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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
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Nobody Asked for This | Commentary by Renee Kennedy
Saturday, Nov 30, 2019

Every school shooting is a tragedy. Beyond their common elements, however, there are differences, and in the case of Santa Clarita, collateral suffering that may be less obvious — and a lot more difficult for many to accept. * * * Growing up, I was taught always to practice compassion and forgiveness...

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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger to improve access to mental health treatment in the county by adopting a two-year pilot program to procure up to 500 more beds for those in need of care.
County to Identify More Beds for Mental Health Treatment
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles inspected pet stores on Tuesday for compliance with California laws regarding pet shops.
County Teams With SPCA-LA to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
College of the Canyons officials announced Tuesday they plan to refund $31 million of a recent outstanding general obligation bond, saving taxpayers $8.3 million over the next two decades, according to COC.
COC OK’s $31M General Obligation Bond Refund
After more than two and a half years as the Santa Clarita Valley’s “top cop,” county officials confirmed Wednesday morning that SCV Sheriff’s Station Capt. Robert Lewis is being promoted again — to commander.
SCV’s Top Cop, Capt. Robert Lewis, Now a Commander
The JCI Santa Clarita organization for young business professionals has set several community events for December and invite residents to join in the fun leading up to the year-end holidays.
JCI Hosts December Community Events
The Lancaster JetHawks on Wednesday praised the newly created Save Minor League Baseball Task Force that has been organized by members of Congress to prevent Major League Baseball from eliminating 42 minor league franchises, nearly one-quarter of all minor league teams around the country.
JetHawks Laud Lawmakers’ Effort to Save Minor League Baseball
A SigAlert was issued early Wednesday morning after a vehicle hit a big rig on Interstate 5, bringing traffic to a crawl in Santa Clarita.
SigAlert Brings I-5 Traffic to a Crawl
The League of American Bicyclists honored the efforts of Santa Clarita to build better places to bike with a silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community award.
Santa Clarita Scores Silver as ‘Bicycle Friendly Community’
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is collecting toys as part of its annual Holiday Toy Drive now through Wednesday, December 18.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Launches 2019 Holiday Toy Drive
A 6-cent-per-square-foot parcel tax or "911 tax" to aid the Los Angeles County Fire Department in hiring more firefighters and paramedics and replacing safety gear and life-saving rescue equipment, has been unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors to be added to the March 2020 ballot for voters to decide.
County Supes OK Adding Proposed ‘911 Tax’ to March Ballot
A woman identified as both the injured mother of two young girls killed in a single-car crash in Stevenson Ranch last month and as the driver in that crash has been released from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Mother ID’d as Driver of Car That Killed Her 2 Daughters
Deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station combed Canyon Country neighborhoods Tuesday in search of two juvenile robbery suspects, according to officials.
Robbery Suspect Detained After Containment Near Camp Plenty
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Los Angeles County of Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to place a measure to raise much-needed revenue for the Los Angeles County Fire Department on the upcoming March ballot.
Supes Vote to Place LACoFD Funding Measure on March Ballot
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — No. 3 College of the Canyons had its quest for a state championship come to a halt as the Cougars suffered a 68-21 loss to No. 1 Riverside City College in the Southern California Championship Game on Saturday at Wheelock Stadium.
Cougars’ Quest for State Championship Comes to a Halt
College of the Canyons refunded $31 million of outstanding general obligation bond debt. The district’s taxpayers will have cash flow savings of $8.3 million over the next 23 years. This represents an overall savings of 12.96 percent of the bonds that were refunded.
Local College District’s Bond Refunding Saves Taxpayers $8.3M
As the year approaches its end, Santa Clarita City Council is reviewing multiple projects the city is ready to move forward with, including the $6 million Vista Canyon transit center and the Tesoro del Valle annexation area.
City to Review Multiple SCV Projects Including Vista Canyon Transit Center
To honor the community spirit and support of those affected by the Nov. 14 shooting at Saugus High School, the SCV Scholarship Foundation (SCVSF) has established “Saugus Strong” awards at all 11 high schools served by the Foundation.
SCVSF Establishes “Saugus Strong” Scholarship
The city of Santa Clarita was ranked in the top five percent of fiscally healthy cities on a new interactive website posted by the California State Auditor that compares the fiscal health of 470 cities based on 10 financial indicators.
State Auditor: City Ranked in Top 5 Percent of Fiscally Healthy Cities
On Friday, Nov. 22, former employees of Santa Clara Waste Water Company (SCWWC) — operations manager Gus Baker and facility manager Mark Avila — were sentenced in Superior Court of Ventura County, California.
Former Wastewater Officials Sentenced on Charges Related to Hazardous Materials Scheme
(CN) – Floundering in the polls and hindered by infighting and campaign missteps, California Senator Kamala Harris announced Tuesday she is dropping her upstart presidential bid due to a lack of funding.
Harris Ends 2020 White House Bid
Marston's Restaurant is hosting an all-day fundraiser Tuesday, Dec. 3, benefiting the Saugus High School community.
Marston’s Valencia Hosting Saugus Strong Fundraiser
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold a study session Thursday, Dec. 5, at 4:00 p.m.
Dec. 5: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session