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Former Mustang Lawrence Russell Inks Deal to Play Professional Ball in Canada
Saturday, May 23, 2020

By: Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director Lawrence Russell was already running when he received the ball with 4.8 seconds remaining in the first round of the 2018 NAIA national tournament. The Master’s University men’s basketball team trailed by two points as Russell rushed the length...

Mustangs Outscore Menlo 106-101 to Earn Title Defense
Monday, Mar 5, 2018

By Don Gilmore, TMU Sports Information The Master’s University men’s basketball team, No. 1 in the nation, beat Menlo 106-101 Saturday and will defend its GSAC Tournament championship Monday evening against 14th-ranked Westmont. Lawrence Russell lives for games like this. Typically, the senior...

A Trio of Mustang Men’s Hoopsters Make All-GSAC
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018

By Don Gilmore, TMU Assistant Sports Editor On the heels of the most successful regular season in program history and just days away from the defense of their GSAC Tournament championship, three members of The Master’s University men’s basketball team have been named to the 2017-18 Men’s...

Mustangs Claim Share of 1st GSAC Title in Program History
Monday, Feb 19, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director MONTECITO — It took a rogue fan with a giant “M” flag to stop, momentarily, the most dominant stretch of basketball The Master’s University men’s basketball team has played all year. The Mustangs opened the second half of their...

Mustangs Earn No. 1 Ranking in NAIA Coaches’ Poll
Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director The subject, to this point, had been only hypothetical. “Yeah, it would be a great honor to be No. 1,” The Master’s University guard Lawrence Russell said Saturday. “It would be a big deal for the school and the program to show...

Mustangs Men’s Basketball Team Makes Case for No. 1
Monday, Feb 12, 2018

Master’s men’s basketball coach Kelvin Starr didn’t need to tell his team that a win Saturday over Arizona Christian would likely mean a No. 1 ranking in the NAIA Division 1 top 25 next week. “They were all aware of it,” Starr said. The ranking will be decided Tuesday. The...

Mustangs Dig Deep, Win Program-Record 19th Straight
Friday, Jan 26, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director Lawrence Russell and the Mustangs went where no Master’s University men’s basketball team in program history had gone before on Thursday night: 19 straight wins. After a back-and-forth bruiser of a game, one where another opponent gave TMU...

Mustangs Beat San Diego Christian, Win 17th Straight
Monday, Jan 15, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director Returning on Saturday after a 91-69 win over San Diego Christian, The Master’s University men’s basketball team found itself in a markedly better position than it was at this time last season. That’s saying something. The Mustangs won 27...

Freshmen Making Mark on Mustang Men’s, Women’s Hoops
Friday, Jan 12, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director For Mustang hoops, it’s been in with the new, and outrageous with the old. As The Master’s University senior Lawrence Russell scored a career-high 32 points in a win over William Jessup men’s basketball Saturday, freshman Hodges Bailey knocked...

No. 5 Mustangs Top No. 23 Firestorm in 16th Straight Win

By Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director When The Master’s University arrived in Phoenix on Thursday, its defensive intensity wasn’t waiting at baggage claim. In fact, it was a no-show until halftime at Arizona Christian University, where the No. 5 Mustangs stormed into the final 20...

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1956 - Placerita Canyon State Park dedicated [story]
Oak of the Golden Dream
The California Department of Public Health on Monday announced the statewide reopening of places of worship for religious services and in-store retail shopping.
California OK’s Counties to Reopen Places of Worship, Retail Stores
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 1,047 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with 33 new cases and a total of 1,114 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 1,114 Cases in SCV, 94,558 Statewide
It was less than six months ago that cameras were rolling in the SCV, but it seems like much, much longer.
When the Cameras Can Start Rolling Again in SCV
At its next meeting Tuesday, May 26, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will take action on a motion asking the county to begin planning immediately to prepare for the transition of youth who would have been committed to the state youth prison system, to instead be in the county’s care.
L.A. County Preps for Closure of State Youth Prison System
My dad was a disabled World War II veteran in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Rarely did he discuss the war, which was common for many who served.
Dad’s Limp | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
An endless stream of seniors drove reverently through the Bella Vida Senior Center Lunch Drive-Thru during Friday’s Memorial Day ceremony.
Bella Vida, SCV Seniors Salute Memorial Day 2020
Governor Gavin Newsom laid a wreath at a veterans home Friday and issued a proclamation on Saturday declaring Monday, May 25, 2020, as “Memorial Day” in the State of California.
Newsom Lays Wreath at Veterans Home, Declares May 25 ‘Memorial Day’
The largest study so far on using hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 was published Friday in the Lancet: It found that patients showed no benefit and, worse, were more likely to die or develop an irregular heartbeat.
Biggest Study to Date Says Virus Deaths Spiked With Use of Hydroxychloroquine
In the ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday launched California Connected, the state’s comprehensive contact tracing program and public awareness campaign.
Newsom Launches ‘California Connected’ COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will conduct a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation in the Santa Clarita area on Wednesday, May 27, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
May 27: LASD Bike, Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Push in SCV
1966 - Mustang Drive-In theater opens on Soledad Canyon Road [story]
Mustang Drive-In
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday 940 new cases of COVID-19 and 14 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,081 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Sunday COVID-19 Roundup: 1,081 Cases in SCV, 92,710 Statewide
Richard Keysor, the 1989 Santa Clarita Valley Man of the Year, died at his home in Santa Clarita on May 20. He was 91.
Richard Keysor, 1989 SCV Man of Year, Dies at 91
Science progresses in incremental steps. How long did it take to realize Earth was not the center of the universe, or what goes up must come down? Science is slow, like watching molasses flow or grass grow.
The Magic Pill | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
1860 - Colonel Thomas F. Mitchell arrives in Soledad Canyon [story]
T.F. Mitchell
Lawrence Russell was already running when he received the ball with 4.8 seconds remaining in the first round of the 2018 NAIA national tournament.
Former Mustang Lawrence Russell Inks Deal to Play Professional Ball in Canada
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Saturday 1,032 new cases of COVID-19 and 41 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,063 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Saturday COVID-19 Roundup: 1,063 SCV Cases, 90,631 Statewide
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) has announced the launch of Virtual Senior Day presented by Chipotle, a social initiative that recognizes high school seniors who missed out on their final season of lacrosse due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Premier Lacrosse League, Chipotle to Honor Saugus LAX’s Graduating Athletes
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a video/teleconference business meeting Wednesday, May 27, at 1:30 p.m.
May 27: COC Board of Trustees Virtual Business Meeting
Hertz announced Friday it and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Hertz Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Have you ever had a friend or loved one say, “Gee, I can’t wait to get older so I can go to a nursing home?”
Vacation Spots for Seniors | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
On Friday, Mayor Pro Tem Bill Miranda, Councilmember Bob Kellar and City Manager Ken Striplin met virtually with Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger to address the requested variance for North County cities to reopen at a pace appropriate for their communities.
City Officials, Barger Discuss Variance for Reopening Santa Clarita
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Thursday a new collaborative online campaign, “Advance SEL in California,” to engage educators, school leaders, and families in a wider conversation about how to advance, elevate, and spur action on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in California.
California Education Department Launches Social, Emotional Learning Initiative