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1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
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Amgen Cycle Race to Skip Santa Clarita in 2018
Friday, Oct 27, 2017

The Amgen Tour of California cycle race, which has included Santa Clarita as a host city for 13 stages since it began in 2006, will skip the city in 2018. Tour of California owner-presenter AEG released the list of host cities Thursday for next year’s race, which will cover more than 600 miles...

Rick Gould Retires as City’s Parks & Recreation Chief
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

After 16 years as director of Parks, Recreation and Community Services for the city of Santa Clarita, Rick Gould announced Monday he’s retiring in mid-December. “Rick has played an important role in cultivating recreation, parks and community amenities for the city of Santa Clarita,”...

New Zealander Wins Amgen Tour; 3 Americans in Top 5
Saturday, May 20, 2017

  PASADENA, Calif. (May 20, 2017) – After cycling for seven days and 583 miles across California, Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s George Bennett (NZL) claimed the 2017 Amgen Tour of California race championship today in Pasadena with an overall time of 22 hours, 54 minutes and 38 seconds at America’s...

Amgen TOC 2017 UCI WorldTour Rosters Announced
Friday, May 12, 2017

Photo by Harry How|Getty ImagesAmgen Tour of California organizer AEG has announced rosters for the 2017 UCI WorldTour race, which will run May 14-20 over 583 miles of California terrain. Featuring 17 teams of eight cyclists representing 30 countries, the peloton will include eight World Champions, including...

Amgen Bike Race Returning to Santa Clarita (Video)
Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita will host the Stage 4 Finish for the 2017 Amgen Tour of California, presented by AEG, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Of the 2017 lineup of California Host Cities, the city of Santa Clarita has the distinction of having hosted the most stages in race history and 2017 will mark its...

Amgen Tour: Women’s Race Teams Announced
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

AEG has announced rosters for the Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women’s Race Empowered with SRAM, which was selected as the first of only two U.S. events on the first-ever UCI Women’s WorldTour. One of the largest platforms in the world for women’s cycling, the race roster includes six of...

Local Road Closures for Amgen Tour May 16
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, May 16, several street closures will be in effect throughout Santa Clarita for the 2016 Amgen Tour of California. Over 100 cyclists participating in the Amgen Tour of California will race into Old Town Newhall in Santa Clarita from South Pasadena for the Stage 2 Finish...

Amgen Tour: Route Details Announced
Thursday, Feb 20, 2014

Specific route details for the 2014 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race were revealed today by AEG, presenter of the ninth annual event which will once again feature top professional teams and athletes from around the world.   The City of Santa Clarita returns as a host city for the...

First-time Race for Women During Amgen Tour
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014

[AEG] – The 2014 Amgen Tour of California will feature more professional women’s racing than any previous race of its kind on U.S. soil when America’s largest cycling event hosts two days of action-packed competition. Invitations are now being extended to the world’s best women cyclists to...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

In this episode: An exciting day in Santa Clarita as some of the worlds best cyclists rode into Santa Clarita from Palmdale during Stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California; Santa Calrita will host the start of Stage 4 Wednesday; Amgen Tour traffic impacts expected Wednesday. Also: Governor Jerry Brown’s...

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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