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2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren

One Detained After Investigation Into Alleged Machete Attack
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating a reported assault with a machete in Newhall Wednesday morning that sent one to the hospital. The assault with a deadly weapon incident was reported around 11:30 a.m. on Railroad Avenue, near 13th Street, according to SCV Sheriff’s...

Deputies Respond to Another Assault Near Newhall Metrolink Station
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies were once again called to investigate an assault reported near the train tracks in Newhall. Deputies responded to Market Street, near Railroad Avenue, at approximately 4:45 p.m. Monday regarding an assault — specifically a report that two men were fighting...

Santa Clarita Man Arrested on Suspicion of Assault
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a man on suspicion of assault likely to produce injury, after a woman and a bystander who tried to help her Sunday evening were part of an assault reported in Newhall. Deputies responded to a call regarding a possible assault with a deadly weapon...

Bail Set for Newhall Man Accused of Punching, Striking Female Roommate
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019

A Newhall man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of battery causing great bodily injury for allegedly punching his female roommate several times in the head. Galin Petkov, 41, was arrested on suspicion of the felony about 3:30 a.m. Saturday by deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. About...

Argument Leads to Assault on Metrolink Train
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

An argument led to an assault Monday at approximately 6:15 p.m. on the Antelope Valley Metrolink train from Santa Clarita to Palmdale. During the incident, the much larger suspect jumped onto the victim, and continually struck him in the face several times with his fists. The victim, fearing for his...

Crime Blotter: Assault, Grand Theft Auto, Burglary in Stevenson Ranch
Thursday, Apr 19, 2018

Here is the Stevenson Ranch Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the week of April 9 – 15: 04/15/18 Assault, Battery: 24900 block Constitution Avenue The suspects were having a party at the community pool/club house of the location. When the victim, who was not part of the party, attempted...

Crime Blotter: Vehicle Burglary, Grand Theft, Assault in Newhall
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

Here is the Newhall (Zone 6) Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 10/16/17 to 10/22/17: 10/16/17, Monday Burglary – 23200 block Maple St., Newhall Person(s) unknown entered the victim’s locked shed and stole tools. Vehicle Burglary – 23200 block Agramonte Dr., Newhall Person(s)...

Suspect Accused of Attacking 70-Year-Old Female Jogger in Custody
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

Two good Samaritans, including an off-duty cop, helped Santa Clarita deputies arrest an assault suspect who attacked a 70-year-old woman jogging on a Valencia bike trail Tuesday, officials said. A male transient reportedly attacked the woman around 8:20 a.m. Tuesday on the South Fork Trail, which is...

Crime Blotter: Burglaries, Assault in Stevenson Ranch
Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017

Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3, Public Safety Report for the week of 08/07/17 to 08/20/17. 08/09/17 Burglary (Vehicle) – 26100 Quartz Meza Lane Person(s) entered the victim’s vehicle and stole his center console organizer containing $300.00 in miscellaneous gift cards. Person(s) unknown then used two...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Vehicle Burglary, Assault in Stevenson Ranch
Monday, Jul 24, 2017

Here is the Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for 07/03/17 through 07/16/17: 07/07/17 Petty Theft – 28600 block of The Old Road Suspect(s) unknown stole the victim’s cell phone along with U.S. currency from the top of storage lockers at the business. 07/08/17 Vehicle...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
California State University, Northridge film students, along with faculty and alumni have produced a public service announcement to address the ongoing fentanyl crisis and educate the public about the dangers of fentanyl pills.
CSUN, Law Enforcement Partner to Produce Fentanyl PSA
In 2019, Valencia High School student, Pedro Roman, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Feb. 4: Pedro Roman Memorial Blood Drive
Registration is now open for Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley’s second poker night fundraiser, “All In for Family Promise.” The event will take place on Friday, March 3, at the Canyon Country Community Center.
March 3: Family Promise Hosting Poker Tourney, Sip & Paint Fundraiser
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Feb. 1, beginning with closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Hart Board Scheduled to Discuss Proposed Teacher Pay Increase
Sulphur Springs Union School District will host the annual Many Families, One Community Event on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Sulphur Springs, Hart Districts Hosting Many Families One Community Event
Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity has joined business and community leaders to launch the Fair Chance Hiring Program, galvanizing the county’s business community to adopt Fair Chance hiring practices with the goal of getting 200 local businesses to commit to hiring system-impacted individuals this year.
L.A. County Launches Fair Chance Hiring Program
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 31: SUSD Board Slated to Discuss Future Enrollment Projections
The Santa Clarita Valley Men of Harmony Barbershop Chorus will return on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, to deliver singing valentines after being unavailable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 14: Local Barbershop Quartet to Deliver Singing Valentines
2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren
Three new educational videos greet visitors to the Placerita Nature Center to help them understand what they're seeing along the trails.
Educational Videos Unveiled at Placerita Nature Center
1945 - Local residents vote 1,184 to 7 (correct, seven) to create SCV high school district [story]

1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
Leaving Death Valley
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,123 new cases countywide and 29 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level
Teams from the city of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, Los Angeles County Fire Department and loanDepot competed on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge.
L.A. County Fire Wins Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge
Friends of the Children – Los Angeles presented Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger with the "Power of One" award at their inaugural Women's Leadership Breakfast held Friday, Jan. 27 at The California Club. Barger was selected to receive the award for her work and dedication to supporting and safeguarding children in Los Angeles County, especially those within the foster care system.
Barger Tapped by Friends of the Children L.A. for ‘Power of One’ Award
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has announced its new Board of Directors for 2023.
Santa Clarita Artists Association Announces 2023 Board
The North County I-5 Enhancements Project has announced that Santa Clarita Valley residents should prepare for a variety of lane reductions and road closures for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 3.
Jan. 27-Feb. 3: Portions of The Old Road Closed for I-5 Enhancements Project
Everything old is new again and that’s what’s happening at Hart Park in Newhall. Heritage Junction, where eight historic buildings and a steam engine and caboose are on display to the public, has officially been renamed “Santa Clarita History Center” and a new logo designed and adopted.
Heritage Junction Renamed Santa Clarita History Center
TreePeople in partnership with the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market and the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians will be giving away full size fruit trees including lemon, lime, orange, guava, pomegranate and peach on Saturday, Jan. 28.
Jan. 28: Free Fruit Tree Giveaway at Old Town Newhall Farmers Market
Ready to lose your thirsty turf lawn? The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will show you where to start! Learn how to remove your lawn and transform it into a beautiful, sustainable landscape. Join our free virtual landscape and gardening workshop, Strategies for Replacing your Lawn, on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m.
Feb. 4: Free Workshop ‘Strategies for Replacing Your Lawn’
The Southern California Veterans Study is seeking the input from Veterans living in Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego counties.
Southern California Veterans Study Seeks SoCal Veteran Input
Two California Institute of the Arts alums, Antoine Hunter aka Purple Fire Crow (Dance 2002) and Kite (Music BFA 2014), were among the 45 United States Artists Fellows announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24 who will receive $50,000 unrestricted cash awards.
CalArts Alums Named 2023 United States Artists Fellows
Anyone who has lived in another city will tell you that the events we put on in Santa Clarita are second to none. As we look ahead to the warm weather and sunshine afforded by the arrival of spring, now is a wonderful time to add some of the marquee city of Santa Clarita events to your 2023 calendar.
Ken Striplin | Fun, Family Events Just Around the Corner
1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams