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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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Crime Blotter: Spousal Assault, Grand Theft in Newhall
Monday, Jan 21, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Newhall (Zone 6) for Jan. 7-13, 2019. Jan. 8, 2019 Grand Theft – 5 Freeway (North) / truck route Person(s) unknown stole two 7-foot aluminum ramps, used to load and unload vehicles, from...

Crime Blotter: Arson, Forgery, Burglary, Theft in Newhall
Monday, Dec 31, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Newhall (Zone 6) for Dec. 9-23, 2018. The following crimes were reported: 12/11/18 Petty Theft – 22800 block Market Street The victim believes her son stole her prescription medication. 12/16/18 Petty...

Crime Blotter: Assault, Petty Theft, Grand Theft in Newhall
Monday, Oct 29, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Newhall (Zone 6) for Oct. 8-19, 2018. 10/08/18 Petty Theft – 23900 Lyons Avenue Person(s) unknown entered a business (medical office) and stole a Bluetooth key chain and a set of office...

Crime Blotter: Grand Theft, Domestic Violence in Newhall
Monday, Sep 24, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its public safety and crime information report for Newhall (Zone 6) for the week of Sept. 10-16. The following crimes are currently being investigated by Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station detectives: 09/10/18, Monday Grand Theft – 23500...

Crime Blotter: Vehicle Burglary, Grand Theft in Newhall
Monday, Sep 3, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its public safety and crime information report for Newhall (Zone 6) for Aug. 20-26. Sunday, 08/19/18 Grand Theft –25000 block Peachland Avenue Suspect(s) unknown stole the victim’s 2017 Dodge Charger while parked at the location. Grand...

Crime Blotter: Carjacking, Robbery, Theft in Newhall
Friday, Jul 6, 2018

Deputy Betsy Shackelford The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its Newhall (Zone 6) crime information and public safety report for the week of June 25-July 1, 2018. 06/26/18, Tuesday Burglary – 23400 block Lyons Avenue A family acquaintance entered the residence without permission,...

Crime Blotter: Assault, Burglaries in Newhall
Monday, Jun 25, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Newhall (Zone 6) for June 4-17. 06/07/18 Vehicle Burglary – 23700 block Newhall Avenue Person(s) unknown forced entry into the victim’s vehicle and stole items. 06/09/18 Vehicle Burglary...

Crime Blotter: Grand Theft, Assault, Burglary in Newhall
Monday, May 21, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Newhall (Zone 6) for crimes reported from April 30-May 13. 04/30/18, Monday Grand Theft – 6th St. / Arch St. Person(s) unknown stole the front rims and tires from the victim’s parked vehicle. 05/02/18,...

Crime Blotter: GTA, Petty Theft, Burglary in Newhall
Monday, Apr 2, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its crime and arrest information report for Newhall (Zone 6) for March 18-24, 2018. 03/24/18 Petty Theft (Shoplifting): 23400 Lyons Avenue A male adult exited the location with two items he did not pay for. He was arrested for petty theft...

Crime Blotter: GTA, Assault with Deadly Weapon in Newhall
Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its Newhall (Zone 6) Crime Prevention and Public Safety Information for March 12-17, 2018. The following Part I crimes were reported: 03/17/18 Burglary – 24300 block The Old Road Person(s) unknown smashed the right rear window of the victim’s...

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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
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