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Santa Clarita Man Arrested on Suspicion of Assault
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a man on suspicion of assault likely to produce injury, after a woman and a bystander who tried to help her Sunday evening were part of an assault reported in Newhall. Deputies responded to a call regarding a possible assault with a deadly weapon...

Canyon Country Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Molestation
Thursday, Sep 24, 2020

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Canyon Country man on suspicion of annoying or molesting a child with priors. “On Wednesday, deputies responded to a call for service at a business on the 24000 block of Chestnut Street in Newhall,” wrote Deputy Natalie Arriaga, in an email...

SCV Domestic Violence Reports Show Higher Rates Than 2019
Thursday, Jul 23, 2020

The number of Santa Clarita Valley domestic violence reports continue to show higher rates than it had last year, echoing a trend domestic violence experts are seeing throughout Los Angeles County. Between July 1-20 of this year, there were 51 reported incidents of assault related to domestic violence,...

Woman Suspected of Falsely Imprisoning Mother Arrested
Tuesday, Jul 21, 2020

A woman suspected of falsely imprisoning her mother in Stevenson Ranch was arrested Saturday evening. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a hotel on the 25000 block of The Old Road in Stevenson Ranch around 7 p.m. Saturday, according to spokeswoman Shirley Miller. Deputies...

Two Arrested for Allegedly Stealing More than $950 Worth of Items at Macy’s
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to reports that a number of suspects had stolen more than $950 worth of goods around 3:00 p.m. at Macy’s, located in the Westfield Valencia Town Center, according to Lt. Doug Mohrhoff. Suspects then fled the scene in a vehicle, which was located...

Pursuit With Reckless Driver Sends One to Hospital
Thursday, Jun 4, 2020

The pursuit of a suspected reckless driver in Canyon Country stopped abruptly when the suspect slammed into another car, then fled the scene, leading deputies on a foot pursuit on Highway 14. Just after midnight Thursday, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies were near the intersection of...

SCV Sheriff’s Station Giving Away ‘The Club’ for Certain Honda Models
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will be giving away “The Club,” an auto theft prevention device, for residents who have the vehicles listed below. These are commonly stolen vehicles and by giving out Clubs, deputies hope to prevent vehicle theft in the city. In order to receive a Club...

Two Men Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Mail from Saugus Neighborhood
Thursday, Apr 30, 2020

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested two men for allegedly stealing mail from a Saugus neighborhood. The following report is from the Station’s social media page. Two men arrested for mail theft. Around 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday, a resident called the station reporting...

SCV Sheriff’s Special Ops Unit Nets 7 Arrests
Thursday, Apr 16, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station ran an additional special operation Wednesday night which netted seven arrests. The Station released the following information on its social media account:   We ran another special op last night that netted seven arrests. Our teams keep in good...

Surveillance Videos Credited with Catching Saugus Burglary Suspect
Saturday, Apr 4, 2020

Detectives are thanking Santa Clarita residents’ surveillance cameras with helping them catch a burglary suspect. The incident happened on Friday afternoon, March 13, in a Saugus neighborhood off Seco Canyon Road. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station was alerted to a burglary in progress...

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Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 116 new deaths and 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported its 144th fatality since the pandemic began.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 144th Death at Henry Mayo; Decline in L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations
Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark officials will host a virtual presentation commemorating the March 12, 1928, St. Francis Dam Disaster via Zoom on Friday, March 12, starting at 4 p.m.
March 12: St. Francis Dam Disaster Commemoration Event, Free on Zoom
California State University, Northridge is launching an interdisciplinary master’s degree in sustainability, set to begin fall 2022.
CSUN to Offer an Interdisciplinary Master’s Degree in Sustainability
Princess Cruises is extending the pause of its United Kingdom-based cruise vacations, sailing roundtrip from Southampton, through September 25, 2021, on Sky Princess, Regal Princess, and Island Princess.
Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Southampton Sailings Through Sept. 25
After a relatively dry February in California, water supply managers grow increasingly anxious as each dry, sunny day plunges the state deeper into drought.
Dry February Exacerbates Drought in California
The Biden-Harris Administration has approved California’s request to use Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) funding to pay for voluntary COVID-19 testing for low-income students covered by the program, further supporting schools in underserved communities to reopen for in-person instruction.
Feds OK Medi-Cal to Fund COVID-19 Testing for Low-Income Students
Santa Clarita planning commissioners Tuesday sent the Sand Canyon resort proposal back to the drawing board amid continued concerns, focusing largely on emergency evacuations.
Sand Canyon Resort Sent Back to Drawing Board Amid Various Concerns
Sam Horn, president of Master’s University and Seminary for the past year, will be stepping down from his position, university officials said Monday.
Master’s University President Sam Horn to Step Down After 1 Year
Moving around California three decades from now will be safer, cleaner, and simpler with more transportation options under a plan Caltrans unveiled Wednesday.
Caltrans Unveils Vision for Future of Transportation
1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
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After receiving athletic protocol updates from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH) and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), the William S. Hart Union High School District has put together a complete athletic program following all state and county guidelines.
Hart District Announces Outdoor Sports Practices, Competitions to Resume Immediately
The ability to transform data into information and insights that can elevate a business and influence decisions is at the core of the newest major being offered in California State University, Northridge’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics.
CSUN Students Can Now Earn Degree in Business Analytics
Three teachers from the William S. Hart Union High School District have been named by NASA and the SETI Institute to fly on NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).
NASA Selects Three Hart District Teachers for SOFIA Flight
Los Angeles County Parks is looking for highly-talented independent instructors to bring valuable expertise and learning to the community through the Contact Class Program.
L.A. County Parks Hiring Instructors for Summer 2021 Season
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 91 new deaths and 1,407 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,212 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total  26,212; L.A. County Remains in Most Restrictive Tier
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its study session virtually Thursday, March 4, at 6:00 p.m.
March 4: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
After its cancelation last year due to the emergence of COVID-19, the College of the Canyons Scholarly Presentation will return this spring in a new virtual format.
COC’s Scholarly Presentations Return Virtually March 11
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to present Sidewalk Stories at the Old Town Newhall Library!
Old Town Newhall Library Now Offering Sidewalk Storytime
Santa Clarita Planning commissioners are expected to make a decision Tuesday regarding the proposed expansion of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital via multiple construction projects that include building a second inpatient tower.
Proposed Henry Mayo Expansion Project Back Before Planning Commission
Picture this…the sun has just set on another brisk spring day.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – March 2021