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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams

Women’s Soccer: TMU Falls to No. 12 Vanguard on the Road
Monday, Oct 7, 2019

The Master’s University women’s soccer team entered Thursday’s match with Vanguard on the fringes of the NAIA national tournament conversation. The Mustangs played quality soccer over the season’s first 10 games, but coach Curtis Lewis saw his club as needing a significant victory...

Women’s Hoops: TMU Earns No. 2 Seed in NAIA Tournament
Friday, Mar 8, 2019

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director Based on its body of work, The Master’s University women’s basketball team knew it was a lock for next week’s NAIA Division 1 tournament. Based on how difficult it was to win the first Golden State Athletic Conference regular season...

Women’s Hoops: TMU Rallies in 4th to Punch Ticket to Final
Monday, Mar 4, 2019

Game Recap By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director ATHERTON, CALIF. — For the second time this season, The Master’s University women’s basketball team fell behind by 10 to one of the conference’s perennial powers only to take control of the game with a fourth-quarter effort...

Men’s Hoops: TMU Earns at Least a Share of 2nd Straight GSAC Title
Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

Game Recap By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director Members of The Master’s University men’s basketball team are quick to clarify: Winning the first Golden State Athletic Conference regular season title in program history last season was far from easy. But, this year the task felt...

Women’s Hoops: TMU Celebrates with Win over Vanguard

Game Recap By Don Gilmore, TMU Assistant SID Two days after winning its first-ever GSAC regular-season championship, The Master’s University women’s basketball team really got to celebrate Saturday evening. After beating No. 9 Vanguard 67-52 on Bross Court and then waiting for the men’s...

Men’s Hoops: No. 5 Master’s Falls to No. 9 Vanguard
Friday, Jan 18, 2019

Game Recap By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director COSTA MESA — Shortly before Tuesday’s practice, Tim Soares bent his 6-foot-10 frame into a crouched stretching position along the baseline in The MacArthur Center and addressed the challenge awaiting TMU in Costa Mesa. In contrast...

Women’s Hoops: Lady Mustangs Dominate 4th to Beat Vanguard

Game Recap By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director COSTA MESA — Dan Waldeck bounded around a hallway corner inside The Pit. He didn’t wait for a question. “Defense again, man,” the Mustangs coach said, still riding the adrenaline of a stirring 64-49 comeback win at No....

TMU Women’s Soccer Team Falls to No. 6 Vanguard
Friday, Sep 28, 2018

Game Recap By Don Gilmore, TMU Assistant Sports Editor It’s difficult to find a silver lining after a disappointing defeat. Curtis Lewis was able to do that after his 22nd-ranked Lady Mustangs were defeated 5-1 by No. 6 Vanguard in the GSAC opener for both clubs Thursday afternoon on Reese Field. “If...

‘Bad Day’ for Mustangs Baseball
Monday, Feb 26, 2018

TMU baseball coach Monte Brooks summed up Saturday’s doubleheader sweep at the hands of Vanguard with two words: “Bad day.” It didn’t seemed to matter whether the Mustangs scored plenty of runs or pitched well enough to win, losing 9-8 and 2-1. The twinbill defeat culminated a...

Mustangs Doubled Up By Vanguard 4-2
Friday, Oct 6, 2017

On a day when The Master’s University men’s soccer team had a chance to create a logjam atop the GSAC, Vanguard squashed that hope with three second-half goals in a 4-2 victory on Reese Field. The loss was the 24th-ranked Mustangs’ second in a row and dropped the club to 8-3-2 overall...

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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley took part in the “Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” campaign from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10, 2020.
Zonta Club’s 16 Days of Activism Receives Proclamation from City
One year ago (Tuesday), the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced its first case of the novel coronavirus.
L.A. County COVID-19 One Year Later: 15,592 Deaths; 1,085,044 Total Cases
With COVID-19 vaccine appointments booked at Los Angeles County sites through the end of the week, Public Health officials assured those who received their first dose are guaranteed their second — but confusion over the scheduling process prompted officials to clarify the situation Tuesday.
Confusion on Second Dose Scheduling Prompts County Officials to Offer Clarity
CBRE announced the sale of Sierra Crest Center, a neighborhood retail and office center in Santa Clarita, to a joint venture group for $9.9 million.
Sierra Crest Retail Center Sold for $9.9 Million
Built in the 19th century, the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall played a pivotal role in the early development of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Newhall’s Pioneer Oil Refinery Recognized as Historic Site
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a video/teleconferencing special meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, Jan. 27, beginning with a closed session at 4:00 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 27: Santa Clarita Community College District Virtual Special Meeting
Five Point Holdings, LLC recently announced the sale of additional homesites at its Valencia community, previously known as Newhall Ranch, and the lineup of homebuilders for the first phase of the community.
Five Point Holdings Sells Nearly 500 New Homesites in Valencia
As COVID-19 vaccination continues for health care workers and those over 65, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday California is looking to prioritize the next phases of vaccination efforts by age, rather than occupation.
California May Switch to Age-Based COVID-19 Vaccination System
Tejon Ranch Co. declared victory for its 8,000-acre Grapevine mixed-use development after a Kern County Superior Court judge ruled against an Arizona-based environmental group that dubbed the project “damaging.”
Judge Rules Against Environmentalists Over Grapevine Development
In 2019, Valencia High School student, Pedro Roman, was diagnosed with Leukemia. After one long and hard-fought year, Roman is now in remission due to the success of his latest treatment.
Jan. 30: Community Blood Drive for Valencia High’s Pedro Roman
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
California Public Health officials lifted the regional Stay at Home Order statewide on Monday as Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 43 new deaths and 6,642 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported five new deaths on Saturday and Monday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup; 5 New Deaths at Henry Mayo as State Lifts Stay-at-Home Order
Los Angeles County is set to align its health order with California's by the end of the week, as the state lifted its regional stay-at-home order statewide Monday, green-lighting the reopening of in-person outside dining and hair and nail salons, among other businesses.
L.A. County to Align with State, Lift ‘Safer at Home’ Order by End of Week
Officials with the California Department of Public Health on Monday ordered the Regional Stay at Home Order lifted for all regions statewide, including the three regions that had still been under the order – San Joaquin Valley, Bay Area, and Southern California.
California Stay At Home Order Lifted for All Regions Including SoCal
As another winter storm hit the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, Interstate 5 was shut down through the Grapevine in "Operation Snowflake" Monday morning, with some lanes reopened by Monday afternoon.
‘Operation Snowflake’: CHP, Caltrans Reopen Grapevine Amid Snowstorm
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents about beach water use due to bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas that are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
L.A. County Urges Caution for Beach Water Use Through Wednesday
A series of projects brought forth by Santa Clarita Valley-based organizations and agencies to aid the local homeless population could soon receive thousands of dollars from the city of Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita Could Grant $126K to 6 Projects to Aid SCV Homeless Population
Citing the case of a convicted child rapist, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger said Friday she’s concerned there is a growing trend that the rights of victims of some of the most violent crimes are not being protected under District Attorney George Gascón’s administration.
Barger Steps in to Deny Parole to Convicted Child Rapist
Medical examiners with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified Benjamin Marquez IV, 31, of Castaic, as the man killed in a solo-vehicle crash that left one dead and sent another to the hospital Saturday.
Benjamin Marquez of Castaic ID’d as Man Killed in Rollover Crash
1915 - Death of pre-Mentry oilman & San Francisquito vintner Ramon Perea [story]
Perea grave marker
1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
postal cover
1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
HH Jackson
The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Jan. 26: Board of Supervisors to Consider Restaurant Requirement Aimed at Curbing Waste