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1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
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Santa Clarita CSUN Grad Stacey Leal Communicates
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Stacey Leal of Santa Clarita, CSUN 2018 graduate The cheers may be deafening this week when more than 11,500 students including Stacey Leal of Santa Clarita are expected to take part in California State University, Northridge’s 2018 commencement ceremonies. Leal’s graduation with a B.A. in Communication...

May 1-2: CSUN 5th Annual ‘Sex in the Library’ Event
Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018

California State University, Northridge gender and women’s studies students and queer studies students will present their capstone research projects about the cultural aspects of sexuality and gender to students, faculty, staff and members of the community on Tuesday, May 1, and Wednesday, May 2, at...

CSUN Professor Establishes Comic Studies Society
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018

Comic books, comic strips, graphic novels and web comics often provide an escape from reality. Historically, the medium also has offered casual readers an alternative narrative to an extensive array of topics, from politically charged editorial cartoons to caricatures of social injustices and commentaries...

Matadors Start 2018 Water Polo Season Ranked No. 21
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

NORTHRIDGE, Calif – The 2018 CSUN Water Polo season presents the opportunity for the Matadors to take the next step. No. 21 CSUN returns 15 letterwinners from last season including a seven-member senior class led by senior All-American Madeleine Sanchez. After finishing last season with a Top 20...

CSUN to Host 2018 USA Small Business, Entrepreneurship Conference
Monday, Jan 8, 2018

In an effort to emphasize the value and relevance of an education in entrepreneurship, California State University, Northridge will host the 2018 United States Association Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference to teach educators and students how to develop and enhance entrepreneurial thinking...

CSUN IT Chief Hilary J. Baker Named to EDUCAUSE Board
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017

Hilary J. Baker, vice president for information technology and chief information officer at California State University, Northridge, has been appointed to the board of EDUCAUSE, the association for information technology in higher education. Baker was appointed as a director-at-large by EDUCAUSE’s...

Oct. 13: CSUN ‘Art of Innovation’ Conference Peers Into Future
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

California State University, Northridge’s College of Engineering and Computer Science and the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics will co-host the fifth annual Art of Innovation Conference on Friday, Oct. 13 from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. The conference is designed to give students and members...

CSUN’s KCSN-FM Now Booms from Santa Clarita to San Clemente
Friday, Sep 15, 2017

California State University, Northridge and Saddleback College in Mission Viejo have joined forces in a record-breaking shared programming agreement between their respective public radio licensees, KCSN-FM and KSBR-FM. The stations are now operating under the moniker “The New 88.5 FM” are heard from...

CSUN Men’s Soccer to Host San Jose State
Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

The CSUN men’s soccer team has a pair of matches coming up on the docket this week. The Matadors (3-2) host their final home non-conference match Thursday night when San José State arrives in Northridge. Kickoff on the CSUN Sports Network is set for 7 p.m. Thursday is Youth Soccer Night at Matador...

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1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
James Dean
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 39 new deaths and 905 new cases of confirmed COVID-19, with 6,156 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 269,284 Cases Countywide, 39 New Deaths; 6,156 SCV Cases
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to allow breweries and wineries to resume outdoor operations in one week.
Breweries, Wineries Can Reopen Outdoors Countywide Next Week
The largest indoor mall operator in the region, with locations including the Westfield Valencia Town Center, has filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County over COVID-19 health guidelines that have kept the shopping centers closed.
Westfield Sues L.A. County Over Indoor Mall Closures
The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, and coauthored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to begin sharing data about veteran suicides between the Department of Veterans Affairs and Los Angeles County and explore the possibility of establishing a countywide veteran suicide review team.
L.A. County to Explore Veteran Suicide Review Team
Each October Circle of Hope recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its annual event, 31 Days of Hope to help increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment of this disease.
31 Days of Hope to Help Increase Breast Cancer Awareness, Support
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — Fed up with the growing number of untraceable homemade firearms used in gun crimes and mass shootings, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a federal lawsuit Tuesday to force the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to crack down on so-called “ghost guns” that skirt laws requiring background checks and age verification.
California Sues Feds to Force Crack Down on ‘Ghost Guns’
Thousands of Southern California Edison customers were suddenly left without power late Tuesday morning in Newhall after balloons came in contact with power lines, according to officials.
Newhall Power Outage Due to Mylar Balloons
The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and coauthored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that will enable elementary schools to begin applying for a waiver to reopen grades TK-2 in schools, prioritizing schools with a high number of low-income students.
Barger Motion to Begin School Waiver Reopening Process Approved by Supes
While in-person events may be postponed for the time being, the city of Santa Clarita events team is bringing you virtual and physically distanced happenings to fill the void.
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar Features New Online October Events
The fast-moving Martindale Fire, which started near Bouquet Reservoir, remained at 230 acres overnight, with firefighters able to achieve 40% containment by Tuesday morning.
Martindale Fire Remains at 230 Acres, 40% Containment
EDUCAUSE, the nonprofit higher education information technology association, awarded former California State University, Northridge Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Hilary J. Baker with its 2020 Community Leadership Award.
Higher Education Nonprofit Recognizes Former CSUN VP for Community Leadership
The Valley Industry Association will welcome Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth as the Keynote Speaker for the October VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Oct. 13: VIA Virtual Series with Mayor Cameron Smyth
A fatal traffic collision south of the Newhall Pass on Interstate 5 stalled traffic for morning commuters Tuesday.
Multi-Vehicle Traffic Collision on SB I-5 Leaves One Dead
A gas main break at Costco in Canyon Country prompted evacuations and road closures Tuesday morning.
Costco Gas Main Break Prompts Evacuations, Road Closures
In its 2015 regional annual report, UNESCO, a specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes international collaboration in education, science, and culture, listed Mozambique as one of the countries in Africa with the highest incidence of girl marriage.
Santa Clarita Youth Education Advocate’s Annual Award Brings Hope Across Africa
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
COC
Smoke from a brush fire dubbed the Martindale Fire in Bouquet Canyon near the Bouquet Reservoir was visible from areas in the Santa Clarita Valley shortly after the blaze broke out Monday afternoon, quickly burning 200 acres and threatening structures.
‘Martindale’ Brush Fire in Bouquet Canyon, Visible from SCV, Threatens Strctures
The global COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1 million Monday afternoon, a grim milestone in a pandemic that caught much of the world unprepared for a health crisis and left economies reeling, convulsed politics and fundamentally altered the world.
World Marks Grim Milestone: 1 Million COVID-19 Deaths
SCV Water invites the community to a virtual ribbon-cutting on Monday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m., celebrating the completion of a new water treatment plant.
Oct. 5: SCV Water Treatment Plant Virtual Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Newhall resident Daniel Bradley, a Vietnam veteran and Gold Star son, had the chance to fly to Washington, D.C., to attend a reception at the White House Sunday to honor Gold Star families and their loved ones who’ve died in service.
Daniel Bradley of Newhall Honored as Gold Star Son at White House
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office reports a busy slate of production activity in the Santa Clarita Valley this week, September 28-October 4.
Busy Slate of Productions This Week in SCV
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended the current extreme heat warning for the Santa Clarita Valley through Saturday evening.
SCV Extreme Heat Warning Extended Through Saturday