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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
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Monick Scores Early, Lifts TMU Women’s Soccer to Win
Monday, Sep 16, 2019

There were two reasons Kayla Monick once again found her way into the Mustangs’ starting lineup Friday night: The junior has been pressing well from her forward position and she’s presented herself as a consistent threat to score. Friday, she proved especially dangerous. Monick scored in...

COC Infielder Valerie Rivas Headed to UAV
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

College of the Canyons infielder Valerie Rivas (pictured above) will continue her collegiate career at the University of Antelope Valley after committing to the Pioneers softball program. UAV is a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) program located in Lancaster. The Pioneers compete...

UAV Women’s Volleyball Looking to Improve Record with New Head Coach
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019

LANCASTER – Under the direction of first-year head coach Nicole Brouillard, the University of Antelope Valley women’s volleyball program will look to improve its record during the 2019 season after finishing its 2018 campaign with a 5-25 (.167) overall record and a 5-11 (.313) California Pacific...

Cal Pac Baseball Championships to be Held at UAV
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley (UAV) baseball program is pleased to announce that it will host the 2020 California Pacific Conference Baseball Championships from May 3-5, 2020 (May 4-6, 2020 if Providence Christian College qualifies) at The Hangar in Lancaster. “We are so excited to...

Tiari Hookano Signs with UAV Women’s Volleyball

LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley (UAV) women’s volleyball program is pleased to announce the signing of 5-foot-6-inch, incoming-freshman, outside hitter Tiari Hookano from Honolulu, Hawaii. A 2019 graduate of James B. Castle High School, Hookano comes to UAV with the support of her mother...

Neal White Promoted to Head Baseball Coach at UAV
Monday, Jul 15, 2019

LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley has promoted UAV baseball alumnus and three-year assistant coach Neal White to the position of Head Baseball Coach, effective immediately. White is already hard at work preparing for the Pioneers‘ upcoming baseball season. “Neal has been an...

Nicole Brouillard Named UAV’s New Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Thursday, May 16, 2019

LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley is pleased to welcome Nicole Brouillard as the new head coach for its women’s volleyball program. UAV Director of Athletics Anthony Harris said of the new hire, “I am excited to have Nicole join our coaching staff at UAV. She has a dynamic personality...

Pioneers Come from Behind to Advance in NAIA Opening Round
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

SANTA BARBARA – The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers narrowly defeated the Warriors of Westmont College (34-15) Monday afternoon, coming from behind to earn the 9-8 victory in NAIA Opening Round baseball action at Russell Carr Field in Santa Barbara. With the win, the Pioneers – now 35-17-1...

Pioneers Extend Win Streak to 17 Games with Sweep of Simpson
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019

REDDING – The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers have now won 17-consecutive games as they completed their four-game set against Simpson University (19-24-1; 12-17 Cal Pac) with a sweep on Sunday, winning game one, 12-0 and game two, 6-4 in California Pacific Conference baseball action on Tiger...

Pioneers Men’s & Women’s Hoops Recognized for 2018-19 Season
Thursday, Apr 25, 2019

LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley men’s and women’s basketball teams had the privilege of being recognized Tuesday by the city of Lancaster for the second-consecutive year for its accomplishments on the court during the 2018-19 season. Both basketball teams and many UAV students, faculty...

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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