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Hooded Figure, Shootings Prompt Meetup with Captain Lewis and Jewish Leaders
Friday, Dec 13, 2019

The Nov. 14 Saugus High School shooting, the shootout in New Jersey and even the reported sighting of a man dressed like the Grim Reaper near a local synagogue, prompted sheriff’s Capt. Robert Lewis to invite Jewish leaders for a sit-down chat Thursday to discuss concerns and reassure them that safety...

Oct. 15: LASD Captain Robert Lewis to Keynote VIA Luncheon
Thursday, Oct 3, 2019

As part of its monthly speakers series, the Valley Industry Association welcomes Captain Robert Lewis, L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Santa Clarita Valley Station, John Lecrivain, Operations Lieutenant with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department, and Gloria Mercado-Fortine, president-elect with the...

May 9: Coffee with Cops from Newhall, Stevenson Ranch
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Have you ever wanted to ask a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy a question, but didn’t know how to go about doing it? You’ll be able to ask a pair of deputies when Stevenson Ranch and Newhall Crime Prevention deputies Kevin Duxbury and Betsy Shackelford take the SCV Sheriff’s...

Sept. 19: LASD’s Capt. Robert Lewis Keynote Speaker at VIA Luncheon
Thursday, Sep 7, 2017

The Valley Industry Association invites you to join them on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 11:45 a.m. Valencia Country Club 27330 No. Tourney Road, Valencia Click here to RSVP: https://via.org/Calendar/EventDetails.aspx?id=924 Members & Sponsored Guests: Reserve by September 14th, pay $45 After...

Lockdown Drills Coming Soon to Newhall Schools
Monday, Aug 28, 2017

Principals, assistant principals and school resource deputies met at the Newhall School District office with Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Captain Robert Lewis and Superintendent Paul Cordeiro Friday morning. Many schools hold pre-arranged lockdown drills, School Resource Deputy Tom...

Captain Addresses July 4th Incident at City Hall Meeting
Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

During a service call in Saugus, a patrol car was surrounded by a couple dozen hostile, intoxicated party-goers who threatened law enforcement officials there to confiscate illegal fireworks. Read the complete story [here].

July 13: Share a Cup of Coffee with the Chief
Friday, Jul 7, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Captain Robert Lewis and Canyon Country Crime Prevention Deputies Jon Wilson and Luis Cabrera invite residents to join them for one of two “Coffee with a Cop” encounters on Thursday, July 13. Engagement will be brewing at Starbucks, 26585 Golden...

SCV Officials Detail Efforts to Curb Opioid Overdoses
Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017

Captain Robert Lewis of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and county and city officials will hold a news conference Wednesday morning about the station’s effort to combat opioid-related drug overdoses in the SCV. Joining Lewis are Fifth District County Supervisor Kathryn Barger,...

SCV Sheriff’s Captain, Deputies Combat Crime Zone by Zone
Monday, Jun 19, 2017

Since Captain Robert Lewis assumed command of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station in April 2017, he has been researching and analyzing the services the station provides to the community it serves and working to identify ways the station can best...

Santa Clarita Business Owners Get Anti-Theft Update
Friday, Jun 9, 2017

Captain Robert Lewis and other Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials met with local business owners this week to share crime prevention tools designed to help reduce theft in the SCV. At the quarterly Business Alliance meeting at the station Wednesday, SCV Sheriff’s Station Detective Michelle...

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1963 - Leona Cox Community School breaks ground in Canyon Country [story]
Leona Cox
1939 - Recording artist, music promoter and longtime Sand Canyon resident Cliffie Stone marries singer Dorothy Darling in Hollywood [story]
Cliffie Stone
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday five new deaths and 3,606 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,884 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,884; L.A. County Continues Efforts Vaccinating Homeless
SACRAMENTO (CN) — California voters are anxious about the intensifying drought and dwindling water supply and nearly 80% believe climate change is fueling the fast start to the wildfire season, according to a statewide poll released Wednesday.
New Poll Finds Water Shortages, Drought are Californians’ Biggest Environmental Concerns
With a heavy heart, Gibbon Conservation Center announced that Chris Roderick, long-time GCC Board Member, passed away on July 24, 2021.
Longtime Gibbon Center Board Member Chris Roderick Dies at 74
College of the Canyons has received a $74,707 Campus as a Living Lab (CALL) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide opportunities for underrepresented community college students to engage in undergraduate research focusing on native bees.
COC Awarded Nearly $75K Grant for Bee Research
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to host “Moments of Zen” as the latest art exhibition featured in City Hall’s First Floor Gallery, located at 23920 Valencia Boulevard.
Community Encouraged to Explore City Hall’s ‘Moments of Zen’ Art Exhibit
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) held its fifth annual Back to School Bash, where students received backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming semester, and for the first time also featured a career fair featuring eleven speakers from the FYI community who explained their jobs and career qualifications.
SCV Nonprofit Holds Annual Back to School Bash for Foster Youth
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches, including beaches near Hyperion, to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Public Health Extends Water Use Warning for L.A. County Beaches
Los Angeles County is holding a free, drive-thru Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Collection on Saturday, July 31, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station.
July 31: Free Drive-Thru Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a webinar on Thursday for local educational agencies (LEAs) and education partners to lead a discussion on how schools can use new state and federal funding to invest in strategies that will facilitate a safe and impactful return to in-person learning.
Health, Education Experts Address Ways to Invest New Funding into Safe In-Person Learning
1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]
Rancho Camulos
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 17 new deaths, including one in the Santa Clarita Valley and 3,248 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,772 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,772; L.A. County Stresses Importance of Vaccines Against Delta Variant
With the reinstatement of in-person instruction this Fall, the Outlets at Tejon is excited to help students, teachers, and parents with all their back-to-school shopping.
Tejon Outlets Kickoff Back-to-School Shopping with Steep Discounts, Secret Gifter
The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced Leticia Rhi Buckley has joined its Arts Commission, L.A. County’s longstanding advisory body for the arts.
Leticia Buckley Joins L.A. County’s Arts Commission
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, and Andrew Ghassemi of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, are pleased to have represented the seller in the recent sale of this ±4,828-square-foot office/flex condo in a prime Valencia location.
Valencia-Based Spectrum Real Estate Closes on Discovery Gateway Office/Flex Condo
More than 2,400 Saugus homes were impacted by a power outage that began shortly after midnight Thursday morning.
Equipment Failure Cause of Saugus Power Outage
As the Santa Clarita Public Library takes a programming break to prepare for Fall programming in September, residents are reminded to take advantage of the wide variety of services and online resources available.
Santa Clarita Public Library Gearing Up for Fall Programming
Trent Norkus is excited to join TMU Men's Volleyball and play alongside his older brother Brett, a starting middle blocker for the Mustangs.
TMU Men’s Volleyball Adding Another Norkus to Roster
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
L.A. County Development Authority’s New Website Goes Live
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley through Sunday, Aug. 1.
SCV Heat Alert Extended Until Sunday
Following a year of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita’s wildly popular SENSES block parties will make their triumphant return to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
SENSES Block Parties Returning to Old Town Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches near Dockweiler and El Segundo to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Water Use Warning Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
Chevy Chase and Magic Mountain crew