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1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
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Frazier Park Woman Charged with Felony Narcotics Sales
Friday, Dec 27, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a woman only identified as a Frazier Park resident on felony narcotics charges at a Newhall Park and Ride lot Monday night. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “If you’re sitting in your vehicle at...

Tujunga Man Arrested on Drug, Weapons Charges in Canyon Country
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Tujunga man on weapons and drug charges after finding him asleep in his car while parked in Canyon Country on Saturday. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “On Saturday morning, concerned citizens...

Duo Accused of Possessing Drugs, Counterfeit Cash
Monday, Jul 1, 2019

A man and a woman from Thousand Oaks were arrested in the Santa Clarita Valley Friday afternoon during a traffic stop, accused of possessing drugs and counterfeit money. The individuals were arrested shortly after 4 p.m. Friday on suspicion of drug possession and possessing counterfeit $100 bills. On...

Suspect Charged with Possession of Stun Gun, Burglary Tools, Heroin
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy arrested a man in Valencia on multiple charges alleging he was in possession of a stun gun, burglary tools and heroin on Monday. Here’s the story from the station’s social media: “If you’re a convicted felon, you’re not allowed...

AV Man Arrested on Multiple Charges in Canyon Country
Friday, Oct 12, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested an Antelope Valley man on multiple charges after a traffic stop in Canyon Country. Here’s the story from the station’s social media: “‘The car is not mine, I just borrowed it…’: A deputy on patrol in Canyon Country...

SCV Crime Beat: Drug, Parole Violation Arrests; Possible Suicide; Target Practice; Library Vandalism
Monday, Apr 30, 2018

Between Thursday and Sunday, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested two men for drugs and other charges, a parolee-at-large and a felon with a gun, helped a possibly suicidal man, and responded to vandalism at the Valencia Post Office. Here are the stories from the station’s...

SCV Crime Beat: Arrests for Heroin, Meth, Homemade Gun
Monday, Apr 23, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Pine Mountain man on weapons and drug charges Thursday, an out-of-town resident for alleged possession of methamphetamine and a zip gun Friday night, and two locals for alleged possession of heroin for sale on Saturday morning. Here are...

SCV SAT Deputies Arrest 3 on Drug Charges, Outstanding Warrant
Monday, Jan 15, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Assignment Team deputies arrested three people in Canyon Country last week on drug charges, with one arrestee also the subject of an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant, according to a post on the station’s official social media. Here’s...

3 Arrested for Methamphetamine, Heroin Possession
Friday, Jan 12, 2018

Three adult suspects got a “wake-up call” by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies early Thursday morning, and wound up in jail for possession of methamphetamine and heroin. Here’s the story from the station’s official social media: The suspects, who were in their...

Elite LASD Drug Enforcement Team Disrupts Cartel Operations
Friday, Dec 15, 2017

In the wake of a heroin and opioid epidemic spreading across our nation, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announces the results of an elite and specialized drug enforcement team. Since 2012, the LASD Domestic Highway Enforcement Team has quietly dedicated itself to disrupting the operations...

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1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.
Broadway Maestra Georgia Stitt to Speak at COC’s Virtual Insight Series
Valencia-based Lundgren Management was honored to be selected by the El Camino Community College District as one of three firms providing on-going construction management services for the next five years.
Valencia-Based Lundgren Management Inks 5-Year Deal with El Camino Community College District
It’s not how far you go…it’s what happens along the way! The Incredible Chase, the city of Santa Clarita’s socially distanced take on the hit CBS show “The Amazing Race,” is a brand-new competition taking place in May 2021.
City Looking for Teams to Compete in ‘The Incredible Chase’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 119 new deaths and 2,253 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,327 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,327; Public Health Advises Against Non-Essential Travel
For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play
Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars," Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
The Santa Clarita Valley is now home to a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, following a recent vote from the association’s board of directors.
NAACP Branch Coming to Santa Clarita Valley
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
This week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced the kickoff for the “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to the boldest, most revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.
State Schools Chief Kicks Off ‘California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge’
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 116 new deaths and 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported its 144th fatality since the pandemic began.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 144th Death at Henry Mayo; Decline in L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations
Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark officials will host a virtual presentation commemorating the March 12, 1928, St. Francis Dam Disaster via Zoom on Friday, March 12, starting at 4 p.m.
March 12: St. Francis Dam Disaster Commemoration Event, Free on Zoom
California State University, Northridge is launching an interdisciplinary master’s degree in sustainability, set to begin fall 2022.
CSUN to Offer an Interdisciplinary Master’s Degree in Sustainability
Princess Cruises is extending the pause of its United Kingdom-based cruise vacations, sailing roundtrip from Southampton, through September 25, 2021, on Sky Princess, Regal Princess, and Island Princess.
Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Southampton Sailings Through Sept. 25
After a relatively dry February in California, water supply managers grow increasingly anxious as each dry, sunny day plunges the state deeper into drought.
Dry February Exacerbates Drought in California
The Biden-Harris Administration has approved California’s request to use Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) funding to pay for voluntary COVID-19 testing for low-income students covered by the program, further supporting schools in underserved communities to reopen for in-person instruction.
Feds OK Medi-Cal to Fund COVID-19 Testing for Low-Income Students
Santa Clarita planning commissioners Tuesday sent the Sand Canyon resort proposal back to the drawing board amid continued concerns, focusing largely on emergency evacuations.
Sand Canyon Resort Sent Back to Drawing Board Amid Various Concerns
Sam Horn, president of Master’s University and Seminary for the past year, will be stepping down from his position, university officials said Monday.
Master’s University President Sam Horn to Step Down After 1 Year
Moving around California three decades from now will be safer, cleaner, and simpler with more transportation options under a plan Caltrans unveiled Wednesday.
Caltrans Unveils Vision for Future of Transportation
1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
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