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Citizens Chase Down Attempted Robbery Suspect
Friday, Jun 21, 2019

Two citizens gave chase to a man who allegedly tried to steal a woman’s cash near an ATM in Canyon Country Thursday morning and held him until deputies arrested him, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials reported Thursday afternoon. Here’s the chase story from the station’s...

Parolee Arrested After Lengthy Vehicle Pursuit
Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

Lancaster COPS Deputies initiated a pursuit of a known Parolee At-Large near the intersection of Sierra Highway and Ave M in Palmdale. Suspect Danny Reeder of Palmdale was the front passenger in a 2003 Ford Explorer during a traffic stop with two unidentified elderly occupants. Suspect Reeder made his...

Stolen Van Was Carrying Diesel Fuel Worth $5K
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

[CHP] – On Monday, August 10th, 2015 at approximately 9:27 a.m., Los Angeles Sherriff’s Department Deputies from Santa Clarita Valley Station attempted to stop a white Ford box van, driving erratically near Magic Mountain on southbound I-5. The deputies ran a check on the license plate which...

Truck Thief Leads Sheriff, CHP on Chase
Monday, Aug 10, 2015

[KHTS] – A high-speed chase made its way through Santa Clarita Monday morning after the driver of a stolen box truck failed to pull over for Santa Clarita Valley sheriff’s deputies. Sheriff’s deputies attempted to pull over the box truck on the southbound I-5 freeway just north of Lake Hughes...

CHP Pursuit Ends in Arrest of DUI Suspect in Castaic
Thursday, Aug 29, 2013

A suspect with an outstanding warrant who drove through closed construction lanes on Interstate 5 on Wednesday led California Highway Patrol officers on a pursuit that ended in Castaic. Eduardo Gutierrez, 36, of Azusa, drove his 2003 Ford Expedition through a lane closure on I-5, just south of Highway...

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012

Matt Warner, a parolee at large wanted for questioning for grand theft auto led deputies on a short, but wild chase in Castaic Tuesday morning before jumping out of his car and over a wall, right into custody. According to Sgt. Daniel Stanley of the Santa Clarita Valley station, deputies spotted Warner,...

Sheriff, CHP Pursuit of Armed Motorist Ends in Suicide
Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

A man in his 30s shot himself to death as he sat in his car Wednesday morning after crashing through a California Highway Patrol barricade in Castaic. According to Lt. Mark Hershey of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s station, the man, a Castaic resident, told his family he wanted to kill himself,...

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia