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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days


COUNTY NEWS ARCHIVE
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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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 24 new deaths and 4,544 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as officials called for tightened safety measures set to take effect on Monday.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Sees 106 New Cases; Countywide Surge Prompts More Restrictions
This Sunday, Nov. 29, is the last day to see the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater's virtual graphic design exhibition, Inside Out & Upside Down, showcasing CalArt posters from throughout the years.
Nov. 29: Last Chance to See Inside Out & Upside Down REDCAT Exhibition
As new COVID-19 cases remain at alarming levels and the number of people hospitalized continues to increase, a temporary Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be issued to require additional safety measures across sectors.
L.A. County to Tighten Safety Measures Monday as COVID-19 Surges
The Valencia nonprofit Avenues Supported Living Services is seeking donations this Giving Tuesday after suffering greatly from the effects of COVID-19.
Nonprofit Avenues Supported Living Services Seeks Donations for Giving Tuesday
Musician-artist and CalArts graduate Julian Gross (Art '00) has earned a Grammy nomination in the Best Recording Package category for his art direction on "Healer," Grouplove’s latest release.
CalArts Alum Julian Gross Earns Grammy Nomination
Shoppers are being invited to join small businesses across the Santa Clarita Valley in participating in Small Business Saturday 2020 this weekend.
SCV Businesses Prepare for Small Business Saturday 2020
The Santa Clarita Valley has seen an increase in demand for COVID-19 testing, paralleling the trend in Los Angeles County and nationwide.
Demand for COVID-19 Testing Increases in SCV Amid Surge
Hundreds of local, older adults could not break bread together this year for the annual Thanksgiving feast at the Bella Vida Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, but many still showed, some even dressed up for a drive-thru version Thursday.
SCV Senior Center Drive-Thru Dishes out Thanksgiving Feast to Hundreds
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Zonta International’s “16 days of Activism” is held annually from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10. Since 2016, Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley has participated in the annual "Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women" campaign in collaboration with the Child and Family Center.
Zonta Club Brings Awareness to Domestic Violence
On Monday, Nov. 30, College of the Canyons will host a virtual soft opening of its Multicultural Center, which will provide safe and brave spaces for historically minoritized and marginalized groups on campus with the goal of increased diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the college’s fabric.
Nov. 30: COC Multicultural Center Virtual Soft Opening
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released the latest data on COVID-19 Thursday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 383,275 Cases Countywide, 37 New Deaths; 9,352 Total SCV Cases
Travel through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest, past the sea of twirly-swirly gum drops and into a month of non-stop fun and entertainment with the city of Santa Clarita’s virtual events in December.
City Releases Holiday Virtual Events Line-Up
Power shutoffs commenced Thanksgiving Day in the Santa Clarita Valley, with Southern California Edison customers affected near the Agua Dulce area.
Agua Dulce Community Affected by SoCal Edison Power Shutoffs
While local health care officials have been asking for the community’s help in creating personal protective equipment since the onset of the pandemic, now the message is simpler: Abide by public health guidelines.
COVID-19 Surge Impacting Henry Mayo
Logix Federal Credit Union is supporting College of the Canyons Foundation’s Student Resource & Success Fund with its Double Your Dollars campaign.
Logix Encouraging Community to Take Part in COC’s  Double Your Dollars Campaign
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Santa Clarita officials announced plans to file an amicus brief in support of an ongoing lawsuit to block Los Angeles County’s outdoor dining ban, which went into effect the day before Thanksgiving.
‘Draconian Behavior:’ City Council to Support Suit to Block Outdoor Dining Ban
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 49 new deaths and 4,311 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide since Tuesday, including 96 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, as Henry Mayo on Wednesday afternoon reported its second death this week.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 2nd Death at Henry Mayo This Week; SCV Cases Total 9,230
Santa Clarita’s new Volunteer Hub at SantaClaritaVolunteers.com is a one-stop-shop that connects area nonprofit organizations and volunteers.
Need Volunteers? Want to Be One? Check City’s Volunteer Hub
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Critical Missing Person Unit detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Vlad Kravets.
Found: Vlad Kravets, Last Seen in Valencia; Detectives Sought Public’s Help
In response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' 3-2 vote Tuesday allowing further COVID-19-related closures to take effect Wednesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger is calling for $10 million in federal CARES Act funding to be repurposed to aid impacted local businesses.
Barger Calls for $10M in CARES Act Funds for Businesses Hurt by COVID Restrictions