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1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
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Top 10 Tips to Make this a Great Fourth of July in SCV
Monday, Jun 17, 2019

Fourth of July 2019 is only a few weeks away and, as you begin to make plans to celebrate, do not forget about all the fun activities that are happening throughout the Santa Clarita Valley. The city has got you covered this Independence Day, starting with the Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade...

State Superintendent Disappointed in Trump’s Education Budget
Friday, Mar 17, 2017

Tom Torlakson State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said President Donald Trump’s proposed budget is very disappointing and goes in the wrong direction with funding cuts that would hurt disadvantaged children, after school programs, teacher training, and other important services. Torlakson...

New Reservation System Coming to California State Parks

Starting this August, Californians will make their state parks camping and tour reservations through a new, faster, easier to use reservation system that features more open access to data. ReserveCalifornia will go live for all parks on August 1. A variety of features will be phased in between then...

K-12, Community College Committee Aims to Strengthen Workforce
Thursday, Mar 9, 2017

The members of both the K-12 and Community College policy boards, will meet for the very first time on Friday to discuss future plans on how the job market can be more attainable with these systems working together. Three members of the California State Board of Education and three from the California...

Caltrans Honors Female Employees for International Women’s Day
Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

Wednesday, on International Women’s Day, Caltrans honors its women at all levels who work hard every day to keep California moving. “A long line of distinguished women in Caltrans have helped advance California’s transportation system, many of whom have been recognized by other organizations for...

Interstate 5 Northbound at Calgrove Backed Up Due to Collison
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016

Three to four lanes have been closed on the Interstate 5 Northbound at Calgrove due to a collision. A Sig Alert was put out at 7 a.m. and officers at CHP Newhall estimated at that time that the collision would be clear in about four hours, according to Officer Priessman of CHP Newhall. Officer Priessman...

Small Fire Near Escondido Canyon Road
Friday, May 13, 2016

Firefighters have responded to a small spot fire near Escondido Canyon Road. The fire was directly off the Southbound 14 Freeway. Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the fire at 12:58 P.M. The small fire was put out shortly after by a single engine.

May 14: Saugus High Students  to Help Spread Positivity
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

All elementary school students and their parents are invited to “Pass It On: A Path to Kindness,” an event dedicated to spreading kindness and positivity. Saugus High School Students Matter is hosting the outreach event Saturday May 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Saugus High. The event will...

May 17: Sulphur Springs District Celebrates Young Authors

  The work of more than 150 young authors will be celebrated by the Sulphur Springs School District at the annual Young Authors Conference on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Their works were selected from every site in the district to be published, bound and placed in their school’s library. Authors range...

DMV Offers Voter Registration Options
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The California Department of Motor Vehicles now offers two convenient options to register to vote when renewing or applying for a driver license or identification card. Customers can either visit a DMV office or go online at www.dmv.ca.gov . TouchScreen Terminal: Customers renewing or applying for...

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1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
Golden State Hospital
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed the first death due to the West Nile virus for the 2021 season in Los Angeles County. The patient, a resident of the eastern region of Los Angeles County, was hospitalized and died from WNV-associated neuro-invasive disease.
Public Health Confirms First West Nile Virus Death of 2021
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 25 new deaths and 1,823 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,090 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that the Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be modified today to require vaccination verification or a negative test prior to entry to all mega-events and event venues by Oct. 7.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Health Officer Order on Vaccination Verification to be Issued in L.A. County; SCV Cases Total 35,090
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Wednesday that would require developers of various types of residential, commercial and industrial projects to provide public art in private developments in the amount of 1% of the building valuation or pay 1% of the building valuation toward a public art fund.
Supervisors Approve Art Fee for Developments, Barger Abstains
The Santa Clarita City Council received a brief report Tuesday about Camps Scott and Scudder, two Saugus facilities recommended by the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council’s Juvenile Justice Realignment Block Grant Ad-Hoc Subcommittee in May to become the new homes of violent juvenile offenders in Los Angeles County.
City Council Receives Update on Camps Scott, Scudder
A big-rig fire Friday afternoon rapidly grew to a 100-acre brush fire east of Interstate 5 at Vista del Lago Road.
100-Acre Fire Closes I-5 Ramps at Vista del Lago, 0% Contained
During Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 19 through 25, the California Highway Patrol will educate the public on the importance of ensuring children are riding in a properly fitted and installed child passenger safety seat.
CHP to Take Part in Safety Effort During Child Passenger Safety Week
The atmosphere on the outdoor patio of the Holiday Inn Express in Valencia was fun and lively during the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Latino Business Alliance’s Hispanic Heritage Month event Wednesday evening.
Latino Business Leaders Celebrate a Growing Community at Hispanic Heritage Month event
In the same week Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said they’ll be expanding the limitations on deputies drawing their AR-15’s in the field, some Santa Clarita Valley activists said they still want to see more changes to law enforcement policy
LASD to ‘Modify’ Rules for Deputies Drawing Weapons in the Field Following Inspector General’s Report
1879 - First official Newhall School building erected near Walnut & Ninth streets [story]
First Newhall School
CSUN President Erika D. Beck last week greeted the CSUN community — and welcomed students, faculty and staff returning to a partially reopened campus — in her annual Fall Welcome Address on Sept. 10.
CSUN President Sets Tone of Inspiration, Challenge in Welcome Address
One of the toughest decisions a pet owner can face is no longer being able to keep their beloved pet.
County Animal Care & Control Launches Resource for Rehoming Pets
Midway through the 2021 season, the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals girls’ volleyball team finds itself ranked No. 1 in CIF Southern Section Division 8.
CIF-SS Ranks Santa Clarita Christian Girls Volleyball No. 1
If the teams are still having trouble figuring out their schemes, right now would be a very good time to turn it around: Foothill League competition starts next week.
SCV High School Football Week Five Preview
Today’s blog is the third and final installment in a series in which I review how the Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control (DACC) has improved its operations over the past 20 years.
Marcia Mayeda Reflects on 20 Years at Animal Care & Control | Third in a Series
Well more than 100 people gathered at the Elks Lodge on Sierra Highway Saturday to enjoy time with friends and family — and raise funds for local charities — during the Elks’ Car & Bike Show.
Elks’ Car & Bike Show Raises Funds for Area Charities
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two additional deaths Thursday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 165 since the onset of the pandemic, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 164th, 165th Deaths; SCV Cases Total 35,022
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