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1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [story]
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Monday COVID Roundup: Residents Encouraged to Layer Safety Precautions
Monday, May 16, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 15 additional deaths and 3,489 new positive cases Saturday, 2,707 new cases Sunday and 1,941 new cases Monday countywide. Note: Los Angeles County reported 7,677 new cases in Castaic Friday. However, on Monday L.A. County reports 7,329 cases...

Thursday COVID Roundup: 119 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
Thursday, May 12, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday nine additional deaths and 3,407 new cases countywide, with 119 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,016, county case totals to 2,903,779 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals...

Monday COVID Roundup: Common Sense Approach Needed to Keep Workers Safe
Monday, May 2, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 additional deaths and 2,728 new cases Saturday, 1,824 new cases Sunday and 1,368 new positive cases Monday, with 160 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. The number of cases and deaths are likely to reflect reporting delays over the weekend....

Thursday COVID Roundup: No Additional Local Deaths; 76 New SCV Cases
Thursday, Apr 28, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed eight new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,335 new cases countywide, with 76 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 31,959, county case totals to 2,869,785 and Santa Clarita Valley case...

Monday COVID Roundup: 470 Total SCV Deaths, 552 New Cases Locally
Monday, Apr 25, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 14 new deaths over the weekend, two additional deaths Monday, 1,069 new cases countywide, with 552 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley – 396 new cases in Castaic alone. The numbers from this past weekend are: 10 new deaths Saturday Four...

Friday COVID Roundup: SCV Tops 73,000 Cases; Deaths Total 468
Friday, Apr 22, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 12 new deaths, 2,056 new positive cases countywide, with 58 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 31,924, county case totals to 2,859,799 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals to...

Thursday COVID Roundup: Masks Still Required in All Public Transit, Indoor Hubs
Thursday, Apr 21, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 13 new deaths, 2,123 new positive cases countywide, with 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 31,913, county case totals to 2,857,772 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals...

Thursday COVID Roundup: 38 New SCV Cases Bring Local Total to 72,669
Thursday, Apr 14, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 12 new deaths, 1,214 new positive cases countywide, with 38 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 31,839, county case totals to 2,849,185 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals...

Thursday COVID Roundup: 36 New Cases Bring SCV Total to 72,467
Thursday, Apr 7, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 15 new deaths, 1,088 new positive cases countywide, with 36 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 31,754, county case totals to 2,839,480 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals...

Monday COVID Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 229th Death
Monday, Mar 28, 2022

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported an additional death from COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total to 229 since the onset of the pandemic, spokesman Michael Crawford confirmed. The hospital currently has zero tests pending, one patient in the hospital, a total of 2,222 patients who have been treated and...

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1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [story]
Harry Carey
Registration for the 29th annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo is officially open. This is an opportunity for Santa Clarita volunteers of all ages to help clean up a portion of the Santa Clara River, one of the last natural, free-flowing river systems in Southern California.
Registration Now Open for Annual River Rally Cleanup
Don’t miss the Santa Clarita Artists Association’s annual Art Classic Gala - the largest celebration of fine arts in the Santa Clarita Valley - Sept. 28, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at The Center.
Sept. 28: SCAA Hosting 34th Annual Art Classic
Jhoanna Serrano left the Philippines for the United States at just 18 years old, hoping to give her then-2-year-old daughter, Jean Pauline, a better future.
CSUN Honors Mother’s Sacrifices with New Scholarship
The Master’s University Chorale, one of the school’s marquee music performance ensembles, toured through Texas this summer.
TMU School of Music Sends Chorale on Texas Tour
Saugus High School Instrumental Music Booster Club is inviting the community to help those in need with its Clothes for Cash continues Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saugus High Music Club Clothes for Cash Campaign Continues
In celebration of a new partnership with Chef Tony Gemignani, the 13-time World Pizza Champion and the undisputed greatest pizza maker in modern history, Princess Cruises, recognized for the Best Pizza at Sea, established a new Guinness World Records Title Monday for “World’s Largest Pizza Party” at multiple venues aboard its fleet of Love Boats with hungry guests devouring more than 60,000 slices of fresh-from-the-oven pizza prepared by the line’s master chefs.
Princess Cruises’ Pizza Party Sets New Guinness World Record
The GSAC has announced several changes that go beyond the new schools that have joined the conference.
GSAC Ushers In New Era
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has released the list of six productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, July 15 - Sunday, July 21.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Six Productions
Santa Clarita consistently earns recognition as one of the best places to live in the nation, boasting a high quality of life, strong safety record and a business-friendly atmosphere.
Ken Striplin | 2024 Public Opinion Poll
During its annual business meeting in June, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Santa Clarita passed a resolution regarding Chiquita Canyon Landfill.  
Local Congregation Urges Protection from Chiquita Canyon Landfill
1891 - R.E. Nickel publishes area's first newspaper, The Acton Rooster [story]
Acton Rooster
1769 - Portolá party sets out from San Diego; first Europeans to "discover" Santa Clarita Valley 3½ weeks later [story]
Gaspar de Portola
1884 - Hardison & Stewart start drilling Star No. 1 oil well in Pico Canyon; later form Union Oil Co. [story]
Lyman Stewart
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will be held Wednesday, June 5, beginning with closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by the public session at 7 p.m.
July 17: Hart Governing Board Regular Meeting
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, July 16, at 6 p.m., in City Hall's Council Chambers to hold a public hearing on the development proposal for the Riverview project, which is slated for the Saugus Speedway property.
July 16: Planning Commission Public Hearing on Speedway Property
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with SCVTV, has released the fourth episode of "Santa Clarita Spotlight," a Shop Local series dedicated to promoting and celebrating the diverse range of local businesses within the city. If you’re looking to shake up your workout routine tune in to the latest episode.
Santa Clarita Spotlight to Highlight Fitness
Valencia Marketplace’s annual free summer concerts will be held Friday evenings 6-8 p.m.
Free Summer Sunset Concerts at Valencia Marketplace
With a 5-0 vote Tuesday night, the Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved an agreement with the County of Los Angeles to transfer ownership of William S. Hart Park to the city.
City OK’s Formal Plan to Take Over Hart Park
Child & Family Center will present its annual Purple Walk Domestic Violence Awareness 5K on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 8-11 a.m.
Oct. 12: Child & Family Center Purple Walk Domestic Violence Awareness 5K
The Placerita Canyon Nature Center Associates will present the monthly Community Nature Education Series program on Sunday, July 21 at 2 p.m.
July 21: Placerita Canyon Community Nature Education Series
A portion of the parking lot at Santa Clarita City Hall is closed due to the installation of solar panels to enhance energy efficiency.
Visitor Parking at City Hall Relocated
The city of Santa Clarita has shared the results of the 2024 Public Opinion Poll. Results reveal high levels of community satisfaction and highlight the key issues that matter most to residents.
Santa Clarita 2024 Public Opinion Poll Highlights
The city of Santa Clarita annual Road Rehab Program has begun and motorists are advised that overlay work will continue on Whites Canyon Road between Delight Street and Soledad Canyon Road.
Road Rehab Continues on Whites Canyon Road
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