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Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Thursday, Mar 4, 2021

Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars,” Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom....

CalTech: Marine Layer Could Disappear if Carbon Emissions Continue to Build
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

By Martin Macias, Jr. PASADENA, Calif. (CN) – Low-level stratus clouds that cool Earth’s oceans could disappear if carbon dioxide keeps building up in the atmosphere – a scenario that could trigger a spike in global warming, researchers from the California Institute of Technology said Monday. Carbon...

New NASA Mission Will Probe the Origins of the Universe
Friday, Feb 15, 2019

PASADENA – A new space mission announced by NASA on Wednesday will allow astronomers to study the universe like they never have before, gathering data on more than 300 million galaxies and more than 100 million stars in the Milky Way. Designed to explore the origin of the universe, the Spectro-Photometer...

NASA InSight Spacecraft Puts First Ground Sensor on Mars
Friday, Dec 21, 2018

By Martin Macias Jr. The NASA InSight spacecraft designed to study the depths of the Martian surface placed its first instrument on the red planet Wednesday, completing a major milestone in a mission that aims to gain insight into the origins of our universe. With Canyon Country residents Scott Evans...

County Officials Remind Residents of Preparedness in Light of Earthquake
Thursday, Apr 5, 2018

The recent 5.3 magnitude earthquake that struck near the Channel Islands at 12:29 p.m. Thursday (Source: U.S. Geological Survey) reminds Los Angeles County residents and businesses that an earthquake could occur at any time. The County of Los Angeles Chief Executive Office, Office of Emergency Management...

TMU’s Hannah Ostrom Too Much for CalTech
Monday, Dec 11, 2017

Hannah Ostrom scored a career-high 25 points and The Master’s University women’s basketball team overcame some nine-day rust to beat CalTech 87-58 Saturday afternoon in Pasadena. “It looked like we’ve been off for nine days,” Head Coach Dan Waldeck said. “We need...

Mustangs Beat Caltech 106-64 in ‘A Get-Well Game’
Monday, Nov 6, 2017

It wasn’t that Travis Yenor couldn’t. It wasn’t that he didn’t want to. It just hadn’t, well, happened all that often. But the Mustang forward felt loose during second-half warmups in what became a 106-64 win over Caltech on Saturday at Bross Court, and when Lawrence Russell slipped him a pass...

Caltech, Northrop Grumman Team Up to Develop Space-based Solar Power System
Monday, Apr 20, 2015

Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed a sponsored research agreement with the California Institute of Technology for the development of the Space Solar Power Initiative.  Under the terms of the agreement, Northrop Grumman will provide up to $17.5 million to the initiative over three years. Working...

$10 Mil. Gift for Caltech’s Division of Physics, Math, Astronomy
Monday, Mar 16, 2015

The Kent and Joyce Kresa Leadership Chair for Caltech’s Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy will give the division chair the ability to respond swiftly when singular opportunities arise. The unrestricted $10 million endowment for PMA, one of Caltech’s six academic divisions, is...

SCV Resident Discusses Working for NASA-JPL
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

[KHTS] – Longtime Canyon Country resident Jennifer Trosper is one of 440 Jet Propulsion Lab employees who makes the commute from the Santa Clarita Valley to the laboratory in Pasadena every weekday. JPL is administered by CalTech and funded through NASA, and Trosper is currently the deputy project...

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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families