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1945 - Actors Harry & Olive Carey sell Saugus ranch after 29 years; now Tesoro del Valle [story]
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Oct. 2: National Coffee with a Cop Day
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019

On Wednesday, Oct. 2, officers from law enforcement agencies in all 50 states will participate in Coffee with a Cop, and we encourage you to join us. It’s a simple concept. Police and community members come together in an informal setting to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink...

Message from City Manager Ken Striplin
Monday, Feb 4, 2019

The men and women from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station have been hard at work fighting crime and we have the numbers to prove it. Part one crimes – which include homicide, rape, robbery, burglary and arson – went down 20% in 2018. This is a significant drop from 2017 and the lowest...

Crime Blotter: Grand Theft Auto, Robbery in Newhall
Friday, Jun 15, 2018

Deputy Betsy Shackelford The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Newhall (Zone 6) for crimes reported from May 14, 2018 – June 3, 2018. 05/14/18 Residential Burglary – 24900 blk Wheeler Road Suspect entered home and took...

Detectives Seeking Help Identifying Package Theft Suspect
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

On November 29, 2017, at approximately 8:37 AM, the individual pictured, stole a package from the front of a residence on the 25900 block of Palomita Drive in the Santa Clarita Valley. The individual is described as a male White or Hispanic, approximately 20-30 years old, with dark hair combed back,...

Nearly Two Dozen Probation Searches Conducted in SCV
Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

Four teams from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, and another from Los Angeles County’s Probation Department, conducted nearly two dozen searches Tuesday morning starting at 7 a.m. The spots were picked at random from approximately 400 probationers (juvenile and adult) in the Santa Clarita...

Occupants of Suspected Saugus Drug House Arrested
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies served a warrant at a suspected drug house in Saugus, Sheriff’s Station officials said Tuesday. Two were arrested on the 28100 block of Alaminos Drive, in Saugus: a 47-year-old man and his mother, a woman in her 70s, said Shirley Miller, press information...

SCV Sheriff’s Station Volunteers Thanked at Special Dinner
Friday, Apr 28, 2017

On Thursday evening, the SCV Sheriff’s Foundation hosted a dinner for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Volunteers at the Child & Family Center. There are 72 dedicated volunteers, ranging in age from 15 to 89, that donate countless hours to assist the Station in making the Santa...

SCV Sheriffs Need Public’s Help in Identifying Two Wanted for Questioning
Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station needs the public’s help in identifying individuals wanted for questioning about a theft that occurred at a Magic Mountain Parkway business. Between February and April 2017, the individuals pictured, entered a local business in the 24100 block of Magic Mountain...

Officials Remind to Keep Pets Safe in Light of Stevenson Ranch Bear Sighting
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017

After a brown-colored black bear was sighted roaming a residential area in Stevenson Ranch this week, officials are reminding Santa Clarita Valley pet owners to keep their four-legged companions safe. Around 3 a.m. Wednesday, the bear passed through the backyards of several homes on Hardy Place near...

Suspect’s Vehicle from Canyon Country Car-to-Car Shooting Located
Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

COBRA detectives located the vehicle used in a car-to-car shooting that happened in Canyon Country on March 27, 2017. On March 27, 2017, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call on the 17000 block of Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country. In...

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1945 - Actors Harry & Olive Carey sell Saugus ranch after 29 years; now Tesoro del Valle [story]
Carey Ranch
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