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1978 - Southern Pacific Saugus depot closes; later moved & used as SCV Historical Society museum [story]


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Nov. 16: Express Employment Professionals to Host Clydesdales for Carousel Ranch Benefit
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018

Express Employment Professionals will host the world-renowned Express Employment Professionals Clydesdales at the local Express office in Santa Clarita on Friday, Nov. 16, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. The community is invited to attend this free event, where they will have the rare opportunity to meet the...

Nov. 15: Deadline for Oscars General Entry Submissions
Monday, Nov 12, 2018

Thursday, Nov. 15, is the deadline to submit Oscars Submission Forms in the general entry categories to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 91st Academy Awards consideration. Films will not be accepted for consideration after the deadline. For a feature film to be considered for the...

Nov. 13: County to Host Annual Thanksgiving Dinner for Veterans

The Los Angeles County Department of Military & Veterans Affairs will host the 2nd Annual Veterans Thanksgiving Appreciation Dinner for active military, veterans and their families and homeless vets at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. There...

Nov. 13: LA County Board of Supervisors Meeting

The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, Nov. 13, starting at 1 p.m. The meeting will be streamed live here. Agenda highlights follow (see the full agenda here): Presentations & Proclamations: Monrovia High School, in honor of its 125th anniversary Winners...

Nov. 17: Six Flags Magic Mountain to Kick off Holiday in the Park Season
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

Six Flags Magic Mountain, the “Thrill Capital of the World,” lights up the season even brighter this year during its annual holiday extravaganza, Holiday in the Park, kicking off Saturday, Nov. 17. With more than two million lights and seven uniquely themed areas — including two new holiday sections,...

Nov. 30, Dec. 1: Henry Mayo Holiday Home Tour, Preview Gala

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will host its 38th Annual Holiday Home Tour and Preview Gala fundraiser on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. In 1981, a fundraising project was established by the Hospital Auxiliary, with Betty Burke as chairwoman, which became the first Holiday Home Tour. In 1982,...

Thanksgiving Day: 10th Annual ‘Turkey Trot’ Run at COC

The College of the Canyons Athletics Department invites community members of all ages to run, walk, or jog in the 10th annual Thanksgiving Day “Turkey Trot” on Thursday, Nov. 22 starting at 8:30 a.m. Participants will run a three-mile cross-country course through the COC Valencia campus,...

Nov. 10: Arts Group Seeks Volunteers for Art Event at Central Park
Thursday, Nov 1, 2018

Forge Ahead Arts seeks volunteers to participate in a unique art experience when an environmental art piece is installed and dedicated at Central Park on Saturday, Nov. 10, starting at 10 a.m. “River 4: Water From a Stone” is the fourth in a series of river installations created by Forge...

City to Host Theatre Shows at The MAIN in November

Tickets are now on sale for a variety of shows taking place in November at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall. Comedy Mashup is a group of working comedians and improvisers from all over Los Angeles that comes together once a month to put on a show that is half stand-up comedy and half improv. Headliner Willie...

Nov. 1, 3: Cougars to Tip Season at 11th Annual ‘Clash at Canyons’
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director College of the Canyons’ 2018-19 men’s basketball season gets underway at the two-day ‘Clash at Canyons’ Tip-Off event being held Nov. 1 and 3 at the Cougar Cage. Canyons will square off vs. East Los Angeles College at 5 p.m. on Thursday....

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The Silvertone Singers, in an effort to raise funding for the new Senior Center set to open in Spring 2019, presents a concert focusing on the theme of "Money."
Nov. 29: Concert, Art Exhibit Benefiting SCV Senior Center
SACRAMENTO - Every year, as the percentage of drivers age 65 and older increases, many look to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to help them maintain their ability to drive safely.
CHP Implements ‘Age Well, Drive Smart’ for Senior Drivers
Smart & Final Stores, Inc., the value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer, reported Wednesday financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended Oct. 7, 2018.
Smart & Final Overall Sales Increased 2.8% Over Last Year
No. 1 College of the Canyons will host No. 4 Ventura College in a California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Southern California Regional Playoff first round matchup at Cougar Stadium on Saturday Nov. 17. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.
No. 1 Canyons Faces Off Against No. 4 Ventura in First Round Matchup
Grab your broom, don your ruby red slippers and travel to the wonderful land of Oz – long before Dorothy and her friends burst onto the scene.
City Offering ‘Wicked’ Excursion to Pantages Theatre
Fire officials raised the Fire Danger Level from “Very High” to “Extreme” in the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.
Officials Raise Fire Danger Levels in Angeles National Forest to ‘Extreme’
1978 - Southern Pacific Saugus depot closes; later moved & used as SCV Historical Society museum [story]
Republican incumbent Dante Acosta conceded Wednesday to Democratic challenger Christy Smith in the tight race for California's 38th Assembly District seat in the Nov. 6 general election.
Acosta Concedes to Smith in Assembly Race as Ballot Tally Continues
There's a temptation inherent to a free-flowing and high scoring game.
TMU Men’s Hoopsters Show Selflessness in Win Over Bethesda
TMU's women's volleyball team will fly to Sioux City, Iowa, to begin pool play on Nov. 27 to Nov. 29.
TMU Women’s Volleyball Earns Bye to NAIA Final Site in Iowa
Before Saturday night's GSAC title game, the PA announcer indulged himself in a bit of low-hanging humor.
TMU Women’s Volleyball Wins GSAC Tourney Title, Earns NAIA Bid
Master's women's volleyball team scored a 3-0 semifinal win over Menlo College on the way to the Golden State Athletic Conference tournament at Hope International in Fullerton.
TMU Women’s Volleyball Team Advances to GSAC Title Game
The Mustangs trailed almost all the way through three quarters, rallied in the fourth, and held on to down No. 7 Carroll 61-56 in Helena, Montana Friday.
TMU Women’s Hoopsters Close Trip with Win Over No. 7 Carroll
College of the Canyons was the team favorite to capture this year's California Community College Athletic Association women's golf state championship and the Cougars didn't disappoint on Monday, winning the program's third title.
Canyons Wins 2018 CCCAA Women’s Golf State Championship
No. 1 College of the Canyons completed a perfect 10-0 regular season and claimed its first conference championship in five years with a rousing 42-30 comeback victory over longtime conference rival No. 18 Bakersfield College.
No. 1 Cougars Finish Regular Season Perfect 10-0 to Claim Conference Title
Los Angeles County homeowners whose properties have been damaged or destroyed by the Woolsey, Hill, or Pike fires may be eligible for property tax relief.
County Officials Offer Property Tax Relief for Homeowners Affected by Wildfires
Until further notice, the California Film Commission will not accept applications for filming along Pacific Coast Highway, which is closed from Sunset Blvd. north to Las Posas Road due to the Woolsey Fire.
Filming Permit Applications Suspended in Woolsey Fire Areas
A small brush fire was reported off Interstate 5 south of Highway 138 in the Gorman area just after noon Wednesday, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials.
Firefighters Douse Small Brush Fire Near Gorman
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a temporary rent stabilization policy in the unincorporated areas of LA County in order to protect renters threatened by skyrocketing rents.
Supes OK Rent Control Ordinance for Unincorporated County
California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Wednesday surveyed wildfire damage in Butte County and issued an executive order to cut red tape and help streamline recovery efforts across the state.
Brown Surveys Fire Damage, Orders Streamlined Cleanup, Recovery Aid
Nearly 700,000 ballots cast in the Nov. 6 general election remain to be counted, according to the second ballot counting update from Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan on Tuesday afternoon.
County Posts Second Results Update for Nov. 6 Election
Express Employment Professionals will host the world-renowned Express Employment Professionals Clydesdales at the local Express office in Santa Clarita on Friday, Nov. 16, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Nov. 16: Express Employment Professionals to Host Clydesdales for Carousel Ranch Benefit
Tax revenue reported by the cannabis industry in the third quarter of 2018 totaled $93.1 million for returns received through Oct. 31, an increase of more than $13 million over the second quarter.
State Cannabis Tax Revenue Higher by $13M in Third Quarter 2018
The Civilian Oversight Commission for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will host its next monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Nov. 15: Civilian Oversight Commission for Sheriff’s Department Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control is working to provide safe sheltering for animals as a result of the fires that have affected thousands of Los Angeles County residents.
County Shelters Caring for Animal Victims of Woolsey Fire
1935 - Voters approve $22,000 construction bond to build a bigger Saugus School. WPA kicked in another $17,181. [story]
As late absentee and provisional ballots continue to be counted in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, Democratic challenger Christy Smith has pulled ahead of Republican incumbent Dante Acosta in the 38th Assembly District race.
Smith Takes Lead Over Acosta in Assembly Vote Tally
LOS ANGELES – As first responders continue to battle the #WoolseyFire, Los Angeles County has launched comprehensive and coordinated recovery efforts to support the residents displaced by the fire.
County Partners with State, Feds for Woolsey Fire Recovery Efforts
SCVi, iLEAD’s founding school serving learners in grades TK through 12, will welcome students, parents and interested members of the community to two Prospective Family Meetings Wednesday and Thursday.
Nov. 14, 15: SCVi’s Prospective Family Meetings
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Ralph Breaks the Internet, the sequel to the critical and commercially successful Wreck-It Ralph (2012), comes out next week (Nov. 21) on the day before Thanksgiving.
CalArts Alum Discusses Approach to ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’
NORTHRIDGE - The CSUN men's and women's cross country teams completed the 2018 season Saturday at the NCAA West Regional Cross Country Championship at Haggin Oaks Golf Course in Sacramento.
Matadors Wrap Up 2018 Cross Country Season at NCAA West Regionals
A Monday morning collision in Stevenson Ranch killed one person, said officials at the California Highway Patrol.
Valencia Resident Killed in Stevenson Ranch Crash
LOS ANGELES – According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, smoke from Woolsey Fire has caused unhealthy air quality that affects everyone in areas directly impacted by smoke, including portions of:
Smoke Advisory Issued for SCV
The California State University (CSU) has announced accommodations for applicants affected by recent wildfires who are applying for admission to CSU campuses for the fall 2019 term.
CSU Applicants Affected by Wildfires May Request Deadline Extension