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S.C.V. History
November 21
1967 - Local voters approve formation of community college and elect COC's first five-member board - Dr. William G. Bonelli Jr., Bruce Fortine, Sheila Dyer, Peter Huntsinger, Edward Muhl [story]
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Articles Written By Leon Worden
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

1967 – Local voters approve formation of community college and elect COC’s first five-member board – Dr. William G. Bonelli Jr., Bruce Fortine, Sheila Dyer, Peter Huntsinger, Edward Muhl [story]

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

1831 – Local entrepreneurs Sanford and Cyrus Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) born in Machias, Maine [story]

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

2003 – U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon introduces first of several bills intended to block the 78-million-ton Cemex gravel mine in Soledad Canyon [story]

Monday, Nov 18, 2019

1957 – Newhall County Library dedicated on Ninth Street; rededicated as city of Santa Clarita’s Business Incubator exactly 57 years later (2014) [story]

Sunday, Nov 17, 2019

1969 – Construction begins on Magic Mountain amusement park [story]

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019

1941 – Rose (stagecoach) Station at bottom of Grapevine dedicated as California Historical Landmark [story]

Friday, Nov 15, 2019

1978 – Southern Pacific Saugus depot closes; later moved & used as SCV Historical Society museum [story]

Today in SCV History (Nov. 14)
Thursday, Nov 14, 2019

1935 – Voters approve $22,000 construction bond to build a bigger Saugus School. WPA kicked in another $17,181. [story]

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

1966 – Pico No. 4 oil well listed as a National Historic Landmark [story]

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019

1908 – Saugus School District formed from sections of Newhall and Castaic school districts [story]

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Waste Management of Santa Clarita’s curbside residential trash and recycling and multifamily pick-up schedule will be delayed by one day beginning on Thursday, Nov. 28, and through the remainder of the week in observance of Thanksgiving.
Waste Management Reminds Customers of Thanksgiving Schedule
Two West Ranch High School alumni were killed and one was injured in a traffic collision in Granada Hills Wednesday afternoon, according to sources not authorized to speak publicly about the situation.
West Ranch Alumni Reportedly Killed in Granada Hills Crash
The SCV Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that five paseo bridge banners have been installed across Santa Clarita to promote Small Business Saturday and encourage residents to make a big impact by shopping small on Saturday, Nov. 30.
Small Business Saturday Paseo Banners Installed Across SCV Bridges
William S. Hart Union High School District officials discussed healing during their first board meeting since the Saugus High School shooting left three students dead and injured three more last week.
Shooting Victims, Saugus Community Remembered at Hart District Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District’s board renewed Santa Clarita Valley International’s charter school petition Wednesday night despite district staff stating the school did not qualify for renewal under traditional California Education Code.
Hart District Extends SCVi Charter’s Petition to 2025
1967 - Local voters approve formation of community college and elect COC's first five-member board - Dr. William G. Bonelli Jr., Bruce Fortine, Sheila Dyer, Peter Huntsinger, Edward Muhl [story]
COC board
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Mark Ridley-Thomas on Tuesday that provides funding and additional mental health services for veterans.
Supes Boost Mental Health Services to Veterans
The city of Santa Clarita will host its 28th annual Fine Craft Show outdoors at Old Orchard Park in Valencia on Saturday and Sunday, November 23 and 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Nov. 23-24: Fine Craft Show at Old Orchard Park
The city of Santa Clarita will host a free panel discussion titled “Where Do You Find Inspiration?” in the next installment of Art Tank at The Main in Old Town Newhall on Thursday, November 21, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Nov. 21: Art Tank Discussion on Finding Inspiration
The West Ranch Wildcats football team's comeback on Friday night was dramatic in more ways than one.
Prep Football: Wildcats Pull Through, Indians Hopeful
For the 17th consecutive year, Six Flags Magic Mountain will collect food for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank during the annual “Bag-A-Ticket” holiday food drive on Monday, November 25.
Nov. 25: Holiday Food Drive at Six Flags Magic Mountain
SCV Water's Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 21: SCV Water Public Outreach & Legislative Committee Meeting
A second child died Wednesday as a result of a fiery crash on Monday at a busy Stevenson Ranch intersection, where the driver, a Bakersfield woman, was found naked next to the car as it burned and Good Samaritans tried to save the children.
Second Child Dies of Injuries from Fiery Crash; CHP Investigating
Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Volunteer & Advocacy Coordinator Robin Clough has been selected as a California Senior Legislature Assembly Member.
Senior Center’s Robin Clough Joins California Senior Legislature
Last week, former Valencia defensive coordinator Rob Waters cleaned out his football drawer. By the time he was done, 23 years of Vikings coaching knowledge took the form of a 4-foot stack of notes and mementos.
Rob Waters Steps Down as Valencia Defensive Coordinator
For the 10th consecutive year, the Castaic Lions Club, along with dozens of volunteers, including students from the William S. Hart Union High School District, are planning to host their Thanksgiving Day dinner at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida.
Volunteers Plan Thanksgiving Feast Fit for a Community
Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean's "Saugus Strong" editorial for The Signal lauds the community's strength after the Saugus High shooting.
Mayor Marsha McLean: Santa Clarita Community is Saugus Strong
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies arrested nine SCV residents on a variety of charges during a crime suppression operation late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.
SCV Deputies Arrest 9 in Overnight Crime Suppression Sweep
Huddled together under their basket before the season opener against Glendale High School at Glendale on Tuesday, the Saugus girls basketball team let out a chant.
Saugus Girls Basketball Opens Season with Win Over Glendale
Although it may seem implausible at first, following a deadly campus shooting at Saugus High School on Thursday, healing is possible, according to therapist Dr. Jonathan Sandberg.
Saugus High Shooting: Therapist Offers Tips for Healing
Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring November 2019 as “Native American Heritage Month” in the state of California.
November is Native American Heritage Month in California
The Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association, California's leading taxpayer protection organization, has given state Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) a perfect score.
Jarvis Taxpayer Association Gives Wilk a Perfect Score
In a federal courtroom in Oakland, California, on Wednesday, the Department of Justice clashed with lawyers for the Sierra Club, the state of California and a slew of other states looking to block the Pentagon from diverting $3.6 billion from the military to build a southern border wall.
Fight Over Border Wall Funding Diversion Begins in California
1831 - Local entrepreneurs Sanford and Cyrus Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) born in Machias, Maine [story]
Sanford Lyon