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Come Get Healthy
Monday, Aug 1, 2016

Santa Clarita is a great place to enjoy a high quality of life. Our city works hard to make sure our community enjoys a safe, clean environment with plenty of excellent events and activities for everyone. In August, the city is hosting the Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival. It will be held Saturday,...

March 9: Next City Drug Symposium Zeroes In on Teen Marijuana Use
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016

As a follow-up to the City of Santa Clarita’s successful Immature Teen Brain on Pot symposium held in August 2015, the City will host Marijuana: Hidden in Plain Sight on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 6 p.m. in Council Chamber at Santa Clarita City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Boulevard. As part of...

‘Immature Teen Brain on Pot’ Attracts Hundreds
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

More than 300 people turned out for the city of Santa Clarita’s “Immature Teen Brain on Pot” symposium Wednesday evening at the Santa Clarita Activities Center. The symposium provided information to help parents protect and educate their children about the short term and long term mental and...

Pot vs. the Teen Brain: Learn the Truth
Monday, Aug 10, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita will host a symposium on “The Immature Teen Brain on Pot” on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Activities Center, located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway. The City’s annual hard-hitting drug awareness event will include a panel of local experts...

Symposium Tackles Dangers of Prescription Pill Abuse
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

[KHTS] Dozens of Santa Clarita residents attended a prescription drug symposium hosted by city officials at the Santa Clarita Valley Activities Center Wednesday. The symposium, called “Pills Kill: Prescription to Addiction,” is the fourth in the city’s “Heroin Kills” series and is designed...

Teens and Parents Invited to Free Prescription Drug Symposium
Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Each year, more people die from prescription pill abuse than methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine combined. To address and raise awareness about this national epidemic, the City of Santa Clarita will host the Pills Kill: Prescription to Addiction Symposium on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the Santa Clarita...

Aug. 27: Prescription to Addiction: Pills Kill
Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

The City of Santa Clarita will host the Pills Kill: Prescription to Addiction Symposium on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Activities Center located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway. Prescription drug abuse has become a national epidemic claiming more lives than heroin and cocaine...

Council Honors Challinor for Anti-Drug Partnerships
Monday, Mar 17, 2014

Rob Challinor, superintendent of the William S. Hart Union High School District, was recognized at a Santa Clarita City Council meeting last month for his service to the community and partnering with the city to launch the Heroin Kills campaign and Drug Free Youth in Town (DFYIT) program. The DFYIT program,...

Boyfriend Arrested for Hiding Rehab Runaway, 17
Thursday, Sep 5, 2013

On Wednesday, July 31, the parents of a 17-year-old female, who was abusing opiates, enrolled her into a local Santa Clarita Valley area rehabilitation program for drug addiction. By Thursday, Aug. 1, the teenager ran away from the facility. She was reported missing to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, August 29, 2013
Thursday, Aug 29, 2013

In this episode: The grades are in for our valley’s classrooms as the state department of education releases API scores for local school districts Thursday; The Santa Clarita Activities Center was packed Wednesday night as more than 300 people gathered to hear from a panel of experts about drug and...

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The Master's University freshman Kylee Sears has become the first athlete from TMU to qualify for the being held this weekend in Austin, Texas.
TMU Freshman Kylee Sears Competing at USA Swimming’s Junior Nationals
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is an in-person meeting and will take place Thursday, Dec. 15, at 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 15: SCV Water’s Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Travis Preston, California Institute of the Arts School of Theater dean and CalArts Center for New Performance executive artistic director, has been named to the Artistic Committee of the Wuzhen Theatre Festival.
CalArts Artistic Director Named to Wuzhen Theatre Festival Committee
The holiday season provides time for connecting with loved ones, gift giving and sharing meals, but it’s also important to consider the impact that your activities might have on the environment.
SCV Residents Encouraged to Take Green Holiday Quiz
1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
Julius Dietzmann
Sheriff Robert Luna has appointed Jill Torres as interim Assistant Sheriff and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, overseeing budgeting and personnel for the Department.
Sheriff Luna Appoints Jill Torres as Interim Assistant Sheriff
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors initiated a plan on Dec. 6 to assess the County’s infrastructure in the face of the inevitable impacts of Climate Change on the region.
L.A. County Board Preparing, Protecting Communities From Flood Impacts of Climate Change
Business's that pay taxes may be eligible to direct a large portion of their Use Tax back to Santa Clarita’s general fund for public safety, parks, libraries, infrastructure and other city services and receive a cash rebate on a portion of the Use Tax remitted to the city. 
Use Tax Rebate Program Helps Fund City Programs
Supervisor Janice Hahn, on her first day as Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, read a Native American land acknowledgement, marking a historic first for Los Angeles County.
Supervisors Make History with Their First Native American Land Acknowledgement
The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations released its annual hate crime report for Los Angeles County in 2021, showing hate crimes have reached the highest level in 19 years.
LA County Hate Crimes Report Reveals Highest Level of Hate Crimes in 19 years
Three adult suspects were arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of possession of fentanyl with intent to sell the opioid after two other adults overdosed on the drug at Bouquet Canyon Park in Saugus, according to law enforcement officials.  
Deputies: Three Suspects Arrested on Suspicion of Possession of Fentanyl
Officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau are investigating a body found at Northbridge Park in Valencia, which was found in the middle of the basketball courts there Wednesday morning.
Detectives Investigating Body Found in Northbridge Park
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes the Tesoro Del Valle community as the newest area annexed into the city.
City Welcomes Newest Annexed Community: Tesoro Del Valle
iLEAD California Schools announced the appointment of its new CEO Amanda Fischer, who has contributed to the development of the organization and partner schools since 2018, when she joined as Executive Director of iLEAD California.
iLEAD Announces Appointment of New CEO
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Wednesday - Friday, due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
Faith Community Church plans to welcome hundreds of its Newhall neighbors to celebrate Christmas at its annual “Festividad for Christ” event Saturday, Dec. 17, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dec. 17: Faith Community Church’s Annual ‘Festividad for Christ’
Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation is collaborating with the Los Angeles Clippers and Jr. Clippers to provide our participants additional benefits, including youth basketball at the Castaic Sports Complex.
Youth Basketball Returns to Castaic Sports Complex
For the past 35 years, Canyon Theatre Guild has entertained the community with their annual holiday show.
Canyon Theatre Guild Presenting Broadway Musical ‘White Christmas’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is warning parents and caregivers about the potential health risks associated with several recalled children’s toys, clothes, and other products.
Public Health Warning Parents of Children’s Products Recall Due to Lead
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