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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
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L.A. County Libraries Closed Through March 31
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020

All LA County Library locations will be closed effective March 14 at 5 p.m. through Tuesday, March 31. (Santa Clarita City libraries are also closed.) The health and wellness of our staff and customers is our main concern and we did not make this decision lightly. Based on recommendations by LA County...

LA County Library Gets $3.3M Digital Upgrade from Microsoft
Monday, Aug 27, 2018

The Los Angeles County Library has been awarded a $3.3 million software grant from Microsoft as part of a Digital Alliance agreement. Public access computers are one of the most popular services at LA County Library locations. Nearly 1 million customers used a public computer in the past three years...

LA County Library Among 14 Finalists for National Museum, Libraries Medal
Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced Monday that LA County Library is among the 29 finalists for the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, one of 14 libraries selected nationwide. The National Medal for Museum and Library Service is the nation’s highest honor...

LA County Libraries Now Offer Free Wireless Printing
Friday, Mar 2, 2018

LA County Library now offers free wireless printing at its 87 locations, including the Stevenson Ranch and Castaic libraries in the Santa Clarita Valley. In addition to printing from the library’s public computers, customers can now enjoy the convenience of printing directly from their laptop, tablet...

Qualifying Students In County’s Online Diploma Adult Program Now Have Access to Laptops
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017

Qualifying students enrolled in the Career Online High School (COHS) program offered by LA County Library can now check out a laptop and MiFi mobile internet hotspot for free. The Library is offering these checkouts in an effort to remove potential barriers to the program for those who do not have access...

L.A. County Library Celebrates Native American Heritage Month
Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017

Throughout November, Native American Heritage Month commemorates the historical contributions that Native Americans have made in the United States, and helps raise awareness about the unique challenges Native people face. The L.A. County Library is celebrating Native American Heritage Month with a variety...

Acton Agua Dulce Library to Take Part in Solar Eclipse 2017 Event
Thursday, Jul 27, 2017

LA County Library, along with Acton Agua Dulce Library, will join more than 1,000 libraries across the country to celebrate the celestial event of the century, the August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse. The shadow of the moon will sweep across the United States in a narrow band from the Pacific Ocean to the...

Patrick Elected to Board of Urban Libraries Council
Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

Skye Patrick LA County Library Director Skye Patrick was recently elected to the Executive Board of the Urban Libraries Council (ULC), the premier membership association of North America’s leading public library systems. “The ULC Executive Board provides thought leadership and guidance during a critical...

June 17: Graduation Ceremony for Adult Students of LA County Library Online Program
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017

LA County Library will host a graduation ceremony for the adult students, including some from Acton, who recently completed its free Career Online High School program and will be receiving their high school diplomas. Attendees from the community are welcome. WHAT: Career Online High School Graduation...

LA County Library Sets ‘Great Read-Off’ to Pay Off Book Fines
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Starting June 1, young LA County library users in the Santa Clarita Valley can read at the Stevenson Ranch and Castaic libraries or any LA County library in exchange for book fine forgiveness in “The Great Read-Away.” The new program offers young library cardholders up to age 21 the opportunity...

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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 34 new deaths and 1,401 new cases of COVID-19, with 6,048 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 24th COVID-related death to date.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 24th Death at Henry Mayo; SCV Surpasses 6,000 Total Cases
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits, various public facilities located throughout the County, including Stevenson Ranch Library, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers.
Stevenson Ranch Library to Serve as Emergency Cooling Center
The 2020 census is underway and it is your civic duty to participate, but beware of scammers using this opportunity to steal your personal information.
Residents Warned of 2020 Census Scam
The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold a virtual study session via Zoom, Thursday, Oct 1, at 4:00 p.m.
Oct. 1: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
Foster youth in Santa Clarita have a new, dedicated place to study and receive homework help and tutoring. The local Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) organization has created The Study Place in response to the transition to online learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
FYI Debuts New ‘Study Place’ for Local Foster Youth to Support Online Learning
As part of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s Education to End Hate initiative, California school districts and charter schools have begun applying for mini-grants now available to support educator training in the areas of anti-racism and bias.
Thurmond Announces Mini Grants Available to Provide Anti-Racism, Anti-Bias Educator Training
A crash involving multiple motorcycles Friday afternoon prompted a SigAlert on the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in the Stevenson Ranch area, according to first responders.
Multi-Motorycle Crash Prompts SigAlert on SB I-5
With the 2020 SCV Walk to End Alzheimer’s quickly approaching on Saturday, October 3, the planning committee and the California Southland Chapter Alzheimer’s Association would like to update everyone regarding the Walk Day events.
Oct. 3: 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Presents Hybrid Event, Drive-By ‘Promise Flower’ Display
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is proud to announce it has received $40,000 from the Walt Disney Company to provide increased access to youth sports, play opportunities and physical activity for kids and families and is launching a new Pop-Up and Play Mobile Recreation Program.
City Receives Funding to Support Youth Sports, Access to Play
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley beginning Sunday, Sept. 27 - Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Heat Alert Issued for SCV Beginning Sunday
Economic development services for arts-oriented small businesses, galleries and more are on the priority list for the 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan, a report Santa Clarita City Council members reviewed Tuesday.
City Council Reviews Priority List for 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan
The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region announces that current closure orders and fire prohibitions in California have been extended.
Forest Service Extends Closures at Angeles, Los Padres National Forests
SCV Water's Engineering and Operations Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 1: SCV Water’s Engineering & Operations Committee Teleconference Meeting
Valencia High Principal Pete Getz sent an alert out to the school’s families on Wednesday evening, regarding a report of a possible on-campus threat.
Possible On-Campus Threat Shuts Down Valencia High School
A former Cougar News reporter and College of the Canyons student was arrested in Kentucky Wednesday night while covering the Louisville protests that erupted after a grand jury’s decision not to issue a murder indictment against the officers in the Breonna Taylor case.
Former COC Student Reporter Arrested While Covering Louisville Protests
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Clampitt fire
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 39 new deaths and 1,165 new cases of COVID-19, with 5,933 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 790,640 Cases Statewide, 5,933 SCV Cases
The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.
Pac-12 to Resume Football, Basketball, Winter Sports Seasons
One of Zach Schroeder's greatest strengths as The Master's University's men's and women's cross country coach is his ability to map out an athlete's season in advance and then adjust on the fly, fine-tuning workouts so the runner performs best in the season's biggest moments. 
Mustangs Cross Country Adjusting to 2020 Scheduling Changes
When Scott Schauer opened the Santa Clarita Soccer Center nearly 26 years ago, he did it for a love of the sport.
Santa Clarita Soccer Center Says Goodbye
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Canyon Country man on suspicion of annoying or molesting a child with priors.
Canyon Country Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Molestation