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1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
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Jan. 18: COC Softball Alumni Game
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director The College of the Canyons softball program invites all former Cougars to participate in the 2020 alumni game being held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at Whitten Field. COC head coach John Wissmath will lead a team of alumni from throughout the...

No. 5 Lady Cougars Headed Back to Postseason Play
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director The Lady Cougars softball program is heading back to the postseason for a seventh straight season. No. 5 seed Canyons (23-17, 10-4) will travel to face No. 5 Fullerton College in a best-of-three series. Game one begins at 2 p.m. Friday, May 3. The action...

CSUN Readies for 3-Game Set Against Cal Poly
Thursday, Apr 18, 2019

NORTHRIDGE – The CSUN softball team returns to Matador Diamond this weekend to complete a six-game home stand against Cal Poly. The three-game set gets underway on Friday with a doubleheader that begins at 1 p.m. Saturday’s single game will get underway at 1 p.m. All three games will be streamed...

Matadors Return Home for 3-Game Set Against UC Riverside
Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

NORTHRIDGE – California State University, Northridge, returns home for the first time since March 24 when the Matadors host UC Riverside. The three-game set gets underway on Saturday with a doubleheader that begins at 1:00 p.m. Sunday’s single game will get underway at 1:00 p.m. All three...

Matadors Travel to Cal State Fullerton for Big West Matchup
Thursday, Apr 4, 2019

NORTHRIDGE – CSUN resumes Big West softball action as the Matadors travel to Cal State Fullerton this weekend. The three-game set gets underway on Friday with a single game that begins at 6:00 p.m. Saturday’s doubleheader game is set for 1:00 p.m. All three games will be streamed on BigWest.tv. Cal...

UAV Improves to 6-3 with Double-Header Sweep Against Saint Katherine
Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

LANCASTER – In non-conference action, the University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (6-3) swept their doubleheader with the Firebirds of the University of Saint Katherine (5-14), winning game one, 4-1, and taking game two, 12-6 on Tuesday, at the Best of the West Softball Complex. Game one: UAV scored...

University of Antelope Valley Names Steve Harrington Head Softball Coach
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018

LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley Athletic Department is proud to announce the promotion of Steve Harrington from assistant softball coach to the position of head coach, following the departure of the program’s previous head coach. Originally hired as an assistant coach by UAV in...

CSUN Softball Readies for Nationally Ranked Opponents
Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

NORTHRIDGE – Nationally ranked opponents await the CSUN softball team this week as the Matadors have six games on the docket. The week gets underway with the home opener Wednesday afternoon when CSUN hosts No. 6/12 Auburn. First pitch is set for 2:30 p.m. Auburn enters this week with a 13-0 record....

Matadors Head to Arizona State for Kajikawa Classic
Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

NORTHRIDGE – CSUN opens the 2018 softball season this weekend by playing in the Arizona State Kajikawa Classic. The Matadors face No. 3 Oregon and Missouri on Friday, Stanford and Seattle U on Saturday, and Nebraska on Sunday. The games against Missouri, Seattle U, and Nebraska will be streamed...

CSUN Releases 2018 Softball Schedule
Thursday, Nov 23, 2017

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1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
Ernie Hickson
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
Legacy
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan
In a ruling of “power versus space … two great pillars of environmental sustainability,” open space won this week, a win for city officials — at a $5 million price.
City Must Pay $5 Million If Solar Panels Are Demolished
The Tuesday meeting agenda for the Santa Clarita City Council has been released by officials. Beginning June 22, City Council meetings will return to a fully in-person format.
June 22: First In-Person City Council Regular Meeting
L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita City Council members were surprised this week by news of a state-appointed committee’s plan to move juvenile offenders to a pair of facilities in Saugus.
Plan to Place Juvenile Inmates in Saugus Facilities Raises Concerns
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable released a statement recognizing Juneteenth, which commemorates the freeing of enslaved African Americans in the Southern states of the United States of America.
SCV Human Relations Roundtable Releases Statement Recognizing Juneteenth
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed nine new deaths and 253 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,101 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Community to Celebrate Father’s Day, Juneteenth Safely; SCV Cases Total 28,101
College of the Canyons announced it will launch a first-of-its-kind Law Enforcement Technology program slated to begin in Fall 2021, that will focus on the emerging trends and potential applications for new technologies in criminal investigations and other law enforcement operations.
COC Launches New Law Enforcement Technology Program
The California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Technology announced today a new Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record for Californians.
State Launches New Digital Tool for Easy Access to COVID-19 Vaccine Record
As part of the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan update, the city of Santa Clarita will host a walking tour and pop-up booth at the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market on Saturday, June 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Invites the Community to Family-Friendly Walking Tour of Old Town Newhall
1945 - PFC Johnny Cordova of Castaic killed in action on Okinawa [story]
Johnny Cordova
The Board of Directors approved a five-year schedule of changes to SCV Water’s rate structure on Tues, June 15
SCV Water Announces New Rate Changes And Charges
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas.
Health Officer Issues Heat Alert To Last Through Saturday
The SCV Education Foundation awarded six Hart High School District seniors $10,000 scholarships.
SCV Education Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today eight new deaths and 249 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,074 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Starts New Vaccine Sweepstakes; 28,074 Total SCV Cases
Santa Clarita Public Library is inviting kids to have fun in the sun with music, movement and bubbles, with the "Bubbles and Bops" event. 
SCV Public Library’s ‘Bubbles And Bops’ Adds More Days, Parks
SCV for Change is scheduled to host a Juneteenth event Saturday evening at Central Park featuring live music, a chalk art walk, tie dye station and raffle. 
Juneteenth Picnic Set For Saturday At Central Park
SCV Water’s quick and proactive response to removing per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in its groundwater supply received top honors as the Best Environmental Project from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – High Desert Branch.
SCV Water Honored for PFAS Water Treatment Plant
I began working for my local veterinarian when I was in high school and remained at that job until I left for college.
Herd Immunity Isn’t Just For Humans I Marcia Mayeda
With restrictions easing in California and LA County, The Santa Clarita City Council is returning to fully in-person meetings starting with the meeting scheduled for Tues, June 22 at 6 p.m. 
City Council to Resume In-Person Public Participation