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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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COUNTY NEWS ARCHIVE
Castaic Animal Shelter Upgrades Ready for Bid
Sunday, May 10, 2020

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider a proposal from Public Works on Tuesday to solicit bids for improvements to the Castaic Animal Shelter at 31044 N. Charlie Canyon Road. The planned upgrades include a new, 400-square-foot covered vehicle wash rack, replacement of damaged asphalt...

Supes Vote to Create Police Commission to Oversee Sheriff
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016

[LACo] – A new Civilian Oversight Commission, aimed at boosting transparency and increasing trust between communities and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, was established Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. The Board also appointed nine commissioners to serve on the panel and approved...

County Ready to Build Upgrades to Del Valle Fire Training Center
Friday, Aug 12, 2016

File photo Firefighters conduct a training exercise at the Del Valle facility. Design plans have been completed for upgrades announced two years ago to the Del Valle Regional Emergency Training Center in the Castaic area. On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors will consider a recommendation by Public Works...

County Preparing Tax Measure to Help with Homeless Crisis
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas [Ridley-Thomas] – Acting on a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, and amendments from Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Michael Antonovich, the Board of Supervisors called for drafting three potential November 2016 ballot measures asking voters to consider a parcel...

Big Counties Need More Supervisors
Friday, Jan 29, 2016

Sen. Sharon Runner I have lived in the 21st Senate District my entire life, and I love representing my home in the California State Senate. I know what makes the District’s communities unique, which gives me the ability to fight for our needs and interests in Sacramento. I strongly believe we deserve...

Supes to Authorize $550K Annually for Cloud Seeding
Friday, Oct 16, 2015

Staff recommendation before the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015:   This action is to adopt the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration for the County of Los Angeles Weather Modification Project and to award a service contract for As-Needed Weather Modification (Cloud Seeding) Services to...

Ordinance Extends Pipeline Franchise, Expands Valencia Water Co. Boundary
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Up for adoption by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday: Ordinance amending the water pipeline franchise granted to Valencia Water Company to extend the term of the franchise to December 31, 2018, clarify the exclusion on the transportation of hazardous substances or hazardous waste,...

Supes OK Minimum Wage Hike for Unincorporated County
Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015

[KHTS] – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday to raise the minimum wage in stages from $9 to $15 an hour by 2020. Supervisor Mike Antonovich voted “no.” The wage hike applies only to the county’s unincorporated territories (including Stevenson Ranch, Castaic,...

At-risk Youth in Historic Park Behind Stevenson Ranch? Public Meeting to Discuss
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

[KHTS] – County officials are meeting next month to discuss a proposal to renovate a park in Mentryville, an oil boom “ghost town” and California State Historic Landmark west of Stevenson Ranch in Pico Canyon, into an at-risk youth facility. A public meeting is scheduled to be held at the West...

April 14 Supervisors Agenda (Highlights)
Thursday, Apr 9, 2015

The Honorable David Siegel, Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles, recognized in commemoration of the 67th Independence Day of Israel.   Action would approve $1,635,000 in funding to the Community Development Commission for the Mosaic Gardens at Westlake Project, a 125-unit multifamily housing...

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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]
grave markers
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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