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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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Dianne Feinstein, Long-serving California Senator, Dies at 90
Friday, Sep 29, 2023

WASHINGTON (CN) — Senator Dianne Feinstein, who represented California in the Senate for more than 30 years, has died at 90 years old, her office announced Friday morning. “Sadly, Senator Feinstein passed away last night at her home in Washington, D.C.,” James Sauls, the senator’s chief of staff,...

COC to Receive $5 Million in Federal Funding
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2023

The Santa Clarita Community College District will receive more than $5 million in federal funding to purchase equipment required to provide high-quality training in robotic automation production, Non-Destructive Inspections of aircraft and firefighting. Included in the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending...

U.S. House Passes Schiff’s Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020

Washington D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act, which would add more than 191,000 acres of the Rim of the Valley Corridor to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, with a bipartisan vote of 231 Yeas and 183 Nays. Rep....

Feinstein Urges Senate Support for Impeachment Witnesses, Documents
Friday, Jan 3, 2020

Washington — Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has called on her colleagues to support Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s call for key witnesses and documents related to the upcoming impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. “This is to request your support for...

Cemex Loses Federal Appeal; Soledad Canyon Mega-Mine Effectively Dead
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019

A U.S. Department of the Interior review board has denied Cemex Inc.‘s appeal of a 2015 Bureau of Land Management decision that canceled the company’s mining contracts in Soledad Canyon. The 49-page Interior Board of Land Appeals ruling announced Wednesday upheld the BLM’s 2015 decision,...

St. Francis Dam Bill Reintroduced in US Senate as Stand-Alone
Friday, Jan 18, 2019

The St. Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act has been reintroduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein (both D-California), according to a Harris tweet Thursday. “This week @SenFeinstein & I reintroduced a bill to establish a national memorial to honor the...

St. Francis Dam Memorial Act Clears Another Hurdle
Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018

The site of the St. Francis dam disaster in Saugus is one step closer to becoming a national memorial and monument. Senate Bill 1926/HR 2156 was unanimously adopted Tuesday morning by the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources with joint staff amendments. The committee’s decision is considered...

Senate May Add Rim of Valley Corridor to Santa Monica Mountains Rec Area
Friday, Aug 10, 2018

The historic Rim of the Valley Corridor may be soon be added to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area if a U.S. Senate Energy Committee subcommittee moves to approve legislation authored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California). In a legislative hearing set for Aug. 15, the Energy Committee’s...

Schiff, Knight Try to Jump-Start Rim of the Valley Preservation Act
Monday, May 28, 2018

To read the H.R. 4086 text as introduced, click here. To view the fact sheet about the legislation, click here. To view a map of the proposed expansion area, click here. In an effort to jump-start movement on H.R. 4086, the Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act now stalled in committee in the...

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...

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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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