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1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
William Chormicle


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Irene Lilley, Wife of Famous Movie Stuntman, Marks 90th Birthday
Friday, Apr 12, 2019

Irene Lilley said she feels much younger than the 90 years she celebrated on Sunday. Lilley, a Canyon Country resident, turned 90 on April 4 and celebrated Sunday with her family and friends at the home her grandparents built and that she lived in all her life. Lilley is married to actor and stuntman...

SCV Animal Shelters Receive $31K in Chili Cook-off Donations
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

Thursday was a good day for pets in two of Santa Clarita’s shelter facilities after they received donations from this year’s annual SCV Charity Chili Cook-Off. Each year, the chili cook-off chooses two charities to donate to from a pool of nominees. This year, Shelter Hope Pet Shop and the Lange...

Newhall Aquarium Educating Local Residents Since 2015
Thursday, Apr 4, 2019

Shane Price was looking for something fun to do with his daughters in Santa Clarita when he discovered the Newhall Aquarium on Google. “It’s nice having a local aquarium to go to, so I can show my children different sea animals without having to drive out to somewhere like Long Beach,” Price said....

Young Chess Masters Flex Brains at SoCal State Championships
Monday, Mar 18, 2019

Parents, coaches and eager, young chess masters crowded into the halls, patios and conference rooms of the Hyatt Regency Valencia for the annual Southern California SuperStates Scholastic State Chess Championships on Sunday. This was the 22nd year that Jay Stallings and his California Youth Chess League...

Coroner ID’s Homeless Man Struck, Killed by Car in Newhall
Monday, Mar 4, 2019

A homeless man was killed when he was struck by a car near the intersection of Railroad Avenue and 11th Street in Newhall Sunday night. The victim was identified as Cecilio Vasquez, and described as a 51-year-old homeless man, by Sarah Ardalani of the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner – Coroner’s...

Effort to Control Canyon Country Landslide Continues

The residents of Terri Drive and Trestles Drive in Canyon Country gained a brief respite from the threat of landslides as rain died down Sunday. Residents of the Trestles Home and American Beauty housing tracts have been the center of media attention the past two weeks as five hillside homes have been...

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The Public Outreach and Legislation Committee of SCV Water is scheduled to meet next on Thursday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m.
June 20: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
The nonprofit Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging will host its annual assembly at the new Bella Vida senior center in Canyon Country on Thursday, June 20, starting at 5 p.m.
June 20: Annual Assembly at Bella Vida Senior Center
The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is set to approve its 2019-20 budget at a special meeting on Wednesday, June 19, at 7:45 a.m.
Hart Board Set to OK 2019-20 Budget at June 19 Special Meeting
Marking June as LGBTQ Pride Month, the Pride flag is being flown on the main flagpole of the State Capitol building​ through July 1 ​for the first time in state history.
Rainbow Flag Flies Over Capitol for LGBTQ Pride Month
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission has released the agenda for its June 18 meeting starting at 6 p.m.
Santa Clarita Planning Commission June 18 Meeting Agenda
The Lancaster JetHawks pulled off a comeback from a six-run deficit Sunday afternoon, beating the Inland Empire 66ers 11-10 at the Hangar.
JetHawks’ Comeback Win Closes Season’s First Half
The JetHawks needed an extra inning to beat Inland Empire Saturday, beating the 66ers, 5-4, in 10 innings at The Hangar.
JetHawks Pull 10th Inning Walk-off Win on Sixers
"Star Wars" weekend began Friday night in Lancaster with Inland Empire winning big, 19-5, over the Lancaster JetHawks at The Hangar.
‘Star Wars’ Weekend Opens with JetHawks Loss to Evil Inland Empire
Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean joined other elected officials from throughout the region to discuss transportation at the June 13 San Fernando Valley Council of Governments Mobility Workshop.
Santa Clarita Joins SFV Transportation Mobility Workshop
Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) invites members of the 38th Assembly District to apply to one of the Local Advisory Committees for 2019-2020.
Smith Invites Locals to Apply for Local Advisory Committees
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's Summer Crime Enforcement Team arrested a Eureka man in Castaic on Saturday on charges of felony narcotics sales.
Eureka Man Arrested in Castaic on Felony Drug Charges
A pilot died when his single-engine aircraft crashed in a remote area of Newhall on Saturday afternoon.
Pilot Dies in Crash of Single-Engine Aircraft
1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
William Chormicle
1950 - Dedication of H.M. Newhall Memorial Park, aka Newhall Park [story]
1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
A Bridgeport couple has uncovered some disheartening news for motorists who grind to a halt as they zip through Valencia, braking for a family of Canada geese, narrowly avoiding a collision with the large birds.
Guardians of Geese at Bridgeport Urge Caution
The Santa Clarita City Council and MADD recognized Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies Chris Morgan, Tanner Sanchez and Mario Acosta Tuesday for their major role in helping keep local streets safe from drunken drivers.
Deputies Morgan, Sanchez, Acosta Lauded by City, MADD
The city of Santa Clarita’s homeless population increased from 156 people in 2018 to 256 people in 2019, according to city-level data from the 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count released Friday by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.
Homeless Population in Santa Clarita Rises Again
The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, June 18, starting at 9:30 a.m.
June 18 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors
A motorcycle deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was taken to the hospital mid-afternoon Friday, following a vehicle collision in Valencia.
LASD Motorcycle Deputy Injured in Crash
The Santa Clarita City Council is expected to recognize June as Pride Month on Tuesday, drawing praise from the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or LGBTQ, community.
Santa Clarita City Council to Recognize June as Pride Month
American Coaster Enthusiasts, the world’s largest roller coaster enthusiasts club with more than 5,000 members, will hold their 42nd annual Coaster Con at Six Flags Magic Mountain and Knott’s Berry Farm from Sunday-Thursday, June 16-20.
June 16-20: Coaster Con 42 to Ride at Magic Mountain, Knott’s
Medicare doesn’t cover "free" genetic tests or cancer screenings unless a doctor who’s treating you orders them and they’re medically necessary.
Seniors: Say No to ‘Free’ Genetic Tests | Commentary by Greg Dill
Santa Clarita Valley-based all-saxophone chamber ensemble Saxtravaganza will present a free concert at Hart Hall in Wm. S. Hart Park in Newhall on Sunday, June 23, starting at 7 p.m.
June 23: Saxtravaganza Concert in Hart Hall at 7