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1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
July 7: Bon Jovi Tribute Band Opens Concerts in the Park Series
Thursday, Jul 5, 2018

This ain’t a show for the broken-hearted. Whether you’ve ever worked on the docks, in the diner all day, or just see a little bit of Tommy and Gina in yourself, you’ll know what it’s like to give love a bad name, when Wanted opens up Santa Clarita’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by...

July 7: Wanted Kicks Off 2018 Concerts in the Park Season
Friday, Mar 23, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, kicks off its 2018 season with Bon Jovi tribute band Wanted on Saturday, July 7 starting at 7 p.m. Get ready to sing “Livin’ on a Prayer” at the top of your lungs as Wanted reproduces the style,...

Murder Warrant Issued for Suspect in Palmdale Triple Homicide
Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

Update as of 3:37 p.m.: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Detectives have issued a Murder Warrant for James “Todd” Brown, who is wanted in the Triple Murder of a family in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County near Palmdale. The victims were located on the 1100 block...

SCV Sheriff’s Detectives Seek Owner of Bike
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the owner of a bicycle. A “Bianchi” bicycle, white and red in color, was recovered on Thursday, April 29, 2017 around 3:30 p.m. on 15th Street, Newhall. If you are the owner of this bicycle, or if you know...

SCV Sheriffs Asking for Help in Identifying Person Wanted for Questioning
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriffs are asking for the community’s help in identifying an individual wanted for questioning. On March 27, 2017, at approximately 11:45 p.m., the individual pictured, entered a local business in the 25400 block of The Old Road in the Santa Clarita Valley. The individual...

FBI Searching for Bank Robber Dubbed the ‘Whitewashed Bandit’
Monday, Feb 15, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed multiple Southern California banks last week, including one in Valencia. A tweet sent out by the FBI Los Angeles addressed a man dressed in all white, dubbed the “Whitewashed Bandit,” and asked the...

County Supes Offer 20K Reward for Sex Offender
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has offered a $20,000 reward in exchange for information leading to, locating, or apprehending a registered sex offender. 34-year-old Joseph Townsend is a white, 5’7, 170 pound man, with blue eyes and brown hair and is believed to be involved with child...

FBI, LASD Seek Man Wanted for Murder
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has learned that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is actively looking for Robert Deshawn Grott, who may currently be in the Los Angeles area. Robert Grott Robert Grott, a 29-year- old black man, is wanted on a Washington State arrest warrant for murder....

SCV Sheriff’s Detective Seeks 2 for Questioning
Monday, Jun 8, 2015

On May 22, 2015 in the early afternoon, the above pictured individuals walked into a local business in the Santa Clarity Valley. One of them took three X Box 500 GB game systems valued at $400 each and placed them in a shopping cart. Both individuals then walked past all open registers making no attempt...

Police Seeking Two Palmdale Robbery Suspects
Thursday, May 21, 2015

 Palmdale Station Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying two suspects wanted for robbery that occurred at a Walmart located at 37140 47th St. E, in the city of Palmdale. On Monday, May 4, 2015, at approximately 11:40 pm, two unknown suspects broke into a “cash cart” inside the...

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The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Interstate 5 Improvement Project Breaks Ground in Santa Clarita
Do you take the easy route with a bag and tissue paper because your wrapping job looks like a crumpled mess?
Learn How to Wrap Gifts Like a Pro Thanks to JCI Santa Clarita
Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday.
DMV Extending Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
We are in the home stretch of the holiday season. I hope you have made plans to safely celebrate with family and friends. I also want to encourage you to keep safety in mind when shopping for that perfect gift for your loved ones.
City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2021
La Mesa Junior High 8th graders will soon be building water bottle rockets as part of their science program, thanks to funding from California Credit Union through its Fall 2021 Teacher Grant program.
La Mesa Teacher Wins Fall 2021 Teacher Grant
Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control is celebrating the 'Paw"lidays by offering the gift of a new furry friend. 
Adoption Fees Waived Through End of the Year
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