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1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [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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If the teams are still having trouble figuring out their schemes, right now would be a very good time to turn it around: Foothill League competition starts next week.
SCV High School Football Week Five Preview
Today’s blog is the third and final installment in a series in which I review how the Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control (DACC) has improved its operations over the past 20 years.
Marcia Mayeda Reflects on 20 Years at Animal Care & Control | Third in a Series
Well more than 100 people gathered at the Elks Lodge on Sierra Highway Saturday to enjoy time with friends and family — and raise funds for local charities — during the Elks’ Car & Bike Show.
Elks’ Car & Bike Show Raises Funds for Area Charities
1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [story]
Mitchell adobe
Students across L.A. County may soon have access to more mental health services with the expansion of the Community School Initiative. 
Student Mental Health Services Expansion To Be Explored County Wide
Supervisor Kathryn Barger has read a motion to accept a portion of Sloan Canyon Road near Castaic High School into the county system of highways in an effort to ensure roadway safety and prevent future crashes. 
Supervisor Barger To Address Sloan Canyon Traffic Safety
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 37 new deaths and 1,930 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,936 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Issues New Vaccine Order; 34,936 Total SCV Cases
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking for the scoop after multiple Baskin- Robbins ice cream shops were burglarized overnight Tuesday, including two locations in the Santa Clarita Valley.
2 Suspects Arrested In Connection To Baskin-Robbins Burglaries
The city of Santa Clarita invites non-profit organizations interested in learning more about the 2022 grant cycle of the Community Services and Arts Grants Program to a meeting on Thursday, Sept 23.
City Invites Non-Profits To Informational Meeting On Non-Profit Grant
The city of Santa Clarita is presenting the 2021 Parent Resource Symposium, titled “Social Media: The New Gateway Drug” later this month. 
Upcoming Parent Symposium To Show Dangers Of Social Media
A storm’s a-Bruin in the city of Santa Clarita for the start of the American Collegiate Hockey Association season.
UCLA Hockey To Play At The Cube In Valencia
Angeles National Forest officials announced Wednesday the current forest-wide emergency closure order has been extended till midnight of Sept. 22.
Angeles National Forest Extends Closure Until Sept. 22
The Los Angeles County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services is pleased to announce the launch of a new website that links jobseekers and businesses to free workforce development services available through the County’s network of America’s Job Centers of California.
L.A. County Launches New Website For Jobseekers And Businesses
Gov. Gavin Newsom survived efforts aimed at removing him from office after a majority of Californians voted “no” in Tuesday’s recall election, according to preliminary election results.
Gavin Newsom Defeats Recall Efforts
1970 - SCV voters recall two Hart School Board members who didn't let Canyon students protest the Vietnam War [story]
voting
A majority of ballots counted as of Tuesday evening favored keeping the governor in office as county election officials across the state continued tallying ballots Tuesday night in the election to determine whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Early Returns: California Voters Rejecting Recall of Gov. Newsom
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 27 new deaths and 1,725 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,885 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Correctional Facilities Continue to See COVID-19 Outbreaks; 34,885 Total SCV Cases
Reports of an aircraft crash landing at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic prompted a full response from law enforcement and first responders Tuesday, with initial reports indicating the plane’s occupants were not injured.
Aircraft Crash-Lands Near Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic
In an email sent to parents Tuesday morning, Hart High School Principal Jason d’Autremont called for an end to a destructive social media trend that involves students filming themselves “trashing” school bathrooms.
Hart Principal Calls for End to ‘Bathroom Trashing’ Social Media Trend
In partnership with the Community College Consortium for OER, College of the Canyons has received a second grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to expand and extend the Open for Anti-Racism program supporting faculty in California Community Colleges.
COC Receives Grant to Support Anti-Racism Through Open Educational Resources
1924 - SCV Deputy Ed Brown killed in shootout with Gus Le Brun [story]
Deputy Ed Brown
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale is proud to announce its annual benefit event - Cabaret and Cabernet - will be held Saturday, Oct. 16, at 5:00 p.m., in the Bridgeport Clubhouse.
Oct. 16: Santa Clarita Master Chorale’s Annual Benefit Fundraiser
The Los Angeles County Library is kicking off its 42nd Annual Bookmark Contest for grades K – 12, which celebrates reading and creativity. Submissions will be accepted through Saturday, Oct. 30.
Entries Being Accepted for L.A. County Library’s Annual Bookmark Contest
Officially open to the public, Baskin-Robbins – the world’s largest chain of specialty ice cream shops – has unveiled another edition of its new store concept in Canyon Country that helps to instantly spark moments of ice cream joy.
Newly Reimagined Baskin-Robbins Store Concept Comes to Canyon Country