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1918 - Box-office superstar William S. Hart promotes 4th series of Liberty Loan (World War I) bonds, which went on sale Sept. 28 [story]
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Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – September 2022
Thursday, Sep 1, 2022

Help Preserve the Santa Clara River by Volunteering at the River Rally The Santa Clara River provides vital resources to our community, habitat for a wide array of native plants and animals and has historically for centuries, supplied communities along its banks with water, fish and fertile farmland....

Laurene Weste | Stay Cool, Come to the Cube
Friday, Aug 5, 2022

While we are in the middle of the long, hot days of summer, what better way to beat the heat than go to The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center? Inside our facility, the temperature stays at a chilly 54 degrees, perfect for getting out of the heat and spending a day on the ice. Whether you want to...

Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – August 2022
Monday, Aug 1, 2022

Summer Nights at Central Park Grab your lawn chairs and picnic blankets and plan to spend your summer nights at Central Park. We are in the middle of the hometown favorite Concerts in the Park series. Residents of all ages look forward to gathering with family, friends and neighbors on the expansive...

Celebrating Our Patriotic Spirit in Santa Clarita
Friday, Jul 1, 2022

“O beautiful for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain, for purple mountain majesties above the fruited plain!” The opening line to poet Katharine Lee Bates’ “America the Beautiful” not only describes the vast natural beauty of our great country it also instantly swells your chest with pride...

Mayor Laurene Weste Monthly Message | Fourth of July in Full Swing

Get ready to don your red, white and blue and wave your American flags high! The Fourth of July is once again in full swing here in Santa Clarita, which means a full day of patriotic festivities for residents. The fun kicks off at 7 a.m. when the annual Independence Day Classic gets people up and running...

Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – June 2022
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2022

Read Beyond the Beaten Path this Summer at the Santa Clarita Public Library There is nothing like the peace and well-being that comes from spending time in nature. We are fortunate here in our great city of Santa Clarita to be surrounded by 13,000-plus acres of preserved open space for all of us to enjoy....

Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – May 2022
Monday, May 2, 2022

Explore Santa Clarita on Two Wheels This month, I challenge you to get where you need to go in Santa Clarita on two wheels. Did you know that you can travel almost anywhere in our City on the protected trails and paseos? That means whether you are heading to work, to the Farmer’s Market or to your...

Santa Clarita Celebrates 36th Community Park

“Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson As the third-largest city in Los Angeles County, I find it admirable that we, in Santa Clarita, continue to prioritize the importance of open space, nature and parks. These outdoor spaces are amazing for our health...

Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – April 2022
Friday, Apr 1, 2022

Spring at the New Canyon Country Community Center Spring is a season of fresh beginnings and a time to appreciate the beauty of nature that surrounds us. We are fortunate to have 36 amazing parks and nearly 12,000 acres of open space to enjoy this season. I encourage all of you to get outside and take...

Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – March 2022
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2022

What’s in store for the month of March? Being in touch with nature and preserving our beautiful environment is crucial for our well-being and the wildlife surrounding our City. Santa Clarita residents have the luxury of walking a few steps outside their doors and exploring a large variety of outdoor...

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1918 - Box-office superstar William S. Hart promotes 4th series of Liberty Loan (World War I) bonds, which went on sale Sept. 28 [story]
William S. Hart
1945 - Cattle-rustling "Phantom of Vasquez Rocks" captured [story]
Phantom suspect
1842 - Proof of discovery: New York Observer (newspaper) reports on gold in Placerita Canyon. [story]
New York Observer
Sixteen William S. Hart Union High School District 2022/23 Teachers of the Year were recognized by the Governing Board on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Hart District Teachers of the Year Honored by Board
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed six new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,682 new cases countywide and 100 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Seven Day Average of County Case Counts Declines 8 Percent
The HOV, High Occupancy Vehicle, or carpool, lanes are open on I-5 in both directions between Magnolia Boulevard and Buena Vista Street.
I-5 Corridor Improvement Work Continues, SR-134  to Buena Vista Street
Two recent graduates of CalArts’ MFA Experimental Animation Program, Moon (Yuezhu) Wang and Dairys Escoto De León, have been selected for the 2022-23 Association for Independent Colleges of Art and Design Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowships.
CalArts Alums Selected for AICAD Teaching Fellowships
Join Route 66 Classic Grill for the longest monthly Classic Car Show in Southern California history. The last show of 2022 will be held Oct. 8 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 8: Route 66 Classic Grill Classic Car Show
Los Angeles County’s new Veteran Suicide Review Team met for the first time Thursday, Sept. 29, kick-starting an innovative and collaborative approach to reducing veteran suicide in the county.
L.A. County’s New Veteran Suicide Review Team Begins Work
Agua Dulce Winery will host StompFest on Saturday, Oct. 1 at noon.
Oct. 1: StompFest at Agua Dulce Winery
Do you want to create a post on Facebook and Instagram at the same time? Learn to schedule posts, respond to comments and inbox messages from one place by attending this free Small Business Development Center webinar, "Manage Your Social Media Platform, Meta Business Suite."
Oct. 5: SBDC Free Webinar Helps Businesses Manage Social Media Platforms
On Saturday, November 12, 2022, the Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative and Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions will host a Veteran Career Fair on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Curtiss-Wright facility.
Nov. 12: Veteran Career Fair at Curtiss-Wright in Valencia
A strong first half turned into a great start of the second half, but it ended going against Master's men's soccer team as they lost the Golden State Athletic Conference opener to Arizona Christian 3-1 Thursday in Glendale, Ariz.
GSAC Opening Win Eludes TMU Men’s Soccer
Motoko Shimoji earned medalist honors for the third straight week and Carla Menendez placed runner-up to help lead the College of the Canyons Golf Team to a 15-stroke victory over Bakersfield College at the Western State Conference event hosted by Moorpark College at Los Robles Greens on Sept. 26.
Cougars Win Again, Shimoji Medals for Third Straight Week
1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
James Dean
Chelsea A. Kay, 37, an insurance operations manager living in Saugus, was honored by JCI USA (United States Junior Chamber) as a member of the 2022 class Ten Outstanding Young Americans.
United States Junior Chamber Honors Local Operations Manager
October is fast approaching. To help embrace the haunted season, we are happy to announce the return of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse after a two year hiatus.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse Returns After Two Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control would like to remind residents within unincorporated county areas and participating contracted cities that the pet license amnesty period is almost over.
County Reminding Residents Pet License Amnesty Period Ending Soon
Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2022 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
Academy Announces Winners of Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships
We began our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (EDIA) journey nearly two years ago, and while the path ahead was not clearly defined, Health Services leadership was enthusiastically joined by workforce members across our health enterprise in a united commitment to creating a more welcoming, inclusive and proactively anti-racist health care system for our patients, staff and the communities we serve.
Message from County Health Services Director Dr. Christina Ghaly
College of the Canyons student-athletes Brianna Botello (women's volleyball) and Sam Regez (men's cross coutry) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Sept. 19-24.
COC Names Botello, Regez Athletes of the Week
Detectives at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station need your help. On Aug. 13, 2022, the individuals pictured shoplifted items from a retail store in Valencia at approximately 6:15 p.m.
Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Shoplifting Suspects
Are you hiring? Looking for a new career? The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Center has partnered with College of the Canyons, the city of Santa Clarita and America's Job Centers of California to host a valley-wide job fair at the Canyon Country Community Center Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SCVEDC, COC, City Partner to Host Job Fair
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 49 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,517 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 49 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
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