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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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Sheriff Gets State Funding for More DUI Checkpoints, Traffic Enforcement
Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015

File photo Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has been awarded a $1.159 million grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic-related deaths and injuries. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department...

Aug. 1: DUI-CDL Checkpoint in Western Ventura County
Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

File photo The California Highway Patrol, Ventura Area, will conduct a driving under the influence (DUI) and driver license checkpoint on August 1, somewhere within the area of western Ventura County. All too often, members of our community are senselessly injured or killed on our local roadways by intoxicated,...

4 Arrests at Friday Night Checkpoint; 1 for Child Endangerment
Monday, Jun 29, 2015

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Station conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, June 26, at Newhall Avenue and Carl Court between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk...

April 24: DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Inside City Limits
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

File photo The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Station will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on April 24 at an undisclosed location within the City of Santa Clarita, between the hours of 6  p.m. and 2 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven...

3 Unlicensed Drivers Busted at Checkpoint
Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

File photo Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Station conducted a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday night within the city of Santa Clarita. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide...

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday in Santa Clarita
Monday, Dec 15, 2014

Drunk tank at SCV Station | LASD The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Station will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, Dec. 19, at an undisclosed location within the City of Santa Clarita, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. Driving Under the Influence...

3 Arrests at DUI-Driver’s License Checkpoint in Saugus
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Santa Clarita Station conducted a DUI/DL Checkpoint on Friday, Aug. 29, as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department commitment to public safety. This checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be conducted throughout the...

DUI Checkpoint Friday Night in Santa Clarita
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

File photo [LASD] The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Station will be conducting a DUI/DCL Checkpoint on Friday August 29th, 2014 in the City of Santa Clarita between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing...

16 Arrests at Friday-night Checkpoints
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014

Two DUI checkpoints conducted by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies on Friday resulted in 16 arrests, authorities said. The checkpoints were located on northbound Railroad Avenue north of Oak Ridge Drive and eastbound Newhall Ranch Road east of Grandview Drive, and were conducted between...

12 Arrests at Pair of CDL-DUI Checkpoints
Sunday, Jun 22, 2014

[KHTS] – Two DUI-driver’s License checkpoints were operated Friday by deputies from the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station – one on westbound Newhall Avenue at Carl Court, and the other on eastbound Magic Mountain Parkway at Avignon Drive. The checkpoints began at 6 p.m. Friday and ended...

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Logix Federal Credit Union announced Tuesday that its nonprofit foundation, Logix Community Stars, distributed $100,000 this month to four local nonprofit organizations, including Circle of Hope in Santa Clarita.
Logix’s Nonprofit Foundation Shares $100,000 with Local Charities
The estranged husband accused of killing Michelle Dorsey, 39, in her Saugus home pleaded no contest to five felony charges Monday.
Dorsey Pleads No Contest to Killing Estranged Wife
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting virtually Tuesday, May 18, at 6:00 p.m.
Proposed Sand Canyon Resort Back Before Planning Commission
The Lancaster man who pleaded guilty last month to the 2016 murder of Sgt. Steven Owen was sentenced to life without parole on Monday.
Lancaster Man Gets Life Without Parole for 2016 Killing of Sgt. Steve Owen
While the COVID-19 pandemic halted plans for a relay run, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies still gathered Thursday at Jake Kuredjian Park in Stevenson Ranch to honor fallen officers with a Memorial Torch Run.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Honors Fallen Officers at Memorial Torch Relay
1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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May is National Foster Care Month, a time to acknowledge the families and professionals who help children and youth in foster care each day.
SCV Helping Organizations Mark National Foster Care Month
U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the establishment of the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force on Monday, May 17, to enhance enforcement efforts against COVID-19 related fraud.
Attorney General Announces Task Force to Combat COVID-19 Fraud
Funds will start flowing to millions of kids and their families beginning July 15 courtesy of the newly expanded Child Tax Credit, the White House announced Monday.
Families to Receive Child Tax Credits Starting July 15
Sheriff’s Department officials are asking the public to stay clear of Castaic Lake on Tuesday morning due to an active shooter drill that’s being conducted there.
LASD Hosting Active Shooter Drill at Castaic Lake
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed that the State and L.A. County will be keeping the current masking guidance until June 15 to remain in alignment with the L.A. County Health Officer Order of May 3.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Masking Requirements to Remain in LA County; 27,858 Total Cases in SCV
Los Angeles police have arrested a man suspected of igniting a wildfire that has so far burned over 1,300 acres and spurred mandatory evacuations as fire crews battled the blaze in steep, brush-filled terrain in a canyon community west of the city.
Arson Suspect in Custody as Crews Battle LA Wildfire
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 9 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, May 17-23, 2021
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,’ 7 More Productions
A new report published by the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture and Claremont Graduate University’s Center for Business and Management of the Arts revealed disparities between earnings of L.A. County arts administrators that identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and their White counterparts.
New Report Highlights Income Disparities in Entry-Level Arts Organization Staff in LA County
Santa Clarita Valley’s six school districts could receive a little over $7.5 million from Los Angeles County to provide comprehensive COVID-19 screening programs at SCV schools.
CDC Funding to Support COVID-19 Testing at Schools
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
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