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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: SCV Deputies Arrest 7 in Separate Incidents
Monday, Jan 28, 2019

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested seven people in the SCV on various felonies and misdemeanors between Thursday and Sunday morning. Here’s a roundup from the station’s social media: “Keeping our local probationers in check (is) a joint effort between...

Crime Blotter: Vandalism, Grand Theft Auto, Burglary in Newhall
Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018

Here is the Newhall (Zone 6) Public Safety and Crime Information Report for Oct. 29, – Nov. 11, 2018: 10/29/18 Vandalism, Petty Theft: Newhall Avenue / Sierra Highway Person(s) unknown punched a hole in the gas tank of the victim’s vehicle and stole an unknown amount of gasoline. Total loss...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Grand Theft Auto, Vehicle Burglary in Valencia

Here is the Valencia (Zone 5) Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of Nov. 19 – Nov. 25, 2018: 11/19/18, Monday Petty Theft: 28000 block of Avenue Crocker An unknown suspect siphoned gas from two vehicles near the location. 11/20/18, Tuesday Grand Theft Auto: 27000 block...

Crime Blotter: Vehicle Burglary, Petty Theft, Burglary in Stevenson Ranch
Thursday, Aug 23, 2018

Here is the Stevenson Ranch (Zone 3) Public Safety Report for the week of Aug. 13-19: 08/19/18 Burglary (Vehicle): 24300 The Old Road Person(s) unknown smashed the rear passenger window of the victim’s vehicle and stole her purse containing her wallet, white iPhone 8, black iPhone 8, gold ring with...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Grand Theft Auto, Burglary in Saugus

Here is the Crime Information and Public Safety Report for Saugus (Zone 4) for the week of Aug. 13 – Aug. 19: 8/10/18 Petty theft – 21800 Chisholm Place The victim reported her debit card was stolen and used for purchases at a local business. 8/10/18 Petty Theft / Vandalism – 21900...

Crime Blotter: Domestic Assault, Petty Theft, Sexual Assault in Castaic/Val Verde

Here is the Crime Information and Public Safety Report for Castaic / Val Verde (Zone 2) for the week of August 13 – 19: 8/16/18 Domestic Assault- 32000 block of Green Hill Drive. A verbal argument turned physical during a child visit. One party reported being attacked by the...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Commercial Burglary in Newhall
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018

Here is the Newhall Public Safety and Crime Information Report for July 30, 2018 – Aug. 5, 2018: 07/30/18 Petty Theft – 24300 block Newhall Avenue The suspect stole the victim’s Milwaukee brand power drill. 07/31/18 Petty Theft – 24100 block Lyons Avenue The suspect selected store...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Vehicle Burglary, Grand Theft Auto in Stevenson Ranch
Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018

Here is the Stevenson Ranch Public Safety and Crime Information Report for July 2 – July 22: 07/02/18 Petty Theft – 24900 block Pico Cyn Road Person(s) unknown forced entry into the victim’s locker and stole items. 07/03/18 Vehicle Burglary – 25300 block The Old Road Person(s) unknown forced...

Crime Blotter: Grand Theft Auto, Robbery in Newhall
Friday, Jun 15, 2018

Deputy Betsy Shackelford The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Newhall (Zone 6) for crimes reported from May 14, 2018 – June 3, 2018. 05/14/18 Residential Burglary – 24900 blk Wheeler Road Suspect entered home and took...

Crime Blotter: Grand Theft Auto, Petty Theft, Shoplifting in Valencia
Monday, Apr 23, 2018

Here is the Valencia (Zone 5) Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the Week of April 9-15: 04/09/18, Monday Grand Theft Auto- 24800 block of Anza Drive 2008 Ford F-350 4-door, white, was stolen from above location Grand Theft – 24000 block of Del Monte Drive An unknown male walked into...

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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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