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Sessions Out as AG; Whitaker to Supervise Mueller Probe
Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018

By Brandi Buchman WASHINGTON – Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned Wednesday as the country’s chief law enforcement officer, saying in his resignation letter to President Donald Trump that he was doing so at “your request.” “I came to work at the Department of Justice every day determined...

Brown Signs California Net Neutrality Bill, Feds Quickly Sue
Monday, Oct 1, 2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a state broadband internet neutrality bill into law on Sunday, and within hours the U.S. Department of Justice sued to block its implementation. California legislators passed Senate Bill 822, the “California Internet Consumer Protection and Net Neutrality Act...

Judge Extends Halt to Deportation of Reunited Families
Friday, Aug 17, 2018

By Bianca Bruno SAN DIEGO – A federal judge on Thursday kept a stay in place that blocks deportations of immigrant families who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border under President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy, paving the way for children to pursue asylum. U.S. District Judge...

Sessions Appoints Uttam Dhillon to Head DEA
Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

Uttam Dhillon. Photo credit: Yahoo/Finance Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Wednesday the appointment of Uttam Dhillon as Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration. Dhillon will replace Robert Patterson, who has retired after 30 years of service. “With one American...

LA County Moves to Clear Pot-Related Convictions
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

By Martin Macias, Courthouse News Service The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to develop guidelines to fast-track removal or reduction of cannabis-related convictions for county residents, many of whom face barriers to employment, housing and public benefits due to their...

California Seeks to Dismiss Feds’ Case Against Sanctuary Policies
Monday, May 7, 2018

By Matthew Renda, Courthouse News California has filed a motion in federal court to dismiss the Justice Department’s lawsuit against its sanctuary city policy. Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the Golden State’s latest legal gambit in a case that contemplates the principles of federalism,...

Sheriffs Group Rallies Against Calif. Sanctuary Laws
Monday, Apr 9, 2018

By Nick Cahill, Courthouse News SACRAMENTO – A prominent law enforcement lobbying group which represents all of California’s elected county sheriffs is putting its weight behind the Trump administration’s assault on the state’s sanctuary laws. In a proposed friend-of-the-court briefing filed...

Justice Dept. to Appeal Ruling That Blocked DACA Shutdown
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018

The U.S. Justice Department is appealing a court order that blocked the Trump administration from shutting down a program that shields more than 700,000 young immigrants from deportation. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday the Justice Department would take “the rare step” of asking the Supreme...

California Lawmaker Tells Sessions: Hands Off Our Pot
Monday, Jan 8, 2018

By Nick Cahill, Courthouse News A California lawmaker is aiming to protect the state’s budding marijuana industry by barring law enforcement agencies from cooperating with federal drug agencies on pot busts. Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer, D-Los Angeles, says his bill “protects the will of California...

Harris Calls on Sessions to Protect Transgender Individuals from Workplace Discrimination
Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Patty Murray (D-WA) and Al Franken (D-MN) led a group of 44 Senators Thursday calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind an Oct. 4 memo that stated does not prohibit discrimination based on gender identity. The memo puts transgender...

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1851 - San Fernando-San Francisquito-Eliz. Lake Roads become public highways [story]
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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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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]
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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’
The Old West Masonic Lodge #813 19310 Avenue of The Oaks, Newhall, CA 91321 will host dinner and meeting for those interested in learning about freemasonry and the history of the lodge.
June 4: Old West Masonic Lodge #813 Dinner Meeting
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale, under the direction of Musical Director Allan Robert Petker, will present "Seasons of Song" on Saturday, June 1 at 7 p.m.
June 1: Santa Clarita Master Chorale Presents ‘Seasons of Song’
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