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1976 - Groundbreaking for new First Presbyterian Church in Newhall; former structure heavily damaged in 1971 earthquake [story]
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April 22: Household Hazardous Waste, E-Waste Round-up
Monday, Mar 6, 2017

HHW or Household Hazardous Waste often contains chemicals that can be harmful, both to the environment and people and the best way to avoid these chemicals is to purchase non-toxic products for cleaning, pest control and weed removal. However, if you do have leftover HHW items at your home, and want...

May 14: Get Rid of Clutter at the “Safe and Secure Collection Event”
Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016

Do you have stacks of sensitive documents, or old electronic devices cluttering up your garage or are you concerned about identity thieves getting your personal information? The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and the City of Santa Clarita will be hosting their next “Safe And Secure Collection...

April 2: ‘Too Toxic to Trash’ Hazardous Waste Roundup
Monday, Mar 28, 2016

The Department of Public Works and Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County are hosting a free hazardous waste and E-waste roundup on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the College of the Canyons. The roundup will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m., and will be located at the South Parking lot of the...

COC to Host E-Waste Collection at Valencia Campus
Friday, Nov 6, 2015

College of the Canyons will host a household hazardous waste and E-waste collection to give Santa Clarita residents a chance to remove toxic items from their homes safely and legally. Waste items that are being accepted at the event include brake fluid, paint, paint thinner, cleaners with acid or lye,...

Bring Hazardous, E-Waste to Princessa Station Saturday
Friday, Jul 31, 2015

Santa Clarita residents are encouraged to bring unwanted hazardous household and electronic waste to the local Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, August 1. As a result of resident input, this free event will take place in the Canyon Country community from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the...

Aug. 1: Hazardous & E-Waste Roundup at Via Princessa Metrolink
Saturday, Jul 25, 2015

Santa Clarita residents are encouraged to bring unwanted hazardous household and electronic waste to the local Household Hazardous Waste /E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, Aug. 1. As a result of resident input, this free event will take place in the Canyon Country community from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the Via...

May 9: E-waste Disposal, Document Shredding in Mall Parking Lot
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015

Do you have stacks of sensitive documents, or old electronic devices cluttering up your garage? Are you concerned about identity thieves getting your personal information? The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and the City of Santa Clarita will be hosting a “Safe and Secure Collection Event”...

Too Toxic to Trash: Hazardous Waste Roundup April 18
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015

Household hazardous waste often contains chemicals that can be harmful, both to the environment and people. The best way to avoid these chemicals is to purchase non-toxic products for cleaning, pest control and weed removal. However, if you do have leftover HHW items at your home, and want to dispose...

Free E-Waste Roundup This Weekend
Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014

[KHTS] – While it isn’t safe to dispose of electronic and hazardous waste through regularly daily pick up, the city of Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts and Department of Public Works are partnering  to offer a free Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup at College of the Canyons’...

Bring Your Hazardous & E-Waste to COC Saturday 9am-3pm
Friday, Nov 8, 2013

The City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, will host a FREE Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at College of the Canyons in the South Parking Lot, located...

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1976 - Groundbreaking for new First Presbyterian Church in Newhall; former structure heavily damaged in 1971 earthquake [story]
First Presbyterian Church
1772 - Spanish Capt. Pedro Fages arrives; camps at Agua Dulce, Castaic, Lake Elizabeth, Lebec, Tejon [story]
Pedro Fages
Following months of renovations and preparation for a grand reopening, the city of Santa Clarita-owned ice rink has a new name and brand, The Cube - Ice and Entertainment Center.
City Reveals New Name of City-Owned Ice Rink
On Friday, the California Department of Public Health released updates to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy reopening framework focused on activities that can be conducted outdoors with consistent masking which will take effect April 1.
State Updates Blueprint, Outdoor Activities and Theme Parks Set to Reopen
The Newhall School District announced Friday the implementation of the first Junior Kindergarten program in the Santa Clarita Valley which will offer students who turn five years old between July 1 and Sept. 1 the opportunity to enroll in school and enjoy the benefits that both Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Traditional Kindergarten currently provide.
Newhall School District Announces First Junior Kindergarten Program in SCV
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 2,110 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccine Allocation to Increase Next Week; SCV Cases Total 26,403
The SCV Adventure Play Foundation is set to host its virtual Spring Thing Fling fundraiser on the first day of spring, Saturday, March 20.
SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual Spring Thing Fling Fundraiser
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating Missing Person Debbie Phipps.
LASD Investigators Seek Help Locating Missing Person Last Seen In Canyon Country
Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has sponsored a new bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds to pay for California’s high-speed rail project, a section of which could run along Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Garcia Sponsors Bill to Defund CA’s High-Speed Rail Project
Santa Clarita City Council members are set to discuss in a closed session Tuesday their ongoing legal battle with property owner Canyon View Limited over the 2.5 acres of solar panels on a Canyon Country hillside.
City Council to Reconvene Over Solar Panel Litigation
1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.
Broadway Maestra Georgia Stitt to Speak at COC’s Virtual Insight Series
Valencia-based Lundgren Management was honored to be selected by the El Camino Community College District as one of three firms providing on-going construction management services for the next five years.
Valencia-Based Lundgren Management Inks 5-Year Deal with El Camino Community College District
It’s not how far you go…it’s what happens along the way! The Incredible Chase, the city of Santa Clarita’s socially distanced take on the hit CBS show “The Amazing Race,” is a brand-new competition taking place in May 2021.
City Looking for Teams to Compete in ‘The Incredible Chase’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 119 new deaths and 2,253 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,327 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,327; Public Health Advises Against Non-Essential Travel
For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play
Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars," Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
The Santa Clarita Valley is now home to a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, following a recent vote from the association’s board of directors.
NAACP Branch Coming to Santa Clarita Valley
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
This week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced the kickoff for the “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to the boldest, most revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.
State Schools Chief Kicks Off ‘California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge’
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High