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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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County Registrar Opens Mobile Voting Center at COC
Thursday, May 7, 2020

By Teruko Morishita The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office is giving aid to the Santa Clarita community by helping them cast their ballots for the 25th congressional district special election in the midst of the shelter-in-place order. COC’s parking lot No. 8 on...

Smith, Garcia to Face off Twice; Assembly Seat Flips to GOP; Fire Tax & School Bonds Fail
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020

Democratic Assemblywoman Christy Smith of Santa Clarita and former Navy pilot Mike Garcia, a Republican newcomer, will face off twice in the coming months — once on May 12 to fill the unexpired term of former Rep. Katie Hill, and again in November for a full 2-year term of his or her own. Smith...

All Vote Centers for 2020 Primary Opening Feb. 29
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

Los Angeles City Clerk Holly L. Wolcott reminds voters that all vote centers for the 2020 Primary Nominating Election will be open on Saturday, Feb. 29, through Election Day Tuesday, March 3. Los Angeles County voters can vote at any vote center in the County. Where to vote: – Visit: https://lavote.net/...

Knight Says He Won’t Run in 2020
Thursday, Feb 7, 2019

Former Rep. Steve Knight declared Tuesday that he will not run for election in the 2020 campaign season, but acknowledged that future events could change his decision. “It’s difficult but I had to make this decision — especially for 2020,” Knight said on a phone call Tuesday. “Beyond that I...

LA County Seeks Community Input on Vote Center Locations
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk would like to partner with local community organizations to host and facilitate community meetings for the county’s Vote Center Placement Project. The VCPP is a county initiative led by the RR/CC to locate ideal placements for future vote centers...

June 4: School Board Candidate Orientation Night
Thursday, May 10, 2018

With the filing period scheduled to open in July for candidates planning to run for election to a school district or community college board seat, the Santa Clarita Valley School Board Trustees Association will host a School Board Candidate Orientation night on Monday, June 4, at the Hart District Office...

Castaic Union School District Governing Board Elections Change to Even Years
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved Castaic Union School District’s request to change its governing board member elections from the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of odd years to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even years. The agreement also...

16 File for Vacant City Council Position
Friday, Jan 6, 2017

The number of candidates seeking the Santa Clarita City Council vacancy grows daily, reaching 16 as of Friday. There are now 16 applicants for the vacant city council seat as of Thursday at 5pm, more applications are expected. The council will either decide during the Jan 17th special meeting or during...

Hart School District to Move Elections to Even Years
Thursday, Jan 5, 2017

The County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors has approved a request by the William S. Hart Union High School District to change its governing board member elections to even years. The next governing board member election will be in November 2018. At its meeting held December 20, 2016, the County Board...

12 Candidates File for Santa Clarita City Council Election
Monday, Aug 15, 2016

There are 12 candidates who’ve filed to be on the ballot for Santa Clarita City Council in the city’s first November general election. Read the full story [here].

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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