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1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
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Barger Looks to Federal Agencies to Curb Rise in Illegal Fireworks
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

In response to an influx of illegal and increasingly dangerous fireworks, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger sent letters to federal law enforcement agencies to ask for their help and collaboration to stop this alarming trend. These letters were prompted by a recent fatal house explosion in...

L.A. County Unveils 2021-22 $36.2 Billion Proposed Budget
Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021

Los Angeles County’s $36.2 billion Recommended Budget, focused on expanding and sustaining extensive safety net services, will be presented to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, by Chief Executive Officer Fesia Davenport. The spending blueprint, the first step in the annual budget process, is built...

Supes to Address SoCal Edison’s Power Shutoffs
Thursday, Jan 7, 2021

Los Angeles County is set to reach out to the state and the California Public Utilities Commission to address Southern California Edison’s power shutoffs in an effort to lessen the impacts on ratepayers, after a series of blackouts that left thousands in the dark over the holidays. The move comes...

Barger Releases Statement Regarding Incident Involving SCV Deputies
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020

A screenshot from video by Tammi Collins shot on Friday, August 7, 2020. Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has released a statement regarding a recent incident involving deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station – an incident, which was recorded by bystanders, and...

County to Open Waitlist for SCV’s Orchard Arms Senior Housing
Thursday, Jan 23, 2020

The Los Angeles County Development Authority is opening its wait list for senior public housing site applications at seven locations in L.A. County. This will include Orchard Arms in Santa Clarita and Foothill Villa in Altadena, providing a phenomenal opportunity for Fifth District seniors. Applications...

Sept. 4: Special Meeting with Supervisor Kathryn Barger
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

LA County Supervisor Kathryn Barger. The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a Special Meeting with Los Angeles County 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 8:00 a.m. The meeting will take place in City Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita,...

Seven Community Members Appointed to Chiquita Canyon Advisory Committee
Thursday, Jul 25, 2019

On Thursday, Los Angeles County 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger announced the seven people appointed to serve on the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Community Advisory Committee (CCLCAC). “These seven community members were selected for their commitment and willingness to provide unbiased counsel...

Supes to Vote on Barger Motion to Correct Error in Septic System Letter
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors heard a motion Tuesday by Supervisor Kathryn Barger to correct an error in the Department of Public Health’s records that resulted in a letter being sent out about septic systems that caused widespread concern and confusion among residents. The motion, which...

Officials Now Believe Castaic High Will Meet Deadline After County Expedites Permits
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019

Officials working on the construction of Castaic High School believe they’ll be able to meet the deadline to open the school, just days after it was revealed the school site was without gas piping and hookups weeks before opening. Stephanie English, the Santa Clarita Valley field deputy for 5th District...

Castaic Town Council Hears Updates on I-5 Traffic Congestion
Monday, Feb 25, 2019

Three months after proposed an emergency plan following a chaotic Thanksgiving Day weekend in terms of Interstate 5 traffic congestion, the Castaic Town Council on Wednesday heard a progress report from Barger’s field representative, Stephanie English. Barger, who represents the county’s 5th district,...

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1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools