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1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
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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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1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
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1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
Newhall Community Hospital
The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic surpassed 2 million on Friday and the World Health Organization warned the global health crisis may get even worse as people weary of restrictions let down their guard and contagious strains of the virus spread around the globe.
Pandemic Death Toll Hits 2 Million Worldwide
At least once a month, residents of the Cali Lake RV community, nestled in a quiet canyon off a rural part of Soledad Canyon Road, have had their power shut off due to Southern California Edison’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
Residents Mostly Impacted by Power Shutoffs Express Concern Over Ongoing Events
Late Friday afternoon, a group of parents and student-athletes gathered in front of the William S. Hart Union High School District office to urge the district to bring athletic-conditioning back to school campuses.
Parents, Student-Athletes Gather to Urge Hart District to Bring Athletics Back
A future open space trailhead in the Tesoro area will be named after a founding Santa Clarita city councilman, and a portion of land in Newhall after a family who has donated several acres of land to the city for open-space preservation.
City Council OKs Dedications in Tesoro Area, Newhall Pass Open Space
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 258 new deaths and 15,051 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with cases likely to reach over 1 million this weekend. In addition, the Santa Clarita Valley has reached 21,189 total cases.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Cases Near 1 Million Countywide; 258 New Deaths in County
Jim and Anita Lombardi of Federal Escrow, Inc. donated $50,000 to the Boys and Girls Club to help the organization continue providing COVID-19 relief services in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Boys and Girls Club Receives $50,000 Financial Gift from Federal Escrow, Inc.
The Castaic Union School District governing board appointed a new president during its annual organizational board meeting last month.
CUSD Board Appoints Mayreen Burk as New Board President
The California Supreme Court declared Thursday that worker classification standards set forth in its Dynamex decision should apply retroactively to a labor class action from 15 years ago, as well as all non-final cases that predate the 2018 landmark ruling.
California High Court Makes Landmark Independent Contractor Ruling Retroactive
Los Angeles County officials announced five additional mass-vaccination sites set to open next week which include Six Flags Magic Mountain and California State University, Northridge.
Six Flags, CSUN Set to Open as Mass Vaccination Sites
Waste Management has extended its temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule for customers in Santa Clarita, with regular service anticipated to resume the week of Jan. 25.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule
The College of the Canyons ‘Canyons Promise’ free tuition program for new students is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 year.
COC’s Canyons Promise Program Now Accepting 2021-22 Applications
The ice rink in Valencia, which the City acquired last year, is currently undergoing renovations prior to its highly anticipated grand reopening later this year.
Renovations for Highly Anticipated City-Owned Ice Rink Continue
The MAIN is set to host eight weeks of free virtual productions from around the world from Jan. 22 through March 12 via Zoom for the Stage on Screen Theatre Fest's International Edition of online theatre.
Jan. 22-March 12: The Main’s Stage On Screen Theatre Fest Goes International
1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
Henry M. Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 287 new deaths and 17,323 new cases of COVID-19, with 20,918 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: County Surpasses 13,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 20,918
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced Thursday the opening of its COVID-19 vaccine-distribution site, with the goal of vaccinating nearly 500 people a day.
Henry Mayo Announces Opening of COVID-19 Vaccine-Distribution Site
L.A. County Parks can help you achieve your New Year’s goals while bringing L.A. vibes into virtual classes.
Registration Open for L.A. County Parks’ Online Classes
Join the Santa Clarita Artists Association's first meeting of 2021, which will take place virtually Monday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 18: Artist Virginia Kamhi to Demonstrate Pastel Techniques
Get ready to get your game on Sunday, March 14, as Soroptimist International of Valencia presents their annual fundraiser to benefit the Soroptimist’s Dream Programs: Live Your Dream and Dream It, Be It.
March 14: ‘Games for a Cause’ Benefiting Soroptimist’s Dream Program
As the COVID-19 surge has continued to overwhelm hospitals over the past couple of months, it has also dramatically impacted the mortuaries where many of the pandemic’s victims end up.
Eternal Valley Struggles to Keep Up With Demand as COVID-19 Surges
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 4-1 to suspend small cohorts returning to campus through Feb. 8.
Hart District Votes 4-1 to Suspend Return to Campus Until February
The Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regional areas fell under a red flag warning, prompting Southern California Edison to monitor more than 28,000 of its customers for potential power shutoffs through the remainder of the week.
SoCal Edison Considering Power Shutoffs Amid Red Flag Warning Conditions