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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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Deputies, City Officials Conduct Homeless Outreach
Thursday, Jul 23, 2015

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Deputy Dan Dantice and his fellow team members, Deputy Betsy Shackelford and city of Santa Clarita Interim Community Preservation Officer, Justin Hillemann, walk up to two homeless people sleeping under a bridge. “You been talking to the outreach...

2 Arrested in Connection with Murder, Theft from Victim
Friday, May 29, 2015

[KHTS] – Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man who is suspected to have overdosed on heroin, while to others were arrested in connection with the death and the theft of the victim’s property. Kahlil Banks, 42, of Canyon Country was found dead in his apartment on the 28000...

Deputies Searching for Suspects in Skate Park Assault
Thursday, May 21, 2015

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating an assault that was reported at the Santa Clarita Skate Park in Canyon Country. A 30-year-old man was assaulted in the Santa Clarita Skate Park parking lot in Canyon Country around 10:30 p.m. on May 5, according to a...

Your Car: Lock It Or Lose It
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015

Santa Clarita City officials are teaming up with Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies in order to increase awareness about car break-ins. Did you know it takes less than 30 seconds to break into a car, grab what’s in plain sight, check the usual hiding places for other items and get away?...

Deputies Seeking Canyon Country Purse Snatcher
Saturday, Nov 1, 2014

[KHTS] – Deputies are searching for the suspect of an alleged purse-snatching incident that occurred in a parking lot in Canyon Country Saturday morning, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials said. “Deputies responded to a purse-snatch, strong-arm robbery,” said Sgt David Shoemaker....

Deputies Arrest SCV Sex Offender Living in Home With Kids
Friday, Oct 31, 2014

[KHTS] – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Enforcement Officers conducted their yearly Operation Safe Halloween and found a Santa Clarita sex offender living with children, officials said Friday. When the Special Enforcement Officers set out in the pre-dawn hours of Halloween,...

Canyon Country Man to Stand Trial for Father’s Murder

[KHTS] – A Canyon Country man accused in his father’s murder was held to answer to the charges, officials said Friday. Juan Mejia, 31, of Canyon Country, is due back in court Nov. 12, said Ricardo Santiago, a spokesman for the District Attorney’s Office. Mejia faced a preliminary hearing Thursday,...

SCV Detectives Arrest Suspect in 5-Year Graffiti Investigation
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

On Thursday, October 30, 2014 detectives assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station “COBRA” team executed a search warrant on the 25200 block of Everett Drive in the Newhall area of the city of Santa Clarita, regarding a series of tagging / graffiti vandalism dating back to 2009. ...

Guilty Verdict in Halloween 2011 Murder Case

[KHTS] – Jurors found Eric Edwards and Diamonte McGee guilty Thursday in the 2011 Halloween murder in Canyon Country. The jury found Branden Higgs not guilty of one of the counts. On the other ten counts against Higgs, the judge declared a mistrial. Two defendants will be back in court for sentencing...

Saugus Man Sentenced to 26 Years to Life for Murder
Monday, Oct 27, 2014

[KHTS] – Eric Earle, who was found guilty of murder of Karla Brada in September was sentenced to 26 years to life, officials said Monday. Eric Allen Earle A Saugus man with a history of domestic violence was sentenced today to 26 years to life in state prison for the killing of his girlfriend,...

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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Valley Community College District will meet Wednesday, May 18, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., for a Board Self-Evaluation Workshop.
May 18: COC Board Self-Evaluation Workshop
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, May 18, beginning at 7 p.m. The board will meet in closed session at 4:30 p.m.
May 18: Annual Retirement Recognition to Precede Hart Board Meeting
Premier Workspaces, one of the largest privately-owned executive suites, coworking, and shared workspace companies in the United States, with a unit in Santa Clarita, is proud to celebrate their 20th anniversary.
Premier Workspaces Celebrating 20 Year Anniversary
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 16 - Sunday, May 22.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Nine Productions
Join ghost hunter Marie Mason to explore Paranormal Investigation: Tools, Tactics, and Tales at the Rancho Camulos Museum Sunday, May 22, at 1:30 p.m.
May 22: Explore Paranormal Investigation at Rancho Camulos
College of the Canyons softball was represented with two selections on the 2022 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) California JC All-American Team with slugger Ashlynn Heck and pitcher/utility player Allyson Melgar included in the group of 26 honorees from across the state.
COC Softball’s Heck, Melgar Named to NFCA All-American Team
Parks are not just good for your physical health, but your mental health. Join the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and Why We Rise for Parks at Sunset to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. Green spaces, physical activity and social connectivity play a powerful role in overall well-being.
L.A. County ‘Parks at Sunset’ Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month
Impulse Music Co. is hosting a Music and Comedy Night Saturday, May 21, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
May 21: Impulse Music Hosting Music, Comedy Night
After serving in the position on an interim basis for the past year, Dr. Abner Chou has assumed the role of full-time president of The Master’s University and Seminary.
Dr. Abner Chou Assumes Full-Time Role as TMU President
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 15 additional deaths and 3,489 new positive cases Saturday, 2,707 new cases Sunday and 1,941 new cases Monday countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: Residents Encouraged to Layer Safety Precautions
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
In-person high school graduations will be held at all William S. Hart Union High School District schools. Graduations start May 20 and end June 3.
William S. Hart High School District Announces Graduation Dates
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed six new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,025 new cases countywide, with 151 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,022, county case totals to 2,907,721 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals to 74,979, with 470 total SCV deaths from COVID-19 since March of 2020.
Friday COVID Roundup: High Transmission Across L.A. County, Most Cases Since Feb. 18
The American Red Cross has a critical need for blood donations, and the city of Santa Clarita is urging residents to make a life-saving appointment.
Critical Need for Blood Donations, City Will Host Blood Drives
Baseball season is officially back! As a Southern California native, I grew up as an avid Dodger fan and I continue that tradition whenever I take my family to a game. There is no feeling that compares to entering Dodger Stadium and hearing the sound of cheering fans and the smell of fresh-cut grass and of course, Dodger Dogs!
It’s Time for Dodger Baseball at 43rd Santa Clarita Dodger Day
Running from June 6 through Aug. 13, College of the Canyons will be offering a robust summer schedule of four sessions to continue assisting students with reaching their goals during this unprecedented time.
Registration Underway at COC for 2022 Summer Classes
This month, the city shines the spotlight on the friendly staff in the Building and Safety Division. May is Building and Safety Month and the 2022 theme is “Safety for All: Codes in Action.” This month builds awareness about the importance of building codes in ensuring safety in the spaces in which we live, work and learn.
You’ve Got a Friend in City Hall: Building, Safety Division
The California Institute of the Arts Board of Trustees have awarded 14 admired, acclaimed and longtime faculty members emeritus status in recognition of their contributions to CalArts.
CalArts Board of Trustees Confer Emeritus Status Upon Faculty
The College of the Canyons Baseball team saw eight cougars receive All-Western State Conference, South Division honors for the 2022 season.
Cougars Baseball Have Eight Selected to All-WSC Team
"Something Rotten: The Broadway Musical (Rated PG) opens this weekend at Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall. Opening night is Saturday May 14 at 8 p.m. with a free champagne and wine reception for ticket holders. It will run every weekend, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, until its scheduled closing on June 18.
May 14-June 18: ‘Something Rotten’ at the Canyon Theatre Guild
Diné artist, composer and California Institute of the Arts alum Raven Chacon (Music MFA 2004) was awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music for "Voiceless Mass." Diné means "the people" in the Navajo language. Chacon is the first Native American to win the Pulitzer Prize for music.
CalArts Alum Raven Chacon Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music
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