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1922 - Wyatt Earp's wife thanks William S. Hart for defending her husband's honor [story]
Wyatt Earp story

Arrest Made in Wrong-Way Driver Incident on Interstate 5
Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

A wrong-way driver on the 5 freeway was arrested for driving the influence after ramming into a CHP vehicle during rush hour Wednesday evening. The suspect drove southbound on the northbound I-5 starting from Magic Mountain Parkway at about 5:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol report. Read...

Fistfight in Canyon Country Leads to Arrest for Assault, Child Endangerment
Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

A Santa Clarita man is facing child endangerment and assault with a deadly weapons charges after his arrest in Canyon Country. Photo: Mauricio LaPlante A fistfight led to the arrest of a Santa Clarita man on charges of child endangerment and assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly crashed his...

Paul Walker Parts Thief Arrested for Handgun Assault in Castaic
Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

A man who pleaded no contest to stealing the bumper from Paul Walker’s Porsche after the “Fast and the Furious” star’s fiery fatal crash is now in jail again in lieu of nearly $1 million bail. A man who pleaded to stealing the bumper from Paul Walker’s Porsche after the “Fast and the Furious”...

Juvenile Camp Worker Accused of Assault, Victims Sought
Thursday, Jan 26, 2017

[District Atty.] – A Los Angeles County probation officer is expected to be arraigned today on charges of sexually assaulting girls at a youth camp, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Oscar David Calderon Jr. (dob 2/28/84) was charged in case BA453651 with two counts...

Assault Suspect Arrested at Canyon Country Home
Friday, Jul 1, 2016

Santa Clarita Valley deputies arrested an assault suspect Thursday night in Canyon Country, after receiving information the wanted man was near his home. Robert Louis, 61, was arrested near Flo and Fanchon lanes in Canyon Country, around 8 p.m. Thursday. For the full story, click [here].

SCV Officers Investigate Possible Deadly Weapon Assault in Castaic
Friday, Feb 19, 2016

Officers with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are investigating a possible assault with a deadly weapon in Castaic. A witness reported several sheriff’s deputies with guns drawn at the Castaic Inn in the 31000 block of Ridge Route Road. Click here to read the full story.

Accused of Terrorizing American Beauty Neighbors, Man is Charged with Assault
Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015

Deputy Chris Craft, zone leader for eastern Canyon Country. A Canyon Country man who residents say terrorized the American Beauty condo complex is awaiting a hearing for an assault with a deadly weapon charge next week. Alejandro Christian Martinez, 22, of Canyon Country, is accused of assault with a...

Woman Accused of Assaulting Sister with Deadly Weapon
Saturday, Nov 29, 2014

[KHTS] – A woman was arrested Saturday after allegedly assaulting her sister with a deadly weapon during a dispute at a residence in Stevenson Ranch. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to the reported assault at the 2500 block of Fitzgerald Avenue at about 1:40 p.m., according...

Dec. 3: Learn How to Avoid Becoming an Assault Victim
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

The College of the Canyons student-led Social Issues Forum Club will host an engaging presentation on sexual assault prevention, with students, staff and community members of all ages invited to attend. Primarily designed to help inform the campus and surrounding community, the presentation will help...

Wanted: Info on Suspect in Canyon Country Crimes
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014

On Saturday, November 1, 2014, deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a parking lot located at 19200 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country regarding a robbery that had just occurred. A 35-year-old female (victim) reported that while she was loading her groceries...

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1922 - Wyatt Earp's wife thanks William S. Hart for defending her husband's honor [story]
Wyatt Earp story
Joan Browning, "Freedom Rider," will appear via Zoom at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, March 26 at 11:45 a.m.
March 26: St. Stephen’s Hosts ‘Freedom Rider’ Joan Browning Via Zoom
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 12 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 767 new cases countywide and 15 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: Total SCV COVID Cases Near 98,900
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a closed session special meeting Tuesday, March 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by the council's regular open public meeting at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers on the First Floor of City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
March 28: City Council Regular Meeting
Angeli Francois, a College of the Canyons English adjunct instructor, has received a 2023 Hayward Award for ‘Excellence in Education’ from the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges for her dedication and commitment to serving and empowering students from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
COC English Instructor Receives Statewide Hayward Award for Excellence in Education
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the 14th annual State of the County is scheduled for Wednesday, May 31 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, CA 91355.
May 31: Tickets on Sale for ’14th Annual State of the County’
Guests are invited to search for a golden egg decal placed on any of the Outlets at Tejon, 5701 Outlets at Tejon Parkway, Arvin, CA 93203. retail windows. The Golden Egg Scavenger Hunt will be held April 4-8.
April 4-8: Outlets at Tejon Golden Egg Scavenger Hunt
A free, timely and important LifeForward workshop, “Be the Boss of Your Money – Make it Work for You!” hosted by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will be held Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
April 1: Be the Boss of Your Money LifeForward Workshop
Tucked between the River Village neighborhood at Duane R. Harte Park is one of the most unique and hidden amenities in Santa Clarita. Home to the city of Santa Clarita’s Trail Tales, this serene location offers families and visitors a beautiful spot to take a leisurely walk along the paseos while enjoying the shade of the massive oak trees and reading a children’s story displayed on podiums dotted along the path.
Ken Striplin | Read a Tale Along the Trail!
A total of 56 vulnerable foster youth have found housing with the help of Fostering Youth Independence since the local non-profit’s founding in 2017.
Fostering Youth Independence Works to House Homeless Youth
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation has announced that California-based Vallarta Supermarkets will relocate its corporate headquarters from Pacoima to the Santa Clarita Valley in late 2023.
Vallarta Supermarkets to Move  Corporate HQ to SCV
Officials at Placerita Canyon State Park and Nature Center have closed the popular Canyon Trail, one of the park's longest trails, indefinitely due to damage from recent storms.
Canyon Trail Closed Due to Storm Damage
1886 - Film director Robert N. Bradbury born in Washington state; launched John Wayne's career in Placerita Canyon [watch]
Blue Steel
Playing for the third time in five days, the CSUN women's tennis team extended its longest winning streak since 2015 to nine as the Matadors defeated Chaminade 7-0. CSUN's nine-dual winning streak is tied for the fifth-longest in school history with the 2006 and 2015 teams.
CSUN Women’s Tennis Extends Winning Streak Against Chaminade
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday no new deaths and 22 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 12 additional deaths and 537 new cases countywide.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Adds 22 New Cases to the Count
The Santa Clarita Public Library is inviting teens and tweens to the Canyon Country Community Center for Teen Fan Fest. 
April 7: Santa Clarita Library Brings Teen Fan Fest To Canyon Country Community Center
Circle of Hope Inc., a non-profit organization in Santa Clarita dedicated to providing emotional, financial, and educational support to individuals and families affected by cancer, is thrilled to announce their upcoming Hoedown For Hope Music Festival and BBQ fundraising event.
May 20: Circle of Hope Announces Hoedown for Hope
The Santa Clarita Artists Association is presenting their 9th annual Spring Art Festival and Sale.
April 30: Art Show At La Chene French Cuisine
Global accounting and consulting giant EY has donated $850,000 to support accounting students and faculty at California State University, Northridge.
EY Gift to Support CSUN Accounting Students, Faculty
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles has openings at its all-girl summer camps and are enrolling now for camps that take place June through August. Openings are at day camps in Inglewood and Claremont, and overnight camps in Frazier Park.
Girl Scout Summer Camps Now Open For Enrollment
Californians who need to renew a permanent disabled person parking placard before June 30, 2023, have 100 days left until their placards expire.
100 Days Left to Renew Disabled Person Parking Placards Expiring in June
Beginning Monday, March 27, crews will start the construction of median modifications, paving, grinding and overlay operations along Plum Canyon Road, between Bouquet Canyon Road and Skyline Ranch Road.
March 27: Plum Canyon Median Modification Begins
1875 - Construction begins on San Fernando Railroad Tunnel [story]
San Fernando Railroad Tunnel
On March 21, 2023, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion adopting a plan for the County Probation Department’s halls and camps, specifically as it relates to establishing Secure Youth Treatment Facilities following the transfer of juvenile serious offenders from state to county custody.
Supes Approve Plan to Not House Serious Juvenile Offenders at Camp Scott