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1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
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Jan. 15: High Speed Rail Board, Finance Committee Meeting
Thursday, Jan 10, 2019

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold its Finance and Audit Committee Meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the California Secretary of State Building, 1500 11th Street Multi-Purpose Room, Sacramento, 95814. The agenda for the meeting is as...

California Bullet Train Costs Soar to $77B; Opening Delayed to 2029
Sunday, Mar 11, 2018

By Matthew Renda, Courthouse News SACRAMENTO (CN) – California’s planned bullet train, one of the nation’s largest infrastructure projects, just got a lot more expensive and will take years longer to come to fruition. The cost of connecting Los Angeles to San Francisco by high-speed rail spiked...

California Bullet Train Cost Climbs by $2.8 Billion
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018

By Matthew Renda, Courthouse News The cost of the first phase of California’s high-speed rail project through the state’s Central Valley has soared by 35 percent to $10.6 billion, officials disclosed Tuesday. The California High Speed Rail Authority disclosed the $2.8 billion spike during its regular...

German Rail Giant Tapped to Operate California’s Bullet Train
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017

By Matthew Renda, Courthouse News SACRAMENTO (CN) – After a delay, the California High-Speed Rail Authority on Wednesday awarded a hotly contested contract to a German engineering firm to help with the preoperative and early-operation phase of the fledgling bullet train network. The rail authority...

California High Speed Rail Authority Releases Sustainability Report
Thursday, Dec 15, 2016

The California High Speed Rail Authority released its first Sustainability Report on Thursday. The full report is posted below.    

Antonovich Proposes to Nix Refined E-2 Rail Alignment
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich’s motion to remove the proposed Refined E-2 High Speed Rail alignment is being supported by 5th District community members. The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board has approved three Refined Alignment alternatives that will be carried through the remainder of...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, April 13, 2015
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015

Meeting to be held April 27th at Canyon High School Gym to Discuss the High Speed Rail Project New activities have been added to the line up for the 2015 Cowboy Poetry Festival City leaders endorse AB 266 dealing with medicinal marijuana The City held its 26th annual Earth Arbor Day Celebration at Central...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, Jan. 30, 2012
Monday, Jan 30, 2012

In this episode: Family and friends of pay their respects to a fallen leader. Also: A new bill aims to put high speed rail on the November 2012 ballot. More: Animal Care and Control to push pet license compliance. Sports: College of the Canyons tackle Will Latu reveals intent to go to Oklahoma. SCV NewsBreak...

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Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital are once again urging those eligible to get vaccinated, as the hospital is experiencing a marked influx of COVID-19 patients, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said Thursday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Hospital Admittance Up 50%; SCV Cases Total 35,477
A “significant amount of smoke” from the Windy and KNP Complex fires northeast of Bakersfield in the Sequoia National Forest have entered the Los Angeles area, according to a Thursday morning tweet from the U.S. National Weather Service Los Angeles.
Hazy SCV Skies from Sequoia Forest Fires
Spookiness is on its way to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
Scarecrow Alley Coming to Old Town Newhall
The Chiquita Canyon Landfill Technical Advisory Committee met Wednesday afternoon to discuss updates at the Val Verde landfill.
Chiquita Canyon Landfill Health Report Nearing Final Process
Following a record-breaking event in 2020 – Soup for the Soul will once again be presented virtually in 2021.
Tickets Now on Sale for Bridge to Home’s 2021 Soup for the Soul Virtual Fundraiser
The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Evening of Remembrance event will occur on Wednesday, Sept. 29, beginning with a Walk of Remembrance at 6:15 p.m., followed by the program at 6:45 p.m.
Community Invited to Annual Evening of Remembrance
College of the Canyons is continuing its tradition of inviting community groups to experience Cougar football during the 2021 season, with all healthcare workers and first responders invited to attend Saturday’s game vs. Palomar College free of charge.
Cougars Football Continuing with Community Invite Tradition
The Santa Clarita chapter of the American Cancer Society is excited to announce its annual leading fundraiser of the year — Relay For Life - will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Westfield Town Center Mall, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Oct. 2: American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life
At least one person was reported wounded in a shooting in Newhall Wednesday night, prompting a response from law enforcement and medical personnel.
Newhall Shooting Sends One Person to Hospital
Are you ready for a “Partea”? Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration will be held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Oct. 9: Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond proudly recognized Betty Reid Soskin, a pioneering Bay Area civil rights activist and the oldest living National Park Ranger serving in the United States, as an Ambassador to California Education on her 100th birthday.
Betty Reid Soskin Named California’s Newest Education Ambassador
The Mojave Area California State Parks  recently announced status updates for public use.
Status Updates Released for Mojave Area State Parks
1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
Women's Club
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved the installation and operation of a Verizon wireless communication facility that will expand wireless coverage in the city’s center. 
Verizon Wireless Facility Approved By Planning Commission
State Senator Scott Wilk is honoring four Hispanic community leaders to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month. 
Wilk Honors Local Hispanic Community Leaders
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 41 new deaths and 1,750 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Nursing Facility Numbers See Decline; Santa Clarita Cases total: 35,403
College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium, SCEEC, will virtually host the 2021 Green STEM Summit on Saturday, Oct. 9 with the purpose of introducing students to green careers.
COC’s Virtual Green STEM Summit Slated For October
The Angeles National Forest will end its forest closure order Wednesday at 11:59 pm, a week past the expiration of the California regional closure.
Angeles National Forest Ending Closure Order
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a vision for ensuring that every California student will learn to read by third grade by the year 2026 during a virtual press conference on Tuesday
State Superintendent Seeks To Increase Literacy By Third Grade For All California Students
In an effort to keep adopted pets from returning to the shelter, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has launched a free online resource center to help pet owners who can no longer keep their pets.
Pets Get A Second Chance With New Rehoming Program
The population of the city of Santa Clarita grew by 22.9% between 2010 and 2020, according to U.S. Census data released Monday that will be used to redistrict boundaries for various political offices in California. 
Santa Clarita Population Has Grown Over 50,000 In Ten Years
A federal court handed international mining conglomerate Cemex a win last week in its decades-long battle to establish a mining operation in Soledad Canyon.    
Court Rules In Favor Of Cemex Over Bureau Of Land Management
The American Cancer Society Santa Clarita Valley held a Relay Rally at Westfield Valencia Town Center Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about its annual Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley event on Saturday, Oct. 2. 
Community Gets Ready For Relay For Life With Local Relay Rally
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day