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1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
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LOCAL NEWS
Antonovich Seeks Evaluation of Medical Marijuana’s Impacts
Monday, Jan 25, 2016

Update: On Jan. 26 this matter was continued until Tuesday, Feb. 2.   Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich wants to suspend the cultivation, testing and sale of medical marijuana in L.A. County’s unincorporated territory long enough for the county to evaluate the impacts of those activities on the...

Supervisors Select New Health Agency Chief
Tuesday, Dec 15, 2015

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously selected Dr. Mitch Katz as the first director of the county’s new unified Health Agency, which will integrate the departments of health services, public health and mental health. During the past five years, as head of the Department...

SCV Wildlife Federation to Get Grant Award Approved for New Water Trailer
Monday, Nov 9, 2015

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are slated to approve a grant award during Tuesday’s meeting which will allow the Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation to buy a new trailer. According to the L.A. County Board of Supervisors agenda item summary, the Fish...

County Supes May OK Building Funds, Trucking Restrictions
Monday, May 18, 2015

[KHTS] – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are being asked to approve funds Tuesday for the William Hart Senior Center and Castaic Lake and the ordinance to ban big rig trucks in Sand Canyon. Los Angeles County Regional Park And Open Space District For County Specified Project Funds Officials...

Decision Leaves Parolees Out of Orchard Arms
Thursday, Apr 9, 2015

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to make it possible for people with criminal backgrounds to qualify for Section 8 housing – but not for county housing. For residents at Orchard Arms in Valencia – a housing development owned and operated by the county Housing Authority...

Supervisors Update Development Regulations for Unincorporated Communities
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors gave its unanimous approval for a comprehensive update of its General Plan on Tuesday. The plan determines where and how the County’s unincorporated communities will accommodate growth in population and jobs in the coming decades. The Board action represents...

LA County Supervisors Approve Budget Reform
Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

Supervisor Don Knabe To help ensure the County’s unparalleled standard of fiscal prudence remains long-term, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved amending its “Budget Policies and Priorities” Tuesday due to a motion made by Chairman Don Knabe. The revisions will help position the...

County Supes OK $4M for Fire Training Center Upgrades
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014

[KHTS] – The Affordable Care Act enrollment period closed Monday with seven million Americans having purchased health care through the government, and on Tuesday the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors received an update from county staff on their implementation of ACA. The Affordable Care...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, November 15, 2013
Friday, Nov 15, 2013

In this episode: The Newhall School District has sold the remaining notes for Measure E, a $60 million bond approved by voters back in 2011; Students and staff at Pico Canyon celebrate 10 years of excellence. Also: Folks who get their water from Waterworks District 37 in Acton will pay nearly 3 percent...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013

©2013 KHTS AM-1220 | SCVTV In this episode: A Simi Valley man is in custody tonight after allegedly impersonating a peace officer and stealing weapons in Castaic; In the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting, the Newhall School District is reexamining it’s own security measures. Also: The Los Angeles County...

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On Saturday, Oct. 23, SCV Sheriff Station J-Team deputies will be hosting a "Drug Take Back Day" between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Oct. 23: SCV Sheriff’s Station Hosting “Drug Take Back Day”
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 15 new deaths and 1,227 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,989 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Begins Administering COVID Vaccine Boosters for All Three FDA-Approved Vaccines to Residents; SCV Cases Total 36,989
As you walk along the River Village Park Trail at Duane R. Harte Park, you can now enjoy nature and a story at the same time.
Santa Clarita Public Library Debuts ‘Trail Tales’ Literary Adventure at Duane R. Harte Park
The total number of anti-Asian hate crimes within Los Angeles County rose 76% in 2020, according to a report released Wednesday.
L.A. County Anti-Asian Hate Crimes See 76% Increase in 2020
Residents in unincorporated Los Angeles County were told Thursday to ignore a recent notice concerning home registry from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, according to officials in Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office.
County ‘Rental Property’ Notice Sparks Homeowner Confusion
Classified employees within the Saugus Unified School District are now showing their COVID-19 vaccination verification or undergoing weekly testing to work in the office.
Classified School Workers Undergo COVID-19 Vaccine Verification
Californians age 70 and older may continue to renew their driver’s licenses online or by mail through Dec. 31, 2022. Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed legislation to extend this temporary rule.
Californians 70 and Older Can Renew Driver’s Licenses Online Through 2022
Six Flags Magic Mountain, the undisputed “Thrill Capital of the World,” in partnership with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and DC, today unveiled plans to add yet another record-breaking coaster—WONDER WOMAN™ Flight of Courage—to its unparalleled thrill ride lineup.
Six Flags Magic Mountain Announces Record 20th Coaster WONDER WOMAN Flight of Courage
Smells of Filipino food wafted outside the Newhall Community Center as a welcome for attendees of the Fil-Am Association of Santa Clarita Valley, “Pistahan at Bayanihan” (Festivities and Community) Cultural Festival.
Community Leaders Celebrate Filipino Culture, History
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Hunter Greene is returning to his former home of Stevenson Ranch Saturday to meet local kids and give out free baseball cleats.
SCV Native, Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Hunter Greene Offering Free Cleats for Local Kids
1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
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Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk, (R-Santa Clarita), delivered a second letter Thursday to ensure accountability on a state-funded COVID-19 testing lab.
Wilk Demands Newsom Admin to Halt Auto-Renew Of No-Bid Contract for Valencia Testing Lab
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 27 new deaths and 1,167 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,924 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 36,924; L.A. County Ready to Administer Additional Boosters
Aglaia Mortcheva has spent over 20 years working in animation, from Comedy Central to Nickelodeon and FOX, and is eager to share her insights on turning cartoons into characters people care about as a professor in California State University, Northridge’s animation program in the Department of Art.
CSUN Welcomes Longtime Nickelodeon Animator as Art Department Professor
The city of Santa Clarita’s Volunteer Engagement Program is pleased to partner with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Nonprofit Council and the SCV Nonprofit Leaders Network for the 2021 Nonprofit Symposium.
City Inviting Area Nonprofits to 2021 Nonprofit Symposium
The end of the season approaches as the Santa Clarita Valley football teams are officially over halfway done with league play.
Week Nine Foothill League Roundup for Trinity, Santa Clarita Christian, Castaic
After a year of virtual celebrations, the only zooming that will be done at the College of the Canyons Fall 2021 Science Talk Star Party will be through actual telescopes.
Oct. 29: COC’s Fall Star Party Returns to Canyon Country Campus
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students, including Sujin Kim from California Institute of the Arts, winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards competition.
CalArtian Among 17 Winners of Student Academy Awards
Seventeen employees were honored as the Classified Employees of the Year Wednesday night at the William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board meeting.
Hart Governing Board Recognizes Classified Employees of the Year
Hundreds of Santa Clarita teens gathered on Sunday, Oct. 17, to join actor-influencer Eric Artell in kicking off the “ASMD Baby Food Challenge,” a social media challenge created to raise awareness for local toddler Damian Markham and Wylder Nation Foundation. 
Baby Food Challenge Kicks Off Locally for Terminally-Ill SCV Toddler
2007 - Buckweed fire chars 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]
Buckweed Fire
Family Promise Santa Clarita in partnership with Williams Homes, And HomeAid LA, will break ground on their new local resource center. 
Family Promise To Break Ground On New Resource Center
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 31 new deaths and 1,267 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,859 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Vaccines for Sports Viewing; 36,859 Total SCV Cases
College of the Canyons freshman cross country runner Danielle Salcedo has been named the California Community College Sports Information Association (CCCSIA) Female State Athlete of the Month for September.
COC Cross Country Star Named CCCSIA Athlete of the Month
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