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1984 - NTSB revises probable cause of 1982 "Twilight Zone" deaths after director John Landis appeals [story]
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City of Santa Clarita Earns National Financial Reporting Award
Friday, Oct 23, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. The award is for the city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2018-19. This year marks...

Oct. 24: SCV Sheriff’s Station to Host Drug Takeback Day

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will host a National Drug Takeback Day event on Saturday, October 24, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Community members are encouraged to drop off unwanted medications at the station, located at 23740 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia 91355. Part of the U.S....

Santa Clarita 2020 ‘State of the City’ Highlights Resilience Amid Challenges

City of Santa Clarita officials delivered the 2020 State of the City event Thursday in true COVID-19-era format: virtually, while shining a light on local essential workers who have toiled tirelessly since the onset of the pandemic. “If at last year’s State of the City we would have told you that...

SCV Homeless Task Force Exploring Overnight Parking Options
Thursday, Oct 22, 2020

Santa Clarita homeless task force members are exploring options to start a local overnight parking program akin to those in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. During their monthly meeting Thursday, Peggy Edwards, chair of the task force’s Affordable Housing Committee and president of the Bridge to Home...

Santa Clarita Increases Street Sweeping Through January
Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita has increased the frequency of street sweeping throughout all areas of the city through the end of January. This change is made each fall and winter to remove excess leaves and other debris from gutters. Sweeping will take place every week, following trash pickup days, between...

County Assessor: Pre-COVID Data Shows Santa Clarita Top Five Highest Valued Cities
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang released the 2020 Annual Report, reflecting growth and increases in the assessed value of all taxable real property and business personal property countywide. The report includes an updated ranking of the County’s 88 cities, including the highest valued cities...

Cameras Rolling on Ten Productions in SCV This Week
Monday, Oct 19, 2020

Ten productions are filming in the Santa Clarita Valley the week of October 19-25, according to the city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office. * “Good Trouble” – television show * “Reno 911” – television show * “Goliath” – television show * “Cesar’s Way” – television show *...

Santa Clarita Wins Award for Excellence in Procurement

The city of Santa Clarita has been awarded the prestigious 25th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement for 2020 from the National Procurement Institute Inc. This is the tenth time the city has received the AEP Award from NPI in recognition of Santa Clarita’s purchasing policies and practices. The...

Santa Clarita Awarded Transparency Certificate of Excellence

The city of Santa Clarita received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance. To receive the award, the city of Santa Clarita demonstrated the completion...

Santa Clarita Unveils Latest Public Art Project
Friday, Oct 16, 2020

After two years of planning, the city of Santa Clarita unveiled “California Scape,” the latest public art project, Thursday at Fair Oaks Park in Canyon Country. “The inspiration for ‘California Scape’ was drawn from the larger Santa Clarita landscape that we know and love here in our community,”...

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It was double, double, toil and trouble as All Hallow's Eve neared in the Santa Clarita Valley, with residents continuing to provide Halloween haunts around every corner in the midst of the pandemic.
SCV Continues to Scare Up its Halloween Haunts
The Saugus Union School District board voted Tuesday night to suspend its child development program due to constraints placed on the district by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saugus School District Suspends Child Development Program
A Santa Clarita man and his Northridge-based business partner were arrested on federal charges Thursday in a relief fraud case alleging the two fraudulently obtained more than $1.95 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans.
Santa Clarita Man Arrested in $1.9M COVID-19 Relief Fraud Case
A Los Angeles County assessor’s report on all 88 cities in Los Angeles County showed Santa Clarita property continues to be among the county’s most valuable.
Santa Clarita Property Valued at $37.2B, 5th on County List of Cities
1984 - NTSB revises probable cause of 1982 "Twilight Zone" deaths after director John Landis appeals [story]
John Landis
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths, including the 74th death in the Santa Clarita Valley and 1,745 new cases of COVID-19, including 7,267 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 74th SCV Death; Local Cases Total 7,267
The city of Santa Clarita will be holding a public hearing at the Tuesday, Nov. 10, City Council meeting to consider the transfer of 32,230 square feet of vacant land, at no cost, to Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley (FPofSCV).
Nov. 10: Public Hearing to Consider Property Transfer to Family Promise
Are you ready to save the day and bring outlaws to justice in a virtual escape room? Are you and your family ready to test your knowledge on Tacos & Trivia Night?
City Announces November Virtual Events
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present a public artist talk with Brooke Sauer to accompany her solo virtual exhibition “Out in the Blue” Monday, Nov. 9, at 2:30 p.m.
Nov. 9: COC Art Gallery Hosting Public Artist Talk with Brooke Sauer
The Santa Clarita Artists Association held its 31st Annual Art Classic virtually on Oct. 17, 2020.
SCAA Releases Art Classic 2020 Winners List
A gunshot victim survived his injuries and the suspect remained at large Thursday following a shooting near a liquor store in Canyon Country Wednesday night.
Suspect in Canyon Country Shooting Still at Large
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SCV-GSA) on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 4:00 p.m., to learn about and to provide input on plans to sustain our water supply.
Nov. 4: SCV Groundwater Sustainability Plan Online Workshop
The California State University Board of Trustees has appointed Erika D. Beck, Ph.D., to serve as president of California State University, Northridge. Beck currently serves as president of California State University Channel Islands.
CSUN Appoints Erika D. Beck as Next President
LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
SACRAMENTO – Californians age 70 and older with a noncommercial driver’s license are now eligible to renew online or by mail, eliminating the need to visit a California Department of Motor Vehicles office.
Seniors Can Now Renew Driver’s Licenses Online
1932 - Highway 99 completed through Weldon Canyon, bypassing Ridge Route [story]
Hwy 99
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,351 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 18 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases Near 1,200 Per Day, 18 New SCV Cases
Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner was "wrong" to have returned to the field at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, to celebrate the team's Game 6 World Series victory over the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday night -- after he had tested positive for COVID-19.
MLB: Turner ‘Wrong’ to Take the Field After Positive COVID-19 Tests
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has filed a lawsuit against 3M Company, Chemours, DuPont and several other companies for their roles in introducing toxic chemicals into the local water supply.
SCV Water Sues PFAS Makers Over Toxic Chemicals in Local Water
Saugus High School teacher Jim Klipfel, one of five California Teachers of the Year for 2021, has also been chosen to represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition in the spring.
California Names 2021 Teachers of the Year; Saugus High’s Klipfel to Nationals
Washington, Oregon and Nevada have joined California’s COVID-19 vaccine Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, which will independently review the safety and efficacy of any COVID-19 vaccine approved by the FDA for distribution.
Western States Join California’s COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Review
The Santa Clarita Public Library will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a variety of activities all November long.
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Santa Clarita Library
The Los Angeles Dodgers won Game 6 of the 2020 World Series, besting Tampa Bay 3-1 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday night.
Dodgers Win 2020 World Series; Stadium Team Stores to Open Thursday
The Santa Clarita City Council celebrated the opening Tuesday for its newest “transit-friendly” facility at Vista Canyon in Canyon Country, alongside officials from Metrolink and Metro, or the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
City Council Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Vista Canyon Structure, Metrolink Station