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1988 - Saugus Speedway owners demolish historic Bonelli Ranch House [story]
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DMV Urges Drivers to Take Precautions During Winter Storms
Monday, Jan 9, 2023

With significant winter weather impacting the majority of the state this week, the Department of Motor Vehicles is reminding Californians to stay off the roads if possible and take precautions if you must drive. “Driver safety is our number one concern,” said DMV Director Steve Gordon. “The safest...

DMV Announces Online Driver’s License Upgrades, Improvements
Monday, Dec 19, 2022

Californians applying for a driver’s license or identification card from the Department of Motor Vehicles now have an improved and easy-to-use online application. The new design includes simple modules for customers to follow, simplified language and clear instructions to make the application easier...

DMV Recommends Applying for REAL ID During Holiday Season
Thursday, Dec 1, 2022

’Twas the beginning of December and parents were in fear of what to get the kids for the holidays this year. Dad looked at mom and said with a skip, “What if we took the kids on a fantastic trip?” But the question remained, where to go and what to see, when they realized before...

CHP Warning Motorists Shorter Days Can Bring on Drowsy Driving
Tuesday, Nov 8, 2022

Now that daylight saving time is here, the California Highway Patrol and its traffic safety partners are reminding motorists about the impact the time change and a lack of adequate sleep can have on their ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. The CHP has partnered with the California Department...

Newsom Proposes $400 Gas Rebate
Thursday, Mar 24, 2022

Screenshot from Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement, in which he unveils a proposal that includes $11 billion in relief, including a $9 billion tax refund for rising gas prices. By Maria Dinzeo (CN) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said California car owners could receive tax rebates of $400 as early as July...

Online Driver’s License Tests Now Available at DMV
Thursday, Mar 17, 2022

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is now offering online options so customers who need to take a driver’s license knowledge test can complete the requirement at home before visiting a DMV office. For customers renewing a license with a knowledge test requirement, the DMV offers two options....

DMV Extending Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
Thursday, Dec 2, 2021

Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday. The previous extension was set to expire on November...

DMV Announces Extension of Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
Thursday, Sep 2, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and Nov.  30, 2021, are automatically extended through Nov. 30, 2021, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday. The previous extension was set to...

DMV to Resume Behind-the-Wheel Driving Tests Feb. 1
Thursday, Jan 28, 2021

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Motor Vehicles will resume behind-the-wheel driving tests statewide on Monday, Feb. 1. The DMV previously postponed all behind-the-wheel tests through the end of January for the health and safety of customers and employees during the statewide surge in COVID-19...

DMV Announces Behind-the-Wheel Driving Tests Suspended Through January
Thursday, Jan 7, 2021

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Motor Vehicles will continue its temporary suspension of behind-the-wheel driving tests until at least Monday, Feb. 1. The DMV previously suspended the tests until Monday, Jan. 11. The DMV is taking this step for the health and safety of customers and employees...

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Ethan Igbanugo's basket with 34 seconds remaining would prove to be the game winner as CSUN Men's Basketball knocked off first-place UC Santa Barbara 72-67 on Saturday at Premier America Credit Union Arena.
CSUN Knocks Off First-Place UCSB 72-67
The College of the Canyons football program is hosting its first Super Bowl Saturday Football Camp for youth players on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Cougar Stadium. 
COC to Kick Off Super Bowl Weekend with Inaugural Youth Football Camp
College of the Canyons student-athletes Allyson Melgar (softball) and Ryan Camacho (baseball) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Jan. 30 to Feb. 4.
COC Names Melgar, Camacho Athletes of the Week
Blue Star Ranch, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting post-combat veterans with post traumatic stress disorder, is looking for another therapy team to join its ranks.
Blue Star Ranch Seeking to Expand Therapy Team
California Credit Union invites all Santa Clarita Valley teachers who have a dream class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant program.
SCV Teachers Encouraged to Apply for California Credit Union Grant
This semester’s Black History Month at California State University, Northridge will focus on the theme of Black Resistance.
CSUN Announces Black History Month Lineup
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 6 – Sunday, Feb. 12.
‘CSI,’ ‘S.W.A.T.’ Among 12 Productions Currently Filming in SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors is seeking young artists for its annual Can the Trash! Clean Beach Poster Contest.
L.A. County Seeking Young Artists for Clean Beach Poster Contest
Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open at 26557 Golden Valley Road in Santa Clarita Wednesday.
Jersey Mike’s Holds Grand Opening, Fundraiser at Golden Valley Road Location
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a business meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 5 p.m., in the University Center, Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
Feb. 8: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
The Los Angeles County health officer issued a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Monday through Tuesday due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Feb. 9: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday no additional deaths and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 30 additional deaths and 2,201 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases
The California Department of Transportation and the California Office of Traffic Safety unveiled Monday Safety Sam as their new safety cone mascot.
Caltrans Introduces Safety Sam to Promote Traffic Safety
1988 - Saugus Speedway owners demolish historic Bonelli Ranch House [story]
Bonelli House
1921 - After leasing since 1918, William S. Hart purchases the Horseshoe Ranch in Newhall from Babcock Smith [story]
Hart ranch
1822 - Surveyor Edward F. Beale born in Washington, D.C.; cut through Newhall Pass 40 years later, assembled 270,000-acre Tejon Ranch [story]
Edward Beale
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,417 new cases countywide and 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level for Third Week
Carousel Ranch, a place where children with special needs discover and experience some of their greatest achievements through equestrian therapy and vocational training programs will celebrate its 26th anniversary this year.
Carousel Ranch ‘Carousel Wishes, Valentine Kisses’ Campaign
One of my favorite aspects of the Fifth District is how many beautiful outdoor areas we have to enjoy.
Kathryn Barger | Keeping up with Kathryn
The city of Santa Clarita has announced that as part of the median modification work taking place at Orchard Village Road and Wiley Canyon Road, additional lane closures are required on Saturday, Feb. 4 for street grinding and paving.
Feb. 4: Additional Lane Closures Required Wiley Canyon/Orchard Village Roads
The California Public Utilities Commission has voted to accelerate the timeframe in which residential energy customers will receive a Climate Credit on their bills in order to provide much needed support to customers experiencing unusually high natural gas bills this winter.
SCV Utility Customers to Receive Accelerated Climate Credit
The Relay For Life of Santa Clarita Valley benefiting the American Cancer Society invites you to join their Spring “YUMraising” event with See’s Candy.
Relay for Life SCV See’s Candy Fundraiser Benefits American Cancer Society
"Mind Over Marijuana" is the California Department of Public Health’s new educational campaign to inform youth about the dangers of underage cannabis use, and how it can impact their social and emotional wellbeing later in life.
CDPH Launches Youth Cannabis Prevention Initiative
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