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July 5
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]

Canyon Country Community Center Hosts 2021 State of the City
Friday, Nov 5, 2021

Within only a few days of its initial ribbon-cutting ceremony, the Canyon Country Community Center hosted hundreds of residents and business leaders who gathered to hear city officials deliver the 2021 State of the City on Thursday. This year’s theme of “All-Star City” paid homage to the various...

L.A. County Anti-Asian Hate Crimes See 76% Increase in 2020
Friday, Oct 22, 2021

The total number of anti-Asian hate crimes within Los Angeles County rose 76% in 2020, according to a report released Wednesday. The L.A. County Commission on Human Relations said the number of anti-Asian hate crimes had increased from 25 in 2019 to 44 in 2020 around the county. A total of two of...

One Detained After Angeles National Forest Brush Fire
Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021

By Caleb Lunetta & Emily Alvarenga A brush fire burned an acre in the Angeles National Forest on Wednesday, prompting a first-alarm brush response from firefighters. The brush fire was first reported at 1:01 p.m. near the intersection of Lake Hughes Road and Dry Gulch Road, east of Castaic Lake. A...

10th Grade Student Connected To Criminal Threats At Hart High Detained
Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021

The 10th-grade student accused of having written threats on a bathroom school wall was detained by deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, according to law enforcement officials. The detainment stems from a threat that was found Friday afternoon, and was brought to the attention...

2 Suspects Arrested In Connection To Baskin-Robbins Burglaries
Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking for the scoop after multiple Baskin- Robbins ice cream shops were burglarized overnight Tuesday, including two locations in the Santa Clarita Valley. SCV Sheriff’s Station personnel responded to two calls for service Wednesday for two different...

Upcoming Parent Symposium To Show Dangers Of Social Media

The city of Santa Clarita is presenting the 2021 Parent Resource Symposium, titled “Social Media: The New Gateway Drug” later this month. Parents, guardians and Santa Clarita youth are invited to attend the event on Wednesday, Sept 22, at Santa Clarita City Hall. The event will commence with a Parent...

Memorial Ceremony Honors Deputy Hagop “Jake” Kuredjian
Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021

Two decades after Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Hagop “Jake” Kuredjian made the ultimate sacrifice, his memory remains alive and well in the hearts of those who knew him. A ceremony held Tuesday at the corner of Stevenson Ranch and Poe parkways marked 20 years since Kuredjian was shot and...

Officials Say Catalytic Converter Thefts On The Rise
Friday, Aug 6, 2021

Three separate catalytic converter thefts were reported to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station within hours of each other last month — part of a growing property crime trend that’s concerning officials. Local law enforcement officials said this week that these types of thefts are becoming...

Sheriff’s Station Asks Public Help Identifying Petty Theft Suspect
Wednesday, Jul 7, 2021

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying a petty theft suspect who reportedly stole from an after-hours deposit drop box at a bank in Valencia. The incident reportedly occurred on Thursday, July 1, when the man approached the drop box at Pacific...

Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – July 2021
Monday, Jul 5, 2021

Your City Hard at Work As you drive around the city of Santa Clarita, you might not focus on the smooth roads, beautifully landscaped medians or upgraded intuitive traffic lights. These systems that are often overlooked help enhance your quality of life and are part of our Capital Improvement Projects. These...

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1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]
1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon