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Bear Sighting Reported Near Newhall Mobile Home Park
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

Bears: Residents have spotted them in Valencia and just weeks ago, in Castaic backyards, and now Newhall, as the California Highway Patrol received reports of a bear sighting early Wednesday morning. A large bear was spotted around 2 a.m. rummaging through trash cans near the Crescent Valley Mobile...

Deputies Track Bear to Valencia Backyard
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies investigated a return visit from a bear to a Valencia neighborhood late Tuesday evening. Shortly after 11:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the 26000 block of Laguna Court in Valencia, after officials became aware of social media posts involving reports...

Pair of Bears Visit SCV in Search of Food
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a pair of calls about wild bears on Tuesday, according to station officials. “We had two different bear calls,” said Shirley Miller, station public information officer. “The bear call in the morning was from up old Ridge...

Bear Sighting in Newhall
Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017

File footage of bear spotted in Santa Clarita back in June.CHP officers and Fish and Wildlife officials were unable to locate a bear reported near Calgrove Boulevard and Wiley Canyon Road, in Newhall on Tuesday morning. Read complete story [here].

Bear Sighted in Stevenson Ranch Again
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017

A Stevenson Ranch resident sent a tip and a photo of a bear to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Tuesday. “We hear the Stevenson Ranch bear is still making his presence known in and about neighborhoods,” the station posted. “The photo is from a local homeowner.” There...

Bear Struck by Car Near Rye Canyon Road, The Old Road
Monday, Jun 12, 2017

One of the bears sighted in Santa Clarita last week. Photo: Mike McClure. In the third bear sighting reported in the Santa Clarita Valley during the last week, a bear was struck by a car before the animal fled into the bushes, according to California Highway Patrol officials. The incident occurred near...

Pair of Bears Spotted in Santa Clarita Valley
Friday, Jun 9, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley residents reported two separate bear sightings to the SCV Sheriff’s Station Thursday. The first bear sighting took place at Oak Tree Gun Club, sometime before 8 p.m. A brown bear visited the Newhall gun range, apparently in search of dinner. Witnesses reported the bear “walked...

Officials Remind to Keep Pets Safe in Light of Stevenson Ranch Bear Sighting
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017

After a brown-colored black bear was sighted roaming a residential area in Stevenson Ranch this week, officials are reminding Santa Clarita Valley pet owners to keep their four-legged companions safe. Around 3 a.m. Wednesday, the bear passed through the backyards of several homes on Hardy Place near...

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1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
Women's Club
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved the installation and operation of a Verizon wireless communication facility that will expand wireless coverage in the city’s center. 
Verizon Wireless Facility Approved By Planning Commission
State Senator Scott Wilk is honoring four Hispanic community leaders to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month. 
Wilk Honors Local Hispanic Community Leaders
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 41 new deaths and 1,750 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Nursing Facility Numbers See Decline; Santa Clarita Cases total: 35,403
College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium, SCEEC, will virtually host the 2021 Green STEM Summit on Saturday, Oct. 9 with the purpose of introducing students to green careers.
COC’s Virtual Green STEM Summit Slated For October
The Angeles National Forest will end its forest closure order Wednesday at 11:59 pm, a week past the expiration of the California regional closure.
Angeles National Forest Ending Closure Order
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a vision for ensuring that every California student will learn to read by third grade by the year 2026 during a virtual press conference on Tuesday
State Superintendent Seeks To Increase Literacy By Third Grade For All California Students
In an effort to keep adopted pets from returning to the shelter, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has launched a free online resource center to help pet owners who can no longer keep their pets.
Pets Get A Second Chance With New Rehoming Program
The population of the city of Santa Clarita grew by 22.9% between 2010 and 2020, according to U.S. Census data released Monday that will be used to redistrict boundaries for various political offices in California. 
Santa Clarita Population Has Grown Over 50,000 In Ten Years
A federal court handed international mining conglomerate Cemex a win last week in its decades-long battle to establish a mining operation in Soledad Canyon.    
Court Rules In Favor Of Cemex Over Bureau Of Land Management
The American Cancer Society Santa Clarita Valley held a Relay Rally at Westfield Valencia Town Center Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about its annual Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley event on Saturday, Oct. 2. 
Community Gets Ready For Relay For Life With Local Relay Rally
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,326 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed one new death bringing the total deaths since the pandemic began to 167.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Officials Confirm 167th Death at Henry Mayo; 35,326 Total SCV Cases
A gunshot victim was reported in Canyon Country Tuesday evening, prompting a response from both law enforcement and paramedics.
Man Surrenders After Report of Gunshot in Home
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark is hosting a series of special activities at “Last Sundays at the Landmark” with a special tribute in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month of the songs of Early California from the del Valle Family of Camulos, set for Sept. 26, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sept. 26: Rancho Camulos to Honor Hispanic Heritage Month During ‘Last Sundays at the Landmark’
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Christian Raigosa with Kaiser Permanente to serve as the 2022 Chair of the Board of Directors.
SCV Chamber Announces New Chair of the Board
Members of the community are invited to provide their input on a draft plan for long-term management of local groundwater resources by Oct. 15.
Public Input Sought on Draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan
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
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