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2001 - Then-Assemblyman George Runner introduces legislation to memorialize the historic Ridge Route. Enacted Oct. 4. [story]
Ridge Route

Popular Crime Show to Air Episode on Local Story
Friday, Jan 30, 2015

Dino Guglielmelli “48 Hours” will be airing an episode that investigates a murder-for-hire case about a local businessman’s plot to kill his wife. Dino Guglielmelli, 53, lived in the Sand Canyon area of Canyon Country when he hired his now ex-business partner Rick Fuhrmann to kill...

Murder-for-Hire Guy Gets 9 Years in Plea Deal
Friday, Jun 13, 2014

[KHTS] – A Canyon Country man accused of trying to pay another man $80,000 to have his wife killed took a plea deal Friday. Dino Guglielmelli, 53, who lived in the Sand Canyon area of Canyon Country on Macmillan Ranch Road, was arrested in October for trying to have his wife killed. Under the terms...

SCV Crime Zone Reports, June 2-8

[KHTS] – The crime reports have come in for June 2-8 in Canyon Country, Castaic, Gorman, Saugus and Stevenson Ranch. This week, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies and CHP officers made multiple arrests and dealt with a toxic chemical spill. Several local suspects also appeared in...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

A Canyon Country man accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife was offered a plea deal Tuesday. Newhall Land announced on Tuesday that the Los Angeles Superior Court ruled in favor of upholding the Environmental Impact Report for Mission Village, the first phase of the 60,000 home development...

‘I Lost Everything’ – Murder-for-Hire Witness Speaks
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

[KHTS] – A former Santa Clarita man implicated in an alleged murder-for-hire plot gave an exclusive interview Tuesday with KHTS AM-1220, trying to correct what he calls inaccurate media reports about his involvement.   Dino Guglielmelli Dino Guglielmelli, 53, who lived in the Sand Canyon area...

Creation’s Garden BK, Assets Up for Auction; Founder Awaits Trial for Soliciting Murder
Saturday, Feb 1, 2014

Note: Company CEO Dino Roy Guglielmelli, 52, of Canyon Country, pleaded not guilty Dec. 18 to attempted murder and solicitation to commit murder upon his wife, Monica Andreny. He is housed at Pitchess Detention Center in lieu of $10 million bail.   [Tiger Group] – Tiger Group’s Remarketing...

SCV Businessman Pleads Not-Guilty to Hiring Hitman to Kill Wife
Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013

Dino Guglielmelli [KHTS] – A Santa Clarita man charged with soliciting his wife’s murder pleaded not guilty Wednesday in San Fernando, according to an official with the District Attorney’s Office. Dino Roy Guglielmelli, 52, of Canyon Country, is being held in lieu of $10 million bail for attempted...

Judge OKs Bail for Sand Canyon Man in Murder-for-Hire Caper
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013

[KHTS] – A Santa Clarita man charged with soliciting his wife’s murder was granted bail Tuesday in a review of the case in front of Judge Michael O’Gara. Dino Roy Guglielmelli, 52, of Canyon Country, is now being held in lieu of $10 million bail for attempted murder and solicitation to commit...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013

In this episode: A Santa Clarita man charged with soliciting his wife’s murder was ordered to stand trial Wednesday; Santa Clarita is considering a deal to get rid of 62 billboards along Soledad Canyon Road and Railroad Avenue. Also: The Castaic Lake Water Agency is looking to fill the seat of Peter...

Suspect in Murder-for-Hire Plot Ordered to Stand Trial

[KHTS] – A Santa Clarita man charged with soliciting his wife’s murder was ordered to stand trial Wednesday by Judge Hayden Zackey. Dino Roy Guglielmelli, 52, of Canyon Country, displayed little emotion in a blue jailhouse jumpsuit, unshaven with his black hair combed back, at times shaking his...

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2001 - Then-Assemblyman George Runner introduces legislation to memorialize the historic Ridge Route. Enacted Oct. 4. [story]
Ridge Route
Each year, since 1959, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors funds the production of a free holiday celebration at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Dec. 24.
Apply to Appear in 65th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration
Caltrans announces the northbound Interstate 5 will be reduced to one or two lanes overnights Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26 from Lake Hughes Road to two miles north of Templin Highway (near the Whitaker Sand Shed) north of Castaic for paving work.
Northbound I-5 Lanes Reduced Overnights in Castaic Area
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale, Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra and the Child & Family Center have all earned grants from the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture.
Master Chorale, SCYA, Child & Family Center Earn County Art Grants
Santa Clarita Public Libraries will host Tin Can art craft events at all three of the Santa Clarita branches July 23-25 at 5:30-6:30 p.m.
July 23-25: Tin Can Art Craft Events at Santa Clarita Library Branches
Sign up to volunteer today for the city of Santa Clarita’s Third Annual Graffiti Removal Day on Saturday, Aug. 3, 8-11 a.m. at Soledad Canyon Road and Camp Plenty.
Aug. 3: Third Annual Graffiti Removal Day
The Canyon County Community Center will host "Celebrate," an events series that celebrates cultures, customs and culinary wonders on Friday, Aug. 9, from 6-9 p.m.
Aug. 9: Celebrate Japanese Culture at Canyon Country Community Center
The Valencia Public Library will host a Teens DIY craft event for journals Thursday, July 25 from 3:30- 4:30 p.m. at 23743 Valencia Blvd, Valencia, CA 91355.
July 25: Teen DIY Craft Journal Event at Valencia Public Library
The city of Santa Clarita will present “Textura,” an original paintings and mosaic work exhibition by local artist Naomi Young.
‘Textura’ Exhibition by Naomi Young at The MAIN
Join Amazing Dog Rescue at PetSmart to meet the cutest, most amazing, fluffy friends searching for their forever homes, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sunday, July 21.
July 21: Amazing Dog Adoption Event at Petsmart
Every day ​115 lives are taken by Metastatic Breast Cancer in the United States. The Met Gala SCV is part of a nationwide effort by METAvivor, a volunteer-led, non-profit organization. We exclusively fund Metastatic Breast Cancer research through rigorous scientific peer-review.
Sept. 21: Met Gala SCV Seeks Sponsors
Did you know that the summer season is the busiest intake time for Animal Care Centers? It’s also the best time to add a new furry friend to your family.
July 27: Santa Clarita Will Waive Animal Adoption Fees
Tim Williams, a lifelong resident of Val Verde and member of the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society Advisory Board, is working to make sure his community and its storied past is not forgotten.
Val Verde Historical Society Seeks New Members
The California Department of Transportation has announced emergency repairs on State Route 126 to clear the shoulder and roadway of mudslide/debris, clear and clean drainage systems, repair damaged slopes and place erosion control.
SR-126 Highway Debris Removal, Emergency Repairs Project
1915 - Ince, Griffith, Sennett form Triangle Film Corp.; it produces & distributes early William S. Hart films [story]
Triangle Films
In celebration of Zonta leadership in the Santa Clarita Valley, ten past presidents of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley hosted the Installation of Officers and Directors for the 2024-2026 biennium on Monday, May 20 at the beautiful patio of Salt Creek Grille in Valencia.
Zonta SCV Installs 2024-2026 Leadership
Summer is here! With the season in full swing and kids starting their school break, the city of Santa Clarita welcomes youth to one of its most popular and long-standing programs:
Marsha McLean | Santa Clarita Community Centers’ Summer Camps
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued an excessive heat warning for the Santa Clarita Valley Friday, July 19 through Wednesday, July 24 as triple digit temperatures have been forecast.
Excessive Heat Advisory Issued for SCV
Toby Lite, a middle infielder from Saugus High School has signed his national letter of intent to play baseball at The Master's University.
Saugus High Infielder Toby Lite Signs with TMU Baseball
The Outlets at Tejon are helping kids get ready for the new school year with its Back-to-School Bonanza happening Saturday, Aug. 3, beginning at 1 p.m.
Aug. 3: Back-to-School Bonanza at Tejon Outlets
Every summer, The Master’s University sends students across the world to partner with missionaries, pastors, and church planters in sharing the gospel and serving local bodies of believers.
TMU’s 2024 Global Outreach Team Travels the World
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is asking for the public's help in identifying grand theft suspects in a crime that occurred in Valencia.
LASD Asking for Public’s Help in Identifying Grand Theft Suspects
The Sierra Hillbillies Square and Round Dance club invites the community to a "Back to the Beach" themed square dance Sunday, Aug. 4, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Valencia United Methodist Church.
Aug. 4: Sierra Hillbillies Hosting ‘Back to the Beach’ Square Dance
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Susan Kim as the newest assistant principal at West Ranch High School.
Hart District Appoints Susan Kim New West Ranch Assistant Principal