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1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
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Sheriff’s Department Encourages Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Safely
Wednesday, Mar 16, 2022

This St. Patrick’s Day, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be on alert for suspected impaired drivers and reminds the community to celebrate the holiday responsibly. Additional deputies will be on patrol March 17 looking for drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol...

Caltrans Offers Labor Day Travel Advice
Wednesday, Sep 1, 2021

With Labor Day weekend coming soon Caltrans is offering drivers some tips to deal with the extra traffic. Motorist should prepare for their trip by checking travel conditions before they go at http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/. Ensure that the vehicle is in good running condition, including checking tires...

City Announces Fourth Of July Patriotic Tour For 2021
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

After months of shutdowns, Santa Clarita is celebrating this year’s Independence Day with the Fourth of July Patriotic Tour. This is an opportunity for residents and businesses to use their creativity to design a patriotic display of red, white and blue. From bunting displayed on awnings and windowsills,...

LASD Issues Reminder for July 4th Holiday: ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

The 4th of July holiday is a time to enjoy fireworks and show country pride but is also traditionally one of the more dangerous times on the road. To keep families safe this Independence Day, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will have increased enforcement focused on impaired driving during...

Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration Seeks Local Talent
Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks LA County-based youth and adult community and professional choirs, music ensembles, folk and traditional artists and dance companies to perform in the 58th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration on December 24, 2017. Interested artists are required to submit...

LASD Reminds Community How to Further Prevent Thefts During the Holidays
Friday, Dec 23, 2016

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is reminding the community not to leave boxes from big ticket items, such as TVs, on the curb for trash pick-up, as it advertises to thieves what gifts are you received this holiday season. Instead of leaving an empty box on the curb to picked up, break...

Holiday Hours for City Hall, The Centre, Santa Clarita Public Library
Thursday, Dec 22, 2016

Santa Clarita City Hall will close at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, December 23 and be closed Monday, December 26 in observance of Christmas Day. Santa Clarita Public Library will close at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 24 and be closed on Sunday, December 25 and Monday, December 26 in observance of Christmas. Santa...

Tips for Managing Holiday Fire Hazards
Monday, Dec 12, 2016

With the holidays fast approaching and the swell of fire hazards like Christmas trees and lights entering homes, keeping your home safe from fires becomes more important than ever. It is important to be aware of the potential fire hazards and ways to prevent such dangers. For the full story, click [here].

Dec. 16-17: City to Host Holiday Light Tour
Friday, Dec 9, 2016

Join Santa Clarita Transit this holiday season for a festive tour of some of our city’s best displays of holiday décor. This December, Santa Clarita Transit will host a Holiday Light Tour on board our classic wood trolley and local Dial-A-Ride vehicles. The 45-minute tour will allow passengers to...

Dec. 9, 10: VHS Choir Hosts Holiday Boutique
Thursday, Dec 8, 2016

Valencia High School Choir will be hosting their 11th Annual Holiday Boutique on December 9 and 10, with items like holiday decor, gourmet foods, clothing, and childrens’ items on sale. The boutique is benefitting the choirs at Valencia High School. Each day, the boutique opens at 9 a.m., but closes...

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Once again, Kia of Valencia steps up to make a difference for the over 22,000 students of the Hart District.
WiSH Foundation Names Kia of Valencia Major Sponsor
On Tuesday, people all over the world will come together and harness the power of human connection to change our world.
SCV Education Foundation Taking Part in Giving Tuesday
Join the city of Santa Clarita for the 2nd annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center, Powered by FivePoint | Valencia on Friday, Dec. 2 from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Community Invited to The Cube’s Tree Lighting Ceremony
Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station is now collecting toys as part of the SCV Sheriff’s Station Annual Toy Drive starting Monday.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Annual Toy Drive Underway
As a kid, Jonathan Pinson often found himself next to the drummer for the church.
Drummer Jonathan Pinson Joins CalArts Faculty
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday three additional deaths and 165 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 15 additional deaths and 5,414 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: Three New SCV Deaths; 165 New Cases
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued an Ocean Water Use Warning for several L.A. County beaches.
Ocean Water Use Warning Issued for Several L.A. County Beaches
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
This holiday season Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley is looking for businesses and individuals to adopt families in need.
Family Promise of SCV Seeks Donors to Adopt Families
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Wobblies logo
The Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity is committed to expanding apprenticeship opportunities to local workers and building a more diverse workforce in L.A. County.
L.A. County Seeks to Help Establish More Apprenticeship Programs
Princess Cruises, headquartered in Santa Clarita, reported the newly refurbished Diamond Princess welcomed guests onboard for its inaugural sailing from its new homeport, San Diego on Sunday, Nov. 20. The sailing milestone completes the Princess Cruises fleet.
Newly Refurbished Diamond Princess Homeported in San Diego
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 21 new deaths throughout L.A. County over the Thanksgiving holiday in a report that includes numbers for the past two days, as well as 5,244 new cases countywide and 140 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Positivity Rate Increases to 11.2 Percent
Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Magic Mountain runs now on select days through Jan. 1.
Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Magic Mountain
The second annual Newhall Holiday Marketplace will be held Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Newhall Community Center, 22421 Market St., Newhall CA, 91321.
Dec. 4:  Second Annual Newhall Holiday Marketplace
The Golden Valley High School Grizzlies Football Team will compete in the Division 7 CIF Southern Section Championship finals on Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Canyon High School football field.
Nov. 26: Golden Valley Grizzlies CIF Championship Game
The Pocock Brewing Co. Seventh Anniversary Beer Festival will benefit the Castaic and Santa Clarita Valley Educational Foundations.
Dec. 3: Pocock Brewing Co. Seventh Anniversary Beer Festival
A bereavement support group to better understand and cope with grief after the loss of a loved one is held Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Henry Mayo Fitness and Health, Education Room 1 24525 Town Center Drive. Valencia, CA 91355.
Nov. 30: Bereavement Support Group at Henry Mayo
Join the Real Way Foundation's Spirits of the Holidays, a charity celebration that brings community members together for music, food, fun and fundraising.
Dec. 3: Real Way Foundation’s Spirits of the Holidays
College of the Canyons sophomore Aly Grodell has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-American and All-State Teams, in addition to being named the Western State Conference, South Division Player of the Year to highlight the Cougars' haul of postseason accolades.
Aly Grodell Named AVCA All-American, All-State, WSC Player of the Year
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The Los Angeles County Museum of Arts presented Wednesday a one-year anniversary performance of Diné artist and composer Raven Chacon’s (Music MFA 04) Pulitzer Prize-winning work Voiceless Mass at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles.
LACMA Presents CalArtian Raven Chacon’s Voiceless Mass
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