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1913 - Castaic Range War: Chromicle ally Billy Rose shoots, wounds landowner William W. Jenkins [story]
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Wilk’s 2nd Try at High-Speed Rail Accountability Dies in Committee
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016

A measure from Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, which aimed improve the accountability of our state agencies failed to pass the Assembly Committee on Accountability and Administrative Review. Assembly Bill 1566 was supposed to be able to improve the accountability of state agencies specifically...

Wilk Bill Would Require Agency Managers to Vouch for Financial Reports
Monday, Jan 4, 2016

Assemblyman Scott Wilk [Scott Wilk] – Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, introduced Assembly Bill 1566 Monday, which will help improve the accountability of our state agencies, specifically surrounding the recent actions of the California High Speed Rail Authority. This past October, the...

High-Speed Rail Authority Prepares for Technical, Environmental Tests
Friday, Dec 4, 2015

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is making progress in implementing the high-speed rail, specifically in the section from Palmdale to Burbank. Earlier this year, Los Angeles County Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Sheila Kuehl, along with Los Angeles Councilman Felipe Fuentes, submitted...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, December 3, 2015
Thursday, Dec 3, 2015

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is releasing updates on the progress of the project. Students at Saugus High School got a look into the damaging effects of drunk driving. The Antelope Valley Indian Museum will hold an old-time country Christmas celebration. Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is prepping...

The People Deserve the Truth About High Speed Rail

The High Speed Rail Project is the largest state public works project in the nation’s history and the people deserve to know the truth about its actual cost and if the system is going to be able to deliver the promises guaranteed in 2008’s Proposition 1A. Prop 1A promised a system that stretched...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015

Henry David Flores from Mendocino County was identified as the man found dead in the trunk of his car on Sunday morning. A 15-year-old Santa Clarita teen finally admitted to posting shooting threats aimed at high school students via social media a year ago. A woman with ties to Santa Clarita has gone...

High Speed Rail Meeting to be Held June 1
Friday, May 15, 2015

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is now conducting community meetings providing current information on the alternatives under consideration along the Palmdale to Burbank project section. This is one of the last opportunities to advocate directly to the High-Speed Rail Authority regarding our...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

Two men suspected of committing multiple crimes Tuesday afternoon were arrested by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Deputies. The Saugus Union School District is being sued by a local man alleging its at-large elections violate the California Voting Rights Act. Over 1,500 Santa Clarita Valley...

Formal High-Speed Rail Meetings Slated for August
Thursday, Jul 24, 2014

[KHTS] – California High-Speed Rail Authority officials are hosting several public meetings for the first high-speed rail system in the United States. The California high-speed rail will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create...

High Speed Rail: Transformative Intermodality?
Friday, Jun 6, 2014

Sometime in the early 1980s when I was stationed at Mare Island Naval Shipyard up north in Vallejo, we came up with what we called a “buzz phrase generator.” It consisted of three columns of 10 words each. Each row of words was numbered 1 through 10. The idea was that you could pick three numbers...

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1913 - Castaic Range War: Chromicle ally Billy Rose shoots, wounds landowner William W. Jenkins [story]
Bill Jenkins
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’