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1908 - Saugus School District formed from sections of Newhall and Castaic school districts [story]
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LOCAL NEWS
Sacrifice of ‘Newhall Four’ an Indelible Memory
Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016

April 5-6 is known as one of the deadliest days in California Highway Patrol history – when four officers were killed in shootout between two criminals. Late in the evening of April 5, four young California Highway Patrol officers lost their lives in a 4½-minute gun battle that left four women...

Trinity Classical to Bring Civil War History to Life
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016

[Trinity Classical Academy] – Trinity Classical Academy will be presenting an American Civil War Reenactment on Friday, Feb. 26. The American Civil War Living History Museum will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon in Trinity’s Celebration Center. Trinity’s sixth grade class, their families,...

Feb. 27: SCV Historical Society Hosts Talk on St. Francis Dam Disaster
Monday, Dec 14, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will be hosting Jon Wilkman, who will give a talk on his new book about the St. Francis Dam disaster:”Floodpath: The Deadliest Man Made Disaster of 20th Century America and the Making of Modern Los Angeles.” The talk will be given at Saturday, Feb....

SCV Historical Society Celebrates 40 Years of Preservation
Friday, Dec 11, 2015

[KHTS] – The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will celebrate 40 years of preservation this weekend. The Historical Society was incorporated in 1975 but began meeting a year earlier, holding its first meeting at the Old Orchard Elementary School in 1974. The mission of the society is to stimulate...

Newhall Presbyterian Church Celebrating 124th Birthday
Friday, May 29, 2015

[KHTS] – One of the Santa Clarita Valley’s oldest churches is welcoming the community to celebrate its 124th anniversary Sunday, officials said. The First Presbyterian Church, located in “the heart of Newhall,” has roots that go back to the 1870s, according to the church’s website. The...

Memorial Service Set for Former Santa Clarita Mayor
Saturday, May 23, 2015

[KHTS] – A memorial service date has been announced for former Santa Clarita Mayor George Pederson who died May 9 at age 90. The service will be held Saturday, June 6, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Christian Lutheran Church located at 25816 Tournament Rd., Valencia, CA 91355. Memorial contributions may...

Free Tickets Available for “Ramona” at San Gabriel Mission
Monday, May 18, 2015

[KHTS] – Free tickets are available for the recovered and recently restored 1928 “Ramona” starring Dolores del Rio is planned to premiere at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse this June. Dolores Del Rio as the title character and Warner Baxter as Alessandro in Edwin Carewe’s 1928 “Ramona.”...

Residents Invited to Bermite Cleanup Meeting
Saturday, Nov 1, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley residents are invited to attend a meeting on November 12 to discuss the Whittaker Bermite property cleanup, officials announced Saturday. The property, an undeveloped 996-acre site located in the center of Santa Clarita, is a former munitions testing and manufacturing...

City Honors Longtime Community Volunteer With Key to City
Monday, May 19, 2014

[KHTS] – Celebrating more than four decades of community involvement, nearly 100 longtime Santa Claritaresidents and officials gathered Friday at Hart Park to honor Connie Worden-Roberts with a Lifetime of Service Tribute. Several, including Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste, who presented...

Friends of Hart Park Honoring Fallen Peace Officers
Thursday, May 8, 2014

[KHTS] – The Santa Clarita Valley has had a long history of dedicated lawmen and deputies, since it’s “Old West” days, and Friends of Hart Park want to honor those officers during a special ceremony from 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, National Peace Officers Memorial Day. The event...

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Castaic Union School District and The Music Center announced Tuesday the upcoming Korean Classical Music & Dance Company performance at Northlake Hills Elementary on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 8:15 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
Korean Classical Music & Dance Company Comes to Northlake Hills Elementary
The SCV Chamber of Commerce announced today their participation as a ‘Neighborhood Champion’ in the 10th Annual Small Business Saturday, to encourage local residents to make a big impact by shopping small. The SCV Chamber will lead the charge in bringing the community together to support local, small businesses around the SCV.
Nov. 30: Small Business Saturday
A high-speed chase, that began at approximately 11:00 a.m. Monday near Pyramid Lake, ended at a Thousand Oaks mall, with three suspects still outstanding, according to a report by the California Highway Patrol.
Suspects in High Speed Chase That Began Near Pyramid Lake Still At Large
Emile “Knute” Pourroy, a former member of the Santa Clarita Valley Search & Rescue Team, died Oct. 27 at the age of 61 after a two-and-a-half-year battle with brain cancer.
Former SCV Search & Rescue Team Member Remembered
Parents will get an opportunity to speak one-on-one with members of Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Juvenile Intervention Team (J-Team) on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. at "Java With the J-Team."
Nov. 14: SCV Sheriff’s ‘Java With the J-Team’
1908 - Saugus School District formed from sections of Newhall and Castaic school districts [story]
Saugus School
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission has published the agenda for its Thursday, November 14 meeting, set to start at 6:30 p.m.
November 14 Meeting: Santa Clarita Arts Commission
The fall 2019 Star Party at College of the Canyons' Canyon Country campus, originally set for October 25 but postponed due to the Tick Fire, has been rescheduled for Friday, November 15.
Nov. 15: Rescheduled Star Party at COC Canyon Country
Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday issued a proclamation declaring November 11, 2019, as Veterans Day in the state of California.
Newsom Issues Proclamation Declaring Veterans Day 2019
Bernard J. Tyson, Kaiser Permanente chairman and CEO, died in his sleep early Sunday, the company announced Sunday afternoon. He was 60.
Kaiser Permanente Mourns Death of Chairman, CEO Bernard J. Tyson
A large brawl reportedly broke out at a Westfield Valencia Town Center parking garage near Black ‘N Blue around 2 a.m. Sunday, resulting in two arrests and one person being taken to the hospital.
Brawl at Valencia Mall Sends at Least 1 to Hospital
The Castaic Animal Care Center will present its "Wild for Animals 3: Wild for Style" jewelry and crafts sale benefit at the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club's Newhall clubhouse on Saturday and Sunday, December 7-8, to raise funds for the animal shelter and its pet adoption efforts.
Dec. 7-8: ‘Wild for Style’ Jewelry Sale to Benefit Animal Shelter
A densely packed crowd gathered into the grand ballroom at the Bella Vida senior center to honor local veterans at the center’s Veteran’s Tribute Event on Friday.
Bella Vida Senior Center Hosts Veterans Tribute
Former Rep. Steve Knight officially announced his candidacy for the 2020 election for the 25th Congressional District seat on Saturday.
Former Rep. Steve Knight Announces Bid for Congressional Seat
The Department of Defense has determined the annual cost of living adjustments that will result in a pay increase for military retirees and survivors during the calendar year 2020.
Defense Department Sets 2020 Retiree Pay Increase
The latest report by the Office of the Inspector General shows the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station elicited the second-highest number of commendations from the public and, tied for third place for receiving the most number of complaints.
Report: SCV Sheriff’s Station Ranks 2nd for Commendations, 3rd for Complaints
Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment period for 2019 for eligible seniors ends on Dec. 7, 2019, and the government's health care provider has streamlined the process.
Dec. 7: Deadline for Medicare Open Enrollment
Hundreds of riders joined in for the return of LoveRide, the world-famous motorcycle charity ride that made a comeback Sunday after a four-year hiatus.
LoveRide Rolls Into SCV for 33rd Year
The state Attorney General’s Office is seeking to revoke the license of two veterinary clinics in Santa Clarita, following multiple complaints of negligence and unprofessional conduct.
State A.G. Files Complaint Against 2 Santa Clarita Veterinary Clinics
The California High-Speed Rail Authority issued the Record of Decision for the final 23-mile route between Shafter and Bakersfield in the Central Valley on Friday.
High-Speed Rail Authority Completes Environmental Clearance into Bakersfield
1898 - First deed to Vasquez Rocks recorded, to Bertha Wilkens [story]
Vasquez Rocks
1929 - Tom Vernon pulls off the "Great Saugus Train Robbery" [story]
locomotive
1898 - Actress Winifred Westover born in Oakland; estranged wife of William S. Hart & mother of his son. [story]
Winifred Westover
In front of dozens of their students’ families, with some spilling out into the halls and into the parking lot, the administrators and teachers of SCVi presented their case for renewal to the William S. Hart Union High School District board Wednesday.
SCVi Makes Case for Charter School Petition Renewal