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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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California Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Probe of L.A. Sheriff’s Department
Friday, Jan 22, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — Claims of excessive force, retaliation, and other misconduct by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be probed during a C, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday. Becerra called the inquiry into the nation’s largest sheriff’s department an...

Newsom Tells California Police to Stop Using Carotid Chokehold
Friday, Jun 5, 2020

SACRAMENTO — Heeding calls for reform made by the thousands relentlessly protesting the death of George Floyd, California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday called for new police crowd control procedures and the banning of a chokehold that stops the flow of blood to the brain. The Democratic governor...

Johnson & Johnson Owes California $344M in Pelvic Mesh Suit
Friday, Jan 31, 2020

SAN DIEGO – With a massive $344 million judgment Thursday against Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of its pelvic mesh devices to women and their doctors, California secured the first court finding that the medical device company engaged in false and deceptive business practices. San Diego...

Appeals Court Restores SB 54, California ‘Sanctuary State’ Law
Monday, Jan 13, 2020

In what may ultimately be a setback for the Trump administration’s immigration policies, a California appeals court found Friday that the state’s so-called “sanctuary state” law barring local law enforcement from working with federal immigration agents is constitutional when applied to charter...

California Sues to Block Feds’ ‘Public Charge Rule’ for Green Cards
Friday, Aug 16, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Painting it as an economic threat and a cruel attack on immigrants, California sued Friday to stop the Trump administration’s new “public charge rule” that allows the government to deny green cards to people relying on some forms of public assistance. California Attorney...

Music Teacher John Zeretzke Charged with Lewd Acts Against Minors
Friday, Apr 19, 2019

John Zeretzke, a music teacher from Ventura County who taught music lessons in schools and other organizations throughout Southern California, including Saugus Union School District schools, has been indicted on charges of committing lewd acts against five minors, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra...

Bill to Fight California Tax Fraud, Protect Taxpayers Passes Judiciary Committee
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 1270, legislation that seeks to strengthen the California False Claims Act, has passed the Judiciary Committee, according to Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who is sponsoring the bill. Authored by Assemblymember Mark Stone, D-Santa Cruz, AB 1270 would provide false claims...

California AG Seeks Injunction to Halt Feds’ Title X Gag Rule
Friday, Mar 22, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Friday filed a motion for a preliminary injunction seeking to block the Trump-Pence Administration’s Title X Family Planning Rule. The rule restricts access to critical preventive healthcare such as birth control, prohibits doctors from providing...

Court Blocks Feds’ Immigration Rules on Public Safety Grants
Monday, Mar 4, 2019

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra successfully obtained a court order Monday preventing the Trump Administration from imposing immigration enforcement requirements on federal public safety grants that California receives. A court in the Northern District of California found that the Trump Administration’s...

California Sues Feds Over Title X Family Planning Rule

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit Monday against the Trump-Pence Administration’s new Title X rule, which restricts access to critical preventive healthcare and access to birth control and prohibits doctors from providing accurate information for patients and...

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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
Bonelli
For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities
1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana