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1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim


LOCAL NONPROFIT NEWS
Spots Still Open: Golf Tournament Monday for SCV Search & Rescue
Friday, Sep 18, 2015

Play golf and support your local SCV Search & Rescue Team this coming Monday, Sept. 21. TPC Valencia will host the 9th Annual Sheriff’s Foundation-Search and Rescue Golf Tournament. The golf tournament is held yearly as a fundraiser for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Search...

UCLA Hiking Club Rescued from Throop Peak in Angeles Forest
Monday, Feb 9, 2015

Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue Teams were activated to look for 8 missing UCLA students who had become lost and hypothermic in the snow. The search area was near Throop Peak at an 8,200 foot elevation.  The conditions were snowy and icy, with some drifts causing the rescuers...

Record Year for L.A. County Search and Rescue
Thursday, Jan 22, 2015

[KHTS] – From age-old fossils to lost pets and residents, 2014 was a record year for Los Angeles County Search and Rescue teams, sheriff’s officials said. Sheriff’s Department Volunteer Search and Rescue Teams responded to 597 missions and saved dozens of lives, said LASD officials. “These...

Lost Santa Clarita Valley Hikers Rescued
Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014

[KHTS] – First responders and search and rescue teams responded to a call for two Santa Clarita Valley hikers who were lost in the Angeles National Forest Monday morning. Around 6 a.m. Monday, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Altadena Mountain Search and Rescue Team received a call for...

Have the Right Stuff for SCV Search & Rescue?
Thursday, Jul 17, 2014

Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Information Session Are you interested in becoming a member of the Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Team? Attend an information session about this elite volunteer program on Thursday, August 7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library’s Community...

SCV Search & Rescue Aiding Hunt for Firefighter
Thursday, Jun 19, 2014

[KHTS] – The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team is one of several groups seeking an off-duty Arcadia firefighter who disappeared Friday in the Fillmore area, officials said Thursday. Mike Herdman, 36, an experienced hiker, was in the Fillmore area of the Los Padres National...

Missing Hiker Found in Towsley Canyon (Video)
Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014

Video: News Source LA   [KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies helped reunite a missing hiker with his family Tuesday morning, about 18 hours after he was reported missing near a Towsley Canyon trail. Brian Napoli, 24, of Santa Clarita, called his mother and friends Monday afternoon...

Sept. 9: Golf for SCV Search & Rescue
Monday, Aug 12, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Team is a volunteer group formed to assist the Sheriff of Los Angeles County in search and rescue operations or any other governmental agency upon request. They also promote wilderness recreation safety for the people of our community. The SCV Search & Rescue...

Hikers Rescued from Steep Terrain in Placerita Canyon
Saturday, Mar 23, 2013

Kevin Roberts called Santa Clarita Valley Station at 7:39 p.m. Friday to report himself stuck on the face of a rock on the Los Pinetos Hiking Trail. He also stated he has become separated from his girlfriend, who he believed to be lost in the area, as well. Roberts was able to contact Santa Clarita Valley...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013

Deputies from the L.A. County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau have investigated a report of a shallow grave in the Angeles National Forest. A hiker reported finding the apparent grave Tuesday at about 6:15 p.m. It was located near Big Tujunga Canyon Road at mile marker 2.92. Detectives excavated the...

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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
After being shuttered for almost a year due to pandemic restrictions, Mountasia Family Fun Center has been purchased by MB2 Group.
MB2 Group Purchases Mountasia Family Fun Center
The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced a new round of extensions for commercial driver’s licenses expiring through May 31 that will help commercial drivers focus on delivering essential products and supplies during the COVID-19 emergency.
DMV Extends Expiring Commercial Driver’s Licenses Through May
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim
Fry's Electronics, the consumer electronics retailer, announced Wednesday that it is going out of business after nearly 36 years.
Fry’s Electronics Closing All Its Stores
The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) announced Thursday the upcoming launch of the Los Angeles Online Dispute Resolution (LA-ODR) program, in collaboration with the Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County and its Dispute Resolution Program (DRP), and the Center for Conflict Resolution.
L.A. County Launches Program to Help Litigants Settle Cases Online
A former manager of the Valencia COVID-19 testing lab is being sued by the operator for breaching her contract after she accused the company of poor performance.
PerkinElmer Suing Whistleblower for Breach of Contract
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 132 new deaths and 2,072 new cases of COVID-19, with 25,990 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Nearing 26,000; L.A. County Reaches 100 MIS-C Cases in Children
Three hundred sixty-six feature films are eligible for the 2020 Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.
Academy Announces 366 Feature Films Eligible for 2020 Best Picture Oscar
Hannah Cumming is exactly the type of player Master's women's soccer head coach Curtis Lewis appreciates.
Hannah Cumming Signs with TMU
Santa Clarita City Council members declined Tuesday to administer $6.8 million in state rental assistance funds for eligible residents who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and let the state handle those dollars but approved creating a program for them with $6.3 million from the federal government.
Rental Aid Program Coming to Eligible Santa Clarita Residents Impacted by Pandemic
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold a special meeting virtually Friday, Feb. 26, at 2:00 p.m. 
Feb. 26: City Council Legislative Committee Virtual Special Meeting
As Los Angelenos envision their future — whether it’s housing, parks or wellness — there is much they can learn from the past.
CSUN Collaborates with Tataviam, Indigenous Communities to Create Virtual, Ecological History Map
Flair Cleaners, Southern California’s leading eco-friendly dry cleaner, is hosting its 6th Annual Flair Cares Food Drive, Hang Up Hunger, through March 31
Annual Flair Cares Food Drive Underway
Youth and adult sports leagues can resume outdoors in Los Angeles County, after the county’s Department of Public Health announced Wednesday the agency is aligning its protocols with the state’s.
L.A. County Allows for Return of Outdoor Youth, Adult Sports
One person was pronounced dead after a fiery traffic collision in Newhall on Wednesday.
Newhall Crash Leaves One Dead
1936 - U.S. release of Silent Era's last feature, "Modern Times" with Charles Chaplin, partially shot in SCV [story]
Modern Times scene
California State University, Northridge head tennis coach Gary Victor has announced the 2021 Matadors’ women's tennis schedule.
Matadors Set 2021 Women’s Tennis Schedule for March-May
Acclaimed guitarist, songwriter, record producer, and Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Mike Campbell, formerly a member of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, will be the first to host radio station 88.5-FM's new "Artist in Residence" series Saturday, February 27, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Feb. 27: Ex-Heartbreaker Mike Campbell to Host 88.5 FM’s First ‘Artist in Residence’ Show
In the wake of the Canadian Transport Ministry’s Interim Order extending the closure of Canadian ports and waters to passenger vessels, Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises has found it necessary to cancel three voyages:
Princess Cancels 3 Cruises as Canadian Ports Remain Closed
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to extend its eviction moratorium through June 30, 2021.
L.A. County Extends Eviction Moratorium through June 30
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s motion to explore ways to protect and support the rights of crime victims was unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
Supes Unanimously OK Barger Motion to Protect, Support Crime Victims
Programs at the Castaic Lake Recreation Area and pool are set to return after the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a motion to restore the budget for the county's Department of Parks and Recreation.
Castaic Lake, Pool Programs to Return as Supes Restore Parks & Rec Funding
The city of Santa Clarita has awarded a contract to the Los Angeles Kings and American Sports Entertainment Company (ASEC) for the operation of the city-owned ice rink, located at 27745 Smyth Drive in Valencia.
L.A. Kings, ASEC to Operate Former Ice Station Valencia Rink