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1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce petitions state to pave Spruce Street (now Main); it happens three years later [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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1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce petitions state to pave Spruce Street (now Main); it happens three years later [story]
Spruce Street
Melody Ranch is once again suing Placerita Canyon Corp., a mutual-benefit corporation that owns and operates an electronic gate in Placerita Canyon to prevent thru traffic from entering the Newhall enclave.
Melody Ranch Files 2nd Lawsuit Over Placerita Canyon Gate
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,296 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 39 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases Total 306,327, with 7,306 in SCV
The California Highway Patrol celebrated a socially distanced graduation ceremony for its 77 new officers who graduated with more hands-on experience than any class in Academy history.
CHP Welcomes New Officers with Real-Life Experience
The city of Santa Clarita announced the third and final edition of the family-friendly Parks Passport Adventure which is set to run throughout the month of November.
Santa Clarita Announces Final Parks Passport Adventure
Governor Gavin Newsom visited Valencia Friday to announce the opening of an innovative new laboratory built by PerkinElmer that will increase California’s COVID-19 testing capacity, reduce test turnaround time and create hundreds of new California jobs.
Newsom in Valencia as PerkinElmer Opens New COVID-19 Testing Lab
For the second year in a row, College of the Canyons will host an International Forum on Youth on November 16-19, 2020.
Nov. 16-19: COC to Host International Forum on Youth
The Southern California football community is mourning the loss of Jim Bonds, 51, a former Hart High School and UCLA quarterback who died on Wednesday after a battle with multiple myeloma.
Former Hart High QB Jim Bonds Dies at 51; Football Community Mourns Loss
It was double, double, toil and trouble as All Hallow's Eve neared in the Santa Clarita Valley, with residents continuing to provide Halloween haunts around every corner in the midst of the pandemic.
SCV Continues to Scare Up its Halloween Haunts
The Saugus Union School District board voted Tuesday night to suspend its child development program due to constraints placed on the district by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saugus School District Suspends Child Development Program
A Santa Clarita man and his Northridge-based business partner were arrested on federal charges Thursday in a relief fraud case alleging the two fraudulently obtained more than $1.95 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans.
Santa Clarita Man Arrested in $1.9M COVID-19 Relief Fraud Case
A Los Angeles County assessor’s report on all 88 cities in Los Angeles County showed Santa Clarita property continues to be among the county’s most valuable.
Santa Clarita Property Valued at $37.2B, 5th on County List of Cities
1984 - NTSB revises probable cause of 1982 "Twilight Zone" deaths after director John Landis appeals [story]
John Landis
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths, including the 74th death in the Santa Clarita Valley and 1,745 new cases of COVID-19, including 7,267 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 74th SCV Death; Local Cases Total 7,267
The city of Santa Clarita will be holding a public hearing at the Tuesday, Nov. 10, City Council meeting to consider the transfer of 32,230 square feet of vacant land, at no cost, to Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley (FPofSCV).
Nov. 10: Public Hearing to Consider Property Transfer to Family Promise
Are you ready to save the day and bring outlaws to justice in a virtual escape room? Are you and your family ready to test your knowledge on Tacos & Trivia Night?
City Announces November Virtual Events
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present a public artist talk with Brooke Sauer to accompany her solo virtual exhibition “Out in the Blue” Monday, Nov. 9, at 2:30 p.m.
Nov. 9: COC Art Gallery Hosting Public Artist Talk with Brooke Sauer
The Santa Clarita Artists Association held its 31st Annual Art Classic virtually on Oct. 17, 2020.
SCAA Releases Art Classic 2020 Winners List
A gunshot victim survived his injuries and the suspect remained at large Thursday following a shooting near a liquor store in Canyon Country Wednesday night.
Suspect in Canyon Country Shooting Still at Large
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SCV-GSA) on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 4:00 p.m., to learn about and to provide input on plans to sustain our water supply.
Nov. 4: SCV Groundwater Sustainability Plan Online Workshop
The California State University Board of Trustees has appointed Erika D. Beck, Ph.D., to serve as president of California State University, Northridge. Beck currently serves as president of California State University Channel Islands.
CSUN Appoints Erika D. Beck as Next President
LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
SACRAMENTO – Californians age 70 and older with a noncommercial driver’s license are now eligible to renew online or by mail, eliminating the need to visit a California Department of Motor Vehicles office.
Seniors Can Now Renew Driver’s Licenses Online
1932 - Highway 99 completed through Weldon Canyon, bypassing Ridge Route [story]
Hwy 99