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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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California Poppy Reserve Hiring Seasonal Park Aides
Thursday, Jan 2, 2020

Great Basin District is seeking to hire ten Visitor Services Park Aides for the 2020 spring Antelope Valley poppy season. The reporting location is the Antelope Valley CA Poppy Reserve, located at 15101 Lancaster Road, Lancaster, CA. 93536 (16 miles east of Hwy 14). These positions will work under the...

Caltrans to Close Portions of State Route 14 for Pavement Rehab
Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

SANTA CLARITA, PALMDALE, LANCASTER – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close portions of State Route 14 for a pavement rehabilitation project to improve the condition of the lanes and create a smoother ride for motorists. Closures are scheduled nightly on Monday, April...

Pioneers Roll Past Bethesda
Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018

LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (2-8) earned their second victory in as many contests, defeating the Flames of Bethesda University of California (1-8), 110-65, Monday, in intercollegiate men’s basketball action at the Pioneer Event Center. Senior guard Miles Nolen-Webb (San...

Pioneers Defeat California Miramar in Exhibition Match
Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018

The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers defeated the Fighting Falcons of California Miramar University, 94-59, on Thursday, in intercollegiate men’s basketball exhibition action inside the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster. Senior guard Hayden Hall (Portland, OR) led all scorers in the contest with...

UAV Pioneers Cruise to 6th Straight Win
Thursday, Nov 22, 2018

Winners of six straight, the University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (6-1) rolled to another victory Wednesday evening, sending the short-handed Warriors of Life Pacific College (1-6) home with a loss, 117-70, in intercollegiate women’s basketball action at the Pioneer Event Center (PEC) in Lancaster. UAV...

University of Antelope Valley Adds 3 New Players to Baseball Program
Thursday, Aug 16, 2018

LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley (UAV) baseball program is pleased to announce the additions of 6-1 utility player Edmond Marcotte, 6-0 utility player Kyle Lathrop, and 6-1 pitcher Austin Grabbit, with all three players coming over to UAV from Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, Calif. “It...

JetHawks Fall to Rancho Cucamonga
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – Matt Dennis set a career-high with 11 strikeouts, but Lancaster fell to Rancho Cucamonga, 3-1, Saturday night at LoanMart Field. Dennis took the loss despite allowing only two runs in six innings. Dennis (7-12) only allowed runs on one swing Saturday. Cristian Santana, who leads...

JetHawks Extend Contract with Rockies Through 2020
Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018

Photo credit Kevin Karzin LANCASTER – The Lancaster JetHawks are excited to announce an extension of their Player Development Contract (PDC), with the Colorado Rockies. The agreement assures that Lancaster will remain the High-A Affiliate of the Colorado Rockies through at least the 2020 season. ...

JetHawks Score Season-High 17 Runs in Slugfest
Thursday, Jul 26, 2018

LANCASTER – The Lancaster JetHawks got the better of Lake Elsinore in a high-scoring affair Wednesday night, winning 17-11 over the Storm. Brian Serven and Luis Castro led the way, combining for seven hits as the JetHawks went for a season-high 17 runs and five home runs. Lancaster (20-14, 53-51)...

JetHawks Leave Season-High 15 On; Drop Series Opener to Quakes
Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – The JetHawks squandered multiple opportunities in their series-opener against the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, leaving a season-high 15 runners on-base in a 5-4 loss on Monday night at LoanMart Field. The win pushed Rancho Cucamonga’s franchise-record winning streak to 14 games. The...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 30 new deaths and 1,063 new cases of COVID-19, including a new fatality in the city of Santa Clarita and 42 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 6,198 Cases, 61 Deaths in SCV; More Reopenings OK’d
The newly completed Enchanted Princess was delivered to Princess Cruises Wednesday in an official handover ceremony presented via live streaming video from the Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
Enchanted Princess Officially Joins Princess Cruises Fleet
The Los Angeles Times on Wednesday published what the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services called a "misleading" article about the county's specialty care system.
L.A. County DHS: L.A. Times Story About Specialty Care ‘Misleading’
The Santa Clarita Public Library buildings may be closed, but book browsing will be available via the new "Random Reads" program beginning October 1.
‘Random Reads’ Launched Oct. 1 by Santa Clarita Public Library
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a suspect after a husband and wife made a citizen arrest of another man the couple accused of spying on them while sexually gratifying himself, according to sheriff’s officials.
Husband Makes ‘Citizen Arrest’ on Man Suspected of Peeking at Wife
The city of Santa Clarita has released the second edition of its Parks Passport Adventure, where residents explore a new selection of city parks each month to find and unscramble a secret message for a prize.
Santa Clarita Parks Passport Adventure No. 2 Now Available
Like many other sectors, the film and entertainment industries including events businesses came to a halt amid the months-long stay-at-home order.
SCV Filming, Events Businesses Discuss COVID-19 Impacts
Medical examiners with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified Maria De La Luz Torres, 66, of Palmdale, as the woman killed in a multivehicle traffic collision involving a Homeland Security agent south of the Newhall Pass on Interstate 5 Tuesday.
Coroner ID’s Palmdale Woman Killed in Multivehicle I-5 Crash
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to overhaul the county’s response to residents having health crises, directing officials to design a system that dispatches experts in health and de-escalation — not police — during emergencies.
L.A. County Looks for Alternatives to Police-Only Responses to Health Crises
California commercial drivers can continue delivering essential products and supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic without worrying about an expiring license following a new round of extensions Wednesday by the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
DMV Extends Expiring Commercial Driver’s Licenses Through December
Shopping malls and nail salons are the latest businesses in Los Angeles County approved for reopening under limited capacity over the coming days, after action late Tuesday by state health officials.
More L.A. County Businesses Approved for Reopening
Prosecutors with the District Attorney’s Office declined to file a criminal case after two teens were arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism in August, following a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station investigation into street painting.
D.A. Declines Criminal Case for Teens Arrested on Suspicion of Vandalism
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