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1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
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Deputies Report Seizure of $10,000, Kilo of Cocaine from Vehicle
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020

A Bakersfield man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of transporting $10,000 in cash and a kilo of cocaine through the Santa Clarita Valley, according to SCV Sheriff’s Station officials. The reported discovery and subsequent arrest of the two individuals, according to SCV Sheriff’s Station spokeswoman...

Becerra, Other AGs Investigating Opioid Crisis
Friday, Jun 16, 2017

Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Friday that the state of California along with a bipartisan coalition of Attorneys General from across the country are investigating whether drug manufacturers have engaged in unlawful practices in the marketing and sale of opioids. The Attorneys General are...

Arrests Made at Suspected Canyon Country Drug House
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Detectives with the Sheriff’s Station’s Narcotics Unit arrested five suspects Tuesday morning in connection a raid on a suspected drug house. It was around 6 o’clock this morning, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. The investigating officers were aware the suspected drug house...

April 29: Henry Mayo is Collection Point for National Drug Take-Back Day
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will serve as a collection point for unwanted prescription medications during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Santa Clarita Valley residents can drop off unwanted medications outside the main hospital building–no questions...

FDA Facilitates Research on Earlier Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
Thursday, Nov 17, 2016

To advance urgently needed research in Alzheimer’s disease, the Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, is engaging with researchers, drug companies, and the public as they design new clinical studies for promising drugs, especially in light of it being National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s...

AG Announces Seizure of $10 Million in Cocaine at Border
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced that as part of an ongoing criminal investigation, the L.A. IMPACT task force, led by the California Department of Justice, seized 83 kilograms of cocaine, worth an estimated street value of $10 million, from a bus traveling across the U.S. border from Mexico...

Santa Clarita Woman Charged with Drug Trafficking
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

[KHTS] A Santa Clarita Valley woman is due in court on trafficking charges in court next month, when she’ll face four counts related to her August arrest. The 49-year-old Canyon Country woman was arrested in Greensboro, N.C. on Aug. 14, after she was targeted in an undercover operation by Greensboro...

Sheriff’s J-Team Cracks Down on Narcotics in SCV
Monday, Oct 27, 2014

[KHTS] Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station J-Team, or Juvenile Intervention Team, deputies netted three drug arrests Friday night in Saugus for the first of several planned operations to crack down on narcotics in the Santa Clarita Valley nightlife scene, officials announced Monday. Sheriff’s...

Deputies Arrest Two on Separate Drug Charges
Friday, May 30, 2014

[KHTS] Two Santa Clarita traffic stops led to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies making felony drug arrests, according to Sheriff’s Department arrest records. Deputies conducted a traffic stop in Saugus, near the intersection of Seco Canyon and Bouquet Canyon roads, where two large plastic...

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1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
general store
After receiving athletic protocol updates from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH) and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), the William S. Hart Union High School District has put together a complete athletic program following all state and county guidelines.
Hart District Announces Outdoor Sports Practices, Competitions to Resume Immediately
The ability to transform data into information and insights that can elevate a business and influence decisions is at the core of the newest major being offered in California State University, Northridge’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics.
CSUN Students Can Now Earn Degree in Business Analytics
Three teachers from the William S. Hart Union High School District have been named by NASA and the SETI Institute to fly on NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).
NASA Selects Three Hart District Teachers for SOFIA Flight
Los Angeles County Parks is looking for highly-talented independent instructors to bring valuable expertise and learning to the community through the Contact Class Program.
L.A. County Parks Hiring Instructors for Summer 2021 Season
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 91 new deaths and 1,407 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,212 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total  26,212; L.A. County Remains in Most Restrictive Tier
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its study session virtually Thursday, March 4, at 6:00 p.m.
March 4: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
After its cancelation last year due to the emergence of COVID-19, the College of the Canyons Scholarly Presentation will return this spring in a new virtual format.
COC’s Scholarly Presentations Return Virtually March 11
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to present Sidewalk Stories at the Old Town Newhall Library!
Old Town Newhall Library Now Offering Sidewalk Storytime
Santa Clarita Planning commissioners are expected to make a decision Tuesday regarding the proposed expansion of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital via multiple construction projects that include building a second inpatient tower.
Proposed Henry Mayo Expansion Project Back Before Planning Commission
Picture this…the sun has just set on another brisk spring day.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – March 2021
1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
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Santa Clarita Valley educators were next in line to receive their COVID-19 vaccine shots at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Monday, more than two months after the hospital received its first batch of vaccines for hospital frontline workers.
Henry Mayo Now Inoculating Educators with COVID-19 Vaccine
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 32 new deaths and 987 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported two new deaths since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 2 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; Vaccine Eligibility Expands
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida has announced its March 2021 lineup of outdoor drive-in events.
Bella Vida Senior Center Sets March Outdoor Drive-in Events
In partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, the city of Santa Clarita will launch its “Guard That Auto” campaign this spring to combat an increase in grand theft auto over the past year.
Santa Clarita, Sheriff’s Station to Launch ‘Guard That Auto’ Anti-Theft Campaign
The Saugus High School academic decathlon team will advance to the state competition after placing in the top 10 in the county competition.
Saugus High Advances in State Academic Decathlon
Spring is upon us, and with it comes longer days, greener hillsides, and warmer temperatures that invite outdoor exploration.
Mayor’s March Message: Enjoy Spring in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Sister Cities program, invites local students to submit artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs, or music for the 2021 Sister Cities International Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
Young Artists Invited to Submit Works in 2021 Sister Cities International Showcase
In a rush to bring children back to California schools after a year of closed campuses, Governor Gavin Newsom and lawmakers said Monday the state will offer $2 billion to school districts willing to reopen next month.
Newsom, Lawmakers Cut Deal to Reopen California Schools by April
The race to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Los Angeles County despite vaccine shortages is cutthroat and most people don’t even know they’re in the competition.
COVID-19 Vaccine Shortages Highlight Health Inequities in L.A. County
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has learned of a text message phishing scam related to REAL ID and reminds customers that it will never ask for personal information related to driver’s license number, Social Security number, or financial information through email, text, or over the phone.
DMV Warns Customers of REAL ID Phishing Scam
1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
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1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook