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1822 - Surveyor Edward F. Beale born in Washington, D.C.; cut through Newhall Pass 40 years later, assembled 270,000-acre Tejon Ranch [story]
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New State Law Aims to Save Lives on College Campuses
Friday, Dec 23, 2022

As California students head back to many public colleges and universities in the new year, the California Department of Public Health is bolstering efforts to raise awareness of and prevent opioid use, addiction, and potential overdose, as the state works to provide students with greater access to the...

Tuesday COVID Roundup: Safety Precautions Encouraged Ahead of Holiday Weekend
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday a total of nine new deaths and 3,671 new cases countywide, with 103 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to32,316, county case totals to 3,105,867 and Santa Clarita Valley case...

Suspected Case of Monkeypox in Sacramento County, Public Risk is Low
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The California Department of Public Health, working with Sacramento County Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is investigating its first suspected case of monkeypox infection in Sacramento County in a person who recently traveled abroad. On May 21, 2022, California Public...

County Begins Administering Pfizer Booster to Eligible Residents
Friday, Sep 24, 2021

Los Angeles County announced it is now administering Pfizer booster third doses after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in several...

Officials Confirm Positive West Nile Virus Mosquito Samples in LA County
Monday, Jul 26, 2021

Mosquito samples collected from mosquito traps in three Los Angeles County cities tested positive for the West Nile virus, officials confirmed Thursday. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District collected samples from mosquito traps in Bellflower (90706), Studio City (91602) and Tarzana...

CDC Releases School Guidance for Full In-Person Instruction; California Set to Align
Friday, Jul 9, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday issued updated K-12 school guidance that highlights mitigation strategies for schools to achieve full in-person instruction. California will align with this guidance by implementing the multiple mitigation strategies of continued mask guidance...

CDC: Fully Vaccinated Americans Can Now Unmask at Small Outdoor Gatherings
Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021

By Brad Kutner WASHINGTON (CN) — President Joe Biden celebrated the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s relaxing of rules for outdoor mask wearing in a speech Tuesday afternoon from the North Lawn of the White House. “Going to a picnic, as along as you’re vaccinated and outdoors, you...

L.A. County Aligning with New CDC Mask Guidelines

Los Angeles County will be adjusting our Health Officer Order shortly to align with the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on when and where people need to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The CDC new recommendations support the continued need for everyone,...

County to Resume Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
Friday, Apr 23, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that after a safety review, the pause on the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine can be lifted and vaccinations can resume starting April 24. Vaccine providers in L.A. County with doses of the Janssen vaccine...

CDC Updates Public Health Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
Wednesday, Apr 7, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated public health guidance for people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, lifting travel restrictions and testing requirements while recommending continued mask-wearing and social distancing. As of April 2: * Fully vaccinated people can resume...

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1822 - Surveyor Edward F. Beale born in Washington, D.C.; cut through Newhall Pass 40 years later, assembled 270,000-acre Tejon Ranch [story]
Edward Beale
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,417 new cases countywide and 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level for Third Week
Carousel Ranch, a place where children with special needs discover and experience some of their greatest achievements through equestrian therapy and vocational training programs will celebrate its 26th anniversary this year.
Carousel Ranch ‘Carousel Wishes, Valentine Kisses’ Campaign
One of my favorite aspects of the Fifth District is how many beautiful outdoor areas we have to enjoy.
Kathryn Barger | Keeping up with Kathryn
The city of Santa Clarita has announced that as part of the median modification work taking place at Orchard Village Road and Wiley Canyon Road, additional lane closures are required on Saturday, Feb. 4 for street grinding and paving.
Feb. 4: Additional Lane Closures Required Wiley Canyon/Orchard Village Roads
The California Public Utilities Commission has voted to accelerate the timeframe in which residential energy customers will receive a Climate Credit on their bills in order to provide much needed support to customers experiencing unusually high natural gas bills this winter.
SCV Utility Customers to Receive Accelerated Climate Credit
The Relay For Life of Santa Clarita Valley benefiting the American Cancer Society invites you to join their Spring “YUMraising” event with See’s Candy.
Relay for Life SCV See’s Candy Fundraiser Benefits American Cancer Society
"Mind Over Marijuana" is the California Department of Public Health’s new educational campaign to inform youth about the dangers of underage cannabis use, and how it can impact their social and emotional wellbeing later in life.
CDPH Launches Youth Cannabis Prevention Initiative
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency was recently awarded a $5 million grant under the United States Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSmart Drought Response Program funded through President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
SCV Water Awarded $5 Million for Regional Drought Resiliency Project
For the fourth consecutive year, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center has been named among America’s 50 Best Hospitals, which recognizes excellence and outstanding patient outcomes.
Holy Cross Among America’s 50 Best Hospitals
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has issued a "call to artists" to participate in its "Colors of the Rainbow" gallery show which will be held March 3 to April 8.
Feb. 16: Entry Deadline SCAA Gallery Show ‘Colors of the Rainbow’
1998 - As disbelief about El Niño was starting to set in, the first of a month-long succession of devastating storms hits [story]
winter storm
The Master's men's and women's track & field teams traveled to Claremont, Calif. Saturday for the CMS Outdoor Indoor Distances Meet and came away with school records, personal bests and national championship qualifications.
Mustangs Open Track & Field Season on High Note
College of the Canyons won its second straight conference contest 64-55 over visiting Bakersfield College on Wednesday, as Jonah El-Farra and Andrew Henderson combined to put the Cougars over the top.
Cougs Win Second Straight Game with Victory Over Bakersfield 64-55
As schools throughout California struggle to secure funding to keep music and arts education afloat, Oksana Kolesnikova, an immigrant and internationally acclaimed pianist, is making sure students throughout Los Angeles County, including Santa Clarita, can experience the proven benefits that music and other extracurricular activities have to offer.
Acclaimed Pianist Offering Local After-School Enrichment Programs
SCV Water, in partnership with the Association of California Water Agencies, is pleased to introduce the Edward G. “Jerry” Gladbach Scholarship.
SCV Water, ACWA Partner to Establish Jerry Gladbach Scholarship
Kevin A. Klockenga has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Henry Mayo Names Kevin Klockenga New President, CEO
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with Santa Clarita Sister Cities, invites local students to submit original artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs or music for the 2023 Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
City Accepting Entries for Sister Cities Young Artists, Authors Showcase
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Water Resources and Watershed Committee is holding an in-person meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 8: SCV Water Resources, Watershed Committee Meeting
Producer Fred Blanco brings "The Great Wildcat Jackson" to The MAIN Friday, Feb. 17-Sunday, Feb. 19
‘The Great Wildcat Jackson’ Coming to The MAIN
Child & Family Center presents its 34th annual Taste of the Town on Sunday, May 7.
Taste of the Town Tickets Benefiting Child & Family Center On Sale Now
State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday he has been asked to serve as vice chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Wilk to Serve as Vice Chair of Senate Judiciary Committee
As we step into the month of love, let's take a moment to reflect on the progress we made in January!
Message from JCI Santa Clarita President Cindy Curtis
The month of February is probably best known for the holiday of love, which falls on Feb. 14.
Monthly Message from City Manager | Say ‘I Do’ at City Hall – February 2023
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