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1974 - COC's new Cougar Stadium opens for first game of football season; Harbor beats COC, 26-21 [story]
Cougar Stadium


LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
New Bossert Book Spotlights Mid-Century Disney Studio Furniture
Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018

Behind every great animator there is a great desk, or so it goes, according to award-winning Disney artist, author and CalArts trustee David A. Bossert in his new book “Kem Weber: Mid-Century Furniture Designs for the Disney Studios.” Weber, a mid-century architect famed for his Airline armchair,...

July 27: Author to Talk at Barnes & Noble
Friday, Jun 16, 2017

New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, Mary Alice Monroe, will be discussing her new book, “Beach House for Rent” at the Barnes & Noble in Valencia on July 27. Ms. Monroe has authored more than 20 books. She is passionate about conservation and the environment and writes richly...

April 21-28: Beginning to Advanced Animal Communication Workshops
Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017

Communication with All Life University and founder Joan Ranquet present upcoming workshop on her farm in Santa Clarita in learning animal communication, energy healing techniques for animals, and working with animals in sanctuaries. According to Joan Ranquet, author of “Communication with All...

CalArts Grad’s Debut Novel Hits Bookstore Shelves
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016

On July 12, Margaret Wappler’s (Critical Studies MFA ’04) debut novel “Neon Green” hit the shelves. The novel is set in an Illinois suburb, in an alternate 90s where Kurt Cobain 0f Nirvana just died, the Internet is in its infancy, and spaceships from Jupiter have been visiting Earth...

July 16: Los Angeles Olympic Games History Expert Comes to the Santa Clarita Public Library
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

Barry Sanders, author of “The Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games” will be giving a free and fascinating presentation about Los Angeles Olympics history on Saturday, July 16 at 2 p.m. at the Valencia Library located at 23743 Valencia Blvd. The presentation is being offered as part of the Santa Clarita...

June 18: Authors Host Talk, Book Signing at The Open Book
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Paul D. Marks and Pam Ripling will appear at The Open Book on Saturday, June 18 at 2 p.m. to discuss their writing, the writing life and sign copies of their books. Marks is the author of the Shamus Award-Winning mystery-thriller White Heat and the noir-thriller Vortex, as well as other noir and mystery...

Author’s Foundation Helps Senior Community
Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016

Two charities are coming together to assist Los Angeles County’s senior community. Mission to Assist and Provide for Seniors is a local nonprofit that does precisely that. The nonprofit, now with the help of the Leo Buscaglia Foundation, leverages countless small donations from residents to make...

May 2: Local Sci-fi Novelist, 16, to Hold Book Signing
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

[KHTS] – An Academy of the Canyons student is creating an escape from reality in her first published book, “To Survive the Labyrinth.” Delenn Jadzia, 16, of Saugus, published “To Survive the Labyrinth” in December 2014 after two-and-a-half years of writing and editing. “To Survive the...

Sept. 11: Meet Novelist; Sept. 22-29: Book Auction
Monday, Sep 8, 2014

Gregg Hurwitz The Santa Clarita Public Library invites residents to attend an evening with Gregg Hurwitz, author of Don’t Look Back, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Valencia Library, located at 23743 W. Valencia Boulevard. Sponsored and presented by the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library,...

SCV Wine Aficionado Writes E-Book
Monday, Jun 23, 2014

Santa Clarita Valley’s very own local wine writer for nearly a decade, Eve Bushman, has written a Kindle book for people new to wine, aficionados and those in the wine industry that just want to make sure they don’t make any faux pas while enjoying, or promoting the enjoyment of, wine. Over 1,500...

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City of Santa Clarita Transit officials were forced to temporarily pause two trips on Monday after 20 employees, including bus drivers and call dispatchers, called out of work due to COVID-19-related reasons.
Santa Clarita Transit Cancels Bus Routes After 17 Bus Drivers Call Out of Work
1974 - COC's new Cougar Stadium opens for first game of football season; Harbor beats COC, 26-21 [story]
Cougar Stadium
Both classified staff and teachers in the William S. Hart Union High School District voiced their displeasure with the ongoing negotiations regarding employee pay during Wednesday night’s governing board meeting, saying morale is low across the board for site staff.
Hart District Teachers, Staff  Express Frustration Over Ongoing Labor Negotiations
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Wipeout,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Prisoners of Earth,’ 11 Other Productions
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported an additional death Monday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 166 since the onset of the pandemic, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 166th Death; SCV Cases Total 35,280
College of the Canyons, No. 6, remained unbeaten on Saturday with the Cougars' defense coming away with four turnovers — including three straight interceptions to end the game — to defeat No. 8 Fullerton College 22-17 at Nathan Shapell Stadium.
Cougars Remain Unbeaten with 22-17 Win Against Fullerton
WiSH hosted several very popular informational college webinars during the ’21-’22 academic year; this year they have expanded the program to meet the needs of all students considering college as an option.
WiSH Foundation Expanding College Webinar Series
Three local business leaders discussed the ways their organizations survived the COVID-19 pandemic during a panel discussion organized by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. as part of its semi-annual Economic Outlook event held Friday morning at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
Area Business Leaders Discuss Challenges, Resilience During Pandemic
Hundreds of Santa Clarita residents convened on a large dirt lot behind a shopping center on Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country Saturday morning to join the annual effort of cleaning up the Santa Clara River.
Community Turns Out for Annual River Rally
Santa Clarita Valley residents awoke Monday morning to the smell and sight of smoke, but officials say the hazy air is being blown in from a fire north of the area.
Forest Service Says SCV Smoke Not from Local Fire
1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
chaplains
1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
toll house
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
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