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June 15
1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station

CSUN’s Glover Named NFCA All-American
Friday, Jun 3, 2016

CSUN softball junior Taylor Glover has been named a Third Team All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), becoming the first Matador to earn the prestigious honor since 2004. A center fielder from Los Angeles, CA, Glover batted .429 for the season and saved her best for the top...

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 Shuts Out San Diego to Conclude Matador Classic
Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016

The CSUN softball team (13-12) defeated San Diego 5-0 Sunday afternoon in the finale of the Matador Classic at Matador Diamond. Junior Rebecca Bell allowed just two base hits and four runners over seven innings to post her first career shutout while Ariana Wassmer and Karlie Habitz had two RBIs each...

Matadors Win Streak to 9 After Sweep of UCONN

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...

Matadors Open Big West Tournament Against Cal Poly
Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016

The CSUN women’s basketball team (7-23, 5-11 Big West Conference) starts its journey in March Madness Tuesday night with a Big West Conference Tournament Opening Round game against Cal Poly at approximately 8:30 p.m. airing live on ESPN3 from the Bren Events Center on the campus of UC Irvine. Ghizal...

CSUN’s Mory Holds Opening Round Lead in Sacto Invitational

NORTHRIDGE, CA – CSUN’s Felix Mory holds a lead for the second consecutive tournament and the Matador men’s golf team is sixth after two rounds of the Sacramento State Invitational at Valley Hi Country Club in Sacramento. Mory led after the opening round of last week’s Del Walker...

CSUN Men’s Golf Ties for 6th at Del Walker Intercollegiate
Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016

NORTHRIDGE, CA – On the strength of junior Felix Mory’s fourth place finish, the CSUN men’s golf team posted a sixth place team finish Tuesday at the conclusion of the Del Walker Intercollegiate at Virginia C.C. in Long Beach. At 863, the Matadors missed their second top five finish...

CSUN Women’s Golf Places 15th at Bruin Wave Invitational

NORTHRIDGE, CA – The CSUN women’s golf team wrapped up play at the Bruin Wave Invitational Tuesday at San Luis Obispo Country Club. As a team, the Matadors finished 15th at 955 while senior Arinda Bhanaraksa finished a team-best 46th. The Matadors carded team rounds of 329-302 on Monday before...

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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
With fire experts predicting a “dire” wildfire season ahead, two of the world’s largest firefighting helicopters joined the Southern California region’s wildfire-suppression arsenal Tuesday.
CH-47 Helitankers Join SoCal’s Firefighting Fleet
Nearly 18 months after the first health officer order was issued for COVID-19, California’s stay-at-home order will expire Tuesday as the economy fully reopens.
Economy Set to Reopen as California’s ‘Blueprint for a Safer Economy’ Expires
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed two new deaths and 135 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,053 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Everyone to Get Fully Vaccinated Ahead of 4th of July; SCV Cases Total 28,053
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 14-20, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV:  ‘Masha’s Game,’ ‘With Love,’ 7 More Productions
In the first four months of 2021, the District Attorney’s Office declined to file charges on 537 Santa Clarita Valley criminal cases — already 156% of the total number of declined cases for the entire previous year.
District Attorney Case Rejections on the Rise
Michelle Denise Dorsey’s life was celebrated by more than 200 people during a memorial service at Real Life Church in Valencia Saturday morning.
Hundreds Attend Memorial Service Celebrating Michelle Dorsey’s Life
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will consider Tuesday a transitional housing project on a vacant lot at 23652 Newhall Ave.
Planning Commission to Discuss Transitional Housing, Circle K Alcohol Sales Expansion
Many Santa Clarita Valley school districts plan to reject Centers for Disease Control (CDC) funding to provide comprehensive COVID-19-screening programs at SCV schools.
SCV School Districts Set to Reject COVID-19 Testing Funds
A virtual town hall Thursday brought together Los Angeles County Public Health officials to answer questions from the public about changes to coronavirus restrictions come Tuesday when California’s “blueprint for a safer economy” expires.
County Officials Answer Public’s Reopening Questions
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]