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1950 - Dedication of H.M. Newhall Memorial Park, aka Newhall Park [story]


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June 18 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors
Friday, Jun 14, 2019

The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, June 18, starting at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be streamed live here. Agenda highlights follow (see the full agenda here): Presentations & Proclamations: * LGBTQI+ Veterans and Veterans Affairs staff at the LA LGBT...

County Deploys Health Inspectors to Improve Sanitation, Living Conditions for Homeless
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

LOS ANGELES – In response to recent health concerns around a skid row encampment, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) deployed teams of environmental health inspectors last week that checked area businesses for compliance with existing storage and trash removal regulations....

Lacey Asks Public’s Help to Combat Opioid Addiction
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is seeking the public’s help in saving lives and reducing opioid addiction in all areas of the county, the DA’s Office said Tuesday. At a May 7 news conference (pictured above), Lacey asked members of the public to report non-emergency information...

Housing Discrimination Banned by County Ordinance

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance on Tuesday that would ban landlords from discrimination against prospective tenants who receive government-issued rental assistance, such as Section 8 vouchers. Though the Fair Housing Act was passed in 1968, implementation of...

‘Alternatives to Incarceration’ Report Outlines ‘Care First, Jail Last’ Approach

A report presented to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors by the Alternatives to Incarceration Work Group Tuesday included a first look at more than 100 strategies that could potentially reshape the criminal justice system in Los Angeles. The strategies are designed to allow people affected by...

County Offers $100K Reward in Deputy Shooting; Person of Interest Held

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger on Tuesday morning to offer a $50,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension and/or conviction of the suspect(s) responsible for the shooting of an off-duty sheriff’s deputy...

Air Quality Advisory Issued for Parts of Los Angeles County
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

Air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the San Fernando Valley on Tuesday, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast. Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, advises people living or working in the San Fernando Valley areas with...

County Parks Summer Pool Season Underway

The County Department of Parks and Recreation (LA County Parks) kicked off its summer pool season Saturday, June 8, with the opening of twenty-nine pools for free recreational swimming. LA County Parks also released its special events and 2019 summer program guide, P&R Magazine. The LA County Parks...

County Public Defender Reaches Out to Help Homeless
Friday, Jun 7, 2019

The man with eyes that revealed his painful past stood amid a crowded homeless encampment on S. Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, talking to an LA County deputy public defender. The LA County Public Defender’s Homeless Outreach Unit is setting the stage for his rebound. An owner of two businesses —...

Confirmed Measles Case Traveled Through LAX in Late May

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is assessing a non-resident measles case that traveled through Los Angeles International Airport in late May while infectious, officials said Friday. Public Health officials are also looking to identify others who are at risk for measles and may have...

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1950 - Dedication of H.M. Newhall Memorial Park, aka Newhall Park [story]
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