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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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April 21: Win Place Home Silent Auction and Gala
Thursday, Mar 29, 2018

The 2nd Annual Win Place Home Silent Auction and Gala will be held Saturday, April 21, at Birtwick Park Equestrian Center, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. This fundraiser will help support the care and feed of our current horses in training. We are holding a silent auction in our barn along with the...

$10,000 Reward Offered for Information on Missing Five Year Old
Thursday, May 4, 2017

Homicide detectives and the victim’s family members are asking the public’s assistance in obtaining any information that will help locate a missing 5 year-old child, Aramazd Andressian Jr, offering a $10,000 reward. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved a reward for $10,000 in...

Missing Hiker Found Alive Late Sunday Afternoon
Monday, Apr 10, 2017

The hiker who was reported missing in Pico Canyon on Saturday was found alive late Sunday afternoon, according to updates from the SCV Sheriff’s Twitter. The hiker was reported missing on Saturday in the Stevenson Ranch area. The Santa Clarita Sheriff Search and Rescue Team began to search for...

Man Rescued in Placerita Canyon Natural Area
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations located and rescued an adult male trapped on a cliff in Placerita Canyon Natural Area late in the night on Wednesday. The night pickoff hoist rescue happened Wednesday around 1:44 a.m., according to LACoFD Air Ops’ Twitter. Residents and SCV Sheriffs...

Stranded Boy, Father Rescued from Saugus Hiking Trail
Friday, Jan 6, 2017

A stranded eight-year-old boy and his father were rescued from a Saugus hiking trail Friday morning after the boy suffered an injury, authorities said. “A young boy, age 8, was on a hike with his dad,” said Lt. James Duran from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. “It was not an airlift...

Injured Hiker, 71, Airlifted to Hospital (Video)
Sunday, May 22, 2016

The Los Angeles County Fire Department rescued an injured hiker Saturday in Placerita Canyon. The hiker, identified only as a 71-year-old woman, was airlifted by Copter 15 to an area hospital for further treatment, according to the Fire Department. Personnel from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s...

SCV Hero Deputy Lauded for Rescuing Boy from Ledge
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015

Lagabed after the rescue Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich joined Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Capt. Roosevelt Johnson Tuesday to acknowledge Deputy Adam Lagabed for his heroic actions in rescuing a boy who was stuck on a ledge along the Haskell Canyon Trail in Santa Clarita. Lagabed...

Injured on Cliff, Woman Airlifted to Safety
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

A injured woman was rescued from a cliffside in Valencia Wednesday when she was unable to descend safely on her own. The woman was retrieved with the help of an L.A. County Fire Department helicopter, which then landed in a safe area where she was transferred to an ambulance and transported to Henry...

COC-bound Teen Reunited with Live Savers
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015

[LACoFD] – When Los Angeles County firefighters from Light Force 104 and Squad 111 first saw Santa Clarita teen Matthew Scalice, he was lying face-up on a pool deck, his legs dangling in the water. “His buddy had him out of the pool (and was) doing CPR on him,” said Firefighter Paramedic Armondo...

Construction Worker Rescued from Hole
Thursday, Jan 29, 2015

Photo: LASD Los Angeles County Fire and Sheriff’s Station deputies were on scene Thursday to rescue a worker who was partially buried during a construction accident in the 25800 block of Industry Circle in the Valencia Commerce Center. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies received...

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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families