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1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
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Woman Arrested on Suspicion of Grand Theft of Budget Rental Truck
Friday, Jul 31, 2020

A 39-year-old Encino woman was arrested Thursday in Newhall on suspicion of stealing a Budget rental moving truck — the kind of crime that local law enforcement officials say is on the rise amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In the early-morning hours, deputies on patrol ran a license plate for a moving...

Newhall Man Charged with GTA, ID Theft, Drug Possession
Friday, Jun 26, 2020

A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy arrested a 29-year-old Newhall man early Tuesday on charges of grand theft auto, identity theft and heroin possession. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media about the unnamed resident’s arrest: “Tuesday,...

SCV Deputy Interrupts Suspected Auto Theft, Kidnapping, Arrests 2
Friday, Sep 28, 2018

Juan Carlos Quevedo, 31, of Moreno Valley and Miguel Flores, 26, of Riverside were arrested by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies on charges of grand theft auto and kidnapping after a traffic stop near Gorman on Wednesday. Here’s the story from the station’s social media: “On...

Suspected Van Thieves Crash, Rupture Gas, Water Lines in Valencia
Friday, Jul 20, 2018

Four men allegedly stole a van and crashed it at Cinema Drive and Valencia Boulevard late Friday afternoon, breaking gas and water lines and snarling rush-hour traffic in the center of Santa Clarita. “We have four males who were in a stolen vehicle and they crashed it right there at Cinema Drive...

Crime Blotter: Assault, Grand Theft Auto, Burglary in Stevenson Ranch
Thursday, Apr 19, 2018

Here is the Stevenson Ranch Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the week of April 9 – 15: 04/15/18 Assault, Battery: 24900 block Constitution Avenue The suspects were having a party at the community pool/club house of the location. When the victim, who was not part of the party, attempted...

Crime Blotter: Grand Theft Auto, Assault with Deadly Weapon in Saugus

Here is the Saugus (Zone 4) Public Safety and Crime Information Report for the week of April 9 – 15: 04/09/18 Grand Theft Auto – 29800 Block of Bouquet Canyon Road Unknown suspect(s) stole a 2006 Carson trailer. 04/09/18 Grand Theft Auto – 20400 block of Alaminos Drive The suspect stole a...

Saugus Woman Arrested on Suspicion of GTA, Burglary Tools, Drugs
Friday, Mar 9, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a 38-year-old Saugus woman for grand theft auto, possession of burglary tools and narcotics Thursday night, according to station officials. Here’s the story from the station’s Facebook page: “Some incidents we respond to...

Crime Blotter: Burglary, Grand Theft Auto in Saugus
Thursday, Jan 18, 2018

Here is the Saugus (Zone 4) Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of Jan. 8: 01/09/18 Burglary – 19100 block of Bension Drive Unknown suspect(s) stole new kitchen appliances (microwave, cooktop) from the inside of a home that was under construction. 01/13/18 Grand Theft Auto...

Crime Blotter: Shoplifting, Burglary, Grand Theft Auto in Valencia

Here is the Valencia Crime Information and Public Safety report for the week of Jan. 1: 01/01/18, Monday Shoplifting: 27000 block of Seco Canyon Road. A named suspect walked into the location and stole items from inside the store. Responding patrol deputies arrested the suspect. 01/02/18, Tuesday...

Crime Blotter: Attempted Robbery, Grand Theft Auto, Burglary in Stevenson Ranch

Here is the Stevenson Ranch (Zone 3) Public Safety and Crime Information Report for the week of Jan. 8: 1/10/18 Attempt Robbery: 25400 block The Old Road A female adult attempted to leave the location with multiple cans of baby formula she did not pay for. When stopped by store employees, she hit them...

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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]
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]
ribbon cutting
1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook