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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

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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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