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February 23
1998 - Worst day of record-setting 1997-98 El Nino storm season [story]
El Nino

Toyota Sequoias Extra Vulnerable to Thieves in SCV
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015

Photo: Burbank PD Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has recently received numerous reports of catalytic converters being stolen from vehicles. The vast majority of the reports have involved thefts from Toyota Sequoia SUV. This particular vehicle has a higher ground clearance than most vehicles,...

Off-duty Cop Stops Car Burglary in Saugus
Saturday, Jan 31, 2015

[KHTS] – An off-duty police officer detained a woman for trying to steal from an unlocked car in a residential community in Saugus early Saturday morning. A woman was seen by the officer and another resident burglarizing an unlocked vehicle in the 21400 block of Rosedell. The off-duty officer and...

Deputies Yellow-tagging Cars to Warn of Negligence
Thursday, Mar 27, 2014

If a Santa Clarita Valley resident finds a new, bright-yellow notice on his or her car or truck courtesy of a Sheriff’s Station deputy or volunteer, it could be a new head’s up alert from the station. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials are trying to raise awareness and cut down on...

Witness Tip Leads to Arrest in Tire Slashings, Car Burglaries
Thursday, Feb 13, 2014

Between November 2013 and February 2014, deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station began to see an increase in vehicle burglaries and vehicle tires being slashed in and around the 20400 block of Soledad Canyon Road in the City of Santa Clarita. In these incidents, the suspect...

Alert Witness Leads to Arrest of Car Burglary Suspects
Monday, Apr 29, 2013

Deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station captured two burglary suspects with the help of a concerned citizen, an official said this week. Deputies believe Patrick Howard, 20, of Anaheim, broke into a locked vehicle and began to remove a stereo and Farrah Andrews, 36, also of Anaheim,...

Stolen Laptop Held Developmentally Disabled Clients’ Medical, Personal Info
Friday, Feb 22, 2013

Auto burglaries have been on the rise, and this one affects more than just the car owner. A laptop computer stolen out of an employee’s vehicle in November held the medical and certain personal information about developmentally disabled consumers of the North Los Angeles County Regional Center,...

Zone 5 Report: Valencians Leave Cars Unlocked, Get Burgled
Thursday, Jun 14, 2012

[LASD] – Snapshot for the Week of 06/04/2012 through 06/10/2012 Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Prevention Unit   Last week in Zone 5 we saw a slight increase in theft from unlocked vehicles. This was largely due to reported incidents of thefts from unlocked vehicles occurring...

Help Wanted: To Find Catalytic Converter Thieves
Friday, May 25, 2012

[LASD] – The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s Crime Prevention Unit and Crime Analyst have identified several sporadic incidents of catalytic converter thefts occurring in many zones throughout the Santa Clarita Valley. Dating back to January 2012, there have been 15 reported...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012

The following Crime Update is from Deputy Joshua Dubin, the Zone 6 (Newhall) zone leader at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station:   Our current crime data in the Newhall area primarily indicates theft related challenges, such as vehicle burglaries, commercial burglary, and grand theft...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, Dec. 23, 2011
Friday, Dec 23, 2011

In this episode: Man’s body found at Valencia gas station (photos & report by Elliott Cohen); Two Sylmar men arrested for car burglaries in Santa Clarita. Also: Fire burns garage of house in Stevenson Ranch; Small brushfire near COC Canyon Country campus; Two arrested for DUI at checkpoint;...

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1998 - Worst day of record-setting 1997-98 El Nino storm season [story]
El Nino
Star has never been one to let a tough situation keep her down. But an unexpected injury put her resilience to the test.
Triumph Foundation:  Star Shines Bright When Darkness Closes In
The Master's University track and field teams had a record-breaking afternoon recently at the Golden Eagle Invitational in Irvine.
Mustangs Enjoy Record-Breaking Afternoon at Golden Eagle Invitational
VENTURA — College of the Canyons saw its second round of action in the young season with a trip to Ventura College for the annual Western State Conference (WSC) Relays on Feb. 16. 
Cougars Set School Record at WSC Relays
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, issued a statement in response to Thursday's Chiquita Canyon Landfill protest.
Barger Releases Statement Regarding Chiquita Canyon Protest
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is proud to be recognized by Blue Cross Blue Shield of California with a Blue Distinction Centers (BDC) for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
Henry Mayo Earns High Quality Maternity Care Recognition
College of the Canyons student-athletes Estrella Segura (women's tennis) and Ethan Posthumus (men's golf) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Feb. 12-17
COC Names Estrella Segura, Ethan Posthumus Named Athletes of the Week
The California Department of Transportation advises the public that a helicopter will be used in a highway project on State Route 14, south of Golden Valley Road in Santa Clarita beginning Tuesday, Feb. 27.
Caltrans Announces Helicopter Aid to Protect Golden Valley Road Slope
Grab your friends and family, and meet Santa Clarita city staff on the trail!
Santa Clarita Community Encouraged to ‘Take a Hike’
Bright lights, thousands of screaming fans — dream job.
Two CSUN Music Alums Join Jonas Brothers on World Tour
Los Angeles County filed a lawsuit Wednesday against food delivery company Grubhub alleging false and deceptive advertising, misrepresentation and unfair business practices that financially harm consumers, delivery drivers and restaurants.
County Files Suit Against Grubhub Alleging Unfair Business Practices
Antelope Valley Indian Museum wants to invite its amazing local youth to a fun weekly reading sit-down at the Museum.
AV Indian Museum Hosting Book Time at The Butte
Since 2014, the American Red Cross Sound the Alarm Campaign has saved at least 2,030 lives nationwide from the threat of home fires, which claim seven lives every day in the U.S.
American Red Cross’ ‘Sound the Alarm’ Campaign Returns
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) wishes to provide clarifying information regarding the fatal dog attack in Compton on Feb. 16.
DACC Addresses Consequences of Backyard Breeding
1983 - Armed robber taken out at Alpha Beta supermarket on Lyons [story]
Alpha Beta market
The Triumph Foundation 11Th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival, a two-day free sporting event open to the public will be held Saturday, April 27 and 28 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
April 27: Triumph Foundation’s 11th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival
Café con Leche from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Latino Business Alliance’s returns.
March 5: Latino Business Alliance Hosts Next Café con Leche
Wolf Greek Restaurant and Brewing Co. will host an all day fundraiser to benefit Carousel Ranch’s "Carousel Wishes & Valentine Kisses" campaign on Thursday, Feb. 22.
Feb. 22: Wolf Creek Holds Fundraiser for Carousel Ranch
The SCV Water Board of Directors approved the Agency’s 2024-28 Five-Year Strategic Plan, on Feb. 20. 
SCV Water Adopts 2024-28 Strategic Plan
The SCVEDC would like to recognize local manufacturer Lief Labs (Lief Organics), on their 15th anniversary of operating in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Economic Development Corporation Recognizes Lief Labs for 15 Years of Growth
An ocean water rain advisory for all Los Angeles County beaches is in effect Until Friday, Feb. 23 at 5 a.m.
Public Health Extends Ocean Water Quality Rain Advisory
City of Santa Clarita residents can pre-order up to two rain barrels per household, for the lifetime of the program, by visiting the website.
March 16: Rain Barrel Purchase Program Returns For Santa Clarita
Following the resounding success of the second annual “The Big I Do” wedding on Valentine's Day, the city of Santa Clarita is proud to announce the launch of the first-ever Cowboy Festival Wedding.
April 20: Santa Clarita to Host Inaugural Cowboy Festival Wedding
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organized; Albert Swall elected president [story]
Albert Swall