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1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
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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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1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel
On Saturday, Oct. 23, SCV Sheriff Station J-Team deputies will be hosting a "Drug Take Back Day" between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Oct. 23: SCV Sheriff’s Station Hosting “Drug Take Back Day”
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 15 new deaths and 1,227 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,989 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Begins Administering COVID Vaccine Boosters for All Three FDA-Approved Vaccines to Residents; SCV Cases Total 36,989
As you walk along the River Village Park Trail at Duane R. Harte Park, you can now enjoy nature and a story at the same time.
Santa Clarita Public Library Debuts ‘Trail Tales’ Literary Adventure at Duane R. Harte Park
The total number of anti-Asian hate crimes within Los Angeles County rose 76% in 2020, according to a report released Wednesday.
L.A. County Anti-Asian Hate Crimes See 76% Increase in 2020
Residents in unincorporated Los Angeles County were told Thursday to ignore a recent notice concerning home registry from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, according to officials in Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office.
County ‘Rental Property’ Notice Sparks Homeowner Confusion
Classified employees within the Saugus Unified School District are now showing their COVID-19 vaccination verification or undergoing weekly testing to work in the office.
Classified School Workers Undergo COVID-19 Vaccine Verification
Californians age 70 and older may continue to renew their driver’s licenses online or by mail through Dec. 31, 2022. Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed legislation to extend this temporary rule.
Californians 70 and Older Can Renew Driver’s Licenses Online Through 2022
Six Flags Magic Mountain, the undisputed “Thrill Capital of the World,” in partnership with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and DC, today unveiled plans to add yet another record-breaking coaster—WONDER WOMAN™ Flight of Courage—to its unparalleled thrill ride lineup.
Six Flags Magic Mountain Announces Record 20th Coaster WONDER WOMAN Flight of Courage
Smells of Filipino food wafted outside the Newhall Community Center as a welcome for attendees of the Fil-Am Association of Santa Clarita Valley, “Pistahan at Bayanihan” (Festivities and Community) Cultural Festival.
Community Leaders Celebrate Filipino Culture, History
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Hunter Greene is returning to his former home of Stevenson Ranch Saturday to meet local kids and give out free baseball cleats.
SCV Native, Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Hunter Greene Offering Free Cleats for Local Kids
1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
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Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk, (R-Santa Clarita), delivered a second letter Thursday to ensure accountability on a state-funded COVID-19 testing lab.
Wilk Demands Newsom Admin to Halt Auto-Renew Of No-Bid Contract for Valencia Testing Lab
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 27 new deaths and 1,167 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,924 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 36,924; L.A. County Ready to Administer Additional Boosters
Aglaia Mortcheva has spent over 20 years working in animation, from Comedy Central to Nickelodeon and FOX, and is eager to share her insights on turning cartoons into characters people care about as a professor in California State University, Northridge’s animation program in the Department of Art.
CSUN Welcomes Longtime Nickelodeon Animator as Art Department Professor
The city of Santa Clarita’s Volunteer Engagement Program is pleased to partner with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Nonprofit Council and the SCV Nonprofit Leaders Network for the 2021 Nonprofit Symposium.
City Inviting Area Nonprofits to 2021 Nonprofit Symposium
The end of the season approaches as the Santa Clarita Valley football teams are officially over halfway done with league play.
Week Nine Foothill League Roundup for Trinity, Santa Clarita Christian, Castaic
After a year of virtual celebrations, the only zooming that will be done at the College of the Canyons Fall 2021 Science Talk Star Party will be through actual telescopes.
Oct. 29: COC’s Fall Star Party Returns to Canyon Country Campus
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students, including Sujin Kim from California Institute of the Arts, winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards competition.
CalArtian Among 17 Winners of Student Academy Awards
Seventeen employees were honored as the Classified Employees of the Year Wednesday night at the William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board meeting.
Hart Governing Board Recognizes Classified Employees of the Year
Hundreds of Santa Clarita teens gathered on Sunday, Oct. 17, to join actor-influencer Eric Artell in kicking off the “ASMD Baby Food Challenge,” a social media challenge created to raise awareness for local toddler Damian Markham and Wylder Nation Foundation. 
Baby Food Challenge Kicks Off Locally for Terminally-Ill SCV Toddler
2007 - Buckweed fire chars 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]
Buckweed Fire
Family Promise Santa Clarita in partnership with Williams Homes, And HomeAid LA, will break ground on their new local resource center. 
Family Promise To Break Ground On New Resource Center
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 31 new deaths and 1,267 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,859 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Vaccines for Sports Viewing; 36,859 Total SCV Cases
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