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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
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Men’s Hoops: Pioneers Blast Simpson with Cal Pac Lead at Stake, 101-67
Monday, Jan 21, 2019

LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (7-11; 5-1 Cal Pac) are now tied atop the conference standings with Simpson University (11-6; 5-1 Cal Pac) after defeating the Red Hawks on Thursday night, 101-67 in intercollegiate California Pacific Conference men’s basketball action inside...

UAV Hires Seth Gerdine as First Head Coach of Esports Program
Thursday, Jan 17, 2019

LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley is pleased to announce the hiring of Seth Gerdine as its head coach for its new Esports program. Already a UAV assistant men’s basketball coach, Gerdine has several years of experience within the arena of competitive gaming and currently coaches...

Pioneers Cruise to 4th Conference Win
Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

MESA, Ariz. – The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (6-11; 4-1 Cal Pac) earned their fourth conference win on Saturday afternoon, handily defeating the Redhawks of Benedictine University at Mesa (13-7; 2-3 Cal Pac), 92-75, in intercollegiate California Pacific Conference men’s basketball action...

Lady Pioneers Outscored in Final Exhibition of Season
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019

SAINT GEORGE, Utah. – The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers were defeated by Dixie State University in an exhibition contest on Saturday, 74-60, in intercollegiate women’s basketball action inside Burns Arena in Saint George, Utah. After taking down the No. 1-ranked Lions of NAIA Div. I Vanguard...

Pioneers Best San Diego Christian 84-67

The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (3-10) were victorious Saturday evening defeating the Hawks of San Diego Christian College (5-6), 84-67 in intercollegiate men’s basketball NAIA non-conference action inside the MacArthur Center in Santa Clarita. It was all-UAV the entire evening as the Pioneers...

Mustangs Ride Strong Defensive Effort to Win Over Pioneers
Monday, Dec 31, 2018

Game Recap By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director On some level, Kelvin Starr always worries about the condition in which his teams will return from a long layoff. Will they remain sharp? Will they sustain their fitness? Will they lose their edge? Fresh off a 10-day break for Christmas, the...

Undefeated Sterling College Bests Antelope Valley Pioneers
Thursday, Dec 20, 2018

LAS VEGAS – No. 9 University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (9-3) were bested on Wednesday morning, falling to the undefeated, No. 11 Warriors of Sterling College (15-0), 95-84, in intercollegiate non-conference NAIA women’s basketball action in Las Vegas. As part of the Las Vegas Hoopla Tournament,...

Anthony Harris is New Athletics Director at UAV
Monday, Dec 10, 2018

LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley is pleased to announce the hiring of Anthony Harris as its Director of Athletics. Harris is a recognized and motivated professional with more than 18 years of experience within athletic administration, coaching, teaching, and all aspects of leading...

TMU Volleyball Team Sends UAV Pioneers Packing
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

Emily Curtin didn’t turn to watch the crash landing. The Master’s University junior had just smacked the ball over the net, off two would-be blockers and high into Bross Court’s atmosphere. Apparently, she didn’t care to see it come down out of bounds, putting the Mustangs ahead by five in...

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SCV school districts have prepared the necessary paperwork to submit in-school waivers, which would allow lower grade levels to return to campus, but the higher grade levels will have to wait for the county to allow it.
SCV School Districts Cannot Fully Open Until County Gives OK
Los Angeles County has extended its Great Plates Delivered program for seniors and qualified older residents through Sunday, November 8.
L.A. County Extends ‘Great Plates’ Meals Delivery to Seniors to Nov. 8
Ten productions are filming in the Santa Clarita Valley the week of October 19-25, according to the city of Santa Clarita's Film Office.
Cameras Rolling on Ten Productions in SCV This Week
From packaging to logistics, a group of Global Prep Academy students set up a zero-cost, pandemic relief supply operation for homeless individuals and low-income families in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Teens Provide Pandemic Relief Supplies to Low-Income, Homeless Residents
The city of Santa Clarita has been awarded the prestigious 25th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement for 2020 from the National Procurement Institute Inc.
Santa Clarita Wins Award for Excellence in Procurement
After 47 years in business, Maria’s Italian Deli in Newhall closed its doors under the operation of its second owners, but Maria Simione, who opened the business and still owns the property, said Saturday she’s hopeful for a new chapter.
Maria’s Italian Deli Closes but Maria Hopes for New Chapter
The city of Santa Clarita received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance
Santa Clarita Awarded Transparency Certificate of Excellence
1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
Acton hotel fire
1876 - Southern Pacific begins subdividing town of Newhall (original location at Bouquet Junction) [story]
Campton store
1837 - Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear at El Tejon [story]
Peter LaBeck
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health encourages residents to get flu immunization as soon as possible, especially this year.
Get Flu Immunization Now, L.A. County Public Health Urges Residents
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 27 new deaths and 1,072 new positive cases of COVID-19, including 41 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Total 287K Cases in L.A. County, 6,734 in SCV
Governor Gavin Newsom announced Friday afternoon that the president has approved California’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration to bolster the state’s emergency response to wildfires across the state.
California Secures Presidential Major Disaster Declaration on Wildfires
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department detectives are seeking the public's help to identify an unmasked alleged criminal threats suspect accused of pulling a knife on a liquor store clerk.
Detectives Seek ID of Unmasked Criminal Threats Suspect
This year, October 11-17 marks National Veterinary Technician Week where we celebrate the critical and lifesaving work performed by our veterinary technicians.
L.A. County Animal Care Celebrates Veterinary Technicians
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present its 6th annual and first virtual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 24 and Saturday, October 31.
Academy Offers 2-Day Virtual ‘Careers in Film Summit’ for Students
Following a legal demand from California officials, the state Republican Party said Friday it has agreed to remove unofficial drop boxes.
California GOP Agrees to Remove Unofficial Ballot Drop Boxes. Or Did They?
After two years of planning, the city of Santa Clarita unveiled “California Scape,” the latest public art project, Thursday at Fair Oaks Park in Canyon Country.
Santa Clarita Unveils Latest Public Art Project
Many of the more than 100 dogs rescued by Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control from a breeding operation during the recent Bobcat Fire are now available for adoption.
Dogs Rescued During Bobcat Fire Now Ready for Adoption
Santa Clarita City Council members approved Tuesday sending a letter to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in support of keeping indoor malls open while urging for consistent guidelines to help prevent further conditions that prevent businesses from full recovery.
City Council OK’s Letter to Supes on Keeping Indoor Malls Open
1853 - Sarah Gifford, community leader and wife of Newhall's first railroad station agent, born in England [story]
Sarah Gifford
A new model of studying the workplace culture is being created as a team from the Autonomy Research Center for STEAHM (ARCS) at California State University, Northridge collaborates virtually with staff at the NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to create the laboratory of the future.
CSUN’s Autonomy Research Center, JPL Collaborate for Future Laboratory
After a fiery call for L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s resignation last month, the county’s Civilian Oversight Commission voted Thursday formally calling for him to step down.
Civilian Oversight Panel Formally Calls for Villanueva to Resign
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 24 new deaths and 1,233 new cases of COVID-19, including 6,693 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported 3 additional deaths bringing the hospital's COVID-19 deaths to 29.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 3 Additional Deaths; 6,693 Total SCV Cases