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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart


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Investigators Seek Help Locating At-Risk Missing Person Last Seen in Valencia
Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020

Investigators from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk missing person Omar Conejo Fernandez. Fernandez, 33, was last seen on Monday, Sept. 21, at approximately 9:00 p.m., near the 25800 block of McBean Parkway in Valencia....

Missing Acton Woman Found Dead
Thursday, Mar 19, 2020

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Person Unit is advising that at-risk missing person Karen Anne Habibi has been found deceased. The cause of death will be determined by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. Original press release follows: ______________________________________________________ Los...

Missing Canyon Country Woman Found
Monday, Sep 16, 2019

Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit issued a release Friday saying that 31-year-old Nakita Marie Monkhouse had been found. Monkhouse had been last seen on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 5:17 p.m. in her residence on the 28400 block of Oak Springs Canyon Road in Canyon...

Detectives Seek Help to Find Missing Newhall Man
Monday, Sep 9, 2019

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public’s help in locating 48-year-old John Thompson of Newhall. Thompson, according to a bulletin distributed by law enforcement personnel Saturday, last contacted his family via phone on Dec. 8, 2018. Thompson...

Missing: Christopher Ray Nard of Canyon Country
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating at-risk missing person Christopher Ray Nard. He is a 57-year-old white male who was last seen at his residence on the 19000 block of Delight Street in Canyon Country on Tuesday, July...

Detectives Seek Theresa Marie Williams, Missing Saugus Woman
Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Unit detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Theresa Marie Williams. Williams is a 26-year-old white female who was last seen on the 22000 block of Barcotta Drive in Saugus on Thursday, June 6 at 4 p.m. Williams...

Jason Alen Brice Still Missing, Detectives Seek Clues from Public
Monday, Mar 4, 2019

Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit again ask for the public’s assistance in locating Jason Alen Brice, a 52-year-old Caucasian man last seen on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at 5:20 p.m. by co-workers at his place of employment at the DWP’s Power Station...

Detectives Seek Help Finding Lancaster Man
Friday, Jan 4, 2019

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Unit detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 72-year-old Hispanic man who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. Miguel Angel Diaz Hernandez was last seen Thursday at approximately 8:30 p.m. on the 40600 block of...

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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Santa Clarita City Council officially broke ground Monday at Central Park on a key project which will enhance the crown jewel of the city of Santa Clarita’s parks system.
City Officially Breaks Ground on Central Park Buildout
The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts Division is excited to welcome “Creative Faces” to the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall.
Residents Encouraged to Explore ‘Creative Faces’ at City Hall
The city of Santa Clarita is encouraging interested and qualified residents to apply for an open commissioner position on the City’s Arts Commission.
City Accepting Applications for Arts Commissioner
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is seeking donations to replace the original brass, 6-chime train whistle, which was stolen years ago from the Historical Society's vintage 1900 Southern Pacific locomotive.
Historical Society Seeking Donations for Stolen Train Whistle
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported three additional deaths from COVID-19 over the weekend, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed Monday, bringing the total to 184 deaths since the onset of the pandemic.
Monday COVID Roundup: Three Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of an additional case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant.
Additional Omicron Case in L.A. County; New Travel Restrictions in Effect
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
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