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1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
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Crime Blotter: Grand Theft, Burglary, Petty Theft in Castaic-Val Verde
Monday, Aug 20, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Castaic-Val Verde (Zone 2) for the week of Aug. 6-12, 2018. The following part 1 crimes were reported this week. 8/8/18 Petty Theft – 227000 block of Firebrand Drive The victim reported...

Crime Blotter: Robbery, Burglary in Castaic-Val Verde
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018

Here is the public safety and crime information report for Castaic-Val Verde (Zone 2) from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station for the week of February 12, 2018: 2/14/18 Burglary – 30000 block of Cambridge Avenue $2,000 in US currency and handgun stolen from residence. 2/13/18 Robbery...

Crime Blotter: Theft, Grand Theft Auto in Castaic-Val Verde
Monday, Jan 22, 2018

Here is the Castaic/Val Verde (Zone 2) public safety and crime information report from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station for the week of January 1, 2018: 1/02/18 Grand Theft – 31000 block of Castaic Road The victim reported a toolbox filled with tools was stolen from his work truck...

Crime Blotter: Vehicle, Residential Burglary in Castaic-Val Verde
Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its public safety and crime prevention information for Castaic-Val Verde (Zone 2) for the week of Dec. 11. 12/11/17 Residential Burglary –31600 block of Castaic Road Person(s) unknown forced entry into the victim’s residence and stole...

Crime Blotter: Arson, Burglary, Theft in Castaic-Val Verde
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

Here is the Castaic-Val Verde (Zone 2) Crime Information & Public Safety report from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station for September 25 through October 1, 2017: 10-5-17 Arson – 30000 block of San Martinez Road The fire department responded to a vehicle fire in a dirt lot. The...

Crime Blotter: Assault, Theft in Castaic-Val Verde
Friday, Aug 18, 2017

Here’s the Castaic/Val Verde (Zone 2) Crime Information and Public Safety Report from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station for the week of August 7 to August 13, 2017: 8-8-17 Theft – 31000 block of Cinnabar Lane The victim reported having hundreds of dollars in clothing taken...

Crime Blotter: Domestic Assault, Theft from Vehicle in Castaic, Val Verde
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017

Castaic/Val Verde Crime and Public Safety Report: May 15, 2017- May 31, 2017 The following crimes were reported in the Castaic/ Val Verde area during the time period of May 15, 2017 through May 31, 2017: 5/15/17, Monday Domestic Assault- 28000 block of Black Oak Lane Wife was arrested for assaulting...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Petty Theft from Vehicle in Castaic, Val Verde
Monday, May 15, 2017

Castaic/Val-Verde: Public Safety and Crime Information for the Week of May 1, 2017 to May 7, 2017 Here is the Castaic/ Val Verde Public Safety and Crime Information Report for the week of May 1, 2017 to May 7, 2017: 05/01/17 Petty Theft – 31600 block of Castaic Road Person(s) unknown stole the...

Crime Blotter: Domestic Dispute, Grand Theft Auto in Castaic, Val Verde
Monday, Apr 24, 2017

Castaic/ Val Verde Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the Week of April 10-16, 2017 Good afternoon Castaic/Val Verde residents, here is the Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the week of April 10-17, 2017. 4/11/17 Grand Theft Auto – 28000 block of Branch Road The victim reported...

Crime Blotter: Commercial Burglary, Assault in Castaic, Val Verde
Monday, Apr 17, 2017

Castaic/ Val Verde: Crime Report for the Week of April 3, 2017- April 9, 2017 Crime Information and Public Safety Report for Castaic / Val Verde: Week of April 3-9, 2017 4/3/17 Commercial Burglary – 31000 block of Castaic Road The business owner caught a female suspect entering an adjacent room, taking...

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1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
James Dean
Chelsea A. Kay, 37, an insurance operations manager living in Saugus, was honored by JCI USA (United States Junior Chamber) as a member of the 2022 class Ten Outstanding Young Americans.
United States Junior Chamber Honors Local Operations Manager
October is fast approaching. To help embrace the haunted season, we are happy to announce the return of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse after a two year hiatus.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse Returns After Two Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control would like to remind residents within unincorporated county areas and participating contracted cities that the pet license amnesty period is almost over.
County Reminding Residents Pet License Amnesty Period Ending Soon
Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2022 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
Academy Announces Winners of Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships
We began our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (EDIA) journey nearly two years ago, and while the path ahead was not clearly defined, Health Services leadership was enthusiastically joined by workforce members across our health enterprise in a united commitment to creating a more welcoming, inclusive and proactively anti-racist health care system for our patients, staff and the communities we serve.
Message from County Health Services Director Dr. Christina Ghaly
College of the Canyons student-athletes Brianna Botello (women's volleyball) and Sam Regez (men's cross coutry) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Sept. 19-24.
COC Names Botello, Regez Athletes of the Week
Detectives at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station need your help. On Aug. 13, 2022, the individuals pictured shoplifted items from a retail store in Valencia at approximately 6:15 p.m.
Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Shoplifting Suspects
Are you hiring? Looking for a new career? The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Center has partnered with College of the Canyons, the city of Santa Clarita and America's Job Centers of California to host a valley-wide job fair at the Canyon Country Community Center Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SCVEDC, COC, City Partner to Host Job Fair
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 49 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,517 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 49 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
COC
 State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a virtual webinar on Sept. 28 to update local educational agencies, including district and charter school administrators and classroom educators, on over $3.6 billion in block grants and other resources to promote financial education in California high schools.
Superintendent Thurmond Leads Webinar Announcing State Funds for Financial Literacy
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita, today announced nominations to officially open for their annual ‘Salute to Patriots’ event.
Nominations to Honor Local Veterans at Chamber’s Annual Salute to Patriots Now Open
Supervisor Kathryn Barger honored the Republic of Artsakh’s Foreign Minister, David Babayan, by presenting a scroll at the Board of Supervisors' meeting to commemorate the alliance and solidarity between Los Angeles County and Artsakh. 
Supervisor Barger Honors Artsakh Foreign Minister at Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ Meeting
Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) announces his measure to bring much needed accountability to the state’s no-bid contracting policies has been signed into law. 
Wilk’s No-Bid Contract Accountability Act Signed into Law
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,353 new cases countywide and 36 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Sees 36 New Cases
The Santa Clarita City Council officially approved an agreement with Kaiser Permanente for the healthcare provider to become the presenting sponsor of the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
Kaiser Permanente Named as Presenting Sponsor of the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation has taken immediate action to temporarily close Pico Canyon Park, in Stevenson Ranch, until further notice after an aggressive mountain lion was seen in the area.
County Parks and Recreation Temporarily Closes Pico Canyon
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Warning as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas:
County Extends Heat Warning For Santa Clarita
The California High-Speed Rail Authority  is extending the public review period for the Palmdale to Burbank Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement an additional 30 days to Dec. 1, 2022.
High-Speed Rail Extends Public Comment Period for the Palmdale to Burbank Project Section
A motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger that called for the county to comply with the constitution and report back with non-custodial, secure mental health treatment facility models for incarcerated individuals who cannot be diverted was rejected by the Board of Supervisors. 
Barger Reacts to Outcome of Supervisors’ Vote on Providing Mental Health Services to Incarcerated Individuals
Santa Clarita residents are encouraged to use alternative modes of transportation during the upcoming Rideshare Week, beginning Oct. 3, lasting through Oct. 7.
Oct. 3: Santa Clarita Rideshare Week Encourages Alternate Forms Of Transport
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
William S. Hart High School science teacher Paula Bae has been named Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year.
Hart Science Teacher Paula Bae Named L.A. County Teacher of the Year
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