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1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to the public [story]
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New County Loan to Aid Moderate-Income, First Time Home Buyers
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2024

The Los Angeles County Development Authority is excited to announce its new Home Ownership Program, HOP120. The loans will assist moderate-income homebuyers earning 120% of the Area Median Income for Los Angeles County in the purchase of their first home. HOP120 provides a second mortgage loan for first-time...

Public Health Ends Weekly COVID-19 Updates
Friday, Feb 23, 2024

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 78 new cases and one additional death from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week. This new data brings Santa Clarita Valley case totals to 105,027 since March of 2020. SCV deaths from COVID-19 rise to 596. **Note:...

Prop 65 Notice Issued to L.A. County for Chiquita Canyon Landfill

Recently, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health received a Proposition 65 Notice from the California Department of Toxic Substances Control regarding the threatened illegal discharge of hazardous waste from the Chiquita Canyon Landfill. Proposition 65 requires businesses to provide warnings...

County Files Suit Against Grubhub Alleging Unfair Business Practices
Thursday, Feb 22, 2024

Photo credit: Grubhub social media account. Los Angeles County filed a lawsuit Wednesday against food delivery company Grubhub alleging false and deceptive advertising, misrepresentation and unfair business practices that financially harm consumers, delivery drivers and restaurants. “This lawsuit...

American Red Cross’ ‘Sound the Alarm’ Campaign Returns

Since 2014, the American Red Cross “Sound the Alarm” Campaign has saved at least 2,030 lives nationwide from the threat of home fires, which claim seven lives every day in the U.S. Through the campaign, the Red Cross provides resources for communities across the country to learn more about...

DACC Addresses Consequences of Backyard Breeding

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) wishes to provide clarifying information regarding the fatal dog attack in Compton on Feb. 16. Based on video obtained from security cameras at the scene, the evidence clearly indicated the involvement of all 13 dogs in the ongoing,...

Public Health Extends Ocean Water Quality Rain Advisory
Wednesday, Feb 21, 2024

An ocean water rain advisory for all Los Angeles County beaches has been extended to Saturday, Feb. 24 at 6 a.m. Due to current rainfall, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health advises beach users to avoid all water contact, especially near discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers due...

Inspector General Issues Report Card on LASD Reforms
Tuesday, Feb 20, 2024

The Office of Inspector General Max Huntsman, Inspector General, has issued a report entitled Report Card On Sheriff’s Department’s Reforms 2019 to 2023. The report may be viewed by clicking on the link below or visiting the Office of Inspector General’s website. Report Card On Sheriff’s...

SCV Residents Urged to Inspect Gardens, Don’t Move Fruit

California is experiencing an unusually high number of invasive fruit fly detections this season. The California Department of Food and Agricultural, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture and County Agricultural Commissioners, has initiated local regulatory measures to eradicate...

Weekly COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Indicators Continue to Drop
Friday, Feb 16, 2024

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 168 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 Friday, Feb. 16. This new data brings...

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Lulu Sanchez was named Big West Freshman Softball Player of the Week on Monday, Feb. 26.
CSUN’s Lulu Sanchez Earns Big West Freshman of the Week
The Master’s University released its spring 2024 magazine on Tuesday.
TMU Releases 2024 Spring Magazine
The city of Santa Clarita announced both dog parks at Central Park will be closed temporarily for renovations beginning Wednesday Feb. 28.
Central Park Dog Parks to Close Temporarily
It was a rematch of the five-set thriller from the NAIA semifinals last spring.
Mustangs Drop Five-Set Match to Lions
Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a civil lawsuit by the U.S. Forest Service that blamed the utility's equipment for the massive Thomas Fire that tore through Southern California in late 2017.
SoCal Edison Agrees to Pay $80 million Over Thomas Fire
R. Martin “Marty” Chavez, a trailblazing entrepreneur who turned a Wall Street trading business into a software business and in the process revolutionized the way capital moves and works, will provide insights into the world of finance on Tuesday, March 12, as part of the Younes Nazarian Distinguished Speaker Series at California State University, Northridge.
Wall Street Trailblazer to Deliver CSUN Distinguished Speaker Lecture
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is excited to announce its new Home Ownership Program, HOP120.
New County Loan to Aid Moderate-Income, First Time Home Buyers
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to the public [story]
Winifred Westover
The Master's University women's basketball team got to within one in the final quarter, but it was the Menlo Oaks that pulled away in the end to get the 67-60 win Saturday afternoon in The MacArthur Center.
Lady Mustangs Drop Regular Season Finale to Menlo Oaks 60-67
In honor of Black History Month, California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is pleased to recognize several prominent Black community leaders and organizations who are making a difference across Senate District 21.
SCV Realtor Recognized Among Wilk’s Black History Month Spotlight
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond joined educators and members of the California Teachers Association Monday on the west steps of the California State Capitol to announce historic legislation—the Pregnancy Leave for Educators Act.
Landmark Legislation Announced for School Employees Paid Pregnancy Leave
The California Jaycee Foundation announced Monday Alexander Bonfiglio of Golden Valley High School is one of eight graduating high school seniors receiving a $1,000 Scholarship resulting from the annual competition completed in January 2024.
Santa Clarita Student Earns CA Jaycee Foundation Scholarship
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 26 - Sunday, March 3.
Nine Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m.
COC Board to Consider Amendment to Purchase of 30,000-Square-Foot Tech Center
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, Feb. 27, with closed session beginning at 5:15p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
Saugus School Board to Consider Staff Reductions
Since City incorporation in 1987, public safety has remained a top priority for the city of Santa Clarita.
Ken Striplin | Time to Take a Heads Up! Mindset
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Sierra Hillbillies is inviting the community to put on green and add shamrocks and leprechauns to its next monthly dance on Sunday, March 3, from 2 p.m to 5 p.m., at Valencia United Methodist Church.
March 3: Sierra Hillbillies Hosting Leprechaun’s Dance
It's the goal of every basketball team to cut down the nets.
Mustangs Capture Conference Title with Win Over Menlo Oaks 80-73
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim
1936 - U.S. release of Silent Era's last feature, "Modern Times" with Charles Chaplin, partially shot in SCV [story]
Modern Times scene
1993 - Jury awards Newhall Land $2.3 million for "Valencia" trademark infringement by Palmer apartments at Valle del Oro, Newhall [story]
Palmer Guilty
Author and illustrator Vashti Harrison (Film/Video MFA 14) has been named the recipient of the 2024 Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children for her book "Big."
CalArtian Wins 2024 Caldecott Medal
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