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1861 - Andres Pico and partners granted state franchise to build toll road and cut 50-foot-deep cleft through (Newhall) Pass; they failed; Beale later succeeded [story]
Andres Pico

SCV Sheriff Says: Don’t Leave Your Garage Door Open to Crime
Sunday, Sep 6, 2015

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station patrol deputies have seen an abundance of occasions where the garage door to a residence has been left open by the homeowner when there is no one in sight. The open garage presents an easy opportunity to anyone driving or walking by to commit theft of items in...

Macy’s Burglar at Large After Crashing SUV
Thursday, Jul 16, 2015

Photo: KHTS Deputies searched parking lots at the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall Thursday evening after Macy’s reported a burglary and the suspect fled in an SUV that crashed into a fire hydrant while crowds were taking in a concert. Early witness reports indicated the suspect might be armed...

Maria’s Deli Seeking Info on Burglar
Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015

The owners of Maria’s Deli in Newhall and Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man who broke into the restaurant in June. “My brother does maintenance work everyday. While he started to do the clean-up, this guy started breaking...

Suspect Wanted for Questioning; ID?
Monday, Jul 13, 2015

On July 6, 2015, at approximately 7 p.m., the individual in the photos entered a business in the 25400 block of The Old Road in the Santa Clarita Valley. He selected several boxes containing “Sony” sound bars and placed them in his cart. He walked into the garden area of the store, passed the open...

Deputies Investigating Newhall Business Break-Ins
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials are investigating a series of break-ins in the Newhall area and are sharing tips to help prevent business break-ins. Over the past several weeks, businesses in the Old Town Newhall community including KHTS AM-1220, Total Financial Solutions, Bikram Yoga...

Wanted: Info on Man Fleeing Store with Merchandise
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015

UPDATE: This Darwin Award winner has been identified.   Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station officials are asking residents for help in identifying an individual wanted for questioning. On June 22, 2015, at approximately 4:30 PM, the individual pictured here entered a local business in the 24400 block...

SCV Sheriff’s Detective Seeks 2 for Questioning
Monday, Jun 8, 2015

On May 22, 2015 in the early afternoon, the above pictured individuals walked into a local business in the Santa Clarity Valley. One of them took three X Box 500 GB game systems valued at $400 each and placed them in a shopping cart. Both individuals then walked past all open registers making no attempt...

Man Sought for Stealing Breast Pumps from L.A. County Target Stores
Thursday, Apr 30, 2015

Palmdale Station Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for grand theft and robbery. An unknown suspect has burglarized several Target stores in the Los Angeles County area. His method of operation is to enter the store, select multiple Medela breast pumps (ranging...

Daylong Search for Fugitive Who Tried to Run Over Deputy Ends in Arrest
Monday, Feb 2, 2015

LASD Press Release, 11:41 p.m.: At approximately 10:30 PM, the suspect, wanted in connection to an Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Peace Officer, which led to a Deputy-Involved Shooting in Newhall, was taken into custody by LASD’s Special Enforcement Bureau. There were no injuries reported.   UPDATE...

Home Burglary Prevention Tips
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

From the Palmdale Sheriff’s Office   Residential burglaries are a common problem not only in our community, but nationwide. Many of us feel secure in our neighborhoods and think, “It won’t happen to me. I live on a nice street and my neighbors are great.” But rather than just assuming...

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1861 - Andres Pico and partners granted state franchise to build toll road and cut 50-foot-deep cleft through (Newhall) Pass; they failed; Beale later succeeded [story]
Andres Pico
The Water Resources and Watershed Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Wednesday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m.
May 12: Water Resources and Watershed Committee Teleconference Meeting
The California Interscholastic Federation has renewed a multi-year agreement with GoFan as the official digital ticketing partner to provide touchless, digital ticketing solutions to high schools and state-wide post season play across California.
CIF, GoFan Reach Multi-Year Agreement that Includes Post-Season Play
The County of Los Angeles announced Thursday that it has distributed 23 million units of free PPE through its joint effort with PPE Unite to protect 433,000 employees at small businesses across the County.
L.A. County Announces Distribution of 23 Million Units of PPE
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its annual CalFresh Awareness Month campaign to publicize the CalFresh Nutrition Program and acknowledge community partners throughout the month of May for helping to raise public awareness year-round.
Annual CalFresh Awareness Month Underway
The Santa Clarita City Council convened Tuesday evening to hear an overview of the city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
Striplin Presents Balanced Budget Which Includes $300K Surplus
This summer Mission Opera is happy to present a live outdoor operetta in one-act on June 5, 6, 12, and 13, in Santa Clarita.
Mission Opera to Present Live Outdoor Operetta, “Le 66”
The William S. Hart Union High School District is looking for one new member to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee.
Hart District Seeking Oversight Committee Member
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will present “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version,” a live virtual musical production based on the eponymous beloved television series on May 7-9.
May 7-9: COC Theatre Presents, “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version”
Santa Clarita Valley public junior high and high school students will remain in the blended learning model — two days a week of in-person instruction — for the remainder of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Wednesday night.
Hart District Announces Blended Learning Format to Continue for Remainder of Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths and 414 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,744 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Reopenings Expand in L.A. County as Transmission Remains Low; SCV Cases Total 27,744
1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
Fort Tejon
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 21 new deaths and 287 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with Santa Clarita cases totaling 27,744.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Health Officer Order Updates Effective Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,744
During their first in-person meeting of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members are planning to hear public comments under a new format Wednesday, as well as discuss a potential decrease to the number of units seniors need to graduate in light of COVID-19.  
Hart Governing Board Returns to In-Person Meetings, Set to Discuss Reducing Credits for Graduation
For the second time since his arrest, Michelle Dorsey’s estranged husband — who is accused of having killed his wife in her Saugus home last month — had a continuation of his arraignment.  
Arraignment Continued for Estranged Husband Accused of Murdering Michelle Dorsey
After a year of virtual learning, the Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra's spring semester will host its grand finale, a virtual concert fundraiser, to help recoup losses during the pandemic.
SCV Youth Orchestra To Hold Virtual Concert Fundraiser
The California Highway Patrol is reminding cyclists and motorists to share the road and remember traffic safety saves lives during this years National Bicycle Safety month all May.
CHP Emphasizes Bicycling Safety Is Shared Responsibility
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department announced a live virtual production of "The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version", based on the eponymous television series. 
COC Theatre Presents “Addams Family Quarantine Concert Version”
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital revealed a new addition to their leadership staff, bringing more than 30 years of medical experience to the hospital. 
Henry Mayo Announces New VP And Chief Medical Officer
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is once again hosting their monthly free catalytic converter etching event, adding more dates and locations to have a converter etched. 
May’s Free Catalytic Converter Etching Adds Additional Location
The annual Bike to Work challenge is once again rolling into town for a week long going green challenge, starting next week. The challenge will begin Monday May 10 and go through Friday May 14. 
City Promotes Week-Long Bike To Work Challenge To Go Green
The William S Hart Education Foundation announced events will be returning this year and into 2022, starting with their new Cars under the Stars event. 
WiSH Education Foundation Announces New Events
The annual State of the County will be held in-person at Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday. The SCV Chamber and Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office have been working to create an event to celebrate the reopening of our economy which will include remarks by the Supervisor and full access to rides at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Six Flags To Host State Of The County Event
1828 - Soledad Canyon settler John Lang born in Herkimer County, N.Y. [story]