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1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [story]
opening night ticket to Magic Mountain

Body Found in Jakes Way Area; Investigation Under Way
Sunday, Jun 7, 2015

Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a body found near railroad tracks Sunday morning in Canyon Country. The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station received a call at 9:13 a.m. Sunday about a deceased male adult near a bridge close to Jakes Way in Santa Clarita. He was pronounced...

Arrest Made in Domestic Shooting, Jake’s Way Area
Friday, Apr 10, 2015

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating a report of a gunshot victim in Canyon Country, officials said. Deputies received a call shortly before 3 p.m. regarding a man who was shot in an apartment on the 18000 block of Annes Circle in Santa Clarita. The suspect was a woman....

13-Year-Old Attempted Kidnap Victim Located
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014

[LASD] Detectives assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station continued their investigation throughout the night into an alleged attempt kidnapping incident that occurred on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at approximately 8:30am in the area of Sierra Highway and Jakes Way, Santa Clarita. Detectives...

Deputies Seek Help to Locate Possible Kidnap Victim
Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating the teenage victim of an attempted kidnapping that allegedly occurred Wednesday morning in Canyon Country. She is described as a female Hispanic, approximately 16 years old, with a bow in her...

Rash of Car Thefts in Jake’s Way Area
Monday, Oct 7, 2013

[KHTS] – Several car thefts over the weekend are being investigated by detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. “Three late 1990s model Honda Civics were stolen from the Jakes Way area of Canyon Country,” said Deputy Josh Dubin of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. “One...

Suspected Canyon Country Car Thieves Arrested by LAPD
Friday, Aug 9, 2013

Los Angeles Police Department officers arrested two suspects after they allegedly assaulted a Canyon Country man and stole his car. On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at approximately 12:50am a male (resident of Canyon Country) aged 56, reported that after parking his vehicle in the 17600 block of Jakes Way,...

July 19 Jakes Way Stabbing Suspect Arrested in Bell
Saturday, Jul 27, 2013

On Friday, July 19, two friends, a male black adult and a male Hispanic adult, were confronted by Suspect Omar “Swifty” Chaparro,” a 20-year-old Hispanic male, as they walked down the 14800 Block of Jakes Way in Canyon Country. Chapparo made several racial slurs towards the male black adult and...

Friday, Dec 28, 2012

Santa Clarita Valley sheriff’s deputies are scouring the Jake’s Way area (Friday, 4:50 p.m.) for a would-be burglar. According to the sheriff’s crime broadcast, a woman in the 27300 block of Dovehouse Street in Canyon Country was startled by a loud “thud” at her door. She was in...

Sheriff: Public Reacts Favorably to Reserve Deputy Operation in Jakes Way-Fair Oaks Area
Friday, Sep 28, 2012

[LASD] – In lieu of the traditional monthly reserve meeting/training session Thursday, reserve deputies from Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station were deployed in the field, and other various positions in the station. A total of 9 reserve deputies went on patrol, mostly in the Jakes Way-Fair Oaks...

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012

The Local Agency Formation Commission approved the annexation of three new communities, which as of Tuesday, Sept. 11, are part of the City of Santa Clarita. The areas include Fair Oaks Ranch, Jakes Way, and the future Vista Canyon. This is the single largest annexation the City has undertaken to date...

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1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [story]
opening night ticket to Magic Mountain
1956 - Placerita Canyon State Park dedicated [story]
Oak of the Golden Dream
1966 - Mustang Drive-In theater opens on Soledad Canyon Road [story]
Mustang Drive-In
ARTree invites the Santa Clarita Valley community to be a part of this recycled bottlecap art project. Families can participate in the making of the mural at the Old Town Newhall Branch of the Santa Clarita Library on June 1, from 2:30-4 p.m.
June 1: Be Part of the Bottlecap Recycled Art Project
Children’s Bureau is seeking foster families and now offers two virtual ways for individuals and/or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
June 20: Foster Families Sought, Attend a Virtual Orientation
As part of the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, OHLA-USA will be extending the existing southbound Calgrove Boulevard off ramp.
Calgrove SB Off Ramp Nighttime Closure May 29-June 28
The public is invited to celebrate the third annual California State Parks Week, June 12-16. This year’s theme: “This is Where You Live” will offer more than 200 events presented by California State Parks, Save the Redwoods League, Parks California and California State Parks Foundation.
Celebrate Third Annual California State Parks Week June 12-16
The NAACP Santa Clarita will host its Annual Juneteenth Celebration over two days, June 14-15. Day one will feature an adults only game night mixer and day two will feature a family celebration at Central Park.
June 14-15: NAACP Santa Clarita Junteenth Two-Day Celebration
Santa Clarita Ballet will present "The Wizard of Oz" on the main stage of the Santa Clarita Perfomring Arts Center at College of the Canyons on Saturday and Sunday June 8-9 at 2 p.m.
June 8-9: Santa Clarita Ballet Performs ‘The Wizard of Oz’
The Remo Music Center is dedicated to providing an atmosphere where people from all walks of life, of all ages, with or without a musical background, can experience making music with others in a welcoming, friendly, non-challenging environment and experience the benefit and joys of making music.
Free Kids, Family Drum Circle at Remo Music Center
After years of hard and heartfelt work, Bridge to Home celebrated the opening of their permanent year-round shelter in Santa Clarita on May 21.
Kathryn Barger | Keeping Up With Kathryn
Volunteer Cabin Counselors at The Painted Turtle Camp are being sought for June 8 - July 30. The mission of The Painted Turtle, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is to provide a year-round, life-changing environment and authentic camp experience for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses.
Painted Turtle Volunteer Cabin Counselors Sought
The city of Santa Clarita invites volunteers to join the Wildland Weekend Warriors in planting and watering plants in Golden Valley or Elsmere Canyon Open Space, or Taylor Trailhead to feed the local pollinators and wildlife. For this project, volunteers should bring work gloves. A long-handled shovel is optional, but helpful.
Wildland Weed Warriors Sought for Open Space Areas
California State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo, (D-Chatsworth) announced that all of her bills on the Assembly floor have passed with all but one receiving bipartisan support, and are now moving forward for consideration in the Senate.
Schiavo’s Legislative Package Advances to Senate
California State Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) has announced that his bill to make wildfire settlement payments tax free was approved unanimously on the Senate floor.
Wilk’s Bill to Make Wildfire Settlements Tax Free Clears Senate
A free scrap tire collection event will be held Saturday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station, 19201 Via Princessa, Santa Clarita, CA 91321.
June 22: Free Scrap Tire Collection Event
Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang is reaching out to disabled veterans throughout L.A County to remind them that they may qualify for a significant property tax savings.
Disabled Vets Can Qualify for Property Tax Savings
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation 2024 Economic Outlook Forecast event will be held Friday, Sept. 27 the Santa Clarita Perfomring Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
May 31: Last Day for Early Bird Tickets to SCVEDC 2024 Economic Outlook
The Master's women's 4x800 relay team got to stand on the podium after an eighth-place finish, and several individuals qualified for event finals, at the NAIA Track & Field National Championships.
TMU Women’s Relay Team Earns a Podium
A City Wide Revival led by Eriona Grabocka of Eriona Grabocka Ministries will be held Friday, May 31 at Cougar Stadium Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
May 31: City Wide Revival at Cougar Stadium
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, May 28 at 6 p.m. that will discuss road work projects, development projects, state legislation and a Public Hearing regarding an amendment to the Tourism Marketing District Ordinance that would update the benefit zone to include newly constructed hotels
May 28: City Council to Discuss Development, Roads, Legislation
1860 - Colonel Thomas F. Mitchell arrives in Soledad Canyon [story]
T.F. Mitchell
The Society Comedy Troupe Improv Night: April Foolsish Show will appear on stage at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall on Saturday, June 1 at 8 p.m.
June 1: Society Comedy Troupe Improv Night at The MAIN
"Splash in the Water" at Castaic Lake is a free boating and water safety event for children ages 7 to 14. Presented by California State University, Northridge, and Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation. The program runs on Fridays now throuogh Aug. 9.
‘Splash in the Water’ at Castaic Lake