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May’s Free Catalytic Converter Etching Adds Additional Location
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is once again hosting its monthly free catalytic converter etching event, adding more dates and locations to have a converter etched. Etchings can be received on May 11, 18, 25, 26 and 27, through Reeves Complete Auto Center and Canyon Muffler in Canyon...

Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – May 2021
Monday, May 3, 2021

Earning and Maintaining our Safe City Reputation Our City has long been hailed as one of the safest in the nation. In fact, the city of Santa Clarita was recently named the 4th Safest City in America by SmartAsset.com when analyzing violent crime, property crime, vehicular mortality and more. Achieving...

GoFundMe Page Established for SCV Deputy Severely Injured in Crash
Thursday, Apr 29, 2021

A fundraiser has been established to support the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy who was severely injured in a motorcycle-versus-big rig crash on Wednesday. Shortly after the collision, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva identified Chad Perrigo as the motorcycle deputy who required...

Prosecutors Charge 33-Year-Old Santa Clarita Man With Rape Of 14-Year-Old
Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Unit detectives are investigating a 33-year-old Santa Clarita man suspected of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl he solicited using an online teen chat room, officials confirmed Tuesday. Kai Whitney Sommers, 33, of Santa Clarita, was arrested...

Sulphur Springs Warns of Suspicious Man Near Schools
Monday, Apr 19, 2021

In an email distributed to parents, Sulphur Springs Union School District Superintendent Catherine Kawaguchi warned parents of a man telling students that he is there to pick them up. Kawaguchi said she’d been in communication with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials, who’d notified...

Sheriff’s Station to Hold Additional Free Catalytic Converter Etching Events
Friday, Apr 16, 2021

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station announced plans Friday to hold two free “Catalytic Converter Etching” events next week for all local SCV residents. The SCV Sheriff’s Station will work in partnership with Reeves Complete Auto Center and Canyon Muffler in Canyon Country to host a free...

Deputies Seize 240 Marijuana Plants in Newhall Grow House Raid
Wednesday, Apr 7, 2021

Acting on a tip, deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station raided a residence in Newhall and seized 240 marijuana plants. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “When the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station North Region Narcotics Team received information...

City Manager Ken Striplin: Looking Forward to New City Amenities
Friday, Apr 2, 2021

By City Manager Ken Striplin When the City put the Santa Clarita 2020 strategic plan in motion more than five years ago, we knew it was an ambitious undertaking. Now, we have checked almost all of the items off the list and are in the home stretch for the two landmark projects. The new Canyon Country...

SCV Sheriff’s Station Provides Details on ‘Use of Force’ in Arrest
Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station authorities have provided details of a “use of force” incident captured on video Tuesday of an altercation between deputies and a suspect being questioned and detained about a package theft in Canyon Country. Here’s more of the story from the...

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Attacking Elderly Woman, Threatening Others
Tuesday, Mar 23, 2021

A Canyon Country man was arrested last week after deputies believe he assaulted an elderly woman, threatened other victims, and attempted to steal firearms from the residence’s safe. At approximately 1:15 p.m. Friday, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of a family...

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The Water Resources and Watershed Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Wednesday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m.
May 12: Water Resources and Watershed Committee Teleconference Meeting
The California Interscholastic Federation has renewed a multi-year agreement with GoFan as the official digital ticketing partner to provide touchless, digital ticketing solutions to high schools and state-wide post season play across California.
CIF, GoFan Reach Multi-Year Agreement that Includes Post-Season Play
The County of Los Angeles announced Thursday that it has distributed 23 million units of free PPE through its joint effort with PPE Unite to protect 433,000 employees at small businesses across the County.
L.A. County Announces Distribution of 23 Million Units of PPE
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its annual CalFresh Awareness Month campaign to publicize the CalFresh Nutrition Program and acknowledge community partners throughout the month of May for helping to raise public awareness year-round.
Annual CalFresh Awareness Month Underway
The Santa Clarita City Council convened Tuesday evening to hear an overview of the city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
Striplin Presents Balanced Budget Which Includes $300K Surplus
This summer Mission Opera is happy to present a live outdoor operetta in one-act on June 5, 6, 12, and 13, in Santa Clarita.
Mission Opera to Present Live Outdoor Operetta, “Le 66”
The William S. Hart Union High School District is looking for one new member to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee.
Hart District Seeking Oversight Committee Member
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will present “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version,” a live virtual musical production based on the eponymous beloved television series on May 7-9.
May 7-9: COC Theatre Presents, “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version”
Santa Clarita Valley public junior high and high school students will remain in the blended learning model — two days a week of in-person instruction — for the remainder of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Wednesday night.
Hart District Announces Blended Learning Format to Continue for Remainder of Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths and 414 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,744 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Reopenings Expand in L.A. County as Transmission Remains Low; SCV Cases Total 27,744
1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
Fort Tejon
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 21 new deaths and 287 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with Santa Clarita cases totaling 27,744.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Health Officer Order Updates Effective Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,744
During their first in-person meeting of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members are planning to hear public comments under a new format Wednesday, as well as discuss a potential decrease to the number of units seniors need to graduate in light of COVID-19.  
Hart Governing Board Returns to In-Person Meetings, Set to Discuss Reducing Credits for Graduation
For the second time since his arrest, Michelle Dorsey’s estranged husband — who is accused of having killed his wife in her Saugus home last month — had a continuation of his arraignment.  
Arraignment Continued for Estranged Husband Accused of Murdering Michelle Dorsey
After a year of virtual learning, the Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra's spring semester will host its grand finale, a virtual concert fundraiser, to help recoup losses during the pandemic.
SCV Youth Orchestra To Hold Virtual Concert Fundraiser
The California Highway Patrol is reminding cyclists and motorists to share the road and remember traffic safety saves lives during this years National Bicycle Safety month all May.
CHP Emphasizes Bicycling Safety Is Shared Responsibility
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department announced a live virtual production of "The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version", based on the eponymous television series. 
COC Theatre Presents “Addams Family Quarantine Concert Version”
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital revealed a new addition to their leadership staff, bringing more than 30 years of medical experience to the hospital. 
Henry Mayo Announces New VP And Chief Medical Officer
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is once again hosting their monthly free catalytic converter etching event, adding more dates and locations to have a converter etched. 
May’s Free Catalytic Converter Etching Adds Additional Location
The annual Bike to Work challenge is once again rolling into town for a week long going green challenge, starting next week. The challenge will begin Monday May 10 and go through Friday May 14. 
City Promotes Week-Long Bike To Work Challenge To Go Green
The William S Hart Education Foundation announced events will be returning this year and into 2022, starting with their new Cars under the Stars event. 
WiSH Education Foundation Announces New Events
The annual State of the County will be held in-person at Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday. The SCV Chamber and Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office have been working to create an event to celebrate the reopening of our economy which will include remarks by the Supervisor and full access to rides at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Six Flags To Host State Of The County Event
1828 - Soledad Canyon settler John Lang born in Herkimer County, N.Y. [story]
Lang
The city of Santa Clarita’s Public Works Department was once again recognized by statewide organizations as a pair of 2020 capital improvement projects were honored by the Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Awards Program.
Santa Clarita Public Works Recognized for Streets Projects