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1945 - Cattle-rustling "Phantom of Vasquez Rocks" captured [story]
Phantom suspect

Aug. 18: Public Spay, Neuter Voucher Clinic at Castaic Animal Center
Monday, Aug 8, 2022

The Castaic Animal Care Center will accept animals needing to be spayed or neutered Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Public Spay and Neuter Voucher Clinic. The Care Center is located 31044 N. Charlie Canyon Road, Castaic, CA 91384. Vouchers will need to be applied online at the Los Angeles County Animal Care...

Aug. 11: ‘Neighborhood Cat Spay, Neuter’ at Castaic Animal Care Center
Friday, Aug 5, 2022

Castaic Animal Care Center will accept cats needing to be spayed or neutered at the Neighborhood Cat Spay and Neuter Clinic Thursday, Aug. 11 at the Castaic Animal Care Center. The Castaic Animal Care Center is located at 31044 N. Charlie Canyon Road, Castaic, CA 91384. The clinic will spay and neuter...

Castaic Animal Care Center Cutting Adoption Fees for ‘Clear the Shelters’
Tuesday, Aug 2, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care & Control is pleased to join NBC4 and Telemundo 52’s annual Clear the Shelters pet adoption and donation campaign for the eighth consecutive year. This year this event will take place from Aug. 1- 31. During the month-long initiative, the county’s...

July 22-24: L.A. County Animal Care and Control Celebrates National Pet Adoption Weekend
Saturday, Jul 23, 2022

The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control will celebrate National Pet Adoption weekend July 22-24. Adopt a cat for as low as $10 and a dog for $50. See flyer below. The department, a national leader in animal shelter management, was recognized in June 2022 by Best Friends Animal...

Castaic Animal Care Center Offers Walk-in Visits in Time for National Adoption Weekend
Friday, May 20, 2022

The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is aware of the public’s desire to visit our animal care centers without an appointment. In response Animal Care and Control is adopting new public visitation hours for unscheduled visits just in time for National Pet Adoption Weekend,...

L.A. County Animal Care, Control Reduces Cat Adoption Fees in February
Friday, Feb 4, 2022

In celebration of Lunar New Year and the Year of the Water Tiger, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will offer reduced adoption fees for cats. Fees will be reduced to as low as $28 for all cats throughout the month of February. The “Tiny Tigers” event offers reduced fees...

Valencia Acura, Castaic Animal Center Host Pet Adoption Event
Wednesday, Nov 17, 2021

Valencia Acura, in partnership with the L.A. County Castaic Animal Care Center, is hosting a pet adoption event for the first time since the pandemic began on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. The adoption event will be held at Valencia Acura located at 23955 Creekside RD, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “We are excited...

All L.A. County Animal Shelters to Offer Discounted Adoptions Throughout September
Friday, Sep 10, 2021

In an effort to “Clear the Shelters,” all of the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control’s animal care centers are set to offer discounted adoptions through September, including at the Castaic location. The department has partnered with NBC and Telemundo stations across the country...

L.A. County’s Animal Care, Control Seeking Volunteers for Dog Play Group
Thursday, Aug 26, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control, which includes Castaic Animal Care Center, is recruiting volunteers. Break a sweat and get in your steps with DACC’s high-energy dog play group activities. Learn and explore medical responsibilities of shelter medicine. Our Care Centers...

Animal Care and Control Releases Covid-19 Impact Report, New Adoption Program
Wednesday, Aug 4, 2021

Impact Report Recently, the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control released a COVID-19 Impact Report detailing the Department’s response to the pandemic and resulting operational changes. With the guidance and support of national organizations such as the American Society for the Prevention of...

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1945 - Cattle-rustling "Phantom of Vasquez Rocks" captured [story]
Phantom suspect
1842 - Proof of discovery: New York Observer (newspaper) reports on gold in Placerita Canyon. [story]
New York Observer
Sixteen William S. Hart Union High School District 2022/23 Teachers of the Year were recognized by the Governing Board on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Hart District Teachers of the Year Honored by Board
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed six new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,682 new cases countywide and 100 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Seven Day Average of County Case Counts Declines 8 Percent
The HOV, High Occupancy Vehicle, or carpool, lanes are open on I-5 in both directions between Magnolia Boulevard and Buena Vista Street.
I-5 Corridor Improvement Work Continues, SR-134  to Buena Vista Street
Two recent graduates of CalArts’ MFA Experimental Animation Program, Moon (Yuezhu) Wang and Dairys Escoto De León, have been selected for the 2022-23 Association for Independent Colleges of Art and Design Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowships.
CalArts Alums Selected for AICAD Teaching Fellowships
Join Route 66 Classic Grill for the longest monthly Classic Car Show in Southern California history. The last show of 2022 will be held Oct. 8 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 8: Route 66 Classic Grill Classic Car Show
Los Angeles County’s new Veteran Suicide Review Team met for the first time Thursday, Sept. 29, kick-starting an innovative and collaborative approach to reducing veteran suicide in the county.
L.A. County’s New Veteran Suicide Review Team Begins Work
Agua Dulce Winery will host StompFest on Saturday, Oct. 1 at noon.
Oct. 1: StompFest at Agua Dulce Winery
Do you want to create a post on Facebook and Instagram at the same time? Learn to schedule posts, respond to comments and inbox messages from one place by attending this free Small Business Development Center webinar, "Manage Your Social Media Platform, Meta Business Suite."
Oct. 5: SBDC Free Webinar Helps Businesses Manage Social Media Platforms
On Saturday, November 12, 2022, the Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative and Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions will host a Veteran Career Fair on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Curtiss-Wright facility.
Nov. 12: Veteran Career Fair at Curtiss-Wright in Valencia
A strong first half turned into a great start of the second half, but it ended going against Master's men's soccer team as they lost the Golden State Athletic Conference opener to Arizona Christian 3-1 Thursday in Glendale, Ariz.
GSAC Opening Win Eludes TMU Men’s Soccer
Motoko Shimoji earned medalist honors for the third straight week and Carla Menendez placed runner-up to help lead the College of the Canyons Golf Team to a 15-stroke victory over Bakersfield College at the Western State Conference event hosted by Moorpark College at Los Robles Greens on Sept. 26.
Cougars Win Again, Shimoji Medals for Third Straight Week
1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
James Dean
Chelsea A. Kay, 37, an insurance operations manager living in Saugus, was honored by JCI USA (United States Junior Chamber) as a member of the 2022 class Ten Outstanding Young Americans.
United States Junior Chamber Honors Local Operations Manager
October is fast approaching. To help embrace the haunted season, we are happy to announce the return of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse after a two year hiatus.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse Returns After Two Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control would like to remind residents within unincorporated county areas and participating contracted cities that the pet license amnesty period is almost over.
County Reminding Residents Pet License Amnesty Period Ending Soon
Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2022 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
Academy Announces Winners of Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships
We began our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (EDIA) journey nearly two years ago, and while the path ahead was not clearly defined, Health Services leadership was enthusiastically joined by workforce members across our health enterprise in a united commitment to creating a more welcoming, inclusive and proactively anti-racist health care system for our patients, staff and the communities we serve.
Message from County Health Services Director Dr. Christina Ghaly
College of the Canyons student-athletes Brianna Botello (women's volleyball) and Sam Regez (men's cross coutry) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Sept. 19-24.
COC Names Botello, Regez Athletes of the Week
Detectives at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station need your help. On Aug. 13, 2022, the individuals pictured shoplifted items from a retail store in Valencia at approximately 6:15 p.m.
Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Shoplifting Suspects
Are you hiring? Looking for a new career? The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Center has partnered with College of the Canyons, the city of Santa Clarita and America's Job Centers of California to host a valley-wide job fair at the Canyon Country Community Center Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SCVEDC, COC, City Partner to Host Job Fair
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 49 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,517 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 49 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]