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1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
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Hart Alum, Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Trevor Bauer Earns NL’s Cy Young Award
Thursday, Nov 12, 2020

Hart High alum and Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer earned the Cy Young Award Wednesday for his performance this past season. Courtesy MLB.com. The accolades keep coming for Hart High School baseball alumni. Trevor Bauer on Wednesday became the first Cincinnati Reds pitcher in Major League Baseball...

MLB: Opening Day Delayed at Least 2 Weeks; Spring Training Suspended
Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

Following a call with the 30 Clubs, and after consultation with the Major League Baseball (MLB) Players Association, Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced Thursday that MLB has decided to suspend Spring Training games and to delay the start of the 2020 regular season by at least two weeks due...

Lancaster Wraps Up 2019 Season with Loss
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

LAKE ELSINORE – Luis Castro hit a big home runs, but the JetHawks lost a late lead and fell to Lake Elsinore, 4-3, Monday evening at The Diamond in the final game of 2019. Lancaster wraps up the season at 68-70, the team’s first losing record since 2011. Lake Elsinore (38-32, 73-65) scored an early...

JetHawks’ 4 Homers Not Enough as Team Falls to 66ers
Thursday, Jul 4, 2019

LANCASTER – A season-best crowd of 5,532 came to The Hangar for the third of July as the JetHawks fell to the Inland Empire 66ers, 14-7. Lancaster hit four home runs, but could not complete another comeback in the series finale. The tone was set early, as Inland Empire (4-9, 31-52) scored four times...

JetHawks Overcome 3-Run Deficit to Take Series Opener Against 66ers
Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

JetHawks Right Fielder Ramon Marcelino LANCASTER – The JetHawks came back yet again on Monday, overcoming a three-run deficit in the eighth inning and beating Inland Empire, 8-7, at The Hangar. Lancaster has trailed in seven of their eight victories since the All-Star Break. Inland Empire (4-8, 30-51)...

JetHawks Edge Out Inland Empire in Rubber Match
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

SAN BERNARDINO – Casey Golden hit a two-out, two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning to cap a JetHawks comeback in an 8-7 win over the Inland Empire 66ers on Wednesday night at San Manuel Stadium. With nobody on and two outs, Ryan Vilade legged out an infield single to bring Golden to the plate....

Dodgers Release Statement Regarding Extension of Netting
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers issued the following statement Tuesday regarding the extension of netting at Dodger Stadium: “Fan safety is of the utmost importance to the Dodgers and during the offseason, we began the process of studying how the netting at Dodger Stadium could be configured...

JetHawks’ Schilling Named Cal League Pitcher of the Week
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

LANCASTER – JetHawks right-hander Garrett Schilling was named the California League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 3-9, the California League announced Monday. Schilling was honored for his start in the JetHawks 3-1 win on the road against first-place Rancho Cucamonga on June 5. The Michigan...

Three Former Cougars Selected in 2019 MLB Draft
Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Three former Cougars from the College of the Canyons baseball program’s 2017 Western State Conference, East Division championship team were selected during the 2019 Major League Baseball first-year player draft on Thursday. The former Cougars were catcher Anthony Lepre, outfielder Cole Kleszcz...

Dodgers Pick 30 in Final Day of 2019 MLB Draft
Thursday, Jun 6, 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday announced their final 30 picks from the third day of the 2019 MLB Draft. The Dodgers made 41 overall selections in this year’s MLB draft, picking 20 pitchers (12 right-handers, eight left-handers), 10 outfielders, nine infielders and two catchers. Of the 21 drafted...

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1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
William Chormicle
The city of Santa Clarita’s tourism advisory board held its quarterly meeting Tuesday to hear updates on the city’s tourism advertising, special events and other economic development updates. 
City Tourism Board Hears Recent Economic Development Efforts
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today five new deaths and 226 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,068 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Updates Travel Guidelines; 28,068 Total SCV Cases
In a combination of extreme heat, low humidity, and record draught conditions Angeles National Forest fire danger level is being raised to "Very High" effective July 16. 
Angeles Forest Fire Danger Raised To Very High
As summer temps are rising The Cube, Ice and Entertainment Center is opening public skating sessions. 
The Cube Opens Public Ice Skating Sessions
The first annual "Cars Under the Stars" is coming to The Westfield Town Center for the benefit of the WiSh foundation. 
“Cars Under The Stars” Debuts In July
College of the Canyons will be the only community college in the state to offer a Low Observable, stealth, coatings application program, this fall.
College Of The Canyons: First In State To Launch Low Observable Training Program
Santa Clarita city officials announced Railroad Avenue will be getting the rehab treatment starting next week.
City to Refurbish Railroad Avenue
Governor Gavin Newsom visited Six Flags Magic Mountain Wednesday to celebrate the state’s reopening.
Newsom Visits Magic Mountain As State Reopens
Firefighters returned to the scene of an earlier balcony fire at a Newhall apartment complex Tuesday night after the fire reignited. 
Firefighters Put Out Second Fire at Newhall Apartment Complex
A man who was arrested in connection with an alleged road rage incident that ended with deputies using their tasers has reportedly been arrested five times since March 2020.
Suspect Connected to Road-Rage Investigation Arrested Five Times Since Last March
Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation of the circumstance surrounding an unknown cause of death in Canyon Country, officials said Wednesday. 
LASD Update Info Regarding Body Found Near Camp Plenty Tuesday
A handful of celebrities, social media influencers and now hundreds of local business owners and community members have joined in to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to save a Santa Clarita boy’s life.
To Save A Boy’s Life, Celebrities And Community Come Together
1876 - D.G. Scofield forms California Star Oil Works, hires Alex Mentry to drill in Pico Canyon [story]
Pico oil rigs
Los Angeles County Workforce Development Aging and Community Services is spreading awareness during World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) by sharing ways the community can help.
County Shares Ways to Help the Elderly During World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
A body was found under the Soledad Canyon overpass in Canyon Country on Tuesday, prompting a call to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives.
Homicide Detectives Investigating Body Found in Canyon Country
As California’s COVID-19 case rates have fallen to among the lowest in the country and almost 19 million Californians are fully vaccinated, the state is moving 'Beyond the Blueprint' to fully reopen its economy and end many pandemic-era restrictions, announced California Department of Public Health officials. In addition, Los Angeles County Public Health noted the current guidelines vaccinated and unvaccinated County residents are to follow as restrictions relax and the economy reopens.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: California Officially Moves ‘Beyond the Blueprint’; 28,061 Total SCV Cases
The necessity of passing federal legislation aimed at curbing illegal eviction was examined at length Monday during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing.
House Panel Takes Up Bill Blocking Evictions in National Emergencies
California lawmakers passed a record $267 billion budget bill Monday that boosts spending on programs designed to fight climate change, prevent wildfires, build affordable housing and stimulate the economy with direct payments to taxpayers.
California Lawmakers Send $267 Billion Budget to Newsom’s Desk
Family, friends and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department gathered at Fire Station 131 in Palmdale Tuesday morning for a ceremony to honor firefighter Tory Carlon, who was killed earlier this month.
Flag Ceremony Honors Fallen Firefighter Tory Carlon
Medical examiners identified a body found across the street from the Castaic Lagoon as that of Marlon Francisco Menjivartorres, 35, of Castaic.
Coroner Identifies Body Found Near Castaic Lake
Los Angeles County Fire Department officials announced plans this week for a private flag ceremony and memorial service — both of which will be livestreamed for the community to watch — in honor of the firefighter killed in the Station 81 shooting on June 1.
Flag Ceremony, Memorial Service Planned for Firefighter Killed in Station 81 Shooting
In an announcement released on Monday, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, reported that he had secured $20 million in federal funding for the district to be included in pending legislation, with some of the money heading toward the Santa Clarita Valley if the bill is approved.
Garcia Announces $20 Million Planned for Transportation Services in District
Demonstrating alongside the Hart District Teachers Association, members of the California School Employees Association Chapter 349 stood outside the district office last week in support of the ongoing negotiations concerning pay and benefits.
Hart District Classified Staff Negotiating Increase in Pay, Benefits