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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
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Three Santa Clarita Criminal Cases Continued Due to COVID-19
Friday, Aug 28, 2020

A number of criminal cases concerning the Santa Clarita Valley have received continuations this week. The case proceedings have either been delayed or hindered in some way by the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in continuations of the proceedings. The Los Angeles County Superior Court has announced extensions...

Santa Clarita Courthouse to Temporarily Close Wednesday
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020

The Santa Clarita Courthouse is set to close temporarily Wednesday in response to the coronavirus pandemic. While there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the courthouse as of this story’s publication, the move comes as part of the court’s overall plan to temporarily scale down operations,...

L.A. County Courts: Only Authorized Persons Allowed in Courthouses
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020

Presiding Judge Kevin C. Brazile signed a General Order Tuesday to enact unprecedented measures in the nation’s largest trial court to protect the public’s health and safety during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Presiding Judge Brazile took this action after obtaining emergency powers pursuant to the provisions...

Vanessa Bryant Sues ’Copter Owner Over Crash That Killed Kobe, Others
Monday, Feb 24, 2020

As thousands gathered at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday to celebrate NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others who died in a helicopter crash last month, Kobe’s wife Vanessa Bryant filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company that operated the helicopter. Sports fans...

Woman Driving RV in Police Pursuit Charged with 9 Felonies
Friday, May 24, 2019

A Santa Clarita woman who led police on a pursuit from Valencia to Tarzana while driving an RV with two dogs inside on Tuesday was charged Thursday with nine felony counts, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Julie Ann Rainbird aka Julie Ann Fehlman (dob 6/4/66) faces one...

Man Pleads No Contest in Attempted Sexual Assault of Child in Valencia
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019

A 40-year-old man pleaded no contest for attempting to sexually assault a 5-year-old girl at a wedding reception in Valencia last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Deputy District Attorney Ani Bailey said Jeff Boulter of Long Beach entered the plea to one...

Villarreal Pleads No Contest in Shooting Death of Boyfriend
Saturday, Jan 5, 2019

A 25-year-old Newhall woman admitted to shooting her boyfriend to death in the parking lot of a Canoga Park bar last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday. Reyanna Villarreal pleaded no contest to one count of involuntary manslaughter and admitted an allegation of...

City Files Formal Complaint Over Canyon Country Hillside Solar Panels
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita has filed a formal complaint with the Los Angeles County Superior Court regarding solar panels installed on the hillsides adjacent to the Canyon View Mobile Home Estates in Canyon Country. The complaint, filed Monday, asks the court for “preliminary and permanent injunction...

Santa Clarita Man Charged With 27 Felonies in Serial Rapes Case
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018

Nicolas Morales (Alhambra PD)A 44-year-old Santa Clarita man who posed as a rideshare driver has been charged with raping seven women in a span of 15 months, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today. Nicolas Morales (dob 1/16/74) has been charged with 27 felony counts in case...

County Courts Save Residents Time by Adding New Features to Website
Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015

The Los Angeles County Superior Courts have added new pages to their website in an effort to save people time from driving to the courthouses and waiting in line. The court’s website: www.lacourt.org, averages 1.5 million visits per month. At its busiest traffic court location, wait time at the Metropolitan...

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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 24 new deaths and 4,544 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as officials called for tightened safety measures set to take effect on Monday.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Sees 106 New Cases; Countywide Surge Prompts More Restrictions
This Sunday, Nov. 29, is the last day to see the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater's virtual graphic design exhibition, Inside Out & Upside Down, showcasing CalArt posters from throughout the years.
Nov. 29: Last Chance to See Inside Out & Upside Down REDCAT Exhibition
As new COVID-19 cases remain at alarming levels and the number of people hospitalized continues to increase, a temporary Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be issued to require additional safety measures across sectors.
L.A. County to Tighten Safety Measures Monday as COVID-19 Surges
The Valencia nonprofit Avenues Supported Living Services is seeking donations this Giving Tuesday after suffering greatly from the effects of COVID-19.
Nonprofit Avenues Supported Living Services Seeks Donations for Giving Tuesday
Musician-artist and CalArts graduate Julian Gross (Art '00) has earned a Grammy nomination in the Best Recording Package category for his art direction on "Healer," Grouplove’s latest release.
CalArts Alum Julian Gross Earns Grammy Nomination
Shoppers are being invited to join small businesses across the Santa Clarita Valley in participating in Small Business Saturday 2020 this weekend.
SCV Businesses Prepare for Small Business Saturday 2020
The Santa Clarita Valley has seen an increase in demand for COVID-19 testing, paralleling the trend in Los Angeles County and nationwide.
Demand for COVID-19 Testing Increases in SCV Amid Surge
Hundreds of local, older adults could not break bread together this year for the annual Thanksgiving feast at the Bella Vida Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, but many still showed, some even dressed up for a drive-thru version Thursday.
SCV Senior Center Drive-Thru Dishes out Thanksgiving Feast to Hundreds
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Zonta International’s “16 days of Activism” is held annually from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10. Since 2016, Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley has participated in the annual "Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women" campaign in collaboration with the Child and Family Center.
Zonta Club Brings Awareness to Domestic Violence
On Monday, Nov. 30, College of the Canyons will host a virtual soft opening of its Multicultural Center, which will provide safe and brave spaces for historically minoritized and marginalized groups on campus with the goal of increased diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the college’s fabric.
Nov. 30: COC Multicultural Center Virtual Soft Opening
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released the latest data on COVID-19 Thursday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 383,275 Cases Countywide, 37 New Deaths; 9,352 Total SCV Cases
Travel through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest, past the sea of twirly-swirly gum drops and into a month of non-stop fun and entertainment with the city of Santa Clarita’s virtual events in December.
City Releases Holiday Virtual Events Line-Up
Power shutoffs commenced Thanksgiving Day in the Santa Clarita Valley, with Southern California Edison customers affected near the Agua Dulce area.
Agua Dulce Community Affected by SoCal Edison Power Shutoffs
While local health care officials have been asking for the community’s help in creating personal protective equipment since the onset of the pandemic, now the message is simpler: Abide by public health guidelines.
COVID-19 Surge Impacting Henry Mayo
Logix Federal Credit Union is supporting College of the Canyons Foundation’s Student Resource & Success Fund with its Double Your Dollars campaign.
Logix Encouraging Community to Take Part in COC’s  Double Your Dollars Campaign
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Santa Clarita officials announced plans to file an amicus brief in support of an ongoing lawsuit to block Los Angeles County’s outdoor dining ban, which went into effect the day before Thanksgiving.
‘Draconian Behavior:’ City Council to Support Suit to Block Outdoor Dining Ban
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 49 new deaths and 4,311 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide since Tuesday, including 96 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, as Henry Mayo on Wednesday afternoon reported its second death this week.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 2nd Death at Henry Mayo This Week; SCV Cases Total 9,230
Santa Clarita’s new Volunteer Hub at SantaClaritaVolunteers.com is a one-stop-shop that connects area nonprofit organizations and volunteers.
Need Volunteers? Want to Be One? Check City’s Volunteer Hub
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Critical Missing Person Unit detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Vlad Kravets.
Found: Vlad Kravets, Last Seen in Valencia; Detectives Sought Public’s Help
In response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' 3-2 vote Tuesday allowing further COVID-19-related closures to take effect Wednesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger is calling for $10 million in federal CARES Act funding to be repurposed to aid impacted local businesses.
Barger Calls for $10M in CARES Act Funds for Businesses Hurt by COVID Restrictions