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

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...

Storage Unit Theft Suspects Arrested In Canyon Country
Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials arrested two suspects, and are now looking for victims in a possible serial storage unit burglary case. Deputies suspect a pair in custody is involved in numerous thefts from storage units in Canyon Country they believe occurred over the holidays last...

SCV Sheriff’s Deputies Search for Bikini Bandit
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a woman who allegedly entered two homes and took valuables. On Saturday, June 4, 2016, the individual pictured here entered a locked property in the 28000 block of W. Avenue C6 in Lancaster. The individual took items from the location....

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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