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Dodgers Release Statement Regarding Extension of Netting
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers issued the following statement Tuesday regarding the extension of netting at Dodger Stadium: “Fan safety is of the utmost importance to the Dodgers and during the offseason, we began the process of studying how the netting at Dodger Stadium could be configured...

Dodgers Pick 30 in Final Day of 2019 MLB Draft
Thursday, Jun 6, 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday announced their final 30 picks from the third day of the 2019 MLB Draft. The Dodgers made 41 overall selections in this year’s MLB draft, picking 20 pitchers (12 right-handers, eight left-handers), 10 outfielders, nine infielders and two catchers. Of the 21 drafted...

Dodgers Select 8 Players on Day 2 of 2019 Draft
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Wednesday their eight selections from the second day of the 2019 Draft. The Dodgers chose Butler University right-hander Ryan Pepiot (third round), University of California, Irvine third baseman Brandon Lewis (fourth round), Stanford University right-handed...

More than 30 Fan Favorites to Take Part in Dodgers Alumni Weekend
Thursday, May 23, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Dodgers will hold their annual Alumni Game on Saturday, June 1, as part of Alumni Weekend presented by Security Benefit, when the club will welcome back over 30 fan-favorite players to Dodger Stadium. The Alumni Game lineups will include Dave Anderson, Billy Bean, Nomar Garciaparra,...

Dodgers’ Bellinger Named NL Player of the Month for April 2019
Friday, May 3, 2019

All-Star outfielder Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers has been voted April’s National League Player of the Month, and shortstop Tim Anderson of the Chicago White Sox has been named the American League Player of the Month. Bellinger earned his first career NL Player of the Month Award, and...

Dodgers to Honor Don Newcombe on Opening Day
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019

The Dodgers will unveil their Don Newcombe memorial uniform patch, which they will continue to wear throughout the 2019 season in recognition of “Newk’s” contributions to the franchise, on and off the field. The Dodgers, winners of six consecutive division titles and back-to-back National League...

Dodgers to Honor Don Newcombe with Uniform Patch
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

Don Newcombe (1926-2019). Photo credit: Los Angeles Dodgers social media account. LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers will honor the legacy of pitching great Don Newcombe, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 92, with a commemorative uniform number “36” patch, it was announced Thursday by Dodger...

Dodgers Sign Outfielder A.J. Pollock
Monday, Jan 28, 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed free-agent outfielder A.J. Pollock to a four-year contract with a player option for an additional year, the team announced Sunday. Pollock, 31, hit a career-high 21 home runs in just 113 games for the Arizona Diamondbacks last season and was named NL Player of the...

Dodgers Unveil 2019 Minor League Coaching Staffs
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced the coaching staffs for their minor league affiliates for the 2019 season. Here are the clubs, managers and the number of seasons each has been with the Dodger Organization as coach: Triple-A Oklahoma City Manager – Travis Barbary 25th Pitching Coach – Bill...

Russell Martin Back in Dodger Blue
Friday, Jan 11, 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired catcher Russell Martin and cash considerations from the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Andrew Sopko and minor league infielder Ronny Brito. Martin, 35, began his big league career as a Dodger in 2006 after being selected...

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1974 - Pyramid Lake opens to the public [story]
Extending double-tracking and upgrading the Santa Clarita train station platform in Saugus are among the proposed infrastructure improvements to the Metrolink Antelope Valley Line approved by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority on July 25.
Metrolink Upgrades to Include More Double-Tracking in Saugus
Corporate defendants Santa Clara Waste Water Company and Green Compass Environmental Solutions, LLC were sentenced to three years' formal probation and ordered to pay restitution to victims of a November 2014 hazardous waste explosion in Santa Paula.
Waste Companies Sentenced in Santa Paula Explosion
The JetHawks were unable to complete a sweep of the Inland Empire 66ers after they fell in the series finale, 3-2, on Thursday night at San Manuel Stadium.
Sixers Come Back to Spoil JetHawks Sweep
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed seven additional samples of mosquitos testing positive for West Nile virus, or WNV.
County Finds More West Nile Virus-Positive Mosquitos
A 36-year-old Santa Clarita mother of five children survived a heroin overdose Thursday, revived by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies armed with Narcan.
Santa Clarita Mother of 5 Survives Heroin Overdose
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.
Closing Arguments Due Monday in Child Sex Case Retrial
Santa Clarita has seen significant trends in its housing market and population demands over the last 20 years, and with a continued need for expansion across California cities, the time has come to update its housing production goals in order to comply with state requirements.
Santa Clarita Aims at State Housing Goals
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station handed out 74 citations in a bicycle and pedestrian safety operation Thursday morning.
SCV Deputies Cite 74 in Bike, Pedestrian Operation
1963 - First stretch of Antelope Valley 14 Freeway opens from east of Solemint Junction in Canyon Country to Red Rover Mine Road in Acton. [story]
AV Freeway
The JetHawks got on the board with four runs in the first inning and went on to beat the Inland Empire 66ers, 10-5, on Wednesday night at San Manuel Stadium.
JetHawks Cruise to 4th Straight Win
SACRAMENTO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $1.1 billion for a total of 133 State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) projects throughout California, including almost $994 million for 47 fix-it-first projects funded by Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017.
SB 1 Funding Allocates Nearly $315M to LA County Highway Projects
S.T.R.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Manufacturing) Kids Expo, a local nonprofit that wants to prepare kids today to face the challenges of tomorrow, will host a Kids Conquer Challenge, Saturday, Aug. 24, from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., at the former Sears parking lot.
Aug. 24: Kids Conquer Challenge
This week, LBW Insurance and Financial Services was deemed one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
Valencia-Based Insurance Agency Named Among Best Places to Work in LA
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation is currently accepting auction item donations for its 26th Evening Under the Stars Gala Dinner & Charity Auction on Sept. 21.
Michael Hoefflin Foundation Accepting Donations for Annual Gala
California Credit Union is inviting all Los Angeles area teachers who have a great class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant Program.
LA County Teachers Encouraged to Apply for Credit Union Class Project Grant
Santa Clarita residents are invited to bring their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste to the free Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, Aug. 24.
Aug. 24: Free Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup
A total of 263 single-family homes changed owners during July, an increase of 22.3 percent from a year ago and the highest monthly total since June 2018, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.
SCV Home Prices Up 5% on Year; Low Interest Rates Spike Sales
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is expanding the services it offers at its community Health Fairs.
Aug. 23: Henry Mayo Brings Health Fair to Newhall Community Center
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) is pleased to announce the successful addition of three new pieces of basic life support (BLS) equipment to its inventory:
LACoFD Adds New Basic Life Support Equipment to Inventory
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking community feedback on a public safety grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program.
City Seeking Community Feedback on Public Safety Grant Proposal
During the Wednesday night board meeting, Deputy Superintendent Mike Kuhlman was named the superintendent-elect after it was made known that Vicki Engbrecht was stepping down from the position at the end of the 2019-20 school year.
Hart District Names Mike Kuhlman Superintendent-Elect
One person was transported to a nearby hospital after a vehicle rammed a parked car into a home’s garage Thursday afternoon.
Driver Crashes Parked Vehicle into Home’s Garage
For more than 200 chronically ill patients in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys, doctors make house calls.
Study: Facey’s Palliative Care Program Helps Improve Patients’ Quality of Life