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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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Despite Protest, Annual Prayer Breakfast Draws a Crowd
Thursday, May 2, 2013

Brad Dacus Thursday’s Mayors Prayer Breakfast at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia was well-attended and well-received – even though protesters were demonstrating outside, The annual event, which coincides with the National Day of Prayer, featured several speakers from the Santa Clarita community...

SCVi Charter School Reenacts Civil War at Camulos
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013

Santa Clarita Valley International (SCVi) charter school held a Civil War reenactment at Rancho Camulos on Tuesday to showcase its students’ knowledge of American History. Guests traveled travel back in time with SCVi’s 8th and 9th grade classes to this pivotal period in American History as they...

Palmdale Democrat Promotes Drone Testing
Friday, Apr 19, 2013

Assemblyman Steve Fox Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, achieved a significant legislative victory with the passage in the state Assembly of AB737, which would take steps to designate California as a test site for unmanned aviation systems, or drones. By a wide margin, members of the state Assembly...

April 13: Walk-A-Thon at Canyon High for Autism Awareness
Thursday, Apr 11, 2013

Canyon High School is hosting a Walk-A-Thon fundraiser to benefit Autism Awareness. The Walk-A-Thon is Saturday, April 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Canyon. The Yes I Can kids event raises funds for the Tenth Annual Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Arts & Music Festival that will be held in Santa...

May 1: Annual ‘State of the County’ Luncheon with Antonovich
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a State of the County luncheon on Wednesday, May 1, at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia. Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the gathering to give a report on our county’s progress to date and his predictions for the coming...

SCV Chamber of Commerce to Host Several Events in April
Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a series of events in April. The Chamber is holding a Professional Women’s Network II networking event on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Vines Restaurant & Bar in Valencia Town Center. The event will take place from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m....

Wilk Chooses Newhall Resident to Represent SCV in Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony

Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, has selected Newhall resident Erika Schwartz to represent the 38th Assembly District during the 9th annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony in Sacramento. On April 8th the California Assembly and the Holocaust Memorial Project will honor Holocaust survivors,...

New Castaic High School Construction Moving Forward
Thursday, Mar 28, 2013

Activity is at a fever pitch toward making the promise of a high school in Castaic a reality for families that have waited over a decade for a new secondary school in the area. The Hart School District has been working on construction plans and other aspects of the development following the approval...

Sponsors Wanted for Einstein Academy Student-Parent Golf Tournament
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013

The Albert Einstein Academy of Santa Clarita is seeking sponsors for its student-parent golf tournament to raise money for the school and its Rocket Booster Club. The tournament will be held May 31 at the Elkins Ranch Golf Club in Fillmore. The event will be open to AEA students and parents, and will...

McKeon: Ryan Budget Offers ‘Reform, Growth, Opportunity’
Thursday, Mar 21, 2013

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, was one of 221 House Republicans to vote in favor of the Paul Ryan budget. The latest Ryan budget plan is intended to balance the federal budget in 10 years, overhaul Medicare and Medicaid, and foster a fiscal environment that will restore the economy...

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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Jan. 26: Board of Supervisors to Consider Restaurant Requirement Aimed at Curbing Waste
Despite signs that California’s latest and most damaging wave of the pandemic is subsiding, the state nonetheless sets a one-day record of 764 deaths on Friday.
COVID Death Rate Soars to New Daily Record in California
Claims of excessive force, retaliation, and other misconduct by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be probed during a C, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday.
California Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Probe of L.A. Sheriff’s Department
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 256 new deaths and 9,277 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported it's 107th death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 3 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; L.A. County Hospitalizations Decreased by 8%
When Dr. John Scaramella, a dental surgeon, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 1978, there were only 18 others in his field.
SCV Dental Surgeon Sells Practice After More than 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June.
L.A. County Library to Host Virtual Art Programs in Partnership with LACMA
The temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule will continue through Jan. 29 for customers in Santa Clarita after Waste Management requested an additional week for its modified schedule.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule an Additional Week
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a virtual regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, January 26, starting at 6 p.m.
Jan. 26: City Council Virtual Regular Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Julian Gomez as the assistant principal of Bowman High School.
Hart District Names Julian Gomez Assistant Principal
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will launch the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program on Jan. 28 and will begin accepting applications to help small businesses prevent further job loss and business closures.
L.A. County to Launch Small Business Stabilization Loan Program
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 3-1 Wednesday night to let athletic conditioning return to district campuses Jan. 27.
Hart District Votes 3-1 to Allow Return of Athletic Conditioning to Campuses
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCV Water) on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., to learn about and provide input on its Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP).
SCV Water Encouraging Public to Provide Input on Contingency Plan
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 262 new deaths, including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and 8,512 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, with 22,360 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Additional Death at Henry Mayo; 22,360 Total SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan issued the following statement Thursday advising providers that they can immediately resume the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was temporarily paused on Sunday due to possible allergic reactions.
State Says Moderna Vaccine Administration Can Resume Immediately
As winds began to die down in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters were able to increase containment on the Towsley Fire to 53% Thursday.
Firefighters Reach 53% Containment on Towsley Fire
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, is supporting the effort by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to address concerns of communities throughout Los Angeles County, which continue to experience ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) initiated by Southern California Edison (Edison).
Barger Supports Efforts in Limiting Power Shutoffs; Public Hearing Set
Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) is proud to announce “Survivor” as the theme for the 11th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala set to take place virtually on Saturday, Aug. 7.
Nominations Open for Annual Empowering HeArts Awards
The College of the Canyons School of Personal and Professional Learning was presented an Honorable Mention award by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2021 Exemplary Program Award.
COC Recognized for Personal, Professional Learning Program
The William S. Hart Union High School is looking for two new members to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. These members will serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.
Hart Seeking Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer.
Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
After a dayslong wind event hit the Santa Clarita Valley, most area residents power had been restored by Thursday morning.
SoCal Edison Restores Power to Most SCV Residents
The Los Angeles County Coroner-Medical Examiner’s Office identified Carlos Salgado-Ruiz, 35, of Santa Clarita, as the pedestrian killed after being struck by a vehicle in Saugus Wednesday night.
Pedestrian Killed in Saugus Hit-and-Run Identified