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1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [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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The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee Meeting (CCAC) will take place Wednesday, July 17, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., at the Mint Canyon Moose Lodge Family Center Banquet Room.
July 17: Canyon Country Advisory Committee Meeting
LANCASTER – The JetHawks came to tie the game four times before finally taking the lead in a 6-5 win over the San Jose Giants Monday night at The Hangar. Matt McLaughlin drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning.
JetHawks Rally Against Giants to Take Series Finale
Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management, will partner with the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) for a Wildfire Preparedness Town Hall Meeting in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Smith Partners with LACoFD, LASD for Wildfire Preparedness Town Hall
1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [story]
Harry Carey
After nearly two decades serving College of the Canyons and its students, Dr. Barry Gribbons has agreed to become president of Los Angeles Valley College.
COC’s Gribbons Named President of LA Valley College
The Los Angeles County Probation Department's 2019 First Quarter Accomplishment Report is now available for viewing online.
County Probation Issues 2019 First Quarter Report
The University of Antelope Valley has promoted UAV baseball alumnus and three-year assistant coach Neal White to the position of Head Baseball Coach, effective immediately.
Neal White Promoted to Head Baseball Coach at UAV
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released a report Monday with findings that unlicensed cannabis dispensaries in LA County — in contrast to those that are licensed — pose health risks to consumers.
County Report Assesses Health Impact of Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensaries
College of the Canyons' 2018-19 season was another banner year for COC Athletics, with many highlights to recap, including the Men's Soccer Team's first Western State Conference championship.
COC Athletics 2018-2019 — Cougars by the Numbers
Following a crushing 17-5 defeat Saturday, the Lancaster Jethawks fell again to the San Jose Giants on Sunday evening by a score of 5-3 at The Hangar.
Lancaster Falls to San Jose Sunday
The San Jose Giants overwhelmed the JetHawks Saturday night, handing Lancaster a 17-5 crushing defeat at home at The Hangar.
JetHawks Lose Big to Giants Saturday
The Lancaster JetHawks got a fantastic start from Garrett Schilling to beat the Stockton Ports, 5-2, Friday night at The Hangar.
Schilling Shines in JetHawks Win Over Ports
After Los Angeles and Long Beach, Santa Clarita experienced the most growth in real estate and business property values of all 88 Los Angeles County cities, according to the 2019 Assessment Roll certified by County Assessor Jeff Prang and released Monday.
Assessor: LA County, SCV Property Values Grow to All-Time High
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce today announced it will host U.S. Representative Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) as part of its Current Affairs Forum series on Tuesday, July 30, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
July 30: SCV Chamber Current Affairs Forum with Hill
Before you travel abroad this summer, keep in mind that Medicare usually does not cover health care services or supplies while you’re traveling outside the United States.
Medicare and Foreign Travel | Commentary by Greg Dill
California Highway Patrol officers made three arrests on firearm charges in the early-morning hours Saturday that resulted from an alleged speeding violation, officials said.
CHP Arrests 3 on Firearm Charges in Acton
The nonprofit Friends of Hart Park will present Western star William S. Hart's 1919 silent classic "Square Deal Sanderson" in the 11th annual "Silents Under the Stars" screening at the park on Saturday, Aug. 10, starting at 6 p.m.
Aug. 10: ‘Silents Under the Stars’ to Screen William S. Hart Classic
With several local species of live rattlesnakes from the Santa Clarita Valley area, Redemption Road K9 held a rattlesnake avoidance seminar Saturday for about 35 local residents and their dogs.
Redemption Road K9’s Holds Rattlesnake Avoidance Seminar
After more than a decade, the Whittaker-Bermite cleanup reached a significant milestone this month as soil remediation efforts in contaminated areas are now complete, according to officials close to the matter.
Whittaker-Bermite Soil Cleanup Complete, Officials Report
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is investigating two additional confirmed measles cases in county residents.
Public Health Probing Additional Measles Cases
Air quality is very unhealthy Monday and will be unhealthy Tuesday for all individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to an updated alert from the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
SCV Air Quality Very Unhealthy Monday, Tuesday
Elected officials from cities and counties up and down coastal California agreed with state officials that sea-level rise as a result of climate change is “happening now.”
State, Local Interests Spar Over Sea-Level Rise
1891 - R.E. Nickel publishes area's first newspaper, The Acton Rooster [story]
Acton Rooster
1769 - Portolá party sets out from San Diego; first Europeans to "discover" Santa Clarita Valley 3½ weeks later [story]
Gaspar de Portola