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1930 - Telephone switchboard operator Louise Gipe, heroine of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, tries & fails to kill herself over an unrequited love [story]
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Sheriff’s Deputies Respond to Burglary In Saugus, Results in Standoff
Friday, Jun 9, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies are responding to a suspected burglary, which is now a standoff situation with a police barricade on Grovepark Drive in Saugus. Residents are gathering in Grove Park while deputies in full tactical gear await for more information from Special Enforcement Bureau. The...

One Arrest Made after Brief Pursuit in Santa Clarita
Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

A brief pursuit in the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday lead to one suspect in custody, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials. The chase began at about 4:30 p.m. on Newhall Ranch Road, the driver reportedly collided with two vehicles during the pursuit. Injuries are unknown at this time...

SCV Sheriff’s Deputies, Detectives Conduct Nighttime Commercial Burglary Suppression
Thursday, May 25, 2017

During a nighttime operation, SCV Sheriffs deputies and detectives made contact with several individuals which resulted in three arrests for warrants and narcotics related offenses. No commercial burglaries occurred during the hours of the operation. Over the last few months, there have been multiple...

LASD: Suspect Caught Attempting to Burglarize Off-duty Deputy’s Garage
Monday, May 15, 2017

A suspect attempted to burglarize an off-duty deputy’s Stevenson Ranch garage, in the early hours of Monday morning. Nicholas Ryan Hernandez, 19, was under the influence when he attempted to break into the home of an off-duty deputy at 5:05 a.m. — leading to an altercation, according to Los Angeles...

SCV Sheriff’s Detectives Seek Owner of Bike
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the owner of a bicycle. A “Bianchi” bicycle, white and red in color, was recovered on Thursday, April 29, 2017 around 3:30 p.m. on 15th Street, Newhall. If you are the owner of this bicycle, or if you know...

LASD Motor Deputies Target SCV Distracted Drivers
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

If you think you see more motor deputies on the roads of SCV- you’re correct. The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station now has a motorcycle detail of five deputies and one sergeant. According to Motor Sergeant William Lynch, the Motor Units has a mission – to significantly reduce traffic collisions,...

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Arson in Newhall
Monday, Apr 17, 2017

SCV Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man who was allegedly using a cigarette lighter to set brush on fire on Sunday night. On Sunday night, SCV Sheriff’s deputies responded to a brush fire near 4th Street and Race Street. A man was allegedly using a cigarette lighter to set brush on fire in...

Update: 11-Year-Old Found
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017

The 11 year old boy who went missing early Tuesday morning was found. The SCV Sheriff’s Station reported that Nicholas Estrada “was spotted by an alert community member around 12:30 p.m. in the Avenue Scott area of Valencia. The individual contacted the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s...

Public Help Needed in Identifying Suspect in Robbery of Pregnant Woman
Thursday, Mar 9, 2017

On March 3, 2017, at approximately 10:25 a.m., a woman, eight months pregnant, was robbed at a Canyon Country convenience store located on the 18200 block of Soledad Canyon Road. The 23-year-old victim was attempting to make a money order purchase. During the transaction, the victim placed cash on the...

Armed Suspects Sought After Alleged Valencia Carjacking
Monday, Feb 20, 2017

Two suspects are sought after allegedly carjacking a man at gunpoint in Valencia on Sunday, according to Sheriff’s Station officials. The suspects, a male and a female, were headed northbound on Tourney Road near Valencia Country Club, where their vehicle hit a curb. For the full story, click [here].

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1930 - Telephone switchboard operator Louise Gipe, heroine of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, tries & fails to kill herself over an unrequited love [story]
Louise Gipe
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, April 20, at 6:00 p.m.
April 20: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The owner of a shopping center at the corner of Lyons Avenue and Apple Street will seek the Santa Clarita Planning Commission’s approval Tuesday to subdivide the lot from three parcels to eight.
Planning Commission to Consider Subdivision Request
The deadline to submit entries for Santa Clarita Sister Cities’ Young Artists and Authors Showcase has been extended to Sunday, April 25, 2021.
Deadline Extended For Annual Sister Cities Young Artists And Authors Showcase
Internet marketing firm Scorpion made multiple company announcements Wednesday, including plans to open a new headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Scorpion Announces Plans to Move Headquarters
After a year of turmoil for many businesses in the Santa Clarita Valley, the SCV Economic Development Corp. released its list of the area’s largest employers.
EDC Releases SCV’s Largest Employers List
William S. Hart Union High School District officials said 18 students have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days during the regular board meeting Wednesday.
Hart District Reports 18 Positive Cases of COVID-19 Among Students
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 36 new deaths, 643 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, and reported the lowest test positivity rate to date.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Test Positivity Rate Hits Record Low; 27,557 Total SCV Cases
For the third year in a row, La Mesa Junior High School has been selected as a "Capturing Kids’ Hearts" National Showcase School for the 2020-2021 school year.
La Mesa Junior High School Selected as National Showcase School
California Senate Bill 545, a measure to provide additional resources to struggling students, has received unanimous support from the Senate Education Committee, announced Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
Wilk’s Bill to Address Learning Loss Passes Senate Education
As National Volunteer Appreciation Week approaches, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is recognizing its valued volunteers, a group that numbers over 300 and includes adults, teens, and canines.
April: 18-24: Henry Mayo Recognizes Volunteers During National Volunteer Appreciation Week
The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Earth Arbor Day celebration is set to go virtual this year with the release of an entertaining and informative video program on Thursday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m.
City to Celebrate Earth Arbor Day with Virtual Program and Free Mulch Giveaway
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station announced plans Friday to hold two additional free “Catalytic Converter Etching” events next week for all local SCV residents.
Sheriff’s Station to Hold Additional Free Catalytic Converter Etching Events
1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
Bison
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Donna Manfredi as the principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Donna Manfredi Takes Helm at Golden Oak Adult School
The Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors announced the leadership team of the newly formed Probation Oversight Commission who will be tasked to lead efforts to monitor the Probation Department’s progress on systemic reform.
L.A. County Announces New Probation Oversight Commission Leadership Team
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host a virtual Open House on Wednesday, April 28 to help those interested in advancing their careers by earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
COC University Center Hosting Virtual Open House
The Santa Clarita Public Television Authority will hold its regular meeting virtually Monday, April 19, at 2:00 p.m.
April 19: Santa Clarita Public Television Authority Virtual Regular Meeting
SCV Water has received a nearly $250,000 California Special Districts Association Public Safety Power Shutoff program allocation from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES).
Cal OES Awards SCV Water $250K Grant
The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture, and KCET have joined forces to create a new documentary that explores the value of arts education for the youth, communities, and creative economy of L.A. County.
KCET Documentary to Feature L.A. County’s Arts Education
The Santa Clarita Valley League of Women Voters, partnering with College of the Canyons Center for Civic Engagement and its Engage the Vote Student Action Team, is sponsoring a virtual, “Conversation with Mayor Bill Miranda,” on Monday, April 19, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Miranda Joins League of Women Voters, COC for Virtual Conversation on Local Government
A woman died after having been rushed to the hospital following a stabbing in a Saugus neighborhood early Thursday morning.
LASD Investigating Deadly Saugus Stabbing
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 23 new deaths and 613 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,535 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 16 and Over Now Eligible for Vaccine; SCV Cases Total 27,535
The results of two surveys regarding the controversy surrounding the Hart High School mascot were reported during the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board meeting on Wednesday.
Survey Shows Majority of Staff, Students Favor Keeping Hart Mascot