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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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1945 - Cattle-rustling "Phantom of Vasquez Rocks" captured [story]
Phantom suspect
1842 - Proof of discovery: New York Observer (newspaper) reports on gold in Placerita Canyon. [story]
New York Observer
Sixteen William S. Hart Union High School District 2022/23 Teachers of the Year were recognized by the Governing Board on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Hart District Teachers of the Year Honored by Board
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed six new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,682 new cases countywide and 100 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Seven Day Average of County Case Counts Declines 8 Percent
The HOV, High Occupancy Vehicle, or carpool, lanes are open on I-5 in both directions between Magnolia Boulevard and Buena Vista Street.
I-5 Corridor Improvement Work Continues, SR-134  to Buena Vista Street
Two recent graduates of CalArts’ MFA Experimental Animation Program, Moon (Yuezhu) Wang and Dairys Escoto De León, have been selected for the 2022-23 Association for Independent Colleges of Art and Design Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowships.
CalArts Alums Selected for AICAD Teaching Fellowships
Join Route 66 Classic Grill for the longest monthly Classic Car Show in Southern California history. The last show of 2022 will be held Oct. 8 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 8: Route 66 Classic Grill Classic Car Show
Los Angeles County’s new Veteran Suicide Review Team met for the first time Thursday, Sept. 29, kick-starting an innovative and collaborative approach to reducing veteran suicide in the county.
L.A. County’s New Veteran Suicide Review Team Begins Work
Agua Dulce Winery will host StompFest on Saturday, Oct. 1 at noon.
Oct. 1: StompFest at Agua Dulce Winery
Do you want to create a post on Facebook and Instagram at the same time? Learn to schedule posts, respond to comments and inbox messages from one place by attending this free Small Business Development Center webinar, "Manage Your Social Media Platform, Meta Business Suite."
Oct. 5: SBDC Free Webinar Helps Businesses Manage Social Media Platforms
On Saturday, November 12, 2022, the Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative and Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions will host a Veteran Career Fair on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Curtiss-Wright facility.
Nov. 12: Veteran Career Fair at Curtiss-Wright in Valencia
A strong first half turned into a great start of the second half, but it ended going against Master's men's soccer team as they lost the Golden State Athletic Conference opener to Arizona Christian 3-1 Thursday in Glendale, Ariz.
GSAC Opening Win Eludes TMU Men’s Soccer
Motoko Shimoji earned medalist honors for the third straight week and Carla Menendez placed runner-up to help lead the College of the Canyons Golf Team to a 15-stroke victory over Bakersfield College at the Western State Conference event hosted by Moorpark College at Los Robles Greens on Sept. 26.
Cougars Win Again, Shimoji Medals for Third Straight Week
1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
James Dean
Chelsea A. Kay, 37, an insurance operations manager living in Saugus, was honored by JCI USA (United States Junior Chamber) as a member of the 2022 class Ten Outstanding Young Americans.
United States Junior Chamber Honors Local Operations Manager
October is fast approaching. To help embrace the haunted season, we are happy to announce the return of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse after a two year hiatus.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse Returns After Two Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control would like to remind residents within unincorporated county areas and participating contracted cities that the pet license amnesty period is almost over.
County Reminding Residents Pet License Amnesty Period Ending Soon
Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2022 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
Academy Announces Winners of Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships
We began our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (EDIA) journey nearly two years ago, and while the path ahead was not clearly defined, Health Services leadership was enthusiastically joined by workforce members across our health enterprise in a united commitment to creating a more welcoming, inclusive and proactively anti-racist health care system for our patients, staff and the communities we serve.
Message from County Health Services Director Dr. Christina Ghaly
College of the Canyons student-athletes Brianna Botello (women's volleyball) and Sam Regez (men's cross coutry) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Sept. 19-24.
COC Names Botello, Regez Athletes of the Week
Detectives at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station need your help. On Aug. 13, 2022, the individuals pictured shoplifted items from a retail store in Valencia at approximately 6:15 p.m.
Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Shoplifting Suspects
Are you hiring? Looking for a new career? The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Center has partnered with College of the Canyons, the city of Santa Clarita and America's Job Centers of California to host a valley-wide job fair at the Canyon Country Community Center Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SCVEDC, COC, City Partner to Host Job Fair
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 49 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,517 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 49 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
COC
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