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1849 - Jayhawkers encounter Bennett-Arcan party in southern Utah; latter makes wrong decision, heads through Death Valley toward SCV [story]
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COVID Response Tops Priority List in Massive $227 Billion California Budget
Saturday, Jan 9, 2021

SACRAMENTO — Taking advantage of an unexpected windfall spurred by overperforming tax receipts at the tail end of 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom released a budget proposal Friday chalked with billions for the state’s Covid-19 response and school reopenings. The $227 billion plan includes...

Newsom Proposes $600 Payments to Low-Income Californians, Eviction Moratorium Extension
Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021

SACRAMENTO – As millions of Californians struggle to make ends meet as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced two immediate action items in his 2021-22 State Budget proposal to help low-income Californians. First, the Golden State Stimulus would provide a $600...

California to Conserve a Third of Its Land, Water
Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020

WINTERS, Calif. — Building on efforts to curb the effects of climate change amid a historically severe wildfire season, California Governor Gavin Newsom set a new goal Wednesday to conserve 30% of the state’s land and coastal water by 2030. “It’s about recognizing that climate change is not just...

California Set to Reopen Schools, Bars, Gyms; Resume Film, TV, Music Production
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020

California will permit schools, bars, gyms, hotels and other facilities to reopen, and music, television and film production to resume with certain restrictions starting June 12 in locations that meet state criteria for COVID-19 containment and preparedness, state health officials announced Friday. The...

Analyst: COVID-19 Will Shred California Budget, But Less Than Feared
Friday, May 8, 2020

SACRAMENTO — On the heels of a nightmarish U.S. jobs report, California offered a second dose of abysmal economic news Friday as advisers warned the state’s budget troubles will persist through at least 2024. In a report meant to guide lawmakers scrambling alongside the governor to piece together...

Newsom Secures 200 Million Medical Masks Per Month for California
Wednesday, Apr 8, 2020

SACRAMENTO – California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday said the state has secured a deal for 200 million N95 medical masks and surgical masks per month until the COVID-19 crisis subsides. Despite emerging indications efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus are working, Newsom said the state will...

Newsom Declares Statewide Emergency Due to Fires, Extreme Weather
Monday, Oct 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency on Sunday due to the effects of unprecedented high-wind events which have resulted in fires and evacuations across the state. The Kincade Fire in Northern California’s Sonoma County has burned more than 30,000 acres...

California Partners to Use Satellite Data to Combat Climate Change
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Governor Gavin Newsom, United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael R. Bloomberg, and Planet, a San Francisco-based earth imaging company, announced a new initiative on Wednesday to use satellite data to inform and accelerate climate protection. The coordinated effort,...

Newsom Delivers Opening Remarks at Climate Week NYC
Monday, Sep 23, 2019

NEW YORK – California Governor Gavin Newsom touted the state’s climate leadership Monday while delivering opening remarks at Climate Week NYC, speaking to foreign dignitaries about how the state can be a model for the country and the world. “California is significantly outperforming the United...

Newsom Adds Key Members to Homelessness Task Force
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday announced the names of the regional leaders and statewide experts who will advise his administration on solutions to address the state’s homelessness epidemic. The announcement follows the governor’s signing of the 2019-20 state budget, which...

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The Second Annual Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Golf Tournament fundraiser will be held Monday, Nov. 7 at the Valencia Country Club.
Nov. 7: Second Annual SCV Sheriff’s Station Golf Tourney
College of the Canyons freshman Carla Menendez tied with two others for medalist honors, leading the Cougars to a fifth straight conference victory at Antelope Valley Country Club on Wednesday, Oct. 5.
Cougars Continue Conference Win Streak, Menendez Medals Again
Want to find beauty in your yard year after year? Learn how to landscape using perennials and natives. They are plants that live for two or more years and are well suited for your landscape and the Santa Clarita Valley climate. Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency's free virtual gardening class, "Perennials and Natives for the SCV," on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 9 a.m.
Oct. 15: SCV Water Free Gardening Class SCV Perennials, Natives
The California Highway Patrol will implement a yearlong federal grant to help save lives and reduce the risk associated with riding a motorcycle.
CHP Receives Grant to Increase Safety for Motorcyclists
The Santa Clarita Valley Potters will be "abandoning" art throughout the Santa Clarita Valley Oct. 10-21. Residents are encouraged to join the Abandoned Art SCV Facebook page to find clues on where the hidden ceramics can be found in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Oct. 10-23: SCV Potters Abandoned Art, Fall Sale
1849 - Jayhawkers encounter Bennett-Arcan party in southern Utah; latter makes wrong decision, heads through Death Valley toward SCV [story]
William Manly
California State University, Northridge’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is hosting the first annual BikeFest on Sunday, Oct. 23.
CSUN’s College of Social, Behavioral Sciences Hosting Inaugural BikeFest
California State University, Northridge continues Fall women's tennis action this weekend as the Matadors travel to the Long Beach State Tournament.
CSUN Women’s Tennis Heads to Long Beach State Tourney
Denise Redmond, executive director of Carousel Ranch announced that she will step down from the position as of Jan. 1, 2023.
Denise Redmond Stepping Down from Carousel Ranch
A woman was reportedly found dead Thursday inside a clothing collection box on the 24800 block of Orchard Village Road in Newhall, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Woman Found Dead in Newhall Clothing Collection Box
The College of the Canyons softball program is inviting youth players from across the region to participate in the 2022 COC Softball Youth Skills Clinic, with three dates running in October.
Lady Cougars Softball Program Hosting Youth Skills Clinic
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — Following federal pressure to reduce how much water it takes from the Colorado River, California on Wednesday announced a plan to cut its consumption annually by 400,000 acre-feet. 
California Announces Plan to Cut Imports of Colorado River Water
If you don’t have your REAL ID yet, there is no need to be frightened. Add it to your bag of treats this month and be prepared for federal enforcement beginning May 3, 2
DMV Reminding Californians REAL ID Enforcement Begins in Seven Months
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday two additional COVID-19 deaths and 68 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,822 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 68 New SCV Cases; Two Additional Deaths
2000 - Movie stuntman Richard Farnsworth, 2000 Newhall Walk of Western Stars inductee, and Dr. Robert Rockwell, first COC president, die on the same day [Farnsworth story] [Rockwell story]
Farnsworth-Rockwell
Jack Rhead's goal in the 84th minute sent CSUN past Sacramento State 2-1 in Big West men's soccer action Wednesday afternoon at Hornet Soccer Field.
Rhead Scores in the 84th Minute to Lift CSUN Past Sacramento State 2-1
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,058 new cases countywide and 30 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Tops 91k Total Cases
College of the Canyons has received a $1.37 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Child Care Assistance Means Parents In School program to directly benefit the college’s Early Childhood Education Center. 
COC Receives $1.37 Million Grant to Support Early Childhood Education Center
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital's Girl Talk: A Women’s Health Series will be returning on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Oct. 13: Henry Mayo’s Women’s Health Education Series Returns
Valencia-based Landscape Development Inc. announced that its maintenance division, Enhanced Landscape Management LLC, has completed the asset purchase of Ventura, CA based, The Groundskeeper, Inc..
Valencia-Based Landscape Development Further Expands Its Footprint in SoCal
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today awarded $144 million in Safe Clean Water funding, including 24 new infrastructure projects, 17 scientific studies, and various watershed area resources designed to increase the region’s water resiliency.
Supervisors Approve $144 million in Safe Clean Water Funding
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that directed the County’s Internal Services Department to equitably identify internet broadband demonstration sites across all five of the County’s Supervisorial Districts.  
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Approve Digital Equity Motion
Vice-Chairman of the Public Safety Committee Assemblyman Tom Lackey announced Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1406 into law.
Governor Newsom Signs Assemblyman Lackey’s Bill to Prevent Inadvertent Fatal Shootings
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