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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]
Ernie Hickson

CSUN’s Berry Earns All-Big West Honors
Friday, Jun 3, 2016

After helping lead CSUN Baseball to its second consecutive 33-win season, senior Branden Berry has earned an All-Big West Conference Honorable Mention, the league office announced Wednesday. Transferring from the University of Washington, Berry concluded his only season with CSUN tied for the Big West...

CSUN Held to Three Hits In Loss To UCI
Friday, May 27, 2016

CSUN Baseball (32-21, 10-12 BWC) suffered a 4-1 defeat to UC Irvine (30-24, 10-12 BWC) on Friday evening at Anteater Ballpark. Junior infielder Fred Smith had two of the Matadors’ three hits in the contest and Yusuke Akitoshi drove in CSUN’s only run in the top of the ninth. After being held...

CSUN Sweeps Season Series with UCLA
Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016

LOS ANGELES, CA—CSUN Baseball (21-8) completed the season series sweep of the UCLA Bruins (12-14) on Tuesday night with a 4-1 victory at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Albee Weiss finished 2-for-4 with a run batted in while Branden Berry went 2-for-3 with a run scored. Freshman right-hander Ray Diaz...

CSUN Baseball Falls To Cal State Fullerton
Monday, Apr 4, 2016

FULLERTON, CA—CSUN Baseball’s (20-8, 0-3 BWC) rally fell short in its 8-5 loss to Cal State Fullerton (16-11, 3-0 BWC) on Sunday afternoon at Goodwin Field. The Matadors hit three home runs in the contest including Nolan Flashman, who hit his first career homer in the seventh. Dylan Alexander...

CSUN Opens Big West Play Against Fullerton
Friday, Apr 1, 2016

CSUN Baseball (20-5) opens up Big West Conference play this weekend with a three-game series at Cal State Fullerton at Goodwin Field. The series begins on Friday night at 7 p.m. while Saturday’s contest starts at 6 p.m. and Sunday’s finale is slated for 1 p.m. Friday night’s contest...

Matadors Win Streak to 9 After Sweep of UCONN
Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016

CSUN Baseball (14-3) took both games of a doubleheader with the UConn Huskies on Sunday afternoon at Matador Field to push its winning streak to nine games. CSUN led from start to finish in game one, posting a 12-4 victory over the Huskies. In the afternoon contest, the Matadors rallied to defeat UConn...

CSUN’s Smith Named Big West Conference Field Player of the Week

After hitting .591 in five Matador victories over the past week, junior infielder Fred Smith has been named Big West Conference Field Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. The hot hitting Smith picked up four multiple-hit games against the likes of UCLA, William & Mary and UConn...

CSUN Posts 900th All-Time Home Win
Monday, Feb 29, 2016

The Matadors earned their 900th all-time home victory after sweeping both games of their doubleheader with Northern Colorado on Saturday afternoon at Matador Field. Conner O’Neil became the all-time school leader in career saves after recording the final five outs of game one in a 4-2 victory....

CSUN Baseball Drops Finale of Series Against CSU Bakersfield
Monday, Feb 22, 2016

CSUN Baseball (1-2) dropped the finale of its three-game series to CSU Bakersfield (2-1), 5-3, on Sunday afternoon at Matador Field. Justin Toerner finished with two RBI and a run scored while Yusuke Akioshi had two hits. The Matadors took a lead into the seventh inning in the contest before the Roadrunners...

CSUN Baseball’s O’Neil Named Preseason All-American
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

NORTHRIDGE, CA—After an impressive debut season in 2015, junior right-handed pitcher Conner O’Neil has earned a 2016 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Preseason All-American Third Team honor. O’Neil (3-2) appeared in 28 games as a sophomore and emerged as the...

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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]
Ernie Hickson
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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