header image

[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

Santa Clarita CA
Today in
S.C.V. History
July 5
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]

YMCA-Hosted Student Debate Discusses ‘Ghost’ Guns
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019

Every year, local teens from the Santa Clarita Valley YMCA’s Youth and Government chapter gather at the start of the school year and discuss current issues in hopes of fighting for and passing a bill they write through a model legislature in Sacramento. This year’s top issue “hit close to home,”...

Nobody Asked for This | Commentary by Renee Kennedy
Saturday, Nov 30, 2019

Every school shooting is a tragedy. Beyond their common elements, however, there are differences, and in the case of Santa Clarita, collateral suffering that may be less obvious — and a lot more difficult for many to accept. * * * Growing up, I was taught always to practice compassion and forgiveness...

Kline Family Shares Lessons Learned Following Saugus High Shooting
Friday, Nov 29, 2019

Around this time of year, as families tend to reflect and make up for lost time with loved ones, expressing their gratitude for each other, the Kline family is especially grateful this Thanksgiving. On Nov. 14, Saugus resident and mother of four Katie Kline felt something wasn’t right when she was...

Saugus Shooting Survivor’s Parents Urge Others to Seek Counseling
Monday, Nov 25, 2019

When parents Thomas and Brenda Lindsey saw their 16-year-old son duck and cover after hearing a cannon blast during a Disneyland ride last week, they knew it was time to seek counseling. “My husband grabbed him and covered his ears. We first saw him cry and that made us all cry,” said Brenda, a...

Fundraising Efforts for Saugus High Continue

In the aftermath of the shooting that left three students dead and three others wounded Nov. 14 at Saugus High School, numerous organizations, businesses and individuals have offered fundraising support and donations to help the victims and the Saugus community heal. A summary of many of these fundraising...

Mayor Marsha McLean: Santa Clarita Community is Saugus Strong
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean’s “Saugus Strong” editorial was first published in The Signal on November 20, 2019. The events of Thursday, Nov. 14, are indescribable. Immeasurable pain and devastation fill the hearts of everyone in our community as we continue to mourn lives lost...

Saugus High Shooting: Therapist Offers Tips for Healing

Although it may seem implausible at first, following a deadly campus shooting at Saugus High School on Thursday, healing is possible, according to therapist Dr. Jonathan Sandberg. More than 150 people, including local students affected by last week’s events that left three teenagers dead and three...

Last Victim of Saugus High Shooting Returns Home from Hospital
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

Mia Tretta, 15, returns home from hospital on Monday evening. Courtesy of Tretta family The last victim, who had been recovering at a hospital following a school shooting last week at Saugus High School that left three teenagers dead and three others wounded, returned home Monday evening, according to...

Hart District Students Return to School 5 Days After Deadly Shooting

While Saugus High School remained closed Monday after a fatal shooting on campus late last week, students at other district schools returned to class, with some expressing comfort from teachers and an increased law enforcement presence. Students across William S. Hart Union High School District schools...

Saugus High Shooting: Community Comes Together for Vigil
Monday, Nov 18, 2019

Thousands gathered in Central Park Sunday night for a vigil to remember the lives lost in the Saugus High School shooting, and reuniting in their grief, they shared a message. “We will be OK,” Saugus High ASB president Andrei Mojica, 17, said. “We are resilient, we are courageous, we are loving...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
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