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1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [story]
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Hill Speaks With Business Leaders During SCV Trip
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019

It’s been 200 days since Rep. Katie Hill, D-Agua Dulce, assumed office, and with a break in her Washington schedule, the congresswoman took time Tuesday to meet with Santa Clarita Valley constituents and business leaders. Prior to the legislative update with the SCV Chamber of Commerce event and her...

Parent Sues Hart District Over Response to Alleged Rape
Friday, Jul 26, 2019

A lawsuit over an alleged rape and subsequent Title IX violations has been filed against the William S. Hart Union High School District, naming multiple school officials who are or were at Valencia High School at the time of the allegations. The lawsuit alleges intentional infliction of emotional distress...

FEC: Hill Leads Fundraising Over Challengers
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019

The Federal Election Commission has released the fundraising totals for the second quarter of the 2020 election cycle, and Rep. Katie Hill, D-Agua Dulce, continued to lead the way in each of the listed fundraising categories. The latest financial reports from the FEC released Monday detail the money...

Stevenson Ranch Resident Alleges Misconduct by SCV Deputies
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019

A family recently targeted by a prank 911 call is voicing displeasure with swatting and Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies in a complaint filed less than 24 hours after the family was handcuffed on its front lawn. Stevenson Ranch resident Alexander Fedorov filed the complaint Friday, which...

COC’s Gribbons Named President of LA Valley College
Monday, Jul 15, 2019

After nearly two decades serving College of the Canyons and its students, Dr. Barry Gribbons has agreed to become president of Los Angeles Valley College. Gribbons is the 10th person to leave COC and become a college president, according to College of the Canyons officials. “I’m excited about the...

AB 392, Use of Force Bill, Heads to Governor
Friday, Jul 12, 2019

Assembly Bill 392 (AB 392), legislation looking to reduce the number of officer-involved shootings across the state, has received bipartisan support from Santa Clarita Valley lawmakers and now heads to the governor’s desk for approval. Also known as the California Act to Save Lives, AB 392 seeks to...

Ammunition Purchase Now Requires Background Check
Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019

As California continues its rollout of the Safety for All Act of 2016, new ammunition laws went into effect Monday that require anyone in California to undergo a background check when buying ammunition for their firearms. The state’s latest gun-related restrictions are a result of Proposition 63, which...

Newsom Signs SB 630, Stern’s Human Trafficking Bill

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 630 Wednesday as he and the California Legislature continue to pursue strategies to eliminate human trafficking. SB 630 was authored by Henry Stern, D-Canoga Park, in an effort to build upon prior bills and to empower communities to fight human trafficking and make...

COC, Carousel Ranch Open Ready to Work Academy
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019

After 18 months of planning and development, the new Ready to Work Academy at College of the Canyons officially launched Tuesday, for parents, staff and the academy’s inaugural class gathered in the college’s University Center for group orientation. The academy aims to change the face of postsecondary...

SCV Dermatologist Offers Summer Skin Care Tips

Though it might not always be evident, spending too much time in the sun, soaking up its harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays can be harmful to the skin for kids, adults and seniors alike, which is why doctors are encouraging residents to protect themselves this summer. Summer 2019 officially begins this Friday,...

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1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [story]
Mitchell adobe
Students across L.A. County may soon have access to more mental health services with the expansion of the Community School Initiative. 
Student Mental Health Services Expansion To Be Explored County Wide
Supervisor Kathryn Barger has read a motion to accept a portion of Sloan Canyon Road near Castaic High School into the county system of highways in an effort to ensure roadway safety and prevent future crashes. 
Supervisor Barger To Address Sloan Canyon Traffic Safety
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 37 new deaths and 1,930 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,936 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Issues New Vaccine Order; 34,936 Total SCV Cases
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking for the scoop after multiple Baskin- Robbins ice cream shops were burglarized overnight Tuesday, including two locations in the Santa Clarita Valley.
2 Suspects Arrested In Connection To Baskin-Robbins Burglaries
The city of Santa Clarita invites non-profit organizations interested in learning more about the 2022 grant cycle of the Community Services and Arts Grants Program to a meeting on Thursday, Sept 23.
City Invites Non-Profits To Informational Meeting On Non-Profit Grant
The city of Santa Clarita is presenting the 2021 Parent Resource Symposium, titled “Social Media: The New Gateway Drug” later this month. 
Upcoming Parent Symposium To Show Dangers Of Social Media
A storm’s a-Bruin in the city of Santa Clarita for the start of the American Collegiate Hockey Association season.
UCLA Hockey To Play At The Cube In Valencia
Angeles National Forest officials announced Wednesday the current forest-wide emergency closure order has been extended till midnight of Sept. 22.
Angeles National Forest Extends Closure Until Sept. 22
The Los Angeles County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services is pleased to announce the launch of a new website that links jobseekers and businesses to free workforce development services available through the County’s network of America’s Job Centers of California.
L.A. County Launches New Website For Jobseekers And Businesses
Gov. Gavin Newsom survived efforts aimed at removing him from office after a majority of Californians voted “no” in Tuesday’s recall election, according to preliminary election results.
Gavin Newsom Defeats Recall Efforts
1970 - SCV voters recall two Hart School Board members who didn't let Canyon students protest the Vietnam War [story]
voting
A majority of ballots counted as of Tuesday evening favored keeping the governor in office as county election officials across the state continued tallying ballots Tuesday night in the election to determine whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Early Returns: California Voters Rejecting Recall of Gov. Newsom
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 27 new deaths and 1,725 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,885 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Correctional Facilities Continue to See COVID-19 Outbreaks; 34,885 Total SCV Cases
Reports of an aircraft crash landing at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic prompted a full response from law enforcement and first responders Tuesday, with initial reports indicating the plane’s occupants were not injured.
Aircraft Crash-Lands Near Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic
In an email sent to parents Tuesday morning, Hart High School Principal Jason d’Autremont called for an end to a destructive social media trend that involves students filming themselves “trashing” school bathrooms.
Hart Principal Calls for End to ‘Bathroom Trashing’ Social Media Trend
In partnership with the Community College Consortium for OER, College of the Canyons has received a second grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to expand and extend the Open for Anti-Racism program supporting faculty in California Community Colleges.
COC Receives Grant to Support Anti-Racism Through Open Educational Resources
1924 - SCV Deputy Ed Brown killed in shootout with Gus Le Brun [story]
Deputy Ed Brown
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale is proud to announce its annual benefit event - Cabaret and Cabernet - will be held Saturday, Oct. 16, at 5:00 p.m., in the Bridgeport Clubhouse.
Oct. 16: Santa Clarita Master Chorale’s Annual Benefit Fundraiser
The Los Angeles County Library is kicking off its 42nd Annual Bookmark Contest for grades K – 12, which celebrates reading and creativity. Submissions will be accepted through Saturday, Oct. 30.
Entries Being Accepted for L.A. County Library’s Annual Bookmark Contest
Officially open to the public, Baskin-Robbins – the world’s largest chain of specialty ice cream shops – has unveiled another edition of its new store concept in Canyon Country that helps to instantly spark moments of ice cream joy.
Newly Reimagined Baskin-Robbins Store Concept Comes to Canyon Country
The American Cancer Society is holding a Relay Rally on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., at Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Sept. 18: American Cancer Society’s Relay Rally
The Golden Valley Grizzlies (1-1) were without their starting quarterback Jaxson Miner in Friday’s game against the Rio Mesa Spartans (1-2). Yet, the outcome of the game wasn’t inevitable from the start.
Golden Valley Loses Home Opener to Rio Mesa 20-19
The Route Fire, which shut down parts of Interstate 5 in Castaic Saturday afternoon, was held at 462 acres, with firefighters able to achieve 63% containment by Monday morning.
Route Fire Held at 462 Acres, 63% Containment