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1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
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SCV Courthouse, Others to Change Phone Numbers
Thursday, Sep 4, 2014

This month, the Los Angeles Superior Court will begin implementation of a Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone system. The system debuts at the Inglewood Courthouse and juvenile court building on Sept.16 and will become operational at 33 other courthouses during the next 12 months. The changeover...

It’s Official: State Won’t Pay for New SCV Courthouse
Thursday, Jan 24, 2013

In a letter to Santa Clarita city officials that arrived Thursday, the Judicial Council of California said the state won’t be funding any new courthouse projects this year – including one that had been on the city and county’s wish list for the Santa Clarita Valley. The letter came...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 10, 2012
Monday, Sep 10, 2012

In this episode: The rotten egg smell you may have noticed in the SCV today came all the way from the Salton Sea; Why Santa Clarita will not be getting a new courthouse as was originally planned in the judiciary facilities budget. Also: U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon flies to San Antonio to investigate...

Sunday, Sep 9, 2012

It looks like the Superior Court will have to stay in the Civic Center at Magic Mountain Parkway and Valencia Boulevard for the foreseeable future. The Santa Clarita Valley won’t be getting a new courthouse after all. That’s the word from Courthouse News Service, an independent news agency...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012

Calling it the “most significant reduction of services in its history” the presiding judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court system has announced the June 30 closure of 56 courtrooms and the reduction of 350 workers. One courtroom, Dept. 4, will be closed at the Santa Clarita Courthouse. The courts...

Friday, Feb 24, 2012

Unsettled by the county’s plan to move the local sheriff’s station from Valencia to Castaic Junction, the Santa Clarita City Council will consider sending a letter Tuesday asking Sheriff Lee Baca and the Board of Supervisors to rethink the idea. The city’s population of 180,000 residents...

Ferry ‘Disheartened’ by Lack of Notice About New Sheriff Station
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012

Frank Ferry Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry said he was caught off guard by a decision from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to place options on land outside the city limits for the location of a new sheriff’s station and courthouse. “Not to receive a call from a Supervisor as...

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012

[Supervisor Mike Antonovich] – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved siting the Santa Clarita Courthouse and regional Sheriff’s Station on 12 acres of land located along the south side of The Old Road, east of Henry Mayo Drive. “The State of California’s identification...

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

The State Public Works Board has selected its preferred site in the unincorporated Castaic Junction area of the Santa Clarita Valley for a new courthouse proposed for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County. The proposed site is located near the intersection of The Old Road and Henry Mayo Drive, close...

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Investigators from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk missing person Omar Conejo Fernandez.
Investigators Seek Help Locating At-Risk Missing Person Last Seen in Valencia
1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
Women's Club
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 40 new deaths, including a new death in the city of Santa Clarita, and 810 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with a total of 5,847 cases in the SCV.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 58th SCV Resident Dies; Local Cases Total 5,847
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is looking for highly talented independent instructors to bring valuable expertise to the community and provide an opportunity for others to learn new skills, stay active and healthy, and have a great time.
L.A. County Parks Seeking Instructors for Winter Programs
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Wednesday, Sept. 23, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
SCV Air Quality Unhealthy Wednesday for Sensitive Groups, Individuals
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is partnering with One True North, a leadership and business coaching solutions practice in Valencia, to offer GrowthCLUB virtual workshop to the business community, with the first series beginning Friday, Sept. 25 at 8:00 a.m.
Sept. 25: GrowthCLUB Business Planning Virtual Workshop
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) continues to provide safe sheltering for animals as a result of the recent Bobcat Fire.
Animal Care & Control Continues to Shelter Animals Affected by Bobcat Fire
The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold a virtual special meeting Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 8:00 a.m.
Sept. 23: Hart District Virtual Special Meeting
The Santa Clarita City Council invites community members to come together for a virtual Veterans Day Ceremony to honor local veterans, currently-serving military members and their families at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11.
Nov. 11: Santa Clarita Online Veteran’s Day Ceremony
Santa Clarita City Council members are expected to approve funding for the Santa Clarita Valley senior center, as well as The MAIN, during Tuesday’s meeting.
City Expected to Approve Funding for SCV Senior Center, The MAIN
Erika Kauzlarich-Bird, former Southland Regional Association of Realtors president and lifelong Santa Clarita resident, joined Compass, an innovative real estate brokerage, this summer to help SCV families find their next dream home.
Lifelong SCV Resident, Longtime Realtor Erika Kauzlarich-Bird Joins Compass
You’ve spent hours outside this summer, racking up countless miles on off-street trails, sidewalks and paseos, but are all those miles just a number sitting in your fitness tracker?
Registration Now Open for City’s ‘Run Santa Clarita’ Virtual Race Series
Students in the Newhall School District are expected to be able to continue virtual learning online this week after a ransomware attack on student and staff technology forced a pause in instruction.
Newhall Schools Expected to Resume Virtual Lessons After Ransomware Attack
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Andrew Ghassemi and Matt Sreden, commercial real estate brokers with Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., are pleased to have represented the seller in the sale of approximately 6,077 SF high-image office condo in Valencia.
SCV Real Estate Firm Representing Seller of Rye Canyon Pointe Office Unit
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 16 new deaths and 652 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with the SCV total coming to 5,829 confirmed cases and 57 deaths.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 261,446 Cases Countywide, 16 New Deaths; 5,829 Total Cases in SCV
The California Animal Welfare Association announced Monday the launch of the state’s first Certified Animal Control Officer program along with the inaugural group of certified officers.
California Animal Welfare Association Announces First Class of Certified Animal Control Officers
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, September 22, starting at 6 p.m.
Sept. 22: City Council Regular Meeting
Princess Cruises announced the sale of two of its ships, Sun Princess and Sea Princess, to undisclosed buyers on Monday. The sale of these vessels is in line with parent company Carnival Corporation’s plan to accelerate the removal of less efficient ships from its fleet.
Princess Cruises Sells Two Ships, Plan for New Ship Delivery
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a study session with the Santa Clarita Arts Commission at City Hall on Tuesday, September 22, starting at 5 p.m.
Sept. 22: Santa Clarita City Council, Arts Commission Study Session
The Bobcat Fire, burning to the southeast of the Santa Clarita Valley, has scorched 105,345 acres as of Monday, with local resources joining in the effort to put out the blaze.
UPDATE: Bobcat Fire grows to 105K acres, 15% contained
The drive to close the digital divide in a region with the nation’s largest school-age population gained momentum today when the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal from LACOE to allocate $12.8 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to purchase computer devices and internet connectivity for students in need.
Supes Approve Funding to Address Digital Divide in County Schools
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on Monday announced a new, multifaceted “Education to End Hate” initiative designed to empower educators and students to confront the hate, bigotry, and racism rising in communities across the state and nation.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Launches New Initiative to Combat Bias, Bigotry, Racism
A virtual conversation between internationally recognized artist and sculptor Beatriz Cortez, a professor of Central American studies at California State University, Northridge, and curator Erin Christovale will launch ConSortiUm, a collaborative project of art museums and galleries from the California State University (CSU) system, on Thursday, Sept. 24.
A Discussion with CSUN Professor, Artist to Launch ConSortiUm