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1939 - Recording artist, music promoter and longtime Sand Canyon resident Cliffie Stone marries singer Dorothy Darling in Hollywood [story]
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White House Drops Probe of California Emissions Standards
Monday, Feb 10, 2020

The Trump administration has quietly dropped its antitrust probe of California’s agreement with four major automakers on clean emissions standards. California Gov. Gavin Newsom wasn’t surprised. “These trumped-up charges were always a sham – a blatant attempt by the Trump administration to prevent...

Reports: Trump Backs Down on Freeze of Fuel Efficiency Standards
Friday, Nov 1, 2019

The Trump administration is backing off from its freeze of California’s Obama-era fuel efficiency standards, according to media reports released late Thursday. Officials are instead looking at requiring a 1.5% annual increase in fuel efficiency from automakers, far less than the 4.7% annual increase...

California, Automakers Reach Pact on Clean Emission Standards
Friday, Jul 26, 2019

SACRAMENTO – As the Trump administration prepares to roll back emission standards for light-duty cars and trucks, a consortium of automakers and California have agreed on a voluntary framework to reduce emissions that can serve as an alternative path forward for clean vehicle standards nationwide. Automakers...

LASD Offering Free Clubs for ’91-98 Hondas
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017

Back by popular demand, for two days this week, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will be giving away “The Club”, an auto theft prevention device, to all Santa Clarita Valley residents who are the registered owner of either a Honda Accord or Honda Civic (model years 1991-1998) on a first...

Mercury Names 10 Cheapest Vehicles to Insure
Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015

Mercury Insurance has been providing auto insurance toCalifornia drivers and families since 1962, covering everything from Audis to Teslas. Since all cars and trucks are not created equal in the realm of insurance, some vehicles are less expensive to insure than others. Mercury’s research and development...

Free Ice Cream Coming to Santa Clarita Sunday
Friday, Jul 31, 2015

Temperatures are rising and Honda wants to help you cool down with some free ice cream in honor of National Ice Cream Month on Sunday. On Sunday, residents around Santa Clarita should look out for the big, blue Free Ice Cream Truck at busy parks and public locations – including Swim Beach at Castaic...

SCV-based Honda Sportscar Division to Enter Daytona Prototype
Friday, Mar 14, 2014

Honda has expanded its attack on the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, and will join the Daytona Prototype category for the first time later this month at the 62nd annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. Honda has a history of success at the Florida endurance racing classic, including LMP2 class...

Rash of Car Thefts in Jake’s Way Area
Monday, Oct 7, 2013

[KHTS] – Several car thefts over the weekend are being investigated by detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. “Three late 1990s model Honda Civics were stolen from the Jakes Way area of Canyon Country,” said Deputy Josh Dubin of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. “One...

Message from SCV Sheriff: Watch Your Honda, Toyota
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012

[LASD] – You grab your cup of coffee and get ready to leave for work in the morning. You walk outside and your car is gone. It’s a thought we all dread. It takes a thief 10 seconds to break into a car. It’s a fact; thieves are stealing 1990 through 1999 model year Honda and Toyota vehicles...

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1939 - Recording artist, music promoter and longtime Sand Canyon resident Cliffie Stone marries singer Dorothy Darling in Hollywood [story]
Cliffie Stone
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday five new deaths and 3,606 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,884 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,884; L.A. County Continues Efforts Vaccinating Homeless
SACRAMENTO (CN) — California voters are anxious about the intensifying drought and dwindling water supply and nearly 80% believe climate change is fueling the fast start to the wildfire season, according to a statewide poll released Wednesday.
New Poll Finds Water Shortages, Drought are Californians’ Biggest Environmental Concerns
With a heavy heart, Gibbon Conservation Center announced that Chris Roderick, long-time GCC Board Member, passed away on July 24, 2021.
Longtime Gibbon Center Board Member Chris Roderick Dies at 74
College of the Canyons has received a $74,707 Campus as a Living Lab (CALL) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide opportunities for underrepresented community college students to engage in undergraduate research focusing on native bees.
COC Awarded Nearly $75K Grant for Bee Research
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to host “Moments of Zen” as the latest art exhibition featured in City Hall’s First Floor Gallery, located at 23920 Valencia Boulevard.
Community Encouraged to Explore City Hall’s ‘Moments of Zen’ Art Exhibit
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) held its fifth annual Back to School Bash, where students received backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming semester, and for the first time also featured a career fair featuring eleven speakers from the FYI community who explained their jobs and career qualifications.
SCV Nonprofit Holds Annual Back to School Bash for Foster Youth
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches, including beaches near Hyperion, to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Public Health Extends Water Use Warning for L.A. County Beaches
Los Angeles County is holding a free, drive-thru Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Collection on Saturday, July 31, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station.
July 31: Free Drive-Thru Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a webinar on Thursday for local educational agencies (LEAs) and education partners to lead a discussion on how schools can use new state and federal funding to invest in strategies that will facilitate a safe and impactful return to in-person learning.
Health, Education Experts Address Ways to Invest New Funding into Safe In-Person Learning
1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]
Rancho Camulos
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 17 new deaths, including one in the Santa Clarita Valley and 3,248 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,772 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,772; L.A. County Stresses Importance of Vaccines Against Delta Variant
With the reinstatement of in-person instruction this Fall, the Outlets at Tejon is excited to help students, teachers, and parents with all their back-to-school shopping.
Tejon Outlets Kickoff Back-to-School Shopping with Steep Discounts, Secret Gifter
The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced Leticia Rhi Buckley has joined its Arts Commission, L.A. County’s longstanding advisory body for the arts.
Leticia Buckley Joins L.A. County’s Arts Commission
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, and Andrew Ghassemi of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, are pleased to have represented the seller in the recent sale of this ±4,828-square-foot office/flex condo in a prime Valencia location.
Valencia-Based Spectrum Real Estate Closes on Discovery Gateway Office/Flex Condo
More than 2,400 Saugus homes were impacted by a power outage that began shortly after midnight Thursday morning.
Equipment Failure Cause of Saugus Power Outage
As the Santa Clarita Public Library takes a programming break to prepare for Fall programming in September, residents are reminded to take advantage of the wide variety of services and online resources available.
Santa Clarita Public Library Gearing Up for Fall Programming
Trent Norkus is excited to join TMU Men's Volleyball and play alongside his older brother Brett, a starting middle blocker for the Mustangs.
TMU Men’s Volleyball Adding Another Norkus to Roster
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
L.A. County Development Authority’s New Website Goes Live
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley through Sunday, Aug. 1.
SCV Heat Alert Extended Until Sunday
Following a year of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita’s wildly popular SENSES block parties will make their triumphant return to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
SENSES Block Parties Returning to Old Town Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches near Dockweiler and El Segundo to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Water Use Warning Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
Chevy Chase and Magic Mountain crew
Local business leaders are gathering to celebrate Santa Clarita Valley Day Aug. 14 with an inaugural job fair and boutique expo.
SCV Day Celebrates With Job Fair, Boutique Expo