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County Local Formation Agency Seeks Alternate Public Member
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019

The Local Agency Formation Commission for the County of Los Angeles, or LAFCO, is seeking an individual to serve in the capacity of Alternate Public Member. The remaining term of office expires on May 4, 2020. Thereafter, the term of office is four years, with no restrictions against the incumbent seeking...

March 18-24: National Pet Poison Prevention Week
Monday, Mar 18, 2019

March is recognized as Poison Prevention Awareness Month and National Poison Prevention Week is globally observed in the third week of March. This year it falls on March 18-24 and the county of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control encourages all pet owners to make your homes pet safe. Please...

Sanitation Districts Laud ‘Good Corporate Citizens’ in SCV
Friday, Sep 14, 2018

The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County recently recognized 11 organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley for being “good corporate citizens” in wastewater management. Eight organizations in the city of Santa Clarita and another three in SCV unincorporated county territory were lauded...

County Hosts Unprecedented Cannabis Regulator Roundtable
Friday, Jun 8, 2018

The County of Los Angeles Office of Cannabis Management, operated within the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, recently hosted the first L.A. County Cannabis Regulators Roundtable at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration. This first-of-its-kind roundtable brought together more than 60 participants...

May-June: ‘Hart of the West – Music in the Park’ Series
Monday, Apr 2, 2018

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation will present its 2018 “Hart of the West – Music in the Park” series at Hart Park in Newhall on May 12, June 2 and June 16, all Saturdays. The events will showcase country and western tunes in their many forms, including classic country-western,...

TAP Card Proposal Improves Transit Access for Homeless, Domestic Violence Victims
Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

On Thursday, at the meeting of the Los Angeles Metro Board of Directors, Supervisor Janice Hahn proposed making pre-loaded Metro TAP cards available for homeless individuals or people fleeing domestic violence. A TAP card is a durable plastic card with a smart chip designed to make transit experience...

Assistance Center for LA Wildfire Victims Opens Tuesday
Monday, Dec 11, 2017

The county and city of Los Angeles will open a local assistance center for victims of the recent wildfires on Tuesday, December 12 that will operate daily through Saturday, December 16. On Tuesday through Friday, the center will open at noon and the last entry will be at 8 p.m. On Saturday, doors will...

Wilk: 2017-18 Budget ‘Fails on Both Process and Policy’
Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, believes the Legislature continues to ignore the will of the voters and again misses the mark on California’s biggest challenges. He issued the following statement after voting ‘No’ on the 2017-18 budget: “The largest budget in our state’s...

June 3: ‘Hart of the West’ to Feature Classic Rock ‘n Roll Band
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation and William S. Hart Park presents “Hart of the West,” a music in the park talent showcase. The event will feature the classic rock ‘n roll band “Ba*Co*Ra*Do”. Admission is free to the public. The event will take...

Chief Probation Officer Responds to Filing of Criminal Charges in Beating Case
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Chief Probation Officer Terri McDonald responded to the filing of criminal charges in the beating case of a juvenile detainee at Barry J. Nidorf Juvenile Hall in Sylmar. Chief Probation Officer Terri McDonald issued the following statement on this: “The L.A. County Probation Department is fully cooperating...

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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Jan. 26: Board of Supervisors to Consider Restaurant Requirement Aimed at Curbing Waste
Despite signs that California’s latest and most damaging wave of the pandemic is subsiding, the state nonetheless sets a one-day record of 764 deaths on Friday.
COVID Death Rate Soars to New Daily Record in California
Claims of excessive force, retaliation, and other misconduct by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be probed during a C, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday.
California Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Probe of L.A. Sheriff’s Department
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 256 new deaths and 9,277 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported it's 107th death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 3 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; L.A. County Hospitalizations Decreased by 8%
When Dr. John Scaramella, a dental surgeon, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 1978, there were only 18 others in his field.
SCV Dental Surgeon Sells Practice After More than 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June.
L.A. County Library to Host Virtual Art Programs in Partnership with LACMA
The temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule will continue through Jan. 29 for customers in Santa Clarita after Waste Management requested an additional week for its modified schedule.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule an Additional Week
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a virtual regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, January 26, starting at 6 p.m.
Jan. 26: City Council Virtual Regular Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Julian Gomez as the assistant principal of Bowman High School.
Hart District Names Julian Gomez Assistant Principal
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will launch the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program on Jan. 28 and will begin accepting applications to help small businesses prevent further job loss and business closures.
L.A. County to Launch Small Business Stabilization Loan Program
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 3-1 Wednesday night to let athletic conditioning return to district campuses Jan. 27.
Hart District Votes 3-1 to Allow Return of Athletic Conditioning to Campuses
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCV Water) on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., to learn about and provide input on its Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP).
SCV Water Encouraging Public to Provide Input on Contingency Plan
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 262 new deaths, including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and 8,512 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, with 22,360 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Additional Death at Henry Mayo; 22,360 Total SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan issued the following statement Thursday advising providers that they can immediately resume the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was temporarily paused on Sunday due to possible allergic reactions.
State Says Moderna Vaccine Administration Can Resume Immediately
As winds began to die down in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters were able to increase containment on the Towsley Fire to 53% Thursday.
Firefighters Reach 53% Containment on Towsley Fire
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, is supporting the effort by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to address concerns of communities throughout Los Angeles County, which continue to experience ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) initiated by Southern California Edison (Edison).
Barger Supports Efforts in Limiting Power Shutoffs; Public Hearing Set
Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) is proud to announce “Survivor” as the theme for the 11th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala set to take place virtually on Saturday, Aug. 7.
Nominations Open for Annual Empowering HeArts Awards
The College of the Canyons School of Personal and Professional Learning was presented an Honorable Mention award by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2021 Exemplary Program Award.
COC Recognized for Personal, Professional Learning Program
The William S. Hart Union High School is looking for two new members to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. These members will serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.
Hart Seeking Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer.
Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
After a dayslong wind event hit the Santa Clarita Valley, most area residents power had been restored by Thursday morning.
SoCal Edison Restores Power to Most SCV Residents