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1958 - Juvenile probation Camp Joseph Scott opens at site of former New Era School in Bouquet Canyon [story]
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My June 7 Election Picks
Friday, Jun 3, 2016

Finally! Election Day is less than a week away, and some races have probably been decided based on the vote-by-mail returns. Although the Republican presidential nomination process is wrapped up, Bernie Sanders is now within the margin of error in some statewide polls, and with the most recent reports...

Cameron Smyth & Lucky Dog Premiere Saturday 9AM on CBS
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013

[KHTS] – A member of Santa Clarita City Council, assemblyman for the state Legislature and now, reality TV star. All this while his family continues to grow. Cameron Smyth, 42, of Valencia, who was an avid supporter of animals during his time in the Legislature, earning Legislator of the Year from...

Smyth Passes Office Keys to Wilk
Friday, Nov 30, 2012

[Scott Wilk] – Assemblyman Cameron Smyth has handed off the keys to his Santa Clarita district office to his successor, Assemblyman-elect Scott Wilk. Wilk will be sworn in to represent the 38th Assembly District at high noon on Monday, Dec. 3. “I am honored to have served the 38th district...

Wilk Readies for New Role in Assembly
Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Scott Wilk Wasting no time in getting ready to tackle California’s myriad challenges, Assemblyman-elect Scott Wilk already was leaving Wednesday for Sacramento and about seven days of training, after winning the 38th Assembly District seat. “I’m a longstanding member of this community,...

Got Wilk? Yep, in the State Assembly

Scott Wilk College of the Canyons Trustee Scott Wilk is headed for the state Assembly, capturing 56.9 percent of the votes in his race against Edward Headington in California’s 38th District. Among his early priorities, Wilk said he wanted to find like-minded politicians on either side of the aisle...

As One Door Closes for Smyth, Another Opens at UCLA
Thursday, Oct 11, 2012

Cameron Smyth Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, has accepted a Senior Fellowship with the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs for the 2012-13 academic year. The Senior Fellows Program is a civic engagement program that connects the world of political and policy action to education for the...

Wilk, Headington Face Off in Televised Forum (Video)
Thursday, Oct 4, 2012

Candidates for the 38th Assembly District met for a light grilling by the media Thursday morning at the SCVTV Media Center. Republican Scott Wilk and Democrat Edward Headington gamely answered questions and even had a chance to question each other during the hour-long faceoff that will be aired on SCVTV,...

Smyth Announces Support for Suit Against ‘Fire Tax’

Cameron Smyth Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, issued the following statement Thursday after the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association filed a class action lawsuit seeking to overturn California’s new fire prevention fee: “I appreciate the continued efforts of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers...

Assembly Passes Bill to Restore VLF Money to Cities
Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012

Cameron Smyth [Assemblyman Cameron Smyth] – Friday evening, state lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 1098, which restores allocations of vehicle license fees (VLF) to recently incorporated cities and cities which annexed inhabited areas.  AB 1098 was a continuation of Senate Bill 1566, which was co-authored...

Smyth Hails ‘Historic’ Pension Reform Deal
Saturday, Sep 1, 2012

Cameron Smyth Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, issued the following statement tonight after the State Senate and Assembly sent a pension reform package to the Governor’s desk: “The plan that we passed today is not perfect, but it is a landmark reform that will save taxpayers billions of...

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As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, affirmed the recommendation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA, to expand the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents 12 to 15 years of age.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Announces Vaccinations for 12-15 Year Olds; SCV Cases Total 27,814
Los Angeles County with PPE unite is giving small businesses 30 days of free PPE, to help these businesses stay open and operating during the Pandemic.
LA County To Assist Businesses With PPE
A troop of local Girl Scouts is set to host a silver-medal fundraiser for the Dorsey family this coming Saturday, pairing item donations with purchases at Firehouse Subs.  
Girl Scouts To Hold Fundraiser For Dorsey Family
Los Angeles County received the fourth largest allocation of emergency housing vouchers for those in desperate need of housing assistance, the LA County Development Authority announced Wednesday. 
LA County Receives Emergency Housing Vouchers
Two men accused of committing crimes in the Santa Clarita Valley were sentenced in court this week.
Man Accused Of Killing 6 In Gorman Crash Pleads No Contest; Man Sentenced For Child, Domestic Abuse
This year's College of the Canyons graduates will have the opportunity to celebrate offline with an in-person graduation experience.
College Of The Canyons Announces ‘Grad Walks’ Plans
A new independent record store, Gray Skull Vinyl, has opened in Canyon Country, where local music fans and collectors have suffered without one for years.
New Indie Record Store, Gray Skull Vinyl, Opens in Canyon Country
1958 - Juvenile probation Camp Joseph Scott opens at site of former New Era School in Bouquet Canyon [story]
Camp Joseph Scott
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy injured in a severe crash last month was discharged from the Henry Mayo Newhall hospital on Tuesday, according to station officials
SCV Deputy Injured In Head-On Collision Leaves Hospital
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 18 new deaths and 224 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,807 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Metrics Remain Stable; SCV Cases Total 27,807
The County of Los Angeles Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and Higher Ground Los Angeles are teaming up with Carry The Load, a nonprofit organization that originated to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day and now honors fallen service members, first responders, and their families.
County’s Military & Veterans Affairs Department Partners with Carry the Load
In response to an influx of illegal and increasingly dangerous fireworks, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger sent letters to federal law enforcement agencies to ask for their help and collaboration to stop this alarming trend.
Barger Looks to Federal Agencies to Curb Rise in Illegal Fireworks
With summer and warmer temperatures around the corner, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control reminds all pet owners to prepare for wildfire season.
Animal Care & Control Reminds Pet Owners to Prepare for Wildfire Season
Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley invites you to the 49th Annual Benefit Auction, Bubbles and Bids.
June 5: Virtual Bubbles and Bids Auction Benefiting Boys & Girls Club SCV
Two deputies that work closely with the Santa Clarita Valley community were recognized by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger during a ceremony at the SCV Sheriff’s Station on Monday.
Barger Recognizes Two Santa Clarita Valley Deputies
One person has been taken into custody on suspicion of firing upon sheriff’s deputies with a pellet gun in Canyon Country on Monday.
One Suspect Taken Into Custody for Reportedly Shooting Deputies With Pellet Gun
1920 - Warrant issued for actor Tom Mix to appear in Newhall Judge J.F. Powell's courtroom on reckless driving charge [story]
Tom Mix
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed four new deaths and 179 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,798 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Reaches 24,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 27,798
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, May 10-16, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Good Trouble,’ ‘For All Mankind,’ ‘The Terminal List,’ 5 More Productions
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 Monday.
Children Age 12-15 OK’ed for COVID-19 Vaccine
Starting Wednesday, May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to enroll in the Emergency Broadband Benefit program which sets out to help households struggling to pay for internet service during the pandemic.
May 12: Enrollment for Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Opens this Week
The Tom & Ethel Bradley Center at California State University, Northridge has received a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to digitize some of the approximately 22,000 images in its Farmworker Movement Collection that tell the story and document efforts to unionize farmworkers in the 1960s and early 1970s.
CSUN Receives NEH Grant to Digitize its Farmworker Movement Collection