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1997 - Redevelopment of Old Town Newhall begins with groundbreaking of Railroad Avenue improvements [story]

Ocean Water Warning for Sept. 7
Thursday, Sep 7, 2023

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters: BEACH AREAS WARNINGS: -Escondido Creek at Escondido State Beach          The entire swim area. -Marie Canyon...

County Welcomes Return of HouseLA Event

The Los Angeles County Development Authority is excited to celebrate the return of the HouseLA events after a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hosted in partnership with the Housing Authority of the city of Los Angeles yesterday’s HouseLA event served not only as a “thank you” to...

L.A. County Assessor Receives National Award for Excellence

For the second time, the Los Angeles County Assessor’s Office has received the highest honor that can be granted to a government assessment agency. The International Association of Assessing Officers recognized Assessor Jeff Prang’s Office with its prestigious Certificate of Excellence in Assessment...

L.A. County Rolls Out ‘Know Your Zone’ Emergency Campaign
Wednesday, Sep 6, 2023

Los Angeles County public safety agencies and the County’s Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger are excited to announce the “Know Your Zone” campaign, a collaborative effort that aims to prepare residents and businesses for emergencies or evacuations. Included in this roll-out are the cities...

L.A. County Library Taking Entries for 44th Annual Bookmark Contest
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2023

Los Angeles County Library’s 44th Annual Bookmark Contest for grades K – 12, which celebrates the joy of reading and creativity is now accepting entries through Oct. 21. Kids and teens are encouraged to let their imagination shine using original designs to draw, paint, or create their own bookmark....

Natural Areas Nature Center Discovery at Placerita, Vasquez Rocks

Each Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and noon the Los Angeles Department of Parks & Recreation invites Santa Clarita Valley residents to attend a meet and greet with Natural Area Superintendents at the Placerita Canyon Natural Area and Vasquez Rocks Natural Area. Learn more about your nature center and...

Oct. 27-29: Castaic Lake Haunted Hike
Monday, Sep 4, 2023

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting “Let’s Go To The Circus” Castaic Lake Haunted Hike, Oct. 27 – 29. Hike Times: Friday and Saturday: 6:45 p.m. to 9: 30 p.m. Sunday: 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. Timeslots: Every 15 minutes for groups up to 75. Trail length:...

Financial Relief for Areas Impacted by Chiquita Canyon Landfill Odors
Friday, Sep 1, 2023

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has announced $2 million will be made available initially to support community members burdened by the pungent odors stemming from the Chiquita Canyon Landfill. “There is no doubt in my mind that residents who live near the landfill are suffering,” said...

Weekly COVID-19 Roundup: Reducing Spread Over Holiday Weekend

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 232 new cases and no additional deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week. Public Health is now reporting COVID-19 data once a week. This is the most recent data from Sept. 1. This new data brings Los Angeles...

Free Snack Program Returns to L.A. County Parks
Thursday, Aug 31, 2023

This fall, the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation brings its Free Snack Program to 46 L.A. County Parks, including Val Verde, beginning  on Tuesday, Sept. 5 and conclude May 24. Children 18 and younger are invited to receive a nutritious lunch and snack that includes vegetables, fruits,...

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1997 - Redevelopment of Old Town Newhall begins with groundbreaking of Railroad Avenue improvements [story]
1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
Women's Club
An art exhibit, My Kind of Town by Justin N. Kim, will be on display at the Canyon Country Community Center, 18410 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91351, now through Dec. 8.
Art Exhibits on Display at Canyon Country Library, Community Center
Last Saturday, I was heartbroken to learn of Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer's murder. The 30-year-old Sheriff's deputy's life was taken from him as he was sitting in his patrol car just outside the Palmdale Sheriff's Station.
Kathyrn Barger | In Loving Memory
William S. Hart Union High School District Teacher of the Year Casey Cuny has been honored as one of the top 16 teachers in the county of Los Angeles by the Los Angeles County Office of Education. He is now officially nominated for the California Teacher of the Year.
Valencia High’s Casey Cuny Named One of County’s Top 16 Teachers
California State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is pleased to announce that the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has been awarded $5 million to improve sustainable groundwater use and storage through the California Department of Water Resources Sustainable Groundwater Management Grant Program.
Wilk Announces $5M Sustainable Groundwater Grant to SCV Water
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 26, in open public session at 6 p.m.
Sept 26: City Council Meets to Discuss Proposed Lighting at Central Park
The William S. Hart Union High School District Golden Oak Adult School, a pillar of lifelong learning and community support, will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a special celebration on Thursday, Oct. 26.
Oct. 26: Golden Oak Adult School Celebrates 75 Year Anniversary
Completely redesigned and built in-house by the Information Services division, the city of Santa Clarita will launch a new website under the domain of SantaClarita.gov on Monday, Sept. 25.
City to Launch New SantaClarita.gov Website
Youth sports coaches for Winter Basketball for the city of Santa Clarita Youth Sports leagues are being sought.
Santa Clarita Youth Sports Winter Basketball Coaches Sought
Help beautify Canyon Country on Saturday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to noon, during Canyon Country Community Day. Volunteers will help city of Santa Clarita staff paint walls and re-mulch the parkways on Whites Canyon Road between Stillmore Street and Nadal Street.
Oct. 7: Canyon Country Community Day Seeks Volunteers
Cultural events, local history, incredible art, engaging programs for children, what would you like to see in a possible Santa Clarita Museum and Cultural Center? The City of Santa Clarita is exploring the possibility of developing a Museum and Cultural Center to showcase the community’s rich history, cultural heritage and to celebrate the diversity of the city.
Input Sought for Santa Clarita Museum, Cultural Center
Casino rocker Donny Parvo will appear in Old Town Newhall on Saturday, Sept. 23 with his “The Last Ride of the Load Ranger” tour. This is a one-night-only concert to benefit American Legion Post 507.
Sept. 23: Donny Parvo Benefit Concert for American Legion Post 507
The Saugus Union School District Governing Board is seeking applicants to fill the seat of board member Cassandra Love who is resigning her seat as Trustee Area 1 as of Oct. 2.
SUSD Governing Board Seeks Applicants to Fill Board Vacancy
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 177 new cases and two additional deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Weekly COVID-19 Roundup: Two New SCV Deaths; 177 New Cases
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day
The Master's University women's volleyball team dominated in a three-set win 25-23, 25-19, 25-16 over the Westcliff Warriors Tuesday night in The MacArthur Center.
Lady Mustangs Dominate Warriors in Straight Sets
Los Angeles County is one of the most diverse counties in the country and the Sheriff’s Department is committed to equally protecting the rights of every member of the community regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental disability, or gender.
LASD Hosts Annual Hate Crimes Summit
In a match that was dominated by physical midfield play, The Master's University men's soccer team lost a non-conference game to the Vanguard Lions 1-0 Wednesday on Reese Field.
Mustangs Drop Non-Conference Game to Vanguard 0-1
Communities of color are often the first and most impacted by the human decisions that contribute to climate change.
CSUN Professor Helps Organize Touring Exhibit
CAMARILLO — College of the Canyons finished in second place, a shot behind tourney host Moorpark College, as the Western State Conference (WSC) event at Sterling Hills Golf Course on Monday. 
COC Women’s Golf Places Second at Sterling Hills
California State University, Northridge head women's basketball coach Carlene Mitchell has hired Ramia Griffin as the Matadors' director of basketball operations.
CSUN Women’s Basketball Adds Ramia Griffin to Coaching Staff
LOS ANGELES (CN) — Kevin Eduardo Cataneo Salazar, the man accused of shooting to death Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer, appeared in court for the first time on Wednesday and pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
Suspect in Killing of SCV Deputy Pleads Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity