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1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
Twilight Zone Movie

Officials Still Investigating Crash That Killed Canyon Country Woman
Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017

A fatal Santa Clarita crash Saturday night that killed a Canyon Country woman is still under investigation by Santa Clarita’s Traffic Division, officials said Monday. The crash took place in Canyon Country, near the intersection of Golden Valley Road and Sierra Highway. Read complete story [HERE].

Emergency Preparedness During Daylight Saving Time
Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

Daylight Saving Time in its current form has been used for more than five decades as a way to reduce energy usage, but emergency officials say it’s also a great time to perform semi-annual safety checks. The modern idea of daylight saving has been around since the 1890s, and it was first officially...

Apparent Physical Dispute Results in Two Arrests of Law Enforcement Officials
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

A deputy and a police officer were arrested on domestic violence charges after an apparent physical dispute, according to Sheriff’s Department arrest records. Kristi and Theresa Nielsen were arrested on separate charges Monday night after an apparent assault between the two. Read complete story [HERE].

Trial Set for Suspected Bank Robber Known as Seasoned Bandit, Pleads Not Guilty
Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

Court documents revealed this week the extent of the alleged theft by the Seasoned Bandit, the bank robbery suspect who rode his PT Cruiser to nearly a dozen locations in robberies totaling nearly $40,000, according to court documents. James Allen Hayes, 55, pleaded not guilty Monday, according to Thom...

Inglewood Man ID’d as Castaic Stabbing Victim
Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017

A stabbing murder victim found in Castaic was identified by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office on Tuesday. Tron Scott Jr. Mayo, 31, of Inglewood, was found stabbed to death shortly after 1:30 p.m. Monday, according to Los Angeles County Fire Officials. Read complete story [HERE].

Update: Brush Fire Reported in Castaic; Forward Progress Stopped
Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017

Update as of 1:01 p.m.: L.A. County firefighters have stopped forward progress on the Castaic Fire, which was reported at the 32100 block of Castaic Lake Drive. Fire officials said the brush fire was first reported at about 12:17 p.m., from the intersection of Ridge Route Road and Lake Hughes. 12:39:...

City Officials, Law Enforcement Offer Halloween Safety Tips

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and city of Santa Clarita officials shared safety tips ahead of Halloween. Every year, throngs of children fill the streets, excitedly running from one house to the next in search of Halloween candy. The city of Santa Clarita, with its increased emphasis of late...

Officials Celebrate Passage of Water Bill

The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency, a culmination of years of negotiation, litigation and, ultimately, legislation, was the focus of a celebration Tuesday at the Newhall County Water District. Newhall County Water officials hosted the ceremony to celebrate the passage of S.B. 634, which is known as...

Suspect Arrested in Alleged Sexual Assault
Friday, Oct 20, 2017

A suspect has been arrested in the investigation of an alleged sexual assault, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials. A man is in custody in connection with the alleged assault, but detectives have not released the suspect’s name at this time. He was arrested at College...

Resources, Outreach Available to SCV Victims of Elder Abuse
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

Elder abuse and scams targeting seniors are a growing problem, Santa Clarita detectives said, but there are numerous resources and protections available. Santa Clarita detectives shared the following story, removing the names of the victims and their family members to protect their identities. Ultimately,...

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The SCV Food Pantry is in need of volunteers to help sort food, stock shelves, fill bags and distribute food to its residents in need Monday through Thursday and Saturday of each week.
SCV Food Pantry in Need of Volunteers
College of the Canyons graduating sophomore Jonah El-Farra has been named a California Community Colleges Men's Basketball Coaches Associations (CCCMBCA) student-athlete scholarship recipient for the 2023-24 season. 
El-Farra Earns Coaches Associations’ Student-Athlete Scholarship
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Chair Lindsey P. Horvath that directs the creation of an independent Ethics Commission and ethics reform measures to improve transparency and create greater oversight in County government.
Supes Unanimously Approve Creation of Ethics Commission, Reform
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting artists to submit artwork for consideration for its upcoming “Body & Presence” juried exhibition, which will be on view at the Canyon Country Community Center during the City's annual Business for Artists Conference.
Aug. 4: Call for Art ‘Body & Presence’ Exhibit Deadline
Zach Schroeder, the head coach for The Master’s University track and cross country programs, is stepping down to be closer to family.
After Historic Run, TMU Coach Zach Schroeder Steps Down
The community is invited to an SCV Senior Center Health and Wellness program lecture “Let’s Talk About Kidney Health” on Wednesday, July 24, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
July 24: SCV Senior Center Wellness Program Lecture on Kidney Health
College of the Canyons baseball is sending five players to four-year universities to continue their academic journeys and athletic careers following the 2024 season.
Five Cougars Taking Skills to Next Level
The Master's University baseball has signed pitcher Mack Skeels to join the team for the 2025 season.
Pitcher Mack Skeels Commits to Mustangs Baseball
Drug-related overdose and poisoning deaths plateaued for the first time in ten years in 2023 in Los Angeles County, a new Los Angeles County Department of Public Health analysis of Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner data has found.
L.A. County’s Drug-Related Overdose Deaths Plateau for First Time in Decade
As temperatures soar in Los Angeles, so do the numbers of mosquitoes and their relentless, itchy bites.
Vector Control Launches Summer Safeguarding Campaign
1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
Twilight Zone Movie
Picture this…a cozy blanket laid out on the grass, the warm evening breeze and your favorite film playing on the big screen.
Ken Striplin | City Cinemas Brings Back Movies Under the Stars
The California State University, Los Angeles Golden Eagle volleyball team, which included middle blocker Shelby Grubbs from Newhall, was welcomed to the White House on Monday, alongside other national champions from the past academic year, to celebrate their accomplishments as part of NCAA Sports Day.
Former Hart High Standout Honored at White House’s NCAA Sports Day
The Friends of Hart Park - in partnership with the Natural History Museum and Los Angeles County Parks - is pleased to announce the return of their signature event “Silents Under the Stars” on Saturday, Sept. 7, starting at 6 p.m., at William S. Hart Park.
Sept. 7: ‘Silents Under the Stars’ Returns to Hart Park
To help students balance education with their diverse work and family responsibilities, College of the Canyons will offer a wide variety of flexible learning options during the fall 2024 semester.
COC Fall 2024 Offering Flexible Learning Options
Beginning Monday, July 29, crews will start the construction of traffic circulation modifications on two intersections, part of the federally-funded, Traffic and Pedestrian Circulation and Safety Improvements Project.
Santa Clarita Announces Upcoming Lane Closures
Circle of Hope's Annual Tea is one of Santa Clarita’s most anticipated fundraisers bringing awareness of breast cancer and raising funds to help those in our local community fighting this disease.
Oct. 19: Save the Date for Circle of Hope’s Annual Tea
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has released the list of four productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, July 22 - Sunday, July 28.
‘S.W.A.T.’ Among Four Productions Filming in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Valley Special Education Local Plan Area (SCV SELPA) and its member districts actively seek out all individuals with exceptional needs, from birth to age 22, including infants and children parentally placed in private schools.
SCV SELPA Seeking Children with Disabilities
The California Department of Transportation announced the right lane of southbound Interstate 5 will be blocked overnight Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26 from two miles north of Templin Highway (near the Whitaker Sand Shed) north of Castaic Lake Hughes Road for paving work.
Caltrans Announces Overnight Southbound I-5 Lane Closures in Castaic Area
The Superior Court of Los Angeles County will be closed Monday, July 22, as the Court works diligently to repair and reboot network systems that were severely impacted by a ransomware attack first detected the morning of Friday, July 19.
Ransomware Attack Closes L.A. County Superior Court
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a heat advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley through Thursday as high temperatures have been forecast.
Heat Advisory Issued for SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has closed two beaches due to a recent sewage spill.
Sewage Spill Closes Two L.A. County Beaches
2000 - Historic Larinan house in Pico Canyon burns down [story]
Larinan house burning