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1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
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Supes Back Bill to Invest Tax Revenues in Historic Venues
Friday, May 19, 2023

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have unanimously approved a motion co-authored by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn to back SB 96, a legislative bill that would reinvest a portion of sales and use tax revenues generated by historic entertainment and sports venues, such as the Rose...

Board of Supervisors Proclaim January as Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month
Wednesday, Jan 11, 2023

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn dedicating January as Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month in L.A. County. The motion was catalyzed by research that shows firefighters are more...

Supervisors Make History with Their First Native American Land Acknowledgement
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022

Supervisor Janice Hahn, on her first day as Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, read a Native American land acknowledgement, marking a historic first for Los Angeles County. The text recognizes the historic injustices suffered by the First Peoples of what is now Los Angeles County. “A...

L.A. County Board of Supervisors Approve Digital Equity Motion
Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that directed the County’s Internal Services Department to equitably identify internet broadband demonstration sites across all five of the County’s Supervisorial...

July 20: L.A. County to Launch New Aging and Disabilities Department
Wednesday, Jul 13, 2022

Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn will join Dr. Laura Trejo, Director of the new L.A. County Aging and Disabilities Department, and other state and local leaders in launching L.A. County’s first department dedicated to providing aging and disability services. Speakers will share the Board of...

L.A. County Board of Supervisors Pursue Expanding Zero Emission Charging Stations
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Supervisor Janice Hahn to expand public access to zero emission vehicle charging and refueling infrastructure in unincorporated L.A. County communities. The motion’s goal is to identify...

May 7: Gifts for Guns No Questions Asked
Friday, May 6, 2022

Helping end gun violence one step at a time, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, Supervisor Janice Hahn and Los Angeles County Deputies will be handing out gift cards in exchange for functioning and non-functioning firearms on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. No questions will be asked....

Barger Leads L.A. County Efforts to State Support Mental Health Legislation
Wednesday, Apr 6, 2022

 Los Angeles County Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn introduced two separate motions to enlist the Board of Supervisors’ support for important federal and state mental health bills. One motion sought Board support of SB 970, which would amend the Mental Health Services Act by eliminating...

Board of Supervisors Approve Assessment of County Children and Family Services
Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022

Los Angeles County Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn called Tuesday for a thorough assessment of the Department of Children and Family Services that will place a spotlight on how well the organization is guided by evidence-based decisions and data to deliver outcomes for its clients. The motion...

L.A. County COVID-19 Vaccine Signup Website Crashes
Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021

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. Those in the 65-and-up age group can now visit vaccinatelacounty.com to register, and...

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1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
Cher and grandma
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating missing person Arian Jaquez Otey.
LASD Seeks Help Locating Missing Santa Clarita Man
1851 - San Fernando-San Francisquito-Eliz. Lake Roads become public highways [story]
wagon
1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
KISS
College of the Canyons baseball saw eight players recognized with All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division honors. 
Eight COC Baseball Players Named to All-WSC Team
College of the Canyons softball was represented with four selections to the 2024 All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division Team. 
Four Lady Cougs Earn All-WSC Softball Honors
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is holding its regular meeting in City Hall's Council Chambers Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m.
May 21: Planning Commission Continues Town Center Public Hearings
The city of Santa Clarita’s Communications division was recently recognized by the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for their outreach efforts and impactful campaigns across special events, branding and social media presence in 2023.
City Earns State Communications, Outreach Awards
The Memorial Torch Relay Run was established in 1975 to honor the memory of the brave and dedicated peace officers in Los Angeles County who sacrificed their lives in the performance of their duties.
LASD Torch Relay Honors Ryan Clinkunbroomer, Fallen Heroes
Join ARTree Community Arts Center in building a cleaner, greener community by creating a mural made from thousands of recycled bottle caps!
June 1: ARTree Community Arts Center Bottle Cap Mural Project
The California Association of Public Information Officials recognized Kevin Strauss, Communications Manager for the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency with one of CAPIO's highest honors - the 2024 Communicator of the Year - during the 2024 awards dinner on May 14 in Indian Wells.
SCV Water’s Kevin Strauss Named CAPIO’s Communicator of the Year
Santa Clarita-based Lief Labs, a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements, is pleased to announced that the company's Lief Cares Donation Program donated 400 jars of Lief Cares Protein Powder nutritional supplements to the Valley Oasis Shelter, which provides services to men, women and children of all ages who are survivors of domestic violence.
Lief Labs’ Nonprofit Program Donates to Domestic Violence Survivors
Get ready Santa Clarita for an unforgettable morning of shopping, entertainment and support!
June 8: Saugus High School Music Program Rummage, Bake Sale
College of the Canyons football student-athlete Joshua Clark knows a thing or two about stepping up.
COC Grad Steps Up After Redshirt Year
The Samuel Dixon Family Health Center is excited to host its second annual Cornhole Tournament Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Lucky Luke Brewery.
May 18: Cornhole Tourney Benefiting Samuel Dixon Health Center
Palmdale Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk, missing juvenile, Brianna Covert.
LASD Seeking Help Locating At-Risk, Missing Agua Dulce Teen
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is closely monitoring the ongoing multi-state outbreak of ­­H5N1 bird flu in wild birds, poultry and U.S. dairy cows.
L.A. County Monitoring Nationwide Bird Flu Outbreak
The California Department of Motor Vehicles now offers an improved online customer experience that is faster, easier and can be personalized.
DMV Simplifies Online Customer Services
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
The annual Summer Reading Program is back at the Santa Clarita Public Library. This year's theme is "Read, Renew, Repeat." During the seven-week summer program, residents are encouraged to read a variety of books and/or participate in crafts or activities.
Santa Clarita Summer Library Reading Program Seeks Volunteers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled to Los Angeles International airport while infectious on May 9.
Public Health Confirms Measles Case in Los Angeles County
Mission Opera is looking for volunteers for front of the house at the performances of the "Merry Widow: Madonna" June 6-8.
Ushers Needed for Mission Opera’s ‘Merry Widow: Madonna’
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