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Ex-Mayor Ferry Weds Dentist from Iran; Fled During ’79 Revolution
Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014

[KHTS] – Frank Ferry, former Santa Clarita mayor and high school principal, married his longtime sweetheart Mori Rouhani on Saturday. The backyard ceremony was held at Rouhani’s home in West Hills. About 40 relatives attended the event. Sons of Ferry and Rouhani, Nick Ferry, Jake Ferry, Keon...

Ferry to Leave Alemany for Health Reasons
Thursday, Feb 13, 2014

Frank Ferry [KHTS] – After eight years as principal of Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills, Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry said his last day as principal will be Friday. “I am having a surgery to correct issues from my 2011 health complications,” Ferry said. “The Diocese...

Ferry: After 16 Years, Council Service Lost Its Joy
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014

[KHTS] – For nearly 16 years, Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry’s looming, oft-controversial but always impassioned 6-foot, 6-inch frame has sat at the dais to work on municipal affairs. With his recent decision not to run for a fifth term, the Alemany High School principal discussed...

Ferry Retires; 13 in Race for City Council
Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014

One name that won’t be on the ballot in April: Frank Ferry [KHTS] – Thirteen names are expected to appear on the ballot for Santa Clarita City Council now that the filing deadline has passed, a city official said. The race provides one of the more crowded candidate pictures in recent times,...

Fun Political Times Ahead
Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013

Darryl Manzer The low temp in Newhall tonight is forecast to be more than twice what the temp here in Kentucky is right now. It is just plain cold. Tomorrow it won’t get above 32 degrees. Did I ever pick a wrong weather time to visit this place. Santa Clarita City Council election season has started....

Councilman Has History of Attacks
Friday, Nov 15, 2013

The Santa Clarita city councilman whom everyone loves to hate just threw more kindling on the fire of disgust that has plagued much of his tenure on City Council. If it were just an infrequent outburst of petty annoyance at the often laborious Democratic process, Frank Ferry could be forgiven for lashing...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013

In this episode: City councilman Frank Ferry unleashed his feelings about a resident who frequently criticizes policy at City Hall during Tuesday’s City Council Meeting. Also: Deputies are on the lookout tonight for a suspect who allegedly tried to kidnap a woman in Valencia Tuesday night; College...

Fireworks Erupt Over Commenter at Council Meeting (Video)

[KHTS] – A question to the dais regarding Santa Clarita’s handling of a waste-disposal proposal prompted the City Council’s “sleeping tiger” to again spar with City Councilman TimBen Boydston and verbally attack a resident who frequently criticizes policy at City Hall. During a public-comment...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, January 25, 2013
Friday, Jan 25, 2013

In this episode: An alleged Newhall gang member was charged with murder Friday; Council Member Frank Ferry announces he will not run for re-election next year; The State of California will not pay for a new SCV Courthouse. Also: Homeless shelter officials seek an accurate count of homeless people in...

Ferry Says He Won’t Seek Reelection to Council

Frank Ferry Councilman Frank Ferry, who was first elected to the Santa Clarita City Council in 1998, announced Friday he will not run for re-election in 2014. “I love this community and going into the next election cycle, I really reflected on what I have done for community service the past 16 years,”...

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As the holidays fast approach, Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health are coming under fire for their newly released Thanksgiving guidelines on private gatherings, which come with strict restrictions aimed at decreasing the transmission of COVID-19.
State Criticized for Restrictive Thanksgiving Guidelines
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 8 new deaths and 861 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 136 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Passes 300K Cases; 7,136 Total in SCV
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a special meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, October 27, starting at 5:30 p.m., to address anticipated litigation related to the long-proposed Porta Bella residential-commercial development on the Whittaker-Bermite property in the center of the city.
Oct. 27: Special City Council Meeting on Whittaker-Bermite Default Letter
The city of Santa Clarita on Monday began an expansion project at the Trek Bike Park of Santa Clarita adjacent to the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
Santa Clarita Trek Bike Park Expansion Underway
Officials at the Newhall School District submitted reopening waivers for TK-2 grade to return to in-person instruction and provided parents with an update on the ransomware attack during an engagement night Wednesday.
NSD Submits Reopening Waivers, Discusses Ransomware Attack
Three College of the Canyons architecture and interior design students have been selected to participate in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Los Angeles 2x8 Student Competition, Exhibition and Scholarship program.
COC Students Chosen for Architecture, Interior Design Exhibit
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 16 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley the week of Monday, Oct. 26.
16 Productions Filming the Week of Oct. 26 in SCV
Celebrating First Responders Day on Wednesday, October 28, Firehouse Subs restaurants nationwide and in Santa Clarita will invite customers to help raise funds for the nonprofit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
Oct. 28: First Responders Day Fundraiser Set by Firehouse Subs
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes Eric Whitacre as the first featured guest in the School of Visual & Performing Arts Industry Insight Series on Monday, Oct. 26 starting at 7 p.m.
Oct. 26: COC Launches Industry Insight Series with Grammy Winner Eric Whitacre
Southern California Edison officials announced Monday the possibility of power shut-offs for some of its customers, including many in the Santa Clarita Valley, amid Red Flag warnings and “damaging wind gusts.”
SCE Calls Power Shut-off Warning for SCV
The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations put out its annual numbers on hate crimes for 2019 on Friday, which noted while countywide reports remain on the rise over the past half-dozen years, they declined again for the reporting area that includes the Santa Clarita Valley.
County Data on Hate Crimes Show Dip in Local Reports
1970 - Permanent COC Valencia campus dedicated [story]
COC
1898 - Newhall pioneer Henry Clay Wiley (Wiley Canyon) dies in Los Angeles [story]
HC Wiley
1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 23 new deaths and 2,773 new positive cases of COVID-19, including 56 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 296,821 L.A. County Cases, 7,000 in SCV
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced a major injection of new Homekey funding made possible by the Legislature to expand and support the state program, helping thousands of families experiencing or at risk of homelessness find permanent, long-term housing solutions.
Sixth Round of ‘Homekey’ Funding Includes $24M for L.A. County
The Santa Clarita City Council has posted its agenda for a regular meeting in Council Chambers at City Hall on Tuesday, October 27.
Oct. 27 Meeting Agenda: Santa Clarita City Council
The city of Santa Clarita has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
City of Santa Clarita Earns National Financial Reporting Award
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host a National Drug Takeback Day event on Saturday, October 24, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Oct. 24: SCV Sheriff’s Station to Host Drug Takeback Day
City of Santa Clarita officials delivered the 2020 State of the City event Thursday in true COVID-19-era format: virtually, while shining a light on local essential workers who have toiled tirelessly since the onset of the pandemic.
Santa Clarita 2020 ‘State of the City’ Highlights Resilience Amid Challenges
Governor Gavin Newsom has announced the retirement of California Highway Patrol Commissioner Warren Stanley, and the appointment of Deputy Commissioner Amanda Ray to succeed Stanley.
CHP’s Stanley to Retire; Governor Names Amanda Ray New Commissioner
A new state law set to take effect in January requires employers to provide notice of workplace COVID-19 exposure, and Santa Clarita Valley business leaders are urging local businesses to review their health and safety procedures now.
COVID-19 Exposure: SCV Business Leaders Weigh in on AB 685
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy arrested a woman and a male parolee on felony drug and weapons charges in Valencia earlier this week.
Parolee, Woman Arrested in Valencia on Felony Drug, Weapon Charges
1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel