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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]

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:...

Detectives Seeking Public’s Help in Locating At-Risk Saugus Man
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are asking the public for help in location an at-risk Saugus man. Here are the details from the social media account of the SCV Sheriff’s Station. LASD Missing Persons Unit detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating...

Hart District Schools Honored by US News & World Report
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

All six comprehensive high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District (Canyon, Golden Valley, Hart, Saugus, Valencia and West Ranch) plus Academy of the Canyons were honored with distinctions from the annual U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Rankings. The six comprehensive...

Officials Looking Into String of Burglaries at Four SCV Pharmacies
Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

Original post, 3:18 p.m.: Officials at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are looking into a string of burglaries that hit four local pharmacies in a span of approximately four hours early Thursday morning. The first burglary occurred in Valencia at The Druggist on Smythe Drive at approximately...

Crime Blotter: Burglary, Mail Theft, Grand Theft in Saugus
Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018

Here is the Saugus (Zone 4) Public Safety and Crime Information Report for Jan. 16 – 28: 01/28/18 Petty Theft – Lorita Lane/Sidani Lane A theft from an unlocked vehicle was reported at the above location. The suspect stole an iPod and handbag. 01/25/18 Burglary – 22500 block of Decoro Drive The...

Crime Blotter: Burglary, Grand Theft Auto in Saugus
Thursday, Jan 18, 2018

Here is the Saugus (Zone 4) Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of Jan. 8: 01/09/18 Burglary – 19100 block of Bension Drive Unknown suspect(s) stole new kitchen appliances (microwave, cooktop) from the inside of a home that was under construction. 01/13/18 Grand Theft Auto...

Nearly 1,500 Santa Claritans Affected by Power Outage
Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017

Over 1,450 residents across Santa Clarita are without power due to electrical failures caused by the Rye Fire, which has burned at least 1,000 acres near Valencia and Saugus. For complete story, click [HERE].

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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