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1968 - Saugus resident Elizabeth Evans struck by bullet meant for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy [story]
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Mustangs Exit GSAC Tourney; Hoping for At-Large NAIA Berth
Thursday, May 2, 2019

IRVINE — Anthony Lepre became sure of something as he reviewed a slow-motion replay of one of his batting practice swings Wednesday in Irvine. “Yeah,” The Master’s University senior said, “I’m going to hit a tank today.” An hour later, Lepre drove a ball over the...

Mustangs Secure GSAC Tourney Berth with Shackelford’s 4 Home Runs
Thursday, Apr 25, 2019

By Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director An Ottawa Arizona fan sitting in the front row in Herwaldt Stadium Wednesday turned to a friend and provided a foreboding piece of commentary. “This is not the guy you want up with the bases loaded,” the man said. Unless, of course, you were a...

Mustang Baseball Splits with First-Place Arizona Christian
Monday, Apr 22, 2019

Game Recap By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director Usually, when a coach gives a preseason interview, he comes armed with one of the game’s tried-and-true catchphrases: Every game, the manager will say, is important. Not one more than the other. But when two early season games are transplanted...

TMU Sees 15-Game Win Streak Snapped in Santa Barbara
Monday, Apr 15, 2019

Game Recap By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director SANTA BARBARA – As Roy Verdejo hustled toward first base, he believed the ball would drop, maybe even kick up against the fence. He knew Aaron Shackelford possessed the speed to cover three bases before a relay could reach the plate. He watched...

Maitland, Shackelford Break TMU Records
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019

By Don Gilmore, Assistant Sports Information Director “Records are made to be broken.” Or so the saying goes. If you happened to be in attendance at Saturday’s TMU-Bethesda double-header, you would have had to agree. In the fifth inning of game two, Max Maitland set a new Master’s...

Lepre’s Big Day Powers Mustangs to Wins Over Hawks
Monday, Mar 25, 2019

Game Recap By Don Gilmore, TMU Assistant Sports Editor In 2017, Anthony Lepre (pictured above) completed a power-packed, prolific two-year run at College of the Canyons. After one year at UC Riverside, he’s back in the Santa Clarita Valley, showing that same pop with the bat, this time at The Master’s...

Shackelford Breaks HR Record as TMU Sweeps No. 7 Antelope Valley
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019

Game Recap By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director It was cold enough Saturday that coach Monte Brooks held the Mustangs’ postgame debrief inside a dugout at The Hangar in Lancaster, instead of in the outfield. There, Brooks regaled a week that included 11 home runs and a four-game sweep...

Mustangs Survive Series Opener Against No. 7 Antelope Valley
Friday, Feb 8, 2019

By Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director Even after Roy Verdejo blasted the first home run of his Mustang career, a three-run shot that pulled Master’s ahead in the fifth, TMU still had to survive Thursday’s ninth inning — against a nationally ranked opponent, no less. Sophomore Caleb...

Mustangs Shortstop Aaron Shackelford Named All-GSAC
Friday, Apr 27, 2018

Aaron Shackelford, frankly, did not expect to be in this position. A frustrating month of February dispensed any notion in the junior’s mind of earning the All-GSAC honor bestowed on him Wednesday in a Golden State Athletic Conference news release. Shackelford said the Lord showed him in the...

Bonsell Comes Up Big for Master’s Baseball

By Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director Nate Bonsell picked a perfect time to throw the first complete game of his Mustang career, not to mention a shutout, in Tuesday’s 4-0 victory over Bethesda University at Lou Herwaldt Stadium. It came in the senior’s final home start in a solid...

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1968 - Saugus resident Elizabeth Evans struck by bullet meant for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy [story]
Elizabeth Evans
William S. Hart Union High School District sent an email to parents regarding a social media post by a former Saugus High School volunteer football coach, in which "target practice" was mentioned in reference to the Santa Clarita protest Thursday.
Hart District Disavows Ties to Former Coach
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,469 new cases of COVID-19 and 44 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,874 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 117 more than reported Wednesday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 119,807 Statewide, 1,874 SCV Cases
In light of the peaceful protests we have seen today in our City, and in consultation with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the City of Santa Clarita is rescinding the curfew for this evening. There will be no curfew tonight in #SantaClarita.
Update: City Rescinds Curfew
After several hundred protesters gathered for what had been a peaceful afternoon demonstration Thursday, law enforcement officials cleared a corner at Valencia Boulevard and McBean Parkway in response to a report of a possible safety hazard.
Hundreds of Protestors Gather in SCV; ‘Suspicious Package’ Investigated
As a youngster, “I had a dream” we would all have the same opportunity and be treated equality. A lot of work is still needed to make this dream a reality.
Violating Curfew | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
As rumored protests are planned for the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday, Los Angeles County’s COVID-19 testing site at College of the Canyons has been closed for the day.
COC COVID-19 Testing Site Closed Thursday
The pursuit of a suspected reckless driver in Canyon Country stopped abruptly when the suspect slammed into another car, then fled the scene, leading deputies on a foot pursuit on Highway 14.
Pursuit With Reckless Driver Sends One to Hospital
In an emergency meeting at City Hall Wednesday afternoon, the Santa Clarita City Council unanimously adopted a resolution declaring a local emergency amid civil unrest in the Southern California region and set a 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew for the city Thursday night.
City Council Declares Emergency, Sets 6 p.m. Curfew Thursday (Video)
Every day, Lianne McMahon is reminded of how proud her dad was of her when she looks at a handwritten note from him that she keeps framed in her room.
COC Nursing Student Overcomes Setbacks to Reach Graduation
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 1,155 new cases of COVID-19 and 46 new deaths due to the virus countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 11th COVID-19 fatality.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Another SCV Death, 76 New SCV Cases
The city of Santa Clarita and the city's Art Commission are recognizing the recent milestone of 2020 graduates in a virtual “Graduation Cap Showcase,” with a deadline for entries extended to Monday, June 8.
June 8: Deadline to Enter Cap in City’s Graduation Cap Showcase
The Hart High School Class of 2020 graduated Tuesday in two special ceremonies for Hart seniors: a drive-thru graduation in the morning and a follow-up virtual ceremony in the evening.
Hart Seniors Graduate in Drive-thru, Virtual Ceremonies
Los Angeles County officials have set a Wednesday curfew to be in effect countywide from 9 p.m. through Thursday at 5 a.m.
L.A. County Sets Wednesday Curfew at 9 p.m.
California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring a statewide General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, and signed an executive order to ensure that Californians can exercise their right to vote in a safe, secure and accessible manner during the upcoming election.
Newsom Declares General Election, Orders Voting by Mail or In Person
Black church leaders in Los Angeles marched to LAPD headquarters Tuesday in a sign of unity with the community after several days of unrest across the nation and a day after peaceful protesters and clergy members were tear-gassed outside the White House.
Church Leaders Rally L.A. Crowd in Protest of Police Violence
Those who divide, threaten, insult and incite hate and animosity lack skill in leadership. When we work united as a team, we flourish. Divided, we fall.
Together As One | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
Due to extension of the closure of cruise ports in regions around the world and other factors impacting international travel, Princess Cruises is extending its cruise operations pause
Princess Cruises Extends Operations ‘Pause’ into Fall 2020
After serving the Santa Clarita Valley for 23 years as a Board member for the Newhall County Water District, Castaic Lake Water Agency and SCV Water, Tom Campbell resigned his position, effective May 27.
Campbell Exits SCV Water Board of Directors
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, known for his environmental art pieces such as “The Umbrellas Japan-USA” installation in the Tejon Pass, died Sunday.
Christo, Artist Behind Umbrellas Project in Tejon Pass, Dies at 84
Desperate to patch a COVID-19-sized budget hole, the California Legislature is warming to the once-taboo subject of sports betting and has begun handicapping its potential tax windfall.
California Moves Closer to Legalizing Sports Betting
1855 - Ship leaves New York harbor bound for Tunis to acquire animals for the United States Camel Corps [story]
Camel Corps
The Valley Industry Association (VIA) will host a virtual State of the State presentation Tuesday, July 7, from 11:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., via Zoom.
July 7: VIA’s Virtual State of the State
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 1,202 new cases of COVID-19 and 60 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,681 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 79 more than reported Monday.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 115,310 Cases Statewide, 1,681 SCV Cases