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July 7
1919 - Mike Shuman, Placerita Junior High School principal, born in Fitchburg, Mass. [story]

Woman Arrested on Suspicion of Murdering Chad O’Melia
Friday, Jun 1, 2018

Bryn P. Spejcher booking photo. | Photo: Ventura County Sheriff’s Department The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman suspected of murdering former Santa Clarita Valley resident Chad O’Melia on Memorial Day, according to authorities. Bryn P. Spejcher, 27, a Thousand...

LASD Offers Tips to Thwart Home Burglaries
Friday, Dec 22, 2017

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Residential Burglary/Robbery Task Force offers tips to combat residential burglaries, calling such crimes a rising trend in the county. A unit of the LASD’s Major Crimes Bureau, RBRTF works closely with station detectives on impacting this crime...

Detectives Seek Help to ID Bank Robbery Suspect; New Photo Released
Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

The Sheriff’s Department’s Major Crimes Bureau detectives released a new photo Thursday seeking to identify a man they believe is responsible for a series of bank robberies, including at least one in Santa Clarita. Read the complete story [here].

Southern California Burglary Crew Suspects Arrested
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

LASD Major Crimes Bureau Burglary-Robbery Task Force, along with the Santa Barbara Police Department, arrested seven suspects on Sunday who were wanted for burglaries that happened throughout Southern California, including Santa Clarita. On Sunday, April 9, 2017, at approximately 3:15 a.m., investigators...

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1919 - Mike Shuman, Placerita Junior High School principal, born in Fitchburg, Mass. [story]
1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]