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1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [story]
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May 19: ‘Wild for Animals’ Benefiting Castaic Animal Shelter
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Local residents and friends who want to help homeless animals can do so by attending the Wild for Animals event at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Centre Pointe Plaza, 26415 Carl Boyer Drive. Proceeds from the appetizers and cocktail event will help purchase medical equipment to help homeless animals at...

County Providing Emergency Animal Services During Storm
Thursday, Mar 22, 2018

The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) continues to staff emergency shelters for animals and respond to requests for assistance due to the rainstorm event. Heavy rainfall is expected to begin tonight through Friday morning. The only current area of mandatory evacuation...

August 12: Free Pet Adoption at Valencia Nissan
Friday, Aug 11, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley animal lovers have an opportunity to adopt one or more new four-legged family members for free at the Valencia Nissan Pet Adoption Day on Saturday, August 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The dealership on Creekside Road in Valencia will host its second free adoption event for dogs and...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, March 30, 2012
Friday, Mar 30, 2012

In this episode: Suspect remains at large after robbery and attempted rape in Canyon Country. Also: June bond measure could bring new technology to Canyon Country elementary schools; West Ranch High School students take on the world of Advanced Bionics. SCV Business Minute; Local weather outlook. Finally:...

Animal Control Checking Licences in Castaic
Wednesday, Mar 14, 2012

Officers from the Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) will be in the unincorporated areas in the vicinity of Castaic checking for current rabies vaccinations, ensuring residents are in compliance with licensing requirements as well as the mandatory spay/neuter and microchip ordinance. California...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2011

[L.A. County Animal Care and Control] – Believe it or not, the holiday season is upon us. In the midst of the hustle and bustle, shopping, and celebrating, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to offer pet owners a few holiday tips to keep in mind. “We...

Volunteers are Key to Success at Castaic Animal Shelter
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011

The Castaic shelter, run by the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control, is a stopping ground in many animal journeys. People stop to look for a new friend, or stop to leave an animal because it doesn’t “work” with their family, often bidding them a tearful farewell. Some stop...

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control would like to advise the public that its animal care facilities will be open for limited operations on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Residents may only relinquish animals or pick-up their impounded...

County Anmial Shelters Open Doors to Public Wednesday
Tuesday, Nov 8, 2011

This is National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week and the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is celebrating the community, the animals, staff and volunteers. All six County Animal Care Centers will host an Open House from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 9. The Castaic shelter,...

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1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [story]
Mitchell adobe
Students across L.A. County may soon have access to more mental health services with the expansion of the Community School Initiative. 
Student Mental Health Services Expansion To Be Explored County Wide
Supervisor Kathryn Barger has read a motion to accept a portion of Sloan Canyon Road near Castaic High School into the county system of highways in an effort to ensure roadway safety and prevent future crashes. 
Supervisor Barger To Address Sloan Canyon Traffic Safety
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 37 new deaths and 1,930 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,936 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Issues New Vaccine Order; 34,936 Total SCV Cases
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking for the scoop after multiple Baskin- Robbins ice cream shops were burglarized overnight Tuesday, including two locations in the Santa Clarita Valley.
2 Suspects Arrested In Connection To Baskin-Robbins Burglaries
The city of Santa Clarita invites non-profit organizations interested in learning more about the 2022 grant cycle of the Community Services and Arts Grants Program to a meeting on Thursday, Sept 23.
City Invites Non-Profits To Informational Meeting On Non-Profit Grant
The city of Santa Clarita is presenting the 2021 Parent Resource Symposium, titled “Social Media: The New Gateway Drug” later this month. 
Upcoming Parent Symposium To Show Dangers Of Social Media
A storm’s a-Bruin in the city of Santa Clarita for the start of the American Collegiate Hockey Association season.
UCLA Hockey To Play At The Cube In Valencia
Angeles National Forest officials announced Wednesday the current forest-wide emergency closure order has been extended till midnight of Sept. 22.
Angeles National Forest Extends Closure Until Sept. 22
The Los Angeles County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services is pleased to announce the launch of a new website that links jobseekers and businesses to free workforce development services available through the County’s network of America’s Job Centers of California.
L.A. County Launches New Website For Jobseekers And Businesses
Gov. Gavin Newsom survived efforts aimed at removing him from office after a majority of Californians voted “no” in Tuesday’s recall election, according to preliminary election results.
Gavin Newsom Defeats Recall Efforts
1970 - SCV voters recall two Hart School Board members who didn't let Canyon students protest the Vietnam War [story]
voting
A majority of ballots counted as of Tuesday evening favored keeping the governor in office as county election officials across the state continued tallying ballots Tuesday night in the election to determine whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Early Returns: California Voters Rejecting Recall of Gov. Newsom
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 27 new deaths and 1,725 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,885 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Correctional Facilities Continue to See COVID-19 Outbreaks; 34,885 Total SCV Cases
Reports of an aircraft crash landing at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic prompted a full response from law enforcement and first responders Tuesday, with initial reports indicating the plane’s occupants were not injured.
Aircraft Crash-Lands Near Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic
In an email sent to parents Tuesday morning, Hart High School Principal Jason d’Autremont called for an end to a destructive social media trend that involves students filming themselves “trashing” school bathrooms.
Hart Principal Calls for End to ‘Bathroom Trashing’ Social Media Trend
In partnership with the Community College Consortium for OER, College of the Canyons has received a second grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to expand and extend the Open for Anti-Racism program supporting faculty in California Community Colleges.
COC Receives Grant to Support Anti-Racism Through Open Educational Resources
1924 - SCV Deputy Ed Brown killed in shootout with Gus Le Brun [story]
Deputy Ed Brown
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale is proud to announce its annual benefit event - Cabaret and Cabernet - will be held Saturday, Oct. 16, at 5:00 p.m., in the Bridgeport Clubhouse.
Oct. 16: Santa Clarita Master Chorale’s Annual Benefit Fundraiser
The Los Angeles County Library is kicking off its 42nd Annual Bookmark Contest for grades K – 12, which celebrates reading and creativity. Submissions will be accepted through Saturday, Oct. 30.
Entries Being Accepted for L.A. County Library’s Annual Bookmark Contest
Officially open to the public, Baskin-Robbins – the world’s largest chain of specialty ice cream shops – has unveiled another edition of its new store concept in Canyon Country that helps to instantly spark moments of ice cream joy.
Newly Reimagined Baskin-Robbins Store Concept Comes to Canyon Country
The American Cancer Society is holding a Relay Rally on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., at Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Sept. 18: American Cancer Society’s Relay Rally
The Golden Valley Grizzlies (1-1) were without their starting quarterback Jaxson Miner in Friday’s game against the Rio Mesa Spartans (1-2). Yet, the outcome of the game wasn’t inevitable from the start.
Golden Valley Loses Home Opener to Rio Mesa 20-19
The Route Fire, which shut down parts of Interstate 5 in Castaic Saturday afternoon, was held at 462 acres, with firefighters able to achieve 63% containment by Monday morning.
Route Fire Held at 462 Acres, 63% Containment