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1980 - Saugus Train Station relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
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Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
Thursday, Jan 21, 2021

Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer. The sale of the cruise ship is in line with parent company Carnival Corporation’s plan to accelerate the removal of less efficient ships from its fleet. Pacific Princess first joined the cruise...

CDC: Evidence of Virus Found in Vacated Diamond Princess Cabins Up to 17 Days Later
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020

Clarification/Statement from Princess Cruises, 3/25/2020: The [original] headline saying the virus was “live” is actually incorrect. Princess Cruises volunteered to preserve select staterooms onboard Diamond Princess, known to have been occupied by positive cases. This testing was done in full collaboration...

Princess Cruises Itinerary Offers Chance to See Total Solar Eclipse in December
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019

South America and Antarctica continue to lure travelers from around the world, and with Princess Cruises’ 2020-2021 program, guests can discover this region of the world with unique cruising opportunities. New for 2020-2021, guests will be offered the opportunity to see the Total Solar Eclipse off...

Princess Cruises Announces Leadership Team for Newest Ship
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Princess Cruises announced Monday the leadership team for its newest ship, Enchanted Princess, a year before her debut. Captain Nick Nash and Captain Gennaro Arma will rotate as Captains of Enchanted Princess. Debuting in Rome (Civatevecchia) on June 19, 2020 for a nine-day Mediterranean cruise, Enchanted...

Princess Cruises to Offer 2nd Annual Monopoly Cruise for Cash Promo
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019

Princess Cruises announced Wednesday it will be offering the cruise line’s second annual Monopoly Cruise for Cash promotion, the largest-hosted slot tournament with the highest cash and prizes ever offered on a Princess cruise ship. The Monopoly Cruise for Cash promotion, made available through a partnership...

‘Royal’ Fanfare for LA’s Newest Homeport Cruise Ship
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019

A Royal Princess arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday – that is, the 3,560-guest Princess Cruises ship – now here to take travelers to sought-after destinations including the Mexican Riviera, the California Coast and Alaska. In celebration of Royal Princess’ maiden call to the Port of...

Princess Cruises Appoints New Senior VP North American Sales, Marketing
Thursday, Mar 21, 2019

John Chernesky has been promoted to the role of senior vice president, North America sales and trade marketing for Princess Cruises. In this role, Chernesky will continue to lead the North American sales teams for Princess and Cunard, in addition to assuming responsibility for all Princess Cruises trade...

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The city of Santa Clarita is encouraging interested and qualified residents to apply for an open commissioner position available on the City’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission. The term will expire on December 31, 2022.
City Accepting Applications for Parks, Recreation, Community Services Commissioner
Byron Smith's baseball career appeared to end on a high note, after he was named to both the All-Golden State Athletic Conference and GSAC Gold Glove Teams as a senior.
TMU’s Byron Smith Goes Pro
Commuters should expect traffic delays in the Newhall Pass over the weekend, as Interstate 210 is set to be fully closed.
Interstate 210 Closure Expected to Cause Weekend Traffic Delays
The Santa Clarita City Council was excited to greet a live audience Tuesday evening at its first in-person regular meeting since March 2020, when state health orders pushed public meetings online.
Live Audience Returns to City Council Meeting
1980 - Saugus Train Station relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Saugus Train Station
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 11 new deaths and 260 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,153 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,153; Cases Remain Low In Those Experiencing Homelessness
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have appointed the first five Youth Commissioners to join Los Angeles County's first-ever Youth Commission.
County Supervisors Appoint First Youth Commissioners
The summer will be over but the eighth annual SCV Chili-Cook Off will heat up the fall with a Halloween Theme competition, to raise money for local charities.
SCV Chili Cook-Off Returns Oct. 28 With Halloween Theme
With pandemic restrictions lifted live theater performances are returning with this years Phoenix Festival.
Live Theatre Returns With Phoenix Festival
The Santa Clarita City Council voted Tuesday to oppose a state-appointed committee’s decision to move juvenile offenders to Camp Joseph Scott and Camp Kenyon Scudder in Saugus.
City Opposes State Plan To Move Juvenile Offenders To Saugus
The William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board approved a budget for the 2021-22 school year last week that details an $8.9 million deficit for the district.  
Hart Board Approves Budget, Faces $8.9 Mil. Deficit
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to extend the county’s rent eviction moratorium three months through Sept. 30 to allow residents more time to get back on their feet as the economy begins to return to pre-pandemic levels.
County Extends Eviction Moratorium Until September
1946, 11:20pm: William S. Hart, 81, dies at L.A.'s California Lutheran Hospital, leaving his Newhall home and 80-acre estate to L.A. County and his Hollywood home to L.A. City [story]
Hart dies
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 5 new deaths and 172 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,144 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,144; L.A. County Cases Among Pregnant Women Drop
Varun Ramanan, a freshman at Academy of the Canyons, is hosting a virtual talent show Saturday, July 24, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. to help raise funds for India's COVID-19 relief efforts.
AOC Freshman Hosting Virtual Talent Show Benefiting India’s COVID-19 Relief
Los Angeles County Public Works was lauded this week for outstanding work in civil engineering and public infrastructure, including the Bouquet Canyon Road project, from local branches of the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Public Works Association.
L.A. County Recognized for Civil Engineering, Bouquet Canyon Road Project
Beginning Saturday, July 3, residents can once again board Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus to travel to Santa Monica on Saturdays and Sundays.
Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus Returns July 3
The Trinity Classical Knights (15-4) are the new 5-A state champions after defeating the San Fernando Tigers (10-1), 49-33 Saturday night in San Fernando.
Trinity Girls Basketball Brings Home State Championship
A big-rig fire that broke out late Tuesday morning spread to nearby brush on the side of northbound lanes on Interstate 5.
Big-Rig Fire Spreads to Brush, Snarls I-5 Traffic
1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
Vasquez Rocks
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed three new deaths and 124 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,130 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Explains Current Cal/OSHA Workplace Guidance; 28,130 Total SCV Cases
Nine College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees.
Edison Awards Fire Technology Scholarships to COC Students
Three additional Pitchess Detention Center inmates were transported to the hospital following suspected drug-related overdoses Monday.
Three More Overdoses Reported at Pitchess Detention Center