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1860 - Colonel Thomas F. Mitchell arrives in Soledad Canyon [story]
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RV Pursuit Enters SCV, Child Possibly On Board
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Photo courtesy KTLA California Highway Patrol officers are following an RV on the I-5 northbound past Santa Clarita around 3:12 p.m. The pursuit passed through the Grapevine as of 3:30 p.m. A pursuit of the same vehicle began earlier this morning by the Sheriff’s Department and, for unknown reasons,...

Hundreds Attend Memorial Service for Fallen Airman
Sunday, Apr 15, 2018

Hundreds of people from the Santa Clarita Valley community and beyond descended on Saugus High School Sunday afternoon to remember the life and legacy of Maj. Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno, the United States Air Force Thunderbirds No. 4 Slot pilot who died in a training exercise April 4. A funeral...

Notice: Traffic Closures, Flyovers Planned for Pilot’s Memorial
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

Maj. Stephen Del Bagno, a United States Air Force Thunderbirds team member who died last week, will make his final trip home this weekend. Officials are warning local residents to be aware of traffic closures and loud noises from the planned flyover and 21-gun salute that will be occurring during Del...

Community Rallies in Support After Pilot’s Death, Memorials Planned
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018

Thousands of people from all over the country have shown an outpour of support for the family and friends of Maj. Stephen Del Bagno, a United States Air Force Thunderbirds team member who died last week. A long-time lover of flying, Del Bagno achieved what most could not: Del Bagno was the Slot Pilot...

SCV Resident Testimonies from Las Vegas Shooting
Monday, Oct 2, 2017

Numerous Santa Clarita Valley residents were in Las Vegas at the time of the shooting Sunday night. Here are their testimonies: Note: Submissions have been edited for length and clarity Taylor Kellstrom, Stevenson Ranch resident: About 11 p.m. Sunday night, I got a phone call from my mom. She’s...

Infant Killed, Four Injured in Early-Morning Acton Crash
Friday, Jul 21, 2017

Photo: KTLA Three children and one adult from Los Angeles were airlifted from the 14 freeway in Acton Thursday morning after a fatal solo-vehicle rollover crash. The crash was reported around 6:20 a.m. Thursday morning, south of Ward Road, according to a California Highway Patrol report. Karen Adams,...

Supes OK Chiquita Expansion; Higher Fees for Non-SCV Trash
Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to approve the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion Tuesday afternoon with some amendments. The project expands the landfill waste area from 257 acres to 400 acres and doubles the daily disposal limit to 12,000 tons per day. A majority of...

Knight Calls for Special Prosecutor
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

U.S. Rep. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, released a statement Tuesday calling for a special prosecutor to investigate Russia’s intervention in the U.S. presidential election. “It is time for an investigation of Russia’s intervention in the U.S. election. There is too much at stake at home and abroad...

Writers Guild Reaches New 3-Year Agreement
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Writers Guilds of America released a statement Tuesday, announcing they had come to an agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. “The Writers Guilds of America, West and East and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have concluded negotiations...

Local Groups to Appeal Chiquita Landfill Expansion
Friday, Apr 28, 2017

Representatives with Val Verde Civic Association, Citizens for Chiquita Canyon Landfill Compliance (C4CCLC), Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment (SCOPE) released a statement Monday about their decision to appeal the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Expansion. The expansion was approved...

LATEST TWEETS
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday 940 new cases of COVID-19 and 14 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,081 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Sunday COVID-19 Roundup: 1,081 Cases in SCV, 92,710 Statewide
Richard Keysor, the 1989 Santa Clarita Valley Man of the Year, died at his home in Santa Clarita on May 20. He was 91.
Richard Keysor, 1989 SCV Man of Year, Dies at 91
Science progresses in incremental steps. How long did it take to realize Earth was not the center of the universe, or what goes up must come down? Science is slow, like watching molasses flow or grass grow.
The Magic Pill | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
1860 - Colonel Thomas F. Mitchell arrives in Soledad Canyon [story]
T.F. Mitchell
Lawrence Russell was already running when he received the ball with 4.8 seconds remaining in the first round of the 2018 NAIA national tournament.
Former Mustang Lawrence Russell Inks Deal to Play Professional Ball in Canada
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Saturday 1,032 new cases of COVID-19 and 41 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,063 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Saturday COVID-19 Roundup: 1,063 SCV Cases, 90,631 Statewide
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) has announced the launch of Virtual Senior Day presented by Chipotle, a social initiative that recognizes high school seniors who missed out on their final season of lacrosse due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Premier Lacrosse League, Chipotle to Honor Saugus LAX’s Graduating Athletes
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a video/teleconference business meeting Wednesday, May 27, at 1:30 p.m.
May 27: COC Board of Trustees Virtual Business Meeting
Hertz announced Friday it and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Hertz Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Have you ever had a friend or loved one say, “Gee, I can’t wait to get older so I can go to a nursing home?”
Vacation Spots for Seniors | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
On Friday, Mayor Pro Tem Bill Miranda, Councilmember Bob Kellar and City Manager Ken Striplin met virtually with Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger to address the requested variance for North County cities to reopen at a pace appropriate for their communities.
City Officials, Barger Discuss Variance for Reopening Santa Clarita
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Thursday a new collaborative online campaign, “Advance SEL in California,” to engage educators, school leaders, and families in a wider conversation about how to advance, elevate, and spur action on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in California.
California Education Department Launches Social, Emotional Learning Initiative
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced on Friday it is offering additional extensions to noncommercial driver licenses and permits so Californians can delay or avoid a DMV office visit during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DMV Announces Additional Extensions for Expiring Driver Licenses
Temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County are expected to rise into the 90s next week. As a result, several public facilities located throughout the County will open and serve as Emergency Cooling Centers on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of next week.
County to Open Cooling Centers as L.A. Braces for Heat Wave
According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Sunday, May 24.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV Sunday
1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater
Multi-Grammy award-winning Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Joe Walsh will debut “The Joe Walsh Old-Fashioned Rock 'n' Roll Radio Show” on 88.5-FM on Saturday, May 23, at 6 p.m.
May 23: Grammy-Winner Joe Walsh Debuts ‘Old-Fashioned Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio’ on 88.5-FM
In advance of the Memorial Day weekend holiday, Los Angeles County has given a green light to car parades, opened beach bike paths, and allowed indoor malls that provide curbside service to open for business.
L.A. County Opens Beach Bike Paths, Indoor Malls with Curbside; OK’s Car Parades
Los Angeles County residents ready to walk down the aisle need wait no more: Residents can now purchase a marriage license and have their civil ceremony on the same video conference call, the county Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk announced.
L.A. County Lets Couples Say ‘I Do’ in Virtual Marriage Ceremony
California Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) has sent a letter to the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors urging the Board to approve a motion allowing for regional control of COVID-19 related reopening of businesses.
Wilk Backs North L.A. County Cities’ Request for Regional Control
At 12 noon on Thursday, Santa Clarita Transit operators participated in the national “Sound the Horn” event by simultaneously sounding their horns in a display of appreciation for frontline workers.
Santa Clarita Transit Operators ‘Sound the Horn’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,072 new cases of COVID-19 and 35 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,034 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 1,034 Cases in SCV, 88,444 Statewide
The Santa Clarita Public Library is now offering modified passport services by appointment only outside the Old Town Newhall Library at the double doors leading into the Newhall Community Room on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
City Now Offering Passport Services by Appointment at OTN Library
The White House on Friday cited Los Angeles as a major hot spot -- one of three -- for COVID-19 outbreaks in America, prompting L.A. County officials to tout the improvement of certain metrics in recent days.
White House Cites L.A. County as COVID-19 Hot Spot