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1927 - Baker Ranch Rodeo owners announce they'll award $4,000 in cash prizes at first major event (2nd annual rodeo at future Saugus Speedway) [story]

‘Whitewashed Bandit’ Arrested in Orange County
Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

Photo Courtesy FBI Los Angeles The man who was dubbed the “Whitewashed Bandit” after allegedly robbing a series of banks in Orange County and Valencia has been arrested. According to a tweet sent out by FBI Los Angeles Bureau, 35-year-old Brian Lee Bellman, of Bakersfield, was arrested by...

Bank of the West on McBean Robbed Friday
Saturday, Jun 7, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of a bank robbery at a Bank of the West branch on McBean Parkway in Valencia. The incident was reported shortly after 3 p.m. Friday on the 27000 block of McBean Parkway. Deputies have identified a suspect, but declined...

Pair Sentenced to Decades in Prison for SCV Bank Robbery
Friday, Apr 4, 2014

[KHTS] – Two men found guilty of an armed Canyon Country bank robbery in September 2012 were sentenced to decades in state prison Friday. Terion Collins was sentenced to 45 years and eight months, and Lavelle Mosley was sentenced to 33 years in state prison. Both were convicted on five counts pertaining...

Newhall Bank Robber from Palmdale Found Guilty
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013

[KHTS] – A Palmdale man was found guilty of a Newhall bank robbery Wednesday, and expected to be sentenced in January, after he’s tried for similar crimes in Ventura County, said Deputy District Attorney Emily Cole. Demarie Mackey, 23, of Palmdale, was found guilty after a two-day trial and a...

Newhall Bank Robbery Suspect ID’d, Held Without Bail
Friday, May 31, 2013

A Bank of America branch in the 24000 block of Valley Street in the Newhall area was robbed on Saturday, May 25, at 10:30 a.m. A lone, armed suspect entered the bank with a stocking over his head and jumped over the counter, held two tellers at gun point and demanded cash. The Suspect then left the location...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

In this episode: Los Angeles County firefighters battles a slow-moving brush fire near Interstate 5 and Parker Road Wednesday morning; The City of Santa Clarita has been ranked among the top 50 local markets with annual retail sales in excess of $1 billion. Also: A Palmdale man suspected of a broad-daylight...

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Newhall Bank Robbery (Video)

A man who took about 15 minutes to be captured after he allegedly robbed a bank in Newhall pleaded not guilty Wednesday in San Fernando Superior Court. Detectives have asked that media outlets not release the suspect’s name because it could jeopardize future charges. It is believed he might be...

Newhall BofA Robbed; Suspect Caught in 15 Mins. (Video)
Sunday, May 26, 2013

A masked man was caught Saturday morning after he allegedly used a gun to rob the Bank of America branch in Newhall. “A male black adult walked in with a stocking over his head and a small handgun,” said Lt. Tom Bryski of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. The suspect is being booked on...

LAPD Officer Testifies at Hearing for BofA Robbery Suspects
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013

After a series of delays, a preliminary hearing wrapped up Wednesday for three suspects accused of a Canyon Country bank robbery in December. Phillip Ely, Lavelle Mosley and Terion Collins, all of Los Angeles, are accused of seven felony counts, including second degree robbery, kidnapping to commit another...

4th Suspect ID’d in September Bank Robbery
Monday, Jan 28, 2013

Crowd gathers in South L.A. as Canyon Country bank robbery suspects are apprehended following a chase. Three suspects charged in the robbery of a Canyon Country bank will be in court next month for a preliminary hearing, which might eventually see a fourth defendant, officials said Monday. “The defense...

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College of the Canyons, ranked  No. 13, split a non-conference doubleheader vs. No. 10 Fullerton College on Saturday, taking the opener at Whitten Field in shutout fashion behind pitcher Allyson Melgar's big game before seeing the Hornets come away ahead in the late afternoon affair.
Lady Cougars Split Doubleheader With Fullerton
College of the Canyons student-athletes Alyssa Hamilton (women's swim) and Alexander Moores (men's golf) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running March 13-18.
COC Names Alyssa Hamilton, Alexander Moores Athletes of the Week
More than 1 billion Muslims around the world are preparing for Ramadan, and fasting which takes during the holiday is recognized as one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
CSUN Community Readies for Ramadan 2023
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday no new deaths and 22 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 12 additional deaths and 644 new cases countywide.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: 22 New SCV Cases
1927 - Baker Ranch Rodeo owners announce they'll award $4,000 in cash prizes at first major event (2nd annual rodeo at future Saugus Speedway) [story]
The Master's University baseball team won both games of Saturday's doubleheader against the No. 7 Hope International Royals to win the three-game series.
Mustangs Sweep Doubleheader Against Royals
The Master's men's and women's track and field teams set three school records and had 51 personal bests at the Ross and Sharon Irwin Collegiate Meet hosted by Point Loma Nazarene University.
Mustangs Set Three School Records at Point Loma Meet
The Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will hold an Alumni Dance Sunday, April 2, hosting former members and class graduates with former club instructor and caller Rod Shuping at the mic.
April 2: Sierra Hillbillies Hosting Alumni Dance
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will meet in open session for a joint business meeting with the Associated Student Government Wednesday, March 22, at 3:30 p.m., in the University Center, Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
March 22: COC Board of Trustees Joint Business Meeting with ASG
The 27th Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival will return after a three-year hiatus and take over Main Street in Old Town Newhall on April 22 and 23.
Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival Tickets Now On Sale
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the seven productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, March 20 – Sunday, March 26.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes ‘S.W.A.T.,’ ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide investigators are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of two males Saturday in the city of Santa Clarita.
Two Dead in Apparent Gang-Related Shooting
Unionized employees at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital began an Unfair Labor Practice strike at 6 a.m. Monday.
Henry Mayo Union Workers Begin One-Day Strike
The recent rainfall has prompted Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, to caution residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers after the rainfall.
Ocean Water Quality Advisory Extended for All L.A. County Beaches
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday no new deaths and 40 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 35 additional deaths and 1,238 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: 40 New SCV Cases
2012 - County supervisors approve 50-year operating agreement for Placerita Canyon State Park [read]
Placerita Canyon
1875, 1:35PM - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez hanged in San Jose [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
1919 - Fire destroys abandoned second Southern Hotel, built 1878 in Newhall (corner Main & Market) [story]
Second Southern Hotel
Join the Child & Family Center on Sunday, May 7 for the tastiest event of the year. The 34th Taste of the Town is back at Blomgren Ranch, 15142 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91390.
May 7: Taste of the Town Tickets Now on Sale
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 15 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 968 new cases countywide and 17 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: COVID-19 Continues to Outpace Other Respiratory Illnesses
The Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department will offer fun for all ages on Thursday, April 6 and Saturday, April 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Val Verde Park, 30300 Arlington St., Castaic, CA 91384.
Parks After Dark Offer Free Fun in Val Verde
Vasquez Rocks Natural Area, 10700 Escondido Canyon Road, Agua Dulce, CA 91390, will host a series of free Twilight Hikes suitable for all ages. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.
Vasquez Rocks Free Twilight Hikes Register Now
On yet another career night for freshman Nolan Flexen, Isaac Seltzer and Matthew Hamm, No. 5-ranked The Master's University men's volleyball team defeated No. 8 William Penn University in a five-set thriller Wednesday in The MacArthur Center.
Statesmen Surrender to TMU Mustangs in Five
College of the Canyons defeated conference opponent Antelope Valley College by a 7-2 margin on Thursday, winning on its home court in the final regular season home match.
Lady Cougars Tennis Closes Out Home Schedule 7-2 Over AVC