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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart

Santa Clarita Man Pleads Guilty in ‘Coupon Bonds’ Fraud Scheme
Monday, Nov 21, 2022

A Santa Clarita resident who invested in real estate and sold “coupon bonds” that promised regular interest payments on top of principal repayment was sentenced Monday to 77 months in federal prison for defrauding investors out of more than $1.7 million. Matthew Skinner, 45, was sentenced by United...

SCV Massage Therapist Arrested Again for Sexual Assault; Detectives Seek Additional Victims
Thursday, Sep 2, 2021

Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Bureau began investigating the alleged sexual assault of an adult female that occurred in April of this year at “Massage Plus Healing” in the city of Santa Clarita. The victim told detectives that while receiving...

Santa Clarita Bride Pleads No Contest to Fraud Scheme Against The Knot
Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

Vermyttya Miller, 37, of Santa Clarita. Photo byCA Dept of Insurance. LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Vermyttya Miller, 37, of Santa Clarita, was sentenced to five years in county jail and ordered to pay $22,500 in restitution after pleading no contest to one count of felony insurance fraud for a wedding fraud...

Santa Clarita Nighttime Crime Sweep Nets 12 Arrests
Friday, Jun 2, 2017

A crime sweep by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies Thursday night in parts of Newhall, Canyon Country and Saugus resulted in 12 arrests (1 woman, 11 men, all adults) for charges ranging from drug possession and sales to weapons charges. One individual was arrested with a large quantity...

Man Who Posed As Swami Accepts Sexual Battery Charge
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016

A Santa Clarita business owner who allegedly posed as a swami and claimed to perform healing rituals on several women pleaded no contest Tuesday to one felony count of sexual battery by fraud. Read the full story [here].

Man Confesses to Murdering Newhall Resident, Dumping Body
Friday, Feb 26, 2016

A man has allegedly confessed to shooting a man and leaving his body near Sand Canyon Road Wednesday night. David Aldana, 21, walked into the U.S. Port of Entry Customs Border Protection Office in San Ysidro on Wednesday night and claimed that he had killed a person in the Canyon Country area, according...

Sheriff’s Search for Suspicious Individual in Valencia
Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016

[KHTS] The SCV Sheriff’s Station is searching for a suspicious individual reported near Arroyo Seco Junior High School and Santa Clarita Elementary School. Sheriff’s Station officials received a call at 1:33 p.m. reporting a possibly suicidal individual in the area who may be armed, said...

Man Robs U.S. Bank in Valencia
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is searching for a suspect involved in a bank robbery Wednesday morning. The bank robbery occurred at 11:33 a.m. this morning at the U.S. Bank located on the 28300 block of Newhall Ranch Road in Valencia, said SCV Sheirff’s Station Public Information...

Officer-Involved Shooting Suspect Dies
Friday, Jan 15, 2016

[KHTS] Homicide detectives are investigating a deputy-involved shooting in Canyon Country Thursday evening. A male adult suspect was struck by gunfire after failing to comply and allegedly approaching a deputy with a knife during a traffic stop. The suspect was transported to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital...

Blotter: Home Burglary, Vehicle Burglary in Saugus

Here’s your Public Safety and Crime Information for Saugus (Zone 4) for the Week of 01/04/16 – 01/10/16. During the Week of 01/04/16 – 01/10/16, the following crimes were reported in Saugus: -There was a burglary reported near the 27400 block of Peggy Joyce Lane. The front door to...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Each year the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with economist Dr. Mark Schniepp, releases the Economic Outlook Book.
SCVEDC’s 2023 Economic Outlook Book Now Available
The Master's University will host its acclaimed Winter 5K run on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024, starting at 9 a.m.
Start 2024 at TMU’s Winter 5K
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Dec. 14: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Castaic Union School District Governing Board will hold its regular/organizational meeting Monday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m.
Dec. 11: CUSD Regular/Organizational Board Meeting
A Southern California Edison Electric System Upgrade on Lyons Avenue will begin on Monday, Dec. 11.
City Announces Lyons Avenue Lane Closures
The California Transportation Commission allocated $8 million Thursday from the California State Transportation Agency’s Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program to the High Desert Corridor Joint Powers Agency.
High-Speed Rail Corridor Project Awarded $8M Grant
What a year it has been – from ribbon cuttings and new amenities to summer events and fall programming, it is wonderful to see how busy our community has been throughout 2023.
Cameron Smyth | Skate at The Cube’s Christmas Tree this Holiday Season
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Lori Gambero as the new principal at Arroyo Seco Junior High School.
Lori Gambero Appointed New Arroyo Seco Junior High Principal
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center is thrilled to announce the receipt of a generous $30,000 grant from the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation dedicated to bolstering mental health services within our community.
Samuel Dixon Awarded $30K Grant from Henry Mayo Foundation
December is finally here and we're excited to share the highlights from our event-filled November.
Cindy Curtis | JCI Santa Clarita November Recap
WASHINGTON (CN) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new partnerships with Native American tribes to manage federal lands, promote bison conservation and support animal harvesting and meat processing.
USDA, Native Tribes Partner to Manage Federal Lands
California State University, Northridge finals season is a time when the coffee’s on (’round the clock), and study guides and late nights multiply across campus.
Matadors Gearing Up for Finals
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
With the passage of the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics  Act, awareness of airborne hazards faced by veterans in Southwest Asia (SWA), including Iraq and Afghanistan, has grown significantly.
Veterans and Airborne Hazards: Awareness and Action
Learning Post Academy, the William S. Hart Union High School District’s outstanding independent study school, will hold informational meetings via Zoom for interested parents and students on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Dec.12: Learning Post Academy Holds Informational Meetings
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland today announced that the National Park Service will collaborate with Tribes across the nation on a new theme study that will focus on the Indian Reorganization Period to help broaden the understanding of an important chapter in American history.
NPS to Collaborate with Tribes on Study of Native American History
The travel exploration series, "On A Quest: with Jaswant," is set to captivate audiences at the Santa Clarita International Film Festival on Dec. 10. 
Dec. 10: “On A Quest: with Jaswant” Screens at SCIFF
Join Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo as they gather the community and faith leaders from across Assembly District 40 to share a seasonal message of togetherness while we celebrate the holiday season.
Dec. 11: Assemblywoman Schiavo Hosts Community Holiday Gathering
Spread the holiday at Gilchrist Farm’s Holiday Hoedown festivities which include holiday parades, Santa visits, petting zoo, caroling, wagon rides, handmade holiday food and treats and holiday crafts.
Spend the Holidays With Gilchrist Farms
As people make travel plans to celebrate with family and friends this year, the American Red Cross asks donors to set aside time to give blood or platelets for patients waiting for care over the holidays.
Give Blood, Platelets Ahead of Busy Holiday Weeks
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
California State Parks has announced recommendations to the National Park Service for $35.6 million in Land and Water Conservation Fund grants for 16 local park projects. Funding would provide public agencies with the ability to acquire land and/or develop recreational amenities such as playgrounds, sports fields and courts, exercise stations, dog and skate parks.
Via Princessa Park Receives Recommendation for $6M in LWC Funds
Become a docent at Placerita Canyon Natural Area. New docent classes begin on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Classes will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon.
Jan. 9: Docent Classes Begin at Placerita Canyon Natural Area
The 15th Annual Greetings with Gratitude drive has begun and we need your support. All donations must be purchased or delivered by Dec. 10.
Annual Greetings With Gratitude Drive Seeks Help