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1992 - Pardee House (ex-Good Templars Lodge) moved to Heritage Junction/Hart Park [story]
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County Registrar Opens Mobile Voting Center at COC
Thursday, May 7, 2020

By Teruko Morishita The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office is giving aid to the Santa Clarita community by helping them cast their ballots for the 25th congressional district special election in the midst of the shelter-in-place order. COC’s parking lot No. 8 on...

California Insurance Companies Ordered to Provide Premium Refunds
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued an order to auto insurance companies to provide refunds to customers because fewer cars are on the road during the COVID-19 pandemic. With people remaining home as much as they can due to California’s shelter-in-place order, there’s been an...

COC’s International Students Face Uncertainty Amid Pandemic
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

By Daniela Torres, Priscillia Mugwa, Veronica Secchi, Jessie Abarques, Daniela Torres, Sarah Perez Students are beginning to feel the impact of COVID-19 and the major transitions it has brought to their college education. But for international students, the choices they have faced have not been easy....

‘Mask Initiative’ Provides Free Face Masks Amid COVID-19 Shortages
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020

Inside a Canyon Country strip mall, machines ring out through a building that was not nearly as crowded just three weeks ago. Now, more than a dozen 3D printers work to help provide a much-needed assist to a healthcare system in danger of being overwhelmed. A.J. Apone is in his third week of printing...

SCV Musicians Play to 300 Amid Technical Difficulties; Find New Friends Along the Way
Friday, Nov 25, 2016

[Mauricio La Plante, Cougar News Contributor] – On a dusty and dark Halloween night, deep in the hills of Canyon Country, a local band had to improvise when their equipment suddenly failed in front of a cellphone-lit crowd of 300 people. “People were just getting bored with the silence, so we...

Lost Comic Strip Grants Wish of Local Artist
Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015

Morgan Weistling, a Santa Clarita resident and accomplished western artist. [Rachel Neverdal, COC Cougar News] – A WWII veteran and father’s dream of becoming an artist was given up in exchange for providing for his family. But it was fulfilled in the life of his son, Santa Clarita resident...

Local Restaurants Showing Their Support for Vets with Discounts
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015

File Photo [Cougar News] – As our nation honors its military veterans this Wednesday, Santa Clarita Valley residents can locally pay tribute to those who have served and those who continue to serve our country. In honor of our veterans, the City of Santa Clarita will be hosting a Veterans Day ceremony,...

Newhall Bank Robber Sentenced to 70 Years
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

By Haile Cook – Cougar News A 24-­year-­old Palmdale man was sentenced to 70 years to life in prison this week by a San Fernando judge for robbing a Newhall bank more than a year ago. Judge Hayden R. Zacky struck down a Romero Motion and sentenced Demarie Rashad Mackey to state prison for robbing...

Comments from COC Instructor Betsy Kenyon, Who Ran in Boston (Audio)
Monday, Apr 15, 2013

Betsy Kenyon, an adjunct instructor of photography at College of the Canyons, crossed the finish line in Boston about 30 minutes before the first explosion. On Monday afternoon, Kenyon spoke about the incident in a phone interview with the Cougar News team at COC.  

COC Canyon Country Campus Riddled with Bullets Saturday
Thursday, Feb 7, 2013

Vandalism involving a small-caliber weapon damaged several areas at College of the Canyons’ Canyon Country campus early Saturday morning, officials said Wednesday. An unknown number of individuals entered the locked campus and took shots at 10 overhead light fixtures and six windows as well as...

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1992 - Pardee House (ex-Good Templars Lodge) moved to Heritage Junction/Hart Park [story]
Pardee House
The Castaic Education Foundation Welcome Wagon announced it will be touring the Castaic community on Monday, Aug. 4, and Friday, Aug. 6 to visit students and their families as the first day of school closes in.
Castaic Education Foundation Welcome Wagon to Tour Castaic Community, Visit Students
Officials at the Santa Clarita Film Office said they have been “busy” in the last few months, a change from the March-June period from last year in which no productions were allowed to roll their cameras.
Santa Clarita Film Office Reports Over $34M Generated in 2021 Fiscal Year
Public comments from local organizations and residents submitted to the Los Angeles County Citizens Redistricting Commission this summer sent a uniform message to commissioners: Keep Los Angeles’s north county communities together.
SCV Residents, Groups Ask Redistricting Commission to Keep North County Communities Together
During Hispanic Heritage Month this year, Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, will recognize constituents of Hispanic descent who have contributed to their community in the 38th Assembly District.
Valladares Opens Nominations for Hispanic Heritage Month Honorees
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has identified the first case of human West Nile virus infection in L.A. County for the 2021 season.
Public Health Confirms First 2021 Case of West Nile Virus in LA County
On Tuesday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 20 new deaths and 2,293 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 30,273 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 30,273 Total SCV Cases; Public Health to Host Virtual Town Hall on Schools Wednesday
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley beginning Wednesday, Aug. 4.
LA County Health Officer Issues Heat Alert for SCV Beginning Wednesday
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is inviting the public to provide input to help inform future planning and funding to address regional and rural park and recreation needs.
Countywide Effort Encourages Residents to Help Identify Regional, Rural Park Needs
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is now offering Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), a cutting-edge minimally-invasive procedure to replace narrowed aortic valves that fail to properly open.
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Acquires TAVR Technology
Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Striplin has been recognized with the 2021 Award for Career Excellence in Memory of Mark E. Keane, a prestigious award given to one honoree each year from nominations of city managers across the country and around the globe.
City Manager Recognized With International Award of Excellence
As you drive around Santa Clarita, do you ever wonder what work is being done at your neighborhood park? Or when the new Sheriff’s Station will be complete? Maybe you want to go ice skating at The Cube or find out what issues are going before the City Council. There are several ways you can discover what’s going on in your city.
City Manager Ken Striplin: Connect With Your City
1975 - Henry Mayo Newhall (Memorial) Hospital opens with 100 beds [story]
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Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported an additional death on Monday, bringing the total of COVID-19 related deaths to 153, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Officials Report 153rd Death; Urge Those Eligible to Get Vaccinated
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to announce the return of the Summer Book Bag Sale!
Aug. 7-15: Friends of Santa Clarita Library Hosting Summer Book Bag Sale
Rancho Camulos Museum has launched a new visitor experience at the Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark, "Last Sundays at the Landmark."
Rancho Camulos Launches ‘Last Sundays at the Landmark’
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 11 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Aug. 2 - Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘NCIS,’ ‘Leviathan,’ ‘MTV Cribs International,’ 8 More Productions
Registration Now Open for River Rally Volunteers
Registration Now Open for River Rally Volunteers
Mission Valley Bancorp announced Monday a net income of $1.6 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2021, compared to net income of $398 thousand, or $0.12 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2020.
Mission Valley Bank Releases 2Q Earnings
Saugus High School graduate Abbey Weitzeil anchored Team USA to a silver medal in the women’s 4×100 medley relay in her final swim of the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
Saugus High Alumna Abbey Weitzeil Anchors Relay Team to Silver
Santa Clarita is known throughout the state and the nation as a beautiful, safe community.
Mayor Miranda’s August Message: Enjoy All that Santa Clarita Is Offering This Summer
The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold its Regular Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 4, beginning with a closed session at 6:00 p.m., followed immediately with open session at 7:00 p.m.
Hart District Returning to In-Person Meetings; Public May Now Attend
Do you believe in magic? Then join The MAIN, located at 24266 Main Street in Newhall, for “Enchanted: An Evening of Magic” on Friday, Aug. 20, at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets Now Available for ‘Enchanted: An Evening of Magic’ at The MAIN
Majestic Princess returned to Seattle on Sunday, concluding its sailing to Alaska and marking the first successful United States voyage for Princess Cruises following the extended pause in operations.
Princess Cruises Concludes First Successful Voyage Following Operations Pause