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Construction Worker OK After Falling onto Stake
Monday, Dec 5, 2016

File Photo A construction worker who fell off a four-foot wall at Six Flags Magic Mountain around 4:30 p.m. Monday sustained minor injuries after colliding with a short stake, officials said. Despite initial reports that a person may have become impaled on a stake at the park, emergency officials discovered...

July 23: Castaic Animal Shelter Cutting Adoption Fees for ‘Clear the Shelters Day’
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016

Castaic Animal Shelter is one of more than 55 shelters and rescue organizations across Southern California set to lower its adoption fees in honor of the nationwide “Clear the Shelters Day” on Saturday, July 23. For one day only, cats are free to adopt courtesy of the ASPCA, and the adoption fee...

July 16: Rattlesnake Avoidance Classes for Dogs Coming to Hart Park
Friday, Jul 15, 2016

A professional dog trainer and a rattlesnake expert are stopping in Santa Clarita this weekend for one day only to host a rattlesnake avoidance class for dogs. Pet owners can sign up for individual training sessions set to be held at Hart Park on Saturday, which will feature live rattlesnakes that have...

Local Woman Leads Fight to Keep Pets Home on July 4
Friday, Jul 1, 2016

More pets are lost on July 4 than any other day of the year. A Santa Clarita woman is preparing to lead a community effort to help get these pets off the streets and back home safely over the holiday weekend. Read the full story [here].

A Miracle For ‘Miracle’: Community Rallies To Save Homeless Woman’s Cat
Friday, Jun 24, 2016

Community members helped create a miracle for “Miracle” the cat and her homeless owner, Devin, when they came together to raise the funds needed for an emergency surgery earlier this week. Read the full story [here].

Animal Lovers Rally to Save Homeless Woman’s Injured Cat
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016

Animal-loving Facebook groups are rallying to help save a homeless woman’s gravely injured cat by donating toward the cost of her surgery. Read the full story [here].

Selena Gomez, James Corden Film ‘Carpool Karaoke’ at Magic Mountain

Selena Gomez and James Corden recently took a “detour” through Valencia on their way to work to stop at Six Flags Magic Mountain to film part of a “Carpool Karaoke” video on the Goliath rollercoaster. Read the full story [here].

Saugus Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Fatal Motorcycle Crash
Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016

A Saugus woman pleaded not guilty to the charges against her in connection with a 2015 fatal motorcycle crash, officials said Wednesday. Read the full story [here].

Structure Fire at Strip Mall Knocked Down
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

Los Angeles County Fire Department officials responded to a report of a structure fire at a one-story strip mall in Canyon Country around 9 p.m. Tuesday night, LACoFD officials said. The fire was reported at 8:58 p.m. on the 20600 block of Soledad Canyon Road, with initial smoke showing from the front...

Man Found Guilty in JJ’s Bar and Grill Stabbing
Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016

A man accused of attempting a premeditated murder in a stabbing outside JJ’s Bar and Grill in Valencia last February was found guilty of all charges Tuesday, according to a court official. Michael Barela, 54, was found guilty of assault with a deadly weapon and attempted premeditated murder just one day...

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1980 - Saugus Train Station relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
1946, 11:20pm: William S. Hart, 81, dies at L.A.'s California Lutheran Hospital, leaving his Newhall home and 80-acre estate to L.A. County and his Hollywood home to L.A. City [story]
Hart dies
Family, friends and community members gathered Saturday at Valencia United Methodist Church to remember the impact Carl Boyer III had on their lives and the community.
Founding Father Carl Boyer Remembered with Celebration of Life
1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
Vasquez Rocks
Three school districts within the Santa Clarita Valley have been recognized as 'Positive Outliers' by a statewide study for the achievements of African American and Hispanic students.
SCV Schools Named ‘Positive Outliers’ in Statewide Study
Nico Felich, an all-state soccer player from Kansas, is ready to soak up the Southern California sun.
All-State Midfielder Nico Felich Inks With TMU Soccer
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have released the agenda for their Tuesday, June 25 meeting starting at 9:30 a.m.
June 25 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors
SunPower announced Friday that with Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. and SunStrong Capital Holdings, LLC, it has secured financing commitments for its residential solar lease program.
SunPower Lines Up Financing to Meet Solar Panel Demand
When Santa Clarita city father, teacher, genealogist, philanthropist and world traveler Carl Boyer was asked which of the 150-plus countries he had visited was his favorite, he would say India, without hesitation.
The Further Adventures of Carl Boyer, Part 2: India
Two citizens gave chase to a man who allegedly tried to steal a woman's cash near an ATM in Canyon Country Thursday morning and held him until deputies arrested him, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials reported Thursday afternoon.
Citizens Chase Down Attempted Robbery Suspect
The relationship between workers and the companies that hire them has undergone a sea change in the past 15 months, at least in California.
Who’s the Boss in the ‘Gig’ Economy? | Commentary by Carl Kanowsky, Esq.
A furniture-hauling truck caught fire as it made its way through the Grapevine on Friday morning, spilling about 10 gallons of engine oil and prompting a response by firefighters specially trained in handling hazardous materials.
Truck Hauling Furniture Catches Fire, Spills Oil
Despite scores of people traveling from all over California to express strident opposition to a bill designed to tighten vaccination requirements, the California Assembly Health Committee advanced Senate Bill 276 on Thursday.
State Vaccination Mandate Advances Amid Opposition
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Special Victims Bureau reported Friday that U.S. Marshals had confirmed the death of Jeremy Anderson in Costa Rica and SCV detectives have concluded their investigation of alleged sexual assaults by the former Santa Clarita swim instructor.
Marshals Confirm Anderson Death, Detectives Wrap Probe
Sheriff’s officials shared details Thursday about complaints filed by women earlier in the week alleging they were accosted Saturday during the Boots & Brews Country Music Festival in Central Park.
Boots and Brews Battery Reports Explained
California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled plans Friday to create a $10.5 billion wildfire recovery fund along with other provisions to address the crisis caused by large devastating wildfires over the past two years.
Newsom Unveils California Wildfire Recovery Plan
The JetHawks began play after the All-Star break with a walk-off win, 7-6, over Rancho Cucamonga Thursday night at The Hangar.
JetHawks Follow All-Star Break with Win
Congresswoman Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) on Thursday led an amendment which increases funding for crucial wildfire prevention and response efforts to H.R. 3055.
House OK’s Hill Wildfire Amendment to Funding Bill
1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
Ernie Hickson
Princess Cruises announced Wednesday it will be offering the cruise line’s second annual Monopoly Cruise for Cash promotion, the largest-hosted slot tournament with the highest cash and prizes ever offered on a Princess cruise ship.
Princess Cruises to Offer 2nd Annual Monopoly Cruise for Cash Promo
The Sierra Hillbillies will celebrate Independence Day and keep cool with ice cream sundaes on July 7 with caller Dennis Young on squares and John Downing cuing rounds for our Patriotic Sundaes Dance.
Sierra Hillbillies Announce Summer Events
The city of Santa Clarita invites residents and their families to register for a fun day-trip to the picturesque beach city of Ventura, taking place on Saturday, July 13. The low-cost summer beach excursion will allow individuals and families to explore Ventura Harbor Village and Harbor Cove Beach.
Registration Still Open for City’s Summer Beach Excursion to Ventura
An accomplished Santa Clarita Valley swim coach was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals in Costa Rica this week on suspicion of performing lewd acts with a child.
Pending Arrest on Pedophile Charges, SCV Swim Coach Dies
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission held a public hearing Tuesday for a parcel map change of the Orchard Village medical office building project, and heard some residents’ opposition for the overall development.
Panel Hears Details of Building Project at Site of Former Einstein Campus