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1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
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Heartbreak for ‘Hawks in Rubber Rancho Finale
Friday, Aug 9, 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – The Rancho Cucamonga Quakes rallied for four runs over the final two frames to come back and defeat the JetHawks, 5-4, in the series’ rubber game on Thursday night at LoanMart Field. Ryan Rolison (pictured above) allowed only one run over five innings in one of his best starts...

JetHawks Even Series With Quakes
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – Will Gaddis threw seven strong innings to help the JetHawks take down the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, 5-2, on Wednesday night at LoanMart Field. The win snapped a three-game skid and moved the JetHawks (25-21, 59-55) back into first place in the second-half South Division standings,...

Czinege, JetHawks Cracked by ‘Quakes in Opener
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – Todd Czinege (pictured above) and the Lancaster JetHawks outhit the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes on Tuesday night but left 12 runners on base and dropped the series-opener, 5-1, at LoanMart Field. The loss dropped the JetHawks (24-21, 58-55) back into a first-place tie with the Quakes...

JetHawks Take Game, Series from Rancho Cucamonga
Friday, Aug 2, 2019

LANCASTER – The JetHawks took care of business Thursday night, beating the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, 9-3, in the finale of a three-game series at The Hangar. With the victory, Lancaster is tied with Rancho atop the second-half standings in the South Division. The offense stole the show early, scoring...

JetHawks Come Up Short Against Rancho Cucamonga
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019

LANCASTER – A wild seventh inning wound up deciding things on Tuesday night at The Hangar, as the JetHawks fell, 7-6, to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes. Seven combined runs were scored in the inning, with Rancho Cucamonga’s four edging Lancaster’s three. Tuesday’s game was tied, 3-3, heading into...

JetHawks Down Quakes in Wild Comeback Win
Monday, Jul 1, 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – Todd Czinege (pictured above) hit a grand slam to cap a nine-run eighth-inning rally that led the JetHawks to a 13-9 comeback win over the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes on Sunday afternoon at LoanMart Field. The JetHawks (7-4, 41-38) trailed by seven runs, 9-2, entering the eighth. Taylor...

Lancaster Drops Second Straight in Rancho

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – The Lancaster JetHawks fell behind in the first inning and couldn’t find the big hit to get them back in the game in a 5-2 loss to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes on Friday night at LoanMart Field. The JetHawks (5-4, 39-38) went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position and left nine...

Luis Castro Goes Deep, JetHawks Fall to Quakes
Friday, Jun 28, 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – Luis Castro (pictured above) went deep for his league-leading 18th home run of the season, but the JetHawks fell, 10-2, to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes on Thursday night at LoanMart Field. The Quakes (3-5, 44-32) jumped ahead with a five-run third inning against starter Garrett Schilling...

JetHawks Win in Late Innings Sunday, Take Series
Monday, Jun 24, 2019

LANCASTER – The Lancaster JetHawks came out on top, 9-8, over Rancho Cucamonga in a game that saw multiple lead changes in the late innings Sunday afternoon at The Hangar. Lancaster scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning, clinching a series victory. Rancho Cucamonga (1-3, 42-30)...

Santos, JetHawks Take Rubber Game in Rancho
Friday, Jun 7, 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – An early five-run inning and a season-best outing from Antonio Santos helped the JetHawks to a 9-3 win over the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes in a rubber game at LoanMart Field Thursday night. After scoring an unearned run in the first inning to take an early lead, the JetHawks (29-29)...

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1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
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Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk, (R-Santa Clarita), delivered a second letter Thursday to ensure accountability on a state-funded COVID-19 testing lab.
Wilk Demands Newsom Admin to Halt Auto-Renew Of No-Bid Contract for Valencia Testing Lab
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 27 new deaths and 1,167 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,924 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 36,924; L.A. County Ready to Administer Additional Boosters
Aglaia Mortcheva has spent over 20 years working in animation, from Comedy Central to Nickelodeon and FOX, and is eager to share her insights on turning cartoons into characters people care about as a professor in California State University, Northridge’s animation program in the Department of Art.
CSUN Welcomes Longtime Nickelodeon Animator as Art Department Professor
The city of Santa Clarita’s Volunteer Engagement Program is pleased to partner with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Nonprofit Council and the SCV Nonprofit Leaders Network for the 2021 Nonprofit Symposium.
City Inviting Area Nonprofits to 2021 Nonprofit Symposium
The end of the season approaches as the Santa Clarita Valley football teams are officially over halfway done with league play.
Week Nine Foothill League Roundup for Trinity, Santa Clarita Christian, Castaic
After a year of virtual celebrations, the only zooming that will be done at the College of the Canyons Fall 2021 Science Talk Star Party will be through actual telescopes.
Oct. 29: COC’s Fall Star Party Returns to Canyon Country Campus
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students, including Sujin Kim from California Institute of the Arts, winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards competition.
CalArtian Among 17 Winners of Student Academy Awards
Seventeen employees were honored as the Classified Employees of the Year Wednesday night at the William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board meeting.
Hart Governing Board Recognizes Classified Employees of the Year
Hundreds of Santa Clarita teens gathered on Sunday, Oct. 17, to join actor-influencer Eric Artell in kicking off the “ASMD Baby Food Challenge,” a social media challenge created to raise awareness for local toddler Damian Markham and Wylder Nation Foundation. 
Baby Food Challenge Kicks Off Locally for Terminally-Ill SCV Toddler
2007 - Buckweed fire chars 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]
Buckweed Fire
Family Promise Santa Clarita in partnership with Williams Homes, And HomeAid LA, will break ground on their new local resource center. 
Family Promise To Break Ground On New Resource Center
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 31 new deaths and 1,267 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,859 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Vaccines for Sports Viewing; 36,859 Total SCV Cases
College of the Canyons freshman cross country runner Danielle Salcedo has been named the California Community College Sports Information Association (CCCSIA) Female State Athlete of the Month for September.
COC Cross Country Star Named CCCSIA Athlete of the Month
Caltrans today announced a new Clean California pilot program that offers Adopt-a-Highway volunteers up to $250 for picking up highway litter.
Caltrans Offers Up To $250 For Highway Litter Removal For A Clean California
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita is inviting the public to join their Empower Hour by The i-5 Freedom Network, a non profit anti Human Trafficking organization, to raise awareness about this modern day slavery, what it looks like and what the community can do about it. 
Zonta SCV To Host Human Trafficking Roundtable
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members are scheduled Wednesday night to discuss and vote on an application to receive $15 million in government funds for COVID-19 relief on campuses.  
Hart District Board To Discuss $15M COVID Relief, New Labor Agreement
Unless they adopt a by-district election system at their next meeting, a lawsuit compelling the Santa Clarita City Council to move away from “at large” voting will be filed under the California Voting Rights Act as early as next week, a Walnut Creek attorney said on Tuesday. 
City Receives Lawsuit Ultimatum Over City ‘At Large’ Voting
1873 - Santa Barbara lawyers Charles Fernald and J.T. Richards purchase Rancho San Francisco (75 square miles of SCV) for $33,000, or 69 cents an acre, in a sheriff's sale [story]
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The last remaining USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Firewatch Cobra Program Vietnam War-era helicopter took its final flight on Saturday as the department transitions to a new era of aerial supervision utilizing modern helicopters and implementing modern technologies like fixed-wing aircraft to service a larger landscape.
US Forest Service to Transition to New Era of Aerial Supervision as Last Remaining Cobra Helicopter Takes Final Flight
Local artist and SCAA member Richard Omura will exhibit his art at The MAIN Theater in Newhall through October 31. The show is titled “Visions of Steampunk” and will include many of his unique mixed media works.
Local Artist to Exhibit Art Show Titled ‘Visions of Steampunk’ at the MAIN
HOPE Theatre Arts announced a live, in-person and free storytime event on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2:30 p.m. at The Open Book in Canyon Country.
Nov. 7: HOPE Theatre Arts to Present Live Storytime Event in Canyon Country
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 26 new deaths and 825 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,800 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. In addition, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed one additional death bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths since the onset of the pandemic to 176.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Confirms 176th Death; Public Health Reports 36,800 Total SCV Cases