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1864 - Walker/Reynier family patriarch Jean Joseph Reynier, then 15, arrives in Sand Canyon from France; eventually homesteads 1,200 acres [story]
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Supes Fund Improvements in Castaic, Val Verde, Towsley
Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved about $600,000 Tuesday to upgrade the Castaic Sports Complex and renovate the Val Verde Park pool. The board also approved $161,000 that will go to the Mountain Recreation and Conservation Authority for improvements at Ed Davis Park at Towsley Canyon. Making...

Supes OK Phase 2 of Castaic Sports Complex Pool; more
Friday, Feb 20, 2015

[KHTS] – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved three agenda items Tuesday that should bring some changes to the Santa Clarita Valley. The Castaic Sports Complex Phase II Olympic Size Pool Project was approved Tuesday and officials with the Department of Public Works are to begin designing...

Supes OK Olympic Pool for Castaic; Will Assess Park Needs
Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015

County officials recently approved an Olympic-sized pool for the Castaic Sports Complex, as well as a countywide public park needs assessment. Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the $7,625,000 project Tuesday, officials said. No more than $3.7 million is to come from Regional Park and Open...

New Shade Structure Coming to Castaic Sports Complex, Other Parks
Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014

Michael D. Antonovich Helping families take shelter from the sun when visiting their local County park, $815,000 was approved for construction of shade structures at five North County park facilities, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.   The shade structures will be installed at:   •          ...

Supervisors to Consider Drought Relief, Castaic Playground Equipment
Monday, Mar 10, 2014

File photo [KHTS] – The Board of Supervisors will also vote Tuesday on a drought mitigation motion by Supervisor Michael Antonovich. He recommends that the board direct the Public Works Department to expedite the construction of storm water capture projects, work with the Army Corps of Engineers...

Castaic, Littlerock to Get New Tot Lots
Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014

[Supv. Antonovich] – A half-million dollars in specialized playground equipment for the Castaic Sports Complex and Jackie Robinson Park was approved by the Board of Supervisors on a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. North East Trees (NET) will develop and construct the small playgrounds...

Nonprofit Org. to Build Tot Lots in Castaic, Littlerock
Wednesday, Jan 1, 2014

Cudahy River Park before and after North East Trees rehabilitated it. If the county supervisors say OK Tuesday, an L.A.-area nonprofit organization that benefits underprivileged children will build tot lots (play areas for kids 5 and under) at the Castaic Sports Complex and Jackie Robinson Park in Littlerock,...

Castaic Aquatic Center Opens to Large Crowd
Friday, May 31, 2013

The Castaic Aquatic Center opened to a large crowd looking to make a splash Friday morning at the Castaic Sports Complex. “The new recreational center this project was a great success,” said Los Angeles County Director of Parks and Recreation Russ Guiney. The center brings the county’s number of...

Aquatic Center Opens Friday at Castaic Sports Complex
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

What:  Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation celebrate the grand opening of the new Castaic Sports Complex Aquatic Center. The $13 million facility features a competition-size pool, splash pad with integrated recreation pool...

Board to Consider Contract for Castaic Pool Complex
Sunday, Sep 18, 2011

Castaic residents could start the summer of 2013 with a public swimming pool complex on a par with the city of Santa Clarita’s Aquatics Center if the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approves a $9.6 million design-build contract Tuesday. Supervisors are scheduled to consider awarding the...

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1864 - Walker/Reynier family patriarch Jean Joseph Reynier, then 15, arrives in Sand Canyon from France; eventually homesteads 1,200 acres [story]
Joseph Reynier
The Soraya, located at the California State University, Northridge campus, announced it is celebrating both its 10th Anniversary and its reopening with a special gift of five free concerts to welcome back and thank its loyal audience.
The Soraya Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Reopening with 5 Free Concerts
Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board member BJ Atkins told The Signal Thursday he has delayed his plan to resign from the board, due to construction delays on a house he is building outside of the agency’s jurisdiction.
Atkins Delays Resigning from SCV Water Board
As the cleanup of close to 1,000 acres of contaminated soil and water at Whittaker-Bermite comes to a close, and while lawyers in bankruptcy court hundreds of miles from the site slice through litigation so that one day stores or homes can be built there, the land itself is reverting to the way it was long before the dynamite makers made a mess of it, where the deer — if not the antelope — and other critters play, marking a robust return of wildlife.
Cleanup of Whittaker-Bermite Land Completed, Land Remains Up in the Air
The city of Santa Clarita and Canyon View Estates have proposed two differing judgments in court filings this month on the matter of a solar panel system at the Canyon Country mobile home park.
City, Canyon View Estates Diverge on Solar Panel System Removal
Newhall School District board members voted unanimously Tuesday to ask the California Department of Public Health to provide new face-covering guidance to give the district discretion over whether to make masks optional.
Newhall School District Votes to Ask CDPH for More Leniency on Mask Policies
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed seven new deaths and 3,058 new cases of COVID-19, marking the third day in a row with more than 2,500 cases reported in a day.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Reports Over 3,000 New COVID-19 Cases for First Time Since February 13; Henry Mayo Reports Highest Hospitalizations since March
With the 2021 Tokyo Olympics getting underway, the final rosters are set and athletes across the country are ready to begin competition and represent the USA at today’s Opening Ceremony — including some of the Santa Clarita Valley’s own elite athletes.
Final Rosters for Tokyo Olympics Include a Handful of SCV Athletes
To kick off its return to service in the U.S., Princess Cruises and Holland America Line held a celebration at the Port of Seattle on Friday, July 23.
Princess Cruises and Holland America Line Kick Off Return To Service In the U.S. From Port Of Seattle
The city of Santa Clarita is calling all Recycle Heroes! The city announced it is inviting residents to participate in a citywide social media contest where residents create their own TikTok video themed after the city’s Recycle Hero campaign, which encourages residents to recycle right.
City Announces Recycle Hero TikTok Social Media Contest
1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
Twilight Zone Movie
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 13 new deaths and 2,767 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,192 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Sees Surge in Delta Variant; SCV Cases Total 29,192
Green Santa Clarita is excited to launch a newly redesigned website filled with valuable resources and programming for Santa Clarita residents and businesses looking to live more sustainably.
Green Santa Clarita’s Redesigned Website Offers Sustainability Resources
CSUN has named Trent Johnson Interim Head Men's Basketball Coach, the university announced Tuesday.
CSUN Names Trent Johnson Interim Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Los Angeles County Waterworks Districts will begin work to replace a water main in the unincorporated community of Val Verde (District No. 36).
Val Verde Residents Warned of Traffic Delays Due to Upcoming Water Main Project
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, has authored a motion to create a Blue-Ribbon Commission on Homelessness that, if approved, will provide guidance and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on reforms to solve the homelessness crisis throughout Los Angeles County.
Barger Proposes Blue-Ribbon Commission on L.A. County’s Homelessness
The Child and Family Center of Santa Clarita was one of 63 nonprofits receiving part of the $750,000 in grant awards from the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, as a part of the County's Community Impact Arts Grant (CIAG) program.
Child & Family Center Receives L.A. County Arts and Culture Grant
After several fires in the Santa Clarita Valley this past week, everyone from utility representatives to fire officials to meteorologists is reminding residents that, due to unusually dry weather during fire season, they should have their Ready! Set! Go! plans ready to go.
Residents Reminded of Wildfire Action Plan as Officials Brace for Fire Season
A Los Angeles County Fire Department captain was arrested on suspicion of assault following an altercation in Stevenson Ranch earlier this month.
LACoFD Fire Captain Arrested on Suspicion of Assault After Stevenson Ranch Altercation
Mayor Bill Miranda spoke directly with the committee recommending the transfer of violent juvenile offenders to Camps Scott and Scudder on Wednesday, saying the move required more environmental impact reports and public outreach.
Miranda Tells Camps Scott, Scudder Committee More EIRs, Public Outreach Required
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted Wednesday the first American Indian Education Oversight Committee (AIEOC) meeting since 2017.
State Schools Chief Hosts First American Indian Education Oversight Committee Meeting Since 2017
2000 - Historic Larinan house in Pico Canyon burns down [story]
Larinan house burning
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced that Logix Federal Credit Union will continue to sponsor the hospital's Foundation Palliative Care Teddy Bear program. 
Henry Mayo And Logix Announces Continued Partnership In Palliative Care Teddy Bear Program
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday seven new deaths and 2,551 new cases and of COVID-19, with 29,104 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. 
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports Two Additional Deaths; L.A. County Reports 20-Fold Case Increase Since June