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1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
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‘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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Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 41 new deaths and 1,750 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Nursing Facility Numbers See Decline; Santa Clarita Cases total: 35,403
College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium, SCEEC, will virtually host the 2021 Green STEM Summit on Saturday, Oct. 9 with the purpose of introducing students to green careers.
COC’s Virtual Green STEM Summit Slated For October
The Angeles National Forest will end its forest closure order Wednesday at 11:59 pm, a week past the expiration of the California regional closure.
Angeles National Forest Ending Closure Order
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a vision for ensuring that every California student will learn to read by third grade by the year 2026 during a virtual press conference on Tuesday
State Superintendent Seeks To Increase Literacy By Third Grade For All California Students
In an effort to keep adopted pets from returning to the shelter, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has launched a free online resource center to help pet owners who can no longer keep their pets.
Pets Get A Second Chance With New Rehoming Program
The population of the city of Santa Clarita grew by 22.9% between 2010 and 2020, according to U.S. Census data released Monday that will be used to redistrict boundaries for various political offices in California. 
Santa Clarita Population Has Grown Over 50,000 In Ten Years
A federal court handed international mining conglomerate Cemex a win last week in its decades-long battle to establish a mining operation in Soledad Canyon.    
Court Rules In Favor Of Cemex Over Bureau Of Land Management
The American Cancer Society Santa Clarita Valley held a Relay Rally at Westfield Valencia Town Center Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about its annual Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley event on Saturday, Oct. 2. 
Community Gets Ready For Relay For Life With Local Relay Rally
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,326 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed one new death bringing the total deaths since the pandemic began to 167.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Officials Confirm 167th Death at Henry Mayo; 35,326 Total SCV Cases
A gunshot victim was reported in Canyon Country Tuesday evening, prompting a response from both law enforcement and paramedics.
Man Surrenders After Report of Gunshot in Home
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark is hosting a series of special activities at “Last Sundays at the Landmark” with a special tribute in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month of the songs of Early California from the del Valle Family of Camulos, set for Sept. 26, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sept. 26: Rancho Camulos to Honor Hispanic Heritage Month During ‘Last Sundays at the Landmark’
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Christian Raigosa with Kaiser Permanente to serve as the 2022 Chair of the Board of Directors.
SCV Chamber Announces New Chair of the Board
Members of the community are invited to provide their input on a draft plan for long-term management of local groundwater resources by Oct. 15.
Public Input Sought on Draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan
City of Santa Clarita Transit officials were forced to temporarily pause two trips on Monday after 20 employees, including bus drivers and call dispatchers, called out of work due to COVID-19-related reasons.
Santa Clarita Transit Cancels Bus Routes After 17 Bus Drivers Call Out of Work
1974 - COC's new Cougar Stadium opens for first game of football season; Harbor beats COC, 26-21 [story]
Cougar Stadium
Both classified staff and teachers in the William S. Hart Union High School District voiced their displeasure with the ongoing negotiations regarding employee pay during Wednesday night’s governing board meeting, saying morale is low across the board for site staff.
Hart District Teachers, Staff  Express Frustration Over Ongoing Labor Negotiations
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Wipeout,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Prisoners of Earth,’ 11 Other Productions
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported an additional death Monday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 166 since the onset of the pandemic, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 166th Death; SCV Cases Total 35,280
College of the Canyons, No. 6, remained unbeaten on Saturday with the Cougars' defense coming away with four turnovers — including three straight interceptions to end the game — to defeat No. 8 Fullerton College 22-17 at Nathan Shapell Stadium.
Cougars Remain Unbeaten with 22-17 Win Against Fullerton
WiSH hosted several very popular informational college webinars during the ’21-’22 academic year; this year they have expanded the program to meet the needs of all students considering college as an option.
WiSH Foundation Expanding College Webinar Series
Three local business leaders discussed the ways their organizations survived the COVID-19 pandemic during a panel discussion organized by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. as part of its semi-annual Economic Outlook event held Friday morning at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
Area Business Leaders Discuss Challenges, Resilience During Pandemic
Hundreds of Santa Clarita residents convened on a large dirt lot behind a shopping center on Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country Saturday morning to join the annual effort of cleaning up the Santa Clara River.
Community Turns Out for Annual River Rally
Santa Clarita Valley residents awoke Monday morning to the smell and sight of smoke, but officials say the hazy air is being blown in from a fire north of the area.
Forest Service Says SCV Smoke Not from Local Fire