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StoneFire in Agua Dulce Now Estimated Between 900-1,000 Acres, Air Tankers Assisting
Monday, Jun 4, 2018

Update as of 5:49 p.m.: The #StoneFire is currently at approximately 900-1,000 acres, with 10% containment and no structures have been damaged. But nine homes have been evacuated, according to Inspector Joey Marron of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “As far as the acreage, just so you...

April 14: Vasquez Rocks Public Star Party
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018

On Saturday evening April 14, the Local Group Astronomy Club of Santa Clarita is hosting a free public Star Party at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area. The event will include a large number of amateur astronomers with many telescopes set up for your viewing pleasure. Come look at planets, nebulae and galaxies...

April 28: Day at the Rocks Family Fun Event
Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018

Presented by the Vasquez Rocks Nature Center Associates, the annual Day at the Rocks Family Fun event will take place Saturday, April 28. The day will be full of fun, free educational activities. Guests of all ages can learn about native plants and animals, archaeology, science, conservation, and much...

Vehicle Fire on Highway 14 Near Agua Dulce Doused Quickly
Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017

Los Angeles County firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire on southbound Highway 14 near Agua Dulce early Wednesday afternoon, according to Inspector Joey Marron. The fire was reported just after noon. “We got reports of a vehicle on fire on the side of the road,” Marron said. “Our...

Oct. 15: SPACEROCK Trail Race at Vasquez Rocks
Monday, Oct 9, 2017

New Global Adventures has announced the 2nd annual SPACEROCK Trail Race, a trail race through the iconic Vasquez Rocks Natural Park featuring a Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K trail race on Oct. 15th. Experience the exotic trails and sights of the world famous Vasquez Rocks, best known as the backdrop from...

World Police and Fire Games Under Way; Road Closures in Effect
Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

The World Police and Fire Games’ time trials for the cycling road race will take place Tuesday. The time trials will take place in the Acton and Agua Dulce areas. In order to ensure the safety of the participants, there will be several road closures which will result in substantial delays throughout...

Police, Fire Games to Impact Access to Local Shops, Homes
Thursday, Aug 3, 2017

Los Angeles is the proud host of the 2017 World Police and Fire Games. The games will be held from August 7th, 2017, to August 16th, 2017, at several locations throughout Los Angeles County. Over 8,000 athletes, representing more than 65 countries, will be competing in 65 Olympic-style sporting events. On...

July 29: Men’s Night at Agua Dulce Women’s Club
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

Men’s Night 2017 Save the Date! Saturday, July 29th 6pm – 11pm Guns, knives, booze & bar tabs is the theme. And that is exactly what we will be raffling off! Come join us for a fun night of music, food & raffles. Want to Sponsor the event? Call Amanda at 661-733-9509 Check back...

October 15: Spacerock Trail Race at Vasquez Rocks
Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017

The 2nd Annual Spacerock Trail Race, a spectacular half-marathon, 10K or 5K trail race through the iconic Vasquez Rocks Natural Park in Agua Dulce, is set for October 15, 2017. Runners get to experience the park’s winding trails through the other-worldly rock formations seen around the world as...

Man Killed in Highway 14 Collision in Agua Dulce
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

One person was killed in a collision on Highway 14 in Agua Dulce on Wednesday. “The victim’s van was disabled in a lane on the road for unknown reasons, when it was struck by the oncoming Freightliner,” said Officer Carroll of California Highway Patrol. A 1996 Chevy Van and a 2010 Freightliner...

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2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
The SCV Chamber of Commerce announced their participation as a Neighborhood Champion during the 11th annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28, 2020, to help encourage residents to support small businesses.
SCV Chamber of Commerce Participates in Small Business Saturday
Advantage Media Services, Inc. has partnered with the Val Verde Sheriff's Youth Activity League for the tenth year in a row to help give families in need a Thanksgiving meal through YAL's 'Adopt a Family' program.
AMS Fulfillment Employees ‘Adopt a Family’ for Thanksgiving
Los Angeles County is offering a number of resources to help families and seniors with meal assistance during the holiday season.
L.A. County Offering Meal Assistance to Families and Seniors
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday reported 8 new deaths and the county's highest-ever daily number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 -- 6,124 since Sunday -- as unincorporated Canyon Country recorded its first COVID fatality over the weekend.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Over Weekend, SCV Sees 436 New Cases, 1 New Death
The city of Santa Clarita is calling for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to justify the new Health Officer Order update that bans outdoor dining for at least the next three weeks starting Wednesday.
Santa Clarita Officials Call for Hearing on L.A. County Outdoor Dining Ban
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold special and regular meetings at City Hall on Tuesday, November 24, and hear public comments from citizens virtually via Zoom.
November 24: Santa Clarita City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will oppose the county Department of Public Health’s decision to prohibit outdoor dining and further restrictions including another "Safer at Home" order, she said in a statement Monday morning.
Barger Opposes Additional COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses
Los Angeles County Public Health Department officials on Sunday reported the county’s five-day average COVID-19 case rate had reached more than 4,000, prompting another tightening of pandemic safeguards and restrictions, including restricting dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars.
L.A. County to Prohibit Dining as COVID-19 Numbers Keep Climbing
Researchers who correctly forecasted the growth of COVID-19 infections over the summer issued a warning Monday that cases could nearly double by Inauguration Day, January 20, when presumptive President-elect Joe Biden is to be sworn into office.
Forecast: COVID-19 Cases Could Double by Inauguration Day
The California Retailers Association released a safe holiday shopping video with guidelines and best practices to help employees and consumers be safe during the holiday season.
California Retailers Association Releases Safe Holiday Shopping Video
Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to conduct a public hearing Tuesday for the proposed development of nearly 140 homes next to Castaic High School.
Nov. 24: Public Hearing on Housing Project Near Castaic High School
To encourage safe travel during the Thanksgiving holiday, the California Highway Patrol will enact a Maximum Enforcement Period beginning at 6:01 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 29.
CHP Sets Thanksgiving Holiday Maximum Enforcement Period
1931 - Fall Roundup held at Hoot Gibson's Saugus Rodeo [story]
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1843 - Rancho Castec (Lebec-Tejon area) granted to French immigrant Jose Covarrubias [story]
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1967 - Local voters approve formation of community college and elect COC's first five-member board - Dr. William G. Bonelli Jr., Bruce Fortine, Sheila Dyer, Peter Huntsinger, Edward Muhl [story]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 35 new deaths and 4,272 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 357,451 Cases in L.A. County, 8,634 Cases in SCV
The families of Gracie Muehlberger and Dominic Blackwell, the two students who died during the Saugus High School shooting filed wrongful death lawsuits Monday against the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Muelhberger, Blackwell Families File Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Hart District
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department’s recorded production of “Woyzeck” is available to stream online for free now through Saturday, Dec. 12.
COC Theatre’s Production of ‘Woyzeck’ Now Streaming
City of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation officials said Friday that 149 small businesses within the SCV have been approved to receive one-time COVID relief grants of up to $5,000 per business as reimbursement for COVID-related expenses.
Santa Clarita, SCVEDC Award COVID Relief Grants to Small Businesses
Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises is extending its pause in global sailing operations in response to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Framework for Conditional Sailing Order” pertaining to the resumption of U.S. cruise operations.
Princess Cruises Extends Sailing Operations Pause into 2021
The American Public Works Association’s Southern California Chapter has recognized the Inclusive Play Area at Santa Clarita's Canyon Country Park as one of its 2020 'Projects of the Year.'
Santa Clarita Inclusive Play Area Named a ‘Project of the Year’
The Newhall School District has decided to allow preschool reopenings, giving their preschool program director the green light to reopen three preschool sites.
Newhall School District OK’s Preschool Reopenings
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday asked Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving and only celebrate with people they live with.
Health Officials Urge Americans to Stay Home for Thanksgiving