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1828 - Soledad Canyon settler John Lang born in Herkimer County, N.Y. [story]
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Sept. 15-21: Watch Out for Wildlife Week
Monday, Sep 16, 2019

SACRAMENTO — To help reduce collisions, Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife remind motorists to be on the lookout during “Watch Out for Wildlife Week” Sept. 15-21. This time of year, the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions typically peak as animals start migrating...

Wildlife Waystation Closes; Efforts to Relocate Animals Underway
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019

The Wildlife Waystation notified the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) on Sunday that it has voluntarily suspended its CDFW permit, thereby closing the facility. The CDFW is currently assisting with efforts to relocate the Waystation’s nearly 500 animals. The Wildlife Waystation,...

Audit: State Wildlife Agency Ignored Environmental Reviews
Friday, Jun 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO – A state audit released Thursday found that California’s wildlife conservation agency skirted its duty of guiding new project proposals and missed out on potential opportunities to protect fish and streams. The report found that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife reviewed...

California Asked to List Mountain Lions as Endangered
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019

Wildlife organizations asked the California Department of Fish and Wildlife Tuesday to provide new protections for mountain lions in the Golden State. The Mountain Lion Foundation and the Center for Biological Diversity asked the state agency to grant mountain lions formal protection under the California...

500 Gallons of Jet Fuel Spills from Big Rig Crash Near Gorman
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

More than 500 gallons of jet fuel spilled onto the road and roadside near the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 just south of Gorman Wednesday morning after a big rig hauling 5,000 gallons of the fuel overturned. None of the spilled fuel, however, got into the (California) Aqueduct, said Austin Bennett,...

Barger: Northlake Project Will Provide Relief to LA Housing Demand
Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

Editor’s Note: The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 to deny appeal (Supervisor Sheila Kuehl abstained) of proposed Northlake development project. By Nathan Solis LOS ANGELES (CN) – Environmentalists asked Los Angeles County officials on Tuesday to stop or modify a proposed housing...

State Officials Urge Drivers to ‘Watch Out for Wildlife’
Friday, Sep 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO – To help reduce collisions with animals and birds, Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife remind motorists to be on the lookout during “Watch Out for Wildlife Week” Sept. 16–22. “With every project we build, we look for innovative ways to protect drivers...

Sport Fishing Licenses for 2018 Now on Sale
Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

Sport fishing licenses for 2018 are now on sale from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Purchasing your license now will allow you to take advantage of a full year of the unmatched fishing opportunities the Golden State has to offer. With more than 30,000 miles of rivers and streams, 4,172...

September 18-24: Watch Out for Wildlife Week
Friday, Sep 15, 2017

Photo: Brian Cypher/Defenders of Wildlife Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife on roadways during Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which runs September 18-24. “Drivers can improve their own safety by simply slowing down and remaining...

Bear Sighting in Newhall
Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017

File footage of bear spotted in Santa Clarita back in June.CHP officers and Fish and Wildlife officials were unable to locate a bear reported near Calgrove Boulevard and Wiley Canyon Road, in Newhall on Tuesday morning. Read complete story [here].

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Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital revealed a new addition to their leadership staff, bringing more than 30 years of medical experience to the hospital. 
Henry Mayo Announces New VP And Chief Medical Officer
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is once again hosting their monthly free catalytic converter etching event, adding more dates and locations to have a converter etched. 
May’s Free Catalytic Converter Etching Adds Additional Location
The annual Bike to Work challenge is once again rolling into town for a week long going green challenge, starting next week. The challenge will begin Monday May 10 and go through Friday May 14. 
City Promotes Week-Long Bike To Work Challenge To Go Green
The William S Hart Education Foundation announced events will be returning this year and into 2022, starting with their new Cars under the Stars event. 
WiSH Education Foundation Announces New Events
The annual State of the County will be held in-person at Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday. The SCV Chamber and Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office have been working to create an event to celebrate the reopening of our economy which will include remarks by the Supervisor and full access to rides at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Six Flags To Host State Of The County Event
1828 - Soledad Canyon settler John Lang born in Herkimer County, N.Y. [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita’s Public Works Department was once again recognized by statewide organizations as a pair of 2020 capital improvement projects were honored by the Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Awards Program.
Santa Clarita Public Works Recognized for Streets Projects
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its regular meeting virtually Thursday, May 6, at 6:00 p.m.
May 6: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Virtual Regular Meeting
Have your fundraising efforts fallen flat? Need help raising money for your organization? Join JCI Santa Clarita for an interactive conversation about nonprofit fundraising with fundraising experts and JCI members Michelle Rey and Mallory Staley.
May 18: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Fundraising Workshop
Los Angeles County’s continually declining COVID-19 metrics have met the threshold to move into the least-restrictive, yellow tier this week, allowing for more business reopenings starting Thursday.
Reopenings Expected Thursday as L.A. County Moves to Least-Restrictive Yellow Tier
Los Angeles County has met the threshold for the least restrictive yellow tier in the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Setting Up Higher Capacity Limits; SCV Cases Total 27,737
L.A. County Library has received a $20,000 grant from Edison International to develop a new virtual Nature Exploration series about the wonders of our natural world—from what we can discover in our own backyards, to what we can learn from scientists and environmental studies professionals.
L.A. County Library Awarded $20K Edison International Grant for New Virtual Nature Series
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
Newhall Crossings Featuring Works by CalArtians
No business is immune from the unthinkable. Workplace violence is an increasingly important topic for organizations of all types.
May 18: VIA Virtual Series to Present Active Shooter Awareness Training
Trammell Crow Company and Clarion Partners, LLC. announce that DrinkPAK, LLC., the premier West Coast alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage manufacturer, has signed two additional leases at The Center at Needham Ranch in Santa Clarita.
DrinkPAK’s Needham Ranch Footprint Now Spans More than 572,000 Square Feet
A mother convicted of murdering her four children after purposefully burning down their Santa Clarita Valley home more than 20 years ago had the death penalty in her case reversed Monday.
Death Penalty Overturned for Santa Clarita Mom Who Killed Her 4 Daughters
(CN) — Looking to create a flood of new outdoor recreation opportunities in California’s majestic redwood forests and foothills, the state’s new U.S. Senator Alex Padilla on Monday unveiled plans to protect over 1 million acres of undeveloped federal land.
Padilla Unveils Public Lands Expansion
1903 - According to local legend, President Teddy Roosevelt stops at Saugus depot (& café) and Acton Hotel [story]
Saugus Cafe
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 255 new cases and no new deaths of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,727 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Daily Hospitalizations Drop Under 400 for First Time; 27,727 Total SCV Cases
Four high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District have been named 2021 California Distinguished Schools by California State Superintendent Tony Thurmond including Academy of the Canyons, Golden Valley, Hart and West Ranch.
Four Hart District Schools Named 2021 Distinguished Schools
On Monday, the CIF Southern Section and Mikasa USA announced a five-year partnership for Mikasa to be the official Boys and Girls Indoor Volleyball Championship ball commencing with the 2021-2022 school year.
CIF-SS, Mikasa USA Announce Five-Year Ball Partnership
May is National Bicycle Safety Month, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is encouraging drivers to slow down when passing bicyclists and asks bicyclists to be visible, predictable, and safe on the road.
LASD Encourages Community to ‘Share the Road and Go Safely’ During National Bicycle Safety Month
As Los Angeles County nears the yellow tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, the Los Angeles County Library announced it will reopen an additional 30 of its 85 libraries for select in-person services beginning May 10 including the Acton Agua Dulce Library and Castaic Library.
LA County Reopening Additional Libraries for Select In-Person Service
Former College of the Canyons defensive back Bryan Mills is the latest former Cougar to join the NFL ranks after signing a free agent contract with the Seattle Seahawks over the weekend.
Former Cougar Bryan Mills Signs With Seattle Seahawks