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March 20
2012 - County supervisors approve 50-year operating agreement for Placerita Canyon State Park [read]
Placerita Canyon

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,...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
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
The William S. Hart Education Foundation presents Webinar Wednesdays, a year-round series for college-bound students.
April 12: WiSH Webinar for College Admissions
For Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March, Soliant, one of the nation's largest healthcare staffing companies, has announced that Valley View Community School Playground in Santa Clarita is one of the 10 best inclusive school playgrounds in the United States.
Valley View Community School Recognized for Inclusive Playground
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the city of Santa Clarita and Burrtec Waste Industries for a free, community-wide informational session on the transition to a new waste services company and the new state-mandated organics recycling program which will begin July 1.
March 30: SCV Chamber Hosts Free Info on New Waste Services
The California Department of Education has announced a new partnership with the Los Angeles County Office of Education to provide resources to bolster support for LGBTQ youth in California.
Department of Education Making Schools Safer  for LGBTQ Youth
Road construction on the Metro North County I-5 Enhancements Project will continue March 20 to March 26.
Road Construction Continues on I-5 Enhancements Project
Gary Friedman, a Santa Clarita Valley artist and the Program Chair of the Santa Clarita Artists Association, has recently been chosen as a finalist in three major art shows in 2023.
SCAA Artist Gary Friedman Earns Three Finalist Awards
Last month I wrote about the general animal caretaking requirements set forth in Los Angeles County Code Section 10.40.010. Those requirements apply to both pet owners as well as operators of commercial animal facilities such as grooming salons, boarding kennels, wild animal facilities and pet shops.
Marcia Mayeda | Protecting Animals – Commercial Pet Breeding
1927 - Newhall telephone exchange, est. 1900, now serves 100 phones [story]
Experience new cultures monthly at the Canyon Country Community Center. Join family and friends to experience cultures and customs from around the world at the city of Santa Clarita’s "elebrate" event series, which returns to the Canyon Country Community Center, 18410 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country, CA 91351, for its second year in 2023.
‘Celebrate’ Returns With Global Exploration in 2023
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 11 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 814 new cases countywide and 39 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: County in Ninth Consecutive Week of Low Community
George Orwell’s “1984” will be presented by Front Row Center and Eclipse Theatre LA at The MAIN Theater, 24266 Main St., Newhall, CA 91321.
March 17-26: George Orwell’s ‘1984’ at The MAIN
What do you think about the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department's use of tasers? The Los Angeles County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is reviewing the LASD policy on the use of tasers and is asking for public input on LASD's use of tasers.
Public Input Sought on LASD Use of Tasers
Roll up your sleeves and strap on your boots! The 27th Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, is back in town and is searching for the best and brightest volunteers to assist during the event.
Volunteers Sought for Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival
Spring is near! As the seasons change, the American Red Cross is reminding the public that the need for blood doesn’t take a break. Blood and platelets remain at risk of running low this month. Donors are crucial to helping the Red Cross avoid a blood shortage in the weeks to come.
Spring Red Cross Blood Drive, Earn $10 Gift Card