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North Carolina Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Castaic
Friday, Dec 7, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’ Station deputies arrested a North Carolina man on felony and misdemeanor drug charges in Castaic Thursday morning. Here’s the story from the station’s social media: “Deputies patrolling Castaic early this morning conducted a welfare check on a driver...

Human Remains Found in Santa Clarita; Homicide Detectives Investigating
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are investigating human skeletal remains of an unknown individual discovered on Wednesday west of Magic Mountain Parkway and Railroad Avenue in the city of Santa Clarita. The remains were found at 11 a.m., according to a news release from...

Missing At-Risk Canyon Country Teen Found Safe

A missing Canyon Country teen has been found safe, according to an update from Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Person Unit early Wednesday afternoon. Arib Eddie Myles, 18, was reported missing after last being seen at his residence on the 14200 block of Arches Lane on Wednesday,...

Bakersfield Suspects Arrested in SCV Face Federal Charges

Two suspects from Bakersfield are facing federal charges following their arrest in Canyon Country by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies last Thursday. Here’s the story posted Tuesday afternoon on the station’s social media: “During the early morning hours of Nov....

Detectives Seek Help in Locating At-Risk Canyon Country Resident
Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Person Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating At Risk Missing Person Arib Eddie Myles. He is an 18 year-old, black male, who was last seen at his residence on the 14200 block of Arches Lane, Canyon Country on Wednesday,...

Detectives Investigating Canyon Country Traffic Collision

Traffic Office investigators at Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are investigating a two-car traffic collision that occurred in Canyon Country on the Friday night following Thanksgiving. The collision, which occurred just past 11:00 p.m. at the intersection of Jakes Way and Sierra Highway...

Crime Blotter: Vandalism, Grand Theft Auto, Burglary in Newhall

Here is the Newhall (Zone 6) Public Safety and Crime Information Report for Oct. 29, – Nov. 11, 2018: 10/29/18 Vandalism, Petty Theft: Newhall Avenue / Sierra Highway Person(s) unknown punched a hole in the gas tank of the victim’s vehicle and stole an unknown amount of gasoline. Total loss...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Grand Theft Auto, Vehicle Burglary in Valencia

Here is the Valencia (Zone 5) Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of Nov. 19 – Nov. 25, 2018: 11/19/18, Monday Petty Theft: 28000 block of Avenue Crocker An unknown suspect siphoned gas from two vehicles near the location. 11/20/18, Tuesday Grand Theft Auto: 27000 block...

SCV Sheriff’s Station Annual Toy Drive Underway

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has once again begun collecting toys as part of the Annual Holiday Toy Drive. Deputies have been working with the community to collect and distribute toys and gifts to less fortunate children in our community. We are teaming up with KHTS Radio AM 1220 and...

Outgoing LA County Sheriff Jim McDonnell Bids Farewell
Monday, Dec 3, 2018

Outgoing Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell, the first incumbent sheriff to be unseated in 104 years, posted a farewell message on Friday night, as county officials prepared for Monday’s swearing-in of new Sheriff Alex Villanueva. Here’s the text of McDonnell’s message: “I...

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1922 - Piru bank robbed, banker and daughter kidnapped [story]
The county of Los Angeles officially filed a comment on Monday in opposition to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Citizenship and Immigration Services’ proposed “public charge” rule change.
LA County Opposes Feds’ Proposed ‘Public Charge’ Rule Change
The next regular-organizational meeting of the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is set for Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.
Dec. 12: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
The rhetoric of playing a full 40 minutes can easily overshadow the reality of a college team's effort.
Lady Mustangs Defend Their Way to Win Over Hawks
All things considered, the Mustangs could have found themselves in a worse position in the closing moments of Saturday's game in El Cajon.
No. 2 Mustangs Fall to San Diego Christian on Atencia’s Big Night
The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (1-8; 1-0 Cal Pac) earned their initial win of the season with a 76-61 victory over the Golden Eagles of La Sierra University (2-8; 0-1 Cal Pac) on Saturday.
UAV Men’s Basketball Team Downs La Sierra 76-61 in Opener
The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers women's basketball team (8-2; 1-0 Cal Pac) routed the La Sierra University (3-9; 0-1 Cal Pac) Golden Eagles 106-46 in Saturday's intercollegiate California Pacific Conference women’s basketball action in Riverside.
UAV Women’s Basketball Team Routs La Sierra 106-46
The WiSH Education Foundation ends 2018 on a high note, having supported local public schools with more than $235,000.
WiSH Foundation 2018 Donations to SCV Schools Top $235K
The University of Antelope Valley is pleased to announce the hiring of Anthony Harris as its Director of Athletics.
Anthony Harris is New Athletics Director at UAV
The city of Santa Clarita will partner with the American Red Cross to provide a community blood drive at The Centre on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dec. 13: City, Red Cross to Host Blood Drive at The Centre
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, introduced Senate Bill 53 (SB 53), legislation that will strengthen transparency in state agencies and stop agencies like the California High-Speed Rail Authority from taking advantage of a loophole that allows them to hold closed-door meetings without public involvement.
Wilk Intro’s Bill to Boost Transparency in High-Speed Rail, Other Agencies
Texas-born, Canyon Country-based blues singer-keyboardist Teresa James and her band The Rhythm Tramps have earned their first Grammy nomination in the Best Contemporary Blues Album category for their 10th and latest album, "Here in Babylon."
Canyon Country’s Teresa James Lands Grammy Nomination
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested a couple from Palmdale and a Simi Valley man on drug charges in the Park and Ride lot at Golden Valley Road off Highway 14 on Sunday, according to officials.
Deputies Arrest 3 on Drug Charges at GV Park and Ride Lot
The city of Santa Clarita has updated the list of productions shooting in the city and the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Dec. 10-16, 2018.
‘GLOW,’ ‘Seal Team,’ ‘Killer Contractor’ Now Filming in SCV
Law enforcement and Coroner's officials discovered more human remains Saturday morning in the Santa Clara River bed in Newhall, near where a human skull was discovered Wednesday.
LASD, Coroner Investigating Human Skull, Remains Found in Newhall
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a cold weather alert for the Antelope Valley due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures Tuesday through Friday.
AV Cold Weather Alert Called for Tuesday to Friday
Several CalArtians are among the nominees announced Friday for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards to be handed out Feb. 10.
CalArtians Score Music, Tech, Graphics Grammy Nominations
Several CalArtians have been nominated for the 46th annual Annie Awards, which honor achievement in the art of animation.
CalArtians Nominated for 46th Annual Annie Awards
CalArts faculty and students are among the 2018 Arts Writers Grant Program recipients from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.
CalArts Faculty, Students Win Writers Grants from Warhol Foundation
1941 - Three days after Pearl Harbor attack, 165th and 185th Infantry Regiments assigned to Saugus; Edison power substation guarded 24/7 [timeline]
1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
Valencia-based H2scan has announced the Gen 5 System, a first of its kind hydrogen sensor package to help utilities monitor and protect their distribution transformers.
Valencia’s H2scan Unveils New Transformer Monitoring System
CalArts graduates are among the nominees for Golden Globe Awards the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced on Monday, recognizing excellence in domestic and foreign film and television.
CalArtians ‘Glow’ in 76th Golden Globes Nominations
The California Department of Education and the State Board of Education have launched the second version of the California School Dashboard, a website that gives parents, students and educators access to valuable school and district data.
State Launches 2018 School Dashboard; Hart Schools Score Well
The TMU Mustangs played a dominant defensive effort Thursday, holding Hope International scoreless in the third quarter of what became a 76-47 win.
TMU Women’s Basketball Team Nets Win Over Hope Int’l
The nonprofit Friends of Hart Park, in cooperation with the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, will present the 7th Annual Hart Holiday Boutique & Craft Fair at Hart Park on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8-9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
Dec. 8-9: Holiday Boutique, Craft Fair at Hart Park
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will hear comments from the public about the proposed Centennial Specific Plan Project at their next meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11, starting at 9:30 a.m.
Dec. 11: Supes May OK Centennial at Tejon Ranch Development
The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, Dec. 11, starting at 9:30 a.m.
Dec. 11: LA County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Castaic School Board members held their Annual Organizational Meeting on Dec. 6, and elected officers and representatives of the Board for 2019.
Castaic School Board Elects Officers, Reps for 2019
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced Friday that Amazon.com Inc. has agreed not to sell force-fed foie gras in California under a consumer protection settlement reached with her office and the Monterey County and Santa Clara County district attorney’s offices.
DA’s, Amazon Settle Force-Fed Foie Gras Online Sales Case
People with mental health issues and dementia who are released from Los Angeles County jails will be given medications and connections to organizations that can keep them from becoming homeless, according to an update of a settlement agreement reached Thursday.
LA County Agrees to More Mental Health Help for Inmates
California Highway Patrol officials have determined Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus died after he was struck by a bullet from a CHP officer's weapon during the Borderline Bar shooting in Thousand Oaks Nov. 7.
CHP: Ventura Sheriff Sgt. Killed by Friendly Fire in Borderline Shooting
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has joined a bipartisan working group of 40 state attorneys general seeking to end illegal robocalls, he announced Friday.
State AG’s Push Feds to Stop Robocalls
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority has put out a call for volunteers to help count homeless individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Wednesday night, Jan. 23.
Jan. 23: Volunteers Sought for SCV Homeless Count
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its next meetings at City Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
Dec. 11: Re-elected City Council Members, New Mayor to be Sworn In