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1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
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2 Arrested After Swapping License Plates in Wal-Mart Parking Lot
Monday, May 23, 2016

Two people are in custody after they were accused of swapping license plates from their car with another in the Wal-Mart parking lot at Kelly Johnson Parkway in Valencia Monday morning. Read the full story [here].

Two Vehicles Plummet Off Side Of Freeway, Land On Old Road
Friday, May 20, 2016

Two vehicles plummeted over the side of the I-5 freeway near the SR-14 connector Friday morning and landed upside down on the Old Road below, authorities said. The collision was reported in Newhall at 9:55 a.m. The nearest cross street where both vehicles came to rest was Weldon Canyon Road, according...

Bear Causes Damage to CC Home; Motorists Subsequently Report Sightings
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

File Photo A large black bear that was seen in a resident’s backyard in the Robinson Ranch community in Canyon Country earlier this month has been spotted again, this time causing damage to a residence. Read the story [here].   Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a pair...

Valencia Water to Raise Rates Amid Protests
Friday, May 13, 2016

Santa Clarita residents are reportedly protesting a proposed rate increase from Valencia Water Co. which aims to recover revenue losses due to conservation efforts. Read the full story [here].

Local Students to Join KHTS Staff on Annual Road Trip
Monday, Jan 25, 2016

Five high school students and one college student will join KHTS on their annual Sacramento road trip to discuss issues in the community. [Click here] for more information.

Valencia Sex Offender Charged with Possessing Kiddie Porn – Again
Friday, Jan 8, 2016

[KHTS] A 32-year-old Valencia man who was sentenced in late November for a sex crime was charged just two weeks later for the same charge. Shahram Hosseinian was sentenced after pleading no contest on Nov. 30 to two days in county jail, probation for five years and was ordered to complete 30 days of...

Homicide Detectives Investigate Hanging Death in Agua Dulce
Monday, Jan 4, 2016

[KHTS] Emergency officials were called on Friday to investigate an apparent suicide where a man was found hanging from a bridge in Agua Dulce. The deceased is described as a 63-year-old caucasian male, according to coroner officials. The incident was reported at approximately 11:36 a.m. in the 31000...

Minimum Wage Increase Leaves Some Paying More
Wednesday, Dec 30, 2015

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley employers are preparing for a minimum wage hike effective Jan. 1, 2016, although some employers will eventually be paying a higher minimum than others in Los Angeles County. California’s minimum wage will increase statewide to $10 per hour on Friday, and L.A. County...

Geologists Begin to Dig Into Vasquez Canyon Road
Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015

Video Courtesy of Los Angeles County Department of Public Works [KHTS]  – Drilling began Tuesday on the 400 foot stretch of Vasquez Canyon Road that was destroyed by a slow moving landslide in November. The drilling was done as close as possible to the area most affected, without entering private...

Vasquez Canyon Road Fate Remains Unclear
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015

[KHTS] – Geologists and public works officials are unsure of Vasquez Canyon Road’s fate as a slow-moving landslide continues to destroy the road. The landslide in late November sent sections of the pavement as high as fifteen feet in the air, closing the road indefinitely. “The intention...

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1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
ribbon cutting
1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to L.A. County [story]
Winifred Westover
The Sand Canyon Resort project is scheduled to return before the Santa Clarita Planning Commission Tuesday with a series of revisions, following multiple concerns raised by both commissioners and residents.
Modified Sand Canyon Resort Project Up for Review
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 1,838 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,045 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,045; Nearly 2 Million Doses Administered in County
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles announced on Feb. 26 that Kenya Yarbrough will lead its newly-created and first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, Access, and Advocacy Initiative.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Launches First-Ever Diversity and Advocacy Department
The Valley Industry Association will welcome College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as the keynote speaker for the March VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m to 12:15 p.m.
March 16: VIA Virtual Series with Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, March 2, at 6:00 p.m.
March 2: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The Child and Family Center's Domestic Violence Program is set to host its fourth annual "Night of Expression" art exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 27, in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Feb. 27: Child and Family Center to Host Virtual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Art Exhibit
California Department of Public Health officials announced on Feb. 26 that California is on track to create the capacity to administer 3 million vaccinations per week by March 1.
State on Track to Reach Capacity Goal of 3 Million Vaccines Per Week, Pending Available Supply
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is set to host events and classes in March to celebrate National Nutrition Month.
Henry Mayo to Host Events, Classes for National Nutrition Month
The college district received the best rating possible in an independent audit of its general obligation bond expenditures.
Independent Audit Finds College District in Full Compliance
After being shuttered for almost a year due to pandemic restrictions, Mountasia Family Fun Center has been purchased by MB2 Group.
MB2 Group Purchases Mountasia Family Fun Center
The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced a new round of extensions for commercial driver’s licenses expiring through May 31 that will help commercial drivers focus on delivering essential products and supplies during the COVID-19 emergency.
DMV Extends Expiring Commercial Driver’s Licenses Through May
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim
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