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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
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Deputies Morgan, Sanchez, Acosta Lauded by City, MADD
Friday, Jun 14, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council recognized Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies Chris Morgan, Tanner Sanchez and Mario Acosta Tuesday for their major role in helping keep local streets safe from drunken drivers. Morgan, Sanchez and Acosta each received a certificate during the council’s...

Arts Commissioners to Review New Local Film Festival
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019

The Santa Clarita Arts Commission is set to discuss a new film festival scheduled to be held in February 2020, celebrating the Santa Clarita Valley’s history in the movie industry. The “Newhallywood Silent Film Festival … is intended to celebrate the rich cinema history of the Santa Clarita Valley...

Weste Proposes Renaming City Hall After Carl Boyer

The Santa Clarita City Council could soon discuss the possibility of renaming City Hall after one of its founding fathers. In her adjournment during the council’s regular meeting Tuesday, Councilwoman Laurene Weste asked to consider agendizing an item to name the local government building the Carl...

Vista Canyon Developers Say Project Making Progress
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019

Despite a heavy, wet winter, developers of Vista Canyon say the 185-acre multi-use project is steadily progressing, most recently with the closing land deals and gearing up to start the tenant approval process. Late last year, the Santa Clarita City Council and the Los Angeles County Metro board approved...

Princess Cruises, Carnival Corp. Plead Guilty to Environmental Violations
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruise Lines and its parent company Carnival Corporation has once again been levied a significant fine, after pleading guilty Monday to six charges of environmental probation violations, such as continuing to pollute the oceans. The world’s largest cruise line, which acquired...

Sierra Highway Brush Fire Quickly Extinguished; Held to 1 Acre

More than 100 fire personnel responded to a brush fire on Sierra Highway and Golden Valley early Wednesday afternoon. “The call came in at 12:26 p.m. and crews arrived at 12:29 p.m. to Sierra Highway, south of Golden Valley Road to a quarter acre brush fire, light fuels burning along the road,” said...

Visitors to Proposed Sand Canyon Resort Site Voice Concern Over Open Space
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

More than two dozen people had the opportunity Tuesday to tour the proposed Sand Canyon Resort project site, with the majority voicing concerns over open-space preservation. The Santa Clarita Planning Commission and members of the public, mostly Sand Canyon residents, saw firsthand two portions of the...

City Council Repeals Sex Offender Residency Restrictions; Monitoring Practices Unchanged
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to repeal sex offender residency restrictions after a state Supreme Court ruling deemed similar ordinances unconstitutional. Council members reiterated that the decision would not change how the city deals with sex offenders. “The council’s...

Santa Clarita Named ‘Tree City USA’ for 29th Year in a Row
Friday, Apr 26, 2019

In celebration of the holiday that’s all about trees, the Arbor Day Foundation recently named Santa Clarita a “Tree City USA” for the 29th year in a row. The city received a plaque during the City Council meeting Tuesday from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for continuing...

North County Transportation Coalition Gets Update on AV Metrolink Line

Efforts to improve service with a study of the Metrolink Antelope Valley Line is near a conclusion after nearly two years of outreach, officials said Monday. The North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition held its board meeting in Santa Clarita to hear about a series of items affecting transportation...

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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
A Bridgeport couple has uncovered some disheartening news for motorists who grind to a halt as they zip through Valencia, braking for a family of Canada geese, narrowly avoiding a collision with the large birds.
Guardians of Geese at Bridgeport Urge Caution
The Santa Clarita City Council and MADD recognized Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies Chris Morgan, Tanner Sanchez and Mario Acosta Tuesday for their major role in helping keep local streets safe from drunken drivers.
Deputies Morgan, Sanchez, Acosta Lauded by City, MADD
The city of Santa Clarita’s homeless population increased from 156 people in 2018 to 256 people in 2019, according to city-level data from the 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count released Friday by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.
Homeless Population in Santa Clarita Rises Again
The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, June 18, starting at 9:30 a.m.
June 18 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors
A motorcycle deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was taken to the hospital mid-afternoon Friday, following a vehicle collision in Valencia.
LASD Motorcycle Deputy Injured in Crash
The Santa Clarita City Council is expected to recognize June as Pride Month on Tuesday, drawing praise from the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or LGBTQ, community.
Santa Clarita City Council to Recognize June as Pride Month
American Coaster Enthusiasts, the world’s largest roller coaster enthusiasts club with more than 5,000 members, will hold their 42nd annual Coaster Con at Six Flags Magic Mountain and Knott’s Berry Farm from Sunday-Thursday, June 16-20.
June 16-20: Coaster Con 42 to Ride at Magic Mountain, Knott’s
Medicare doesn’t cover "free" genetic tests or cancer screenings unless a doctor who’s treating you orders them and they’re medically necessary.
Seniors: Say No to ‘Free’ Genetic Tests | Commentary by Greg Dill
Santa Clarita Valley-based all-saxophone chamber ensemble Saxtravaganza will present a free concert at Hart Hall in Wm. S. Hart Park in Newhall on Sunday, June 23, starting at 7 p.m.
June 23: Saxtravaganza Concert in Hart Hall at 7
Seven former students of the Castaic Union School District tell Signal reporter Caleb Lunetta why they returned to teach in the same district.
Former Students Return to Teach in Castaic Schools
Runners of all ages are invited to participate in College of the Canyons' 46th Annual Cross Country Summer Series Thursday evenings from July 11 to Aug. 15.
July 11-Aug. 15: COC Annual Cross Country Summer Series
Inland Empire scored a pair of unearned runs in the eighth inning, handing the JetHawks a 5-4 loss at The Hangar Thursday night.
Late Unearned Runs Cost Lancaster JetHawks Thursday
Congresswoman Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) released a statement after the House Armed Services Committee completed its markup of the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act on Thursday.
Hill, Armed Services Panel Complete Defense Bill Markup
The air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, June 15, according to the latest South Coast Air Quality Management District forecast.
AQMD: Air Quality in SCV Unhealthy on Saturday
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station joins the nation in observing Flag Day on Friday, June 14.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Joins in Flag Day Celebration
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
Benjamin Richter and Carmina Escobar, faculty of The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, will perform in Ghost Ensemble’s upcoming concert Apophenia Wolf on Saturday, June 15, in New York City.
CalArts Faculty to Perform in Apophenia Wolf Concert
No more wondering what to do on Friday nights because Friday will be opening night as the sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands once again fill its new location at 24250 Town Center Drive outside the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Lineup for Valencia Jazz & Blues Summer Concert Series Released
Logix Federal Credit Union announced Thursday that its newest branch at the Bridgeport Marketplace is now open. The location is next to Marston’s Restaurant.
Logix Express Branch at Bridgeport Marketplace Now Open
The William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Joanna White to become the new Director of Special Education. Mrs. White takes over for Sharon Amrhein who is retiring after 16 years with the District.
Hart District Appoints Joanna White New Director of Special Education
Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for Friday, June 14 - Wednesday, June 26:
June 14-June 26: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
LANCASTER – The Lancaster JetHawks opened their final series of the First Half with a bang, beating Inland Empire, 13-6, in front of a sellout crowd of 4,769 at The Hangar Wednesday night. The JetHawks set season-highs with 18 hits and nine extra-base hits.
JetHawks Pounce on Inland Empire with Season-High 18 Hits
A local sheriff’s lieutenant, who last year worked at the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, alleging he was retaliated against for having tried to warn the public about shootings in Malibu Creek State Park in the days leading up to the murder of Tristan Beaudette.
Local Sheriff’s Lieutenant Sues LASD for Alleged Retaliation