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1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
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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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1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
James Dean
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 39 new deaths and 905 new cases of confirmed COVID-19, with 6,156 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 269,284 Cases Countywide, 39 New Deaths; 6,156 SCV Cases
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to allow breweries and wineries to resume outdoor operations in one week.
Breweries, Wineries Can Reopen Outdoors Countywide Next Week
The largest indoor mall operator in the region, with locations including the Westfield Valencia Town Center, has filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County over COVID-19 health guidelines that have kept the shopping centers closed.
Westfield Sues L.A. County Over Indoor Mall Closures
The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, and coauthored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to begin sharing data about veteran suicides between the Department of Veterans Affairs and Los Angeles County and explore the possibility of establishing a countywide veteran suicide review team.
L.A. County to Explore Veteran Suicide Review Team
Each October Circle of Hope recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its annual event, 31 Days of Hope to help increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment of this disease.
31 Days of Hope to Help Increase Breast Cancer Awareness, Support
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — Fed up with the growing number of untraceable homemade firearms used in gun crimes and mass shootings, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a federal lawsuit Tuesday to force the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to crack down on so-called “ghost guns” that skirt laws requiring background checks and age verification.
California Sues Feds to Force Crack Down on ‘Ghost Guns’
Thousands of Southern California Edison customers were suddenly left without power late Tuesday morning in Newhall after balloons came in contact with power lines, according to officials.
Newhall Power Outage Due to Mylar Balloons
The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and coauthored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that will enable elementary schools to begin applying for a waiver to reopen grades TK-2 in schools, prioritizing schools with a high number of low-income students.
Barger Motion to Begin School Waiver Reopening Process Approved by Supes
While in-person events may be postponed for the time being, the city of Santa Clarita events team is bringing you virtual and physically distanced happenings to fill the void.
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar Features New Online October Events
The fast-moving Martindale Fire, which started near Bouquet Reservoir, remained at 230 acres overnight, with firefighters able to achieve 40% containment by Tuesday morning.
Martindale Fire Remains at 230 Acres, 40% Containment
EDUCAUSE, the nonprofit higher education information technology association, awarded former California State University, Northridge Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Hilary J. Baker with its 2020 Community Leadership Award.
Higher Education Nonprofit Recognizes Former CSUN VP for Community Leadership
The Valley Industry Association will welcome Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth as the Keynote Speaker for the October VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Oct. 13: VIA Virtual Series with Mayor Cameron Smyth
A fatal traffic collision south of the Newhall Pass on Interstate 5 stalled traffic for morning commuters Tuesday.
Multi-Vehicle Traffic Collision on SB I-5 Leaves One Dead
A gas main break at Costco in Canyon Country prompted evacuations and road closures Tuesday morning.
Costco Gas Main Break Prompts Evacuations, Road Closures
In its 2015 regional annual report, UNESCO, a specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes international collaboration in education, science, and culture, listed Mozambique as one of the countries in Africa with the highest incidence of girl marriage.
Santa Clarita Youth Education Advocate’s Annual Award Brings Hope Across Africa
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
COC
Smoke from a brush fire dubbed the Martindale Fire in Bouquet Canyon near the Bouquet Reservoir was visible from areas in the Santa Clarita Valley shortly after the blaze broke out Monday afternoon, quickly burning 200 acres and threatening structures.
‘Martindale’ Brush Fire in Bouquet Canyon, Visible from SCV, Threatens Strctures
The global COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1 million Monday afternoon, a grim milestone in a pandemic that caught much of the world unprepared for a health crisis and left economies reeling, convulsed politics and fundamentally altered the world.
World Marks Grim Milestone: 1 Million COVID-19 Deaths
SCV Water invites the community to a virtual ribbon-cutting on Monday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m., celebrating the completion of a new water treatment plant.
Oct. 5: SCV Water Treatment Plant Virtual Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Newhall resident Daniel Bradley, a Vietnam veteran and Gold Star son, had the chance to fly to Washington, D.C., to attend a reception at the White House Sunday to honor Gold Star families and their loved ones who’ve died in service.
Daniel Bradley of Newhall Honored as Gold Star Son at White House
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office reports a busy slate of production activity in the Santa Clarita Valley this week, September 28-October 4.
Busy Slate of Productions This Week in SCV
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended the current extreme heat warning for the Santa Clarita Valley through Saturday evening.
SCV Extreme Heat Warning Extended Through Saturday