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1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
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Arrest Made in Tagging of Vietnam Wall in Venice
Thursday, Jul 14, 2016

Angel Castro, a 24-year-old male Hispanic, was taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon, July 13. He was wanted by LASD Transit Policing Division detectives in connection with the defacement of a Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Venice,  just before Memorial Day this year. The wall is located at the...

Help Wanted: To Identify Taggers Who Defaced Vietnam Memorial Wall in Venice
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016

LASD Transit detectives believe  they have identified four of the monikers used by the taggers believed to be responsible for the bulk of the damage done to a Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Venice. The wall is located at the rear of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Division 6. Just before...

Vietnam Wall Group Seeks Photos to Go with Names
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015

[VA] – The old saying is, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund needs your help to put a face with each of the 58,307 names listed on The Wall. Pictures collected so far are online on The Wall of Faces where family and friends can leave remembrances, and...

La Mesa Students Learn Lessons from Vietnam Wall
Monday, Nov 11, 2013

Forty student from Jose E. Malave’s English Language Development and exploratory Spanish classes visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica that made a few-day stop in the Santa Clarita Valley last month. As a Marine and Persian Gulf War veteran, Malavé didn’t want this event to go unnoticed...

Veteran Chuck Morris Thanked for Role in Vietnam Wall Visit
Monday, Sep 30, 2013

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich remembered our nation’s veterans on Friday while speaking at the traveling Vietnam War memorial in Santa Clarita; home to more than 14,000 veterans. “This impressive memorial allows those who cannot travel to Washington D.C. to pay their respects to those who fought...

Replica Vietnam Wall in Valencia Through Sunday (Video)
Thursday, Sep 26, 2013

Photos: AM-1220 KHTS The Traveling Vietnam Wall is set up Thursday at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.       For the first time in history, the largest traveling replica of the iconic Vietnam Memorial Wall will be on display in Santa Clarita for the Southern California community to...

Mall Decked Out in Purple Hearts for Wall Visit

[KHTS] – The entire Westfield Valencia Town Center is getting in on the patriotism surrounding the arrival of the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall this week. Purple HeartsThe wall opens to the public at 6 p.m. on Thursday, but artistic displays honoring our veterans are already being hung throughout...

American Legion Riders Escorting Wall from Acton to SCV
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013

[KHTS] – Many veterans returning from Vietnam did not receive a hero’s welcome. But when the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall comes into Santa Clarita, the American Legion and Patriot Guard Riders of Post 507 in Newhall will make sure the men and women remembered on the wall receive the same honor...

Community Gearing Up for Vietnam Wall Visit
Saturday, Sep 21, 2013

[KHTS] – Months of preparation will come to fruition next week when the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall arrives in the Santa Clarita Valley on Wednesday afternoon. The wall opens to the public with inaugural ceremonies on Thursday at 6 p.m., and through the end of the week there will be plenty...

Sept. 26-29: Wall Offers Opportunity to Learn, Reflect
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013

[KHTS] – The Santa Clarita Valley has been anticipating the arrival of the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall for months, and now it is scheduled to arrive in little more than a week. Opening night ceremonies at Westfield Valencia Town Center on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. will feature several key...

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College of the Canyons athletic programs returned to campus this week to begin outdoor team strength and conditioning activities, guided by a stringent return-to-campus procedural plan designed to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches and support staff.
Cougar Athletics Return to Campus
If you watched NASA’s exciting Mars Perseverance rover landing on Feb. 18, you definitely won’t want to miss the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus spring 2021 virtual Star Party on Friday, April 23.
April 23: COC Canyon Country Virtual Star Party
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste at the FREE Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
April 17: Free Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup at COC
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative announced that it has reintroduced Food Pantry and Post Service Officer services at the Veteran Center.
Santa Clarita Veterans Collaborative Brings Back Food Pantry, PSO Services
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce continues with its Shop Local Campaign. It's a new month and that means it's time shop local, Santa Clarita.
SCV Chamber’s Shop Local Campaign Underway
Out of an abundance of caution, Los Angeles County is following the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pause the use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after reports that six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed unusual types of blood clots 6 to 13 days after receiving the vaccine.
L.A. County Follows FDA, CDC Recommendation Pausing Use of J&J Vaccine
After a roller coaster of a year, the Santa Clarita Valley’s skating community once again took to the ice to celebrate the grand opening of The Cube, the city of Santa Clarita’s newly rebranded ice rink.
Santa Clarita Celebrates The Cube Grand Opening
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 23 new deaths and 448 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,487 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Orange Tier; 27,487 Total SCV Cases
1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
Gladys Carter
Los Angeles County Public Health officials will modify the Health Officer Order on Thursday, April 15, to align with changes to the state Blueprint for a Safer Economy regarding indoor live events and performances, private events such as conferences, receptions and meetings, and private informal gatherings.
April 15: L.A. County to Modify Health Officer Order to Align with State
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 3 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as cases in the Santa Clarita Valley now total 27,482 since the pandemic began.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Death Rate Higher for Men Than Women; SCV Cases Total 27,482
Show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher, and Steven Soderbergh on Monday announced the all-star cast of presenters at the 93rd Oscars, which will air live on ABC on Sunday, April 25, at 5 p.m. PDT.
Academy Reveals All-Star Cast of Presenters for 93rd Oscars Telecast
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, April 12-18, 2021
Now Filming in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,” 8 More Productions
College of the Canyons and Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center will begin operating as Los Angeles County-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in the northern part of the county starting Monday, April 19.
L.A. County to Open Vaccination Sites at COC, in Palmdale; Magic Mountain Site to Close
As of Monday, Los Angeles County residents may apply for financial help to cover funeral expenses through FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program.
FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program Open to L.A. County Residents
In a 5-4 ruling late Friday night, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California can’t restrict home-based religious gatherings such as prayer meetings and Bible groups.
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks California Restriction on In-Home Religious Gatherings
A consulting firm hired by the city to evaluate the feasibility of establishing a city public health department in Santa Clarita did “not find a compelling case to change the basic structure of public health regulation” in Santa Clarita, according to a 17-page report published Friday as part of the Santa Clarita City Council’s Tuesday meeting agenda.
Report: No Compelling Case for Santa Clarita City Public Health Department
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will present to the Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday a hospital expansion plan to increase facilities by 200,000 square feet.
City Council to Weigh Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Expansion Plan
The Santa Clarita Valley's COVID-19 vaccination rate has increased by about 5%, as 37% of residents 16 and older have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to data through April 4 published by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
SCV COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Increases to 37%
1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
Garces statue
1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Red Schoolhouse
1835 - Outlaw and Rocks/Park/High School namesake Tiburcio Vasquez born in Monterey, Calif. [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
Nearly 100 people gathered in front of the highly anticipated Laemmle 7 in Newhall to officially open the theater to the Santa Clarita Valley community.
Laemmle Officially Opens in Old Town Newhall