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July 19
1915 - Ince, Griffith, Sennett form Triangle Film Corp.; it produces & distributes early William S. Hart films [story]
Triangle Films
 Santa Clarita City News
July 27: Library to Wrap Summer Reading Program with ‘BubbleMania’
The Santa Clarita Public Library will celebrate the end of its 2019 Summer Reading Program with a free event called the “Stellar Finale with Guest Performer: BubbleMania!” at the Old Town Newhall branch on Saturday, July 27, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  FULL STORY...
 SCV School News
Castaic Union School District Hires Photographer
The Castaic Union School District’s governing board has OK’d the hiring of an independent contractor for photography services to boost the profile of the district’s special events.  FULL STORY...
 SCV College News
Discrimination Study Shows Impacts on Health, Substance Abuse
A new study by California State University, Northridge child and adolescent development professor Virginia Huynh suggests that the impact from an individual’s experiences of discrimination can spill over into their family life, including depression among teenagers and increased marijuana use by parents.  FULL STORY...
 SCV Nonprofit News
Bridge to Home Secures $840K Toward Year-Round Operations
Bridge to Home, the primary homeless services provider in the Santa Clarita Valley, has secured a Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority contract in the amount of $840,000 which will fund three-quarters of the annual cost of providing 60 beds, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.   FULL STORY...
 L.A. County News
LA County OK’s $53M Settlement in Jail Strip Search Suit
Los Angeles County has agreed to its largest-ever largest payout -- $53 million -- to settle a 2010 class-action lawsuit over strip search practices of prisoners at the Sheriff’s Department’s Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood.  FULL STORY...
SCV Business
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019
Castaic Diner Featured in SpongeBob Special Live-Action Episode
Mike’s Diner in Castaic was recently visited by everyone’s favorite yellow sponge who lives in a pineapple under the sea. Yes, that’s right. SpongeBob SquarePants came to Castaic in a recent special live-action episode.  FULL STORY...
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Friday, Jul 19, 2019
Bridge to Home Secures $840K Toward Year-Round Operations

Bridge to Home, the primary homeless services provider in the Santa Clarita Valley, has secured a Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority contract in the amount of $840,000 which will fund three-quarters of the annual cost of providing 60 beds, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Friday, Jul 19, 2019
LA County OK’s $53M Settlement in Jail Strip Search Suit

Los Angeles County has agreed to its largest-ever largest payout — $53 million — to settle a 2010 class-action lawsuit over strip search practices of prisoners at the Sheriff’s Department’s Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood

Friday, Jul 19, 2019
Jury Trial for Rapper Blueface Set for Aug. 16

A jury trial is slated to begin next month for L.A. rapper Blueface, who was arrested in connection with an alleged vehicle-to-vehicle shooting in Newhall last fall

Friday, Jul 19, 2019
50 Years After Moon Landing, NASA Eyes Trip to Mars

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, the world stopped to watch in awe as Apollo 11 astronauts walked on the moon. The semi-centennial has rekindled NASA’s interplanetary ambitions. Tapping into a vibrant U.S. space industry, it’s eyeing the moon as a stepping stone to Mars

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019
LACoFD Suspends All Burn Permits

In an ongoing effort to prevent wildfires, all burn permits in Los Angeles County will be suspended.

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019
July 23: Wilk, Smith to Join VIA ‘State of the State’ Luncheon

The Valley Industry Association will present the second annual “State of the State” review at VIA’s monthly business luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Tuesday, July 23, at 11:45 a.m.

Friday, Jul 19, 2019
Valencia Man Accused of Ramming Tractor, Threatening Neighbor

A neighbor dispute over yard work ended with one man allegedly ramming his neighbor’s trailer with a tractor, resulting in his arrest on suspicion of making criminal threats and vandalism

Friday, Jul 19, 2019
West Nile Virus Mosquito Sample Confirmed in LA County

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed a West Nile virus-positive mosquito sample collected from a trap in the city of Long Beach (90803 zip code), the first confirmation of the presence of the virus in mosquito populations within the county this year

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019
New Traffic Regulations Slated for Stevenson Ranch, Castaic

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to make a series of changes in traffic regulations that affect some areas in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019
1 Dead, 1 Seriously Injured after Late-Night Big-Rig Crash

California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal collision late Wednesday evening that left a Central Valley man dead in a big rig truck and a passenger in the truck with major injuries.

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019
Newsom Adds Key Members to Homelessness Task Force

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday announced the names of the regional leaders and statewide experts who will advise his administration on solutions to address the state’s homelessness epidemic

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Friday, Jul 19, 2019
Hearn Extends Streak in JetHawks Loss to Ports
Matt Hearn picked up two hits to extend his hitting streak to 16 games, but the JetHawks lost, 9-1, to the Stockton Ports on Thursday night at Banner Island Ballpark. FULL STORY...
SCV Arts & Entertainment
Friday, Jul 19, 2019
CalArtians Nominated for 2019 Emmy Awards
CalArtians are nominated for the 71st Emmy Awards in numerous categories this year, including Acting, Picture Editing, Lighting Design, Production Design, Sound Editing and Animation. FULL STORY...
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CalArtians are nominated for the 71st Emmy Awards in numerous categories this year, including Acting, Picture Editing, Lighting Design, Production Design, Sound Editing and Animation.
CalArtians Nominated for 2019 Emmy Awards
Bridge to Home, the primary homeless services provider in the Santa Clarita Valley, has secured a Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority contract in the amount of $840,000 which will fund three-quarters of the annual cost of providing 60 beds, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Bridge to Home Secures $840K Toward Year-Round Operations
The Valley Industry Association’s Advocacy Committee has been in hot pursuit following the changes, amendments and carve-outs of Assembly Bill 5, which passed the California Assembly floor on May 29, and the Senate’s Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee on July 10.
Establishing Carve-Outs for Assembly Bill 5, the ‘Gig-Work’ Bill
The Santa Clarita Public Library will celebrate the end of its 2019 Summer Reading Program with a free event called the “Stellar Finale with Guest Performer: BubbleMania!” at the Old Town Newhall branch on Saturday, July 27, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
July 27: Library to Wrap Summer Reading Program with ‘BubbleMania’
Matt Hearn picked up two hits to extend his hitting streak to 16 games, but the JetHawks lost, 9-1, to the Stockton Ports on Thursday night at Banner Island Ballpark.
Hearn Extends Streak in JetHawks Loss to Ports
Los Angeles County has agreed to its largest-ever largest payout -- $53 million -- to settle a 2010 class-action lawsuit over strip search practices of prisoners at the Sheriff’s Department’s Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood.
LA County OK’s $53M Settlement in Jail Strip Search Suit
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is investigating a confirmed case of measles in a county resident that is linked to four cases reported earlier this month.
Public Health Investigates Another Case of Measles
Speaking before the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Planning and Programming Committee on July 17, Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean advocated for the Antelope Valley Line Study to be presented to the full Metro Board.
McLean Urges Metro Board to Review Antelope Valley Line Study
A neighbor dispute over yard work ended with one man allegedly ramming his neighbor’s trailer with a tractor, resulting in his arrest on suspicion of making criminal threats and vandalism.
Valencia Man Accused of Ramming Tractor, Threatening Neighbor
A jury trial is slated to begin next month for L.A. rapper Blueface, who was arrested in connection with an alleged vehicle-to-vehicle shooting in Newhall last fall.
Jury Trial for Rapper Blueface Set for Aug. 16
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed a West Nile virus-positive mosquito sample collected from a trap in the city of Long Beach (90803 zip code), the first confirmation of the presence of the virus in mosquito populations within the county this year.
West Nile Virus Mosquito Sample Confirmed in LA County
Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, the world stopped to watch in awe as Apollo 11 astronauts walked on the moon. The semi-centennial has rekindled NASA’s interplanetary ambitions. Tapping into a vibrant U.S. space industry, it’s eyeing the moon as a stepping stone to Mars.
50 Years After Moon Landing, NASA Eyes Trip to Mars
1915 - Ince, Griffith, Sennett form Triangle Film Corp.; it produces & distributes early William S. Hart films [story]
Triangle Films
Internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Tony Galla is heavily influenced by the soulful sounds of artists like B.B. King and Ray Charles. Tony developed his own bluesy sound and unique passionate style quickly becoming the lead singer of the blues band, Raven.
Jazz & Blues Concert Series Continues Friday with Tony Galla & The Blues Shuffle Band
Mike’s Diner in Castaic was recently visited by everyone’s favorite yellow sponge who lives in a pineapple under the sea. Yes, that’s right. SpongeBob SquarePants came to Castaic in a recent special live-action episode.
Castaic Diner Featured in SpongeBob Special Live-Action Episode
STOCKTON – Ryan Vilade gave the JetHawks the lead with a home run in the fourth inning, but the Stockton Ports allowed only the one run and rallied to win, 5-1, on Wednesday night at Banner Island Ballpark.
JetHawks Drop Series Opener to Ports
As the retail industry continues to rapidly evolve, join Westfield Valencia Town Center Senior General Manager, Corrine Barchanowicz, as she provides insights into how a multi-national company like Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is implementing changes at our local shopping center to elevate the retail shopping experience.
July 24: NextSCV Presentation, ‘Relevant Retail’
Arts for Santa Clarita is looking for artists – musicians, actors, writers, visual artists and more – to participate in the next Artquinoxen event scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, at Eureka Village, the home of SCV Adventure Play Foundation.
Artists Needed for ‘Artquinox’ Event in September
The Los Angeles County Community Development Foundation (LACDF) awarded $28,000 in Housing Authority Resident (HAR) Scholarships to 28 public housing and Section 8 participants attending a four-year university, community college, or vocational program.
County Awards $28K in Scholarships During 2019 Reality Check Conference
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to make a series of changes in traffic regulations that affect some areas in the Santa Clarita Valley.
New Traffic Regulations Slated for Stevenson Ranch, Castaic
Foster care and foster-adoption are meaningful ways for individuals and couples to fulfill their dream of parenting. There are approximately 64,000 children in foster care in California.
Aug. 17: Children’s Bureau Foster Care Monthly Information Meeting
In an ongoing effort to prevent wildfires, all burn permits in Los Angeles County will be suspended.
LACoFD Suspends All Burn Permits
California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal collision late Wednesday evening that left a Central Valley man dead in a big rig truck and a passenger in the truck with major injuries.
1 Dead, 1 Seriously Injured after Late-Night Big-Rig Crash
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors heard a motion Tuesday by Supervisor Kathryn Barger to correct an error in the Department of Public Health’s records that resulted in a letter being sent out about septic systems that caused widespread concern and confusion among residents.
Supes to Vote on Barger Motion to Correct Error in Septic System Letter