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1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
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No Freedom for Victims
Friday, Jan 15, 2016

President Obama works to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, citizens’ safety be damned. California falls right in line. Christopher Evans Hubbart is the infamous “Pillowcase Rapist” police desperately sought as early as 1972. His preferred targets were 20-something women, and his...

Judge Won’t Revoke Parole for Pillowcase Rapist
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

After issuing a gag order for serial rapist Christopher Hubbart’s parole-revocation hearing last month, a Santa Clara County judge denied L.A. County prosecutors’ request to revoke Hubbart’s conditional release Monday. Judge Richard Loftus denied the Los Angeles County District Attorneys request...

Judge Issues Gag Order in Pillowcase Rapist Case
Thursday, Apr 30, 2015

Court officials have yet to release the findings in the parole revocation hearing held Wednesday for serial rapist Christopher Hubbart. Hubbart, 64, known as the Pillowcase Rapist, was convicted of raping more than 40 women in the 1970s-1980s. He was paroled to Lake Los Angeles on July 9, 2014. Santa...

Court to Reconsider Release of Serial Rapist
Friday, Apr 10, 2015

[L.A. County DA] – Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced Friday that a revocation hearing has been set for April 29 in Santa Clara County for serial rapist Christopher Hubbart, 64. District Attorney Lacey said she was pleased with Friday’s court ruling. “We believe...

Court to Release “Pillowcase Rapist” in Palmdale
Friday, Apr 4, 2014

Santa Clara Superior Court Judge Gilbert Brown ruled that serial rapist Christopher Evans Hubbart today will reside at 20315 E. Ave R in unincorporated Palmdale upon his release. This action opens up a 45-day window for public comment which will be considered by the Judge at the next court hearing. “It’s...

Antonovich Miffed at Court’s Decision to Free Serial Racist
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013

Christopher Evans Hubbert | Photo: CBS [Supv. Antonovich] – The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s writ, which challenged the release of serial rapist Christopher Evans Hubbart to Los Angeles County, was denied Tuesday, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced. “The court’s ruling is...

Antonovich: Ankle Bracelet Won’t Stop Serial Rapist from Doing It Again
Thursday, Jul 11, 2013

[Supv. Antonovich] –  Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich said it’s stupid to think serial rapist Christopher Evans Hubbert was unlikely to re-offend upon release from prison just because he has to wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet. Antonovich said Coalinga State Hospital Medical...

Monday, Jul 8, 2013

[Supv. Antonovich] – A Santa Clara judge has ruled that Christopher Evans Hubbart, a violent sex predator believed to have raped as many as 40 women in a 10 year period, will be set free in Los Angeles County. “Based on his criminal history, the state’s planned release of this predator into...

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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
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, affirmed the recommendation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA, to expand the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents 12 to 15 years of age.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Announces Vaccinations for 12-15 Year Olds; SCV Cases Total 27,814
Los Angeles County with PPE unite is giving small businesses 30 days of free PPE, to help these businesses stay open and operating during the Pandemic.
LA County To Assist Businesses With PPE
A troop of local Girl Scouts is set to host a silver-medal fundraiser for the Dorsey family this coming Saturday, pairing item donations with purchases at Firehouse Subs.  
Girl Scouts To Hold Fundraiser For Dorsey Family
Los Angeles County received the fourth largest allocation of emergency housing vouchers for those in desperate need of housing assistance, the LA County Development Authority announced Wednesday. 
LA County Receives Emergency Housing Vouchers
Two men accused of committing crimes in the Santa Clarita Valley were sentenced in court this week.
Man Accused Of Killing 6 In Gorman Crash Pleads No Contest; Man Sentenced For Child, Domestic Abuse
This year's College of the Canyons graduates will have the opportunity to celebrate offline with an in-person graduation experience.
College Of The Canyons Announces ‘Grad Walks’ Plans
A new independent record store, Gray Skull Vinyl, has opened in Canyon Country, where local music fans and collectors have suffered without one for years.
New Indie Record Store, Gray Skull Vinyl, Opens in Canyon Country
1958 - Juvenile probation Camp Joseph Scott opens at site of former New Era School in Bouquet Canyon [story]
Camp Joseph Scott
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy injured in a severe crash last month was discharged from the Henry Mayo Newhall hospital on Tuesday, according to station officials
SCV Deputy Injured In Head-On Collision Leaves Hospital
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 18 new deaths and 224 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,807 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Metrics Remain Stable; SCV Cases Total 27,807
The County of Los Angeles Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and Higher Ground Los Angeles are teaming up with Carry The Load, a nonprofit organization that originated to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day and now honors fallen service members, first responders, and their families.
County’s Military & Veterans Affairs Department Partners with Carry the Load
In response to an influx of illegal and increasingly dangerous fireworks, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger sent letters to federal law enforcement agencies to ask for their help and collaboration to stop this alarming trend.
Barger Looks to Federal Agencies to Curb Rise in Illegal Fireworks
With summer and warmer temperatures around the corner, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control reminds all pet owners to prepare for wildfire season.
Animal Care & Control Reminds Pet Owners to Prepare for Wildfire Season
Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley invites you to the 49th Annual Benefit Auction, Bubbles and Bids.
June 5: Virtual Bubbles and Bids Auction Benefiting Boys & Girls Club SCV
Two deputies that work closely with the Santa Clarita Valley community were recognized by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger during a ceremony at the SCV Sheriff’s Station on Monday.
Barger Recognizes Two Santa Clarita Valley Deputies
One person has been taken into custody on suspicion of firing upon sheriff’s deputies with a pellet gun in Canyon Country on Monday.
One Suspect Taken Into Custody for Reportedly Shooting Deputies With Pellet Gun
1920 - Warrant issued for actor Tom Mix to appear in Newhall Judge J.F. Powell's courtroom on reckless driving charge [story]
Tom Mix
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed four new deaths and 179 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,798 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Reaches 24,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 27,798
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, May 10-16, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Good Trouble,’ ‘For All Mankind,’ ‘The Terminal List,’ 5 More Productions
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 Monday.
Children Age 12-15 OK’ed for COVID-19 Vaccine