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1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
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Bench Warrant Issued For Sloan Canyon Hit And Run Suspect
Wednesday, Nov 10, 2021

A bench warrant was issued for the driver in a Sloan Canyon Road hit-and-run investigation after he reportedly failed to appear in court on Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials. The driver, 19-year-old Raymond Perez, has been accused of one misdemeanor count of hit and run causing property damage in...

One Detained After Investigation Into Alleged Machete Attack
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating a reported assault with a machete in Newhall Wednesday morning that sent one to the hospital. The assault with a deadly weapon incident was reported around 11:30 a.m. on Railroad Avenue, near 13th Street, according to SCV Sheriff’s...

Rape, Kidnapping, Assault Suspect Arrested at Gunpoint in Newhall
Friday, Aug 3, 2018

A man suspected of multiple violent crimes was arrested at gunpoint by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station deputies in Newhall after a stakeout and pursuit late Friday morning, according to authorities. Deputies received a report that the suspect, wanted for rape, kidnapping and assault with a deadly...

Crime Blotter: Theft in Castaic-Val Verde
Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017

Two thefts were on the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station’s crime information and public safety report for Castaic/Val Verde (Zone 2) for the week of November 13-19: 11-13-17 Theft – 28000 block of Gold Hill Drive The victim reported a “Husky” toolbox stolen from the bed of his truck....

Crime Blotter: Robbery, Grand Theft in Canyon Country West
Friday, Oct 20, 2017

Here is the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station’s public safety report for Canyon Country (West), aka Zone 7, for October 2 through October 8, 2017: 10/03/17 Residential Burglary – 26900 block of Trestles Drive The victim stated his neighbor saw two suspects loading an air conditioner, water...

SCV Sheriff’s Deputies Check Up on Canyon Country Probationers
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station’s Crime Prevention Unit and Crime Impact Team joined up to conduct probation searches on Tuesday. Here’s a report from the station: We’ve seen an upswing in residential burglaries and grand theft autos reported in the Canyon Country...

Suspicious Item Forces Lockdown in Parking Lot by SC Sheriff’s Station; Scene Now Cleared
Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

A parking lot adjacent to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and Valencia Library was on lockdown Thursday morning due to the discovery of a suspicious item, and the scene was cleared by 11 a.m., officials said. The item, which was left in the back of a vehicle parked in the lot at Magic Mountain...

Natalie Hidalgo New School Resource Deputy in Canyon Country
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017

Deputy Natalie Hidalgo is the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station’s newly appointed school resource officer for Golden Valley High School, Sierra Vista Junior High School and Sequoia School. Deputy Hidalgo has served as a patrol deputy at SCV Sheriff’s Station for three years, and with the...

City Council Honors SCV Sheriff’s Station Employees of the Month

The Santa Clarita City Council recognized the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station’s two Employees of the Month, Deputy Bob Garcia and Custody Assistant Manny Ramirez, at the Council’s meeting Tuesday night. Pictured above (from left): Councilman Bill Miranda; Councilwoman Marsha McLean;...

Sand Canyon Pair Arrested for Drug Possession, Paraphernalia
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017

Deputies with the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station’s Special Assignment Team on Wednesday arrested a pair of women after serving a search warrant in Sand Canyon. More than a half-dozen vehicles were parked along Sand Canyon Road around 10 a.m. as law enforcement personnel executed a search warrant. Kristen...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Nestled near the eastern edge of California State University, Northridge campus, as the California Towhee softly calls, sits an often-overlooked environmental gem in the heart of the San Fernando Valley - CSUN’s Botanic Garden.
CSUN’s Botanical Garden a Hidden Gem in Middle of SFV
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 16 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 23 - Sunday, May 29.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 16 Productions
To honor the memory of longtime community leader Charlotte Kleeman, a celebration of life will be held Friday, June 3, at the College of the Canyons University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road in Santa Clarita, beginning at 2 p.m.
June 3: Celebration of Life for Charlotte Kleeman
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Bryan Wilson as the new principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Hart Appoints Bryan Wilson New Golden Oak Adult School Principal
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 5,152 new positive cases Saturday, 4,750 new cases Sunday, and 2,476 new cases Monday countywide, with four additional deaths and 790 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID Roundup: 790 New SCV Cases; SCV Deaths Total 474
College of the Canyons student Isabella Solorio is among 100 students from across the nation to have been selected as a 2022 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholar.
COC Student Named Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar
Visit newly opened MB2 Entertainment at the site of the former Mountasia on June 5 to support Carousel Ranch. Purchase a play card and a percentage of your purchase will benefit Carousel Ranch. Visit and have fun while donating to a worthwhile cause, the clients of Carousel Ranch and the equestrian therapy and vocational training programs.
June 5: Carousel Ranch Fundraiser at MB2 Entertainment
The city of Santa Clarita's Human Relations Roundtable speaker series “Community Voices” continued by celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month on Friday, May 20.
City’s “Community Voices” Series Recognizes AAPI Community
California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly and Director of the California Department of Public Health and State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomás J. Aragón, issued a joint statement supporting the recommendation by the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunizations Practices and the Federal Food and Drug Administration to authorize use of a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 at least five months after completing their primary series.
California Urges COVID Vaccine Boosters for Eligible Children, Adults
Visit Los Angeles County Parks this summer for fun in the sun, recreation and adventure.
Placerita Canyon, Vasquez Rocks Offering Summer Nature Programs
Did you know that trash, chemicals and other pollutants that are left on the ground can wash through the City’s storm drain system and into the Santa Clara River?
City Offering Tips on Preventing Pesticide Pollution in Local Waterway
1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday, May 24, beginning with a special/closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6 p.m.
May 24: City Council Meets to Authorize Garbage Collection Fee Increase
1865 - Discoverer Ramon Perea and partner sell Pico Canyon oil claim to Edward Beale & Robert Baker for $300 [story]
grave marker
1978 - St. Francis Dam site becomes a State Landmark [story]
state landmark dedication
With school ending and summer break just around the corner, the Santa Clarita Public Library has everything you need to keep your family busy and engaged with reading, crafts and outdoor programs.
Read Beyond the Beaten Path This Summer
Feeling the need to act, members of the Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Congregation Beth Shalom, NAACP Santa Clarita, Higher Vision Church and the Islamic Center of Santa Clarita Valley decided to gather with community members to mark and reflect on the May 14 shooting in Buffalo, N.Y.
May 22: Vigil of Prayer and Lament for a Hurting World at St. Stephen’s
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County and 3,180 new cases countywide.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Public Transit Masking Requirement is Extended
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is working with state and national partners on an international outbreak of monkeypox. On May 19 the Centers for Disease Control confirmed a case of monkeypox in the United States in Massachusetts.
L.A. County Public Health Reports International Outbreak of Monkeypox
The father/son legacy continues after 40 years at Valley Institute of Prosthetics and Orthotics established in 1982. The company serves the Central Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley with the highest quality orthotic and prosthetic devices for patients to regain functionality.
VIPO Prosthetic and Orthotic Company Celebrates 40 Years
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is aware of the public’s desire to visit our animal care centers without an appointment. In response Animal Care and Control is adopting new public visitation hours for unscheduled visits just in time for National Pet Adoption Weekend, May 20-22.
Castaic Animal Care Center Offers Walk-in Visits in Time for National Adoption Weekend
Join the fun this summer and sign up for a class at Los Angeles county Parks. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn something new, make new friends and discover new talents.
May 30: In-person, Virtual Summer Classes Begin at L.A. County Parks
In my early 20s I worked on a sheep farm in southern Illinois. The farm had about 1,000 sheep and two Great Pyrenees dogs to protect them.
Marcia Mayeda | Does Your Dog Act Its Breed?
The California Air Resources Board will host an open house of its new state-of-the-art “green” Southern California Headquarters, the Mary D. Nichols Campus, in Riverside on Saturday, May 21.
May 21: California Air Resources Hosts Open House for New SoCal Headquarters
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