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1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim

LACoFD Unveils Revamped, User-Friendly Website
Thursday, Jun 25, 2020

The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) unveiled its revamped website with a responsive and enhanced design that is user-friendly and accessible by a wider range of devices. “It is a beautifully designed website focused on the content that our visitors want to see and based on the information...

Henry Mayo Reminds Community Safety Measures in Place for Healthcare Visits
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are holding off on healthcare needs. Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is reminding the community that it remains open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The full statement below: Our community has responded well to stay-at-home and social distancing recommendations. Thank...

Wildfire-Related Utilities Fund Bill Heads to State Assembly
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019

By Nick Cahill SACRAMENTO (CN) – Rushing to keep California utilities investment-grade and out of bankruptcy, state lawmakers Monday approved a $21 billion fund that the utilities could tap into for future wildfire-related liabilities. The fund is the product of months of brainstorming by a wildfire...

City Launches Emergency Locating System in Santa Clarita Trails
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019

Trail users in Santa Clarita will now be easier to find during emergencies – even in the City’s vast open space hiking areas – thanks to a new Emergency Locating System recently launched by the city of Santa Clarita. As part of the system, a total of 658 markers have been posted every 1/8 mile...

Gather Your Personal Documents Now, Before Emergency Strikes
Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018

Rebuilding lives after a disaster can be challenging, and Santa Clarita city officials urge residents to take the time to collect, organize and secure critical personal records, to ensure they will have the documentation needed if and when an emergency strikes. Having immediate access to personal, financial,...

Supes Ratify Proclamation of Local Emergency in Light of Rye, Creek Fires
Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017

LOS ANGELES COUNTY — In response to the devastating Creek and Rye fires that have burned over 11,000 acres, impacting the City of Los Angeles and unincorporated county areas, a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Sheila Kuehl was unanimously approved to ratify the proclamation of a local emergency...

Youngster At Sunshine Day Camp Airlifted For Medical Emergency
Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

A young female was airlifted from a grass field next to Valencia Valley Elementary Tuesday, after she had a medical emergency and needed an emergency evacuation. Read complete story [here].

CHP Honors Telecommunications Personnel
Friday, Apr 7, 2017

Recognizing the key importance of public safety dispatchers, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) supports National Telecommunicators’ Week, April 9-15, 2017. Public safety dispatchers provide lifesaving services to the public and law enforcement. “With each new crisis, dispatchers prove to be an...

Residents Encouraged to Sign Up for Spring CERT Session
Thursday, Feb 2, 2017

Registration is now open for the spring Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) session hosted by the city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The spring CERT session begins Thursday, March 30, 2017 and runs through Thursday, May 11, 2017. CERT classes...

Henry Mayo Plans Emergency Department Detour for Construction
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

Starting February 3, 2017, a portion of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s “ring road,” which encircles the hospital’s campus, will be closed for construction activity on the hospital’s new patient tower. As a result there will not be direct access to the Emergency Department (ED) from the Avenida...

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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
Flair Cleaners, Southern California’s leading eco-friendly dry cleaner, is hosting its 6th Annual Flair Cares Food Drive, Hang Up Hunger, through March 31
Annual Flair Cares Food Drive Underway
Youth and adult sports leagues can resume outdoors in Los Angeles County, after the county’s Department of Public Health announced Wednesday the agency is aligning its protocols with the state’s.
L.A. County Allows for Return of Outdoor Youth, Adult Sports
One person was pronounced dead after a fiery traffic collision in Newhall on Wednesday.
Newhall Crash Leaves One Dead
1936 - U.S. release of Silent Era's last feature, "Modern Times" with Charles Chaplin, partially shot in SCV [story]
Modern Times scene
California State University, Northridge head tennis coach Gary Victor has announced the 2021 Matadors’ women's tennis schedule.
Matadors Set 2021 Women’s Tennis Schedule for March-May
Acclaimed guitarist, songwriter, record producer, and Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Mike Campbell, formerly a member of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, will be the first to host radio station 88.5-FM's new "Artist in Residence" series Saturday, February 27, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Feb. 27: Ex-Heartbreaker Mike Campbell to Host 88.5 FM’s First ‘Artist in Residence’ Show
In the wake of the Canadian Transport Ministry’s Interim Order extending the closure of Canadian ports and waters to passenger vessels, Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises has found it necessary to cancel three voyages:
Princess Cancels 3 Cruises as Canadian Ports Remain Closed
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to extend its eviction moratorium through June 30, 2021.
L.A. County Extends Eviction Moratorium through June 30
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s motion to explore ways to protect and support the rights of crime victims was unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
Supes Unanimously OK Barger Motion to Protect, Support Crime Victims
Programs at the Castaic Lake Recreation Area and pool are set to return after the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a motion to restore the budget for the county's Department of Parks and Recreation.
Castaic Lake, Pool Programs to Return as Supes Restore Parks & Rec Funding
The city of Santa Clarita has awarded a contract to the Los Angeles Kings and American Sports Entertainment Company (ASEC) for the operation of the city-owned ice rink, located at 27745 Smyth Drive in Valencia.
L.A. Kings, ASEC to Operate Former Ice Station Valencia Rink
The California Air Resources Board or CARB is not doing enough to measure and analyze whether its transportation programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are effective, the state auditor said in a report issued Tuesday.
California Auditor Demands CARB Prove Climate Programs Are Working
California Governor Gavin Newsom Tuesday signed into law a comprehensive six-bill relief package of immediate actions to speed needed relief to individuals, families, and businesses suffering the most significant economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Newsom Signs 6-Bill COVID-19 Relief Package to Aid Hard-Hit Californians