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1919 - First publication of weekly Newhall Signal newspaper, $2 a year [story]
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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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1919 - First publication of weekly Newhall Signal newspaper, $2 a year [story]
Signal Century
It was the most anticipated event on the campus.
Stanford Hands TMU Volleyball First Loss of Season
After a three-year hiatus, the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will commemorate the 95th anniversary of the second-worst disaster in California history by bringing back its renowned St. Francis Dam lecture and bus tour/hike at the dam site in San Francisquito Canyon on Saturday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
After Three-Year Hiatus, St. Francis Dam Tour Returns
Ethan Igbanugo's basket with 34 seconds remaining would prove to be the game winner as CSUN Men's Basketball knocked off first-place UC Santa Barbara 72-67 on Saturday at Premier America Credit Union Arena.
CSUN Knocks Off First-Place UCSB 72-67
The College of the Canyons football program is hosting its first Super Bowl Saturday Football Camp for youth players on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Cougar Stadium. 
COC to Kick Off Super Bowl Weekend with Inaugural Youth Football Camp
College of the Canyons student-athletes Allyson Melgar (softball) and Ryan Camacho (baseball) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Jan. 30 to Feb. 4.
COC Names Melgar, Camacho Athletes of the Week
Blue Star Ranch, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting post-combat veterans with post traumatic stress disorder, is looking for another therapy team to join its ranks.
Blue Star Ranch Seeking to Expand Therapy Team
California Credit Union invites all Santa Clarita Valley teachers who have a dream class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant program.
SCV Teachers Encouraged to Apply for California Credit Union Grant
This semester’s Black History Month at California State University, Northridge will focus on the theme of Black Resistance.
CSUN Announces Black History Month Lineup
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 6 – Sunday, Feb. 12.
‘CSI,’ ‘S.W.A.T.’ Among 12 Productions Currently Filming in SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors is seeking young artists for its annual Can the Trash! Clean Beach Poster Contest.
L.A. County Seeking Young Artists for Clean Beach Poster Contest
Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open at 26557 Golden Valley Road in Santa Clarita Wednesday.
Jersey Mike’s Holds Grand Opening, Fundraiser at Golden Valley Road Location
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a business meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 5 p.m., in the University Center, Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
Feb. 8: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
The Los Angeles County health officer issued a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Monday through Tuesday due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Feb. 9: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday no additional deaths and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 30 additional deaths and 2,201 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases
The California Department of Transportation and the California Office of Traffic Safety unveiled Monday Safety Sam as their new safety cone mascot.
Caltrans Introduces Safety Sam to Promote Traffic Safety
1988 - Saugus Speedway owners demolish historic Bonelli Ranch House [story]
Bonelli House
1921 - After leasing since 1918, William S. Hart purchases the Horseshoe Ranch in Newhall from Babcock Smith [story]
Hart ranch
1822 - Surveyor Edward F. Beale born in Washington, D.C.; cut through Newhall Pass 40 years later, assembled 270,000-acre Tejon Ranch [story]
Edward Beale
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,417 new cases countywide and 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level for Third Week
Carousel Ranch, a place where children with special needs discover and experience some of their greatest achievements through equestrian therapy and vocational training programs will celebrate its 26th anniversary this year.
Carousel Ranch ‘Carousel Wishes, Valentine Kisses’ Campaign
One of my favorite aspects of the Fifth District is how many beautiful outdoor areas we have to enjoy.
Kathryn Barger | Keeping up with Kathryn
The city of Santa Clarita has announced that as part of the median modification work taking place at Orchard Village Road and Wiley Canyon Road, additional lane closures are required on Saturday, Feb. 4 for street grinding and paving.
Feb. 4: Additional Lane Closures Required Wiley Canyon/Orchard Village Roads
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