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1967 - New Town of Valencia dedicated; homes sell for $25,000 [story]


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Aug. 22: LASD Bicycle, Pedestrian Safety Push in SCV
Monday, Aug 19, 2019

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will take part in a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation on Thursday, August 22, between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. The operation is designed to educate bicyclists, drivers and pedestrians on traffic laws, rules and responsibilities. Deputies...

Missing: Willie Paul Davis of Valencia
Friday, Aug 16, 2019

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department detectives seek the public’s assistance in locating Willie Paul Davis, a 70-year-old Valencia resident. Davis was last seen on Wednesday, Aug. 14, at approximately 11:20 a.m., when he left his home on the 22000 block of Copper Hill Drive in his silver 1996...

Burglary Suspects Arrested After Mall Chase Are Arraigned

Two parolees from Bakersfield arrested in Valencia last week were arraigned on multiple charges including burglary on Monday. Ronnie Wiley and Sidney Walker, both 26, were formally arraigned at Los Angeles Superior Court’s San Fernando courthouse, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station...

SCV Deputies Tag 3 Suspected Gang Members in Newhall

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s COBRA Unit detained two juveniles and one adult during a gang suppression operation on Monday. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “The Cobra Unit aka the Gang and Juvenile Crime Team at the Santa Clarita Valley...

LASD Joins National ‘Drive Sober’ Campaign
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019

As summer comes to a close, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is asking drivers to stay sober and not get behind the wheel after drinking or using drugs that impact one’s ability to drive safely. The LASD is joining law enforcement agencies across the country in the “Drive Sober...

SCV Sheriff’s Station Releases Back-to-School Safety Tips
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station reminds residents that schools are back in session this week. Below are a few safety recommendations for this time of year. With safety of children a primary concern, patrol and motor deputies will be out and about in the Santa Clarita Valley to ensure motorists...

SCV Deputies Arrest 2 on DUI Charges
Monday, Aug 12, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies took two young drivers into custody on DUI charges in separate incidents on Sunday, according to officials. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “Deputies arrested two drivers (on DUI charges) early Sunday morning...

Villanueva, Training Experts Discuss Active Shooter Survival Tips
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019

On Monday, in response to growing concerns in Los Angeles County regarding recent mass shooting incidents in Gilroy, El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Sheriff Alex Villanueva hosted a media briefing to discuss LASD response systems in place and to provide active shooter survival methods for the public....

SCV Sheriff’s Station Parking Lot Designated as Safe Exchange Zone
Thursday, Aug 1, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station would like to remind residents to use the station’s parking lot for buying, selling or trading items with strangers. The designated Safe Exchange Zone is located in the station’s parking lot, directly opposite of the entrance to the station. The area is also...

SCV Deputies Nab Robbery Suspect in 3 Days
Friday, Jul 26, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a robbery suspect Thursday who allegedly held up a Stevenson Ranch business at knifepoint on Monday, station officials report. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “On Monday, July 22, a robbery occurred...

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Come see linemen from each of Santa Clarita's six high school varsity teams race against time and each other to eat a four foot burrito on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., on Town Center Drive at Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Fox Sports West Staff, NFL Players from Hart to Take Part in Burrito Bowl
1967 - New Town of Valencia dedicated; homes sell for $25,000 [story]
Stephen Merle Houk, 48, was found guilty Monday of kidnapping his two young children and fleeing from law enforcement authorities in a motorhome last year, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Houk Convicted of Kidnapping, Fleeing Cops in Motorhome
Not a single motorist was arrested for impaired driving during Friday’s DUI checkpoint carried out by the California Highway Patrol, despite 400 drivers stopped.
No DUI Arrests in SCV Sobriety Checkpoint
A man and a woman arrested in Canyon Country Friday morning, one of them on suspicion of murder, have been identified as being from the Antelope Valley.
Pair Detained in SCV Traffic Stop ID’d; 1 Suspected of Murder
The city of Santa Clarita has been awarded the prestigious 24th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement for 2019 from the National Procurement Institute Inc.
City Wins ‘Excellence in Procurement’ Award for Purchasing
Will Gaddis pitched well and his batterymate, Joel Diaz, delivered three RBIs to help lead the Lancaster JetHawks to a 6-4 win over the Modesto Nuts in the series' rubber game on Sunday night at John Thurman Field.
JetHawks Take Rubber Game, Series from Nuts
Ryan Vilade delivered a tie-breaking hit in the eighth inning to lead the JetHawks to a 4-3 win over the Modesto Nuts on Saturday night at John Thurman Field.
Ryan Vilade Hit Leads to Lancaster Win Over Nuts
Two equipment trailers used by the Canyon High School Gold Star Brigade were tagged with profane graffiti at some point over the weekend, Brigade officials reported Monday.
Canyon High Band Trailers Tagged, Fund Opened to Repaint
A California judge on Friday tentatively overturned Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s decision to reinstate Caren Mandoyan, an officer fired for domestic violence, but a final ruling is expected next week.
Judge May Overturn Villanueva’s Rehiring of Mandoyan
The LA County coroner has identified the man killed Wednesday after his pickup truck collided with a big rig on Interstate 5, near Castaic, as 35-year-old Sergio Martinez of Grand Junction, Colorado.
Grand Junction Man ID’d as Person Killed in I-5 Crash
More than 30% of Los Angeles County high school students have reported ever using e-cigarette products and 10% of high school students regularly use e-cigarette products, according to the latest data from the 2017-18 California Student Tobacco Survey and the California Healthy Kids Survey.
Surveys: Vaping Increases Among LA County Youth
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will take part in a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation on Thursday, August 22, between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Aug. 22: LASD Bicycle, Pedestrian Safety Push in SCV
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed West Nile virus in four additional mosquito samples from traps in the cities of Carson, Northridge, Reseda and Signal Hill.
County Finds More Mosquitos Infected with West Nile Virus
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating a string of thefts early Sunday evening at two SCV Ralph’s supermarkets.
Thieves Steal from 2 SCV Ralph’s Stores Sunday
1879 - Newhall civic leader Charles Henry Kingsburry born in Missouri [story]
Charles Kingsburry
1946 - Pioneering Placerita Canyon movie producer Trem Carr dies in San Diego [story]
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1920 - Actress Maureen O'Hara born in Ireland; 1961 "Parent Trap" uses Disney Golden Oak Ranch [story]
Maureen O'Hara
If The Master's University women's volleyball team was looking for an opportunity to fold to Rocky Mountain on Thursday, it had options.
TMU Women’s Volleyball Takes Down No. 13 Rocky Mountain
The Master's University men's basketball team has signed Sam Boone, an NCAA Division 2 transfer who will add to the squad's frontcourt depth.
TMU Men’s Basketball Signs Sam Boone, NCAA D2 Transfer
A Canyon Country woman stands accused of going after a family member with a chainsaw, albeit one that was turned off, after two failed attempts to hit her intended victim with steak knives she allegedly threw.
Woman Accused of Throwing Knives, Wielding Chainsaw
Master's head coach Dan Waldeck hopes Stephanie Soares brings "immense confidence and drive" back with her after she played with the Brazilian women's national team at the Pan American Games in Peru last week.
TMU’s Stephanie Soares Wins Gold at Pan American Games
One thing volleyball player Jane Cisar appreciates about The Master's University head coach Allan Vince is his recruiting philosophy.
Vince Earns 100th Win at TMU Women’s Volleyball Coach
At nationals last year, The Master's University women's volleyball team learned what it would take to make a deep post-season run.
2019 TMU Women’s Volleyball Preview