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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station

Local 11-Year-Old Builds Her Own Lending Library For The Community
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

As a way to give back to her community, 11-year-old Taylor Butler built a lending library, where people can leave and take books for free. “It was hard to come up with things that kept (kids) interested during COVID, and she kept having good ideas,” her mother Tammy Butler said, adding that one of...

Girl Scouts To Hold Fundraiser For Dorsey Family
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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. According to the three local Girl Scouts of Troop No. 70842 organizing the fundraiser, 13-year-olds Jordin Meadows, Haylee Fick and...

Castaic USD Seeking New Members for Oversight Committee
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017

The Castaic Union School District is seeking four new members for it’s Measure QS Citizens Oversight Committee. The Citizens Oversight Committee is mandated by law and is designated to insure accountability to the public. The Committee must include at least seven members of the community who will...

Heat it Up, Keep it Cool Takes First Place at Regionals
Friday, Mar 17, 2017

Heat it up and Keep it cool Robotics competed at the Western States Super Regional tournament last week in Tacoma Washington and return to Santa Clarita with the First Place Inspire Award and a seat at the Robotics World Festival in April. Competing with 73 teams from 13 western states the local Santa...

Feb. 25: Discuss, Assess Future Arts Spaces at the Arts Community Meeting
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

Lend your voice to the Arts Community Meeting on Saturday, February 25, at 9 a.m. to share your thoughts and assist with shaping our communities’ future arts spaces. The city of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Division would like to invite two members of arts organization in the city to discuss and assess...

Pet Supply Store Thanks Community for Support After Fire
Monday, Jan 30, 2017

A fire that scorched a structure at Fox Feed and Tack Pet Supplies on the 17000 block of Sierra Highway early Saturday morning has left owners with thousands of dollars in damages and a major cleanup. “We are open for business, but there is fox feed and tack pet suppliesfire hay a large mess in our...

CSU to Provide Water Management Assistance to Disadvantaged Communities
Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017

File The State Water Resources Control Board has awarded the California State University $2.3 million to support the university’s effort to help California’s underserved and disadvantaged communities manage their water more effectively. The funding will help to establish a statewide Disadvantaged...

A Miracle For ‘Miracle’: Community Rallies To Save Homeless Woman’s Cat
Friday, Jun 24, 2016

Community members helped create a miracle for “Miracle” the cat and her homeless owner, Devin, when they came together to raise the funds needed for an emergency surgery earlier this week. Read the full story [here].

March 4: 32nd Annual All Schools Dance
Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016

Community: #SCV Sheriff Station Getting Ready for the 32nd Annual ALL SCHOOLS DANCE This Friday night, March 4, 2016, marks the date of the 32nd Annual All Schools Dance. The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has partnered for the past 32 years with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s...

Top Cops to Talk SCV Safety
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014

[KHTS] – The “Neighborhood Watch” on Santa Clarita Valley’s hometown station, KHTS AM-1220, is featuring two prominent Sheriff’s Department officials for its lineup of guests in April. Capt. Roosevelt Johnson On Thursday, the show, which is hosted by the radio station’s news director Perry...

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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
With fire experts predicting a “dire” wildfire season ahead, two of the world’s largest firefighting helicopters joined the Southern California region’s wildfire-suppression arsenal Tuesday.
CH-47 Helitankers Join SoCal’s Firefighting Fleet
Nearly 18 months after the first health officer order was issued for COVID-19, California’s stay-at-home order will expire Tuesday as the economy fully reopens.
Economy Set to Reopen as California’s ‘Blueprint for a Safer Economy’ Expires
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed two new deaths and 135 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,053 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Everyone to Get Fully Vaccinated Ahead of 4th of July; SCV Cases Total 28,053
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 14-20, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV:  ‘Masha’s Game,’ ‘With Love,’ 7 More Productions
In the first four months of 2021, the District Attorney’s Office declined to file charges on 537 Santa Clarita Valley criminal cases — already 156% of the total number of declined cases for the entire previous year.
District Attorney Case Rejections on the Rise
Michelle Denise Dorsey’s life was celebrated by more than 200 people during a memorial service at Real Life Church in Valencia Saturday morning.
Hundreds Attend Memorial Service Celebrating Michelle Dorsey’s Life
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will consider Tuesday a transitional housing project on a vacant lot at 23652 Newhall Ave.
Planning Commission to Discuss Transitional Housing, Circle K Alcohol Sales Expansion
Many Santa Clarita Valley school districts plan to reject Centers for Disease Control (CDC) funding to provide comprehensive COVID-19-screening programs at SCV schools.
SCV School Districts Set to Reject COVID-19 Testing Funds
A virtual town hall Thursday brought together Los Angeles County Public Health officials to answer questions from the public about changes to coronavirus restrictions come Tuesday when California’s “blueprint for a safer economy” expires.
County Officials Answer Public’s Reopening Questions
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]