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1821 - SCV (with the rest of Alta Calif.) becomes territory of Mexico during war for Mexican independence from Spain [story]
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SCV Sheriff’s Station Warning Residents of Scam Calls
Thursday, Aug 11, 2022

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is reminding residents that no one will ever call your home demanding payment for “outstanding warrants.” According to the SCV Sheriff’s station, numerous SCV residents have reported a recent increase in these kind of fraudulent phone...

Safe Exchange Zone at Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station
Tuesday, Feb 1, 2022

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station offers residents a safe place to complete online transactions, as well as custody exchanges. A Safe Exchange Zone is available 24/7 for residents looking to complete transactions for purchase, selling or trading items with others and for custody exchanges....

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Stealing Money from Employer
Friday, Feb 12, 2021

A Canyon Country man was arrested last week on suspicion of stealing money from the cash register at his place of work in Castaic. On Feb. 5, deputies were called to a business on the 31500 block of Castaic Road regarding a grand theft, according to Deputy Natalie Arriaga, a spokeswoman for the SCV Sheriff’s...

Deputies Report Seizure of $10,000, Kilo of Cocaine from Vehicle
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020

A Bakersfield man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of transporting $10,000 in cash and a kilo of cocaine through the Santa Clarita Valley, according to SCV Sheriff’s Station officials. The reported discovery and subsequent arrest of the two individuals, according to SCV Sheriff’s Station spokeswoman...

Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested in Ventura

A suspect wanted in connection with an assault on a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy during an alleged hit-and-run in June was arrested in Ventura on suspicion of theft, SCV Sheriff’s Station officials reported via social media. Detectives were notified of the suspect’s capture, and...

Local Man, 34, Arrested on Gun, Drug Charges
Sunday, Mar 29, 2020

[SCV Sheriff] – On Saturday night around 9:30 p.m, a deputy patrolling in a residential area of Canyon Country near Live Oak Springs Road observed a driver traveling at a high rate of speed (approximately 55 mph in a 25 mph zone). After the deputy conducted a traffic stop for the unsafe speed,...

Message to the Community | By SCV Sheriff’s Captain Justin Diez
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020

In light of the unique and challenging circumstances facing our community and our nation as a whole, I wanted to take this opportunity to reach out and provide an update regarding public safety in the Santa Clarita Valley. First and foremost, please know that public safety is our top priority at Santa...

Deputies Arrest Man in Castaic on Felony Weapons Charges
Monday, Oct 22, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a man on two felony firearms charges in Castaic early Friday morning. Here’s the story from the station’s social media: Prevented a business from being burglarized?? We’ll never know for sure — but what we do know is a deputy...

Firefighters Contain Brushfire Near Commerce Center
Monday, May 7, 2018

Firefighters continued to wrap up work on a small brush fire that started late Sunday afternoon near the Valencia Commerce Center, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials said Monday afternoon. “We’ve stopped the forward progress at between 15 and 20 acres, and it remains 75 percent...

Sheriff’s Deputies Check on Addresses of People on Probation
Monday, Jan 29, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies checked up on more than 200 probationers Saturday to make sure they were living where they said they lived. The station’s Career Offenders, Robbery, Burglary, Assault team — aka COBRA Unit — along with the Crime Prevention Unit, assembled...

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1821 - SCV (with the rest of Alta Calif.) becomes territory of Mexico during war for Mexican independence from Spain [story]
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1889 - Castaic School District established [story]
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Last year, in partnership with the American Red Cross, the city of Santa Clarita hosted 11 blood drives, collecting more than 420 units of blood, which is enough blood to potentially save 1,260 lives! While that number is certainly impressive, there is still an ongoing, critical shortage.
March 31: Urgent Need for SCV Blood Donors
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 932 new cases countywide and 13 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Daily COVID Reporting Ends March 28
Following the reopening of the Dive Pool in February, the Fifty Meter Pool at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center will officially reopen for public use on Monday, March 27.
March 27: 50 Meter Pool to Reopen at Aquatic Center
The Castaic Education Foundation recently announced that 16 grants have been awarded for the 2022-2023 school year, totaling $50,000, which will be used to enhance student learning programs and supports including music, mindfulness, art, reading, math, science, video production, robotics and more.
Castaic Education Foundation Awards 16 Classroom Grants
Saugus High School, the scene of a deadly school shooting in November of 2019 which took three lives (including the shooter), was under lockdown for an hour on Friday afternoon after deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded to an "assault with a deadly weapon" phone call.
Soft Lockdown at Saugus High School Result of Phone Hoax
Un Pozo Chico: A Night of Flamenco Dance and Music, an evening of Flamenco music and dance will be held Friday, April 7 at 8 p.m. at The MAIN Theatre, 24266 Main St., Newhall, CA 91321.
April 7: Movement at The MAIN Dance Series
Recently retired College of the Canyons women's basketball coach Greg Herrick, who guided the program to 611 career wins, has been selected for induction into the California Community College Women's Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
COC Coach Greg Herrick to Receive Hall of Fame Honors
A longtime community philanthropist, volunteer and influential pioneer in the development of the Santa Clarita Valley, Ed Bolden, died Wednesday. He was 94.
Ed Bolden, Former SCV Man of the Year, Dies at Age 94
Saugus High School theater students competed against 35 schools from across Southern California at the Fullerton College Theatre Arts Department High School Theatre Festival on March 17-18 in Fullerton. Saugus students placed first or second in every category winning six awards.
Saugus High Theater Students Capture Six Awards at Festival
The 2023 Saugus High School Band and Color Guard is seeking to raise $30,000 to help support the program as well as the annual year end banquet for the band and color guard.
Saugus High Band, Color Guard Hold Online Fundraiser
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station need the public's help in identifying two suspects involved in the theft of credit cards they later used.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Seeks Public’s Help
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority invites the public to provide feedback about the agency’s Fiscal Year 2024 Budget process during a live, interactive Telephone Town Hall on Tuesday, March 28, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
March 28: Metro Hosts Telephone Town Hall
1922 - Wyatt Earp's wife thanks William S. Hart for defending her husband's honor [story]
Wyatt Earp story
Joan Browning, "Freedom Rider," will appear via Zoom at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, March 26 at 11:45 a.m.
March 26: St. Stephen’s Hosts ‘Freedom Rider’ Joan Browning Via Zoom
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 12 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 767 new cases countywide and 15 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: Total SCV COVID Cases Near 98,900
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a closed session special meeting Tuesday, March 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by the council's regular open public meeting at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers on the First Floor of City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
March 28: City Council Regular Meeting
Angeli Francois, a College of the Canyons English adjunct instructor, has received a 2023 Hayward Award for ‘Excellence in Education’ from the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges for her dedication and commitment to serving and empowering students from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
COC English Instructor Receives Statewide Hayward Award for Excellence in Education
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the 14th annual State of the County is scheduled for Wednesday, May 31 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, CA 91355.
May 31: Tickets on Sale for ’14th Annual State of the County’
Guests are invited to search for a golden egg decal placed on any of the Outlets at Tejon, 5701 Outlets at Tejon Parkway, Arvin, CA 93203. retail windows. The Golden Egg Scavenger Hunt will be held April 4-8.
April 4-8: Outlets at Tejon Golden Egg Scavenger Hunt
A free, timely and important LifeForward workshop, “Be the Boss of Your Money – Make it Work for You!” hosted by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will be held Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
April 1: Be the Boss of Your Money LifeForward Workshop
Tucked between the River Village neighborhood at Duane R. Harte Park is one of the most unique and hidden amenities in Santa Clarita. Home to the city of Santa Clarita’s Trail Tales, this serene location offers families and visitors a beautiful spot to take a leisurely walk along the paseos while enjoying the shade of the massive oak trees and reading a children’s story displayed on podiums dotted along the path.
Ken Striplin | Read a Tale Along the Trail!
A total of 56 vulnerable foster youth have found housing with the help of Fostering Youth Independence since the local non-profit’s founding in 2017.
Fostering Youth Independence Works to House Homeless Youth
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