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1879 - First official Newhall School building erected near Walnut & Ninth streets [story]
First Newhall School

More Mosquito Samples Infected with West Nile Virus Found
Friday, Sep 6, 2019

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 11 additional mosquito samples positive for West Nile virus, bringing the number of positive samples within the district’s service area to 25 this year. Positive samples were collected in four new areas — Montebello, Santa...

SCAG Faults State Methodology for SoCal Housing Goal

The Southern California Association of Governments, or SCAG, is looking to reach a more reasonable determination of regional housing needs by objecting to the state’s assertion that said 1.34 million units are needed by 2029 across six counties, which includes the city of Santa Clarita. Instead, SCAG’s...

LA County Fire Team to Aid in Hurricane Dorian Rescues
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

A specially equipped and highly trained 16-member water rescue team from the Los Angeles County Fire Department was deployed to the East Coast on Tuesday to assist in Hurricane Dorian rescues. The team is part of California Task Force 2 (CA-TF2), Urban Search & Rescue. They began traveling to the...

Sept. 3 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors
Monday, Sep 2, 2019

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has published the agenda for their Tuesday, Sept. 3 meeting starting at 1 p.m. The meeting will be streamed live here. Among other items, the Supervisors will consider: There will also be a closed session to consider the pending County of Los Angeles v. Sheriff...

New West Nile-Infected Mosquito Samples Found in LA, SFV
Friday, Aug 30, 2019

New positive samples of mosquitos infected with West Nile Virus has been discovered in Lakewood and Reseda, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District reported Friday. Mosquito samples infected with West Nile virus have been collected from 13 cities in the district so far in 2019. No infected...

Officials Remember Hall, Quinones 10 Years After Station Fire

Los Angeles County Fire Department officials and firefighters on Friday marked the 10th anniversary of the deaths of two firefighters who were battling the Station Fire. Here’s more from the LACoFD’s social media: “Ten years ago on Sunday, August 30, 2009, Los Angeles County Fire Captain...

Audit Finds Deep Failures at LA Homeless Agency
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, or LAHSA, the leading homeless agency tasked with connecting people living on the streets of Los Angeles to shelter and services, has failed to meet important goals and has become an inefficient reactive force to the homeless crisis, according...

Traveler with Measles Virus Visits LAX, Hollywood
Monday, Aug 26, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health wants to identify people who are at risk for the measles virus and may have been exposed to a non-resident person with measles who traveled to the county while infectious. Other people may have been exposed to measles since public locations were visited...

Court: Deputy Misconduct Info May be Shared with Prosecutors

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of allowing the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to release a list of deputy misconduct to the L.A. County District Attorney. This decision only allows limited information to be shared with the District Attorney’s Office for the purpose of...

Reinosa Case: Villanueva ‘Embarrassed,’ Lancaster Deputies ‘Angry’
Sunday, Aug 25, 2019

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva issued a statement Sunday afternoon about the investigation into Lancaster Station Deputy Angel Reinosa, 21, who claimed he’d been shot by a sniper Wednesday afternoon. At the time it was reported Reinosa’s life was saved because he’d been...

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The California Enterprise Development Authority will hold a teleconference meeting Thursday, Sept. 19, at 10:30 a.m.
Sept. 19: California Enterprise Development Authority Teleconference Meeting
Did you know that there are two different ways to receive your Medicare benefits?
2 Ways to Get Your Medicare | Commentary by Greg Dill
The Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center, a service of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, announces a very special “fun and fit” event at the Santa Clarita Athletic Club on Oct. 19.
Oct. 18: Ride for a Cure with Janet Cheveres
The San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative will hold a meeting Thursday, Sept. 26, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sept. 26: San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative Meeting
The San Fernando Valley Council of Governments Transportation Committee, whose members include 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean, will hold a meeting Thursday, Sept. 19, at 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 19: San Fernando Valley Council of Governments Meeting
Princess Cruises, the world’s fastest growing premium cruise line, celebrated a significant construction milestone today with the recent float out of Enchanted Princess at its building dock at Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
Enchanted Princess Celebrates Official Float Out
Nonprofit arts organizations in Los Angeles County interested in working with college interns during the summer may now apply to participate in the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Grant Program.
Applications for County’s Summer Arts Internship Program Now Open
As end-of-summer temperatures hover near triple digits, state officials announced just in time for people seeking to cool off at Castaic Lake that the caution about algae has been lifted.
State Lifts Castaic Lake’s Algae Advisory
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will begin offering an “Ask the Nurse” program at the newly-constructed Bella Vida senior center starting on Tuesday, Sept. 24.
Henry Mayo to Offer ‘Ask the Nurse’ Program at Bella Vida Senior Center
1879 - First official Newhall School building erected near Walnut & Ninth streets [story]
First Newhall School
Kayla Monick scored in the third minute and The Master's University women's soccer team went on to a 2-0 win over the University of Antelope Valley in Lancaster.
Monick Scores Early, Lifts TMU Women’s Soccer to Win
The Master's University men's soccer team did not need overtime Friday because Dylan Bielanski and a strong all-around performance from the Mustang midfield made sure of it.
Two Bielanski Goals Help Mustangs Earn Win
The city of Santa Clarita has released the list of what's shooting this week in the Santa Clarita Valley -- September 16-22:
Shooting This Week in SCV: TV Shows, Commercials
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will recognize the district's 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year at its next meeting Wednesday.
Hart District to Honor 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year
The Sept. 18 meeting agenda for the next regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has been posted by district officials.
Sept. 18 Meeting Agenda: Hart District Governing Board
Denny Truger was honored as the Placerita Canyon Nature Center's Adult Volunteer of the Year and Miranda Clark and Delaney Pineda were named Junior Volunteers of the Year at a county awards ceremony Saturday.
Truger, Clark, Pineda are Nature Center Volunteers of Year; County Honors Docents
College of the Canyons has been selected to collaborate in the U.S. Department of Labor Growing Advanced Manufacturing Apprentices Across America program, which will prepare and place 5,000 workers into pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship roles.
COC to Participate in Apprenticeship Initiative
In Week 2 of the 2019 season, College of the Canyons hosted Grossmont College Saturday at Cougar Stadium, holding the Griffins to just 267 total yards, winning 41-13.
Photo Gallery, Week 2: COC Crushes Grossmont 41-13
After using a week of practice to refocus, College of the Canyons responded in a major way by jumping all over visiting Grossmont College 41-13 at Cougar Stadium on Saturday night.
Cougars Respond with 41-13 Week 2 Win vs. Grossmont
Los Angeles County 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger has named Jeff Ford to serve on the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency, her office said Monday.
Barger Names Ford to SCV Water Agency
To help reduce collisions, Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife remind motorists to be on the lookout during "Watch Out for Wildlife Week" Sept. 15-21.
Sept. 15-21: Watch Out for Wildlife Week
Coroner’s officials have identified a pedestrian killed Saturday in a suspected hit and run as Lilia Garcia, 41, who did not have a listed address.
Coroner ID’s Woman Killed in Suspected Hit and Run
A Canyon Country man was booked on an attempted murder charge and being held in lieu of $2.1 million bail after an alleged domestic violence incident led to a pursuit and wrong-way freeway crash.
Canyon Country Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charge
In the face of significant cuts to housing and supportive services proposed by the Trump Administration, California Governor Gavin Newsom and a bipartisan coalition of the state’s elected mayors and county supervisors called on President Trump and his administration Monday to do more to address homelessness and housing insecurity.
California Leaders Call on Trump to Aid More in Homeless Crisis