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June 30
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker

Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Cases Increase By Over 150
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday a total of nine new deaths and 6,529 new cases countywide, with 153 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,325, county case totals to 3,112,364 and Santa Clarita Valley case...

July 23: Santa Clarita School of Performing Arts Announces JCPenney Fashion Show

Santa Clarita School of Performing Arts is excited to announce an event with JCPenney to display all the summer fun fashions on Saturday July 23rd. The show starts at 3 p.m. at JCPenney Westfield Valencia Town Center, 26450 McBean Pkwy, Santa Clarita CA 91355. This event is not only a great experience...

County Supervisors Passes Gender Health Program In L.A. County

On June 14, 2022, the Board of Supervisors passed the motion, “Care with Pride: Establishing a Gender Health Program in Los Angeles County,” in honor of  Pride month. The motion was meant to build upon existing efforts to provide culturally competent, affirming healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

Minimum Wage In Unincorporated Areas of L.A. County Must Increase By July 1

The minimum wage in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County will be $15.96 per hour beginning July 1. Some important aspects of the County’s Minimum Wage Ordinance: -This ordinance applies to employees who perform at least two hours of work in a week within unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County -Employers...

Sept. 3: Boots & Brews Country Music Festival Returns with Headliner Brad Paisley

The legendary Boots & Brews has returned and this year headlining with country music Star Brad Paisley. The event will return Saturday, Sept. 3 at Central Park in Santa Clarita with a few other performances to be announced. Past performances include Chris Lane, Easton Corbin, Jake Owens, Rodney Atkins,...

June 30: Soundcheck Presents Performances from Bluedive, Cloud Seeker

Tune into a brand new episode of Soundcheck on Thursday, June 30 at 4 p.m. to see performances from the emo pop-punk group Bluedive and indie pop-rock guys of Cloud Seeker. Each band will play three original songs in live, recorded performances at the SCVTV studio. Tune in to hear Blue Dive and Cloud...

Sept 9: 2022 Santa Clarita Economic Outlook

To arm business leaders and companies with the knowledge to succeed, the Santa Clarita Economic Development Corporation will be hosting their 2022 Economic Outlook Forecast. A panel of business leaders will discuss issues around corporate resilience, agility and innovation in the face of unique challenges....

Honor Ranch Development Project Takes Next Steps

The Honor Ranch Site is a potential development located in a County-owned vacant lot in the Santa Clarita Valley. This 206-acre plot along the eastern edge of the I-5, north of the Castaic Junction, offers an opportunity for a new jobs-creating development. It consists of a large contiguous land area...

SCV Water Receives Credit Rating Upgrade

Citing a stable outlook and very low operating cost burdens, Fitch Ratings has upgraded the overall credit rating of the Santa Clarita Water Agency to AA from AA-. In addition, the rating on several debt obligations were upgraded as follows: -$75 million in Certificates of Participation were upgraded...

July 1: CHP Maximum Enforcement Period For Independence Day Weekend Begins

Independence Day is on a Monday this year, resulting in a three-day weekend for many and a likely increase in vehicles traveling California’s roadways. The California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists that driving too fast is not only illegal, but the leading cause of traffic fatalities. To help...

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1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker
1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
Colossus under construction
1926 - Film director Mel Brooks born in Brooklyn; shot "Blazing Saddles" at Vasquez Rocks and "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" in Sand Canyon [story]
Mel Brooks