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1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
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En Route to Work, Ex-SCV Sheriff’s Captain Nabs Suspect
Tuesday, Sep 8, 2015

Chief Jacques “Anthony” LaBerge of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was monitoring his sheriff’s radio while driving on the 14 freeway on his way to work Tuesday morning. At about 7:30 a.m., LaBerge – who was promoted to departmental captain several years ago after serving...

SCV Sheriff’s Personnel Collecting Toys for Needy Kids
Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has once again begun collecting toys as part of the Annual Holiday Toy Drive.  Deputies from 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...

25 Deputies, 2 from SCV Station, Receive Sheriff’s Highest Honor
Friday, Oct 3, 2014

Sheriff John Scott presented 25 members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department with highest honors Thursday during the department’s annual Valor Awards Ceremony. These medals are awarded to Department members who perform acts of great bravery or heroism, above and beyond the call of duty,...

Woman Clears SCV Sheriff Station Lobby with ‘Bomb’ Box
Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014

A woman entered the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station lobby Wednesday at about 1 p.m. with a small cardboard box from a manufacturer labeled “explosives.” The contents of the box were still sealed in what appeared to be factory packaging.  The woman claimed she found the box in a storage...

Female Inmate Found Dead in Bed in SCV Lockup
Sunday, Jun 29, 2014

Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 27-year-old female inmate Saturday at approximately 12:08 p.m. in the jail at Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, according to a press release from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Headquarters...

Deputies Conduct Disaster Prep Class for SCV Teens
Monday, Jul 15, 2013

Photos by Jessica Boyer/KHTS A first-of-its-kind youth training at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station had two dozen 13- to 17-year-olds in attendance Monday for what was likely the only summer school course they’ll take that could save their lives. “What happens if something happens”...

SCV Deputies Net 5 in 24-Hour Sweep
Friday, Jun 28, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s Crime Prevention Unit netted five arrests as part of a 24-hour operation this week to kick off summer. Sheriff’s Station deputies conduct regular patrol and parole checks throughout the year, but more people frequent the city’s parks and paseos during...

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The Santa Clarita City Council officially broke ground Monday at Central Park on a key project which will enhance the crown jewel of the city of Santa Clarita’s parks system.
City Officially Breaks Ground on Central Park Buildout
The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts Division is excited to welcome “Creative Faces” to the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall.
Residents Encouraged to Explore ‘Creative Faces’ at City Hall
The city of Santa Clarita is encouraging interested and qualified residents to apply for an open commissioner position on the City’s Arts Commission.
City Accepting Applications for Arts Commissioner
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is seeking donations to replace the original brass, 6-chime train whistle, which was stolen years ago from the Historical Society's vintage 1900 Southern Pacific locomotive.
Historical Society Seeking Donations for Stolen Train Whistle
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported three additional deaths from COVID-19 over the weekend, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed Monday, bringing the total to 184 deaths since the onset of the pandemic.
Monday COVID Roundup: Three Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of an additional case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant.
Additional Omicron Case in L.A. County; New Travel Restrictions in Effect
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Interstate 5 Improvement Project Breaks Ground in Santa Clarita
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