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1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
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SCV Deputies Make First 2021 DUI Arrest 11 Minutes into the New Year
Monday, Jan 4, 2021

Just 11 minutes after the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies made their first 2021 DUI arrest of 2021. Deputies responded to a single-vehicle traffic collision in Newhall and approached the driver only to find him asleep behind the wheel,...

LASD Reminds Everyone to Drive Sober This Holiday Season
Friday, Dec 11, 2020

LASD file photo Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials are reminding everyone about the importance of being safe and sober when you are driving this holiday season. While the COVID-19 pandemic is changing how we celebrate the holidays, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is dedicated...

Found: Vlad Kravets, Last Seen in Valencia; Detectives Sought Public’s Help
Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020

Update Wednesday 3:30 p.m: “Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Person Unit is advising Vlad Kravets has been found.” Original post, Wednesday morning: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Critical Missing Person Unit detectives are asking for the public’s...

LASD Joins Agencies Nationwide in Promoting Click It or Ticket Campaign
Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020

Throughout the month of November, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is joining agencies across the country promoting the importance of wearing a seat belt in the car and keeping children safe by making sure they are properly restrained. This year’s Click it or Ticket seat belt enforcement...

SCV Deputies Bust Sylmar Man Suspected of Drug Sales
Friday, Nov 13, 2020

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies have arrested a Sylmar man suspected of selling methamphetamine and cocaine to SCV residents, the station reported Thursday. Here’s more from the station’s social media: “Our deputies are always here to make sure our community is...

LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
Thursday, Oct 29, 2020

As everyone prepares to celebrate Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is encouraging the community to make this year’s festivities as safe as possible by planning lower-risk online, at-home and car-based activities. To limit the spread of COVID-19, the state’s...

Parolee, Woman Arrested in Valencia on Felony Drug, Weapon Charges
Friday, Oct 23, 2020

A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy arrested a woman and a male parolee on felony drug and weapons charges in Valencia earlier this week. Here’s more of the story of the woman and the parolee from the station’s social media: “A deputy patrolling Valencia Tuesday afternoon...

Detectives Seek ID of Unmasked Criminal Threats Suspect
Friday, Oct 16, 2020

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify an unmasked alleged criminal threats suspect accused of pulling a knife on a liquor store clerk. Here’s more of the story from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Department’s social...

LASD Seeks Public’s Help Locating At-Risk Santa Clarita Man Last Seen in Las Vegas
Thursday, Sep 24, 2020

Investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk missing person David Scott Sasser from Santa Clarita. Sasser, 51, is a white male, who was last seen on Monday, Sept. 14, at approximately 2:46 p.m., in Las Vegas,...

Investigators Seek Help Locating At-Risk Missing Person Last Seen in Valencia
Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020

Investigators from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk missing person Omar Conejo Fernandez. Fernandez, 33, was last seen on Monday, Sept. 21, at approximately 9:00 p.m., near the 25800 block of McBean Parkway in Valencia....

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1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
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1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
Newhall Community Hospital
The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic surpassed 2 million on Friday and the World Health Organization warned the global health crisis may get even worse as people weary of restrictions let down their guard and contagious strains of the virus spread around the globe.
Pandemic Death Toll Hits 2 Million Worldwide
At least once a month, residents of the Cali Lake RV community, nestled in a quiet canyon off a rural part of Soledad Canyon Road, have had their power shut off due to Southern California Edison’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
Residents Mostly Impacted by Power Shutoffs Express Concern Over Ongoing Events
Late Friday afternoon, a group of parents and student-athletes gathered in front of the William S. Hart Union High School District office to urge the district to bring athletic-conditioning back to school campuses.
Parents, Student-Athletes Gather to Urge Hart District to Bring Athletics Back
A future open space trailhead in the Tesoro area will be named after a founding Santa Clarita city councilman, and a portion of land in Newhall after a family who has donated several acres of land to the city for open-space preservation.
City Council OKs Dedications in Tesoro Area, Newhall Pass Open Space
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 258 new deaths and 15,051 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with cases likely to reach over 1 million this weekend. In addition, the Santa Clarita Valley has reached 21,189 total cases.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Cases Near 1 Million Countywide; 258 New Deaths in County
Jim and Anita Lombardi of Federal Escrow, Inc. donated $50,000 to the Boys and Girls Club to help the organization continue providing COVID-19 relief services in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Boys and Girls Club Receives $50,000 Financial Gift from Federal Escrow, Inc.
The Castaic Union School District governing board appointed a new president during its annual organizational board meeting last month.
CUSD Board Appoints Mayreen Burk as New Board President
The California Supreme Court declared Thursday that worker classification standards set forth in its Dynamex decision should apply retroactively to a labor class action from 15 years ago, as well as all non-final cases that predate the 2018 landmark ruling.
California High Court Makes Landmark Independent Contractor Ruling Retroactive
Los Angeles County officials announced five additional mass-vaccination sites set to open next week which include Six Flags Magic Mountain and California State University, Northridge.
Six Flags, CSUN Set to Open as Mass Vaccination Sites
Waste Management has extended its temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule for customers in Santa Clarita, with regular service anticipated to resume the week of Jan. 25.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule
The College of the Canyons ‘Canyons Promise’ free tuition program for new students is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 year.
COC’s Canyons Promise Program Now Accepting 2021-22 Applications
The ice rink in Valencia, which the City acquired last year, is currently undergoing renovations prior to its highly anticipated grand reopening later this year.
Renovations for Highly Anticipated City-Owned Ice Rink Continue
The MAIN is set to host eight weeks of free virtual productions from around the world from Jan. 22 through March 12 via Zoom for the Stage on Screen Theatre Fest's International Edition of online theatre.
Jan. 22-March 12: The Main’s Stage On Screen Theatre Fest Goes International
1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
Henry M. Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 287 new deaths and 17,323 new cases of COVID-19, with 20,918 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: County Surpasses 13,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 20,918
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced Thursday the opening of its COVID-19 vaccine-distribution site, with the goal of vaccinating nearly 500 people a day.
Henry Mayo Announces Opening of COVID-19 Vaccine-Distribution Site
L.A. County Parks can help you achieve your New Year’s goals while bringing L.A. vibes into virtual classes.
Registration Open for L.A. County Parks’ Online Classes
Join the Santa Clarita Artists Association's first meeting of 2021, which will take place virtually Monday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 18: Artist Virginia Kamhi to Demonstrate Pastel Techniques
Get ready to get your game on Sunday, March 14, as Soroptimist International of Valencia presents their annual fundraiser to benefit the Soroptimist’s Dream Programs: Live Your Dream and Dream It, Be It.
March 14: ‘Games for a Cause’ Benefiting Soroptimist’s Dream Program
As the COVID-19 surge has continued to overwhelm hospitals over the past couple of months, it has also dramatically impacted the mortuaries where many of the pandemic’s victims end up.
Eternal Valley Struggles to Keep Up With Demand as COVID-19 Surges
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 4-1 to suspend small cohorts returning to campus through Feb. 8.
Hart District Votes 4-1 to Suspend Return to Campus Until February
The Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regional areas fell under a red flag warning, prompting Southern California Edison to monitor more than 28,000 of its customers for potential power shutoffs through the remainder of the week.
SoCal Edison Considering Power Shutoffs Amid Red Flag Warning Conditions