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1889 - Castaic School District established [story]
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Family-to-Family Offering 12-Week Program on Mental Health
Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019

Does your loved one have mental illness? Learn how to help. The Family-to-Family Education Program is a series of twelve free weekly classes for family members and caregivers of individuals with a mental health condition. The trained co-teachers are family members themselves and know what it’s like...

April 15: Artist Otto Stürcke Conducts Pastel Demo at Barnes & Noble

Otto Stürcke will conduct a pastel demo at the next meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) on Monday, April 15. This event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd. As a representational artist, Stürcke seeks to find common ground...

Deadline Extended to Nominate SCV Man & Woman of the Year
Thursday, Jan 31, 2019

Gloria Mercado-Fortine and Nick Lentini show the awards that designate them as 2018 SCV Man and Woman of the Year. The 53nd Annual Premier Volunteer Recognition Event, 2019 Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year dinner, will be held Friday, May 3, 2019, at 6 p.m., at the Hyatt Valencia. The purpose...

‘The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane’ Selected for One Story One City Program

Every year, the Santa Clarita Public Library’s One Story One City program encourages discussion amongst Santa Clarita residents and promotes reading through the celebration of one story during the month of March. The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to announce this year’s 2019 book selection...

March 9: Canyon Country Optimist Club’s Charity Quarter Auction

The 9th Annual Canyon Country Optimist Club’s Charity Quarter Auction sponsored by the Santa Clarita Optimist Foundation will be held on Saturday, March 9, at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. All proceeds from this auction will be used to benefit youth and in-need families....

March 9: Hope Through Horses Open Barn
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019

Join SRD~Straightening Reins, Redemption Road K9 and special celebrity guest USA Track & Field Medalist Long Jumper Norris Frederick on Saturday, March 9, as they host their first ever Hope Through Horses Open Barn. Come meet Straightening Reins’ team of professionals specializing in equine-assisted...

March 16: Zonta Club SCV’s Women in Service Celebration

Twenty-one outstanding community volunteers have been nominated by local nonprofit organizations to be honored at the annual Women in Service Celebration sponsored by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, at The Oaks, (formerly Valencia TPC...

Feb. 16: Elks Invite Locals to ‘Roast’ Reynolds for SCV Charities
Friday, Jan 25, 2019

There will be no quarter given when members of the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge No. 2379 and guests roast local veteran activist and author Bill Reynolds for charity on Saturday, Feb. 16. Longtime Elks Roast Emcee Bob Kellar will referee with glee as Reynolds is seated on the Roastee’s Throne and subjected...

Jan. 29: COC Continuing Education Center Grand Opening

A special grand opening event for the new College of the Canyons continuing education center on Soledad Canyon Road will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will allow students and community members the opportunity to learn more about the center’s programs and to register for...

Feb. 23: Santa Clarita Poker Tournament
Thursday, Jan 24, 2019

You don’t have to leave Los Angeles County to experience playing real Las Vegas-style poker. The annual Santa Clarita Poker Tournament will be held Saturday Feb. 23. and has real professional poker dealers at all our real high quality poker tables for this real Poker Tournament at the Canyon Club. The...

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Earlier this month, Library Journal named CalArts Reference & Instruction Librarian Marisa Méndez-Brady a 2019 "Mover & Shaker, "the trade publication’s annual award for “people shaping the future of libraries.”
CalArts Librarian Named 2019 ‘Mover & Shaker’ by Library Journal
The Mustangs beat San Diego Christian 4-1 and 3-2 in Lakeside on Saturday to complete a four-game sweep of the Hawks and move into a share of first place in GSAC standings.
Brooks Earns 700th Win in Mustang Sweep of San Diego
In light of how far the group has already come, TMU track and field coach Zach Schroeder is confident his 4x800-meter relay can go a little faster.
TMU Track & Field Shines at Westmont Collegiate Classic
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold a special meeting on Thursday, March 28, starting at 8:30 a.m.
March 28: Parks, Recreation, Community Services Special Meeting
The Santa Clarita Community College District's Board of Trustees will hold a joint business meeting with representatives of the Associated Student Government at College of the Canyons' Valencia Campus on Wednesday, March 27.
March 27: COC Board of Trustees, ASG Joint Business Meeting
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its next regular and special meetings on Tuesday, March 26.
March 26: City Council Legislative, Special, Regular Meetings
On Friday in Lakeside, right-handed hitting senior Anthony Lepre's entire repertoire was on display in a doubleheader against San Diego Christian.
Lepre’s Big Day Powers Mustangs to Wins Over Hawks
A motorcyclist hurt and taken to the hospital Monday morning narrowly missed being run over by a big rig, one of the rescuing paramedics said.
Motorcyclist Hurt in Crash, Narrowly Misses Big-Rig Collision
California 38th District Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) authored and submitted 14 bills prior to the Feb. 22 legislative submission deadline, tackling issues like education, human trafficking, and public safety.
Smith Introduces 14 Bills for Current Sacramento Session
This year’s annual Castaic Dam Run at Castaic Lake on Saturday, April 13 will offer more fun for families as the event will also include the community’s first-ever Gnome Festival, featuring a Kids’ Gnome Parade.
April 13: Annual Castaic Dam Run, First Gnome Festival, Kids’ Parade
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Captain Timothy K. Murakami has been promoted to Undersheriff, according to a news release from the LASD's Information Bureau.
Murakami Promoted to LASD Undersheriff
After weeks of informational picketing and mediation, College of the Canyons and its full-time faculty members have reached a tentative agreement that would end an ongoing dispute between the two sides.
COC, Full-Time Faculty Reach Tentative Agreement
SCV Water’s FY 2018/19 Budget has been recognized, locally by the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers, and nationally by the Government Finance Officers Association, for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.
SCV Water Wins 2 Prestigious Awards for Inaugural Budget
Predicting that the public will not see the full report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. elections, Senator Lindsey Graham noted Monday that material covered by executive privilege will likely be kept under wraps.
Graham Expects Some of Mueller Report to Stay Secret
A pedestrian is in stable condition after a man accused of drunken driving drove over a man’s leg on the 23000 block of Drayton Street in Santa Clarita on Sunday.
Deputies Hold Suspect After Man’s Leg is Run Over Outside Homeless Shelter
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Court Services Division Chief Robin Limon has been promoted to Assistant Sheriff for LASD, according to the Sheriff's Information Bureau.
LASD Promotes Robin Limon to Assistant Sheriff
1889 - Castaic School District established [story]
Castaic siding
Shutters clicked and lightbulbs flashed as the nominees for 2019 SCV Man and Woman of the Year were announced Wednesday at the annual "Paparazzi Party."
Nominees for SCV Man, Woman of Year Unveiled
1922 - Wyatt Earp's wife thanks William S. Hart for defending her husband's honor [story]
Wyatt Earp story
The California Highway Patrol closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 5 at Gorman School Road and southbound lanes at Frazier Mountain Park Saturday afternoon to clean up after multi-vehicle crashes in two locations.
Lanes Reopened After Multiple-Vehicle Crashes Close I-5 in Grapevine
1886 - Film director Robert N. Bradbury born in Washington state; launched John Wayne's career in Placerita Canyon [watch]
Governor Gavin Newsom Friday proclaimed a state of emergency throughout California ahead of the coming fire season, directing his administration to immediately expedite forest management projects that will protect 200 of California’s most wildfire-vulnerable communities.
Newsom Proclaims State of Emergency on Wildfires
For the second time in as many years here, a Mustang barreled to the rim in the closing seconds and scored a game-tying basket, only for the opposition to land a jarring counterpunch. This time no overtime was necessary.
Men’s Hoops: TMU Falls on Buzzer-Beater in NAIA First Round
As Master's concluded the Battle at Primm in Nipton, California, on Tuesday, the tournament's bright spot remained Karsten Briley's ridiculously low second round a day earlier.
TMU Men’s Golfers Prep for Fast Turnaround After Primm
College of the Canyons placed golfers in the top three individual spots on the way to winning its fourth straight conference tournament with a five-man score of 367 at Antelope Valley Country Club on Monday.
Wakaari Medals Again, Cougs Win Fourth Straight
College of the Canyons' men's swim team won a relay event and combined for eight top-five finishes to lead the Cougars to a third-place team result during the Western State Conference meet held at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center on Saturday, March 16.
Cougars Swim to Third at Home WSC Meet
College of the Canyons won a combined nine events and finished runner-up in six more during a strong showing at the non-conference Bakersfield College Relays on Saturday, March 16.
Cougars Track & Field Roars at BC Relays
The city of Santa Clarita will host a public ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the completion of the Sierra Highway Pedestrian Bridge and Street Improvement Project on Friday, March 29, at 10 a.m.
March 29: City to Dedicate New Sierra Highway Pedestrian Bridge
Nearly two years in the making, Special Counsel Robert Mueller confidentially submitted his report Friday on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, but it remains unclear as to when, or whether, Attorney General William Barr will make the report public.
Mueller Submits Long-Awaited Report on Russian Meddling in US Election
The Civilian Oversight Commission for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will host its monthly commission meeting in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
March 26: Oversight Panel to Focus on LASD Secret Subgroups, ICE Policy, Sheriff’s Actions
The students in California State University, Northridge Finance 491A and 491B: Student Portfolio Seminar are outperforming finance professionals and turning nearly $5 million of investments into scholarships, research and other opportunities for the university.
Students Beat the Markets in Managing CSUN’s Portfolio
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will take part in a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation in the city of Santa Clarita on Monday, March 25, between 5 a.m. and 3 p.m.
March 25: LASD Bicycle, Pedestrian Safety Operation in Santa Clarita
The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, March 26, starting at 1 p.m.
March 26: LA County Board of Supervisors Meeting
California consumers are applying for clean-vehicle rebates at a record pace as demand for the cleanest vehicles on the market skyrocketed over the past year.
Sales of Electric Cars Breaking Records in California
As long-sparring foes, Cemex and the city of Santa Clarita enter what appears to be the final 16 months of their rocky relationship. A recent lawsuit filed by the former against the latter was done without fanfare and withdrawn just as quietly.
Cemex Silent on Dismissal of Suit Against City of Santa Clarita
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested an unidentified couple in Castaic on felony vandalism and misdemeanor drug and theft charges on Wednesday, station officials reported Friday.
Napping Couple Nabbed in Castaic on Vandalism, Drug Charges