account for anyone under the age of 13 without receiving parental consent.
California Moves to Keep Pre-Teens Off Social Media
Sebastian Barrales Raymundo of Santa Clarita was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday on charges of taking upskirt photos of four women, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Santa Clarita Man Charged with Taking Upskirt Photos
The California Legislature on Wednesday approved Senate Bill 206, the "Fair Pay to Play Act," authored by state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, and co-authored by Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita.
California Legislature OK’s SB 206, ‘Fair Pay to Play Act’
1964 - Fire fighters mop up after blaze in Bouquet Canyon that destroyed world's largest live oak tree [story]
fire
Longtime Agua Dulce resident Doreetha S. Daniels, who became the oldest person ever to graduate from College of the Canyons in June 2015 at age 99, died Sunday. She was 103. Services are pending.
Doreetha Daniels, COC’s Oldest Graduate, Dies at 103
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday the Latino Business Alliance Businesses of the Year Awards to Northeast Valley Health Corporation and Premier America Credit Union.
Chamber to Honor Northeast Valley Health Corporation, Premier America
As part of annual roadway improvements, the city of Santa Clarita will reconfigure two area streets to include a bicycle lane in both directions.
Road Improvements Scheduled for Plum Canyon Road, Smyth Drive
On Wednesday, Santa Clarita Sheriff’s COBRA detectives, assisted by deputies, detained several local high school students after learning about social media threats regarding committing acts of school violence.
Several Students Detained After Alleged Threats of School Violence
A suspect was shot by a local sheriff’s deputy in the Valencia Industrial Center Thursday, prompting a shutdown of the intersection of Rye Canyon Road and Stanford Avenue.
Suspect Shot, Killed in Reported Deputy-Involved Shooting