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1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
Bridgeport Before the Manmade Lake: No Cause for Concern
Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020

Joanna Joshua pulled her younger son out of Bridgeport Elementary School this past semester, convinced something in the watery Bridgeport landscape was making him ill. And, whenever she walks onto school property, she says, she believes she’s standing on the source of the problem. “My concern is...

Guardians of Geese at Bridgeport Urge Caution
Friday, Jun 14, 2019

A Bridgeport couple has uncovered some disheartening news for motorists who grind to a halt as they zip through Valencia, braking for a family of Canada geese, narrowly avoiding a collision with the large birds. One of at least four gaggles of Canada geese living at the Bridgeport Marketplace Lake, according...

July 15-Aug. 15: Marston’s Restaurant Fundraising for Carousel Ranch
Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Marston’s Restaurant in Valencia is helping raise funds for Carousel Ranch, the Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit organization that provides equestrian therapy for disabled and special needs children and adults. Now through Aug. 15, the restaurant will donate $2 to Carousel Ranch for every Ardella’s...

Early Bird Sponsorship for 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Underway
Thursday, Mar 8, 2018

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and 13 locations in our region, this inspiring event calls on participants...

Coroners ID Bridgeport Victim, Case Being Investigated as Possible Suicide
Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017

A man who died at the hospital Monday after being found injured in the parking lot of a Valencia apartment complex has been identified, and the case is being investigated as a possible suicide, officials said. Coroner’s officials identified the man as Lucas Rodriguez, 20, of Valencia. For the full...

Saugus School District Students Compete at Math Field Day
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

Saugus Union School District students competed in Math Field Day, sponsored by the L.A. County Office of Education, which is designed as an enrichment activity to promote mathematical reasoning, teamwork and a balanced mathematics curriculum for all students in upper elementary and middle school. Participation...

Deputies Called to Investigate Suspicious ‘Man Down’ Reports

Fire responders requested the assistance of Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies after finding a man lying in a pool of blood in the Bridgeport apartment complex in Valencia Monday. Emergency responders were first called out at 2:53 p.m. Monday afternoon after reports of a “man down with...

Light the Night Returning to Santa Clarita
Friday, Oct 18, 2013

Santa Clarita residents will be participating in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS’s) Light The Night® (LTN) annual Santa Clarita Valley walk on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Bridgeport Park. Check-in opens at 5:00 p.m. and all guests are invited to visit the local sponsors, team and LLS...

Sept. 28: Box City Returns to Bridgeport Park
Friday, Sep 20, 2013

[KHTS] – Family Promise is gearing up for Box City, its annual fundraising that’s looking to raise awareness and help for those in the Santa Clarita Valley who are struggling with homelessness. In August, Family Promise of the Santa Clarita Valley, a network of volunteers serving local homeless...

Church to Pay for Park in Exchange for More Parking
Sunday, Oct 30, 2011

The Santa Clarita Parks Commission will hear a proposal Thursday to modify approved plans for a future park at the southeast corner of Valencia’s Bridgeport Marketplace. Under the new plan, rather than a 5-acre park, the city would design a 2.6-acre public park and the remaining 2.4 acres would...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 5 new deaths and 172 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,144 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,144; L.A. County Cases Among Pregnant Women Drop
Varun Ramanan, a freshman at Academy of the Canyons, is hosting a virtual talent show Saturday, July 24, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. to help raise funds for India's COVID-19 relief efforts.
AOC Freshman Hosting Virtual Talent Show Benefiting India’s COVID-19 Relief
Los Angeles County Public Works was lauded this week for outstanding work in civil engineering and public infrastructure, including the Bouquet Canyon Road project, from local branches of the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Public Works Association.
L.A. County Recognized for Civil Engineering, Bouquet Canyon Road Project
Beginning Saturday, July 3, residents can once again board Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus to travel to Santa Monica on Saturdays and Sundays.
Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus Returns July 3
The Trinity Classical Knights (15-4) are the new 5-A state champions after defeating the San Fernando Tigers (10-1), 49-33 Saturday night in San Fernando.
Trinity Girls Basketball Brings Home State Championship
A big-rig fire that broke out late Tuesday morning spread to nearby brush on the side of northbound lanes on Interstate 5.
Big-Rig Fire Spreads to Brush, Snarls I-5 Traffic
1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
Vasquez Rocks
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed three new deaths and 124 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,130 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Explains Current Cal/OSHA Workplace Guidance; 28,130 Total SCV Cases
Nine College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees.
Edison Awards Fire Technology Scholarships to COC Students
Three additional Pitchess Detention Center inmates were transported to the hospital following suspected drug-related overdoses Monday.
Three More Overdoses Reported at Pitchess Detention Center
The Department of Motor Vehicles announced it is offering eligible Californians a free REAL ID upgrade for a limited time for anyone who received a driver's license or identification card during the pandemic.
DMV Offers Free REAL ID Upgrade for Eligible Californians
The California Highway Patrol is partnering with 11 other highway patrols, state patrols and state police agencies for the Western States Traffic Safety Coalition traffic safety campaign beginning Friday, giving motorists “a dozen reasons not to speed.”
Traffic Safety Campaign Puts Speeding Drivers on Notice
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has launched its summer campaign, “One Less Mosquito, One Less Worry” during National Mosquito Control Awareness Week to encourage residents to make mosquito control a part of their daily routine.
Vector Control Encourages Residents to Make Mosquitoes and Their Bites ‘One Less Worry’ This Summer
The movie “Babylon,” directed by an Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle, is set to film near the Santa Clarita Valley in July, with the film’s casting in search of local residents to play extras.
Extras Needed for ‘Babylon’ Movie Filming Near SCV
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 21-27, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Noisy,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘ACS Impeachment,’ 7 More Productions
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will discuss Tuesday a strategy to address workplace trauma in the L.A. County Fire Department.
Fire Station 81 Shooting Prompts County Review of Firefighter Trauma
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Monday sentenced Matthew “James” Dorsey to 34.5 years in state prison for the stabbing murder of his estranged wife, Michelle Dorsey.
Estranged Husband Gets 34.5 Years for Michelle Dorsey’s Murder
1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
Ernie Hickson
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
Legacy
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan
In a ruling of “power versus space … two great pillars of environmental sustainability,” open space won this week, a win for city officials — at a $5 million price.
City Must Pay $5 Million If Solar Panels Are Demolished