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1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
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Crime Blotter: Vehicle Burglary, Assault with Deadly Weapon in Stevenson Ranch
Monday, Apr 1, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released the Stevenson Ranch (Zone 3) public safety report for March 18-24, 2019. 03/24/19 Burglary (Vehicle): 25900 block of The Old Road Person(s) unknown smashed the passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle and stole a gym bag containing...

Crime Blotter: GTA, Burglary, Heroin Possession in Stevenson Ranch
Monday, Dec 17, 2018

The Santa Clartita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its roundup of crimes reported in Stevenson Ranch (Zone 3) between Nov. 18-Dec. 2, 2018. 11/19/18 Grand Theft (Auto): 25800 block Dickens Street Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s 2010 Honda Accord. On 11/25/18, the vehicle was found...

Deputy Duxbury’s Tip of the Week: Do’s and Don’ts of Reporting Suspicious Activity
Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Deputy Kevin Duxbury’s tip this week spotlights the do’s and don’ts of reporting suspicious activity to authorities. “We encourage people to call us whenever they see something that they think may be suspicious. In many cases however, some...

Crime Blotter: Assault, Domestic Violence, GTA in Stevenson Ranch

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Stevenson Ranch (Zone 3) for the period between Oct. 29-Nov. 11, 2018. 11/10/18 – Burglary (Vehicle): 25600 block Crockett Lane Person(s) unknown smashed the rear window of victim’s...

Crime Blotter: Assault with Deadly Weapon, Elder Abuse in Stevenson Ranch
Friday, Jul 6, 2018

Deputy Kevin Duxbury The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its Stevenson Ranch (Zone 3) crime information and public safety report for June 24-July 1, 2018. 06/30/18 Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Elder Abuse 25500 block Fountain Glen Court Detectives at Santa Clarita Sheriff’s...

SCV Deputy Duxbury’s Tips: Comfort Pets Are Not Service Animals
Friday, Apr 27, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Deputy Kevin Duxbury’s tip this week spotlights therapy-comfort pets — what the laws are about them, and where they are and are not allowed. Here’s the tip from the station’s social media: “I have often responded to calls concerning...

Crime Blotter: Battery on Bus Driver in Stevenson Ranch

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station listed only one crime — battery on a bus driver — on its public safety and crime information report for Stevenson Ranch (Zone 3) for the week of April 16-22. 04/18/18 Battery: Constitution Avenue / Pico Canyon Road A male juvenile punched the...

SCV Sheriff’s Foundation Honors Local Volunteers
Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Foundation hosted a recognition and appreciation dinner on April 19 for the dedicated men and women who volunteer with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. This annual event has become a means for the community to say thank you to the people who give so much...

Crime Blotter: GTA, Assault with Deadly Weapon in Newhall
Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its Newhall (Zone 6) Crime Prevention and Public Safety Information for March 12-17, 2018. The following Part I crimes were reported: 03/17/18 Burglary – 24300 block The Old Road Person(s) unknown smashed the right rear window of the victim’s...

Deputy: Lock Your Vehicle to Avoid Theft of Valuables
Friday, Dec 22, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Deputy Kevin Duxbury warns residents to remove valuables from their vehicles and keep vehicles locked to avoid theft. There is an unfortunate trend going on nationwide right now, which is resulting in a lot of people having things stolen from their vehicles. Thieves...

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1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
William Chormicle
The city of Santa Clarita’s tourism advisory board held its quarterly meeting Tuesday to hear updates on the city’s tourism advertising, special events and other economic development updates. 
City Tourism Board Hears Recent Economic Development Efforts
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today five new deaths and 226 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,068 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Updates Travel Guidelines; 28,068 Total SCV Cases
In a combination of extreme heat, low humidity, and record draught conditions Angeles National Forest fire danger level is being raised to "Very High" effective July 16. 
Angeles Forest Fire Danger Raised To Very High
As summer temps are rising The Cube, Ice and Entertainment Center is opening public skating sessions. 
The Cube Opens Public Ice Skating Sessions
The first annual "Cars Under the Stars" is coming to The Westfield Town Center for the benefit of the WiSh foundation. 
“Cars Under The Stars” Debuts In July
College of the Canyons will be the only community college in the state to offer a Low Observable, stealth, coatings application program, this fall.
College Of The Canyons: First In State To Launch Low Observable Training Program
Santa Clarita city officials announced Railroad Avenue will be getting the rehab treatment starting next week.
City to Refurbish Railroad Avenue
Governor Gavin Newsom visited Six Flags Magic Mountain Wednesday to celebrate the state’s reopening.
Newsom Visits Magic Mountain As State Reopens
Firefighters returned to the scene of an earlier balcony fire at a Newhall apartment complex Tuesday night after the fire reignited. 
Firefighters Put Out Second Fire at Newhall Apartment Complex
A man who was arrested in connection with an alleged road rage incident that ended with deputies using their tasers has reportedly been arrested five times since March 2020.
Suspect Connected to Road-Rage Investigation Arrested Five Times Since Last March
Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation of the circumstance surrounding an unknown cause of death in Canyon Country, officials said Wednesday. 
LASD Update Info Regarding Body Found Near Camp Plenty Tuesday
A handful of celebrities, social media influencers and now hundreds of local business owners and community members have joined in to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to save a Santa Clarita boy’s life.
To Save A Boy’s Life, Celebrities And Community Come Together
1876 - D.G. Scofield forms California Star Oil Works, hires Alex Mentry to drill in Pico Canyon [story]
Pico oil rigs
Los Angeles County Workforce Development Aging and Community Services is spreading awareness during World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) by sharing ways the community can help.
County Shares Ways to Help the Elderly During World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
A body was found under the Soledad Canyon overpass in Canyon Country on Tuesday, prompting a call to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives.
Homicide Detectives Investigating Body Found in Canyon Country
As California’s COVID-19 case rates have fallen to among the lowest in the country and almost 19 million Californians are fully vaccinated, the state is moving 'Beyond the Blueprint' to fully reopen its economy and end many pandemic-era restrictions, announced California Department of Public Health officials. In addition, Los Angeles County Public Health noted the current guidelines vaccinated and unvaccinated County residents are to follow as restrictions relax and the economy reopens.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: California Officially Moves ‘Beyond the Blueprint’; 28,061 Total SCV Cases
The necessity of passing federal legislation aimed at curbing illegal eviction was examined at length Monday during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing.
House Panel Takes Up Bill Blocking Evictions in National Emergencies
California lawmakers passed a record $267 billion budget bill Monday that boosts spending on programs designed to fight climate change, prevent wildfires, build affordable housing and stimulate the economy with direct payments to taxpayers.
California Lawmakers Send $267 Billion Budget to Newsom’s Desk
Family, friends and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department gathered at Fire Station 131 in Palmdale Tuesday morning for a ceremony to honor firefighter Tory Carlon, who was killed earlier this month.
Flag Ceremony Honors Fallen Firefighter Tory Carlon
Medical examiners identified a body found across the street from the Castaic Lagoon as that of Marlon Francisco Menjivartorres, 35, of Castaic.
Coroner Identifies Body Found Near Castaic Lake
Los Angeles County Fire Department officials announced plans this week for a private flag ceremony and memorial service — both of which will be livestreamed for the community to watch — in honor of the firefighter killed in the Station 81 shooting on June 1.
Flag Ceremony, Memorial Service Planned for Firefighter Killed in Station 81 Shooting
In an announcement released on Monday, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, reported that he had secured $20 million in federal funding for the district to be included in pending legislation, with some of the money heading toward the Santa Clarita Valley if the bill is approved.
Garcia Announces $20 Million Planned for Transportation Services in District
Demonstrating alongside the Hart District Teachers Association, members of the California School Employees Association Chapter 349 stood outside the district office last week in support of the ongoing negotiations concerning pay and benefits.
Hart District Classified Staff Negotiating Increase in Pay, Benefits