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1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
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Nov. 4 Election Results (100% Reporting)
Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014

Acosta Secures Seat on City Council
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

[KHTS] – The votes for the Santa Clarita City Council race have been tallied and Dante Acosta claimed the third seat Tuesday, when just over 950 provisional ballots were counted at City Hall. Acosta widened the 46-vote lead he brought into the final count, garnering a total of 4,937 votes. Alan...

Ballots and Red Lights
Sunday, Apr 13, 2014

The Santa Clarita City Council election is over at last … or is it? We know the top two candidates who were elected, and now we wait. We wait until Tuesday next. It all depends on the vote-by-mail and provisional ballots. It does appear that folks have decreased the rhetoric from the campaigns. There...

Weste, McLean Win Reelection; Acosta Looking Good for 3rd Seat
Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014

Laurene Weste Mayor Laurene Weste won an unprecedented fifth term on the Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday, finishing in first place for the first time. Councilwoman Marsha McLean finished second and returns for a fourth term. Newcomer Dante Acosta, a financial advisor and Gold Star father from Canyon...

Stuck in the Sling
Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014

Today is the day. The campaigns are over. We all go out and vote. If only all of us did go out and vote. Last check I did, there were more than 8,000 ballots mailed in, so we shall see. The decision of new council members may already have been made. I’ve got an interesting point to ponder. If an incumbent...

Counting Chickens
Sunday, Apr 6, 2014

Here we go again. The city of Santa Clarita is having an election for City Council on Tuesday. As in, TWO DAYS from now. April 8. A lot of people have already voted. The “Vote by Mail” thing makes it so easy. So why don’t more do it? It is too late to mail your ballot now, so you can drop it by...

Our Obligation as Citizens
Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014

I am so very proud to be living in the Santa Clarita Valley today. I got to watch government and citizens working – not together but working. The City Council chamber was filled with citizens protesting the new billboard law. Yep, they protested and still got it, but they stood tall and held a...

City Council Race: Voter Registration Deadline is Monday
Friday, Mar 21, 2014

[KHTS] – Anyone who wants to vote in the Santa Clarita City Council race April 8 should make sure they’re registered by midnight on Monday, according to an official with Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder’s Office. State law mandates anyone who wants to vote in an election must register...

City Ballot-Counting Room Webcam Already ‘Live’
Monday, Mar 17, 2014

Everything you need to know for the 2014 City Council election is up and running at VoteSantaClarita.com. The website provides visitors with listings and addresses for all 31 voting precincts, including a precinct map, information about where individual’s polling places are located, candidate information,...

Dissecting the Candidates
Monday, Mar 10, 2014

Sometimes it is difficult to assess qualifications one needs to do a job. I have always felt a surgeon requires not only intellect, but should have hand-eye coordination at least to catch a football. Makes sense, but footballs aren’t tossed around at their board certification exams. Assessing qualifications...

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1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, affirmed the recommendation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA, to expand the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents 12 to 15 years of age.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Announces Vaccinations for 12-15 Year Olds; SCV Cases Total 27,814
Los Angeles County with PPE unite is giving small businesses 30 days of free PPE, to help these businesses stay open and operating during the Pandemic.
LA County To Assist Businesses With PPE
A troop of local Girl Scouts is set to host a silver-medal fundraiser for the Dorsey family this coming Saturday, pairing item donations with purchases at Firehouse Subs.  
Girl Scouts To Hold Fundraiser For Dorsey Family
Los Angeles County received the fourth largest allocation of emergency housing vouchers for those in desperate need of housing assistance, the LA County Development Authority announced Wednesday. 
LA County Receives Emergency Housing Vouchers
Two men accused of committing crimes in the Santa Clarita Valley were sentenced in court this week.
Man Accused Of Killing 6 In Gorman Crash Pleads No Contest; Man Sentenced For Child, Domestic Abuse
This year's College of the Canyons graduates will have the opportunity to celebrate offline with an in-person graduation experience.
College Of The Canyons Announces ‘Grad Walks’ Plans
A new independent record store, Gray Skull Vinyl, has opened in Canyon Country, where local music fans and collectors have suffered without one for years.
New Indie Record Store, Gray Skull Vinyl, Opens in Canyon Country
1958 - Juvenile probation Camp Joseph Scott opens at site of former New Era School in Bouquet Canyon [story]
Camp Joseph Scott
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy injured in a severe crash last month was discharged from the Henry Mayo Newhall hospital on Tuesday, according to station officials
SCV Deputy Injured In Head-On Collision Leaves Hospital
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 18 new deaths and 224 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,807 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Metrics Remain Stable; SCV Cases Total 27,807
The County of Los Angeles Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and Higher Ground Los Angeles are teaming up with Carry The Load, a nonprofit organization that originated to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day and now honors fallen service members, first responders, and their families.
County’s Military & Veterans Affairs Department Partners with Carry the Load