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1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [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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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 262 new deaths and 6,492 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the county's rollout of an extremely limited vaccine supply continues at Dodger Stadium and five supersites including Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 22,232; Vaccines in ‘Extremely Limited Supply’
In what some hailed as the most important speech at an inauguration in modern American history, President Joe Biden called for a new era of unity and healing as he pledged to bring an end to the pandemic that has dramatically altered the lives of every American while leading the restoration of a battered economy.
Biden Inauguration: ‘This Is Democracy’: Biden Calls for Unity in Inaugural Address
Almost directly after taking the oath as President of the United States, Joe Biden on his first day in office is expected to reverse a number of his predecessor’s policies and federal agency standards.
Biden’s Busy First Day: Action on COVID-19, Climate, Racial Equality
California Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) was unanimously selected as Senate Republican Leader-elect, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) announced Wednesday.
Wilk Named California Senate Republican Leader-Elect
Concluding with his oath to faithfully uphold and defend the U.S. Constitution, Joseph R. Biden became the 46th president of the United States at noon Wednesday.
New President Inaugurated: White House Changes Hands at Critical Moment in History
The Los Angeles County Public Health Department opened the Six Flags Magic Mountain vaccination site Tuesday, one of the five larger vaccination sites opened this week in conjunction with the Fire Department and other agencies.
Magic Mountain Opens Vaccination Site, Aims to Administer More Than 2K Doses a Day
California fired back on the Trump administration’s eleventh-hour attempt to gut the Endangered Species Act before the president left office Wednesday.
California Leads Charge Against Parting Gut of Endangered Species Act
After nearly a year of lockdowns, social distancing, widespread infection, and COVID-19-related death in Los Angeles, residents are preparing for the next chapter of the pandemic: vaccination distribution.
L.A. County Health Officials Address Challenges to Vaccination Distribution
California’s holiday COVID-19 wave appears to have crested, with state officials announcing Tuesday that hospitalizations and new infections are starting to decrease for the first time in weeks.
Officials: California’s Holiday COVID-19 Wave Appears to Have Crested
As coronavirus cases spiked to record highs and spurred statewide lockdowns this past summer, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Legislature have scrambled to devise a COVID-19 aid plan for the state’s nearly $10 billion share of federal CARES Act funding.
California Leaders Blasted for Giving Less COVID-19 Aid to Small Communities
Soon after Los Angeles County officials announced Tuesday that, by the afternoon, residents age 65 and older could register for the COVID-19 vaccine, the signup website crashed, with thousands of inquiries pending.
L.A. County COVID-19 Vaccine Signup Website Crashes
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
Dee Dee Myers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 186 new deaths and 7,902 new cases of confirmed COVID-19, with 22,102 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: County Ramps Up Large-Scale Vaccination Sites; SCV Tops 22,000 Total Cases
I think everyone gave a sigh of relief at midnight on Dec. 31, 2020. The most troubling and stressful year in recent memory was finally over.
Pets Are Source of Unconditional Love During Uncertain World | Marcia Mayeda
A brush fire quickly spread near Towsley Canyon on Tuesday afternoon, with initial reports indicating it had grown by 50 acres within a half-hour.
Strong Winds Fuel Towsley Canyon Fire
As winds continue to whip through the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters are battling another brush fire in Canyon Country where structures may be threatened.
Canyon Country Fire Threatens Structures
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica S. Pan issued the following statement Sunday recommending providers pause the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine due to possible allergic reactions that are under investigation.
California Issues Warning Against Batch of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine After Allergic Reactions Reported
ARTree Community Arts Center is offering virtual classes that you can share with family and friends, not just around the country, but around the world.
ARTree Offering Virtual Individual, Group Classes
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission is set to further review the proposed 77-acre Sand Canyon Resort development and hear from the developer after commissioners ruled in November the project needed “some work.”
Planning Commission Further Reviews Proposed Sand Canyon Resort
1967 - Original airing of Star Trek "Arena" Episode: Kirk battles the Gorn commander (Saugus resident Bobby Clark) at Vasquez Rocks [watch]
Kirk vs. Gorn commander
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 88 new deaths and 9,927 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported 7 new fatalities since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 7 Deaths at Henry Mayo Since Friday; SCV Cases Near 22,000
After Harleen Grewal became one of the 1 million Los Angelenos to be diagnosed with COVID-19, she realized there’s a better way for people to find out whether they have the virus, or whether they need to isolate because they potentially could make someone else sick.
SCV Husband-and-Wife Team Open Rapid COVID-19 Testing Company
The California Department of Public Health, in coordination with Santa Clara County and the University of California San Francisco, on Sunday announced that an L452R variant of COVID-19 is increasingly being identified by viral genomic sequencing in multiple counties across the state, including Los Angeles County.
COVID-19 Variant First Found in Other Countries, States Now in California