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1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
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Upcoming Events at AVIM, Tehachapi Museum, Tomo-Kahni State Historic Park
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Enjoy Outdoor Theater at Antelope Valley Indian Museum SHP On Saturday May 6th from 6-9 p.m., join us for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum’s annual children’s performance of an American Indian story. Owl and the Bear, a traditional Chumash tale, is adapted in cooperation with Elder Ted Garcia to...

Oct. 22: Saddleback Butte Habitat Cleanup; More State Parks Events
Thursday, Oct 20, 2016

National Public Lands Day Event: Saddleback Butte State Park Habitat Cleanup Celebrate your public lands by giving back to your local parks! As part of the 23rd Annual National Public Lands Day, Saddleback Butte State Park is leading a park habitat cleanup on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 8 a.m. to noon. Litter...

Oct. 1: Help Repair Red Rock Trail; Oct. 15-16: Native Celebration at AV Museum; more
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016

American Indian Celebration at Antelope Valley Indian Museum SHP The annual American Indian Celebration at Antelope Valley Indian Museum returns on Oct. 15 and 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults (cash only). Children age 12 and under are free. Parking is free. Proceeds from the event...

Aug. 13: Navajo Artist Visits AV Indian Museum; more
Friday, Aug 12, 2016

Visiting Artist: Meet Navajo Artist Cecelia Begay at the Antelope Valley Indian Museum SHP Cecilia Begay Short notice special event: Meet artist Cecelia Begay at the Antelope Valley Indian Museum on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cecelia is a member of the Dine “Navajo” tribe. She has...

Upcoming Events at Saddleback Butte, AVIM, Tehachapi State Parks
Monday, Apr 25, 2016

Equestrian Poker Ride and Lunch Fundraiser at Saddleback Butte State Park ETI Corral 138 and the Support Saddleback Committee invite equestrians to come out and ride on Saturday April 30, to help improve Saddleback Butte State Park equestrian amenities. Recent improvements include installation of three...

Plan a Jan. 1 Hike at Saddleback Butte, Red Rock
Monday, Dec 14, 2015

California State Parks will sponsor free guided hikes at Saddleback Butte State Park and Red Rock Canyon State Park on New Year’s Day, as part of America’s State Parks First Day Hikes initiative in all 50 states. America’s State Parks First Day Hikes offer individuals and families an opportunity...

Upcoming Events at Red Rock, AVIM, Poppy Preserve
Monday, Oct 19, 2015

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY   Applications are being accepted for a seasonal Park Aide position in Natural Resources at California State Parks, Tehachapi District.   Location and description: The position is Park Aide or Senior Park Aide, dependent upon qualifications. The reporting location is...

State Parks: Volunteers Sought at Red Rock, Chili Cooks Sought at AVIM, more
Monday, Oct 5, 2015

Red Rock Canyon State Park Volunteer Training Workshop   Do you love Red Rock Canyon State Park and our unique local desert? California State Parks is looking for outgoing, energetic people that are interested in learning more about this beautiful park, and enjoy helping others. Park staff is leading...

Oct. 3-4: American Indian Celebration at AV Indian Museum
Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015

The annual American Indian Celebration at Antelope Valley Indian Museum returns on Oct. 3 and 4, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults (cash only). Children age 12 and under are free. Parking is free. Proceeds from the event will be used by Friends of the Antelope Valley Indian Museum...

Upcoming Events at Red Rock, AVIM, Tehachapi State Parks
Sunday, Jul 5, 2015

July Volunteer Activity at Red Rock Canyon State Park Do you enjoy painting, hammering, and other hands-on construction play? Then come and volunteer at Red Rock Canyon State Park on July 11th for a picnic table repair/rebuild day. Several park picnic tables are in bad shape, so maintenance staff has...

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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]
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1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
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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
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