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1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
general store

Wanted: Info on Trailer Thefts in Agua Dulce
Thursday, Sep 3, 2015

Palmdale Station Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying a vehicle used in two trailer thefts that occurred in the Agua Dulce area. On Monday, July 20, 2015, at approximately 5:20 am, an unknown person(s) entered the Agua Dulce Storage facility (11715 Davenport Road, Agua Dulce) in...

Toyota Sequoias Extra Vulnerable to Thieves in SCV
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015

Photo: Burbank PD Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has recently received numerous reports of catalytic converters being stolen from vehicles. The vast majority of the reports have involved thefts from Toyota Sequoia SUV. This particular vehicle has a higher ground clearance than most vehicles,...

Woman Stopped After Buying Hot Car on Craigslist
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014

[KHTS] – A woman who was driving around in a car she thought she purchased legally online was involved in a felony traffic stop around 8:30 a.m. in Valencia, after Santa Clarita Valley deputies discovered her car had been reported stolen. The woman, who was not identified by deputies because detectives...

Home Improvement Store Worker’s Purse, Car Stolen
Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013

Authorities are on the lookout for a stolen white Hyundai. “At 8:30 this morning, we got a call from the victim. While she was at work last night at the Home Depot in Canyon Country, somehow her purse got stolen,” said Deputy Josh Dubin. “She was an employee, the purse was stolen, then...

Valencia Blotter: 7 Vehicles Stolen (5 Hondas), 4 Recovered
Friday, Dec 21, 2012

Community: Valencia, Zone 5 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for 12/10/2012 through 12/16/2012. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Prevention Unit   Zone 5-Valencia reported twenty seven Part-1 Crimes during the past week. The criminal incidents included grand...

Message from SCV Sheriff: Watch Your Honda, Toyota
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012

[LASD] – You grab your cup of coffee and get ready to leave for work in the morning. You walk outside and your car is gone. It’s a thought we all dread. It takes a thief 10 seconds to break into a car. It’s a fact; thieves are stealing 1990 through 1999 model year Honda and Toyota vehicles...

Valencia Crime Report: No Car Burglaries; Thieves Steal the Whole Car
Thursday, Jul 26, 2012

Snapshot for the Week of 07/16/2012 through 07/22/2012 Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Prevention Unit   [LASD] – There were 13 part one/serious crimes reported in the Valencia area this week. This week has seen the lowest part one crime activity in the month of July. I am happy...

Sunday, Mar 11, 2012

UPDATE: The suspect has been identified as 31 year old Daniel Bahena from Granada Hills. He has been booked on charges of Grand Theft Auto for allegedly stealing a 1996 Infiniti. After leaping from the moving vehicle, the Infiniti struck a light pole and a parked 1981 Ford Mustang parked. ===== A suspected...

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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