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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
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SCV Sports Report: GVHS Wins 1st League Game Since ’09; WRHS Upsets Valencia
Thursday, Jan 15, 2015

The Hart boys basketball team downed Canyon, 50-40, in the Foothill League opener for both teams. Myles Franklin scored 25 points, 14 in the fourth quarter, for Hart. The Indians improved to 10-5 overall. Canyon dropped to 10-9. The upset of the night came across town at West Ranch High. The West Ranch...

Roundup: Hart Boys Win Holiday Classic
Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013

The Hart boys basketball team won its own Holiday Classic, downing Righetti, 78-57, in the championship game. Lewis Stallworth scored 26 points to lead Hart. Myles Franklin scored 19 and the Hart boys won their 10th game in a row. Hart is 11-1 overall and went 4-0 in the Hart Holiday Classic. The Valencia...

Wendy’s-SCVTV Student Athlete of the Week: Ryan Russell, Hart (Video)
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013

This week’s Wendy’s of Santa Clarita and SCVTV Student Athlete of the Week is Ryan Russell of Hart boys basketball. Ryan has a 4.2 GPA and scored 1860 on the SAT. From the moment he entered high school he knew he was laying the foundation for his future. “I know that my future is going...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013

In this episode: The body and car of Sarah Alarid, 19, was found in a steep ravine Wednesday morning; Detectives found no human remains in a shallow grave in the Angeles National Forest; Deputies arrest a residential burglary suspect. Also: City council members rejected TimBen Boydston’s attempt to...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013

In this episode: Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are still asking for the public’s help in finding Canyon Country woman Sarah Alarid; A pedestrian who was hit by Dodge Ram in Saugus died Tuesday morning. Also: Overcrowded prisons have been declared a thing of the past...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, January 3, 2013
Thursday, Jan 3, 2013

In this episode: Friends and family of 19 year old Sarah Alarid say she’s been missing since New Years Eve and they’re asking for the community’s help in finding her; Assemblyman Scott Wilk wasted no time in signing up for a host of committees in the State Legislature. Also: Valencia...

Hart Boys Win Own Basketball Tournament
Monday, Dec 31, 2012

Lewis Stallworth, tournament MVP The Hart boys basketball team won its own Holiday Classic tournament with a 72-56 win over Glendale in the championship game. Lewis Stallworth scored 22 points and was selected as the tournament MVP. Stanley Wilder and Nico Cruz earned spots on the all-tournament team. The...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, December 27, 2012
Thursday, Dec 27, 2012

In this episode: Opiate-related deaths in Santa Clarita are on the rise; A Santa Clarita Valley sheriff’s deputy was taken to the hospital with minor injuries Thursday afternoon following a traffic collision. Also: An electrical fire caused $2,500 in damages at a family-owned cabinet shop in Canyon...

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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
As Los Angeles County hurtles to another severe stay-at-home lockdown due to a post-holiday COVID-19 surge, attorneys and renters want eviction trials and other court hearings to be put on hold because they say courtrooms are too crowded.
L.A. County Renters, Attorneys Demand Suspension of Evictions
The city of Santa Clarita on Friday announced the 16 community members selected to be part of the revamped Human Relations Roundtable.
City Names 16 Community Members to Human Relations Roundtable
Citing COVID-19 related health and safety concerns posed to student-athletes, coaches, and support staff, College of the Canyons teams will not participate in the upcoming California Community College Athletic Association Spring I 2021 season.
COC Nixes Competing in Delayed Fall Sports Season
The Santa Clarita City Council will swear in two Council members and choose the new mayor for 2021 in a special meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, December 8, starting at 5 p.m.
Dec. 8: Santa Clarita to Swear in New City Council Members, Choose Mayor
Cheryl Anne “Cheri” Fleming, 69, of Valencia, passed away from natural causes on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, following a brief illness resulting from a brain aneurysm.
Dec. 11: Services for Community Leader Cheri Fleming to be Live-Streamed
Los Angeles County launched a new COVID-19 home test collection program Friday which allows certain county residents to do free testing from the comfort of their own homes.
L.A. County Launches COVID-19 Home Test Collection Pilot
As a vaccine for COVID-19 edges closer, 60% of Americans say they will take it when it becomes available but a full 21% say they will not, the Pew Research Center reported Thursday.
Vaccine Trust Is Up, Pew Finds, Along With Attitudes on Masks
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is working to swiftly resolve technical issues that have temporarily downed the "Keep L.A. County Dining" program application portal, which saw a surge of thousands of applicants.
Applicants Surge Crashes ‘Keep L.A. County Dining’ Portal
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health again confirms the highest daily number of new cases and people hospitalized with COVID-19.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations Continue to Surge; 10,201 Total SCV Cases
Are your plants growing slower than you would like? Feeling a little frustrated? The health of your plants depends on the soil they’re planted in and the fertilizer you use to help them grow!
SCV Water Takes On Proper Soils, Fertilizers at Next Virtual Gardening Class
After imposing a temporary ban on outdoor dining, Los Angeles County health officials have to prove in court how it poses a significant risk for COVID-19 transmission, according to a county judge’s ruling Wednesday.
L.A. County Ordered to Provide Proof Outdoor Dining Poses COVID-19 Risks
Some Santa Clarita Valley residents were without power Thursday morning, while others remained under consideration for power shut-offs amid Red Flag conditions.
Red Flag Conditions Prompt SCV Power-Shutoffs
The Los Angeles County Probation Department is the recipient of a one-year, $356,615.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to monitor high-risk, repeat DUI offenders.
County Probation Receives Grant to Monitor High-Risk DUI Offenders
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new regional stay-at-home order Thursday, aimed at getting residents to stay home as much as possible in areas hardest hit by the COVID-19 surge for at least three weeks, with L.A. County on track to be placed under the order in the coming days.
New Regional Stay-at-Home Order Issued for California
JCI Santa Clarita, a premier young professional organization in the community, is partnering with our local WiSH Education Foundation to present the First Annual Virtual WiSH Run starting Friday, Jan. 1 - Saturday, Jan 9.
JCI Santa Clarita, WiSH Foundation Partner for Inaugural Virtual WiSH Run
(CN) — Real estate developers who promised to fund a nonprofit dedicated to preserving 90% of a 270,000-acre property north of Los Angeles are violating a 12-year-old pact by cutting their quarterly conservation payments, environmental groups claim in a new lawsuit.
Tejon Ranch Accused of Violating Pact to Fund Conservation
The city of Santa Clarita encourages interested residents to apply for several positions serving on the Arts Commission; the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission; the Planning Commission; and the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability and Audit Panel (FAAP).
Santa Clarita Seeking Local Residents for Appointment Vacancies
GreenPal, an app that connects homeowners with local, vetted lawn care professionals, is launching this week in Santa Clarita.
GreenPal Lawn Mowing App Launches in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation (SCVEF) is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a virtual Teacher Tribute on Friday, Dec. 4, at 4:00 p.m.
Dec. 4: SCV Education Foundation’s Virtual Teacher Tribute
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 40 new deaths and 5,987 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the total number of Santa Clarita Valley residents diagnosed with the virus topped 10,000.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Record Hospitalizations in L.A. County; SCV Total Cases Top 10K