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1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
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Saugus High Student Diagnosed with Whooping Cough
Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019

Officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health alerted Saugus High School Tuesday that at least one student was diagnosed with Pertussis, the disease more commonly known as whooping cough. Parents were later notified via email. Whooping cough is a highly contagious disease that spreads...

June 20: Peace Corps Presentation with Lindsey Scott Newhall
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019

Lindsey Scott Newhall will detail her experience as a Peace Corps volunteer Thursday, June 20, at the Stevenson Ranch Library. The Peace Corps is a volunteer program whose mission is to promote world peace and friendships by fostering a better understanding of Americans in the communities they serve....

Abandoned Einstein Academy Books Donated to Porter Ranch, Ugandan Schools
Thursday, Apr 18, 2019

Nearly 2,000 books left behind at the former Albert Einstein Academy, which closed its doors last year due to declining enrollment and financial constraints, found homes at two different schools on two different continents. With the assistance of Intertex Property Advisors, Inc., Red Hook Charter School,...

April 6: Cajun’s Aviation Dream Vincenzo’s Fundraiser
Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019

A scholarship fund has been established in the name of Maj. Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno, a United States Air Force Thunderbirds pilot and Saugus High School grad, who was killed during a routine demonstration training flight in April 2018. Cajun’s Aviation Dream is a nonprofit organization...

Local Tataviam Tribe Eyeing Land to Buy, Use, Conserve
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019

Descendants of the first people to live in the Santa Clarita Valley have begun the process to buy back some of their ancestral land. The Fernandeño-Tataviam Band of Mission Indians has established the Tataviam Land Conservancy, which primary purpose is to conserve lands within the tribe’s traditional...

Hart Park’s Barnyard, Placerita Nature Center Birds Under Quarantine
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019

A quarantine has been placed on the barnyard at William S. Hart Park in Newhall and birds at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center, due to the threat of Virulent Newcastle Disease. The California Regional Quarantine was issued on February 27 for all public bird exhibitions in all of Los Angeles County...

Nearly 2,000 Educational Books Waiting to be Donated In Bulk

When Lisa Capella stumbled upon thousands of educational books in a school building that was waiting to be demolished, she knew something had to be done. The books were left behind at the local Albert Einstein Academy, which closed its campuses last year due to declining enrollment and financial constraints....

DAM!!! Trump Inks Bill Creating National Monument in SCV
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

President Donald Trump has signed the federal lands package that creates, among other things, a national monument in the Santa Clarita Valley to memorialize the more than 400 victims of the St. Francis Dam Disaster, the Department of the Interior announced Tuesday. The signing comes on the 91st anniversary...

House OK’s Dam Memorial; Now to Trump for Signature
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

On a bipartisan 363-62 vote, the House of Representatives approved Senate Bill 47 on Tuesday, a sweeping lands package that will protect millions of acres of land and designate four new national monuments including one in Saugus to memorialize victims of the 1928 St. Francis Dam Disaster. The Senate...

Mixture of Rain, Hail, Snow Falls on SCV
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

Local residents were both pleasantly surprised and downright shocked when a weather system brought a mixture of hail, rain and snow to the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday. It was the first time since 2011 that areas of the SCV were dusted with snow. Los Angeles County officials have extended a cold weather...

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The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold its business meeting Friday, Sept. 20, at 1:00 p.m., with a Board Pathways Study Session immediately following from 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 20: Santa Clarita Community College District Business Meeting
1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
toll house
After one round of the California State Intercollegiate in Ventura, the Mustangs men's golf team was in the lead at 1-under.
Stellar Mustang Golf Start Slows in Round 2 at Ventura
The Master's University women's volleyball team won't need to perform an extensive search to find the last time it was swept by Westmont in Santa Barbara before going on to achieve the lion's share of its season goals.
Volleyball: TMU Falls on the Road to No. 17 Westmont
"Slow down": That’s the message resident Alice Renolds, a mother who lost her two teenagers nearly 20 years ago in a high-speed car crash, told about 200 people Tuesday during the 14th annual "Evening of Remembrance" event in Central Park.
‘Evening of Remembrance’ Message: ‘Slow Down, SCV’
The Master's University men's cross country team's top five runners finished ahead of all other Golden State Athletic Conference athletes Saturday at the UC Riverside Invitational, with Master's senior Stephen Pacheco leading the way.
Pacheco, Ghiorso lead Mustangs at UC Riverside Invite
As Nic Menzano skated along the ice at the Ice Station Valencia and slid to a halt, spraying chunks of ice up from his skates, he chuckled.
SCV Teen Skates onto LA Kings Ice Crew
College of the Canyons freshman Brooke Chambers was able to convert on a penalty kick in stoppage time but it wasn't enough, as the Cougars lost 2-1 at the hands of visiting Moorpark College on Tuesday.
Women’s Soccer: Brooke Chambers Scores, But Canyons Loses 2-1
College of the Canyons' cross country teams headed to last Friday's California Community College Athletic Association Southern California Preview with an eye on the competition, knowing the meet would provide a gauge as to how the Cougars match up against their rivals throughout the region.
Cougars Cross Country Eyes Competition at SoCal Preview
California Institute of the Arts graduate Ryan Bancroft (Music BFA 11, MFA 13) has been named the new principal conductor of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, or BBC NOW.
Bancroft Named Conductor of BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises has appointed Prag (Pragnesh) Shah to the position of global head of experience & innovation operations.
Princess Cruises Names Prag Shah Head of Experience & Innovation
The Civilian Oversight Commission for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department hosted its monthly Commission meeting Tuesday.
Sheriff’s Oversight Panel Calls for Inmate Welfare Fund Review
California Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn to the California Film Commission on Tuesday.
Janice Hahn Appointed to California Film Commission
In honor of Suicide Prevention Month in September, College of the Canyons is hosting a mix of events and training in collaboration with community and campus partners throughout the next two weeks.
Suicide Prevention Month Comes to COC
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, on a 3-2 vote, approved a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn to add the county to the legal action seeking U.S. Supreme Court review of the Martin v. City of Boise decision on public camping.
LA County Joins Push to Overturn Boise Decision on Public Camping
A lot can change in someone’s life after a single doctor’s office visit — 15-year-old Pedro Roman and his family know this all too well.
Teammates Shave Heads for Pedro Roman, Diagnosed with Leukemia
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a contentious labor bill into law Wednesday that makes it harder for companies to classify workers as independent contractors and deny them benefits.
Newsom Signs Landmark Gig-Economy Labor Bill
The Valencia High Pride of the Viking Band and Color Guard invites the community to dine in or order food to go at Jersey Mike’s at Tesoro Village in Valencia on Thursday, September 19, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sept. 19: Valencia High Band & Color Guard Fundraiser at Jersey Mike’s
California Gov. Gavin Newsom hit back Tuesday against reported plans by the Trump administration to formally revoke a Clean Air Act waiver that allows the Golden State to set emissions rules that are stricter than the federal government.
California Vows to Fight Trump Plan to Kill Clean Air Waiver
The Northpark Village Square shopping center is presenting free "Autumn Nights" concerts Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 through November 21.
Northpark Village Square Presents ‘Autumn Nights’ Concerts
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station-based Summer Crime Enforcement Team made more than 300 arrests for various crimes in unincorporated SCV this summer.
Sheriff’s Summer Crime Enforcement Team Makes 300-Plus Arrests
1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
Golden State Hospital
Officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health alerted Saugus High School Tuesday that at least one student was diagnosed with Pertussis, the disease more commonly known as whooping cough.
Saugus High Student Diagnosed with Whooping Cough
Some things to consider before signing a lease.
Before You Sign That Lease… | Commentary by Carl Kanowsky, Esq.