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Calgrove Burn Area Weathers Storms
Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016

Storms swept through the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday causing some flooding and mudslides in areas that were scorched by the Calgrove Fire last June. About $1 million was spent on the installation of temporary post-fire debris relief measures in the Calgrove burn area over the past few months. This included...

Supes OK Funds for Flood Control in Calgrove Fire Area
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

Photo: LACo Fire [KHTS] – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to authorize the installation temporary measures to ward off flooding in the Calgrove Fire area. Public Works Director Gail Farber, as Chief Engineer of the L.A. County Flood Control District, will use Public Works...

Supes to Authorize $1 Mil. for Flood Control Measures in Calgrove Fire Area
Friday, Aug 7, 2015

Board Agenda, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015: This action is to authorize the Chief Engineer of the Los Angeles County Flood Control District or her designee to proceed with installation of temporary postfire debris mitigation measures in the area burned by the June 2015 Calgrove Fire (Santa Clarita area) using...

Authorities Give Up on Finding Cause of Calgrove Fire
Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

Detectives have closed the books on the 415-acre Calgrove fire without determining what caused it. “The cause is undetermined and there will be no further investigation,” said Sgt. Craig Anderson of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Arson and Explosives Detail, adding that sheriff detectives...

Hart Museum Back to Normal After Calgrove Fire
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015

The William S. Hart Museum has reopened after the Calgrove Fire threatened the property and prompted the evacuation of the major artifacts. According to the museum website, the museum is open to the public starting today and will continue with its regular summer hours – Wednesday through Sundays...

Calgrove Fire Lessons
Thursday, Jul 2, 2015

The recent Calgrove Fire, which began June 24 and burned more than 400 acres, provides an opportunity to thank the residents of Santa Clarita as well as an opportunity to share lessons learned. With fire surrounding many homes and flame lengths up to 100 feet, many were able to see first-hand the serious...

Hart-ifacts Evacuated for Calgrove Fire
Monday, Jun 29, 2015

The Calgrove Fire shut down the William S. Hart Museum last week, and it has yet to be reopened as of Monday afternoon. “The smoke smell has dissipated from within the mansion, and the collections will be returning this week to the mansion,” said museum administrator Margi Bertram.  “We...

Avoid Strenuous Activity Including Exercise During Fire
Thursday, Jun 25, 2015

[LACo Public Health] – According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District smoke from the fire in Santa Clarita Valley has caused poor air quality that affects all individuals in Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas. The Los Angeles County Interim Health Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser,...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015

ED NOTE: WED 7:15PM ‪#‎CalgroveFire‬ holding at 200 acres with 25% containment… Streets that are closed will remain closed until at least 8:30PM Two fires broke out in the Santa Clarita Valley on Wednesday afternoon burning over 100 acres off the 5 and 14 freeways. Santa Clarita Sheriffs...

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In response to the current surge of COVID-19 cases, the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is suspending in-person outdoor programs in accordance with the county's Nov. 30 "Safer At Home" Health Officer Order to stop the spread of COVID-19.
L.A. County Parks Halt In-Person Outdoor Programs Due to COVID-19 Surge
The California Interscholastic Federation or CIF has postponed youth sports competitions including championship events until at least Jan. 1, due to the surge in COVID-19 cases statewide.
CIF Postpones Education-Based Athletics into 2021
California Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) and more than 50 other lawmakers are demanding answers from Bank of America surrounding the state Employment Development Department’s latest problem: the freezing and draining of unemployment benefits in EDD accounts.
Lawmakers Demand Answers from Bank of America on Draining of EDD Accounts
Noah Michael Englerth of Castaic has been missing a month, and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating him.
Missing: Noah Englerth of Castaic; LASD Asks Public’s Help
With a multiday Red Flag warning issued throughout Southern California, multiple parts of the Santa Clarita Valley remained under consideration for power shutoffs Wednesday.
SCE Warns of Power Shutoffs, State Readies Fire Resources
Santa Ana winds are forecast to return this week, bringing another fire weather watch to the Santa Clarita Valley after thousands across the region faced power shutoffs on Thanksgiving.
Santa Ana Winds Return, SCV Under Fire Weather Watch
A spokesman for the William S. Hart Union High School District confirmed Tuesday a food services worker “participating in meal service on (Nov. 23-24) at Golden Valley High School has since tested positive for COVID-19.”
Hart District Confirms GVHS Food Worker Diagnosed with COVD-19
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
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SCV Water ongoing communication efforts surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals were honored with a PRism Award from the Public Relations Society of America – Los Angeles Chapter (PRSA-LA).
SCV Water’s PFAS Community Outreach Earns Top Honors
What is the most effective way for the city of Santa Clarita to allocate Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding?
Residents Encouraged to Provide Input on 2021-22 Community Needs Survey
Licensed in 1980, Randal G. Winter Construction is proudly celebrating their 40th year in business.
Santa Clarita-Based Randal G. Winter Construction Celebrates 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday the highest number of new COVID-19 cases and people hospitalized with COVID-19 that L.A. County has ever experienced throughout the pandemic.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Highest One-Day Increase Countywide to Date, SCV Surpasses 9,900 Cases
In an effort to assist restaurants affected by the COVID-19 restrictions, Los Angeles County will launch the Keep L.A. County Dining Grant Program on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 12:00 a.m.
L.A. County Launches Grant Program for Restaurants Affected by COVID-19 Restrictions
Registration is underway for the College of the Canyons winter session, which boasts more than 300 class sections.
COC’s Winter 2021 Semester Registration Underway
The Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation announced Monday Alina Bokde as the department’s Chief Deputy Director.
Alina Bokde Appointed New Chief Deputy Director for L.A. County Parks
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking to attain more local control of the development of accessory dwelling units through a proposed update of its development code and an ordinance.
Planning Commission Scheduled to Discuss Amendments to Accessory Dwelling Units
Bringing‌ ‌to‌ ‌life‌ ‌the‌ ‌national‌ ‌conversation‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌trials‌ ‌and‌ ‌tribulations‌ ‌of‌ ‌2020,‌ the College ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Canyons‌ ‌Theatre‌ ‌Department‌ will present its ‌devised‌ ‌production‌ ‌“Virtuality: the 2020 Tournaments,”‌ ‌on December 4-5.
COC Theatre Department Presents Pandemic-Themed Production
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. (SDFHC) in partnership with Assemblywoman Christy Smith, Sunkist Growers, and Forester’s Financial donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans, and of course Sunkist citrus for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event held Friday, Nov. 20
Patients, Local Veterans Treated to Samuel Dixon’s Annual Turkey Giveaway
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) is launching its year-end giving campaign Tuesday, Dec. 1, which is “Giving Tuesday,” the global day of generosity.
Local Nonprofit Launches Year-End Giving Campaign Benefiting Foster Youth
If you are looking to get into the holiday spirit this month, I encourage you to visit Old Town Newhall.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2020
Knowing the need would be great over the holiday, the William S. Hart Union High School District, in partnership with the District’s food service management company – Sodexo, distributed 39,420 meals on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving to families at each campus.
Hart District, Sodexo Partner to Provide More than 39,000 Holiday Meals
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday reported 17 new deaths and 5,150 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 38th fatality, and new Health Officer restrictions take effect.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 38th Death at Henry Mayo; County Cases Surge Past 400K
Democratic candidate Christy Smith on Monday conceded her loss in the 25th District Congressional race to incumbent Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita.
Christy Smith Concedes to Mike Garcia in CA-25 Congressional Race