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1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
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Captain Justin Diez to Address SCV Safety at VIA’s March Luncheon
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2022

Join Valley Industry Association as it returns to in-person programming on Tuesday, March 15, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, with a discussion highlighting SCV Safety: Trends, Issues and Solutions. VIA is honored to host Captain Justin Diez of the Los Angeles County...

Officials Confirm No Shots Fired Near Sierra Vista
Thursday, Feb 10, 2022

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station provided an update on the incident that occurred on the 19400 block of Soledad Canyon Road. Initial reports were of possible gunshots in the area near Sierra Vista Jr. High School. Update from SCV Sheriff’s Station below. 4 p.m. update: SCV Sheriffs...

SCV Detectives Respond To Santa Clarita Death Investigation
Wednesday, Feb 2, 2022

Sheriff’s Homicide investigators are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in his 50’s in Santa Clarita. Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a townhome in the 27900 block of Avalon Drive regarding a call of a white male in his 50’s...

Jan. 30: SCV Sheriff’s ‘Deputy Explorer Program’ Application Deadline Approaching
Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is accepting applications for the “Deputy Explorer Program” until January 30. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Explorer Program is a career development and educational program, open to young adults between the ages of 14 to 20....

Sheriff Station Seeks Donations For 2021 Holiday Toy Drive
Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has once again begun collecting toys as part of the Annual Holiday Toy Drive. Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station have been working with the community to collect and distribute toys and gifts to less fortunate children in our community. This...

Former SCV Sheriff’s Station Officially Closes
Thursday, Nov 18, 2021

The former Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officially closed its doors Thursday, Nov. 18, at 2:00 p.m. Operations will continue at the new Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, which is located at 26201 Golden Valley Road, in Santa Clarita. Note: Those looking for copies of reports, vehicle...

SCV Sees Decline In Issued Speeding Tickets
Wednesday, Nov 3, 2021

The Santa Clarita Valley has seen a drop in speeding tickets issued, as well as a drop in overall traffic citations, according to local law enforcement data. On Monday, the SCV Sheriff’s Station issued a statement regarding two local incidents, both of which occurred on Monday. In one instance, deputies...

LASD, Local Officials Unveil New SCV Sheriff’s Station
Monday, Oct 18, 2021

The new Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, located at 26201 Golden Valley Road, was unveiled Monday. A formal ribbon cutting was officiated with several in attendance, including Sheriff Alex Villanueva of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Captain Justin Diez of the Santa Clarita Valley...

Two Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Deputies Recognized for Dedication to Public Safety
Thursday, Oct 14, 2021

Santa Clarita sheriff’s deputies Estevan Perez and Carmen Gudiel enjoyed an afternoon of recognition for their dedication to public safety from leaders at the local and state level of government. “It’s a great honor,” Gudiel said. “My heritage, my culture and everything that my parents brought...

Deputy-Involved Shooting Leaves One Dead in Stevenson Ranch
Monday, Oct 4, 2021

A man was reportedly killed after Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies were involved in a shooting in Stevenson Ranch Sunday, according to law enforcement officials. Early Monday morning, the suspect was identified by officials at the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office...

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The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Valley Community College District will meet Wednesday, May 18, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., for a Board Self-Evaluation Workshop.
May 18: COC Board Self-Evaluation Workshop
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, May 18, beginning at 7 p.m. The board will meet in closed session at 4:30 p.m.
May 18: Annual Retirement Recognition to Precede Hart Board Meeting
Premier Workspaces, one of the largest privately-owned executive suites, coworking, and shared workspace companies in the United States, with a unit in Santa Clarita, is proud to celebrate their 20th anniversary.
Premier Workspaces Celebrating 20 Year Anniversary
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 16 - Sunday, May 22.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Nine Productions
Join ghost hunter Marie Mason to explore Paranormal Investigation: Tools, Tactics, and Tales at the Rancho Camulos Museum Sunday, May 22, at 1:30 p.m.
May 22: Explore Paranormal Investigation at Rancho Camulos
College of the Canyons softball was represented with two selections on the 2022 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) California JC All-American Team with slugger Ashlynn Heck and pitcher/utility player Allyson Melgar included in the group of 26 honorees from across the state.
COC Softball’s Heck, Melgar Named to NFCA All-American Team
Parks are not just good for your physical health, but your mental health. Join the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and Why We Rise for Parks at Sunset to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. Green spaces, physical activity and social connectivity play a powerful role in overall well-being.
L.A. County ‘Parks at Sunset’ Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month
Impulse Music Co. is hosting a Music and Comedy Night Saturday, May 21, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
May 21: Impulse Music Hosting Music, Comedy Night
After serving in the position on an interim basis for the past year, Dr. Abner Chou has assumed the role of full-time president of The Master’s University and Seminary.
Dr. Abner Chou Assumes Full-Time Role as TMU President
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 15 additional deaths and 3,489 new positive cases Saturday, 2,707 new cases Sunday and 1,941 new cases Monday countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: Residents Encouraged to Layer Safety Precautions
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
In-person high school graduations will be held at all William S. Hart Union High School District schools. Graduations start May 20 and end June 3.
William S. Hart High School District Announces Graduation Dates
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed six new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,025 new cases countywide, with 151 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,022, county case totals to 2,907,721 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals to 74,979, with 470 total SCV deaths from COVID-19 since March of 2020.
Friday COVID Roundup: High Transmission Across L.A. County, Most Cases Since Feb. 18
The American Red Cross has a critical need for blood donations, and the city of Santa Clarita is urging residents to make a life-saving appointment.
Critical Need for Blood Donations, City Will Host Blood Drives
Baseball season is officially back! As a Southern California native, I grew up as an avid Dodger fan and I continue that tradition whenever I take my family to a game. There is no feeling that compares to entering Dodger Stadium and hearing the sound of cheering fans and the smell of fresh-cut grass and of course, Dodger Dogs!
It’s Time for Dodger Baseball at 43rd Santa Clarita Dodger Day
Running from June 6 through Aug. 13, College of the Canyons will be offering a robust summer schedule of four sessions to continue assisting students with reaching their goals during this unprecedented time.
Registration Underway at COC for 2022 Summer Classes
This month, the city shines the spotlight on the friendly staff in the Building and Safety Division. May is Building and Safety Month and the 2022 theme is “Safety for All: Codes in Action.” This month builds awareness about the importance of building codes in ensuring safety in the spaces in which we live, work and learn.
You’ve Got a Friend in City Hall: Building, Safety Division
The California Institute of the Arts Board of Trustees have awarded 14 admired, acclaimed and longtime faculty members emeritus status in recognition of their contributions to CalArts.
CalArts Board of Trustees Confer Emeritus Status Upon Faculty
The College of the Canyons Baseball team saw eight cougars receive All-Western State Conference, South Division honors for the 2022 season.
Cougars Baseball Have Eight Selected to All-WSC Team
"Something Rotten: The Broadway Musical (Rated PG) opens this weekend at Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall. Opening night is Saturday May 14 at 8 p.m. with a free champagne and wine reception for ticket holders. It will run every weekend, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, until its scheduled closing on June 18.
May 14-June 18: ‘Something Rotten’ at the Canyon Theatre Guild
Diné artist, composer and California Institute of the Arts alum Raven Chacon (Music MFA 2004) was awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music for "Voiceless Mass." Diné means "the people" in the Navajo language. Chacon is the first Native American to win the Pulitzer Prize for music.
CalArts Alum Raven Chacon Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall