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Assault in Canyon Country Investigated as Hate Crime
Monday, Oct 13, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating an alleged hate crime, after a Hispanic man was attacked shortly after midnight Sunday. “We’re investigating this as a hate crime and an assault with a deadly weapon,” said Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station...

Assault Investigated as Possible Hate Crime
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s detectives are investigating an assault that was reported Thursday outside a Valencia restaurant as a possible hate crime. The victim reported to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials he was attacked in the parking lot of The Alamo restaurant...

AG Harris Reports 12.8% Decline in Hate Crimes
Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013

Kamala Harris [Kamala Harris] – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that the number of reported hate crimes in California decreased 12.8 percent in 2012. There were 930 hate crime events reported statewide in 2012, a decrease from the 1,060 hate crimes reported in 2011. Since 2003,...

Hate Crimes More Violent, but Totals Down 6% Across County
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013

Click to enlarge The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations on Wednesday released its annual account of hate crimes reported throughout Los Angeles County.  In 2012 hate crimes declined 6% from 489 in 2011 to 462 this year.  The number of hate crimes in the County has continued a downward...

California’s Injustice System
Friday, Jun 28, 2013

The underlying story is sad.  In fact, that’s an understatement. It’s a story of gut-wrenching violence and horror. The headline is a bit captivating – “Man Gets Death for Slaying” – but it is the tearful words of the victim’s son that make your heart crack. Remember...

Hate Crimes Down 4% in 2011, Calif. AG Reports
Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012

Kamala Harris [AG Kamala Harris] – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced Wednesday that the number of reported hate crimes in California decreased 4 percent in 2011. There were 1,060 hate crime events reported statewide in 2011, a decrease from the 1,107 hate crime events reported in 2010. “There...

Monday, Jul 30, 2012

An early morning assault in Valencia is being investigated by the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau as a hate crime. Sgt. Ronald Price of the Santa Clarita Valley station said that a transient was sleeping in front of a business in the 23000 block of Valencia Boulevard when he was awakened around 3:40...

Friday, Mar 30, 2012

[LASD] – Seven attackers associated with an assault that occurred near Cactus Middle School in Palmdale on March 14, 2012 were arrested Wednesday by Palmdale Sheriff’s Station detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The 15-year old Hispanic victim in this assault was walking...

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Hate crimes in Los Angeles County fell 28 percent in 2010 to their lowest level in 21 years, according to a new annual report from the L.A. County Commission on Human Relations. The number of reported hate crimes fell to 427 from 593 the year before. It was the third consecutive year the number has fallen. “We...

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1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
Vasquez Rocks
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Board of Supervisors Chair Lindsey Horvath have sent an open letter to Governor Gavin Newsom urging him to continue funding the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations hand crews who currently help the Los Angeles County Fire Department tackle wildland fires.
Supes Urge Newsom Not to Cut L.A. County Inmate Firefighting Crews
Give the gift of life, an upcoming blood drive is scheduled for Friday, June 28, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., at The Centre, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita, CA 91350. The blood drive will be held in Cedar Hall.
June 28: City Hosts Blood Drive at The Centre
The city of Santa Clarita invites local schools and nonprofits to submit a proposal outlining a project that can benefit from volunteer support as part of Make A Difference Day on Saturday, Oct. 26.
Santa Clarita Now Accepting Project Proposals for Make A Difference Day
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, June 25 at 6 p.m. that includes a host of issues including assessments, taxes, fees and budgets in addition to continued hearings on the Town Center Specific Plan.
June 25: City Council Meets on Open Space, Budget, Town Center Specific Plan
Part of the Summer Theatre Festival by Santa Clarita Shakespeare, "An Evening of Absurdity" will run July 12-21 at the MAIN, 24266 Main Street., Newhall, CA 91321.
The MAIN Presents ‘An Evening of Absurdity’
The city of Santa Clarita has issued a traffic advisory for daytime lane closures at Copper Hill and Rio Norte Drive beginning Monday, June 24.
June 24: Traffic Advisory Lane Closures Copper Hill/Rio Norte Drive
Santa Clarita will celebrate this year's Fourth of July with the Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club's pancake breakfast, Santa Clarita Valley Parade Committee's Fourth of July Parade and city of Santa Clarita fireworks show.
Fourth of July Events in Santa Clarita
The California Department of Public Health is warning consumers not to eat, sell or serve any flavor of Diamond Shruumz brand chocolate bars, cones and gummies, which contain a proprietary mushroom blend. These products, known as microdose products, have led to multiple illnesses and hospitalizations in 16 states, including at least one poisoning in California.
California Public Health Warns Consumers About Diamond Shruumz Products
The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center, Powered by FivePoint Valencia, will hold the inaugural Girls and Women’s Three-on-Three Hockey Tournament on Saturday, June 22.
June 22: The Cube Hosts Inaugural Girls, Women’s Hockey Tourney
Join Santa Clarita's oldest and largest running event, the 40th annual Independence Day Classic, Thursday July 4, from 7 a.m.- 10 a.m. at Newhall Memorial Park, 24933 Newhall Ave., Newhall, CA 91321.
July 4: Independence Day Classic
A special meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will be held Wednesday, June 26, beginning at 8 a.m.
June 26: Hart District Governing Board Special Meeting
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) reports that the fast moving Post Fire that broke out in Gorman on Saturday, June 15 around 1:47 p.m. has reached 15,690 acres and is now 61% contained. This latest CAL FIRE update was issued at 7:44 a.m. on Friday, June 21.
Post Fire 61 Percent Contained, Pyramid Lake Remains Closed
For die-hard "The Love Boat" fans, the ultimate cruise experience just dropped anchor. Princess Cruises, which is headquartered in Santa Clarita, has announced an exclusive VIP package for its Love Boat themed cruise Aug. 32-Sept. 7 that promises intimate, up-close interactions with the show's beloved characters: Doc, Gopher, Isaac and Vicki Stubing.
Princess Cruises Offers ‘The Love Boat’ Celebration Cruise
The Valley Industry Association will host VIA Cocktails & Conversation: An Evening with CA State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo on Wednesday, July 10.
July 10: Cocktails & Conversation with Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo
1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody) [story]
Ernie Hickson
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) reports that the fast moving Post Fire that broke out in Gorman on Saturday, June 15 around 1:47 p.m. has reached 15,690 acres and is now 24% contained. This latest CAL FIRE update was issued at 7 a.m. on Thursday.
Post Fire 47 Percent Contained, Reported 15,690 Acres
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold a study session Thursday, June 27, at 6 p.m., in the Carl Boyer Room at City Hall.
June 27: Arts Commission Study Session
Katherine Dyer has signed her national letter of intent to continue her swimming career at The Master's University.
Katherine Dyer Commits to TMU Swim Program
Every summer, Santa Clarita’s very own Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, transforms into a premiere venue for live musical performances where friends, families and neighbors come together to sing and dance the night away.
Jason Gibbs | Get Ready for Concerts in the Park Summer Soundtrack
California State University, Northridge's Trey Knight, Chase Mars and David Phillips, Jr. will compete at the 2024 United States Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore. beginning June 27.
Several Matadors Qualify for 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a heat advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley Saturday, June 22  through Sunday, June 23 until 8 p.m., as high temperatures have been forecast.
Heat Advisory Issued for Santa Clarita Valley
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