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1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage

Oct. 4: Official Opening of Wider SR14/Golden Valley Road Bridge
Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016

On Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m., the City of Santa Clarita will be hosting a public ribbon cutting event to celebrate the completion of the Golden Valley Road Bridge Widening Project and a dedication ceremony of the Connie Worden-Roberts Memorial Bridge. The event will be held near the Golden Valley Road...

Wilk, Runner Get Final OK for Worden-Roberts Bridge Name
Friday, Sep 4, 2015

[KHTS] – Assemblyman Scott Wilk’s bill to name the Golden Valley Road bridge over State Route 14 in the city of Santa Clarita as the “Connie Worden-Roberts Memorial Bridge” has cleared both houses of the Legislature unanimously. Assembly Concurrent Resolution 89 establishes the name and...

Bill to Name Bridge for Worden-Roberts Clears Senate Panel
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

Connie Worden-Roberts | Photo by Gary Choppe A legislative effort by Assemblyman Scott Wilk and Sen. Sharon Runner to name the Golden Valley Road bridge over the 14 Freeway in honor of Connie Worden-Roberts has gotten the OK from the Senate Transportation Committee. Assembly Concurrent Resolution 89...

Wilk, Runner Bill Would Name GV Bridge for Worden-Roberts
Monday, Jul 6, 2015

Assemblyman Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk has introduced legislation to name the Golden Valley Road Bridge over State Route 14 in the city of Santa Clarita the “Connie Worden-Roberts Memorial Bridge.” State Sen. Sharon Runner is a principal co-author. “Connie Worden-Roberts demonstrated extraordinary...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Santa Clarita Sheriff’s deputies are now looking for three men wanted in connection with a Canyon Country murder last week. The SCV Sanitation District has announced new plans that would aim to abandon deep well injections. The Santa Clarita City Council approved a motion that will honor one of...

Council Votes to Name Freeway Bridge for ‘Road Warrior’
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

[KHTS] – The Santa Clarita City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday to honor one of the city’s founders posthumously. On a motion by Councilman TimBen Boydston, seconded by Councilwoman Laurene Weste, the council approved Mayor Pro-tem Bob Kellar’s proposal to name the Golden Valley Road bridge over...

Big Shoes
Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Retirement and term limits are going to be making our part of Los Angeles County a little more interesting for the next two years. Soon we won’t have Howard “Buck” McKeon, and not long after Mr. Antonovich will term out. We may never be the same. But the real loss is someone never elected, save...

Services for Worden-Roberts Aug. 23 at Eternal Valley
Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Connie Worden-Roberts | Photo by Gary Choppe Funeral services for Connie Worden-Roberts will be held Saturday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. at Eternal Valley Memorial Park, family members announced. A longtime Santa Clarita Valley resident praised for decades of community building and her key role in the city’s...

City Co-Founder Connie Worden-Roberts Dies at 83
Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

[KHTS] – A longtime Santa Clarita Valley woman praised for decades of community building and her key role in the city’s formation, Connie Worden-Roberts died Tuesday at 5:50 p.m. in Canyon Country from a months-long illness, according to family members. She was 83. Nearly 100 longtime Santa...

City Honors Longtime Community Volunteer With Key to City
Monday, May 19, 2014

[KHTS] – Celebrating more than four decades of community involvement, nearly 100 longtime Santa Claritaresidents and officials gathered Friday at Hart Park to honor Connie Worden-Roberts with a Lifetime of Service Tribute. Several, including Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste, who presented...

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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]
For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities