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Santa Clarita Begins Broadband Internet Feasibility Study
Friday, Sep 15, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita is embarking on a broadband feasibility study to examine broadband internet availability, needs and policies surrounding wireless and fiber infrastructure for residents and businesses. As part of this study, the city will review how effectively businesses and anchor institutions,...

City Lauded for Drug Awareness Program, Employee Development
Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita has won two prestigious League of California Cities Helen Putnam Awards for Excellence in the category of Public Safety for the program Heroin Kills, and in the category of Internal Administration for its Employee Development program. City Councilwoman Marsha McLean accepted...

Sept. 20: CCAC Regular Meeting

The Canyon Country Advisory Committee (CCAC), a division of the Santa Clarita City Council will hold its regular meeting Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Mint Canyon Moose Family Center Banquet Room located at 18000 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country 91351 (on...

Residents Voice Favorable Comments for Proposed Sand Canyon Project

The Sand Canyon Plaza project was presented to the Santa Clarita City Council and residents this week. The Sand Canyon development plans were discussed at a City Council meeting Tuesday, when the public had mostly positive comments for the project. “It’s rare that we have so many advocates saying...

Santa Clarita Invites Nonprofit Groups to Apply for 2018 Grants
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita’s Community Services & Arts Grants Program will once again make funds available to Santa Clarita Valley‑based nonprofit organizations that provide community and arts services to Santa Clarita residents. The City Council has made available $180,000 in funding for...

September 23: Santa Clara River Rally and Cleanup

Santa Clarita Valley residents can help keep pollutants from entering the storm drain system and help clean a portion of the Santa Clara River during the 2017 River Rally on Saturday, September 23 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Rally participants will gather behind the shopping center at 18386 Soledad Canyon...

September 21: City Presents $350K Check to Habitat Veterans Community
Friday, Sep 8, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita and the county of Los Angeles are proud to announce their continued support of Habitat for Humanity’s Santa Clarita CalVet Residential Enriched Neighborhood and have each contributed $350,000 to the development of the community. A formal dedication and check presentation by...

Santa Clarita Business Incubator Seeks Proposals for 2018-2020

The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Small Business Development Center, is seeking proposals from creative and technology focused entrepreneurs for the Santa Clarita Business Incubator program. Proposals from interested entrepreneurs for a three-year...

Silent Book Auction Benefits Santa Clarita Libraries

The Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library is hosting a silent book auction benefiting the Santa Clarita Public Library from Monday, September 18 through Monday, September 25. The auction will take place during business hours at Friends bookstores located at all three Santa Clarita Public Library branches...

Sand Canyon Mixed Use Project Up for Discussion at City Council Meeting
Thursday, Sep 7, 2017

Sand Canyon development plans are set to be discussed Tuesday in City Hall during a Santa Clarita City Council meeting, according to officials. A hearing for the Sand Canyon Plaza Mixed Use Project — a development consisting of 580 residential units, 60,000 square feet of retail commercial space,...

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1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
The governing boards of College of the Canyons and the William S. Hart Union School District are scheduled to discuss plans for a new Academy of the Canyons-style campus at the future Castaic High School when they sit down for their annual joint meeting Sept. 27.
COC, Hart Planning ‘North Academy’ at Castaic High School
The League of California Cities, with representatives from cities statewide including Santa Clarita, is calling for Gov. Jerry Brown to veto SB 649, which if enacted would allow the wireless industry to install new 5G equipment with little input from local jurisdictions.
League of California Cities Urges Governor to Veto 5G Wireless Equipment Bill
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, an off-duty LAPD officer and Canyon Country resident, died Thursday evening after a collision in Porter Ranch. Plus, check out all the exciting events happening this weekend. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, September 22, 2017
The new pedestrian bridge crossing McBean Parkway is expected to be open in time for weekend foot traffic.
New Pedestrian Bridge on McBean Parkway Set to Reopen Saturday
The Child and Family Center will begin providing outpatient substance use treatment services for adolescents and young adults with primary substance use disorders under the California Drug MediCal Program starting Tuesday, October 3.
Oct. 3: Child and Family Center Begins Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host a caregivers' workshop at the Senior Center in Newhall on Saturday, September 30 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Sept. 30: COC, Senior Center Host Caregiver Workshop
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is strongly opposing the proposed Graham-Cassidy healthcare legislation, saying it would undermine the well-being of the county’s most vulnerable populations and burden taxpayers with heavier costs for years to come.
Supes Say Graham-Cassidy Bill Threatens Health of Millions of LA County Residents
The intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and Bouquet Canyon Road will be under construction from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Friday night, September 29 and Saturday morning, September 30.
Sept. 29-30: Soledad and Bouquet Canyon Repaving
College of the Canyons launched its First-Year Promise program this fall, and to ensure the future of the FYP program, which offers full-time freshman students waived tuition and fees during their first year of study, the COC Foundation has committed to fundraising $500,000 over the next two years.
COC Foundation Launches ‘First-Year Promise’ Fundraising Campaign
Road rehab on major arterial roads and intersections in the city of Santa Clarita continues into October.
Santa Clarita Road Rehab Drives into October
More than 60 Air Force senior leaders convened on Friday to discuss the Air Force’s aircrew crisis, which has left the service more than 1,500 pilots short of its requirements.
Short by 1,500 Pilots, Air Force Leaders Address Aircrew Crisis
The Santa Clarita Valley has five major industry clusters and the SCV Economic Development Corporation targets its economic development efforts to support and expand them.
Five Growing Industry Clusters in the Santa Clarita Valley
In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Veterans Affairs Department VA announced Friday that it continues to provide vital health care and other support to displaced Veterans in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
VA Aids Veterans in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands After Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Gatorade made misleading “anti-water statements” while pushing the benefits of its sports drinks in a video game marketed to teenagers, according to a settlement announced Thursday by California’s attorney general.
California Fines Gatorade $300K for ‘Anti-Water’ Ad Campaign
John Gasparyan, an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer and Canyon Country resident, died when his motorcycle crashed in Porter Ranch around 6:50 p.m. Thursday.
LAPD Officer from Canyon Country Dead in Motorcycle Crash
A former Los Angeles County probation officer was sentenced after pleading guilty to inappropriately touching two girls at a youth camp, the county District Attorney’s Office has announced.
Ex-Probation Officer Gets 364 Days for Sexual Assault
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
The most prestigious recognition for government assessment agencies has been awarded to the Office of the Assessor in Los Angeles County.
County Awarded Prestigious Government Assessment Award
The Dodgers, who have clinched a postseason berth for the fifth consecutive year, return home tomorrow to open their final homestand of the regular season against the San Francisco Giants (Sept. 22-24) and San Diego Padres (Sept. 25-27).
Dodgers Back Home Friday; Last Homestand of 2017 Season
Auditions for the the upcoming Canyon Theater Guild's production of A Christmas Story are just around the corner.
Sept. 30-Oct. 1: Christmas Story Auditions at CTG
Now that the formerly great state of California is a sanctuary, I’ve got to compare that action with the actions in the early 1860s of the Confederate States of America. They decided what laws they wanted to follow and what ones they didn’t.
No Home for Me | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
Santa Clarita Valley residents have known the family-owned Italian restaurant, Sisley Kitchen, since 1993 when their doors first opened at the top of Valencia Town Center Drive in Westfield Valencia.
Renovations Complete at Sisley Kitchen
The Women's Soccer team will be finishing up their non-conference matches this weekend.
Sept. 22-24: CSUN Athletics Roundup
David Wolfram will demonstrate pastel-over-watercolor painting at the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) meeting on Monday evening, Nov. 20 at 6:30 pm. This event is free, open to the public and meets at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd.
Nov. 20: Pastel-Over-Watercolor Demonstration at SCAA Meeting
Beginning October 1, all 23 California State University (CSU) campuses will accept applications for admission to the fall 2018 term.
Oct. 1: CSU Accepting Fall 2018 Applications
College of the Canyons launched its First-Year Promise (FYP) program this fall, and to ensure the future of the FYP program, which offers full-time freshman students waived tuition and fees during their first year of study, the COC Foundation has committed to fundraising $500,000 over the next two years
COC First-Year Promise Fundraising Campaign Underway
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting our younger residents to take part in the 30th anniversary celebration.
City Launches ’30 Things for 30 Years’ Contest; Students Invited to Take Part
California State University, Northridge’s Friends of the Oviatt Library welcomes members of the community to nominate their favorite stories about the San Fernando Valley for consideration of the San Fernando Valley Award for Non-Fiction.
CSUN Library Group Invites Community to Nominate Favorite San Fernando Valley Story
The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced sellouts for all seven potential postseason home games in the Division Series and League Championship Series just hours after tickets went on sale to the public at 10:00 a.m. It’s believed to be the quickest that the club has sold out of postseason tickets in Dodger Stadium history.
Dodgers NLDS, NLCS Tickets Already Sold Out
Sales of existing single-family homes increased 7.4 percent throughout Santa Clarita during August while the median price of homes that changed owners rose 6.6 percent, the Southland Regional Association of REALTORS® reported today.
Increase in SCV August Home Sales, Prices
Mountainview Elementary School parents were greeted with a voicemail Thursday morning informing them of a break-in on campus believed to have occurred the night before.
Vandals Trash Library, Computers, Classrooms at Mountainview
Hans' family did not know too much about his childhood or the country he had grown up in. About all the family knew was that Hans and his wife were born in Germany but had lived in this small Minnesota town for the last 60 years or more.
Lesson from History | Commentary by John Windsor
A gang sweep targeting Newhall 13, a well known Santa Clarita criminal organization, netted three arrests Thursday.
Three Arrests Made in Newhall 13 Gang Sweep