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1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]
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Deputies Seek Chinese Restaurant Burglary Suspect
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019

After responding to reports of a front door smashed at a Newhall restaurant Tuesday morning, deputies are looking for a burglary suspect in connection to the incident. Santa Clarita Valley sheriff’s deputies arrived at the 23700 block of Lyons Avenue around 9 a.m., where they found Mandarin Wong Chinese...

Developer Seeks to Build on Mobile Home Park Site
Monday, Jun 24, 2019

A Canyon Country property that housed the Soledad Trailer Lodge for decades until the mobile home park’s recent demolition could soon become the site of several new residential and office units, according to city of Santa Clarita officials. The proposed project on the site, located at 18300 Soledad...

Santa Clarita City Council to Recognize June as Pride Month
Friday, Jun 14, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council is expected to recognize June as Pride Month, drawing praise from the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or LGBTQ, community, and prompting members of one support group to call the move “a big step forward.” Formal recognition is scheduled for the next...

City, Canyon View Limited Return to Court Over Solar Panels
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

A Chatsworth Courthouse judge heard arguments Tuesday from attorneys representing the city of Santa Clarita, which is suing Canyon View Limited over a slew of solar panels that have crowded a Canyon Country hillside. A tentative ruling led to the court scheduling a nonjury trial in October, as the judge...

Fire Crews Knock Down Valencia Apartment Blaze
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019

Firefighters knocked down a three-story apartment complex fire on McBean Parkway in Valencia that started early Wednesday morning. No injuries were reported. “The call came in as a residential fire at 6:52 a.m.,” said Vanessa Lozano, a public information officer with the Los Angeles County Fire...

Canyon View Estates Seeks Dismissal of City Complaint; City Opposes
Friday, Mar 29, 2019

In response to the city of Santa Clarita’s lawsuit over solar panels, the owners of Canyon View Estates in Canyon Country have filed a motion looking to dismiss the city’s complaint, and the city has responded in opposition to the motion. The defendants, including Canyon View managing partner Kerry...

AQMD Opens Asbestos Emissions Probe at Abandoned Mobile Home Park
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019

With demolition work conducted over the last couple of days at Soledad Trailer Lodge, staff with the South Coast Air Quality Management District visited the site Tuesday to investigate, officials said. Parts of the abandoned mobile home park in Canyon Country had quickly turned into piles of debris...

Chiquita Canyon Landfill Wins Appeal of $5M in Fees
Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

Chiquita Canyon Landfill no longer has to pay more than $5 million in penalties and fees imposed by Los Angeles County Public Works after the county hearing officer ruled in favor of the landfill in an appeal. On Feb. 20, Department of Public Works officials announced that Hearing Officer Rossana D’Antonio’s...

Feb. 26: City Council to Consider Support of St. Francis Dam Bill, Other Pending Legislation
Friday, Feb 22, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council at its next meeting Tuesday night will consider whether to support or oppose a handful of bills and resolutions, including the federal St. Francis Dam memorial bill. After the awards and recognitions portion of the meeting, when council members are expected to make a proclamation...

Sheriff, Fire Dept. Warn of Fireworks Dangers
Friday, Jul 3, 2015

Santa Clarita Valley is preparing for a patriotic, colorful, and fun-filled family weekend as Independence Day approaches but Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station deputies and Los Angeles County Fire officials want you to be aware of dangers associated with firework related activity. Fillmore is...

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A new study by California State University, Northridge child and adolescent development professor Virginia Huynh suggests that the impact from an individual’s experiences of discrimination can spill over into their family life, including depression among teenagers and increased marijuana use by parents.
Discrimination Study Shows Impacts on Health, Substance Abuse
The nonprofit Blue Star Ranch in Saugus, which provides free services to local military veterans and their families, is seeking donations to help pay for a move to a larger facility.
Blue Star Ranch Seeks Donations to Fund Move
The Valley Industry Association will present the second annual “State of the State” review at VIA's monthly business luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Tuesday, July 23, at 11:45 a.m.
July 23: Wilk, Smith to Join VIA ‘State of the State’ Luncheon
The Castaic Union School District’s governing board has OK’d the hiring of an independent contractor for photography services to boost the profile of the district’s special events.
Castaic Union School District Hires Photographer
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday announced the names of the regional leaders and statewide experts who will advise his administration on solutions to address the state’s homelessness epidemic.
Newsom Adds Key Members to Homelessness Task Force
The condominium median price in the Santa Clarita Valley registered a record-high of $415,000 during June, up 6.4 percent from a year ago, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Wednesday.
SCV Condominium Median Price Hits Record High in June
College of the Canyons will be able to offer more online education classes and lower the cost of textbooks by expanding the use of online textbooks thanks to a recent education grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office.
COC Receives Online Career Education Grant
Air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley again on Thursday, according to the latest forecast from the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
Air to be Unhealthy for Sensitive SCV Residents Thursday
The County Counsels and City Attorneys of 10 California jurisdictions have reached a settlement on behalf of the People of the State of California that will provide $305 million to clean up the lead paint that poisons tens of thousands of children across the state each year.
Counties, Cities Settle Lead Paint Litigation for $305M
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has launched its new Small Business Council which will bring together small business members to discuss issues and policies and support specific small business initiatives within the Chamber.
SCV Chamber Launches Small Business Council
Congresswoman Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) has released a 2019 Mid-Year Report covering the accomplishments of her service during the first six months of her term.
Hill Mid-Year Report Marks First 6 Months By the Numbers
The Federal Election Commission has released the fundraising totals for the second quarter of the 2020 election cycle, and Rep. Katie Hill, D-Agua Dulce, continued to lead the way in each of the listed fundraising categories.
FEC: Hill Leads Fundraising Over Challengers
Motor deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station issued a total of 33 citations to motorists for traffic violations on Monday.
SCV Deputies Cite 33 Motorists for Traffic Violations
Any public-sector planner in California who is not yet aware of the pot of money available from Senate Bill 2 must work for a city that either has slid into the ocean or is so wealthy that free money — in the six-figure range — does not warrant the bother of filling out a 12-page SB 2 application.
State Begins to Allocate Senate Bill 2 Planning Grants
After responding to reports of a front door smashed at a Newhall restaurant Tuesday morning, deputies are looking for a burglary suspect in connection to the incident.
Deputies Seek Chinese Restaurant Burglary Suspect
Although protecting personal data and improving information security systems are staples of California’s current legislative session, a new report released Tuesday says more than 20 state agencies risk cyberattacks due to lax IT protocols.
Audit: 21 California Agencies at High Risk of Cyberattacks
As part of Santa Clarita’s plan to address homelessness, a multiagency effort called "LeaseUp" is underway to help property owners and managers play a role in addressing the issue by housing people experiencing or on the verge of homelessness.
Multiagency ‘LeaseUp’ Effort Helps Landlords Aid Homeless
1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]
Piru
The Public Outreach and Legislation Committee of the SCV Water Agency is scheduled to meet on Thursday, July 18, at 5:30 p.m.
July 18: SCV Water’s Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Join Valley Industry Association (VIA) for its inaugural "Christmas in July" joint mixer with JCI Santa Clarita (the Jaycees) on Thursday, July 25, at 5:30 p.m.
July 25: ‘Christmas in July’ Joint Mixer with VIA, JCI Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita’s local artists Zony Gordon and Bonny Butler will be the featured artists at the “Two of Us” art exhibition featuring latest Watercolor & Mixed Media artworks.
SCV Artists to Hold ‘Two of Us’ Exhibit at Fast Frame Gallery
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) revealed 42 new badges Tuesday exclusively for girls in grades K–12 that allow them to make their own choices about how they want to experience and influence the world.
Girl Scouts Unveils 42 New Badges Aimed to Empower Girls
On Saturday, July 20, the band Prussia will cool down Central Park with some funk, blues and soul.
North Hollywood-Based Band Prussia to Make Concerts in the Park Debut
The San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative meeting will take place Thursday, July 25, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
July 25: San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative Meeting