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1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [story]
Mitchell adobe

CSUN Students Collect Funds for Single Mothers Outreach to Help the Homeless
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015

[KHTS] Social work students at California State University, Northridge, are attempting to collect funds to support Single Mothers Outreach who assist homeless or on the brink of homeless residents as a part of a school project. “Funds will be turned over to Single Mothers Outreach (SMO), Santa Clarita’s...

SCV Sheriff’s Deputies Offer Advice to Keep Mail Out of the Hands of Thieves
Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015

[KHTS] Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are offering their advice on how to keep mail and packages out of the hands of would-be thieves with the holiday season in full swing. Mail theft is a common occurrence no matter what time of the year, however, the holiday season usually yields...

Valencia Mall Armed Robbery Suspect Sought by Sheriff’s Deputies

[KHTS] Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are searching for a man who allegedly robbed two women at gunpoint at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Saturday night. Two female employees were leaving work at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5 when they were approached by a man, said...

Trial Date Set for Placerita Junior High Student Who Threatened to Bring Guns to School

[KHTS] A Placerita Junior High School student’s trial date has been set about nine months after he was arrested for allegedly making threats on Facebook, according to District Attorney’s office officials. The 13-year-old student will be in court on January 11, said Greg Risling from the Los...

Valencia High Student Turned Teacher, Coach And Mentor
Friday, Nov 13, 2015

Transitional Kindergarten teacher and long time Santa Clarita Valley resident Brian Malette teaches four-year-olds during the day at Castaic Elementary School, then heads over to Valencia High School every afternoon to work with the varsity football kicking squad as the varsity coach. “He is a great...

Mia Hamm & Team First Soccer Academy To Host Soccer Camp in Santa Clarita
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015

World Cup and Olympic champions Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly and Tisha Venturini-Hoch will team up with the Santa Clarita Blue Heat professional women’s soccer club to conduct a three-day training camp in Santa Clarita this December. Carlos Marroquin, owner of Santa Clarita Blue Heat women’s soccer club...

Homeless Shelter to Open Early Amid El Nino Concerns
Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015

[KHTS] – Bridge to Home, Santa Clarita’s only homeless shelter, is preparing to open the shelter early and stay open approximately 30 days longer in anticipation of an El Nino winter. “Conservatively, we’ll need to raise an additional $25,000 to cover additional expenses,” said Tammy McGivern,...

Aug. 7: Martinis & Makeovers for Domestic Violence Center
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

[KHTS] – The A List Hair & Makeup Studio in Newhall is hosting an event featuring martinis and makeovers for the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita on Aug. 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. “Come get glam for a good cause,” said Sally Van Swearingen, a local wedding and studio makeup...

Sex Offender Pleads Not Guilty to New Offense
Monday, Jul 20, 2015

Kaene Dean The Saugus man charged with two felony counts of sex charges involving a minor pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Friday, District Attorney’s officials said. Kaene Dean, a 26-year-old Filipino male resident of Santa Clarita, was charged with one count of oral copulation of a person under...

Union Bank to Close Canyon Country Branch
Monday, Jul 13, 2015

Union Bank is shutting down its Canyon Country branch sometime in October, bank officials said. The branch is located at 18710 Soledad Canyon Road, in the same shopping center as the Edwards cinema. “Many banks are moving in this direction,” said Tanya Peebles-Hill, vice president of corporate...


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1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [story]
Mitchell adobe
Students across L.A. County may soon have access to more mental health services with the expansion of the Community School Initiative. 
Student Mental Health Services Expansion To Be Explored County Wide
Supervisor Kathryn Barger has read a motion to accept a portion of Sloan Canyon Road near Castaic High School into the county system of highways in an effort to ensure roadway safety and prevent future crashes. 
Supervisor Barger To Address Sloan Canyon Traffic Safety
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 37 new deaths and 1,930 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,936 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Issues New Vaccine Order; 34,936 Total SCV Cases
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking for the scoop after multiple Baskin- Robbins ice cream shops were burglarized overnight Tuesday, including two locations in the Santa Clarita Valley.
2 Suspects Arrested In Connection To Baskin-Robbins Burglaries
The city of Santa Clarita invites non-profit organizations interested in learning more about the 2022 grant cycle of the Community Services and Arts Grants Program to a meeting on Thursday, Sept 23.
City Invites Non-Profits To Informational Meeting On Non-Profit Grant
The city of Santa Clarita is presenting the 2021 Parent Resource Symposium, titled “Social Media: The New Gateway Drug” later this month. 
Upcoming Parent Symposium To Show Dangers Of Social Media
A storm’s a-Bruin in the city of Santa Clarita for the start of the American Collegiate Hockey Association season.
UCLA Hockey To Play At The Cube In Valencia
Angeles National Forest officials announced Wednesday the current forest-wide emergency closure order has been extended till midnight of Sept. 22.
Angeles National Forest Extends Closure Until Sept. 22
The Los Angeles County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services is pleased to announce the launch of a new website that links jobseekers and businesses to free workforce development services available through the County’s network of America’s Job Centers of California.
L.A. County Launches New Website For Jobseekers And Businesses
Gov. Gavin Newsom survived efforts aimed at removing him from office after a majority of Californians voted “no” in Tuesday’s recall election, according to preliminary election results.
Gavin Newsom Defeats Recall Efforts
1970 - SCV voters recall two Hart School Board members who didn't let Canyon students protest the Vietnam War [story]
A majority of ballots counted as of Tuesday evening favored keeping the governor in office as county election officials across the state continued tallying ballots Tuesday night in the election to determine whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Early Returns: California Voters Rejecting Recall of Gov. Newsom
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 27 new deaths and 1,725 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,885 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Correctional Facilities Continue to See COVID-19 Outbreaks; 34,885 Total SCV Cases
Reports of an aircraft crash landing at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic prompted a full response from law enforcement and first responders Tuesday, with initial reports indicating the plane’s occupants were not injured.
Aircraft Crash-Lands Near Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic
In an email sent to parents Tuesday morning, Hart High School Principal Jason d’Autremont called for an end to a destructive social media trend that involves students filming themselves “trashing” school bathrooms.
Hart Principal Calls for End to ‘Bathroom Trashing’ Social Media Trend
In partnership with the Community College Consortium for OER, College of the Canyons has received a second grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to expand and extend the Open for Anti-Racism program supporting faculty in California Community Colleges.
COC Receives Grant to Support Anti-Racism Through Open Educational Resources
1924 - SCV Deputy Ed Brown killed in shootout with Gus Le Brun [story]
Deputy Ed Brown
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale is proud to announce its annual benefit event - Cabaret and Cabernet - will be held Saturday, Oct. 16, at 5:00 p.m., in the Bridgeport Clubhouse.
Oct. 16: Santa Clarita Master Chorale’s Annual Benefit Fundraiser
The Los Angeles County Library is kicking off its 42nd Annual Bookmark Contest for grades K – 12, which celebrates reading and creativity. Submissions will be accepted through Saturday, Oct. 30.
Entries Being Accepted for L.A. County Library’s Annual Bookmark Contest
Officially open to the public, Baskin-Robbins – the world’s largest chain of specialty ice cream shops – has unveiled another edition of its new store concept in Canyon Country that helps to instantly spark moments of ice cream joy.
Newly Reimagined Baskin-Robbins Store Concept Comes to Canyon Country
The American Cancer Society is holding a Relay Rally on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., at Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Sept. 18: American Cancer Society’s Relay Rally
The Golden Valley Grizzlies (1-1) were without their starting quarterback Jaxson Miner in Friday’s game against the Rio Mesa Spartans (1-2). Yet, the outcome of the game wasn’t inevitable from the start.
Golden Valley Loses Home Opener to Rio Mesa 20-19
The Route Fire, which shut down parts of Interstate 5 in Castaic Saturday afternoon, was held at 462 acres, with firefighters able to achieve 63% containment by Monday morning.
Route Fire Held at 462 Acres, 63% Containment