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1892 - Western actor and Saugus rodeo owner Hoot Gibson born in Nebraska [story]
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NCA Board Member Talks About Her Journey Through Belize
Monday, Jul 22, 2019

The Placerita Canyon Nature Center opened its doors to Nikki Dail on Sunday to talk about her travels through the country of Belize, south and east of Mexico City on the eastern coast of Central America. Dail, a board member of the Los Angeles County Nature Center Associates and a volunteer docent at...

Indigenous Artists Receive Professional Training at CalArts

The First Peoples Fund and the Pukúu Cultural Community Services coordinated to bring the two-day Native Artist Professional Development Training course for indigenous artists to California Institute of the Arts on Friday and Saturday. “This training is designed to give them some tools to know the...

Deputies Detain 3 Suspected of Passing Around a ‘Firearm’
Monday, Jul 8, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies detained three men who were reportedly passing around a “firearm” – which turned out to be a paintball gun – by Dolan Way and Sierra Highway in Canyon Country on Sunday. “A witness described them (to us), so deputies went to the location and...

Third Quake in 2 Days Rolls Through SoCal, Felt in SCV
Friday, Jul 5, 2019

A third temblor — with preliminary reports that the quake measured 7.1 on the Richter scale, centered near Ridgecrest — was felt in Los Angeles County, including the Santa Clarita Valley, Friday night. The quake occurred at about 8:19 p.m. about 11 miles north-northeast of Ridgecrest, according to...

SCV Amateur Radio Club Broadcasts Nationwide for Field Day
Monday, Jun 24, 2019

Static and ham radio codes pierced the air at SCV Water in Saugus as the Santa Clarita Amateur Radio Club held its Amateur Radio Field Day on Saturday and Sunday. About 20 members of the club, which is also known as W6JW, set up tables, radios and a generator at the top of a hill overlooking Central...

Stabbing in Newhall Sends 1 Person to Hospital

An individual involved in a stabbing by an apartment complex in Newhall was sent to a hospital Saturday night, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials. Deputies responded to a call at approximately 9:30 p.m. regarding an incident involving two people near the 23700 block of Valle...

40-Acre Brush Fire Forces Evacuation of Magic Mountain (Video)
Sunday, Jun 9, 2019

UPDATE 6:30 p.m. While fire officials have not yet called for a 100% knockdown of the Sky Fire, supervisor Flores said the fire is contained and will be monitored into the evening. UPDATE 4:50 p.m. Nine people in proximity to the Sky Fire received medical attention due to smoke exposure, according to...

June 8, 15: SCV Comic Book Creators at Brave New World
Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Brave New World Comics is set to host two comic book signing events in the next two weeks featuring local Santa Clarita talent. On Saturday, June 8, Brave New World is scheduled to host colorist Monica Kubina and local writer Shea Fontana to sign the eighth issue of their graphic novel series “DC Superhero...

Rabbi Hauss, Wife Honored by Congregation Beth Shalom

Congregation Beth Shalom gave Rabbi Ron Hauss and his wife Randie a warm “thank you” as their respective retirements were celebrated with a tribute gala on Sunday. “Randie and I are the ostensible reason for the gathering tonight, but what we’re really celebrating here is almost 50 years of Jewish...

Farmers Market Celebrates 4 Years in Old Town Newhall
Monday, May 27, 2019

Families stopped along Main Street to visit the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market, which celebrated its fourth anniversary on Saturday. Stands made an L-shape next to the Newhall Library, where guests looked through various fresh vegetables, dried fruit and cheeses, and could order meals, including burritos...

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College of the Canyons is widely recognized as a leader in the innovative development of distance and online education, as well as zero cost textbooks for our students.
COC Excels in Online Teaching | Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday more than 200,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Surpasses 200,000 Cases, 4,597 Cases in SCV
SCV Water received a statewide award from the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for its ongoing communication efforts surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals
SCV Water Recognized for PFAS Communication Efforts
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Wednesday that the California Department of Education (CDE) is collaborating closely with Apple and T-Mobile to connect up to 1 million students in need as most schools across California expect to begin the next school year in distance learning.
California Education Department to Collaborate with Apple, T-Mobile to Connect Students in Need
The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Santa Clarita Valley residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Oct. 3.
Walk to End Alzheimers Adds New Mobile App Features
A 150-acre brush fire in Saugus prompted road closures and evacuations Thursday afternoon.
Update: Forward Progress on #TexasFire Stopped at 10% Containment
Boys and Girls Club, Renee Marshall, JCI, LoveSCV, the city of Santa Clarita and other community sponsors are all working together to bring positive community engagement to 300 SCV elementary school, junior high and high school students (ages 5-18) each week for the first 3 weeks in August, beginning Thursday, Aug. 6
Boys & Girls Club, Community Sponsors to Hold Back-to-School Peace Bag Giveaway
As we remain focused on keeping our customers, staff and community safe, SCV Water is pleased to announce our new virtual gardening class offerings.
Aug. 8: SCV Water’s Sustainable Landscaping Virtual Gardening Class
Dedeaux Properties in a joint venture with Stockbridge Capital Group has acquired a vacant 214,436-square-foot warehouse and distribution center in Santa Clarita for $28.4 million.
L.A.-Based Developer Acquires Santa Clarita Distribution Facility for $28.4M
Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning music producer Detail was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of more than a dozen sexual assault charges, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Stevenson Ranch Resident, Grammy-Winning Producer Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges
As the pandemic progresses, more and more businesses have been given the green light to begin reopening. While some businesses have opened — and closed again as reopenings were rolled back — others deemed “high risk” have yet to see any reprieve.
‘High-Risk’ SCV Businesses Still Waiting for Reopening Date, Guidelines
SACRAMENTO - State Sen. Scott Wilk, representing the 21st Senate District, announced Thursday that the Assembly Committee on Public Safety passed Senate Bill 409 (SB 409), a measure Wilk authored to crack down on illegal dumping.
Public Safety Committee Passes Wilk Bill Combatting Illegal Dumping
1892 - Western actor and Saugus rodeo owner Hoot Gibson born in Nebraska [story]
Hoot Gibson
Brittany Klocko, a former Santa Clarita resident and a graduate of William S. Hart High School, has been selected Miss Texas United States 2020.
Hart High Grad Brittany Klocko Selected Miss Texas United States 2020
Los Angeles County Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 68 new deaths and 2,347 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with the 18-49 age group making up nearly 60% of these new cases.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 30-49 Age Group Driving New Cases; SCV Cases Total 4,529
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has launched its "Election Watch 2020" webpage, which will feature candidate endorsements, upcoming candidate forums, and the Chamber’s official positions on the business-related ballot measures for the November election.
SCV Chamber Launches ‘Election Watch 2020’ Webpage
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond recently outlined ways in which the California Department of Education is helping schools implement and strengthen distance learning
California Boosts Distance Learning, Sets Timeline for Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to take the first steps toward creating a new county department dedicated to serving older adults and adults with disabilities.
L.A. County Moves to Create New Department for Older, Disabled Adults
A virtual meeting of the SCV Water Engineering & Operations Committee is scheduled for Thursday, August 6, at 5:30 p.m.
Aug. 6: SCV Water Engineering & Operations Committee Meeting
Firefighters managed 60% containment on the Elsmere Fire in Newhall as of Wednesday morning, while Caltrans worked to repair guardrails that burned.
Elsmere Fire Scorches 160 Acres, 60% Contained
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday in support of a ballot measure that would repeal a portion of Proposition 13, with Supervisor Kathryn Barger casting the dissenting vote.
Supes Back Prop. 15 Split Roll Measure Over Barger’s Oppostion
The husband of Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey faces misdemeanor charges stemming from an incident in which he pulled a handgun on Black Lives Matter activists who rallied outside his home seeking a meeting with the DA.
Husband of L.A. County DA Charged for Pulling Gun on Protesters
The nonprofit Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative will hold a memorial walk fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, August 22-23.
Aug. 22-23: Santa Clarita Veterans Collaborative to Host Memorial Walk Fundraiser
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is encouraging eligible Californians to renew driver's licenses online, including drivers whose temporary extensions expired July 31.
DMV Encourages Online Driver’s License Renewal, Extends Deadlines