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1998 - Worst day of record-setting 1997-98 El Nino storm season [story]
El Nino

Department Of Water Resources Approves Delta Conveyance Project
Thursday, Dec 21, 2023

The Department of Water Resources today approved the Delta Conveyance Project, a modernization of the infrastructure system that delivers water to millions of Californians. DWR has certified the Environmental Impact Report and completed an extensive environmental review. DWR selected the “Bethany...

Warning of Algae Bloom Issued for Castaic Lake
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2023

The Department of Water Resources urges people to avoid physical contact with water at Castaic Lake in Los Angeles County until further notice due to the presence of blue-green algae. People should also avoid eating fish or shellfish from the lake. This week’s lab results show an increase in toxin...

Oct. 27-29: Castaic Lake Haunted Hike
Monday, Sep 4, 2023

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting “Let’s Go To The Circus” Castaic Lake Haunted Hike, Oct. 27 – 29. Hike Times: Friday and Saturday: 6:45 p.m. to 9: 30 p.m. Sunday: 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. Timeslots: Every 15 minutes for groups up to 75. Trail length:...

Kathryn Barger | Keeping Up with Kathryn
Friday, Jul 21, 2023

Summer is in full force and it’s slated to be a scorcher of a weekend. Los Angeles County has many ways for you to stay cool for free. Check out the list below to beat the heat during triple digit temperatures. Pools: Take a dip in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s swimming pools...

May 6: Friends of Castaic Lake Hosts Fishing for Kids Event
Friday, May 5, 2023

The annual Fishing & Fun for Kids event hosted by the Friends of Castaic Lake and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation will be held on Saturday, May 6 at Castaic Lake from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This fun event is designed to encourage kids to come out to the lake while introducing...

June 10: Annual Castaic Lake Dragon Boat Festival
Thursday, May 4, 2023

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting the Fourth Annual Dragon Boat Festival at Castaic Lake, Saturday, June 10, with gates opening at 6:30 a.m. In 2022, the festival had about 500 paddlers in attendance from both the youth and adults. This year, the event is hoping for...

Holi Festival Brings Community Together to Support Children in Need
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2023

Child Rights and You Los Angeles hosted a Holi Festival Saturday at Castaic Lake to raise funds for underprivileged children. The funds from the event will go towards CRY America projects supporting children’s education, health, nutrition and protection from child trafficking. “This event witnessed...

Castaic Lake is Hiring Cashier-Clerks
Friday, Mar 3, 2023

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, Castaic Lake State Recreation Area is hiring for cashier-clerk positions. Application filing will be held for one week and begins Friday, March 3 and will close on Thursday, March 9. To apply visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty/jobs/3909716/cashier-clerk-north-county?keywords=cashier&pagetype=promotionalJobs. The...

L.A. County Hiring Lake Lifeguards
Tuesday, Nov 8, 2022

Los Angeles County Aquatics is hiring! This December, County Aquatics will be holding swim exams at Castaic Aquatic Center for those interested in becoming an L.A. County Lake Lifeguard. This is a perfect job for those with a background in swimming, or those interested in careers related to emergency...

L.A. County Swim Beaches To Close Until Summer 2023
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2022

L.A. County’s Swim Beaches are coming to a close for the remainder of 2022 this coming Labor Day will be the final day of operations until they return in Summer 2023. Our refreshing, pristine lakes are the perfect destination for the entire family to relish and spend quality time together. And...

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1998 - Worst day of record-setting 1997-98 El Nino storm season [story]
El Nino
Star has never been one to let a tough situation keep her down. But an unexpected injury put her resilience to the test.
Triumph Foundation:  Star Shines Bright When Darkness Closes In
The Master's University track and field teams had a record-breaking afternoon recently at the Golden Eagle Invitational in Irvine.
Mustangs Enjoy Record-Breaking Afternoon at Golden Eagle Invitational
VENTURA — College of the Canyons saw its second round of action in the young season with a trip to Ventura College for the annual Western State Conference (WSC) Relays on Feb. 16. 
Cougars Set School Record at WSC Relays
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, issued a statement in response to Thursday's Chiquita Canyon Landfill protest.
Barger Releases Statement Regarding Chiquita Canyon Protest
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is proud to be recognized by Blue Cross Blue Shield of California with a Blue Distinction Centers (BDC) for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
Henry Mayo Earns High Quality Maternity Care Recognition
College of the Canyons student-athletes Estrella Segura (women's tennis) and Ethan Posthumus (men's golf) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Feb. 12-17
COC Names Estrella Segura, Ethan Posthumus Named Athletes of the Week
The California Department of Transportation advises the public that a helicopter will be used in a highway project on State Route 14, south of Golden Valley Road in Santa Clarita beginning Tuesday, Feb. 27.
Caltrans Announces Helicopter Aid to Protect Golden Valley Road Slope
Grab your friends and family, and meet Santa Clarita city staff on the trail!
Santa Clarita Community Encouraged to ‘Take a Hike’
Bright lights, thousands of screaming fans — dream job.
Two CSUN Music Alums Join Jonas Brothers on World Tour
Los Angeles County filed a lawsuit Wednesday against food delivery company Grubhub alleging false and deceptive advertising, misrepresentation and unfair business practices that financially harm consumers, delivery drivers and restaurants.
County Files Suit Against Grubhub Alleging Unfair Business Practices
Antelope Valley Indian Museum wants to invite its amazing local youth to a fun weekly reading sit-down at the Museum.
AV Indian Museum Hosting Book Time at The Butte
Since 2014, the American Red Cross Sound the Alarm Campaign has saved at least 2,030 lives nationwide from the threat of home fires, which claim seven lives every day in the U.S.
American Red Cross’ ‘Sound the Alarm’ Campaign Returns
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) wishes to provide clarifying information regarding the fatal dog attack in Compton on Feb. 16.
DACC Addresses Consequences of Backyard Breeding
1983 - Armed robber taken out at Alpha Beta supermarket on Lyons [story]
Alpha Beta market
The Triumph Foundation 11Th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival, a two-day free sporting event open to the public will be held Saturday, April 27 and 28 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
April 27: Triumph Foundation’s 11th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival
Café con Leche from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Latino Business Alliance’s returns.
March 5: Latino Business Alliance Hosts Next Café con Leche
Wolf Greek Restaurant and Brewing Co. will host an all day fundraiser to benefit Carousel Ranch’s "Carousel Wishes & Valentine Kisses" campaign on Thursday, Feb. 22.
Feb. 22: Wolf Creek Holds Fundraiser for Carousel Ranch
The SCV Water Board of Directors approved the Agency’s 2024-28 Five-Year Strategic Plan, on Feb. 20. 
SCV Water Adopts 2024-28 Strategic Plan
The SCVEDC would like to recognize local manufacturer Lief Labs (Lief Organics), on their 15th anniversary of operating in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Economic Development Corporation Recognizes Lief Labs for 15 Years of Growth
An ocean water rain advisory for all Los Angeles County beaches is in effect Until Friday, Feb. 23 at 5 a.m.
Public Health Extends Ocean Water Quality Rain Advisory
City of Santa Clarita residents can pre-order up to two rain barrels per household, for the lifetime of the program, by visiting the website.
March 16: Rain Barrel Purchase Program Returns For Santa Clarita
Following the resounding success of the second annual “The Big I Do” wedding on Valentine's Day, the city of Santa Clarita is proud to announce the launch of the first-ever Cowboy Festival Wedding.
April 20: Santa Clarita to Host Inaugural Cowboy Festival Wedding
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organized; Albert Swall elected president [story]
Albert Swall