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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station

Homeless Population in Santa Clarita Rises Again
Friday, Jun 14, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita’s homeless population increased from 156 people in 2018 to 256 people in 2019, according to city-level data from the 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count released Friday by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. Although the number of people experiencing homelessness...

June 14-June 26: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for Friday, June 14 – Wednesday, June 26: Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series Westfield Valencia Town Center Friday, June 14, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series returns for its 20th year, and opens at a...

New Passport Facility Opens at Valencia Library
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019

The Santa Clarita Public Library has opened their second Passport Acceptance Facility, now also providing services at the Valencia Library. According to the U.S. Department of State, more than 20 million passport books and cards were issued in 2018 in the United States alone. The Santa Clarita Public...

Annual City Road Rehab to Begin by Late June

Santa Clarita’s annual slurry seal and overlay road preservation and rehabilitation operation, dubbed the Road Rehab Program, will begin by the end of June, city officials announced Wednesday. The Road Rehab Program consists of slurry seal and overlay treatments on selected roadways citywide....

Community Survey Seeks Input for City Parks, Recreation Work Plan

In an effort to update the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan to a fluid Work Plan, the city of Santa Clarita has partnered with True North Research, Inc., to conduct a community survey soliciting feedback and information about the programs and services the city offers. The results of the...

June 13: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. Items on the agenda include an update on the Skate Park Art Project, an overview of the Newhallywood Silent Film Festival and a status on the Commission’s Work Plan. The meeting will take place in City...

June 13: LA County Vector Control District Meeting
Friday, Jun 7, 2019

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District’s Board of Trustees will hold its next regular meeting on Thursday, June 13 starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the District Office, 12545 Florence Ave., Santa Fe Springs 90670. To view the agenda online, click here.

June 8: Summer Beach Bus Service to Begin

With the summer season right around the corner, residents can board Santa Clarita Transit’s annual Summer Beach Bus beginning June 8, with service to Santa Monica on Saturdays and Sundays. Santa Clarita Transit is excited to bring back the popular service that allows residents to visit the beach using...

June 11 Meeting Agenda: Santa Clarita City Council
Thursday, Jun 6, 2019

The June 11 meeting agenda for the Santa Clarita City Council in Council Chambers at City Hall has been released by officials. The meeting is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. The meeting will take place in City Council Chambers, located on the first floor at Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd.,...

Tickets Now Available for The MAIN’s June Line-Up
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

June is the perfect month to check out shows at The MAIN, located at 24266 Main Street, in Old Town Newhall. Tickets are now on sale for a variety of theatre, comedy and music shows. Adult beverages will also be available for purchase at select shows, in addition to concessions. The 10 by 10 Variety...

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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
A Bridgeport couple has uncovered some disheartening news for motorists who grind to a halt as they zip through Valencia, braking for a family of Canada geese, narrowly avoiding a collision with the large birds.
Guardians of Geese at Bridgeport Urge Caution
The Santa Clarita City Council and MADD recognized Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies Chris Morgan, Tanner Sanchez and Mario Acosta Tuesday for their major role in helping keep local streets safe from drunken drivers.
Deputies Morgan, Sanchez, Acosta Lauded by City, MADD
The city of Santa Clarita’s homeless population increased from 156 people in 2018 to 256 people in 2019, according to city-level data from the 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count released Friday by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.
Homeless Population in Santa Clarita Rises Again
The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, June 18, starting at 9:30 a.m.
June 18 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors
A motorcycle deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was taken to the hospital mid-afternoon Friday, following a vehicle collision in Valencia.
LASD Motorcycle Deputy Injured in Crash
The Santa Clarita City Council is expected to recognize June as Pride Month on Tuesday, drawing praise from the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or LGBTQ, community.
Santa Clarita City Council to Recognize June as Pride Month
American Coaster Enthusiasts, the world’s largest roller coaster enthusiasts club with more than 5,000 members, will hold their 42nd annual Coaster Con at Six Flags Magic Mountain and Knott’s Berry Farm from Sunday-Thursday, June 16-20.
June 16-20: Coaster Con 42 to Ride at Magic Mountain, Knott’s
Medicare doesn’t cover "free" genetic tests or cancer screenings unless a doctor who’s treating you orders them and they’re medically necessary.
Seniors: Say No to ‘Free’ Genetic Tests | Commentary by Greg Dill
Santa Clarita Valley-based all-saxophone chamber ensemble Saxtravaganza will present a free concert at Hart Hall in Wm. S. Hart Park in Newhall on Sunday, June 23, starting at 7 p.m.
June 23: Saxtravaganza Concert in Hart Hall at 7
Seven former students of the Castaic Union School District tell Signal reporter Caleb Lunetta why they returned to teach in the same district.
Former Students Return to Teach in Castaic Schools
Runners of all ages are invited to participate in College of the Canyons' 46th Annual Cross Country Summer Series Thursday evenings from July 11 to Aug. 15.
July 11-Aug. 15: COC Annual Cross Country Summer Series
Inland Empire scored a pair of unearned runs in the eighth inning, handing the JetHawks a 5-4 loss at The Hangar Thursday night.
Late Unearned Runs Cost Lancaster JetHawks Thursday
Congresswoman Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) released a statement after the House Armed Services Committee completed its markup of the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act on Thursday.
Hill, Armed Services Panel Complete Defense Bill Markup
The air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, June 15, according to the latest South Coast Air Quality Management District forecast.
AQMD: Air Quality in SCV Unhealthy on Saturday
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station joins the nation in observing Flag Day on Friday, June 14.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Joins in Flag Day Celebration
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
Benjamin Richter and Carmina Escobar, faculty of The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, will perform in Ghost Ensemble’s upcoming concert Apophenia Wolf on Saturday, June 15, in New York City.
CalArts Faculty to Perform in Apophenia Wolf Concert
No more wondering what to do on Friday nights because Friday will be opening night as the sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands once again fill its new location at 24250 Town Center Drive outside the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Lineup for Valencia Jazz & Blues Summer Concert Series Released
Logix Federal Credit Union announced Thursday that its newest branch at the Bridgeport Marketplace is now open. The location is next to Marston’s Restaurant.
Logix Express Branch at Bridgeport Marketplace Now Open
The William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Joanna White to become the new Director of Special Education. Mrs. White takes over for Sharon Amrhein who is retiring after 16 years with the District.
Hart District Appoints Joanna White New Director of Special Education
Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for Friday, June 14 - Wednesday, June 26:
June 14-June 26: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
LANCASTER – The Lancaster JetHawks opened their final series of the First Half with a bang, beating Inland Empire, 13-6, in front of a sellout crowd of 4,769 at The Hangar Wednesday night. The JetHawks set season-highs with 18 hits and nine extra-base hits.
JetHawks Pounce on Inland Empire with Season-High 18 Hits
A local sheriff’s lieutenant, who last year worked at the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, alleging he was retaliated against for having tried to warn the public about shootings in Malibu Creek State Park in the days leading up to the murder of Tristan Beaudette.
Local Sheriff’s Lieutenant Sues LASD for Alleged Retaliation