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February 3
1998 - As disbelief about El Niño was starting to set in, the first of a month-long succession of devastating storms hits [story]
winter storm

Council Acts on Arts Plan, Mobile Home Park Conversions, Ermine Area Traffic
Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016

The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved several items Tuesday including traffic safety measures, an extended moratorium on mobile home park conversions, and a much anticipated Arts Master Plan.   Traffic-Calming Measures on Dorothy Street and Ermine Street One of the conditions imposed...

Shaping the Art and Soul of My Community
Saturday, Apr 4, 2015

“Bit by bit, putting it together… Piece by piece, only way to make a work of art. Every moment makes a contribution, every little detail plays a part. Having just a vision’s no solution, everything depends on execution: Putting it together – that’s what counts!” Sondheim. What a wordsmith....

Arts Panel Seeks to Engage Community
Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014

[KHTS] – The city Arts Commission is looking to increase interaction with the Santa Clarita Valley’s arts community with discussion of a community engagement plan Thursday. The plan has been discussed for several years, according to city officials, who identified the need to improve awareness...

County Concerts Coming to Parks in August
Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014

Free family-friendly concerts featuring music from popular standards and jazz to mariachi and world music are taking place throughout Los Angeles County this summer.   Concerts are scheduled throughout the county during in parks, outdoor amphitheatres, community centers, libraries and museums. Since...

Council, Commission to Put Heads Together on Public Art
Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita City Council members moved to table the decision on three art pieces Tuesday during their meeting at City Hall over concerns about the Arts Commission’s choices. City officials were slated to move on three decisions related to about $45,000 in art pieces that the Santa...

2 Finalists Picked for Newhall Roundabout Art
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013

And then there were two. Santa Clarita’s arts commissioners have narrowed it down to two proposals for the Newhall Roundabout Art Project, from among six semi-finalists. Michael Clapper’s “Western Reel” and Michael Duffy’s “Facing the Sun, Facing the Future” were selected as the two...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, June 27, 2013
Thursday, Jun 27, 2013

In this episode: A 38 year old Canyon Country man is behind bars after leading deputies on a several hour man hunt; The Santa Clarita City Council approved more than $13 million dollars for capital improvements on Tuesday night. Also: Six semi-finalists presented their Newhall Roundabout Project design...

Journalist Rasmussen to Fill Strickland’s Art Panel Seat
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013

Patti Rasmussen Longtime Newhall resident, journalist and community volunteer Patti Rasmussen was named to the city of Santa Clarita Arts Commission on Tuesday. Rasmussen has been a longtime voice in the community as a journalist who covered education for The Signal and contributes regularly to several...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013

In this episode: One person is dead after two trucks collided near Highway 126 and Commerce Center Tuesday afternoon; Saugus Union board member Stephen Winkler denied making comments attributed to a YouTube account that is linked to his Google Plus account; The City of Santa Clarita will make the final...

4 Seek Strickland Seat on Arts Commission
Monday, Jun 10, 2013

UPDATE: Read about the appointee [HERE].   One down, one to go. Last week the Hart School Board appointed Chris Fall to fill the vacancy left by longtime board member Paul Strickland, who announced his intent to leave town earlier this year. That leaves one more public-agency seat to fill: Strickland’s...

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The California Public Utilities Commission has voted to accelerate the timeframe in which residential energy customers will receive a Climate Credit on their bills in order to provide much needed support to customers experiencing unusually high natural gas bills this winter.
SCV SoCalGas Customers to Receive Accelerated Climate Credit
The Relay For Life of Santa Clarita Valley benefiting the American Cancer Society invites you to join their Spring “YUMraising” event with See’s Candy.
Relay for Life SCV See’s Candy Fundraiser Benefits American Cancer Society
"Mind Over Marijuana" is the California Department of Public Health’s new educational campaign to inform youth about the dangers of underage cannabis use, and how it can impact their social and emotional wellbeing later in life.
CDPH Launches Youth Cannabis Prevention Initiative
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency was recently awarded a $5 million grant under the United States Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSmart Drought Response Program funded through President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
SCV Water Awarded $5 Million for Regional Drought Resiliency Project
For the fourth consecutive year, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center has been named among America’s 50 Best Hospitals, which recognizes excellence and outstanding patient outcomes.
Holy Cross Among America’s 50 Best Hospitals
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has issued a "call to artists" to participate in its "Colors of the Rainbow" gallery show which will be held March 3 to April 8.
Feb. 16: Entry Deadline SCAA Gallery Show ‘Colors of the Rainbow’
1998 - As disbelief about El Niño was starting to set in, the first of a month-long succession of devastating storms hits [story]
winter storm
The Master's men's and women's track & field teams traveled to Claremont, Calif. Saturday for the CMS Outdoor Indoor Distances Meet and came away with school records, personal bests and national championship qualifications.
Mustangs Open Track & Field Season on High Note
College of the Canyons won its second straight conference contest 64-55 over visiting Bakersfield College on Wednesday, as Jonah El-Farra and Andrew Henderson combined to put the Cougars over the top.
Cougs Win Second Straight Game with Victory Over Bakersfield 64-55
As schools throughout California struggle to secure funding to keep music and arts education afloat, Oksana Kolesnikova, an immigrant and internationally acclaimed pianist, is making sure students throughout Los Angeles County, including Santa Clarita, can experience the proven benefits that music and other extracurricular activities have to offer.
Acclaimed Pianist Offering Local After-School Enrichment Programs
SCV Water, in partnership with the Association of California Water Agencies, is pleased to introduce the Edward G. “Jerry” Gladbach Scholarship.
SCV Water, ACWA Partner to Establish Jerry Gladbach Scholarship
Kevin A. Klockenga has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Henry Mayo Names Kevin Klockenga New President, CEO
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with Santa Clarita Sister Cities, invites local students to submit original artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs or music for the 2023 Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
City Accepting Entries for Sister Cities Young Artists, Authors Showcase
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Water Resources and Watershed Committee is holding an in-person meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 8: SCV Water Resources, Watershed Committee Meeting
Producer Fred Blanco brings "The Great Wildcat Jackson" to The MAIN Friday, Feb. 17-Sunday, Feb. 19
‘The Great Wildcat Jackson’ Coming to The MAIN
Child & Family Center presents its 34th annual Taste of the Town on Sunday, May 7.
Taste of the Town Tickets Benefiting Child & Family Center On Sale Now
State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday he has been asked to serve as vice chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Wilk to Serve as Vice Chair of Senate Judiciary Committee
As we step into the month of love, let's take a moment to reflect on the progress we made in January!
Message from JCI Santa Clarita President Cindy Curtis
The month of February is probably best known for the holiday of love, which falls on Feb. 14.
Monthly Message from City Manager | Say ‘I Do’ at City Hall – February 2023
As you may be aware, the city of Santa Clarita awarded a new Waste Collection Services Franchise Agreement to Burrtec Waste Industries, with the new agreement becoming effective July 1, 2023 which includes all single-family, multi-family and commercial properties in the City.
City Reminding Residents of Upcoming Waste Services Changes
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 31 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 14 additional deaths and 1,354 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 31 New SCV Cases, No New SCV Deaths
1848 - SCV becomes part of the United States with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo [treaty]
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
The College of the Canyons seeks qualified individuals to serve on the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee for a three-year term.
COC Seeks New Members for Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee
The L.A. County Department of Economic Opportunity announced the launch of their new Economic Opportunity Grant program for microbusinesses. 
More Than $54m in Grants Now Open for L.A. County’s Microbusinesses