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Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – May 2021
Monday, May 3, 2021

Earning and Maintaining our Safe City Reputation Our City has long been hailed as one of the safest in the nation. In fact, the city of Santa Clarita was recently named the 4th Safest City in America by SmartAsset.com when analyzing violent crime, property crime, vehicular mortality and more. Achieving...

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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1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is looking for your ideas and opinions in deciding what to feature in the museum being installed in the Pardee House at Heritage Junction in Newhall.
Help SCV Historical Society Create a Museum at the Pardee House
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 14 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,744 new cases countywide and 131 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Rise, Indoor Masking Urged
Four years ago, against all odds, I became the 33rd Sheriff of Los Angeles County. And as Sheriff, I promised that I would Reform, Rebuild and Restore the greatest and largest Sheriff’s Department in the nation. Four years later, I am proud to say that with the support of the sworn and professional staff, together we were able to meet challenges head on, and deliver on that promise.
LASD Sheriff Alex Villanueva Delivers Farewell Address
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Dec. 7, beginning with a closed session at 5:45 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Dec. 7: Hart Board to Discuss Policy on Flags, Banners at School Events
Following the recent decision by the Japanese government to allow the return of international cruise ships to the country, Princess Cruises has announced it will begin homeport sailing in Japan starting March 15, 2023.
Japan Reopens to International Cruise Ships, Princess Cruises Readies for Full Season
The weather is cooler, holiday lights are shining and the New Year is just around the corner. This is a special time of year to reconnect with family and friends, and there are many opportunities for holiday celebrations right here in Santa Clarita.
Message from the City Manager Ken Striplin | Happy Holidays
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help locating an At-Risk, Missing Person, Trent Michael Boser. He is a 47-year-old male white adult who was last seen on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 at 12:21 a.m., near the 31000 block of Ridge Route Road, in the city of Castaic.
LASD Seeks Public’s Help to Locate Missing Castaic Man
What a difference healthy bodies make. After being decimated with the flu in the last two games, The Master's University's men's basketball team got healthy in a big way defeating Westmont 71-60 Wednesday night Nov. 30 in The MacArthur Center.
TMU Men’s Basketball Produces Defensive Gem to Beat Westmont
Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector Keith Knox reminds property owners that the first installment of the 2022-23 Annual Secured Property Taxes becomes delinquent if not received by 5 p.m. Pacific Time or United States Postal Service (USPS) postmarked on or before Monday, Dec. 12. This is two days later than the traditional delinquency date of Dec. 10, as this date falls on a Saturday in 2022.
Dec. 12: Last Day to Pay First Installment of 22-23 Property Taxes
Lead singer Peter Noone is a multi-talented entertainer, who has been delighting audiences nearly all his life. At the age of 15, Noone achieved international fame as “Herman’s Hermits”, lead singer of the legendary 1960's pop band Herman’s Hermits.
Jan. 28: Tickets on Sale for Herman’s Hermits at The Canyon Santa Clarita
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
LAC Health Officer Issues Cold Weather Alert for SCV
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
College of the Canyons received the 2022 Institutional Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Champion Award from the Association of Human Resource Officers/Equal Employment Officers.
COC Receives Award for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility
College of the Canyons sophomore Lauryn Bailey has been named a California Community College Soccer Coaches Association All-State and All-SoCal Region First-Team selection in addition to earning Western State Conference, South Division Offensive Player of the Year honors, leading a class of 11 Lady Cougars that earned postseason awards.
COC’s Lauryn Bailey Earns Conference POY, All-Region, All-State Honors
College of the Canyons is headed back to the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship tournament for a second straight year, and the fifth time in program history, after upsetting No. 2 Irvine Valley College 3-1 on Saturday. Set scores were 25-17, 25-22, 15-25, 28-26.
COC Women’s Volleyball Heading to CCCAA State Championship
Fonder-Salari Program & Construction Management Construction Support Services has announced it is moving offices to a new building on Dec. 1.
Fonder-Salari Moves to New Office Space on The Old Road
California State University, Northridge will celebrate the opening of its Hollywood Foreign Press Association/Golden Globes Film Poster Art Exhibition on Sunday, Dec. 4. 
CSUN to Celebrate Opening of Golden Globes Film Poster Collection
Snow days return to the southland as Los Angeles County Parks & Recreation reprises its popular Parks After Dark Winter Wonderland festivities at 34 L.A. County parks, including Val Verde Park, over three weekends in December.
L.A. County’s Winter Wonderland Returns to Val Verde Park
Grab a cozy coat and your holiday spirit and join Santa Clarita Transit for the annual Holiday Light Tour!
Santa Clarita Transit Gearing Up for Holiday Light Tour
The Painted Turtle Camp in Lake Hughes is a place where children with serious medical conditions can just be kids. All campers attend Painted Turtle Camp free of charge.
Painted Turtle Donations from Giving Tuesday Surpass Match Challenge
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