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1853 - Sarah Gifford, community leader and wife of Newhall's first railroad station agent, born in England [story]
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Camp Scott Placed on Short List for Future Juvenile, Young Adult Offenders
Friday, Oct 15, 2021

The Saugus-based Camp Scott was placed on a short list of potential future sites for the county’s violent youth and young adult offenders, officials said Friday. While Camp Joseph Scott and Camp Kenyon Scudder, both located on the 28700 block of Bouquet Canyon Road, were initially being considered,...

Saugus High Shooting Victims’ Names Added to Central Park Sign
Friday, Feb 19, 2021

Thousands of people gathered at Central Park more than a year ago to honor the victims of the deadly Saugus High School shooting. Today, those victims’ names are officially part of the entrance to the place where the community came together to mourn. “In Memoriam Gracie Muehlberger and Dominic Blackwell,”...

No Injuries Reported in Three-Car Collision
Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020

A three-car traffic collision on Newhall Ranch Road and Bouquet Canyon Road Tuesday morning left one car overturned, according to Los Angeles County Fire officials. “No person (was) trapped and all occupants were out of their vehicles,” said Austin Bennett, spokesman for County Fire. No injuries...

Ferrari Driver Slams into Bouquet Canyon Utility Pole
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019

By Bobby Block and Jim Holt, Signal Staff Writers A man identified by investigators as the driver of a Ferrari that slammed into a utility pole on Bouquet Canyon Road early Thursday morning, injuring himself and knocking down the pole, has been cited and released by sheriff’s deputies. Repairs to correct...

Flash Flood Watch in Effect, Upper Bouquet Canyon Road Closed
Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

A flash flood watch is in effect in the Santa Clarita Valley until Tuesday evening. The following is from the social media account of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station: Periods of very heavy rain are expected to develop and continue through this evening as another strong storm system moves...

Edison Installing New Lighting, Markers in SCV
Monday, Feb 12, 2018

Southern California Edison began installing new lights and marker balls in the Santa Clarita Valley with the use of a helicopter Monday, and the work will continue through March 12, according to city of Santa Clarita officials. The work will be done from the Pardee Substation near Rye Canyon Road to...

Auto-Theft Suspect in Shadow Valley Incident Still on the Loose
Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017

Deputies searched for an auto-theft suspect Tuesday morning on the 29000 block of Bouquet Canyon Road in the Shadow Valley area of Santa Clarita. “We had some guy running from a stolen car,” Lt. Somoano of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station said arlier in the day. Somoano said...

Two Lanes of Bouquet Canyon Road Closed Due to Water Main Break
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017

A water main break Tuesday morning forced the closures of two of the northbound lanes of Bouquet Canyon Road at Newhall Ranch Road. Just after 10 a.m., a local contractor damaged one of Valencia Water Company’s water mains, resulting in a leak. Water from the ruptured pipe spilled onto the northbound...

Crash On Bouquet Canyon Road Leaves One Dead
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017

A fatal Bouquet Canyon Road crash that took place near Newhall Ranch Road early Tuesday morning has left one dead, officials said. Detectives with the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station’s Traffic Unit said they are awaiting the results of a toxicology screening in order to determine if drugs and/or...

Deputies Investigating Hit-and-Run; Man With Gun
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017

A man with a gun ran from the scene of a car slammed into a utility box Tuesday afternoon, near Wendy’s on Bouquet Canyon Road, according to Sheriff’s Station officials. Read complete story [here].

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1853 - Sarah Gifford, community leader and wife of Newhall's first railroad station agent, born in England [story]
Sarah Gifford
The Saugus-based Camp Scott was placed on a short list of potential future sites for the county’s violent youth and young adult offenders, officials said Friday.
Camp Scott Placed on Short List for Future Juvenile, Young Adult Offenders
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 24 new deaths and 1,229 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,615 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Announces Recommendation for Johnson & Johnson Booster Dose; SCV Cases Total 36,615
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday calling for more local control over zoning laws and land use.
City Approves Resolution Asking for More Local Land Use Zoning Control
After Colleen Shaffer was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999, she decided she wanted to help others who were on the same uncertain journey she was on — so she hosted a tea party in her backyard where supporters showed up for her and on behalf of cancer patients.
Circle of Hope Hosts 17th Annual Tea Party Fundraiser to Support Cancer Patients
Women and men gathered on top of Old Town Newhall’s parking structure Thursday for an evening of drinks and recognition of local leaders in the film industry as part of Zonta’s women’s film festival, Lunafest.
Zonta’s Lunafest Empowers Women Through Filmmaking
On Oct. 15, Princess Cruises marked the return to service of the cruise line’s third ship in the U.S. – Emerald Princess – departing from the Port of Los Angeles on a 15-day Panama Canal cruise to Ft. Lauderdale.
Emerald Princess Debuts as Fifth Princess Ship to Return to Cruise Vacation Service
Two out of five league games have been completed as the Foothill League inches closer to the CIF playoffs. The Saugus Centurions and the West Ranch Wildcats remain the only unbeaten teams, setting up for a showdown in the coming weeks, which may decide the Foothill League champion.
Week Nine Football Preview
Foothill League girls golfers tested their skills Wednesday at The Oaks Club at Valencia, which is considered one of the longer courses in the league, and the West Ranch Wildcats still prevailed, pulling some of their best numbers from the entire season.
West Ranch Girls Golf Wins Fifth League Match in a Row
In a red carpet event held at the Laemmle Theatres in Newhall, Square Zero Films filmmakers and NAACP Santa Clarita members celebrated the world premiere of the sports documentary “SCRUM.”
NAACP Santa Clarita, Square Zero Films Celebrate World Premiere of ‘SCRUM’
1939 - Second, larger OLPH Catholic Church dedicated on site of first (10th & Walnut, Newhall) [story]
OLPH
Princess is announcing plans for additional ships returning to service in the United States for February, March and April 2022 sailing from Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver and Ft. Lauderdale.
Princess Unveils Additional Return to Service Plans
People are often surprised when I tell them the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) cares for animals other than dogs and cats.
Marcia Mayeda | Animal Care, Control Not Just for Cats & Dogs
With a Red Flag Warning in effect this Friday, at 6:00 a.m., through Saturday, Oct. 16, at 8:00 p.m., the Los Angeles County Fire Department has implemented its augmented staffing plan by ordering additional staffing and pre-deployment of ground and aerial resources throughout the County.
LACoFD Announces Red Flag Warnings for Santa Clarita This Weekend
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths and 1,142 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,556 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 36,556; L.A. County Transmission Rate Remains High
More than half of Los Angeles County residents, including those in the Santa Clarita Valley, live in a community deemed highly exposed to impending and severe climate impacts, according to a study released Thursday by the County’s Chief Sustainability Office (CSO).
Study Shows Santa Clarita Community at High Risk of Extreme Climate Impacts
Santa Clarita sheriff’s deputies Estevan Perez and Carmen Gudiel enjoyed an afternoon of recognition for their dedication to public safety from leaders at the local and state level of government.
Two Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Deputies Recognized for Dedication to Public Safety
Special Needs Athletes & Peers (SNAP) Sports, will be holding a Skate-A-Thon fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 16, at The Cube Santa Clarita.
Oct. 16: Skate-A-Thon Benefiting SNAP Sports
A Stevenson Ranch Elementary School parent filed a $1 million lawsuit against the Newhall School District on Wednesday, alleging the district failed to properly address a multiyear issue of bullying involving his sons.
Parent Sues Newhall School District $1M for Alleged Bullying, Negligence
1980 - Phillies beat Royals in Game 1 of World Series; Hart grad Bob Walk is winning pitcher [story]
Bob Walk
A brush fire burned an acre in the Angeles National Forest on Wednesday, prompting a first-alarm brush response from firefighters.  
One Detained After Angeles National Forest Brush Fire
College of the Canyons will be doing its part to help address the labor shortage by hosting a hiring fest, Friday Oct 22 at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center
COC Hosts Local Hiring Fest To Help Combat Labor Shortage
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 16 new deaths and 742 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,446 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Cases In Homeless Population Declines; 36,495 Total SCV Cases
As the fight against COVID-19 continues, the California Department of Public Health is urging Californians to get vaccinated against the flu now to protect yourself and your loved ones.
California Public Health Urges Californians To Get Their Flu Shot
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