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Arraignment Continued for Estranged Husband Accused of Murdering Michelle Dorsey
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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. James Dorsey, 41, has been charged on suspicion of having driven down from the state of Washington...

Sept. 21: Foothill League to Begin Fall Conditioning Workouts
Monday, Sep 14, 2020

The Foothill League, which oversees high school sports played through the William S. Hart Union High School District, announces athletes will be able to start conditioning with their teams beginning Monday, September 21. The league includes Canyon, Castaic, Golden Valley, Hart, Saugus, Valencia and West...

Update: Forward Progress on #TexasFire Stopped at 10% Containment
Thursday, Aug 6, 2020

A 150-acre brush fire in Saugus prompted road closures and evacuations Thursday afternoon. The fire received the moniker #TexasFire, due to its proximity to the Texas Canyon Ranger Station, and Angeles National Forest officials took the lead in battling the blaze, with the L.A. County Fire Department...

Detectives Asking Public for Help Locating At-Risk Saugus Woman
Thursday, Apr 23, 2020

UPDATE 4/24/2020: Found.   Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk missing person Theone Paula Paras. She is a 56-year-old women who was last seen Saturday, April 18, 2020, at approximately 10:00 p.m., on the...

Homicide Detectives Return to Missing Saugus Man’s Home
Thursday, Feb 13, 2020

Three years after the disappearance of Will Cierzan, homicide detectives returned Thursday morning to the man’s Saugus home where they began searching and conducting fresh tests. “Investigators from the (Los Angeles County) sheriff’s crime lab are back inside the Cierzan residence conducting an...

Parents Mistake Son for Possible Burglar After Christmas Surprise
Thursday, Dec 26, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials responded to a report of a robbery, which turned out to be a son surprising his parents for Christmas in Saugus. The call came in at 1 p.m., according to Sgt. Andrew Stowers of the SCV Sheriff’s Station. The homeowners were not home when they checked...

Juvenile Detained on Suspicion of Brandishing Imitation Firearm in Saugus
Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019

Reports of a person having fired three to five shots in an alley behind a grocery store in Saugus Friday prompted a swift response by deputies and ended with one juvenile being detained. The juvenile, whose name cannot be released by law enforcement, was detained on suspicion of brandishing an imitation...

Saugus Spot Fire Quickly Doused
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019

Swift response from firefighters snuffed out a brush fire in Saugus Thursday morning. The fire was described by Los Angeles County Fire Department officials as a spot fire that burned an area 30 feet by 30 feet. Firefighters responded to reports of a brush fire at 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of...

Santa Clarita Valley Football Roundup
Sunday, Oct 21, 2018

Here is the Santa Clarita Valley Football Roundup for Week 9 of the 2018 season. College of the Canyons remains undefeated with a win against East Los Angeles, while Hart handed West Ranch its first defeat of the season.   College of the Canyons: 31 East Los Angeles: 9   West Ranch: 26 Hart:...

Santa Clarita Valley Football Roundup
Sunday, Sep 30, 2018

Here is the roundup of Santa Clarita Valley football scores from this weekend, including Friday night’s matchup between rivals Saugus and Hart and Saturday’s clash between College of the Canyons and Golden West.   College of the Canyons: 26 Golden West: 9   Saugus: 13 Hart: 7   Valencia:...

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1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
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