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February 28
1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook

SCV Chamber Announces 2023 Business Award Recipients
Monday, Jan 22, 2024

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Monday its 2023 Business Award Recipients, who are set to be celebrated at the Awards and Installation event on Friday, Feb. 2, hosted at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. BUSINESS OF THE YEAR: Logix Federal Credit Union ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: Terrell...

Palmdale Man Arrested in Connection with SCV Deputy’s Death
Monday, Sep 18, 2023

Update as of 1:30 p.m.: The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of a 29-year-old Palmdale man in the ambush killing of Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer. At a press conference Monday, L.A. County Sheriff Robert Luna identified Kevin Salazar as the suspect. The motive is unclear...

Bacterial Levels Remain High at Some L.A. County Beaches
Monday, Jul 17, 2023

File photo. Santa Monica Pier. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the following Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing and playing in ocean waters due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested. Beaches affected...

Ocean Water Quality Advisory in Effect for All L.A. County Beaches
Monday, Jan 9, 2023

Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains,...

Thursday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 85,000
Thursday, Jul 21, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday a total of 18 new deaths and 8,691 new cases countywide, with 195 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,584, county case totals to 3,245,259 and Santa Clarita Valley case...

L.A. County Celebrates Title IX 50th Anniversary
Thursday, Jun 23, 2022

Click on photo to enlarge flyer. On Thursday, participating Los Angeles County Parks After Dark, including Val Verde Park, will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Title IX with a highly anticipated girls’ sports clinic and showcase starting at 6 p.m. More than 1,800 girls, ages 5 to 18 will have the...

June 3: Celebration of Life for Charlotte Kleeman
Monday, May 23, 2022

To honor the memory of longtime community leader Charlotte Kleeman, a celebration of life will be held Friday, June 3, at the College of the Canyons University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road in Santa Clarita, beginning at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Kleeman’s family has requested donations...

Longtime Community Leader Charlotte Kleeman Dies at 85
Thursday, May 19, 2022

Charlotte Kaup Kleeman, 1996 Santa Clarita Valley Woman of the Year, died Thursday, May 19, 2022, in Valencia. She was 85. Kleeman was born outside of Chicago on February 15, 1937, to Walter H. Kaup, who was a locksmith, and Beulah M. Kaup. The family relocated to North Hollywood where Charlotte attended...

Council Expected to OK Design Contract for Proposed Roller Rink
Friday, Apr 8, 2022

The Santa Clarita City Council is expected Tuesday to award Anil Verma Associates, Inc. a design contract to create the blueprint for the proposed Santa Clarita Roller Skating Rink. According to documents attached to Tuesday’s regular meeting agenda, the contract will be “in the amount of...

Statewide Housing Plan Calls for Rapid Growth
Monday, Mar 14, 2022

Cities and counties across the state are being called upon to build more than 2.5 million homes by 2030, under a plan released by the California Department of Housing and Community Development – double the target set under a previous plan that was adopted four years ago. Rising housing costs, along...

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Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons unit are seeking assistance in locating at-risk missing person, Christina Lynn Penniston.
LASD is Asking for the Public’s Help Locating At-Risk Missing Person, Christina Lynn Penniston
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger announced she has given $500,000 from Fifth District discretionary funding to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority 
Supervisor Barger Gives $500K for Center for Transportation Technology Excellence
In an effort to help students navigate the new 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application form, College of the Canyons will be hosting four upcoming pop-up workshops.   
College of the Canyons Announces Pop-Up FAFSA Workshops
As Co-Chair of The California Problem Solvers Caucus, Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) is pleased announce he is coauthoring a series of bills that would help California tackle the rapid rise in retail theft.
Senator Wilk Announce Series of Bills to Combat Retail Theft
1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook
Lulu Sanchez was named Big West Freshman Softball Player of the Week on Monday, Feb. 26.
CSUN’s Lulu Sanchez Earns Big West Freshman of the Week
The Master’s University released its spring 2024 magazine on Tuesday.
TMU Releases 2024 Spring Magazine
The city of Santa Clarita announced both dog parks at Central Park will be closed temporarily for renovations beginning Wednesday Feb. 28.
Central Park Dog Parks to Close Temporarily
It was a rematch of the five-set thriller from the NAIA semifinals last spring.
Mustangs Drop Five-Set Match to Lions
Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a civil lawsuit by the U.S. Forest Service that blamed the utility's equipment for the massive Thomas Fire that tore through Southern California in late 2017.
SoCal Edison Agrees to Pay $80 million Over Thomas Fire
R. Martin “Marty” Chavez, a trailblazing entrepreneur who turned a Wall Street trading business into a software business and in the process revolutionized the way capital moves and works, will provide insights into the world of finance on Tuesday, March 12, as part of the Younes Nazarian Distinguished Speaker Series at California State University, Northridge.
Wall Street Trailblazer to Deliver CSUN Distinguished Speaker Lecture
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is excited to announce its new Home Ownership Program, HOP120.
New County Loan to Aid Moderate-Income, First Time Home Buyers
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to the public [story]
Winifred Westover
The Master's University women's basketball team got to within one in the final quarter, but it was the Menlo Oaks that pulled away in the end to get the 67-60 win Saturday afternoon in The MacArthur Center.
Lady Mustangs Drop Regular Season Finale to Menlo Oaks 60-67
In honor of Black History Month, California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is pleased to recognize several prominent Black community leaders and organizations who are making a difference across Senate District 21.
SCV Realtor Recognized Among Wilk’s Black History Month Spotlight
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond joined educators and members of the California Teachers Association Monday on the west steps of the California State Capitol to announce historic legislation—the Pregnancy Leave for Educators Act.
Landmark Legislation Announced for School Employees Paid Pregnancy Leave
The California Jaycee Foundation announced Monday Alexander Bonfiglio of Golden Valley High School is one of eight graduating high school seniors receiving a $1,000 Scholarship resulting from the annual competition completed in January 2024.
Santa Clarita Student Earns CA Jaycee Foundation Scholarship
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 26 - Sunday, March 3.
Nine Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m.
COC Board to Consider Amendment to Purchase of 30,000-Square-Foot Tech Center
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, Feb. 27, with closed session beginning at 5:15p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
Saugus School Board to Consider Staff Reductions
Since City incorporation in 1987, public safety has remained a top priority for the city of Santa Clarita.
Ken Striplin | Time to Take a Heads Up! Mindset
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Sierra Hillbillies is inviting the community to put on green and add shamrocks and leprechauns to its next monthly dance on Sunday, March 3, from 2 p.m to 5 p.m., at Valencia United Methodist Church.
March 3: Sierra Hillbillies Hosting Leprechaun’s Dance