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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams


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SCV NewsBreak for Friday, November 10, 2017
Friday, Nov 10, 2017

At least three were detained in a local Walmart parking lot on suspicion of theft Friday. The SCV Sheriff’s Station PIO Shirley Miller reported that deputies on bikes arrested four suspects in Canyon Country on Thursday night. Three more science teachers from the Hart District had the experience of...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, August 24, 2017
Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

SCV  Sheriff’s deputies receive training on naloxone. Detectives say ‘PT Cruiser Bandit’ might have new ride. The Valencia K-mart will be shutting its doors in the fall. Concerts in the Park closes its season with a Beatles cover band. Plus, weather. SCV NewsBreak is a co-presentation...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, August 21, 2017
Monday, Aug 21, 2017

A once-in-a-century solar experience took place Monday. On Saturday, dozens of people gathered in Newhall to celebrate the legacy of the old Saugus Speedway, its racers and its crew. There are lots of shows, films, and even student projects filming in Santa Clarita this week. Heads up Santa Clarita!...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, July 21, 2017
Friday, Jul 21, 2017

Two children are still in critical condition after a crash on the 14 freeway that involved four adolescents and one adult near Acton Thursday morning. Deputies arrested an underage DUI suspect whose vehicle smashed into a traffic signal after a collision in Canyon Country, around 5:30 a.m. Friday. Registration...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, June 23, 2017
Friday, Jun 23, 2017

Santa Clarita Deputies’s Commercial burglary operation caught two suspects. On Sunday, June 25 from 5 to 10:30 in the evening, you can enjoy a live concert celebrating the music of The Temptations, Jackson five, smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, and many more. The Saxtravaganza returns to...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, June 22, 2017
Thursday, Jun 22, 2017

A suspected road rage collision was caught on video Wednesday morning on the southbound 14 freeway in Newhall. Sheriff’s deputies are working to clean up crime in the Santa Clarita Valley with suppression operations. One was held in Canyon Country Wednesday night. This week, COC hosted a science workshop...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

A Santa Clarita woman has been identified as the victim in Friday evening’s fatal head-on collision. The SCV Sheriff’s Station is investigating the suspected theft of a bike and are looking for more information about it and its owner. Two Saugus High School graduating seniors were awarded the first...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Cyclists sped through the SCV Wednesday to compete in the Amgen Tour of California race. Detectives have found two auto repair facilities in Canyon Country have been operating without a license. Cyclists and fellow community residents came together Tuesday evening at Pocock Brewery to watch the Amgen...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Thousands of chickens, roosters and chicks were found as part of an illegal cockfighting operation in Val Verde during an LASD operation on Monday. Congressman Steve Knight released a statement Tuesday calling for a special prosecutor to investigate Russia’s intervention in the U.S. presidential election. The...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday May 11, 2017
Thursday, May 11, 2017

A water main break and sinkhole caused a bit of traffic Thursday by shutting down the southbound lanes of Bouquet Canyon Road, between Newhall Ranch Road and Valencia Boulevard. Each year on the second Thursday of May, Keller Williams Realty associates help renew, reenergize and donate to the community....

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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley took part in the “Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” campaign from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10, 2020.
Zonta Club’s 16 Days of Activism Receives Proclamation from City
One year ago (Tuesday), the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced its first case of the novel coronavirus.
L.A. County COVID-19 One Year Later: 15,592 Deaths; 1,085,044 Total Cases
With COVID-19 vaccine appointments booked at Los Angeles County sites through the end of the week, Public Health officials assured those who received their first dose are guaranteed their second — but confusion over the scheduling process prompted officials to clarify the situation Tuesday.
Confusion on Second Dose Scheduling Prompts County Officials to Offer Clarity
CBRE announced the sale of Sierra Crest Center, a neighborhood retail and office center in Santa Clarita, to a joint venture group for $9.9 million.
Sierra Crest Retail Center Sold for $9.9 Million
Built in the 19th century, the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall played a pivotal role in the early development of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Newhall’s Pioneer Oil Refinery Recognized as Historic Site
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a video/teleconferencing special meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, Jan. 27, beginning with a closed session at 4:00 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 27: Santa Clarita Community College District Virtual Special Meeting
Five Point Holdings, LLC recently announced the sale of additional homesites at its Valencia community, previously known as Newhall Ranch, and the lineup of homebuilders for the first phase of the community.
Five Point Holdings Sells Nearly 500 New Homesites in Valencia
As COVID-19 vaccination continues for health care workers and those over 65, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday California is looking to prioritize the next phases of vaccination efforts by age, rather than occupation.
California May Switch to Age-Based COVID-19 Vaccination System
Tejon Ranch Co. declared victory for its 8,000-acre Grapevine mixed-use development after a Kern County Superior Court judge ruled against an Arizona-based environmental group that dubbed the project “damaging.”
Judge Rules Against Environmentalists Over Grapevine Development
In 2019, Valencia High School student, Pedro Roman, was diagnosed with Leukemia. After one long and hard-fought year, Roman is now in remission due to the success of his latest treatment.
Jan. 30: Community Blood Drive for Valencia High’s Pedro Roman
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
California Public Health officials lifted the regional Stay at Home Order statewide on Monday as Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 43 new deaths and 6,642 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported five new deaths on Saturday and Monday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup; 5 New Deaths at Henry Mayo as State Lifts Stay-at-Home Order
Los Angeles County is set to align its health order with California's by the end of the week, as the state lifted its regional stay-at-home order statewide Monday, green-lighting the reopening of in-person outside dining and hair and nail salons, among other businesses.
L.A. County to Align with State, Lift ‘Safer at Home’ Order by End of Week
Officials with the California Department of Public Health on Monday ordered the Regional Stay at Home Order lifted for all regions statewide, including the three regions that had still been under the order – San Joaquin Valley, Bay Area, and Southern California.
California Stay At Home Order Lifted for All Regions Including SoCal
As another winter storm hit the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, Interstate 5 was shut down through the Grapevine in "Operation Snowflake" Monday morning, with some lanes reopened by Monday afternoon.
‘Operation Snowflake’: CHP, Caltrans Reopen Grapevine Amid Snowstorm
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents about beach water use due to bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas that are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
L.A. County Urges Caution for Beach Water Use Through Wednesday
A series of projects brought forth by Santa Clarita Valley-based organizations and agencies to aid the local homeless population could soon receive thousands of dollars from the city of Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita Could Grant $126K to 6 Projects to Aid SCV Homeless Population
Citing the case of a convicted child rapist, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger said Friday she’s concerned there is a growing trend that the rights of victims of some of the most violent crimes are not being protected under District Attorney George Gascón’s administration.
Barger Steps in to Deny Parole to Convicted Child Rapist
Medical examiners with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified Benjamin Marquez IV, 31, of Castaic, as the man killed in a solo-vehicle crash that left one dead and sent another to the hospital Saturday.
Benjamin Marquez of Castaic ID’d as Man Killed in Rollover Crash
1915 - Death of pre-Mentry oilman & San Francisquito vintner Ramon Perea [story]
Perea grave marker
1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
postal cover
1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
HH Jackson
The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Jan. 26: Board of Supervisors to Consider Restaurant Requirement Aimed at Curbing Waste