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1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
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Nonprofit Baseball Organization for Teens, Adults with Special Needs Looks to Expand into the SCV
Monday, Jun 7, 2021

The Alternative Baseball Organization, a baseball program for those on the autism spectrum and with similar special needs, is looking to expand into the Santa Clarita Valley. The nonprofit provides an authentic baseball experience to teens and adults, ages 15 and older, with autism and other disabilities,...

Dream Comes True for Valencia Grad Jared Oliva
Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020

Dreams really did come true for Valencia High School alum Jared Oliva, who made it to the big leagues as a Pittsburgh Pirate this week. The outfielder made his major-league debut as a pinch hitter Monday night before making his first start in left field the following night. “The whole family knows...

Legendary COC Baseball Coach Mike Gillespie Dies at 80
Thursday, Jul 30, 2020

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director Legendary longtime College of the Canyons baseball head coach Mike Gillespie, who launched the Cougars baseball program and led the program to three state titles before winning an NCAA National Championship with USC and later reestablishing the baseball...

JetHawks Even Series With Quakes
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – Will Gaddis threw seven strong innings to help the JetHawks take down the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, 5-2, on Wednesday night at LoanMart Field. The win snapped a three-game skid and moved the JetHawks (25-21, 59-55) back into first place in the second-half South Division standings,...

JetHawks’ 4 Homers Not Enough as Team Falls to 66ers
Thursday, Jul 4, 2019

LANCASTER – A season-best crowd of 5,532 came to The Hangar for the third of July as the JetHawks fell to the Inland Empire 66ers, 14-7. Lancaster hit four home runs, but could not complete another comeback in the series finale. The tone was set early, as Inland Empire (4-9, 31-52) scored four times...

JetHawks Rally with 6 Runs in 9th-Inning Comeback
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Lancaster JetHawks shortstop Ryan Vilade. SAN BERNARDINO – The JetHawks put together their biggest ninth-inning comeback of the season on Monday night, rallying for six runs to beat the Inland Empire 66ers, 8-7, at San Manuel Stadium. The JetHawks (4-1, 38-35) entered the ninth inning trailing,...

Dodgers Select 8 Players on Day 2 of 2019 Draft
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Wednesday their eight selections from the second day of the 2019 Draft. The Dodgers chose Butler University right-hander Ryan Pepiot (third round), University of California, Irvine third baseman Brandon Lewis (fourth round), Stanford University right-handed...

Message from City Manager Ken Striplin
Thursday, May 2, 2019

If the eight homerun, record-breaking season opener was any indication of what the Dodgers have in store for us this year – you will not want to miss Santa Clarita Dodger Day. This family-friendly event is one of the longest running in our community. At 42 years and still going strong, the community...

Schilling Tosses 7 Innings; Leads JetHawks to Victory
Thursday, Apr 25, 2019

JetHawks pitcher Garrett Schilling. LAKE ELSINORE – Garrett Schilling became the first JetHawks starter to toss seven innings this season as he led his club to a 7-5 win over the Lake Elsinore Storm on Wednesday night at The Diamond. Schilling (2-1) left the game with a 7-3 lead after the seventh....

JetHawks Survive Rubber Match
Thursday, Apr 18, 2019

LANCASTER – Lancaster jumped out to an early lead and hung on late to beat Inland Empire, 8-5, in the rubber match of a three-game series Wednesday night at The Hangar. The JetHawks held off a late challenge from the 66ers to even their record through 14 games. Lancaster (7-7) wasted no time getting...

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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