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Deputies Arrest Couple in Canyon Country on Multiple Charges
Friday, Feb 21, 2020

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a man and woman on multiple charges in Canyon Country late Monday night, officials reported Friday afternoon. Here’s more from the station’s social media: “On Monday, February 17, deputies were patrolling Canyon Country...

Becerra Issues Tips for Safe Tax Filing, Preparation as Deadline Draws Near
Thursday, Mar 21, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Ahead of the April 15 deadline to file income tax returns, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today Thursday tips to encourage safe tax filing and preparation, and prevent tax-related identity theft. Each year, millions of California taxpayers file their taxes and many look forward...

State AG’s Push Feds to Update Social Security Databases
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018

A bipartisan multistate coalition of 43 attorneys general including California’s have sent a letter urging the prioritization of updates to the Social Security Administration’s electronic databases and verification methods, so financial institutions can instantly check for and flag synthetic...

Deputies Wake, Arrest Couple on Drug Charges, Burglary, Warrants
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018

A man and woman were arrested on drug and burglary charges and outstanding warrants by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies Monday morning. Here’s the story from the station’s social media: “Deputies wake up sleeping suspects in a vacant apartment: On Monday morning,...

Bakersfield Foursome Arrested on Multiple Charges in Castaic
Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018

A call regarding a suspicious vehicle parked in a shopping center in Castaic led to the arrest of two men and two women from Bakersfield on multiple criminal charges Tuesday afternoon. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to the 26800 block of The Old Road to check out a suspicious...

Sheriff’s Department Warns of New Medicare Card Scams
Friday, Aug 24, 2018

New Medicare cards are being mailed nationwide to prevent fraud and identity theft, but seniors should beware of a scam arising from the distribution of these new cards, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department warned in a news release Friday. In the latest Medicare card scam, fraudsters call...

Canyon Country Man Sentenced in Fraudulent Check, ID Theft Case
Friday, Nov 3, 2017

Lamont Barton, 42, a Canyon Country resident, has been convicted on felony fraud, identity theft and probation violation charges and sentenced to five years and 8 months in L.A. County Jail, according to a post on the station’s Facebook page. Here’s the story: Partnering with the community...

AG Urges Consumers to Take Action After Equifax Data Breach
Friday, Sep 15, 2017

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today reiterated his call for consumers to take action to protect their identities in light of the recent Equifax data breach, and provided links to do so online. As Becerra and his team at the California Department of Justice continue to work with Equifax...

July 22: Community Shred Day at Eternal Valley
Monday, Jul 10, 2017

Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall will host its second annual free Community Shred Day at the park on Saturday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents may bring up to four boxes of paper documents to be shredded at no charge. Staples and paper clips may be left on the documents, but binders,...

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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
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,326 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed one new death bringing the total deaths since the pandemic began to 167.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Officials Confirm 167th Death at Henry Mayo; 35,326 Total SCV Cases
A gunshot victim was reported in Canyon Country Tuesday evening, prompting a response from both law enforcement and paramedics.
Man Surrenders After Report of Gunshot in Home
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark is hosting a series of special activities at “Last Sundays at the Landmark” with a special tribute in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month of the songs of Early California from the del Valle Family of Camulos, set for Sept. 26, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sept. 26: Rancho Camulos to Honor Hispanic Heritage Month During ‘Last Sundays at the Landmark’
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Christian Raigosa with Kaiser Permanente to serve as the 2022 Chair of the Board of Directors.
SCV Chamber Announces New Chair of the Board
Members of the community are invited to provide their input on a draft plan for long-term management of local groundwater resources by Oct. 15.
Public Input Sought on Draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan
City of Santa Clarita Transit officials were forced to temporarily pause two trips on Monday after 20 employees, including bus drivers and call dispatchers, called out of work due to COVID-19-related reasons.
Santa Clarita Transit Cancels Bus Routes After 17 Bus Drivers Call Out of Work
1974 - COC's new Cougar Stadium opens for first game of football season; Harbor beats COC, 26-21 [story]
Cougar Stadium
Both classified staff and teachers in the William S. Hart Union High School District voiced their displeasure with the ongoing negotiations regarding employee pay during Wednesday night’s governing board meeting, saying morale is low across the board for site staff.
Hart District Teachers, Staff  Express Frustration Over Ongoing Labor Negotiations
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Wipeout,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Prisoners of Earth,’ 11 Other Productions
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported an additional death Monday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 166 since the onset of the pandemic, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 166th Death; SCV Cases Total 35,280
College of the Canyons, No. 6, remained unbeaten on Saturday with the Cougars' defense coming away with four turnovers — including three straight interceptions to end the game — to defeat No. 8 Fullerton College 22-17 at Nathan Shapell Stadium.
Cougars Remain Unbeaten with 22-17 Win Against Fullerton
WiSH hosted several very popular informational college webinars during the ’21-’22 academic year; this year they have expanded the program to meet the needs of all students considering college as an option.
WiSH Foundation Expanding College Webinar Series
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