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1970 - Permanent COC Valencia campus dedicated [story]
COC dedication ceremony program


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Bouquet Section Closed for Safety; Vasquez Reopens in 2 Weeks
Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

Nobody is blocked off and no homes are located within the Bouquet Canyon Road closure area, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich’s planning deputy said Thursday. “There’s a set of gates, one on the south side and two on north, with no homes in between. It’s all vacant land,” Edel Vizcarra said....

The Progression of Damage on Vasquez Canyon Road
Friday, Nov 20, 2015

Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested for DUI
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

[KHTS] – An allegedly intoxicated man was arrested early Saturday in connection with a hit-and-run collision in Canyon Country. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to reports that the driver of a truck had rear-ended a Scion at Sierra Highway and American Beauty Drive at...

Pennies from Heaven: Thirsty LARC Given $500K
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

[KHTS] – LARC Ranch, a residential community for developmentally disabled adults in Bouquet Canyon, has received a “beautiful” gift of $500,000 from the Annenberg Foundation, which will help the nonprofit maintain its water supply. The ranch, which is mired in a water shortage that’s been...

LARC Trucking In Water While Well Solution Waits
Thursday, Mar 20, 2014

LARC Ranch has begun trucking in water and has spent nearly $10,000 so far in an effort to shore up water supplies that have been left dangerously low by the ongoing drought as well as governmental gridlock that has prevented the release of normal water flows from Bouquet Reservoir. “We first started...

Antonovich Calls for State of Emergency in Bouquet Canyon
Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014

File photo Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will present a motion to his fellow supervisors Tuesday to declare a state of emergency in Bouquet Canyon, where residents’ water well levels have dropped due to silt buildup in Bouquet Creek. Antonovich’s motion, which calls on the state and federal...

County Working on Bouquet Water Flow; Could Take Weeks
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014

[KHTS] – Los Angeles County officials are working to restore the water supply for Bouquet Canyon residents, although they likely will have to wait several weeks to see their taps flow again at normal levels. Dozens of residents’ wells went dry after the Department of Water and Power restricted...

Bouquet Wells Running Dry; Bureaucracy Blamed
Friday, Dec 13, 2013

[KHTS] – Wells are going dry for Bouquet Canyon residents who say government inaction is threatening their water supply. Los Angeles County officials said their hands are tied by federal officials who OK permits for county work in the area. Forest Service officials say the county hasn’t taken...

A Time to Heal | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
Sunday, Nov 24, 2013

Darryl Manzer I don’t know if I can write this without some fresh coffee. Still rather early in the evening, and I just want to put some words in print before it gets too late. Have you ever heard someone from Dallas say, “I’m from Tex,” or a person from Seattle tell you, “I’m from Wash?”...

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1970 - Permanent COC Valencia campus dedicated [story]
COC dedication ceremony program
No. 3 College of the Canyons overcame a slow start to eventually find its rhythm and flex its muscle in a 34-14 conference win over No. 15 Allan Hancock College on Saturday at Cougar Stadium.
No. 3 Canyons Remains Undefeated with 34-14 Victory Over No. 15 Allan Hancock
Saugus handily won Friday night’s matchup of the Foothill League’s two best teams thanks to its suffocating defense, beating West Ranch 42-8 at College of the Canyons.
Cents Clinch Share of Foothill League Title After Decisive Win Over Wildcats
Artists Day returns to Rancho Camulos Museum on Friday, Nov. 12, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Nov. 12: Rancho Camulos Museum Fall Artists Days
Keith Mowry, owner of Bob’s Country Meats in Canyon Country, died Friday night due to complications from surgery and infection doctors were unable to remove.
Bob’s Country Meats Owner Dies from Health Complications
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Monday announced an additional death, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths since the onset of the pandemic to 177, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 177th Death at Henry Mayo
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
L.A. County Issues Beach Water Advisory
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the seven productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Oct. 25 - Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV Includes One Feature & Six TV Shows, Including ‘This Is Us’
The National Weather Service is forecasting a large storm system in Los Angeles County beginning early Monday. County officials have issued a No Phase Flow Forecast for all communities in the region.
L.A. County Residents Urged to Prepare for Flood Risk
1898 - Newhall pioneer Henry Clay Wiley (Wiley Canyon) dies in Los Angeles [story]
HC Wiley obituary
1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
Santa Clarita Metrolink grand opening brochure
1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel
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
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