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2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
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Santa Clarita 2020
Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017

Greetings and welcome to a new year! As we begin a new calendar year, it is my pleasure to share with you some of the top programs and projects on our City’s agenda for 2017. We are hard at work on our strategic plan called: Santa Clarita 2020.  The plan encompasses a wide range of short and long-term...

Arts: The Way Forward | Message from City Manager Ken Striplin
Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016

I am pleased to let you know that the City and the local arts community recently launched a new, local website dedicated to the arts in Santa Clarita. SantaClaritaArts.com is designed as a one-stop shop for everything related to the arts in our community. Santa Clarita is home to a vital community of...

Doing the Job
Friday, Sep 2, 2016

One of our top priorities at the City of Santa Clarita is a strong local economy, including attracting more jobs, working to assure a healthy business climate for businesses to prosper, and providing the necessary infrastructure for success. We appreciate our many partnerships working with the Santa...

Santa Clarita Economic Update | City Manager Ken Striplin
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Exciting things are happening in Santa Clarita, including a Cheesecake Factory, new hotels, a Laemmle Theatre and more. Santa Clarita’s economy continues to strengthen. The holiday quarter Oct/Nov/Dec of 2015, saw its highest peak in the City’s history for total retail and restaurant sales in Santa...

Budget Highlights
Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

The City Council recently adopted our new 2016-17 annual operating and capital improvement program budget, and I want to share a few highlights with you. This year’s budget is our largest ever at $220 million. We pride ourselves on having a 100-percent track record for a balanced and on-time budget...

Exciting Milestones
Friday, Jul 1, 2016

Last year, the city embarked upon an ambitious five-year strategic plan called Santa Clarita 2020. The plan includes tens of millions of dollars in public projects including a new sheriff’s station in the center of the valley, a new community center in Canyon Country, a library-recreation center in...

Summer in the City | Message from City Manager Ken Striplin
Thursday, Jun 2, 2016

Summer in the City is a great time to enjoy some terrific amenities including air-conditioned libraries, well-maintained parks and swimming pools, off-street trails and more. Our City offers several swimming pools at several local parks, including the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center with its Olympic-sized...

Springtime
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Spring is a wonderful time of year in Santa Clarita and a great opportunity to enjoy the many outdoor amenities offered in our community. Whether it’s a swim program, charity run/walk, or viewing an international cycling event, we work hard to make your local experiences fun and memorable. The city’s...

Get Out and Explore
Monday, Apr 4, 2016

Ken Striplin Santa Clarita’s 8,500 acres of preserved open space, miles of off-street bicycle and pedestrian paths, and its well-maintained trails are absolutely some of the best amenities in our community.  Now that it’s Spring, why not take the opportunity to enjoy them with your family? Our city...

Have Fun Going ‘Green’
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016

Ken Striplin It’s the month of the green here in beautiful Santa Clarita where the hills are alive with flowers and grass and your City is preparing for our greenest event of the year — Earth Arbor Day. Presented in partnership with the SCV Family of Water Supplies, Earth Arbor Day is a fun, festive...

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2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
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1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan
In a ruling of “power versus space … two great pillars of environmental sustainability,” open space won this week, a win for city officials — at a $5 million price.
City Must Pay $5 Million if Solar Panels are Demolished
The Tuesday meeting agenda for the Santa Clarita City Council has been released by officials. Beginning June 22, City Council meetings will return to a fully in-person format.
June 22: First In-Person City Council Regular Meeting
L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita City Council members were surprised this week by news of a state-appointed committee’s plan to move juvenile offenders to a pair of facilities in Saugus.
Plan to Place Juvenile Inmates in Saugus Facilities Raises Concerns
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable released a statement recognizing Juneteenth, which commemorates the freeing of enslaved African Americans in the Southern states of the United States of America.
SCV Human Relations Roundtable Releases Statement Recognizing Juneteenth
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed nine new deaths and 253 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,101 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Community to Celebrate Father’s Day, Juneteenth Safely; SCV Cases Total 28,101
College of the Canyons announced it will launch a first-of-its-kind Law Enforcement Technology program slated to begin in Fall 2021, that will focus on the emerging trends and potential applications for new technologies in criminal investigations and other law enforcement operations.
COC Launches New Law Enforcement Technology Program
The California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Technology announced today a new Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record for Californians.
State Launches New Digital Tool for Easy Access to COVID-19 Vaccine Record
As part of the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan update, the city of Santa Clarita will host a walking tour and pop-up booth at the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market on Saturday, June 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Invites the Community to Family-Friendly Walking Tour of Old Town Newhall
1945 - PFC Johnny Cordova of Castaic killed in action on Okinawa [story]
Johnny Cordova
The Board of Directors approved a five-year schedule of changes to SCV Water’s rate structure on Tues, June 15
SCV Water Announces New Rate Changes And Charges
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas.
Health Officer Issues Heat Alert To Last Through Saturday
The SCV Education Foundation awarded six Hart High School District seniors $10,000 scholarships.
SCV Education Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today eight new deaths and 249 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,074 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Starts New Vaccine Sweepstakes; 28,074 Total SCV Cases
Santa Clarita Public Library is inviting kids to have fun in the sun with music, movement and bubbles, with the "Bubbles and Bops" event. 
SCV Public Library’s ‘Bubbles And Bops’ Adds More Days, Parks
SCV for Change is scheduled to host a Juneteenth event Saturday evening at Central Park featuring live music, a chalk art walk, tie dye station and raffle. 
Juneteenth Picnic Set For Saturday At Central Park
SCV Water’s quick and proactive response to removing per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in its groundwater supply received top honors as the Best Environmental Project from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – High Desert Branch.
SCV Water Honored for PFAS Water Treatment Plant
I began working for my local veterinarian when I was in high school and remained at that job until I left for college.
Herd Immunity Isn’t Just For Humans I Marcia Mayeda
With restrictions easing in California and LA County, The Santa Clarita City Council is returning to fully in-person meetings starting with the meeting scheduled for Tues, June 22 at 6 p.m. 
City Council to Resume In-Person Public Participation
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission unanimously approved five single-story apartment units Tuesday for low-income single mothers and their children in Newhall.
Commission Approves Single Mother Housing