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Bahamian Dives to Finish Ahead of Felix in 400m
Monday, Aug 15, 2016

In one of the most thrilling Olympic finishes in recent memory, Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas out-dove Canyon Country’s Alyson Felix to the finish line to win the Women’s 400 meter sprint Monday night in Rio De Janeiro. Miller lead for the majority of the race until down the back stretch...

Felix Advances to 400m Final; Fastest Time in Semis
Sunday, Aug 14, 2016

Felix sets the pace in Sunday’s third 400m semifinal heat. Photo: U.S. Olympic Committee SCV’s Alyson Felix ran a blistering 49.67 in the third semifinal of the Women’s 400 meter final, giving herself a shot at her fifth Olympic gold medal. Felix is one of three Americans to qualify...

Hart Grad, Valencia Resident Ervin Wins Individual Gold
Friday, Aug 12, 2016

Hart graduate Anthony Ervin put an exclamation point on his Rio Olympics with a gold medal in the Men’s 50 meter freestyle on Friday. Ervin qualified with the top time on Thursday and made good on it Friday, finishing in 21.40 seconds. This is the fourth medal for Ervin who won his first two medals...

Kim Rhode Wins Bronze in Olympic Skeet Shooting

American Kim Rhode won her sixth straight Olympic medal on Friday during the Olympic Skeet Shooting competition in Rio De Janero, Brazil. Rhode captured the bronze, after a three round shoot off with China’s Meng Wei. The medal is Rhode’s sixth straight in the Olympics, making her the first female...

Weitzeil Finishes 7th in 100 Free, Ervin Nabs Spot in 50 Free Final
Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Saugus graduate Abbey Weitzeil finished 7th in the Women’s 100 freestyle event during the Rio Olympics on Thursday. Fellow American Simone Manual found the podium, tying for the goal medal with Canadian Penny Oleksiak. Weitzeil swam a 53.30, a .07 second improvement off of her semifinal time, but...

UCLA Softball Coaching Staff Named Best in Nation
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – For the third year in a row, the UCLA softball coaching staff of head coach Kelly Inouye-Perez and assistant coaches Lisa Fernandez and Kirk Walker were named the NFCA West Regional Coaching Staff of the Year. The Bruins advanced to the Women’s College World Series for the...

USC Legend Hix Dies at 80
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

Ernie Hix, known as “The Father of USC Men’s Volleyball” after building the program in its early years as head coach and guiding the Trojans to their first 2 NCAA championships, died of malignant melanoma on Saturday (June 4) in Alta Loma, Calif. He was 80. During his 8-year (1974-81) tenure at...

Law Named ANNIKA Award Winner

COLUMBUS, Ga. – Junior Bronte Law was named the winner of the 2016 ANNIKA Award presented by 3M, given to the nation’s top female collegiate golfer. Law is the third-ever winner of the award, joining the inaugural winner and Bruin alum, Alison Lee in 2014, as well as Leona Maguire of Duke...

USC Water Polo Earns Coach and Player Of the Year Honors
Friday, Jun 3, 2016

In a perfect topper to an already perfect season, USC has claimed both National Coach and Player of the Year awards from the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches for 2016. The undefeated Women of Troy — under the direction of newly crowned National Coach of the Year Jovan Vavic — won the...

Wildcats Baseball Set for Semi-Finals in Long Beach
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Propelled forward by a complete game four hitter by Timmy Josten, the West Ranch Wildcats will play in the CIF Southern Section Division I Semi-Finals at Blair Field in Long Beach Tuesday afternoon. The Wildcats only put up two runs on eight hits, but that was all they needed as Josten was impressive,...

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1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Red Schoolhouse
1835 - Outlaw and Rocks/Park/High School namesake Tiburcio Vasquez born in Monterey, Calif. [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
Nearly 100 people gathered in front of the highly anticipated Laemmle 7 in Newhall to officially open the theater to the Santa Clarita Valley community.
Laemmle Officially Opens in Old Town Newhall
The city of Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission recently met to receive an update from city staff about the status of the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall.
Parks Commissioners Asked to Advise on Pioneer Oil Refinery’s Future
A judge’s ruling this week dealt a setback to the Tejon Ranch Co.’s proposed 19,000-unit Centennial development project in the upper northwest corner of Los Angeles County.
Judge Halts Centennial Development Project in Tejon Ranch
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Chad Peters Named CCCATA 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 48 new deaths and 752 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 27,432 Total SCV Cases; County Nears 5 Million Administered Doses
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee briefly met Thursday morning to recommend that the City Council oppose four pieces of state legislation that would expand the state’s land-use authority.
Council Committee Recommends Opposition to State Land-Use Bills
In an effort to provide kids across the Santa Clarita Valley with a safe place to play and learn over spring break while parents are working, the Boys & Girls Club of SCV holds an annual camp.
Boys & Girls Club Holds Spring Break Camp
In recognition of public safety dispatchers' services, the California Highway Patrol joins other law enforcement agencies to recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on April 11-17, 2021.
CHP to Honor Public Safety Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Officials in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a virtual community discussion on child abuse prevention April 20.
L.A. County Sheriffs to Host Child Abuse Prevention Seminar
1937 - Pioneer aviator E.B. Christopher and passenger killed in crash of light plane on Ridge Route near Gorman [story]
wreckage
CBRE announced the sale of a state-of-the-art 24,164 square-foot industrial facility to Tera McHugh and John McHugh, owners of Versatile Systems, Inc.
Valencia Industrial Building Sold to Versatile Systems
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying public health restrictions in place for large events and community gatherings, as well as past participation numbers, the city of Santa Clarita has evaluated several components of the annual Santa Clarita Marathon and is making a necessary change to the event.
City Postpones 2021 Marathon, Event Permanently Moved to February
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 52 new deaths and 710 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,417 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Hospitalizations Remain Under 600; SCV Cases Total 27,417
Because of the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, some pet owners may have delayed purchasing their annual pet licenses and are now subject to late penalty fees.
Animal Care & Control Temporarily Waives Pet Licensing Fees
College of the Canyons will welcome José Rivera, award-winning playwright and the first Puerto Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Oscar, to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Monday, April 12.
COC Virtual Industry Insight Series Welcomes Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter José Rivera
Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) will spotlight contemporary artist Alex Schaeffer in a virtual oil demo on Monday, April 19, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
April 19: Virtual Oil Demo by Artist Alex Schaeffer
Spectrum Commercial Real Estate advisors Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Randy Cude, and Matt Sreden represented the seller in the sale of a 23,817-square-foot professional office building in a prime Valencia location.
Avenue Kearny Building Sells for $6 Million
Following stakeholder planning meetings over the course of a year and a public survey period in January, the city of Santa Clarita’s 2021 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) draft update enters the next phase in the approval and adoption process.
Residents Can Now Review Santa Clarita’s 2021 Hazard Mitigation Draft Plan
Cassie Gratton knows how to open a Laemmle theater. The general manager of the Newhall Laemmle, which will open its doors with a ribbon-cutting this Friday, also helped to open Laemmle’s Glendale and Claremont locations.
After Several Delays, Laemmle Newhall Opens Friday
The California Department of Transportation announced that new High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV, or carpool) lanes are open to motorists on Northbound and Southbound Interstate 5 between the Ventura Freeway (State Route 134) interchange in Los Angeles and Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank.
CalTrans Announces Opening of New I-5 Carpool Lanes
1874 - Work completed at Lyon's Station (now Eternal Valley) on first version of Pioneer Oil Refinery [story]
Pioneer Oil Refinery