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1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
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Photo Gallery: West Ranch Bests Saugus 9-2; Improves to 2-0 in Foothill League
Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

Saugus High School hosted West Ranch Friday, March 6, in the second game of the Foothill League season. West Ranch came away with a 9-2 win over Saugus and improved to 2-0 in league play. Luke St. Amand got the win for the Wildcats as Saugus’ Jon Bahr took the loss for Saugus. Kevin Karzin, president...

Photo Gallery: West Ranch Dominates Saugus in League Opener
Thursday, Mar 5, 2020

West Ranch High School hosted Saugus High School in the Foothill League Season Opener Wednesday. West Ranch took an early 2-0 lead and would not look back beating Saugus 7-1. West Ranch pitchers Scott Bauman and James Hepp combined for 12 strikeouts, holding Saugus to just three hits over seven innings....

Photo Gallery: Hart Hands West Ranch First Loss of Season
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019

West Ranch High School was undefeated prior to their game against Hart High, Saturday, Oct. 26. The Wildcats gave Hart all they could handle before Hart came out on top 28 – 21 to hand the Wildcats their first loss of the season. The score was tied at 14 at halftime and Hart took a 28 –...

Photo Gallery: West Ranch Trounces Saugus 53-20
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

West Ranch High School improved to 8-0 on the year as they beat Saugus High School, 53 – 20, Friday, Oct. 18, at College of the Canyons. Up next for West Ranch is Hart, Friday, at Valencia High School. In other Foothill League action, Valencia beat Golden Valley 34 – 0 and Hart beat Canyon...

Photo Gallery: Valencia Falls to Loyola 29-14
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019

Valencia High School lost to Loyola High School 29-14 Friday, Sept. 20, at Valencia High School. The loss drops Valencia to 2-2 on the year. The Vikings travel to Calabasas Friday to finish the preseason. Kevin Karzin, president of the Santa Clarita Valley Photographer’s Association, contributed...

Photo Gallery, Week 2: COC Crushes Grossmont 41-13
Monday, Sep 16, 2019

In Week 2 of the 2019 season, College of the Canyons hosted Grossmont College Saturday at Cougar Stadium, holding the Griffins to just 267 total yards, winning 41-13. The Cougars are now 1-1 for the 2019 season. Read the official COC recap here. Here’s a gallery of photos from the game, courtesy...

Photo Gallery: Hart Gives Up 30 Points in 2nd Half; Drops to Muir in OT 24-30
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

The Hart High Indians hosted the Muir High School Mustangs Friday, Aug. 30, at College of the Canyons. The Indians built a 13-0 lead at halftime before giving up 30 points in the second half to lose to the Mustangs 30-24 in overtime. Kevin Karzin, president of the Santa Clarita Valley Photographer’s...

Photo Gallery: West Ranch Wildcats Cruise Past Nordhoff 55-14
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

The West Ranch Wildcats hosted Nordhoff High School from Ojai on Friday, Aug. 23, at Valencia High School. The Wildcats easily beat Nordhoff 55-14, doing it through the air, on the ground and scoring at will during the second half. Kevin Karzin, president of the Santa Clarita Valley Photographers Association,...

Photo Gallery: Hart Falls to West Ranch 5-4
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

Hart High traveled to West Ranch Wednesday and took a two-run lead into the seventh inning before giving up three runs and fell to West Ranch 5-4. West Ranch High School’s Evan Gallatly knocked in the winning run with bases loaded in the seventh. West Ranch improved to 5-1 in league and 13-6 overall....

Photo Gallery: JetHawks Crack Nuts 9-7 in Season Opener
Friday, Apr 6, 2018

The Lancaster JetHawks opened up the 2018 season with a 9-7 win over the Modesto Nuts Thursday at the Hangar in Lancaster. Willie Abreu led the way with a pair of two-run home runs as part of a 13-hit effort for the JetHawks. Heath Holder (1-0) got the win and Reid Humphrey got the save for the JetHawks....

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1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]
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1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade
Park officials have announced Los Angeles County regional parks and natural areas, which include William S. Hart Park, Placerita Nature Center and Vasquez Rocks, will now be closed Mondays and Tuesdays due to staffing reductions.
SCV Regional Parks, Natural Areas Reduce Operating Hours
As the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health suspends daily reports until Monday, the California Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed a total of 248,235 cases statewide as of July 2 (up from 5,688 from July 1 and another 2,352 results received), with 6,263 deaths (up 100 from July 1) from the disease.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Cases, Hospitalizations, Deaths Rise Statewide
The Old Town Newhall Library will exhibit works by Santa Clarita artists created during "The Quarantine Art Challenge" from July 14 to October 9.
‘Quarantine Art Challenge’ Exhibit to Open at Newhall Library July 14
The Committee for College of the Canyons — Yes on Measure E has been ordered to pay a $9,000 fine for infractions committed in 2016 and 2017.
Committee for College of the Canyons Bond Measure Ordered to Pay $9K Fine
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services has launched a new website to provide county residents with general program information on DPSS services.
L.A. County Launches New Website for Public Social Services Dept.
At the direction of the Department of Public Health, all Los Angeles County beaches will be closed this weekend, resulting in the closure of all lifeguard towers.
Beaches in L.A., Ventura Counties to Close for Holiday Weekend
Air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, July 4, according to the latest South Coast Air Quality Management District forecast.
July 4 Air Quality: Unhealthy in SCV for Sensitive People (and Pets)
The city of Santa Clarita has changed the language of its Code Enforcement’s mission statement -- by omitting a portion stating that issues are addressed using the "broken windows" theory -- to reflect what officials said is a more accurate reflection of operations.
City Changes Code Enforcement Mission Statement Regarding ‘Broken Windows’ Theory
In a multiagency partnership, several Santa Clarita Valley nonprofits were able to receive enough food donations to allow them to serve thousands of local families in need.
Acts of Kindness: Enough Food Donations to Last the Summer
When Simon Mee, owner of Newhall Refinery, heard that officials were ordering bars and wineries to close once again, he wondered if SCV restaurants would be next.
SCV Restaurants in ‘Survival Mode’ Amid Ever-Changing COVID-19 Restrictions
A music teacher who taught in schools throughout Southern California, including Santa Clarita, pleaded guilty to one federal count of producing child pornography and six state counts of lewd acts with a child under the age of 14.
Music Teacher Charged with Sex Acts Upon Children, Child Porn Pleads Guilty
Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday the “Wear A Mask” public awareness campaign encouraging Californians to use face coverings – one of the best ways people can protect themselves and others from the virus.
Newsom Launches ‘Wear a Mask’ Campaign as COVID-19 Cases Surge
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 2,204 new cases of COVID-19 and 55 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 3,239 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: California Surpasses 240,000 Cases, 3,239 Cases in SCV
The SCV Senior Center’s popular lunch service for seniors in the Santa Clarita Valley held a special “Drive Thru Celebration” for the Fourth of July.
Bella Vida Holds Special ‘Drive-Thru Celebration’ for Fourth of July
College of the Canyons All-State middle linebacker Charles Ike, one of the most prodigious tacklers in the program's proud history, has signed with Idaho State University after a notable two-year run as one of the Cougars' top defensive playmakers.
COC’s All-State Linebacker Charles Ike Commits to Idaho State
As we continue to adapt business practices in this challenging environment, SCV Water remains deeply committed to the safety of our customers, community, and employees as we continue to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
In-Person Assistance, Payment Plans Now Available at SCV Water
Los Angeles County leaders are urging residents to stay home this 4th of July holiday weekend to slow the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the healthcare system is not overwhelmed.
County Leaders Urge Residents to Stay Home 4th of July Weekend, Slow COVID-19 Spread
Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel were called to the scene of a brush fire in Stevenson Ranch on Thursday.
Twain Fire in Stevenson Ranch Held to 3 Acres, Forward Progress Stopped
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Missing Person Unit are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Ashley Bebe Nichole, a 26-year-old Black female, who was last seen on the 17700 block of Birkewood Court in Santa Clarita, on Tuesday, June 2, at 3:10 a.m.
LASD Seek Public’s Help in Locating Missing Santa Clarita Woman
The city of Santa Clarita wants to know how your internet service is performing. Local businesses and residents alike are encouraged to complete the City’s new Speed Test Survey available at speedup.santa-clarita.com.
Santa Clarita Residents Encouraged to Take Internet Speed Test Survey