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1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [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...

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...

DACA Renewals Top 187K After California-Secured Court Order
Friday, Oct 5, 2018

SACRAMENTO – As a result of a court order secured by California, more than 187,000 Dreamers have been able to renew their deferred action and work authorization under DACA since January, according to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. 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 Responds to State of the Union Address
Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018

U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) released the following statement Tuesday night in response to President Donald Trump’s remarks at the State of the Union: “The American people are strong and resilient, but millions of them have deep concerns about the state of our union and the President’s...

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...

Federal Judge Orders Trump to Restore DACA Program
Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018

By Nicholas Iovino, Courthouse News A federal judge Tuesday restored a program that shields more than 700,000 young immigrants from deportation, finding the Trump administration relied on a “flawed legal premise” to rescind the DACA program last year. U.S. District Judge William Alsup found “litigation...

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1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
ribbon cutting
1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to L.A. County [story]
Winifred Westover
The Sand Canyon Resort project is scheduled to return before the Santa Clarita Planning Commission Tuesday with a series of revisions, following multiple concerns raised by both commissioners and residents.
Modified Sand Canyon Resort Project Up for Review
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 1,838 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,045 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,045; Nearly 2 Million Doses Administered in County
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles announced on Feb. 26 that Kenya Yarbrough will lead its newly-created and first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, Access, and Advocacy Initiative.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Launches First-Ever Diversity and Advocacy Department
The Valley Industry Association will welcome College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as the keynote speaker for the March VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m to 12:15 p.m.
March 16: VIA Virtual Series with Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, March 2, at 6:00 p.m.
March 2: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The Child and Family Center's Domestic Violence Program is set to host its fourth annual "Night of Expression" art exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 27, in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Feb. 27: Child and Family Center to Host Virtual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Art Exhibit
California Department of Public Health officials announced on Feb. 26 that California is on track to create the capacity to administer 3 million vaccinations per week by March 1.
State on Track to Reach Capacity Goal of 3 Million Vaccines Per Week, Pending Available Supply
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is set to host events and classes in March to celebrate National Nutrition Month.
Henry Mayo to Host Events, Classes for National Nutrition Month
The college district received the best rating possible in an independent audit of its general obligation bond expenditures.
Independent Audit Finds College District in Full Compliance
After being shuttered for almost a year due to pandemic restrictions, Mountasia Family Fun Center has been purchased by MB2 Group.
MB2 Group Purchases Mountasia Family Fun Center
The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced a new round of extensions for commercial driver’s licenses expiring through May 31 that will help commercial drivers focus on delivering essential products and supplies during the COVID-19 emergency.
DMV Extends Expiring Commercial Driver’s Licenses Through May
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim
Fry's Electronics, the consumer electronics retailer, announced Wednesday that it is going out of business after nearly 36 years.
Fry’s Electronics Closing All Its Stores
The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) announced Thursday the upcoming launch of the Los Angeles Online Dispute Resolution (LA-ODR) program, in collaboration with the Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County and its Dispute Resolution Program (DRP), and the Center for Conflict Resolution.
L.A. County Launches Program to Help Litigants Settle Cases Online
A former manager of the Valencia COVID-19 testing lab is being sued by the operator for breaching her contract after she accused the company of poor performance.
PerkinElmer Suing Whistleblower for Breach of Contract
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 132 new deaths and 2,072 new cases of COVID-19, with 25,990 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Nearing 26,000; L.A. County Reaches 100 MIS-C Cases in Children
Three hundred sixty-six feature films are eligible for the 2020 Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.
Academy Announces 366 Feature Films Eligible for 2020 Best Picture Oscar
Hannah Cumming is exactly the type of player Master's women's soccer head coach Curtis Lewis appreciates.
Hannah Cumming Signs with TMU
Santa Clarita City Council members declined Tuesday to administer $6.8 million in state rental assistance funds for eligible residents who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and let the state handle those dollars but approved creating a program for them with $6.3 million from the federal government.
Rental Aid Program Coming to Eligible Santa Clarita Residents Impacted by Pandemic
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold a special meeting virtually Friday, Feb. 26, at 2:00 p.m. 
Feb. 26: City Council Legislative Committee Virtual Special Meeting
As Los Angelenos envision their future — whether it’s housing, parks or wellness — there is much they can learn from the past.
CSUN Collaborates with Tataviam, Indigenous Communities to Create Virtual, Ecological History Map