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July 3
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp

Magic Mountain Shuts Down Due to Storms
Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016

[KHTS] – Six Flags Magic Mountain closed its gates Wednesday due to the series of storms that have been hitting the Santa Clarita Valley. The theme park was closed “due to inclement weather” on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the park’s Twitter and website. “We make the decision in...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A train was been stopped in Sylmar after a conductor found what he thought might be some kind of bomb. The man accused of killing his wife and sister in the mercy murders back in 2013. The Castaic Union School District is still facing tough choices, primarily about school transportation needs. The reinvented...

Magic Mountain Crowned Best Theme Park
Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

Six Flags Magic Mountain has recently been crowned as the Best Theme Park in a USA TODAY contest. Noted for its renown collection of world-class thrills, the Valencia, Calif. theme park boasts 19 roller coasters, more than any other theme park on the planet, including world-record-holders, Full Throttle,...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, April 11, 2013
Thursday, Apr 11, 2013

In this episode: Coroner’s investigators believe a body found in the Angeles National Forest Wednesday is that of a 30- to 40-year-old Hispanic woman; The controversial Boy Scouts Bill, which seeks to deny the tax exempt status of states that discriminate on the basis of religion or sexuality,...

Friday: All-SCV School Dance Party at Magic Mountain
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies are inviting all Santa Clarita Valley eighth- to 12th-graders to a dance party at Six Flags Magic Mountain. The dance, which will take place from 7-11 p.m. on Friday, is exclusively for local students in those grades who live in the Santa Clarita Valley, said...

March 16: ‘All Schools Dance’ at Magic Mountain
Wednesday, Mar 7, 2012

[SCV Sheriff’s Station] – Did you know that for the past 27 years the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has partnered with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Foundation and Six Flags Magic Mountain to host and chaperon the All Schools Dance? The annual dance is open to students...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker