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1860 - Colonel Thomas F. Mitchell arrives in Soledad Canyon [story]
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Santa Clarita Gearing Up for Fourth
Sunday, Jun 22, 2014

Independence Day is upon us, and the city of Santa Clarita has a series of events lined up for residents and patriots of all ages. The Fourth of July will begin with the SCV Rotary Club’s annual Pancake Breakfast in the Roger Dunn Parking lot on Main Street, from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Meals are $4 per...

Supervisors OK New Contract, Funding for Senior Center
Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014

[KHTS] – Thanks to a new contract with Los Angeles County, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center in Newhall will receive yearly government funding for another four years. At its Tuesday meeting, the county Board of Supervisors approved contracts for 24 organizations that participate in the Supportive...

SCV Crime Zone Reports, June 2-8
Friday, Jun 13, 2014

[KHTS] – The crime reports have come in for June 2-8 in Canyon Country, Castaic, Gorman, Saugus and Stevenson Ranch. This week, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies and CHP officers made multiple arrests and dealt with a toxic chemical spill. Several local suspects also appeared in...

E-Bar Manager Calls Cops on Employees
Thursday, Jun 12, 2014

[KHTS] – Deputies were called out to Elephant Bar in Valencia Tuesday, responding to management’s concerns. Deputies determined that no crime was being committed and left within 20 minutes. The Elephant Bar Restaurant on McBean Parkway closed for good Tuesday, according to former workers...

Another Rabid Bat Turns Up in Newhall
Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014

[KHTS] – The ninth rabid bat of the season has been found in Los Angeles County, Public Health officials reported Wednesday. The bat was found in Newhall, staggering around a residential patio. The resident covered the bat with a pool net and kept the family dog away from it until Animal Control...

Single Mothers Outreach Announces 2014 Honorees
Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014

[KHTS] – Six women will receive original artwork honoring their life stories this November as part of Single Mothers Outreach’s 5th annual Empowering HeARTS fundraiser. The event honors local women who have overcome obstacles or made a difference in the community by pairing them with local artists...

SUV Tumbles Down Hill; Woman Rescued
Monday, Jun 9, 2014

[KHTS] – A woman had to be extricated from her vehicle Monday afternoon after it went over the side of Vasquez Canyon Road into a ditch. The Sheriff’s Station Search and Rescue Team was called to assist with the incident. The volunteer unit met with Fire Department personnel, who arrived on scene...

Elephant Bar Shutting Down Thursday

[KHTS] – After nearly 13 years in the Santa Clarita Valley, the Elephant Bar Restaurant on McBean Parkway will close Thursday because there is “not enough traffic to sustain the business,” a spokeswoman for the company confirmed Monday. The restaurant, which serves a wide range of cocktails,...

Thursday: Info Session on High-Speed Rail at Hart Park
Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014

[KHTS] – Before drafting an environmental impact report for the Palmdale-to-Los Angeles section of the California High Speed Rail, the Rail Authority will conduct an open house at Hart Park on Thursday. The California High Speed Rail Authority is looking at a number of alignments for the 60-mile...

Golf Tournament Benefits SCV Youth Project
Thursday, May 29, 2014

[KHTS] – At the Tournament Players Club in Valencia, 125 golfers and supporters of the SCV Youth Project gathered for the inaugural Golf Classic on Thursday. The Youth Project hosts several fundraisers every year, including the popular Sweet Charity Cake Auction, Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em poker...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday 940 new cases of COVID-19 and 14 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,081 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Sunday COVID-19 Roundup: 1,081 Cases in SCV, 92,710 Statewide
Richard Keysor, the 1989 Santa Clarita Valley Man of the Year, died at his home in Santa Clarita on May 20. He was 91.
Richard Keysor, 1989 SCV Man of Year, Dies at 91
Science progresses in incremental steps. How long did it take to realize Earth was not the center of the universe, or what goes up must come down? Science is slow, like watching molasses flow or grass grow.
The Magic Pill | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
1860 - Colonel Thomas F. Mitchell arrives in Soledad Canyon [story]
T.F. Mitchell
Lawrence Russell was already running when he received the ball with 4.8 seconds remaining in the first round of the 2018 NAIA national tournament.
Former Mustang Lawrence Russell Inks Deal to Play Professional Ball in Canada
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Saturday 1,032 new cases of COVID-19 and 41 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,063 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Saturday COVID-19 Roundup: 1,063 SCV Cases, 90,631 Statewide
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) has announced the launch of Virtual Senior Day presented by Chipotle, a social initiative that recognizes high school seniors who missed out on their final season of lacrosse due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Premier Lacrosse League, Chipotle to Honor Saugus LAX’s Graduating Athletes
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a video/teleconference business meeting Wednesday, May 27, at 1:30 p.m.
May 27: COC Board of Trustees Virtual Business Meeting
Hertz announced Friday it and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Hertz Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Have you ever had a friend or loved one say, “Gee, I can’t wait to get older so I can go to a nursing home?”
Vacation Spots for Seniors | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
On Friday, Mayor Pro Tem Bill Miranda, Councilmember Bob Kellar and City Manager Ken Striplin met virtually with Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger to address the requested variance for North County cities to reopen at a pace appropriate for their communities.
City Officials, Barger Discuss Variance for Reopening Santa Clarita
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Thursday a new collaborative online campaign, “Advance SEL in California,” to engage educators, school leaders, and families in a wider conversation about how to advance, elevate, and spur action on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in California.
California Education Department Launches Social, Emotional Learning Initiative
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced on Friday it is offering additional extensions to noncommercial driver licenses and permits so Californians can delay or avoid a DMV office visit during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DMV Announces Additional Extensions for Expiring Driver Licenses
Temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County are expected to rise into the 90s next week. As a result, several public facilities located throughout the County will open and serve as Emergency Cooling Centers on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of next week.
County to Open Cooling Centers as L.A. Braces for Heat Wave
According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Sunday, May 24.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV Sunday
1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater
Multi-Grammy award-winning Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Joe Walsh will debut “The Joe Walsh Old-Fashioned Rock 'n' Roll Radio Show” on 88.5-FM on Saturday, May 23, at 6 p.m.
May 23: Grammy-Winner Joe Walsh Debuts ‘Old-Fashioned Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio’ on 88.5-FM
In advance of the Memorial Day weekend holiday, Los Angeles County has given a green light to car parades, opened beach bike paths, and allowed indoor malls that provide curbside service to open for business.
L.A. County Opens Beach Bike Paths, Indoor Malls with Curbside; OK’s Car Parades
Los Angeles County residents ready to walk down the aisle need wait no more: Residents can now purchase a marriage license and have their civil ceremony on the same video conference call, the county Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk announced.
L.A. County Lets Couples Say ‘I Do’ in Virtual Marriage Ceremony
California Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) has sent a letter to the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors urging the Board to approve a motion allowing for regional control of COVID-19 related reopening of businesses.
Wilk Backs North L.A. County Cities’ Request for Regional Control
At 12 noon on Thursday, Santa Clarita Transit operators participated in the national “Sound the Horn” event by simultaneously sounding their horns in a display of appreciation for frontline workers.
Santa Clarita Transit Operators ‘Sound the Horn’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,072 new cases of COVID-19 and 35 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,034 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 1,034 Cases in SCV, 88,444 Statewide
The Santa Clarita Public Library is now offering modified passport services by appointment only outside the Old Town Newhall Library at the double doors leading into the Newhall Community Room on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
City Now Offering Passport Services by Appointment at OTN Library
The White House on Friday cited Los Angeles as a major hot spot -- one of three -- for COVID-19 outbreaks in America, prompting L.A. County officials to tout the improvement of certain metrics in recent days.
White House Cites L.A. County as COVID-19 Hot Spot