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Dec. 7: Family Literacy Festival at Santa Clarita Library
Monday, Dec 2, 2019

The Santa Clarita Public Library will team with the SCV Education Foundation and SCV Water to host the 13th annual Family Literacy Festival at the Old Town Newhall Library on Saturday, December 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Themed “Adventure by the Books,” the free event will celebrate literature, music,...

Dec. 5: California Enterprise Development Authority Teleconference Meeting
Thursday, Nov 28, 2019

The next California Enterprise Development Authority teleconference meeting will be Thursday, Dec. 5, at 10:30 a.m. The information needed for the teleconference is as follows: (712) 775-7031 – Conference Code: 183724# For more information, contact Jason Crawford or Stephanie Givans at the city...

Santa Clarita Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner
Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019

For the 20th year, the city of Santa Clarita hosted its annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner on Monday at the Newhall Community Center. More than 400 attended the event for the traditional Thanksgiving dinner, complete with turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce and dessert. “We put this...

Court Ruling Favors SCV Sanitation District Wastewater Treatment Upgrades

In a recent ruling, the Los Angeles Superior Court denied a legal challenge to block implementation of the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District’s project to meet state‐mandated chloride (salt) limits on water discharged into the Santa Clara River from its Valencia and Saugus wastewater (sewage)...

City Council OK’s $330K Youth Crime Prevention Grant

Santa Clarita will receive a piece of more than $25.5 million in state grant dollars to continue funding programs aimed at curbing youth crime across the valley, a move made possible with a recent vote by the Santa Clarita City Council. At its Nov. 12 meeting, council members accepted the Citizens Option...

City, Red Cross Holding Two Community Blood Drives
Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita will host community blood drives on Tuesday, Dec. 3, and Friday, Dec. 6, to aid the American Red Cross. The City invites residents to embrace the giving spirit this holiday season and donate blood at various City locations to help those in need. The blood drive on Dec. 3, will...

City to Address Building Code Updates, Upgrades to Traffic Signals

The Santa Clarita City Council is expected Tuesday to discuss adopting California’s updated building codes, as well as traffic signal upgrades and increasing its city bus fleet. Every three years, the state publishes new building standards that the city is required to enforce to comply with California...

Community Unites for ‘Light Up Main Street’ Celebration
Monday, Nov 25, 2019

Santa Clarita celebrated its annual Light Up Main Street event in Old Town Newhall Saturday night, when the community came together to enjoy one another’s company, participate in different activities and share in the holiday spirit. Each year, the city of Santa Clarita welcomes the community to experience...

November 26: City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Friday, Nov 22, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, November 26, at 5:30 p.m., followed by its regular meeting at 6 p.m. The special meeting will be a closed session for the annual performance evaluation for City Manager Ken Striplin. Click here to view the agenda for the special meeting. The...

Nov. 23: ‘Light Up Main Street’ Tree-Lighting Ceremony in Newhall

Originally scheduled for November 16 but postponed due to the Saugus High School shootings two days earlier, the city of Santa Clarita’s annual “Light Up Main Street” holiday celebration and tree lighting ceremony in Old Town Newhall is set for Saturday, November 23, starting at 6 p.m. “Light...

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Due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for wind chill temperatures, the Los Angeles County Health Officer on Friday called a cold weather alert for the Antelope Valley and LA County mountain areas.
Wind Chill Cold Weather Alert Called for AV, Local Mountains
Every Thursday in Stevenson Ranch, one can see a classroom full of Pico Elementary special education children eagerly dancing their way down the street or gleefully visiting a grocery store en masse.
Pico Elementary Special Ed Classroom Gifted Field Trips, Stroller
Valencia-based nonprofit organization SNAP Sports is proud to announce a new partnership with Afterburn Fitness in Valencia to help train special-needs athletes for hockey festival competition.
SNAP Sports, Afterburn Fitness Team for Hockey Training
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are teaming up for the latest iteration of the "Heads Up" traffic safety campaign, just in time for the year-end holidays.
City, Deputies Team for Holiday ‘Heads Up’ DUI Safety Campaign
The second of two robbery suspects who initially eluded deputies during containment of a Canyon Country neighborhood Tuesday afternoon has been arrested, sheriff’s officials said.
Second of 2 Robbery Suspects Arrested
Castaic Middle School KLAWS clubs in partnership with West Ranch High School and DFYinSCV will carol to the adoptable pets at the Castaic Animal Care & Control Center on Thursday, December 19, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Dec. 19: KLAWS Clubs to Carol for Shelter Pets Awaiting Adoption
Libbie McMahan scored half the points for her team in Saugus High School girls basketball’s 56-51 tournament win over Glendora at Sierra Canyon on Thursday night.
McMahan Scores 31 as Saugus Girls Hoops Beats Glendora
The Golden Valley High School Grizzly Band, Jazz Band and Color Guard have set a benefit event for Saugus High School at Tomato Joe's Pizza & Taps on Wednesday, December 11 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Dec. 11: Grizzlies to Stage Benefit for Saugus High at Tomato Joe’s
Although they might be training to become master chefs, no one is above having fun with a gingerbread house competition during the holiday season.
COC Culinary Institute Holds Annual Gingerbread House Competition
For each of the past six years, developers planning to build a senior condo complex near Towsley Canyon on The Old Road have asked regional planners for more time to keep the project alive, and on Tuesday they’ll ask again.
Planners to Weigh Extending Plan for Senior Condo Complex
With the new year just weeks away, the Santa Clarita City Council is set to nominate its new 2020 mayor on Tuesday.
Santa Clarita City Council to Appoint 2020 Mayor
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 12: Arts Commission Regular Meeting
A special meeting of the Engineering & Operations Committee is scheduled to meet on Monday, Dec. 9, at 5:30 p.m. at Summit Circle, located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita, in the Training Room.
Dec. 9: SCV Water Engineering & Operations Committee Special Meeting
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents who are planning to visit Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers. Bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around these outlets after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
OAKLAND — Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a mandatory one-year moratorium Thursday on insurance companies non-renewing policyholders - helping at least 800,000 homes in wildfire disaster areas in Northern and Southern California.
Insurers Now Banned from Pulling Policies in CA’s Fire-Ravaged Areas
In what has become a Newhall tradition, Faith Community Church will welcome the neighborhood to celebrate Christmas with its 14th annual “Festividad for Christ” event.
Dec. 14: Annual “Festividad for Christ” at Faith Community Church
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra (SCVYO) invites all young musicians to attend the next “Visiting Artists Program” workshop that will be taking place Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Pico Canyon Hall at College of the Canyons.
Dec. 7: SCV Youth Orchestra’s “Visiting Artists Program” Workshop
As the community continues to process the Saugus High School tragedy and find comfort in one another, the Santa Clarita Public Library has come together with Homes4Families to offer Santa Clarita teens and tweens affected by the shooting a healing art program, titled “The Heart of Feeling: Emotions Hidden Inside.”
Dec. 11: “The Heart of Feeling” Healing Art Program at Santa Clarita Library
Four Santa Clarita Valley volleyball players were named to an All-CIF team, as announced by the CIF-Southern Section on Monday.
Volleyball Players from 3 SCV Schools Named ALL-CIF
Preparations are underway for the eighth annual SCV Charity Chili Cook-off, and organizers are looking for sponsors and chili cooker contestants.
Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off Looking for Sponsors, Contestants
The Newhall residential community is about to grow with the addition of nearly 100 condominiums after the Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved their construction on Tuesday.
Planning Commission Approves Condominium Project on Dockweiler Drive
A burning motor home seen fully engulfed in flames prompted a swift response by firefighters to a vacant lot in Castaic Wednesday afternoon.
Castaic RV Fire Prompts Quick Response