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1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
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Panel Votes to Put More Courthouse Construction on Hold for Lack of Money
Friday, Aug 12, 2016

[Calif. Courts] – The California judiciary’s Court Facilities Advisory Committee voted Thrusday to recommend to the Judicial Council that all 23 current judicial branch projects continue based on the general criteria of working with available funding, not incurring additional costs, or wasting...

Brown Names 7 New Judges to Superior Court
Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016

Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Maria Andrea Davalos, Dean Hansell, David E. Hizami, Lisa R. Jaskol, Andrew C. Kim, LaRonda J. McCoy and William L. Sadler to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Davalos, 44, of Costa Mesa, has served as a deputy district attorney...

Brown Appoints 4 to L.A. County Superior Court Bench
Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015

Edmund G. Brown Jr. Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced the appointment of Francis B. Bennett II, Joel L. Lofton, Thomas D. Long and David A. Rosen to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Bennett, 50, of Los Angeles, has served as a deputy alternate public defender at the Los Angeles...

Brown Appoints 8 New Superior Court Judges
Monday, Jul 20, 2015

Gov.  Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed Songhai D. Miguda-Armstead, Timothy P. Dillon, Ronald F. Frank, Julian C. Recana, Lawrence P. Riff, Laura A. Seigle, Natalie P. Stone and Lisa K. Sepe-Wiesenfeld to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Miguda-Armstead, 39, of View Park-Windsor...

Court Now Provides Free Interpreters for Small Claims Hearings
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015

Effective June 1, the Los Angeles Superior Court began providing court interpreter services at no cost to parties with limited English proficiency in small claims hearings. The Court continues to provide court interpreters—at no cost – to parties in criminal, juvenile delinquency, juvenile dependency,...

Brown Appoints 4 New L.A. County Superior Court Judges
Friday, Dec 27, 2013

Edmund G. Brown Jr. Gov. Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown Jr. announced the appointment Friday of Mark K. Hanasono, Daniel Juarez, Shelley L. Kaufman and Dorothy C. Kim to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Hanasono, 39, of Los Angeles, has served as a deputy alternate public defender...

L.A. County Superior Court Gets 6 New Judges
Monday, Jul 15, 2013

Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment Monday of Nicole C. Bershon, Beverly L. Bourne, Rupa S. Goswami, Curtis A. Kin, Lloyd C. Loomis and Teresa T. Sullivan to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Bershon, 45, of Los Angeles, has served as a commissioner at the Los Angeles...

177 to Be Laid Off by L.A. County Superior Court
Thursday, Jun 13, 2013

Reductions in state support for the California judicial branch will affect hundreds of workers at the Los Angeles County Superior Court, including 177 employees who will be laid off Friday. Court officials are still trying to figure out how the layoffs will affect the area locally. “It’s across the...

L.A. Superior Court Eliminates Alternative Dispute Resolution Services
Friday, Mar 15, 2013

The largest Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) department in the country will close its doors at Los Angeles Superior Court on June 28, 2013.  After more than 20 years of providing cost-saving options to litigants, the Court has determined that due to an extreme budget shortfall ADR will cease providing...

Brown Appoints 11 to L.A. County Superior Court, All Democrats
Thursday, Dec 27, 2012

Edmund G. Brown Jr. Note: Gov. Jerry Brown appoints people to various state committees and commissions nearly every business day. Usually the appointees span the political spectrum. On Thursday, Brown filled vacancies on superior court benches throughout the state; most appointees were Democrats, but...

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1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
When Danny Trejo was released from prison in 1969 after stints for crimes including armed robbery and drug dealing, and before he became one of today’s most recognizable actors, he returned to the neighborhood he grew up in and stole from.
Actor Danny Trejo Encourages CSUN Students to Help Others
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will be held Wednesday, Dec. 6, beginning with closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Dec. 6: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
Broadway’s master songman, Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, will bring his newest theatre concert “Mandy Patinkin in Concert: BEING ALIVE,” to the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons for one performance only on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 7 p.m.
March 21: Mandy Patinkin Coming to PAC
As the new Commissioner of Athletics, this is the first opportunity I have had to witness and participate in the planning and implementation of the championship events held every year by the CIF Southern Section.
CIF-SS Commissioner Mike West | Fall Championship Round-up
Join the city of Santa Clarita Friday, Dec. 8, for part of your lunch break to test your knowledge about Green Santa Clarita programs and events.
Dec. 8: Green Santa Clarita Trivia
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will hold an Engineering and Operations Committee meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, at 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 7: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will join in commemorating the 35th annual World AIDS Day Friday, with the theme “World AIDS Day 35: Remember and Commit.”
L.A. County Recognizing World AIDS Day
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m., on the First Floor of City Hall in Council Chambers.
Dec. 7: Parks & Rec to Discuss Winter Season Programming
Mission Opera is presenting its fourth annual ‘Winter Holidays of the World’ - a free concert for residents of Santa Clarita featuring a celebration of international winter holidays through music and dance, Friday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m., at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church.
Dec. 8: Mission Opera’s Annual ‘Winter Holidays of the World’
The Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity launched the Shop Local LA County Holiday Campaign earlier this week, encouraging County residents to sign the #ShopLocalLA Pledge and participate in the newly announced holiday sweepstakes, “Shop Local Sweeps”, for an opportunity to win gift cards to their favorite small businesses in their own neighborhoods.
L.A. County Launches Shop Local Holiday Campaign
The holiday season holds a special place in our hearts as we get to spend time with loved ones.
Jason Gibbs | Give Back this Holiday Season
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the following Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.
Ocean Water Advisory Continues for L.A. County Beaches
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled Lane Closures on the northbound and southbound Antelope Valley Freeway / State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 86 new cases and two additional deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Weekly COVID-19 Roundup: Protect Yourself from Winter Viruses
1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency regular board meeting will be held Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m. at the Rio Vista Water Treatment Plant boardroom, 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91350.
Dec. 5: SCV Water Regular Board Meeting
The holiday season is off to a roaring start for Princess Cruises as the brand experienced its most prolific sales period ever for the week of Thanksgiving including Black Friday and Cyber Monday (Nov. 20-27).
Princess Cruises Sets Thanksgiving Week Booking Record
California State Parks and the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (Tribe) signed a historic agreement Thursday to formalize their cooperation and collaboration in the management and protection of natural and cultural resources and interpretation for state parks within the Tribe’s ancestral lands.
Tataviam Tribe, State Parks Ink Historic Agreement
Calling all Los Angeles Kings fans – in coordination with the “2023 We Are All Kings Rink Tour”, The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center | Powered by FivePoint Valencia is excited to host 2-3 current Kings players this Saturday, Dec. 2, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Dec. 2: L.A. Kings Coming to The Cube
“Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” is championed by Zonta Clubs worldwide. The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley joins the annual awareness and educational campaign which takes place during the United Nations 16 days of Activism from Nov. 25 through Dec. 10.
Zonta SCV Joins U.N.’s 16 Days of Activism
The Baker Family Foundation is proud to announce the re-launch of “The Big Idea SCV,” an entrepreneurial pitch contest for high school students grades 9 - 12, and college students between ages 18 - 25.
Dec. 1: Registration Opens for ‘The Big Idea SCV’ Re-Launch
Nestled in the hearts of our community, the Santa Clarita Public Library system holds an important place in the lives of our residents.
Laurene Weste | Galactic Adventures at Family Literacy Festival
The countdown to holiday magic has officially begun.
Dec. 2: Santa Snow Bash at Tejon Outlets