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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]

Blotter: Burglaries, Grand Theft in Newhall
Friday, Jan 15, 2016

Here’s your Public Safety and Crime Information for Newhall (Zone 6) for the week of 01/04/16- 01/10/16. -Vehicle burglaries occurred near the following blocks; 23600 Meadowridge Dr. and Atwood Blvd./Powell Dr. In all incidents, suspect(s) unknown shattered the side windows of the vehicles to...

Dozens of Marijuana Plants Found in Placerita, Sand Canyon
Saturday, Jan 2, 2016

[KHTS] The Los Angeles County Fire Department found dozens of marijuana plants Friday morning in the Placerita and Sand Canyon area, Sheriff’s officials said Saturday. The marijuana grow was found by firefighters responding to the area just before 10 a.m., said LACoFD Supervising Fire Dispatcher Robert...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Burglary in Newhall
Thursday, Dec 24, 2015

Newhall: Zone 6, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 12/14/15 – 12/20/15. A petty theft occurred near Newhall Avenue and Sierra Highway. Suspect(s) unknown stole items from the victim’s parked semi-truck. A petty theft occurred near the 24800 block of Newhall Avenue....

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Grand Theft in Stevenson Ranch
Thursday, Dec 17, 2015

Community: Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 12/07/15 to 12/13/2015   A petty theft shoplifting occurred on the 25500 block of The Old Rd. Two female adults left the location with two carts of toys and electronics without paying.The informant...

Crime Blotter: Burglar, Robbery, Grand Theft in Valencia
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015

Community: Valencia: Zone 5 – Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 11/30/2015 to 12/06/2015 Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Valencia (Zone 5): A burglary occurred near the 24200 block of Valencia Boulevard. An unknown suspect broke into the location...

Elderly Man Charged with Saugus Teen Wyatt Savaikie’s Death
Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015

A 74-year-man is expected to appear in court Thursday after being charged with causing the death of 14-year-old Saugus resident Wyatt Savaikie as he crossed the street in a marked crosswalk this past July, according to Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office officials. Ralph August Steger,...

Valencia Mall Armed Robbery Suspect Sought by Sheriff’s Deputies

[KHTS] Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are searching for a man who allegedly robbed two women at gunpoint at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Saturday night. Two female employees were leaving work at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5 when they were approached by a man, said...

Sheriff’s Deputies Search for Valencia Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

[KHTS] Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are searching for an attempted kidnapping suspect who allegedly grabbed a 13-year-old girl while she was walking to school Tuesday morning in Valencia. At approximately 7:50 a.m., the girl, identified as an eighth grader at Arroyo Seco Junior High,...

Crime Blotter: Armed Robbery, Burglary in Stevenson Ranch

Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 11/30/15 -12/06/15 Hello Stevenson Ranch, here is your weekly report: An armed robbery occurred on the 25800 block of The Old Rd. Employees of the store noticed a Hispanic male adult attempting to cut the security...

Sheriff’s Deputies Search for Suspects Connected to Robberies
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015

[KHTS] Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are searching for two suspects in connection with robberies that occurred Monday evening. A man, described as hispanic and possibly Filipino, entered a T-Mobile store located in the 25800 block of The Old Road at approximately 5:30 p.m. and attempted...

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia