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October 27
1892 - Birth of Robert E. Callahan, owner of Mission Village in L.A. and Old West Trading Post on Sierra Highway [story]
Callahans Old West

Feds to Stock Bouquet Creek with Endangered Fish
Thursday, Dec 17, 2015

Homeowners in upper Bouquet Canyon are being told all fish will be removed from Bouquet Creek, which will then be restocked with an endangered species. Jeffrey Vail, a U.S. Forest Service supervisor, sent a letter to Bouquet Canyon homeowners explaining that “partially armored threespine stickleback,...

Salvation Coming to Upper Bouquet Canyon
Thursday, Oct 8, 2015

Bouquet Creek in wetter times. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legisation Thursday that would begin to bring water back to the residents of Bouquet Canyon. Assembly Bill 353 by Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, provides an environmental exemption — only the second of its kind in California history — that is needed...

Senate Says Yes to Making Bouquet Creek Flow
Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015

A bill to clean out the Bouquet Canyon creek in Santa Clarita to bring water flow back to the creek passed out of the Senate. Assembly Bill 353, authored by Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, amends the Fish and Game Code to allow the implementation and maintenance of Los Angeles County’s Bouquet...

Bouquet Creek Bill Clears Assembly Committee
Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015

What Bouquet Creek is supposed to look like. [Supv. Antonovich] – Assembly Bill 35 by Assemblyman Tom Lackey amending the Fish and Game Code to allow the implementation and maintenance of Los Angeles County’s Bouquet Canyon Habitat Restoration Project passed through the Assembly Water, Parks...

Bouquet Creek Water Solution Still in the Works
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015

As the drought in California continues, county and federal officials are working on getting water for Bouquet Canyon residents while maintaining a healthy habitat. About 40 comments were submitted during the public comment period for a proposed solution to the numerous conflicts that have arisen from...

Forest Service Seeks Input on Bouquet Creek Restoration
Friday, Jan 16, 2015

What Bouquet Creek is supposed to look like. [ANF] – Angeles National Forest officials are conducting an environmental analysis to consider a proposal to restore and improve riparian habitat, and to restore flow capacity to Bouquet Creek in Bouquet Canyon, north of the City of Santa Clarita. Officials...

County Might Move Road to Fix Bouquet Water Problem
Monday, Sep 15, 2014

[KHTS] – Los Angeles County Public Works officials are continuing the search for a solution to the dried-up wells and the flooded Bouquet Canyon Road by conducting research in the area and exploring the possibility of realigning the road. “The plan would be to have a road realignment, so...

Lifeboat for LARC
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

I would like to say thank you to the Annenberg Foundation. It has stepped in to give a huge helping hand to a local and beloved nonprofit organization so it can continue to be of service to our community. The Los Angeles Residential Community (LARC) Ranch was founded in 1959 by a group of parents who...

At Least They’re Not Spineless
Sunday, Aug 17, 2014

Among the endangered species in the Santa Clarita Valley you will find the arroyo Southwestern toad, least Bell’s vireo and the unarmored threespine stickleback. The Southwestern pond turtle is threatened, but not yet listed. Today, we’ll be concentrating on the unarmored threespine stickleback....

Supes Declare Emergency; Hope State, Feds will Hasten Bouquet Solution
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014

[KHTS] – Residents up Bouquet Canyon have been watching their wells go dry in recent months, and they’re hoping to see the process to clean Bouquet Creek move faster now that the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors declared a local state of emergency. The board passed Supervisor Michael...

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1892 - Birth of Robert E. Callahan, owner of Mission Village in L.A. and Old West Trading Post on Sierra Highway [story]
Callahans Old West
Throughout the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond, haunters are getting ready for a spooktacular Halloween, setting up garages and front yards as haunted houses, each unique and special in its own way.
Club Fear to Celebrate its Final Year in SCV
Saugus High School’s Young Americans Foundation Club was joined by other students and staff Sunday for a 5K to support the Wounded Warriors Project.
Saugus High Club Raises Money for Wounded Warriors Project
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 827 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 37,178 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Urges Those Eligible to Get Booster
Valencia High School parents were alerted by school administrators Tuesday night that 33 positive COVID-19 cases had been diagnosed on the Vikings campus within the last week.
33 COVID Cases Reported at Valencia High School
Known by students at Canyon High School as the biggest club on campus, the Eco Chicos Environmental Club is doing what it can to change the world one piece of trash at a time.
Eco Chicos Club Helps Promote Environmental Change
Construction is underway at Castaic Lake, as officials from the California Department of Water Resources work to make seismic improvements on Castaic Dam’s tower access bridge.
Construction on Castaic Dam Moving Forward
The office of state Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is hosting a virtual Keeping the Keys workshop with the Automobile Club of Southern California for older drivers Friday.
Oct. 29: Workshop Scheduled for Senior Drivers
Following about an inch of rain in the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, depending on where you were standing, sunny skies are forecasted for the area for the rest of the week, according to officials at the National Weather Service.
Sunny Skies Forecasted for the SCV
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