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TMC Women’s Cross Country Nabs West Ranch’s Nesheim
Thursday, Feb 27, 2014

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – The Master’s College women’s cross country and track programs have signed Amanda Nesheim for the 2014-15 campaign. “This team’s legacy is something I have wanted to be a part of since I was a high school freshman,” commented Nesheim. “I am hoping to become a...

TMC Track Trio Finishes 1-2-3 in Agoura Meet
Monday, Mar 25, 2013

In a last minute addition to the Mustangs’ 2013 track schedule, one alumnus and two current members of TMC’s distance squad competed in the Pacific Half Marathon held in the hills of Agoura. The trio placed first, second, and third out of a field of 100 runners, respectively. Placing first overall...

XC/Brandon Jauregui: Can Anyone Dethrone Yarnall of Saugus in Boys 3200m?
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013

Saugus’ AJ Yarnall is the heavy favorite here. The University of Washington signee had a banner year in 2012, starting with a 9:14.14 3,200-meter clocking that ranks #12 in Santa Clarita Valley high school history in March and ending with a 41st-place finish at the Nike Cross Nationals in December....

Girls 800m: SCV’s Deepest Returning Field Ever
Friday, Mar 8, 2013

If you’re looking for the event with all kinds of story lines behind it, this is the one. Returning this spring is the deepest freshman class in Foothill League history. Canyon’s Kendall Bietsch, Saugus’ Sabrina Janes, Hart’s Augustina Hansen and West Ranch’s Marisa Magsarili...

A Look Inside the Saugus Girls’ 7th Title Run
Thursday, Nov 29, 2012

With a mile to go, the greatest high school sports dynasty in California history looked to be in jeopardy. Then it happened. Just like last year, the Saugus girls cross country team pulled off the impossible. Seven girls starting in box seven won their seventh consecutive state championship. Yes, you...

Roundup: Saugus Girls Win 7th Straight Cross Country Title
Monday, Nov 26, 2012

File photo by Mark LaPlant The Saugus girls cross country team added to its dominance by winning another CIF State championship at Woodward Park in Fresno. The Saugus girls won their seventh state title in a row. Sophomore Samantha Ortega was the runner-up in the Division II race and five Saugus runners...

Roundup: 6 Foothill XC Teams Qualify for Finals
Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012

The cross country teams from the Foothill League performed extremely well at the CIF Southern Section prelims at Mt. San Antonio College. Six teams, three boys and three girls, qualified for the Southern Section Finals on Saturday. The Saugus, Golden Valley and Hart boys will compete in the Division...

High School XC Recap: Saugus Girls En Route to 7th State Title
Sunday, Nov 11, 2012

Foothill League Championships * Saugus sweep all team and individual races. * Samantha Ortega pushes Saugus’ streak of individual titles to eight straight, her winning time of 17:25 a new sophomore course record. Meanwhile, teammate Abigail Frankian was 3rd, 17 seconds behind Ortega, while the...

Oct. 27: UCLA Hosts PAC-12 XC Championships at Robinson Ranch
Friday, Oct 26, 2012

USC sophomore Erica Capellino [USC] – The young USC women’s cross country team will compete this weekend at the 2012 Pac-12 Championships hosted by UCLA at Robinson’s Ranch Golf Course in Santa Clarita. Seven of the eight runners USC is sending to the meet are underclassmen. Joining...

COC Announces 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012

The College of the Canyons Athletic Hall of Fame committee has announced the 2013 class of inductees, which includes the 1975 State Championship men’s cross country team, former softball coach Ray Whitten, former men’s basketball player Nick Sanderson, former swimmer Christine (Castellanos) Worby,...

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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
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission unanimously approved five single-story apartment units Tuesday for low-income single mothers and their children in Newhall.
Commission Approves Single Mother Housing
First responders, family and friends gathered Thursday to celebrate the life and service of firefighter Tory Carlon, who was shot and killed at Fire Station 81 in Agua Dulce June 1.
‘Your Legacy Will Live On’: Community Vigil Honors Firefighter Tory Carlon
1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
William Chormicle
The city of Santa Clarita’s tourism advisory board held its quarterly meeting Tuesday to hear updates on the city’s tourism advertising, special events and other economic development updates. 
City Tourism Board Hears Recent Economic Development Efforts
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today five new deaths and 226 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,068 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Updates Travel Guidelines; 28,068 Total SCV Cases
In a combination of extreme heat, low humidity, and record draught conditions Angeles National Forest fire danger level is being raised to "Very High" effective July 16. 
Angeles Forest Fire Danger Raised To Very High
As summer temps are rising The Cube, Ice and Entertainment Center is opening public skating sessions. 
The Cube Opens Public Ice Skating Sessions
The first annual "Cars Under the Stars" is coming to The Westfield Town Center for the benefit of the WiSh foundation. 
“Cars Under The Stars” Debuts In July
College of the Canyons will be the only community college in the state to offer a Low Observable, stealth, coatings application program, this fall.
College Of The Canyons: First In State To Launch Low Observable Training Program
Santa Clarita city officials announced Railroad Avenue will be getting the rehab treatment starting next week.
City to Refurbish Railroad Avenue
Governor Gavin Newsom visited Six Flags Magic Mountain Wednesday to celebrate the state’s reopening.
Newsom Visits Magic Mountain As State Reopens
Firefighters returned to the scene of an earlier balcony fire at a Newhall apartment complex Tuesday night after the fire reignited. 
Firefighters Put Out Second Fire at Newhall Apartment Complex
A man who was arrested in connection with an alleged road rage incident that ended with deputies using their tasers has reportedly been arrested five times since March 2020.
Suspect Connected to Road-Rage Investigation Arrested Five Times Since Last March
Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation of the circumstance surrounding an unknown cause of death in Canyon Country, officials said Wednesday. 
LASD Update Info Regarding Body Found Near Camp Plenty Tuesday