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2018 - Big Oaks Lodge in Bouquet Canyon burns down [video]
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COUNTY NEWS ARCHIVE
County Targets Obesity in Kids 5 and Under
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

[LACo Public Health] – Less screen time and more physical activity for children ages 5 and under is the focus of a major public education campaign announced Wednesday by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health in its ongoing effort to reduce childhood obesity rates in the country. The...

Coyote Encounters on the Rise in L.A. County
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015

Coyotes live throughout the region and are often seen year ’round.  Normally, coyotes pose no threat to humans and keep their distance.  But if they have access to food and garbage, they lose their fear of humans and can become aggressive. Feeding coyotes encourages them to cluster in busy areas...

County Public Health Dept. to Expand at Centre Pointe
Thursday, Oct 8, 2015

From the Board of Supervisors agenda for Tuesday, Oct. 13:   Recommendation: Approve and instruct the Mayor to sign a lease amendment with Hilton Centre Pointe LLC (Landlord), to extend the lease term for seven years and increase the office space currently occupied by the Department of Public Health...

County Targets Sugary Drinks in Fight Against Childhood Obesity
Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015

With California leading the country in childhood obesity, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced a new campaign and outreach program Wednesday warning parents about a leading cause of weight-related health risks – sugary drinks. “Water: The Healthiest Choice,” is a...

County Program Helps Keep Women Out of Jail
Monday, Aug 31, 2015

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health highlights the effectiveness of the Second Chance Women’s Re-Entry Court (WRC) jail diversion program in reducing recidivism in women in a new report, Health and Public Safety Impacts of Sustaining a Women’s Jail Diversion Program in Los Angeles...

Avoid Strenuous Activity Including Exercise During Fire
Thursday, Jun 25, 2015

[LACo Public Health] – According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District smoke from the fire in Santa Clarita Valley has caused poor air quality that affects all individuals in Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas. The Los Angeles County Interim Health Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser,...

Air Quality No Good This Weekend in SCV, LA Basin
Friday, Jun 19, 2015

Lake Fire burns Friday in San Bernardino National Forest | Photo: ABC7 [LACo Public Health] – According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in East San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, West San Gabriel Valley, East San...

Supes Endorse Greater Access to AIDS Prevention Medicine
Friday, Jun 12, 2015

Supervisor Sheila Kuehl The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues to protect health with comprehensive and aggressive HIV prevention and response.  On Tuesday, June 9, the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors passed a motion introduced by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl signaling the...

Rain Advisory in Effect for L.A. County Beaches
Friday, May 8, 2015

Because of current rainfall, the County Interim Health Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, is cautioning residents who are planning to visit Los Angeles County beaches to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers. Bacteria, debris,...

Study: SCV Residents Should Outlive Most Other Angelenos
Thursday, May 7, 2015

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) describes profound differences in life expectancy between racial and ethnic groups in a new report titled the Los Angeles County Community Health Assessment 2015. This comprehensive report describes the key health issues and health disparities...

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2018 - Big Oaks Lodge in Bouquet Canyon burns down [video]
Big Oaks Lodge
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation is starting two tasty ways to support the non-profit's efforts Friday August 12.
Aug 12: Two Fundraisers To Support Michael Hoefflin Foundation
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,514 new cases countywide and 92 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: County Reports Two Additional Deaths For SCV
During the upcoming Aug 9. meeting, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are set to proclaim this August as Student Debt Awareness Month. 
County To Proclaim Aug. 2022 Student Loan Debt Awareness Month
Valley Industry Association is planning their next Bash, as they honor businesses of distinction.
Nov 4: VIA Midnight In Morocco Celebrates Local Businesses
The SCVEDC would like to congratulate everyone who made this years list of most influential leaders in the region, including our their President & CEO, Holly Schroeder.
Valley 200 List Recognizes SCVEDC BOD Members, CEO
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their used tires at the free tire collection event on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Aug 27: Santa Clarita to Host Free Tire Collection Event
1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
Fr. Crespi cenotaph
Lila Littlejohn, a veteran journalist, journalism teacher and former editor of The Signal, died Sunday morning peacefully in her sleep at her home in Florida, according to family.
Former Signal Editor Lila Littlejohn Dies at 68
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,335 new cases countywide and 53 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: County Cases Decline to 2,335 with 13 New Deaths
On Tuesday, Aug. 9, the county of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors approved a resolution placing the Cannabis Tax Measure on the Nov. 8, 2022 election ballot for approval by voters.
Supes Approve Cannabis Tax Measure for November Election
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has extended the deadline to apply for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors.
Deadline Extended by SCV Water to Fill Board Vacancy, Applicants Sought
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley celebrates Women in Film with the "Lundafest 2022" screening on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Canyon Theater Guild in Newhall.
Oct. 6: Zonta Club of SCV Presents ‘Lunafest’
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is hosting “Let’s Get Back to Screening!” a symposium for medical professionals and members of the public that will focus on the importance of early cancer detection.
Sept. 10: Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to Host Cancer Screening Symposium
Residents throughout the city of Santa Clarita regularly take advantage of the miles of paved off-street trails available for walking, running and cycling safely without having to worry about the hazards posed by vehicle traffic.
Aug. 24: Residents Invited to Public Meeting for Bouquet Canyon Trail Project
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 28 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
Vector Control Confirms 28 Additional Positive West Nile Virus Samples
Head Coach Annett Davis could not have asked for a better schedule in terms of preparing The Master's University women's volleyball team for the challenges posed by the Golden State Athletic Conference and, hopefully, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics nationals.
TMU Women’s Volleyball To Face Road Tests Early in 2022
California Credit Union encourages Santa Clarita Valley teachers who have an innovative class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its biannual Teacher Grant program.
SCV Teachers Urged to Apply for California Credit Union Teacher Grants
Single Mothers Outreach has announced “Building Hope” as the theme for the 12th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala, set to take place on 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Santa Clarita Community Center.
Oct. 28: Single Mothers Outreach 12th Annual Empowering HeArts Gala
1919 - Charles Kingsburry (Kingsburry House at Heritage Junction) arrives in Newhall to work on Power House No. 1 construction in San Francisquito Canyon [story]
Charles Kingsburry
Raising the Curtain Foundation invites all Santa Clarita Valley students in grades 4-6 to participate in a free theater workshop on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Raising the Curtain Hosting Free Theater Workshop for Local Students
The California State University, Northridge Softball team will host the first Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 3, at Los Robles Golf Course in Thousand Oaks.
CSUN Softball Hosting Inaugural Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament
The Master's University has hired Dave Caldwell as its next sports information director.  
TMU Names Dave Caldwell New Sports Information Director
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