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1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]
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Pedestrian Killed in Saugus Hit-and-Run Identified
Thursday, Jan 21, 2021

The Los Angeles County Coroner-Medical Examiner’s Office identified Carlos Salgado-Ruiz, 35, of Santa Clarita, as the pedestrian killed after being struck by a vehicle in Saugus Wednesday night. Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel first responded to reports of a traffic collision with a pedestrian...

Deputy-Involved Fight Results in Minor Injuries
Thursday, Jan 7, 2021

A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy and a hit-and-run suspect suffered minor injuries following a deputy-involved fight in Newhall Thursday morning. Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel responded to a medical emergency call from the Sheriff’s Station around 9 a.m. near Powell...

Val Verde Hit-and-Run Sends Motorcyclist to Hospital
Thursday, Jun 11, 2020

One motorcyclist was transported to a hospital after California Highway Patrol officers responded to reports of a hit-and-run collision in Val Verde Thursday morning. Los Angeles County Fire Department first responders received a call for a traffic collision on the 28600 block of Chiquito Canyon Road...

DA Reviewing Charges Against Fortman, L.A. City Assistant Fire Chief
Monday, Feb 3, 2020

Prosecutors were reviewing whether to file charges against Los Angeles City Assistant Fire Chief Ellsworth Fortman regarding an alleged hit and run in Santa Clarita on Jan. 26, a representative with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said Friday. “A case has been presented and it is...

SFV Men Arrested on Street Racing, Weapon Charges, Warrants
Friday, Oct 4, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested two San Fernando Valley men on street racing and weapons charges as well as outstanding warrants in the Valencia Industrial Center late Monday night. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “Around midnight...

Former Rehab Counselor Pleads to DUI in Wild Ride
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019

A former rehab counselor from Saugus who was arrested twice in a 72-hour period — accused of being drunk in public, then, three days later in connection with a wild ride through Saugus with two counts of DUI and one count of hit and run — was sentenced Tuesday to three years’ probation. Jeffrey...

Detectives Ask Help to Find Plum Canyon Hit and Run Suspect
Monday, Sep 30, 2019

Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public’s help to find a suspect whose vehicle hit and seriously injured a pedestrian in Saugus early Friday morning. Here’s more from the station: “On Friday, September 27, 2019, at approximately 6:20...

Coroner ID’s Woman Killed in Suspected Hit and Run
Monday, Sep 16, 2019

Officials in the office of the Los Angeles County Coroner have identified a pedestrian killed Saturday in a suspected hit and run. Lilia Garcia, 41, who did not have a listed address, was killed in the collision, according to Lt. Larry Dietz of the Coroner’s Office on Sunday. Garcia was walking southbound...

Newhall Man Charged with DUI, Hit and Run
Monday, Sep 9, 2019

A Newhall man was arrested on charges of DUI, hit and run and driving without a license after a traffic collision on Saturday, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials reported. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “On Saturday afternoon, deputies...

Tow Truck Driver Killed on I-5 ID’d as Castaic Resident
Monday, Jun 3, 2019

The tow truck driver who was killed by a big rig in a hit-and-run incident Friday has been identified as Erwin Geremillo, 47, of Castaic. The crash happened shortly before 8:15 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-5, just south of Vista Del Lago Road in Castaic. Geremillo was pronounced dead at the scene. The...

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1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]
Rancho Camulos
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 17 new deaths, including one in the Santa Clarita Valley and 3,248 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,772 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,772; L.A. County Stresses Importance of Vaccines Against Delta Variant
With the reinstatement of in-person instruction this Fall, the Outlets at Tejon is excited to help students, teachers, and parents with all their back-to-school shopping.
Tejon Outlets Kickoff Back-to-School Shopping with Steep Discounts, Secret Gifter
The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced Leticia Rhi Buckley has joined its Arts Commission, L.A. County’s longstanding advisory body for the arts.
Leticia Buckley Joins L.A. County’s Arts Commission
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, and Andrew Ghassemi of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, are pleased to have represented the seller in the recent sale of this ±4,828-square-foot office/flex condo in a prime Valencia location.
Valencia-Based Spectrum Real Estate Closes on Discovery Gateway Office/Flex Condo
More than 2,400 Saugus homes were impacted by a power outage that began shortly after midnight Thursday morning.
Equipment Failure Cause of Saugus Power Outage
As the Santa Clarita Public Library takes a programming break to prepare for Fall programming in September, residents are reminded to take advantage of the wide variety of services and online resources available.
Santa Clarita Public Library Gearing Up for Fall Programming
Trent Norkus is excited to join TMU Men's Volleyball and play alongside his older brother Brett, a starting middle blocker for the Mustangs.
TMU Men’s Volleyball Adding Another Norkus to Roster
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
L.A. County Development Authority’s New Website Goes Live
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley through Sunday, Aug. 1.
SCV Heat Alert Extended Until Sunday
Following a year of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita’s wildly popular SENSES block parties will make their triumphant return to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
SENSES Block Parties Returning to Old Town Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches near Dockweiler and El Segundo to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Water Use Warning Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
Chevy Chase and Magic Mountain crew
Local business leaders are gathering to celebrate Santa Clarita Valley Day Aug. 14 with an inaugural job fair and boutique expo.
SCV Day Celebrates With Job Fair, Boutique Expo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 15 new deaths and 2,454 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,668 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,668 With One Additional Death; L.A. County Urges Workers To Get Vaccinated, Wear Masks
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for public feedback on a public safety grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program.
City Seeks Public Input On Public Safety Grant Proposal
The California Department of Public Health has updated their guidance for face coverings statewide, aligning it with the mandates that L.A. County and the CDC calling for the public to wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. 
California Public Health Updates Statewide Mask Guidelines
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a substitute motion authored by Kathryn Barger and Hilda L. Solis, in response to the proposed motion by Holly Mitchell and Shelia Kuehl that would move forward with the placement of youth realigned from the Department of Juvenile Justice and the L.A. County Probation system, specifically at Camps Scott and Scudder in Santa Clarita. 
Board of Supervisors Approves Alternative Approach For Juvenile Justice
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and coauthored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to create a Blue Ribbon Commission on Homelessness to assess existing structures and systems and provide recommendations on reforms that will help Los Angeles County and its 88 cities solve homelessness.
Barger’s Blue Ribbon Homelessness Commission Gets Board Approval
The inaugural Cars Under the Stars car show brought together families and car enthusiasts Saturday night to raise funds for the WiSH Education Foundation.
WiSH Cars Under The Stars Show Supports Hart Students
A hearing for Senate Bill 520, authored by Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, was cancelled by Wilk last month. 
Hearing For Anti-CEMEX Bill Pushed To January
1938 - Newhall Tunnel cut away, replaced by Sierra Highway [story]
Sierra Highway
The California State University announced Tuesday that it will require faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
California State University Implementing COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Fall 2021
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 15 new deaths and 2,067 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,581 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,581; L.A. County’s Case Rates Increasing Across All Adult Age Groups