Mike Levine (1/14/14)

The Santa Clarita theater community suffered a great loss when Mike Levine, 67, collapsed in his home and was rushed to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in the early afternoon of Tuesday, Dec. 31. Attempts by paramedics and hospital staff to revive him were unsuccessful, and he succumbed to what…

Paul Walker & Roger Rodas (12/10/13)

Santa Clarita was recently struck with the news of the tragic deaths of actor Paul Walker and his friend, Santa Clarita resident Roger Rodas, who lost their lives in a car accident in the Rye Canyon Industrial Center. Paul Walker was best known for his roles in the successful ‘Fast & Furious’ movie franchise, but he…

Deputy Devin Freeman (12/10/13)

Devin Freeman, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy who had been battling cancer for more than six years, passed away on November 28. He was 38 years old. Mr. Freeman joined the Sheriff’s Department on June 12, 1998 and was assigned to the Santa Clarita Station when he passed away. He was well-liked…

Deputy George Guevara (12/10/13)

George Guevara, Deputy, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, passed away on December 4, 2013. Mr. Guevara joined the Sheriff’s Department on March 30, 1983 and retired from the Santa Clarita Valley Station on June 1, 2010. He is survived by his wife Cindee, three children, and one grandson. Services will be held…

Cobey Kawasaki (11/12/13)

Cobey Kawasaki was a well-loved 6th grader at Leona Cox School. He passed away after a brief illness on Friday, October 25 at the age of 11. Cobey has been a Cougar at Leona Cox since we was a preschooler and during that time he has touched many lives! Cobey…

Hal Needham (11/12/13)

Hal Needham, a top Hollywood stuntman who turned to directing rousing action films including “Smokey and the Bandit” and “The Cannonball Run,” died on October 25, 2013. He was 82. A former paratrooper, Needham appeared in thousands of TV episodes and hundreds of movies, performing and designing stunts and new…

Sherman E. Lacy (11/12/13)

Sherman Elmore Lacy, age 78, passed away at his home in Friendly Valley after a battle with lung cancer. Sherman worked at GM in Van Nuys for 37 years. Sherman loved playing golf with his buddies in Friendly Valley and fishing trips with his sons and grandsons, as well as,…

Frank Walker (11/12/13)

One of the Santa Clarita Valley’s founding families lost a member this month with the death of Frank R. Walker at the age of 90. Frank R. Walker was one of 12 children born to Frank E. Walker and Hortence V. Reynier Walker on Placerita Canyon property secured by the…