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January 23
1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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Rollover Crash In Canyon Country Kills One
Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021

One person was killed in a rollover crash in Canyon Country on Wednesday, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials. The crash was first reported at 9:07 a.m. just south of the intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and Lang Station Road. California Highway Patrol officers investigate the...

One Dead After Solo Collision in Newhall
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019

A single-vehicle collision in Newhall Wednesday morning resulted in one death, according to officials. “It was a single-occupant, single-vehicle (crash), and (the driver) was a DOA (dead on arrival),” said Marvin Lim, a representative for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “He didn’t hit...

Body Recovered from Pyramid Lake
Sunday, Jun 29, 2014

A body was recovered from Pyramid Lake early Sunday afternoon following a boating accident. Los Angeles County Fire Department officials said an overturned boat had been found and one person was confirmed dead. The rescue call came in around 11:45 a.m., officials said. No further information was immediately...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2013

A 6-year old Canyon Country girl died Thursday morning after she was found unconscious in her home, according to a Sheriff’s Department spokesperson. Responding to an emergency call, EMT and Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics arrived at the house on Camelot Court shortly after 6:20 a.m. The...

Pilot Harry Bell, 2011 SCV Man of Year, Dies in Camulos Plane Crash
Friday, Jul 6, 2012

Harry Bell, 2011 SCV Man of the Year Update: Funeral services for Harry Bell will take place Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Eternal Valley Memorial Park. Details are available by calling Janet or Ed at 252-5500.   The Ventura County Coroner’s office has identified 2011 SCV Man of the Year Harry...

Monday, Jul 2, 2012

[LASD] – On Saturday, June 30, 2012, at 6:30PM, hikers from Tujunga found a deceased man near the base of a waterfall at Vasquez Creek, Big Tujunga Canyon, Angeles National Forest. The hikers notified Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies. The body was found in a difficult to reach...

Thursday, May 10, 2012

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Noe Vasquez, age 35, residence unknown. The La Canada Valley Sun reports that he may have sustained a gunshot wound, but the official cause of death has not been determined. ==== The body of an unidentified man was found early Thursday morning on Angeles Crest...

Friday, Apr 6, 2012

Homicide investigators are on the scene in Newhall where a man was found dead by a woman walking her dog. Lt. Mark Hershey of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s station said that the woman made the discovery Friday around 7:45 a.m. in the neighborhood near Newhall Avenue and 16th Street. He said that...

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012

Homicide investigators still have a lot of questions in the case of a body found smoldering in an Agua Dulce dumpster early Wednesday morning. According to Lt. Eddie Hernandez of the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau, an employee of Waste Management saw smoke coming from a dumpster that belonged to the company...

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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
HH Jackson
Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang announced a corroborative effort with County Public Health officials that will include free COVID-19 vaccinations, booster shots, and PCR testing at three District Offices on Monday Jan. 24, Wednesday Jan. 26 and Sunday Jan. 30.
Free COVID PCR Testing, Vaccines Offered at L.A. County Assessor Offices
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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The Castaic Union School District is proud to announce that the Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. The program is open to past and present students of Castaic Middle School.
Castaic Union School District Announces Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will teams up with Best Friends Animal Society to encourage county residents to “Live Large” with Adopt a Big Dog Special Discounts for large dogs through Jan. 31.
L.A. County Animal Care & Control Offers Big Dog Adoption Discounts
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 65 additional deaths and 43,091 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 63,320 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Additional COVID Death Reported at Henry Mayo
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Gwendolyn Delgado as the newest assistant principal at Golden Valley High School.
Dr. Gwendolyn Delgado Named Newest Assistant Principal at Golden Valley High School
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita is holding a "Yum-Raiser" for Valentine’s Day. Safely and easily send boxes of chocolate for delivery to your friends and family from See’s Candies.
Zonta Club of SCV Holds Online Sees Candies ‘Yum-Raiser’
A job fair will be held to recruit for a variety of positions at America’s Job Center of California for North Los Angeles County Regional Center on Thursday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Jan. 27 Job Recruitment Fair for North Los Angeles County Regional Center
A musical fundraiser to benefit the Saugus Dance program at Saugus High School will be held 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 at the Smokehouse on Main, 24255 Main St., Newhall, CA 91355.
Jan. 22: Dark Desert Highway, Smokehouse on Main Hosting Fundraiser for Saugus Dance
Starting Monday, Jan. 24, crews will begin construction of a new curb, gutter and sidewalk along portions of the east side of Sierra Highway, north of Soledad Canyon Road.
Lane, Road Closures Begin Monday for Sierra Highway Sidewalk Construction
The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors today unanimously approved the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles project section.
High-Speed Rail Board Clears Final Environmental Hurdles to Advance Service into L.A.
Experience Helen Hunt Jackson’s January 23, 1882 visit to Rancho Camulos which inspired her to include this vestige of the Californio lifestyle as one of the settings for her novel Ramona. Reenactors will engage and delight you as they portray this event which forever changed the peaceful life at Rancho Camulos.
Jan. 29: Helen Hunt Jackson Returns to Rancho Camulos
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
Scott Newhall
Do you like comedy? Do you like music? Do you like getting root canals?
Impulse Hosting Comedy, Music Night
Coming off a first-place winning streak at competitions in New York and Washington, D.C., earlier in 2021, the CSUN Model United Nations team continues to accumulate achievements after scoring another first place finish with the Outstanding Delegation Award in the Northwest Model UN Conference, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.
Matadors Pull off Clean Sweep at Model UN Competitions
Freshman guard Monique Febles poured in a season-high 23 points as No. 6 College of the Canyons was able to outlast Antelope Valley College 68-62 at the Cougar Cage in the 2021-22 home opener. 
Lady Cougars Hold off AVC in Home Opener
Evelyn Ku, MSN, RN, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Evelyn Ku Named Henry Mayo’s VP, Chief Nursing Officer
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 102 additional deaths and 42,115 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 62, 566 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 62,000
The California Department of Transportation has rescheduled the Friday, Jan. 21 - Monday, Jan. 24 closure of the eastbound Interstate 210 in Sylmar.
Caltrans Reschedules I-210 Weekend Closure
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
Dee Dee Myers
California State University, Northridge was given two honors from the National Opera Association, officials said Tuesday. 
CSUN Productions Wins Honors From National Opera Association
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 59 additional deaths and 30,081 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 61,584 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Positivity Rates in Schools See Decline
Harbor Group International, LLC and Azure Partners, LLC  announced earlier this month, their joint venture for the acquisition of Jefferson Vista Canyon, a 480-unit, Class A apartment community in Santa Clarita.
International Property Management Group Acquires Local Apartment Community