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1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
Fort Tejon

Boring Shades of Dirt
Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014

Sometimes I just can’t think of a subject for this space and I cruise Facebook, newspapers and magazines and sit in restaurants listening to conversations. This past week was an example of that phenomenon. I caught only small pieces of conversations, but I think I got the idea of what was being said. “Is...

City Council Campaign Fundraising Totals to Date
Sunday, Mar 9, 2014

Santa Clarita City Council candidates recently reported their fundraising totals for the first two months of 2014. Contributions for the most recent filing period, from Jan. 1 to Feb. 22, are reported by candidates in their Form 460, which are available on a city website called VoteSantaClarita. Three...

Hopefuls Focus on Arts
Monday, Mar 3, 2014

The recent “Focus on the Arts” candidate Forum, facilitated at California Institute of the Arts, provided a transparent view into each Santa Clarita City Council candidate’s heart for the arts in Santa Clarita. The first-ever candidate arts forum in the SCV, coordinated by the newly reorganized...

Feb. 20: Chamber to Host Council Candidates Forum
Monday, Jan 27, 2014

Lunch & Learn – Meet Your Local Postmaster for the Santa Clarita Area View Details Friday, January 31, 2014 Time:  11:45am Location:  Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce 27451 Tourney Road Suite #160, Santa Clarita, 91355 To RSVP please contact Cheryl Ramirez @ CRamirez@scvchamber.com...

The Race is On: Filing Period for Council Now Open
Monday, Dec 16, 2013

[KHTS] – While Santa Clarita’s April 8 City Council election is nearly four months away, the time for candidates to declare their intentions has begun. The filing period for City Council candidates began Monday, according to a statement from Santa Clarita officials. While a half-dozen Santa Clarita...

Dec. 4: Realtor Group to Interview City Council Candidates
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013

The Santa Clarita City Council elections are coming up on April 8, 2014. In an effort to help the local real estate community and the broader Santa Clarita Valley get to know the candidates, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors SCV Division is hosting a City Council Candidate Review Forum. The...

Harte, Gonzalez-Harper Enter Race for City Council
Monday, Jul 8, 2013

Berta Gonzalez-Harper Berta Gonzalez-Harper and Duane Harte are joining what’s shaping up to be a packed race for Santa Clarita’s City Council election in April 2014. Both candidates have a long history of involvement in city events and at City Council meetings. “It’s a crowded field,” said...

Ferdman to Run for City Council (Press Release)
Monday, Mar 18, 2013

Long-time Santa Clarita resident and community advocate Alan Ferdman will be running for Santa Clarita City Council next April, he announced Saturday. Alan, who moved to Canyon Country in 1965, has a consistent history of community involvement and volunteering.  As the chair of the Canyon Country Advisory...

Dante Acosta Announces Bid for City Council Seat (Press Release)
Saturday, Mar 16, 2013

Acosta on the night of the 2012 primary election when he challenged Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon for Congress. Community volunteer, financial advisor and Gold Star father Dante Acosta has officially announced his candidacy for Santa Clarita City Council in the April 2014 election. Mr. Acosta...

Ferry Says He Won’t Seek Reelection to Council
Friday, Jan 25, 2013

Frank Ferry Councilman Frank Ferry, who was first elected to the Santa Clarita City Council in 1998, announced Friday he will not run for re-election in 2014. “I love this community and going into the next election cycle, I really reflected on what I have done for community service the past 16 years,”...

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1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
Fort Tejon
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 21 new deaths and 287 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with Santa Clarita cases totaling 27,744.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Health Officer Order Updates Effective Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,744
During their first in-person meeting of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members are planning to hear public comments under a new format Wednesday, as well as discuss a potential decrease to the number of units seniors need to graduate in light of COVID-19.  
Hart Governing Board Returns to In-Person Meetings, Set to Discuss Reducing Credits for Graduation
For the second time since his arrest, Michelle Dorsey’s estranged husband — who is accused of having killed his wife in her Saugus home last month — had a continuation of his arraignment.  
Arraignment Continued for Estranged Husband Accused of Murdering Michelle Dorsey
After a year of virtual learning, the Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra's spring semester will host its grand finale, a virtual concert fundraiser, to help recoup losses during the pandemic.
SCV Youth Orchestra To Hold Virtual Concert Fundraiser
The California Highway Patrol is reminding cyclists and motorists to share the road and remember traffic safety saves lives during this years National Bicycle Safety month all May.
CHP Emphasizes Bicycling Safety Is Shared Responsibility
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department announced a live virtual production of "The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version", based on the eponymous television series. 
COC Theatre Presents “Addams Family Quarantine Concert Version”
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital revealed a new addition to their leadership staff, bringing more than 30 years of medical experience to the hospital. 
Henry Mayo Announces New VP And Chief Medical Officer
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is once again hosting their monthly free catalytic converter etching event, adding more dates and locations to have a converter etched. 
May’s Free Catalytic Converter Etching Adds Additional Location
The annual Bike to Work challenge is once again rolling into town for a week long going green challenge, starting next week. The challenge will begin Monday May 10 and go through Friday May 14. 
City Promotes Week-Long Bike To Work Challenge To Go Green
The William S Hart Education Foundation announced events will be returning this year and into 2022, starting with their new Cars under the Stars event. 
WiSH Education Foundation Announces New Events
The annual State of the County will be held in-person at Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday. The SCV Chamber and Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office have been working to create an event to celebrate the reopening of our economy which will include remarks by the Supervisor and full access to rides at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Six Flags To Host State Of The County Event
1828 - Soledad Canyon settler John Lang born in Herkimer County, N.Y. [story]
The city of Santa Clarita’s Public Works Department was once again recognized by statewide organizations as a pair of 2020 capital improvement projects were honored by the Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Awards Program.
Santa Clarita Public Works Recognized for Streets Projects
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its regular meeting virtually Thursday, May 6, at 6:00 p.m.
May 6: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Virtual Regular Meeting
Have your fundraising efforts fallen flat? Need help raising money for your organization? Join JCI Santa Clarita for an interactive conversation about nonprofit fundraising with fundraising experts and JCI members Michelle Rey and Mallory Staley.
May 18: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Fundraising Workshop
Los Angeles County’s continually declining COVID-19 metrics have met the threshold to move into the least-restrictive, yellow tier this week, allowing for more business reopenings starting Thursday.
Reopenings Expected Thursday as L.A. County Moves to Least-Restrictive Yellow Tier
Los Angeles County has met the threshold for the least restrictive yellow tier in the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Setting Up Higher Capacity Limits; SCV Cases Total 27,737
L.A. County Library has received a $20,000 grant from Edison International to develop a new virtual Nature Exploration series about the wonders of our natural world—from what we can discover in our own backyards, to what we can learn from scientists and environmental studies professionals.
L.A. County Library Awarded $20K Edison International Grant for New Virtual Nature Series
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
Newhall Crossings Featuring Works by CalArtians
No business is immune from the unthinkable. Workplace violence is an increasingly important topic for organizations of all types.
May 18: VIA Virtual Series to Present Active Shooter Awareness Training
Trammell Crow Company and Clarion Partners, LLC. announce that DrinkPAK, LLC., the premier West Coast alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage manufacturer, has signed two additional leases at The Center at Needham Ranch in Santa Clarita.
DrinkPAK’s Needham Ranch Footprint Now Spans More than 572,000 Square Feet
A mother convicted of murdering her four children after purposefully burning down their Santa Clarita Valley home more than 20 years ago had the death penalty in her case reversed Monday.
Death Penalty Overturned for Santa Clarita Mom Who Killed Her 4 Daughters
(CN) — Looking to create a flood of new outdoor recreation opportunities in California’s majestic redwood forests and foothills, the state’s new U.S. Senator Alex Padilla on Monday unveiled plans to protect over 1 million acres of undeveloped federal land.
Padilla Unveils Public Lands Expansion