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2007 - Buckweed fire chars 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]
Buckweed Fire


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LASD Update Info Regarding Body Found Near Camp Plenty Tuesday
Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021

Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation of the circumstance surrounding an unknown cause of death in Canyon Country, officials said Wednesday. Deputies from Santa Clarita station responded to an area of the Santa Clara riverbed just west of the intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and...

Medical Examiners Identify Santa Clarita Man Found Dead at Nature Center
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Medical examiners identified the body of a man found deceased at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center on Wednesday. John Porter, 63, of Santa Clarita, was found dead in a vehicle at the nature center, according to Lt. Larry Dietz of the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. “Our detectives are barely...

Possible Suicide in Newhall; Investigation Ongoing
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are investigating a dead body reported at Sierra Highway and Remsen street. Read complete story [here].

Body Found Near Golden Valley in March ID’d
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the discovery of human remains in the area of Golden Valley Road, west of Robert C. Lee Parkway, city of Santa Clarita. The remains were found on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at approximately...

Coroner ID’s Woman Found Dead in Parking Lot
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

Coroner’s officials identified the woman found in a car at a Golden Valley parking lot Tuesday. Medical examiners have yet to determine whether Julie Crane, 57, of Santa Clarita, died of natural causes or a possible suicide. Crane was found in her car not far from Babies ‘R’ Us in the Golden Valley...

Human Remains Found Near Mt. Wilson; Person Missing Since 2014
Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016

UPDATE Aug. 25: At noon today, Homicide detectives, with the assistance of Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner’s office recovered a vehicle that was discovered on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, approximately 500ft down the embankment of Angeles Crest Highway near mile marker 41. The...

Police Need Help in Identifying Woman Found Near Gorman
Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a deceased woman whose body was found Sunday, August 14, 2016, in a remote area along Gorman Post Road, north of California State Route 138, in Lebec, which is several miles north of Castaic. The woman’s...

Pedestrian Struck by Several Vehicles on I-5 Near Castaic
Monday, Aug 1, 2016

On Aug. 1, at approximately 8:44 p.m., CHP’s Los Angeles Communications Center began receiving a series of 911 calls reporting a vehicle verses object and also pedestrian on the ground in the northbound No. 1 and 2 lanes of Interstate 5. However, the callers provided several different locations. The...

2 Burned Bodies Found in Angeles National Forest
Friday, Jul 8, 2016

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the discovery of potential human remains in the Angeles National Forest. Homicide detectives report today at approximately 1 p.m., on Highway 39, San Gabriel Mountain...

Deputies Discover Bodies of Long Dead Couple in Canyon Country
Friday, May 6, 2016

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives responded Thursday evening to the 19000 block of Pleasantdale Street in Canyon County to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a male adult and a female adult. The individuals were found deceased on Thursday, May 5,...

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Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk, (R-Santa Clarita), delivered a second letter Thursday to ensure accountability on a state-funded COVID-19 testing lab.
Wilk Demands Newsom Admin to Halt Auto-Renew Of No-Bid Contract for Valencia Testing Lab
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 27 new deaths and 1,167 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,924 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 36,924; L.A. County Ready to Administer Additional Boosters
Aglaia Mortcheva has spent over 20 years working in animation, from Comedy Central to Nickelodeon and FOX, and is eager to share her insights on turning cartoons into characters people care about as a professor in California State University, Northridge’s animation program in the Department of Art.
CSUN Welcomes Longtime Nickelodeon Animator as Art Department Professor
The city of Santa Clarita’s Volunteer Engagement Program is pleased to partner with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Nonprofit Council and the SCV Nonprofit Leaders Network for the 2021 Nonprofit Symposium.
City Inviting Area Nonprofits to 2021 Nonprofit Symposium
The end of the season approaches as the Santa Clarita Valley football teams are officially over halfway done with league play.
Week Nine Foothill League Roundup for Trinity, Santa Clarita Christian, Castaic
After a year of virtual celebrations, the only zooming that will be done at the College of the Canyons Fall 2021 Science Talk Star Party will be through actual telescopes.
Oct. 29: COC’s Fall Star Party Returns to Canyon Country Campus
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students, including Sujin Kim from California Institute of the Arts, winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards competition.
CalArtian Among 17 Winners of Student Academy Awards
Seventeen employees were honored as the Classified Employees of the Year Wednesday night at the William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board meeting.
Hart Governing Board Recognizes Classified Employees of the Year
Hundreds of Santa Clarita teens gathered on Sunday, Oct. 17, to join actor-influencer Eric Artell in kicking off the “ASMD Baby Food Challenge,” a social media challenge created to raise awareness for local toddler Damian Markham and Wylder Nation Foundation. 
Baby Food Challenge Kicks Off Locally for Terminally-Ill SCV Toddler
2007 - Buckweed fire chars 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]
Buckweed Fire
Family Promise Santa Clarita in partnership with Williams Homes, And HomeAid LA, will break ground on their new local resource center. 
Family Promise To Break Ground On New Resource Center
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 31 new deaths and 1,267 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,859 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Vaccines for Sports Viewing; 36,859 Total SCV Cases
College of the Canyons freshman cross country runner Danielle Salcedo has been named the California Community College Sports Information Association (CCCSIA) Female State Athlete of the Month for September.
COC Cross Country Star Named CCCSIA Athlete of the Month
Caltrans today announced a new Clean California pilot program that offers Adopt-a-Highway volunteers up to $250 for picking up highway litter.
Caltrans Offers Up To $250 For Highway Litter Removal For A Clean California
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita is inviting the public to join their Empower Hour by The i-5 Freedom Network, a non profit anti Human Trafficking organization, to raise awareness about this modern day slavery, what it looks like and what the community can do about it. 
Zonta SCV To Host Human Trafficking Roundtable
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members are scheduled Wednesday night to discuss and vote on an application to receive $15 million in government funds for COVID-19 relief on campuses.  
Hart District Board To Discuss $15M COVID Relief, New Labor Agreement
Unless they adopt a by-district election system at their next meeting, a lawsuit compelling the Santa Clarita City Council to move away from “at large” voting will be filed under the California Voting Rights Act as early as next week, a Walnut Creek attorney said on Tuesday. 
City Receives Lawsuit Ultimatum Over City ‘At Large’ Voting
1873 - Santa Barbara lawyers Charles Fernald and J.T. Richards purchase Rancho San Francisco (75 square miles of SCV) for $33,000, or 69 cents an acre, in a sheriff's sale [story]
souvenir title report
The last remaining USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Firewatch Cobra Program Vietnam War-era helicopter took its final flight on Saturday as the department transitions to a new era of aerial supervision utilizing modern helicopters and implementing modern technologies like fixed-wing aircraft to service a larger landscape.
US Forest Service to Transition to New Era of Aerial Supervision as Last Remaining Cobra Helicopter Takes Final Flight
Local artist and SCAA member Richard Omura will exhibit his art at The MAIN Theater in Newhall through October 31. The show is titled “Visions of Steampunk” and will include many of his unique mixed media works.
Local Artist to Exhibit Art Show Titled ‘Visions of Steampunk’ at the MAIN
HOPE Theatre Arts announced a live, in-person and free storytime event on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2:30 p.m. at The Open Book in Canyon Country.
Nov. 7: HOPE Theatre Arts to Present Live Storytime Event in Canyon Country
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 26 new deaths and 825 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,800 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. In addition, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed one additional death bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths since the onset of the pandemic to 176.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Confirms 176th Death; Public Health Reports 36,800 Total SCV Cases
Safety is always Caltrans’ top priority, and with the annual National Pedestrian Safety Month taking place in October, the department is stepping up its efforts to enhance safety and educate the public on how to keep pedestrians safe.
Caltrans Encourages Community to Help Protect Walkers During National Pedestrian Safety Month
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