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January 22
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Stolen Car, Property Recovered After Wed. Home-Invasion Robbery
Thursday, Jul 7, 2016

Two suspects in Wednesday afternoon’s home invasion robbery of an elderly Valencia man have been arrested and charged. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Deputies said “a coordinated quick-paced response,” led to the arrests of Angel Romo, 25, of Mission Hills and Courtney Waller, 25,...

Newhall Man Charged for Burbank Home Invasion Robbery
Monday, Mar 16, 2015

Two 30-year-old men have been charged with stealing more than $1 million in cash during a home invasion robbery in Burbank, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday. Siavash Razaghi (dob 4/1/84) of Oak Park and Travis Kennedy (dob 4/9/84) of Newhall face one felony count each...

Suspect Sought in Home-Invasion Mugging
Monday, Jan 26, 2015

[KHTS] – Deputies are searching for a criminal who attacked a Valencia resident inside his home Friday, robbed him and fled. The home invasion took place in the 23900 block of Avenida Entrana in Valencia at 4 p.m. Friday, said Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Lt. Tom Bryski. Deputies reported...

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Attempted Robbery of Ex-Castaic Councilman
Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015

A man accused in an allegedly violent Castaic home invasion pleaded not guilty at his preliminary arraignment Tuesday. Sal Medrano, 20, of Elkhart, Ind., stands accused of knocking on the door of former Castaic Town Councilman Jeff Preach, trying to break into his home and then resisting arrest after...

Home Invasion Robbery at Ex-Councilman’s House Leads to Arrest
Monday, Jan 5, 2015

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred Sunday night at a former town councilman’s house in the 28400 block of Sloan Canyon Road. A man reportedly muscled his way into the home around 10:30 p.m., according to Sheriff’s...

Help Wanted: To Find Armed Suspect in Home Invasion
Wednesday, Dec 24, 2014

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help to identify a suspect who fired a gun during an attempted home-invasion robbery Tuesday night in Canyon Country. The incident was reported at about 10:30 p.m. in the 19400 block of Green Mountain Drive, off of Golden Valley...

After Church, Valencia Couple Comes Detained by Robbers
Friday, Sep 12, 2014

On Thursday, Sept. 11, at approximately 8:30 p.m., deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a call for service regarding a robbery. When deputies arrived at the 26500 block of Emerald Dove Drive in Valencia (city of Santa Clarita) they contacted two victims, a man...

Robbers Invade Home Once Used to Grow Pot
Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies responded early Wednesday morning to a report of a home invasion in Santa Clarita where a couple was left in handcuffs after their home was ransacked. No one was hurt at the home on the 27600 block of Hermes Lane in Canyon Country, at the same house where a marijuana...

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Despite signs that California’s latest and most damaging wave of the pandemic is subsiding, the state nonetheless sets a one-day record of 764 deaths on Friday.
COVID Death Rate Soars to New Daily Record in California
Claims of excessive force, retaliation, and other misconduct by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be probed during a C, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday.
California Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Probe of L.A. Sheriff’s Department
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 256 new deaths and 9,277 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported it's 107th death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 107th Death at Henry Mayo; L.A. County Hospitalizations Decreased by 8%
When Dr. John Scaramella, a dental surgeon, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 1978, there were only 18 others in his field.
SCV Dental Surgeon Sells Practice After More than 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June.
L.A. County Library to Host Virtual Art Programs in Partnership with LACMA
The temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule will continue through Jan. 29 for customers in Santa Clarita after Waste Management requested an additional week for its modified schedule.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule an Additional Week
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a virtual regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, January 26, starting at 6 p.m.
Jan. 26: City Council Virtual Regular Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Julian Gomez as the assistant principal of Bowman High School.
Hart District Names Julian Gomez Assistant Principal
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will launch the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program on Jan. 28 and will begin accepting applications to help small businesses prevent further job loss and business closures.
L.A. County to Launch Small Business Stabilization Loan Program
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 3-1 Wednesday night to let athletic conditioning return to district campuses Jan. 27.
Hart District Votes 3-1 to Allow Return of Athletic Conditioning to Campuses
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCV Water) on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., to learn about and provide input on its Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP).
SCV Water Encouraging Public to Provide Input on Contingency Plan
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 262 new deaths, including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and 8,512 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, with 22,360 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Additional Death at Henry Mayo; 22,360 Total SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan issued the following statement Thursday advising providers that they can immediately resume the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was temporarily paused on Sunday due to possible allergic reactions.
State Says Moderna Vaccine Administration Can Resume Immediately
As winds began to die down in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters were able to increase containment on the Towsley Fire to 53% Thursday.
Firefighters Reach 53% Containment on Towsley Fire
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, is supporting the effort by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to address concerns of communities throughout Los Angeles County, which continue to experience ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) initiated by Southern California Edison (Edison).
Barger Supports Efforts in Limiting Power Shutoffs; Public Hearing Set
Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) is proud to announce “Survivor” as the theme for the 11th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala set to take place virtually on Saturday, Aug. 7.
Nominations Open for Annual Empowering HeArts Awards
The College of the Canyons School of Personal and Professional Learning was presented an Honorable Mention award by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2021 Exemplary Program Award.
COC Recognized for Personal, Professional Learning Program
The William S. Hart Union High School is looking for two new members to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. These members will serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.
Hart Seeking Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer.
Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
After a dayslong wind event hit the Santa Clarita Valley, most area residents power had been restored by Thursday morning.
SoCal Edison Restores Power to Most SCV Residents
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.
Pedestrian Killed in Saugus Hit-and-Run Identified
SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, introduced a bill Thursday that will allow individuals to be convicted for hate crimes.
Lackey Introduces Hate Crime Bill
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
Scott Newhall