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1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
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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...

Dodgers Spring Training Tickets On Sale Monday
Saturday, Jan 5, 2019

Glendale, Arizona — Camelback Ranch-Glendale, beginning its second decade as the spring home of the defending National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox, announces single-game tickets for 2019 will go on sale online and by phone at 9 a.m. PT on Monday, Jan. 7. To order single-game...

Dodgers Acquire Adam McCreery from Atlanta
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired left-handed pitcher Adam McCreery from the Atlanta Braves Wednesday in exchange for cash considerations. McCreery, 25, made one appearance with the Braves last season, making his Major League debut on Aug. 9 at Washington. The Southern California native split the majority...

Dodgers Reach Multi-Year Management Deal With Roberts
Monday, Dec 3, 2018

By Matt Kelly, MLB.com The Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday announced that Dave Roberts has agreed to a four-year contract to manage the club through 2022. Dodgers President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman stated in his announcement that “keeping Doc as our leader on the field was a top priority...

Dodgers Crush Rockies, Clinch NL West Title
Monday, Oct 1, 2018

It’s official: With Monday’s 5-2 win in a decisive 163rd regular-season tiebreaker game over the Colorado Rockies, the Los Angeles Dodgers have claimed a franchise record 6th consecutive NL West title. The Dodgers enter the postseason as the National League’s No. 2 seed and will host...

Dodgers Reinstate Axford, Cingrani from DL; Recall Garcia
Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday reinstated right-handed pitcher John Axford from the 10-day disabled list and left-handed pitcher Tony Cingrani from the 60-day disabled list, and recalled right-handed pitcher Yimi Garcia from Single-A Rancho Cucamonga. Axford, 35, has been on the...

Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig Named National League Player of the Week
Monday, Sep 17, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Dodger outfielder Yasiel Puig has been named the National League Player of the Week presented by W.B. Mason for the period ending Sept. 16, the team announced Monday. Puig batted .429 (9-for-21) with seven runs scored, a double, five home runs, nine RBI, three walks and a stolen base...

Dodgers Recall Pitcher Julio Urías from Triple-A
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018

Julio Urías. Photo credit MLB.com. The Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday recalled left-handed pitcher Julio Urías from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Urías, 22, is set to make his 2018 Major League debut after missing more than a year following left shoulder surgery in June 2017. The southpaw last pitched for...

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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]
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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