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1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
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May 6-11: Highway 14 Nightly Lane Closures for Road Rehab
Friday, May 3, 2019

The California Department of Transportation will continue nightly lane closures next week on portions of State Route 14 for a $6.6 million pavement rehabilitation project to improve the condition of the lanes and create a smoother ride for motorists. Closures are scheduled nightly from Monday, May 6...

Fallen Caltrans Highway Workers Honored at Annual Memorial
Thursday, Apr 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO — On Thursday, Caltrans honored the lives of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice while working to keep others safe while building and maintaining California’s transportation system. At the 29th Annual Workers Memorial, Caltrans employees, dignitaries, family and friends gathered on the...

Caltrans to Close Portions of State Route 14 for Pavement Rehab
Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

SANTA CLARITA, PALMDALE, LANCASTER – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close portions of State Route 14 for a pavement rehabilitation project to improve the condition of the lanes and create a smoother ride for motorists. Closures are scheduled nightly on Monday, April...

Traffic Alert Issued for Upcoming Coachella, Stagecoach Events
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that this weekend kicks off the first two weekends of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival followed by the Stagecoach Festival. The Coachella event begins on Friday, April 12 to Sunday April 14 and again on Friday,...

Drivers Urged to Exercise Caution During National Work Zone Awareness Week

This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week, and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) encourages drivers to exercise caution when driving through areas where highway workers are present. From April 8-12, state departments of transportation,...

April 8-13: Nightly Lane Closures on Highway 14 for Road Rehab
Monday, Apr 8, 2019

The California Department of Transportation continues nightly lane closures this week on portions of State Route 14 for a $6.6 million pavement rehabilitation project to improve the condition of the lanes and create a smoother ride for motorists. Closures are scheduled nightly from Monday, April 8 through...

April 2-6: Nightly Lane Closures on Highway 14 for Road Rehab
Monday, Apr 1, 2019

The California Department of Transportation continues to close portions of State Route 14 for a $6.6 million pavement rehabilitation project to improve the condition of the lanes and create a smoother ride for motorists. Closures are scheduled nightly from Tuesday, April 2 through Saturday, April 6 from...

Pavement Rehab Project Prompts State Route 14 Lane Closures
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019

SANTA CLARITA, PALMDALE, LANCASTER – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close portions of SR-14 for a pavement rehabilitation project to improve the condition of the lanes and create a smoother ride for motorists. Closures began Monday, March 4 and will go through to Saturday,...

Feb. 25-March 2: Nightly Lane Closures on Highway 14 for Road Rehab
Monday, Feb 25, 2019

The California Department of Transportation continues to close portions of State Route 14 for a $6.6 million pavement rehabilitation project to improve the condition of the lanes and create a smoother ride for motorists. Closures are scheduled nightly from Monday, Feb. 25 through Saturday, March 2 from...

Feb. 13: Hearing on Caltrans I-5 Freight Corridor Project
Monday, Feb 11, 2019

The California Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing Wednesday, Feb. 13, to provide information and receive public comments about a proposed Caltrans Freight Corridor Improvement Project on Interstate 5 in Los Angeles County. The proposed project involves improvements at bridges on...

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After its cancelation last year due to the emergence of COVID-19, the College of the Canyons Scholarly Presentation will return this spring in a new virtual format.
COC’s Scholarly Presentations Return Virtually March 11
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to present Sidewalk Stories at the Old Town Newhall Library!
Old Town Newhall Library Now Offering Sidewalk Storytime
Santa Clarita Planning commissioners are expected to make a decision Tuesday regarding the proposed expansion of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital via multiple construction projects that include building a second inpatient tower.
Proposed Henry Mayo Expansion Project Back Before Planning Commission
Picture this…the sun has just set on another brisk spring day.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – March 2021
1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
flooding
Santa Clarita Valley educators were next in line to receive their COVID-19 vaccine shots at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Monday, more than two months after the hospital received its first batch of vaccines for hospital frontline workers.
Henry Mayo Now Inoculating Educators with COVID-19 Vaccine
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 32 new deaths and 987 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported two new deaths since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 2 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; Vaccine Eligibility Expands
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida has announced its March 2021 lineup of outdoor drive-in events.
Bella Vida Senior Center Sets March Outdoor Drive-in Events
In partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, the city of Santa Clarita will launch its “Guard That Auto” campaign this spring to combat an increase in grand theft auto over the past year.
Santa Clarita, Sheriff’s Station to Launch ‘Guard That Auto’ Anti-Theft Campaign
The Saugus High School academic decathlon team will advance to the state competition after placing in the top 10 in the county competition.
Saugus High Advances in State Academic Decathlon
Spring is upon us, and with it comes longer days, greener hillsides, and warmer temperatures that invite outdoor exploration.
Mayor’s March Message: Enjoy Spring in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Sister Cities program, invites local students to submit artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs, or music for the 2021 Sister Cities International Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
Young Artists Invited to Submit Works in 2021 Sister Cities International Showcase
In a rush to bring children back to California schools after a year of closed campuses, Governor Gavin Newsom and lawmakers said Monday the state will offer $2 billion to school districts willing to reopen next month.
Newsom, Lawmakers Cut Deal to Reopen California Schools by April
The race to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Los Angeles County despite vaccine shortages is cutthroat and most people don’t even know they’re in the competition.
COVID-19 Vaccine Shortages Highlight Health Inequities in L.A. County
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has learned of a text message phishing scam related to REAL ID and reminds customers that it will never ask for personal information related to driver’s license number, Social Security number, or financial information through email, text, or over the phone.
DMV Warns Customers of REAL ID Phishing Scam
1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
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1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to L.A. County [story]
Winifred Westover
The Sand Canyon Resort project is scheduled to return before the Santa Clarita Planning Commission Tuesday with a series of revisions, following multiple concerns raised by both commissioners and residents.
Modified Sand Canyon Resort Project Up for Review
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 1,838 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,045 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,045; Nearly 2 Million Doses Administered in County
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles announced on Feb. 26 that Kenya Yarbrough will lead its newly-created and first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, Access, and Advocacy Initiative.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Launches First-Ever Diversity and Advocacy Department
The Valley Industry Association will welcome College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as the keynote speaker for the March VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m to 12:15 p.m.
March 16: VIA Virtual Series with Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, March 2, at 6:00 p.m.
March 2: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The Child and Family Center's Domestic Violence Program is set to host its fourth annual "Night of Expression" art exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 27, in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Feb. 27: Child and Family Center to Host Virtual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Art Exhibit