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1837 - Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear at El Tejon [story]
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Herta Wins Firestone Grand Prix at Laguna Seca
Monday, Sep 23, 2019

IndyCar rookie sensation Colton Herta finished his roller-coaster rookie campaign in spectacular fashion — with a dominating victory in the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey Laguna Seca in Monterey, California on Sunday afternoon. Herta entered the weekend with the announcement that car owners Mike...

TMU’s Brooks Honored with National Award for Ethics
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

Master’s baseball coach Monte Brooks (pictured above) awoke to a text message from a former player on Tuesday. “Thanks for faithfully representing the Master,” Rob Avila, an NAIA All-American in 1999, typed out, attaching a link to an important announcement. Brooks was named an American...

JetHawks Blow 10-Run Lead; Lose to Storm in Extra Innings
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

LANCASTER – The JetHawks snatched defeat from the jaws of victory Wednesday night at The Hangar, giving up 10 runs with two outs in the top of the ninth inning en route to a 14-13 loss in ten innings against the Lake Elsinore Storm. With one on and two outs in the ninth inning, 11 straight Storm batters...

Lakers Job Brings Master’s Alum Mike Penberthy Home
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019

There were several reasons Mike Penberthy, a Master’s University alum, elected this summer to become an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers. For one thing, the move reunited him with the team he won an NBA title with in the early 2000s. For another, he’d have the opportunity to coach...

Castaic Traffic Stop Nets Ex-Con Weapon, Drug Suspect

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a man on multiple charges after a traffic stop in Castaic Monday. Here’s the story from the station’s social media: “Deputies patrolling Castaic on Monday conducted a traffic stop. “The male adult in the vehicle was...

Eureka Man Arrested in Castaic on Felony Drug Charges
Monday, Jun 17, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station‘s Summer Crime Enforcement Team arrested a Eureka man in Castaic on Saturday on charges of felony narcotics sales. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “While deputies were patrolling in Castaic Saturday afternoon,...

TMU’s Lepre, Shackelford Picked on Day 3 of MLB Draft
Thursday, Jun 6, 2019

As soon as news broke on Day 3 of the 2019 MLB Draft Wednesday that Anthony Lepre (pictured above) had been selected by the Seattle Mariners, Aaron Shackelford picked up his phone and called the friend with whom he formed the most prolific duo in Master’s history. Shackelford was selected by the...

Newhall Man Wanted on $225K in Drug Warrants Arrested in Saugus
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested an unnamed 41-year-old Newhall man in Saugus on Monday for outstanding warrants totaling $225,000. Here’s the story from the station’s social media: “A routine evening parking lot check found a suspect with over...

Cold Weather Alert Called for Local Mountains; Rain, Warmer Weekend Ahead

The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures in Southern California mountain areas on Thursday and Friday. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Santa Clarita Valley weather...

CalArtians Selected for 2019 Sundance Film Festival
Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018

The 2019 Sundance Film Festival, which runs Jan. 25 through Feb. 3, 2019, in Park City, Utah, received a record-breaking 14,259 submissions from 152 countries. The festival’s diverse programming includes dramatic and documentary features, short films, series and episodic content and emerging media. This...

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SCV Water's Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 17: SCV Water Public Outreach & Legislative Committee Meeting
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Board of Directors will hold its regular meeting Monday, Oct. 21, at 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 21: SCV Sanitation District Regular Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District denied any wrongdoing in the selection process for a new superintendent after being accused of an open-meeting law violation.
Hart District Denies Wrongdoing in Superintendent Selection Process
1837 - Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear at El Tejon [story]
Peter LaBeck
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a motion by Board Chair Janice Hahn and Supervisor Hilda Solis to assess and address the specific needs of American Indian and Alaska Native individuals experiencing homelessness in the county.
County to Assess American Indian, Alaska Native Homelessness
A water main break in Valencia caused lane closures and traffic delays as crews work to stop water from spilling onto the streets Wednesday.
Water Main Break Shuts Down Eastbound Newhall Ranch Road
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion to provide recommendations for how to modify county ordinances to grant the Sheriff's Civilian Oversight Commission subpoena power through the Office of Inspector General.
Supes Seek Subpoena Power for Oversight of Sheriff’s Department
AVITA Medical, a regenerative medicine company with a technology platform positioned to address unmet medical needs in therapeutic skin restoration, announced that its American Depositary Shares (“ADS”) have been approved to list on the Nasdaq Capital Market, or Nasdaq.
AVITA Medical Now Listed on Nasdaq
Thirty-two features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 92nd Academy Awards.
32 Animated Features to Vie for 2019 Oscar
The deadline for poets to submit poems for the city of Santa Clarita's 2020 Sidewalk Poetry Project is Thursday, Oct. 31.
Oct. 31: Deadline to Submit Poems for 2020 Sidewalk Poetry Project
For the first time since the Santa Clarita-based firm was founded in 1998, a third partner’s name is becoming part of the official name of the firm as Poole & Shaffery becomes Poole Shaffery & Koegle, LLP.
Poole & Shaffrey Add Partner Koegle to Law Firm’s Name
As part of the 26th Annual National Public Lands Day, Saddleback Butte State Park is leading a habitat cleanup on Saturday, October 26 from 8 a.m. to noon, and officials invite local residents to pitch in.
Oct. 26: Saddleback Butte Cleanup on National Public Lands Day
The William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board is set to discuss a letter addressing allegations of an open-meeting law violation with respect to its recent search for a new superintendent.
Hart District to Discuss Letter on Superintendent Search, Transparency
The U.S. Forest Service has closed the Saddleridge Fire area in the Angeles National Forest for the safety of the public and fire suppression personnel, officials said Wednesday.
Saddleridge Blaze 46% Contained, Forest Service Closes Fire Area
Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean joined other local officials from across the Southland to commemorate the signing of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Plan in Arcadia on Thursday, October 10.
McLean, Officials Meet to Sign San Gabriel Mountains Monument Plan
SCV Water officials hammering out a plan to manage groundwater are still accepting applications for the agency’s seven-member advisory group.
Water Heads Find Groundwater Advisers, Still Accepting Applications
SCV Water and its water-banking partners, Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District and Irvine Ranch Water District, recently opened six new groundwater wells and a conveyance system to the Cross Valley Canal in Kern County.
SCV Water, Partners Add 6 Wells in Kern County
Through a $700,000 federal grant, the California Highway Patrol has developed the Get Educated and Ride Safe II campaign, or GEARS II, to promote motorcycle safety and awareness.
CHP Wins $700K Grant for GEARS Motorcycle Safety Program
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Los Angeles County-sponsored Assembly Bill 539 into law on Thursday, taking a major step in protecting borrowers from predatory high-cost loans.
Californians Gain Protections from Predatory Loans
Recognizing California’s fiscal health, Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded California’s outstanding general obligation bonds credit rating to Aa2 from Aa3.
Moody’s Upgrades California’s Credit Rating
1853 - Sarah Gifford, community leader and wife of Newhall's first railroad station agent, born in England [story]
Sarah Gifford
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting will be held Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Oct. 16: Canyon Country Advisory Committee Meeting
Los Angeles County Chief Executive Officer Sachi A. Hamai announced she will retire as top administrative leader of the nation’s largest municipal government in early 2020, capping a 31-year career leading innovation and managing solutions to some of the region’s most challenging issues.
County CEO Caps 31-Year Career; Announces 2020 Retirement
Valencia-based Lief Labs, a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements, is pleased to announce that Lief’s rank has risen to 1,022 on the Inc. 5000 definitive ranking of America’s fastest-growing, privately held companies.
Lief Labs Joins List of America’s Fastest-Growing, Privately Held Companies