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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]

Search Still On for Missing Teen; PI Hired
Wednesday, Jan 1, 2014

[KHTS] – The family of Bryce Laspisa is asking anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact a private investigator, according to a person hired by the family to help find him. “What has been a problem from the start with this is that there have been a lot of agencies involved, and a...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013

In this episode: The City of Santa Clarita celebrates its accomplishments during the annual State of the City luncheon; The Hart school board is interviewing 12 candidates to fill an open seat on the board. Also: A Palmdale man was found guilty Wednesday for robbing a Newhall Bank back in May of this...

Oct. 19-20: Organized Search Planned for Missing Teen

[KHTS] – A search for Bryce Laspisa, a missing teen from Orange County, is planned for this weekend, according to a statement from KlaasKids Foundation. Family members of the 19-year-old from Laguna Niguel are still troubled by not only the fact that they can’t find their loved one, but the circumstances...

Sept. 30: Candlelight Vigil to ‘Light the Way Home’ for Bryce Laspisa
Monday, Sep 30, 2013

One month after Laguna Nigel teenager Bryce Laspisa went missing near Castaic Lake, family and friends are holding a candlelight vigil in his honor. The “Light the Way Home for Bryce” vigil will be held at Castaic Lake Lagoon near the corner of Lake Hughes Road and Ridge Route Road, on Monday at...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013

In this episode: Patriot Day was celebrated in Santa Clarita with a little elbow grease as volunteers rolled up their sleeves and went to work during HandsOn Santa Clarita’s inaugural 9-11 Day of Service and Remembrance; At Northpark Elementary School Girl Scout Troop 8722 raised the flag to half-staff...

Body Dumped, Burned in Castaic is Not Missing Teen

A burning body that was found near Lake Hughes Road a week ago is not that of missing teen Bryce Laspisa, according to Sheriff’s Department officials. “It was related to a murder (in South Los Angeles),” said Detective Eddie Brown of the Homicide Bureau of the Sheriff’s Department. “There are...

Dad’s Car Burglarized While Searching for Missing Teen

Michael (upper right), Karen and Bryce Laspisa in 2010. The father of a Laguna Niguel teen who was declared missing last week was the victim of a car burglary Tuesday, while he was leading a search party looking for his son in the area around Castaic Lake in Tuesday afternoon. Deputies were alerted to...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 9, 2013
Monday, Sep 9, 2013

In this episode: The search continues for a missing Orange County teen whose car was discovered in a ravine near the Castaic Lake boat launch more than a week ago; The Santa Clarita City Council will be considering a ban on plastic bags at their Tuesday meeting. Also: Our local hospital received donations...

Divers, Mounted Deputies Continue Search for Teen

Bryce Laspisa On Friday, September 6, 2013, the surrounding area near Castaic Lake was searched again by Parks Bureau Deputies in UTV’s and 4 x 4 vehicles, so they could access the remote trails in the mountains around the lake. Additionally, two deputies from Emergency Services Detail (ESD) continued...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013

In this episode: Investigators are still trying to identify a body found burning in the brush near Lake Hughes Road in Castaic Wednesday morning; A traffic stop near Castaic Lake Park led to the discovery of several pounds of marijuana in Valencia. Also: This Saturday Real Life Church and Children of...

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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities
1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana