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1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
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TMU’s Preston White Signs Contract with SF Giants
Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director Preston White, an alum of The Master’s University who touched 97 MPH off the mound this season, said Wednesday that he had signed with the San Francisco Giants. The move took place Tuesday, less than a week after the club picked White in the 24th...

Giants Pick TMU Pitcher Preston White in MLB Draft
Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director Arguably the most exciting day of Preston White’s life to this point was characterized by chill. White, a junior pitcher who topped out at 97 MPH at The Master’s University this year, had lunch with his parents at a Memphis-area country club...

Master’s Baseball Clinches GSAC Tournament Berth
Monday, Apr 16, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director It had already been a wild 24 hours by the time Scott Savage stepped to the plate in Saturday’s fifth inning. Friday, the senior navigated a volatile ninth inning to earn his first save in more than a year. Saturday, he chucked fastballs in four...

Mustangs Baseball Falls in Fullerton Finale 4-0
Monday, Apr 9, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director FULLERTON — The plan took root a month ago and came to fruition Saturday at Amerige Park in Fullerton. The Mustang coaching staff loved Preston White‘s production as the team’s closer, but the idea of seeing their flame-throwing Major League...

Seventh-Inning Hope International Slam Sinks Mustangs

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director FULLERTON — Hope International’s John Santospago needed two swings to slow the roll of a Mustang team on the cusp of momentum in the race for the Golden State Athletic Conference tournament. Santospago took an emphatic, but empty, cut at Nate...

TMU Baseball Rides Marathon Sixth, Relief Arms to Win

By Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director To beat Hope International 7-6 in a crucial Golden State Athletic Conference showdown Friday, The Master’s University baseball team needed a marathon sixth inning that featured seven hits and five runs. To describe the deluge, coach Monte Brooks needed...

Mustang Baseball Takes Series Opener at Menlo 2-0
Friday, Mar 23, 2018

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director You might call it a battle of the bats. Mustang teammates Jaiden France and Aaron Shackelford are evidently competing to see which slugger can lift the Mustangs more squarely on to his back this week. France homered Friday for the third straight game,...

White’s 2 Home Runs Drive Mustangs Comeback Win
Monday, Feb 12, 2018

When Preston White (pictured above) finds himself in a two-strike hole, he generally tries to stay loose and shorten his swing. Saturday, he went long. The Mustang junior took a two-strike pitch in the first inning and sent it over the wall at Lou Herwaldt Stadium as part of a two-homer, three-hit game...

Early Innings Sink Master’s Baseball in GSAC Opener
Monday, Feb 5, 2018

TMU’s conference schedule opened with the wrong kind of bang Friday – as in, the Mustangs’ hopes of starting on the right foot went kaput when San Diego Christian exploded for eight runs in the first two innings. San Diego Christian rattled off three runs in the first inning and five runs...

White, France Lift Mustangs to Victory in Finale

Nine runs, no lie. You’re reading this correctly: The Mustangs scored nine runs in the first inning of game two Saturday against San Diego Christian, earning a split of the doubleheader with a 14-3 win in Lakeside. Jaiden France and Preston White, two talented transfers, were the stars of Saturday’s...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 5 new deaths and 172 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,144 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,144; L.A. County Cases Among Pregnant Women Drop
Varun Ramanan, a freshman at Academy of the Canyons, is hosting a virtual talent show Saturday, July 24, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. to help raise funds for India's COVID-19 relief efforts.
AOC Freshman Hosting Virtual Talent Show Benefiting India’s COVID-19 Relief
Los Angeles County Public Works was lauded this week for outstanding work in civil engineering and public infrastructure, including the Bouquet Canyon Road project, from local branches of the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Public Works Association.
L.A. County Recognized for Civil Engineering, Bouquet Canyon Road Project
Beginning Saturday, July 3, residents can once again board Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus to travel to Santa Monica on Saturdays and Sundays.
Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus Returns July 3
The Trinity Classical Knights (15-4) are the new 5-A state champions after defeating the San Fernando Tigers (10-1), 49-33 Saturday night in San Fernando.
Trinity Girls Basketball Brings Home State Championship
A big-rig fire that broke out late Tuesday morning spread to nearby brush on the side of northbound lanes on Interstate 5.
Big-Rig Fire Spreads to Brush, Snarls I-5 Traffic
1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
Vasquez Rocks
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed three new deaths and 124 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,130 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Explains Current Cal/OSHA Workplace Guidance; 28,130 Total SCV Cases
Nine College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees.
Edison Awards Fire Technology Scholarships to COC Students
Three additional Pitchess Detention Center inmates were transported to the hospital following suspected drug-related overdoses Monday.
Three More Overdoses Reported at Pitchess Detention Center
The Department of Motor Vehicles announced it is offering eligible Californians a free REAL ID upgrade for a limited time for anyone who received a driver's license or identification card during the pandemic.
DMV Offers Free REAL ID Upgrade for Eligible Californians
The California Highway Patrol is partnering with 11 other highway patrols, state patrols and state police agencies for the Western States Traffic Safety Coalition traffic safety campaign beginning Friday, giving motorists “a dozen reasons not to speed.”
Traffic Safety Campaign Puts Speeding Drivers on Notice
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has launched its summer campaign, “One Less Mosquito, One Less Worry” during National Mosquito Control Awareness Week to encourage residents to make mosquito control a part of their daily routine.
Vector Control Encourages Residents to Make Mosquitoes and Their Bites ‘One Less Worry’ This Summer
The movie “Babylon,” directed by an Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle, is set to film near the Santa Clarita Valley in July, with the film’s casting in search of local residents to play extras.
Extras Needed for ‘Babylon’ Movie Filming Near SCV
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 21-27, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Noisy,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘ACS Impeachment,’ 7 More Productions
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will discuss Tuesday a strategy to address workplace trauma in the L.A. County Fire Department.
Fire Station 81 Shooting Prompts County Review of Firefighter Trauma
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Monday sentenced Matthew “James” Dorsey to 34.5 years in state prison for the stabbing murder of his estranged wife, Michelle Dorsey.
Estranged Husband Gets 34.5 Years for Michelle Dorsey’s Murder
1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
Ernie Hickson
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan
In a ruling of “power versus space … two great pillars of environmental sustainability,” open space won this week, a win for city officials — at a $5 million price.
City Must Pay $5 Million If Solar Panels Are Demolished