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1949 - Fatal crash of light plane in Haskell Canyon sparks 3,500-acre brush fire [story]
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Meals on Wheels Drivers to Receive CPR Training
Thursday, May 24, 2018

During the month of May, volunteer drivers for the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center’s “Meals on Wheels” program are receiving CPR training thanks to a partnership with Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, LBW Insurance and Financial Services and Superior Life Support, Inc. When the Senior Center expressed...

Whiff, Inc. Partners with Santa Clarita Blue Heat’s Lauren Sesselmann
Monday, Apr 23, 2018

Lauren Sesselmann (PRNewsfoto/Whiff, Inc.) Whiff, Inc., the leader in personalized fragrance creation and perfume discovery releases details of their exclusive partnership with Olympian, Pro Soccer player, and fashion and beauty entrepreneur Lauren Sesselmann. This partnership demonstrates Whiff’s...

Becerra Lawsuit Alleges Devos, Education Department Refusing to Process Debt Relief Claims
Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and its Secretary, Betsy DeVos, for refusing to process debt relief claims submitted by tens of thousands of students who took out federal student loans to attend Corinthian Colleges,...

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration OK of Cadiz Plan to Drain Desert Aquifer
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

Conservation and health-safety groups have filed suit in federal court challenging the Trump administration’s approval of the enormous Cadiz, Inc. groundwater-mining and pipeline project in Southern California. The Cadiz water project, approved without environmental review, includes the construction...

Remo Owner Donates Drum Heads to Rancho Pico
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

Ami Belli, owner of Valencia-based Remo, Inc., donated new drum heads to the student drummers at Rancho Pico Junior High School Thursday. The students will now be playing the same quality drumheads endorsed by leading Timpanists like Jauvon Gilliam, who was named principal timpanist of the National Symphony...

Nov. 8: City Unveils Fallen Warriors Monument in Newhall
Friday, Oct 20, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita and SCV Veterans Memorial, Inc. invite the public to attend a special ceremony unveiling the new Fallen Warriors Monument at Veterans Historical Plaza in Newhall on Wednesday, November 8 starting at 10 a.m. The ceremony at 24275 Walnut Street will feature a tribute to active...

Santa Clarita Recognized for Excellence in Procurement
Thursday, Aug 3, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita has been awarded the prestigious 22nd Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® (AEP) award for 2017 from the National Procurement Institute, Inc. (NPI). This is the seventh time the City has received this award in recognition of Santa Clarita’s purchasing policies...

County OKs Skate Parks for Castaic, Quartz Hill
Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today voted to fund the construction of two skate parks in the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys, as part of efforts to provide youth with safe recreational opportunities in their communities, according to a news release from the office of 5th District Supervisor...

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1949 - Fatal crash of light plane in Haskell Canyon sparks 3,500-acre brush fire [story]
news report
As everyone participates in Halloween and Día de los Muertos celebrations, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is offering tips for families to stay safe for the spooky holidays. 
Sheriff’s Department Gives Halloween Safety Tips
Fire officials are lowering the Fire Danger Level from “Extreme” to “Very High” in the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, in a press release Wednesday. 
Angeles National Forest Lowers Fire Danger Level
Public Health confirms 11 new deaths and 909 new cases of COVID-19, with 37,224 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, and Henry Mayo reporting one additional death.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Public Health To Get Boosters To Nursing Facilities
To celebrate Filipino-American Heritage Month, Senator Scott Wilk is recognizing two outstanding Filipino-Americans community leaders.
Wilk Recognizes Two Filipino-American Leaders For Heritage Month
Santa Clarita Valley families came hand in hand with children and an assortment of bags for the return of First Presbyterian Church’s Halloween Trunk or Treat party, which looked more like its familiar self after last year’s drive-in event.  
Children Costume Up For Trunk Or Treat
With the 2021 World Series in full gear and tickets to see the games live costing hundreds to thousands of dollars, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on Best Baseball Cities, as well as accompanying videos and expert commentary, to go along with its World Series Facts – Astros vs. Braves infographic.
WalletHub: L.A. Named A Top City For Baseball
Soundcheck’s brand new episode will showcase the music of rock artist Cody Hitt and the stylings from the electro duo Amoureux at the Rancho Camulos Museum.
Oct. 28: Soundcheck Presents Performances from Cody Hitt, Amoureux
November is Native American History Month, and Santa Clarita is honoring Native American history and culture with two back to back events. 
The MAIN To Celebrate Native American History And Culture
The owner of the Sand Canyon Country Club has filed a lawsuit seeking no less than $250 million in damages from the city of Santa Clarita for alleged ethnic discrimination and lack of due process, among other complaints.  
Sand Canyon Country Club Owner Sues City For $250M
An attorney threatening to sue the city of Santa Clarita over its at-large system of electing City Council members said he will not wait any longer to file a lawsuit after the council chose not to comply with his demands Tuesday night.    
Attorney Threatening Litigation Against City Says ‘He’s Not Waiting”
1892 - Birth of Robert E. Callahan, owner of Mission Village in L.A. and Old West Trading Post on Sierra Highway [story]
Callahans Old West
Throughout the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond, haunters are getting ready for a spooktacular Halloween, setting up garages and front yards as haunted houses, each unique and special in its own way.
Club Fear to Celebrate its Final Year in SCV
Saugus High School’s Young Americans Foundation Club was joined by other students and staff Sunday for a 5K to support the Wounded Warriors Project.
Saugus High Club Raises Money for Wounded Warriors Project
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 827 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 37,178 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Urges Those Eligible to Get Booster
Valencia High School parents were alerted by school administrators Tuesday night that 33 positive COVID-19 cases had been diagnosed on the Vikings campus within the last week.
33 COVID Cases Reported at Valencia High School
Known by students at Canyon High School as the biggest club on campus, the Eco Chicos Environmental Club is doing what it can to change the world one piece of trash at a time.
Eco Chicos Club Helps Promote Environmental Change
Construction is underway at Castaic Lake, as officials from the California Department of Water Resources work to make seismic improvements on Castaic Dam’s tower access bridge.
Construction on Castaic Dam Moving Forward
The office of state Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is hosting a virtual Keeping the Keys workshop with the Automobile Club of Southern California for older drivers Friday.
Oct. 29: Workshop Scheduled for Senior Drivers
Following about an inch of rain in the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, depending on where you were standing, sunny skies are forecasted for the area for the rest of the week, according to officials at the National Weather Service.
Sunny Skies Forecasted for the SCV
1970 - Permanent COC Valencia campus dedicated [story]
COC dedication ceremony program
No. 3 College of the Canyons overcame a slow start to eventually find its rhythm and flex its muscle in a 34-14 conference win over No. 15 Allan Hancock College on Saturday at Cougar Stadium.
No. 3 Canyons Remains Undefeated with 34-14 Victory Over No. 15 Allan Hancock
Saugus handily won Friday night’s matchup of the Foothill League’s two best teams thanks to its suffocating defense, beating West Ranch 42-8 at College of the Canyons.
Cents Clinch Share of Foothill League Title After Decisive Win Over Wildcats
Artists Day returns to Rancho Camulos Museum on Friday, Nov. 12, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Nov. 12: Rancho Camulos Museum Fall Artists Days
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