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1938 - Newhall Tunnel cut away, replaced by Sierra Highway [story]
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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 inaugural Cars Under the Stars car show brought together families and car enthusiasts Saturday night to raise funds for the WiSH Education Foundation.
WiSH Cars Under The Stars Show Supports Hart Students
A hearing for Senate Bill 520, authored by Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, was cancelled by Wilk last month. 
Hearing For Anti-CEMEX Bill Pushed To January
1938 - Newhall Tunnel cut away, replaced by Sierra Highway [story]
Sierra Highway
The California State University announced Tuesday that it will require faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
California State University Implementing COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Fall 2021
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 15 new deaths and 2,067 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,581 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,581; L.A. County’s Case Rates Increasing Across All Adult Age Groups
Lauren Park's work ethic in midfield will seamlessly fit in with the Mustangs' style of play.
Former Saugus High Midfielder Lauren Park Signs with TMU
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking public feedback on a new, permanent public art piece which will be displayed at the nearly-completed Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
City Seeking Community Input for New SCV Sheriff’s Station Art Piece
First responders were called to a report of a shooting involving an employee of the L.A. County Sheriff‘s Department in Valencia on Tuesday morning, sending at least one person to the hospital.
LASD Employee Reportedly Involved in Shooting that Sent One to Hospital
Gov. Gavin Newsom was recently in Los Angeles to sign bipartisan legislation that expands California’s film/TV tax credit program with an additional $330 million over two years, including $150 million targeted specifically at promoting new soundstage development and workforce diversity.
Newsom Signs Bipartisan Bill Expanding State’s Film/TV Tax Credit
Not sure what plants to use in your landscape? We have taken the guess work out by identifying the top 30 plants that look beautiful and grow well in the SCV.
SCV Water’s Upcoming Virtual Gardening Class to Highlight SCV’s Top 30 Plants for Landscaping
SACRAMENTO - State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced that Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties have been awarded more than $60 million to help provide services for the homeless.
Wilk Announces L.A. County Awarded Millions to Assist with Homelessness
1876 - 223-foot Soledad train tunnel completed; last tunnel on line linking L.A. & S.F. [story]
tunnel
Pandemic-related problems were among the top ten complaints made to state and local consumer agencies in 2020, according to an annual survey by the Consumer Federation of America.
Consumer Federation of America Announces Nation’s Top 10 Consumer Complaints Made in 2020
The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs Center for Financial Empowerment announced the release of "Get Ahead L.A.," a free online service dedicated to safely guiding Los Angeles County residents to financial resources.
County Announces ‘Get Ahead LA,’ Free Online Financial Resources
College of the Canyons announced it will host a weeklong Fall Rush event Aug. 2 to 6 to assist new students with the registration process.
Aug. 2-6: COC to Host ‘Fall Rush’ Event, Offer Express Registration to New Students
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported eight productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley the week of Monday, July 26 - Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood, ‘The Rookie,’ 6 More Productions
Mosquito samples collected from mosquito traps in three Los Angeles County cities tested positive for the West Nile virus, officials confirmed Thursday.
Officials Confirm Positive West Nile Virus Mosquito Samples in LA County
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board of directors felt assured in their agency’s water quality after receiving a presentation Tuesday night about the agency’s 2021 Consumer Confidence Report released in early June.
Water Board Expresses Confidence in SCV Water Quality
Olympic swimmer and Saugus High School graduate Abbey Weitzeil took home a bronze medal at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics Saturday.
SCV Native Abbey Weitzeil Wins Bronze Medal at Tokyo Olympics
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed four new deaths and 1,966 new cases of COVID-19, with 29,518 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: COVID-Related Hospitalizations in LA County Nearly Doubled in 2 Weeks; SCV Cases Total 29,518
California state and health care employees will soon be required to show proof of vaccination or be regularly tested as part of a new vaccine verification program announced by state officials Monday, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced six additional COVID-19 patients were admitted over the weekend.
State Employees, Health Care Workers Required to Show Proof of Vaccination or Get Regular Testing
The city of Santa Clarita announced a free household hazardous and e-waste collection event on Saturday, July 31, at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station where residents are welcome to dispose of unwanted hazardous waste from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
July 31: City to Host Free Hazardous Waste Drive-Thru Collection Event
1870 - Armantha Thibaudeau, community leader during early 20th Century and co-founder of chamber of commerce, born in Kentucky [story]
Armantha Thibaudeau
1915 - Pioneer Juan Batista Suraco buried in a family graveyard, currently unmarked, in Bouquet Canyon near Benz Road [story]
Suraco family