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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]

CHP Newhall Seizes 100 Pounds of Marijuana
Thursday, Sep 24, 2020

California Highway Patrol officers seized about 100 pounds of marijuana in five different trash bags after a traffic stop in Interstate 5 early Thursday morning. Around midnight, CHP officers from the Newhall-area Office observed a 2019 Toyota Sequoia that officers reported had “failed to maintain...

50-Mile Chase Ends in Standoff with CHP Near Pyramid Lake
Friday, Oct 4, 2019

A 50-mile police chase that began in Universal City early Friday morning ended north of Pyramid Lake in a two-hour standoff with the alleged driver. California Highway Patrol officers began following a white Toyota Tacoma about 4:30 a.m. on the northbound lanes of the 101 freeway, CHP Officer Josh Greengard...

Big Rig, Motorhome Crash on Highway 126 Near Travel Village
Monday, Apr 15, 2019

No one was injured in the collision of a big-rig truck and a motorhome at the intersection of Highway 126 and Commerce Center Drive just west of Interstate 5 Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP Newhall officers received a call about the crash at 9:15 a.m., Officer Josh Greengard...

Two Valencia Residents Killed in Saturday Night Crash
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Two Valencia residents were killed Saturday night after their vehicle crashed into a large tree near the Valencia Boulevard offramp, according to a report from the California Highway Patrol. At approximately 6:10 p.m., Man J. Hong, 75, who was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Volt northbound on Interstate 5,...

Couple Rescued After Car Plunges into Canyon
Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018

An unidentified couple was rescued after their car plunged over the side of Little Tujunga Canyon Road late Monday night, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials. The man and woman were reported in good condition. Here’s the story from the station’s Facebook page: Combined...

Newhall CHP Sets DUI Checkpoint Friday Night
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

The California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County on Friday night, September 15. The checkpoint will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m. and conclude at approximately 2:30 a.m. Saturday, September 16. The location will be...

CHP DUI Checkpoint Screens Hundreds of Drivers
Monday, Aug 21, 2017

Hundreds of drivers were screened in a DUI checkpoint in Stevenson Ranch Friday night, but no arrests were made, according to CHP officials. The DUI checkpoint was near the Wood Ranch restaurant on The Old Road, near Constitution Avenue in Stevenson Ranch. Officials said 350 drivers were screened for...

Man, Child Killed in Head-On Collision on San Francisquito
Monday, May 1, 2017

A two-car fatal collision on San Francisquito Canyon Road on Saturday left two dead and one person with major injuries. At around 11:40 a.m., John Reveles, 50, of Santa Clarita, was driving a 2005 Toyota Tacoma, southbound on San Francisquito Canyon Road in the northbound lane, north of Dry Gulch. David...

Feb. 21: Have Coffee with CHP Newhall Officers
Monday, Feb 20, 2017

Come join Newhall CHP this Tuesday, February 21 for another round of Coffee with a Cop. Officers from the Newhall CHP office will be at It’s a Grind at 29641 The Old Rd in Castaic from 9 to 11 a.m. to answer questions and just generally say “Hi!” Come on down and introduce yourself....

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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