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1892 - Birth of Robert E. Callahan, owner of Mission Village in L.A. and Old West Trading Post on Sierra Highway [story]
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Multi-Agency ‘Operation Lost Angels’ Recovers 33 Missing Children
Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021

On behalf of more than two dozen partner agencies, Assistant Director in Charge Kristi K. Johnson of the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office announced the results of “Operation Lost Angels,” an initiative which began on January 11 and recently culminated in the recovery of 33 children. During January...

Man Arrested for Cyberattacks in 2018 Congressional Race
Friday, Feb 21, 2020

A man who was contracted to work on former Rep. Katie Hill’s 2018 campaign for the 25th District Congressional Primary Election has been arrested by FBI agents on suspicion of cyberattacks on campaign websites. Arthur Jan Dam, 32, of Santa Monica, was taken into custody Friday morning following a criminal...

Suspect Arrested in Valencia Chase Bank Robbery
Monday, Jan 13, 2020

A San Fernando man suspected of robbing the Chase Bank branch near Santa Clarita City Hall on Monday, January 6 has been apprehended by law enforcement personnel. Forrest Colby Rowe, 49, was taken into custody on Thursday, four days after he is believed to have walked into the Chase bank on the 24000...

Feds Bust LASD Deputy, Cohorts Suspected of Stealing 600 Pounds of Pot, $100K
Friday, Nov 9, 2018

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy and two alleged cohorts were scheduled to make their first court appearances Friday afternoon after they were arrested Thursday on federal drug distribution charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. The DOJ alleges the suspects stole 600 pounds of marijuana...

FBI Seeks ‘Faux Badge Bandit’ in Canyon Country Bank Heist
Monday, Jun 18, 2018

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has asked the public’s help in identifying and locating a man who allegedly robbed a Canyon Country bank on Friday. The robbery occurred approximately 11:30 Friday morning in the Wells-Fargo branch inside the Stater Bros. market in the 26900 block of Via Princessa. The...

CSUN Film Professor Earns Another Emmy Nod for FBI PSA
Thursday, May 24, 2018

California State University, Northridge film professor Nate Thomas has earned a second regional Emmy Award nomination for a television public service announcement (PSA) campaign he directed and produced for the FBI on cybercrimes. The three 30-second spots — on ransomware, business email compromise...

Knight, Harris Weigh In on Declassified Nunes Memo
Friday, Feb 2, 2018

U.S. House Representative Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) released statements Friday after the White House’s decision to declassify a memorandum alleging possible abuse of FISA authority within the FBI. Knight Statement “The information contained within the now...

Oct. 16: Cyber Crime Symposium for Educators, Parents, Students
Friday, Oct 13, 2017

The United States Attorney’s Office, the FBI, and a coalition of other law enforcement agencies and community organizations are hosting the 9th Annual Cyber Crime Prevention Symposium on Monday, October 16 from 8:25 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. More than 450 educators, parents, and middle and high school students...

Photo of Wells Fargo Robbery Suspect Released
Friday, Jun 30, 2017

A security photo of a suspect in the June 12 robbery of a Wells Fargo branch in Newhall has been released by FBI investigators. Detectives reported the suspect, described as an unidentified white male in his 50s or 60s, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, medium build, at around 2:38 p.m. Monday, June 12, walked...

SCV Deputies, FBI Investigate Robbery at Wells Fargo on Lyons
Monday, Jun 12, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation officials have joined deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station looking into a bank robbery reported at the Wells Fargo branch at Lyons and Wiley Canyon Road in Newhall. The incident was reported at 2:38 p.m. Monday. The robbery suspect was a white male...

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1892 - Birth of Robert E. Callahan, owner of Mission Village in L.A. and Old West Trading Post on Sierra Highway [story]
Callahans Old West
Throughout the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond, haunters are getting ready for a spooktacular Halloween, setting up garages and front yards as haunted houses, each unique and special in its own way.
Club Fear to Celebrate its Final Year in SCV
Saugus High School’s Young Americans Foundation Club was joined by other students and staff Sunday for a 5K to support the Wounded Warriors Project.
Saugus High Club Raises Money for Wounded Warriors Project
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 827 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 37,178 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Urges Those Eligible to Get Booster
Valencia High School parents were alerted by school administrators Tuesday night that 33 positive COVID-19 cases had been diagnosed on the Vikings campus within the last week.
33 COVID Cases Reported at Valencia High School
Known by students at Canyon High School as the biggest club on campus, the Eco Chicos Environmental Club is doing what it can to change the world one piece of trash at a time.
Eco Chicos Club Helps Promote Environmental Change
Construction is underway at Castaic Lake, as officials from the California Department of Water Resources work to make seismic improvements on Castaic Dam’s tower access bridge.
Construction on Castaic Dam Moving Forward
The office of state Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is hosting a virtual Keeping the Keys workshop with the Automobile Club of Southern California for older drivers Friday.
Oct. 29: Workshop Scheduled for Senior Drivers
Following about an inch of rain in the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, depending on where you were standing, sunny skies are forecasted for the area for the rest of the week, according to officials at the National Weather Service.
Sunny Skies Forecasted for the SCV
1970 - Permanent COC Valencia campus dedicated [story]
COC dedication ceremony program
No. 3 College of the Canyons overcame a slow start to eventually find its rhythm and flex its muscle in a 34-14 conference win over No. 15 Allan Hancock College on Saturday at Cougar Stadium.
No. 3 Canyons Remains Undefeated with 34-14 Victory Over No. 15 Allan Hancock
Saugus handily won Friday night’s matchup of the Foothill League’s two best teams thanks to its suffocating defense, beating West Ranch 42-8 at College of the Canyons.
Cents Clinch Share of Foothill League Title After Decisive Win Over Wildcats
Artists Day returns to Rancho Camulos Museum on Friday, Nov. 12, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Nov. 12: Rancho Camulos Museum Fall Artists Days
Keith Mowry, owner of Bob’s Country Meats in Canyon Country, died Friday night due to complications from surgery and infection doctors were unable to remove.
Bob’s Country Meats Owner Dies from Health Complications
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Monday announced an additional death, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths since the onset of the pandemic to 177, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 177th Death at Henry Mayo
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
L.A. County Issues Beach Water Advisory
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the seven productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Oct. 25 - Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV Includes One Feature & Six TV Shows, Including ‘This Is Us’
The National Weather Service is forecasting a large storm system in Los Angeles County beginning early Monday. County officials have issued a No Phase Flow Forecast for all communities in the region.
L.A. County Residents Urged to Prepare for Flood Risk
1898 - Newhall pioneer Henry Clay Wiley (Wiley Canyon) dies in Los Angeles [story]
HC Wiley obituary
1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
Santa Clarita Metrolink grand opening brochure
1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel
On Saturday, Oct. 23, SCV Sheriff Station J-Team deputies will be hosting a "Drug Take Back Day" between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Oct. 23: SCV Sheriff’s Station Hosting “Drug Take Back Day”
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 15 new deaths and 1,227 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,989 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Begins Administering COVID Vaccine Boosters for All Three FDA-Approved Vaccines to Residents; SCV Cases Total 36,989
As you walk along the River Village Park Trail at Duane R. Harte Park, you can now enjoy nature and a story at the same time.
Santa Clarita Public Library Debuts ‘Trail Tales’ Literary Adventure at Duane R. Harte Park
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