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1998 - As disbelief about El Niño was starting to set in, the first of a month-long succession of devastating storms hits [story]
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LACoFD Urges Residents to Take Precautions Amid Extreme Heatwave
Thursday, Sep 1, 2022

From now through the Labor Day holiday weekend, extremely high temperatures are expected throughout the Los Angeles County region and beyond. With the widespread excessive heat warning in place, the Los Angeles County Fire Department advises residents to take care of themselves and others who are most...

SCV Smoke Advisory in Effect Through Wednesday
Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020

According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, smoke from wildfires burning in the region has caused unhealthy air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley and following areas: – Central Los Angeles – Northwest Coastal L.A. County – Southwest Coastal L.A. County –...

Smoke, Ash from Nearby Fires Cover SCV
Thursday, Sep 10, 2020

Santa Clarita Valley residents woke up to another red sun Thursday morning, as smoke and ash from the fires raging nearby continued to fill the valley. Following an early-year Santa Ana wind event, the Bobcat Fire, burning in the Angeles National Forest southeast of the SCV, more than doubled, growing...

SCV Air Quality Unhealthy for All Individuals Friday
Thursday, Aug 20, 2020

According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast, air quality will be unhealthy for all individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Friday, Aug. 21. It’s also forecasting unhealthy air for all individuals in the following areas: – East San Gabriel Valley –...

Fast-Moving Castaic Fire Erupts to 160 Acres
Saturday, Aug 1, 2020

Firefighters responded to a fast-moving brush fire near Castaic Lake on Saturday that had the potential for 500 acres, according to fire officials. Crews in the first alarm responded to reports of a fire near the boat launch on the 32000 block of Castaic Lake Drive around 4:04 p.m., according to Andrew...

Officials Release Final Update on Soledad Fire
Friday, Jul 10, 2020

Los Angeles County Fire Department officials announced Friday they were issuing their final daily report on the Soledad Fire, as the incident is nearly contained. “Units will continue to patrol the burn area throughout today,” according to the report issued Friday morning. “Final acreage is 1,525...

Soledad Fire at 68% Containment, Firefighters Monitoring Hot Spots
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020

The fast-spreading brush fire that burned nearly 1,498 acres in Agua Dulce reached 68% containment by Tuesday morning, with firefighters still in the area scouting for potential flare-ups, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials. More than 400 fire personnel worked throughout the night...

Two Brush Fires Break Out Near SCV Freeways
Saturday, May 9, 2020

Two brush fires near Santa Clarita Valley freeways broke out within minutes of one another Saturday afternoon. The first fire, which was reported at 12:47 p.m. was located near the southbound side of Highway 14, just south of Newhall Avenue, according to Inspector Ronald Haralson of the Los Angeles...

Tick Fire Not Part of Criminal Investigation
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020

Arson investigators have said the Tick Fire is not currently considered part of a criminal investigation. The Tick Fire, which took place in the final week of October, burned more than 4,000 acres of land, destroyed more than two dozen structures and caused the evacuation of 40,000 residents. While the...

Officials Warm of Unhealthy Air Quality from Getty, Easy Fires
Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019

Smoke from the Getty Fire and Easy Fire have caused unhealthy air quality, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Northwest Coastal Los Angeles County West San Fernando Valley East San Fernando Valley “It is difficult to tell where smoke, ash or soot from a fire will go, or how...

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The California Public Utilities Commission has voted to accelerate the timeframe in which residential energy customers will receive a Climate Credit on their bills in order to provide much needed support to customers experiencing unusually high natural gas bills this winter.
SCV SoCalGas Customers to Receive Accelerated Climate Credit
The Relay For Life of Santa Clarita Valley benefiting the American Cancer Society invites you to join their Spring “YUMraising” event with See’s Candy.
Relay for Life SCV See’s Candy Fundraiser Benefits American Cancer Society
"Mind Over Marijuana" is the California Department of Public Health’s new educational campaign to inform youth about the dangers of underage cannabis use, and how it can impact their social and emotional wellbeing later in life.
CDPH Launches Youth Cannabis Prevention Initiative
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency was recently awarded a $5 million grant under the United States Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSmart Drought Response Program funded through President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
SCV Water Awarded $5 Million for Regional Drought Resiliency Project
For the fourth consecutive year, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center has been named among America’s 50 Best Hospitals, which recognizes excellence and outstanding patient outcomes.
Holy Cross Among America’s 50 Best Hospitals
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has issued a "call to artists" to participate in its "Colors of the Rainbow" gallery show which will be held March 3 to April 8.
Feb. 16: Entry Deadline SCAA Gallery Show ‘Colors of the Rainbow’
1998 - As disbelief about El Niño was starting to set in, the first of a month-long succession of devastating storms hits [story]
winter storm
The Master's men's and women's track & field teams traveled to Claremont, Calif. Saturday for the CMS Outdoor Indoor Distances Meet and came away with school records, personal bests and national championship qualifications.
Mustangs Open Track & Field Season on High Note
College of the Canyons won its second straight conference contest 64-55 over visiting Bakersfield College on Wednesday, as Jonah El-Farra and Andrew Henderson combined to put the Cougars over the top.
Cougs Win Second Straight Game with Victory Over Bakersfield 64-55
As schools throughout California struggle to secure funding to keep music and arts education afloat, Oksana Kolesnikova, an immigrant and internationally acclaimed pianist, is making sure students throughout Los Angeles County, including Santa Clarita, can experience the proven benefits that music and other extracurricular activities have to offer.
Acclaimed Pianist Offering Local After-School Enrichment Programs
SCV Water, in partnership with the Association of California Water Agencies, is pleased to introduce the Edward G. “Jerry” Gladbach Scholarship.
SCV Water, ACWA Partner to Establish Jerry Gladbach Scholarship
Kevin A. Klockenga has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Henry Mayo Names Kevin Klockenga New President, CEO
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with Santa Clarita Sister Cities, invites local students to submit original artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs or music for the 2023 Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
City Accepting Entries for Sister Cities Young Artists, Authors Showcase
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Water Resources and Watershed Committee is holding an in-person meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 8: SCV Water Resources, Watershed Committee Meeting
Producer Fred Blanco brings "The Great Wildcat Jackson" to The MAIN Friday, Feb. 17-Sunday, Feb. 19
‘The Great Wildcat Jackson’ Coming to The MAIN
Child & Family Center presents its 34th annual Taste of the Town on Sunday, May 7.
Taste of the Town Tickets Benefiting Child & Family Center On Sale Now
State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday he has been asked to serve as vice chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Wilk to Serve as Vice Chair of Senate Judiciary Committee
As we step into the month of love, let's take a moment to reflect on the progress we made in January!
Message from JCI Santa Clarita President Cindy Curtis
The month of February is probably best known for the holiday of love, which falls on Feb. 14.
Monthly Message from City Manager | Say ‘I Do’ at City Hall – February 2023
As you may be aware, the city of Santa Clarita awarded a new Waste Collection Services Franchise Agreement to Burrtec Waste Industries, with the new agreement becoming effective July 1, 2023 which includes all single-family, multi-family and commercial properties in the City.
City Reminding Residents of Upcoming Waste Services Changes
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 31 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 14 additional deaths and 1,354 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 31 New SCV Cases, No New SCV Deaths
1848 - SCV becomes part of the United States with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo [treaty]
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
The College of the Canyons seeks qualified individuals to serve on the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee for a three-year term.
COC Seeks New Members for Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee
The L.A. County Department of Economic Opportunity announced the launch of their new Economic Opportunity Grant program for microbusinesses. 
More Than $54m in Grants Now Open for L.A. County’s Microbusinesses
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