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1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
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May 3: Semi-Annual Star Party at COC Canyon Country Campus
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019

The semi-annual spring Star Party is touching down on Friday, May 3, at the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus with students and community members of all ages invited to take a peek into our solar system. The topic in focus for the evening will be planets that revolve around stars, known as...

Oct. 12: COC Canyon Country Campus Star Party
Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

Caltech Astronomy graduate student Anna Ho will guide this semester’s interstellar journey at the College of the Canyons Star Party at the Canyon Country campus on Friday, Oct. 12 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The topic in focus for the evening is “Dirty Fireballs and Orphan Afterglows: A Broader Landscape...

CSUN Professor, NASA Scientists Looking for Indicators in Formation of New Planets
Thursday, Jan 11, 2018

Peering far out into the universe, astronomers and astrophysicists look for markers — indicators such as patterns in disks of dust — that might indicate the formation of new planets. Recently, however, a team of NASA scientists that includes California State University, Northridge astronomy professor...

May 5: COC Canyon Country Campus to Hold Star Party
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017

For decades, the search for life on other planets has captivated the imaginations of writers, filmmakers, artists, and scientists. On Friday, May 5, the spring 2017 Star Party at the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus will explore this topic while providing community members the opportunity...

Oct. 8: Be an Astronomer for a Day
Monday, Sep 26, 2016

Residents of all ages are invited to become astronomers and engineers for a day while attending Astronomy Day 2016 on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free event is being sponsored by the Santa Clarita Public Library in partnership with The Local Group Astronomy Club of Santa Clarita. In...

UCLA Physicists Propose Solution to Mystery of Matter-Antimatter Asymmetry
Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015

Alexander Kusenko Most of the laws of nature treat particles and antiparticles equally, but stars and planets are made of particles, or matter, and not antiparticles, or antimatter. That asymmetry, which favors matter to a very small degree, has puzzled scientists for many years. New research by UCLA...

June 21: Dark Sky Event at AV Poppy Reserve
Monday, Jun 16, 2014

Come out to the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve on Saturday, June 21, to view the stars and planets of the summer night sky through Antelope Valley Astronomy Club telescopes.  Club members will be set up on site from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. for viewing and answering questions about the unique celestial...

Party With the Stars at COC
Thursday, Apr 10, 2014

[KHTS] – The first confirmed discovery of an exoplanet—a planet that orbits a star outside of the Earth’s solar system—was of 51 Pegasi b in 1995. Since then, with the advance of telescope technology and emerging research, hundreds of exoplanets have been discovered, forever changing our...

Oct. 11: COC Star Party to Zoom In on Earth-sized Planets
Thursday, Sep 26, 2013

Dr. Natalie Batalha College of the Canyons will join the scientific search for new Earth-sized planets orbiting sun-like stars in our galaxy, during the Canyon Country campus’ fall Star Party on Friday, Oct. 11. During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to view the night sky while interacting...

County Set to Standardize ‘Dark Sky’ Rules
Thursday, Jan 19, 2012

Unincorporated Santa Clarita Valley residents living within the Castaic, San Francisquito Canyon and other community standards districts are in for some subtle changes – at least after the sun goes down. On Tuesday the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider a plan that would establish...

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1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
Golden State Hospital
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed the first death due to the West Nile virus for the 2021 season in Los Angeles County. The patient, a resident of the eastern region of Los Angeles County, was hospitalized and died from WNV-associated neuro-invasive disease.
Public Health Confirms First West Nile Virus Death of 2021
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 25 new deaths and 1,823 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,090 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that the Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be modified today to require vaccination verification or a negative test prior to entry to all mega-events and event venues by Oct. 7.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Health Officer Order on Vaccination Verification to be Issued in L.A. County; SCV Cases Total 35,090
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Wednesday that would require developers of various types of residential, commercial and industrial projects to provide public art in private developments in the amount of 1% of the building valuation or pay 1% of the building valuation toward a public art fund.
Supervisors Approve Art Fee for Developments, Barger Abstains
The Santa Clarita City Council received a brief report Tuesday about Camps Scott and Scudder, two Saugus facilities recommended by the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council’s Juvenile Justice Realignment Block Grant Ad-Hoc Subcommittee in May to become the new homes of violent juvenile offenders in Los Angeles County.
City Council Receives Update on Camps Scott, Scudder
A big-rig fire Friday afternoon rapidly grew to a 100-acre brush fire east of Interstate 5 at Vista del Lago Road.
100-Acre Fire Closes I-5 Ramps at Vista del Lago, 0% Contained
During Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 19 through 25, the California Highway Patrol will educate the public on the importance of ensuring children are riding in a properly fitted and installed child passenger safety seat.
CHP to Take Part in Safety Effort During Child Passenger Safety Week
The atmosphere on the outdoor patio of the Holiday Inn Express in Valencia was fun and lively during the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Latino Business Alliance’s Hispanic Heritage Month event Wednesday evening.
Latino Business Leaders Celebrate a Growing Community at Hispanic Heritage Month event
In the same week Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said they’ll be expanding the limitations on deputies drawing their AR-15’s in the field, some Santa Clarita Valley activists said they still want to see more changes to law enforcement policy
LASD to ‘Modify’ Rules for Deputies Drawing Weapons in the Field Following Inspector General’s Report
1879 - First official Newhall School building erected near Walnut & Ninth streets [story]
First Newhall School
CSUN President Erika D. Beck last week greeted the CSUN community — and welcomed students, faculty and staff returning to a partially reopened campus — in her annual Fall Welcome Address on Sept. 10.
CSUN President Sets Tone of Inspiration, Challenge in Welcome Address
One of the toughest decisions a pet owner can face is no longer being able to keep their beloved pet.
County Animal Care & Control Launches Resource for Rehoming Pets
Midway through the 2021 season, the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals girls’ volleyball team finds itself ranked No. 1 in CIF Southern Section Division 8.
CIF-SS Ranks Santa Clarita Christian Girls Volleyball No. 1
If the teams are still having trouble figuring out their schemes, right now would be a very good time to turn it around: Foothill League competition starts next week.
SCV High School Football Week Five Preview
Today’s blog is the third and final installment in a series in which I review how the Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control (DACC) has improved its operations over the past 20 years.
Marcia Mayeda Reflects on 20 Years at Animal Care & Control | Third in a Series
Well more than 100 people gathered at the Elks Lodge on Sierra Highway Saturday to enjoy time with friends and family — and raise funds for local charities — during the Elks’ Car & Bike Show.
Elks’ Car & Bike Show Raises Funds for Area Charities
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two additional deaths Thursday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 165 since the onset of the pandemic, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 164th, 165th Deaths; SCV Cases Total 35,022
1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [story]
Mitchell adobe
Students across L.A. County may soon have access to more mental health services with the expansion of the Community School Initiative. 
Student Mental Health Services Expansion To Be Explored County Wide
Supervisor Kathryn Barger has read a motion to accept a portion of Sloan Canyon Road near Castaic High School into the county system of highways in an effort to ensure roadway safety and prevent future crashes. 
Supervisor Barger To Address Sloan Canyon Traffic Safety
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 37 new deaths and 1,930 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,936 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Issues New Vaccine Order; 34,936 Total SCV Cases
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking for the scoop after multiple Baskin- Robbins ice cream shops were burglarized overnight Tuesday, including two locations in the Santa Clarita Valley.
2 Suspects Arrested In Connection To Baskin-Robbins Burglaries
The city of Santa Clarita invites non-profit organizations interested in learning more about the 2022 grant cycle of the Community Services and Arts Grants Program to a meeting on Thursday, Sept 23.
City Invites Non-Profits To Informational Meeting On Non-Profit Grant
The city of Santa Clarita is presenting the 2021 Parent Resource Symposium, titled “Social Media: The New Gateway Drug” later this month. 
Upcoming Parent Symposium To Show Dangers Of Social Media