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1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
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Crime Impact Team Deputies ‘Keeping the Peace,’ Arrest 4
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020

Crime Impact Team deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested four people Thursday night, including a pair of wanted robbery suspects and two others on narcotics charges. Here’s more of the story from station Public Information Officer Shirley Miller: “Our specialized...

SCV Sheriff Station Specialized Teams Arrest a Dozen in Sweep
Friday, Mar 6, 2020

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station‘s specialized teams arrested a dozen people in crime suppression operations on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to station authorities. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “On Tuesday night and...

Suspect Arrested in Burglary of Senior’s Apartment
Friday, Dec 20, 2019

A suspect arrested by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies Wednesday night has been charged with the November 1 burglary of a Canyon Country senior’s apartment. Here’s more from the station’s social media on Thursday afternoon: “Burglar caught! Crime Impact Team...

SCV Deputies Arrest 9 in Overnight Crime Suppression Sweep
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested nine SCV residents on a variety of charges during a crime suppression operation late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “While you were sleeping, Crime Impact...

SCV Deputies Nab Robbery Suspect in 3 Days
Friday, Jul 26, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a robbery suspect Thursday who allegedly held up a Stevenson Ranch business at knifepoint on Monday, station officials report. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “On Monday, July 22, a robbery occurred...

SCV Deputies Arrest Suspected Drug Store Shoplifter
Thursday, Jun 6, 2019

A suspected drug store shoplifter was arrested in Canyon Country Tuesday by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Impact Team deputies and detectives. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “After multiple petty thefts were reported at a drug store, deputies...

Santa Clarita Man Suspected of Making Terrorist Threats Detained in Valencia
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

A Santa Clarita man was detained in a Valencia parking lot in connection with an ongoing investigation into allegations of physical threats, sheriff’s officials confirmed. Units from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department converged on 39-year-old Jacob Baumgarten as he exited the Harbor Freight...

SCV Deputies Arrest Suspected Santa Clarita Bus Tagger
Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies on Thursday arrested a juvenile suspected of vandalizing a city bus in February. Here’s more of the story posted Friday on the station’s Facebook page: “On 2/20/19, a city of Santa Clarita bus was vandalized. “Our Crime Impact...

SCV Deputies Nab 2 on Felony Arrest Warrants

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested two men Monday on separate felony arrest warrants, authorities reported Thursday. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Impact Team (CIT) has been...

SCV Deputies Quickly Nab Newhall Car Theft Suspect
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019

A 32-year-old San Fernando man was arrested by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Impact Team deputies less than half an hour after he allegedly stole a car in Newhall Wednesday morning, according to authorities. Here’s more from the station’s social media: “On Wednesday...

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SCV Water ongoing communication efforts surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals were honored with a PRism Award from the Public Relations Society of America – Los Angeles Chapter (PRSA-LA).
SCV Water’s PFAS Community Outreach Earns Top Honors
What is the most effective way for the city of Santa Clarita to allocate Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding?
Residents Encouraged to Provide Input on 2021-22 Community Needs Survey
Licensed in 1980, Randal G. Winter Construction is proudly celebrating their 40th year in business.
Santa Clarita-Based Randal G. Winter Construction Celebrates 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday the highest number of new COVID-19 cases and people hospitalized with COVID-19 that L.A. County has ever experienced throughout the pandemic.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Highest One-Day Increase Countywide to Date, SCV Surpasses 9,900 Cases
In an effort to assist restaurants affected by the COVID-19 restrictions, Los Angeles County will launch the Keep L.A. County Dining Grant Program on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 12:00 a.m.
L.A. County Launches Grant Program for Restaurants Affected by COVID-19 Restrictions
Registration is underway for the College of the Canyons winter session, which boasts more than 300 class sections.
COC’s Winter 2021 Semester Registration Underway
The Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation announced Monday Alina Bokde as the department’s Chief Deputy Director.
Alina Bokde Appointed New Chief Deputy Director for L.A. County Parks
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking to attain more local control of the development of accessory dwelling units through a proposed update of its development code and an ordinance.
Planning Commission Scheduled to Discuss Amendments to Accessory Dwelling Units
Bringing‌ ‌to‌ ‌life‌ ‌the‌ ‌national‌ ‌conversation‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌trials‌ ‌and‌ ‌tribulations‌ ‌of‌ ‌2020,‌ the College ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Canyons‌ ‌Theatre‌ ‌Department‌ will present its ‌devised‌ ‌production‌ ‌“Virtuality: the 2020 Tournaments,”‌ ‌on December 4-5.
COC Theatre Department Presents Pandemic-Themed Production
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. (SDFHC) in partnership with Assemblywoman Christy Smith, Sunkist Growers, and Forester’s Financial donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans, and of course Sunkist citrus for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event held Friday, Nov. 20
Patients, Local Veterans Treated to Samuel Dixon’s Annual Turkey Giveaway
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) is launching its year-end giving campaign Tuesday, Dec. 1, which is “Giving Tuesday,” the global day of generosity.
Local Nonprofit Launches Year-End Giving Campaign Benefiting Foster Youth
If you are looking to get into the holiday spirit this month, I encourage you to visit Old Town Newhall.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2020
Knowing the need would be great over the holiday, the William S. Hart Union High School District, in partnership with the District’s food service management company – Sodexo, distributed 39,420 meals on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving to families at each campus.
Hart District, Sodexo Partner to Provide More than 39,000 Holiday Meals
1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday reported 17 new deaths and 5,150 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 38th fatality, and new Health Officer restrictions take effect.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 38th Death at Henry Mayo; County Cases Surge Past 400K
Democratic candidate Christy Smith on Monday conceded her loss in the 25th District Congressional race to incumbent Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita.
Christy Smith Concedes to Mike Garcia in CA-25 Congressional Race
A cold-weather alert will be in effect in the Santa Clarita Valley Friday and Saturday due to a National Weather Service wind chill forecast of temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Wind Chill Forecast Prompts SCV Cold Weather Alert Friday, Saturday
To help equip parents for success during the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita and Education Consultant Renee Marshall are teaming up to bring the community another DFY in SCV virtual Parent Engagement Workshop on Wednesday, December 2, at 7 p.m.
Dec. 2: DFY in SCV Parent Workshop on ‘A Zooming World’
A proposed Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion is among the items on the Santa Clarita Planning Commission's agenda for its next regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 1 starting at 6 p.m.
Dec. 1: Proposed Henry Mayo Hospital Expansion on Planning Panel Agenda
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 14 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, Nov. 30:
14 Productions Filming in SCV This Week
As the holidays approach, local nonprofit support group Prayer Angels for the Military is seeking donations and assistance in sending holiday care packages to hometown troops away from home.
Prayer Angels Seeking Donations for Holiday Care Packages to SCV Soldiers
Though the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to close again, the Marazzito family won't be stopped from holding their annual toy drive.
SCV Restaurants Hosting Annual Toy Drive for Kids in Need
2013 - Actor Paul Walker ("Fast & Furious" movies) dies in a fiery car crash in the Valencia Industrial Center. [story]
Paul Walker
1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days