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1941 - Three days after Pearl Harbor attack, 165th and 185th Infantry Regiments assigned to Saugus; Edison power substation guarded 24/7 [timeline]
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Dec. 10: Santa Clarita City Council to Elect New Mayor
Monday, Dec 9, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council will elect a new Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem in the Council’s special meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, December 11, starting at 5 p.m. Open to the public, the special meeting will include public comments, presentations to outgoing Mayor Marsha McLean, her comments recapping...

Bridge to Home at Capacity; Supes Order Winter Shelters to Open Early
Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019

With wintry rainstorms hitting Los Angeles County this week, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday directed the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and county staff to move urgently to open the county’s system of emergency winter shelters early to provide refuge for homeless residents. The winter...

Overnight Wind Advisory Tees Up Rainy Thanksgiving
Monday, Nov 25, 2019

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley from 6 p.m. Monday through 3 a.m. Tuesday, as a massive Pacific storm is expected to bring rain on Wednesday into Thanksgiving weekend. The wind advisory calls for west winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph in the...

Supes Boost Mental Health Services to Veterans
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

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. The motion calls for the Department of Mental Health to fund and implement a countywide Veteran Peer...

Saugus High Suspect Dies; 1 Victim was Nephew of LASD Officer
Friday, Nov 15, 2019

Nathaniel Tennosuke Berhow, 16, the suspect in Thursday’s deadly shooting at Saugus High School, died at 3:32 p.m. Friday, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials. Berhow’s mother was with her son at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital at the time of his death, officials...

Saugus Grads Set Up Fund to Aid Recovery, Healing

Two Saugus High School graduates set up a GoFundMe crowdfunding account to aid people affected by Thursday’s shooting at the school, and as of early Friday afternoon, 333 people had donated nearly $15,000. Bianca Lorenz and Kaylee (Rabjohn) Peterson, both educators now, created the fundraiser Thursday...

Officials Weigh in on Saugus High School Shooting
Thursday, Nov 14, 2019

Public officials released statements and posted comments to social media Thursday in the wake of the Saugus High School shooting Thursday morning. City of Santa Clarita: “Families in our community have suffered unimaginable loss and pain this morning. Our hearts and minds are with the victims,...

Community Reaches Out to Those Affected by Saugus High Shooting

The Santa Clarita community responded quickly to come to the aid of those affected by the shootings at Saugus High School Thursday morning. Classes and several events have also been canceled or rescheduled. We’ll update this list as more information becomes available. Vigil: A vigil is set for...

SCE Power Shutoffs Affect Thousands in SCV Monday
Monday, Oct 28, 2019

As of 4 p.m. Monday, electric power was shut off to more than 8,000 Los Angeles County residents, including areas of the Santa Clarita Valley, due to high winds, according to SCE’s Public Safety Power Shutoff website. Click the links for Southern California Edison’s maps to areas without...

Tick Fire – Monday Update: 78% Contained, Evacuations Lifted, Roads Open

The Tick Fire is 78% contained after scorching 4,615 acres of brush, destroying 29 structures and injuring four firefighters, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials reported at 7 a.m. Monday. All evacuations have been lifted and all roads have been reopened. The Red Cross evacuation center at...

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The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously voted Cameron Smyth as its 2020 mayor and Bill Miranda as mayor pro tem on Tuesday.
Smyth Mayor, Miranda Pro-Tem
The Cougars shot better than 50 percent from the field and had four starters score in double figures to defeat visiting West Hills Coalinga College 93-71 on Saturday night at the MacArthur Center.
Cougars Cruise Past West Hills Coalinga 93-71
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a woman who was allegedly recognized by loss-prevention staff on suspicion of possible prior thefts at the Walmart on The Old Road in Stevenson Ranch, officials said Tuesday.
Woman Arrested for Alleged Walmart Thefts
California State University, Northridge chemistry professor Gagik Melikyan has been elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow – a recognition given to AAAS members who contribute to the advancement of science and technology.
CSUN Chemistry Professor Recognized for Advancement of Science & Technology
Red Rock Canyon State Park’s visitor center is currently open Fridays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
State Parks’ Winter Events, Volunteer Opportunities Announced
Hart High School alumnus Derek Waldeck felt a little extra motivation entering his fourth year as a midfielder for the Stanford University men’s soccer team. Not only because it would be his final collegiate season playing for the team, but because of how the previous campaign ended.
Hart Alumnus Derek Waldeck Striving for 3rd NCAA Title with Stanford
FT. LAUDERDALE – Princess Cruises, the world’s fastest growing international premium cruise line, recently christened its newest ship, Sky Princess in a moving tribute to the pioneering women of the U.S. Space Program who represent crowning achievements in science, research and technology through innovation and their desire to explore the far reaches of the sky.
Princess Cruises Honors NASA’s Pioneering Women
Major Impact Theater (MIT) will host its third annual Cupid’s Crush dinner/dance fundraiser. The event benefits MIT, a nonprofit organization that provides theater production opportunities for adults with disabilities.
Feb. 9: Major Impact Theater’s Cupid’s Crush Dinner/Dance Fundraiser
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Vermyttya Miller, 37, of Santa Clarita, was sentenced to five years in county jail and ordered to pay $22,500 in restitution after pleading no contest to one count of felony insurance fraud for a wedding fraud scheme she concocted to rip off The Knot—not once but twice.
Santa Clarita Bride Pleads No Contest to Fraud Scheme Against The Knot
SACRAMENTO – As part of an effort to identify how climate change will have on California’s complex transportation system that millions rely on, Caltrans is conducting region-specific climate change vulnerability assessments for each of Caltrans’ 12 districts.
Caltrans Conducting Region-Specific Climate Change Assessments
1941 - Three days after Pearl Harbor attack, 165th and 185th Infantry Regiments assigned to Saugus; Edison power substation guarded 24/7 [timeline]
Edison substation timeline
More than $25 million - that is how much the federal Bureau of Land Management or BLM claims is owed to them by CEMEX Corporation.
BLM Gives CEMEX 30 Days to Pay $25M+ or Mining Contracts Canceled
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 92nd Academy Awards.
20 Contenders Advance in Visual Effects Oscar Race
The next Hart District meetings include a regular meeting of the Governing Board set for 7 p.m., Wednesday, December 11, at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.
Dec. 11: Hart District Meetings – Financing Authority, Governing Board
Los Angeles County Health officials have extended a beach water use advisory through at least Wednesday morning due to the recent rains and residual water runoff into the Pacific.
Beach Water Use Advisory Extended to Wednesday Morning
In the ongoing legal battle about the 2.5 acres of solar panels on a Canyon Country hillside, a Los Angeles County judge granted Santa Clarita’s request Monday to expedite a hearing on whether the city will be allowed to inspect the Canyon View Mobile Home Estates property containing the solar energy project.
Judge Expedites Hearing on City Motion to Inspect Canyon View Solar Panels
The Santa Clarita City Council will elect a new Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem in the Council's special meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, December 11, starting at 5 p.m.
Dec. 10: Santa Clarita City Council to Elect New Mayor
California State University, Northridge ranks among the top 10 universities in the country that awards undergraduate degrees to minority students, according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education.
CSUN Among Top 10 Universities Awarding Degrees to Minority Students
A “creepy” hooded man in a black full-length trench coat seen lurking around Mountainview Elementary School in Saugus Monday morning spooked a mom and her two kids enough to call deputies and spark a temporary “soft lockdown” of the school.
‘Creepy’ Hooded Man in Trench Coat Prompts Lockdown at Mountainview
The College of the Canyons Foundation has announced that the 2020 Silver Spur Celebration honoring Bruce Fortine (pictured) will take place on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Santa Clarita Studios.
March 14: Bruce Fortine to be Honored in COC Silver Spur Celebration
The legal battle against a Canyon Country hillside solar panel installation hit an impasse Friday as the city of Santa Clarita is seeking to inspect the property, while the owners are objecting.
Solar Panel Lawsuit: City Wants to Inspect; Owners Object
A grocery store theft turned into a struggle when a group of suspects, believed to be teens or young adults, tried to steal alcohol from Vons in Canyon Country on Sunday.
SCV Deputies Investigate Theft at Vons in Canyon Country
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies are investigating a report of a child struck in the crosswalk by a vehicle making a left hand turn onto Newhall Ranch Road, near Grandview Drive and Bridgeport Elementary School, on Monday.
Child Struck by Vehicle in Crosswalk near Bridgeport Elementary