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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
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Santa Clarita Cancels Concerts in the Park Summer Series
Monday, Jul 6, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita has canceled the 2020 Concerts in the Park series due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and in accordance with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s Safer at Home order. The annual Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, are...

‘Party Like It’s 1999’ at Final Concerts in the Park 2019 Series
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019

Dearly beloved, we will gather at Central Park on Saturday, Aug. 24, for the final performance in this year’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union. Prince tribute band Erotic City will take the stage at 7:00 p.m. for the free concert at Central Park, located at 27150...

The Replicas Variety Band to Perform Top Hits at Concerts in the Park
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019

Dance your heart out at Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, on Saturday, Aug. 17. Hear the talented variety band, The Replicas, perform top hits from a variety of different artists. The free concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road....

Deputies: No Gun Found at Concerts in the Park
Monday, Aug 12, 2019

Responding to errant reports on social media involving someone who allegedly had a gun at Concerts in the Park, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials reported it was a false alarm Monday. “Deputies did respond to (Central Park on Saturday Night),” said Shirley Miller, spokeswoman for...

Grateful Dead Tribute Band to Rock Concerts in the Park
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019

The eyes of the world, or more specifically, the eyes of Santa Clarita, will be on the band Grateful Shred at Central Park on Saturday, Aug. 10. This talented Grateful Dead tribute band will perform during the City’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union. The free concert...

Mirage Brings Visions of Fleetwood Mac to Concerts in the Park
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 3, landslide over to Central Park to hear Mirage – Visions of Fleetwood Mac, play hits from the Grammy-award winning group. The five-piece band, known for its accurate recreation of the look and sound of Fleetwood Mac, will perform during this year’s Concerts in the Park series,...

Queen Tribute Band to Rock You at Concerts in the Park
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019

Get ready for Queen Nation to rock your world on Saturday, July 27. The Queen tribute band will perform during this year’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union. The free concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road. This is real...

North Hollywood-Based Band Prussia to Make Concerts in the Park Debut
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019

On Saturday, July 20, the band Prussia will cool down Central Park with some funk, blues and soul. The four-member band based in nearby North Hollywood will perform during this year’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union. The free concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. at...

Beach Boys Tribute Band Brings Some Fun Fun Fun to Concerts in the Park
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019

Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy an evening of classic rock during this year’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union? The show on Saturday, July 13, will feature the Surf City Allstars, a Beach Boys tribute band. The free concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. at Central Park,...

Concerts in the Park Kicks Off Saturday with Spice Girls Tribute Band
Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

Swing it, shake it, move it and make it all evening long at the first show in this year’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union. The show on Saturday, July 6, will feature WANNABE, A Spice Girls Tribute. Starting at 7:00 p.m., hits from the ultimate ‘90s girl band...

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SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — Fed up with the growing number of untraceable homemade firearms used in gun crimes and mass shootings, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a federal lawsuit Tuesday to force the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to crack down on so-called “ghost guns” that skirt laws requiring background checks and age verification.
California Sues Feds to Force Crack Down on ‘Ghost Guns’
Thousands of Southern California Edison customers were suddenly left without power late Tuesday morning in Newhall after balloons came in contact with power lines, according to officials.
Newhall Power Outage Due to Mylar Balloons
The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and coauthored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that will enable elementary schools to begin applying for a waiver to reopen grades TK-2 in schools, prioritizing schools with a high number of low-income students.
Barger Motion to Begin School Waiver Reopening Process Approved by Supes
While in-person events may be postponed for the time being, the city of Santa Clarita events team is bringing you virtual and physically distanced happenings to fill the void.
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar Features New Online October Events
The fast-moving Martindale Fire, which started near Bouquet Reservoir, remained at 230 acres overnight, with firefighters able to achieve 40% containment by Tuesday morning.
Martindale Fire Remains at 230 Acres, 40% Containment
EDUCAUSE, the nonprofit higher education information technology association, awarded former California State University, Northridge Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Hilary J. Baker with its 2020 Community Leadership Award.
Higher Education Nonprofit Recognizes Former CSUN VP for Community Leadership
The Valley Industry Association will welcome Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth as the Keynote Speaker for the October VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Oct. 13: VIA Virtual Series with Mayor Cameron Smyth
A fatal traffic collision south of the Newhall Pass on Interstate 5 stalled traffic for morning commuters Tuesday.
Multi-Vehicle Traffic Collision on SB I-5 Leaves One Dead
A gas main break at Costco in Canyon Country prompted evacuations and road closures Tuesday morning.
Costco Gas Main Break Prompts Evacuations, Road Closures
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
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Smoke from a brush fire dubbed the Martindale Fire in Bouquet Canyon near the Bouquet Reservoir was visible from areas in the Santa Clarita Valley shortly after the blaze broke out Monday afternoon, quickly burning 200 acres and threatening structures.
‘Martindale’ Brush Fire in Bouquet Canyon, Visible from SCV, Threatens Strctures
The global COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1 million Monday afternoon, a grim milestone in a pandemic that caught much of the world unprepared for a health crisis and left economies reeling, convulsed politics and fundamentally altered the world.
World Marks Grim Milestone: 1 Million COVID-19 Deaths
SCV Water invites the community to a virtual ribbon-cutting on Monday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m., celebrating the completion of a new water treatment plant.
Oct. 5: SCV Water Treatment Plant Virtual Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Newhall resident Daniel Bradley, a Vietnam veteran and Gold Star son, had the chance to fly to Washington, D.C., to attend a reception at the White House Sunday to honor Gold Star families and their loved ones who’ve died in service.
Daniel Bradley of Newhall Honored as Gold Star Son at White House
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office reports a busy slate of production activity in the Santa Clarita Valley this week, September 28-October 4.
Busy Slate of Productions This Week in SCV
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended the current extreme heat warning for the Santa Clarita Valley through Saturday evening.
SCV Extreme Heat Warning Extended Through Saturday
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced the launch of a forum for small business owners -- the Small Business Roundtable.
SCV Chamber to Launch Monthly Roundtable for Small Business Owners
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, advocating for the thousands of constituents still in the queue waiting for their unemployment benefits, is urging Governor Gavin Newsom to rethink a two-week pause on new EDD claims.
Unemployment: Wilk Urges Governor to Hit ‘Start,’ Not ‘Pause’ on EDD
William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Sunday Santa Clarita Valley public junior highs and high schools will not reopen in October, pushing the potential timeline for partial reopening to Nov. 13.
Hart District Won’t Reopen Schools in October
Governor Gavin Newsom signed a series of bills into law Saturday, strengthening protections for LGBTQ+ Californians.
Newsom Signs Bills Strengthening LGBTQ+ Protections
California Governor Gavin Newsom took action Sunday on several bills that continue the state’s long-standing leadership as a state of inclusion and refuge.
Newsom Acts on Bills to Support California’s Immigrant, Refugee Communities
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally