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1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
Gladys Carter

Doyle, JetHawks Can’t Hold Off Rawhide
Monday, Aug 12, 2019

LANCASTER – The Visalia Rawhide came back from a five-run deficit, using a three-run rally in the ninth inning to take down pitcher Tommy Doyle (pictured above) and the JetHawks, 11-10, to win the series Sunday evening at The Hangar. The JetHawks have lost six of their last eight games heading into...

JetHawks Stage Comeback, Walk-Off on Rawhide

LANCASTER – The JetHawks took their first lead on Saturday night in the bottom of the 10th inning, beating the Rawhide, 9-8, on a Joel Diaz walk-off RBI single. Diaz (pictured above) ended a game that the JetHawks trailed by four two separate times in the first two innings. Saturday’s game was tied,...

Visalia Rawhide Too Much for Lancaster Friday

LANCASTER – The Visalia Rawhide displayed why they have the best record in the California League Friday night, handing the JetHawks a loss, 8-3, in front of 4,060 at The Hangar. Visalia scored five early runs and never looked back. Colten Schmidt (1-3) retired the first five batters he faced, but the...

Lancaster JetHawks Drop Series in Visalia
Monday, Jul 29, 2019

VISALIA – The Lancaster JetHawks scored first but managed only four total hits in a rubber-game loss to the Visalia Rawhide, 4-1, on Sunday night at Recreation Ballpark. Luke Morgan (pictured above) gave the JetHawks (21-17, 55-51) a lead in the third inning with an RBI double, but Visalia (21-17,...

JetHawks’ Loss to Rawhide Sets Up Sunday Rubber Game

VISALIA – The JetHawks suffered their biggest loss of the season on Saturday night, falling to the Visalia Rawhide, 14-0, at Recreation Ballpark. The loss snapped Lancaster’s five-game win streak and kept them from matching their season-best six-game streak. The Rawhide (20-17, 64-39) jumped on the...

JetHawks Hold On for Win Behind Lucas Gilbreath

VISALIA – The Lancaster JetHawks took an early lead behind starter Lucas Gilbreath (pictured above) and staved off a late Visalia Rawhide rally to take the series-opener, 7-6, at Recreation Ballpark on Friday night. After taking an early 6-0 lead, Visalia (19-17, 63-39) rallied to get within two runs...

JetHawks Opener Goes Season-High 14, Ends in Loss to Rawhide
Monday, May 20, 2019

VISALIA – The Lancaster JetHawks played a season-high 14 innings but went hitless during the extra frames in a 4-3 loss to the Visalia Rawhide on Friday night at Recreation Ballpark. Yoel Yanqui won it for the Rawhide (29-13) on a walk-off double off Kenny Koplove (1-1) in the bottom of the 14th. Despite...

JetHawks Rally Sunday to Take Series from Rawhide
Monday, Apr 29, 2019

LANCASTER – Carlos Herrera (pictured above) hit a tie-breaking home run in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Lancaster JetHawks won, 4-3, over the Visalia Rawhide in the series finale Sunday afternoon at The Hangar. The JetHawks came back from an early two-run deficit to win their second in a...

JetHawks Put an End to Rawhide’s Win Streak

LANCASTER – The Lancaster JetHawks came out on top in a back-and-forth affair Saturday night at The Hangar, knocking off Visalia, 10-8, to end a 14-game winning streak for the Rawhide. After trailing much of the game, the JetHawks scored four runs in the seventh inning to take the lead en route to...

JetHawks Come Up Short Against Visalia Friday

LANCASTER – The Lancaster JetHawks fought back from a four-run deficit but fell by a run to Visalia, 6-5, on Friday night at The Hangar. A crowd of 4,002 came to see the team play as El Viento de Lancaster for the second time this season. Visalia has won a franchise-record 14 games in a row. Visalia...

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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
The city of Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission recently met to receive an update from city staff about the status of the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall.
Parks Commissioners Asked to Advise on Pioneer Oil Refinery’s Future
A judge’s ruling this week dealt a setback to the Tejon Ranch Co.’s proposed 19,000-unit Centennial development project in the upper northwest corner of Los Angeles County.
Judge Halts Centennial Development Project in Tejon Ranch
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Chad Peters Named CCCATA 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 48 new deaths and 752 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 27,432 Total SCV Cases; County Nears 5 Million Administered Doses
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee briefly met Thursday morning to recommend that the City Council oppose four pieces of state legislation that would expand the state’s land-use authority.
Council Committee Recommends Opposition to State Land-Use Bills
In an effort to provide kids across the Santa Clarita Valley with a safe place to play and learn over spring break while parents are working, the Boys & Girls Club of SCV holds an annual camp.
Boys & Girls Club Holds Spring Break Camp
In recognition of public safety dispatchers' services, the California Highway Patrol joins other law enforcement agencies to recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on April 11-17, 2021.
CHP to Honor Public Safety Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Officials in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a virtual community discussion on child abuse prevention April 20.
L.A. County Sheriffs to Host Child Abuse Prevention Seminar
1937 - Pioneer aviator E.B. Christopher and passenger killed in crash of light plane on Ridge Route near Gorman [story]