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1990 - Gene Autry's elderly horse, Champion, put to sleep; buried at Melody Ranch [story]

JetHawks Pull 10th Inning Walk-off Win on Sixers
Monday, Jun 17, 2019

LANCASTER – The JetHawks needed an extra inning to beat Inland Empire Saturday, beating the 66ers, 5-4, in 10 innings at The Hangar. Luis Castro (pictured above) drove in the game-winning run with a sacrifice fly in the tenth inning. Lancaster (33-34) held Inland Empire scoreless in the top of the...

Castro Homers Twice in 8-5 JetHawks Defeat
Friday, May 31, 2019

LANCASTER – Luis Castro (pictured above) homered twice, but Stockton scored five runs in the top of the ninth inning in an 8-5 JetHawks defeat Thursday night at The Hangar. The JetHawks defeat was just the second for Lancaster this season when leading after eight innings. Lancaster (27-25) led, 8-5,...

JetHawks’ Late Rally Cracks Quakes 8-6
Monday, May 27, 2019

LANCASTER – The Lancaster JetHawks rallied with four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning Friday night to beat Rancho Cucamonga, 8-6, at The Hangar. With the victory, Lancaster is just two games back of the Quakes in the standings. Going into the eighth inning, Lancaster (25-21) trailed, 6-4....

JetHawks Split Thursday Double-Header with 66ers
Friday, May 24, 2019

SAN BERNARDINO – After getting rained out on Wednesday, the JetHawks and Inland Empire 66ers split a doubleheader Thursday night at San Manuel Stadium. Lancaster won game one, 14-4, before dropping the nightcap, 1-0. Lancaster (24-21) batted around twice in game one en route to their biggest win of...

Lancaster Loses Series Finale to Quakes
Friday, May 17, 2019

LANCASTER – The seventh inning turned out to be the difference Thursday night, as Rancho Cucamonga scored four unearned runs en route to a 7-2 win over the JetHawks at The Hangar. Lancaster lost three of four in the series, and the team is three games back in the South Division standings. Lancaster...

Balk in 9th Puts JetHawks Ahead
Monday, May 13, 2019

MODESTO – Luis Castro (pictured above) came home on a ninth-inning balk to break a tie in a 3-2 JetHawks win over the Modesto Nuts on Saturday night at John Thurman Field, pushing Lancaster’s winning streak to five. Castro had started the ninth with a single against reliever Joey Gerber (0-2). Casey...

JetHawks Complete Sweep of Stockton Ports
Friday, May 10, 2019

LANCASTER – The Lancaster JetHawks finished off their first sweep at home in 2019, beating the Stockton Ports, 7-2, Thursday night at The Hangar. Ryan Rolison allowed just one run, and the offense scored in five of the first six innings. Rolison (2-0) gave up a run in the top of the first, but nothing...

Rolison, Early Offense Help JetHawks Beat Storm Friday
Monday, May 6, 2019

LANCASTER – The Lancaster JetHawks scored eight early runs and Ryan Rolison pitched into the sixth as they took down the Lake Elsinore Storm 10-5 in the series opener at The Hangar Friday night. Rolison earned his first win with the JetHawks to put the team over .500 again. Lancaster (15-14) wasted...

Golden Slam Highlights JetHawks’ Tough Friday
Monday, Apr 22, 2019

VISALIA – Casey Golden (pictured above) hit a grand slam in the eighth inning, but it was too little and much too late in the Lancaster JetHawks’ 13-4 loss to the Visalia Rawhide on Friday night at Recreation Ballpark. Golden’s slam spoiled Visalia’s shutout attempt and came off reliever...

JetHawks Crack Quakes for Third-Straight Win
Monday, Apr 15, 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – Ramon Marcelino carried the JetHawks offense in an 8-4 win over the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes on Friday night at LoanMart Field. The right fielder tripled twice and drove in a season-high four runs in Lancaster’s third-striaght victory. Marcelino’s first triple put the JetHawks...

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1990 - Gene Autry's elderly horse, Champion, put to sleep; buried at Melody Ranch [story]
1875 - John F. Powell, an Irish immigrant, becomes Justice of the Peace [story]
John F. Powell
Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced the introduction of Senate Joint Resolution 5, urging the federal government to immediately pass a correction to the Social Security formula to protect benefits for millions of Americans who turned 60 during the pandemic.
Wilk Introduces Resolution Urging Congress to Amend the Social Security Average Wage Index
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider allocating a little over $3.5 million in federal funding intended to support low- and moderate-income residents with decent and affordable housing and economic opportunities.
City Council to Consider Federal Funds in Support of Future Local Affordable Housing
The owners of Maria’s Italian Deli in Newhall, past and present, celebrated the restaurant’s reopening Wednesday, following last year’s announcement it would be closing its doors after 47 years.
Maria’s Italian Deli Celebrates Reopening Under New Owners
After publicly expressing their support for hosting live graduations earlier this year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials outlined their proposed plans for the Class of 2021 ceremonies during their Wednesday night governing board meeting.
Hart District Outlines Plans for Live Graduations
After plans fell through for a $100 million mall expansion that would have brought a second Costco to the Santa Clarita Valley, representatives from the big box retailer reached out to city officials to see if they could still make a second location a reality.
Costco Still Seeks Second Location in SCV
Nurses Week is underway and the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) is calling on registered nurse volunteers to assist with Covid-19 vaccinations at the Kedren Community Health Center in partnership with International Medical Corps.
RNRN Calls on Nurse Volunteers to Administer Covid-19 Vaccine Doses
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced it will begin a phased reopening of jail visitations at the Century Regional Detention Facility starting on Mother’s Day weekend, with all other locations predicted to reopen in June.
May 8: LASD Announce Jail Visitations to Resume at Century Regional Detention Facility
Calling all high school and college seniors – the city of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Division is seeking 2021 graduates to exhibit their 2021 graduation caps in a virtual gallery.
June 1: Deadline Set to Enter City’s Virtual Graduation Cap Photo Exhibition
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 16 new deaths and 421 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,766 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Daily Hospitalizations Hit New Low in LA County; 27,766 Total SCV Cases
The L.A. County Financial Navigators program, operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs’ Center for Financial Empowerment in partnership with Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, announced it is currently providing L.A. residents with free assistance to help them deal with the financial challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Financial Navigators Program Set to Help County Residents Facing COVID-19 Hardships
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable voiced strong support for the removal of the race-based “Indians” mascot at Hart High School in an open letter to the William S. Hart District School Board in alignment with the recently released statement of the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.
SCV Human Relations Roundtable Releases Statement Supporting the Replacement of HHS Mascot
1861 - Andres Pico and partners granted state franchise to build toll road and cut 50-foot-deep cleft through (Newhall) Pass; they failed; Beale later succeeded [story]
Andres Pico
The Water Resources and Watershed Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Wednesday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m.
May 12: Water Resources and Watershed Committee Teleconference Meeting
The California Interscholastic Federation has renewed a multi-year agreement with GoFan as the official digital ticketing partner to provide touchless, digital ticketing solutions to high schools and state-wide post season play across California.
CIF, GoFan Reach Multi-Year Agreement that Includes Post-Season Play
The County of Los Angeles announced Thursday that it has distributed 23 million units of free PPE through its joint effort with PPE Unite to protect 433,000 employees at small businesses across the County.
L.A. County Announces Distribution of 23 Million Units of PPE
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its annual CalFresh Awareness Month campaign to publicize the CalFresh Nutrition Program and acknowledge community partners throughout the month of May for helping to raise public awareness year-round.
Annual CalFresh Awareness Month Underway
The Santa Clarita City Council convened Tuesday evening to hear an overview of the city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
Striplin Presents Balanced Budget Which Includes $300K Surplus
This summer Mission Opera is happy to present a live outdoor operetta in one-act on June 5, 6, 12, and 13, in Santa Clarita.
Mission Opera to Present Live Outdoor Operetta, “Le 66”
The William S. Hart Union High School District is looking for one new member to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee.
Hart District Seeking Oversight Committee Member
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will present “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version,” a live virtual musical production based on the eponymous beloved television series on May 7-9.
May 7-9: COC Theatre Presents, “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version”
Santa Clarita Valley public junior high and high school students will remain in the blended learning model — two days a week of in-person instruction — for the remainder of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Wednesday night.
Hart District Announces Blended Learning Format to Continue for Remainder of Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths and 414 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,744 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Reopenings Expand in L.A. County as Transmission Remains Low; SCV Cases Total 27,744