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

4 SCV Felony Cases in Court Monday
Monday, Jul 15, 2013

Jerry Moon Several  Santa Clarita Valley-related cases were heard Monday in San Fernando Superior Court. The cases of Eric and Roger Yee, Raymundo Soto, Jerry Moon and three men charged with a Halloween murder were all in court, according to a spokesman for the District Attorney’s Office. Diamonte...

Local Rape Case: Justice Served
Saturday, Mar 30, 2013

For once, there is a glimmer of hope that justice is being served and our court system actually works.  It works for the true victim that is and not some felonious predator “defendant” who suddenly becomes the “victim” as soon as he’s arrested.  That’s what happens...

Rapist Denied New Trial; 43 Year Deal Stands
Monday, Mar 25, 2013

[L.A. County District Attorney, 3/25/2013] – A 19-year-old man was sentenced to 43 years to life in state prison today for forcible rape and other charges stemming from the January 2012 sexual assault of a Stevenson Ranch woman. Deputy District Attorney Julie Kramer said Jerry Moon was sentenced...

Admitted Rapist Due Back in Court March 25
Thursday, Mar 14, 2013

Jerry Moon A Valencia man who pleaded guilty to a brutal Stevenson Ranch kidnapping and rape will be due back in court March 25, a prosecutor for the case said Thursday. “The defense attorney needed a little bit more time because he just came in on the case,” said Julie Kramer, deputy district attorney...

Admitted Stevenson Ranch Rapist Plans to Withdraw Plea
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013

Jerry Moon Jerry Moon, 19, of Stevenson Ranch, will be back in court next month on allegations that he raped and attempt to murder a Stevenson Ranch woman last January. Moon’s case was continued to Feb. 28, after he let Superior Court Judge Lloyd Nash know he intended to file a motion in San Fernando...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012

In this episode: Einstein Academy brings a charter petition to the Los Angeles County School Board; A Santa Clarita teen is facing 43 in prison after pleading guilty to robbery and sexual assault. Also: State Senator Steve Knight introduces his first bill; A Santa Clarita mom who lost her son to a heroin...

Stevenson Ranch Man, 19, Faces 43 Years for Rape

Jerry Moon A Santa Clarita Valley man is facing 43 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to a sexual assault Wednesday, according to Sandi Gibbons, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Jerry Moon, 19, of Stevenson Ranch, was initially was charged with...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012

In this episode: District attorney files 17 counts against 18-year-old Jerry Moon in Stevenson Ranch robbery-rape case; Saugus Union School Board meeting tonight to discuss possible teacher layoffs. Also: Officials unveil storefront improvements at Newhall Bicycle and Pulchella Winery; Public invited...

DA Files 17 Counts in Westside Robbery-Rape Case
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012

Jerry Moon An 18-year-old Stevenson Ranch man suspected of breaking into the home of a Stevenson Ranch woman on Jan. 8 and sexually assaulting her was charged Tuesday with multiple counts including attempted murder, the District Attorney’s Office announced. Jerry Moon was scheduled to be arraigned...

Arrest Made in Stevenson Ranch Robbery-Rape Case
Thursday, Feb 16, 2012

Jerry Moon An 18-year-old Stevenson Ranch man has been arrested and booked on charges of attempted murder, rape, kidnapping and home-invasion robbery in connection with a brutal assault that occurred early Sunday morning, Jan. 8. Jerry Moon was arrested without incident as he walked out of his home Thursday...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
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