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1986 - COC board votes to allow Argentine cliff swallows to nest forever on sides of buildings [story]

No Swimming at Castaic Lake This Summer
Thursday, May 15, 2014

[KHTS] – The ongoing drought in California is affecting irrigation, agriculture, fire season and now, summer recreation. Castaic Lake State Recreation Area will not open their swim beaches this year, because receding water levels have caused unsafe conditions, Los Angeles County Department of...

Polar Plunge at Castaic Lake Nets $25K for Special Olympics
Saturday, Feb 22, 2014

Photos: KHTS [KHTS] – With more than 200 people in attendance, the annual Polar Plunge at Castaic’s lower lake raised $25,000 for the Santa Clarita Valley’s  Special Olympics athletes Saturday. The event was hosted by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, an organization that works to raise awareness...

Burned-Body Victim Identified; 3 in Custody
Friday, Sep 13, 2013

Three suspects have been arrested and charged in the death of a man found burning in Castaic on Wednesday, Sept. 4. The victim has been identified as Lamondre Deon Miles, a 35-year-old resident of the Florence-Firestone area of South Los Angeles. At 6 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, a man’s body was found...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 2, 2013
Monday, Sep 2, 2013

In this episode: Still no sign of a Laguna Nigel teen whose car was found at the bottom of a ravine near Castaic Lake Friday morning; One person was arrested for driving under the influence during a friday night DUI checkpoint in Valencia; local weather. Sports: High school football kicked off its 2013...

New Substation Opens at Castaic Lake (Video)
Thursday, Aug 29, 2013

Santa Clarita Valley Parks Bureau displayed its new substation at Castaic Lake on Thursday. The Castaic Lake Substation will house the Marine Patrol Unit in charge of lake operations. A tour of the new substation took place at Castaic Lake, along with words about the new technology from Steve Smith,...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013

In this episode: Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau are investigating a dead body found in Gorman; While some have praised the two final choices for the Newhall Roundabout Centerpiece, Santa Clarita City Council members are asking for another look at the...

Castaic Lake on Itinerary for County’s Eco-Ranger Youth Camp
Monday, Jul 15, 2013

Building on a unique program geared toward helping young people develop a deeper appreciation of the natural world, the Department of Parks and Recreation, with support from Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, kicks off a second year of the innovative Eco-Ranger Camp on Monday, July 15. Dedicated...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013

In this episode: A Texas couple is in custody at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station after deputies find four pounds of marijuana in their car; The City of Santa Clarita is hosting a community meeting Monday to get input for an update to the General Plan Housing Element. Also: The Small Business...

Texas Couple Arrested in Castaic for Pot Possession

Parks Bureau Deputies arrested a couple for transportation of marijuana for sales next to Castaic Lake Park on Wednesday. Shaye Nicole Appleton, of Cleburne, Texas, and Adrian Dupree Anderson, of Crowley, are being held at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station in lieu of a $35,000 bond, after...

CSUN Aquatic Center at Castaic Lake Gets $40K for Safety Program
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013

Children paddle kayaks at the Aquatic Center at Castaic Lake. (Josh Hernandez/SCUN) California State University, Northridge’s Aquatic Center at Castaic Lake has received a $40,000 grant from the state’s Department of Boating and Waterways as continued support of the center’s efforts to share the...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger issued a statement in support of the Los Angeles County Chief Executive Officer’s presentation of a $45.4 billion budget for the forthcoming 2024-25 fiscal year.
Kathryn Barger | Statement in Support of $45.4B County Budget
In a celebration held Tuesday, April 23 at the Port of Barcelona, award-winning actress and performer Hannah Waddingham officially welcomed the newest and most innovative Princess Cruises ship, Sun Princess, serving as godmother during a star-studded naming ceremony.
Hannah Waddingham Officially Christens Sun Princess
Six comprehensive high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District which includes Canyon, Golden Valley, Hart, Saugus, Valencia and West Ranch have been ranked among the top public high schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
Hart District High Schools Recognized Best in Nation
College of the Canyons will offer four summer sessions running from June 3 through Aug. 17, giving students a variety of options in both class format and scheduling designed to help them achieve their educational goals, from launching a new career to transferring to a four-year university.
COC Offers Four Summer Sessions for Flexible Learning Options
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced his measure to combat illegal dumping, by increasing penalties and closing a loophole which has enabled the problem for years, was approved in the Senate Public Safety Committee.
Wilk’s Illegal Dumping Bill Approved by Committee
Super Jazz at the Ranch, a daylong jazz festival hosted by West Ranch High School, is happening Saturday, May 18. Music will fill the air as performers from throughout the region showcase their talents.
May 18: Super Jazz Festival at West Ranch High School
California State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo, D-Chatsworth, has presented The Healthy Homework Act (AB 2999) to the Assembly Education Committee.
Schiavo Presents Healthy Homework Act to Prioritize Mental, Physical Health
The city of Santa Clarita has notified the public that the playground at West Creek Park, 24247 Village Circle Drive, Valencia, CA 91354, is currently closed for repairs on the rubberized surface.
West Creek Park Playground Closed for Repairs
The Santa Clarita Valley Media Collaborative invites local creatives, media industry professionals, students, parents, teachers and others to celebrate the next generation of media makers participating in the inaugural NextGen MediaMakers Festival on Saturday, May 18 from 2-5 p.m. at the Canyon Country Community Center.
May 18: NextGen MediaMakers Festival Invites Creatives, Students, Experts to Celebrate Media
1986 - COC board votes to allow Argentine cliff swallows to nest forever on sides of buildings [story]
As Volunteer Appreciation Week approaches, the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control wishes to extend heartfelt gratitude to all its dedicated volunteers who tirelessly contribute to DACC's mission of advancing the well-being of animals and people in the County.
DACC Pays Recognition to Volunteers
The Canyon Country Farmers Market will be celebrating their two-year anniversary Wednesday, April 24.
April 24: Canyon Country Farmer’s Market Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary presented a $35,000 check Monday to the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation for the foundation’s Patient Tower Capital Campaign.
Henry Mayo Auxiliary Fulfills $600K Patient Tower Pledge
The Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council has announced a call for entries for "Creature Feature," a juried art exhibition, with a theme of any living creature.
Entries Needed for ‘Creature Feature’ Art Show
The Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council has announced a call for entries for a juried exhibit open to all photographers, both professional and amateur.
Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council Announces Call for Photographers
Recently I had the opportunity, along with spcaLA President Madeline Bernstein and Inland Valley Humane Society & SPCA President Nikole Bresciani, to meet with NBC 4 reporter Kathy Vara to discuss the current challenges facing animal sheltering organizations.
Marcia Mayeda | Current Challenges in Animal Sheltering
As city manager for 12 years now and a longtime resident of Santa Clarita, I am always proud to see how our community continues to grow.
Ken Striplin | Visit Skyline Ranch Park – Santa Clarita’s Newest Amenity
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of six productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, April 22 - Sunday, April 28.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Six Productions
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is recognizing its valued volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 21-27.
Henry Mayo Celebrating National Volunteer Week
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, April 23, with closed session beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
April 23: Saugus Union to Discuss 2023/24 Personnel Report
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a self-evaluation workshop Wednesday, April 24, beginning at 2 p.m.
April 24: COC Board of Trustees’ Self-Evaluation Workshop
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy, who was severely injured in October after an explosion and fire at a Pitchess Detention Center mobile shooting range, died Saturday, LASD announced Sunday.
LASD Deputy Dies Months After Pitchess Shooting Range Explosion