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1941 - Three days after Pearl Harbor attack, 165th and 185th Infantry Regiments assigned to Saugus; Edison power substation guarded 24/7 [timeline]
Edison substation timeline

Jason Gibbs | Give Back this Holiday Season
Friday, Dec 1, 2023

Giving Back for the Holidays The holiday season holds a special place in our hearts as we get to spend time with loved ones. It’s a time when our community comes together, embracing cherished traditions and extending a helping hand to one another. As we give thanks for all the blessings in our lives,...

Jason Gibbs | Happy Thanksgiving from Santa Clarita
Thursday, Nov 23, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving from the city of Santa Clarita “Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” – Randy Pausch It is the time of year when we celebrate an entire holiday focused on showing gratitude and giving thanks. Between enjoying the turkey,...

Jason Gibbs | Kick Off Holiday Season at Light Up Main Street
Thursday, Nov 2, 2023

It’s Time for the Annual Light Up Main Street Celebration Light Up Main Street is one of my favorite annual traditions. It’s a fun-filled evening where we celebrate the holidays as a community. Families, friends and neighbors gather to witness the illumination of the majestic Christmas tree in front...

Jason Gibbs | Join Us for State of the City 2023 ‘Event Extravaganza’
Friday, Oct 13, 2023

Not only am I fortunate to live here in our vibrant city, I am honored to serve as its mayor. The city of Santa Clarita is proud to offer a wide range of programs and services to our residents. From smooth streets maintained by our Road Rehab program and educational storytimes at our library branches,...

Jason Gibbs | 2023 State of the City Extravaganza
Monday, Oct 2, 2023

State of the City 2023 – Event Extravaganza One of the many things that make the city of Santa Clarita such an amazing place to live, work and play, is a calendar full of world-class events. From the Cowboy Festival and Concerts in the Park, to SENSES and Light Up Main Street, these events are the...

Jason Gibbs | Opportunity to Grow at Business for Artists Conference
Thursday, Sep 14, 2023

Expand Your Horizons at the Business for Artists Conference No matter where you look in our city, different forms of artistic expression inspire, connect us and evoke a wide range of feelings. Whether you’re on a stroll through the Canyon Country Community Center gazing at the “Sculpture Garden”...

Jason Gibbs | Fake and Fatal, the Truth about Fentanyl
Friday, Sep 1, 2023

Last year in our nation, we hit a tragic new high of the most drug overdoses on record according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2022, a staggering 109,680 people died from drug overdoses as the fentanyl crisis continues to deepen. Here in Santa Clarita, 31 individuals fell victim...

Jason Gibbs | Register Now For the 28th Annual River Rally!
Thursday, Aug 10, 2023

Each fall, we see more than a thousand Santa Clarita residents dedicate their morning to making our city a cleaner, healthier place. Volunteering for the popular River Rally event has become a tradition for many families, neighborhoods and local organizations. Not only does it benefit our local environment,...

Mayor’s Monthly Message | Preparing for Concerts in the Park
Thursday, Jul 6, 2023

By Mayor Jason Gibbs The event series you’ve all been waiting for is back this weekend for the first live performance of the summer season. Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, graces Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, with a unique variety of tribute bands...

Mayor’s Monthly Message | ‘Find Your Voice’ with Summer Reading Program
Thursday, Jun 1, 2023

Get Ready to Find Your Voice with the Santa Clarita Public Library’s Summer Reading Program Have you heard of the summer slide? I am not talking about the slide at your favorite neighborhood park or even the totally awesome waterslide at the Aquatic Center, but instead the decline in reading ability...

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1941 - Three days after Pearl Harbor attack, 165th and 185th Infantry Regiments assigned to Saugus; Edison power substation guarded 24/7 [timeline]
Edison substation timeline
1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
Christine gas station explosion in Valencia
The annual organizational meeting and regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Dec. 12, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m. followed by the open public session at 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 12: Saugus School Board to Elect New Officers
In what has become a Newhall Christmas tradition, Faith Community Church looks forward to welcoming hundreds of neighbors to the church campus for this year’s “Festividad for Christ” event.
Dec. 16: 18th Annual ‘Festividad for Christ’ Neighborhood Christmas
The regular and organizational meetings of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will be held Wednesday, Dec. 13, beginning at 7 p.m.
Dec. 13: Hart Board to Elect New Officers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has added a new tool to help keep you and your family safe during the current flu, COVID-19 and RSV respiratory illness season.
Public Health Adds New Resp-Watch Survillance Report
The time for holiday cheer is here! Enjoy all the free festivities at your local Los Angeles County park this season, complete with toys, music, games, crafts, caroling and snow at select locations.
Dec. 16: Holiday in the Park, Castaic Sports Complex, Rioux Park
The Valencia Town Center mall will be spreading Christmas cheer for all to hear this season. Enjoy the sounds of season with strolling carolers throughout December.
Carolers at Valencia Town Center Bring Holiday Cheer
The Agua Dulce Women's Club held the 29th Annual Parade of Tables on Saturday, Dec. 2. Procceds from the fundrasing event will benefit local schools, scholarships and philanthropic activities, as well as the Agua Dulce Women’s Club and it’s programs.
Agua Dulce Women’s Club Parade of Tables
The Santa Clarita city council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 12. The council will first meet in special meeting at 5 p.m. for the annual city council reorganization where a new mayor will take up the gavel and a new mayor pro tem will be elected.
Dec. 12: City Council Meets for Annual Council Reorganization
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency welcomed the news that the California Department of Water Resources has taken a major step forward to make the state's water system more resilient to climate change and natural disasters while protecting and enhancing the environment in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
SCV Water Expresses Support for Delta Conveyance Project
The National Weather Service has issued the potential for Red Flag fire weather conditions for Los Angeles County Saturday, Dec. 9, to Sunday, Dec. 10.
National Weather Service Issues Red Flag Warning for L.A. County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 217 new laboratory confirmed cases and two additional deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Weekly COVID-19 Roundup: New Data Dashboards Monitor Transmission
Ken & Joe’s "Season of Giving Winter Charity Event" will be held Saturday, Dec. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the dealership's location at 21618 Golden Triangle Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91350.
Dec. 16: Ken & Joe’s Season of Giving Winter Charity Event
Do you have a love for history and hockey? If you do, head over to The Cube—Ice and Entertainment Center, Powered by FivePoint Valencia for the “United by Hockey” Mobile Museum on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 3 – 9 p.m.
NHL’s ‘United By Hockey’ Mobile Museum Visits Santa Clarita
The Ridge Route Preservation Organization was cleared by the Angeles National Forest to repair potholes along the north section of the Old Ridge Route from the 138 to the Tumble Inn.
Ridge Route Preservation Organization Begins Pothole Project
As Los Angeles county residents start preparing for holiday festivities L.A.County Public Health urges everyone to consider getting the newly updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against severe illness this winter virus season. It is recommended for everyone 6 months and older.
Public Health Recommends Newly Updated COVID Vaccine
The South Coast Air Quality Management District recently issued two Notices of Violations to Chiquita Canyon Landfill. One Notices of Violation was issued for the landfill’s failure to maintain the leachate collection and storage system in good operating condition, failure to report the breakdown of equipment and other permit condition violations. The other Notices of Violation was issued for failure to submit a landfill excavation plan.
AQMD Issues More Notices of Violation to Chiquita Canyon Landfill
The Federal Railroad Administration announced a $500,000 grant award from the Corridor Identification and Development Program to the High Desert Corridor Joint Powers Agency.
High Desert Corridor Project Awarded $500K Grant
1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
Julius Dietzmann
Each year the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with economist Dr. Mark Schniepp, releases the Economic Outlook Book.
SCVEDC’s 2023 Economic Outlook Book Now Available
The Master's University will host its acclaimed Winter 5K run on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024, starting at 9 a.m.
Start 2024 at TMU’s Winter 5K
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Dec. 14: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Castaic Union School District Governing Board will hold its regular/organizational meeting Monday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m.
Dec. 11: CUSD Regular/Organizational Board Meeting