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1963 - Leona Cox Community School breaks ground in Canyon Country [story]
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L.A. County to Support Litigation Efforts to Protect DACA Dreamers
Tuesday, Aug 4, 2020

In response to the Department of Homeland Security’s recently released memorandum attacking the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a motion to join in litigation or to file an amicus brief supporting California’s...

SCOTUS Upholds DACA Program, Rules Against Trump Administration
Thursday, Jun 18, 2020

By Tim Ryan and Jack Rodgers WASHINGTON (CN) — The Supreme Court blocked President Donald Trump on Thursday from rolling back the program that protects qualifying immigrants from deportation. Writing for a 5-4 majority, Chief Justice John Roberts found the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood...

California Community Colleges Sue Betsy DeVos Over Federal Emergency Financial Aid
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

By Brad Poole (CN) — U.S. Department of Education restrictions on community college pandemic aid violate the Constitution and would block help to more than half of California’s 1.5 million students, including many who need assistance the most, several community college districts said in a federal...

Newsom Outlines Immigration Relief Efforts After El Salvador Trip
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

SAN SALVADOR – California Governor Gavin Newsom spent the past 72 hours in El Salvador examining the conditions leading tens of thousands of families to flee their homes in Central America. Throughout his visit, the governor discussed regional challenges and economic opportunities with officials including...

More Than 373,000 California Dreamers Have Renewed DACA Protections
Monday, Apr 1, 2019

SACRAMENTO – As a result of the court order secured by California, more than 373,000 Dreamers have had their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewal requests granted since January 2018, despite the federal government’s efforts to rescind the policy. state Attorney General Xavier Becerra said...

Becerra: 276,000 California Dreamers Renewed Due to Court Order
Monday, Jan 7, 2019

SACRAMENTO – More than 276,000 Dreamers have been able to renew their deferred action and work authorization under DACA since January 2018 as a result of the court order secured by California, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday. This data was published in the latest quarterly report...

Preliminary Injunction Secures DACA Renewals for At Least 45,000 Dreamers
Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued the following statement Monday following the publication of the latest quarterly report on DACA renewals, which the federal government is required to file as part of the preliminary injunction that California secured in January to preserve...

Harris, Feinstein Concerned Over Measure Separating Immigrant Families
Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Patty Murray (D-WA), and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) on Monday led a group of senators in condemning the Trump Administration’s proposal to systemically separate immigrant children from their parents upon arrival...

Feds Resume Accepting DACA Renewal Requests After Injunction
Monday, Jan 15, 2018

Federal immigration authorities have quietly resumed accepting requests to renew deferred action under DACA as a result of a preliminary injunction issued last week by a federal judge, according to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. The ruling in the District Court for the Northern District...

California Governor Candidates Tee Off — on One Another

By Don Benedictus, Courthouse News In the first debate among the six gubernatorial candidates vying to follow Gov. Jerry Brown Jr. in November, the four leading Democratic candidates agreed Saturday that President Donald Trump is a racist. The top two Republican candidates defended Trump’s immigration...

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1963 - Leona Cox Community School breaks ground in Canyon Country [story]
Leona Cox
1939 - Recording artist, music promoter and longtime Sand Canyon resident Cliffie Stone marries singer Dorothy Darling in Hollywood [story]
Cliffie Stone
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday five new deaths and 3,606 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,884 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,884; L.A. County Continues Efforts Vaccinating Homeless
SACRAMENTO (CN) — California voters are anxious about the intensifying drought and dwindling water supply and nearly 80% believe climate change is fueling the fast start to the wildfire season, according to a statewide poll released Wednesday.
New Poll Finds Water Shortages, Drought are Californians’ Biggest Environmental Concerns
With a heavy heart, Gibbon Conservation Center announced that Chris Roderick, long-time GCC Board Member, passed away on July 24, 2021.
Longtime Gibbon Center Board Member Chris Roderick Dies at 74
College of the Canyons has received a $74,707 Campus as a Living Lab (CALL) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide opportunities for underrepresented community college students to engage in undergraduate research focusing on native bees.
COC Awarded Nearly $75K Grant for Bee Research
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to host “Moments of Zen” as the latest art exhibition featured in City Hall’s First Floor Gallery, located at 23920 Valencia Boulevard.
Community Encouraged to Explore City Hall’s ‘Moments of Zen’ Art Exhibit
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) held its fifth annual Back to School Bash, where students received backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming semester, and for the first time also featured a career fair featuring eleven speakers from the FYI community who explained their jobs and career qualifications.
SCV Nonprofit Holds Annual Back to School Bash for Foster Youth
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches, including beaches near Hyperion, to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Public Health Extends Water Use Warning for L.A. County Beaches
Los Angeles County is holding a free, drive-thru Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Collection on Saturday, July 31, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station.
July 31: Free Drive-Thru Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a webinar on Thursday for local educational agencies (LEAs) and education partners to lead a discussion on how schools can use new state and federal funding to invest in strategies that will facilitate a safe and impactful return to in-person learning.
Health, Education Experts Address Ways to Invest New Funding into Safe In-Person Learning
1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]
Rancho Camulos
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 17 new deaths, including one in the Santa Clarita Valley and 3,248 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,772 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,772; L.A. County Stresses Importance of Vaccines Against Delta Variant
With the reinstatement of in-person instruction this Fall, the Outlets at Tejon is excited to help students, teachers, and parents with all their back-to-school shopping.
Tejon Outlets Kickoff Back-to-School Shopping with Steep Discounts, Secret Gifter
The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced Leticia Rhi Buckley has joined its Arts Commission, L.A. County’s longstanding advisory body for the arts.
Leticia Buckley Joins L.A. County’s Arts Commission
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, and Andrew Ghassemi of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, are pleased to have represented the seller in the recent sale of this ±4,828-square-foot office/flex condo in a prime Valencia location.
Valencia-Based Spectrum Real Estate Closes on Discovery Gateway Office/Flex Condo
More than 2,400 Saugus homes were impacted by a power outage that began shortly after midnight Thursday morning.
Equipment Failure Cause of Saugus Power Outage
As the Santa Clarita Public Library takes a programming break to prepare for Fall programming in September, residents are reminded to take advantage of the wide variety of services and online resources available.
Santa Clarita Public Library Gearing Up for Fall Programming
Trent Norkus is excited to join TMU Men's Volleyball and play alongside his older brother Brett, a starting middle blocker for the Mustangs.
TMU Men’s Volleyball Adding Another Norkus to Roster
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
L.A. County Development Authority’s New Website Goes Live
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley through Sunday, Aug. 1.
SCV Heat Alert Extended Until Sunday
Following a year of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita’s wildly popular SENSES block parties will make their triumphant return to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
SENSES Block Parties Returning to Old Town Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches near Dockweiler and El Segundo to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Water Use Warning Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
Chevy Chase and Magic Mountain crew