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JetHawks Laud Lawmakers’ Effort to Save Minor League Baseball
Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019

Lancaster — The Lancaster JetHawks on Wednesday praised the newly created Save Minor League Baseball Task Force that has been organized by members of Congress to prevent Major League Baseball from eliminating 42 minor league franchises, nearly one-quarter of them around the country. “We appreciate...

Lancaster Wraps Up 2019 Season with Loss
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

LAKE ELSINORE – Luis Castro hit a big home runs, but the JetHawks lost a late lead and fell to Lake Elsinore, 4-3, Monday evening at The Diamond in the final game of 2019. Lancaster wraps up the season at 68-70, the team’s first losing record since 2011. Lake Elsinore (38-32, 73-65) scored an early...

Lancaster Scores a Win in Penultimate Game of 2019
Monday, Sep 2, 2019

LAKE ELSINORE – After a difficult month of August, the JetHawks scored a win over the Lake Elsinore Storm, 5-2, on the first day of September Sunday evening at The Diamond. Luis Castro led the way on offense behind a strong start from Garrett Schilling. The Storm (37-32, 72-65) scored first with a...

JetHawks’ Vilade Homers in Loss at Lake

LAKE ELSINORE – Ryan Vilade homered in the first inning, but the Lancaster JetHawks lost to the Lake Elsinore Storm, 6-3, at The Diamond Saturday night. The JetHawks have lost seven of nine August games against the Storm. After being eliminated from the playoffs on Friday night, the JetHawks (33-35,...

JetHawks Miss Out on Playoffs

LAKE ELSINORE – For the first time since 2011, the Lancaster JetHawks will not be a part of the California League minor league baseball playoffs. The Lake Elsinore Storm won, 5-2, over Lancaster Friday night to eliminate the JetHawks from postseason contention. Lancaster had qualified for the playoffs...

JetHawks Fall to 66ers in Home Finale
Friday, Aug 30, 2019

LANCASTER – The JetHawks were unable to muster any late-inning magic in their home finale Thursday night, as Inland Empire won, 5-4, at The Hangar. Lancaster needs a sweep of the Storm in their final series of the year in order to make the playoffs. Inland Empire (28-38, 54-81) scored two runs in the...

Castro Leads JetHawks to Victory
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019

LANCASTER – As has been the case many times in 2019, Luis Castro led the way for the JetHawks as they took down the Inland Empire 66ers, 12-2, Wednesday night at The Hangar. Castro hit a pair of home runs and drove in five as the JetHawks kept their playoff hopes alive. It did not take long for Castro...

JetHawks Bats Go Quiet Against Inland Empire
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

LANCASTER – The JetHawks could not get their offense going as they fell to the Inland Empire 66ers 5-2 Tuesday night at The Hangar. Lancaster has lost four of the first five games at The Hangar in their final homestand of the season. Both starting pitchers were strong. Lancaster’s Garrett Schilling...

JetHawks Trail Storm by 4 Games After Dropping Series Finale
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

LANCASTER – The Storm scored the final five runs of Monday’s game to beat the JetHawks, 7-4, at The Hangar. Lake Elsinore took three of four in the series, and they lead the JetHawks by four games in the standings withs even regular season games left. Lancaster (32-31, 66-65) started strong and jumped...

Herron, Snyder Homer in JetHawks Win Over Storm
Monday, Aug 26, 2019

LANCASTER – Jimmy Herron and Taylor Snyder (pictured above) led the way on offense as the Lancaster JetHawks beat the Lake Elsinore Storm, 8-3, at The Hangar Sunday evening. Snyder hit a pair of home runs as the JetHawks got within three games of the Storm in the standings. Lake Elsinore (34-28, 69-61)...

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1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
Battle of Palmdale
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the RR/CC has completed the examination and verification of all 715,833 petition signatures submitted for the recall of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón.
Gascón Recall Efforts Fail
CSUN defeated the University of San Diego 1-0 Sunday night in the men's soccer exhibition opener for both clubs at Torero Stadium. 
Matadors Shut Out San Diego 1-0 in Exhibition Opener
The Women's Council of Realtors SCV Network held their election for officers on Aug. 11, along with their annual member and sponsor appreciation night.
Women’s Council of Realtors SCV Elects New Officers
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning with a closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Aug. 17: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: SUSD Regular Board Meeting
Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley will hold their third annual golf tournament beginning noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Oct. 24: Family Promise SCV Annual Golf Tournament
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will open its first primary care practice on the hospital campus on Monday, Aug. 15.
Henry Mayo Opens First Primary Care Practice on Hospital Campus
Heads Up! The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station urge parents to practice "safe pedestrian skills."
Parents Urged to Practice Back-to-School Safety
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 266 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 26 deaths and 10,025 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 88,000; Deaths Total 493
(CN) — In drought-ridden California's history, megafloods have occurred about every century. Not often, but from a geological standpoint they're not rare.
Study Shows Climate Change Increasing Risk of California Megaflood
1849 - Eight-pound gold nugget found in San Feliciano Canyon (Val Verde/Piru area) [story]
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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Are you worried about getting diabetes? Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes? One out of three American adults has prediabetes.
Aug. 16: Henry Mayo Hosts Diabetes Prevention Program
Avian influenza refers to a family of influenza or flu viruses that commonly infect birds.
L.A. County Public Health Urges Public to Protect Pet Birds from Bird Flu
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,995 new cases countywide and 112 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Moves to Medium Community Level
Marvel Comics’ best-known, tree-like sentient being, Groot, a character that became widely popular through the action comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy," gets his own animated show on Disney+ this week.
CalArts Alum Kirsten Lepore Brings ‘I am Groot’ to Disney+
Work along the I-5 corridor in Burbank continues and will include nighttime lane reductions and the closing of the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp during the week of Aug. 15 to Aug. 18.
I-5 Corridor Improvements Include Nighttime Lane Reductions
As part of his legislative package calling on accountability, transparency, and integrity in the state government's procurement process, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 11.
Wilk’s Measure Increasing Transparency Passes Assembly Committee
The early portion of The Master's University women's soccer team's schedule in 2022 will have a national tournament-type feel.
TMU Women’s Soccer To Play Top Teams on Florida, Indiana Trips
Princess Cruises today announced updated COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, removing the vaccine requirement for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusting pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated.
Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings
As the summer travel season wraps up, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Aug. 17-Sept. 5: LASD Will Increase End-of-Summer DUI Patrols, Checkpoints
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