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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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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...

Tick Fire at 4,050 Acres with 10% Containment, Several Evacuations Remain
Friday, Oct 25, 2019

As of 7 p.m. Friday, the Tick Fire was downgraded to 4,050 acres with 10 percent containment, according to the LACoFD and LASD incident Update. Approximately 10,000 structures remain threatened, six have been destroyed and seven have been damaged. Areas that have been repopulated: * Between Whites Canyon...

Saddleridge Fire 83% Contained, National Forest Area Still Closed
Monday, Oct 21, 2019

The Saddleridge Fire was 83% contained and a section of the Angeles National Forest remained closed due to the fire as of Sunday 7 p.m., according to an update from the Los Angeles Fire Department. The fire’s cause remains under investigation as firefighters from the LAFD, the Los Angeles County...

Nov. 1: Santa Clarita Artists Association Art Classic, Gala Fundraiser

The Santa Clarita Artists Association will present its 30th Annual Art Classic and Gala Fundraiser at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Friday, November 1, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The events will take place in the Hyatt’s Grand Ballroom. The Art Classic exhibit will be open to the public and free during...

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Sporting Saugus Strong and Los Angeles Dodgers gear, it was a sea of blue and white at the Saugus High School gym as the student body received a special visit from the Major League baseball team on Friday morning.
Los Angeles Dodgers Add Pep to Saugus High Rally
Six Saugus High School students have been selected for the 2020 Honor Band at California State University, Los Angeles.
6 Saugus High Students Tapped for 2020 Cal State LA Honor Band
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Unit detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating at-risk missing person Kristina Anne De Mora, nickname "Kiki," a 22-year-old white woman.
Missing: Kristina Anne De Mora of Canyon Country
Oscar winners Mahershala Ali, Olivia Colman, Regina King and Rami Malek will present at the 92nd Oscars, show producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain announced.
92nd Oscars Update: Presenters, Performers, Street Closures
The next North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition meeting is set for Monday, January 27, at 1 p.m. in Lancaster.
Jan. 27: North LA County Transportation Coalition Meeting
The Santa Clarita City Council has posted the meeting agenda for its next regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, January 28, starting at 6 p.m.
January 28 Meeting Agenda: Santa Clarita City Council
Award-winning lighting and grip company Illumination Dynamics has relocated its Los Angeles headquarters from San Fernando to a new location in Santa Clarita.
Illumination Dynamics Moves HQ to Needham Ranch in SCV
Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) is co-authoring two bills to help newspapers and freelance journalists continue to operate in California by exempting them from the state's new anti-independent contracting law, Assembly Bill 5 (Gonzalez, 2019).
Wilk Co-authors Bills to Aid Newspapers, Freelance Journalists
According to a recent city survey, residents believe mental health and homeless services, housing for seniors and affordable housing are among the most needed in Santa Clarita.
City Survey: Mental Health, Seniors Housing Among Top Needs
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved funding for 10 affordable multi-family rental housing development projects selected through the No Place Like Home Program Notice of Funding Availability Round 2019-1.
LA County Supes Fund Affordable Rental Housing Projects
"Flight," the newest group art exhibit presented by the city of Santa Clarita, is set to take off at City Hall's First Floor Gallery on February 3 and stay airborne through March 10.
Feb. 3: ‘Flight’ Art Exhibit to Take Off at Santa Clarita City Hall
Multiple lawsuits have been filed by victims of Jeremy Haggerty, a former basketball coach in the William S. Hart Union High School District who was convicted of sexual abuse charges.
Hart District, Jeremy Haggerty Hit with Lawsuits Over Sexual Abuse
The Bed, Bath & Beyond store at 25540 The Old Road is not on the list of 2020 store closures the company released Tuesday.
Bed, Bath & Beyond Store on The Old Road to Remain Open
A Trump administration move to stop California from requiring health insurers to cover abortions has drawn a sharp riposte from California’s political leadership.
White House, California Spar Over Abortions Coverage Mandate
The federal government Friday sued California over the state's private prisons ban, claiming the new law is unconstitutional, discriminates against the federal government and obstructs its ability to carry out operations.
Feds Sue California Over Private Prisons Ban
1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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In an effort to increase the number of property owners participating in the County’s rental assistance programs, the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) has launched a new business model which provides an enhanced customer service experience for property owners.
County Launches New Business Model to Benefit Property Owners
An Agua Dulce man accused of kidnapping a toddler at knifepoint was found not mentally fit to assist in his own legal defense by a judge Wednesday and committed to an institution.
Court: Agua Dulce Man Who Kidnapped Toddler Was Legally Insane
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is opening its wait list for senior public housing site applications at seven locations in L.A. County.
County to Open Waitlist for SCV’s Orchard Arms Senior Housing
California State University, Northridge psychology professor Que-Lam Huynh has been named an “emerging scholar” by leading education magazine Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
CSUN Professor Recognized as Emerging Scholar
College of the College dropped a 73-58 conference result to visiting Glendale College on Saturday night in the Cougar Cage.
Lady Cougars Drop Conference Game to Glendale 73-58
College of the Canyons notched its first conference win by way of a 79-69 final result at the Cougar Cage on Saturday.
Cougars Best Glendale in First Conference Win 79-69
The recent eruption of Taal Volcano in the Philippines last January 12 has forced many Filipino to flee their homes and move to evacuation centers. Those most affected are villagers in the hard-hit province of Batangas.
West Ranch Students Seeking Donations for Taal Volcano Victims
Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth will kick off this year’s SCV VegFest as the community heals and celebrates sustainability, healthy living and compassion.
May 16: SCV VegFest to Celebrate Sustainability, Compassion & Healthy Living