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June 14
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage

‘Wipeout’ Contestant’s Death Ruled as Natural, Caused by Heart Attack
Monday, Feb 1, 2021

The man who died after completing an obstacle course during production of the game show “Wipeout” in Santa Clarita died as a result of a heart attack, according to Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner documents. Michael Paredes, a 38-year-old Oxnard man, died from an acute myocardial...

Santa Clarita Man ID’d as Motorcycle Crash Victim
Friday, Nov 8, 2019

Jesus Tapiaramos, 27, of Santa Clarita, has been identified as the man killed in an early morning motorcycle crash in the Newhall Pass nearly two weeks ago. Investigators with the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner revealed the deceased man’s identity Thursday. According to the...

Pair Detained in SCV Traffic Stop ID’d; 1 Suspected of Murder
Monday, Aug 19, 2019

A man and a woman arrested in Canyon Country Friday morning, one of them on suspicion of murder, have been identified as being from the Antelope Valley. Jonathan Johnson, 27, of Lancaster, and a 24-year-old of Palmdale woman, were detained during a traffic stop Friday shortly after 9:30 a.m. The vehicle...

Pickup Truck Driver Dies in Fiery Castaic Crash
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019

The driver of a pickup truck died Wednesday morning after colliding with a big rig on Interstate 5 near Castaic. Investigators with the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner have been notified, said California Highway Patrol Officer Josh Greengard. Shortly after 5:30 a.m., the Los...

Santa Clarita Woman Struck, Killed by Train in Canyon Country
Friday, Aug 9, 2019

Coroner’s officials identified a pedestrian fatally struck by a Metrolink passenger train in Canyon Country late Thursday night. Jasmine Owens Taira, 30, of Santa Clarita, was killed in the collision, according to Sarah Ardalani, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. The...

Motorcyclist Airlifted Pronounced Dead at Hospital
Monday, May 13, 2019

A motorcyclist who was airlifted to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital following a collision Saturday died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash, according to a news release issued by the California Highway Patrol. The Yamaha motorcycle was headed southbound on Soledad Canyon Road, just south of Agua...

Autopsy Pending in Death of Saugus High Football Player
Thursday, Sep 6, 2018

Parents from Saugus High School were informed Thursday afternoon of the death of a member of the school’s football team. Christian Nsubuga, a newly enrolled 11th-grader, was found unresponsive by first responders Wednesday morning. The case is being handled by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s...

Coroner, Law Enforcement Continue Rowher Flats Body Investigation
Sunday, Dec 27, 2015

Coroners are continuing to investigate a body found in the Rowher Flats Recreational Area Sunday morning after being found Saturday evening during a search for a missing man. Los Angeles County Department of Coroner officials said they have personnel still on scene working the investigation as of 10:30...

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1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities