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1935 - Voters approve $22,000 construction bond to build a bigger Saugus School. WPA kicked in another $17,181. [story]
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Monday, Nov 11, 2019

1898 – First deed to Vasquez Rocks recorded, to Bertha Wilkens [story]

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

1940 – William S. Hart deeds land for theater at Spruce & 11th Street to American Legion [story]

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019

1923 – Newhall Chamber of Commerce petitions state to pave Spruce Street (now Main); it happens three years later [story]

Tick Fire – Sunday Update: 65% Containment, 22 Structures Destroyed
Sunday, Oct 27, 2019

All areas are repopulated.  County Fire and Sheriff’s officials are working together to safely repopulate the Tick Fire area.  Only the following road closures are still in place: * Tick Canyon Road (from Abelia Road to Summit Knoll Road) Acreage: 4,615 Containment: 65% A Local Assistance Center...

Tick Fire Saturday Update: 4,615 Acres, 25 Percent Containment, Most Areas Repopulated
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019

Tick Fire Incident Command has approved the repopulation of areas including Baker Canyon Road from Sierra Highway, north of Vasquez Canyon Road, to where it ends near 15142 Sierra Highway. Areas still under evacuation are Tick Canyon Road from Abelia Road to Summit Knoll Road. These areas will continue...

SCV Fires Prompt Closures of Local School Districts Friday
Thursday, Oct 24, 2019

Due to the ongoing fires in the Santa Clarita Valley, the William S. Hart Union High School Saugus Union School, Newhall, Sulphur Spring Union, Castaic Union School districts and their district offices will be closed on Friday, Oct. 25. This the second time in two weeks the Hart District has cancelled...

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

1898 – Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]

Monday, Oct 21, 2019

2007 – Buckweed fire chars 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019

1970 – College of the Canyons’ first on-campus classes held in portable buildings located just south of future Cougar Stadium [story]

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

1962 – Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]

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Two people were killed and four others, all students, were wounded when they were shot at Saugus High School Thursday morning.
2 Dead, 4 Wounded in Saugus High School Shooting
“Shooter, Shooter! There’s a shooter!” That was the first thing Saugus High School 10th-grader Nathan Ephren remembers hearing while he walked onto campus Thursday morning.
Saugus High Shooting Survivors Share Their Stories
Public officials released statements and posted social media comments Thursday in the wake of the Saugus High School shooting Thursday morning.
Officials Weigh in on Saugus High School Shooting
The Santa Clarita community responded quickly to come to the aid of those affected by the shootings at Saugus High School Thursday morning.
Community Reaches Out to Those Affected by Saugus High Shooting
It was like any other day of the week for the Branch and Beltran families — making breakfast, getting ready for the day’s routine — until they heard a swarm of police surround Saugus High School on Thursday morning as an active shooter incident developed.
Centurion Way Residents React to Saugus High Shooting
1935 - Voters approve $22,000 construction bond to build a bigger Saugus School. WPA kicked in another $17,181. [story]
Saugus School
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve the transfer of the operation of the John Anson Ford Theatres to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association.
County Names LA Phil New Operator of Ford Theatres
The candidate filing period for the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election is now open, Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced Tuesday.
Filing Period Now Open for 2020 Primary Candidates
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District will hold its regular meeting, Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 14: Greater LA County Vector Control Regular Meeting
Five College of the Canyons students won the People’s Choice Award at the International Interior Design Association's LA Haunt Couture show on Thursday, Oct. 24.
Five COC Students Win Interior Design Award
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a motion authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl Tuesday to address the Board and Care crisis throughout the county.
LA County to Intervene to Prevent Board and Care Closures
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies detained a man Wednesday who reportedly threatened to jump from a freeway overpass, after a reported disturbance on an out-of-town bus trip.
One Detained in Bizarre I-5 Freeway Disturbance
With the holiday season just around the corner, the College of the Canyons School of Visual and Performing Arts, or VAPA, has an exciting lineup of shows that are sure to delight family and friends of all ages well into the next year.
COC Visual, Performing Arts Sets Holiday Concerts at PAC
The Women’s Council of Realtors of Santa Clarita Valley invites local residents to help celebrate the installation of its 2020 Board members at the Sand Canyon Country club on Friday, November 22, at 6 p.m.
Nov. 22: Women’s Council of Realtors to Install 2020 Board
Santa Clarita veterans and residents are invited to board a Santa Clarita Transit coach for a patriotic ride to Knott’s Berry Farm for on Sunday, November 17.
Nov. 17: City Bus Service to Knott’s for ‘Military Tribute Days’
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Hilda Solis that adopts a framework and associated funding to help the county's cities address their individual homelessness challenges.
County Adopts Initiative for City Homelessness Funding
The Sulphur Springs Union School District board of trustees was scheduled Tuesday to consider the authorization of a $78 million bond measure to be placed on the March 2020 ballot.
Sulphur Springs Considers $78M School Bond Measure
The Santa Clarita Valley’s top cop, Capt. Robert Lewis, took a moment Tuesday to reflect on a county report showing the SCV Sheriff’s Station received the second-highest number of commendations from the public and tied for third place for receiving the most complaints among Los Angeles County sheriff’s stations, bureaus and divisions.
Capt. Lewis Reflects on Latest OIG Findings
The Santa Clarita City Council voted Tuesday night to extend a temporary ban on new sales of flavored tobacco products through October 2020.
City Council Extends Moratorium on Flavored Tobacco Products
Governor Gavin Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom joined the California Museum, the state's official history museum, in announcing the 13th class of inductees into the California Hall of Fame.
Dec. 13: Induction of California Hall of Fame 13th Class
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station would like to hear from Castaic residents who might help solve a series of property thefts from vehicles late Monday night.
Detectives Seek Info on Vehicle Property Thefts in Castaic
Department of Water Resources officials lifted a caution advisory Friday about the threat of algae for both Pyramid Lake and Castaic Lake.
Algae Threat Removed for Pyramid Lake, Castaic Lake
A man identified by deputies as a transient was arrested in Newhall on the weekend on suspicion of attempted arson after allegedly setting magazines and papers on fire and then throwing them in planters.
Detectives Arrest Transient on Suspicion of Attempted Arson
1966 - Pico No. 4 oil well listed as a National Historic Landmark [story]
Pico No. 4