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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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Sept. 24-27: Annual SCV Human Trafficking Summit
Monday, Sep 14, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Human Trafficking Committee is hosting its annual Trafficking Summit virtually, starting Thursday, Sept. 24. While the pandemic has halted many things, it hasn’t stopped human trafficking, according to advocates. “The purpose is to really inform and educate our community...

Crime Blotter: Burglary, Pimping, Prostitution in Stevenson Ranch
Thursday, Oct 25, 2018

Here is the Stevenson Ranch Public Safety and Crime Information Report. The following crimes were reported in Stevenson Ranch (Zone 3) during the time period of Oct. 1 – Oct. 7: 10/07/18 Petty Theft (Shoplifting): 24900 block Pico Canyon Road Three male juveniles exited the store with two ‘Playstation’...

Knabe: Don’t Prosecute Children for Prostitution
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Supervisor Don Knabe Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe called on the members of the California Assembly to vote in support of Senate Bill 1322, which comes before them Thursday. The bill, sponsored by State Senator Holly Mitchell and approved by the State Senate, would decriminalize prostitution...

Prostitution on Peachland: 1 Arrested, 16 Cited in Raid of Newhall Massage Parlors
Thursday, Mar 20, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies worked with numerous agencies Wednesday in an undercover operation aimed at illegal activity in Santa Clarita Valley massage parlors. Deputies arrested one, and worked with several other agency officials to hand out more than a dozen citations. Na...

Prostitution Sting in Castaic Nets 3 Men
Monday, Mar 10, 2014

Due to the close proximity of the Interstate 5 freeway, which is an artery of travel for both legal and illegal activities (such as narcotics and human trafficking or smuggling) throughout the state, personnel assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station partnered with detectives from...

DA to Start Treating Juvenile Prostitutes as Victims
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014

Jackie Lacey [District Atty] – Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today an innovative new diversion program aimed at getting young victims of sex trafficking off the streets and out of harm’s way. Until now, minors between the ages of 12 to 17 who were arrested for sex-related...

Unhappy Ending for Local Massage Parlor Workers
Monday, Feb 25, 2013

A recent sweep of Santa Clarita Valley massage parlors led to five citations and two prostitution arrests, a Sheriff’s Department official said Monday. The two prostitution arrests happened at separate locations. Linda Ditrich, of Stevenson Ranch, was arrested on a prostitution charge at Aqua Pearl...

Saturday, Aug 13, 2011

The Sheriff’s Department, Major Crimes Bureau – Vice Team and the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station, Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Bureau, conducted a john sting and prostitution sweep operation Thursday in the Castaic area. This was in response to complaints of prostitution related...

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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
Deed
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
Bonelli
For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities
1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana