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June 23
1946, 11:20pm: William S. Hart, 81, dies at L.A.'s California Lutheran Hospital, leaving his Newhall home and 80-acre estate to L.A. County and his Hollywood home to L.A. City [story]
Hart dies


LOCAL NEWS
City Council Approves New Deal with COC PAC
Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

[KHTS] – The Santa Clarita City Council approved a three-year agreement between the city and the Santa Clarita Community College District for the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons at their meeting on Tuesday evening. The vote approved a new memorandum of understanding,...

Laemmle, Open Space, Mobile Home Rent on Council Agenda
Friday, Jul 10, 2015

City Council / Board of Library Trustees Joint Regular Meeting 7/14/2015 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355     Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Invocation  Kellar Call to Order Roll Call  Roll Call Flag Salute Executive Meeting Approval...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

A vigil for a murdered infant drew nearly 100 people to Old Orchard Park in Newhall on Tuesday night. The Santa Clarita City Council approved nearly $150,000 dollars in grants at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. Three businesses in Santa Clarita awarded 5 grants to the Hart School District. The city...

City Council Agenda for Jan. 27
Friday, Jan 23, 2015

City Council / Board of Library Trustees Joint Regular Meeting 1/27/2015 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1St Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355     Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Invocation – Acosta Call to Order Roll Call  Roll Call Flag Salute  The Bacon...

Soledad Corridor Plan on Calendar for Council Tuesday
Monday, Jan 12, 2015

CITY OF SANTA CLARITA CITY COUNCIL / BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES JOINT REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, January 13, 2015 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor Santa Clarita, CA 91355   AGENDA  PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY – No New Business How to Address the City Council You may address...

Next City Council Meeting: Mayoral Rotation, more
Thursday, Dec 4, 2014

Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Santa Clarita City Council at 6 p.m. will be preceded by the annual reorganization meeting at 5 p.m. At that time, Councilwoman Marsha McLean, the current mayor pro-tem (vice mayor) is expected to be named mayor. The five-person council designates one of its members...

Residents Upset Over Sober Living Facility in Happy Valley
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

[KHTS] A group of Happy Valley residents upset over a business that recently opened in their residential neighborhood brought concerns Tuesday to Santa Clarita City Council members. One of the business’s co-owners said he’s done everything he can to respect the neighbors and their concerns, and his...

Girl Scouts Recognized for Sharing Water Safety Message

The highest drowning rates occur between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend. Drowning remains the number one cause of accidental death for children ages one to five. Two local Girl Scouts took on the task of bringing water safety awareness to our youngest residents – and received honors from Santa...

Wear Clean Undies
Thursday, Jun 26, 2014

I don’t want to write about billboards today. That subject can wait a month or so. I’m going to sit back and enjoy a summer day in our fair valley of Santa Clarita. There was a time when I lived in the Pico Canyon oil town of Mentryville, in the Pico Cottage. On a summer day I would saddle up a horse...

Santa Clarita City Council Meeting Agenda 6-24-2014
Monday, Jun 23, 2014

CITY OF SANTA CLARITA JOINT CITY COUNCIL AND CITY COUNCIL ACTING AS THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE FORMER SANTA CLARITA REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY/ BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, June 24, 2014 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1 st Floor Santa Clarita,...

LATEST TWEETS
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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to extend the county’s rent eviction moratorium three months through Sept. 30 to allow residents more time to get back on their feet as the economy begins to return to pre-pandemic levels.
County Extends Eviction Moratorium Until September
1946, 11:20pm: William S. Hart, 81, dies at L.A.'s California Lutheran Hospital, leaving his Newhall home and 80-acre estate to L.A. County and his Hollywood home to L.A. City [story]
Hart dies
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 5 new deaths and 172 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,144 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,144; L.A. County Cases Among Pregnant Women Drop
Varun Ramanan, a freshman at Academy of the Canyons, is hosting a virtual talent show Saturday, July 24, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. to help raise funds for India's COVID-19 relief efforts.
AOC Freshman Hosting Virtual Talent Show Benefiting India’s COVID-19 Relief
Los Angeles County Public Works was lauded this week for outstanding work in civil engineering and public infrastructure, including the Bouquet Canyon Road project, from local branches of the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Public Works Association.
L.A. County Recognized for Civil Engineering, Bouquet Canyon Road Project
Beginning Saturday, July 3, residents can once again board Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus to travel to Santa Monica on Saturdays and Sundays.
Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus Returns July 3
The Trinity Classical Knights (15-4) are the new 5-A state champions after defeating the San Fernando Tigers (10-1), 49-33 Saturday night in San Fernando.
Trinity Girls Basketball Brings Home State Championship
A big-rig fire that broke out late Tuesday morning spread to nearby brush on the side of northbound lanes on Interstate 5.
Big-Rig Fire Spreads to Brush, Snarls I-5 Traffic
1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
Vasquez Rocks
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed three new deaths and 124 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,130 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Explains Current Cal/OSHA Workplace Guidance; 28,130 Total SCV Cases
Nine College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees.
Edison Awards Fire Technology Scholarships to COC Students
Three additional Pitchess Detention Center inmates were transported to the hospital following suspected drug-related overdoses Monday.
Three More Overdoses Reported at Pitchess Detention Center
The Department of Motor Vehicles announced it is offering eligible Californians a free REAL ID upgrade for a limited time for anyone who received a driver's license or identification card during the pandemic.
DMV Offers Free REAL ID Upgrade for Eligible Californians
The California Highway Patrol is partnering with 11 other highway patrols, state patrols and state police agencies for the Western States Traffic Safety Coalition traffic safety campaign beginning Friday, giving motorists “a dozen reasons not to speed.”
Traffic Safety Campaign Puts Speeding Drivers on Notice
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has launched its summer campaign, “One Less Mosquito, One Less Worry” during National Mosquito Control Awareness Week to encourage residents to make mosquito control a part of their daily routine.
Vector Control Encourages Residents to Make Mosquitoes and Their Bites ‘One Less Worry’ This Summer
The movie “Babylon,” directed by an Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle, is set to film near the Santa Clarita Valley in July, with the film’s casting in search of local residents to play extras.
Extras Needed for ‘Babylon’ Movie Filming Near SCV
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 21-27, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Noisy,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘ACS Impeachment,’ 7 More Productions
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will discuss Tuesday a strategy to address workplace trauma in the L.A. County Fire Department.
Fire Station 81 Shooting Prompts County Review of Firefighter Trauma
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Monday sentenced Matthew “James” Dorsey to 34.5 years in state prison for the stabbing murder of his estranged wife, Michelle Dorsey.
Estranged Husband Gets 34.5 Years for Michelle Dorsey’s Murder
1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
Ernie Hickson
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
Legacy
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street