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1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [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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1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
Saugus Cafe
1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
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1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
Newhall Community Hospital
The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic surpassed 2 million on Friday and the World Health Organization warned the global health crisis may get even worse as people weary of restrictions let down their guard and contagious strains of the virus spread around the globe.
Pandemic Death Toll Hits 2 Million Worldwide
At least once a month, residents of the Cali Lake RV community, nestled in a quiet canyon off a rural part of Soledad Canyon Road, have had their power shut off due to Southern California Edison’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
Residents Mostly Impacted by Power Shutoffs Express Concern Over Ongoing Events
Late Friday afternoon, a group of parents and student-athletes gathered in front of the William S. Hart Union High School District office to urge the district to bring athletic-conditioning back to school campuses.
Parents, Student-Athletes Gather to Urge Hart District to Bring Athletics Back
A future open space trailhead in the Tesoro area will be named after a founding Santa Clarita city councilman, and a portion of land in Newhall after a family who has donated several acres of land to the city for open-space preservation.
City Council OKs Dedications in Tesoro Area, Newhall Pass Open Space
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 258 new deaths and 15,051 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with cases likely to reach over 1 million this weekend. In addition, the Santa Clarita Valley has reached 21,189 total cases.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Cases Near 1 Million Countywide; 258 New Deaths in County
Jim and Anita Lombardi of Federal Escrow, Inc. donated $50,000 to the Boys and Girls Club to help the organization continue providing COVID-19 relief services in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Boys and Girls Club Receives $50,000 Financial Gift from Federal Escrow, Inc.
The Castaic Union School District governing board appointed a new president during its annual organizational board meeting last month.
CUSD Board Appoints Mayreen Burk as New Board President
The California Supreme Court declared Thursday that worker classification standards set forth in its Dynamex decision should apply retroactively to a labor class action from 15 years ago, as well as all non-final cases that predate the 2018 landmark ruling.
California High Court Makes Landmark Independent Contractor Ruling Retroactive
Los Angeles County officials announced five additional mass-vaccination sites set to open next week which include Six Flags Magic Mountain and California State University, Northridge.
Six Flags, CSUN Set to Open as Mass Vaccination Sites
Waste Management has extended its temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule for customers in Santa Clarita, with regular service anticipated to resume the week of Jan. 25.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule
The College of the Canyons ‘Canyons Promise’ free tuition program for new students is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 year.
COC’s Canyons Promise Program Now Accepting 2021-22 Applications
The ice rink in Valencia, which the City acquired last year, is currently undergoing renovations prior to its highly anticipated grand reopening later this year.
Renovations for Highly Anticipated City-Owned Ice Rink Continue
The MAIN is set to host eight weeks of free virtual productions from around the world from Jan. 22 through March 12 via Zoom for the Stage on Screen Theatre Fest's International Edition of online theatre.
Jan. 22-March 12: The Main’s Stage On Screen Theatre Fest Goes International
1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
Henry M. Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 287 new deaths and 17,323 new cases of COVID-19, with 20,918 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: County Surpasses 13,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 20,918
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced Thursday the opening of its COVID-19 vaccine-distribution site, with the goal of vaccinating nearly 500 people a day.
Henry Mayo Announces Opening of COVID-19 Vaccine-Distribution Site
L.A. County Parks can help you achieve your New Year’s goals while bringing L.A. vibes into virtual classes.
Registration Open for L.A. County Parks’ Online Classes
Join the Santa Clarita Artists Association's first meeting of 2021, which will take place virtually Monday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 18: Artist Virginia Kamhi to Demonstrate Pastel Techniques
Get ready to get your game on Sunday, March 14, as Soroptimist International of Valencia presents their annual fundraiser to benefit the Soroptimist’s Dream Programs: Live Your Dream and Dream It, Be It.
March 14: ‘Games for a Cause’ Benefiting Soroptimist’s Dream Program
As the COVID-19 surge has continued to overwhelm hospitals over the past couple of months, it has also dramatically impacted the mortuaries where many of the pandemic’s victims end up.
Eternal Valley Struggles to Keep Up With Demand as COVID-19 Surges
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 4-1 to suspend small cohorts returning to campus through Feb. 8.
Hart District Votes 4-1 to Suspend Return to Campus Until February