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1939 - Recording artist, music promoter and longtime Sand Canyon resident Cliffie Stone marries singer Dorothy Darling in Hollywood [story]
Cliffie Stone

Man Turns Self In, 2 Days After Deadly Hit & Run Crash
Friday, May 27, 2016

Rod Bennett was killed while riding his bicycle on Placerita Canyon Road earlier this week. The driver wanted in connection with a deadly hit-and-run collision turned himself in to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station early Friday. California Highway Patrol and Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s...

CHP Still Investigating Fatal Crash That Killed Saugus Teen
Thursday, Mar 19, 2015

[KHTS]-Back in August, hundreds came to the memorial held for Jennifer Stift, a popular, well-liked senior expected to graduate this spring. Stift was jogging westbound across Golden Valley Road around 8:25 p.m. Aug. 18, when she was struck by a 1989 Toyota Celica heading southbound driven by a 17-year-old...

Candlelight Vigil Saturday for Hit-and-Run Victim
Friday, Jan 16, 2015

Travis Marton Friends and family members of a Valencia man killed by a suspected hit-and-run driver will hold a candlelight vigil Saturday at College of the Canyons in Valencia. Those looking to memorialize Travis Marton are invited to gather at Parking Lot 8. Marton was killed on a stretch of Pacific...

SCV Man, 23, Found Dead on PCH; Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015

A 23-year-old Valencia man was killed in a suspected hit-and-run collision in Orange County early Thursday morning. Travis Marton was believed to have been killed on a stretch of Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach sometime before 2:56 a.m. on New Year’s Day, according to Sgt. Rachel Johnson. “A...

Santa Clarita Deputies Investigate Hit And Run Crash
Monday, Dec 29, 2014

[KHTS] Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating a suspected hit-and-run crash early Monday that left a man seriously injured. A car crashed into a block wall, near the intersection of Decoro Drive and Vista Del Gado, in Saugus, shortly after midnight Monday, according to Sheriff’s...

$10k to Be Offered for Info on Fatal Palmdale Crash
Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014

Terence Redack [Supv. Antonovich] – Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will ask his colleagues on the Board of Supervisors at its next meeting to approve a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction of the person(s) responsible for ­­­­­the fatal hit and run collision...

Hit-and-Run Knocks Out Power in Canyon Country
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013

Update 7/24/2013, LASD: Deputy Sheriff’s from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station found the original cause of the downed power lines which caused a transformer to explode sparking a small brush fire in Canyon Country. In the rear parking lot at the 26700 block of Ruether Avenue, there was...

$10K Reward for Info on Hit-and-Run Death in Lancaster
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013

Simone Walker The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to offer a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the driver of a car that struck and killed a woman in Lancaster on March 19, 2013. Simone Walker,...

Valencia Woman Arrested for Hit & Run in Newhall
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013

A Valencia woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of felony hit and run after a collision in Newhall left a bicyclist in serious condition. Lindsay Feeley, of Valencia, 20, was released after making a $50,000 bail. Feeley was arrested after an investigation by a deputy in the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s...

Hit & Run Leads to Foot Pursuit; 2 Arrested
Monday, Jan 7, 2013

Two Santa Clarita men were taken into custody Sunday after being involved in a hit and run on the northbound I-5 and leading deputies on a short pursuit in Newhall, both by car and on foot. Alberto Gomez was traveling northbound on the I-5 when he lost control of his Jeep Liberty and collided with a...

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1939 - Recording artist, music promoter and longtime Sand Canyon resident Cliffie Stone marries singer Dorothy Darling in Hollywood [story]
Cliffie Stone
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday five new deaths and 3,606 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,884 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,884; L.A. County Continues Efforts Vaccinating Homeless
SACRAMENTO (CN) — California voters are anxious about the intensifying drought and dwindling water supply and nearly 80% believe climate change is fueling the fast start to the wildfire season, according to a statewide poll released Wednesday.
New Poll Finds Water Shortages, Drought are Californians’ Biggest Environmental Concerns
With a heavy heart, Gibbon Conservation Center announced that Chris Roderick, long-time GCC Board Member, passed away on July 24, 2021.
Longtime Gibbon Center Board Member Chris Roderick Dies at 74
College of the Canyons has received a $74,707 Campus as a Living Lab (CALL) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide opportunities for underrepresented community college students to engage in undergraduate research focusing on native bees.
COC Awarded Nearly $75K Grant for Bee Research
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to host “Moments of Zen” as the latest art exhibition featured in City Hall’s First Floor Gallery, located at 23920 Valencia Boulevard.
Community Encouraged to Explore City Hall’s ‘Moments of Zen’ Art Exhibit
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) held its fifth annual Back to School Bash, where students received backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming semester, and for the first time also featured a career fair featuring eleven speakers from the FYI community who explained their jobs and career qualifications.
SCV Nonprofit Holds Annual Back to School Bash for Foster Youth
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches, including beaches near Hyperion, to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Public Health Extends Water Use Warning for L.A. County Beaches
Los Angeles County is holding a free, drive-thru Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Collection on Saturday, July 31, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station.
July 31: Free Drive-Thru Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a webinar on Thursday for local educational agencies (LEAs) and education partners to lead a discussion on how schools can use new state and federal funding to invest in strategies that will facilitate a safe and impactful return to in-person learning.
Health, Education Experts Address Ways to Invest New Funding into Safe In-Person Learning
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