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2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren

County Requests State Leaders Investigate Natural Gas Price Increase
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors asked the State of California to launch an investigation into natural gas utility bill spikes that County residents experienced this month and to develop a plan to prevent future spikes. The action comes as a result of a motion introduced today by Fifth District...

Board of Supes to Bring $45M in Relief for Small Property Owners
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion today by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell that establishes a $45M countywide relief fund for small property owners. The new rent relief program will benefit mom-and-pop property owners hardest hit by...

L.A. County Focuses on Bringing More Mental Health Beds Into Service

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have put a plan in motion to address its shortage of mental health beds that provide care for indigent individuals suffering from untreated severe mental illness. All five members unanimously approved the motion, introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and...

More Cold Temperatures Expected in SCV, Parts of L.A. County

The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Affected areas include: Lancaster (Antelope Valley) – Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023 to Saturday,...

Monday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases; Deaths Rise to 539
Monday, Jan 23, 2023

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one additional death and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 46 additional deaths and 2,264 new cases countywide. Weekend COVID-19 New Cases Breakdown: Monday, Jan. 23: 442 Sunday, Jan. 22: 688 Saturday, Jan....

EBT Cardholders Qualify for Discount Metrolink Tickets
Friday, Jan 20, 2023

To promote transit equity Metrolink now offers the Low-income Fare Discount Program which provides eligible train riders across Southern California more affordable access to work, school and anywhere else they need to be. EBT cardholders qualify for 50% off any Metrolink ticket or pass. Tickets are...

L.A. Public Health Advises Residents ‘When to Wear a Mask’

Los Angeles County Public Health reminds residents that masks are still required in some settings and strongly recommended in other settings in Los Angeles County. Please refer to the When You Need to Wear A Mask document for the most accurate guidance for mask wearing. This information is also summarized...

Northbound I-5 Reduced to One Lane Friday Night

The California Department of Transportation advises motorists that northbound Interstate 5 will be reduced to only one lane from 9 p.m. Friday to about 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20-21, as Caltrans prepares to open an additional lane at a landslide at Castaic in northern Los Angeles County. I-5 normally has...

LAPH Reports COVID-19 Impacts Seniors, People Living in High Poverty Areas
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2023

Los Angeles County Public Health reports that the most recent data, collected during a 90-day period ending Jan. 3, on COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths in L.A. County show there’s a need for the community to continue collective efforts to protect seniors and people living in areas of high poverty...

Castaic Road Closures Due to Storm Damage

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works reports in the Castaic and West Antelope Valley area several areas of roadway are closed due to storm damage. The areas closed include: Pine Canyon Road, Lake Hughes Highway to 3 Points and Lake Hughes Highway, Dry Gulch Road to Pine Canyon. The road is...

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Three Santa Clarita music educators were recognized Saturday, Jan. 21, for their contributions to music education at the 2023 Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association Winter Conference.
School Band Association Recognizes Hart District Music Teachers
A workshop about “Basics of Filing Taxes and Family Law Issues,” hosted by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will help participants “learn about filing taxes – whether you file your own or not” and “Family Law issues - divorce, child custody, and support.”
Feb. 18: Zonta’s Upcoming Workshop to Highlight Filing Taxes, Family Law Issues
Mission Valley Bancorp announced Monday a net income of $4.8 million, or $1.45 per diluted share, for the year ended Dec. 31, 2022, compared to net income of $5.0 million, or $1.50 per diluted share, for the year ended Dec. 31, 2021.
Mission Valley Bank Announces Record Loan Growth, Cash Dividend
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Jan. 30 – Sunday, Feb. 5.
‘NCIS,’ ‘CSI: Vegas’ Among Nine Productions Currently Filming in SCV
California State University, Northridge film students, along with faculty and alumni have produced a public service announcement to address the ongoing fentanyl crisis and educate the public about the dangers of fentanyl pills.
CSUN, Law Enforcement Partner to Produce Fentanyl PSA
In 2019, Valencia High School student, Pedro Roman, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Feb. 4: Pedro Roman Memorial Blood Drive
Registration is now open for Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley’s second poker night fundraiser, “All In for Family Promise.” The event will take place on Friday, March 3, at the Canyon Country Community Center.
March 3: Family Promise Hosting Poker Tourney, Sip & Paint Fundraiser
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Feb. 1, beginning with closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Feb. 1: Hart Board Scheduled to Discuss Proposed Teacher Pay Increase
Sulphur Springs Union School District will host the annual Many Families, One Community Event on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Sulphur Springs, Hart Districts Hosting Many Families One Community Event
Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity has joined business and community leaders to launch the Fair Chance Hiring Program, galvanizing the county’s business community to adopt Fair Chance hiring practices with the goal of getting 200 local businesses to commit to hiring system-impacted individuals this year.
L.A. County Launches Fair Chance Hiring Program
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 31: SUSD Board Slated to Discuss Future Enrollment Projections
The Santa Clarita Valley Men of Harmony Barbershop Chorus will return on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, to deliver singing valentines after being unavailable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 14: Local Barbershop Quartet to Deliver Singing Valentines
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday through Thursday due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers after a rainfall.
Recent Rainfall Prompts Ocean Water Advisory for All L.A. County Beaches
The California Transportation Commission allocated over $988 million Friday to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state.
California Invests Nearly $1 Billion for Transportation Improvements
2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren
Three new educational videos greet visitors to the Placerita Nature Center to help them understand what they're seeing along the trails.
Educational Videos Unveiled at Placerita Nature Center
1945 - Local residents vote 1,184 to 7 (correct, seven) to create SCV high school district [story]

1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
Leaving Death Valley
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,123 new cases countywide and 29 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level
Teams from the city of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, Los Angeles County Fire Department and loanDepot competed on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge.
L.A. County Fire Wins Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge
Friends of the Children – Los Angeles presented Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger with the "Power of One" award at their inaugural Women's Leadership Breakfast held Friday, Jan. 27 at The California Club. Barger was selected to receive the award for her work and dedication to supporting and safeguarding children in Los Angeles County, especially those within the foster care system.
Barger Tapped by Friends of the Children L.A. for ‘Power of One’ Award
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has announced its new Board of Directors for 2023.
Santa Clarita Artists Association Announces 2023 Board
The North County I-5 Enhancements Project has announced that Santa Clarita Valley residents should prepare for a variety of lane reductions and road closures for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 3.
Jan. 27-Feb. 3: Portions of The Old Road Closed for I-5 Enhancements Project