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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]


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Oct. 21: North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition Regular Meeting
Friday, Oct 18, 2019

The next regular meeting of the North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition Board of Directors is set for Monday, October 21, at 1 p.m. Among items on the agenda is an update on the Antelope Valley Line Study from Metro officials, with recommended board action to obligate $103.6M in Measure M Multi-Year...

Nov. 23: Inaugural Santa Clarita Day with LA Kings
Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

Pull-on your sweater and get out of the penalty box because the Santa Clarita City Council invites residents to participate in the inaugural Santa Clarita Day with the Los Angeles Kings. Tickets are on sale now to watch the Kings take on the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 1:00 p.m. at STAPLES...

Oct. 22: City Council Special, Regular Meetings

The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 5:30 p.m., followed by its regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. Click here to view the agenda for the special meeting. Items on the regular meeting’s agenda include awarding a contract to Stay Green to provide landscape maintenance...

Oct. 21: SCV Sanitation District Regular Meeting

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Board of Directors will hold its regular meeting Monday, Oct. 21, at 11:30 a.m. Initiation of an emergency repair on a main trunk sewer located near Magic Mountain and McBean parkways is one of the items on the agenda. The meeting will be held at Santa Clarita...

Oct. 31: Deadline to Submit Poems for 2020 Sidewalk Poetry Project
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

The deadline for poets to submit poems for the city of Santa Clarita’s 2020 Sidewalk Poetry Project is Thursday, Oct. 31. According to the city’s Sidewalk Poetry website, the short poems should be written by Santa Clarita residents and individuals with connections or ties to the city. The...

McLean, Officials Meet to Sign San Gabriel Mountains Monument Plan

Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean joined other local officials from across the Southland to commemorate the signing of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Plan in Arcadia on Thursday, October 10. Other organizations represented included the Angeles National Forest National Environmental Policy...

Residents Encouraged to Participate in Great California ShakeOut
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita will host the Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill at City facilities on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 10:17 a.m. to help train community members on how to properly drop, cover and hold on during an earthquake. The Great California ShakeOut is a statewide earthquake drill held...

Skate Park’s Mural to be Unveiled at 10th Anniversary Celebration

On Saturday, Oct. 19, the city of Santa Clarita will host a dedication and unveiling ceremony for the City’s newest public art piece, “Inertia.” The mural, by artist Miguel A. Del Real, can be seen on the main entrance building at the Santa Clarita Skate Park. The ceremony will be held at 10:00...

City Adds More Street Sweeping for Fall, Winter
Monday, Oct 14, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita increased the frequency of street sweeping throughout the city on Monday for the fall and winter seasons. Sweeping will take place every week, following trash pickup days, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. The change is made each fall and winter to remove leaves and other...

City Seeks Input on Housing, Community Development
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019

What are the most pressing issues affecting housing, infrastructure and services offered in Santa Clarita? The city invites residents to participate in the annual Housing and Community Development Needs Assessment Survey. Results are used by the city to help determine how to best allocate Community Development...

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Some people find the college financial aid process intimidating, if not overwhelming. But when it comes to completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as the FAFSA, the fear is misplaced.
Don’t Let Student Aid Filing Scare You | Commentary by Dr. Dianne Van Hook
1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
The National Weather Service on Friday afternoon issued a high wind watch for the Santa Clarita Valley from Saturday evening through Sunday morning.
High Wind Watch Saturday Night to Sunday Morning
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has published the agenda for their Tuesday, Oct. 22 meeting starting at 1 p.m.
Oct. 22 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors
The next regular meeting of the North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition Board of Directors is set for Monday, October 21, at 1 p.m.
Oct. 21: North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition Regular Meeting
Tickets are now on sale for the Youth Project's 13th Annual Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em fundraising poker tournament, to be held at the Valencia Country Club on Saturday, November 2, starting at 5 p.m.
Nov. 2: Youth Project ‘Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em Poker Tourney
Author Michele Singer Evans will sign her new book "Island of Zarada: The Larimar Quest" at Barnes & Noble in Valencia on Sunday, October 20 at 2 p.m., and the public is invited to join her.
Oct. 20: Michele Singer Evans Book Signing at Barnes & Noble
Construction has commenced at the new Orchard Medical Center on Orchard Village Road in Valencia, CBRE announced.
Walls Tilted Up for New Orchard Medical Center
Downed power lines in Newhall sparked a small fire and left more than 1,880 people without electricity, between Lyons Avenue and the southern edge of the Newhall Pass, Friday afternoon.
Downed Power Lines Spark Small Fire, Power Outage in Newhall
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored 16 student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 46th Student Academy Awards ceremony, held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills Thursday night.
AMPAS Honors Winners of 2019 Student Academy Awards
Local sheriff’s detectives, investigating the break-in last month of a home in Stevenson Ranch, tracked their suspect to Bakersfield where they arrested one man, seizing guns and drugs in the operation.
SCV Detectives Track Burglary Suspect to Bakersfield, Seize Guns, Drugs
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation’s William S. Hart Regional Park, in cooperation with the Friends of Hart Park, will present the Hart Bookstore & Collectors Flea Market at the Newhall park on Saturday, October 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Oct. 26: Collectors’ Flea Market at Hart Park
A Val Verde citizens’ group that sued the county over its decision to grant Chiquita Canyon Landfill an operating permit saw its case dismissed in court.
Court Tosses Val Verde Group’s Lawsuit Over Chiquita Canyon Landfill
Emergency road work to repair a water-damaged stretch of Newhall Ranch Road wrapped up Thursday evening about 7:45, city of Santa Clarita spokesperson Carrie Lujan said Friday morning.
Newhall Ranch Road Reopened After Water Main Break, Repairs
Saugus Union School District officials discussed how they once again increased scores on the statewide assessment testing over the previous year, and also how to close achievement gaps found in certain students.
Saugus School District Sees Improvement in State Test Scores
California is expected to experience a drier than average winter, according to an outlook published by federal climate experts Thursday.
Feds Predict Warmer, Drier Winter 2019-2020 for California
Amid a revived legal challenge over the storage of nuclear waste and public doubts over the safety of the decommissioning process of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, the California Coastal Commission unanimously approved demolition Thursday of the iconic Southern California nuclear power plant.
San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant OK’d for Demolition
Marking the 30th anniversary of the deadly Loma Prieta earthquake and its devastation to buildings, bridges, freeways and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, California officials on Thursday launched a long-awaited statewide warning system that will send cellphone alerts before earthquakes.
California Gets Earthquake Warning System 30 Years After Loma Prieta
1876 - Southern Pacific begins subdividing town of Newhall (original location at Bouquet Junction) [story]
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New Medicare Plan Finder tool helps you pick your Medicare plan online.
Pick Your Medicare Plan Online | Commentary by Greg Dill
David Kuck, who was hired as head coach by the Canyons Aquatic Club two years ago, is now suing the swim club for wrongful termination, alleging he was fired for blowing the whistle on crimes implicating the late child sex crimes suspect Jeremy Anderson.
Former Coach Sues Canyons Aquatic for Wrongful Termination
Preliminary, university-wide data shared by California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy P. White indicated that four- and six-year graduation rates for first-time students and two- and four-year rates for community college transfer students continue to increase and have reached all-time highs.
Study Indicates Grad Rates for First-Time, Transfer Students at All-Time Highs
Lancaster Sheriff's Station detectives in collaboration with the Lancaster Appreciation Program (LANCAP) arrested 4 suspects for armed robbery.
Suspects in Alleged Robberies from Mojave to SCV Arrested
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, who was serving as chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, died Thursday morning. He was 68.
Hill: Cummings ‘Friend, Adviser, Leader’